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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-30-2018, 06:53 AM
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Posted By DanPatWork
The blue Scamp in the picture is my 88 Scamp 16....

The blue Scamp in the picture is my 88 Scamp 16. That is the Hehr slider window I bought directly from Scamp to replace the Plexi window.

HTH
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-29-2018, 10:38 PM
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Posted By DanPatWork
I'm not sure if you are discussing our mods here...

I'm not sure if you are discussing our mods here but in case you are, there were no modifications done to the shell at the front of the camper except we filled in the holes where the old stone guard...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-29-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,016
Posted By DanPatWork
When we did our rebuild we had the advantage of...

When we did our rebuild we had the advantage of test fitting our rear window where the Plexi was. I might not have spent the money otherwise. I won't swear to it but I believe the dimensions on the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-29-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By DanPatWork
When we rebuilt our Scamp we wanted to eliminate...

When we rebuilt our Scamp we wanted to eliminate as many holes in the shell as possible. We glassed all previous holes shut after we had used them to pull the cabinets tight to the walls with screws...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-29-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,016
Posted By DanPatWork
We replaced our front Plexi window with a slider...

We replaced our front Plexi window with a slider that we purchased direct from Scamp. We already had a front window travel protector so we didn't have to fab anything for that. We haven't had any...
Forum: General Chat 05-30-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By DanPatWork
We used to own a Little Guy teardrop deluxe, with...

We used to own a Little Guy teardrop deluxe, with their first generation add-a-room. We loved it, but had to move on. Some of the early models had some dry rot issues. Fortunately we never ran into...
Forum: General Chat 04-10-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,065
Posted By DanPatWork
Gina, if we had camp hosts like you at our...

Gina, if we had camp hosts like you at our favorite USNF campgrounds we would consider patronizing them again. Some of the worst camping etiquette we have ever experienced was by the hosts...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-07-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,654
Posted By DanPatWork
from the page you linked to........ Gross weight...

from the page you linked to........ Gross weight trailers A title and registration is required for trailers operated over 3,000 pounds. A title and registration is not required for trailers operated...
Forum: Classified Archives 04-07-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,036
Posted By DanPatWork
I too am a WI resident, and fiberglass owner. The...

I too am a WI resident, and fiberglass owner. The scamp should have a title or certificate of origin. The trailer was manufactured with a VIN. Plates and registration are dependant on weight and...
Forum: Classified Archives 08-14-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By DanPatWork
Sorry, I thought lights are spoken for was clear....

Sorry, I thought lights are spoken for was clear. The lights are sold and delivered, just waiting for check to clear to give a "transaction rating", thanks
Forum: Classified Archives 07-28-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By DanPatWork
Lights are spoken for.

Lights are spoken for.
Forum: Classified Archives 07-27-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By DanPatWork
Scamp wedding cake tail lights

One set of used tail lights from our 88-16. Lenses and bases are intact but they are missing the small machine screws that hold the lenses on. They worked when we brought the camper home.

$10...
Forum: General Chat 06-07-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,036
Posted By DanPatWork
When we made our new bed, we made a cardboard...

When we made our new bed, we made a cardboard pattern, removed the foam from its cover, and cut it slightly larger than the pattern with an electric knife. The saying " like a hot knife through...
Forum: General Chat 06-03-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,036
Posted By DanPatWork
We built our new mattress for our camper out of...

We built our new mattress for our camper out of an Aerus natural 8" mattress from sams club online and the Aerus natural 2.5" 5lb. Density topper from sams club online. These are both memory foam...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-11-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,826
Posted By DanPatWork
Bluemoon, check your messages.

Bluemoon, check your messages.
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-11-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,826
Posted By DanPatWork
Scamp 16 in northern WI

Found this on craigslist. I might be able to follow up if anyone is interested.


http://northernwi.craigslist.org/rvs/2317511662.html
Forum: General Chat 02-14-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,364
Posted By DanPatWork
I got my wife the 3g kindle for christmas and she...

