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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-06-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Well I was adding a few finishing touches so...

Well I was adding a few finishing touches so wanted to share a quick update as I pack things up and head to Winnipeg. I did a post on the door hold back because I felt that was the nicest thing I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-06-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Rick W in MI
Entry Door Holdback

As I was adding the finishing touches to my Boler I was hunting through this site for types of holdbacks. I looked at the 4 & 6 inch plastic ones as well as the stainless steel. The straight ones...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-28-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
I have the cabinets finished!:) It took a bit of...

I have the cabinets finished!:) It took a bit of figuring but after I got the face shape cut, I glued it on. Unlike the cabinet doors I couldn't run the router around it leaving the 1/4 inch...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-27-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
It's been a while since I posted. I was able to...

It's been a while since I posted. I was able to keep up a bit with the rest of you and what others have been doing as life keep me going the last couple months. I added a bit more stainless steel. ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-09-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By Rick W in MI
I agree with the others. Well done Shane! I...

I agree with the others. Well done Shane! I think it looks great.

Rick W
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-09-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Steve is correct. I actually had a few pieces...

Steve is correct.
I actually had a few pieces here, one was from Compbond. An aluminum composite panel. Another is from Piedmont Plastics, PSG Piedmont Sign Grade. You can cut it with a saw or...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-08-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By Rick W in MI
Hi and welcome. I hope to see you around. I'm...

Hi and welcome. I hope to see you around. I'm more West side of the state and camp parts north. Enjoy!

Rick W
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-08-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
metal work

Well I'll give a brief update. I spent some time working on the riser of the floor. I was going to use a vinyl wrap but decided to go with the brushed aluminum. I stuck it all in place using the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-31-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Rick W in MI
'74 Boler weather strip installation question

Good Saturday all,

This may sound like a silly question to most but to me I can only do what I think makes sense... Without your help. I bought from Scamp the new door opening strip and it...
Forum: General Chat 03-28-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Rick W in MI
I just looked at the Shady Boy awnings. Those...

I just looked at the Shady Boy awnings. Those look very nice! Clean, I like that. Something ready made has its appeal to me now.

Rick W
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Rick W in MI
Going to Winnipeg

So I did it! I made my reservation for the Boler extravaganza. Have you ever come running into 3rd base and wondered if you touched 1st. I have. That's kind of how I feel right now.:confused: I...
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,863
Posted By Rick W in MI
Wow this thread has made me smile and feel good...

Wow this thread has made me smile and feel good about myself. I thought I had a lot of clutter around. Down to one twenty foot boat, a 12 foot drop gate and a 20 foot cargo that has made several...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Bob, yea people would buy at market or bakery and...

Bob, yea people would buy at market or bakery and when they would ride public transport they would put their things in the overhead. I clung tightly to my bread. I would rater consume my grit in...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-26-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Bob how I know that to be true. I remember...

Bob how I know that to be true. I remember riding an old bus on Crete and as the bus took off the bread, unwrapped, sitting on the overhead would slid to the rear and when the bus would stop it...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-26-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
I thought I would just add one thing here. ...

I thought I would just add one thing here. Sometimes we hunt and hunt for the right thing for our specific application and other times someone shows us something that we didn't know we needed until...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-26-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Yea Dave, The fridge thing was something I...

Yea Dave,
The fridge thing was something I went around and around with. I was given the original one but that was in very rough shape and new ones were $$$. My brother in law has a small 12 V one...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-25-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
A/C unit instalation

Well I was able to find a little time to work on the trailer this weekend. I decided to eliminate the refrigerator and put a small window A/C unit in it's place using the trailers side vent for the...
Forum: General Chat 03-13-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 980
Posted By Rick W in MI
FYI Boler for sale

I just thought I would pass this along. I just came across what is advertised as a 1984 Boler Voyages 1300 for $7,000. I can't speak for the condition or the price. There are many pictures, no...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rick W in MI
Gordon, That was easy. Your...

Gordon,

That was easy. Your recommendation means a lot and reading the reviews it looks to be a good product. Some give it a poor review but you have to realize some may not have followed...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rick W in MI
Thanks John, That's why I'm asking. I have seen...

Thanks John, That's why I'm asking. I have seen the regular butyl tape and have also now seen some in a foam form. I haven't used that and was unsure of it's intended use. Any special thoughts on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rick W in MI
Thanks Gordon. I am going to look into that and...

Thanks Gordon. I am going to look into that and hold off a bit to drill holes as I check this out. Looks like a great concept and looks nice and clean. I do appreciate the picture also!

Rick W
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-13-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,995
Posted By Rick W in MI
I have had many plow trucks and have always...

I have had many plow trucks and have always ordered them with the "plow Package". It gave me several options that are need like bigger alternator, a different wiring package but most of all more...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-13-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rick W in MI
Installing new drip cap for entry door

I was going through the box of parts I found inside my Boler when I purchased it and found the original drip cap for the entry door. It was not bent just tarnished. I buffed it out and am ready to...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,733
Posted By Rick W in MI
Looking great Rob! It is a lot of work and...

Looking great Rob!

It is a lot of work and fun. As others have said there is a lot of information here that I to have found very helpful.

Man I miss a good snow storm...HA

Rick
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-08-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Power installed and it works!

Well I had to do a lot of head scratching for this part. Well to be truthful I feel I have scratched enough to soon be considered follicly challenged. Anyway, I decided to go with a Heng's HNS-30...
Forum: General Chat 03-02-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Rick W in MI
Bob, sounds like a nice trip. Enjoy the fishing...

