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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.

68 727 Photos and Videos
by vikx
Jan 22, 2020 13:14:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer - 3 Viewing

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

1,234 12,179 Hi there from the UK. '75 Eccles recreate older interior.
by revjay
Jul 6, 2020 1:04:43 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.

6 32 Moved: Removing axel to fit residential garage
by vikx
Jun 22, 2020 10:44:35 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.

26 214 Pitted chrome- Cheap way to restore
by vikx
Apr 10, 2020 20:46:35 GMT -8

Links

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No New Posts Brochures, Manuals and Ads

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

Moderator: SusieQ

49 111 Moved: Looking for 1979 Triple E 1700 manual
by vikx
Jun 25, 2020 9:42:15 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 - 1 Viewing

VINTAGE TRAILER STALKERS unite!

496 5,453 Kit Jetstream
by vikx
Jun 30, 2020 20:38:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

607 7,170 Neonex Dutch Swinger
by vikx
Jul 5, 2020 11:01:09 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles - 1 Viewing

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

131 838 does anybody have vin breakdown sheets??(other than shasta)
by vikx
May 29, 2020 21:16:29 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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Here is the place for a picture story of your restoration! Please use a hosting site for photos and videos.

396 9,041 Restoral of Connie the 1959 Shasta Airflyte
by Teachndad
Jul 5, 2020 19:34:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos

78 894 Vintage camping trailer postcards
by elliethearistocrat
May 30, 2020 7:52:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

61 422 1957 Cardinal blog
by datac
May 18, 2020 16:28:57 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Repair

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No New Posts General Repair Talk - 2 Viewing

Repair questions that don't fit other categories

441 4,568 Moved: Range hood - convert to 12v LED
by vikx
Jun 30, 2020 9:58:02 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

956 8,465 Gutter Seal, the good kind, available at VTS!
by vikx
Jul 3, 2020 10:52:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Talking about Windows

Place your window info and questions here

133 911 Black gunk when polishing aluminum
by Teachndad
Jun 19, 2020 3:49:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk - 1 Viewing

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

628 6,156 Paneling nails
by timdman
Jul 5, 2020 12:09:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

114 1,440 Oil Based Paint is Hard to Find
by mel
Jun 23, 2020 5:12:15 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

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

103 1,010 Ideas on how to clean silver slop from new vinyl cushion?
by mrmarty51
Jun 26, 2020 14:30:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Tool Talk

Talk about your tools, new and old

71 846 Dust collection
by roadtripper
Apr 27, 2020 5:55:50 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Systems

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No New Posts Talk 110 Electrical

Wiring, Breaker boxes and 110 fixtures.

Moderator: kto17

185 1,409 Run Romex Under Trailer?
by aslmx
Jun 19, 2020 12:01:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring - 1 Viewing

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

243 2,090 Grounding wires on trailer
by vikx
Jun 22, 2020 19:38:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

28 234 Harbor Freight 2000 WATT Power Inverter????
by larrycamero
Feb 25, 2020 14:33:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Propane Systems

LP Gas lines and systems

90 752 Valiant water heater? Any experience to share?
by Teachndad
Jul 1, 2020 21:08:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

209 1,555 1964 13 foot Aloha
by danrhodes
Jul 5, 2020 20:23:17 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

117 1,066 My attempt at installing an AC unit in my Shasta
by shastatom
Jul 5, 2020 8:15:33 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances - 1 Viewing

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

166 1,214 Range hood - convert to 12v LED
by datac
Jun 30, 2020 7:52:10 GMT -8

Glamping Gala

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No New Posts Glamp Talk

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

Fiberglass Fun

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No New Posts Chat Fiberglass

Talk about your fiberglass and egg trailers here.

2 8 History of the boler trailer
by Teachndad
Apr 9, 2020 10:40:51 GMT -8

Shasta Trailers

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No New Posts Shasta Owner Talk

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

243 2,454 Subfloor on 1959 Shasta
by sunnywater
Jul 2, 2020 13:00:17 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

47 325 Front Window Cover/Awning
by vikx
May 28, 2020 21:02:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta VIN and Title

Research your Shastas age and place of birth

Moderator: Ross

83 1,396 Shasta Vin# and Model Database (Please include Model)
by vikx
Jul 3, 2020 20:14:17 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

149 1,726 1959 Shasta airflyte axle
by ecrumbly
Jun 12, 2020 7:15:17 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

194 1,664 1957 Shasta 1500 Need some Advice...
by vikx
Jul 5, 2020 21:27:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Wintertime

Storage, winterizing and shelters

20 226 In the garage?
by idaho211
Apr 5, 2020 19:24:56 GMT -8

For Sale or Trade

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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!

24 112

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.

63 465 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 35 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
by HOTRODPRIMER
Nov 4, 2018 20:00:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Coast

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

51 276 Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival
by autumnreeder
Jun 3, 2020 18:35:05 GMT -8
No New Posts Rocky Mountains

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

7 17 WOMEN TRAVELING WITH THEIR VINTAGE CAMPERS
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

Legend

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