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  1. AlWilliams

    AlWilliams Read Only Funster

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    My names Al.

    Hi. Ive Knowingly bought a waterdamaged American RV, with the intention of fully refurbing it. Im currently at the stage where Ive entirely removed the aluminium roof and all the rotten timber and insulation, also i have completely gutted the interior. Im looking for a forum where I can ask technical questions about a variety of things from Glues to heating etc.. Can anyone advise me if this site is a good place for these subjects. Thanks.
     
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  2. Old Soldier

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    Hi Al.
    Welcome to the Fun. There are certainly loads on here who can give advice and perhaps some expertise although many may be away in their vans at this time of year. Be patient, someone will help if you ask the right questions. Good luck with the project. Meanwhile, trawl through the threads, the questions may have been asked and answered already.
    Pete :smiley:
     
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    Hello :welc:

    @Terry @Ralph-n-Bev have done self builds. They may be able to help with your queries hopefully they'll be along soon
     
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    This site will also help, I think you are allowed five visits before you need to join both here and this one

    www.sbmcc.co.uk
     
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    Hi and welcome (y) You will get all the help/advice you need on here (y)The SBMCC is also a good source but I think you wait a little longer for answers and because you wait you sometimes get the correct.better answer after you have done the job :D
    There is a wealth of knowledgeable people on here who have been and done it and got the T shirt -It's up to you to decide if you take notice but you won't go far wrong on here :LOL:Glue wise use http://www.toolstation.com/shop/p67949
    this will stick and seal almost anything to anything and is quite cheap when compared to Sikaflex ;):D
    terry
     
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    If you go that way my friend, it'll be the best £10 you have ever spent, the advice on here, about anything!! is world class!(y)
     
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    Hi and welcome to the madhouse :welc:
    This is the perfect forum for advice and friendly banter.
    Ask specific questions and you will receive answers.
     
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    Hi there and welcome to MHF(y).there is quite a few members on here that have RV,s but try the sister site The RV Owners Club.just google RVOC.Good luck with your project.
    Brian & Jo
     
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    Hello and welcome :)
     
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    Welcome to the fun from a wintery Yorkshire, in JULY !!
     
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    :welc: THE BEST PLACE FOR ADVICE,HELP and general/genuine comraderie
     
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    Hello welcome to fun, will be really interesting to see your progress, be good if you could do a thread on it, so you can ask questions as you go along and we can watch your progress, exciting progress. :welc:
     
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    Welcome aboard;)
     
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    hello and welcome to the house of fun.
     
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    Hi Al and welcome to the Fun!:welc::party:

    Can't think of any questions regarding refurbishment of motorhomes/rv that can't be answered by the Funsters!(y)
     
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    Hi Al, come and join us as a full member ... you will get all the advice you want, all the company you want, or peace and quiet, you will get laughter, empathy ... you name it and you will get it... Welcome. :)
     
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    Building or as in your case re-building is one of the most enjoyable tasks I can think of. Taking on a full blown RV with its problems indicates that you already have some experience in tackling such a mammoth task. There is , as I am sure you know, a Haynes Manual which includes contacts for various materials and indicates a wide selection of processes that you will encounter. I have met and looked over several DIY RV's which often ended up being kitted out with domestic (heavy) appliances. The better ones stuck it out with sophisticated fittings that were appropriate for Motorhome use and completed with trim to match. I have built two on a smaller scale than you but a long time ago; I loved the sense of achievement. Good Luck! Alan
     
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