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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-22-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Wilder
Sorry folks, Free Range Egg Campers is no longer...

Sorry folks, Free Range Egg Campers is no longer around. It wasn't a single meetup, it was a group for local egg campers. It didn't work out so well...turned out to be made up of folks who just like...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-26-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
Posted By Wilder
Thanks for all the help. I checked Lowes,...

Thanks for all the help. I checked Lowes, Walmart, Sears tire center - none of them carry these in CA. So I'll get some online. Mary, thanks for the tip on searching!
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-25-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
Posted By Wilder
hey, thanks Harvey! I hadn't considered buying...

hey, thanks Harvey! I hadn't considered buying the tire and rim together. this opens up a whole new world of availability and now I don't have to have the tires mounted separately. a lot of online...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-25-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
Posted By Wilder
Where to buy Scamp wheels?

Hi,

I'm sure this has been discussed before, but I have the hardest time finding anything with these forum search features. The stock wheels on my '93 Scamp 13ft are pretty rusty and the paint is...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-24-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wilder
We had a great time. I had forgotten how awesome...

We had a great time. I had forgotten how awesome Lawson's Landing at Dillon Beach is! And the weather was PERFECT!

I uploaded some photos to our website:
Photos - Free-Range Egg Campers (Redwood...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-20-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,602
Posted By Wilder
Jeffery, Dillon Beach is the town (and the...

Jeffery, Dillon Beach is the town (and the beach). The campground there is Lawson's Landing. HOME | Lawson's Landing (http://www.lawsonslanding.com/)

It is a great spot - we've camped there...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-20-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,602
Posted By Wilder
Jeffrey, good luck with your trailer search. It...

Jeffrey, good luck with your trailer search. It took my wife and I almost 2 years to find our used 1993 Scamp. What helped was using crazedlist.org : search craigslist like a madman...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-17-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wilder
this is simply a little weekend camping trip and...

this is simply a little weekend camping trip and in this case it's not even very far from home, just a 2 hr drive. my wife and I go scamping about once a month and thought we'd invite some other...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-16-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wilder
Hi Joy, you still have a week to plan for it :) ...

Hi Joy, you still have a week to plan for it :)

We scheduled it in early Jan, but I didn't think of posting it here until yesterday. If you're interested in more Bay Area camping, join our new egg...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-15-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wilder
Dillon Beach Campout (Northern CA) Jan 21-23

Hi all,

We have a northern CA (San Francisco bay area) campout planned for next weekend:
Dillon Beach Camping - Free-Range Egg Campers (Redwood City, CA) - Meetup...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-15-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,602
Posted By Wilder
Hi, We have a northern CA (San Francisco bay...

Hi,

We have a northern CA (San Francisco bay area) campout planned for next weekend:
Dillon Beach Camping - Free-Range Egg Campers (Redwood City, CA) - Meetup...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-11-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By Wilder
Matt, thanks for the tip! I didn't think about...

Matt, thanks for the tip! I didn't think about the mobile browser thing. It's off now - no photo needed...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-10-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By Wilder
New Egg-Camper Meetup Group in Northern CA

Hi all,

My wife and I just started a new meetup group for us Egg Campers. We're called Free-Range Egg Campers and are based in northern California. We camp at least once a month around CA (rain or...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-16-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,528
Posted By Wilder
hey, I do have a Tekonsha P3 controller, so I can...

hey, I do have a Tekonsha P3 controller, so I can easily pull it out and hook it to the dolly. good idea! now I just need to find a weekend when we're not camping to play with all this :) gotta love...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-14-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,528
Posted By Wilder
Roy, I thought about putting bakes on the dolly,...

Roy, I thought about putting bakes on the dolly, but it's so light the trailer would just push it along even with the wheels locked if it had any momentum. What do you mean by break away switch? I do...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-14-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,528
Posted By Wilder
add brake control to trailer dolly

Hi, need some advice from you brake controller experts:

I have this trailer dolly from Harbor Freight:
Heavy Duty Trailer Dolly (http://www.harborfreight.com/heavy-duty-trailer-dolly-37510.html)...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-19-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
Hi Mike, I'm not exactly clear on what you...

