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Forum: General Chat 07-27-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By Richard Hayes
I'm the Richard in the last post before...

I'm the Richard in the last post before yours...and I did eventually get my hinges, albeit with some delay. I got the impression that the Trillium staff is small and at times overwhelmed, which can...
Forum: General Chat 06-29-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 753
Posted By Richard Hayes
The Nor'Easter Egg Is Sold

A lovely couple from Lewisporte on Newfoundland's Northeast coast just hitched up the Trillium, and are headed home with it. Sad to see it go in some ways, but I guess I just found I'm not really a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By Richard Hayes
As David says, the Trillium is worthy of ...

As David says, the Trillium is worthy of consideration. My '74 is still in great shape, and they are being produced again by Trillium Outback in Alberta, which means parts are available. There are...
Forum: General Chat 08-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By Richard Hayes
Contacting Trillium Outback - Help needed

I have been trying to reach Trillium Outback (the Canadian incarnation) by phone and email for several days - no response to either. I understand they have been having phone/internet problems...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,589
Posted By Richard Hayes
Discouraging Opportunistic Thieves...

is relatively easy - the mantra is make 'em take time, make 'em make noise, make 'em bring tools. That discourages the casuals - I use a hitch ball lock and a hitch lever padlock - they'll need time,...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Richard Hayes
Kudos to Trillium!

A few days ago, I emailed Trillium in Alberta, looking for new hinges for my '74 1300 (don't ask - another duh! moment). Tonight, while supper was cooking, I got a call from Joe Theon - very nice...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-13-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richard Hayes
Merci! Could make someone's summer - a new...

Merci! Could make someone's summer - a new trailer, and a trip to the Last Best Place to pick it up...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richard Hayes
Minutes later: Well, duh, I coulda done a...

Minutes later:

Well, duh, I coulda done a Google Custom Search and found outall by my self, couldn't I???:wub lots of threads there...

But ya gotta be some quick to beat Donna D...replied in...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richard Hayes
#16`Liberty Van Companion ???

I've never seen or heard of one before - about 60kms. from me in Conception Bay NL.

1988 Liberty Van Companion Molded Fiberglass!! | travel trailers, campers | St. John's | Kijiji...
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,563
Posted By Richard Hayes
Mozilla Firefox, AdBlock+ - what ads??? And...

Mozilla Firefox, AdBlock+ - what ads??? And what's an ad???
Forum: Jokes, Stories & Tall Tales 01-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,077
Posted By Richard Hayes
Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula - 6:40p, -10C,...

Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula - 6:40p, -10C, heading for -21C tonight, winds to 90kms...rotating power cuts all day. Had night wind chill -40C at the cabin in Eastport Jan 1-2. Forecast 15-25 cms....
Forum: Money Matters 12-24-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,678
Posted By Richard Hayes
Kitty litter gets soggy and soft pretty quick -...

Kitty litter gets soggy and soft pretty quick - it is, after all, made expresslyto absorb fluids. Traction sand is much more effective and lasts way, way longer. I keep a large plastic Folgers coffee...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-22-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Richard Hayes
Always good to see another 'Trill fall into...

Always good to see another 'Trill fall into appreciative hands. Yourts looks to be in good condition - check out the threads re chassis reinforcement and you should be good to go for another 40 years...
Forum: General Chat 11-19-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,180
Posted By Richard Hayes
Old trick in the ocean sailing world - the...

Old trick in the ocean sailing world - the laundry `tub`gets lashed to the stern pulpit, and Mother Nature provides the rock `n roll...
Forum: General Chat 11-12-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Richard Hayes
Darned if I know, but I like it...:)

Darned if I know, but I like it...:)
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By Richard Hayes
Firefox - AdBlock Plus - good anti-malware ,...

Firefox - AdBlock Plus - good anti-malware , virus setup = nary an ad.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-02-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,030
Posted By Richard Hayes
Nice boats!!!

Nice boats!!!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-30-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,030
Posted By Richard Hayes
Re: does this place have a "keyword search...

