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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,590
Posted By Dave Storey
Looking for inexpensive Anti Theft Tricks for Camper trailer ideas

Hi , We own a 4500 Trillium Series with electric brakes and 12 v battery locked inside a wooden box bolted down to the frame on front of trailer . I have installed a gps tracking device in a hidden...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dave Storey
I should of posted a picture of our tow vehicle...

I should of posted a picture of our tow vehicle at the beginning
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dave Storey
We bought our bikes on kijiji used almost like...

We bought our bikes on kijiji used almost like bran new 5 speed 20" easy cruiser bikes for 100 bucks each a few years ago they are similar too the ones from walmart in the states if this link...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-12-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dave Storey
We have not been to Grand Manan Island Looking...

We have not been to Grand Manan Island Looking forward to it . We have reserved our camp site for a few weeks there already . Hope to see some Puffins , Whales ,Sharks and maybe catch a tuna from...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-12-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dave Storey
Folding Bike Ideas

Hi everyone . We own a trillium 4500 and a 2007 Chevy Uplander our tow van. Just need some ideas where to put our 2 folding bikes we have, in our van , on top of van ,behind the van , behind the...
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,275
Posted By Dave Storey
2007 Chevy Uplander - Trillium 4500

We changed our tow vehicle last spring 2017 from a Buick to a used low mileage 2007 Chevy Uplander and did some tweaks to it to make her last another 100,000 plus km , A lot cheaper than buying a new...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 06-20-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi I could not fix my door handle so I did this ...

Hi I could not fix my door handle so I did this

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f56/replacing-bargman-l-400-with-trimark-51845.html
Forum: General Chat 06-20-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Dave Storey
Seen 2 lonely Bolers

My wife and I went for a lovely drive the day before fathers day on Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario . We had lunch at the only restaurant near the ferry dock a block away and there was a boler...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 04-06-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,952
Posted By Dave Storey
If you stay in Amherst you have to check out the...

If you stay in Amherst you have to check out the fossil cliffs in Joggins then continue south to Advocate Harbour and check out Cape d'Or Lighthouse which has a nice restaurant , then after that...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-25-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,827
Posted By Dave Storey
We Booked a Spot

Elinor and Dave are booked in
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-14-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dave Storey
I will run to Kingston to buy some butyl tape at...

I will run to Kingston to buy some butyl tape at Princess Auto and take my wife to Aunt Lucy's Restaurant to eat -- good food :) for a day out .
Figure they would sell it at Lowes, Home Depot or...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-14-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dave Storey
Thanks Carl . I learned a lot from your thread...

Thanks Carl . I learned a lot from your thread . I will pull the window out after the egg fest and see how bad the wood is and replace it and seal it . I will check the other windows too . We...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-13-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dave Storey
Trillium Trailer Front Window Screws starting to rust off

Hi , I was outside polishing our Trillium 4500 trailer today to get her ready for the Grafton Egg Fest meet . As I was polishing near the front window , one of the screws that hold the window...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-26-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By Dave Storey
We own a Trillium 4500 with the same old gravity...

We own a Trillium 4500 with the same old gravity furnace . I had a similar problem with the pilot light not working when I tried to fire it up in the spring . I ended up unbolting the pilot light and...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-21-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,902
Posted By Dave Storey
I have one of them c channels on my Trillium...

I have one of them c channels on my Trillium Trailer which was revetted on before I bought it 8 years ago .
Just a tip :
I have to watch the c channel once in a while after a few years as it tends...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-19-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,118
Posted By Dave Storey
To scare off a thief I should buy a remote...

To scare off a thief I should buy a remote controlled skunk that wonders around our trailer and it has a tinny bit of a skunk smell to it while we go out shopping or touring . Being creative here...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-13-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,118
Posted By Dave Storey
Just curious about the GPS stuff . I do have...

