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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-20-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bkboler
Thanks for the heads up Randy. I think I might...

Thanks for the heads up Randy. I think I might have lucked out there. Most of my seals slid out on their own when I took the window apart. I just have a couple left that are crimped on the ends that...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bkboler
Here are a few more pics. They are upside down...

Here are a few more pics. They are upside down but the first 2 are the seal at the inside bottom of individual window and the last one is the vertical seal on the sides of the frame that the window...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bkboler
Awesome, thanks for the help. I never thought...

Awesome, thanks for the help. I never thought about ordering the screw covers. I think I will order those as well.
So the header seal for the top isn't the same as what is used for the bottom sill?...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By bkboler
My profile pic might be a little better to look...

My profile pic might be a little better to look at.

From what I can see, it looks like the jalousie header and sill seal for top and bottom, the vinyl j seal for the sides that the windows close...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bkboler
Sorry, these are the best pics I have. They are...

Sorry, these are the best pics I have. They are the 2 pane
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bkboler
Berdick jalousie window seals

I've been searching all over this site trying to see if there is an actual list of seals and part numbers needed to replace all the old seals on my jalousie side windows for my boler. Does such a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-12-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 30,923
Posted By bkboler
Amazing job Ross. I am looking forward to seeing...

Amazing job Ross. I am looking forward to seeing your trailer at the rally. I'm about a week away from gluing up my reflectix. How did you like the spray glue you used. I ended up buying heavy duty...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,335
Posted By bkboler
Sorry, one more question, how did you attach the...

Sorry, one more question, how did you attach the plywood base, and also the front vertical supports? are they screwed in from the bottom of the plywood where it overlaps the raised part of the floor?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,335
Posted By bkboler
That's awesome. Thanks for the reply. I was...

That's awesome. Thanks for the reply. I was planning on on using short pieces of 2 x 2's attached to the outer shell with glue and fiberglass just as tabs to attach the side walls. That would have...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,335
Posted By bkboler
That looks awesome! I'm in the process of...

That looks awesome! I'm in the process of rebuilding my counter and I know what you mean about nothing really being level. If you don't mind me asking, how is it attached to the outside wall? Any...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 10-05-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,204
Posted By bkboler
Did I hear correctly that there is an update to...

Did I hear correctly that there is an update to the actual dates of the boler rally?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-01-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,017
Posted By bkboler
Awesome, thanks John. I did buy the pl...

Awesome, thanks John. I did buy the pl construction adhesive. I'm hoping that it'll still be a strong bond with the fiberglass matte over it. When I go back out this weekend I'll take some pics and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-28-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,017
Posted By bkboler
Hi John, Couple of questions for you if you don't...

Hi John, Couple of questions for you if you don't mind. On page 5, post #70, the first pic you have what looks like a 2 x 4 horizontal with what looks like a 1 x 4 under going down to the floor. Did...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-27-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
That looks nice, Thanks Jan

That looks nice, Thanks Jan
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-27-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
I believe the hole is for a porta potty. The...

I believe the hole is for a porta potty. The bench was cut out and hinges were put on along with a latch. It was cut from the top back all the way around and down about a quarter of the way in the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-27-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
I was thinking about that but I wasn't sure how...

I was thinking about that but I wasn't sure how to make it look good. I was going to find a nice piece of wood and cut it into an "L" shape then glass in the one side and leave the other side coming...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-26-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Ross, Wow, yours is spotless. I tried that...

Thanks Ross, Wow, yours is spotless. I tried that but my drill doesn't seem to have enough power to do anything. I'll try the angle grinder with the brush attachment. My drill is battery but maybe a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-26-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By bkboler
I found that if I drilled a small pilot hole then...

I found that if I drilled a small pilot hole then slowly increased the size of the drill bit, I was able to pull out the whole rivit from the outside because it was wedged onto the head of the bit....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-26-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
It was a rough week of holidays but I managed to...

It was a rough week of holidays but I managed to gut the boler, drill out most of the rivets, strip out the ensolite, good thing I did. My boler has been under a tarp for a couple of years. Wrapped...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-12-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Yea, I didn't have the pin so I have been using a...

Yea, I didn't have the pin so I have been using a 3 inch nail.

Thanks Donna, I'll check out that link.
The outside handle seems to be worn out and it has a lot of play. The handle will lower on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-06-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Roy. I will probably take off that metal...

Thanks Roy. I will probably take off that metal plate at some point but I'm going to stick with replacing the lock with what's already there.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-06-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Donna. Found one today at McMunn and...

Thanks Donna. Found one today at McMunn and Yates. Now all I need is the inside piece.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-06-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Jan. I never even thought of checking out...

Thanks Jan. I never even thought of checking out Canadian Tire. I guess I thought that if Vintage Trailer sold it then I wouldn't find it anywhere else.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-06-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Right now I have the L handle with something...

Right now I have the L handle with something similar to the canned ham latch. I wasn't sure if the hollow portion of the door was wide enough to accommodate the shaft of the T handle.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-04-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By bkboler
Boler Door Lock

Can anyone out there in FGRV land tell me if the locking T handle from Vintage Trailer will work on a boler. I would like to order the Canned Ham Door Latch with the Locking L handle but they are out...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-19-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
I know this set up won't be for everyone, it's...

