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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates Today, 03:26 PM
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Posted By chse
FG molds for sale- build your own FGRV business

Just saw these on facebook marketplace, I wonder which company they are form:

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/183593137178825

We are selling the molds for producing a 12 foot pull...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-15-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By chse
An inspection will certainly help to see what’s...

An inspection will certainly help to see what’s required to get it fixed up- wood floor, frame and axle are probably the most important ones.

Scamptrailers.com has a lot of spare parts. I also...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-13-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By chse
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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-12-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By chse
Trailer Tonge box for 13" Scamp

Haven't posted here for along time, but thought I share this. I was looking for a tongue box that's fits my 2003 13" Scamp for a while and finally found one that works quite well. It is a Lund 6134T....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-22-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,608
Posted By chse
Sounds like an unexpected project .... Not...

Sounds like an unexpected project .... Not untypical for fiberglass trailers. Is there a way you can remove the benches and replace it with one big piece that you fiberglass to the walls?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-21-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,111
Posted By chse
I have a 2002 13' and it had bad rot under the...

I have a 2002 13' and it had bad rot under the water tank when I bought it. The window above had clogged drains and during storage water must have constantly gotten in with the cold doing its part....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,806
Posted By chse
I really like the simplicity of the design! Did...

I really like the simplicity of the design! Did you try it yet? Does the air circulate well enough so you don't get frozen when you lie under it, how is the noise vibration?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By chse
We finally got a chance to test the canopy at...

We finally got a chance to test the canopy at Assateague. It works very well, I think it should fit over the door (I have the lower scamp version, a 2002) - but we did not install it like that (see...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-07-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By chse
Orbital sells the "scamp hitch receiver" on...

Orbital sells the "scamp hitch receiver" on amazon, too. It is on sale.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-01-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By chse
I just ordered one. Will see how it fits and...

I just ordered one. Will see how it fits and report back. They are sold by vminnovations on amazon, ebay and their own website. Interestingly the price is much lower to the ones in Europe. Amazon has...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By chse
My idea was to put the free side towards the...

My idea was to put the free side towards the camper (put the camper were the boy with the ball is). This should be instead of an awning in the summer. I like that I can move it to other places, too....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By chse
Solartent Comfort Canopy for 13' scamp?

I am looking for a canopy for my 13' scamp for a while but did not really like the pop-ups. I just saw the "skincom solartent comfort" for about $70. This would fit the round form of the scamp very...
Forum: General Chat 02-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By chse
Sleeper in Philadelphia

Saw this on a recent stroll through the chestnut hill neighborhood. Looks like it was not used for a while hope it survived the snow storms here.

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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-17-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By chse
Baby/toddler bed in scamp

Our 20 month old moves around a lot at night. We needed a barrier for her bed. Our graco pac-n-play just fits on the front bench after I removed the upper bunk and build a platform for one leg (see...
Forum: General Chat 08-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,230
Posted By chse
Yes also think it's an Eriba Puck- you can see...

Yes also think it's an Eriba Puck- you can see their round emblem on the back.

It is being pulled by a Honda Civic! I love it!
Forum: General Chat 08-09-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,061
Posted By chse
Speed limits in the US?

I always assumed that the speed limits for trailers are the same as for other cars... I have to admit that I made my license in Europe, so I was surprised that even my home state (PA) has some speed...
Forum: General Chat 08-08-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By chse
I had a small camper van, it's advantage was that...

I had a small camper van, it's advantage was that its much easier to maneuver - a trailer needs some practicing, I liked the high seating position which allowed me to see much more of the landscape,...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 48,457
Posted By chse
I have a 2002 scamp and I am 6'2", too. I can not...

I have a 2002 scamp and I am 6'2", too. I can not stand up straight in the scamp but have to bend my head a little to the side. The bed fits just fine if I do not stretch. It can fell a bit confined...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,910
Posted By chse
I was always wondering how much a new one is-...

I was always wondering how much a new one is- there is no info on the website and scamp is a bit slow in replying.
Of course in this case I would go with the new one- there is just so much less...
Forum: General Chat 07-29-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By chse
Brian, yes you are right only the roof and lid is...

Brian, yes you are right only the roof and lid is FG, the rest is aluminum with these Eribas. Still, this is quite an advantage since the FG roof eliminates many of the sensible seams. Thanks for the...
Forum: General Chat 07-28-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By chse
Under a fiberglass roof- Eriba Touring

We just returned from out trip in Europe were we spend a week camping in Slovenia. My brother was lending me his 1989 Eriba Touring Camper, this is the big brother of the Eriba Puck which was once...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-12-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,673
Posted By chse
I used Git Rot for a rotten floor under the bench...

I used Git Rot for a rotten floor under the bench and found I needed a lot and it was quite expensive, its worth buying the largest bottle. It took me quite a while to dry the wood, too. I took some...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-22-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By chse
It is more important that the rivets fit the...

It is more important that the rivets fit the existing holes in the hull- can you drill out the ones in the part?

I would also buy metal washers for the inside that give a better tightening of the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 06-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,083
Posted By chse
I think it makes sense that the condensation...

I think it makes sense that the condensation started at the gaps in the ensolite and spread from there. Replacing the ensolite is a major pain - I would really try to clean it.

There is many...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 06-19-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,083
Posted By chse
Wow that look very extreme! Are you sure you...

Wow that look very extreme! Are you sure you don't have a leak (or several) somewhere? It is strange how the mold spreads from the window and vents.

I leave a bucket of damprid (brand) in the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-14-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By chse
The newer trailers have much bigger vents, they...

