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1964 Travco/Dodge Motor home: New walls and new signal light

I've posted a new blog entry with details of her new signal lights and newly stained interior wood panel walls. See: 1964 travco http://myrtleandme.blogspot.com/

Added by Myrtle on July 5, 2009 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Vintage trailer rally

We attended our 1st vintage trailer rally last weekend at River Bend campground in Sweet Home, Or. And actually the 1st outing for our '63 Santa Fe. What a great time we had. We saw some beautiful trailers and met some beautiful people. The members of the Rollin' Oldies Vintage Trailer group are fantastic. i am definitely a vintage trailer junkie now. Hope everyone has a great summer!
Sheila
Bend, Or.

Added by Sheila on June 30, 2009 at 10:54am — 3 Comments

Full Time

Appears that the wife and I will take the plunge and go full time next week!!!! Will be staying close to Chattanooga for a few months till we can get all our Dr. appointments straightened out. We both have bad ?hearts and COPD. Too much crap with various so-called friends and relatives to stay here. Will not have internet connections at the CG so will not be in touch as often. Will go to libary when able.. Pray for us and keep fingers crossed. Ed

Added by Edwin Prigmore on June 14, 2009 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

I love Southern California!

SUMMER IS HERE! It means lots of activities for me, we had our "Spring Fling" which is my clubs biggest event. I hosted two contests, competed in 2 others, and overall had a fantastic time. This is my FA-18 jet …

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Added by Jim on May 30, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Gas Lines

Just got back from my local rv shop having my gas lines checked and tested. Good thing I did..my tech said I had an explosion waiting to happen! He replaced the connections on the main pipe where all connections fit into. then he refit and sealed all of the connections. My camper was leaking at every connection from the tanks to the stove...and all in between. Can we say BOOM!!!

Now we can use the stove as well as the gas lamp whenever we finally get to go out on the maiden voyage.

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Added by Sandy & Chris Springer on May 27, 2009 at 2:17pm — 1 Comment

Outfiting our RV - Suggestions Needed :)

Hi All,



We are buying all the important things for the RV... need suggestions for the following:



* Battery

* Generator (I think Pat answered this one already!)

* Sewer Kits

* Toilets (we have an Aqua-Magic III that came with the camper and it works fine and I'd rather not have to replace, but the idea of a seat that's been used by strangers for 32 years is a bit weird!) althought it might not be the original toilet.

* Tool Sets for the Road

* Gas… Continue

Added by Paul & Nicole on May 22, 2009 at 9:29pm — 3 Comments

Redoing Formica Countertops

Hi All. We just bought out first RV - a 1977 Prowler. We want to re-do the inside keeping it very 70s and one of the things we want to do is change the existing formica countertops. Does anyone have any experience with that? Any tips, advice, suggestions??? We're read that you can take the existing formica off (peel it using lacquer and a putty knife), sand down the surface to remove any adhesive, then get a formica kit and reface the countertops. Good? Bad? We'd like to see if anyone has done… Continue

Added by Paul & Nicole on May 21, 2009 at 2:27pm — 10 Comments

'T IS THE SEASON

HEY HEY, IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR. TIME TO HIT THE ROAD AND MAKE SOME MEMORIES. GAS IS OVER A DOLLAR CHEAPER THAN LAST YEAR. DONT FORGET YOUR CAMERA, THEN POST SOME PICS AND SHARE SOME STORY. I FOUND THE BEST WAY TO HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN YOUR R-V, IS TO SORT OF MOVE INTO IT A FEW DAYS BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME. YOU SLOWLY BRING WHAT YOU NEED AND FIGURE OUT WHERE TO STORE IT ALL. THIS ALSO IS A GOOD WAY TO TEST THINGS. HAVE A GREAT TIME.

P.S. YOU SINGLE LADIES THAT WANT TO RIDE ON THE BACK… Continue

Added by FRANK KRAHMER on May 21, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

Out with the "Old" in with the "New"---Motor

The first thing an old tired bus needs is a new motor, not only for reliability but let’s face it I need more power Scotty!!! I don’t speak the VW language yet, I know enough V8 language to be dangerous, and barely know how to turn one on...Wait this is sounding familiar. Let’s just say I now have a whole new respect for people when they come into my computer repair office and tell me “I need more storage ram to speed up my hard drive, and my cpu is full , what do I need to fix it?” Then they… Continue

Added by Brian Hodges on May 11, 2009 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Our "new" Old VW Westfalia Camper Bus...

