Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby HMK » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:04 am

I'm getting the same weather. It sure makes it tough to do much. You are doing a real nice job on everything and it's sure going to be a beautiful camper.
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:14 am

Thanks! I was all set to do PVC but decided on Pex because of it’s simplicity and flexibility. Just set the lines in the sun to soften them before installing. The Sharkbite connections are very expensive, about ten bucks for each one but they are super simple to use and I needed to make some adjustments and you just pop them off and then put them right back on, it was worth it to me and I have never had one leak and use them in my house too.
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:47 pm

Two junction boxes with circuit runs left to go and I'll be ready to install the main panel under the bed, the face will be facing out. On the front, the switch toggles power to the outlet under the bed that the water heater plugs into and the outlet is just an outlet
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby Staryder61 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:08 pm

Looking good Thomas, :thumbsup: should have had you do my electrical :lol: maybe on the next one,,,,, :thinking: :roll:
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:16 pm

Wow that was more than I expected it to be but the load center is 100% done and all my long runs are measured and cut and tucked under the bed ready to go for when I get the ceiling in. With only two circuits there are a number of junction boxes but I labelled then right on the covers for easy reference. I did a 3 way light switch for the rear lights so I can turn them on when I walk in the door and turn them off when I am in bed which is cool and the only thing left is to fully enclose the entire panel back in a big box.
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby tmclemore » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:12 pm

Wow looking good.

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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby HMK » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:09 pm

Oh heck ya, that dog will hunt!
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:26 pm

Back to carpentry! the upper cabinets are built, just need to glue the face frames, then stain the inside and poly the outside and hang from the walls for real! I have been imagining this for a long time so it is really cool seeing them clamped up there for the first time.
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby Staryder61 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:43 pm

Very nice Thomas.. :applause: :applause:
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby aggie79 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:41 am

Staryder61 wrote:Very nice Thomas.. :applause: :applause:


:thumbsup: Agree!
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby crpngdth2001 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:36 pm

Looks great!


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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby Staryder61 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:33 pm

Dinosaur Valley was great Thomas.. missed meeting you there.. I understand why.. not being ready..
We went without the camper and had a blast.. next time though, we'll be campable..
Hopefully we'll meet up at one of the others..
Looking forward to seeing the Play Mor when completed.. it's looking really awesome in the pics..
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:18 pm

Thanks, I am looking forward too, then on to the next one! It was a little too hot and with the rain, you probably wouldn't have seen me anyway! :rainy:
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby Staryder61 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:50 pm

Hot yes, no rain Saturday or Sunday while we were there.. :thumbsup:
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Re: Tiny Trailer Frame Up Rebuild - 1978 Play Mor

Postby 2bits » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:59 pm

Not much going on the past couple days, I did do about a million little things 2 days ago, I called it loose ends day! did alot of little stuff and installed a bunch of face frames. Next photo should be a 95% completed interior minus the entire bathroom which shouldn't take long since all the panels are already cut and stained but right now nothing photo worthy.

Also, production stopped yesterday when I picked up this '71 Shasta Compact. Since cash reserves are running low and this one doesn't need too much I've been working on it to do a quick turn on it. We are expecting a really wet weekend again ugh but I am hoping by mid week next week I will have it up on eBay and that will keep me in beer and peanuts so I can finish the Play Mor before my first big rally in three weeks so the time crunch is ON but I an literally 3 days away from putting the ceiling in it (after I get the Shasta done that is...)... Man I am glad I have all day to do this! :worship:
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