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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-11-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By papa-t
Back when we owned our Scamp, we would carry a...

Back when we owned our Scamp, we would carry a Clam shelter for shade and a screen room. We went to the dark side in 2016 but I still turn my head when I see a fiberglass camper.
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-14-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By papa-t
I live only about 45 minutes from there and love...

I live only about 45 minutes from there and love camping there. Your right it’s a great place during the summer.
Forum: General Chat 07-02-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,714
Posted By papa-t
This was my first car. This is a true Ford...

This was my first car. This is a true Ford Maverick. Lol
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-23-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,547
Posted By papa-t
Not a FG owner anymore but have camped at HM...

Not a FG owner anymore but have camped at HM (Creek Sites) lots of times. I only live 43 miles from there. They have specific sites and non specific. All the sites are nice but mainly the creek and...
Forum: General Chat 03-16-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,836
Posted By papa-t
Iíve owned a clam shelter for about 6 years now....

Iíve owned a clam shelter for about 6 years now. I didnít know they had floors. But just seen this:
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-25-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,426
Posted By papa-t
I sure hope I don’t get stopped in a Law...

I sure hope I don’t get stopped in a Law Enforcement propane check station! I’ll have to make a run for it. Lol
Forum: General Chat 02-25-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,687
Posted By papa-t
Any tire shop I’ve ever ask about Nitrogen;...

Any tire shop I’ve ever ask about Nitrogen; always state that it’s a waste of money. PERIOD!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-24-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,270
Posted By papa-t
Use to tow mine with a Chevrolet Colorado 4x4,...

Use to tow mine with a Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, V6. Never had a problem at all towing. This is a picture of my last camping trip in the Scamp. Was camping at Ocracoke NC at the beach. Have since went...
Forum: General Chat 02-21-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,255
Posted By papa-t
Hey guys been a while. Some sad and some good...

Hey guys been a while. Some sad and some good news. When we sold our Scamp 19 in 2015, we found out a year later that the lady that purchased it died three weeks after the purchase from unknown...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-21-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,426
Posted By papa-t
Hey guys, been a while. Went back to the dark...

Hey guys, been a while. Went back to the dark side in 2015 but still pop in from time to time. We’ve owned two Scamps and a U-Haul camper. We use to use a Mr Buddy heater for extra heat. They have an...
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By papa-t
$1.55 In Elkin NC and $1.47 in Galax Virginia...

$1.55 In Elkin NC and $1.47 in Galax Virginia near me.
Forum: General Chat 02-22-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,786
Posted By papa-t
I know I went back to the dark side but Iíll...

I know I went back to the dark side but Iíll always have the fiberglass trailers in my blood from owning three. I still lurk looking at the post. I wanted to carry my ocean kayak with my 5er so I...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-16-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By papa-t
Any RV repair place should be able to replace...

Any RV repair place should be able to replace them. I had never replaced one before and I replaced all the ones in the Scamp 5er I had. I mentioned using the rubber mallet because it took me really...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-16-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By papa-t
When I replaced all mine on one of my Scamps I...

When I replaced all mine on one of my Scamps I found: the gaskets just pull out once you get a screwdriver (flat head) under one end and pry it up until you can get a hold of it. Then clean out the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-16-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By papa-t
Once the gaskets dry out their done. I wouldnít...

Once the gaskets dry out their done. I wouldnít trust them. Been there done that. Bite the bullet and contact Hehr and purchase new gaskets. Not sure if Ed still works there but he was great when...
Forum: General Chat 02-14-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,350
Posted By papa-t
Jayco or Crossroads

Jayco or Crossroads
Forum: General Chat 02-14-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,334
Posted By papa-t
Had a friend put down a deposit of 10,000 on a...

Had a friend put down a deposit of 10,000 on a class A motor home. Price was 300,000. He drove from NC to Ohio to purchase. Seller was in contact the entire time until he was 15 minutes from address....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-08-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,584
Posted By papa-t
I use to pull the one I had with a four door...

I use to pull the one I had with a four door Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, 5 cylinder. Did an amazing job.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-06-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,025
Posted By papa-t
I went back to the dark side in 2015 but still...

I went back to the dark side in 2015 but still Check in from time to time. Seen this post and decided to share the dangers of dry ice. Sadly we just had an individual commit suicide this past weekend...
Forum: General Chat 02-18-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,503
Posted By papa-t
Well Papa-t here. Yea after owning U-haul 16’,...

Well Papa-t here. Yea after owning U-haul 16’, Scamp 16’ and a Scamp 19’, we went back to the dark side in 2015. We now own a 28’ Crossroads 5er. We had to change back for my wife who developed...
Forum: General Chat 01-20-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,272
Posted By papa-t
Get some rebar cut in 12” lengths. Then have...

Get some rebar cut in 12” lengths. Then have someone weld heavy duty washers to top of one end on each. Makes great anchors. IMO
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-16-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,318
Posted By papa-t
When I finally got insurance on my 2002 Scamp...

When I finally got insurance on my 2002 Scamp 19'(Now Sold) I had a real hard time explaining that it was worth more than $4000.00. After some advice I printed off about 20 different sales of Scamps...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-12-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,942
Posted By papa-t
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-20-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By papa-t
From someone that has owned stickies and FG...

