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Forum: Classified Archives 08-07-2017, 02:34 PM
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Posted By NedMac
Casita SOLD

Casita SOLD
Forum: Classified Archives 07-26-2017, 06:56 PM
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Posted By NedMac
I know he has some pieces, but not many. Please...

I know he has some pieces, but not many. Please text or call Jeff at the number above for more info!
Forum: Classified Archives 07-17-2017, 02:48 PM
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Posted By NedMac
SOMD 1987 16ft Casita, project

Titled, towable 16ft Casita, $2500 OBO. Recently purchased from someone else but project became too big, not enough time.

Gutted the interior to remove wall carpet (see pics), but wiring still...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-07-2016, 06:02 AM
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Views: 61,026
Posted By NedMac
Windows

Not to back track, but Jonathan did you insert the front or rear windows too? Those are not installed with rivets, correct? Did you find it difficult to install? Did you still use butyl tape with the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-25-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By NedMac
Well I wouldn't think it would make it weaker, at...

Well I wouldn't think it would make it weaker, at least :loltu I haven't found any indication that a repair was done to the original frame, or any cracks. It simply looks like framing was welded on &...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-25-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By NedMac
Good thought, Jon. Extra weight isn't a problem,...

Good thought, Jon. Extra weight isn't a problem, but I should take it to get weighed out of curiousity.

I would love to see what the underside of someone else's 16' looks like!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-24-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By NedMac
Thanks John, I do know of that common problem. So...

Thanks John, I do know of that common problem. So do you think they just added those two "arms" that extend out under the A? It looks like the original A frame goes underneath the length of the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-24-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By NedMac
Double frame?

After posting a question yesterday about squeaking & creaking while towing, I decided to give our frame a thorough inspection. I didn't get very far before I noticed my 1992 Scamp frame seems to look...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-23-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By NedMac
Certainly what I did not want to hear, but you...

Certainly what I did not want to hear, but you make great points Steve. I will absolutely do a thorough inspection of the frame. Thank you!

And in response to other posts, we do not have a WDH
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-23-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By NedMac
Thanks everyone! Glad to know it most likely...

Thanks everyone! Glad to know it most likely isn't anything serious. We will lube it up & likely try the parking lot method!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-23-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By NedMac
Thanks guys! Do you use a high pressure lube...

Thanks guys! Do you use a high pressure lube specifically made for that, or can you get away with anything, like bearing grease
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-22-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By NedMac
How much squeaking is too much squeaking?

My husband and I enjoyed our first outing of the year in our 1992 Scamp. We noticed when we were slowly driving around the campground, there was a lot of squeaking and creaking going on. As far as we...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-16-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By NedMac
I know someone in a similar situation--do you...

I know someone in a similar situation--do you mind me asking what it cost you to replace the insulation & fabric? It's looks fantastic!!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-14-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By NedMac
Not sure about Trilliums, but in my Scamp I found...

Not sure about Trilliums, but in my Scamp I found exactly what you are describing--turned out to be from where a previous owner screwed into the fiberglass to attach the taillight casings. Just...
Forum: General Chat 03-19-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By NedMac
bunk rails

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f55/infant-sleeping-in-scamp-68845.html

I posted on this thread on what I did for my toddler. When he was really little, I simply put a board across the front...
Forum: Classified Archives 03-17-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,571
Posted By NedMac
I have only corresponded with the seller via PM....

I have only corresponded with the seller via PM. I genuinely think they didn't realize the camper's potential worth (being 30 years old), and are not trying to scam anyone! I think they are planning...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-29-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By NedMac
Hi Marv & Joy! We live not too far from...

Hi Marv & Joy!

We live not too far from you, outside of Watertown, NY. Just as another poster stated, we drove to OH as well for our Scamp 16! It was one of those situations where I happened to...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-19-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,407
Posted By NedMac
Leak source

I found some soft flooring under my benches along the back wall. Turns out, a previous owner screwed the tail lights into & through the fiberglass. Not sure it would puddle in the center like that,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,655
Posted By NedMac
We recently purchased an Anderson leveler chock...

We recently purchased an Anderson leveler chock for our 16ft Scamp & it works wonderfully! You only need 1 per axle. It will "only" give you max 4in of lift, but I think they have another model for a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-02-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,777
Posted By NedMac
I asked a similar question not too long ago....

I asked a similar question not too long ago. Perhaps this thread can help
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f95/how-long-will-battery-last-70729.html
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,144
Posted By NedMac
Bob, is that charging center a simple install? My...

Bob, is that charging center a simple install? My 16' scamp's previous owner installed an LED strip light on the wall next to the stove. We never use it, so when we started to take it down we saw...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-20-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By NedMac
We just got back from a trip with our 18mo old &...

We just got back from a trip with our 18mo old & we all survived! We installed the exact rail that Jon mentioned above to our bottom bunk. We cut off the strap that wraps under that mattress (it was...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-27-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Ray, Thank you SO much for this info!! I didn't...

