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GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« on: March 20, 2010, 11:55:58 AM »
Are there such a thing as a Camper\Pup junkyard? I need a side storage box door for my 2000 Bayside for a MOD I have in mind for my Portable A/C. Just seeing if anyone knows of one that is either on line or near Wisconsin.
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2010, 05:08:45 PM »
I found a local fellow (Bedford, NH) last year that buys older junk Pups and turns them into utility trailers for sale.  He then puts the unused parts up on Craigslist.  When I went by his place, he had 6 or 7 stoves and electric converters, cushions, misc hardware, etc.  I ended up buying a table with the mounting bracket for $5 and a propane tank cover for $1.  Check your local Craigslist.  I'll bet someone near you is doing a similar side business.

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2010, 08:44:05 PM »
try a google search for "rv scrap yards,  rv junk yards, used rv parts"  You should find something.
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2010, 10:11:28 PM »
Here's a link I found a while ago that lists a bunch of them; I haven't looked at them recently, but maybe it will help:
http://rvbasics.com/techtips/rv-salvage-replacement-parts.html
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2010, 08:19:10 AM »
I just took off a cargo door from my Starmaster that I'm scrapping,  Let me know the dimensions. 
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2010, 08:29:56 AM »
I will stop tonight at my storage and check the size. That would be great.
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2010, 02:36:24 PM »
That guy has a great idea, smellott. I wonder if I could get away with something like that too. I've often said that if I had room, I'd open an RV salvage yard, as there aren't any that I can find in this state. We only have an acre though, and I think DW would have some objections. I know where there are 2 likely candidates to be my first victims... er... projects... Both within walking distance of our house too.

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2010, 11:40:29 AM »
You might try this place. Good People to deal with. I'd buy from them again. They are located between Joplin & Springfield,Mo. Wishbone-Ks

http://www.colawrvsalvage.com/

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2010, 10:56:15 PM »
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Where was that place in Bedford, do you remember, I might like to check it out.
 
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2010, 11:24:43 AM »
I found a local fellow (Bedford, NH) last year that buys older junk Pups and turns them into utility trailers for sale.  He then puts the unused parts up on Craigslist.  When I went by his place, he had 6 or 7 stoves and electric converters, cushions, misc hardware, etc.  I ended up buying a table with the mounting bracket for $5 and a propane tank cover for $1.  Check your local Craigslist.  I'll bet someone near you is doing a similar side business.

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Wow, that's right in my backyard! I'll have to check that out. Don't suppose you have any contact info for him?

Was his name Terry by any chance?
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2010, 12:49:13 PM »
I found him on Craigslist last year.  I believe his name is Adam.  He's off Back River Rd.  I've not seen any posts on CG from him in a while.  I'll dig through my email at home this weekend to see if I can find his email addy.

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2010, 01:02:17 PM »
Wow. That almost literally is in my backyard. Within a mile or so, anyway...
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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2010, 01:25:04 PM »
I found the contact info . . . shoot me a PM and I'll pass along the email and phone number.

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2011, 08:52:35 AM »
Any chance you could send me this info to contact the person in Bedford, NH?

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Re: GOT JUNK??? Camper Junkyards???
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2011, 09:00:34 AM »
Gumbias - there are bunches of salvage and used part places around the Elkhart IN area.  At an outing in Indiana a couple of years ago 'the guys' spent the better part of a day going from yard to yard, just looking.  Good times, good times.  [:D]
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