Bob, sounds like a nice trip. Enjoy the fishing and fish dinners.

Rick W....still in MI
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-01-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rick W in MI
Looks like a great setup you have there. I have...

Looks like a great setup you have there. I have read a lot of good advice posted already. Just to add on about the weight and getting it weighed, there is a truck stop near me with a scale however...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-01-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
I have a question for those in the know. ...

I have a question for those in the know.

I was thinking about a window shield for my '74 Boler. For one it would keep the window safe and clean while traveling. I would rather not scrub...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-01-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Rick W in MI
Welcome to you both. I'm almost with you on the...

Welcome to you both. I'm almost with you on the no work but am with you on giving up on compacting the dirt as I sleep. I did that as well and am ready to try something new. Elevated off the...
Forum: General Chat 02-26-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Rick W in MI
A BIG Fibereglass RV thankyou

So...

I guess I'll just start with Thank You. Life is funny. Six years ago I thought I would retire and drive Route 66 in my '62 Corvette. Here I am reaching that golden age restoring ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-24-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
REALLY I'm not a lush

Having decided right out of the box to go more modern and street rod feel I have the proper tires on. I painted the original wheels, I know I could buy new ones cheep, but really wanted the original...
Forum: General Chat 02-24-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,414
Posted By Rick W in MI
I just went to the RV Hall of Fame Museum in...

I just went to the RV Hall of Fame Museum in Elkhart IN. What a great way to spend the afternoon. I thought I would put this picture up of a 1913 Travel trailer. Wooden spoke wheels and all. The...
Forum: General Chat 02-24-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By Rick W in MI
Fred, I just went to the RV Hall of Fame...

Fred,

I just went to the RV Hall of Fame museum in Elkhart IN. What a great way to spend an afternoon. They had a large variety of trailers dating back to 1913. I picked up and bought a book...
Forum: General Chat 02-22-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Rick W in MI
Donna, That is so cool. I remember sights...

Donna,

That is so cool. I remember sights like that and was able to ride camels in Egypt. What a great time. I was surprised by the pictures that Grace put up with the big RV's. Not what I...
Forum: General Chat 02-21-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By Rick W in MI
I just looked it up Fred. Unique for sure....

I just looked it up Fred. Unique for sure. Reminds me of my old teardrop. Utilitarian, short, made for horizontal living and cooking in the rear galley.
$12-15K ouch. Yet...Fun stuff.

Thanks,
...
Forum: General Chat 02-21-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Rick W in MI
Grace that sounds great!! Rent an RV... never...

Grace that sounds great!! Rent an RV... never thought of that. I to have backpacked Eastern Europe through Greece and the islands and Crete. Later Egypt and the Sinai. Then middle Africa. Such a...
Forum: Money Matters 02-21-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,567
Posted By Rick W in MI
This is very interesting as I haven't even...

This is very interesting as I haven't even thought of insuring mine yet. I was told that the tow vehicle would cover loss while being towed. My agent said my boat and trailer would be covered in an...
Forum: General Chat 02-21-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By Rick W in MI
Looks like a great trip Fred. I liked seeing...

Looks like a great trip Fred.
I liked seeing the three new ones. The red and white one cool, unique and how fun is that! Looks like the row boat unhooks? Camp and unhook the boat and go catch...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-20-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By Rick W in MI
I might be a little late to the game on this...

I might be a little late to the game on this conversation but I have to agree with the others here. I have purchased several things from superbrightleds.com Another good source with a helpful staff...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-20-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Back to the fasteners, I did use SS rivets in...

Back to the fasteners, I did use SS rivets in some areas like the pantry by the entry door.

Rick
Forum: General Chat 02-20-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
Steve, I did that on the side marker...

Steve,

I did that on the side marker lights as well. Like the tail lights with red lenses contrasting with the Orange I didn't like the orange lens cover contrasting with the body color so I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-20-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
I always liked purple. Remember back in the...

I always liked purple. Remember back in the '70's Dodge had the Road Runner that you could get in "Plumb Crazy"? I just went through books of car paint colors and fabric books and started putting...
Forum: General Chat 02-19-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
Eric, I didn't know that. Thanks for the...

Eric,

I didn't know that. Thanks for the heads up!

Rick
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-19-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Bob, Having the nuts vibrating off was a...

Bob,

Having the nuts vibrating off was a concern and what I did was use a lock washer and a nylon insert lock nut. That nylon inside does keep it tight. I feel I will have to keep an eye on...
Forum: General Chat 02-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
I just thought I should add that the lights I...

I just thought I should add that the lights I used are semi truck and trailer lights. I wanted them white and when on they are red.

Rick W.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-19-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
Tim, I wanted to fill the holes for paint...

Tim,

I wanted to fill the holes for paint as over the years many new fastening devices and locations were used and I wanted to have the freedom to install the units as they fit and lined up the...
Forum: General Chat 02-19-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
Sorry I couldn't open as I don't have a face book...

Sorry I couldn't open as I don't have a face book account.
Rick
Forum: General Chat 02-19-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
Bob, I have learned my limitations long...

Bob,

I have learned my limitations long ago. Once I decided to kick it up a notch
I started asking a few questions. I took it to a friend who has a sign shop installing vinyl lettering, hand...
Forum: General Chat 02-18-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick W in MI
Rick's 74 Boler

I posted an update of the project in the section Mods, alterations and updates but thought I would post a few pictures here as well.

Rick W
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-18-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rick W in MI
After the body was put back in place I removed...

After the body was put back in place I removed everything inside and the windows. I began some body work as well as redoing the tail lights. After the fiberglass was done it was off to paint booth...
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