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Old 04-04-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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Just another newbie!

I just bought a 1975 Diamond 22' Dodge Sportsman. Me and another guy are fixing it up to go on hunting trips. We're not restoring it, just fixing it up so its road worthy and clean inside. I've already learned some neat little tricks on this site to help me fix a few items. But I will admit, its starting to get fun fixing the old gal up. I can see myself going a lot further in the "Fixing Up" then I need to just because its cool to see the camper the way it was new. Woody
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:09 AM   #2
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Welcome to IRV2 Woody. Post some pictures for us to get a look see of your new jewel.
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:15 PM   #3
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:28 PM   #4
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Hi Woody! Love the antlers! Have fun on your hunting trips and safe travels.
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:59 AM   #5
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Great looking project. Hope you all the best and hope all works out. Love the antlers on the front. Oh, WELCOME to the forum and hope you enjoy your time on the site. Plenty of great people that are always willing to help out. If you run into a problem just ask away and I'm sure someone will be along to give you some advice. Have a great time.
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:16 AM   #6
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Hey Woody, welcome. Looks like a nice project.
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Old 04-05-2012, 09:00 AM   #7
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Hi Woody! Welcome to IRV2! Sure glad to have you with us! Have fun with the fix-up project! God bless!
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:13 AM   #8
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Thanks guys for the warm welcome. I tell you for the most part its been easy to find parts for it. But, I'm having a heck of a time finding a front replacement matress for above the cab. Its 54"x84" and I've looked at air matress, memory foam etc. The closes to it was a full air matress at 54"x74". The true space I have is 54"x88" and to buy a costum made matress to those specs was over $250..I only payed $600 for the camper! I've called a few salvage places, but none had the front matress either. Any help would be appreciated, or if someone has an extra they would like to sell let me know. Thanks again Woody
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