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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby alchemist77 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:45 pm

Man, that's awesome!

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:43 pm

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:48 pm

They didn't have LED recessed lights in 1956 but should have.
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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:54 pm

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby bdosborn » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:05 pm

Coming along quickly, you should be camping soon!

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby aggie79 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:15 am

Hi Jim,

Your canned ham "re-build" looks fantastic!

As you know, I've been following your build to increase my knowledge base in case I ever decide to build a standy. I've pretty much understood - with your explanations and pictures - what you've done so far, but I have a couple of questions about your roof structure. I believe you're using 1/4" ply (or thereabouts) for the interior skin. What are you using for spars - 1x2 (flat on on edge), 2x2, etc.? How do you plan to build up the perimeter edges? Maybe by using plywood strips between the spars? (I believe that is how vintage trailers were built.)

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby Vedette » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:32 pm

Wow!
Great Job Jim :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
You have had a productive winter.
Making me feel guilty about my build. :oops:
Keep up the "Great" work and the "Fantastic" pace!
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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:24 am

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:32 am

aggie79 wrote:Hi Jim,

Your canned ham "re-build" looks fantastic!

As you know, I've been following your build to increase my knowledge base in case I ever decide to build a standy. I've pretty much understood - with your explanations and pictures - what you've done so far, but I have a couple of questions about your roof structure. I believe you're using 1/4" ply (or thereabouts) for the interior skin. What are you using for spars - 1x2 (flat on on edge), 2x2, etc.? How do you plan to build up the perimeter edges? Maybe by using plywood strips between the spars? (I believe that is how vintage trailers were built.)

Thank you and take care,
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⅛ inch Birch, ¼ is not flexible enough. The walls are ¼ because it was prefinished and cheaper.

The spars are 2x2's I planed down to 1 1/16.

You are on the money as to what will happen between the spars.

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby ssrjim » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:34 am

Vedette wrote:Wow!
Great Job Jim :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
You have had a productive winter.
Making me feel guilty about my build. :oops:
Keep up the "Great" work and the "Fantastic" pace!
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Winter is prime time here, I live in Arizona. Starting to get hot now 92 today.


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Re: 1956 Calcraft

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby aggie79 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:59 am

:thumbsup: :applause: :thumbsup:
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Re: 1956 Calcraft

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

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Re: 1956 Calcraft

Postby Alan_H » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:28 pm

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Hey, your glue bottle is open there, I would run out and close that thing ASAP before it all gets hardened up on ya.. :thumbsup:
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