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Forum: General Chat 11-09-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Another Example

From 2015
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-20-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,006
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I don't know how much of a project you desire to...

I don't know how much of a project you desire to do.

For less than $20 you could put a piece of adhesive velcro on the back of an inflatable Luci light and attach it to the rat fur anywhere in the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Have your son check for a loose wire on the...

Have your son check for a loose wire on the thermostat. That's what was wrong when mine stopped working.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-11-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I found an opening big enough to sneak a wire out...

I found an opening big enough to sneak a wire out from under the bench storage and then mounted the display under the furnace. The display does put out a light that disrupts some people's sleep....
Forum: General Chat 04-07-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,800
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
We have had good experience with our 40 quart...

We have had good experience with our 40 quart "Orca" brand cooler. Might be worth a look if you are in the market for a new cooler.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-07-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Bienvenidos, Ryque! Please show us some...

Bienvenidos, Ryque!

Please show us some pictures of your caravan. I hope you enjoy camping in 2018.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 11-29-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Welcome here, Nigel. You might want to check...

Welcome here, Nigel.

You might want to check the forum for Up-coming Rallies 2018 Map on this site for details on the Lanesboro, MN rally in fall 2018. We usually have a huge gathering of Scamps...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-06-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I have used a small amount of Dawn dish detergent...

I have used a small amount of Dawn dish detergent in warm water. The main thing is to get bird droppings and leaf stains off. I wash again in the spring before I wax as there are usually some winter...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 10-06-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,056
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I hope your soon-to-be Scamp '13 brings you as...

I hope your soon-to-be Scamp '13 brings you as much fun and adventure as ours has done. We have met some of the nicest people at fiberglass trailer rallies. We also have enjoyed the peace and quiet...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 08-04-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,345
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Floyd– Thanks for the advanced notice. We'll...

Floyd–

Thanks for the advanced notice. We'll be interested in attending if my wife can get time off from work.
Forum: General Chat 06-26-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
LED Lights

Looks great! Tell us more.

What brand of lights? How did you attach them? Any pics of the install?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-14-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Congratulations on your find! My wife and I...

Congratulations on your find!

My wife and I have a 13' Deluxe. I believe you two are about to add a bunch of fun and adventure to your lives. Get out and enjoy it once the rains stop.
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 12-31-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Please tell and show us more about the...

Please tell and show us more about the campground. Do you like the facilities? I am assuming you are there with your Scamp. Will you recommend it to others? What are their monthly rates?

I am...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-24-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Check out the Rallies section of the forums here...

Check out the Rallies section of the forums here and look for the info on the upcoming rally at Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area in Wisconsin. This is a very nice group of Midwesterners that get...
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,911
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Like most of the trailer options it's a personal...

Like most of the trailer options it's a personal choice to make about what you want.

We went with the birch interior and are very happy with the choice. We treat our trailer as our cabin on wheels...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-24-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,318
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Anyone know what shade of brown/tan small snap...

Anyone know what shade of brown/tan small snap caps to order online that match those used in the Scamp Deluxe?
Forum: General Chat 09-29-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,956
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I suggest you do extensive reading or internet...

I suggest you do extensive reading or internet studies prior to buying anything. It is really a personal choice based on how you plan to use the scope.

You might be better off looking at a good...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-27-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Being on a limited budget, I got 4'x4' treated...

Being on a limited budget, I got 4'x4' treated 3/4 inch ground contact plywood sheets and put those down. They keep the trailer from sinking in the mud or creating ruts when the ground is wet. They...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-20-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I tow my Scamp 13 with a Highlander Hybrid and...

I tow my Scamp 13 with a Highlander Hybrid and get 18-22mpg depending on wind and weather.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-05-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,877
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I have used rubber binders on each end and have...

I have used rubber binders on each end and have not had a curtain rod jumper since.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-30-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Congrats on your new trailer. Hope it brings you...

Congrats on your new trailer. Hope it brings you many wonderful trips.

We, too, had to get the shim for the door. It corrected the issue and there have been no further problems.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-27-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I experience some brake grabbing and noise...

I experience some brake grabbing and noise (different from car brakes) with my 13', but no grinding.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-19-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
There is a Minnesota fiberglass trailer group...

There is a Minnesota fiberglass trailer group that gets together in Spring and Fall. Here is a copy of the plans for fall.

"2016 Sept 8,9,10 Lake Bemidji State Park
Lake Bemidji State Park...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-19-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Hope your new Scamp 13' brings you as much joy as...

Hope your new Scamp 13' brings you as much joy as ours has during the last year.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-01-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I had the same issue with my 2015 Scamp. Let...

I had the same issue with my 2015 Scamp. Let Scamp Repairs know. They have a repair solution that adds some spacers to your inside door lock and that then pulls the door tighter into the body. They...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-27-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
We look forward to a tour of your new Scamp at...

