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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-27-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Rob vanNostrand
2011 Maritime Vintage Fiberglass trailer campout

Here's a link to a bunch of pictures taken at this years annual event.
Approximately 40 trailers showed up! Many from outside of the Maritimes. Some from Western Canada, and some from Eastern USA. ...
Forum: Classified Archives 06-03-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,325
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
New low price: $3,999

New low price: $3,999
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-18-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
I can affirm that for the 2010 Grand Vitara, the...

I can affirm that for the 2010 Grand Vitara, the Green/White stripe wire is the correct wire for the "brake on" signal into a electric brake controller.
They seems to have used that color code for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-08-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Looks interesting. Thanks.

Looks interesting. Thanks.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-08-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,440
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
FYI, I have just recently found the "Revolution...

FYI, I have just recently found the "Revolution 200" from Starlights Inc. to be MUCH BRIGHTER than any other LED light I have been able to find. They work excellent as replacement bulbs in the RV...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-08-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,001
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Yes Frederick, my doors are very similar to...

Yes Frederick, my doors are very similar to yours. (Mine have rounded corners). I also considered replacing them with painted plywood, but it would be nice to preserve the original design if I can....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Wow that IS a cool innovation. I was thinking it...

Wow that IS a cool innovation. I was thinking it would be nice if the heavy 10 Guage wires didn't have to come in and out of the dash device. I assume it reads the brake signal from the tail...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,810
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Did you get your dimensions? I have a 1977...

Did you get your dimensions? I have a 1977 Surfside that I could measure if you want.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Awning fabric rejuvenating

The awning fabric on my new "vintage" camper (1988 Gypsy) is in good shape for its age, but is a bit "crispy".
Has anyone discovered any way to paint it with a resin or something that would...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,001
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Hi Barrie. Yes, it occurs to me that this is not...

Hi Barrie. Yes, it occurs to me that this is not the ideal forum, but I have a fiberglass Triple E Surfside as well, and have found this forum to be a great resource for "vintage" campers.
Do you...
Forum: Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 05-01-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
I have a Triple E for sale on Kijiji - Enfield,...

I have a Triple E for sale on Kijiji - Enfield, Nova Scotia. ($4,900)
1300lbs, Triple E TM14 travel trailer, Surfside 1977, Fiberglass - Halifax Travel Trailers, Campers For Sale - Kijiji Halifax...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,722
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Repair plastic grey water tank?

:confused: My grey water tank seems to have a small leak in it, and I noticed a fiberglass patch kit at the local RV dealer for repairing the plastic tanks for $50.
It seemed to just be fiberglass...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,001
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Gypsy - How to dry out Aluminum sandwich?

I just purchased a 1988 Gypsy, which is a vintage lightweight using aluminum instead of fiberglass! (1,800 lbs for 18 footer)

It uses a thin aluminum skin on BOTH sides of a thin wood fiber...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-01-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,325
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
This trailer IS still available for $4,900. I...

This trailer IS still available for $4,900.
I have now removed the "options" to simplify it's purchase. (No solar panels or Catalytic heater).
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 04-29-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,047
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Hope to be there. Although I have bought a 1988...

Hope to be there.
Although I have bought a 1988 vintage Gypsy (which is not fiberglass).
In the process of selling my old faithful triple E on KiJiJi
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-25-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Installing electric brake controller?

Anyone here already install an electric brake controller in a Suzuki Grand Vitara 2010?
I did it previously for a Jeep Patriot 2008 which was pretty easy, but I am having trouble finding a good path...
Forum: Classified Archives 04-04-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,325
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
TripleE 14' 1977 (Trillium, Boler), new price

Triple E TM14 travel trailer, Surfside 1977, 1400lbs
$4,999 Enfield, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Photos and contact information:
PerfectPhoto.CA | Private203...
Forum: Classified Archives 03-31-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,780
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
TripleE 14' 1977 (Trillium, Boler)

Triple E TM14 travel trailer, Surfside 1977, 1400lbs
$5,999 Enfield, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Photos and email:
PerfectPhoto.CA | Private203...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-11-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,438
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Post FYI, I did another test with the heater set on...

FYI, I did another test with the heater set on LOW (1600BTU) and after 2 hours had ZERO on both the floor and at the bed level, with the windows and vents CLOSED!

:)
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-08-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,495
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Just wanted to add my 2 cents worth here too, of...

Just wanted to add my 2 cents worth here too, of a "comparable" towing situation.
I used to tow my 14' TripleE (similar to Trillium) - approx 1500 lbs, with a 4 cyl. Chev. Tracker, and 5 speed...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-08-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,438
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Post I recently installed a Camco/RV Catalytic Safety...

I recently installed a Camco/RV Catalytic Safety Heater, Model Wave3 in my 14' TripleE Surfside 1977.
Just wanted to let you all know how well it seems to be working.
That model is 3000/1600 BTU...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-27-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,028
Posted By Rob vanNostrand
Question I had the frame on my '78 TripleE break this...

I had the frame on my '78 TripleE break this summer, like yours, while I was on vacation in Newfoundland... Fortunately I was able to track down some "good old boys" to weld it back together with a...
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