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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 09-29-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,380
Posted By JenPB
This sounds great! Long drive from here, but we...

This sounds great! Long drive from here, but we were on the East Coast this past summer, and back in 2011. With one girl off to college, and hoping for East Coast, we may be driving back again next...
Forum: For Sale: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 09-29-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By JenPB
Oh! That's a beaut! If only I could fit my horse...

Oh! That's a beaut! If only I could fit my horse in there, too!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-29-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By JenPB
Super stoked you posted these! After more than...

Super stoked you posted these! After more than 30,000 miles and 43 states with our '72 CJ, she's long overdue for some rehab. We took off the boot to replace it (the original had been replaced with...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-29-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,914
Posted By JenPB
You've probably solved this by now, but I wanted...

You've probably solved this by now, but I wanted to share that you're certainly not alone. Our door latch failed entirely and locked us out when we were in South Dakota. Ended up having to remove a...
Forum: General Chat 05-28-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,167
Posted By JenPB
This is a really old thread, Kathy, but I'm glad...

This is a really old thread, Kathy, but I'm glad you wrote! Look at the "rallies" forum for updated details on gatherings. We attended the San Antonion Lake rally a few years back. Really nice...
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,302
Posted By JenPB
Wink Good points, Darwin and Norm! I forgot to mention...

Good points, Darwin and Norm! I forgot to mention our mountain lions, too, though Deet, perfume, and scented antiperspirant tend to fend THEM off...:D
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,423
Posted By JenPB
OOOPs. Looks like I was too late. :) (I've been...

OOOPs. Looks like I was too late. :) (I've been offline for...awhile.)
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,423
Posted By JenPB
Cheap TRILL....ok...maybe not. ;) I like petunia,...

Cheap TRILL....ok...maybe not. ;) I like petunia, though.
OH! How about TRILLby, with a little graphic of the real deal tipped on the capital T?
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By JenPB
I love that vintage'd photo! fun fun

I love that vintage'd photo! fun fun
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By JenPB
Wait...were you at the Pismo Vintage Trailer...

Wait...were you at the Pismo Vintage Trailer event this weekend? I saw one of these headed north, toward the campground, late just last week! What...are the chances?
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,302
Posted By JenPB
All this chigger talk sure gives me second...

All this chigger talk sure gives me second thoughts about leaving the West. Maybe I'll stay out this way indefniitely...ew!
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,891
Posted By JenPB
I have a hose that connects my trailer greywater...

I have a hose that connects my trailer greywater (Sink) to one of these collapsible containers. Once 2/3 full, I either take it to designated dump spot, or carry it away from camp spot, dig hole and...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 07-16-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 52,573
Posted By JenPB
Post [quote]The "Pride of Baltimore" at Oswego's...

[quote]The "Pride of Baltimore" at Oswego's Festival of Sail.


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Super nice shot! Certainly worthy of large printing and frame!
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 07-16-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,024
Posted By JenPB
Post Wow! These are some impressive specimens! I...

Wow! These are some impressive specimens! I started quilting a few years back for a friend who was having her first baby. My sewing experience was limited to all they could teach us in 3 weeks way...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-09-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By JenPB
Question sorry for the repost, Raya. In my excitement and...

sorry for the repost, Raya. In my excitement and rush to share the news I forgot to look first!
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-08-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By JenPB
Thumbs down Look what I found in our local auto trader mag! ...

Look what I found in our local auto trader mag!
The listing states:
"1970 CANSTER CAMPER, 10', Fiberglass, queen mattress, stove & sink, elec/propane-propane tank included, good for campers or for...
Forum: General Chat 05-15-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 466,030
Posted By JenPB
Cool That's funny, Linda & Dale. While camping in my...

That's funny, Linda & Dale. While camping in my 1972 Compact Junior at Refugio State Beach this past week, I spotted some geocachers. They were trying to be sly, but I knew their game (oh, too well)....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-06-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Question Finally, back to Junior! Discovered that my...

Finally, back to Junior! Discovered that my rewire project to bring wires off floor (where boxes are dragged) and up onto walls (out of harm's way) didn't actually put them out of harm's way at all!...
Forum: General Chat 05-06-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 466,030
Posted By JenPB
Cinco de Mayo - heading north on Highway 101 near...

