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Old 05-30-2013, 08:15 PM   #29
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And a somewhat duh question...forgive me. Ensolite...is it white and kinda squishes when you push on it? That's what is on the inside.
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I'm not sure what rat fur looks like. Gonna do a quick search.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:20 PM   #31
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I text the wife and asked about the title...this is what she text back.

The title says 2001 year model vin # is 157r131081d010531

I'm going to have to try to decode and then compare the title to the vin on the Scamp. Doh gah!!

Hum the decoder for the vin only goes to 1990 wondering if the letter between the 8 and d is really an I and not a 1 which would make it a 1987....
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Definitely ensolite. Hmmm so where would you go from here if you were me?
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I'm not sure what rat fur looks like. Gonna do a quick search.
Rat fur is a very fuzzy fabric on the walls - if not rat fur it will have wall covering that is a bit like vinyl and smooth.
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Definitely ensolite. Hmmm so where would you go from here if you were me?

See my note above re the serial number - the windows, tail lights and logo and the ensolite all suggests its a 1987 not a 2001 which IMHO is big difference but as someone pointed out the price if you look at what that age group of trailer goes for on Fiberglass-rv-4sale.com isn't out of that range.
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Did you take an inside photo by chance - the colour & pattern of the fabric on the cushions will be another big give away as to the year.
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See my note above re the serial number - the windows, tail lights and logo and the ensolite all suggests its a 1987 not a 2001 which IMHO is big difference but as someone pointed out the price if you look at what that age group of trailer goes for on Fiberglass-rv-4sale.com its in that range.
Yes HUGE difference!!! I'm getting a headache. What a pain to learn this. Gotta make a decision.
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Carol, my 2001 has the A/C in the closet. I'm going to say they continued offering them there for a good half dozen years into the 2000's, if I recall correctly.

As for the tree decal it is a decal they used way back when, however there are folks in recent years that have purchased some of those decals from the factory and put them on. So they are not a give away to the age of the trailer. In fact with the changes people are inclined to make to their trailers different items can be deceiving.

There are folks out there that don't like the red decal so they order the gold, which is for the Deluxe models, and put them on. One would deceived by just looking at the exterior of the trailer.

I asked about the trailer lights because that could be a decider but then there are folks who have put round LED lights on which give the appearance of the old round style lights. Just food for thought.

The VIN is the best measure.
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Definitely ensolite. Hmmm so where would you go from here if you were me?
I'd go buy it. Provided, of course, that the VIN's match. At $2500.00, and given the overheated state of the market, what's not to like?

That's assuming of course that it hasn't already been sold to somebody else...there are at least TWO more threads started today by folks who think they're buying a Scamp in North Carolina!

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I love love love the Scamp. I will buy it. But I will always be disappointed to learn that I may have been deceived. The red Scamp logo is down the other side. I can't think of any other things to add except the cushions and curtains are navy...I'm not sure if different colors are made for different years. They are not the original owners. They bought it from a local Camping World type place. It has the wrought iron looking brace on the counter...white.
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As for the brace, they only recently started using white ones. They were black for many many years.

People that like the white ones have been changing them lately. Or maybe this trailer did have one and should have. It is a brace.
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And there's another one of the other Scamp decals with the trees either on the back or other side.
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The VIN is the best measure.
But only if its been given to the OP correctly - a simple change from an I to a 1 changes it from a 1987 to a 2001.

Normally I would say the same with only a fuzzy photo to look at but if it doesnt have rat fur thats a pretty clear indicator its pre 90's.

The OP will have to take a look at the tail lights to see if the surface of them is flat which would indicate the seller changed them to LED as you say but in the fuzzy photo it appears they are the old wedding cake tiered ones...
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