Thanks for posting that link.
I agree about the teak and holly
I was looking here : http://www.marine-plywood.us/Lonsealflooring.htm
It looks like you found a better option
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You are very welcome !
Guess we found out something good about that link, huh ? ($)
Guess I was just not exactly sure if it were the kind of flooring you were looking for..., but thought it worthwhile to post what I had found.
There seems to be a lot on that website and it is not all that far away.
Really looking forward to you ordering your camper and building it up as you envisage. (You got me thinking about a shell HT - maybe a flat bed with door on the side...)
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I think I have figured out a way to carry three jerry cans of fuel or water with my (future) Finch FWC. More details to follow. But here is a teaser. It will have extremely good weight distribution qualities. (Low and forward on the vehicle.) And yes, it will be outside storage for the fuel.
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You are pretty true about storage, I've had a FWC for 10 years now, & storage is the issue, i solved a good portion of it by getting a newer truck with an extended cab for dog stuff & gear (plus a place for the dogs to travel) & since you haven't got the truck yet, you have that option.
dry food storage is a big issue, i have a large storage compartment up front, under the front window, but when traveling, where do you put the bedding, on the bench? what about fire wood?
i'd make a thorough list of what you'll be bringing first, then try to figure out where it all goes, it gets tight quick, because you can't leave anything up high (like the bedding, this takes up alot of space when down)
& although i agree with the back porch idea, i find the only way to work with these short doors is to climb 'up' through them, the best way to test this is to climb into one on the ground, you'll see, I've got a step that flips up when not in use, which is attached to my 2" receiver, & i use it all the time just as a truck, to lift things up into the bed.
I already have the truck, it is a 2007 Tacoma extended cab. And sadly no flat bed is planned at this point.
I have done 4 trips of 6-8 weeks in the Tacoma, so I have a good idea of what I need and what can fit.
I will have more storage space in the FWC than I do now with the topper shell and sleeping platform/drawer system. But the idea is to be more comfortable in cold/rainy/buggy/sandstorm conditions. So I am trying to figure out how to have as much storage as possible while still maintaining a comfortable space inside the FWC shell model.
I found this cabinet. I think it would fit, but it is heavy at 30 lbs. Link
In the end I still think the best solution (compromise) for interior storage in my camper will be the floor covered in the larger Action Packers. Then in camp the AP's can be stacked in the front floor area. Clothes and bedding can be tossed about in duffel bags.
This system will keep the weight down low during travel, and will be moveable enough to provide places to sit and work at camp.
Of course this is all just theory at this point.
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