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Forum: General Chat 08-12-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,783
Posted By janel
Check the size and build quality of your proposed...

Check the size and build quality of your proposed trailer and tow vehicle for the road conditions and campsite accessibility when boondocking/dispersed camping. Some of the access roads Iíve been on...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-16-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By janel
Hunter Top

I used Weather Max 65 Polyester fabric purchased from Seattle Fabric. Itís water resistant, UV resistant and a dream to sew. I watched many of the DIY videos on the Sailrite website for designing and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-24-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
I'm sorry but I don't havve that information...

I'm sorry but I don't havve that information anymore. I sold my Hunter Compact Jr and gave all the materials I had to the new owners. I had also sent pattern peices and other informaiton to
...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-20-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,231
Posted By janel
Chevy Colorado 7-Pin Connector

Does anyone know if my 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2, which has the factory installed brake controller and 7-pin connector, has the same wiring as the new Casita I pick up mid-December? If not, what do I...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,034
Posted By janel
I take it back. SUVs are fine, but something...

I take it back. SUVs are fine, but something like the Highlander doesn't have much ground clearance and the inside is like a car. I don't want to tow with something marginal but it will also be my...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-26-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,034
Posted By janel
Tow Vehicle for 17' Casita Spirit Deluxe

I just ordered a 2020 17' Casita Spirit Deluxe with the High Lift axle. Now I need to get a tow vehicle. Will a Toyota 4Runner do the job? Is there a better choice? Is bigger better? I don't...
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By janel
Get a grip, guys! I just posted a classified ad...

Get a grip, guys! I just posted a classified ad and it was easy! I was even able to rotate my pictures so a viewer doesn't have to stand on their head!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-11-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
I have all 4 pieces of Happy's old pop top. You...

I have all 4 pieces of Happy's old pop top. You only need one short and one large piece because they are identical in dimensions. Only the window openings differentiate them. I am pleased to part...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-05-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By janel
How about a Hunter Compact Jr 1972? I want to...

How about a Hunter Compact Jr 1972? I want to sell mine.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
Rip stop is noisy. WeatherMAX is whisper quiet. I...

Rip stop is noisy. WeatherMAX is whisper quiet. I loved working with it. I used my home sewing machine. Read up on thread recommendations for UV. You donít want your pop top to fail from using the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-16-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
I tried to post photos but donít know what went...

I tried to post photos but donít know what went wrong.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-16-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-16-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
I used weatherMAX 65 from Seattle Fabrics....

I used weatherMAX 65 from Seattle Fabrics. https://www.seattlefabrics.com/61-WeatherMAX-65-Polyester-1550-linear-yard_p_59.html
I followed videos from Sailrite for installing zippered windows and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By janel
What is you replacement timeline? Immediately or...

What is you replacement timeline? Immediately or in a while?
I replaced my pop top canvas last year. I may still have the old one and/or the pattens and drawings I made. Iím on the road currently...
Forum: General Chat 04-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By janel
I just returned home after a 4week trip to New...

I just returned home after a 4week trip to New Mexico. I stayed at a charming park in Grants, I think on the south side of 40 from the KOA, called Lavaland RV Park & Elkins Brewery. Great beer, nIce...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-02-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By janel
In my Hunter Compact Jr, rather then installing...

In my Hunter Compact Jr, rather then installing Dometic 3-way, I wish I had done this:

A good quality ice chest and a 12V compressor fridge with solar is ideal. The sliding tray sounds like a good...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By janel
Remember driving 7 hours towing a trailer is MUCH...

Remember driving 7 hours towing a trailer is MUCH different than without. I drive ~55 - 60 mph with Happy behind my Subaru Outback. I believe thatís what the trailer tires are rated for. Idealy i...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-17-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,881
Posted By janel
I just finished painting Happy with Interlux...

I just finished painting Happy with Interlux PreKote primer and Brightside topcoat. I think it went quite well. I rolled and tipped, which did leave some brush marks, but if anyone peers that closely...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-03-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,135
Posted By janel
I just this minute finished sanding my Compact Jr...

I just this minute finished sanding my Compact Jr and tomorrow will be rolling and tipping the 3rd and final coat of Interlux Brightside. I used 2 coats of Pre-Kote as primer, no thinner in the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-04-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By janel
How to lift Hunter Compact Jr shell from trailer frame

I don't know that I WANT to do this but I would like to know HOW to do this.

How do I get the shell of my Hunter Compact Jr 1972 off the trailer to have the trailer inspected, reinforced,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-27-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By janel
Talia. Thank you so much for your response. I am...

Talia. Thank you so much for your response. I am going to leave thesupports as they are and work around them. I also appreciate the suggestion for interior walls. Especially if it comes in colors!!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-27-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By janel
Question Happy Hunter Compact Jr - Any interior structural members?

Can anyone tell me if my 1972 Hunter Compact Jr, AKA Happy, has structural support members in the interior? I'm thinking maybe the walls between the kitchen and the living area. If so, how are...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-26-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By janel
Hi I'm Jane

Just bought Happy, a Hunter Compact Jr 1972. And I am retiring Sept 30th, this Friday!!

Happy doesn't have a refrigerator. Happy needs a refrigerator. How can Happy find someone in Colorado...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-31-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
I visited the trillium today. First viewed axle...

I visited the trillium today. First viewed axle swing arms as friend jumped around inside and on the tounge. No deflection at all. Nada. Left with bank account in tact. Will continue search. It was...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-30-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
Holy smokes Rocky!

Bob and David,
You've put the fear in me. I'm going to look at it. And when I say cosmetic. I mean replacing floors, fiberglass patching, repairing, sealing window (NOT with silicone) are within my...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
Byron I will bring the buyer's guide when I visit...

Byron I will bring the buyer's guide when I visit the camper. Thanks
J
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-30-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
Thanks David.

I am not 6' tall. But I do have a 4' 2x4 and can jump and bounce about with the best of them
J
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-30-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
Old trailer suggestions

Thanks Bob for advice. I already have a money pit. I own an older house.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By janel
Hello, this is janel. A travel trailer virgin.

1977 Trillium 4500 - What should I consider when I look at this trailer?
Is there something about axles I should know about? Recalls? I am able to do cosmetic rehab, but not body, chassis or...
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