Thank you for sharing GREAT step by step instructions. I have a '65 Aloha that is a long way from be ready for an awning but when it is, I will be using these!
Below please find a list of forums, blogs, and websites that I have recently been made aware of -dedicated to the one and only RoadRunner!! If you own, are thinking of owning, or are renovating a vintage RoadRunner camper -I recommend joining the Facebook forum below, for sure! Facebook Group forum Roadrunner Travel Trailers.
Randy is a lifelong lover of the outdoors and especially camping. His articles are intended to help the RVer save money and time on repairs. But in addition to the volt electrical supply, there may also be lights, fans, a refrigerator, or other electrical devices which use a 12 volt supply, like that of a car or truck.
The designation RoadRunner was not a model name, all of their trailers were called RoadRunners. It was a very small company; I read it started with just a single rancher building campers in …. We'll be working on restoring and improving it in the coming months.
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.
Instead of trying to replicate a vintage era design, we have remodeled it in an elegant simple style using cream, shades of grey and accents of burnt orange, chrome and vintage maps. One of the things that makes it unique is the Complete Installed Solar System which allows you versatility to meet all of your camping or living needs. See below for a complete list of restorations.
I normally don't bother documenting projects--just get it done and move on to the next one. However, for this project there were several things I couldn't find elsewhere, just had to figure out on my own, or took forever to find, so I thought I'd share it here hopefully to help some other poor schmuck like me save some time and headaches. Our RoadRunner Purchase date: from a gentleman who had gotten it free from a friend at work who just didn't want it anymore.
This is part 1 of a DIY Vintage Camper Makeover series, and in this post I am going to show you how to paint a vintage camper using this amazing acrylic paint I discovered from Sherwin-Williams. This painting tutorial has been paid for by Sherwin-Williams, but all of the opinions and instructions below are my own. True story. A few summers ago, I bought a vintage camper and immediately started an entire camper makeover so we could use my vintage trailer to go glampinghave partiesand just have a cool little glamper clubhouse to hang out in.
At a price I could afford. I had to act quickly if I wanted her. I looked long enough to ascertain a few pertinents: No visible, massive water damage -check!
A hobby has become a fulltime business for Paul and Caroline Lactinola. The couple owns Vintage Camper Trailers, a business they started seven years ago in Elverta, California, a community near Sacramento. The marketing and events company focuses on publishing a bi-monthly international magazine and books about vintage campers, and organizing and hosting large vintage trailer festivals.