Any place for a new manufacturer in the industry ? - Page 3 - Fiberglass RV
Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-01-2017, 07:02 PM   #41
Senior Member
Alf S.'s Avatar
Trailer: 2007 19 ft Escape 5.0 / 2002 GMC (1973 Boler project)
Posts: 4,133
Send a message via Yahoo to Alf S.
Originally Posted by Kai in Seattle View Post
What I've thought about doing is buy a nice heavy-duty frame from Harbor Freight. Then get a weather balloon and blow it up while laying on the frame. Then fiberglass the heck out of it from the outside. THEN cut a doorway, some cute porthole windows, and finish it up inside and out. Talk about making it your own--and DIY!
Hi: Kai in Seattle... You'll need copious amounts of "Hot air" for your DIY project!!!
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
Alf S. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2017, 07:12 PM   #42
Senior Member
Kai in Seattle's Avatar
Name: Kathleen (Kai: ai as in wait)
Trailer: Amerigo FG-16 1973 "Peanut"
Greater Seattle Metropolitan Area, Washington
Posts: 2,566
Hi, Alf S,
If you're read some of my lengthy posts, you know I have access to the hot air--but I really don't want it to rise...just lay there while we plaster it with ' medium-warm air would be OK. We have plenty of that, too!

Semper ubi sub ubi.
Kai in Seattle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2017, 09:25 PM   #43
Senior Member
floyd's Avatar
Trailer: 2004 13 ft Scamp Custom Deluxe
Posts: 8,445
Originally Posted by Jon in AZ View Post
. Maybe there will never be another Scamp. If so, I say "Long live Scamp," because for many like myself, it is our entry point into the world of all-molded fiberglass towables.
I own a Mustang instead of a Crown Victoria, by choice, not price.
I own a Ranger instead of an F150, for the same reason.
I own a Scamp13 instead of a bulgemobile, because it has the quality of molded fiberglass in a size which fits my needs and satisfies my requirements, especially for size, then proven durability,then style and utility. If I lost my 13 and there was not something similar available I would no longer own a travel trailer.

Just to be clear.... I have never gone back to my site after viewing a larger trailer wishing I had one. If anything, I must resist the feeling of being
"Smug about Snug"
floyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2017, 07:38 AM   #44
Senior Member
Raz's Avatar
Trailer: Trillium 2010
Posts: 5,107
Originally Posted by Donna D. View Post
................ no one makes fewer memories just because their trailer was less expensive or smaller. ....
I don't own a Trillium so I can say I own a Trillium. I own a Trillium to go camping. Right now it's the best fit for me. I'm not a salesman. I will not try to insult your intelligence by saying it's perfect in every way. It's not. If my Trillium were destroyed, I'd buy another camper. I prefer fiberglass but if there are none that suit me I'll buy something else. As I said, I like to go camping.
Raz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2017, 11:46 AM   #45
Senior Member
Joe & Cherie's Avatar
Name: Joe
Trailer: 2013 EggCamper & 2011 Silverado Reg Cab 4x4
Posts: 496
I wish somebody would buy EggCamper and get them back into production! I love the idea and openness of it. But what I would like to see is make it more functional like the amenities of a loaded Casita 17SD.....

Edit: Now that I think about it, I take it back - I just wish Bigfoot would add 6" to the height of their 25RQ !!

Edit again: I take that back too.....I just wish Bigfoot would start building the Silver Cloud again!!!
2013 EggCamper #120

Joe's EggCamper Journal
Joe & Cherie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2017, 12:18 PM   #46
Senior Member
Jon in AZ's Avatar
Name: Jon
Trailer: 2008 Scamp 13 S1
Posts: 11,540
I like your first suggestion best. An EggCamper with propane sounds great to me!

Or how about...
D. All of the above
Jon in AZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2017, 09:20 AM   #47
Senior Member
WaltP's Avatar
Name: Walter
Trailer: 2017 Escape 17B
SW Virginia
Posts: 2,228
I guess an all electric egg would suit some folks, but that's why I've never even looked at the Eggcamper.

Past owner of 1995 13' Casita, 1994 16' Casita, 2012 Parkliner, 2002 17' Bigfoot.
WaltP is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Even the RV Industry Knows They Have PROBLEMS! vintageracer Money Matters 67 06-14-2018 09:08 AM
Layoffs in the RV Industry Donna D. General Chat 23 03-07-2012 10:27 PM
Any Pictures of Boler Manufacturer in the 1970s? Perry Mac Donald General Chat 2 06-28-2010 06:27 AM
The RV Industry: Running on Empty Donna D. General Chat 17 06-22-2008 12:49 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:04 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions Inc.