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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.

74 752 How to add photos hosted on Flickr [Tutorial]
by vikx
Apr 10, 2021 19:00:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer - 2 Viewing

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

1,313 12,690 Meet Saucy Robin the Canned Spam - 1965 Shasta Super
by mobiltec
May 15, 2021 19:34:52 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
No New Posts FAQS - 1 Viewing

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! - 1 Viewing

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.

29 259 GUTTING your trailer leads to TROUBLE....
by vikx
Apr 20, 2021 19:59:37 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

48 109 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


503 5,417 Price / reality check for vintage newbie
by vikx
May 3, 2021 19:00:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk - 2 Viewing

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

635 7,416 Towing with a VW bus??
by nccamper
May 18, 2021 3:30:06 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles

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

143 871 Moved: Vin#
by vikx
Mar 30, 2021 9:10:20 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

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

419 9,538 1962 Holiday House
by mobiltec
May 14, 2021 14:34:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos

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

66 435 1969 Ace Royale
by nccamper
Apr 28, 2021 3:23:28 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

470 4,813 Best product to keep a polished aluminum trailer clean
by ekimnamniets
May 10, 2021 19:14:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 4 Viewing

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

1,006 8,798 yet another aluminum question
by chickenfarmer
May 18, 2021 5:13:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Talking about Windows

Place your window info and questions here

158 1,049 Removing Screens
by PT
Apr 8, 2021 22:11:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk - 3 Viewing

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

651 6,303 Why one door when six will do?
by wisconsinjoe
Mar 27, 2021 16:23:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint - 8 Viewing

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 - 1 Viewing

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

263 2,202 Thoughts on Lithium-based batteries
by haze5736
May 17, 2021 12:00:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators - 8 Viewing

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

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

LP Gas lines and systems

103 814 Weird beeping from my Dometic hot water heater
by jbenini
May 16, 2021 2:45:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

227 1,669 Hot water addition to sink - 59 Shasta Airflyte
by nccamper
Apr 2, 2021 22:13:06 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

124 1,132 My attempt at installing an AC unit in my Shasta
by aslmx
Apr 12, 2021 15:14:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

190 1,338 Restoration of '55 Preway Gas Stove
by vikx
Apr 14, 2021 19:56:53 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

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.

263 2,562 What Shasta did we find
by vikx
Apr 30, 2021 20:46:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Brochures and Vintage Ads - 1 Viewing

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

92 1,582 SHASTA VIN # and model Database II
by nccamper
May 1, 2021 11:26:14 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

156 1,786 Newbie Towing observations and questions
by ruderunner
May 16, 2021 4:03:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage

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

220 1,837 Axle Advice Needed
by PT
May 17, 2021 11:19:54 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

2 2 Moved: Monomatic Self Contained Toilet
by vikx
Apr 8, 2021 11:21:21 GMT -8
No New Posts FREE!

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

27 134

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.

15 35 Taking the Westerner to Her First Rally! Anyone Interested?
by Getnold
Apr 19, 2021 6:13:04 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

23 477 NWFL Rally?
by irish123
Apr 19, 2021 4:28:29 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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