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Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 11-03-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Amy M
Yes, maybe next year. This was the year of fixing...

Yes, maybe next year. This was the year of fixing her up and getting our feet wet with camping. Between that, dealing with the schedules of kid and adults, and realizing that we didn't really need to...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-29-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,483
Posted By Amy M
I saw that on the Fiberglass RV sale website, I...

I saw that on the Fiberglass RV sale website, I think. I am wondering if it is a formerly orange Boler, like ours. Good luck with all the projects!
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-25-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amy M
Thank you for chiming in, Penney! I love to hear...

Thank you for chiming in, Penney! I love to hear of more good camping options. We have an embarrassment of riches in terms of beautiful camp spots in our state, and it can be hard to choose among...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-23-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,824
Posted By Amy M
Thanks a lot to you, John! This is an excellent...

Thanks a lot to you, John! This is an excellent community.
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-23-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Amy M
Trip reports from Western Washington

We managed to get out camping 5 times since May, and I thought it would be useful to report on the places we stayed. First, a little bit about my biases. This is our first summer with a trailer and...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-08-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,759
Posted By Amy M
Good point, Donna!

Good point, Donna!
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-06-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,759
Posted By Amy M
Since we weren't ready for the April Oregon...

Since we weren't ready for the April Oregon gathering, we are considering this one. When I perused the different campsites, it looked like more of the sites in the older area were considered private,...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-05-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,447
Posted By Amy M
My trailer came with a small flat-screen Craig TV...

My trailer came with a small flat-screen Craig TV with a swing arm that we don't need and I would be happy to part with if you are looking for something used. I'm not sure what the AC/DC situation...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-30-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Amy M
I found a person to do upholstery in our Boler...

I found a person to do upholstery in our Boler via word of mouth and Craigslist. The upholstery shops were incredibly expensive. If you can't find anyone locally and are willing to come to Seattle, I...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 04-14-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,677
Posted By Amy M
It's looking like we will have to bow out of this...

It's looking like we will have to bow out of this gathering, as well. Just not enough time to get the girl completely up and running before then. I'd love to have my spot go to someone from the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-23-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,099
Posted By Amy M
My 1977 orange boler is two-toned. Lighter on the...

My 1977 orange boler is two-toned. Lighter on the top.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-22-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,099
Posted By Amy M
That Boler looks like my Boler's first cousin! I...

That Boler looks like my Boler's first cousin! I am envious of your cabinets over the dinette and the nice shiny gel coat.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-22-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Amy M
Based on what we've done so far, I don't totally...

Based on what we've done so far, I don't totally trust my ability to get it done right. I have the desire, but not a lot of skill.

With this, it looked pretty hopeless to get that fan on in a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-21-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,569
Posted By Amy M
It sounds like you are getting to be quite the...

It sounds like you are getting to be quite the fiberglassing expert. Are you busy? It sure is nice in Seattle lately.

:wink
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-21-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Amy M
Actually, it was at least three owners ago. The...

Actually, it was at least three owners ago. The owner two owners ago is on this forum and I know the handiwork is not his, but the prior people. Poor little mistreated trailer.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-21-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Amy M
I am learning a lot by slowly taking apart my...

I am learning a lot by slowly taking apart my Boler. Today's lesson: how to install a fan vent to ensure the maximum amount of water leakage.

1. Remove original fan
2. Glob silicone in the 40 or...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-04-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By Amy M
Just to follow up on this in case anyone else has...

Just to follow up on this in case anyone else has this problem. I asked the fiberglassing guy about the problem and he didn't think it would be an issue if only a couple of the rivet holes were...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By Amy M
Well, that's probably an easier fix, isn't it....

Well, that's probably an easier fix, isn't it. I'll ask the guy who is going to fiberglass in the vent hole if he can do it quickly.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By Amy M
I am not sure if this is a problem I need to...

I am not sure if this is a problem I need to solve. If it is, I don't know how to solve it.

I took the window out over the stove. I have found that the rivet holes along one side are so close to...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,300
Posted By Amy M
Yeah, this gasket is sort of interesting to me....

Yeah, this gasket is sort of interesting to me. It goes around the aluminum of the window frame, but then is just pressed against the fiberglass of the trailer. So I would have to trust that no water...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,300
Posted By Amy M
I noticed on the Vintage Trailer Supply website...

I noticed on the Vintage Trailer Supply website that they recommend using a sealant with the backframe gasket used on the small windows (over the stove and in the doors of many Bolers, etc). So I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-26-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,671
Posted By Amy M
Just adding for Greg A: it still looks like...

Just adding for Greg A: it still looks like Rochford has great deals on foam. In fact, they said that they recently lowered their prices on polyurethane. Maybe because oil prices went down? They do...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-25-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,671
Posted By Amy M
I will check out the prices at Rochford. I know I...

I will check out the prices at Rochford. I know I am not going the cheapest route, probably. But none of the Scamp fabric options are at all pleasing to me. I lucked out and got 10 (or was it 12?)...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-25-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,671
Posted By Amy M
There is actually a wholesaler nearby that sells...

There is actually a wholesaler nearby that sells all kinds of stuff for upholstery for boats and such. They have a pretty good deal on good foam and have all the other things I need as well...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-25-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,671
Posted By Amy M
It seems that quite a few people have ordered...

It seems that quite a few people have ordered foam from Scamp to replace the foam on the Boler. I just called and found they would charge $150-200 just for shipping! Has that always been the case? I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-24-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,703
Posted By Amy M
Well, after I asked the question about the small...

