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Old 04-13-2012, 11:25 AM   #29
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Finally done!!!

Ok, we are taking her out on her first trip this weekend... I chiseled and scrapped out all the floors and I replaced them with 1/2 ply over the 1inch Styrofoam that was there. I stripped the ceiling luan and wall paper and replaced it with new luan and painted it white. I also replaced about half the wall boards and completely built a new u shaped dining set in the front... while I was in there I ripped out the front bulk head and redid all of it and re insulated it. Then, I put in new brackets that hold the bed ends up in the camper and the wood they bolted to was replaced as well. Installed new speakers etc... put on 4 new tires and bout me a weight distribution hitch. I resealed all openings and seams.

Here is what I learned. You need to inspect the trailers far better than I did and also that these ultra lites are built ultra cheap... I am surprised it even stands up with the limited number of aluminum beams in the walls and roof.

All in all I spent 1200 on all upgrades and fixes not counting the weight distribution hitch. So I have 4200 in a 2000 Fleet wood Prowler Hybrid. I think I am still ahead of the game with what I have in the trailer and the fact I know what is behind the walls now. However, If you count all the man Hours I out into her I would say I was behind...

Thanks to all for the advice and knowledge... I can now say I know more about a camper than I ever wanted to

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Old 04-13-2012, 04:08 PM   #30
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Good luck ......

This was also our first weekend out in our new Aerolite hybrid. So far so good. We arrived on Thursday afternoon. Still rearranging stuff in the cabinets.

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Old 04-20-2012, 08:49 AM   #31
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Here's an option for the walls, depending on far they are gone. Composet Products makes a very thin injectable epoxy, that can also be poured into the walls. A lot of clamping and screwing, as well as partial rebuild may be required. It's a long shot but worth a look.
i think there website is www.delamrepair.com

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