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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers Today, 01:01 PM
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Posted By lisantica
Question on Lug pattern on 1992 13' Scamp

My Scamp is out of state right now, so I can't measure the lug pattern.
I'm going to order new rims for it, and have them delivered to where my Scamp is getting worked on. Does anyone know the size...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-03-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By lisantica
Thank you all for the confirmation on the rust...

Thank you all for the confirmation on the rust converter.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-03-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By lisantica
Thank you CPW, I didn't know about that product.

Thank you CPW, I didn't know about that product.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Agreed, this is going into the shop.

Agreed, this is going into the shop.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By lisantica
Thank you for the tips, I'll go to the hardware...

Thank you for the tips, I'll go to the hardware store and see what they have.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
I haven't figured out what that wire is for. ...

I haven't figured out what that wire is for.

I would definitely want a proper job and would pay extra for it, but I have found that sometimes shops don't take care in what they do.

I'm just in...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
This electrical issue is MUCH larger than I can...

This electrical issue is MUCH larger than I can take on.
See photo below, this is behind the insulation under the front sofa.

I don't know if I should take it to my local RV shop, they charge...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
I had guests over during Thanksgiving week and...

I had guests over during Thanksgiving week and various family and friends stayed in each of my trailers. Perhaps k0wtz remembered this.

Yes, I have a smoke alarm in the trailer. My guests didn't...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-02-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By lisantica
BBQ (high heat) paint for stabilizing jacks on Scamp

Right now I have an electrical issue with my 1992 Scamp, so I'm turning my attention to my 2008 Deluxe which is in MUCH better operating condition and it takes my mind off the other trailer.
...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
I should have slept in that trailer, but my...

I should have slept in that trailer, but my company thought it would be fun and I didn't want to disappoint them.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Very true and this isn't the first time I've had...

Very true and this isn't the first time I've had wiring issues in this one. :(
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Here's the kicker. I had the trailer plugged...

Here's the kicker.
I had the trailer plugged into my house current.
There was a small electric heater running from the outlet and the TV running from the outlet.
It didn't seem anything was...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
gordon2, I just replaced the ground wire...

gordon2,

I just replaced the ground wire with 10 gauge. Well it's ready to install, haven't put things back together yet.

Yes, I think a whole re-wire is going to have to happen. I see some...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Thank you, I am replacing with a much thicker...

Thank you, I am replacing with a much thicker wire.


I don't have a photo of the battery hookup right now as I was in the process of changing the battery when I noticed that wire all melted.

...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Yes, this was a short distance wire, frame to...

Yes, this was a short distance wire, frame to negative post.
I do believe there is another negative wire to the circuits.

Once I get further into the project, I'll report back with my findings.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Funny you should mention battery. The battery...

Funny you should mention battery. The battery was 5 years old, so I just bought a new battery for it. I was about to install it when I saw that ground wire.
I'm starting to pull back some of the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
True. I'm also wondering if I should replace...

True.
I'm also wondering if I should replace the converter since the converter is 28 years old.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
This wire was on the negative terminal of the...

This wire was on the negative terminal of the battery, then attached to the frame.
I am replacing the wire with a heavier gauge, anything else I should look for that you can think of?
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
I do have a fuse on the positive side of the...

I do have a fuse on the positive side of the battery.
Do I need to have a fuse somewhere else?
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 02-01-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,291
Posted By lisantica
Burnt negative to ground wire on 1992 Scamp 13'

What should I be looking for to have caused this negative battery wire to the ground on my 1992 Scamp 13'?

Background info:
Last time the Scamp was used was Thanksgiving hooked up to my house for...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-01-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
Sobering indeed! I did notice that a lot of the...

Sobering indeed!
I did notice that a lot of the members only have a few post count, so some of those could be trolls posting.
Waiting a couple of years to buy a first generation vehicle though is...
Forum: General Chat 01-31-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By lisantica
I have to agree with replacing the tires. I...

I have to agree with replacing the tires. I learned this the hard way with my Sprinter van when I had a blow out on tires that looked great, no signs of aging and lots of tread left, never again.
I...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-30-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
I can definitely wait on this as I do have two...

I can definitely wait on this as I do have two capable tow vehicles right now. I was just wanting something newer with some added safety features. Plus my X5 needs some service and I was waffling...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-30-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,835
Posted By lisantica
Buy it! I believe it's 16' though, but still the...

Buy it! I believe it's 16' though, but still the Jalousie windows and the awning (if good after unrolled) alone have a lot of value! I don't think it will last long.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-30-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By lisantica
I understand and I just purchased the new hose...

I understand and I just purchased the new hose that was leaking/loose after reading your post.
The two hoses that go from the regulator to the tanks were replaced right before buying according to...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
Back from the test drive. I REALLY liked it. ...

Back from the test drive. I REALLY liked it. Shifting was nice and smooth through the 8 gears, visibility was good, no feeling of claustrophobia.
This one was an "S" version, one I wouldn't buy,...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
I do tow with the Sprinter when I want to take my...

