There are others out there

Not everybody gets our affinity for vintage campers.  Pretty sure my neighbors don’t think much of it. But fortunately we have the internet to connect us with like-minded lunatics. I had just returned from some seriously unpleasant dental work- unpleasant enough to warrant drugs you have to sign for at the pharmacy. In my narced-out […]

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Craigslist maniacs

We love LOVE craigslist. It’s the next best thing to finding an onloved old camper with a cardboard “for sale” sign on the side of a country road. But Craig Newmark had a vision for a local village environment and he he has relentlessly presevered that vision. Numerous sites have attempted to work around Newmarks […]

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The ’65 Shasta we should not have looked at….

Ellen  and I went out to look at this BEAUTIFUL   Shasta- It’s a 1965 Airflyte.  Freshly repainted and sealed.  Most everything  is there and in good working order. The wings and window drip rails are there, but not installed. The seller seems like a clearheaded straight-shooter. He is firm on $2000. We really wanted […]

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It’s HER Fault !!

Men want happy women and more horsepower. Women want rv’s that look like luxury condos. This is OK with the RV industry because these desires combine to make bigger more expensive RV’s.

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Classic GMC Motorhome For Sale

I thought I’d help out a guy on the GMC Motorhome Forum by offering to host some pictures and info on a classic GMC he’s trying to sell. This looks like a really great machine. Apparently he’s selling the coach because his recent marriage has created “other priorities” – Having been married twice I totally […]

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Of Course Your Truck Can Pull That!!

Most people towing big heavy things don’t take it seriously enough and they don’t understand what can go wrong until a guy with his name on his shirt is holding out a paper cup full of transmission parts.

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Does your fridge work after 46 years?

I don’t collect old things to put on a shelf and look at. I am drawn to old things when they are proven to be better than new things, or better than new things I can afford. Such was the case with our 1965 Boles Aero. At the time I didn’t know what was so […]

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Airstream Shuffle

August 21, 2010 The Airstream shuffle Copyright Stick Miller (Used by permission) AMERICUS — I hail from a family of campers and RVers. A long time ago, my father came home with an early version of today’s motor home that was a cross between a storage building and a bread truck. Nothing in or on […]

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No way would i put that back in my mouth

Remember the hose stuck in the toilet? It had dislodged during the forward/reverse process and was filling the trailer, flopping around and covering the walls.

Trailer rehab: $1000.00

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What makes a GREAT Motorhome?

So if you find yourself in posession of a Revcon, FMC, or Cortez, then love it with reckless abandon. But if you are outside looking in for the best choice, consider a GMC. THey are plentiful at every price point and every state of repair or restoration. And the support network built by the GMC owners rivals much newer RVs. Try finding a drive axle for a 1991 Winnebego LeSharo.

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