The newer trailers have much bigger vents, they are 15"X22" or even 18"X25". I believe that they used emergency exits for the reason of the size rather than as exits.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-14-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,496
Posted By chse
I realized on our first trip that we will only...

I realized on our first trip that we will only put the table up when there is rain otherwise we spend most of our time outside. My wife immediately re-purposed the shelf to store all kinds of things,...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By chse
Wow I did not know that the original fans suck so...

Wow I did not know that the original fans suck so much air (478-920 CFM). This one is listed at 110 CFM (per fan) and 21dBA, it is nearly silent, the only thing I hear is a low humming. Still good...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By chse
As Kevin stated, the insect net with the lid...

As Kevin stated, the insect net with the lid flips out at as one piece for escape, so yes it still opens normally as long as everything is screwed on the insect-net frame and not the frame of the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,175
Posted By chse
Do you get electricity from the battery? I had a...

Do you get electricity from the battery? I had a similar problem, it took me a while to figure that for some reason there are 2 in-line fuses at the + line coming from the battery, one at the battery...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,496
Posted By chse
Forgot to add: when drilling the holes from the...

Forgot to add: when drilling the holes from the inside I covered the outside with green scotch painters masking tape to prevent fraying of the fiberglass gel coat. This is NOT a good idea, the glue...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,112
Posted By chse
I found 3 within about 6 month on craigslist. 1st...

I found 3 within about 6 month on craigslist. 1st was a dog- 15 minutes away, a lovebug but way to expensive for its rotten state ($3000, hit by a dumpster with cracked corner, side windows were...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-08-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,389
Posted By chse
I see now, thank you - great solution! What are...

I see now, thank you - great solution! What are they called and whats their part#? I am in Germany next month I'll try to find them.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-08-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By chse
I wanted to install a fan in my 13' scamp but did...

I wanted to install a fan in my 13' scamp but did not want to cut in the roof or decrease the headroom. My solution was to buy 2 large 220 mm computer case fans from Newegg (Rosewill RCA-220-BL, also...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,389
Posted By chse
Very nice! I have problems keeping the large...

Very nice! I have problems keeping the large cabinet shut and this might be a solution. Do you always have to press the button in to close the door or is there another holdback mechanism?
My theory...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,496
Posted By chse
Thanks! It took me a while to find something that...

Thanks! It took me a while to find something that fits behind the sink and still has a good size. I plan to make a frame that runs close to the wall and across the rear part of the sink to hold the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,496
Posted By chse
The shelf is actually a bench called molger (#...

The shelf is actually a bench called molger (# 402.414.51) MOLGER Bench - dark brown - IKEA (https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60241450/#/40241451). As you can see the upper and lower part...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,175
Posted By chse
<--- very good advice! Trust me/her I know what...

<--- very good advice! Trust me/her I know what Donna is talking about, if you have a cheap cloth and you do not wash it you will end up with lots of tiny fibers in the ZEP. The "fake leather" ones...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,496
Posted By chse
My scamp mods: cabinet and rear shelves, gravity water, tires

I finally have it ready for camping!

Rear shelf:
The idea was to have a storage area for the bedding so it had to be open that everything can air out. I found a bench from ikea which fitted...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,363
Posted By chse
Yes- " the crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe"...

Yes- " the crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe" he has way to many.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-24-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By chse
When I open the door of my 13' scamp and fix it...

When I open the door of my 13' scamp and fix it with the holdback it hits the bellyband and the door flexes a bit. Does this not happen with other scamps?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-23-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,363
Posted By chse
Not sure, I think he is a total d*rk. Why is he...

Not sure, I think he is a total d*rk. Why is he constantly yelling at his reader and telling me what an idiot I am (I feel guilty, though I don't even own a generator!). The info is good- but is it...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-23-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,363
Posted By chse
So 20 lb. for one 45 watt is indeed a bit heavy....

So 20 lb. for one 45 watt is indeed a bit heavy. They have a 40 watt panel that is 10 lb. but a bit more expensive. I wrote them an email lets see what they say.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-23-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,363
Posted By chse
<-- I hope the experts are done with their...

<-- I hope the experts are done with their discussion which cable to put first.

I have an unrelated question - Solar Blvd lists the weight of these panels at 20lbs each, is this true? Seems a bit...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-19-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By chse
Did not do it yet but the fans are sitting there...

Did not do it yet but the fans are sitting there ready to be installed.
My scamp has an escape hatch, and I did not want to lower the ceiling even more with a ceiling fan. I got 2 220mm case fans...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-17-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,033
Posted By chse
How to jack up a 13' scamp to change a tire?

I got my new tires and started to change them. Here is how I did this: I put 2 chocks on the other wheel and used the 2-point jack from my car to lift it up behind the wheel, I put a jack stand...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-16-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By chse
I would not use memory foam for the benches- you...

I would not use memory foam for the benches- you will literally sink into your seat. Did you try to put them back on and then vacuum and use a fiber roller?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-15-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,679
Posted By chse
Whohoo! another scamp in Philadelphia! Welcome...

Whohoo! another scamp in Philadelphia! Welcome neighbor! Let me know if you need tips for winter storage!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-15-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,029
Posted By chse
Forgot, if the shell around the rivet is gone you...

Forgot, if the shell around the rivet is gone you will have to to replace the rivet. I think its easiest to get the rivet/acorn nut/snap cap set from scamp.

- You will need a helper who holds the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-15-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,029
Posted By chse
There is several posts about this f.e. here: ...

There is several posts about this f.e. here:
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f55/rivet-replacement-54646-2.html
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f54/replacing-rivets-50029-3.html

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