We look forward to a tour of your new Scamp at Egg Harbor. Welcome to the clan.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-08-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Susan- I do not know how much room you have...

Susan-

I do not know how much room you have to get in from your Minneapolis alley. We were able to make it work. Yes, it was embarrassing the first time I tried to back in around the corner of the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-31-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
OMG! That trailer is totally deserving of someone...

OMG! That trailer is totally deserving of someone who will baby it back to the life it deserves. Go for it, and show us photo proof at each step along the way.
Forum: General Chat 01-30-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Yes, just one opening.

Yes, just one opening.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-27-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Hope you will show us some interior photos of...

Hope you will show us some interior photos of your Amerigo find.

And same as Bill posted–please consider joining the rally at Egg Harbor.
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
It is really encouraging to see an older trailer...

It is really encouraging to see an older trailer being brought back to tiptop condition. Your work looks real nice and cozy. Please keep the photos coming.

What kind of system will keep the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-21-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Besides a coupler latch lock you might want to...

Besides a coupler latch lock you might want to consider an Atwood coupler ball lock.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-18-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,537
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Sounds like a great find. I hope it brings you...

Sounds like a great find. I hope it brings you miles and miles of wonderful memories.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-18-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Susan– You are going to love your Scamp! ...

Susan–

You are going to love your Scamp!

We brought ours home on Dec. 29th 2014 in very similar weather. I had never towed anything before and backing it in to a 10foot opening off our...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-14-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,140
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Steve– Please keep the photos coming on this...

Steve–

Please keep the photos coming on this restoration. Many of us follow in awe of what can be done to bring these trailers back to life.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-14-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Gilles– Thanks for sharing another great...

Gilles–

Thanks for sharing another great resource with us.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-13-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Judy– Glad you have joined these discussions. ...

Judy– Glad you have joined these discussions.

We look forward to seeing you at the Egg Harbor rally. There are already about 30 trailers registered with more to come. These are a fun bunch of...
Forum: General Chat 01-11-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,383
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
You two may wish to join the group attending the...

You two may wish to join the group attending the Egg Harbor rally June 8-12.

See:
https://sites.google.com/site/eggsateggharbor/attendees/attendee-s-list
Forum: General Chat 01-11-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,383
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
You are investing in a quality trailer that...

You are investing in a quality trailer that deserves good uv protection during the storage months.

Invest in a Calmark cover that is tailored for trailer. It will come with a zippered door that...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-11-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
You are living a dream many of us would like to...

You are living a dream many of us would like to create. Please share your photos and let us know about the best sites you find.
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,066
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Minus 15˚F wind chill yesterday but we managed to...

Minus 15˚F wind chill yesterday but we managed to have friends over for a party in the Scamp. The portable heater warmed us up to about 60˚ and the wine didn't hurt matters much.

We already have...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-07-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I do not know how many people are included in...

I do not know how many people are included in your "we."

Our two people and a small dog have fit well in a CLAM shelter that has good insect protection. The CLAM measures about 12'X12'. Several...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-31-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Here is a photo of where I mounted mine in our...

Here is a photo of where I mounted mine in our Scamp 13D. There was an opening in the framing under the bench and above the floor where I could snake the cord back to the converter. Mounting it low...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-30-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,294
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Jen– The shelf does extend a bit over the stove....

Jen– The shelf does extend a bit over the stove. We do all of our cooking outside and would never use it if we had to cook inside due to bad weather. It is a homemade solution for the space we had....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-30-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,294
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Do you have an option to build up? Here is a...

Do you have an option to build up? Here is a photo of a removable shelf I added to my Scamp. The legs attach using velcro, the thin edge of the back of the shelf grabs the wall with velcro. The whole...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 12-25-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Viewed several of the videos (especially Part...

Viewed several of the videos (especially Part 2b). Wow! You guys are nuts. Seriously, I bet some priceless family memories were made on this trip–"Remember the time Dad made us rock climb in the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-14-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,056
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
I feel for you friend as I had a lock (like...

I feel for you friend as I had a lock (like Floyd's above) go bad and it would not open even with the key.

A Dremel tool with a metal cutting blade removed mine in less than a minute.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-07-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
We mostly do state park camping and are plugged...

We mostly do state park camping and are plugged in to power. We mostly watch for weather radar or news and do not have the television on for long periods. At home, I use the trailer as my man cave...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Here is a photo of what Scamp put on my 2015 13'....

Here is a photo of what Scamp put on my 2015 13'.

It works well when a signal is present and has an amplifier built into one of the cabinets.
Forum: General Chat 11-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,074
Posted By Rich G. and Val F.
Looks like you scored big time! Best wishes...

Looks like you scored big time!

Best wishes on finding a tow vehicle so the travel and fun can begin.

By the way, we had friends over last night and we sat in our trailer on the driveway and...
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