Hi Mike,

I'm not exactly clear on what you mean, but I looked underneath and I don't see any angled bar from the axle to the wheel. Everything looks straight and horizontal, right across the axle...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-13-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
For the record, we had a great Scamping trip up...

For the record, we had a great Scamping trip up in the Sierras over labor day weekend. Over 200 miles each way, up and down some twisty roads and steep grades as well as freeway cruising. I checked...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-02-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
I guess my reason to do it was a combo of some of...

I guess my reason to do it was a combo of some of your suggestions: basically I don't know of a shop nearby to do this (although there must be plenty here in the SF Bay Area), and I do like to be...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-01-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
Thanks, John. I've been working on cars and...

Thanks, John. I've been working on cars and motorcycles for a long time. I have actually done the bearings in many old VW's over the years, but the Scamp is a little different, so I came here for the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-01-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
doh! never mind, I called Dexter and cleared...

doh! never mind, I called Dexter and cleared things up. Of course the one seal goes on the inside behind the inner bearing to keep the grease out of the brakes. No seal on the outside. I'll pick up...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
also, the Dexter manual says to install the seal...

also, the Dexter manual says to install the seal with PERMATEX sealant. I guess I should go to the local auto part store and get some, eh....?
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
so this is odd - my hub didn't have an inner...

so this is odd - my hub didn't have an inner bearing seal, only one on the outside. I looked at the Dexter manual, and didn't see an inner seal in their sketch either. but it looks like there's room...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
cool, thanks for the links. i'm usually for doing...

cool, thanks for the links. i'm usually for doing these types of things myself. i have a bearing grease pack tool, nothing fancy and i know it can be done by hand.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
My wife and I bought this trailer a year ago, and...

My wife and I bought this trailer a year ago, and have no idea how old the bearings are. I've been checking hub temperatures, and they don't run hot. But since I'm replacing the brake assembly and...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
Perfect, thank you!

Perfect, thank you!
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-31-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By Wilder
Scamp bearing maintenance

Hi, question here from a newbie to bearing work. I took the hub off our 1993 13' Scamp to replace the bearings and brakes. The new brake assembly I purchased from Scamp looks simple enough to swap...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-14-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,672
Posted By Wilder
I just replaced ours with this one from Amazon....

I just replaced ours with this one from Amazon. It has a water filter too.

Culligan US-EZ-1 EZ-Change Undersink Drinking Water Filtration System...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 02-14-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,542
Posted By Wilder
I just replaced ours with this one from Amazon....

I just replaced ours with this one from Amazon. It has a water filter too.

Culligan US-EZ-1 EZ-Change Undersink Drinking Water Filtration SystemCulligan US-EZ-1 EZ-Change Undersink Drinking Water...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-14-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,081
Posted By Wilder
Good suggestions on the Hunter digital thermstat....

Good suggestions on the Hunter digital thermstat. I was having trouble with the furnace in our 13' Scamp, and just replaced the thermostat with this one from Amazon:

Hunter 42999B Just Right...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-14-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,061
Posted By Wilder
Well thanks for the tip, I replaced the regulator...

Well thanks for the tip, I replaced the regulator and it works great now, no leaks. BTW, I bought this one from Amazon, and it fit perfectly:

Camco 59333 RV Horizontal Two Stage Propane Regulator...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-26-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,061
Posted By Wilder
We've been smelling propane coming from around...

We've been smelling propane coming from around the tank, only when the tank valve is open of course. I reconnected the regulator to the tank using gas-line teflon tape, then checked for leaks with...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-21-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,355
Posted By Wilder
My wife and I are planning to be there with our...

My wife and I are planning to be there with our 13' Scamp.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-06-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,370
Posted By Wilder
My wife and I will be scamping at Van Damme State...

