2nd Time Around

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  1. thelmuth

    thelmuth Member

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    Hello, we used to have a SunLite Pup in the late 90's that we enjoyed frequently. We took jobs working at a Christian Camp and Conference Center and rightly figured that we wouldn't be doing much camping with that being our job, so we sold it to a friend.

    We have just started tent camping again in the last couple of years. We have a tent just big enough for the 2 of us (the kids are grown). Found this 1993 Jayco on CL and bought it. It is very clean, newer canvas, new flooring, newer tires and brand new A/C.

    We took our first trip with it last weekend and enjoyed it very much. It is so much better than crawling in and out of a tent at 50. :)

    I should have looked at the roof/sideboards better before purchase. The sideboards are rotted where the latches attach and will need to be repaired. I'm afraid that when I get into it I may end up with a total roof rebuild [:(] Oh well, that will be a project for after this camping season, although I will try to affect a temporary repair to get me through till summer. In Florida we camp in the Fall thru Spring and take Summer off.
     

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    Ah, but now you have air conditioning. Summer camping is fun!

    Welcome from Georgia!
     
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    SHFL Active Member

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    Welcome from the Big Bend!
     
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    sawdusty San Antonio

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    Welcome from San Antonio!
     
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    Welcome to the portal from Phoenix Arizona, Happy camping!
     
  6. FL_Bill

    FL_Bill I'm cooking something yummy!

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    Welcome back, camp on!

    You have to be sure to try and make a rally. You are in Brooksville and that is not far from us. (St Petersburg)

    http://www.popupportal.com/index.php?topic=100342.msg1017127#msg1017127

    The rallies are so much fun and you will meet a lot of really cool fellow campers. And the food....

    I have the same issue with my campers roof sides. Over the last year they have gotten worse. I need to tear it apart soon. Not looking forward to it. But I know from others on here it is do able.

    If you do repair it, let us know!

    FL Bill
     
  7. thelmuth

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    My ultimate goal is to build a new roof next summer in the meantime I will look for a way to strengthen/stabilize it to get by until the rebuild. I will take pics and post what I do to it.
     

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