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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-17-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Eric Frye
That is the glue, or more specifically rubber...

That is the glue, or more specifically rubber contact cement.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-06-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Eric Frye
From experience I can tell you this method will...

From experience I can tell you this method will save you some time and effort. Especially since the areas you are working with curve inward. If you are painting the entire exterior you could save a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-03-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,624
Posted By Eric Frye
Great idea, only thing you would want to find a...

Great idea, only thing you would want to find a different texture material because the bed liner uses a granulated rubber which produces sharp edges. :eek: I would look for some sort of micro bead...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-28-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
Yes I did post what heater I installed. But to...

Yes I did post what heater I installed. But to save you the trouble of looking up the info, I opted for a diesel heater,:D .

Of course my renewal is far from the original design. I guess you can...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-21-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By Eric Frye
Hey Richard looks like your just down the road...

Hey Richard looks like your just down the road from me. I'm in Knoxville. I have a Boler 1700 you are more than welcome to take a look at to get a feel for a 17' Fiberglass trailer.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-10-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Eric Frye
Welcome to the party! You are only limited by...

Welcome to the party! You are only limited by your imagination and you wallet. Oh and you wife.
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 04-09-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Eric Frye
Linda what Boler do you have? The 13' has a...

Linda what Boler do you have? The 13' has a different rock guard than the 17'. The stove is a standard two burner drop in Suburban. You can find them all day for $130 online.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-04-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,748
Posted By Eric Frye
Alan I did something similar only I opted for a...

Alan I did something similar only I opted for a 12v/120v fridge. I'm still working on it and have to install the stove above the fridge, the water and a power outlet along with a drawer face for the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-31-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Eric Frye
With vinyl sticker that old I would suggest using...

With vinyl sticker that old I would suggest using a heat gun and a flexible metal scraper.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-28-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
I got my seals from Pellandent. I ordered 60 feet...

I got my seals from Pellandent. I ordered 60 feet of H009-344 - 1/8" glass glazing bead.
www.pellandent.com
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-28-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Eric Frye
To get good glue adhesion you will want to remove...

To get good glue adhesion you will want to remove as much old material you can. I found a 4" angle grinder with a flappy wheel sanding disk worked best but you have to be careful not to get carried...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-28-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,121
Posted By Eric Frye
You shouldn't have much of an issue inside the...

You shouldn't have much of an issue inside the camper that is being maintained. Keep in mind most campers have wood built cabinets and fixtures that would have the same issue.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-28-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,121
Posted By Eric Frye
Here is my counter top in my Boler B1700. Keep...

Here is my counter top in my Boler B1700. Keep in mind when I got my Boler it was completely stripped out so I had a blank canvas.
...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-23-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Eric Frye
If you buy a "Vintage" camper you have to expect...

If you buy a "Vintage" camper you have to expect repairs. You also need to plan on being a little creative when it comes to making some of the repairs. Some items, especially hardware are no longer...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-23-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Eric Frye
I would say if you are under 5'5" and you used a...

I would say if you are under 5'5" and you used a port-a-potty you could put a 24 x 24 shower pan in and find it useable. One limiting factor would be the wheel well which you could do some creative...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-19-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
You won't be able to pull the interior frame out...

You won't be able to pull the interior frame out with out damaging the interior vinyl liner. Just clean the exterior well and apply the butyl tape to exterior frame and reattach.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
The17s use a two piece frame with an inner and...

The17s use a two piece frame with an inner and outer frame. To seal you use Butyl rubber tape between the outer frame and shell.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-14-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Fletcher - Scamp and Casita both do the Reflectix...

Fletcher - Scamp and Casita both do the Reflectix and hull liner. If I were to do it again I would look at doing a grid of laminated wood strips and spray foam insulation. I would cover the walls...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-14-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Well another month has passed and I managed to...

Well another month has passed and I managed to get a couple of things done. Lets see, I built a buck/mold for making a fiberglass shower pan then made a pan. I also bought a couple of slabs of...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-12-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
Not to hi-jack the thread, but what is it with...

Not to hi-jack the thread, but what is it with the adhesive plastic hooks. My first fiberglass trailer, 16' Scamp had 98 of them :eek::eek: We spent about two hours removing them.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-11-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By Eric Frye
If you look at the numbers yes you can pull the...

If you look at the numbers yes you can pull the Casita 17 with a 4 door Wrangler. The limiters with the Jeep is the frame but it will handle the Casita if you pay attention to your loading.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-11-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
The best way is to remove the pieces and replace...

The best way is to remove the pieces and replace with new wood. I can't speak to the level of difficulty removing them as my Boler was stripped of all the interior when I got it.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-08-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By Eric Frye
Naill - Painting is mainly about surface...

Naill - Painting is mainly about surface preparation. At the end of the day you want a smooth surface to apply you paint other wise you will see every bump, ripple and crack.
GDB and Sammy Joe both...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By Eric Frye
Nice Boler. I have a 1700 as well that I am...

Nice Boler. I have a 1700 as well that I am doing a complete restromod on. It had roof sag as well and I cover correcting the problem in my thread. Zombie Boler. If you do a full Monty you are...
Forum: General Chat 03-03-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,323
Posted By Eric Frye
:iagree: As a fellow Vet I agree and couldn't...

:iagree:
As a fellow Vet I agree and couldn't say it better.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-17-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By Eric Frye
You are going to get that with most paints when...

