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Forum: General Chat 11-02-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By herons
We have added a few things to our repertoire and...

We have added a few things to our repertoire and use them - or not - depending on the site, the weather, and how long we stay.


Basic set-up, which is electrical cord, hose, chocks, leveling,...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-01-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,851
Posted By herons
Can I jump in with a question? I have a...

Can I jump in with a question? I have a controller and a 25W suitcase panel. If I purchase a second panel and connect them (in series), will I be able to charge my Group 27 deep cell battery (Scamp...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By herons
Wondering if anyone installs a front hitch with a...

Wondering if anyone installs a front hitch with a bike rack? I have a 54 lb. e-bike that is too heavy for a rear hitch. Would love to hear pros and cons. This might be a solution, although a bit more...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 07-30-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By herons
I had that same problem with another brand...

I had that same problem with another brand toilet. There's some sort of spring in the flush pedal that makes a seal after the flush. We just needed to let the pedal up "fast" so the spring would have...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-24-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,998
Posted By herons
Thank you for the detailed response. We are...

Thank you for the detailed response. We are planning to purchase the Noco as a jump starter for the TV. I was just thinking out of the box about possible different ways to use it. Guess not!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-22-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,998
Posted By herons
Question Charging a Battery on the Road

I'm wondering if a Noco Boost Plus GB40 1000 amp 12v Lithium Jump Starter would be useful in topping up up Group 27 deep cycle Scamp battery? Could it be used with an inverter to run a trickle...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 07-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,832
Posted By herons
Just this morning we were reminiscing about...

Just this morning we were reminiscing about enjoying the huckleberry bear claws from Polebridge Mercantile. To die for!
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 07-11-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By herons
Take a look at Fish Creek Pond campground in the...

Take a look at Fish Creek Pond campground in the Adirondacks. It is near Saranac Lake and a short drive from Lake Placid. Every camp site is on the water. There are no hook-ups, though. It's very...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-08-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By herons
Angry Stove Top Rusting

I have the standard two-burner stove top in my 2016 Scamp and it is showing signs of rust. I can't find anything in a Forum search that addresses this problem. Am I the only one? If not, what did...
Forum: General Chat 06-21-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By herons
Thumbs down That's what I'm currently using. The hook at the...

That's what I'm currently using. The hook at the top is too small (almost non-existent), which makes me a bit nervous. And the straps were mounted improperly so it takes a LOT of effort to bolt them...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-18-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By herons
I just got six days of use out of my Group 27...

I just got six days of use out of my Group 27 battery. The water pumps seem to draw the biggest load. I used the heater each night but only for a few cycles - 10 minutes per night? I have LED lights...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By herons
If only I could bend flat bar...

If only I could bend flat bar...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By herons
Would love to see a photo. I've also been looking...

Would love to see a photo. I've also been looking for a single tank set-up and the only one I can find is $100!
Forum: General Chat 05-29-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By herons
I didn't glue my gasket but I replaced it. It had...

I didn't glue my gasket but I replaced it. It had slipped - like yours - and creased when I closed it. So I bought gasket material at the hardware store and replaced it. Easy to do - just need a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-24-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By herons
I am curious, as well. The screws that hold one...

I am curious, as well. The screws that hold one of my table brackets to the rear rat fur/wood block wall stripped within weeks of use. I've tried to fill and remount the bracket with no luck....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-24-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By herons
I know I should hand wash the cover in the early...

I know I should hand wash the cover in the early spring months while it is still on the Scamp but I'm often too impatient. I just want to rip that cover off and go camping and the heck with a clean...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-16-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By herons
I don't think there is sufficient space in the...

I don't think there is sufficient space in the Atwood WH for a drain valve. It would be a good solution, though.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By herons
Thanks, Mike. Good advice.

Thanks, Mike. Good advice.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-07-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By herons
Atwood LP Gas Water Heater - Drain Plug

Two questions about the 6 gallon gas/electric Atwood water heater drain plugs:


Why are they plastic and is there a metal replacement option? If not, why not? (The plastic plug threads are easy...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-02-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,410
Posted By herons
Thanks for all the great advice. I'm saving this...

Thanks for all the great advice. I'm saving this information to give to my mechanic!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-25-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By herons
Fun, aren't they? Keeps us humble, for sure.

Fun, aren't they? Keeps us humble, for sure.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-25-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By herons
You might also have nudged the TEST button on the...

You might also have nudged the TEST button on the GFI while plugging in. I've done it before, maybe more than once?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-21-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By herons
Easy. We stand it up to the left of the toilet,...

Easy. We stand it up to the left of the toilet, along with the sink cover and a cutting board. It rides quite well there and is never in the way.


Peg
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-13-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,769
Posted By herons
I'd love to see a wide angle shot of the overall...

I'd love to see a wide angle shot of the overall door installation.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-04-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By herons
We just hang the pole from the top of the...

We just hang the pole from the top of the bulkhead, just to the left of the bathroom door and to the right of the stove. There is a little lip on the divider that holds the pole in place. It has...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-15-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By herons
Question Cushion Storage

What different methods do folks use to store their dinette cushions? Do you leave them in the camper, cover them with plastic, store indoors, or other clever methods?


