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Old 05-31-2013, 01:31 PM   #21
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Something I meant to ask, when you reinstalled the table mounts, did you use the same screws?
I did with mine and I moved the table about 2" aft so that it doesn't rub against the front vinyl.
But now I'm thinking, using the same screws, short that they are, the table may not be secured as before. So I have been towing with the table down, but I'd like to tow with the table in the upright. Do you think with the new floor set up you and I have that the table bottom is securely attached to the trailer floor, not just our new floor. I would hate to find the table lying on it's side upon arrival with the floor torn up. I'm contemplating adding some bungee straps to secure the table from moving while in the upright position. What are your thoughts?
Jim, seeing the new flooring was 3/8" thicker, I went and got some screws 1/4" longer, #12x1". They seemed to bite quite good. I too moved my table rearward about 1/4" or so, as it was rubbing, more on one side than the other, and is now about 1/8" clear of the walls.
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Using 2 layers is a great idea for added insulation. How tough is the surface to puncture from a stone in a shoe sole etc?

Dave
It is actually quite tough, but like any cork flooring is susceptible to damage from point loads, especially if it is sharp. This is nothing that could not be sealed with a dab of polyurethane though.

I won't be wearing my stilettos inside, for sure. Besides, they make my head hit the ceiling. I will still wear them around the campfire, baglo says they make my legs look better.
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:57 PM   #22
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Looks great Jim, you sure did a nice job.
It not only looks nice, but should be warmer on bare feet too!
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:26 PM   #23
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It not only looks nice, but should be warmer on bare feet too!
Well, it passed the first 2 night test, and was definitely warm under foot. We are quite happy with it, and lots of people really liked the look of it.
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:11 PM   #24
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If it is just half as nice in reality as it looks on line it will have been worth it ! Looks awesome !
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Old 03-24-2014, 07:39 PM   #25
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Can real linoleum (made of cork, and not the vinyl flooring ETI refers to as "linoleum") be installed during the initial build - for a price of course?
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:27 PM   #26
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I do not know if they can do it or not, but it is very expensive to have custom flooring. ETI pays next to nothing for their vinyl (about $6 per square meter, spring 2013) so the buyer picks up the difference plus, I assume, a stocking fee. Last year I paid well over $400 for custom vinyl for my 15, not realizing at the time how little ETI pays for their stock vinyl. I love how it turned out but it was a bit of a sticker shock at the time.
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Jim, that looks really good. You know that you're going to have to start packing some of your tools when you show up at the rallies
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Jim, that looks really good. You know that you're going to have to start packing some of your tools when you show up at the rallies
This has been mentioned a few times before.
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:22 PM   #29
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Great posts and an awesome job, replacing the flooring on my trailer is on the list....
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KarenH, Thanks for the heads up. Yikes! I'll have to really think it over when I get that far.
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