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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-11-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By David & Terry
Painted the UNIK with Interlux Brightside Marine...

Painted the UNIK with Interlux Brightside Marine Enamel. Light Blue 4351
Premium Single Part Enamel
Forum: General Chat 03-10-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,530
Posted By David & Terry
Thanks Jack! Did you look at it under Gallery...

Thanks Jack! Did you look at it under Gallery under UNIK? It's got a couple of before & after pics of inside & out. It's so open feeling with all the windows. After 11 years camping in a 16' 1988...
Forum: General Chat 03-07-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,530
Posted By David & Terry
Remi, If you click on Gallery under "UNIK", you...

Remi, If you click on Gallery under "UNIK", you can see photos of before & after pics of our 1978 UNIK. Terry
Forum: General Chat 03-07-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,530
Posted By David & Terry
Hi Remi, I just saw your post on the 1978 UNIK...

Hi Remi, I just saw your post on the 1978 UNIK from May 2019! Dave & I have the 1978 Unik that we rejuvenated in 2006. Did you buy the one pictured? I've got information on that model if you...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-28-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,844
Posted By David & Terry
"Road Hippo", Bluebonnet Rally, Bandera, TX 2007

We camped our blue Nemo across from this man who worked as a traveling chef from CO. I think. Quite a rig! He must have had to climb some mountains in Colorado.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-27-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,600
Posted By David & Terry
Pictures of our window cover. First pic is of...

Pictures of our window cover. First pic is of outsde of door. 2nd is inside view of window cover installed in groove. 3rd shows wire visible at bottom of window.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-24-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,600
Posted By David & Terry
door window cover

I made a double thick piece of fabric, with shade cloth in between - size of window. Dave bent heavy wire the shape of the window. The wire fit in the groove around the window. I tacked the fabric...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-05-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By David & Terry
We mainly camp Spring to Fall but carry a small...

We mainly camp Spring to Fall but carry a small electric heater which easily takes the chill off. We took the original furnace out & use space for storage. Also our 18 ft. UNIK ,built in Quebec,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-13-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By David & Terry
UNIK painted 2006

Got unit in 2006 (it's 1978). We cleaned unit, fixed fiberglass damage; sanded several times. Primed; then hand brushed on 2 coats of interlux marine paint, sanded in between coats. And after 12...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-03-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,209
Posted By David & Terry
1978 UNIK original re do slide show from 2006

This is a current Snapfish link set up to allow you to view pictures without registering on Snapfish. The pictures are from the original 6 months of renovation my husband did in 2006. He worked...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By David & Terry
I didn't post this.

I didn't post this.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By David & Terry
Hey! I didn't post this. We don't have an ice...

Hey! I didn't post this. We don't have an ice cream truck.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-28-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By David & Terry
Sandra L, Maybe they are indicating a back...

Sandra L,
Maybe they are indicating a back up camera for a CAR and not for your RV. $100 may be for an analog camera that goes on your car's license plate. That distance may work fine but for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-26-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,818
Posted By David & Terry
I read that the refrigerant is in the tube that...

I read that the refrigerant is in the tube that is horizontal in the bottom rear of the unit. If this is correct I would level the unit at home using the tube containing the refrigerant. Level in...
Forum: Classified Archives 02-24-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,444
Posted By David & Terry
Because you have a 1972 and we have a 1978 I was...

Because you have a 1972 and we have a 1978 I was wondering if you had to have your refrigerator worked on? I thought one could re-charge the coolant like in a car but I don't see where that's an...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-11-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,282
Posted By David & Terry
Tadi vs Voyager

I'm looking for the right unit myself. Digital wireless is going to cost upward of $250 to $900.
Tadi Bros. has a camera that seems to go on top of your RV because the wireless antenna sticks...
Forum: General Chat 02-11-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,674
Posted By David & Terry
VR3 backup cam

I have that unit and it IS useless. I think because its price is so low it can't be a digital unit. That's what one needs for a clear image without flickering or lines. I hooked my unit up to an...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-10-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,447
Posted By David & Terry
Hitch height

You know, there's a hitch out there that goes into your vehicle's receiver and this hitch has another identical square receiver welded onto it making it about 4" higher. Someone might think they can...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-09-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,442
Posted By David & Terry
Lifting tires off ground when storing for extended period?

