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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By TheWanderers
Looks interesting...:cool:

Looks interesting...:cool:
Forum: General Chat Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By TheWanderers
Raz, no paperwork of any kind at either point of...

Raz, no paperwork of any kind at either point of the border crossing; US or Can. Less than five minutes either time.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By TheWanderers
My thoughts EXACTLY

Val,

I was supposed to be sleeping last night while the same thought occurred to me: our 1988 Bigfoot fiver has been plugged in for four days straight without any real drain on the system. ...
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By TheWanderers
Bigfoot Adventure

I have returned from the Great White North!

Although some Canadians might think of my comic reference to Bob & Doug McKenzie less that complimentary, it was a great trip and truly an adventure....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
David, my apologies on the math. You're right,...

David, my apologies on the math. You're right, of course, and that makes me doubly glad to have beaten the front of weather back into the USA as well as all the way back to KY safely.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
We're legal and Gladys had her resident papers

I've just returned from the courthouse where I was able to complete the transfer and registration. Gladys has a brand new license plate and is legal on the roads anywhere! Now, on to the mods and...
Forum: General Chat 11-15-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By TheWanderers
Delores, like you, we come here for the advice...

Delores, like you, we come here for the advice and fellowship and camaraderie with the other campers. You rig may be gone but you'll always be a camper and always welcome here. Stop by any time.
...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
Anderson Ultimate Fifth Wheel Connection

Jon,

We still have one elderly horse for which we have retained the gooseneck horse trailer, just in case we have to take her to the vet or elsewhere. We decided to retain the ability to tow...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
Restocking and getting ready

A remote possibility exists that we could be ready to take Gladys out on her maiden trip this weekend to visit my mother-in-law. This trip depends on whether or not we can get Gladys registered...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
Toyota Tundra brake controller installed

Yesterday I put the new brake controller into Clifford. It has been alleged that the Toyota Tundra has an internal brake controller but when reading the Tundra forum, I found out that no one thinks...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-15-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By TheWanderers
Every single time I've called someone about...

Every single time I've called someone about something like this, they'd reply, "I'd have to see it." I believe you'll need to invest the time and go the the fabricator.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-12-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By TheWanderers
Bright and fun! I like your choices too....

Bright and fun! I like your choices too. Bill(not Laura)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-12-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By TheWanderers
Very nice work. I like the colors. Bill(not...

Very nice work. I like the colors. Bill(not Laura):D
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-12-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By TheWanderers
1988 Bigfoot TF-20 named Gladys

Boy, are we glad to have our new trailer home. I drove over 600 miles to the Owen Sound area of Ontario Canada to meet Bobby Kirk and his wife Victoria to buy our new Bigfoot. The Kirk's met me at...
Forum: Classified Archives 11-08-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By TheWanderers
That lil' camper is beautiful!

That lil' camper is beautiful!
Forum: Money Matters 11-08-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By TheWanderers
Bob, glad this worked for you. I'd like to think...

Bob, glad this worked for you. I'd like to think that mine was an isolated incident, but things like this have happened with two different agents from two different towns.

I gotta quit talking...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 11-08-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,766
Posted By TheWanderers
Once in a lifetime event

D: Epic sounds just about right. I'd guess that if you only get to one event in your life, this is the one. Having coordinated small events, I can only imagine the amount of work that Ian has...
Forum: Money Matters 11-07-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By TheWanderers
Bob, We insure with State Farm and their...

Bob,

We insure with State Farm and their service sucks. The coverage is pretty much industry standard but it's the idea of customer service that has become polluted.

After discussing...
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By TheWanderers
My ideal trailer is a fifth wheel because of the...

My ideal trailer is a fifth wheel because of the dedicated sleeping quarters and the stability during towing. I'd like a new Bigfoot fifth wheel or a new Egg Camper fifth wheel but since neither of...
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By TheWanderers
That's lotsa weather you're having in Alberta...

That's lotsa weather you're having in Alberta already. Prolly normal for that far up in the North Country, but, burrrr...thanks for sharing.
Forum: Classified Archives 11-06-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Passport in hand; road trip this week.:eek:

Passport in hand; road trip this week.:eek:
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
Thanx Donna

Thanx Donna
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
email from Grant Bilodeau

After spending several hours online Sunday morning searching through newspaper archives and looking for magazine articles I was getting pretty frustrated. I'd found a few articles about Bigfoot but...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-05-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By TheWanderers
Following...

Following...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-03-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,015
Posted By TheWanderers
I used to carry a pretty complete kit in the...

I used to carry a pretty complete kit in the trailer when we had a Scamp because you never know what vehicle could be doing the tow job.

However, now that we will be pulling with a dedicated tow...
Forum: General Chat 11-02-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By TheWanderers
Ray, congratulations to you and your wife on your...

