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gbaglo 08-06-2016 07:57 PM

You mean 5 mm. ?

Brian B-P 08-06-2016 07:59 PM

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Originally Posted by cpaharley2008 (Post 154721)
You missed my point, adding 3/4" reinforcement to a 1/4" thick stock wall would give you 1" solid walls, I do not think the reinforcement is 3/4" but is 3/8" adding to the stock 1/4" thick walls.

Since when are the stock walls 1/4" thick? Charlie referred to 1/8 "skins", which would be the 1/8" plywood (popularly and improperly called "luan") on each side of a typical RV wall... with framing between them.

Someone must have a link to a suitable It's Friday photo showing the reinforcement...

Brian B-P 08-06-2016 08:02 PM

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Originally Posted by gbaglo (Post 154725)
You mean 5 mm. ?

Right... like the 75 litre (or is it 90 litres... depending on whether the website spec of 20 gallons is US or Imperial) fresh water tank in a 17'? :rolleyes:

Klem 08-06-2016 10:21 PM

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Originally Posted by Brian B-P (Post 154718)
Sure, but this is a modification to standard construction, and only used in selected areas. The walls are designed to be hollow, and 1" total thickness of a hollow wall is reasonable.


Without the reinforcing panel, the 1/8" plywood panels are attached to 3/4" thick wood framing, right? Then 3/4" plywood would fill the void in the wall (in the area where it is installed), which makes sense.

Yes. The the reinforced wall is really just putting 3/4 " plywood in the voids roughly 2/3 of from the top.

It should be called 'filler' because that is all it is. The wall is the same thickness regardless.

Patandlinda 08-06-2016 10:48 PM

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Originally Posted by Klem (Post 154750)
Yes. The the reinforced wall is really just putting 3/4 " plywood in the voids roughly 2/3 of from the top.

It should be called 'filler' because that is all it is. The wall is the same thickness regardless.

Hi Klem we were told ply was 3/8 in thick over the framing . And not to use screws over 1/2 which we haven't . When did they change putting ply in the voids ? Pat

stephen99 08-07-2016 07:18 AM

Well, I took one for the team and paged through all posts in the It's Friday - Classic thread looking for wall reinforcement photos. Didn't find much. In post number 2789 on page 279 the reinforcement looks like thin (3/8?) plywood mounted on the framing. Moving on to post number 2865 on page 287 the reinforcement looks like 3/4 inch plywood mounted between the framing members. Who knows? Not me.

Patandlinda 08-07-2016 10:17 AM

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Originally Posted by stephen99 (Post 154769)
Well, I took one for the team and paged through all posts in the It's Friday - Classic thread looking for wall reinforcement photos. Didn't find much. In post number 2789 on page 279 the reinforcement looks like thin (3/8?) plywood mounted on the framing. Moving on to post number 2865 on page 287 the reinforcement looks like 3/4 inch plywood mounted between the framing members. Who knows? Not me.

Hi Stephen . The pictures on page 279 are what it looks like in our our walls .The ply on top of framing not covering the whole wall . Pat

Kountrykamper 08-07-2016 10:35 AM

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Here are a few pictures from when I had the fridge out. It was 3/4 from what I remember on the upper part of the wall.

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