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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By Gattopuin64
Sway

Air pressure is important but an over looked item is tire balance.

Balance tires is cheap insurance when trouble shooting trailer pulling problems. Also check the tires for cracks or rubber...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,593
Posted By Gattopuin64
Need new tire replacement info

I upgraded my Scamp OEM tires from ST175/80 13 to Goodyear Endurance ST205/75R 14. Have 18,885 miles on these Goodyear tires and no sign of tread ware.

The attached Trailer Tire Log show Scamp...
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 07-28-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Gattopuin64
Dinette Tabletop

It is your lucky day I have a dinette table. It is from my 2017 Scamp 16-ft Standard SD/FB.

Approx size: 31 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in and 12 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in.
I will also include table leg if want...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gattopuin64
Want to see FG TT

Call Wayne Pitlick at Scamp factory. 866-544-468three. Wayne can answer your question and put you in contact with Scamp owner in your area.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-03-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,220
Posted By Gattopuin64
tires

I've pulled my 16-ft Scamp FB/SD more than 80,000 miles since 2010 and these are the tires used. I now have Goodyear Endurance ST 205/75 R 14. And yes I did upgrade to a 14-in tire for better...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-23-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Gattopuin64
Fuses, water filter, and other supplies

The battery has an inline fuse.

I suggest that you use 10-ft fresh water hoses not the 25-ft one.10-ft is easier to handle than 25-ft. Most Hook-ups at RV park are with 10-ft. I keep 2 additional...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,721
Posted By Gattopuin64
tow 17-ft TT

When I first started pulling my 16-ft SD/FB, I used a sway bar. after a few 1000 miles then a senior moment, I left it home. Have never looked back.

Have pulled the Scamp more than 60,000 miles...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-22-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamps fridge problem

Have owned a 2010 13-ft and 2014 and 2017 16-ft Scamps and travel more than 84,000 miles since 2010 and never had a problem with the fridge propane. I start cooling the fridge several day prior to...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 11-14-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By Gattopuin64
Ft Stockton TX RV Park Review

Just a note about a new RV Park in SW Texas




Like lots of RV’ers in this group I travel many of the interstate highway as well as the byway and highway of America from east coast to the west...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Gattopuin64
America's Largest RV Show, Hershey PA

Has anyone attended the "World Largest RV Show" in Hershey PA.

I have seen several ads for the event scheduled from 9-12 thru 9-16.

My question is it worth the effort to attend or is it a waste...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-27-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Gattopuin64
Bath Door Frame

Thanks for the input

Call Scamp and they said it is 2 pieces screwed together and suggested just replacing the bad section of the frame. at a cost of $$ plus freight.

I will make a final...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-27-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Gattopuin64
Bath Door Frame

The paper covering the wood door frame is peeling.

I am thinking about replacing the all the fake wood frame but need some advice.
First, has anyone replaced the frame and can you provide...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-19-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,784
Posted By Gattopuin64
Don't be " Oh S**t

I remember the aluminum step stool trick plus the flat tire fix well north of $100. But the best one was the rear leverler jack left at a KOA early one morning. Another "Oh s**t" moment.

Henry
Forum: General Chat 07-03-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gattopuin64
Sleping on side dinette

I tried sleeping on the side dinette of in our 16-ft Scamp. I lasted about 10-15 minutes before hitting the floor. My grandson -age 6 - tried one night and ended on the floor after about an hour.
...
Forum: General Chat 06-20-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,814
Posted By Gattopuin64
Casita vs Scamp

I live in Houston TX, Casita is about 3 hours from me but I selected a standard 16-ft Scamp SD/FB.

The reason I go for Scamp is:
COST Casita cost was about $4000 more than the Scamp with the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-17-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By Gattopuin64
Lightbulb Fan in refrigerator

Looking for info on the installation of a 12v muffin fan in 120/propane Scamp refrigerator.