I do tow with the Sprinter when I want to take my Vespa scooter, but for regular vacations without bikes or scooters, the Sprinter is big. It's 22 feet long, so with the 16' attached that's 38 feet...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-29-2020, 07:19 PM
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Views: 397
Posted By lisantica
How exciting for you both! Post pictures when...

How exciting for you both!
Post pictures when you can and welcome!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
Thank you for your reply and testimonial of the...

Thank you for your reply and testimonial of the Kias you have.
I have a 4:30 p.m. appointment to test drive one today. I've only seen videos and online photos.
I'll report back with my impressions.
Forum: General Chat 01-29-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By lisantica
Hi Monte W, Any updates on your 13' Deluxe? ...

Hi Monte W,
Any updates on your 13' Deluxe? Photos?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
If the Telluride can go for 200,000 with...

If the Telluride can go for 200,000 with reliability and safety, I think it will be a great SUV. I really like the folding exterior mirrors.
To me it looks very similar to my BMW X5, but to buy a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-29-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By lisantica
I did find the leak with the soapy water test. ...

I did find the leak with the soapy water test.
I like your other test.
I will try that in the coming days. Thank you.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
Thank you for your reply. I just signed up for...

Thank you for your reply. I just signed up for the Telluride Forum just today as I'm looking for all the feedback I can get.
I will definitely follow the factory towing recommendation.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-29-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By lisantica
Anyone tow with a Kia Telluride?

I'm in the market for a new tow vehicle and have the Telluride in the mix of contenders.

I'm bringing this question here because many of you are so knowledgeable about vehicles. I'm trying to do...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-28-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By lisantica
I purchased one of these windows from Amazon as...

I purchased one of these windows from Amazon as well.
I haven't installed it yet.
Some people install them where the slider slides up from the bottom, and others have the slider slide down from the...
Forum: General Chat 01-28-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,872
Posted By lisantica
I must agree with you thrifty bill, that modern...

I must agree with you thrifty bill, that modern 13 footers are nice.
Though, I have figured a work-around for an A/C by hanging it out the back window when parked. A small electric heater was...
Forum: General Chat 01-28-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,872
Posted By lisantica
I agree with a lot that has been posted already. ...

I agree with a lot that has been posted already.

I've noticed Scamps and Casitas that are within 4 to 5 years old generally sell for close to new prices.
Often there are waiting lists at Scamp...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By lisantica
Was looking at all your wonderful mods. Today I...

Was looking at all your wonderful mods.
Today I added the carpet to the step as seen in one of your photos. I'm happy with the results.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,342
Posted By lisantica
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-26-2020, 08:04 AM
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Posted By lisantica
Someone had asked this question on etrailer. ...

Someone had asked this question on etrailer.
Here is the link. Apparently the Buick is rated for 1,000 towing pounds.
https://www.etrailer.com/question-347189.html
Forum: General Chat 01-25-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,454
Posted By lisantica
Thank you Radar1 for your post. Yes, the 13'...

Thank you Radar1 for your post.
Yes, the 13' will be the keeper, but it's the other two that are difficult to select from.
You see the dilemma, a nice twin bed layout and boon dock ready Casita, vs...
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
:exactly: It will be a great Scamp to learn...

:exactly:
It will be a great Scamp to learn with and it's quite likely you may end up loving and keeping it.

I do want to add that I can be impulsive with buying. As in, I might buy before I...
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
Does it have a furnace and A/C? If it has a...

Does it have a furnace and A/C?

If it has a few options, then if I were you, I'd get it. Providing it's not overpriced. I'd throw caution to the wind and get out there and go camping! It will...
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
The side dinette model you have has one BIG...

The side dinette model you have has one BIG advantage and that is a much roomier bathroom/shower.
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
Oh, I didn't know that. There are times when I...

Oh, I didn't know that.
There are times when I wish it was a front dinette, but other times, I'm glad it's a sofa.
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
I was noticing on the newer 16' Deluxe Scamp with...

I was noticing on the newer 16' Deluxe Scamp with Layout A, instead of a sofa/bunkbed option at the front that is in my 2008 version, there is now a front dinette. See drawing from Scamp below.
Forum: General Chat 01-23-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
I agree with you that the 13' Boler/Scamp are...

I agree with you that the 13' Boler/Scamp are easier to move.

I put a wheel on the jack of my 16' which makes it easier to position, but again, the 13' gets the nod here for portability.
Forum: General Chat 01-22-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
You're welcome. On YouTube there are quite a...

You're welcome.
On YouTube there are quite a few videos if you use the search option.

A couple Scamping people that come to mind are:
Elsa Rhae
Our Scamp Life
My Scamp Travel Trailer...
Forum: General Chat 01-22-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
That's what I did, I bought a 13' at first. Two...

That's what I did, I bought a 13' at first. Two years later I started looking for something with more options so I started looking for something with A/C, and heat and a bathroom when I ran across...
Forum: General Chat 01-22-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By lisantica
Here's an example of a 16' Deluxe (birch wood)...

Here's an example of a 16' Deluxe (birch wood) inside. I am sitting on the sofa up front as I took the photo. In your situation, you'd likely have that table down as a permanent bed.

You could...
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