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Old 02-04-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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Smile Yay! We are proud new Trillium owners!

We bought our first trailer today. I've been looking for one for almost two years, but their prices are very inflated here in BC. We were looking for a boler or trillium (or casita or burro), and today I got a 1973 Trillium 1300. It was priced really low so I ended up in a bit of a bidding war with another couple, but she sold it to me even though my bid was lower because she felt sorry for me - or at least understood why I wanted it so badly. The other couple took it very well, and now I can finally take my kids camping by myself without it being a big deal. My husband has to stay in town all summer, even weekends, so I've been desperate for a solution letting us get away easily.

So, without further ado, my beautiful new trailer
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Old 02-04-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
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Caitlin, Welcome to the forum. You will certainly find it to be a wonderful resouce and very supportive in relating ways to get whatever kind of camping experience you choose. Great looking trailer! Enjoy!
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:07 PM   #3
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Caitlin, welcome to FiberglassRV and thanks for posting pictures! Your new-to-you Trillium looks wonderful. Let the memories begin
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:11 PM   #4
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You should have a wonderful time in your 'new' trailer. Take your time and enjoy the trips.
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:51 PM   #5
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Thanks All! I've been lurking here for a while, but haven't come up with a question someone else hasn't already asked yet (yay for the search function!). I'm sure I will though

So thanks for all the help you didn't even know you've given already
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:10 PM   #6
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Congratulations! You'll love it. Looks great.

I've got a trill too, of approximately the same vintage. Just got mine a couple of months ago.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:36 PM   #7
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Congratulations on the new baby Your Trill looks to be in great shape, all you need to do is add your personal touches!
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:45 PM   #8
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nice! i'm diggin the retro green interior! it looks like it's in nice shape.

have a blast!
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Old 02-05-2012, 01:29 AM   #9
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Caitlin, yes, it's a beauty! Good for you.

We are hoping to have an Escape soon which is the twin to the Trillium. We won't have your neat jalousie windows though. Very nice. And the wheels, too.
Looks to be in excellent shape. I am sure you are thrilled to get that one!
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:00 PM   #10
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Welcome from a fellow BC'er who takes her kids camping on her own too....Summers off and Hubby works....We love our Trillium and I'm sure you will too!
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:10 PM   #11
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How exciting for you, I love Trillium's. Looks in really nice shape also.
I am sure you will have lots of happy camping memories to come.
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:12 PM   #12
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Very nice little Trill. You are going to have so-o much fun with this. And, taking your time, you'll learn so much as well. Don't let towing, hitching or any other thing about using it intimidate you. Just take your time....it's not hard....you'll do fine.

And keep sharing pictures with us!
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Welcome to the club!
You'll have so much fun!
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Old 02-07-2012, 05:14 PM   #14
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Thanks guys! Yes, it's in great shape. The usual stuff of course needs help - the interior seams, one of the fiberglass "louvres" on the front window needs repair, etc. etc. but the basics are great. I'm really happy with it. I'm comfortable with most of the hitching and towing stuff, but I have to say backing it into my yard from a narrow city alley is NOT an easy thing HA! We'll get there. Anyways, perhaps I'll see some of you out and about in BC
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