Cinco de Mayo - heading north on Highway 101 near Buellton, California - about 9:30 this morning - Shiny white Casita behind...umm...forgot to look at the TV! LOL
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-06-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,990
Posted By JenPB
Post Yeah...he did a great job. I managed to get in on...

Yeah...he did a great job. I managed to get in on that Compact Jr. logo order. The decals look great. Now, if I can just get the trailer in good enough shape to stick 'em on! ;)
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-06-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,158
Posted By JenPB
Cool Pamela - Whatever you do, DON"T USE SILICONE!...

Pamela - Whatever you do, DON"T USE SILICONE! Donna will boot you off the board! (JK!) :slap:

Seriously, though, check Tom's questions. I had one window that leaked just enough to irritate us...
Forum: General Chat 02-22-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By JenPB
Unhappy Wow...too bad about the 5500. That one looks like...

Wow...too bad about the 5500. That one looks like it would actually accommodate our family better than our tiny Compact Jr. I like all those windows, too. Woulda been better if it had been...
Forum: General Chat 02-22-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,267
Posted By JenPB
Talking We found ourselves staying at a place near Kansas...

We found ourselves staying at a place near Kansas City with this requirement. Unfortunately, we'd already made our reservations and it was late in the day when we arrived, so we didn't have many...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-22-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By JenPB
Angry OK, there have been discussions on this board...

OK, there have been discussions on this board about how to store the FGTs for winter, how to keep the water tanks clean. But somehow I missed this small (ahem!) detail.

Donna, Raya, Larry and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-10-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,825
Posted By JenPB
Talking If these suckers weren't so fast, and I didn't...

If these suckers weren't so fast, and I didn't think they'd keep biting me (yes, I said KEEP), they'd be among my favorites. What characters! I think they're Saltcidae, of which there are some 5,000...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-10-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,616
Posted By JenPB
Post This was a really nice event last year: good...

This was a really nice event last year: good people, good food, nice to see other folks' rigs and camp setups, plus the weather was amazing! We spent most of our time IN the water...even the water...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-10-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By JenPB
Cool I KNOW! After Raya gave her heart a jumpstart...

I KNOW! After Raya gave her heart a jumpstart with the defibrilator, mopped up the coffee, cleaned up the shattered remains of her mug and regained her composure, she set me straight...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-10-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Cool Well, you were right, Harry. Crickets. But I DID...

Well, you were right, Harry. Crickets. But I DID take your words to heart and have done some research. Thanks for turning me on to Release. I've ordered a bit and will test it out. Will post here...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-09-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By JenPB
Post My Compact Jr. didn't have a screen, either, and...

My Compact Jr. didn't have a screen, either, and it just didn't make sense. So, I took off the outside vent cover, cut a piece of screen to fit the hole, then screwed it in (and sealed with, yes,...
Forum: General Chat 02-07-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By JenPB
Post We live between Highway 101 and Highway 1 much...

We live between Highway 101 and Highway 1 much further south than your route, but have the Coast Route's length as far as Astoria, Oregon. (well, technically we've continued north, but once you cross...
Forum: General Chat 02-07-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,630
Posted By JenPB
Post There is a lot of BLM camping available out on...

There is a lot of BLM camping available out on the trails, but I believe at this point, even the dry camping in Canyonlands requires a permit, and the permits are limited in numbers.

I LOVE to...
Forum: General Chat 02-07-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,630
Posted By JenPB
Post Southern Utah is AMAZING! May's a great time to...

Southern Utah is AMAZING! May's a great time to go, but be prepared for both heat and cooler weather. The big parks will be in full swing, and locals know to hit the little parks before the heat (and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
I'm afraid it's even worse than that, Raya! This...

I'm afraid it's even worse than that, Raya! This was one of the OWNERS of a local window place (not hardware, but windows ONLY) that sells, installs and makes custom windows, and anything glass....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Talking The old pin and the new pin were both NEW. On the...