My wife and I will be scamping at Van Damme State Park up near Mendocino the weekend of Jan 29-31. Arriving Friday, leaving Sunday. No reservations this time of year - I called the park today and the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-21-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wilder
Hey I didn't know about that fuse (still new to...

Hey I didn't know about that fuse (still new to these trailers, and I checked it's not in our manual wiring diagram). But that was it! The fuse is fine, but there's something funky going on with the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-21-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wilder
Hi all, Scamp 13' question: is there a main...

Hi all,

Scamp 13' question: is there a main fuse somewhere for the incoming 12VDC? We picked up this camper in the fall, and it's been great until I parked it for a couple months. I noticed there...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12-06-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By Wilder
Thanks for the tips! I will blow out the lines...

Thanks for the tips! I will blow out the lines today and see how it goes. Big storm coming tonight ;)
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12-04-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By Wilder
Hi, we have a 13' Scamp that we purchased in...

Hi, we have a 13' Scamp that we purchased in October, and now that winter is coming to California I'm wondering about what to do with below freezing temperatures. I've read about winter storage and...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-19-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Wilder
ok, thanks that makes sense! now time to go gauge...

ok, thanks that makes sense! now time to go gauge shopping ;)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-18-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Wilder
Thanks, Dan - that is just what I'm looking to...

Thanks, Dan - that is just what I'm looking to do. Nice job!

You mention you ran one fused wire from the battery to the ammeter. Then another to the inverter's positive binding post? I thought the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-16-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Wilder
I'd like to add some analog gauges to my 13'...

I'd like to add some analog gauges to my 13' Scamp, mainly a voltmeter and ammeter. I'm thinking the in-dash type you find at the auto part stores. The digital meters are cool, but I think I'd just...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-08-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,168
Posted By Wilder
It's not that hard if you can handle some basic...

It's not that hard if you can handle some basic plumbing and 12V wiring. Here's a diagram of how our 1993 13' Scamp is plumbed with both a hand pump and electric pump. The hand pump has to be in good...
Forum: General Chat 09-23-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Wilder
I had this 1967 VW Westfalia for 12 years. Still...

I had this 1967 VW Westfalia for 12 years. Still kind of sad that I finally sold it in 2004 ;(
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-10-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,411
Posted By Wilder
Hi all, Thanks for all the great info on the...

Hi all,

Thanks for all the great info on the meters, I'll definitely be adding one in the future. However I'm curious about the A/C meters - why are you interested in the voltage and current of...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-09-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,370
Posted By Wilder
Dry camping is fine with me! Which "Redwoods" are...

Dry camping is fine with me! Which "Redwoods" are you thinking about?

October can still be very nice, and if there's a little rain who cares we're not in a tent anymore ;)
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-09-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,501
Posted By Wilder
I've been using the CTEK battery charger on my...

I've been using the CTEK battery charger on my motorcycles for years.

http://www.ctek.com/EN-US/Buy-US-Charger.aspx

I use the US 800 for the bikes, but am thinking of getting the MULTI US 7002...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-09-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,380
Posted By Wilder
I was thinking about one of these. Has anyone...

I was thinking about one of these. Has anyone tried one? It's a little more expensive ($60), but could be mounted in a visible spot and displays a lot more info.

Doc Wattson RV Battery Monitor...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-08-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,565
Posted By Wilder
hey, I also found this "RV Education 101" series:...

hey, I also found this "RV Education 101" series:

RV Care and Maintenance...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-08-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,565
Posted By Wilder
For you Netflix members out there, I just...

For you Netflix members out there, I just stumbled across this movie on their site:

Fiberglass Repairs Made Easy: Gelcoat Damage...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-08-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,004
Posted By Wilder
Patty, I'm curious which one you have too. This...

Patty, I'm curious which one you have too. This one is for 12'-14' long horse trailers, and from the picture it looks like the side zippered door is even in the right place.
...
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