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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-12-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
I'll probably head over to Small Cabin Forum...

I'll probably head over to Small Cabin Forum (https://www.small-cabin.com/forum) for my next project. It's getting too hot down here in the Triangle. Time to get some mountain property!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-12-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
You did an amazing job!

You did an amazing job!
Forum: Classified Archives 05-30-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,232
Posted By jeroen
Sold

Sold
Forum: Classified Archives 05-27-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,232
Posted By jeroen
SOLD 1977 Scamp 13 project - $1,750.00

I've bought this 1977 Scamp 13 as a project from a forum member in VA last Summer. The rear floor was bad, which I replaced. All outside holes are filled in and sanded smooth with fiberglass. Side...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-30-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By jeroen
I like your lights. The main issue I ran into was...

I like your lights. The main issue I ran into was that most LED ones did not have a reflector function as well. Here in the US the rear lights need to have a code of ASTI.

A - Rear reflector
S -...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-29-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
I've got some more work done. Last weekend I...

I've got some more work done. Last weekend I painted the bumper and trailer tongue, and ran into a big surprise: a second, but different frame number! I went to the DMV to figure out what to do with...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-23-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By jeroen
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-23-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By jeroen
Rear bumper jack

Can anyone with a Scamp please post some pictures of where/how the rear bumper jacks are attached to the frame?

Thanks!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-23-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By jeroen
I'm going with Eddie's tip of using a wire brush...

I'm going with Eddie's tip of using a wire brush on a drill. I only need to clean a few 4x8 sections to fiberglass tabs to the wall to attach cabinets and such to.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-22-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By jeroen
You can remove closets and such by drilling out...

You can remove closets and such by drilling out the rivets. Keep in mind that the closet next to the door provides structural support. You don't want to remove that one.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-22-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By jeroen
What to use to glue that stuff? I tried the 3M...

What to use to glue that stuff? I tried the 3M adhesive spray and it didn't work well.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-22-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
Paint

Finally I got the paint done. It's not perfect, and there are some imperfections that I probably will sand down and fix up, but it's not bad.

1 coat of Rust-Oleum Marine Primer and 2 coats of...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-20-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By jeroen
Glue removal

Has anyone found an easy way of removing the glue that is used to glue the inside skin of a Scamp to the shell? It's a 1977. I'm removing pieces to add tabs, and the stuff keeps on gumming up my...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-20-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By jeroen
Amazon, as usual, ended up being the cheapest and...

Amazon, as usual, ended up being the cheapest and fastest by far. I got these marker lights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00Z5SCQ90/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
and these tail...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-19-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
That makes an awful lot of sense! Thank you! This...

That makes an awful lot of sense! Thank you! This explains the wire to the hot bus! Mystery solved!

I'll still go and wire the hot to the 30amp, and then use a tandem 15/15 after that. One goes...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-19-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
It's a tandem breaker / 2 in one. It let's you...

It's a tandem breaker / 2 in one. It let's you jam twice as many breakers in that tight space...

Murray 30/15 Amp Single Pole Tandem Type MH-T Plug-In Circuit Breaker-MP3015 - The Home Depot...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-19-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
Yes, that's what we all expect and how we all...

Yes, that's what we all expect and how we all agree that it should be. But if you look at the diagram for the unit listed above...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-19-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By jeroen
Tail lights, marker lights, reflectors

Does anyone have any recommendations for Tail lights and marker lights with built-in reflectors that take care of all requirements, are LED, and look appropriate for an off-road style camper?
...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-19-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
I will go with the 30AMP main back wired,...

I will go with the 30AMP main back wired, followed by a dual 15 amp breaker. However, look at this video: https://youtu.be/o_kEAvJWKiM?t=309. It's the same unit and it was wired in some RV factory...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-18-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
Here's a picture I just took. If I wanted the...

Here's a picture I just took. If I wanted the left breaker (main) to protect the other breakers (2 half ones on the right spot), wouldn't it make sense to get rid of the wire that is hooked up to the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-18-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,914
Posted By jeroen
I'm really curious about this. Do you go hunting...

I'm really curious about this. Do you go hunting or fishing with your camper, or why do you have a chest freezer?
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-18-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
I received a private message on this and since I...

I received a private message on this and since I cannot post pictures there I've attached them here to explain.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-18-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
After looking at the wiring some more I've...

After looking at the wiring some more I've decided to put a 20 and a 15 in. The 20 will feed the converter (4.4 amp) and 15 amp for several 120v outlets. The 15 amp will feed my AC.

I thought that...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-18-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,969
Posted By jeroen
25 or 30 amp main breaker on WF-8725-PB

My WFCO WF-8725-PB Black 25 Amp Power Center came in, so I ran over to Home Depot to get the breakers. I got a Square D 30 amp type HOM, and a Square D 15/15 amp type HOMT.

Then I checked the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-17-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By jeroen
Mine came in today. A few small scratches but not...

Mine came in today. A few small scratches but not bad. I like it a lot for the price, but I will put down some 3/4" ply at the bottom before I store a battery in it.

It's great to store my 30amp...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-17-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,443
Posted By jeroen
I've owned both a 1996 RAV4 and a 2014. The 1996...

