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#16 U.S.M.C. Don

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 08:38 AM

Glad to hear you made a decision that you are comfortable with! You will enjoy your little trailer. As for cushions and curtains, there are numerous posts about these items: just type "new cushions" "cushions" "curtains" or some such key-word into the search window at the top right...(be sure it searches in all "forums").

Here are a few threads to get you started:

“The following link indicated that Clifton Upholstery in Waco, Texas has measurements for all Casita cushions, and can make replacements or custom cushions. I'm not sure if they are the original manufacturer of Casita cushions. “

http://www.casitafor...__1#entry128963 

http://www.casitafor...__1#entry171497

 

http://www.casitafor...__1#entry147654

 

curtains@

http://www.casitafor...__1#entry111547

 

Let us know how you proceed and please post a few photos! We are excited for you!

Don


Edited by U.S.M.C. Don, 24 January 2016 - 10:53 AM.


#17 Wally Z

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 09:50 AM

When getting pricing on cushions or anything else it's always a good idea to give Casita a call.  Some of their stuff is very reasonable.  They have an online store also.  If they don't have what you're looking for in the store give them a call.  For the windows I would go with cordless/rod less aluminum mini-blinds.

 

http://www.selectbli...ns|28&F=Color|2

 

http://store.casitat...ns/cushion-sets


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#18 Jerrybob

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 03:53 PM

Just saw your thread.....I think you'll enjoy that Casita.  I have had stick built trailers....no comparison so long as your don't mind the size of the Casita.  Plus......those stick builts will eventually leak.  Enjoy.....safe travels.


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#19 No1up

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 06:40 PM

OK So I power steam cleaned the interior. It looks and smells almost new! Now I'm going to wax the exterior with Collinite. 

 

So can anyone walk me through what I need to keep it in good shape? systems check and what not.



#20 Wally Z

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 10:06 PM

OK So I power steam cleaned the interior. It looks and smells almost new! Now I'm going to wax the exterior with Collinite. 

 

So can anyone walk me through what I need to keep it in good shape? systems check and what not.

Where do you live?  Maybe someone close can help out.  Check tires, brakes, and wheel bearing for starters.


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#21 No1up

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 07:30 AM

Is there a how-to somewhere to know what I'm looking at? 



#22 No1up

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 07:38 AM

I live in South Texas RGV. Harligen



#23 Rudder

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 08:19 AM

I sent you a PM about cushions.

Mike



#24 clairemr1

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 08:31 AM

    did you receive the blue folder with info in it about all the systems/appliances/how to set up and take down your casita for travel, by any chance? if not, you might want to contact the factory and see if they can send that packet to you, possibly for a fee. it was invaluable to me when i bought my 4 month old casita, i read/reread everything in there several times before i started camping.

    there are also several very good youtube videos that you can watch that covers everything on the casita.

    the other thing that proved very helpful to me was attending as many gatherings/rallies as possible. chat to other owners and they will gladly show you how most things work. you'll also make some wonderful friends in the casita community.

    wally is right, for starters, make sure your tires/wheel bearings and brakes work. those things should be top priority. then it's just a learning curve to figure it all out. the more you use the trailer, the easier/faster you'll learn about it.

    good luck and have fun!


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#25 Hot Toddy

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 03:37 PM

We replaced our factory issued aluminum mini-blinds with 2" faux-wood blinds from Home Depot and they look fantastic. I am sure I have a thread on here about them, so you could refer back to my previous posts to find it. We custom ordered them by giving the the exact same measurements as the existing aluminum ones and used the same fixtures that came with the trailer to mount them. We love them. They really warmed up the look and feel of the interior. They attract a lot of attention from other Casita owners when we are camped. No regrets with the 2" wood blinds.


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#26 No1up

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 06:02 AM

tody, do you just order them online? 



#27 Wally Z

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 08:48 AM

I live in South Texas RGV. Harligen

Three hours from me.  Been there many times in the past.  I know there are other members in that area. 

 

Maybe you could put out some feelers in the Texas forum.

 

http://www.casitaclu...forum/57-texas/


Edited by Wally Z, 26 January 2016 - 08:50 AM.

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#28 CasitaTravelTrailers

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 01:09 PM

Stop the madness!!!!!  I cannot figure out why you but this when a 2016 will run about $18,500????  Im glad Casita's hold their value but some things esacpe me---  Jonathan


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#29 Wally Z

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 01:36 PM

Stop the madness!!!!!  I cannot figure out why you but this when a 2016 will run about $18,500????  Im glad Casita's hold their value but some things esacpe me---  Jonathan

Could be that's all they wanted to spend or can afford.  Does that $18,500 include the options they are getting or want?  It always kills me when people say the Casita holds it's value.  If that were true there would be no depreciation and you could sell it for whatever you paid for it new.  Even if Casita took trade ins, dealers will never give you what you can make selling it yourself.  Maybe the reason folks like buying used Casita trailers is because the new ones are over priced. Are sales so bad you feel the need to make someone feel bad about the purchase they just made?  Seems to me they did pretty good when comparing the prices on the used Casita market.


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#30 No1up

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 01:42 PM

I don't have 3 to 4 months to wait.... lol

 

 

and I'm happy with my purchase.


Edited by No1up, 26 January 2016 - 01:44 PM.

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