The old pin and the new pin were both NEW. On the original 45-degree angle pin with the R clip, the hitch rocked a bit. With the curved J-pin sticking back into that secondary hole, then pressing...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Talking So, the trailer back door window tabs that keep...

So, the trailer back door window tabs that keep the thing from sliding open when we're going down the road (or provide privacy by keeping it closed when we need it closed) had almost all torn off....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Well, nothing like a visit from a fellow...

Well, nothing like a visit from a fellow fiberglass trailer owner to get one motivated! A couple of weeks ago, DanaT (http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/index.php?showuser=14604) dropped by my place...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,932
Posted By JenPB
Question Never even SAW this response, Raya! Not sure...

Never even SAW this response, Raya! Not sure why...but I'm here to update, and VOILA, here was your question.

I was using the typical heavy-duty 45-degree bend pin with the R-clip (hairpin cotter...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-25-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,972
Posted By JenPB
Post I painted mine, too, though it didn't have the...

I painted mine, too, though it didn't have the contact paper issue. Previous owner had primed it...and left it white primer. Picked up ALL sorts of dirts. I could was my hands and STILL get dirt on...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-25-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,570
Posted By JenPB
Post I'd go with the tow package. I agree with all...

I'd go with the tow package. I agree with all before you - eventually you'll need something from the package, and it provides a sort of insurance.

When we bought our Toyota Sienna, I didn't know...
Forum: General Chat 01-25-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,267
Posted By JenPB
Post Good luck! I'm so glad you got it, Joy! ...

Good luck! I'm so glad you got it, Joy!

can't get rid of the darned quote, so, please forgive. (New computer setup is weirding out tonight!)

1) have FUN!
2) don't push your luck - they're all...
Forum: General Chat 01-18-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By JenPB
This sounds like a fun idea! Sounds like Bolers...

This sounds like a fun idea! Sounds like Bolers and Uhauls are most popular. But I have a 72 Compact Jr. Maybe someday you'll get involved with a 1/18 version of those. :) Meanwhile, HAVE FUN! This...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-13-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,830
Posted By JenPB
Thanks, and will do. Just for clarification, this...

Thanks, and will do. Just for clarification, this does happen when it's off the TV. The rain flickering event happened in the driveway with the TV parked about 10 feet away. :)

Another project...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-13-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,830
Posted By JenPB
Thumbs up I rewired my little friend last summer and...

I rewired my little friend last summer and noticed on its first trip out that when both (all two) interior lights are on, the outside MARKER lights turn on EVER so faintly! I figure there must be a...
Forum: General Chat 01-02-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By JenPB
Exclamation THAT was cool! The best was that the thing moves....

THAT was cool! The best was that the thing moves. Not fast, but it moves.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-02-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By JenPB
Post OK, great! Thanks, Greg, for elaborating.

OK, great! Thanks, Greg, for elaborating.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-01-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By JenPB
Thanks for mentioning both of these, Greg. I have...

Thanks for mentioning both of these, Greg. I have a 1 1/2" round hole in the side of my trailer which needs closing. I've been waiting to gather all the fiberglassing supplies, but maybe this...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-31-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By JenPB
Barbara AND Brandy - I was ABSOLUTELY (sort...

Barbara AND Brandy -
I was ABSOLUTELY (sort of) joking with that lowball price. We've all put a lot of time and energy, blood, sweat, and certainly tears (OK, maybe that was just me) into our pet...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-30-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By JenPB
Exclamation And this kind of discussion is what brings me...

And this kind of discussion is what brings me back to FGRV time and time again. Y'all are TOO funny!

(And I've got one-ten for that trailer, and a garage in California to put her in. I guarantee...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-30-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,672
Posted By JenPB
Question Hi Amy - I don't have the answers to your...

Hi Amy -
I don't have the answers to your questions, but I do want to say DUMP THIS SHOP! They shouldn't give customers a hard time, and I've found that shops that treat me like a "stupid WOMAN"...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12-30-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,498
Posted By JenPB
Thanks for the timely info, Mark, and for the...

Thanks for the timely info, Mark, and for the link, Donna. I have a hole I need to fill. Any instructions are helpful! :)
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