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      Forgot to include the picture in my post this morning.  The roof trim is all installed, wheel wells and floor is in.   The base layer of plywood is a change.  Originally I had planned on .040" aluminum.  After putting it down on the floor, it was WAY too flimsy.  The base layer doesn't need to provide a ton of support, as the bottom gets spray foamed, but it wasn't going to work. On top of this will be high density pink foam, and PEX for my in floor heat.  A layer of aluminum will go over the top, and then the rubber floor.  
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    • 2017 Fish House Build
      Interesting question.  I don't think fan fold will do much to prevent rust.  It'll cut down on condensation (and therefor moisture), but I think for the best results you'll want to use some sort of paint.  Spray on rubber may work, but I don't know much about it.  I believe latex paint is fine with the spray foam, so the easiest (IMO) would be to buy a gallon of latex paint, and stick it in a paint sprayer and hit everything.    
    • Battery powered jump starters
      Believe me Bob, I try. I must own 6 battery maintainers and 3 battery chargers. I have a lot of battery powered equipment. 3 riding lawn tractors a pull behind Ranch king, electric start a John Deere and an Alice Chalmers 2 ATV's 3 boats an Yetti ice house A truck, a car and an SUV (usually not a problem, except for the SUV that has 26 computers supposedly, and if you don't drive it for a week or two the computers drain the battery. the other day I pulled the JD out of the garage that had a battery minder on it. It started fine. A day later I go to start it, dead. Also, some of the equipment is at a property of mine that has no electricity.
    • Need good mechanic
      Big thing I have seen is dont tell them what you think is broken.  Give them symptoms and let them figure it out.  They don't know what you do or do not know so if you tell them something that costs a grand is broken, you can bet they will find the same thing when it could something much more minor.
    • Battery powered jump starters
      Why not just get and keep the electrical systems working? I get a kick out of some of my neighbors. They park their farm equipment on hillsides so they can roll them downhill to get them started. What a pain in the neck that must be to always have dead batteries. It really takes very little maintenance to keep batteries in top condition.
    • Rv Cord vs Lawnmower... Who won?
      We have a couple cords at the cabin that get left out year round and have always mowed over them without issue.  The RV cord seems to be the exception... First time over it and THUMP!  Needless to say I got over the lazyness, and a splice kit with 30 bucks in conduit and it is now burried in the ground with the water pipe and a nice 4x4 post where it comes back up at the RV.  Lesson learned.  Don't be lazy!
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