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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-31-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Not that it's needed right now, I've been...

Not that it's needed right now, I've been stripping the paint off the spare as a test for repainting. Used a paint stripper to loosen a lot of the paint but using the wire wheel on a drill to get...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-25-2019, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Flexiride Axle info

Looking up the Flexiride axle, seems a lot of people order them from Southwest Wheel (https://www.southwestwheel.com/p-2311-2000-lb-flexiride-torsion-axle.aspx) out of Texas. Seems easy enough since...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-25-2019, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Oh yes. I expected to add a layer of glass to...

Oh yes. I expected to add a layer of glass to strengthen the seam before I saw the crack. Expecting plenty of some glass work on the outside too. There's some caulking of some type in the seam that...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2019, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Quick visit. Mainly to measure the hub faces on...

Quick visit. Mainly to measure the hub faces on the axle so I can get quotes for a replacement. I later removed the AC halogen light fixture above the sink. Looking to update the lighting with LEDs....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-16-2019, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
After getting these measurements, I went inside....

After getting these measurements, I went inside. I removed the water and drain fittings under the sink area and plan to patch the remaining holes with fiberglass and come up with a different plan....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-16-2019, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Went to the camper today. I got to talk to the...

Went to the camper today. I got to talk to the lady who runs the storage place and how I want to work on the trailer. She basically said so long as I clean up after myself, it shouldn't be a problem...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-27-2018, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Thanks for the advice. I'll see how it looks when...

Thanks for the advice. I'll see how it looks when removing the window for fixing that area. I saw that caved in area on the driver side. Between that bend and the square tubing idea, I'll see what a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-23-2018, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Went to take a closer look at the frame while I...

Went to take a closer look at the frame while I consider replacing the frame instead of adding reenforcement.

I looked at the side frame rails under the tongue coupler. I tried measuring the metal...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-03-2018, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Burro Axle

Thought this could be useful for anyone looking for Burro info. While I didn't find a VIN anywhere, I did find a plate on the axle.

It reads:
HENSCHEN INC.
CAP 1500 LBS.
SER NO. 2-142562...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-01-2018, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
https://youtu.be/NYD6NgVkG3w

https://youtu.be/NYD6NgVkG3w
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-01-2018, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Decided to pull out the cover I found on the...

Decided to pull out the cover I found on the trailer. There's no manufacturers lable on it. Just a couple labels indicating front and back. Definitely not made for a molded fiberglass camper but it's...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-01-2018, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Before finding the failed patch work under the...

Before finding the failed patch work under the trailer, I lifted the foam floor covering and saw under the bench area, the plywood is just rotted out. Not safe to stand there.

The more I look at...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-01-2018, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Looked under the trailer and saw there was a lot...

Looked under the trailer and saw there was a lot of edges that wasn't glassed very well. This led to a bunch of rot. There was also a couple areas where someone tried to patch the bottom, at the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-01-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Visited the trailer today. Took the battery box...

Visited the trailer today.
Took the battery box and propane tank off the front and removed the diamond plate to get a look under it.

Tried looking for a VIN some more but saw no trace of it....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-29-2018, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Made a realization today. Looking over the...

Made a realization today.

Looking over the Burro assembly manual in the documents section, I stated thinking that my trailer looks like it was put together just like it shows in the manual....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-26-2018, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Dan-NS27
Took out the floor mount for the table. All the...

Took out the floor mount for the table. All the screws were rusted. One was eaten away a little too.

Might be difficult to see in the picture but the screw on the right has missing threads.

The...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-26-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
Found some soft spots in the floor. This one I...

Found some soft spots in the floor. This one I found by the dinette and table mount. I used a Dremel cutter on a cordless drill and cut away a piece of the fiberglass cover and the plywood underneath...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-26-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
I'm looking to replace these fittings. With it...

I'm looking to replace these fittings. With it being a rainy day, I got to see where a lot of leaks were coming from. The middle fitting leaking here goes to the sink drain.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-26-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
Since I'm looking at cutting the inner shell to...

Since I'm looking at cutting the inner shell to repair the inside of the outer shell, I placed tape to get an idea of where I would make the cuts. Right now, I'm thinking to cut into the countertop...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-10-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
Posted some pictures on the blog page. some...

Posted some pictures on the blog page. some before/after pictures while I removed stuff I didn't need.

https://82burro.blogspot.com/2018/11/discovery.html
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-10-2018, 08:59 PM
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Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
Visited the camper early this morning. Took out...

Visited the camper early this morning. Took out some of the wiring that I pointed out last visit. Got the water tank out from under the seating.

While I suspected some sort of accident had occured...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-04-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,997
Posted By Dan-NS27
1982 Burro - updating

Got a Burro a couple weeks ago. Initial look wasn't too great. I can't have it by the house so it's at a storage lot an hour away. Needless to say, I won't be working on it too often as I have other...
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