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Forum: Classified Archives 06-10-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,608
Posted By Al Nelson
This trailer is now sold, but I can't find a way...

This trailer is now sold, but I can't find a way to delete it.
Al
Forum: Classified Archives 05-17-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,608
Posted By Al Nelson
1979 boler trailer model 1700rgs $7200.

1979 Boler 17 foot fibreglass trailer, built by Vanguard, Winfield BC. Excellent condition. Rear gaucho model, A&E awning plus rear window awning, three-way fridge, Fan-Tastic reversible fan, solar...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-05-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,499
Posted By Al Nelson
We are real sorry we were not able to make it to...

We are real sorry we were not able to make it to this year's "Boler Bash" due to other commitments. We're even more sorry after looking at the pictures. But we are up for any other get together this...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 03-13-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,479
Posted By Al Nelson
I have repaired the poyethylene tanks several...

I have repaired the poyethylene tanks several times. I cut a patch from 1/16" aluminum and attached it with several sheet metal screws. Apply a thin layer of latex caulk to the patch before attaching...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-13-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,499
Posted By Al Nelson
Clarice and i will be there. Al Nelson

Clarice and i will be there.
Al Nelson
Forum: Classified Archives 09-15-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,714
Posted By Al Nelson
Mine is still fine, what happened to it was that...

Mine is still fine, what happened to it was that part of the black top broke off and was lost. What I did was cut a replacement out of a scrap piece of black plastic and glued it on.
Forum: Classified Archives 09-15-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,714
Posted By Al Nelson
How badly is the old one broken? Mine broke a...

How badly is the old one broken?
Mine broke a couple of years ago and I just glued the pieces back together.
Al
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-28-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 31,805
Posted By Al Nelson
Paint

Endura is a great paint, I have used it on airplanes. I also have a Boler 1700 that needs paint. How much paint did you need for your trailer?
Al
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 08-22-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,944
Posted By Al Nelson
You better beleive it. But there were a few tents...

You better beleive it. But there were a few tents behind us, right on the lake shore who were almost blown away. But they were pretty hardy too, they were soaked through anyway, so they went...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 08-21-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,944
Posted By Al Nelson
I love it! That's just like it was. Except I...

I love it! That's just like it was. Except I think the waves were higher.
Al
Forum: General Chat 08-18-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,351
Posted By Al Nelson
That's scary, We camp often overnight in the...

That's scary, We camp often overnight in the Santa Rosa area on our way to and from Mexico. From Santa Rosa to Vaughn is a long deserted stretch.
Al
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 08-15-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,944
Posted By Al Nelson
Thanks for coming.

The Manitoba boler rally at Watchorn park was a great success, despite the rain. Twelve units from Manitoba, Ontario, Alberta, Illinois, Minnesota and Nebraska attended. And, wouldn't you know it,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-01-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,095
Posted By Al Nelson
I have acquired a Carefree awning for my 17 foot...

I have acquired a Carefree awning for my 17 foot boler and I am wondering if anyone else has installed a regular roll-up awning on one of our eggs. The problem I have, which is common to most...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-30-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,881
Posted By Al Nelson
Why not just replace or repair the bent pole?

Why not just replace or repair the bent pole?
Forum: Classified Archives 08-12-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,982
Posted By Al Nelson
Biggars were actualy made in Winnipeg. Bob Biggar...

Biggars were actualy made in Winnipeg. Bob Biggar originaly worked for Boler in Winnipeg and decided he could build a better trailer. My son had one, just sold it this spring, great trailer.
Al
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-16-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,077
Posted By Al Nelson
My Boler 1700 has exactly the same slant to the...

My Boler 1700 has exactly the same slant to the roof. It was that way when I bought it. My theory is that at some time in it's life it was left with a large amount of snow on the roof and this caused...
Forum: Classified Archives 06-28-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,660
Posted By Al Nelson
Your trailer looks great! You've really got it...