I know this set up won't be for everyone, it's not light, and the length of everything put away is probably 4 feet but I can fold one section of the door right back and it'll line up with my boler...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-19-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
So I went and bought Walmart's 11 x 11 easy up...

So I went and bought Walmart's 11 x 11 easy up with the screen included. Set up took about 7 8 minutes by myself, not bad. But it leaked from the roof. Ended up taking it back and bought the 10 x 10...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-07-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By bkboler
I like the idea of a floating floor, something I...

I like the idea of a floating floor, something I plan on doing, only because if the floor does get wet then it'll be easy to get under there to let everything dry. I was originally going to use those...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-07-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
Right now I am using a 12 x 12 slant leg with a...

Right now I am using a 12 x 12 slant leg with a flared canopy but there is really no way to close it all in with screen properly so I just use it over the boler until I get all the leaks fixed. Works...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-07-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
Wind factor is always something to consider with...

Wind factor is always something to consider with any screen tent. Thank you for all the feedback. That is something I tend to overlook or don't give too much thought about. Canadian tire usually has...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-04-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
I don't seem to have an issue with the Broadstone...

I don't seem to have an issue with the Broadstone legs but I am 6 3 so I might have a bit of an advantage. I just saw the coleman version and they look almost identical. At least with coleman you...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-02-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,033
Posted By bkboler
Will that list include what people are bringing ...

Will that list include what people are bringing for the potluck? And I don't think I've ever been there for a pancake breakfast. Anything extra that I need to bring?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
I'll definitely look into those other panels....

I'll definitely look into those other panels. Thanks Carl!!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
I found a video on the set up and take down of...

I found a video on the set up and take down of the clam. Easiest I have ever seen. Literally minutes, tear down included. That would be my choice if the flaps had windows.
Right now I have a 13 x 15...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-02-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,033
Posted By bkboler
Hi Rick, been pretty busy with work for the last...

Hi Rick, been pretty busy with work for the last 3 seasons. Now I'm back to a regular job with more time on my hands. Do you still do the big potluck dinner?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-02-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
For the last 3 seasons, I've been working for a...

For the last 3 seasons, I've been working for a company laying asphalt so my summers were non existent. I now have a job with weekends off and with the Manitoba rally at St Malo in August and the big...
Forum: General Chat 06-02-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
Thanks, I'll have to check that out.

Thanks, I'll have to check that out.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
Just a suggestion, but I have heard that used...

Just a suggestion, but I have heard that used coffee grounds work to keep ants away. If you have coffee every morning then you'll definitely have ample supply. I think my parents use paprika or...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-01-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,427
Posted By bkboler
Wow, that Clam looks awesome. That's exactly what...

Wow, that Clam looks awesome. That's exactly what I need. Love the window covers too. Floor would be nice too but I don't think it would last very long. Plus, if it did take on a little water then...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
Hi John, I used the one piece, seems to work...

Hi John, I used the one piece, seems to work pretty good except I do get some water where the lock strip meets. I haven't wanted to seal them together yet because I'm going to have to take the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By bkboler
Well, it's been a while since I've done some work...

Well, it's been a while since I've done some work on the boler. Looks like I'm going to have time this year. This weekends project is to redo the roof vent. I guess I didn't seal it properly, leaks a...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
How about the "Pine Nut", does anyone know if...

How about the "Pine Nut", does anyone know if that name has been used?
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
"Woody", that's a good one. Never thought of...

"Woody", that's a good one. Never thought of that.
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Donna. I do like the name, I'll just make...

Thanks Donna. I do like the name, I'll just make sure to not paint it the same.
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
Probably not that extravagant, although, those...

Probably not that extravagant, although, those are some nice looking trailers. I was thinking of a nice light wood color for the bottom half, white on top, add in a few pine cones related to types of...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By bkboler
Camper Names and Themes

Hey everyone, I decided on a name for my boler and a theme. Is there a specific thread that people post on about their themes and names? I can't seem to find one. I am planning on calling mine the...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-31-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,033
Posted By bkboler
Hi Rick, it's been a while!! I'll be in G8....

Hi Rick, it's been a while!! I'll be in G8. Looking forward to seeing everyone.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-25-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,101
Posted By bkboler
Thanks Jon, I was originally planning on that...

Thanks Jon, I was originally planning on that because I knew replacing everything was going to be a bigger project than I wanted. It sure looks like the skin was painted and I didn't think the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-25-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,101
Posted By bkboler
Seems there are a few different threads on this...

Seems there are a few different threads on this topic so I'm not sure where to jump in but I am planning on stripping out my elephant skin and adding reflectix with headliner over it. I did see...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-23-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,017
Posted By bkboler
Hi John. Amazing job!! Boler looks awesome. I...

Hi John. Amazing job!! Boler looks awesome. I might have missed it from one of your earlier threads but with your fridge did you not have to put any sort of venting in for it? I am thinking of using...
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