The stuff is usually known by the brand name of Ensolite
, although one of the Boler
brochures called it "Tylon", and it is informally described as "elephant hide", which is think is quite descriptive. A search (Search
link is near the top right of the page) in this forum for ensolite
should yield all sorts of good information. By the way, I think it should be closer to white than elephant grey...
There are links for Ensolite suppliers in the Helpful-Links page under Resources (left side of this page); for cleaning and painting
information, forum posts will be the best source.
The good news is that many members have reported successfully cleaning and painting
A bit of trivia:
when I spoke with Scamp
staff about their wall covering, they said that the switched to their current materials ("ratfur" fabric over Reflectix insulation) in 1987, so 1986 would be the newest "elephant skin" in a Scamp.