Vintage Trailer Magazine Issue 36 - Page 40

and that she wasn’t afraid to tackle a fi xer upper. As luck would have it, her networking worked. “I got a call from a friend that said an older lady wanted to get a trailer off of her property and did I want it? That is how it all started”. When Carol picked up the trailer it had all the original fi ttings and fi xtures inside “including rat poop, mud and a hole in the fl oor!” laughs Carol. I am fortunate enough to have a husband that can do anything and a machine shop to work in, so getting started was the easy part. But as a giveaway, Carol was not deterred by the state of the trailer. “I am fortunate enough to have a husband that can do anything and a machine shop to work in, so getting started was the easy part”, Carol told me. Plus, it gave her an opportunity to really put her individuality in to the restoration process. The fi rst job they tackled was to repair the hole in the fl oor. They did this by removing the entire back area of the fl oor, welding ɅݽɬѼѡЁɕ)ѡɕѡݽȸ())٥хɅɵ饹