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Rules and Introductions

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FORUM INFORMATION ONLY. Learn the Rules. Talk about any problems you might have navigating the board, posting photos, etc.

74 749 How to add photos hosted on Flickr [Tutorial]
by Teachndad
Jan 23, 2021 6:57:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer

GREETINGS! NEWBIES AND OLDIES: Introduce yourself and your trailer(s).

1,300 12,579 What do I have? Help with Identification
by vikx
Feb 25, 2021 20:31:46 GMT -8

FAQS and Tutorials

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The threads here have been tagged as very important info for all Vintage Trailerites to read!

7 73 Moved: Hello and help requested
by vikx
Jan 11, 2021 22:07:44 GMT -8
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This is our section for FAQS you need to know about rebuilding a vintage trailer. There are diagrams of trailer parts, supplies, and good product reviews. There is also a list of what NOT to do.

7 33 Moved: Looking for diagram for Elec Brakes
by vikx
Oct 19, 2020 18:07:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Tutorials!

Great descriptive tutorials on a variety of repairs. Most will be locked, so if you need to ask questions, ask in the repair section. Enjoy.

29 258 GUTTING your trailer leads to TROUBLE....
by vikx
Nov 8, 2020 20:36:07 GMT -8


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No New Posts Brochures, Manuals and Ads - 2 Viewing

Here is a place to post Brochures, Manuals, Vintage Ads and Trailer Diagrams. No discussion please.

Moderator: SusieQ

48 109 Moved: Trailer dealership photos?
by vikx
Nov 7, 2020 20:28:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Links

Post links only, no discussion. Thanks

Moderator: SusieQ

65 96 Used and New Vintage Travel Trailer Parts Sources
by Teachndad
Jul 2, 2020 6:04:33 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Discussion

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No New Posts The HUNT - 3 Viewing


501 5,403 Nevada Just Changed All Their Laws
by mobiltec
Feb 14, 2021 7:23:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk - 2 Viewing

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

628 7,349 e-bay listing
by Teachndad
Mar 1, 2021 23:00:47 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles - 1 Viewing

Titles are important. Research DMV rules and find VIN info here

142 871 Purchasing A Trailer With Bill Of Sale Only
by irish123
Feb 22, 2021 16:59:36 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Trailer Insurance and Appraisals

Finding a reputable company and good coverage to insure your vintage trailer

16 200 Vintage Trailer Insurance
by nccamper
Oct 10, 2020 5:07:49 GMT -8

Vintage Restorations, Photos and Blogs

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No New Posts What Did you Do to Your Trailer Today?

Read these GREAT archived posts and enjoy.

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No New Posts Vintage Restorations, Stories and pix - 6 Viewing

Here is the place for a picture story of your restoration! Please use a hosting site for photos and videos.

415 9,464 1966 Frolic 1461 Frame-up Rebuild
by Teachndad
Mar 1, 2021 22:47:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos - 2 Viewing

81 920 Help identifying a trailer?
by vikx
Feb 15, 2021 21:08:36 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

67 433 Colorado Concord Traveler Renovation & Adventures
by sheifort
Nov 3, 2020 13:24:44 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Repair

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No New Posts General Repair Talk

Repair questions that don't fit other categories

464 4,775 Curbing? Edge board?
by wisconsinjoe
Feb 27, 2021 9:00:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 1 Viewing

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

1,000 8,758 Wheel Well Modification
by 57 Trotwood
Mar 2, 2021 4:50:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Talking about Windows - 14 Viewing

Place your window info and questions here

154 1,039 Door Window Replacement
by vikx
Feb 14, 2021 14:16:02 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk - 1 Viewing

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

648 6,290 It's Curtains For This Trailer
by newin62
Mar 1, 2021 13:29:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

122 1,503 Paint dust allergy :(....
by wishmeluck
Feb 28, 2021 14:49:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

Awnings, sewing, upholstery, materials and curtains...

105 1,025 Cheapskate upholstery foam
by danrhodes
Nov 26, 2020 6:36:51 GMT -8
No New Posts Tool Talk

Talk about your tools, new and old

78 896 Favorite tools #4: Bandsaw
by wisconsinjoe
Nov 12, 2020 6:05:35 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Systems

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No New Posts Talk 110 Electrical

Wiring, Breaker boxes and 110 fixtures.

