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Old 04-30-2014, 07:23 PM   #1
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Newbie with a diamond in the rough

Newbie with a dream. Need help getting this inherited 73 from Ocala FL area to Hickory NC. Been sitting over 20 years
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:28 PM   #2
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Old 04-30-2014, 08:10 PM   #3
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Thx for the response. After an hour of elbow grease much improvement
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:41 PM   #4
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Wow! An hour made a major improvement. Mine was painted - horribly - and the paint was peeling.
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Old 05-01-2014, 06:48 AM   #5
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flcracker, welcome to the 'club'! Mine was a diamond in the rough as well (and still is). I've been working on it for the past few years and its come a long way, hopefully ready for camping this summer! Hope yours goes easy for ya!

Could you post some interior pictures? This way we can watch your progression and see what you are dealing with.
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Old 05-01-2014, 06:52 AM   #6
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Also, I noticed you posted this in the motorhome section of the site. It might be worth relocating it to the trailer section so you can get views from others with trailers. Let us know if you do so we can navigate over there and follow you.
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Old 05-05-2014, 06:49 PM   #7
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Oops still learning where to post properly. Thx for help
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Old 05-05-2014, 06:56 PM   #8
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STUNNING Improvement! Welcome to the forums. Moss and algae come in a stunning array of colors don't they? I was thinking this poor trailer had spent it's life next to a tar factory and "coming clean" wasn't going to happen.

Yes, pictures please! Are you going to put on new tires to tow it home, and does the electric connection work, or will you need temporary brake lots. You're probably going to become a well known character around Colefax NC - home of Out of Doors Mart - and source of many vintage parts.

Happy trails. Paula
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I moved it to the 73 Sovereign thread. Welcome!
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Wow diamond is right, what an amazing difference.
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:19 PM   #11
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Anyone out there have any info on towing my sovereign on a lowboy from FL to NC. THX
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Old 11-10-2014, 12:59 PM   #12
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Yippee our baby has left its roost after more than 20 years. Working its way back to new home in Hickory,NC


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