I got my wife the 3g kindle for christmas and she loves it. She still prefers to read from a traditional book, but the reader offers a smaller, packable alternative. The books available for download...
Forum: General Chat 12-07-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By DanPatWork
We have 4-8" of ice depending on the lake up here...

We have 4-8" of ice depending on the lake up here in northern wi. It's almost too late for the "early ice" bite.
Forum: Classified Archives 11-24-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,923
Posted By DanPatWork
Tim, it's a shame that this happened. My wife and...

Tim, it's a shame that this happened. My wife and I might be interested in the rebuild but I would like to see some pictures of the damage to determine if it is something we are willing to attempt.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-04-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By DanPatWork
A few things that work well on stains for us --- ...

A few things that work well on stains for us --- Spot Shot, Goo Gone, and the cheapest option--- Windex. We haven't had stains on our new walls yet but the material is a synthetic or fiberglass...
Forum: General Chat 05-26-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,906
Views: 520,011
Posted By DanPatWork
5/22/10 Rhinelander WI Casita with roof...

5/22/10 Rhinelander WI

Casita with roof mounted ac pulled by a white Chevrolete/GMC Astro/Safari van

You were in the parking lot of the local Hardees parking lot. I was in the silver Tahoe...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-21-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,781
Posted By DanPatWork
I love the canoes. This is one of those projects...

I love the canoes. This is one of those projects I've been considering taking on. Any suggestions for a first time build? Kit vs. Scratch, pre-bought forms, etc?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-24-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By DanPatWork
Upgrading your rotors might provide a bit of...

Upgrading your rotors might provide a bit of increased breaking potential if you were to buy "drilled and slotted" rotors. These allow for better cooling of the rotors, which is taking away the heat...
Forum: General Chat 03-10-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By DanPatWork
Hunting tends to be a "killing sport" where...

Hunting tends to be a "killing sport" where fishing is capable of being a catch and release sport. I believe this is one of the reasons that fishing is still allowed.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By DanPatWork
There is some very good info on batteries located...

There is some very good info on batteries located HERE (http://www.kc7hxc.us/links/auto/battery/battery%20faq/carfaq14.htm). One thing I would add up front is make sure that your battery isn't...
Forum: General Chat 12-02-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,191
Posted By DanPatWork
I missed out on the free tour when I was there as...

I missed out on the free tour when I was there as a child, but have made it back several times now. I won't miss the tour if I am anywhere nearby (I'm a bit of a gear-head). I believe the tour is...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-17-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,425
Posted By DanPatWork
Fry up a pan of applewood smoked bacon. You'll...

Fry up a pan of applewood smoked bacon. You'll lose the febreeze smell but you'll allways have that fresh breakfast smell instead ;)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-28-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,905
Posted By DanPatWork
We have a mattress from Tempurpedic (queen...

We have a mattress from Tempurpedic (queen deluxe) that I have come to love. I had back surgery about 12 years ago and no other mattress has been comfortable. Restless nights sleep, stiff and sore in...
Forum: General Chat 05-17-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,528
Posted By DanPatWork
Ditto on the hp d-1520 being a good "cheap"...

Ditto on the hp d-1520 being a good "cheap" printer.

the one we have sitting here on the desk didn't come with a black cartridge but there is a slot avaiable for the cartridge.

black cartridge...
Forum: General Chat 05-17-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By DanPatWork
Does anyone here have any recommendations on a...

Does anyone here have any recommendations on a standalone gps track logger that will also allow event (waypoint) marking?

I know this is becoming a big thing in the photo world, as my brother...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-02-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By DanPatWork
This one almost looks like an Amerigo, but with...

This one almost looks like an Amerigo, but with the brochure evidence makes me wonder if there was a sales trade partnership involved anywhere during the early 1980's.


?? anyone ??
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-18-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,652
Posted By DanPatWork
Sierra Trading Post has a good selection of the...

Sierra Trading Post has a good selection of the alps tables with the aluminum tops right now.

here's a link...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-12-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,721
Posted By DanPatWork
Donna, As I stated above, we didn't see any...