Your trailer looks great! You've really got it shined up. I had one the same a few years ago, they are a great trailer. One thing you could do that would improve the appearence even more, reverse the...
Forum: Classified Archives 01-14-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,452
Posted By Al Nelson
This trailer is now sold, adopted by a new owner...

This trailer is now sold, adopted by a new owner in Saskatchewan.
Al
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-26-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,215
Posted By Al Nelson
I'm no expert on Scamps but one thing I see on...

I'm no expert on Scamps but one thing I see on your trailer that I have never seen on a boler is that door latch. Every boler I have ever seen has a horizontal, flush Bargman latch.
Al
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-11-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,049
Posted By Al Nelson
Darren, where in Wpg are you located? Scott is...

Darren, where in Wpg are you located? Scott is just a few blocks from me in Crestview.
Al
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-11-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,049
Posted By Al Nelson
I also tried to get a fibreglass meet going but...

I also tried to get a fibreglass meet going but didn't get much respose. Let's get something going, Scott, Darren and me that's three, I'll bring my Surfside if it isn't sold by then, or if it is,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-11-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,230
Posted By Al Nelson
Moth balls don't work on Canadian mice. I had a...

Moth balls don't work on Canadian mice. I had a problem with a bunch under the floor of a garden shed. They had chewed several holes in the plywood floor so i filled the holes with moth balls. The...
Forum: Classified Archives 07-17-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,452
Posted By Al Nelson
The price on our great little Surfside is now...

The price on our great little Surfside is now reduced to $3950. This trailer feels left-out now that we bought a !7 foot Boler and she would really like to be adopted by someone who would take her...
Forum: Classified Archives 07-17-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,739
Posted By Al Nelson
I can't find a way to edit or delete this post so...

I can't find a way to edit or delete this post so anyone interested in this trailer, it was sold last year. But I have a nice 1975 Surfside for $3,950 if anyone is interested.
Al Nelson
Forum: Classified Archives 06-03-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,452
Posted By Al Nelson
1975 15 foot Surfside TM-14. Front kitchen model...

1975 15 foot Surfside TM-14. Front kitchen model with closet that can be used as a bathroom. Dinette makes up into 48 inch wide bed, which can be extended to 72 inches. Two burner stove, sink, three...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-13-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,283
Posted By Al Nelson
I have a 2005 Freestar also and have towed a 15...

I have a 2005 Freestar also and have towed a 15 foot Trillium with it for a couple of years. I have the 4.2 engine and it has lots of power for the Trillium. I have now moved up to a 17 foot Boler...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-13-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,171
Posted By Al Nelson
Like she says, "Why does it have to be black?"...

Like she says, "Why does it have to be black?" Most of my many RVs came originaly with the frames beige, the same color as the body. I have always done mine with Tremco RV White rust paint. Looks a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-16-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,258
Posted By Al Nelson
You can get replacement covers from Canadian...

You can get replacement covers from Canadian Tire, Wal-Mart or any of the local RV dealers, Walt's, Calassic, etc. Take the old cover as a sample if you can. If you can't get an exact same type...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-09-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,469
Posted By Al Nelson
Our Surfside is a "Pre-Tripple-E" and it has five...

Our Surfside is a "Pre-Tripple-E" and it has five bolt wheels. If you want the hole diameter, you'll have to wait until the temperature here warms up a lot from the present minus 29
Al
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 12-09-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By Al Nelson
I have the same version and run AOL also and have...

I have the same version and run AOL also and have not been able to use the forum for several months. Tonight, after trying for about half an hour, I managed to get the "forgotton password" menu to...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-20-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,746
Posted By Al Nelson
I Have been pulling trailers for 30 years and I...

I Have been pulling trailers for 30 years and I have always simply run a 10 guage wire from the alternator to the trailer and never had any problem with running the fridge and charging the battery at...
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 10-02-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By Al Nelson
I've cleaned out the cache, tried just about...

