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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-20-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,000
Posted By LiseKen
Wow, blindingly beautiful!! You must be...

Wow, blindingly beautiful!! You must be thrilled, will look magnificent driving down the road, or just sitting in your driveway. Congrats!


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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-16-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,872
Posted By LiseKen
Like this idea, making me think about how I could...

Like this idea, making me think about how I could adapt this for my Boler....thanks for posting!

Lise
Forum: General Chat 10-16-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,868
Posted By LiseKen
Thanks Kai, now I got it. For some reason that...

Thanks Kai, now I got it. For some reason that last explanation is the one that took! Appreciate you taking the time to reword it. Sometime (maybe at the first SAG?) I will see it in person! :)
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Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-16-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By LiseKen
Don't know about doors but want to say congrats...

Don't know about doors but want to say congrats on ur new toy. Any Boler would love that cozy indoor home yours has, I know mine sure would!

I think if u search the forum some folks have...
Forum: General Chat 10-15-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,868
Posted By LiseKen
Bedding Solutions-Share Yours

Kai can u post a photo of ur duffel contraption as a bolster and also when ready to sleep in. I can't picture it but sounds like a great solution.


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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-13-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By LiseKen
Completed Repairs/Updates

Here are things I've already done, some of which I will post about here:

*hired a mobile RV repairperson to reseal the wheel bearings and check the brakes and show me how to maintain them
*hired...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By LiseKen
Good luck on the roof leak--we are getting...

Good luck on the roof leak--we are getting hammered here on the West Coast and I'm sure new leaks will be showing up for me as well.

Love seeing photos of your updates/remodels--looking really...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-13-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By LiseKen
Novice meets 1977 Boler 1700, No Regrets

Looks like I'm finally completed committed to my Boler! After a great stay at the NOG (despite the crazy windstorm,) and then successfully resealing my first window, I think we're officially in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-13-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By LiseKen
Here's a site with photos of a Philip it latch:...

Here's a site with photos of a Philip it latch: https://justfinding.blogspot.com/2012/09/phlip-it-latches.html?m=1


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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-13-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By LiseKen
It is great to get a lesson in drilling them out,...

It is great to get a lesson in drilling them out, I am now doing it confidently thanks to practice and excellent advice from K. Corbin. You might also see that f you can find a video of someone...
Forum: General Chat 10-13-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By LiseKen
Congrats! Looks awesome, excited to see what u...

Congrats! Looks awesome, excited to see what u do with it!


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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 10-07-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,360
Posted By LiseKen
Been up for a few hours with the crazy wind here...

Been up for a few hours with the crazy wind here in Nehalem. Just dying down.

Can't wait until tomorrow to see this beautiful park.

Rolled in at sunset so just got my little egg stabilized...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 10-05-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By LiseKen
Deadhead look forward to meeting you! ...

Deadhead look forward to meeting you!

Heading down Thursday, looks like the rain will be joining us.

Glad others have enjoyed Kayak Point, it's a sweet spot.

Thanks Gayle for the tip,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-05-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By LiseKen
I fired up the furnace but it still wouldn't...

I fired up the furnace but it still wouldn't budge. Did burn off a lot of the solvent smell. 🙃😂

Cleaned it, put on new putty and replaced the vent cover.

Took a lot longer than the expected...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-04-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By LiseKen
Well since there were such a plethora of replies...

Well since there were such a plethora of replies :rolleyes: I went ahead and ordered the gaskets.

I also found a youtube video of someone replacing Hehr windows on a Shasta trailer and they were...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 10-02-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,864
Posted By LiseKen
Fun to see the video, looks like a great event! ...

Fun to see the video, looks like a great event!


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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-28-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,385
Posted By LiseKen
Typo, I meant locking the gates😝--the park closed...

Typo, I meant locking the gates😝--the park closed at dusk!

Glad u got the problem solved--happy camping.


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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-28-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 70,817
Posted By LiseKen
Good advice about Borax and mold. I will try it...

Good advice about Borax and mold. I will try it instead of the &$&$&$ product I bought at the HD.


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Forum: Classified Archives 09-28-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,032
Posted By LiseKen
Lucky buyer for sure. 😀 After much...

Lucky buyer for sure. 😀

After much excellent advice and insight a few years ago from David (and KootenaiGirl) my #1 choice was a Trillium 5500. I'm happy with my Boler 1700 but still have a soft...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-28-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,385
Posted By LiseKen
Lee I like that idea. My last (and first) trip...

Lee I like that idea. My last (and first) trip was delayed for hours once we were all packed and hitched up because of a loose wire in the 7 pin. Got it all reassembled but the troubleshooting caused...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-28-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By LiseKen
Thanks Karin for the pointers on how to clean up...

Thanks Karin for the pointers on how to clean up and how to apply the tape in this case. Very helpful insight as always 😀.

David I read your thread on furnace removal with interest, and was...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-27-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By LiseKen
The suggested gaskets were from a phone call with...

The suggested gaskets were from a phone call with Vintage Trailer Supply.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-27-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By LiseKen
Boler Bath Window Gaskets

I am preparing to repair the leaking window in the bathroom of my Boler 1700. This will be my first window work. It is a Hehr crank-out window. I am looking for confirmation on which gaskets to...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-25-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By LiseKen
Furnace Vent Removal Ideas Wanted

Working on sealing up leak points before the weather turns.

Yesterday I started on the furnace vent, while finishing up the stove vent.

