Cheap DIY '94 Coleman Chesapeake makeover with screened in room

Discussion in 'Camper Restoration Projects' started by Natasha Vaz, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. Natasha Vaz

    Natasha Vaz New Member

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    Hello all!
    I did my first pop up season this year. I love camping...well somewhere between camping and glamping. I bought my friends '94 Coleman pop-up. View attachment 56596 View attachment 56597 View attachment 56598 View attachment 56599 View attachment 56596 View attachment 56597 View attachment 56598 View attachment 56599 View attachment 56596 View attachment 56597 View attachment 56598 View attachment 56599 I did some DIY projects that made it really comfortable and fun and wanted to know if there is any interest in seeing what I did and how I did it.

    My trailer was parked for the season so I didnt take up up and down and everything survived from May to October with no leaks or problems.

    My screen room (add on room) cost me under $25.00
    My a/c mounting set up cost about $15.00 + a small a/c $99.00
    Interior make-over and cleaning $200

    Let me know what you want to see. Here are some picks of what I started with and the end result.
     
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    JPBar Well-Known Member

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    Clean looking camper!
     
  3. Natasha Vaz

    Natasha Vaz New Member

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    Thanks I did a massive clean of every inch of it including the canvas but these are the "BEFORE" pics hahah I guess I will just add the "AFTERS"
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Looks good, you did a terrific job. Now for the adventures and memory makers to start
     
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    Sweet! I don't guess you'll need the A/C for a while, but you've got a nice looking camper there.
     
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    Looks good. How well did the AC rig work? That would be a good solution for folks that have pop ups that didn't come with a unit...
     
  7. Natasha Vaz

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    It worked SOOO well! It cooled down the trailer so fast. Best hack ever!
     
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    Nice job! Can you describe what you did to make an opening for the wall unit AC? Also, for the plastic enclosed awning room, what mil thickness plastic did you use? What roll width did you get? Do you roll/ bunch the extra plastic sheet and zip tie it to each poll (cutting to take down each time? I like this idea for cooler temps. :)
     

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