Ray, congratulations to you and your wife on your new beauty! We love the Oliver and I'm certain you'll be happy.:wub
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-02-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,674
Posted By TheWanderers
Clifford, the Big Red Truck

Clifford is ready for his debut as our new tow vehicle: gooseneck hitch has been installed and the Anderson Ultimate Fifth Wheel Adaptor arrived yesterday. I picked Clifford up from the doctor's...
Forum: Money Matters 11-01-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,126
Posted By TheWanderers
instant gratification and disposible lifestyle

I doubt that anyone would argue about the lack of quality in almost every RV produced today. Laura and I tried very hard to spend thousands of dollars to purchase a new unit and we just couldn't...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-31-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By TheWanderers
Greg, we've recently bought a Bigfoot fifth wheel...

Greg, we've recently bought a Bigfoot fifth wheel that we are planning to take delivery of very soon so my experience is very near zero. I do know that the roof top a/c unit was removed from our...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-31-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By TheWanderers
Brandee, most of these systems are powered by...

Brandee, most of these systems are powered by connecting them to the wiring from the attended vehicle. The theory is that when you connect the wires, you connect the red power wire to the wire for...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-30-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,674
Posted By TheWanderers
Steve, no joke intended.:cool: Trying to keep it...

Steve, no joke intended.:cool: Trying to keep it light while I'm/we're waiting to retrieve our Bigfoot and hoping to beat the snow. Not much chance of that but I'm still going on the road trip.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-29-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,674
Posted By TheWanderers
Our next tow vehicle is a 2012 Toyota Tundra...

Our next tow vehicle is a 2012 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4X4 with the 5.7L V8 engine. The tow capacity will easily handle the 1988 Bigfoot fifth wheel that we've purchased and I have completed, with...
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
K: You are one sharp cookie and this is...

K:

You are one sharp cookie and this is excellent advice. Laura has already begun this kind of search using your recommendations and found a lot of stuff in a very short period of time. I'll...
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
Jon, This is the kind of stuff I knew others...

Jon,

This is the kind of stuff I knew others would have access to from previous searches. This is what I have read about but didn't have the source of and EXACTLY what I was hoping to find. This...
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
Franswa, So far, I'd tend to agree with...

Franswa,

So far, I'd tend to agree with your assessment. But, since it's free, I'm going to give it the 60 days for a real trial. The content looks pretty light-weight and except for the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-27-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By TheWanderers
I would not recommend covering any old flooring....

I would not recommend covering any old flooring. Someone, sometime, covered the old carpet in the Scamp we renovated and the old carpet and old pad under the new carpet was like powder when we pull...
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By TheWanderers
Hard to find information on Bigfoot history

We're purchased a Bigfoot fiver and I've become extremely interested in the history of Bigfoot as a company as well as their product line. Unfortunately, I've found it extremely difficult to find any...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-23-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By TheWanderers
Each part of your towing system has limits: the...

Each part of your towing system has limits: the tow vehicle has load capacity as well as towing capacity. The receiver has a load capacity and the hitch (part that slides into the receiver) has a...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-23-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Civilguy, Interestingly enough, we were...

Civilguy,

Interestingly enough, we were talking about ordering an Escape 21 late into the night, last night, and while the expense is high, the desire to get out and camp was higher. We were...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-23-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
We shopped a lot

We shopped a lot of trailers and spent this last weekend looking at a 2016 Escape 5.0TA and it just didn't have the bling we thought we'd get for $35k plus. That was when we realized that we were...
Forum: General Chat 10-23-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By TheWanderers
Smile BAM! That's gettin' it done! Nice rig!!! Happy...

BAM! That's gettin' it done! Nice rig!!! Happy for y'all.
Forum: General Chat 10-23-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By TheWanderers
Tried really hard but couldn't make ourselves do it...

We shopped and shopped and shopped and just couldn't make ourselves give away a pile-o-money for a stickie trailer. :mad: Jus' couldn't do it. We tried, honest we did; we looked at Lance and...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-23-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Check's in the mail; this trailer's sold boys. ...

Check's in the mail; this trailer's sold boys. The truck is still available, though...


Bill (not Laura)
Forum: Classified Archives 10-21-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,651
Posted By TheWanderers
So Happy for your news! Congratulations!

So Happy for your news! Congratulations!
Forum: Classified Archives 10-19-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Gonna pass

Bobby, we're gonna pass on your trailer. We wish you well with your sale. Bill/Laura
Forum: Classified Archives 10-18-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Bobby, We're still talking about your trailer...

Bobby, We're still talking about your trailer...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-18-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,636
Posted By TheWanderers
Patricia, your work is fantastic and you're doing...

Patricia, your work is fantastic and you're doing very well. Yes, the learning curve is steep but the payback is wonderful and your work demonstrates your commitment and dedication to quality. Keep...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-15-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By TheWanderers
Interested, texted you a question

Would like to see exterior pictures including all four sides and maybe a few more of the inside. Investigating import now...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-13-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By TheWanderers
We haven't heated through the winter, but we live...

We haven't heated through the winter, but we live in Kentucky and winters have historically been mild as compared to most. But, Burrorojo offers some excellent advice for air circulation and off...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,034
Posted By TheWanderers
Ooooo, I like this idea!:D

Ooooo, I like this idea!:D
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