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Our first outing this year, 2010

Well after a winter spent working on the Cabana, we actually got make a long weekend trip. Just up to friends in Culp Creek OR. (see photos) There are a number of great parks and such up this way but when you can stay with friends and have a creek just behind the Cabana, and a neighbor like "Cutie" why not.

Our winter list of work was long. We focused on getting things dependable. Front brakes were redone completly from the rubber brake lines to the brake drums and everything…

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Added by Tony and Joy Durfey on April 22, 2010 at 10:57am — No Comments

Romer Canned Ham 50's Diner Restoration

Our Customer wanted their Canned Ham to resemble a 50's Diner.
View at: http://www.sierratrailerrestoration.com/cannedhams-lora.html
If you scroll to the bottom of the page you can click a link that shows the process.

Added by Pete & Vicki Snyder on April 9, 2010 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

Internet site for finding campgrounds and boondocking sites

There are a lot of RV and camping sites out there and it can be hard to find the one that suits your needs after you figure out the basics. Here's a site I discovered today. It came from a boondocking group I belong to. What I love about it is they give topographical map information. Some of you might like that - particularly if you like to four-wheel or snowmobile or hike etc. They also include a lot of great links to other, little known but very useful sites. All the information on the site… Continue

Added by Becky Blanton on April 7, 2010 at 9:43am — No Comments

1971 Lark~ Anyone heard of one?????

Hi there I am a new member to the group, and i have looked through some amazing photo's. I just purchased a 1971 Lark, and would like to know what others may look like. The original owner did some stuff to it, I would like to restore it, but would like to know more about the little critter! Any ideas would be so much appreciated.

Added by Lora Mann on April 4, 2010 at 4:59pm — 3 Comments

The Leisure Seeker, A new book about an RVing Couple







I love to read. And I do a lot of it - rarely reading a book more than once because there are so many new ones out there demanding my attention!! But I did get to preview "The Leisure Seeker," because I write for Airstream Magazine and the publicist thought the story took place in an Airstream. It doesn't. But she sent me the book anyway and I'm so glad she did. It's WONDERFUL!! It's also NOT for… Continue

Added by Becky Blanton on April 4, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

DuPage coach

If you have any knowlege of this camper, or have one your self, I`d love to hear from you.

Added by David Rouse on April 1, 2010 at 5:59pm — 1 Comment

link to my blogger blog

I use blogger since I have a few blogs, but my r.v one can be found at http://littleolescamp.blogspot.com I'd love to have some followers and ideas about restoring the 1977 chevy motorhome

Added by jennifer on March 18, 2010 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

A Bus Ride

A giant of an individual once shared a seat on the bus with me. We

sat

in silence and watched the road pass by. I had the aisle seat. I have

forgotten where I was going now yet I distinctly remember the smell of

the bus, the bag lady sitting next to us, and the colors of the city I

was in.



The person who was sitting next to me had brown eyes and

hair. They seemed to be of working class origins I noticed the roughness

of the hand that shook mine. It… Continue

Added by Trevor Marty on March 15, 2010 at 9:03am — No Comments

My 1977 Free Spirit

03/05/10

Okay, I've started the restore on the 77 Free Spirit. Just tore the rear interior out. quite a bit of water damage from a leak in the roof. Here's some pictures of the damage:

http://s151.photobucket.com/albums/s154/reverendcolin/1977%20Free%20Spirit%20Motorhome/RV%20damage/

Here's some Pictures of the unit when I got it:…

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Added by Colin R. Young on March 5, 2010 at 9:24am — No Comments

Winter & Spring

Listen!

I think you will hear me if you push the 'listen' part.



Lately I've found myself almost obsessed with Honey Bee's. I mean I wrote a song called The Honey Bee Way,I hear other songs about them, see them in stores, and hear other folks talking

about them. Bee's!!! I love them. I think what's really happening is that I'm getting over-anxious for Winter to finally finish and Spring to get going.

I live in Minnesota Winter is really Winter here it was a… Continue

Added by Trevor Marty on March 3, 2010 at 6:52am — No Comments

1977 holiday rambler

added pictures of 1977 holiday rambler class c rv we are restoring-79k original miles-460 ford on e350 frame. might add interior pictures later. purchased from mother in law in oregon, 70 years old she drove it by herself to kansas city mo. approx. 2000 miles. next day noticed anti freeze under truck-what i thought was hose, turned out to be bad radiator-only one will fit unit-$ 300 dollars-decided to change water pump and fuel pump while i had room. went to start truck- nothing- turned…

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Added by terry chastain on February 20, 2010 at 1:41pm — 4 Comments

Shore water

Our 17' Aristocrat LoLiner has a water tank with a water pump for fresh water. How hard would it be to hook up a hose so we could have shore water also? Can we have it both ways? Thanks.....and happy RVing.......

Added by Duane Brown on February 19, 2010 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

New photos

check out my blog for 2 new photos of the interior and one of the exterior:

Myrtle - 1964 Dodge (Travco) Motorhome

Added by Myrtle on February 15, 2010 at 9:11pm — No Comments

great new Dodge Travcos website

Please check out the Dodge Travcos website. http://www.dodgetravcos.com/ From his website description, the site is put together by James Gary "Andy" Anderson, former Secretary-Treasurer of the Dodge Chassis Chapter of the Family Motor… Continue

Added by Myrtle on February 14, 2010 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

"GulfStream Coach files a Lawsuit on own Customer to keep Story Hush, Hush."

Gulf Stream has filled a lawsuit against me to remove my story from the website so that others would not know our story. They filled a Temporary Injunction so that the court would force me to stop writing the truth. I am glad to say that the Judge fairly ruled in our favor and refused their injunction. Now we await a court date and I anticipate that the courts will see the truth; and will not rule in their favor. Situations like these are dumbfounding because if the manufacturer has full… Continue

Added by Michelle Gagne on February 1, 2010 at 8:22am — 3 Comments

Travco Help

Hi Fellow RV'ers

We are in the UK and have what we think is a rare model of the Dodge Travco because it's the 210 and not many were made.

It's the only one we think in the UK and Europe and it is sitting ready for refurbishment inside but we can't find any photos anywhere on the original interior.

Any ideas would be welcome - we bought it from the US and it was advertised as A1 inside - it definately wasn't and we had to rip it out and start again - perhaps we can make our own… Continue

Added by Stu and Jane Kinroy on January 11, 2010 at 4:18pm — 7 Comments

Towing

What would be the smallest truck I can pull my 18 foot scotty 2800lbs with.

Added by Jim Beaudry on January 9, 2010 at 9:43am — 2 Comments

RVing and College Football Bowl Games

It is College football bowl season again and again, RVer's are playing an important role. Not only can you buy a RV to transport your group of friends to the bowl game that your favorite football team is playing in, you can also spend the night in your RV to be the first to see… Continue

Added by RVing Planet on December 30, 2009 at 2:20pm — No Comments

MOTORHOMING FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Just got back from a short hop trip for the Christmas holiday. We call them mini vacations. Did not have any set driving plans, just stayed close to home to save gas money and ended up in Paridise, CA. We still love camping in our motorhome anyway. Rain on the roof and "I love a Mystery" on the radio. A trip to Oregon for Thanksgiving was our "big" vacation for the year. The motorhome ran like a champ and it was a great trip. Lots of fun with family.
Marty

Added by Marty Zastera on December 30, 2009 at 1:41pm — 3 Comments

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