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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:38 am

page 166
-atehoekid trailer model pic
-mikeschn trailer model pic
-gpw model boat detail pic

page 167
-gpw window and interior pics
-$700 foamie!

page 168
-TB II weighs half as much once cured

page 169
-weight savings thread link

page 170
-foamie hard points sketch
-ducting for air condtioners

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Postby GPW » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:00 am

Thanks Row... getting close to half done ... :thumbsup: 8) :D
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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:11 am

at the rate you keep adding pages, I may retire on this job... :D
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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:45 am

page 171
-vinyl windows?

page 172
-vinyl windows link
-ED mickey head windows, she wants them to open (NOBODY suggested wiley windows!) viewtopic.php?f=21&t=57192

page 173
-hinged mouse window sketch
-ED planning a drop floor/table mod
-downy dryer sheets mouse repellent (need a good mouser!)

page 174
-urine to keep deer and mice away

page 175
-formaldehyde in foam?
-vinyl spackling to fill voids on foamie

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:33 am

page 177
-ED went camping without any rain! pics to prove it

page 178
-how to blow up and transfer graphics to the sides of a foamie

page 179
-ED mouse light pics
-ED mold issues ( way to fight mold in wood http://www.angelfire.com/nc3/davecarnell/rot.html )

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:00 am

page 181
-happy camper graphic
-GPW speculates all the thrify info has been shared, not much else to talk about (not the first or last time)
-but the thread continues... :)

page 183
-sail cloth to coat foamie?

page 184
-magnets glued into foamie to hang stuff from idea

page 185
-news print covered tear pic
-paper mache for tear build?
-decoupage finish for foamie skin?

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:20 am

page 186
-bug screen (chicken wire) for paper mache mould/frame
-mardingras floats pics lnk

page 187
-key fob camera pic and videos link

page 189
-t-shirt material stretches when glueing it down

page 190
-tempered glass windows?

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:44 am

page 191
-GPW window sketch

page 192
-filling canvas weave link

page 194
-PVC trim for trailer

page 195
-desertmoose build link

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:17 pm

page 196
-flexible corner trim catalog link

page 197
-chill-seala cp-50a mv1 hv1 links

198
-stroemliner and dreamliner lnk
-deloliner link
-link to a link of an old price is right 1962 show with a cool flolding trailer
-cool folding trailer build thread

page 199
-GPW foamie #1 on HF trailer pic (when did you get that?!)

page 200
-GPW #1 foamie door hits fender problem (change door shape!)

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so now I'm at 200 pages, between bears, dogs, and random bits there is some good stuff in this thread :lol: :applause: :thumbsup:
(kind of like TV "news" a nugget here or there, otherwise...)
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Postby GPW » Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:19 am

There was a lot of “fluff” between the pertinent information ... :roll: It was fun though at the time ... :D


Row ... half way ... :applause: :P :dancing
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Postby rowerwet » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:30 am

page 201
-link to buy better tires

page 203
-floor bolting sketch
-elevator bolts to attach tear to trailer

page 204
-micro campers link

page 206
-GPW with a smaller than foam stream sketch
-E D foamie has skin bubbles
-how to fix foamie bubbles
-E D bubbles pics

page 207
-how to patch skin to repair bubbles sketch

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Postby rowerwet » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:00 am

page 208
-iron TBII bubbles out, protect the paint with a cloth or craft paper, prick the bubble with a pin to let any air out

page 210
-air conditioning mounting and sealing for travel

page 211
-3M 30NF fast bond to stick aluminum to foam

page 212
-garage floor epoxy will not work on wood, cracking due to wood shrinking and swelling
-best adhesive for foam link

page 213
-hot wire glue less messy than GG, and stronger
-links to other foamie threads
-link to foam/canvas TD
-flexible epoxy link
-hot wire foam factory recommendations and link

page 215
-foamie blow over stability (wider than tall a must!)
-concerns about foam/canvas durability (like the rest unfounded as proven by time)

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Postby GPW » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:09 am

:thumbsup:
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Postby rowerwet » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:18 pm

Page 221
-GPW LTC (his first foamie) came to $600 half of that for the trailer, much of the material was salvaged, if purchased add another $2-300

page 223
-mike's pop up reverse tear sketch
-link to thread about pop up

page 224
-AQUA-GEM water based epoxy

page 225
-canvas seller link http://stores.ebay.com/chicago-canvas

page 228
-sheep camp drawings

page 229
-clear exterior finish thread link viewtopic.php?t=48290&highlight=

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Postby rowerwet » Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:45 pm

page 233
-foam arch sketch

page 234
-link to discussion of Eagles dare foamie #2 build

page 239
-carry-on trailers link for manufacturers specs.

page 240
-Linuxmanxxx idea for doing the floors with a mesh floor trailer

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