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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-12-2013, 10:17 AM
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Views: 2,279
Posted By Jared Sartee
Our Blog: 8legsandatrailer.wordpress.com

Hi Everyone,

We just wanted to let you all know that we're starting to migrate the detailed account of our renovation to our new blog:

8legsandatrailer.wordpress.com...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-06-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jared Sartee
We're going to build an "L" shaped wall between...

We're going to build an "L" shaped wall between the kitchenette and the front wall. The middle and back thirds will be taken up, leaving some room for storage and another countertop near the door.
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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-04-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jared Sartee
Hi Felix2, No, it wasn't covered up when we...

Hi Felix2,

No, it wasn't covered up when we got it. It was actually sitting under a large oak tree for some time, thus the spotted moss on the outside shell. It cleaned right off with a pressure...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-04-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jared Sartee
Thanks for the vote of confidence. Recently we...

Thanks for the vote of confidence. Recently we haven't done much except tear out the old floor and separate the shell from the trailer frame. This was quite the undertaking, but it will be even...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By Jared Sartee
How to lift a trailer w/o a barn :-)

Thank you for posting all those great pictures. I think it inspired us to just get going with it, although we did not have the luxury of exposed rafters to lift against.

Fortunately, our landlord...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jared Sartee
How to lift a trailer w/o a barn :-)

Thank you for posting all those great pictures. I think it inspired us to just get going with it, although we did not have the luxury of exposed rafters to lift against.

Fortunately, our landlord...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jared Sartee
Just started to take the floor out of ours. The...

Just started to take the floor out of ours. The entire thing needs to be replaced, and we're looking to separate the shell from the frame today. We've read the blogs on how to do the removal, but...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-30-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jared Sartee
Hi Bret, Just found your post, my wife and I...

Hi Bret,

Just found your post, my wife and I just purchased a 13'er with a very similar list of repairs. I'm wondering if you've gotten to removing the shell to take a closer look at the floor. ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-30-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jared Sartee
The Burrito: Our Burro 13' Renovation

Alright folks, Ming and I are all in.

Last week, we discovered a Burro 13' in our neighbor's front yard. She and her husband have owned the trailer for 33 years, built it as a kit in 1980! We...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-21-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By Jared Sartee
Thanks everyone for the advice. You've all been...

Thanks everyone for the advice. You've all been very helpful. We've decided to go with the 13' Burro. Will have to forgo the head, but it should make for a much more flexible canvas as we decide...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-20-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By Jared Sartee
Can I tow a 17' Burro with a 2000lb max trailer weight & 32' sq. max area

HI FGRV'ers,

My wife and I are on the hunt, and are now trying to decide between a 13' and 17' Burro trailer available to us. We have a Mazda CX-5, 2000lb max trailer weight and 32 sq. ft. max...
Forum: Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 07-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jared Sartee
Would pay good money!

Although I certainly wouldn't argue with a donation, I would of course be willing to pay a fair price :)

We could afford up to $4500, but we were looking for anyone out there that might think...
Forum: Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 07-19-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jared Sartee
Boler 1300 or 1700 or Trillium

Forgot to mention that we would also be very interested in a Boler 1300 or 1700, or similarly sized (13'-17') Trillium campers as well.

Please let us know if you think you've found a good match!
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Forum: Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 07-18-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jared Sartee
WANTED: Scamp 16' camper for top-down renovation

Hi Folks!

My wife and I quickly falling in love with the idea of quitting our jobs and completely remodeling an old Scamp trailer. We're both mechanical engineers and designers, and would love to...
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