From someone that has owned stickies and FG campers I can give the following advice. Stickies will have more room and convinces but FG trailers will hold their value and are a better investment. That...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 06-05-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By papa-t
I live 30 minutes from there in the Blue Ridge...

I live 30 minutes from there in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Very cool video. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 05-31-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,399
Posted By papa-t
I might get banned here. LOL. Here's my story. I...

I might get banned here. LOL. Here's my story. I started out with a pickup camper 19 years ago. Then went to a stick built TT. Then to a Class C. Then went through two stick built 5ers. Then to a...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-27-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,476
Posted By papa-t
2006 Casita 17' Deluxe

Ok been away from FG campers for a while because we sold ours and purchased a new camper. But wanted to pass along one for sale in Crumpler (Ashe County) NC. I have nothing to do with this camper but...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 08-27-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,557
Posted By papa-t
I started out with a stick 18 years ago. Went...

I started out with a stick 18 years ago. Went through a truck camper, tag along, three 5ers, two FG and now back to a stick 24' 5er. FG difinantly hold their value but sticks just plain have more...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By papa-t
When I sold my Scamp 5er back in April the people...

When I sold my Scamp 5er back in April the people that purchased it showed up in a new Dodge 3/4. It set really high and I didn't know how they would pull it. I towed the unit 3 hours to their guys...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-07-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By papa-t
You can always add a second 12 gal fresh water...

You can always add a second 12 gal fresh water tank under the other dinette seat like I did on my 19 scamp that I recently sold. See my post....
Forum: General Chat 06-09-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,255
Posted By papa-t
I will stick around. Enjoy the people here and...

I will stick around. Enjoy the people here and helping anyone in need. Our Coachman is a 25' with one slide so no climbing up and down to get in and out of bed. We also plan to do some camp hosting...
Forum: General Chat 05-16-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,255
Posted By papa-t
Have gone back to the Dark Side

After selling our Scamp 19 last week we purchased a Coachman 24.7 5er with one slide. Was a great Scamp Camper and ended up selling for a good price. After spending two weeks in October the climbing...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-10-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By papa-t
Either Ocean Waves which on ocean front in...

Either Ocean Waves which on ocean front in Rodanthe. Camp sites are a little close together but walk over dunes to beach. Or Frisco woods which is on the sound side. It has a pool and closer to...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: Classified Archives 05-05-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/attachments/photobucke...

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/attachments/photobucket/img_520261_0_54660e6cea61dd83e3529a1ff4755f42.jpg...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
Orange beach cart not included: ...

Orange beach cart not included:
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/attachments/photobucket/img_520258_0_d090df896d3d55620b5cba772df9d5fd.jpg...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-05-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
Internet is back up. Pictures: ...

Internet is back up. Pictures:
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/attachments/photobucket/img_520247_0_bfdbc9323bbc1463818132e5e534a612.jpg...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-05-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
Thanks Dave and Paula. It's actually sad but also...

Thanks Dave and Paula. It's actually sad but also exciting. We love our Scamp and hope the next owner Loves it as much as we did.
Forum: Classified Archives 05-05-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By papa-t
SOLD Scamp 19 standard For sale. N. C.

Since retiring my wife and I have decided to do some Campground hosting. Therefore we have decided to sell our 2002 Scamp Fifth Wheel and purchase a larger unit. You can see pictures in my profile....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By papa-t
If you have one with a fantastic fan where you...

If you have one with a fantastic fan where you can set the air to be drawn out or in. In the out position it keeps the camper cooler by drawing the heat out.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-04-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By papa-t
Dachia (great name) welcome to the forum. As Bob...

Dachia (great name) welcome to the forum. As Bob said most campgrounds don't allow pets to be left alone for many reasons. I own two small dogs and wouldn't leave them without AC. So I would think...
Forum: General Chat 04-30-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By papa-t
[QUOTE=As another alternative, there are...

[QUOTE=As another alternative, there are companies and a few individuals that rent FGRV's you might try that first ...QUOTE]

I agree maybe rent one first to see if you really like it first.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-30-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By papa-t
Looking for a thread..Help

I've been trying to find a thread I seen a while back. The owner had modified the outside toilet vent where he set it up so water could be flushed in from the outside to help clean the black tank on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-30-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,864
Posted By papa-t
Agree mine too. Mine was held by four corner...

Agree mine too. Mine was held by four corner screws.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By papa-t
Good luck withe the search and welcome to the...

Good luck withe the search and welcome to the forum Tom and Sharon
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-27-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,258
Posted By papa-t
Congrats Ken must be nice to have that new smell.

Congrats Ken must be nice to have that new smell.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By papa-t
Welcome to the Forum Bud

Welcome to the Forum Bud
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-22-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By papa-t
Welcome to the forum Linda

Welcome to the forum Linda
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-15-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By papa-t
Welcome Jeff to FGRV

Welcome Jeff to FGRV
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-15-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,944
Posted By papa-t
Dennis I'm glad you didn't have more damage that...

Dennis I'm glad you didn't have more damage that what you did. Thanks for rhe repodt.
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