1967 Vintage Nomad Travel Trailer

IMG_3856Camping At Strawberry

Any other Vintage Nomad owners out there? 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969. Looking for some hard to find parts and brains to pick about a few things. Got this last November and it is being redone.

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  1. Dave Cox
    Jul 24, 2012 @ 21:04:21

    Purchased a 1967 Nomad today. A lot of work ahead. Dave

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    • Patricia Bowden
      Aug 22, 2012 @ 06:15:13

      How is your Nomad coming along? I bought a 67 today in pretty good shape

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    • mark
      Apr 28, 2013 @ 00:41:04

      hey looking into one posted on craigslist. how much do they weigh and how much could I store in there on a trip?

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      • mikescience
        Apr 28, 2013 @ 01:05:40

        Hi Mark,

        If it looks like mine and is a 1967 it’s in the 2,600 pound range. This is from some brochures from the 60′s and I have also weighed it on two different scales. Check the tires/springs and you are better off putting the heavy stuff in the tow vehicle assuming it’s a solid one. I keep the load in the trailer to bedding, food, water in the tank, 12v battery, and that’s about it. Hope that helps.

        Mike

  2. mikescience
    Jul 24, 2012 @ 21:32:36

    Hi Dave,

    I had this one gutted. What kind of shape is yours in? I’d like to see a picture if you have any.

    Mike

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  3. Patricia Bowden
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 06:14:04

    Bought a 67 Nomad today pics to follow

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  4. mikescience
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 14:25:27

    Hi Patricia,

    Congrats and good luck! I’ll be finishing it off this coming year as time permits. Interior trim work, hooking up the 12V battery, adding some lights, window hardware, and lots of other miscellaneous stuff. Had it camping this summer and our family really enjoyed it. I’ll have some more pictures soon. Looking forward to seeing your trailer.

    Mike

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  5. Dave Cox
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 21:43:57

    The trailer I am working on will be a “Sister On The Fly” trailer for my wife. Most of the ladies turn them into little doll houses. I will lay out a different floor plan and get all surfaces ready to paint.

    The trailer sat out in the weather, with a broken front window, for ten years. So I am repairing rot in the front corner now. Will work my way back, repairing as I go. Then the wife comes along with a paint brush.

    Will replace water tank and fresh water system, rewire and put in a new toilet and black water tank.

    When it is done, it will hit the road as the “Muleskinner’s Mansion”.

    Dave

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  6. shelley becker
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 17:06:22

    do you still need 1967 nomad parts i have one mostly restored, has become a guest shed in back yard, so original parts not too important

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    • dennis casey
      Nov 06, 2013 @ 01:20:59

      i have a 18 ft 1967 nomad and have been looking for a entrance door no luck and window cranks any help would be apreceated really do not want to make one

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  7. rita veech
    Jul 15, 2013 @ 18:17:06

    what will you be asking for it? do you want to sale it?

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  8. mary devilbliss
    Dec 23, 2013 @ 05:20:39

    We brought a 1967 Nomad a few months ago. WE NEED HELP !!!!!!!! ….We have starting gutting it but scared to do anything else. We r wanting to fully restore the trailer. this trailer has the stove wedgewood the block ice icebox and curtins still hanging.
    The stove works but leeks if. u leave propane on to long. the trailer roof leeks and hunters has shot this thing up pretty badly. Can anyone help us repair her to the glory she once was…..

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  9. mikescience
    Feb 10, 2014 @ 16:07:25

    Hi Mary and Dennis,

    I have some other pictures of my demo if that will help. My best advice is to search online. There’s lots of useful information on the various sites and forums. Also a vintage nomad group on Facebook as well as Tin Can Tourists. Good luck and happy to help if I can!

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  10. traveltrailertransformation
    Mar 09, 2014 @ 21:15:46

    I have a 1965 Nomad. Has a beautiful interior with baby blue stove and fridge in pristine condition. The panelling that is original was very cheap veneer Luann and didn’t last in the weather of Florida. Not bad framing but requires full replacement of the panels. I’m also making this a completely dry camper, solar power and compost toilet. If anyone needs any original photos or parts websites I may be able to help. Also, if anyone has any good sites for solar and propane how to/diagrams that would be fantastic.

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  11. Jim hennessy
    Sep 06, 2014 @ 01:21:37

    Just bought 1965 nomad.no title. no stove. I would love to see one or two to inspire me cause I’m in love .What wdid the original have ?

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  12. Jim hennessy
    Sep 06, 2014 @ 21:24:58

    Oops! It looks like it might be a 1961 nomad- just found great youtube video and mine looks like that. Now I need to figure out how to get title in Maryland or Ny state

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    • mikescience
      Sep 06, 2014 @ 21:40:33

      Hi Jim?
      Sent you an email at Hennessy Hammocks with some info you might find helpful. If you didn’t get it let me know and send an email and I can forward. 61 was a good year. Similar look to the Shastas I believe.

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  13. Marcia
    Sep 10, 2014 @ 02:43:32

    I have a 1964 Nomad. Teal stove and sink. Gas light. It was missing the frig. Was able to get it titled in Missouri .. year and number was found on the hitch.

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  14. John & Rita
    Sep 16, 2014 @ 15:12:13

    Greetings to all, We just purchased a 67 19′ Nomad. It is actually in pretty good shape, but is missing the hot water heater. Does anyone know what brand and size the original water heater was? Thanks.

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  15. mikescience
    Sep 16, 2014 @ 16:28:43

    John/Rita,
    I don’t know about the original water heater but you might want to consider a modern one. Vintage trailer supply (http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com) is usually a good source for parts. My trailer is a 67 and did not have a water heater.
    Mike

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