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Old 04-20-2013, 08:42 PM   #1
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"Companion" Camper 13 Ft

Just saw this for sale...it's beautiful! But never heard of this trailer before,
any one else hear of it?
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:57 PM   #2
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Just saw this for sale...it's beautiful! But never heard of this trailer before,
any one else hear of it?
1985 Companion Fiberglass Camper | Dayton, OH | Fiberglass RV's For Sale
I have heard of it! In fact below is a picture of the one I owned.
As you say, the one in your link is beautiful. Mine however was resold before I had the chance to elevate it to that status. Who knows? Maybe it is beautiful now at the hands of it's proud new owner.
Notice the shape in the second picture....reminds me of a giant "Peep" fresh out of the microwave!
I think it would look great done in black and grey with an ominous look reminiscent of the movie "Metropolis"
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Old 04-20-2013, 10:10 PM   #3
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Very cute.
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Old 04-21-2013, 07:50 AM   #4
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Oh Floyd, what a coinsidence. I think it is so cute! The owner of one for sale has it in mint condition and I think a great buy. Except it only runs off of 120.
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:28 AM   #5
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looks like a modified Uhaul
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:36 AM   #6
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Recall, that these Companion campers were made from the left over outer molds from our own dear CT13s. (Note 1985-86 years of manufacture). A "V" was added to the front under the window and the word Companion was molded into the side. The inside was carpet and wood construction - no double hull on these guys. I think that the frames were also unique - not UHaul design with tubular construction.

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Any idea how many were made, or for how long? At least they have a better tail light design.
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I think that would be called the "Park" model.

Exceptionally nice looking inside, but very, very heavy, perhaps too heavy for it's original frame.

At $4300 it seems like a bargain, but maybe the seller isn't telling us something. (see above)
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Any idea how many were made, or for how long? At least they have a better tail light design.
Dunno Bob. I think that there was more over at the uhaulcomper.com site. If / when it comes back up we could poke around in the archives.

Personally, I like the UHaul tail light design from an aesthetics perspective. Too bad they didn't use a tail light from a more reliable source like a car or truck, like some RVs do.
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I have one. Check out my registry.
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:14 AM   #11
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Is that the original color? I really like it!
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Too bad they didn't use a tail light from a more reliable source like a car or truck, like some RVs do.[/QUOTE]

A while back I was browsing Bargman stuff on ebay and found some curved tail light units. I haven't checked the measurements, but they may be something that could be made to fit if necessary. Fortunately I don't have any tail light problems at this time, but it's always good to know of other options. I have a set of the aluminum adapters as a last resort if the need arises. I have added tail/turn lights to my rear mounted bike rack as an extra safety measure too, plus some of that DOT reflective tape.
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Is that the original color? I really like it!
I don't think so. I doubt they were 2-tone since the seam is vertical and not horizontal. Nice paint job, though.
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Karen K., you have a really cute camper! How do you like it?
I like your front dinette table, looks like a good design.
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