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Old 01-01-2022, 08:43 PM   #1
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Hi, I am Dino

Hello,

I'm new to the forum and I am from Ontario, Canada,
I am interested in finding a Fiberglass RV for my wife and I to go camping.
I'm looking for something like a Boler, Scamp, Trillium, etc, under $10,000.
Any help with my challenge would be appreciated.

Thanks
Cheers
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Old 01-02-2022, 07:08 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, Dino!

“Challenge” is an apt description of the current market. In these inflated times it may take a while to find one under $10K (CAD) that doesn’t need some work. But they’re out there. Patience and prompt action will be required.

If this is your first molded fiberglass trailer, take time to learn about common issues for each of the vintage brands on your list. That way you can know what to look for and what to avoid. Best way to find old threads on this site is the “site search/google” option at the bottom of the search menu on the blue tool bar.

In addition to this site and Kijii, have you found www.fiberglass-RV-4sale.com? They have a section for Canadian listings.

Best wishes in your “egg hunt”!
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Old 01-02-2022, 07:10 AM   #3
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Thank you for the info. Cheers
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Old 01-02-2022, 09:51 AM   #4
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Thank you for the info. Cheers


This is a great site to determine actual true trailer weight

This was put together by a scale man at a fiberglass rally

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/...rld-43010.html
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Old 01-02-2022, 11:10 AM   #5
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Thank you. I'll take some time to look those numbers over. Cheers.
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Old 01-02-2022, 11:11 AM   #6
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Post #401 in the "Trailer Weights" thread links to a downloadable spreadsheet you can sort and filter. Very handy.

They are no longer doing scaled weights at rallies, but Jon Vermilye maintains the spreadsheet using scaled, loaded weights reported by forum members.
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Old 01-03-2022, 08:07 AM   #7
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Don’t forget Facebook marketplace. I have seen more fiberglass trailers on that site as of late. Love Canada!
Good Luck’
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Old 01-03-2022, 09:10 AM   #8
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Hey John,
Thanks. I'll be checking it out as well.
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Old 01-08-2022, 05:00 PM   #9
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This one popped up today.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...5536509971329/

Compact II so maybe not exactly what you were looking for
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Old 01-08-2022, 06:35 PM   #10
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Hey Dino,

If you can stretch your budget a bit?
I will be selling Lil Snoozy 19 foot. RV .
We’re shopping for super c diesel freightliner this year and will be selling our beloved Snoozy.
Has solar on the roof and removed the fold down uncomfortable couch.
16k firm later in spring time.
Best wishes with your shopping 👍
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Old 01-08-2022, 09:36 PM   #11
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Welcome to the best fiberglass RV forum and information source. Most here want to help others with their needs and finding eggs being kicked out of their nest a nice new nest. Ontario is a huge Providence, so if you would put city that are live in your post that helps. Also would you drive to the USA to view and purchase a used one. My family lived in a border town, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan and bought and sold vehicle to Canadians.

When you see something close to what you want get ahold of the seller yesterday as they very well could be gone if you hesitate. I have bought 3 eggs on separate occasions and I was the first to go see them and took the cash with me to buy on the spot and I bought all three of them. 1973 Scamp, 1977 1300 Trillium, 1980 trillium 4500 with front bath. We have had the trillium 4500 for 16 years but haven't used it in the last 3 years as we now have a class A fiberglass motorhome. I won't sell the Trillium because it is always ready to just hook to the truck and add water and go. It has about 75,000 miles on it.

If there are any in you area for sale even if they are more that you want to spend I would still go and look at them to have a better idea of the quality differences in brand and also by age in the same brand. Most fiberglass trailer manufactures improved quality unlike most stick trailers. And most fiberglass trailers will hold a higher value. Look at the wait times for a new fiberglass egg trailer.

Also being in Canada you need to look at the frame on them to see if they have been repaired or need repair because of the snow and salt. Frame repairs or replacement can be expensive.

I hope you are able to find the best for your needs.
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