Well, after I asked the question about the small window gasket, I learned my answer. I had to disassemble the entire window and scrape off a layer of silicone that was forced under the metal and onto...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-23-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,703
Posted By Amy M
Did you have any trouble installing the gasket...

Did you have any trouble installing the gasket that goes on the face of the glass on the small window? I can't get it to go under the metal.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-23-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,703
Posted By Amy M
I have a question about the Vent Closing Seal. Is...

I have a question about the Vent Closing Seal. Is this the one that goes into a channel at the bottom edge of each window pane of the two-pane jalousie windows?


3. Vent closing seal (Seal that...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-22-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,703
Posted By Amy M
I'll be really interested to see a photo to find...

I'll be really interested to see a photo to find out if your windows are the same as mine. A few of these parts are ones I have not yet figured out the replacement for, so this could be extremely...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-18-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,561
Posted By Amy M
Cool! I'll be interested to see how this evolves....

Cool! I'll be interested to see how this evolves.

Just curious (since I have this on my mind): who does your upholstery?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-17-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,995
Posted By Amy M
Great info, Peter. Thanks.

Great info, Peter. Thanks.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-17-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,806
Posted By Amy M
I see that this is an old thread, but I am...

I see that this is an old thread, but I am wondering if anyone knows if Poliglow would reduce the need for buffing. A fiberglass expert told me that my Boler's gel coat is pretty thin, and he...
Forum: Classified Archives 01-16-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,647
Posted By Amy M
Just curious: how much do you expect your...

Just curious: how much do you expect your creations to run? I realize it will depend on the options selected by the buyer, but can you give a general price range for an egg with middle-of-the-road...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-16-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By Amy M
Hey Robert! Love your website! And the fact...

Hey Robert!

Love your website! And the fact that you seem to have a new and eggs-sellently named business. The Scamp renovation you did was so gorgeous. If we hadn't already bought our Boler, I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-16-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,995
Posted By Amy M
How does one get it to the right shape? Is this...

How does one get it to the right shape? Is this something a lumber yard would do?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-10-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,549
Posted By Amy M
The roof of my boler has two vents. One is the...

The roof of my boler has two vents. One is the big scamp-type escape hatch that was put in recently. It seems to be solid and leak-free.

Then there is a smaller vent with a small 12v fan (like 5...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-09-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,869
Posted By Amy M
I guess this answers the questions I just posted....

I guess this answers the questions I just posted. But this really isn't helping my eye leakage at all!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-09-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,869
Posted By Amy M
Alright, it looks like the first job will be to...

Alright, it looks like the first job will be to remove and replace the smaller vent. Is butyl tape all I need for this? I remember a recent thread on this, so I will look for that.

About the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-09-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,869
Posted By Amy M
We managed to fix a leaking window and several...

We managed to fix a leaking window and several rivets that we replaced with bolts. But there are still so many! The other dinette window and the curtain rod rivets are easy to identify and fix.
...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-09-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,263
Posted By Amy M
I'm back from our holiday trip and trying to...

I'm back from our holiday trip and trying to tackle leaks again. First up was going to be the window over the stove. I had to take off the stove hood, and found that the window is missing the top...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-04-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By Amy M
Congratulations! Once those are all cleared up, I...

Congratulations! Once those are all cleared up, I bet I can provide you with more good leak projects to solve!
Forum: Classified Archives 12-18-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,533
Posted By Amy M
http://www.fiberglass-rv-4sale.com/for-sal...500-h...

http://www.fiberglass-rv-4sale.com/for-sal...500-homedale-id (http://www.fiberglass-rv-4sale.com/for-sale/1975-13-boler-travel-trailer-1500-homedale-id)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-15-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By Amy M
To be clear, he did say, "We can do whatever you...

To be clear, he did say, "We can do whatever you want," so I assume (barring a glaring safety issue), he would do what I ask. But yeah, he had a major 'tude, which in the face of my shaky knowledge,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-14-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By Amy M
Oh, I should add this: I told the guy I was...

Oh, I should add this:

I told the guy I was considering replacing my old propane tank with a new composite one and he said, "I would just get a metal one. They last for 12 years, and your trailer...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-14-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,893
Posted By Amy M
I called the local RV place today to find out if...

I called the local RV place today to find out if they could move the battery out to the tongue, re-wire it from that location, and include a multi-stage charger in the system underneath the front...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12-13-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,995
Posted By Amy M
Well, it looks like we might be replacing the...

Well, it looks like we might be replacing the cushions (foam and fabric) in the Boler as one of the first projects. We have already bought fabric for curtains, so I am looking for something that will...
Forum: Classified Archives 12-13-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By Amy M
There are no photos, but I am assuming this is a...

There are no photos, but I am assuming this is a regular Scamp.


http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/rvs/1500212223.html
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-11-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By Amy M
Thanks, Tom. And I will add: Go Slugs! (UCSC...

Thanks, Tom. And I will add: Go Slugs!

(UCSC Class of 1991)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-11-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By Amy M
I am in the process of removing and re-sealing...

I am in the process of removing and re-sealing the windows in my Boler. The larger dinette windows are attached with screws, so I am just replacing those with the same. The small windows over the...
Forum: Classified Archives 12-06-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,185
Posted By Amy M
I have seen photos of this Boler before and I...

I have seen photos of this Boler before and I don't know how. But it sure is sweet looking.


http://owensound.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles...AdIdZ173293946#...
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