Category: Boler

May 13 2017

More Boler Adventures: The Bargman L-400 lock

The Bargman L-400 is the lock that was originally fitted to most Boler camper trailers, along with other small campers of similar vintage. The Detroit-based Theodore Bargman Company goes way back to the early 1930s, making door locks and other RV parts from the 1940s, and L-400s from the early 1970s into the 1990s and …

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Mar 11 2017

Poli Glow: a finishing touch for your boler!

“Poli Glow is a marine polish that wipes on without rubbing or buffing.” These modest words from Poli Glow Canada totally understate the impressive results you can get by using this product on a boler! Bolers, of course, are fiberglass like many boats. And long ago bolers lost their original lustre, resulting in a flat …

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Mar 09 2017

Going boler!

It was a foggy, grey morning in British Columbia’s Slocan Valley. We were taking down our tent after a wet night, casting envious glances at the appealing vintage trailer in the campsite next to us. It looked kind of like a lozenge, with smallish windows, a period awning, vent at the top, and according to …

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