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Forum: General Chat 10-18-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 79,812
Posted By Roy in TO
My estimates are higher. I was indicating that...

My estimates are higher. I was indicating that about 130 were produced by Evelands based on what Evelands had published on their history. There were 2 other plants producing them.


Here is my...
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Roy in TO
I tend to agree with your sentiments Randy. In...

I tend to agree with your sentiments Randy. In the old days one could post something in the classifieds that the community could access before you decided to post it in the wild on other sites. One...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-28-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Roy in TO
I think Donna posted while I was editing the link...

I think Donna posted while I was editing the link above.


And this thread has a link to a Popular Mechanic article where the trailer can be seen on page 172
...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-28-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Roy in TO
I've seen photo's of something similar here...

I've seen photo's of something similar here before. Darned if I can remember what it was called. Time for @DonnaD to come up with the answer. She always does.


Maybe I beat her to it. Found it -...
Forum: General Chat 07-12-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 86,386
Posted By Roy in TO
The link you referred to is likely the last time...

The link you referred to is likely the last time Dave posted one. He historically updates them in this thread. But he has not been around for a while, which is unusual.
His...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-09-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,383
Posted By Roy in TO
I just looked at the calendar. Realizing the meet...

I just looked at the calendar. Realizing the meet spans Friday the 13th. Which happens to be the motorcycle rally in Port Dover.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_the_13th_motorcycle_rally

...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-09-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,099
Posted By Roy in TO
Did the 2000 Lb limit change? If so, you should...

Did the 2000 Lb limit change? If so, you should be asking what the process was for registering a previously unregistered trailer. New rules / regulations typically come with a grandfather clause.

...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-08-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Roy in TO
I may comment more after I see your photos. There...

I may comment more after I see your photos. There are many structural designs in the various bolers over the years.



IMO, the metal bar does not bend, so it does not need straightening.
Your...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-05-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Roy in TO
That should do. Wiring was easy. I got a Tekonsha...

That should do. Wiring was easy. I got a Tekonsha P3 and followed their instruction on the front end. On the rear there is a premade harness that plugs inline into your tail lights that will give you...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-04-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Roy in TO
Check your owners manual for tow limits for your...

Check your owners manual for tow limits for your vehicle. I had a 94 Ranger and there were literally pages of tow limits based on the model and options. Mine also listed maximum frontal area of the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-25-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,992
Posted By Roy in TO
+1 Same as what Al and Cindy K said. Glad to...

+1
Same as what Al and Cindy K said.
Glad to hear it worked out to your satisfaction.
Forum: General Chat 05-16-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By Roy in TO
Thanks Dave, I think that would be the 2nd 13'...

Thanks Dave,
I think that would be the 2nd 13' Unik I've seen then. The other one might have been in the Atlantic region many years ago. After a while the one's I've seen in person and the ones I've...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-16-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,992
Posted By Roy in TO
Any updates @Magpie Nest? I thought the trailer...

Any updates @Magpie Nest?
I thought the trailer was going back to the dealer for a once over today.
Forum: General Chat 05-14-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By Roy in TO
Didn't they make a 13' - rounded like a boler...

Didn't they make a 13' - rounded like a boler with something unique about the shape like a projection at the taillights or eyebrow or ???
Forum: General Chat 05-14-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By Roy in TO
If you look closely, there are no propane tanks...

If you look closely, there are no propane tanks on the front.
R U any relation to Emily Litella (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Litella)?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-12-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,992
Posted By Roy in TO
Hi Alan, After learning of your history with...

Hi Alan,
After learning of your history with this dealer I see your concerns. That brings the manufacturer back in the picture as a viable option.


If they are pumping them out like the others...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-11-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,992
Posted By Roy in TO
Alan, I feel for your concerns but you are not...

Alan,
I feel for your concerns but you are not winning me over. I'm having trouble trying to figure out what exactly you want. I think that might be because you may not know what you want.


1st...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Roy in TO
Thoughts: While you are working on it, keep in...

Thoughts:
While you are working on it, keep in mind what DonnaD posted that kept me going "consider it a hard tent on wheels"


If the body is off, consider replacing the wood floors. Jean-L says...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-24-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Roy in TO
Looks like what I used on mine. I'm sure I posted...

Looks like what I used on mine. I'm sure I posted the model number here somewhere. Might have been a special order through Home Hardware.


On edit, I looked at the one from Vintage Trailer in you...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-24-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,437
Posted By Roy in TO
Don't worry about finishing it. You might leave...

Don't worry about finishing it. You might leave bolerama thinking of what you could have or should have done. There are as many ideas as trailers.



We still had duct tape covering the hole in...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-21-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Roy in TO
I did something similar on my boler American. I...

I did something similar on my boler American. I also made an additional extension with 7 blade on one end and 4 pin on the other in case a tow vehicle only had a 4 pin connector.



I also...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-21-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,080
Posted By Roy in TO
If you lift up on the roof near the door you will...

If you lift up on the roof near the door you will likely see the gap at the bottom of the door close in a bit. Sometimes you also have to push the wall in a bit from the outside wall near the hinges....
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 03-21-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Roy in TO
I've had a number of them as well. My password...

I've had a number of them as well. My password that the emails disclosed was unique to this site. I made admin aware of this in early 2017. I pointed out that it was likely due to the cloudbleed...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-20-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,080
Posted By Roy in TO
Your third picture, bottom right corner shows 2...

Your third picture, bottom right corner shows 2 pieces of darker plywood. I'm thinking structural issues.



Supports will help. You are losing support without the front bench. You might get a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-20-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Roy in TO
Welcome Cesar, Here is a photo of my...

