Re-introduction...been a while. Now restoring a weird vintage PU

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  1. k-t-did

    k-t-did Active Member

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    Hi guys! I’ve been a member since forever, but haven’t been on the forum since 2014! I inherited my family’s 97’ Dutchman, My dad completely rebuilt the roof, and it’s still in great shape, but it’s huge, heavy, and takes a lot of effort to get set up and gas to tow. Due to those factors, we usually grab a tent instead. I like simple.

    fast forward to a couple days ago, I see this weird, tiny, simple vintage pop up on FB marketplace and just had to have it. Now I’m going to restore it, and back here to show off this groovy little camper and get ideas and help along the way.

    I used to live in Shreveport, LA, but moved 2.5 years ago to just East of Dallas, TX. I’m a nurse, my husband is from Brazil (where camping is pretty unheard of. He does not share the joy of camping...it’s confusing to him, frankly, but he’s a good sport!) He’s a commercial pilot and a professional skydiver and we own several skydiving drop zones around the country as well as a flight school. We have two kids, 14 and 12, boy and girl. They love camping. We have a dog named Bluegrass. He’s a big dumb Catahoula, and we love him.

    We love Dutch-oven cooking and kayaking when we camp.
    There are pictures of the vintage camper in the vintage thread.
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome back!
     
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    Welcome back. I saw your post about the NTU Pup. Looks like fun.
     
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    Welcome back.
     
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    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Welcome back , Maybe the DH will start to love camping, if not lots of people (me included) camp solo, actually it is more peaceful at times :) of course I have my buddy Pebbles who loves to strut her stuff in the CG'S. Good Luck and Happy camping
     
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    Welcome back from the mountains of West Virginia
     
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    Welcome back to the Portal from South Carolina.
     
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    My husband also doesn't get camping. He has never camped and never will!
     
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    My husband camps with us...he just doesn’t get the appeal! Lol
     
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    I need to come down and finish up my class A liscense!
     

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