Just curious about the GPS stuff .
I do have insurance on my trailer though :) up to 7K or replacement value and 1500 for personal items etc etc and 300 deductible for the 1977 Trillium 4500 . ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-13-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,118
Posted By Dave Storey
Didn't know about tracking fees. I was...

Didn't know about tracking fees. I was thinking it would be like a GPS tracking device that you would sync it to your pc or phone and then you can track the little trailer on the map like on ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-13-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,118
Posted By Dave Storey
GPS antitheft tracking device for Trailer

Hi everyone . I wonder if there is a good reasonably priced GPS antitheft tracking device out there that I can buy to hook up to our Trillium Trailer.
Plus where would be a good hiding spot for...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-22-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,827
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi everyone , Elinor and I are coming down to...

Hi everyone , Elinor and I are coming down to Digby NS hopefully this summer and this maritime event is close by ,if the timing is right we will try to reserve a spot . We might be at the egg fest...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-06-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Dave Storey
Buick Towing Capacity Chart - HowStuffWorks...

Buick Towing Capacity Chart - HowStuffWorks (http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/towing/towing-capacity/vehicle/towing-capacity-chart4.htm)

Found a chart with all the info . The Buick...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-06-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Dave Storey
The Buick Allure is rated at max 1001 lbs tongue...

The Buick Allure is rated at max 1001 lbs tongue weight on the trailer hitch , same as my older car the 1998 Buick Park Avenue . The tow hitch weight is rated at 3500 lbs that is what is on the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Dave Storey
Brake Controller Hook up 2008 Buick Allure

Hi everyone ,

Been a while sense I been on here . I replaced my older car (1998 Buick Park Avenue )with a 2008 Buick Allure 3.8L engine to tow our 4500 series Trillium with electric brakes...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-03-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,017
Posted By Dave Storey
Elinor and I are starting to pack the trailer and...

Elinor and I are starting to pack the trailer and car like stuffed turkeys, then will head for our little favourite camp ground in NS Old Shipyard Beach Campground...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 04-30-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,080
Posted By Dave Storey
Getting the trailer ready looking forward to the...

Getting the trailer ready looking forward to the meet .
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi here are few vids on solar panel install etc...

Hi here are few vids on solar panel install etc to give you some ideas \

Solar panel mounting system on top of a 1976 Boler trailer. - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akufm_DarLY)

...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-16-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,017
Posted By Dave Storey
:D We are booked in :okra

:D We are booked in :okra
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-10-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,184
Posted By Dave Storey
Thanks for the opinions everyone . I guess it...

Thanks for the opinions everyone . I guess it doesn't hurt to have my little homemade pc power supply on board
,at least I wont hear a hum just a whirl of wind .:)
Can't wait till it warms up...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,184
Posted By Dave Storey
Lightbulb Need some Opinions on 120vAC to 12vDC Power Supply

Hi ,

Just need some opinions to my project that I might be using inside my trillium trailer .
For some time now my ac to dc power converter died from old age like I am getting there...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-17-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,017
Posted By Dave Storey
Journey down east or is it up east

Hi Vivian and Paul ,
Elinor and I leave Belleville around 6 am and usually drive thru Montreal and thru the Tunnel . We try to hit Montreal between 9:30 am , 10:30 am to avoid rush...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-16-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,080
Posted By Dave Storey
Egg Fest 1012

I just found the pictures lost in our computer from last years egg fest in Kingston that Elinor took . 600 mega bites of pics and a few vids . What should I do with them ? Here are a few samples.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,017
Posted By Dave Storey
Elinor and I will be going down east as usual to...

Elinor and I will be going down east as usual to the Bay of Fundy every year but had to hurry home last year and missed out in the New Brunswick get together and hopefully we can make it to Beddeck...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-17-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,087
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi Ron , Nice work on your solar...

Hi Ron ,

Nice work on your solar panels . I have a solar panels on the roof of our Trillium too .
If you ever do worry about someone stealing solar panels off your roof I used some...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,150
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi everyone ,Bad news . We were in Nova Scotia...

