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Old 10-04-2019, 12:15 AM   #1
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Red face Hello from a newbie

Good day to everyone.

Danish/Canadian living in QC, Canada.

I just bought, by mistake in a way, a Dutchmen Cub 16.

I do not have a place to put it, my can doers not have a hitch and is just about powerful enough to tow the Cub, and...drumroll please...the floor in the Cub, must be replaced.

Yeah...not the best decision ever. However, all that can change. The floor I can fix myself, and the rest is just a matter of throwing some money in the right direction.

PS: If you have any firsthand knowledge of the floor job I am facing, any help will be appreciated.

Cheers.
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Old 10-04-2019, 02:06 PM   #2
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Good day to everyone.

Danish/Canadian living in QC, Canada.

I just bought, by mistake in a way, a Dutchmen Cub 16.

I do not have a place to put it, my can doers not have a hitch and is just about powerful enough to tow the Cub, and...drumroll please...the floor in the Cub, must be replaced.

Yeah...not the best decision ever. However, all that can change. The floor I can fix myself, and the rest is just a matter of throwing some money in the right direction.

PS: If you have any firsthand knowledge of the floor job I am facing, any help will be appreciated.

Cheers.
Lars

Welcome!


And Congratulations. I think


I think some pictures may help. If for no other reason so we can all marvel at your bravery


Seriously, good luck. I am thinking you have the skills and the patience. Sounds like a fun DIY project. We will all be watching.


And you will probably get some suggestions from the experts here.


Have FUN!
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Old 10-04-2019, 02:47 PM   #3
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Thanks Bill.

I'm planning on documenting the work as I move on. However, I'm not starting before the spring. Snow is at our doorstep soon and the camper is going directly from the dealer to storage.

I know I have the skills and the tools to pull it off.

Patience: I'm with a French Canadian woman which answer that question

Know-how: That's why I'm here, to learn from the experts.

Cheers.
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Old 10-04-2019, 02:50 PM   #4
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You are a brave man! Welcome to the forum and lots of luck!.

We have had several folks recently join that are attempting rebuilds. You have come to the right place...
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You are a brave man! Welcome to the forum and lots of luck!.

We have had several folks recently join that are attempting rebuilds. You have come to the right place...
Thanks. I'm certain I'll succeed

If not, I'll blame the world and say "hey, it was very cheap so not a big deal".
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The first thing you need to do is put a hitch on your can
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The first thing you need to do is put a hitch on your can
https://sharpmagazine.com/2016/07/21...for-your-butt/
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The first thing you need to do is put a hitch on your can
Yes sir. I ordered the parts necessary yesterday so next weekend I'll install everything, hopefully.
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Ha, funny.
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Good luck with your build
Thanks. I showed the trailer to my girlfriend yesterday. She was not impressed :-)
I love it already.
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Thanks. I showed the trailer to my girlfriend yesterday. She was not impressed :-)
I love it already.

Keep in mind, Girlfriends are not a DIY project.
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