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Old 10-24-2013, 04:50 PM   #15
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Thanks Bandmbrown. Appreciate it.
Given Dog Folks estimation of degree of difficulty I think I would have to send it out for R / R and might consider going all out with something else. We have some additional room for more shower and stronger materials. Would just be a matter of money - which is a big thing but might be worth investigating. Winter is coming on so couldn't happen at a better time - unless you're full time and then never a good time.
Keep us in the loop.
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:17 PM   #16
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Cracked pan

Dog folks...be interested in knowing why the pan was cracking.
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:35 AM   #17
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Cracked shower pan

Here are the Fleetwood part numbers and costs..
Shower pan.....559933.....239.48
Shower wall.....519001.....300.91
Shower modules.....need 2.....588818.....39.99
New color is named "clay breccia".
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:07 AM   #18
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Dog folks...be interested in knowing why the pan was cracking.
On our first two tubs, there were four small wooden strips vertically in each corner, supporting the tub, besides the platform it was sitting on.



They were not the same length. They varied in length by 3/4”. As a result, the tub was not sitting flat on the support platform. The flexing this caused, with each use eventually cracked two tubs in exactly the same place.


Asking about this on RV forums, members suggested the flexing problem. Upon inspection of the platform, we could see “wear” marks where the tub was rubbing.


I never thought of unequal supports. I guess I didn’t believe that the build quality was that poor!


We now have a shower pan, instead of a tub, and new platform of ¾ marine plywood and 2X6 legs. It will not flex any more, even under my heavy 295 pounds.



By the way, we replaced our own because the local RV dealer wanted $110.00 per hour for eight hours to do the job. $880.00 to replace a $139.00 part! I timed the first replacement and with my non professional fumbling, lack of all the tools needed, and building a new platform only took me 5 hours!
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Old 10-26-2013, 07:34 AM   #19
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Here are the Fleetwood part numbers and costs..
Shower pan.....559933.....239.48
Shower wall.....519001.....300.91
Shower modules.....need 2.....588818.....39.99
New color is named "clay breccia".
Keep us informed and your progress and if ya can, post a pic or two of the project and new color. Hope I never need it but nothing lasts forever. Best of luck!
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About 2 weeks lead time...I'll post as I go..thanks
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Old 10-26-2013, 03:34 PM   #21
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I will try again to post a reply.
I drooped my shower head and put a hole in the floor of the pan.
The shower head was connect to a hose above the on and off valves.
I perched some fiberglass material and made the necessary repairs my self.
It turned out better then I thought it would.
It seemed to me that you may have about four ways to repair your tub.
1. You could try and turn it over to your insurance Co.
2. You could try and patch it yourself.
3. you could take it apart like some suggested that you Do.
4. Or you could fine a Body Repair Shop that works on fiberglass car body's and ask then to give you an estimate to repair the crack.
Just a thought.
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Anything new to report. Hope it's working out for you. Winterized today and shower reminded me of your thread.
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Not sure what year your coach is but wouldn't this be considered a defect in workmanship considering the lack of support caused by the hole in the plywood underneath being cut to big? Maybe a warranty issue. Also I had another idea. If you choose to repair the crack with fiberglass, there are those tub refinishing companies out there. Once the repair was made, you could have them come in and spray it. We had our tub done at our vacation home and it looked like a brand new acrylic tub. You can pick your color as well.
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Cracked pan

Interesting you should ask....called Fleetwood the day of the post...they called the supplier...supplier said it was in stock. So..I wait and nothing comes.
Recall Fleetwood and ask them to call the supplier and ask where my shower is.....they call.....supplier says they meant the plastic was in stock not that the finished part was made. They should be getting around to making the part this Week.
Thank god I was smart enough not to tear the old one out before the new one arrived. Fixed the crack with a big smear of adhesive caulk.
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Shower pan

New shower showed up today. Started this evening by disassembling the glass surround...about 1 hour max to take apart and out of the coach.
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Go to WEST Marine and look at their West system. Yea, I know it is for boats, but if you don't tell that you used a marine product to repair, no one but you will ever know. I'd apply the a brushing of fiberglass then apply a layer of fiberglass cloth, brush on fiberglass resin and let dry. Now go pick out some pretty tile and put it in the shower. The little 1 in tiles would be easy to work with. when finished it will look like an upgrade in your shower. This fix worked for me after a 325 Lb brother in law cracked the pan in my boat. safe travels... ed
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New shower showed up today. Started this evening by disassembling the glass surround...about 1 hour max to take apart and out of the coach.
Good luck! - and take some pics along the way if ya can.
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New pan in this morning....pretty straight forward...big PIA was attaching the drain to the p trap...access hole tiny and in a very poor location. Hint....get your drain on..the put the coupling on....set the pan...go under the coach and attach the p trap..then its a blind tightening of the hub screws....not easy!!,
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