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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-12-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By rugjenkins
Recpro ac

A friend of mine installed one. Itís nice and itís very quiet. The interior panel is slim with led controls. I have a Atwood air command 15k heat pump.Itís loud. Very loud. We are use it now but if...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-31-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,462
Posted By rugjenkins
Advantec flooring

Advantec is great stuff. Mine has been installed for 5 years. No issues. I had a few leaks. Repaired and dried area out. For the price itís a no brainer. But then again since lumber is so high...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-02-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By rugjenkins
What parts are you looking for?

What parts are you looking for?
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-22-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Pics of exterior paint job

Pics of paint job. Almost done.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-13-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,941
Posted By rugjenkins
It’s looking great! Keep up the good work. I put...

It’s looking great! Keep up the good work. I put the same door lock assembly on mine 8 years ago. It works great. Love the pics and progress. I’ve followed your thread since the beginning.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-13-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,231
Posted By rugjenkins
Replacement window

That was my last argosy panoramic window. Sold it a couple of years ago. I have a couple other windows but panoramic are gone. Hope you find one. If not lexan can be used.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 05-15-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Thanks

We took it out for the maiden voyage this weekend. We love it.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 05-14-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Finished pics- well almost because your never done

Pics of finished camper. It took ten years but itís done.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 05-04-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 36,842
Posted By rugjenkins
Camper paint

We are going to do a combo of light metallic blue with polished aluminum. Something similar to this photo. We will bring everything in to cover the endcaps.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 05-02-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 36,842
Posted By rugjenkins
Rock guards

I just built my own rock guards on my thread ďargosy redoĒ. Iíll post the pics on how I built them. Maybe it will help you.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-30-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 36,842
Posted By rugjenkins
Rock guards

Never mind on the rock guards. I didnít see the brackets for them when I looked at the pics this morning. Great looking camper
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-30-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 36,842
Posted By rugjenkins
Sweet! Iíve followed your thread since you...

Sweet! Iíve followed your thread since you started! That looks great. Love the paint. Iím finishing my too. Paint is next. Mine will be combo of paint and polished aluminum. You need some rock...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-30-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,411
Posted By rugjenkins
Since plywood is so high have you considered...

Since plywood is so high have you considered coosa board. Itís high too but the benefits are great. On my next project Iím considering using this product. Btw, great job
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-30-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Update: almost done renovation

Iím almost done. Itís been awhile since I posted. Here is a teaser. More pics and explanations of work done. Interior is finished. Custom made rock guards. Pocket door. Tile shower. Tile kitchen...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-14-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By rugjenkins
Many have changed the couch for a dinette. Google...

Many have changed the couch for a dinette. Google dinette plans airstream or argosy. I prefer sheet flooring. You maybe looking for something else. Your argosy has a black tank no grey tank. The...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,810
Posted By rugjenkins
That is a crease so it would have to be replace....

That is a crease so it would have to be replace. Yes it can be done but it's not a cheap job. Personally, I'd live with it or put a personalized aluminum patch over it first. It adds character
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-28-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By rugjenkins
Any paint made for plastic will work. Many have...

Any paint made for plastic will work. Many have used krylon in the spray cans. Try vintage trailer supply for accordion door or google for replacement.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 02-26-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By rugjenkins
I have a 75 argosy. I replaced the original with...

I have a 75 argosy. I replaced the original with a new tail light assembly like this. It's very similar to yours. 334528
I ordered it online. Upgraded to led. Just can't remember from who. Hope this...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 02-22-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By rugjenkins
The above floor black tank is what both my 74 and...

The above floor black tank is what both my 74 and 75 argosy had (7 gallon holding tank, I think). The grey was mounted under the floor in a galvanized box plastic anglers to help the waste water flow...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-21-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 139,592
Posted By rugjenkins
Jeremy your endcaps look amazing! I have the...

Jeremy your endcaps look amazing! I have the metal trim pieces that go around my windows. I will make trim pieces for the vista view windows, the plastic pieces were junk. Keep on keeping on. Your...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-20-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By rugjenkins
323206 Here the front one I did in wood

323206
Here the front one I did in wood
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-20-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 139,592
Posted By rugjenkins
I used 10 gauge wire to my marinco inlet. My...

I used 10 gauge wire to my marinco inlet. My inlet plug is 30amp and only has 3 wire connections. Yours is a 50 amp inlet which is why you have the extra red connection.
I haven't installed the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-20-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By rugjenkins
I did mine in wood. I have left over interior...

I did mine in wood. I have left over interior skins just in case I change my mind and want to use aluminum.

There are a few threads that show how to create new ones.

Tips and pointers: making...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-17-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By rugjenkins
I agree with HiHoAgRv. All the rivets look like...

I agree with HiHoAgRv. All the rivets look like they are drilled out. The panel should slide out. It's not hard to remove the inner skins and it's just as easy to rivet back in.
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-15-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By rugjenkins
This a very old thread- 11 years. They may not...

