Hello from Maine!

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  1. Maine Jeep Camper

    Maine Jeep Camper Caution: Loose nut behind steering wheel

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    Hi, everyone!
    I'm Rob, and I'm from Phippsburg, Maine.
    I've been married for 21 years and my wife and I have 2 daughters(16 & 20), and a 9 month old granddaughter!
    We've been camping in tents or in Jeeps for 20 years or so, and yesterday I finally bought a pop up camper!
    It's a '93 Coleman/Fleetwood Pioneer that's in excellent shape for a 21 yr old pup! [PU]
    It will be towed by my '93 V8 Jeep ZJ Mountain Goat Edition. 5.2L, 46RH, NP-231 swap, 4.5" Rubicon Express lift springs, nitrogen shocks, 32" Jetzon Mud Claws, 10K lb winch, and a bunch of mods. [TV]

    My family are all avid off roaders(also avid Jeepers), so I will be lifting the pup in order to take it with us on any off road excursions! [PU] [TV]

    The worst thing about the pup is that an older couple owned it before me and cleaning the outside of it was a chore they weren't capable of.
    It was filthy and looked horrible.
    I started on the inside with a 60/40 mix of water/white vinegar and commenced to cleaning until I had scrubbed every inch, inside and out.
    The inside looks a lot better, but the outside cleaned up phenomenally well!
    The canvas looks practically new now!!
    I thought the canvas was grey until I cleaned it and it actually looks white now!!
    My wife has plans to refresh the interior(she hates faux woodgrain) with some paint and fabric to make it to her liking.
    No pics due to a broken camera.
    Will post some when I replace the camera.
     
  2. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    Welcome from Korea! Don't feel bad, we wash our trailer once a year, whether it needs it or not! [LOL]
     
  3. fmbhappycamper

    fmbhappycamper PuP Power

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    Congratulations. Can't wait to see it. Welcome from Florida [8D]
     
  4. Raycfe

    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    :) Welcome from southeast Connecticut. Happy and safe camping. Glad you stopped by PopUpPortal. [CP]
     
  5. GMD

    GMD Member

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    Hello and Welcome from Central Florida.



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  6. jjg

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    I remember bringing ours home and washing it the first time. Looked like a whole new camper by the time we were done with it. It went from gray and brown to white. DW cleaned and deodorized the inside and we couldn't believe how nice the camper actually was.
    Have fun in it!!!
     
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    joet Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from West Virginia....happy camping
     
  8. Maine Jeep Camper

    Maine Jeep Camper Caution: Loose nut behind steering wheel

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    Thanks for the warm welcome!
    Trying to hopefully go for a weekend soon, before it's too cold for my wife to want to go camping! [LOL]
     
  9. Mamagoogins

    Mamagoogins New Member

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    Welcome from Old Orchard Beach! We just bought our Pup this summer. You'll have a great time with yours!
     
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    Welcome from Tennessee! We have a lot of Mainers down here, including my wife!
     
  11. vinmaker

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    I love OOB!!!! I go every July 4th.
     
  12. Mamagoogins

    Mamagoogins New Member

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    Haha, we don't go downtown from May-September. We head out of town!
     
  13. mocamper

    mocamper Active Member

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    Congrats on your Coleman. Welcome to the portal from the show me state.
     
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    1951 bear Active Member

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    Hello and Welcome to the Portal from South Central Kentucky. Congrats on the N2U PUP.

    [PU] [PUT]
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    Grn Mtn New Member

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    Welcome from Vermont!

    Isn't cleaning and redecorating part of the process making it your own? At least we think so... [:)C]
     
  16. JiffyPopJunkie

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    Hello and welcome to PUP from Upstate New York!
    Happy camping!
     
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    Welcome from NJ, DE and UT. Looking forward to visiting you state again.
     
  18. Maine Jeep Camper

    Maine Jeep Camper Caution: Loose nut behind steering wheel

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    Thank you all for the warm welcomes!!!
    I'm learning a lot from here already, and it's only been a couple of days!!

    You'll be seeing me around. [LOL]
     

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