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It appears the Fireball vintage camper website is closed down since nothing there later than 2014. All existing posts and such disappeared. Another community member confirmed she saw the same. So,…Continue

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Started May 12, 2017

 

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Old soldier replied to Patricia O'Brien's discussion SOME RV PARKS DON'T ACCEPT RV'S OLDER THAN YR 2000
"We were in Corpus Christi agt the Navy base campground in Feb.  Outstanding!  Snoopy’s and Scoopy’s were fine.  Now Rockport...that a whole ‘nuther story!"
Jun 10
Old soldier replied to Patricia O'Brien's discussion SOME RV PARKS DON'T ACCEPT RV'S OLDER THAN YR 2000
"Ruining a trip is not my idea of a fun trip.  Enjoy yourself."
Jun 10
Old soldier replied to Patricia O'Brien's discussion SOME RV PARKS DON'T ACCEPT RV'S OLDER THAN YR 2000
"Your call, but I disagree.  We camp from the Pacific to the Keys.  I see 40+ footers and Class As/5th wheels on both sides of RPODS and popups.  Even some vintage campers, but not that many.  Separating people gets in the way of…"
Jun 10
Old soldier replied to Patricia O'Brien's discussion SOME RV PARKS DON'T ACCEPT RV'S OLDER THAN YR 2000
"Partly OK.  Many of the big rigs, like our real camper (2018 Keystone Montana High Country 310re) is merelyh olur home for winter trips and to stay while visiting our grandkids.  Most folks in the bigger rigs aren’t the country club…"
Jun 10
Old soldier commented on Old soldier's blog post Four year summer project
"Stephanie peeling masking off red accent arrows.  She laid out the accents, so they are A-OK!My first (and last???) paint job.  Dupli-Color Competition White and Performance Red lacquer plus clear coats.  Not professional, but…"
Jun 10
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Four year summer project

In 2014 I committed my wife and myself to a “summer project”: restoring a 1964 Fireball Meteor travel trailer.  How hard could it be, I asked myself.  It was only 13’ long; the videos I watched fucused mainly on woodworking skills; anmd I found what looked to be a likely candidate on eBay.  The seller, Todd Anderson of Salt Lake City, Utah sold a book and CD about how to restolre one in a couple of weeks.  He adsvertised it as well maintained, ready to go camping, and only in need of minor…See More
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Old soldier left a comment for Matt Clawson
"Just returned hoime from Leander, TX.   Let’s talk."
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1966 Fireball ...the before...

"This is close to our 1964 Fireball Meteor, Derel.   Share more pix, please."
Jun 5
Old soldier replied to Russ Johnson's discussion Pat Daly retirement
"Good on you!  Everyone needs to step back at some time.   Hopefully, you have a good team to handle the reigns.  Now for more free time for old, derelict trailers.   "
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Old soldier commented on Dell Ann Claypool's blog post Help! I need siding for my shasta!
"Hemet Valley Aluminum in Hemet Valley, California.    Check out the videos by Mobiltec (Canned Ham) shot in the factory.   Excellent.  They quoted me a price for all skins with brake choice; new door; all J- and awning rails for…"
Dec 5, 2017

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Four year summer project

In 2014 I committed my wife and myself to a “summer project”: restoring a 1964 Fireball Meteor travel trailer.  How hard could it be, I asked myself.  It was only 13’ long; the videos I watched fucused mainly on woodworking skills; anmd I found what looked to be a likely candidate on eBay.  The seller, Todd Anderson of Salt Lake City, Utah sold a book and CD about how to restolre one in a couple of weeks.  He adsvertised it as well maintained, ready to go camping,…

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