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Old 03-31-2010, 02:39 PM   #15
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Some more updates-
Next I constructed the 2 endcaps prior to fitting the the side panels and roof, I plan on 1 rear side hinged door, that I may use as access to a small bar area, blocked off from the main interior of the trailer, which should please our camping and show buddies.


I am getting surface scratches on the sheet ally, you just have to look at it to mark it, any tips on gatting rid of these and polishing would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-11-2010, 02:18 AM   #16
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Side Panel and roof now in place with the wheel arch formed and window cut out, I was hoping to have an opening window as I have some old hehr crank handles, but for now I am just going to have a fixed window as trying to design and fabricate an opening frame is proving a bit too involved, Its now time for the fiddly bits ie grinding down the rivets, sealing the joints inside with extra sikaflex sealant.
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Old 04-30-2010, 03:35 PM   #17
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A bit more done, Its getting to the show season now here in th UK so I am not getting as much done as I want, Anyway I have been concentrating on the small rear door, basically its an ally frame with 4mm ply sheet then skinned with the ally sheet. folded round the edges.




Door test fitted




Side window now edged with mitred ally strip


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Old 09-05-2012, 02:00 AM   #18
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Well, its been a while since an update, I've had a few hold ups so the trailer went on the back burner for a while, but anyway some more progress has been made and the exterior is nearly finished
I got hold of some nice stainless marine hinges that I modified to fit the rear door.


I have constructed a side hatch for easy access the same method as the rear door and fitted that with 2 fruit machine locks for security


We are just about to set off on our first camping trip in her so time is short and I'll update with some more pics when I get back.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:36 AM   #19
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Hi, looking really good; Keep the updates coming.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:42 AM   #20
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Throughly enjoyed watching the progress to date. Enjoy your first outing!
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:00 PM   #21
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Just back from the camping trip and the little trailer proved itself very useful, we visited a VW bus show called Busfest here in the UK, this show attracts approx 8000 campervans and trailer proved a massive hit with passers by.




Any ideas on what to finish the interior in people, bearing in mind it needs to be very flexible.
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:35 AM   #22
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That is one clean looking little utility trailer--nice job! The VW isn't too shabby, either, and I'm sure you'll get a lot of compliments on both at any EU campground.
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:46 AM   #23
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Luggage hauler The Grandkids are going in there..................................only joking. I will probably fill it with stuff we only use once in a blue moon.
Wonderful project! I'm sure you do get lots of positive comments.

I'm suggesting a name, based on a comment you made early on in this thread:

Blue Moon


After all, how often do you see something like this...?
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Still going strong and has proved to be a very useful bit of kit
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I have seen something like that in the US. It was being pulled by a 1972 VW bug.


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That is a brilliant little project!
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