I've owned both a 1996 RAV4 and a 2014. The 1996 died after 160.000 miles, but that was 20 years later and for a first-year model it wasn't bad.

The 2014 was a big mistake. We bought the 4WD XLE...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-17-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,819
Posted By jeroen
Can anyone post some pictures of the bedliner...

Can anyone post some pictures of the bedliner installed? I've been thinking about doing that.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-16-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,290
Posted By jeroen
I would think that on a new truck with a factory...

I would think that on a new truck with a factory towing package and 7-way connector, they would have installed a 20 dollar solenoid in the wiring already. Or not? I guess I'll try to find my...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-16-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,290
Posted By jeroen
My truck is factory wired with a 7-way connector,...

My truck is factory wired with a 7-way connector, so I don't have to worry about the truck-side.

Is this diagram correct for the camper-side?
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-16-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,290
Posted By jeroen
Can anyway check what size fuses Scamp uses? I'm...

Can anyway check what size fuses Scamp uses? I'm guessing 40amp. Is there no diode in there as well?
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-15-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,290
Posted By jeroen
Charge battery while towing on 7-way plug

I've bought a 7-way plug for the Scamp I'm rebuilding. Can I hook up the auxiliary power (black and white) directly to the battery?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-15-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By jeroen
I just removed the vent from my '77 Scamp. I'm...

I just removed the vent from my '77 Scamp. I'm replacing it with a Heng's 14" one. They're all over Ebay for about 30-40 bucks, and optionally have a 12v fan in them. I did have to cut a bigger hole.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
I haven't tried it yet. It's still hot down here....

I haven't tried it yet. It's still hot down here. 83F today.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
No, a software developer :D

No, a software developer :D
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
I used a fan sometimes, but for the most part it...

I used a fan sometimes, but for the most part it wasn't that bad. I also used a mask.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
My goals are to build a camper with a toilet,...

My goals are to build a camper with a toilet, that sleeps 3. I've attached a not-to-scale plan. The toilet room will be 2x3. We'll use a Camco 41541 Portable Toilet - 5.3 gallon. I don't want to have...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
The table is supposed to be attached to hardware...

The table is supposed to be attached to hardware screwed into a piece of plywood glassed to the rear wall. That plywood ended up being completely gone. I replaced it.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
In the last pictures you saw that there was some...

In the last pictures you saw that there was some gray around the windows. That was a leftover from trying out spray paint to just spray the camper. I tried a few square feet and it looked bad, so I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
Next it was time for the outside. I removed the...

Next it was time for the outside. I removed the windows. For the front and back I will use plexiglass sheet and rubber locking gasket. For the side windows I wanted modern radius windows. I ordered...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By jeroen
Jeroen's Overland Expedition Scamp

I've posted some pics and updates before, but i'd really like to keep it all in a central place. Maybe this can be a resource for anyone wanting to restore/rebuild a Scamp. For that reason there will...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-14-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By jeroen
English:...

English: https://www.manualslib.com/manual/472517/Electrolux-Rm2200.html
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-13-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,852
Posted By jeroen
I ended up buying a WFCO WF-8725-PB Black 25 Amp...

I ended up buying a WFCO WF-8725-PB Black 25 Amp Power Center for $96 dollars on Amazon. That's actually a lot cheaper than a separate charger/converter and a fuse panel.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-13-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By jeroen
Venting batteries

I've ordered a metal trailer tongue box (https://www.etrailer.com/Toolbox/MaxxTow/MT80350.html) to hold my batteries. (Tip: they're really cheap now: 65 dollars). It seems like it's water tight so I...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-30-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,852
Posted By jeroen
So these amp ratings; that's the maximum it can...

So these amp ratings; that's the maximum it can pull right? Even the small 12 amp rated WFCO 8712 has a label that says panel input 110V 30A. I have a 15 amp outlet in my garage, so is that 30amp the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-29-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,852
Posted By jeroen
I came to the same conclusion about cost. It's...

I came to the same conclusion about cost. It's pretty much the same cost.

Should I go for a $145 Progressive Dynamics PD4135KV Inteli-Power Converter with Built-in Charge Wizard...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-27-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,206
Posted By jeroen
Thanks everybody! I ended up ordering two of...

Thanks everybody! I ended up ordering two of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PBKO2YY/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'll let you guys know how I like them.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-27-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,852
Posted By jeroen
Power center or fuse box and charger

I'm not interested in having any 110V at all in my trailer. I just want 12V to run my pertier element cooler, lights, fan, and USB outlets. WOuld there be any benefit to installing a power center...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-26-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,206
Posted By jeroen
I doubt a 4 dollar USB outlet will come with a...

I doubt a 4 dollar USB outlet will come with a manual or a spec...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-26-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,206
Posted By jeroen
12v USB outlet

I'm rebuilding a Scamp and I'm currently designing the electrical system. Does anyone know if the cheapo 12v USB outlet draw power when no USB device is connected to it? If so, how much? I plan on...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-22-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By jeroen
Trim and rubber window seal, and update

I'm still working on revamping my 1977 Scamp 13. I've decided to remove the kitchen and heater and build a dry bathroom in that spot instead. This way I can keep room to sleep for 3 people, and we...
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