View topic - Why your Gulf Stream Cavalier FEMA trailer has roof leaks. I would not have expect a four year old trailer to have roof leaks, but after having this 2006 Cavalier home for a few weeks and crawling around and under it, I noticed soft paneling in the rear corners.
Sure enough, roof leaks. I removed the shower surround to get to the interior of the walls. The more I removed the worse it got. Wet swollen particleboard beneath the tub, black and spongy 2x2 studs, wet insulation. I tried the quick fix to the roof: Proflex RV caulk. Finally had to remove the aluminum cap molding on the top rear edge, on both vertical edges near the roof, and both gutter molding on both sides in order to do the forensics necessary to determine the root cause of the leaks. Has anyone heard of stuffing steel wool in your TT when ... by Melinda Fraley- rvdap.com. View Vintage RV Photos. Drapes For Airstream and Argosy Trailers. HELP~ Looking at 1973 Argosy 20ft - Airstream Forums. Airstream Trailer Floorplans. Airstream. 1966 Airstream Overlander International Airstream trailer, California, March 21, 2013 Airstream is a brand of luxury recreational vehicle manufactured in Jackson Center, Ohio, USA.
It is a division of Thor Industries. The company, which now employs more than 475 people, is the oldest in the industry. Airstream trailers are easily recognized by the distinctive shape of their rounded aluminum bodies. History The company was created by Wally Byam, a lawyer by training, who began building trailers out of Masonite in his backyard in Los Angeles during the late 1920s. Byam published a magazine selling "how-to" kits to customers wishing to build their own trailers.
In 1974 Airstream began manufacturing a Class A motorhome, badged "Argosy". They began as painted 20- and 24-foot (6.1 and 7.3 m) models, and were followed in 1979 by the first examples of the Classic model motorhome, with an unpainted aluminum body much like the trailers. Flickr - Photo Sharing! Tiki trailer interior. 2 chairs, 1 table, 3-piece set. 1972 Avion LaGrande travel trailer. VW Classifieds. Vintage Campers, Trailer Interior and Vintage Camper Interior. Main Index - Tin Can Classifieds. Vintage Trailer Awnings, from OldTrailer.com.
Nothing completes the look and utility of a restored vintage trailer, like a new canvas awning or canopy.
Hundreds of great striped color combinations are available in durable canvas fabrics that will keep looking bold and bright, even after countless seasons of exposure to direct sunlight. Fabricators can sew up a large custom awning for the side of your vintage trailer as well as smaller awnings, in matching fabric, to shade the windows. As you can see from the reference photos below, most vintage trailer owners also choose to have their custom awning enhanced with a fancy scalloped or fringed edging detail. Whatever style and stripe colors you choose, you'll be amazed how your new awning creates an "outdoor living room" you can enjoy with family and friends, safe from blistering sun or chilly rainshowers that would otherwise put a cramp on outdoor camping fun.
Vintage Campers, Trailer Interior and Vintage Camper Interior. Main Index - Tin Can Classifieds. View topic - Bad Ass Vintage aluminum camper trailer. Vintage Trailer Awnings, from OldTrailer.com. 17 foot Boler vs Bigfoot - Fiberglass RV. It Started as a Kitchen Reno- Project Boler - Page 4 - Fiberglass RV. I have always been fristrated with the typical plastic roof vents, seems in our area it is an annual task to replace the plastic vent cover.
I came across a 14"x14" all metal vent. Boler Travel Trailers - Canada. Boler. Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers For Sale. 17 Foot Boler Floor Type? - Fiberglass RV. I have started in on a restoration of my 17 foot boler.
I am at the point where I am pulling up the old sheet linoleum. The previous owner had put a floating sheet of linoleum over the original layer. Once this was up I noticed that there are several layers to the floor. It Started as a Kitchen Reno- Project Boler - Page 3 - Fiberglass RV. Sorry for the long delay in updates.
I worked on the renovation right up to early June at which time my son and I took the almost completed Boler on a 7100km (4400 mile)m trip through the Yukon and Alaska, a truly amazing adventure. Since our return we have been camping almost every weekend enjoying our Boler. To update the renovation it is coming along quite well, but there is still lots to do. The interior cabinets, fridge, sink, plumbing and electrical are all installed. Boler Specs. The following specs, taken from "Camping Canada's Guide To Travel Trailers", the Boler Manual and my tape measure will give you a basic idea of the size of a Boler trailer.
The actual specs. of individual trailers will vary due to options installed and modifications done to the trailer over the years. Boler 1300 Overall Length - 13' Overall Height - 7' 2" G.V. Tongue Weight - 90 lbs. Fiberglass RV - Document Center - Buyers Check List. Floor Sag in 17 foot Boler - Fiberglass RV. I agree the best method would be to remove the shell from the frame and add some new framing in, however if I was to do that I think I'd just put in a new floor anyway, if I'm going to go that deep probably best to do a solid fix instead of building on the older floor.
However I was hoping to reinforce the floor without needing to remove the shell. Im a bit torn because while I'm not 100% satisfied with the strength of the floor and the uneven surface, I am also not convinced it isnt haha. Although the floor has a bit of flex it seems solid and there is no signs of rot underneath. I figure if the floor has lasted 30 odd years it is fairly well put together?
Brookswood Langley, BC, Canada. Exterior Lights. Rivets & Fasteners. Do It 101 .com, a do-it-yourself index to just about anything. Rivets & Fasteners. Useful Links. Interesting Sites Boler Mania - Organizer of Prairie Bolerama 2002 - 2005, lots of photos etc.
DMV: Inspection of Trailers. The following explanation for inspection of trailers has been prepared by the Department of Motor Vehicles to help clarify questions concerning such inspections.
These requirements apply to trailers 1967 and newer. The following abbreviations will be used: FMCSR means Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (49CFR 393), GVWR means Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and GW means Gross Weight. Trailer Hub Inspection Demonstration Video. Demonstration of a Trailer Hub Inspection Including Brake Assembly and Bearings We get many many questions on how to make sure trailer hubs and brakes are safe for travel. Here Joe addresses some of those questions demonstrating how to thoroughly inspect the hubs, breaks and bearings. I know many of us take the performance of these assemblies for granted but if you are planning a long trip or just make short trips around town you should be aware of their condition. I like to say it is time well spent when it avoids break downs on the side of the highway. Manuals. 37 RV Hacks That Will Make You A Happy Camper. Boler Specs. 1979 Boler Renovation. In 2003 we got our little Boler 1300.
It is a 1979 manufactured by Vangaurd (Neonex) in Kelowna. Two weeks after getting it we christened it with a 3000km road trip: Vancouver, San Francisco, almost Yosemite (turned back by passes closed with snow), Grand Canyon, Zion, Yellowstone and back to Vancouver. Boler Restoration Project on Pinterest.