Ray,
Thank you SO much for this info!! I didn't even know where to start. So this is great. Is it as simple as it seems? Is there just a direct connect to the battery?? Also, does time of year...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-26-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Bob you & Carol are correct. Although they are...

Bob you & Carol are correct. Although they are advertised for use in small spaces, the fine print says "This heater is safe for indoor use in small recreational enclosures, having means for providing...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-26-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
I will definitely give great consideration before...

I will definitely give great consideration before charging the batteries off the TV! Thanks! Glad you're still alive.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-26-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
That's a great point, eskimo toddlers didn't...

That's a great point, eskimo toddlers didn't freeze! We won't be camping in the middle of winter, just late fall with cold nights. I am the OP with very LITTLE knowledge about campers so your...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-26-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Floyd, That's indeed what we've done in the...

Floyd,
That's indeed what we've done in the past, but mainly because of the inherent worry that comes with the use of the portable heater! We considered buying one of those insulated pads to insert...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
I would say it's an issue at any age! If you are...

I would say it's an issue at any age! If you are referring to the portable heaters, they are made nowadays to prevent such an issue. Thank you for your concern! We used one before & considered...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Good thoughts Gordon. We have considered a Little...

Good thoughts Gordon. We have considered a Little Buddy heater that just runs off propane & is safe in confined spaces. We are traveling with a toddler so lack of heat becomes more of an issue than I...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Thanks guys! Sounds like the general consensus is...

Thanks guys! Sounds like the general consensus is 1 mayyyybe 2 nights? I'm shocked it's so few so I'm glad I asked you vets. We will not be traveling much & basically boondocking it. Is there any...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Thanks for your insight! Our battery is only a...

Thanks for your insight! Our battery is only a couple years old & rated at 101 amps. Not that that gives us much more use!
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
Hardy har har

Hardy har har
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-25-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By NedMac
How long will battery last...

I realize the answers will be very subjective, but in general: can anyone give their best estimate of how long a fully charged battery will last when its main use is to power the furnace at night? We...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By NedMac
I was thinking the same!

I was thinking the same!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-02-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,713
Posted By NedMac
What is your tow vehicle? If you have an SUV,...

What is your tow vehicle? If you have an SUV, Thule also makes a rack that attaches to the rear door
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-20-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By NedMac
I totally understand that! We were hesitant to...

I totally understand that! We were hesitant to drill them as well, but currently because of the bunk, you don't even see the ones on the right, & there are only a few bolts to see on the left because...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-20-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By NedMac
Do you have a shower surround or just the toilet?...

Do you have a shower surround or just the toilet? Not having a shower surround, we just removed our toilet, replaced the floor (as it was rotted near the seal anyway), kept the water tubing in place...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
thank you for the pictures Norm! Would I be...

thank you for the pictures Norm! Would I be correct in saying that your break was on the "upper" frame? The main part that then forms the A, not the "lower" beam under it? I am definitely going to go...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Thanks for the info. I think I have talked to you...

Thanks for the info. I think I have talked to you before about my old axle, and am beginning to wonder if the lack of cushion in the axle is getting too rough on the frame of the camper.


Sent...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Oddly enough, when I measured from the front of...

Oddly enough, when I measured from the front of the beam to the break it was 45in. There appears to be a weld on the other side of the wheel as well, also 45in from the weld to the rear. Identical on...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Camper is a 1992 Sent from my iPhone...

Camper is a 1992


Sent from my iPhone using Fiberglass RV
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
There is definitely a lot of rust!! No holes that...

There is definitely a lot of rust!! No holes that I can see. The plan is to scrape it all down & get the paint off to see what we're looking at


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Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Paul, what you say does make sense. However I can...

Paul, what you say does make sense. However I can only see the outside & underside view. The view looking out is masked by another beam. Here is a picture looking directly up at it (laying on my...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Break/crack in the frame

Dave, I guess I meant I saw some areas on the underside of the frame where straight pieces were welded together. I am curious how much straight lengths of the original frame are pieced together &...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Break/crack in the frame

Any breaks or welded areas appear to be on the "support beams" under the main frame (the frame that eventually forms the A). Should there be no welded areas any where? Here is another example, just...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Thank you so much for your reply Norm. Any...

Thank you so much for your reply Norm. Any pictures you could post would be very helpful. I'm having a hard time picturing your repair description, but only because I'm a newbie! I'll get under there...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-03-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By NedMac
Break/crack in the frame

Can anyone tell me if this break in my frame is normal? If not normal, safe? I am the 3rd owner, not sure if repair work was done previously. The break/crack seems so straight it's as if it was cut....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-01-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,085
Posted By NedMac
From what others have messaged me, anything from...

From what others have messaged me, anything from Dexter was for a leaf spring as well
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,085
Posted By NedMac
Thank you Carol!

Thank you Carol!
Forum: Classified Archives 04-27-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By NedMac
Where are you located in NH?

Where are you located in NH?
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