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Old 09-19-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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Sylvia here. Just got a 1979 Free Spirit Cub by Holiday Rambler that will require a small amount (I hope) of work to bring her back to her full glory.

The trailer came with some original manuals and the first thing we have to deal with is the external wiring because someone decided to cut the pigtail off. Husband practice his best foul language when he found that out... but I swear he saw the trailer before "we" bought it. LOL

Anyway I joined in hopes of gaining some moral support and knowledge from you "pros" lol Thanks in advance.

BTW... I am a part-time leather worker. I make guitar straps mostly right now ... here's a couple I made for friends. Bamboo and paisly... hand carved and finished from 10oz saddle leather


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Old 09-19-2012, 11:30 PM   #2
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Howdy and welcome to the forum.

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Old 09-19-2012, 11:44 PM   #3
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Hi Sylvia, welcome to the forum. Nice work there. As to your husband's language - a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do. Some things are deserving of less than nice language.
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:50 AM   #4
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:23 AM   #5
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Howdy and welcome aboard. Glad you joined us and I'm sure you'll find all the advice you may need with any projects you'll have down the road. Have a great time and by the way, nice leather work.
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:35 AM   #6
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Hello from GreenValley ,AZ.welcome to the forum. See your from Caldwell Idaho,Worked on Highways there for a couple of years all over the state
daughter was born in Twin falls,before we moved back home to AZ. Well
welcome and enjoy the forum youll love it.
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Old 09-20-2012, 06:35 AM   #7
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Thanks for the nice welcome everyone.
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:03 AM   #8
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Hey There Sylvia!
Congratulations & welcome to the forum. Loads of great folks here who are experienced and willing to help. There are several specialized places for you to post specific questions; where you will typically find the best help.
Great looking leather work too!
Keep us updated as to your progress and safe travels!
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Hi Sylvia! Welcome to IRV2! It's great to have you with us! That's some great looking leather work! I sure hope you don't run into too many problems getting the rig fixed up. I would suggest that you post your questions over in the appropriate areas of the forum for better responses. Not too many folks hang out here. Good luck & God bless!
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:15 PM   #10
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Thanks HappyCampers. We haven't even gotten it home yet. Thank goodness the folks we bought it from are wonderful people and said to take our time. We need to get the hitch and lights sorted on the Explorer before we would even attempt moving it. And I'm needing to wait for another paycheck.

I've been poking about in the vintage tt forum. Recently learned about Weight Distribution hitches.... who knew?! lol

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