With summer vacations upon us, my mind once again starts drifting off to hitting the open road. Just slowly working my way across America, stopping at roadside diners and camping at little mom and pop campgrounds along the way. Source: Heart Handmade Preferably with a vintage trailer in tow.
We picked up a 62 Shasta trailer and the side looked like a kid took a stick to the side of it. It was bad. The Bottom skin is new and the top skin was old, but they look identical.
What followed was a season of adventure! Two other campers hosted renters at a nearby wedding. Oh, did we mention the music festivals?
Vintage Trailer Resources. Most vintage trailers are at least 45 years old now, so it's understandable that some repairs and upgrades are probably long overdue for your classic travel trailer. Fortunately, one of the most enjoyable and rewarding aspects of owning a vintage trailer is completing the necessary repair or restoration projects that your RV needs to look it's best.
The internet is my portal to sharing with you my quirky, glorious designs, clever ideas, and experiences. Hop aboard! I've spent the last five years obsessing over finding, buying, updating, decorating, and enjoying my "fleet" of vintage travel trailers: a Shasta Compacta Shasta foot travel trailer, and a Ford Econoline van.
We installed an electric fridge in this one which runs off … [Read more Work had been done by the previous owner some plumbing replaced with pex, new hot water heater, custom curtains, new flooring, new freshwater tank, new 7-prong connection, new deep cell battery. This is a beautifully restored Aladdin Hideaway with beautiful birch interior walls.
The following sites are great resources of information about vintage travel trailers as well as photos, tips, parts and accessories. Check them out! Home of the Tin Can Tourists of America, a trailer camping organization founded in
The goal of this page is to highlight resources that can assist anyone who is in the middle or about to embark on a vintage trailer restoration project. This is not for the faint of heart and you might need some help, even if you are handy with the hammer. Email — putzrs sti. Send description of needs to Richard.
I always end up heading back to Google in search of whatever we might need at the time. I will be adding other sites along the way, so make sure you check back next time you are looking for parts for your vintage camper. A couple of these links are actually compiled lists that will lead you to even more resources.