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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.

72 741 Download Pics ??
by vikx
Oct 9, 2020 9:51:02 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Trailer - 2 Viewing

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

1,286 12,489 I just bought a trailer that has a smokey (bear) sticker
by minimove
Nov 26, 2020 4:32:50 GMT -8

FAQS and Tutorials

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No New Posts IMPORTANT READS

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.

7 33 Moved: Looking for diagram for Elec Brakes
by vikx
Oct 19, 2020 18:07:03 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.

29 258 GUTTING your trailer leads to TROUBLE....
by vikx
Nov 8, 2020 20:36:07 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

48 109 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

VINTAGE TRAILER STALKERS unite!

494 5,341 Looking for info, seller says it's a 70s Tagalong
by vikx
Nov 30, 2020 21:18:28 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Owner Talk

Trailer discussion that doesn't belong in other categories

622 7,278 The Joy of Nowhere
by WhitneyK
Nov 29, 2020 6:47:35 GMT -8
No New Posts VIN and Titles - 1 Viewing

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

140 853 Golden Falcon
by vikx
Oct 28, 2020 19:13:38 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.

412 9,392 THIS is WHY we tell people to at least LIFT the skins...
by aslmx
Nov 22, 2020 16:29:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Vintage Photos - 3 Viewing

80 903 Cosmic Ham
by PT
Sept 29, 2020 8:10:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about your Blog

Post a link to your blogs and web pages here

67 433 Colorado Concord Traveler Renovation & Adventures
by sheifort
Nov 3, 2020 13:24:44 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

461 4,742 How Did You Connect Your Battery Box to your Tank Rack?
by vikx
Nov 24, 2020 17:33:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Exterior Repair Talk - 1 Viewing

Skin, Doors and items on the outside of trailer

992 8,703 Baggage compartments
by ramblingamblinman
Nov 29, 2020 14:06:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Talking about Windows

Place your window info and questions here

148 1,005 window replacement or restore for 52 Hanson love bug
by vikx
Nov 29, 2020 19:11:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Interior Talk

Repairs on the inside of the trailer

643 6,232 ceiling light options
by tpcm5000
Nov 30, 2020 10:53:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Paint

A place to chat about exterior paint and body work

121 1,492 Alternatives To a Polished Z Stripe
by nccamper
Oct 11, 2020 4:17:16 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

188 1,431 Need Power Adapter Cord
by Ten
Sept 9, 2020 21:04:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk 12 Volt and Tow wiring

Tow wiring and 12 volt systems

254 2,147 Tail Light Mounting Question
by vikx
Nov 6, 2020 21:25:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Solar Power and Generators

Talk about solar, generators and other power sources

29 239 Designing a solar/battery system for boondocking
by WhitneyK
Aug 2, 2020 19:11:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Talk about Propane Systems

LP Gas lines and systems

98 794 Help with this hose
by vikx
Nov 1, 2020 10:42:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Let's Talk Plumbing

Water systems and parts for your vintage trailer

221 1,629 Pressurized Water Tank-No HOT Water to Faucets? (Bowen WH)
by vikx
Oct 10, 2020 20:48:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Heating and Air Conditioning

Talk about Hot and Cool issues here...

123 1,121 Wave heater installed?
by vikx
Nov 7, 2020 11:02:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Appliances - 1 Viewing

Stove and Refrigerator discussion

182 1,297 Teddington type tz burner
by idaho211
Nov 26, 2020 22:29:39 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 - 1 Viewing

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.

251 2,503 Newbie/ 72 Shasta template advice
by aries
Nov 9, 2020 16:28:00 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

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

90 1,510 SHASTA VIN # and model Database II
by Ten
Nov 21, 2020 14:24:36 GMT -8

Towing and maintanence

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No New Posts Towing and Tow Vehicles

Vehicles, Towing SAFETY, Hitches and Accessories

151 1,751 Safe towing
by sacartistocrat
Nov 21, 2020 13:49:33 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

209 1,745 Trailer Tires
by Teachndad
Nov 21, 2020 4:41:17 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

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!

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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.

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 34 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.

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.

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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