New 1977 Scamp 13 owner from Milwaukee, WI - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-05-2012, 10:50 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Name: dustin
Trailer: 1977 13 Foot Scamp
Wisconsin
Posts: 4
New 1977 Scamp 13 owner from Milwaukee, WI

Hey all!!
I just picked up a 1977 Scamp 13.
As I was towing it home, one of the tires blew out. I was on the side of the interstate for a few hours waiting on AAA to arrive.

It needs alot of updating. the kitchenette was removed, it smells bad, cushions are all missing, the upper bunk is gone, lower part of the door is in bad shape.

The day I got it home, it down poured, and it was perfectly dry in the inside!!

My plans for this neat little camper are...

-CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN, gut the flooring, bleach the inside...

-Re-seal windows and get new weather striping doors. Whats worked best for everyone??

-Paint inside

-Lay some new flooring down. Im thinking a teak wood grain linoleum

-New tires, I was quoted $70 each from Farm and Fleet. Does that sound right??

-New kitchenette. thinking of finding, or building something to fill that gap. Id like a sink and burner still, but dont care about the fridge. The wires and pipes still there.

-a Fantastic Fan. Im not sure on what model I should get. Any advice?

- Minty Boomerang Laminate on the table

- Putting a permanent cooler under the lower bunk

-New upper bunk

-Fix the lower part of the door

-Find a cushion replacement. No way am I paying $550 from Scamp for theirs!!

Any advice or words of wisdom would be great!!!!

Thanks!!!

Any S.E. Wisconsin people on this board??
__________________

__________________
dcuhel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2012, 03:26 PM   #2
Member
 
jalanjen's Avatar
 
Name: Jen
Trailer: 2008 13ft Scamp 2nd owner
Wisconsin
Posts: 57
Registry
Thumbs up

Welcome from one Wisconsinite to another!

And Someone from South Eastern WI to boot!!!
__________________

__________________
jalanjen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2012, 06:40 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Donna D.'s Avatar
 
Name: Donna D
Trailer: Escape 5.0 TA, 2014
Oregon
Posts: 24,433
HI Dustin, to FiberglassRV. If you bought a nearly 40 year old trailer and it doesn't leak... you scored! Everything else is doable given time, budget and desires. One thing about the kitchen being removed, you can always make the bed bigger!

__________________
Donna D.
Ten Forward - 2014 Escape 5.0 TA
Double Yolk - 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe
Donna D. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2012, 05:10 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Name: dustin
Trailer: 1977 13 Foot Scamp
Wisconsin
Posts: 4
Also, if anyone from around Milwaukee or Chicago has any extra scamp 13 parts, let me know. I'm looking to build this thing up on the cheap.

I'm looking for cushions, a upper bunk, a hollow kitchenette, a main door.
__________________
dcuhel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
scamp


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1977 13' SCAMP New Owner Otters Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 8 12-29-2012 09:49 PM
Campgrounds near Milwaukee, WI fusedlight Camping, Campout Reports 8 07-17-2012 06:41 PM
New Owner of 13' 1977 Scamp Celeste Hi, I am.... 5 12-19-2011 10:41 AM
16' 1996 Scamp Travel Trailer - Milwaukee Greg A Classified Archives 2 03-30-2009 05:45 PM
SOLD - 1995 scamp 16-milwaukee, WI Greg A Classified Archives 2 01-18-2009 08:15 PM

» Trailer Showcase

Trillium

TheHandes

eggs it

Sid
» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.