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Old 05-05-2021, 07:30 PM   #1
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Hi! My name is Ashley

Hello, Iím Ashley. I have a 1989 Scamp 5th wheel. This is my first time ever owning a RV and I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I am learning how to Do it myself repairs and thatís why I wanted to join. My Goal is to fix my Scamp in little cost effective ways. I am currently living in my RV and I would love any Information that could help me achieve my goal so I could be reunited with my children again. The RV currently has no working electricity and no running water. I donít know where to begin just yet. Iím taking my decisions slow and jotting down my own ideas. The current layout is a little to small for my liking. But I absolutely love my RV. It has became a hobby that I enjoy and coming up with ways on how make it a dream 5th wheel for my Family is truly an amazing experience for myself and my kids. When I they come visit we will do a project together that involves fixing something in the trailer. Anyways, Itís nice to finally meet everyone and to be able to get this opportunity ends with thank you, itís appreciated!
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Old 05-05-2021, 09:03 PM   #2
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Take pictures of your trailer to post and then ask. There is an extensive library of information on the site on how others did their repairs. Fix one problem at a time. Make a list of your needs. Prioritize example electrical before water as water pump uses electricity.

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Club has others with scamp trailers that are a great resource
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Old 05-06-2021, 05:50 AM   #4
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Borden’s advice is good. Break it down into bite-sized chunks, prioritize your list, and take one thing at a time, starting from the top. This forum is a very helpful place and can certainly give some suggestions to help you organize your list.

When describing a problem, photos are helpful. Look for instructions in the thread “Forums 101” in the news and announcements section. If you use a phone or tablet, take your photos in landscape mode with the home button on the right.

To get a better idea of which Scamp 19 you have, are the inside cabinets made of wood or fiberglass? (Or practice your picture-posting skills and show us.).

Best wishes getting your trailer functional!
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Old 05-06-2021, 07:31 AM   #5
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Step 1 is eliminating possible leak sources. Leaks will undo all of your good work.

Step 2 is electrical: no electrical means no interior lights and more. Pretty important.


Bite sized chunks for the WIN!
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Old 05-06-2021, 03:21 PM   #6
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Ashley, You have come to the right place. We are a helpful crowd, and we love pictures! Please show us your Scamp.
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