Re:
does this place have a "keyword search area"???

I find the best search approach is as follows:

Click the SEARCH area of the top blue bar

Ignore the top box - use the one marked "SITE...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-17-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,612
Posted By Richard Hayes
Here's a few things I've learned working with...

Here's a few things I've learned working with epoxies around kayaks and sailboats...some the hard way...

All surfaces must be scrupulously clean and absolutely dry. Lots of sanding, followed by a...
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 08-28-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,738
Posted By Richard Hayes
I run Firefox with Ad Blocker, Spybot Search and...

I run Firefox with Ad Blocker, Spybot Search and Destroy, Avast anti-virus and the Windows firewall - see very, very few ads and no infections. I DL most of my freeware thru TUCOWS - I stick to the...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-19-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,834
Posted By Richard Hayes
My `74 Trillium 1300 is rated as 1,500 lbs, as...

My `74 Trillium 1300 is rated as 1,500 lbs, as per the manufacturers spec sheet. I tow with an `06 Ranger, 3.0L 6 cyl, auto. Gas consumption goes up from about 11L per 100 kms to about 15L per...
Forum: General Chat 08-14-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Richard Hayes
Ads? I don't see any ads...have auto-login...

Ads?

I don't see any ads...have auto-login set, running Firefox with AdBlock+...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 07-29-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,020
Posted By Richard Hayes
Really glad you got to Cranberry Camping -...

Really glad you got to Cranberry Camping - beautiful spot, very welcoming and helpful people. If you're a paddler, Merigomish is very, very close to heaven - sheltered, warm water, great bird life...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-30-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Richard Hayes
Welcome aboard. Great resource here - lots of...

Welcome aboard. Great resource here - lots of very knowledgeable folks who gladly share their expertise. If you have questions, they have answers...
Forum: General Chat 06-15-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By Richard Hayes
Been using Skype for years - great program, a...

Been using Skype for years - great program, a great service. Skype-to-Skype is free - Skype to landline and cell numbers is very low cost a minute in North America. I usually buy $20.00 in credits...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-10-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By Richard Hayes
In using the Search feature, it's best to enter...

In using the Search feature, it's best to enter the query words in the lower box - the Google/Site Search one - much better targeting of results.

Re removing paint - before using paint stripper,...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 06-02-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,020
Posted By Richard Hayes
While Your're at It...

If you're coming that far, you should really cross the Gulf and visit The Last Best Place ...;)

In NS, two suggestions - first,a great little campground - Cranberry Camping - at Lower Barney's...
Forum: General Chat 05-26-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,271
Posted By Richard Hayes
My sympathy to you and yours, Bob. One day at a...

My sympathy to you and yours, Bob. One day at a time...take care.
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Richard Hayes
There are a lot of wonderful people in those...

There are a lot of wonderful people in those professions. I have a daughter, now approaching her 30's, who spent almost two years as a young teenager in a wheelchair - without the physiotherapists...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-21-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,892
Posted By Richard Hayes
I have a '74 Trillium, and agree with the folks...

I have a '74 Trillium, and agree with the folks above - the interior structures act as reinforcements for the fiberglass shell - I'd be very loathe to remove any of them. You say yours is "...in the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-21-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,954
Posted By Richard Hayes
There's no reason a well-maintained older vehicle...

There's no reason a well-maintained older vehicle like your Trooper can't be just as reliable as a newer one, and can be easier to maintain and repair. I'd still be using my '91 Ranger as my tow...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-20-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,954
Posted By Richard Hayes
Cooling System

The system basically consists of the radiator, a thermostat, the water pump and possibly an electric fan - I'd have all of them checked out by a competent mechanic at the first sign of overheating....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-19-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By Richard Hayes
Wink By the time you're finished, you'll have a little...

By the time you're finished, you'll have a little dandy...and on budget.

I love the "Keep It Simple" approach. That, plus the ability to either do things yourself or being willing to learn how to,...
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,500
Posted By Richard Hayes
Hah! Newfoundland, reputed to a chilly spot - hit...

