May 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Refurb Complete!

It took a year but the camper is finally in ship shape! Re-done underside, new braking system, paint, new tires, re-furbed interrior, new electricals, gas........etc!!! It was well worth the time, energy and money spent. We have brought this old girl sitting out in a field back to life. We are gearing up for its maiden voyage in 2 weeks. Although we have just hung out in it in the driveway a few times. You forget where you are when you are in a vintaged camper, especially when its… Continue

Added by Chad Scaries on May 16, 2011 at 10:54am — 2 Comments

painting my camper



what kind of paint can i paint the outside of my camper with its alum. and the paints has all faded away.

i would just like to paint it white. pls help!!!

Added by jim swary on May 14, 2011 at 10:19pm — 1 Comment

Bought a Diamond-in-the-Rough!

Hi!  We just bought our first motorhome.  We had a couple of slide-ins (still have the big S & S, plus truck, that we're hoping to replace) and a parade of used 5th wheels, before buying new in '04.  (We live fulltime in it--the MH is our escape vehicle!)  We've had to fix more stuff on the 'new' one than we ever did on any of the used ones!  Go…


Added by Keith & Dinah on May 11, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

My new restoration project

Hi everyone, I am in Rhode Island.  I love the outdoors and I have never restored a trailer before.  Right now, between getting my garden going and housework (very little of that LOL) I have been restoring vintage sewing machines. Yes, that is quite a jump, but I have been following blogs and websites on vintage trailers and one day I saw a fixer-uper on Craig's list and had to have her.…


Added by Jean Carpenter on May 9, 2011 at 7:44pm — No Comments

newbie-68 Holiday Vacationer Info Wanted

Hey all I'm a newbie, just got a great little travel trailer(photos to come) anyone has any info on a 1968 Holiday Vacationer? Really looking for a manual. I understand Holiday was bought out in the late 90's and that company has no records of models previous. Mines in great shape needs little service work. Any suggestions welcome.

Added by earl king on May 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Winter in Fl! First time being a snowbird................

Have returned from Fl after being a snowbird for 3 mos, this was a first for me and my husband, it was different not to be  in Mi for the snow. missed family, did not like the bugs in the home and my cat got very ill from the Bugman who came and sprayed the home for roaches!  very ols home and needed work and new furniture, (dirty) had to go to the laundrymat and was asked for money from homeless people, which I felt very sorry for. I don't know if I like it there for that long of time. maybe… Continue

Added by Maryann Larson on May 4, 2011 at 12:54pm — 4 Comments

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