Hi everyone ,Bad news . We were in Nova Scotia visiting relatives and camping near Two Islands near Parrsboro NS for the past 2 weeks and didn't even get to the Old Shipyard to camp and had to return...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-28-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,818
Posted By Dave Storey
Just in case you can't find a portable shower

Jayson you gave me an idea incase I can't find what you have for 8.88
Thankyou Jason

I will use my little pond pump that we use in our little barrel in the back yard .
Just need an inverter 12v...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-25-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,314
Posted By Dave Storey
As long as you don't light a match ,it may cause...

As long as you don't light a match ,it may cause a fire and then smoke signals at the same time :laugh .
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-25-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,314
Posted By Dave Storey
Thanks for the input . I will probably...

Thanks for the input .

I will probably sell it at my next yard sale or I might try it to see if it does make a difference ,the buick has a mpg average indicator in the car . I did have it...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,314
Posted By Dave Storey
Wind Deflector

Hi just want some input on the wind deflector pictured here , I have one similar .
I own a 1998 Buick Park Avenue and toll a Trillium 4500 behind her . Just wonder if I would save gas with this ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,164
Posted By Dave Storey
Maybe your trailer was stripped down before...

Maybe your trailer was stripped down before especially when there is no orginal paint on the fiberglass except the belt . Lots of input ideas to choose from as long as you don't sand blast LOL . ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-04-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,164
Posted By Dave Storey
Just a wild guess . I use to do paint repair in...

Just a wild guess . I use to do paint repair in an automotive plant . We used a circular power sander to sand down the area to the elpo surface with 400 grit and then 600.
Big areas used a board...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-28-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,907
Posted By Dave Storey
Thanks again Vivian for a wonderful weekend ,...

Thanks again Vivian for a wonderful weekend , Cedar Valley is a nice park, Elinor and I have camped there before about 8 years ago .
Good choice Rick . :)
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-27-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,907
Posted By Dave Storey
Elinor and I just got back from Kingston .It was...

Elinor and I just got back from Kingston .It was a long,long journey to Belleville . Had to scrape one mosquito off the front on the Trillium and broke a nail.Kiddin . We really enjoyed meeting...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,907
Posted By Dave Storey
Can we bring some of our small paintings to sell...

Can we bring some of our small paintings to sell ? My wife and I are artists .
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-15-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,557
Posted By Dave Storey
Actually we are going to NS this summer...

Actually we are going to NS this summer Cumberland county and to the egg fest in St Martins Looking forward to it .
I can bring the parts and spray can LOL Almost forgot need to bring the jig...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-15-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,557
Posted By Dave Storey
I painted it (the plate) . Couldn't chrome the...

I painted it (the plate) . Couldn't chrome the handle . ole well .
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-12-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,557
Posted By Dave Storey
Replacing Bargman L-400 with Trimark

I replaced the Bargman L-400 . I tried getting parts for the L-400 but found out it was beyond repair from 2 different lock smiths especially the housing hole that holds the key cylinder . They are...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-10-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,318
Posted By Dave Storey
Hi , Im looking for a lock Cylinder and key...

Hi ,
Im looking for a lock Cylinder and key for my L-400 and can't find any . I checked rv dealers here and no luck . I live in Belleville Ontario.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-04-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,150
Posted By Dave Storey
We are booked in see yas there:)

We are booked in see yas there:)
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-02-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,150
Posted By Dave Storey
We are going to St. Martins .Looking forward to...

We are going to St. Martins .Looking forward to it . Will be reserving tomorrow .
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 05-02-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,150
Posted By Dave Storey
Elinor and I usually go to this camp site Old...

Elinor and I usually go to this camp site Old Shipyard Beach Campground (http://oldshipyardbeachcampground.com/) in Nova Scotia every year .We don't know yet if we are going there before or after the...
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