The furnace is a Hydro Flame BRC 10A. I believe it is...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 09-24-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By LiseKen
Maiden Voyagette: Kayak Point County Park

Took my sweet Boler, named Bitza, for her first little trip.

This park is less than 45 minutes north of Seattle, and has yurts, tent sites and small RV sites. My site had a maximum of 18' for...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-07-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Sounds like you are making progress. I got a...

Sounds like you are making progress. I got a great handle on my leaks with the help of Karin of Campster fame, so they are in a holding pattern until I can get to them.

Am currently readying for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-05-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By LiseKen
Big accomplishments for me today! Karin came...

Big accomplishments for me today! Karin came over and we looked at the leak areas I had identified, and a few others as well.

I saw my trailer thru new eyes and learned so much about its...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-04-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Your photos didn't show up, can u repost? ...

Your photos didn't show up, can u repost?

Mine has an electric pump mounted on the floor under the sink. It is a shurflo not sure the model. Want me to check?




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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-04-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By LiseKen
Answered my own question with a little Google! ...

Answered my own question with a little Google! Didn't know that some years of the Grand Caravan were rated for 7,000 lbs with the tow package.

Thanks Scouter Dave, think I have the right search...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-03-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By LiseKen
And thank you Karin for your confidence in both...

And thank you Karin for your confidence in both yourself and me. I love what you said about being nervous leading to more mistakes. Your strength is contagious and I am looking forward to learning...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-03-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By LiseKen
Karin-- I have a replacement I had ordered...

Karin--

I have a replacement I had ordered for the gravity water fill, although I'm not sure it won't leak as well as it seems a poor design. If you bring yours along I will gladly replace it if...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-03-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By LiseKen
Oh Karin you are a lifesaver! I will call you...

Oh Karin you are a lifesaver! I will call you and we can find a time at your convenience. Thanks a million!

Lise
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-03-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By LiseKen
First Seattle Rain! Leaks galore!

Okay so we had our first real rain in Seattle since I bought my 17' Boler in July.

Even though I tested with hose, there's nothing like a nice Northwest storm to show me who's boss.

Here are ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-03-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By LiseKen
Hi Scouter Dave--I'm interested in more info...

Hi Scouter Dave--I'm interested in more info about your Dodge Caravan. I have a 2006 without tow package and am looking to upgrade. I thought the max towing with the tow package is 3600 lbs. How did...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-03-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By LiseKen
Congratulations! I looked at your blog and can...

Congratulations! I looked at your blog and can feel your enthusiasm. Love the theme, keep us posted here on your progress!


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Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-30-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
And Borden--would love to see your cabinets when...

And Borden--would love to see your cabinets when done. That is a project for next year for me!
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-30-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
One more thing actually---think I found the...

One more thing actually---think I found the supports for the kitchen counter/cabinets today when looking at the electrical. They are square metal poles that look like they would fit.

Any chance...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-30-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Dave and Bonnie-- Great to find all the...

Dave and Bonnie--

Great to find all the manuals for your Boler--makes one think the that former owners took good care of it and were responsible!

Glad to hear progress continues--the metal part...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-30-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Borden-- Many of the manuals are in the...

Borden--

Many of the manuals are in the document center, and I added all the ones I had that weren't in there. It is a treasure trove of information for sure!

The Document Center is under the...
Forum: General Chat 08-25-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,408
Posted By LiseKen
Please keep us all posted on how u like it and...

Please keep us all posted on how u like it and your mods. Thanks!


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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-25-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By LiseKen
Welcome to the forum and your "new" trailer. Lots...

Welcome to the forum and your "new" trailer. Lots of advice given and received here!



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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-25-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By LiseKen
Super cool!! What a space saver, really nice...

Super cool!! What a space saver, really nice looking too.


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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-25-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By LiseKen
Nice job, love the floor especially! I...

Nice job, love the floor especially!

I have a new to me 1977 17 foot Boler and the PO tore out whatever was over the back couch. I had thought it was a cabinet but looks like u have some kind of...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-23-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Looks like the toilet manual hasn't made it out...

Looks like the toilet manual hasn't made it out of moderation yet. I'll email it to you.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-23-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By LiseKen
I replied to your other thread, am close but not...

I replied to your other thread, am close but not close enough--plan to take the Boler to Canada but not until next spring I imagine.

Am happy to share ideas/progress, but am a newbie like you. I...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-23-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By LiseKen
Hi Dave and Bonnie-- I see we are in very...

Hi Dave and Bonnie--

I see we are in very similar circumstances, just about 180 miles (and a border) apart.

I bought a Boler 1700 about a month ago that also came from Kamloops. I bought it in...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-23-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By LiseKen
There are manuals in the Document Center at...

There are manuals in the Document Center at Fiberglass RV.

The manual that came with my 1977 1700 is super short and has little solid information.

The one that came with the 1979 is much...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-23-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,292
Posted By LiseKen
Prep & Paint recommendation

Can you share the brand of marine wax he is using? Thanks!


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Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-21-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By LiseKen
Congrats!! And welcome! I am also a new...

Congrats!! And welcome!

I am also a new owner, and wanted to let u know there is a gathering of fiberglass RV owners in North Oregon in October. Search for "Fall NOG" here in the forums.

You...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-17-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,533
Posted By LiseKen
I second the idea of a regular driving school. My...

I second the idea of a regular driving school. My teen is learning to drive a car the same time I'm learning to drive out trailer. Really giving me some perspective (and lots more gray hair!)


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