The 11th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2019)

Following the huge success of the 10th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 9th, 10th & 11th of August 2019.

Don't book with the organisers, just contact me to get your pitch saved.

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Tops of windows

Post by Rooneytoons » Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 10:49 pm

I've seen some portafolds with what appears to be a weather strip and some without we're these fitted as standard and the ones without have they been added by the owners ???
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Post by Rooneytoons » Sat, 07 Feb 2015, 6:38 pm

18 views and nobody knows !!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: Tops of windows

Post by Admin » Mon, 09 Feb 2015, 3:18 pm

Sorry, I've been laid up for a few days.

The window pelmets are a bit of an odd one. I've seen models without them dated as late as 1972. But the flat style only seem to have been used for two years from 1971 to 72. The bulged versions can be on models anywhere from 1968 through to 1975. So really there's no rhyme or reason to them, they're a very random fitment which might have been an option given to the customer at the factory. They don't feature on the optional extras list though.
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Post by Rooneytoons » Mon, 09 Feb 2015, 10:05 pm

thanks for that

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Re: Tops of windows

Post by Happy Jack » Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 7:05 pm

My 78 Ansfold is fitted with exterior pelmets, I thought they were a standard fitment.

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Re: Tops of windows

Post by Admin » Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 2:18 pm

Happy Jack wrote:My 78 Ansfold is fitted with exterior pelmets, I thought they were a standard fitment.
By the time of the Ansfolds I think they were standard fitment, all the surveys I have carried out on Ansfolds have them with 'bulged' pelmets.
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Also, any chassis numbers for the above caravans!

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