Originally Posted by biffer
both answers are correct, doing what i have makes the hole thing a lot stronger, the glass will hold the cabin up as will the tubes but together it makes it really strong, that isn't the whole story and it's a bit more complicated than that, the carpet is glued on
Not sure i would have been happy if it had just been put on top and stuck on with hypalon, i think the whole lot would flex too much.
As it is, it's all nice and solid and instills confidence.
Would it have been OK to have been fixed with bulkheads, maybe, no idea. I also saw that it is/was done in a similar way to Biffs by Aquaflyte ribs, so it seems like the "right" way to me.