You are going to get that with most paints when you roll and tip. I painted an old Ramcharger with rustoleum and it took 8 coats and wet sanding between each coat. Came out great but it was a lot...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-17-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Eric Frye
I would suggest Paint the exterior before...

I would suggest Paint the exterior before installing the windows. Once the exterior is completed you can install all your lights and make sure everything works.

Of course I tend to work inside...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-16-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Thanks Fred hopping it doesn't fall apart on the...

Thanks Fred hopping it doesn't fall apart on the first trip. I wonder if I should have used glue or maybe nails :duh
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-16-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,785
Posted By Eric Frye
Vent the box at the bottom as propane is heavier...

Vent the box at the bottom as propane is heavier than air and drops. Lead acid batteries do off gas when charging with hydrogen gas which is lighter than air so you need a vent at the top of the box...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-16-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By Eric Frye
I would suggest you roam around in the form to...

I would suggest you roam around in the form to get some ideas. If you go to the Manufactures tab and select Boler you can read the thread by Shano 1975 Boler Complete Restoration or my thread Zombie...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-15-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Trill the Boller 17 has a fiberglass floor. I...

Trill the Boller 17 has a fiberglass floor. I laid 1/2 inch plywood on top and screwed to frame and cross members. I would suggest that you start a thread with pictures to get suggestions.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-08-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,624
Posted By Eric Frye
Shannon I have to say I am very impressed with...

Shannon I have to say I am very impressed with your attention to detail and carpentry skills. Since I am in the middle of doing the same with my Boler 17, so I can truly appreciate the difficulty of...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-07-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Slowly but surely parts are coming together. I...

Slowly but surely parts are coming together. I got most of the big items painted and a coat of polyurethane on all the appropriate surfaces. I got all the galley cabinet doors installed and the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-27-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,298
Posted By Eric Frye
Nice job. it’s not that bad once you take that...

Nice job. it’s not that bad once you take that first step.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-24-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By Eric Frye
Got some things done in the Boler the last couple...

Got some things done in the Boler the last couple of months. I got the bulkhead carpeting in and cabinets are in progress. The overhead cabinets are complete, I do need to install the bulkhead...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-10-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Eric Frye
I would suggest you spend a couple of weeks...

I would suggest you spend a couple of weeks researching insulation and R value interpretation. Understanding what the goal of insulation is attempting to accomplish is also important. For a camper...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 12-31-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Eric Frye
My 1700 came with a leaf spring axle as well. I...

My 1700 came with a leaf spring axle as well. I donít know if itís original but the street side has left hand thread lug bolts so I know itís old.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-30-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Eric Frye
Katherine I have a Boler 1700 that came...

Katherine I have a Boler 1700 that came completely gutted an no interior pieces. While I am not going back with the original lay out, I am putting my bath is in the same location kind of. As a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-22-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By Eric Frye
That is a good kit to have in your tool box for...

That is a good kit to have in your tool box for the occasional popped rivet while traveling. It looks like you need to order in quantity base on the photo and my experience with my old Scamp. I...
Forum: General Chat 12-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Eric Frye
Gov Bud you still camping in NH?

Gov Bud you still camping in NH?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-17-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By Eric Frye
500 lbs is possible. Here is a picture of my...

500 lbs is possible. Here is a picture of my Boler 1700 at a little under 500 lbs. :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48118208917_02d0c7510e_b.jpg...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-30-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Eric Frye
I looked at the RecPro site and the larger 12V...

I looked at the RecPro site and the larger 12V refrigerators are clearly marked cyclopentane. That is a common refrigerant used today. It is odd that they don't give you much information on the 3.3...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-27-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Eric Frye
I found mine at Ben's discount supply....

I found mine at Ben's discount supply. https://bensdiscountsupply.com/
If you do a web search there are a couple of others sites like Ben's. Also check some of the Marine supply sources as well.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-26-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Eric Frye
You mention a specific brand of 12 volt...

You mention a specific brand of 12 volt refrigerators. I would suggest you extend your search to off grid or solar refrigerators. The primary difference that I have seen is the Marine/RV specific...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-15-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By Eric Frye
You need a positive and a ground wire to operate...

You need a positive and a ground wire to operate the fan. For campers the ground wire will be white. The positive wire can be about any other color. You will need a minimum 4 amp circuit for the fan...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-12-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By Eric Frye
No drain on mine. The water would find its own...

No drain on mine. The water would find its own way out without much problem. With mine if found that the water was seeping out towards the front and rear were the slope blended into the roof. Mine...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-11-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By Eric Frye
The raised center of the B1700 is two layers of...

The raised center of the B1700 is two layers of fiberglass sandwiching what appears to honey comb fiberboard or possibly structural cardboard. If you have both skylights out you can run a rod...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-02-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Eric Frye
I would bet you had a hornets nest in there with...

I would bet you had a hornets nest in there with that much soot. I would suggest you clean it up and fire it up again to see if it is still sooting up before I worried about adjusting anything.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-02-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By Eric Frye
Yeah if you paint it you would wash then use a...

Yeah if you paint it you would wash then use a grease/wax remover and then sand the surface. Then you need to wash and degrease again for best paint adhesion. For paint you should look into some of...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-01-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By Eric Frye
The chaulky residue is from the gelcoat breaking...

The chaulky residue is from the gelcoat breaking down. You can buff and polish the surface then put a UV protectant over it which should give you several years, or you could have it painted to get...
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