#1. What is "extended period " mean? a month; 3 months over winter? etc.

#2. If we took it for a spin around the block every couple weeks, would that be enough distant to protect the tires...
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,565
Posted By David & Terry
using shower

We do occasionally use shower. We also take advantage of CG baths. We otherwise use the ReadiBath towelets that are used in hospitals for bathing patients in place of sponge bath. One reason I want a...
Forum: General Chat 10-26-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,984
Posted By David & Terry
Hi Adelie, How's your Unik working out? Have you...

Hi Adelie, How's your Unik working out? Have you been able to take any pictures of it? I haven't seen another one shaped like ours. Where did you find it? Terry
Forum: General Chat 09-05-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,984
Posted By David & Terry
weight of Unik

Our 1978 Unik, 18 footer, weighs ~ 3300lbs. I'd like to see pictures of your unit when you get a chance to post some.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-12-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,999
Posted By David & Terry
We're in Texas so the insulation helps us keep...

We're in Texas so the insulation helps us keep the heat OUT instead of keeping the warmth IN ! I'd be sure & check the frame for rust or breakage. During a bumpy road trip years ago, our Casita's...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-12-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,999
Posted By David & Terry
about our 18 ft. 1978 UNIK

We have really enjoyed our UNIK after 11 yrs of owning a 16 ft. 1988 Casita. It is so light inside and has lots of space. No towing problems using stabilizer tow bar and electric brakes. What year...
Forum: Classified Archives 08-12-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By David & Terry
1978 unik

Always interested to see posts of UNIKs. They are so rare. And to see how the company completely changed the designs & evolved. Too bad they went out of business. Do you know the history? I've only...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-01-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,655
Posted By David & Terry
Here's a replacement cover that I made for our...

Here's a replacement cover that I made for our 1978 Unik( manufactured in Quebec , CAN)I bought a whitevinyl cover. Then I made a pattern of the Canadian maple leaf. I cut it out of red vinyl. I...
Forum: General Chat 08-26-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,984
Posted By David & Terry
We have a 1978 UNIK

Hi Heidi, Great to see someone turn up with another UNIK! The people who posted their '74 Unik picture never posted again nor answered my 2 attempts to contact them. Don't know what happened. Our...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-20-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,921
Posted By David & Terry
We have a 1978 UNIK, 18 ft. fiberglass trailer. ...

We have a 1978 UNIK, 18 ft. fiberglass trailer. We know it was made in Quebec but haven't found out much else and haven't been able to meet up with any other owners. We would like to come visit...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-03-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,718
Posted By David & Terry
Our 1978 UNIK's tire cover was deteriorated when...

Our 1978 UNIK's tire cover was deteriorated when we bought the Canadian built unit. So I bought a plain white cover, cut out a Canadian maple leaf from vinyl(just like the original), & glued and...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-04-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,209
Posted By David & Terry
Hi Mark, We have a 1978 UNIK that my husband...

Hi Mark, We have a 1978 UNIK that my husband renovated. Here's a link to slide show of the redo.
https://www5.snapfish.com/thumbnailshare/Al..._NAME=snapfish/...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-03-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By David & Terry
Anyone have any input on a good wireless,...

Anyone have any input on a good wireless, in-vehicle, video camera for rear viewing while driving? I have a black & white one off of an Ice Cream truck. I haven't installed it yet because of the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-08-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,723
Posted By David & Terry
Hi! Just wondering if I should let some...

Hi!
Just wondering if I should let some pressure off Kuhmo tires when the rig is jacked up for storage this winter and the tires are off the ground. The pressure is 65# for towing.
Thanks.
Forum: Classified Archives 08-29-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,868
Posted By David & Terry
These tanks have been given away. Thanks.

These tanks have been given away. Thanks.
Forum: Classified Archives 08-18-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,868
Posted By David & Terry
I'm just East of Dallas, Texas on hwy. 80. ...

I'm just East of Dallas, Texas on hwy. 80. You'll have to come here to pick up the 2 tanks. They are free, just the tanks w/o the crossover lines.
I have these 2 Propane Tanks that I don't need...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-16-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,848
Posted By David & Terry
I finally saw your question on the hot plate...