This a very old thread- 11 years. They may not rely.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-13-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,196
Posted By rugjenkins
Alabama does not require a title on an older...

Alabama does not require a title on an older camper. Not sure about North Carolina.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-11-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By rugjenkins
Front kitchen in Ambassador?

The plan you have drawn would work fine. My frig will be in the same spot and the cabinets wouldn't weigh anymore than a dinette than converts to a bed. Many 30 gal fresh water tanks are under the...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-09-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Thank you for the encouragement. I'm ready for...

Thank you for the encouragement. I'm ready for the interior build out. Purchased an amazing vintage refrigerator-1955 General Electric. It's the perfect size, 24w x25d x55h. It's heavy though. 250 to...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-07-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,734
Posted By rugjenkins
Buy the small 4oz cans. I used 1 1/2 pints if my...

Buy the small 4oz cans. I used 1 1/2 pints if my memory is correct.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-05-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,831
Posted By rugjenkins
What kind of fireplace did you install. It's...

What kind of fireplace did you install. It's looks amazing.
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-05-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By rugjenkins
Which ones are broken. A picture would help

Which ones are broken. A picture would help
Forum: Vintage Kin 09-05-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,606
Posted By rugjenkins
What did you use on the interior side of the...

What did you use on the interior side of the window? Great looking job btw.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-04-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By rugjenkins
Banana wraps are the pieces at the corners where...

Banana wraps are the pieces at the corners where the shell and belly wraps or belly pan meet.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-04-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By rugjenkins
Pull the banana wraps on the front and back. This...

Pull the banana wraps on the front and back. This will give you a look at the frame where most of the issue that are common on these campers. If fine move on and start the interior.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-04-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,836
Posted By rugjenkins
I used spray foam. I like the insulating...

I used spray foam. I like the insulating properties but it is not 100 percent waterproof. It's expensive and time consuming. If I had to do it again I'd install rmax polyiso found at box stores. I...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-02-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 139,592
Posted By rugjenkins
To mold the abs plastic you can use a heat gun...

To mold the abs plastic you can use a heat gun also. I like the boiling water method better. I had to use the heat gun ovalize my vent pipes that I put inside the wall between exterior and interior...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-01-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 139,592
Posted By rugjenkins
Jeremy David may be on to something here....

Jeremy

David may be on to something here. If you have space get a rubber flex coupling. It should do the trick. It should compress the 1/2 in the cross member and still connect to the rest of the...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-01-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 139,592
Posted By rugjenkins
Jeremy, David's plan will work. Cut only...

Jeremy,

David's plan will work. Cut only what you need the weld up a reinforcement. Adjust you belly pan in that area. If you have to make a small aluminum box to cover I think it will still look...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 08-30-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By rugjenkins
Assuming your using wood. You will have to build...

Assuming your using wood. You will have to build new frames then screw them into to interior skins. Then place 1/8 or so plywood to cover. This is what I will be doing. 321191321192
Something...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 08-30-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,322
Posted By rugjenkins
You may have a serious frame issue but nothing...

You may have a serious frame issue but nothing that can't be fixed. Remove the bathroom. Remove the lower interior skin. Remove the bellypan and rear banana wraps. Start in reverse order. Fix rotted...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 08-30-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By rugjenkins
Post a picture. Then we can give you the advice...

Post a picture. Then we can give you the advice your looking for.
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 08-28-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,508
Posted By rugjenkins
I love your stove. Very cool

I love your stove. Very cool
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-27-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,497
Posted By rugjenkins
New window and frame for a 1953 Spartanette

Would it be a curved or straight window? I have a few windows from a 74 argosy. I have a large one from the front and back and a few smaller ones from the sides. Just like the ones on the argosy in...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-24-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By rugjenkins
3m weatherstripping adhesive is what I'm using...

3m weatherstripping adhesive is what I'm using for all my gaskets on my build.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-22-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By rugjenkins
You can buy them online under marine folding...

You can buy them online under marine folding faucet. I just purchased and installed one in my popup. (Still working on the airstream) [emoji106][emoji1]
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-21-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,094
Posted By rugjenkins
I totally agree with this. Wish I had done mine...

I totally agree with this. Wish I had done mine this way. I got in the zone of only polyurethane caulk is all you need.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-20-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,094
Posted By rugjenkins
I used sikaflex 721 above and below the flange....

I used sikaflex 721 above and below the flange. No issues
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 08-19-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By rugjenkins
Mine came that way too. I replace the wraps and...

Mine came that way too. I replace the wraps and buck riveted under the shell. I think this maybe a 70's thing. It's a horrible building practice hopefully still not being done.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-17-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By rugjenkins
I think that is a great idea!

I think that is a great idea!
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-14-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,045
Posted By rugjenkins
Great progress. Love the tree part. Except for...

Great progress. Love the tree part. Except for the hole y'all cut your floor looks to be in amazing condition. Why did y'all pop the shell? Anyway love the pics. Subscribed.
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