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Vintage RV lovers, you're in the right place—and you're not alone! The trend of restoring and travelling in these old-school gems is increasing, and has resulted in some of the most innovative RVs on the road.

A Kustom Koach trailer
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Vintage RV: Solving the “Big K” Kustom Koach Mystery

Recently we came across another big “K” unit, which we now understand is a Kustom Koach, proudly made in Canada.

Picture of Triple E RV motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1979 Triple E Micmac III Dodge motorhome gives this couple the “Freedom to Explore”

Exploring the beautiful backcountry of B.C. is fun and easier in a vintage RV 

A vintage Tee Pee trailer, spotted in Creston, B.C.
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Vintage RV: 1960’s Tee Pee (?) Travel Trailer by Watson Industries of Claresholm, Alberta

Here's another colourful vintage RV story about one of the many Canadian companies that dabbled in the RV business over the last number of decades.

A Bendix motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s Bendix Lifetime Motorhome

Forgotten and languishing in a parking lot, we believe this old motorhome is a Bendix Lifetime. 

A large tan and brown motorhome parked on a leafy street,
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Vintage RV: Travco Motorhome (1980’s?) — “The King of the Industry”

The Dodge Travco was king of the industry for two decades, before Winnebago came on the market. 

A Phoenix by Cobra motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1992 Phoenix by Cobra Motorhome

These motorhomes were built with the vacationing family in mind. 

A vintage Boler on the beach, owned by Phil & Debbie Budiselich.
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Vintage RV: 1973 Boler on the beach

The Boler was produced from 1968 to 1988, and 2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the little egg-shell trailers.

A Pace Arrow motorhome.
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Vintage RV: This 1978 “free” Pace Arrow motorhome comes with a colourful story

The Pace Arrow motorhome was once considered the 'cadillac' of recreational vehicles. 

A Scamper travel trailer.
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Vintage RV—Trailing the Story of the Scamper Travel Trailer

The story of PreBuilt Industries and the Scamper travel trailer starts way back in 1944 in Lethbridge, Alberta. 

A shiny Airstream trailer.
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Vintage RV—1970’s (?) Airstream Travel Trailer: Part 2

Still in production, the iconic Airstream trailer has proven to be a resilient brand, with the first trailer produced in the late 1920's. 

Picture of shiny silver Airstream trailer.
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Vintage RV—1970’s (?) Airstream travel trailer

These distinctive, shiny silver classic trailers have a dedicated, almost cult-like following.

A trailer with a 'K' logo on the front.
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Vintage RV: The “Big K” Travel Trailer Mystery

Welcome back to our popular vintage RV column—after taking a few weeks break, we're back with a vintage RV mystery of sorts.

Matching bike mounted on Chevy.
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Vintage RV: More from J.J. McColm—Boler-Chevy combo unit

After last week`s Vintage RV column featured J.J. McColm`s Boler-Chevy combo unit, we received a bit more info from J.J. and some great new pictures too. 

A beautifully restored retro Boler trailer and matching classic car, owned by J.J. McColm.
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Vintage RV: J.J. McColm’s “Orange Blossom” Special—Boler Trailer Unit

These little fiberglass trailers have a passionate and devoted following that rivals just about any other enthusiast group. 

Fully restored 1979 Boler trailer and 1962 Chevy pickup truck
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Vintage RV: “Double Mint”—1979 Boler and matching 1962 Chevy Truck

This eye-catching Boler trailer and matching Chevy truck are painted the same "double-mint" green, thus the "double-verde" moniker.

A Mark Regal trailer spotted in a parking lot.
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Vintage RV: 1975 Kit “Mark Regal” Travel Trailer/5th Wheel

This RV Company was founded in 1945 as the Kit Manufacturing Company—it grew quickly into a mobile home and recreational product builder based in Long Beach, California.