Welcome Cesar,


Here is a photo of my boler American when I first got it. You can see the water fill spout behind the rear wheel below the window. It is white with a black sticker above it.

...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Roy in TO
Look up some threads on body bulge or body sag. ...

Look up some threads on body bulge or body sag.

The area you are focusing on is a known weak point.

The x-hatched area in the foreground of your last picture is suspicious. What is underneath...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,080
Posted By Roy in TO
I think I started to sag a bit when I was 44...

I think I started to sag a bit when I was 44 years old, I have not fallen apart yet.


A couple of photo's would help us understand.
Forum: General Chat 03-17-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,619
Posted By Roy in TO
Trailer1 - 13' boler Why did you buy? ...

Trailer1 - 13' boler


Why did you buy?
The dog. Previous tent campers that needed to go on a trip for a family reunion in a tourist area at the peak of tourist season. The dog would not go...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-16-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,121
Posted By Roy in TO
I used tongue and groove flooring to build a...

I used tongue and groove flooring to build a separating wall inside the cabinet one strip at a time. I used 2 vertical supports on opposite sides / ends to hold it all together.



These threads...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-16-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,723
Posted By Roy in TO
I didn't realize it was that much! I wonder what...

I didn't realize it was that much! I wonder what that works out to in Canuck Bucks?


From past experience MI gets cheaper if you camp for more than 1 weekend. They have a season pass for "out of...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Roy in TO
It is possible your door is just fine. Have a...

It is possible your door is just fine. Have a look at how it is constructed or even post a picture of the interior surface.



Chances are, you may have what some call body bulge. Totally...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-03-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Roy in TO
Tom, who was part of the original company still...

Tom, who was part of the original company still sells some.
http://trilliumrv.com/
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-03-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Roy in TO
One other point no one has mentioned yet....

One other point no one has mentioned yet. Electric brakes are also a safety feature.



If for some reason your trailer starts swaying - for example during an evasive maneuver which may cause...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,437
Posted By Roy in TO
Yes Wayne there is. Rob really should have...

Yes Wayne there is.

Rob really should have posted a direct link to the event page; directing people to his website first only further confuses things. OTOH it does increase his website statistics....
Forum: General Chat 08-18-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By Roy in TO
Congrats on the new trailer! There are 2...

Congrats on the new trailer!


There are 2 rallies that might tie in with your shakedown trip....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-18-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By Roy in TO
Keep in mind that bolers were produced in many...

Keep in mind that bolers were produced in many places over the years with some "design" changes. Measurements from one may not match measurements from another.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-18-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,041
Posted By Roy in TO
BAL leveler fan here. Levels and chocks at the...

BAL leveler fan here. Levels and chocks at the same time. On soft ground, I recommend putting something under the tire first.

Been using wood under the stabilizers. On one border crossing, border...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-15-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,277
Posted By Roy in TO
I saw a new (5 y/o) GWV Trillium Sidekick (4500...

I saw a new (5 y/o) GWV Trillium Sidekick (4500 equivalent) at recent bolerama (July 7) that had cracked at the point where the frame bends to form the A at the front. They needed to weld on the...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-10-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,154
Posted By Roy in TO
It was supposed to be a link to a video clip from...

It was supposed to be a link to a video clip from the local news reporting on the event. FGRV won't let her edit it ATM.
Try this: Blast from the past - CHCH...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Roy in TO
I suggest 2 coats of Kilz primer first.

I suggest 2 coats of Kilz primer first.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Roy in TO
The part the others are pointing to you is the...

The part the others are pointing to you is the screw cover which is the black strip at the top of the window in your picture.


If you need the seals, there are multiple part numbers.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Roy in TO
I would not cut it back all the way to the wall....

I would not cut it back all the way to the wall. Leaving some will give you a tab to know where the floor belongs when you replace the wood.


Make your floor templates before you start cutting.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Roy in TO
If it is exactly in the center, it might be the...

If it is exactly in the center, it might be the bend made on purpose by the axle factory for wheel alignment.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Roy in TO
Look up body sag or body bulge. The weak...

Look up body sag or body bulge.

The weak spot is behind your 3rd picture down.

Wood floors? I know of one member whose body shaped up after replacing the floor.
From the looks of the finish,...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-21-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,075
Posted By Roy in TO
I might be wrong Johnny, I think the different...

I might be wrong Johnny, I think the different wheel well under the sink was an American thing.



I would question your boler being a 1971. It may have been made in late 1971 for the 1972...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-21-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Roy in TO
Part of the weight rating is related to how much...

Part of the weight rating is related to how much rubber is inserted into the axle housing. There should be very little difference in ride between a #9 at 2.2K or a #10 at 2.5K. There is only a 300 Lb...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Roy in TO
I like my P3. Keep in mind you will likely...

I like my P3.

Keep in mind you will likely change your TV in the future.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-04-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,154
Posted By Roy in TO
Thanks George @jokra for posting that. I fixed...

Thanks George @jokra for posting that. I fixed the hyperlink in your quote.
Thanks Hidalga for getting it up on the 2018 Rally Map...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-22-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,154
Posted By Roy in TO
2018, July 6-8: Ontario bolerama

I see Fred has posted the dates up on the bolerama forums (http://forums.delphiforums.com/bolerama/messages/?msg=9452.1).

He said details on his web page (http://home.cogeco.ca/~dtaylor30/), yet I...
Forum: General Chat 01-12-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,445
Posted By Roy in TO
Thinking back, I think that is how we first met...

Thinking back, I think that is how we first met you.
We were traveling to MI to visit friends and wanted to meet some FRGV people.
We picked an area of MI that was central to a bunch of members,...
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