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Old 09-04-2011, 05:51 PM   #15
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JRNOLL, Thanks I used a proper cord the 2nd time and did not get shocked Unfortunately still no electricity.

Looking under the bed frame I see some cut wires (!!!)

That looks like a problem, the ground is connected to the tank, and the neutral and hot are not connected to anything. I placed them there for the photo.

Jigger, Howdy It rained here a little bit, and I went inside hours later to see a few drops on the ceding. I'll take a more immediate look next time, I suspected there are minor leaks.

I worked as a temporary laborer for a few years, one of my many jobs was a roofer, I worked as a roofer several different times. One of the jobs was with a company that installed pool-liner as a roof liner, it seemed really smart and it was white. I wonder if we can cap our travel trailers in a similar way ?

I am still stripping and cleaning the travel trailer, as I do I find more and more problems LOL.

I am still battling the insects, today I mopped with half diluted vinegar. I scrubbed the cabinets inside with 1/4 diluted bleach (after vacuuming all the mouse droppings). I tore up the last of the stick-on tiles, the top came off easy but the paper backing was really stuck on there. I had to wet it with the mop then scrape it up with a scraper.

The sub floor is molded and damaged in some areas. The ceiling is moldy in some areas. The interior smells like wet dog. Boy did I pick up a project or what ?



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Old 09-05-2011, 06:36 AM   #16
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Here is a link to a series of videos that feature Mark Polk rebuilding an old Yellowstone trailer. You might find this gives you some direction on what materials to use and ideas on an what's under the skin of a trailer.
rvvideosondemand.com » ARCHIVES for Mark’s RV Garage Series


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Old 09-07-2011, 06:28 PM   #17
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Well we had a big rain here and I found the leak. It's in the hallway right outside the bathroom :

Here are pics of the entire roof :

And here is the exterior right now :

I need to seal the leaky roof, finish killing the bugs inside, restore the electricity, clean it up nice, and fix the floor

It's such a mess but I'll get it shining one of these days!

I'm not surprised the roof leaks, an architect I read from before was super adamant about no flat roofs and no windows on the roof, he said they always leak (Larry Hartweg of ZED).

I have a lot or work to do to this thing LOL

Have fun!
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Old 11-16-2011, 01:09 PM   #18
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OK, I patched the roof with tarps cut to size and duct tape, LOL, it will work until I get some Eternabond.

Here are pics of the inside, it's pretty clean now, no bugs either

I didn't have a very wide lens so I had to use fish-eye LOL

The living room, unfurnished at the moment :

The kitchen :

The bathroom :

The bedroom as seen from the hallway :

The hallway as seen from the bedroom :

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Wow! You have done a LOT of work! Just at this point, there is such an extreme difference from when you first posted photo's. Can't wait to see the finished product!

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