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.

Told you it was in bad condition

Pictures of your Portafold, Ansfold or Mini-Motel.
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CAB
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Told you it was in bad condition

Post by CAB » Sun, 15 May 2011, 11:26 am

Okay, here we go,
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Righty ho, I do still have the chassis, it's my dads trailer now. When I get a chance I'll try to find the chassis number - i've seen where it should be but it's full of paint so it will take a while to get to it!

Like I said, is it really worth restoring? Wouldn't be for a couple of years as I've not got the time or the money at the moment...

CAB
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Re: Told you it was in bad condition

Post by CAB » Tue, 17 May 2011, 9:08 pm

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53catalina
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Re: Told you it was in bad condition

Post by 53catalina » Tue, 17 May 2011, 9:37 pm

Yes, get it restored.

Buy a power sander, take off the topcoat of peeling paint, and give it a good prime, then a gloss topcoat.
Running gear is very simple to look after, and interior you can do as and when.
If the hinges are all free then thats a bonus.

good luck, and keep us upto date with progress.

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Re: Told you it was in bad condition

Post by 3commando » Wed, 08 Jun 2011, 8:03 am

I would think that it would be a great personal achievement and bring a lot of satisfaction to get this one back on the road. Please keep us informed, and good luck.

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