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Old 04-16-2013, 06:56 PM   #15
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have you tried the citrus/soy solvent. It is not a bad choice. doesn't make you lightheaded and stink. Seems to get goo off well. you could try it and see how it does. works well for me.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:08 PM   #16
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Something to think about. You could cover the front wall and side bulkhead with ratfur and save a lot of cleaning effort. When the weather breaks remove remove the cabinets and bases, sand and paint them with appliance epoxy.
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Old 04-16-2013, 09:04 PM   #17
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Geez, Donna... pushy, pushy, pushy!

I'll pop out to the Scamp later on today and take some snaps.
And it pays to be pushy. We get to see the pictures Pardon me for saying so.. but that cat fur is Fugly. It's going to look so much better when you're done
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Old 04-16-2013, 09:44 PM   #18
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Gary curiosity killed the cat!

Please tell the reason why they did that!!!! - assuming they told you why...
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Carol... we drove down to Florida to pick up that trailer. Need I say more? And as to the genesis of that fur... here's what I wrote a couple of months back. Trust me, it's the absolute truth:
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I should relate the information I shared with the folks at the recent Egg Rally up in Duluth. The "rat fur" is actually a product of a wonderful collaboration between the folks at Scamp, inner-city churches in Minneapolis, and community groups in Backus, the home town of Scamp. The folks in Minneapolis trap the rats and send the frozen carcases up to Backus (obviously, this is only done in winter!). There, the men in town skin and cure the rat pelts. Church sewing circles then take these finely prepared pelts and use ultra-fine needles and thread to sew them into the seam-free fabric used by the Scamp folks to cover the insides of their trailers. It's truly a win-win-win arrangement! Minneapolis lowers its rat population, folks in a depressed part of the state have employment, and Scamp gets a superior product.
The cat fur is a by-product. Occasionally a feline is accidentally caught up in the rat-catching process (hey... it's dark in Minnesota in the middle of winter. Cats? Rats? They kid of look alike at midnight.). Minnesotans being a frugal sort, "specialty" cat pelts are made available to The Trade for enhancing certain trailers. These tricked-out trailers are more often than not shipped down to the Sunshine State. Buyers down there claim to have "a more developed sense of decorating" than mid westerners. Judge for yourself.
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Oh, and what's a brand name for that citrus/soy solvent? And does it mix well with vodka or gin?
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Carol... we drove down to Florida to pick up that trailer. Need I say more?
LOL that pretty well says it all
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Gary, By far the best explanation of how "rat fur" came to be, that I have ever heard!
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I just want to know if you got a free FLEA COLLAR with the trailer?
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:56 PM   #24
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And if you had to use Frontline tick/flea stuff on a monthly basis?
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Well, we WERE pulling nasty bugs outbid the dear Scamp for a couple of weeks.
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Bathroom Door Removed

I got the bathroom door and frame off so I could get at the gunk behind the trim (click to embiggen!):

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I kind of like the way the inside of the trailer seems roomier now... the door was dark. Has anyone done anything "different" with that opening? Some sort of nice curtain?

Also... still looking for a name on that orange/soy solvent stuff.
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Dont know what one was mention but here is one: Bio-Soy Orange All Purpose degreaser/cleaner.
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I got the bathroom door and frame off so I could get at the gunk behind the trim (click to embiggen!):


I kind of like the way the inside of the trailer seems roomier now... the door was dark. Has anyone done anything "different" with that opening? Some sort of nice curtain?

Also... still looking for a name on that orange/soy solvent stuff.

Not sure where I saw it( don't think it was on this sight)but I did see one with a swinging bar door....you know like on the western movies...but just one door side not 2 ...also saw another bathroom door done where they cut the top & bottom off of the door and just had it tall enough for a door mirror.that way they had a door that would close but still let in light & air + the mirror was a handy way to make the camper look longer as you get dressed in the mornings.
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