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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-05-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
thank you

thank you
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-26-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
I have a roll of butyl tape. I used some around...

I have a roll of butyl tape. I used some around the roof vents. It seems to work well to seal leaks.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-26-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-25-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
Thank you for asking.

Thank you for asking.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-25-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
They’re the standard sliders, 2 side & 1 rear,...

They’re the standard sliders, 2 side & 1 rear, for a 2005 Scamp. One 18 x 42 and two 18 x 24. They’re available on this page from Scamp: https://www.scamptrailers.com/product-category/windows
...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-25-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Mike J. L.
Question Replacing Scamp 13" windows how-to

I've searched quite a lot for a tutorial on removing and replacing the windows in our 2005 Scamp 13". I'm not yet sure that I need to do that but if I do I want to know how. They leak and that's...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-07-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By Mike J. L.
Thank you all

Iím the guy who started this thread and I think youíve told me what I need to know. I live in NW Oregon and use the Scamp year-round, but mostly in the 6 warmer months. We get more sun (or bright...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-07-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By Mike J. L.
Question Basic solar for 13' Scamp

We don't watch TV, have a microwave, a computer, etc. We use the electrical system to run LEDs, maybe to charge our phones (not often), and on really cold mornings we'll run the furnace for a bit. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-01-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Mike J. L.
Question Zero-clearance tongue jack?

I park our Scamp, tongue-up, in our slanted driveway. I'd like to be able to easily nearly completely lower the tongue so that the trailer will sit nearly level. That is, lower it onto a 2x6 slab...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-27-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,287
Posted By Mike J. L.
Soto lighters info -Related?

https://sotooutdoors.com/product/pocket_torch_with_refillable_lighter/
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 06-20-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By Mike J. L.
do you plan on going on through Carson City and...

do you plan on going on through Carson City and up to Susanville? If so, which way do you plan on going after Susanville?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-20-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,547
Posted By Mike J. L.
That’s a great looking car, an old Mercury,...

That’s a great looking car, an old Mercury, correct? Is the engine at 289?
Forum: General Chat 05-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,029
Posted By Mike J. L.
Building a Scamp

most of you have likely seen this, but somehow I hadnít. https://youtu.be/9fnU-D2lWG0
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-25-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,617
Posted By Mike J. L.
REI has a broad selection of first aid kits.

REI has a broad selection of first aid kits.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,285
Posted By Mike J. L.
Not everyone has the same experiences, and I'm...

Not everyone has the same experiences, and I'm just providing information, but Consumer Reports recommends for the Highlander in general and against the Jeep.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-25-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,446
Posted By Mike J. L.
I too was nervous when I first started towing. ...

I too was nervous when I first started towing. The first experience was with a 13' Scamp and a fairly new Subaru Outback 4-cylinder. I got big mirrors to attach to the regular outside mirrors and...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-18-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By Mike J. L.
I've used our Scamp cover, purchased from Scamp,...

I've used our Scamp cover, purchased from Scamp, through two Oregon falls, winters and springs and it's still fine.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,131
Posted By Mike J. L.
Chaco is federal, not state. But get out there...

Chaco is federal, not state. But get out there EARLY. There is limited camping and there's no other camping for miles and miles.
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 01-25-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mike J. L.
Hoodie

Iím bald. I wear a mid weight fleece hoodie. Iíve done this for a long while, from in the Scamp to snow camping.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-23-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Mike J. L.
Question Shaky Scamp table

Hi ... We have a 2008 Scamp 13í and the table has become shaky. The two brackets at the back seem to no longer really hook up to the table properly and the single leg is lame. I suspect that some...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-05-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mike J. L.
Consumer Reports rates the JGC middle of the road...

Consumer Reports rates the JGC middle of the road with 65 out of possible 100. The Kia Telluride and Toyota Highlander rate 25-30 points higher. Iíd be wary. Consumer Reports, in case youíre not...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,971
Posted By Mike J. L.
We have a 13' Scamp, though a lighter one than...

We have a 13' Scamp, though a lighter one than yours, and have pulled it with two Outbacks. The first was a 2008 4-cylinder and it did fine. It was slow to accelerate and struggled going up...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-28-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By Mike J. L.
From what I've read . . .

Towing with a hybrid, unless it's a big hybrid SUV or truck, you risk quickly running out of battery and being forced to tow with a small gasoline engine. I have read two accounts of people being...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-28-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By Mike J. L.
Outback 4 vs 6

We have a 13í Scamp. We began with a 4-cylinder Outback, which worked fine but dig drag in mountain passes or in strong headwinds. We bought an Outback H-6 and it has no problem at all towing the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,013
Posted By Mike J. L.
Prevent run-off

How can I prevent all those chemicals from getting into the storm drain system or from otherwise getting into the environment?
Forum: General Chat 07-24-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,967
Posted By Mike J. L.
Do I ever agree with you. Most all of those...

Do I ever agree with you. Most all of those chemical bombs make me choke, literally. Our Scamp is over 10 years old and visitors to it always comment on how new it smells. The strongest chemical...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By Mike J. L.
Everyone seems to know which Zep product we’re...

Everyone seems to know which Zep product we’re all talking about here. Always in the dark me, doesn’t. Can someone please be specific? Thank you.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-27-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,399
Posted By Mike J. L.
Subaru H-6

Iíve used a 2013 Subaru H-6 since 2013. We had a 4-cylinder before, which did move the 13í Scamp, but not so great in high passes. Not good for passing. The H-6 has good torque and moves right...
Forum: General Chat 03-14-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,607
Posted By Mike J. L.
I’m the guy on the Four Corners road trip right...

I’m the guy on the Four Corners road trip right now. Although the battery in my Scamp is a new deep charge and I keep it charged my furnace would not run last night or this morning in Capitol Reef. ...
Forum: General Chat 03-13-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,607
Posted By Mike J. L.
Camping in the cold now

Iím presently on a 2+ week road trip from Oregon to the Four Corners and back. Iím in a 13í Scamp. Iíve had a few mornings in the 20ís. I have a good down sleeping bag that easily keeps me warm. ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-09-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,063
Posted By Mike J. L.
Once again, thanks for this topic, advice and...

Once again, thanks for this topic, advice and responses. I used some Lift Off, a plastic scraper, alcohol (on the doorway, not in me), and some Windex. Lots of elbow grease and time. Got all the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-08-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,063
Posted By Mike J. L.
Thanks!

Tom, that helps a lot. Thank you very much. I plan to remove all the old gunk and adhesive too. I can't imagine that a new seal would adhere well otherwise. I'm just not excited about doing it.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-08-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,063
Posted By Mike J. L.
Preparation to install new seal

Two questions here.
Assuming that I install the new type of Scamp door seal on the door jamb rather than onto the door itself, how much do I need to clean off the old adhesive and rubbery mess...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-27-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,138
Posted By Mike J. L.
Question Replace incandescent bulbs with LED?

For many of you this question is a no-brainer. Well, that's why I'm asking. I have a 2008 Scamp 13'. I'd like to replace to bulbs, inside and out, with LED. What do I need to know in order to...
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