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Old 03-13-2015, 05:35 PM   #15
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Well thanks. I might have found a new home here then. :-)

In my previous research over the past couple of days, I looked at the "mystery trailer" thing and saw a Wisp. I thought that was model of Boler but looking again in the last hour or so, it appears that maybe it is it's own brand????

A Wisp? (maybe?)
I think you may have it, Mike. Check out the last photo in the first post here:
Complete list of 13 ft boler style trailers with pictures

Good job! Never heard of that one before.
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Old 03-13-2015, 05:56 PM   #16
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There a few old posts with pictures of Wisp's and original rear windows.

what is it worth? 13' Egg trailer

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Old 03-13-2015, 06:17 PM   #17
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Thanks for the info and encouragement. Maybe this will help confirm to my wife that I haven't completely lost my mind. :-) I'll post some more pics when I get it cleaned out if y'all are interested. I'm sure I will need more info and help. Again, though, how bad would it be to modify it considerably? I'm sure my wife will make it "cute". I just want it functional.
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Old 03-13-2015, 07:24 PM   #18
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Very cool find. I think it's a Wisp too, which I'd never heard of until now. The rear window doesn't look original to me though. Here's another thread on the forum: http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f55/where-was-the-wisp-trailer-made-57325.html

Good detective work on your part!
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Old 03-13-2015, 07:50 PM   #19
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Hi Mike and welcome to FGRV. I can't help you with a brand but all those windows look to me like house windows scabbed in. I've never seen anything like that on an RV. How about some close up pics from the edges ?
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:17 AM   #20
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You haven't shown us the inside yet, but as you're considering modifications, know that most single-wall fiberglass trailers depend on interior components to add support to the shell.

As to the funky windows, you may be looking at some fiberglass work to bring the openings back down to a more workable size. That's beyond my skill set, but you're in the right place for advice and help.

First thing is to get her cleaned up and roadworthy. Take and post lots of pictures. It would also be great to put your trailer in the registry. You've got a rare bird there.
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:59 AM   #21
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Very Nice

nice and very different . will be interesting to find out what it actually is ?? looks to me like someone has changed a few things . and looks like you want to also . is there not any plate on the side , or the hitch . that would give a clue ?? perhaps inside ??? have fun investigating
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Old 03-14-2015, 04:16 PM   #22
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An Eco perhaps?


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Old 03-14-2015, 05:28 PM   #23
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No, it's a Wisp. Yea, those windows are not small-trailer RV stock. But you know what? If they work for you they work for US. Truly. At this point, trying to get it back to original isn't going to make it more valuable, because it will never be. As long as it's safe to go down the road (you're sharing road with the rest of us!) and clean (your dirt is cleaner than they're dirt) make MEMORIES. As long as it's perfect for you, it's perfect for us.
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Old 03-21-2015, 05:18 PM   #24
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Hoping to post some interior pictures tonight if I can figure out how to load them again. I finally got it partially cleaned out (all of the loose stuff and 3/4 of the rat mess).
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Old 03-29-2015, 08:54 AM   #25
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Finally, some more pics.

Finally, I got to take some more pics for y'all. I had to switch tablets to do it.

These are mostly inside pics as requested. This is after the third cleaning. I've since sprayed it out at the carwash andit looks a little better. Had to put a new tire on it too. I'm pretty sure it's going to need new wheels since the original won't hold air even with a new tire.

I tried to take pics of the windows inside but it was too sunny and they didn't turn out right. Next time.
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Finally, I got to take some more pics for y'all. I had to switch tablets to do it.

These are mostly inside pics as requested. This is after the third cleaning. I've since sprayed it out at the carwash andit looks a little better. Had to put a new tire on it too. I'm pretty sure it's going to need new wheels since the original won't hold air even with a new tire.

I tried to take pics of the windows inside but it was too sunny and they didn't turn out right. Next time.
Mike when you say you had "to put a new tire on it" do you mean just one tire? Replacing just one tire is never a really good idea. Best to replace both with same make and age.

What btw is on the walls around the back? Would be interesting to see whats behind it so as to see what if any fiberglass work was done when they changed out the rear window to that big one.
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Old 03-29-2015, 10:39 PM   #27
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Long way to go

Just one tire to get it rolling for the first time in no telling how long. I just pulled it a block to the carwash and back. When I get a little more work done on it and it is ready to go for a longer trip I will definitely buy two new tires. I guess I'll have to buy two new wheels too. Good news is that it did indeed roll. The guy that drug it out of the woods and a block to where I'm working on it drug it on a blown wheel with a completely unrelated truck tire stuck up underneath it that I didn't discover until I jacked it up and found it lodged underneath.

I'll try to get some better pictures of the back window and others as soon as possible.

The floor just as you enter the door is ripped on both sides back about 8 or 9 inches. I thought initially that it was a wooden floor but it appears to be fiberglass. It looks like it is a complete fiberglass top as well as bottom. I suppose that is no surprise to you regulars. How does one repair fiberglass like that though in a critical spot where you step. I think I can patch a hole, but a load bearing step???
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Old 04-11-2015, 09:47 AM   #28
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Hi Mike, I agree with Donna that you modify to make it your own. If the wife wants a bath, put er in! Make it yours and enjoy. When you're done using your Wisp, someone will love that full bath and snap it up!

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