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The Reason We Are Here

Good morning everyone. It is Saturday,April 30th., the day for the Vintage Show at Golden Village Palms. Yesterday was a beautiful So.Ca. day, sunny and mid 70’s. Today no so much,cloudy,cool with a chance of rain. Oh well, you take what mother nature gives you. I will post more pictures […]


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Trailer Towing Information

I have seen a lot of posts on the TCT Group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/tincantourists/ over the last few months asking questions like “Will my 1977 Chevette pull at 16ft Avion. “Will my new Fiat 500 pull that cute little 17ft trailer”. This is a great hobby and we have all […]


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The Road to Hemet – The Avion Has Landed

Hey crew, after getting a good nights sleep at the Colorado River we made the last leg of our journey in less than three hours, landing in Hemet before noon. While driving through Banning Pass which is the transition from the high desert to the coastal desert of the L.A. […]


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Inspecting a Trailer

Inspection You as the buyer have to assess the quality and condition of the trailer against the asking price. You can really go in two directions here. One would be a quick or casual inspection. This is setting up a time you can do a quick (but good) inspection of […]


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Vintage to the Core Pickers Paradise Show

Anywhere near the Caldwell, Idaho area? I am putting on a Vintage Trailer show May 7th,not a campout. We do a $10 commitment fee that gets you two tickets to our big Vintage Market ($10 Value),a dash plaque, and a chance to win best trailer. Let me know soon – […]


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Update – The Road To Hemet

Hey gang, it is Monday evening 4/25, day nine of our journey to Hemet Ca. We spent the last two nights in Las Cruces N.M. at a place called Sunny Acres R.V. park. A nice place although they do not have a pool. No big deal for us. We spent […]


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ANNUAL VINTAGE CAMPER EVENT – Branson KOA

ANNUAL VINTAGE CAMPER EVENT Aug 4 – 6, 2016 Bring your oldie but goodie and have some fun with vintage camper enthusiasts. Campers 1976 & older receive rollback pricing on their nightly camping rate. * Prizes * Potluck * Tour of Vintage Campers * Fun, fun & more fun


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Falluminum Rally in Hiawasee Georgia

Another great rally coming up in October .All lakefront and lake view sites in the Blue Ridge Mountains…TCT, WBCCI, Georgia Airstream Campers, together welcoming all friendly folks to enjoy a relaxed weekend. Mention the Rally when you call them. No fees, except site fee. Website: http://springstream-falluminum.blogspot.com/


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Update, the Road to Hemet

Hello from Ginger & Denis. Friday 4/22 was spent taking in the sites at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. If you are ever in San Antonio it is a must see. Saturday the 23rd. was a travel day with Fort Stockton Texas as the destination. Spent the night at the […]


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John Culp’s 1947 Westcraft 9 comments

As I mentioned in the spring edition of Tin Can Tales, we were going to establish a procedure by which John “Canner” Culp‘s 1947 Westcraft would be awarded to a TCT member to see that it got back on the road. It had been on display at the RV Heritage Museum for […]


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Classic Camper Caravan in the Park IV

Event Registration: $15/camper Provides camper space (Friday & Saturday night), limited electric, Firewood, s’mores, popcorn,fruit pie makings for fire and any other things I decide to get. (Last year I was able to get pizza for Saturday night donated) Please message me (Robert) to get the link to the spreadsheet […]


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{Reitz} & Rust Vintage Market & Vintage Camper Show

ONE DAY ONLY 10am – 4 pm Shopping, Music, Food Trucks & Vintage Camper/Glamper Show Vintage, up cycled, reclaimed, farmhouse, jewelry, shabby chic, architectural and farm salvage, gifts, home decor, furniture, clothing, jewelry and more. New Twist: Vintage Camper/Glamper Show $4 admission gets you in both events FREE PARKING


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2016 Michigan Summer Round Up

ATTENTION ATTENTION!!!!! Spring is finally underway here in Michigan and everyone is looking forward to getting out to their favorite camping spots. When making your reservations for your summer trips please make a reservation to join us for the annual Michigan Summer Round Up! Sites still available!! We will be […]


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The Road To Hemet Ca.

Hey everyone, Today is day number five of our journey to the Vintage Show in Hemet Ca. We spent Saturday and Sunday with Ginger’s sister and brother-in-law, they live in The Villages near Ocala. After that it was one night in Fort Walton Beach Fl. visiting with some old friends […]


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Cooking with the Sun – wait, what?

Have you seen the GoSun Stoves? Are you a boondocker? Well you need to know about this then. Most Tin Can Tourists have a propane stove and oven, a propane camp stove, a charcoal grill, a slow cooker, a pressure cooker and a toaster oven. Or at least some combination of […]


Pink Flamingo RV Radio

This is an important time for Pink Flamingo RV Radio, as we have been asked to enter the 11th Annual Podcast Awards! We humbly ask our audience to nominate us for these awards! Please visitmodernlifepodcastnetwork.com/awards for details, and instructions as to submitting your nomination! Join us this week as Monty Hutson of For Veterans Sake […]


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Be on the Look Out for Mandy’s Trailer 3 comments

The bigger story which has not been told that needs telling is that (without fanfare) Chris Blaum, CEO of Little Guy Trailers, INC. has stepped up to the plate, contacted Mandy and offered their financial help to restore (or replace?) her trailer! I think that is a “class act”. Truly, […]


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Gainsville Sun feature on the Tin Can Tourists

Here is a link to the Tin Can Tourists video from the Gainsville Sun – Tin Can Tourists: Travelers to embrace friendship, trailers https://www.dropbox.com/s/rjsxviud2lp9kzd/VTS_01_1.VOB?dl=0 Hunter Hampton looks up at a blue sky as she sits with her three dogs on the steps outside her home. This could be a scene […]