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Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-12-2019, 05:49 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
I don't know. Probably not much. I'm in Northern...

I don't know. Probably not much. I'm in Northern Calif. Where are you?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-12-2019, 02:13 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Nicely done. MUCH better than mine. Good job

Nicely done. MUCH better than mine. Good job
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-12-2019, 12:16 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
All true. Mine is unrestored, but too small for...

All true. Mine is unrestored, but too small for me.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-20-2019, 06:16 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Hi I too have a teardrop American. It turned...

Hi
I too have a teardrop American. It turned out to be too small for these ol bones. Now have a bigger trailer. I have pictures of mine. I would like to sell it. Its in the way. Plastic body parts...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-06-2018, 06:58 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
🤣🤣🤣

🤣🤣🤣
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-25-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By rwilhelm
Karin You have both a Campster and Compaq??

Karin You have both a Campster and Compaq??
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-25-2018, 09:46 AM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Dave. I suddenly remembered that I have 2...

Dave. I suddenly remembered that I have 2 coolaroo shade sails, one 11 ft square and one 17 ft square. They are quite porous and allow air to flow, so its hard for me to imagine wind pressure not...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-25-2018, 09:33 AM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Just shows good taste! Lol. And great judgement.

Just shows good taste! Lol. And great judgement.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-24-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By rwilhelm
Well, it certainly is possible to smother...

Well, it certainly is possible to smother ventillation. Hampster is need of new seals everywhere. However, its not likely to have the seals replaced anytime soon. I have weathered short lived light...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-24-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By rwilhelm
condensation

Hi folks
I've run into something unexpected. My last outing in Hampster the Campster was last November. Because it was cold and late and because I am old and slow, I was very lazy about cleaning...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-09-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By rwilhelm
Re trains. Most of mine are G scale, but I do...

Re trains. Most of mine are G scale, but I do have Ho and N scale. Where I would build my outdoor layout would likely be walked by local wildlife. I live where there is an abundance. Deer, bear,...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-08-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi I have about 10 Big Hauler sets. Some work....

Hi
I have about 10 Big Hauler sets. Some work. Will be building my empire when I retire from camping. Lolol. Love trains
Happy Trails
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 40,662
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi Well, I've got some bad news for you. The...

Hi
Well, I've got some bad news for you. The company went bankrupt back in 89 or 90. The story goes that a couple of guys, only one of which I contacted had bought a lot of the left overs. The...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-23-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,784
Posted By rwilhelm
Happy Trails. EVERYONE

Happy Trails. EVERYONE
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-22-2018, 06:35 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Just a couple of observations. My Campster has a...

Just a couple of observations. My Campster has a fresh water tank up front under the drivers side bench. Its hooked to a faucet with a hand pump on top. The faucet is next to another faucet which is...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-22-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By rwilhelm
Thank you. I grew up in Dinuba. It's quite a bit...

Thank you. I grew up in Dinuba. It's quite a bit different than it was then. I imagine Parlier is much bigger too. My mom was from Reedley and dad was from Sanger.
Rained really hard last nite,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-22-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi Try Saylor's Trailers in my hometown of...

Hi
Try Saylor's Trailers in my hometown of Dinuba. Dinuba is about 30 miles southeast of you and due east of Selma ... sort of. I met Chip at a trailer rally in Plymouth last year and seems to be a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-23-2018, 12:24 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Will the panel lay flat on the roof in front of...

Will the panel lay flat on the roof in front of the pop top?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-24-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,784
Posted By rwilhelm
Merry christmas. Lolol

Merry christmas. Lolol
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-03-2017, 08:43 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
WOWSER

WOWSER
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-18-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi. My name is Roger Wilhelm. I own a TearDrop...

Hi. My name is Roger Wilhelm. I own a TearDrop American. Sitting in my garage. Interestingly, I bought mine thru a friend and brought it home from Nampa. And yes my doors have slumped too. My...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-14-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,094
Posted By rwilhelm
Dear Richard I'm a mere 78 and am just starting...

Dear Richard
I'm a mere 78 and am just starting mjy camping again. I have 71 Campster I'm working on. I have had it out once and have 2 local rallies coming up. I should have all the necessities...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-18-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,982
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi I recently bought a pair of 175R13 rafials...

Hi
I recently bought a pair of 175R13 rafials from my local shop. Price was about $125 mounted and balanced. What tire guy told me is that radials are best, they will take the load and the pressure...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-17-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By rwilhelm
Welcome to fun stuff

Welcome to fun stuff
Forum: General Chat 05-10-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By rwilhelm
I drove by there yesterday and again I didn't...

I drove by there yesterday and again I didn't stop. Had to get my supply of good bread from the bakery. However, the trailer has a side molding and taillight like a U-Haul, but no U-Haul decal. ...
Forum: General Chat 05-08-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi If it was on the Volcano-Pinegrove road...

