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Vintage Trailer Talk is a place to view, discuss, and post topics related to all things vintage trailer.

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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.

68 723 Thread Title Search Not Working
by Nomad
Nov 28, 2019 15:34:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer - 8 Viewing

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

1,166 11,713 1953 Fleetwood 13' Travel Trailer
by nccamper
Dec 1, 2019 20:49:31 GMT -8

FAQS and Tutorials

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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 29 Moved: Trotwood Cub salvage pieces...
by vikx
Sept 9, 2019 21:03:42 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.

20 197 Central hand pump exploded view and rebuild instructions.
by vikx
Aug 5, 2019 21:12:56 GMT -8


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No New Posts Brochures, Manuals and Ads - 1 Viewing

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

Moderator: SusieQ

48 106 Illistrated Field Guide To Vintage Trailers
by kirkadie
Nov 30, 2019 13:29:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Links

Post links only, no discussion. Thanks

Moderator: SusieQ

64 95 Vintage tables and Laminate
by vikx
Aug 23, 2018 19:53:52 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Discussion

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No New Posts The HUNT - 2 Viewing


469 5,199 New to site and repairing a coachmen TT
by mobiltec
Dec 5, 2019 12:29:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk - 2 Viewing

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

579 6,672 Lotsa trailers
by mobiltec
Dec 5, 2019 12:32:17 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles

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

130 836 Shasta ID by VIN
by chrismcc51
Nov 11, 2019 13:22:36 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Trailer Insurance and Appraisals

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

15 195 Another Good Reason To Have Insurance On Your Trailer
by bigbill
Dec 20, 2018 18:00:57 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 - 1 Viewing

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

385 8,837 Not a vintage restoration...
by ruderunner
Dec 2, 2019 16:45:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos - 2 Viewing

76 883 49 vintage Trolley
by mobiltec
Dec 5, 2019 12:40:41 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

60 412 1957 Westerner on remote cattle ranch north of Santa Fe
by ekimnamniets
Dec 5, 2019 13:18:36 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Repair

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No New Posts General Repair Talk - 1 Viewing

Repair questions that don't fit other categories

423 4,459 Wood Rot Hall of Fame Pics
by Shan Delee
Nov 27, 2019 7:17:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 4 Viewing

Skin, Doors, Windows; anything on the outside of trailer

1,038 9,010 Roof is in three pieces- what to do?
by 57 Trotwood
Dec 5, 2019 4:26:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

606 6,001 PLYWOOD: finding decent panels
by ruderunner
Dec 2, 2019 1:51:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

111 1,418 Think twice about painting your exterior black
by oakback
Oct 25, 2019 6:49:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

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

101 989 How much vinyl do I need for my 57 Westerner Seats?
by vikx
Oct 14, 2019 19:44:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Tool Talk

Talk about your tools, new and old

69 834 Cleaning bugs off your camper
by mel
Aug 20, 2019 5:28:47 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Systems

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No New Posts Talk 110 Electrical - 13 Viewing

Wiring, Breaker boxes and 110 fixtures.

Moderator: kto17

180 1,374 Looking for female cord plug
by 57heaven
Sept 23, 2019 3:59:05 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

235 2,041 Hazards, brake lights work but running lights & tails don't
by vikx
Oct 21, 2019 11:05:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

28 212 Battery and Solar Panel Recommendations
by roadtripper
Jul 5, 2019 20:05:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Propane Systems

LP Gas lines and systems

83 714 Stove Gas Line
by Thubb4
Oct 29, 2019 20:15:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

204 1,508 Cassette toilets?
by vikx
Dec 5, 2019 10:48:23 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

112 1,037 External AC / Heat . . . OK what’s the verdict?
by kathleenc
Nov 19, 2019 7:29:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

154 1,123 Looking at a SMAD refrigerator - anyone use ?
by kaffi311
Oct 17, 2019 13:00:54 GMT -8

Glamping Gala

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No New Posts Glamp Talk - 1 Viewing

Chat about Glamp!

48 579 You Ain't Seen Glamping Yet....
by kathleenc
Nov 22, 2019 20:17:32 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

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

Shasta Trailers

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No New Posts Shasta Owner Talk - 16 Viewing

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

232 2,381 Tongue Weight, how much should it be.
by 1965gtfb
Nov 30, 2019 19:55:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Brochures and Vintage Ads

Vintage Shasta ads and Brochures

64 112 (Replacement) Shasta Airflyte/Astroflyte/Starflyte (Mid-60s)
by corry
Nov 1, 2019 9:37:55 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Wings and More

Shasta specific parts and characteristics

46 322 Wing trim
by nccamper
Nov 2, 2019 14:06:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta VIN and Title

Research your Shastas age and place of birth

Moderator: Ross

76 1,329 VIN number help needed
by nccamper
Nov 6, 2019 3:47:38 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

145 1,699 What camper would you pull?
by bigbill
Dec 4, 2019 17:07:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage - 1 Viewing

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

181 1,566 Towing and Trailer Brakes
by bigbill
Dec 2, 2019 8:42:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Wintertime

Storage, winterizing and shelters

18 201 Arizona storage
by jeremiah
Oct 29, 2018 7:46:20 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!

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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.

60 453 Vikx' Trailer at the Plymouth Vintage Trailer Rally in Ca.
by vikx
Oct 29, 2019 11:25:32 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.

13 23 Granite Hill camping
by flameout
Jul 17, 2017 15:55:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Midwest - 1 Viewing

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.

50 264 Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival
by danrhodes
Oct 7, 2019 12:21:30 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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