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Customs "Canned Ham" Travel Trailer I.D.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Richard D, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. I got this this weekend. I know there is a huge travel trailer thread, but I can't remember the title. Anyone know what brand this is? I won't be home before dark until this weekend.
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2012
  2. flatford39
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 1,721


    Kinda dark pictures. Might be a Shasta but looks a little like a Scotty as well. I would look for help at the Shasta travel trailer forum. Someone there would identify it pretty quickly. What's the inside like??? Is it dry??
  3. Seems to be pretty solid. I had to get it quick because two people called and three cars stopped by wanting to buy it while I was there, plus I was in a hurry when I saw it on the side of the road.
  4. metalman
    Joined: Dec 30, 2006
    Posts: 3,201


    Hard to tell from these pics, better light and a shot of the door side whould help. Don't think it a Shasta without windows in the front on the sides. Might be a Hanson or if your lucky a DeVille. There was tons of different manufactures of these in the 50's and a lot looked simular so who knows. No manufacture tag by the front door?
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  5. I will look at it in the morning, I am sleeping in for a change and taking the Riv for paint(WOO HOO!). I only looked at the trailer for a few minuites, two people called the seller and three more in cars pulled up wanting to buy it out from under me.
  6. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,003


    "Lord, I was born a travelin' man....
    Tryin' ta make a livin', doin' tha best I can..."

    Good score, Rich!
  7. kisam
    Joined: Feb 28, 2005
    Posts: 1,919


    Love Shack Baby!
  8. More like drinkin' shack/crash pad!
  9. kisam
    Joined: Feb 28, 2005
    Posts: 1,919


    What? You haven't heard the story of Richard, trailers, and Roundup?
  10. filthy frank
    Joined: Jan 25, 2008
    Posts: 541

    filthy frank

    contact the canned ham man in riverside ca or on facebook
  11. erock805
    Joined: Jul 30, 2006
    Posts: 1,238


    Didya tow it with the Riv? Congrats on the up pics when shes back.
  12. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 21,341


    Well, it already made it into the listing of canned ham trailer photos.

    I think a lot of local/regional manufactures kicked out their own version in the 50's and 60's much like the pickup camper manufactures did in the 70's and 80's.

    When you can start checking it close in the daylight look for tags on the frame, shell o possibly inside the trailer with the mfg and ID number.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2012
  13. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 36,652


    Armour? Doesn't look the right shape to be Spam.

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