Hah! Newfoundland, reputed to a chilly spot - hit 20C+ today in Long Pond, Conception Bay South...buds on the maples are about to pop. Eat yer hearts out...lol...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-07-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,062
Posted By Richard Hayes
Gailanne, I know how disappointed you must...

Gailanne,

I know how disappointed you must be , but I just don't do business with anyone who can't keep to their word. This sort of action raises doubts in my mind as to every single thing the...
Forum: General Chat 05-05-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,645
Posted By Richard Hayes
Horses for Courses

I spent years earning at least part of my living with 35 mm cameras (still a file cabinet drawer full of Nikons and lens, etc), and have three digitals now - a little Fuji I picked up used for $30...
Forum: General Chat 04-23-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By Richard Hayes
You might want to give some thought, and maybe do...

You might want to give some thought, and maybe do comparative a test run or two, using the craft you already have, to see just how much the boat(s) actually affect your mileage. After 1000's of kms....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-21-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,540
Posted By Richard Hayes
Congratulations - that's a sweet looking...

Congratulations - that's a sweet looking trailer! You'll do just fine with handling it - like anything new, it's all a bit intimidating until you've done the routine a few times, and then it's all...
Forum: General Chat 04-06-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,515
Posted By Richard Hayes
Thanks for all the work Donna - you are...

Thanks for all the work Donna - you are definitely one of the reasons that FiberglassRV is the tremendous resource and welcoming community that it is.
Forum: General Chat 04-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By Richard Hayes
Some Neat Stuff...

Since most of us Eggers are into using small spaces efficiently, here's a link to a video of some very clever stuff...:thumb...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-01-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Richard Hayes
Wilco, Dave - soon as I get to the cabin and can...

Wilco, Dave - soon as I get to the cabin and can get a few shots...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-31-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Richard Hayes
Thanks, all - I will check and pix things when I...

Thanks, all - I will check and pix things when I go out to the cabin this coming week. The 'igniter' I'm talking about creates a spark to light the pilot if I'm not mistaken - it's a round knurled...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-31-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Richard Hayes
Source for Igniter, '74 Trillium Furnace?

The furnace in the Trill works fine, but the igniter seems to have packed it in - gotta poke a BBQ lighter in there to get it fired up. Does anyone have a link to a parts source? Not sure of the...
Forum: General Chat 03-24-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By Richard Hayes
Gross!

Gross!
Forum: General Chat 03-23-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By Richard Hayes
I like the white gas stoves - the small propane...

I like the white gas stoves - the small propane cylinders are tres expensive, they crap out quickly in cold weather, and the empty cylinders are a major waste item.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Richard Hayes
Trillium, Boler, Casita, Escape, Burro, U-Haul,...

Trillium, Boler, Casita, Escape, Burro, U-Haul, etc...the various makes and models in the 13-15 foot range should all match your tow requirements. After that, it all depends on what you want. I like...
Forum: General Chat 03-18-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Richard Hayes
NASCAR - world's longest, most boring left...

NASCAR - world's longest, most boring left turn...:loltu:loltu

F1 fan here - we do right hand turns too...:eek:
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-09-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By Richard Hayes
Welcome aboard, Mary...this is a great website,...

Welcome aboard, Mary...this is a great website, with the largest collection of information and expertise about fiberglass 'Eggs' that exists. The great thing about the Eggs is that fiberglass lasts a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-03-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,227
Posted By Richard Hayes
Nice one! These Trilliums are great little...

Nice one! These Trilliums are great little rigs...

I opted to not tarp mine this winter - my first with it - I've seen tarps do some nasty chafing on sail and power boats over the year, especially...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 03-03-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,218
Posted By Richard Hayes
Actually, a bagpiper friend - an Australian...

Actually, a bagpiper friend - an Australian bagpiper, yet - piped my wife and I into the church on our wedding day, then amazed the small community we'd just moved into by marching up and down our...
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