October 2015 Blog Posts (11)

SWEET SUMMER BUT TOO SHORT

We brought the Bounder home after a couple months of free parking on friends' ranch in Unaweep Canyon near Gateway CO., Heaven on earth! We're relative newcomers to boondocking and were fortunate enough to have very generous friends with their tractor with brush hog and loader. We mowed the existing old road that runs through their ranch and took a chainsaw to the overhanging oak brush, then cut a new road down through the brush and trees to the creek where we dug out a trench to level the…

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Added by Lee Bowerman on October 26, 2015 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

4 for 1

Hey Gang,

Been absent from posting, forgot to forward on the links to my blog. These 4 will get you updated - enjoy!

http://whatsoncareysmindtoday.blogspot.com/2015/10/i-just-cant-win.html…

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Added by carey masci on October 23, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

The refit cont.

Today was spent on the old van , The engine is ready now to be pulled and will tomorrow . The pictures will show the stripping of the front end , parts of the engine, the front seats ,and removal of all engine liquids . Some of the current condition of the exterior .…

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Added by Sandy St.Louis on October 22, 2015 at 9:15pm — No Comments

The refit cont.

Well I got the picture posted but the description etc got a little lost. This is a 1988 Islander class B they were made in British Columbia but long gone now . Originally it had a 460 ci engine but I replaced it with a custom built 300 6cyl and a c6 trans . After a few years I sold it to a friend  who ran it for a couple of years and died. He willed it back to me a bit worse for wear . The picture is from when I had it . Will try and update the picture tomorrow . Today I put it in my shop to…

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Added by Sandy St.Louis on October 22, 2015 at 1:14am — No Comments

The refit of my old B class

Added by Sandy St.Louis on October 22, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments

Progress!

Finally, we have the rear wall skin removed and are beginning the rebuild...its getting chilly here at nite and we have had a few hail storms. sleeping in the car is getting a little tiring and I miss being out at the Ranch. I really like being outside and comfy... hanging around someone else's place to get work done sucks and its part of the process this time.

I sure hope I can get you all some photos at some point. this is going to be a kewl trailer when I get it…

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Added by Simply Lesa on October 20, 2015 at 2:57pm — 1 Comment

Swinger remodel project

We recently acquired a 1978 Swinger Georgie-Boy motorhome.  Think we are going to love it simply because of the convenience of not having to figure out where the dogs will fit in a camper and being able to drive to our location and not as much set up as a camper.  Anyway, this winter we plan to try and do some remodeling.  

We are very NEW at motorhome life for our first concern is the weight distribution.  We would like to move the refridgerator to the opposite side of the…

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Added by Paula & Von on October 19, 2015 at 10:29am — 1 Comment

Ladybug

Winter is closing in and Arizona is calling so we have wrapped up our reno work for this year. Roof is repaired, three corners and lower panels have been repaired, window covering repaired, diamond plate and edging installed on front, new roof vent and solar panel. Inside we put in…

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Added by Philip Lee on October 11, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments

Latest news

I'm sorry to say that on Sept. 28, 2015 Lura, my better half for over 41yrs, lost her battle against cancer. She never did get to make a trip in her motor home because she was just too sick during the last few months and had to be in for treatments every week. She did go out and sit in it a couple of times and made plans for the trip to visit family. Today we are going to take her ashes up to the mountains in her motor home. Do some fishing and then we'll put her to rest. Definitely not the…

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Added by Paul Nichols on October 9, 2015 at 10:14am — 8 Comments

73 Dodge Chinook 2500

Just picked up this 73 Chinook 2500. I am not finding much information on them anywhere Any tips would be appreciated. It's in pretty complete shape other than the missing genset and medicine cabinet. Want to keep it fairly original. Looking for information on sourcing windshield and front and back window rubbers. Picture of medicine cabinet would be helpful to try to match it…

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Added by Vince Young on October 5, 2015 at 8:09am — 3 Comments

Gen-set going in!

camper%20233.jpgFound a onan generator for my Tioga, cleaned it, tuned it with all original onan parts, fired her up,seems to run like a champ. Going to install it this weekend.Got a new muffler still need a remote start,found one on ebay,will order that down the road.I want the thing to be as quit as possible,plan on insulating the cavity and running the tail pipe and exhaust vent all…

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Added by jim bornemann on October 1, 2015 at 4:46am — 6 Comments

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