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Old 11-28-2014, 11:52 PM   #1
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Hello all!!

I just got a 13' 1973 Boler and am looking fwd to refurbing it over the winter, I am sure I will be back often to pick your brains and to provide update

Here's my new baby!
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Old 11-28-2014, 11:55 PM   #2
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Welcome to he group Joe. Ask any questions you have.....we have the answers.
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Old 11-28-2014, 11:58 PM   #3
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Congratulations Joe, and welcome
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Old 11-29-2014, 05:02 AM   #4
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Yo Joe, neato a 1973. Love the front frenched lights on the 73s!
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Old 11-29-2014, 08:03 AM   #5
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Welcome, Joe.

Lots of fun ahead rebuilding this cute little trailer. I too will be doing the same over the cold winter months, but with a 13' Trillium.
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Old 11-29-2014, 08:11 AM   #6
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Welcome to Eggland's Best and enjoy your boler!!
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Old 11-29-2014, 09:25 AM   #7
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Welcome to the FGRV family Joe.
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Old 11-29-2014, 09:09 PM   #8
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Old 11-29-2014, 09:29 PM   #9
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Congrats 'Neighbour' on your '73 Boler. We too are starting to reno our 1973 Boler, found last year. We'll likely cross paths at some time, as we are also in Ontario. Curiously, we don't have the same trailer door window; nor do we have the frenched front lights showing in your pic ? Ours is an 'Earlton' build, is yours ?
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Old 11-30-2014, 04:43 PM   #10
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Greetings from another Ontario Boler owner. I'm partway through the reno/resto/rebuild of mine.


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Old 11-30-2014, 04:53 PM   #11
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Bullfrogeh, I have no idea what model it is. There are no indicators or numbers on it anywhere I have found.
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Old 11-30-2014, 05:06 PM   #12
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questions

I took the day off and came up with a reno plan...and a few questions:

1. The PO gave me a large roll of fabric for the walls. Should I insulate first? With what?
2. The walls are partly stripped -they left a lot on the walls and painted it. Anyone ever use a beltsander on the walls?
3. I am going to spray the furniture in place before I do the walls and floor Anyone try this?
4. How do I cut all those carpet pieces for the walls? Are templates available anywhere? What do I do with the seams?
5. Major door sag...what to do?
6. Front and rear window missing. Is it plexiglass? How thick? Again, templates available?
7. The trailer leans quite a bit. What might it be?

Thanks for any help!
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Old 11-30-2014, 05:07 PM   #13
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Hi Raff!
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Old 11-30-2014, 07:18 PM   #14
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If it leans then the axle might need replacing. Your trailer is a 73 and they have not been made for many years. No parts or templates are available. Possibly a trailer person has done the window before.
Their are many pictures and posting about restoring Bolers on this site.
Good luck.
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