I've cleaned out the cache, tried just about everything else and also complained to AOL. They say it's not their problem and I use 6 other forums (including Bolerama) and don't have any problem with...
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 09-29-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By Al Nelson
I am back to havingbthe same problem again with...

I am back to havingbthe same problem again with the forum. I log on and it says at the top of the page that I am logged on and I can get the topic indexes. But when I try to open a topic, I get a...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-29-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,112
Posted By Al Nelson
Another factor to consider that effects mileage...

Another factor to consider that effects mileage is air temperature. I used to have a motorhome with a large frontal area. I had a Zemco trip computer on that unit that gave an instant miles per...
Forum: Classified Archives 09-12-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,109
Posted By Al Nelson
The trailer is no longer for sale, I bought it...

The trailer is no longer for sale, I bought it last July. Have been renovating it ever since.
Al Nelson
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 08-20-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,650
Posted By Al Nelson
I finaly had to give up on the Manuals, I could...

I finaly had to give up on the Manuals, I could get the 1975 brochure but all the others came up blank. It must have something to do with the conflict with AOL. I have not been able to log onto this...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-15-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,089
Posted By Al Nelson
Couldn't find the moulding on the Hehr site but I...

Couldn't find the moulding on the Hehr site but I have solved the problem for now. These mouldings tend to shrink with age and leave gaps at the corners. I had to replace a broken window and found...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-13-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,089
Posted By Al Nelson
Anyone know where I can get replacementts for the...

Anyone know where I can get replacementts for the quarter round rubber seals for the Hehr windows on my boler 1700?
Al
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 08-13-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,650
Posted By Al Nelson
I have ben trying to get the Boler brochures and...

I have ben trying to get the Boler brochures and manuals from the "Document center" but when I try to download the PDF files, all I get is a blank page. I got the 1976 brochure OK but all the others...
Forum: Classified Archives 08-11-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,504
Posted By Al Nelson
This is your dad, don't use silicon, use LATEX...

This is your dad, don't use silicon, use LATEX caulking! You can't paint silicon.
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 07-11-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Al Nelson
I have tried to get on the forum for the last...

I have tried to get on the forum for the last three days now and I still have the same problem. It says I am logged in as Al Nelson but I can not open any topic. As soon as I click on a topic I get...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-10-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,912
Posted By Al Nelson
Great light. Where in Winnipeg did you pick it up?

Great light. Where in Winnipeg did you pick it up?
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 07-09-2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Al Nelson
OK, I did what you suggested, cleared my history...

OK, I did what you suggested, cleared my history file, and tonight it seems to be working OK.
Thanks for ythe help.
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 07-08-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Al Nelson
Yes, I have AOL, and only AOL. So I guess I am...

Yes, I have AOL, and only AOL. So I guess I am out of business. It's funny that I can reply to topics, I just can't open all of them.
Al
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 07-07-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Al Nelson
Lately I have been having problems with logging...

Lately I have been having problems with logging in. I log in when I first go on the site, then, when I click on a topic, I gat a message that I am not logged in. So I log in again, a message comes up...
Forum: Classified Archives 06-26-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,739
Posted By Al Nelson
My son has a 1976 13 foot Boler for sale in La...

My son has a 1976 13 foot Boler for sale in La Salle Manitoba, just south of Winnipeg. It has new tires and wheel bearings, an icebox, and needs paint and some TLC. Original upholstery and curtains....
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-01-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,357
Posted By Al Nelson
Have just purchased a ford Freestar to pull my...

Have just purchased a ford Freestar to pull my Trillium 4500 and have a question regarding connecting a brake controller. In the past, I have connected a wire to the cold side of the stoplight switch...
Forum: General Chat 04-01-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 25,927
Posted By Al Nelson
There was another Argosy that I was involved with...

There was another Argosy that I was involved with a few years ago that, while not of fibreglass construction, did have the classic BOLER/BURRO/CASITA shape. This Argosy was built by Armstrong Whitley...
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