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Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-06-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By donjdart
Amerigo parts?

I still have it and use it. Didn't get far on restore yet (other issues came up)
So far I purchased most of my parts (tires, rubber seals, lights) at
( www.ebay.com/usr/randpcarriages )...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-17-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By donjdart
Screen

I used fiberglass screen mesh because it is easier to cut considering having to cut slots for pushouts. The hardest part was getting it to lay smooth, it took two of us, one to pull the screen tight...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-15-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By donjdart
Update:

The .270 spline from SWISCO.com ~ The Replacement Hardware Authority (http://www.swisco.com/)
worked perfectly -did my screens today! (comes in 25' lengths):)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-08-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By donjdart
I found

I found .270 foam spline here: SWISCO.com ~ The Replacement Hardware Authority (http://www.swisco.com/) It comes in 25' packages. I ordered it and will let you all know how it works.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-06-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By donjdart
spline

Thanks
McMaster-Carr has them in 25 foot lengths but measurements need conversion.
McMaster-Carr (http://www.mcmaster.com/#screening-splines/=12aqx8f)


everywhere I look I am finding .250 but...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By donjdart
two more Amerigo window ??'s

Does anyone know the size or have a source for window spline to put the screens in? All the hardware stores have ones that are too small. Also how do you put the screen in to work around the window...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-10-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By donjdart
Yes I did, they are close but doesn't look like...

Yes I did, they are close but doesn't look like they'd work.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-10-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By donjdart
Hope it's right

After several failed attempts, I drew this up for window pushouts. Monday I am going to look for a metal fab shop to make them for me. I hope it's right!
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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-02-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By donjdart
Trim

Does anyone have a source for the vinyl trim that covers the screws around the outside of the windows on my Amerigo. I keep finding it in 1" but mine seems smaller than that.

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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-13-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By donjdart
I used the double hing safety clasp with a...

I used the double hing safety clasp with a carabiner, works good for me
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-12-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By donjdart
Thanks - I did this with my Amerigo. better than...

Thanks - I did this with my Amerigo. better than removing screws every time!
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-01-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,475
Posted By donjdart
Yes that is mine. I am rebuilding that Apache and...

Yes that is mine. I am rebuilding that Apache and an Amerigo. Big difference between fiberglass and plastic repair! Mine is one of the bigger models 24' long, 2200#. I set it aside for now while I...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-29-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,475
Posted By donjdart
I have an Apache and yes it is plastic and you...

I have an Apache and yes it is plastic and you can actually fix the plastic in your garage using MEK and ABS pellets which you brush on and it melts the plastic together. you can also make patches...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By donjdart
Window fix

Attempted many time to make this part and failed!
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I came up with this solution
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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,542
Posted By donjdart
Thank You

:) Thank You, I'll post pics when I do it!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,542
Posted By donjdart
What paint do you use?

I have a 1974 Amerigo. Thinking about painting it in the spring. Someone told me you can paint it with a roller. Anyone have a recommendation of the best paint to use?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-31-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By donjdart
Lexel was recommended to me by a friend, but I...

Lexel was recommended to me by a friend, but I have yet to use it.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-31-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By donjdart
Prepping for spring

Still to cold to work on it, but getting prepared. I have to re-caulk around the windows between the fiberglass wall & the metal window frame. I am looking for recommendations on what type of...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-30-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By donjdart
thanks

Thanks for the info and pics. I start back at work Monday and it looks like we will be BURIED in snow Tues & Wed. But now I have the info to get at it in the Spring! Its about 5 " to tall to get in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-30-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By donjdart
Nope all the hardware is gone. Can't find a...

Nope all the hardware is gone. Can't find a single part from it in the camper.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-30-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By donjdart
Is this the window part

It says this company purchase the remaining stock of Creation Inc. Is the 9 1/2 inch part in the middle of the page the Amerigo push out hardware?

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Creation window parts...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-29-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By donjdart
Nope I think I am keeping the Apache! 92130

Nope I think I am keeping the Apache!
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Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-29-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By donjdart
Interior pics

1974 Amerigo

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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-27-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By donjdart
Thanks, I'll be getting at it when the snow and...

Thanks, I'll be getting at it when the snow and ice melts!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-27-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By donjdart
Hi I picked up the 1974 Amerigo

Hi I am in Green Bay, Wi. I picked up the 1974 Amerigo in Kentucky a week ago. I guess I'll be asking a lot of questions here......lol
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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-27-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By donjdart
Could you please post a pic of this part in use -...

Could you please post a pic of this part in use - it's on my to do list!....thanks
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By donjdart
Thanks, Now if the snow would melt and get warm...

Thanks, Now if the snow would melt and get warm out- I can start on it!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-24-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By donjdart
1974 Amerigo window problem

I purchased a 1974 amerigo FG-16. All the window pushouts are gone, so I have no idea what they look like. I'd like to make some. Can anybody get me a drawing with measurements and a pic of them. I...
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