Donna,

As I stated above, we didn't see any noticeable difference between the front and rear area. Perhaps the curvature was adding to the "disagreement" that arose between the wife and I while...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-12-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,721
Posted By DanPatWork
Silicone removal tool powered by arm-strong. wd40...

Silicone removal tool powered by arm-strong. wd40 and a rag help too.

There may be a curve to the front of the body, although it may be that the slider windows help to hold the shape of the body,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-10-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,721
Posted By DanPatWork
We use a sealant around the outside of the main...

We use a sealant around the outside of the main seal only because my boss is a silicone nut. I've installed a few of the windows with just the sealant on the lock strip as an experiment and there has...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-08-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,721
Posted By DanPatWork
Raya, We put the sealant at the seam of the...

Raya,

We put the sealant at the seam of the lock-strip, but it could be put all the way around the lock-strip (messy and not appealing to the eye). The sealant is applied after installation of the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-08-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By DanPatWork
Oil lube hubs are very common, and more reliable...

Oil lube hubs are very common, and more reliable than you might think. We run them on the front of all our busses and have had very little failures. I've only seen 2 inner seal failures in 6 years on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-19-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,562
Posted By DanPatWork
The first problem you will run into with a frame...

The first problem you will run into with a frame for a scamp is that it isn't a standard straight frame. The frame makes dips for the floor area at the door. A custom frame to fit the existing frame...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-07-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,130
Posted By DanPatWork
We went through this as well, when we completed...

We went through this as well, when we completed the rebuild of our Scamp. We had a tough time finding anyone willing to do an appraisal, and our insurance company of choice wouldn't insure without....
Forum: Jokes, Stories & Tall Tales 12-10-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,566
Posted By DanPatWork
While not what you were looking for Donna, this...

While not what you were looking for Donna, this is the one I was expecting to see.


Christmas tree (http://www.unboundedition.com/content/view/3513/)
Forum: Classified Archives 11-17-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,420
Posted By DanPatWork
This Scamp is Sold. Anyone from the board...

This Scamp is Sold.


Anyone from the board here ?
Forum: General Chat 11-16-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By DanPatWork
[quote]They've also got this neat new $20 folding...

[quote]They've also got this neat new $20 folding step (on pg 27 of the flyer) that slips over your tire. I think it would be nice for the pickup, but it also might work on our trailers.


16804...
Forum: Classified Archives 11-04-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,420
Posted By DanPatWork
I know the owner of this Scamp. It's been a...

I know the owner of this Scamp. It's been a couple of years since I've seen his Scamp but I recall that it was in good condition. I'm not sure the year of this one, but I would guess it's somewhere...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-17-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,259
Posted By DanPatWork
All items are gone. Thanks to everyone who has...

All items are gone. Thanks to everyone who has taken these things. I'd rather see them getting re-used then landfilled.

:Thanx:
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,986
Posted By DanPatWork
Larry, That mod has got to be what I'd call...

Larry,

That mod has got to be what I'd call "The Cat's A**" and I would expect that it will be a frequent flyer for the people doing mods in the future. :thumb
Forum: Classified Archives 10-15-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,259
Posted By DanPatWork
April, The design of the over sink cabinet...

April,

The design of the over sink cabinet requires the closet next to it to attach to, as well as the metal bracing to support it from underneath. This wouldn't stop you from installing it...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-14-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,259
Posted By DanPatWork
Corner cabs are gone. I will still have the...

Corner cabs are gone.

I will still have the over-counter cab and the bathroom/closet cab for another week and then they are off to the garbage transfer center. I just can't find a use for them...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-10-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,539
Posted By DanPatWork
April, You may want to check around at the...

April,

You may want to check around at the local RV stores as well for the awning track. We were able to locate a single length (13' for $10) of awning rail. All we had to do was cut it to length,...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-10-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,815
Posted By DanPatWork
I wish you were closer, I've got the itch for...

I wish you were closer, I've got the itch for another winter project. The closest I'll be to you is South Dakota in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Classified Archives 10-08-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,585
Posted By DanPatWork
Cabinets in Wisconsin...

Cabinets in Wisconsin (http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/index.php?showtopic=30932)
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