While on a National Parks vacation last year we saw old VW buses everywhere and they all looked like they were stuck in a time warp, back to a simpler time when camping just meant being outdoors and spending time by a campfire with the family.



Our old bus rolled off the assembly line in 1969… There was No personal computer, No WWW Internet, No Video Games, No Cell Phones, Not a single “luxury”…Basically to me what it might have been like going camping with the Skipper on Gilligan’s… Continue

Added by Brian Hodges on May 11, 2009 at 10:44pm — No Comments

ever wonder where, when, why or how we got the heart towards camping and enjoying God's creation?

my, 14 month older then i, brother 'stark' and i grew up, probbaly beginning at ages 5 and 6, just sitting for hours w/ our pencils, rulers, and crayons drawing these radical rigs, with matching colors, boats, trailers, jeeps, trucks, campers, you name it! we'd spend hours on end drawing, dreaming and staying out of our mom's way, creating our futures on paper. when i found this picture it made me wonder...just like listening to the beach boys all my… Continue

Added by steve pulver on May 7, 2009 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Vintage Logos Spartan, Airstream, Glider & Other Vintage Campers

1952 Fageol Bus Conversion, Port Towsend, Washington

1966 Alladin Trailer Brochure compliments of VK

Spartan A Classic RV Logo

Airstream

Vintage Glider Travel Trailer Brochure Continue

Added by Pat Daly on May 3, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Vintage RV & Travel Trailer Logos & Emblems

Being an old "ad hack" and retro camper guy I've always loved vintage RV and vintage camper logos so I thought I'd start a blog here and ask folks like you to add vintage rv logos, posters, book covers or anything else you think is cool, vintage and retro. Thanks for adding your additions here.

Just click on the little "black camera" logo above your comments to add yours!



Note: pizel sizes of 300 by 280 pixels or so work best. If…

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Added by Pat Daly on April 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Little Red River Arkansas RV Trip

Last week Miss Funfinder, GPS Linda, Lady dog, myself and friends drifted over to the neighboring state of Arkasas to the town of Heber Springs to do some serious trout fishing. Now, you… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on April 20, 2009 at 10:37pm — No Comments

We made it home alive!

Boy am I tired! I had a real fun weekend in the Anza Borrego Desert, lots of good friends, lots of good food, lots of alchohol....

This was the 'After Tax' weekend, and Mother Nature took real nice care of us. The temps were great, wind was low, and a good time was had by all. I made my first (and not last) "Bacon Explosion" and it was an absoloute success. Taste was delicious, and everyone had some. There was no left-overs!… Continue

Added by Jim on April 19, 2009 at 10:07pm — 3 Comments

Gettin ready for the Tax weekend...

Were going out the weekend after Apr 15, tax day. I've been cleanin and packing up the camper. I'll be bringing a RC plane with a camera and I'll get some video of Ocotillo Wells Ca.



If you havent heard about the newest gastronomical rage, check out what I'm bringing to try to kill my fellow campers!

BACON EXPLOSION



It will be a fun weekend of motorcycles,… Continue

Added by Jim on April 9, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

YA GOT ONE OF THESE?

HI THERE. I am a new member. I just posted a couple pictures of my 1971 STARCRAFT STARCRUISER. I had never seen one till I got it. Does anyone have or know about this??? My home shows as PAHRUMP, NEVADA. Never heard of it? Well... LAS VEGAS is our largest suburb.
I would like to hear from anyone, about your oldie, about You, surprise. Can I post ads for parts or needed parts somewhere? Anyone going to Death Valley for spring flowers? Wanna see the new bridge at Hoover Dam? THANKS FRANK

Added by FRANK KRAHMER on March 30, 2009 at 3:11am — 3 Comments

RV Service in Alva, Florida

There is an RV dealer in Alva, Florida at 6345 State Road 80 it's about 10 miles west of the town of LaBelle. They won't rake you over the coals for parts and service. They will drop what they are doing for a vacationing family to do what they can for you. And are glad to share knowledge to the do it your self type, and if your an RV'er that's normal.

I retired from there last year but still go in to consult (for free I might add) if a real nightmare shows up (I liked nightmares) They are… Continue

Added by Henry on March 27, 2009 at 9:26pm — No Comments

RV Camping & Daytona Beach Florida Bike Week Photos 2009

Here's some pictures of the 2009 Daytona Beach Bike Week as it just starts up. Hundreds of Bikes blastin down the highway all going to Daytona for… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on March 17, 2009 at 8:53pm — No Comments

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