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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 - 1 Viewing

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

1,190 11,919 Three Vintage Travel Trailers - A Desert Adventure
by hwy247
Mar 28, 2020 22:20:34 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.

5 27 Products and Supplies
by charliemyers
Jun 18, 2018 5:08:21 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.

25 212 Disasters waiting to happen...
by nccamper
Mar 16, 2020 13:34:10 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

48 110 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

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

VINTAGE TRAILER STALKERS unite!

485 5,328 Does any one have a picture of a tag axle Lendar?
by csmith
Mar 26, 2020 19:09:06 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

590 6,893 1958 Shasta
by idaho211
Mar 28, 2020 22:43:07 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles

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

131 840 Never EVER Buy An Untitled Trailer... Not even from ME!
by wisconsinjoe
Mar 5, 2020 16:02:19 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

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

390 8,904 sherri's 1967 shasta
by WhitneyK
Mar 26, 2020 19:14:05 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos

77 891 1957 Trotwood Advertisement
by 57 Trotwood
Dec 31, 2019 5:24:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

60 415 1947 DuFrene
by highway
Mar 25, 2020 9:07:41 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

429 4,489 Composite decking for Curbing or Edging on back of Oasis?
by danrhodes
Mar 28, 2020 14:50:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk

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

1,053 9,119 How do I mount Jalousie Window Crank operator to frame?
by vikx
Mar 28, 2020 20:08:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk - 1 Viewing

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

615 6,068 Recommend oil for wood finish?
by Hamlet
Mar 28, 2020 11:58:34 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

112 1,426 Leave exterior Aluminum
by nccamper
Feb 18, 2020 13:42:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Upholstery and Awnings!

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

103 1,005 How much vinyl do I need for my 57 Westerner Seats?
by rollingreveler
Mar 14, 2020 9:21:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Tool Talk

Talk about your tools, new and old

70 838 small hand held buffer recommendation
by mobiltec
Dec 24, 2019 19:00:03 GMT -8

Vintage Trailer Systems

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Wiring, Breaker boxes and 110 fixtures.

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182 1,365 Ever seen one of these?
by chriss
Mar 28, 2020 6:24:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

236 2,049 1967 Kit Companion electrical box
by noahangel11
Mar 11, 2020 15:52:00 GMT -8
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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

86 735 Working with galvanized pipe gas lines
by vikx
Mar 28, 2020 19:53:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

206 1,520 Can you show me your new water tank drain
by PT
Mar 22, 2020 20:09:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning - 1 Viewing

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

114 1,051 Crazy A/C video?
by wisconsinjoe
Mar 3, 2020 7:19:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

157 1,158 '64 Shasta Refridgerator Gas supply problem
by yas
Mar 13, 2020 15:14:54 GMT -8

Glamping Gala

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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.

1 7 Not trailer but it is fiberglass
by ruderunner
Feb 14, 2020 15:02:31 GMT -8

Shasta Trailers

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No New Posts Shasta Owner Talk

Discuss your Shasta trailers here.

233 2,386 1962 Shasta Vin# V10491
by vikx
Feb 27, 2020 12:10:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta Brochures and Vintage Ads

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

46 324 CHEAP DIY WINGS!
by Hamlet
Dec 30, 2019 10:00:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Shasta VIN and Title

Research your Shastas age and place of birth

Moderator: Ross

79 1,363 19?? Shasta Compact
by SimonTuffGuy
Mar 28, 2020 3:38:47 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

147 1,716 Top wind jack maintenance
by idaho211
Mar 28, 2020 22:47:41 GMT -8
No New Posts Frame, Brakes and Undercarriage

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

182 1,572 Undercoat on Wheel Wells?
by vikx
Mar 27, 2020 12:53:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Wintertime

Storage, winterizing and shelters

20 218 Strongest anchoring for cloth carport frame?
by vikx
Mar 28, 2020 19:45:06 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!

23 100

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.

14 32 So Much for This Trip
by turbodaddy
Mar 23, 2020 16:46:47 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.

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.

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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