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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.

74 758 Start a Thread
by pennyg
Aug 19, 2021 6:38:34 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer - 1 Viewing

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

1,344 12,926 Little champ
by mobiltec
Oct 20, 2021 7:03:12 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 75 BUYING a Vintage Trailer
by aslmx
Aug 6, 2021 12:00:44 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.

6 27 Vintage Trailer Repair BOOK
by wisconsinjoe
Aug 18, 2021 5:42:06 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.

36 312 Templates Are Your Friends
by nccamper
Sept 25, 2021 16:44:04 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

47 106 Illistrated Field Guide To Vintage Trailers
by ekimnamniets
Mar 19, 2020 17:44:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Links

Post links only, no discussion. Thanks

Moderator: SusieQ

66 97 Shasta Specs
by vikx
Sept 29, 2021 10:57:42 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Discussion

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No New Posts The HUNT - 1 Viewing


501 5,440 Most Interesting Camper...
by oldtrailer
Oct 6, 2021 15:50:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

647 7,612 What did you do to your trailer today chapter XII
by mobiltec
Oct 18, 2021 16:37:12 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles - 6 Viewing

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

147 903 Recognize this VIN style?
by oldtrailer
Oct 9, 2021 13:50:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Trailer Insurance and Appraisals

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

16 201 Vintage Trailer Insurance
by DayDreamer
Sept 28, 2021 15:48:08 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 - 2 Viewing

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

428 9,792 1962 Holiday House
by Hamlet
Oct 22, 2021 9:18:05 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos

84 939 1959 Cardinal
by Teachndad
Oct 9, 2021 6:40:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog - 1 Viewing

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 - 3 Viewing

Repair questions that don't fit other categories

482 4,907 Walls sitting on floor
by vikx
Sept 12, 2021 14:46:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 3 Viewing

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

1,033 8,965 Building new Shasta door.
by nccamper
Oct 18, 2021 8:01:17 GMT -8
No New Posts Talking about Windows

Place your window info and questions here

168 1,104 Eyebrow problem
by wisconsinjoe
Oct 16, 2021 19:49:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

658 6,359 What is this next to my sink in my Shasta Compact?
by vikx
Oct 9, 2021 10:17:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

129 1,543 Trailer skin aluminum prepaint vs finish colors.
by carlc
Oct 3, 2021 12:43:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

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

106 1,031 Trying to find awning rail stoppers in the US
by Teachndad
Sept 26, 2021 7:18:07 GMT -8
No New Posts Tool Talk

Talk about your tools, new and old

78 899 Drill Driver vs. Impact Driver
by danrhodes
Oct 12, 2021 18:53:25 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

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

269 2,239 Extra Wire?
by griffon89
Aug 24, 2021 21:02:06 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators

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 - 2 Viewing

LP Gas lines and systems

105 823 Duo-Therm 11HLU gravity furnace
by 70popup
Oct 11, 2021 19:53:07 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing - 1 Viewing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

233 1,692 replace water tank?
by carlc
Aug 4, 2021 16:56:07 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

192 1,353 Hot water heaters Thoughts?
by turbodaddy
Oct 12, 2021 18:05:55 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?

17 174 Vintage rubber nub door mats
by idaho211
Aug 20, 2021 16:16:20 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.

6 29 Glad for this forum on Fiberglass.
by nccamper
Oct 24, 2021 3:55:46 GMT -8

Shasta Trailers

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No New Posts Shasta Owner Talk - 5 Viewing

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

274 2,617 Gas line for a 64 shasta
by vikx
Oct 21, 2021 11:59:50 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

50 333 FREE Propane Gas Lamp
by nccamper
Aug 30, 2021 12:17:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta VIN and Title

Research your Shastas age and place of birth

Moderator: Ross

95 1,648 Shasta prefix letters
by vikx
Oct 9, 2021 10:36:43 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

163 1,848 2+2=5?
by vikx
Sept 17, 2021 10:02:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage - 2 Viewing

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

227 1,872 Weight Capacity Of Vintage Solid Drop Forged Axle?
by oldtrailer
Oct 8, 2021 5:40:55 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

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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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.

4 12 Moved: 1972 Raynel 11' trailer
by vikx
Sept 29, 2021 11:14:31 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.

53 284 21st annual Mt Baker Rally in Lynden WA
by PT
Sept 16, 2021 15:16:36 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

23 484 Who’s going , what kind of turn out will it have?
by aslmx
Oct 9, 2021 18:43:04 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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