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Old 01-03-2016, 09:35 AM   #1
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Vintage Skylark 1978

Just purchased a 1978 Skylark 16-ft. Readying for full demolition, rebuild of frame and renovation back to glory. She's got a few redeeming factors left, but most interior needs replacing. Best room in the house-bathroom, lol! Once we replace the water damaged wood and get the frame in good shape, we will move on to everything else. Does have new hot water heater and working fridge. A/C works but both top and interior covers destroyed. The fresh water tank looks to be metal. Any ideas, suggestions, input or comments welcome! Very little out there on the Skylark.
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Old 01-04-2016, 06:51 AM   #2
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[I]'m sure you have gathered that we like to see Pictures, Please, especially a re-do,
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Look forward to seeing the pictures.
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Old 01-04-2016, 03:34 PM   #4
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hello singer and yes welcome to the vintage thread......

i would also love to see pics of your skylark...and remember your only limited by your imagination on how she goes bak together.....
the wife and i love to find these old tt,s and tear them down and rebuild them to however we want,s alot of fun for us....

if there is any way i can help just let me no guru but have done a couple rebuilds.....
stop in at the goodmorning thread and get to know a bunch of great helpfull folks on here...
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Thanks for the welcome!

Here are the first photos. We have a long way to go! I will keep you updated. Current discussion is about re-framing and keeping the skin up. The last owner had started demolition and stopped after finding water damage. Ironically, she has a new hot water heater, but that is probably the only new thing about her right now. Just got everything cleaned out for a good look. (will post those pics as soon as it warms up here in Florida, LOL). We are looking forward to the rebuild. I see plenty of 2x2s and new trusses in our future. Here's to new walls, floor and sealed roof!
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