I was reading in DoItYourself RV about getting better cooling with the addition of a 12v fan. This...
Forum: General Chat 04-25-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Bed / Casita Mattress

Don.t waste your time looking for a ready made mattress. I had one made bt Texas Mattress Maker in Houston TX. It cost around $450.00 but worth every penny. It is great to sleep on and fit the back...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-18-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By Gattopuin64
Smile Scamp SD Widen Bed Base

Keep the dog but the wife got to go :loltu or she can sleep on the floor
Forum: General Chat 02-26-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Gattopuin64
I have dump station at home. Got the best price...

I have dump station at home. Got the best price available. FREE, son-in-law is a plumber.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-21-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By Gattopuin64
New Inteli-Power 9245 Converter/Charge

the converter/charger in my new 2017 16ft SD/FB is a PD9245C - 45 amp.

It seem that Scamp has up-grade the charger/converter to the 45 amp. So far I have had no problems. The charger and the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-31-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By Gattopuin64
Nice job. I added cargo door to my 16-ft Scamp...

Nice job. I added cargo door to my 16-ft Scamp and it make it easy to reach my treasures. By the way who is you door supplier and what is the door size and cost. Thanks

Henry
Forum: General Chat 01-27-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Gattopuin64
I live in the Spring Branch area and drove by the...

I live in the Spring Branch area and drove by the RV park this afternoon. It's not for me there are better location in Houston. Try the Westlake RV Resort on Clay Road near Barker Cypress. Much...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-19-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By Gattopuin64
wet bath floor

I have use teak and oak for the bath floor, I was not happy with either. Suggest that you look into a product call Dri-Dek. You can order from West Marine and it comes in many colors. Standard size...
Forum: General Chat 01-19-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,991
Posted By Gattopuin64
you guys have to much time on your hands. I can...

you guys have to much time on your hands. I can not believe that I read the whole string.

But I do have my flashlights just like everyone else.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-25-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,062
Posted By Gattopuin64
Tow vehicle selection

I have a Frontier SV, 4.0L V-6, Crew Cab. The truck has enough power to get up and go on the interstate as well as the city streets. I have towed my Scamp 16-ft, FB/SD more than 55,000 miles - up...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-10-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Gattopuin64
vinyl fence post don't rust nor do stainless...

vinyl fence post don't rust nor do stainless steel hose clamp. Rush in Texas is a long term problem not like salted road in Washington
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-09-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Gattopuin64
Stinky Slinky Storage

I looked at the storage stace for my 2017 Scamp 16-ft SD?FB when purchase and decided not to have the hose storage tube installed. I added a sewer hose storage bumper to the rear bumper of the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-28-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Gattopuin64
gaggage door

Should be baggage door

I just completed my search for a cargo / baggage door for my 16-ft Scamp.

For used door try azrvsalvage.com (8778248242), for a new replacement doors talked to Rocky or...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-15-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Replacement Door Seal / Shim

Scamp 2017 16-ft Layout 6 SD/FB MODIFICATION
Henry S Bunting Door Shim
e-mail: texas1944@hotmail.com 2017-10-15
Page 1 of 2

PROJECT: Door Shim

Statement of Facts:
The door of the...
Forum: General Chat 09-17-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By Gattopuin64
FYI 2017 Scamp Report / Improvement

Best guest Marine Board (made from High Density Polyethylene) is not an option. Call Scamp and ask if they would use Marine Board.

I have not had a problem with the current decking (floor) on my...
Forum: General Chat 09-17-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By Gattopuin64
FYI 2017 Scamp Report / Improvements

FYI Report on new 2017 Scamp 16-ft SD/FB which I picked up on September 11 after an eight month wait.

