Vintage homemade popup

Discussion in 'Off The Wall Campers' started by davidt, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. BelchFire

    BelchFire I speak fluent vise-grip

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    $$$

    Canvas is a lot cheaper than aluminum, foam, glass and assembly.
     
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    Dan from Troup Well-Known Member

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    Kinda figures, always follow the money.
     
  3. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    I had one just like the one shown, for quite awhile then sold it and bought a newer one with a slide.
    Nice units and I kick myself for getting rid of it.
     
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    IMG_20180902_214656813.jpg IMG_20180723_183830783.jpg IMG_20180908_084602278.jpg This is my 83 Viking Nortic SST. It is a full hardside pop up. There is no canvas anywhere on the camper. The roof is raised with an electric lift system I had to repair when we got it.
    You raise the roof and slide out the beds and put up the walls on beds.

    I hope to someday come across someone with some knowledge on this camper. It turns heads everywhere I take it, but I have yet to find anyone with any knowledge on these. It has a few things unique to it.
     
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    WVhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    I've never seen one of those before. Cool rig.
    Seems like your A/C would take a beating there. Do you have a hard cover for it when you travel?
     
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    DJS12354 Well-Known Member

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    That is darn cool! Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. 83SST

    83SST New Member

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    I haven't found anyone that has heard or has seen one of these campers. I have a torsion axle that's saging and it's looking like a total custom job to fix as they seem to be unique to the trailer.

    The AC was installed by a previous owner, but so far so good. I don't have a cover for it, but I do plan on eventually making one.....
     
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    The next time I set it up I'll get a video posted up here
     
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    WVhillbilly Well-Known Member

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    I think the torsion axle could be replaced fairly easily, just might have to get the right location for the spring perches.
    I don't know what it looks like underneath, but you may be able to put a regular leaf spring set up on there.
     

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