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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:29 pm

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Postby DaveandDebbie » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:35 pm

Congratulations on the new tear I think you will enjoy it :thumbsup:
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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:46 pm

I have a five wide teardrop can you buy 5' plywood?
Or Will I have to put a seam down the middle?

Any Help would be appreciated.



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Postby GregB » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:55 pm

David,

I called all over SLC trying to find 5' plywood. Unless you want to use Baltic Birch, it's real tough to find. MacBeaths has BB.

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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 3:24 pm

GregB wrote:David,

I called all over SLC trying to find 5' plywood. Unless you want to use Baltic Birch, it's real tough to find. MacBeaths has BB.

Greg


Thanks Greg,
I am running into the same problem. :cry:

Any advice on where to put the seam? down the middle or off centered?

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Postby Miriam C. » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:00 pm

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I put 1/8 across to accommodate the 6' wide. I don't think I would want to trim the seam down the middle curve.

Beautiful TD btw. :thumbsup:
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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:08 pm

Miriam C. wrote:Image

I put 1/8 across to accommodate the 6' wide. I don't think I would want to trim the seam down the middle curve.

Beautiful TD btw. :thumbsup:


Thanks that was my idea as well,

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Postby Juneaudave » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:35 pm

You could go with a luan or cheaper ply and use a glued in headliner...no problem with seams, it seems...the problem I see is getting big sheets through the doors of a closed in tear....

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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:40 pm

Juneaudave wrote:You could go with a luan or cheaper ply and use a glued in headliner...no problem with seams, it seems...the problem I see is getting big sheets through the doors of a closed in tear....

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I like the looks of that! What did you use for the head liner?
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Postby Juneaudave » Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:25 pm

I used sand beige marine hull liner http://www.yourautotrim.com/sabemahu.html...Congratulation and I really like your trailer. I was just thinking how hard it is to fit large pieces of ply through small doors. A headliner might give you a little forgiveness in fitting and not worrying about seams...if done right!!!
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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:08 pm

Juneaudave wrote:I used sand beige marine hull liner http://www.yourautotrim.com/sabemahu.html...Congratulation and I really like your trailer. I was just thinking how hard it is to fit large pieces of ply through small doors. A headliner might give you a little forgiveness in fitting and not worrying about seams...if done right!!!
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Thanks for the link, the galley has not been installed yet so getting large pieces in should not be a problem. if the hull liner rough like carpet or softer?

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Postby starleen2 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:36 pm

campingdude wrote: if the hull liner rough like carpet or softer?

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Hull liner is a a little softer and and flexible than carpet
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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:17 pm

Ok just discover a problem teardrop is only 58 1/2 inches wide and a queen mattress is 60 inches :o


Any suggestions :D
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Postby campingdude » Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:19 pm

starleen2 wrote:
campingdude wrote: if the hull liner rough like carpet or softer?

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Hull liner is a a little softer and and flexible than carpet



Thanks all, that is what I am going to use, will it stick to brown underlayment? just thinking of cost.
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Postby Miriam C. » Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:26 pm

campingdude wrote:Ok just discover a problem teardrop is only 58 1/2 inches wide and a queen mattress is 60 inches :o


Any suggestions :D


:lol: Get foam and cut off +1 inch to fit. Or get a Knox Foam to custom cut one. They will make you one with a custom cover too. ;)
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