Hi
If it was on the Volcano-Pinegrove road then, I saw it too. Looked like a Scamp to me, but I didn't stop to look.
Are you a local in the area? I live up at Buckhorn
Roger
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-28-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By rwilhelm
Just what I need for my leaky windows Thank you

Just what I need for my leaky windows
Thank you
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-13-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,954
Posted By rwilhelm
I too have only the trailer stove to run off the...

I too have only the trailer stove to run off the tank. I plan on doing most of my of my cooking outside. I do have a furnace but I don't know if it works. So, I plan to use tank with my Coleman 2...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-07-2017, 11:05 PM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Thank you Karen

Thank you Karen
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-07-2017, 10:50 AM
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Posted By rwilhelm
Thank you Karen. Much appreciated. My Campster...

Thank you Karen. Much appreciated. My Campster is naked fiberglass so the info is valuable. Will be doing some camping on the coast, so it will be interesting to see if condensation will be a problem
Forum: General Chat 04-06-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,685
Posted By rwilhelm
But not on my phone. I think I posted some on...

But not on my phone. I think I posted some on fiberglassrv.Com and some on facebook. If you dont find them, let me know and I can email some
Forum: General Chat 04-06-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,685
Posted By rwilhelm
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2017, 10:05 PM
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Views: 14,685
Posted By rwilhelm
Actually they did. The Teardrop American Outback....

Actually they did. The Teardrop American Outback. Have one in my garage
Forum: General Chat 02-27-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,685
Posted By rwilhelm
I'm going to toss in my nickels worth. I too am...

I'm going to toss in my nickels worth. I too am shopping for a cooler. Most likey I will buy an Igloo 45 qrt at Costco.
With regards to ice, I would like some advice. I recently discovered cubical...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-14-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,342
Posted By rwilhelm
So? when and where?

So? when and where?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By rwilhelm
Thank you Karen. Sage advice. I will research...

Thank you Karen. Sage advice. I will research and come up.with my own biodegradable poo pack.
PS. Hope your sight is healing.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By rwilhelm
Porta Potty

One of our fellow members solved my problem of shipping by selling me a used one. The Wag bags can be bought at an REI store and despite the drive to the store its a practical way to get them.

I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-17-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By rwilhelm
HA! If I could hold it, we wouldn't be having...

HA! If I could hold it, we wouldn't be having this conversation. I'm lucky to make it from bed to bathroom!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-16-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By rwilhelm
There is ni reason given for not shipping other...

There is ni reason given for not shipping other than a mention of zip code. This led me to the idea that it may be county oriented. I do live in a mountainous county. There are restrictions on public...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-16-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By rwilhelm
Porta Potty elp

Hi
After reading all about recommendations for portapotties, I decided that a PETT by CleanWaste is just right. Its sturdy, will handle up to 500 pounds. Since I weigh in excess of 300, thats a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-16-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By rwilhelm
Porta Potty help

Hi
After reading all about recommendations for portapotties, I decided that a PETT by CleanWaste is just right. Its sturdy, will handle up to 500 pounds. Since I weigh in excess of 300, thats a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-12-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By rwilhelm
Here is a link that I found when researching tail...

Here is a link that I found when researching tail light replacement for Hampster the Campster.

https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/tail-brake-turn/

My estimate (memory) for price was about...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-12-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By rwilhelm
Right again. My replacement lights (non led) are...

Right again. My replacement lights (non led) are colores lenses, so not a problem. I believe the led I looked were available in both amber and red
But thats from memory. I will do some searching and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-12-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By rwilhelm
Sharpstick. You may be right. The photo I saw...

Sharpstick. You may be right. The photo I saw online, had about 30 or so very small led arranged barrei like in 5 or 6 bands, the effect being to throw light in virtually all directions. But the only...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-29-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By rwilhelm
My 2 cents worth. I have puck lights from Costco....

My 2 cents worth. I have puck lights from Costco. They are AAA battery powered, dimmable, and controlled remotely. Mine are powered by rechargeable AAA also available at Costco and elsewhere....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By rwilhelm
And for you LED enthusiasts, there are 1156 and...

And for you LED enthusiasts, there are 1156 and 1157 replacement bulbs with glass envelope and contains led's in place of the usual wire filaments. I think other bulb equivalents are available too....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-21-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,234
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi. I recently had new cushions made for...

Hi. I recently had new cushions made for Hampster the Campster. The original were a bit tattered and too short. The foam is from The Foam Factory, 5 inch and 2 rolls 36 wide was $210. The vinyl is...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-14-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,784
Posted By rwilhelm
Hi Karen Long time no talk to. But I have been...

Hi Karen
Long time no talk to. But I have been following along. I raised the top to get to the serious stuff and because the top leans a little towards the Jones' I took a hard look at the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-07-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By rwilhelm
I've kind of given up on the original fridge, a...

I've kind of given up on the original fridge, a Hadco with Dometic R36 innards. Will be going with the icebox
Rog
Forum: General Chat 08-30-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By rwilhelm
Yes there are. I own an 88 Teardrop American...

Yes there are. I own an 88 Teardrop American Outback. Made in Wenatchee WA for only about a year or so. Something around 300 were actually made. Parts are virtually non-existant. the last source of...
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