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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.

74 756 How do I reply to an existing thread?
by Rain Dancer
Jun 1, 2021 18:37:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer

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

1,327 12,819 Hello Vintage People
by andrew
Jul 25, 2021 17:26:15 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!

6 72 "Before & After" Purchase Gone Wrong
by danrhodes
Aug 14, 2020 6:12:04 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.

5 32 What NOT to Do....
by Teachndad
Jun 15, 2021 5:49:37 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.

32 267 12 volt Diagram for Vintage Trailers
by vikx
Jul 17, 2021 11:09:53 GMT -8


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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

47 108 Illistrated Field Guide To Vintage Trailers
by ekimnamniets
Mar 19, 2020 17:44:38 GMT -8
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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


509 5,485 P.O.C. Of The Week... NM CL 66 Landliner - $6500...
by mobiltec
Jul 23, 2021 12:32:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

639 7,514 What did you do to your trailer today chapter XII
by mobiltec
Jul 28, 2021 17:11:49 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles - 1 Viewing

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

146 883 Another state for a title
by mobiltec
Jul 29, 2021 8:29:27 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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Here is the place for a picture story of your restoration! Please use a hosting site for photos and videos.

425 9,681 A whale of a tale! '58 Aljo - Hadco brake/axle info?
by cee
Jul 29, 2021 23:08:33 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos - 2 Viewing

84 929 Spotted the next project!
by Teachndad
Jul 23, 2021 6:07:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

67 446 "Ellie Mae" my 1963 Shasta's blog
by Teachndad
Jul 8, 2021 20:49:15 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Repair

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No New Posts General Repair Talk

Repair questions that don't fit other categories

476 4,858 Places to find 1/8 Birch-names, adresses, cost
by nccamper
Jul 29, 2021 17:04:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 1 Viewing

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

1,020 8,880 Foam tape around cargo doors
by danrhodes
Jul 29, 2021 16:33:54 GMT -8
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Place your window info and questions here

159 1,054 Jalousie/Awning Window in 1968 Skipper
by klynfry
Jul 7, 2021 16:40:20 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk - 2 Viewing

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

655 6,330 Gimp or welt
by idaho211
Jul 29, 2021 22:03:36 GMT -8
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A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

126 1,519 Finding original paint color
by vikx
Jul 7, 2021 9:48:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

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

106 1,030 Trying to find awning rail stoppers in the US
by WhitneyK
Jul 6, 2021 19:06:51 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.

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197 1,477 Ground Wire
by vikx
Jul 11, 2021 20:08:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring - 1 Viewing

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

270 2,249 Transition glasses and checking bulb brightness
by nccamper
Jul 22, 2021 5:54:07 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators - 1 Viewing

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

31 253 Solar power vent/lights
by vikx
May 27, 2021 21:50:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Propane Systems

LP Gas lines and systems

104 816 Thoughts on propane system plans
by vikx
May 28, 2021 11:17:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing - 1 Viewing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

232 1,689 Any suggestions?
by vikx
Jul 28, 2021 21:10:04 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
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Stove and Refrigerator discussion

191 1,342 Has anyone installed Galanz Retro Mini Fridge in Camper?
by vikx
Jul 26, 2021 19:07:16 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 - 1 Viewing

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

271 2,607 Free stuff from 62 Shasta 16SC
by paxtonshasta
Jul 29, 2021 12:44:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Brochures and Vintage Ads

Vintage Shasta ads and Brochures

63 109 (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

94 1,622 SHASTA VIN # and model Database II
by nccamper
Jul 25, 2021 11:11:52 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

160 1,821 58 hadco jack question
by vikx
Jul 25, 2021 10:19:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage

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

224 1,855 Modern axles w/ brake assemblies make for easier insertion?
by PT
Jul 12, 2021 9:29:44 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 - 1 Viewing

What must be included to advertise here

3 3 Propane light fixture amd Glamping Book for sale
by Rain Dancer
Jun 1, 2021 18:32:23 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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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 37 Taking the Westerner to Her First Rally! Anyone Interested?
by flameout
Jul 7, 2021 18:45:04 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

24 485 Who’s going , what kind of turn out will it have?
by aslmx
Jul 27, 2021 18:25:59 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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