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Old 06-17-2012, 07:56 PM   #1
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hi everyone,I am from Oklahoma.My wife and I both work at a nursing home here and we bought a 1967 Swiss Colony from a guy off of ebay about 3 years ago and went to Ohio to get it.We pulled home where I immediately completly took it down to the wood frame and replaced any rotten wood and then sprayed the whole interior with water sealer.I built a bath with shower stall and new toilet all new plumbing rewired all the electrical with new wiring,added a new converter all new led tail and marker lights new stove,refrigerator I know it is a 1967 in name only but I cant afford a new trailer and would like the modern conveniences and i know what it is made of.I have one question about air conditioning.I want to buy a rooftop unit but I am concerned about the weight on my roof,when I built the shower stall I ran my lumber across and hooked into the roof and then went down to the floor then reinforced around where the hole where the a/c would go.Is this enough to put a rooftop there?
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Welcome! I am sure someone here will be able to help you, good luck. Can't wait to see pics of it.
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Howdy and welcome to the forum. Sounds like you have quite the project going there. As far as the A/C, without seeing pictures of how you framed it it's hard to say but with your description it sounds OK to carry the weight of the unit. Hope you have a great time when your finished and how about some pics???? Good luck and hope to see you down the road.
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Howdy and welcome aboard. Glad you joined us and hope you enjoy the site.

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Howdy and welcome! Check out the Vintage Owners section of the board; you'll likely find answers to your questions about the rooftop unit. Good luck.
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Hello, welcome to IRV2. Good luck with your project. Hope you can finish soon so you can get out and enjoy the RV life. Safe travels.
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Thanks you all are so nice and will get pictures as soon as I can.
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