John in Michigan's Trailer :: 1979 Boler 1700
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Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Northville
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Trailer Name
Year 1979
Make Boler
Model 1700
Length 17'
With 2020 updates... At Au Sable River
History Purchased from another FGRV forum member in Winnipeg, Manitoba in October, 2016.
Replaced converter with Progressive Dynamics 4135; added 30 amp shore power inlet; added 2nd 110vac branch circuit and more 110vac outlets, added 12vdc/usb outlets
Replaced furnace with Propex HS2800
Tested refrigerator electric and propane operation
Replacing countertop, faucet, drain and re-routing gray tank vent to side of camper. (in progress)
Removed stove / oven
Repainted all cabinets
Installed new curtain rods and curtains
Repaired isolated sub floor rot under rear bench, front right bench, near door

Replaced wheels, tires, brakes, hubs, bearings
Replaced leaf springs
Replaced frame bolts on 4 corners with 3/8" ss bolts, nylock nuts
Replaced 50 through-hull bolts (originally rivets) with ss machine screws, nylock nuts and snap caps
Restored front window shield, replaced hinges and struts

Removed and re-sealed all windows; replaced window gaskets
Removed and resealed around door frame, rebuilt threshold, rebuilt door core
Replaced rear roof vent; re-sealed front fantastic vent

Replaced 7-blade connector and 7-wire cable, added junction box under dinette bench
Rewired and replaced running lights and tail lights with LED fixtures
Replaced chains
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