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Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by windyman, Mar 2, 2013.

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  1. windyman

    windyman Well-Known Member
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  2. rcproperty

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    yer they will be fine to use, just make sure there is no pipes under where you are drilling/srewing!
     
  3. Bingo

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    Why do you want to screw rubber matting to the floor?
     
  4. Tuffers

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    To stop stuff sliding about?
     
  5. Bingo

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    Still no need to screw rubber matting the van floor.
     
  6. essex boy

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    I use carpet fitters glue in a can, works fine. It holds the rubber but peels off as well if you want to..if you're putting a tank in no need.
     
  7. Donny

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    Really no need too screw rubber matting down, in my honest opinion, i have a wee boat and have rubber matting in the wheel house, never been screwed down, dissnae move at all :D
     
  8. Donny

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    ps, get the type with holes in it, that way water can evaporate so dissnae gather underneath it
     
  9. essex boy

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    I paid 40 pounds forum a rubber factory and bought a sheet that I cut to fit exactly so no joins. It has ribs in it so the water flows out.

    Don't do what my mate did. He put down a bit of swirly pattern red carpet and the bolted a tank on top of it. Stinks and permenantly has a layer of white mould spores all over it.

    There is a firm on eBay that sell indestructible fitted floors for 50 quid
     
  10. windyman

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    Thanks everyone for replies.

    I got the rubber from ebay for about £30, but will have to do it in 2 sections as I can't find rubber wide enough to do it in one. So will have one join, but will make sure it overlaps.

    Having thought about it, I will cut it to shape and lay it in van and then see if it moves much. I was going to put few screws in just to keep it in place, but as you've all said, it might just stay there without screws.

    Might also try that carpet fitters glue.

    Those indestructible floor mats from ebay are just a square sheet of rubber, and he doesn't do one for a transit anyway. Better off making your own I say.
     
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