My concerns are mildew and...
Forum: General Chat 10-10-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By herons
Nothing like a clean and shiny trailer. I also...

Nothing like a clean and shiny trailer. I also just waxed the Scamp in a rare burst of warm New England weather. A good wax job is a very satisfying thing!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-21-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By herons
Yes, I have the big bed option and yes, it is the...

Yes, I have the big bed option and yes, it is the tall, narrow storage unit which is about 11" wide.


The hatch will be only 6 or 7" in width, leaving plenty of fiberglass on either side....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-21-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By herons
Scamp support column integrity

I'd like to cut into the fiberglass cubby "column" and put in a small hatch/door about 7 x 10", just below the bottom cubby and above the wheel well. I am aware that this installation supports the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-20-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By herons
[QUOTE=DSK;712777]Greetings all, My wife...

[QUOTE=DSK;712777]Greetings all,


My wife and I are new scamp owners. We'd been considering the acquisition of a small fiberglass trailer but being in the north east the process was slow....
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-18-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By herons
[QUOTE=Go.with.the.Flo;712541]Sun River...

[QUOTE=Go.with.the.Flo;712541]Sun River campground in Barnstead is a well-kept secret... many sites right on the river... no frills... quiet & beautiful... dogs allowed... we paid $30/night for a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-16-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By herons
Following toilet seal thread.

Following toilet seal thread.
Forum: General Chat 08-14-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By herons
You can PM any member by clicking on their name...

You can PM any member by clicking on their name in the left hand box. Each name is actually a link to more functions, including PM, email addresses, etc. Fill out the PM box, scroll down, and hit...
Forum: General Chat 08-13-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By herons
I would be willing to scan the brochures and post...

I would be willing to scan the brochures and post them online for everyone to share. You will get them back via return mail. PM me for my mailing address.
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By herons
Following.

Following.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-27-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,769
Posted By herons
I'd love to see what you've done with your Scamp....

I'd love to see what you've done with your Scamp. Are you anywhere near Maynard?
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,723
Posted By herons
You don't need to unhitch for an overnight stay...

You don't need to unhitch for an overnight stay unless the trailer tongue needs to be lowered to level the camper. Just crank down the foot/wheel until it touches the ground - and then one more crank...
Forum: General Chat 04-14-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,480
Posted By herons
Most public libraries sell used paperbacks and...

Most public libraries sell used paperbacks and hardcover books for 1-2 dollars. The money supports their library programs. I always find a decent book or two whenever I need a travel book. Then I...
Forum: General Chat 01-11-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By herons
Wait until the fly lands on a horizontal surface....

Wait until the fly lands on a horizontal surface. Clap your hands once just above the fly. Something about the air movement causes the fly to rise up and BAM - you got 'em. Wear gloves if the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-03-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By herons
Local area churches may also be able to help.

Local area churches may also be able to help.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-31-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By herons
Take a look at luxury vinyl plank. $3-5 per foot,...

Take a look at luxury vinyl plank. $3-5 per foot, lifetime warranty on wear, most are clik-and-lock installation, and it is 100% waterproof.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-30-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By herons
I use a folding electric bike but you'll probably...

I use a folding electric bike but you'll probably not find one for $400. Perhaps a non-electric model, used, through craigslist?
Forum: General Chat 11-10-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
Posted By herons
I have neighbors keep an eye on the house. It's a...

I have neighbors keep an eye on the house. It's a small neighborhood and we've all lived these for 40 years. I also hire two neighborhood kids - one for inside chores (water the plants, check the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-04-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By herons
Sounds like some sort of oil or lubricant...

Sounds like some sort of oil or lubricant discharge.

Dawn dish detergent and water - hand scrub?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-28-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,974
Posted By herons
I have had good results with DampRid and leaving...

I have had good results with DampRid and leaving one window open about half an inch. You can find DampRid in big box hardware stores or online at Walmart or Amazon.

I always pour out 1-2 cups of...
Forum: Camp Cooking, Food & Recipes 10-27-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,448
Posted By herons
I didn't know I was lost! :)

I didn't know I was lost! :)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-26-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,317
Posted By herons
Once more, I will re-write my winterizing...

Once more, I will re-write my winterizing "scheme" with a few corrections gleaned from the wisest of the wise. Thanks for all your ideas.

I winterized successfully last year and have every...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-25-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,687
Posted By herons
Wait! Never mind. I think I see a door on the...

Wait! Never mind. I think I see a door on the left side, just in front of the window. But a door without a window? Can't wait to hear more about the history of your mystery trailer.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-25-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,687
Posted By herons
I really like the look of your trailer! But where...

I really like the look of your trailer! But where is the door?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-17-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By herons
[QUOTE=herons;667439]I have a Scamp, front bath,...

[QUOTE=herons;667439]I have a Scamp, front bath, with water heater cut-off. These are (roughly) the winterizing steps I followed last year. I think I have too many steps! What can I eliminate? For...
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