Yesterday I rescued a 1953 Kencraft Travel Trailer!
It's a disaster - with great bones/structure.
Kinda wish I knew more about this rig.

Okay so now that I have been poking around in my project I have a better idea what needs to happen. I will need to rebuild the entire back wall, repair the actual wheel well on the drivers side, three roof panels need replacing, front wall is pretty dry rotted, six windows do not even fit the frame work, the fiberglass roof is thin, roof vent bad, plumbing clogged, toilet missing, fridge gone although I know where the fridge is the people who have it tore up the cabinet taking it out and are putting it on eBay, water tank gone, wiring - some not swift person tried to update it and must have started a small fire I have a burn spot the size of my hand total rewiring etc...I will be at this a while. Won't get into the big work until I return from a trip in a couple weeks.

And the potential is GREAT!
Yup I'm imagining a more finished product and wondering about a color scheme ;)

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Comment by So ska noname on July 19, 2015 at 12:19pm
Congratulations!! Turquoise and white? I don't know how do blog myself. Your construction knowledge will come in handy. Save the walls you tear out to make a pattern for new ones.
Comment by Simply Lesa on July 19, 2015 at 11:18am
I guess I have to be in desktop view to find How to section?
Is there a way to update my blog Posting here or only ad comments?
Comment by Simply Lesa on July 19, 2015 at 11:06am
Because of the incredibly bad shape of my KC and my budget this will not be a true restoration more a restore to usable. That being said, I don't half a$$! I grew up around construction and work to improve the foundation and structure first. Being a creative artistic person I will use what I can that is original and make a nice working TT out of it. I have a classic van that I renovated into Vantucket (named after Nantucket) with a vinyl floor and beadboard paneling.
Comment by R. Randall Halton on July 19, 2015 at 9:37am
I have seen a number of emblem, decal and metal replicators that reference KENCRAFT. So you should be in luck if a restoration is on your agenda Lesa... That's good about your old SCAMP, their fairly pricey these days.
Comment by Rich Thomas on July 18, 2015 at 9:40pm

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