Here are photos of my "new" 1968 Sears VII

Discussion in 'Checkout My Rig !' started by f1ymetothemoon, May 18, 2009.

  1. f1ymetothemoon

    f1ymetothemoon New Member

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    It needs a good cleaning and a little reconditioning, but it's in pretty good shape! Took us awhile to figure out how to erect it since we still don't have the manual (previous owner is looking for it). The hubs is thinking he wants to resell it, but I'm keener on restoring it. We'll see who wins.
    Kat

    http://photobucket.com/sears7

    http://s679.photobucket.com/albums/vv152/indeepknit/?albumview=slideshow

    edit by moderator to fix link to slide show
     
  2. bud121156

    bud121156 Western North Carolina

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    Thats a neat camper. Good pics! [MOD] Im putting my money on restoring.
     
  3. KateTheKamper

    KateTheKamper Member

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    Yep....restoration. You'd have a real classic if you do. :)
     
  4. jjkach

    jjkach New Member

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    Nice camper. Great pics. After repairs you will have a great camper.
     
  5. flymedic

    flymedic 81 Coleman Sun Valley

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    Cute little camper :)
    is there anything Sears hasnt sold?
     
  6. truerobotech

    truerobotech New Member

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    Have to go with Kate on this one, really unique, nice pics. Looks to be in great shape. Post as you progress it would be great to see.
     
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    Moosejuice Member

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    One of buddies had a camper just like that just not a sears. After a little work it was a nice unit....
     
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    01YZF6 Dothan, AL

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    wow ! it is the original TENT TRAILER, huh? it is in great shape from the photos.....thanks for sharing !
     
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    dcpelletier New Member

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    Nice camper. I vote for restoring it.
     
  10. LifesAGrill

    LifesAGrill Raymond, MS

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    Too bad it isn't a Craftsman. You could take it back to the store for a free replacement if it was.
     
  11. 01YZF6

    01YZF6 Dothan, AL

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    ^^^^^^^^

    Ha hahahah!
     
  12. Yar

    Yar Garland, TX

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    If it were my find it would be restored. This is like a classic. Post us the after pics.
     
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    punkindad New Member

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    WOW!!!! Reminds me of my parents camper when I was a little one. They camped in it with 7 kids and a dog too! [LOL]

    Definately needs to be restored in my opinion.

    Brian
     
  14. Crazycoleman

    Crazycoleman It is so much better when you wake up IN the pup!

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    That is one sharp, very unique little trailer there. I would definitely keep that unit. Very, Very sweet.

    ROb
     
  15. Need2Travel

    Need2Travel Rhode Island

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    I definitely say restore! Great camper, although I may be biased - It looks a great deal like my Gypsy Wagon! (67 Starcraft) [:D]
     
  16. Noni

    Noni See ya' out there !

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    all I can say is wow!, .. and imagine when it is restored... Holy Cow.. WOW !!!!
     
  17. Sun Valley

    Sun Valley "The Rain King"

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    That is a really neat rig. I have one question. Is it possible that Apache made that for Sears? It kind of looks like an Apache from that era. I vote for restoration. Great camper!
     
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    bobhcs Colorado Springs

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    Wow, really cool vintage trailer. Thanks for sharing the pics and keep us informed on your progress.
     
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    I am in awe, what a great find. If there was a popup camping museum, I could see your Sears in there.
    Some minor restore and it is a true vintage masterpiece. Thanx so much for sharing. [8D]
     
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    That is awesome... I love those older basic but functional campers!
     

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