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by mattjslaunwhite
Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 1956 Stewart Double Decker
Replies: 10
Views: 7968

Re: 1956 Stewart Double Decker

im with you and who cares what others say, if you like it then thats all that matters, everyone told me my MH was to far gone and im proving them wrong on it, helps when you can do 100% of the work yourself
by mattjslaunwhite
Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replacing bath tub
Replies: 10
Views: 3997

Re: Replacing bath tub

where i did a full gut and remodel i took the easy way and moved the tub to where it would fit better, replaced a 27" with a 30" myself lol
by mattjslaunwhite
Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replacing bath tub
Replies: 10
Views: 3997

Re: Replacing bath tub

where i did a full gut and remodel i took the easy way and moved the tub to where it would fit better, replaced a 27" with a 30" myself lol
by mattjslaunwhite
Wed May 28, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

some more progress in the kitchen, https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/t1.0-9/10376156_1489366284627888_3035434614136885599_n.jpg https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/t1.0-9/10410611_1489373541293829_6145559418188719284_n.jpg https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/h...
by mattjslaunwhite
Tue May 27, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

so, greg or greg lol some opinions on siding, do you usually pull the metal up and lay down osb/tyvec then the siding or do you just lay strapping over the metal and put thin insulation between them then siding on top? budget doesn't matter nor does what is easier as you have seen more or less work ...
by mattjslaunwhite
Sat May 24, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Electrical outlet covers
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Re: Electrical outlet covers

all the ones iv seen have been the regular screw on ones
by mattjslaunwhite
Sat May 24, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

starting into the kitchen this next few weeks, my grandfather has the measurements and started building the new cabinets, and we priced up some counter-tops. time to start ripping out the old kitchen (delayed for now as one of our cats is literally in the process of giving birth, so far 3 kittens bu...
by mattjslaunwhite
Thu May 08, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: leaking hot water heater, desperate for help!
Replies: 8
Views: 3557

Re: leaking hot water heater, desperate for help!

didi my whole bathroom last week and replaced the tan, mine was leaking on the bottem weld. dont know how long it was leaking for but there wasnt much floor left, thankfully i was ripping up and putting new floor anyways. took about 20 mins all in all to hook up the new tank,
by mattjslaunwhite
Thu May 08, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

probley shouldnt have been on the roof in the sun for so long (in sept had 32% total body burn on my left side and about 7 full skin grafts) but, got 1/3 of the roof done today before i had to get out of the sun! https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/10290610_1481205615443955_58390...
by mattjslaunwhite
Wed May 07, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: belly wrap/insulation question
Replies: 11
Views: 4889

Re: belly wrap/insulation question

when i redid all my plumbing i reran everything above the floor so im just gonna fill the gap between the joists with think insulation to keep it warm
by mattjslaunwhite
Tue May 06, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

did the bathroom this week, only thing reused from the ground up was 3 joists, everything else went, new tub, surround, hot water tank, all new plumbing, new floor joists, new sub floor, new vinyl, new toilette. still got to build the vanity/sink in the next few days, not bad started it tuesday and ...
by mattjslaunwhite
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Double Wide Creation (Renewal)
Replies: 43
Views: 19879

Re: Double Wide Creation (Renewal)

some ppl like me like to try a impossible challenge such as this, if it works then amazing, if not we just move onto the next big project lol and if it does work the knowledge we gain from it will help, esp if its a different way then others thought of and it worked. greg S, i see from your point of...
by mattjslaunwhite
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

im not gonna be selling it, once its fixed its gonna be rented, im currently in the works of buying the next 2 MH's over ($1200 for a 8x50 sw and exchanging being a property manager to 2 that a freind owns in the same park for his 14x70 sw ) so eventully i will live in the 14x70 and rent out the 8' ...
by mattjslaunwhite
Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

lifted my back deck up, main purpose was to move it forward a few feet but also to gauge how bad it was under it, https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/p403x403/1920500_1468052103425973_9001970577229681003_n.jpg yes, somehow i managed to pull it away and flip it up by myself lol gr...
by mattjslaunwhite
Tue Apr 08, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

been a slow week, havent done much to the MH, been working and working on my truck i got. starting the bathroom reno in a week or so,