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Old 05-29-2009, 01:31 AM   #15
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Hi Chris - THAT is a really cool trailer! As others have said, congrats on a real find. We wish you safe travels & many, many happy memories! Take care, L 'n D
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:13 AM   #16
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I see you live in East Tennessee. Does that mean you are not coming to the Washington State nog next week?

Like others have said, "Just when you thought you heard of them all..."

Looks like a really nice rig. Just a little touch up in the paint department.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:27 AM   #17
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Thanks to all for all the nice words

No I probably will not make it to Washington
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Old 06-09-2009, 10:33 AM   #18
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Still looking to see if anybody has any info on the history of these campers or if any one has one or has ever even seen one.

Just looking for anything new.
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:16 PM   #19
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Chris, I don't know if you have seen this address;
Merry Miler Inc.
540 Seminole Blvd
Largo FL, 34640 USA

Toll Free: 800.423.7930
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:48 PM   #20
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Cool

Thanks for the info

It was another dead end though.

It appears that American International acquired Merry Miler in 1982- or they changed names and moved to Florida.


Oh well - I guess I own the only one in existance - That makes it a collectors dream and worth a fortune -
Thats my story and I'm sticking to it .
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Old 01-19-2017, 08:39 PM   #21
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I have an opportunity to purchase a Merry Miler like the one you have pictured here.
Can you either send me pictures of the interior or post them here?

bill_beauregard@hughes.net

The one I'm looking at has been gutted completely.
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Old 01-19-2017, 09:59 PM   #22
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I have an opportunity to purchase a Merry Miler like the one you have pictured here.
Can you either send me pictures of the interior or post them here?

bill_beauregard@hughes.net

The one I'm looking at has been gutted completely.
Bill, the original post is from 2009 and the last post from the owner was 2009. Hope you get an answer, but it's a longshot. Best of luck with your project.
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Old 01-20-2017, 12:01 AM   #23
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Again, a long shot, but you could try to send a personal message to the OP. FGRV site will send him an email alerting him that there is a message.
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Old 01-20-2017, 08:28 AM   #24
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It's a very attractive-looking shell. If the price were good, it seems like a great candidate for a small camper of your design- no need to follow the original. Check condition of the frame, axle, floor, and windows.

Most small, rear-entry trailers of that size have a similar layout: large dinette/bed in front, galley left of rear door; storage, fridge, sometimes toilet or porta-potty on right. The width determines whether the dinette bed is set up for longways or crossways sleeping, but longways is nicer. You could look up Hunter Compact, Trailswest Campster, Havasu, and Little Joe trailers in the archives for ideas.

In the end you can do what you want. Make sure you use lightweight, RV-appropriate materials and construction techniques, and provide for some floor-to-ceiling shell support on both sides. Pay attention to left-right and fore-aft balance in your design.

Do you have a garage or workshop, tools, and experience with plumbing and wiring? Rebuilding a gutted shell is a big project requiring a substantial investment in time and money. It's almost never the cheapest path to trailer ownership, but it can be very satisfying for the right person.

If you decide to take this on, please start a rebuild thread!
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Very nice find there, pretty sure it is a very rare unit. I host the Eggs on the Hiawassee Rally in May and would love for you to come to this event, I really enjoy having the vintage ones attend.
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