As a side note and full disclosure this is the third new Scamp I have owned. I had a 2010...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-10-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,233
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Cover

I will be @ Scamp factory on 9-11 to p/u my new 16-ft Scamp. In prep for my visit I review items in part store which I might need, could use or want. :okraScamp has added a cover for both the 13-ft...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-05-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By Gattopuin64
TV for Scamp 16-ft

My everyday and TV is a Nissan Frontier V6 2W with factory tow package. Can hold 4 +drive ok and has clearance for many Forest Service fire roads. It come as a 4W drive also. Have over 55,000 miles...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-01-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,290
Posted By Gattopuin64
Drying white hose

I'm with you. drying the white (water) hose is a good idea. I now use 10-ft white hose. I have 3 (total 30-ft) that I connect together when needed. I hang up in the garage for a few days after each...
Forum: General Chat 09-01-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,635
Posted By Gattopuin64
we select an area, state or region of interest...

we select an area, state or region of interest and just head in that direction. after about 5 hours we look for an RV park, Walmart or some other area to park overnight. ask the locals what happen...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-30-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Table Bouncing Loose

If all else fails use duck tape
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-29-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By Gattopuin64
Power cord extension outlet

I too need an independent 110v outlet for my Scamp. What I did was install a ground fault 110v outlet under the side dinette seat with a black faceplate and outlet on the outside of trailer with a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-25-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gattopuin64
Right on about hopping in the truck now to see...

Right on about hopping in the truck now to see your trailer. I sold my 2011 Scamp 16-ft SD/FB in 3-days at asking price and check in my bank account 4 or 5 days later. Eggs don't last long on the...
Forum: General Chat 08-15-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By Gattopuin64
awning

No, awning is a wast of money. Have had 2 Scamps with awning in 7 + years and use it one or two time. It is a pain in the --- to put up and a good wind will destroy it. My new Scamp has been order...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-02-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By Gattopuin64
Painting

Call Maaco, not cheap but a much better job than rattle can with a lot less work. Ask yourself what would I do if my car needed a paint job.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-30-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By Gattopuin64
14" Wheels on 16-ft Scamp

I put 14" wheels on my 16-ft Scamp with no problem. I trimed about an inch or 1 1/2" of fiberglass from the wheel well space to ensure I could get the new tire and rim mounted. This was a waste of...
Forum: General Chat 07-11-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,037
Posted By Gattopuin64
Smile I have a box of stuff I needed for the Scamp....

I have a box of stuff I needed for the Scamp. After a few years I solved my problems treasures gone wrong, got a bigger box. Will soon be looking for a Goodwill drop off center - others need to...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-30-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Gattopuin64
Thumbs up Low Voltage Wiring Question

Thanks y'al for the comments on the types of low voltage wire.

After reviewing the comment and not sure of the code/safety factor, my best course of action will be regular 16/2 stranded wire like...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-29-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Gattopuin64
Low Voltage Wiring Question

I am adding several 12-V LED light fixtures, thus the wiring question. I will splice into a nearby low voltage wiring, with a run of no more than 10-12 feet. In addition low voltage switches will be...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-15-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,406
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Bed Uncomfortable

We had the same problem the bed really sucks.
Had a custome mattress made by Texas Mattress Maker. It was a real mattress like the one at home. about 8 plus inches thick. I sleep like a baby.

PS...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,823
Posted By Gattopuin64
air pump

Why don't you do it on the cheap. Buy an air pump that you can plug into the auto lighter and an extension either 10-ft or 25-ft. The cost of the pump at Auto zone is about $20.00 and the extension...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-15-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Gattopuin64
Scamp Step Add-On

I looked at adding a step and found that is was not worth the cost so is now use the following:

Folding Aluminum Platform Step
Manufacturer
Stromberg Carlson Products Inc Mfg Part #: PA-100...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-06-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,062
Posted By Gattopuin64
Sewer hose storage in bumper

I assume that:
- the tube is the standard 6-ft or so hose storage tube I can get at any RV store
- the tube (Storage Pipe) is screwed to the floor using stainlees steel bands.
- if I use a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-06-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,062
Posted By Gattopuin64
Sewer hose storage in bumper

I have searched the posting but been unable to find anything thus this request for info

I am thinking about a mod to my Scamp 16-ft FB/SD. I would like to store my sewer hose in a rear bumper....
Forum: Classified Archives 01-28-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By Gattopuin64
Sold thanks for all the interest

Sold thanks for all the interest
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