1988 Casita Restoration - DONE! - Fiberglass RV

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Old 04-07-2012, 09:43 AM   #1
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1988 Casita Restoration - DONE!

Started this project in May of 2011 and it is done! I saw this 88 Freedom Deluxe Casita rotting away in a field about six years ago and I have asked the owner to sell it to me a couple of times. She finally sold it to me last year. Did a frame off restore, removed the galley, upgraded the axle, filled in some holes and now I have a "mobile man cave."
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:17 AM   #2
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good for you John. I'm sure this nice looking (now) trailer will create a lifetime of memories. I checked out your website and THANKS for posting the pictures here too.

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Old 04-07-2012, 10:32 AM   #3
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Great job! I love how these FG trailers can be beautifully restored by someone, like yourself, with some (well, actually a lot of) talent. You could never do that with a stick built...
Enjoy camping!
It's not the size.....
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:34 AM   #4
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Very nice work.
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:48 AM   #5
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Nice looking. Did you completely remove the stove fridge & heater?
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:48 AM   #6
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Great Job, man that was a lot of work. I got tired just looking at all the pics with you working so hard. I take it that you still have the front bath ?
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:55 AM   #7
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Beautiful work! Love the color scheme. But where's the beer...er, beverage fridge?
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:02 AM   #8
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What an amazing job! Those cushions looked so comfortable you just want to take a nap looking at them.
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:19 AM   #9
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Looking good!
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Old 04-07-2012, 06:13 PM   #10
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wow! looks terrific!!
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Old 04-07-2012, 06:16 PM   #11
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Is there a Galley?
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:37 PM   #12
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Love it! Look's like a groooooovy place to hang out. Now get out there and camp! And enjoy all the great work you did.......
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:41 AM   #13
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Great project and very nice work. It was interesting to see the real innards of a Casita.
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:37 PM   #14
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Thanks for the kind words. It was actually pretty fun. To answer the questions; for heat, I use a small electric ceramic heater and the beverages stay in the cooler. No fridge, no galley. Keeps the weight down and keeps it simple. If it cant be cooked on a grill, I am not going to eat it.

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