Moderator: kto17

194 1,461 Dual Power to Fridge and AC?
by irish123
Feb 22, 2021 17:05:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

260 2,175 marker running lights for 67 forester
by dazednconfused
Mar 2, 2021 6:47:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

30 248 Designing a solar/battery system for boondocking
by andys
Jan 27, 2021 11:28:28 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Propane Systems

LP Gas lines and systems

101 803 Gas heater line?
by andys
Feb 17, 2021 11:25:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing - 1 Viewing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

224 1,645 1969 Shasta Plumbing Setup
by vikx
Feb 27, 2021 21:25:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning - 1 Viewing

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

124 1,128 Dealing with damp - HELP!!
by Hamlet
Dec 14, 2020 9:37:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

186 1,317 Small dorm refrigerators, and the like
by forkzilla
Feb 17, 2021 18:18:54 GMT -8

Glamping Gala

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No New Posts Glamp Talk

Chat about Glamp!

48 581 My new cooler
by nccamper
Aug 23, 2020 4:30:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Glamping Inside

Talk about your inside decorations and glamp ideas

71 686 Plastic Tiles That Look Like Glass
by mtucson
Oct 7, 2019 17:44:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Glamping Outside

How do you glamp outside?

16 171 So cute
by mel
Jul 20, 2019 16:21:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Man Talk Glamping

A different view on glamping...

8 254 Camden & Acadia
by Teachndad
Sept 28, 2019 6:36:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Cooking - 1 Viewing

Add your recipes and fun cookout experiences here. Come on, guys, what about the Grillin??

21 306 Anyone use chuck boxes?
by Hamlet
Aug 26, 2019 6:56:19 GMT -8

Fiberglass Fun

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No New Posts Chat Fiberglass

Talk about your fiberglass and egg trailers here.

4 23 Glad for this forum on Fiberglass.
by mobiltec
Aug 23, 2020 9:43:46 GMT -8

Shasta Trailers

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No New Posts Shasta Owner Talk

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

261 2,536 Year for shasta
by vikx
Feb 21, 2021 14:13:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Brochures and Vintage Ads

Vintage Shasta ads and Brochures

64 110 (Replacement) Morphy-Richards Astral Refrigerator
by Ten
Jan 6, 2020 22:16:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Wings and More

Shasta specific parts and characteristics

48 328 1966 Shasta Wings... does anyone know...
by sunnywater
Nov 1, 2020 4:28:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta VIN and Title

Research your Shastas age and place of birth

Moderator: Ross

91 1,545 SHASTA VIN # and model Database II
by nccamper
Feb 21, 2021 17:02:54 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

154 1,765 Updated weight distribution video
by John Palmer
Jan 2, 2021 13:58:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage

Talk about frames, wheels, tires, brakes; anything under the trailer that keeps it rolling

211 1,759 Ground clearance
by Teachndad
Mar 1, 2021 23:13:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Wintertime

Storage, winterizing and shelters

22 243 Kwik-Bilt breezeports are prefab and SO COOL
by Laurel
Jul 26, 2020 16:27:54 GMT -8

For Sale or Trade

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No New Posts Rules and Warnings

What must be included to advertise here

1 1 Sale Rules
by vikx
Apr 28, 2013 10:12:50 GMT -8
No New Posts FREE!

Our Pay It Forward Section. So many have helped and donated parts, pieces and trailers. Thank you!

26 132

Rally Talk

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No New Posts TRIPPIN' Talk

Talk about your Fun adventures here. Campground reviews are welcome! Please include your STATE in the title.

63 464 Shasta on the Chena River, Fairbanks Alaska
by Hamlet
Jun 29, 2020 8:45:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Rally Regions

List of states per region for the Rallies.

3 11 TCT 100th anniversary events 2019
by CorvettCrzy
Mar 27, 2018 10:55:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Great Lakes

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Great Lakes.

12 37 2019 Wisconsin Vintage Trailer meet
by ladywendolyn
Mar 3, 2019 19:46:20 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Northeast.

14 34 So Much for This Trip
by turbodaddy
Apr 3, 2020 19:15:07 GMT -8
No New Posts Midwest

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Midwest.

8 44 Where to find more rallies
Nov 4, 2018 20:00:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Coast

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Pacific Coast.

52 281 Annual Buellton Trailer Bash Rally 2020
by Hamlet
Sept 28, 2020 12:16:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Rocky Mountains

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Rocky Mountains.

by mrmarty51
May 27, 2017 20:18:13 GMT -8
No New Posts Southeast

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Southeast.

Moderator: kto17

21 473 Camping at Croft
by nccamper
Mar 6, 2019 15:51:41 GMT -8
No New Posts Southwest

Post info for Rallies and get togethers for the Southwest.

20 59 Spooktacular 2019
by azshastanut
Aug 19, 2019 10:11:09 GMT -8


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