I finally saw your question on the hot plate material. Sorry for the delayed answer. I ordered it from a catalogue, like Harriet Carter, or Miles Kimball (1-800-546-2255). They come in 2 sizes and...
Forum: General Chat 12-09-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,850
Posted By David & Terry
Our 1978 UNIK Canadian trailer had a...

Our 1978 UNIK Canadian trailer had a deteriorating original tire cover, white with a red maple leaf. We ordered a new white cover. I bought red vinyl from the fabric store; cut out a maple leaf and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-30-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,848
Posted By David & Terry
Here are some pics of our counter extension. Dave...

Here are some pics of our counter extension. Dave used quilted "hot plate" material on the surface so hot pots won't cause any damage. It folds down for travel. Can be used as an eating table in...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-30-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,315
Posted By David & Terry
Dave replaced the UNIK's faucet with this hi-rise...

Dave replaced the UNIK's faucet with this hi-rise Moen, even has a spray attachment ! I love it. :kiss


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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-02-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,099
Posted By David & Terry
Post Thanks everyone! Great discussion. I'll get the...

Thanks everyone! Great discussion. I'll get the 30A converter. Is the 'danger' in using a higher amperage rated converter due to excessive heat?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-01-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,099
Posted By David & Terry
Unhappy Dear RV cruisers; I'm ready for an Intellipower...

Dear RV cruisers; I'm ready for an Intellipower 9200 series converter replacement from an old (maybe original) installed unit. I have a Main on a 30amp breaker with sub-panel breakers of 20a, 15a,...
Forum: General Chat 10-21-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 548,085
Posted By David & Terry
OOPS! Let's try again to post pics. Moderator...

OOPS! Let's try again to post pics. Moderator PM'd me to let me know sometimes when you try to preview post , it erases the attachment. Thanks for the warning. Terry
Forum: General Chat 09-02-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,945
Views: 555,415
Posted By David & Terry
We saw the tail end of a Casita headed West on TX...

We saw the tail end of a Casita headed West on TX Hwy 80 near Mesquite, TX on Sunday 9-2 at ~ 9:45AM. Hope you were headed to some fun! Happy traveling. Terry
Forum: General Chat 07-29-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,326
Posted By David & Terry
Camping with 4 dogs (2 Bigs, 2 Littles) is a...

Camping with 4 dogs (2 Bigs, 2 Littles) is a challenge, but we've done it! The senior pugs much prefer roughing it at home with the pet sitter than living in the wilds! Our Big dogs, Ginger, on the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-18-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,891
Posted By David & Terry
That's great, Roger. My Unik rig was built in...

That's great, Roger.
My Unik rig was built in Canada with twin tanks. I'm in Texas and don't camp in the winter, what little winter we have down here ( maybe snow two days a winter ). Use only...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-18-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By David & Terry
O.K. I got the pics in! The metal at lower...

O.K. I got the pics in!
The metal at lower right of bike frame is an add-on to deflect the exhaust from melting the front bike tire. (That was pointed out by my barber when he stepped outside with...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-18-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By David & Terry
Terry, this sounds intriguing!! I'd love to see...

Terry, this sounds intriguing!! I'd love to see some photos. Thanks!!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-18-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By David & Terry
I've got the photos but I have them in Windows...

I've got the photos but I have them in Windows "My Pictures" and only Yahoo! photos seemed to work last time. Now I can't upload them here today! Still working on it.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-17-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By David & Terry
Denise, We had an '87 Montero. Now, Nissan...

Denise,
We had an '87 Montero. Now, Nissan SUV.
I made a single bicyclle carrier from two angle irons and some bolts and spacers. Will post photos soon.
Instead of adding onto the receiver, I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-08-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,033
Posted By David & Terry
WOW!! Fantastic job! You have all the tools and...

WOW!! Fantastic job! You have all the tools and space to carry this off. That's phenomenal. All the different procedures that go into the remodel: welding, painting, carpentry, body work, wiring,...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-04-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,210
Posted By David & Terry
Peter, Thanks for the insight. I was thinking...

Peter,
Thanks for the insight.
I was thinking about doing the same thing, but am putting the trailer's receptile INSIDE the unit and just passing the power cord thru the opening. That way I don't...
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