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Old 07-15-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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New member-Need help identifying camper model

I am a new member looking to restore an old camper I have owned about 10 years. I have no idea who made it and was hoping someone could tell me.

I love the old thing, but sadly I have let it deteriorate quite a bit.
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Have no idea but who cares.

Fix it up, love it, live in it and have the time of your life.

Give it a name such as Sweething and paint that on the outside.

PS, sort of looks like a Scotty
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Check out RV education 101 with Mark Polk. He posted a series of vidios of a restoration project he is doing on an old Yellowstone camper. It will give you an idea what's involved in an old restoration and could be very helpful.
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Old 07-15-2011, 07:40 PM   #4
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Thanks guys! By the way, I already named it Honeymoon Hotel, since I have only been married 9 months and we havent officially had a honeymoon trip. So, you can guess what I plan on doing for our honeymoon trip-camping LOL
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How about some pictures if the interior?
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Does it have any data plate with a serial number or wher eit was made?

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The interior is rough. I have allowed the roof to leak for years until recently. I will take some pics of the interior though. Seems I remember the back window is made of pexiglass and had the word "Sprite" lettered on the pexiglass. No other plates.

I need to put a front window in it, frame and all. It has rounded corners. Any suggestions on where to buy a window?
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The interior is rough. I have allowed the roof to leak for years until recently. I will take some pics of the interior though. Seems I remember the back window is made of pexiglass and had the word "Sprite" lettered on the pexiglass. No other plates.

I need to put a front window in it, frame and all. It has rounded corners. Any suggestions on where to buy a window?
I'd be surprised if you couldn't cut those radiused corners out to install a window with square corners.
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I'd be surprised if you couldn't cut those radiused corners out to install a window with square corners.
That's probably what I will try. Just need a window source now.

Found another logo on it. It's an Alpine Sprite. No plate though. I really would just like to know the year it was manufactured.
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This might help.

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I am a new member looking to restore an old camper I have owned about 10 years. I have no idea who made it and was hoping someone could tell me.

I love the old thing, but sadly I have let it deteriorate quite a bit.
Looks like an old scotty.
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Looks like TXiceman figured it out. Sure looks like an Alpine Sprite and the Sprite on the back window kind of clinches it.
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I started working on the interior of this camper a couple of weeks ago. Lots of water damage! My fault though, for letting this go on for years. It's sad what neglected roof leaks can do to a camper over time.
I finally realized I need to stop with the interior and get the rood sealed good, so I ordered some eternabond and Im waiting on it to come in. Please take a look at the roof and let me know your thoughts. It looks like I need to peel off all the different compounds I have painted on the roof out of ignorance, then apply the eternabond. Is that correct?
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Also, please look at the running lights at the roof line. The lens covers are missing and a leak developed at one of them. (See the piece of roof tape I have over it temporarily) WHat is my solution here? Do I remove them and fill it in with something , or try to find lens covers? I dont plan on using them with the trailer lights so that's not an issue. Just dont want it to leak.
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