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Old 04-25-2016, 08:11 PM   #1
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No NOG but slipped into Vintage Tow and Shine

We are still dealing with ordering a custom axle, so didn't want to tow a long distance. But the Cool April Nights event hit Redding (CA) last weekend, and although I don't consider the Lil Bigfoot a real "vintage" item, hubby Ron showed an interest in cleaning and waxing her for the event, so it made sense to agree to go!

He did a marvelous job cleaning off the oxidation and black streaks that showed up over the winter, then used his orbital buffer and some special wax that really made her look sweet.

I got motivated and sewed additional curtains and worked on staging that would qualify as vintage. We had a great time, people came through all day long (10-5), and many were interested in the FG concept and where to find them. Next time I do this I'll print cards with details about what our trailer is, who we are, and ALSO a link to this forum so more details can be found.

The comment we got from almost everyone was "do you 'actually' camp in this?" Duh! Well, we do "undress" it a lot, but of course we camp!

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Old 04-26-2016, 02:41 PM   #3
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Say, that is a lovely stage job! Nothing like the lace touches to make people marvel--this is for CAMPING? How cool!

I think we have some of the same fabric--your curtain fabric looks very familiar (the plaid). And we have the zig-zag print, too...Love it! All!

Also, the wire rack up above is a great idea!

Thanks for sharing this inspiring story and photo.

Working and waiting to be ready for our first outing...still some weeks and tasks away.

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Thank you, Kai! I can sure sympathize with the frustration those tasks cause... delayed camping enjoyment! The times we've spent out in our trailer so far (sans lace and pottery!) have been a delight.

But the hubby insists we get this axle sorted before we take any long trips. We've got the best people working on it, but it seems to be a long process. I can't wait to be completely road-worthy and hit some more distant quiet spots == and some rallies!

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Hi, LP (Ellpea),

Oh, yes, totally agree the axle is key! Us, too, looking forward to some quiet spots and some rallies!

I do so understand! The waiting is very trying!

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