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Old 11-04-2007, 01:37 PM   #1
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I think Shasta made tt's back in the 60's and maybe early 70's, some of which (but not all) had "wings" located at the top rear. Is this true?

If so, do you know when they quit using them?

Thanks in advance for your help,
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Old 11-04-2007, 01:37 PM   #2
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I think Shasta made tt's back in the 60's and maybe early 70's, some of which (but not all) had "wings" located at the top rear. Is this true?

If so, do you know when they quit using them?

Thanks in advance for your help,
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Old 11-04-2007, 01:40 PM   #3
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Here's one I saw last week here in California. It was being towed by a 62' Ford Galaxy,also read



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Old 11-07-2007, 06:37 PM   #5
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Thanks Bob... very nice rig and I like the tow vehicle too!

No, don't need any more pic's. I just wanted to clear something up in my muddled ole mind.
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Looks like someone transplanted them from a 1959 or 1960 Chevy.LOL-opps,now I am tell you how old I am.
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Old 11-26-2007, 04:47 PM   #7
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Skip, Shastas had the "wings" as far back as I can remmember. Don't know if I ever knew the reason for it but then I"m older than you are lol. Judy just walked in and she thinks it had sosmething to do with Greek Gods???
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Skip- Ingram, TX:
I think Shasta made tt's back in the 60's and maybe early 70's, some of which (but not all) had "wings" located at the top rear. Is this true?

If so, do you know when they quit using them?

Thanks in advance for your help,
Skip </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


According to this web site they had them from 1958 until 1984/1985 however many seem to have removed or lost them through the years.

http://www.freewebs.com/kc8jwa/wings.htm

An Ask.com search brings up the following reference to a defunct link:

Coachmen Industries, Inc. -- News Releases

The little Shasta trailer with its prominent wings is one of the most familiar of all travel trailers. "The mercury wings on the ...
www.coachmen.com/releases/release18.htm
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