Welcome to TravellingK's vintage caravan wishlist

This store is all about my big project to renovate the broken down vintage caravan I foolishly bought. It's basically an empty shell, so will need a lot of work. Do you want to help get the project finished? You can buy a specific item below that I'll need for this renovation and if you like, I shall mention your name in the appropriate video. This project wouldn't be possible without you - a big thank you!

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Selleys Autofix - Windscreen Sealant Selleys Autofix - Windscreen Sealant

I’ve realised water is getting in through the window seals! Thought this product would work the best for me…

4 in stock $12.68
Awning Light 12V Complete Silver Awning Light 12V Complete Silver

Gone for a silver one to match the rest of the exterior!

1 in stock $50.33
Fiamma Water Filler Cap Fiamma Water Filler Cap

Fills up the 20L onboard tank. I need this now to add to the walls before I can add the lining.

1 in stock $40.22
Whale Aquasmart External Mounting Socket Whale Aquasmart External Mounting Socket

I also want a water tank that sits next to the caravan! Two ways to get water onboard. Is there a way to make it black?

Out of stock $26.82 Read more
Caravan Hatch Quadrant Stay Caravan Hatch Quadrant Stay

To keep the hatches open or closed… would be nice to have them not slam in the wind!

2 in stock $13.37
BEP Contour Double Switch BEP Contour Double Switch

A 12v light switch for by the door. This will control the outside light and the ‘dining room’ light. One of my pet pevs with my current caravan is coming in at night and reaching up to the base of the main light, attempting to find the tiny switch in the dark.

Out of stock $20.24 Read more
BEP 6-Way ATC Fuse Holder BEP 6-Way ATC Fuse Holder

Starting to think more about the electrics! This will be by the door to sort out this side of the caravan. Burnsco: Fuse holder suitable for DC circuits.

Out of stock $26.98 Read more
Twin Core Marine Cable 5mm Twin Core Marine Cable 5mm

Premium 12v marine cable for wiring an RV. 15 metres of 5mm wiring. I’m already starting to plan the interior wiring! This would be from Burnsco.

Out of stock $22.39 Read more
Twin Core Marine Cable 2mm Twin Core Marine Cable 2mm

The thinner wiring – premium marine cable for wiring an RV. 12 volt 2mm. I’m already starting to plan the interior wiring! This would be from Burnsco.

Out of stock $24.28 Read more
Altex Marine Surfacer Undercoat Altex Marine Surfacer Undercoat

I think I should get the correct undercoat for the bottom section of the caravan. I’m hoping I can get away with less paint than the top coat.

Out of stock $20.13 Read more
Haydn Mini Roller Kit 110mm White Haydn Mini Roller Kit 110mm White

I contacted White Knight and asked what the best roller was. Does look like this is the one!

Out of stock $7.18 Read more
Altex Regatta Gloss Enamel 4L Altex Regatta Gloss Enamel 4L

This is for the bottom part of the outside. I was thinking of sticking with the same paint brand as the roof, but a lot of advice I’ve been given is to use boat paint… International looks great, but Altex is a little more affordable. Still not sure what colour I’ll use. I wanted a dark grey for the bottom part, but the colours are limited. Apparently this will give a high gloss enamel finish and I’m keen to try this brush technique viewers have mentioned!

1 in stock $116.61
White Knight Rust Guard Epoxy Enamel Paint 4L Aluminium White Knight Rust Guard Epoxy Enamel Paint 4L Aluminium

Since I’ve decided to paint the top sides of the caravan, I’ve decided to do it in the same aluminium paint as the roof. Keep it consistent! I’ve learnt from the roof that I’ll actually need 4L for this. From Bunnings again and shall break up the cost of NZ$149.

Out of stock $50.00 Read more
White Knight Rust Guard Grey Metal Primer White Knight Rust Guard Grey Metal Primer

I’ve decided I should paint over the aluminium I’ve spent so long revealing… particularly since there are a couple of spots that don’t seem that well sealed! First off, I’ll need to prime the metal ready for the paint.

Out of stock $36.50 Read more
Epoxy to keep out moisture in wood Epoxy to keep out moisture in wood

There is some interior wood that could become a problem in the future. Sound like I could use this product to stop the wood from disintegrating! It says: epoxy based material that is best suited as a wood saturation system to help harden, densify and seal out moisture.

Out of stock $34.09 Read more
Surface Mount 240v Inlet Surface Mount 240v Inlet

I’ll still want to connect to 240v power too and need to replace the old one. Thinking this will sit in a little cabinet the caravan already has! From RV Mega.

Out of stock $27.29 Read more
Vents to disguise holes Vents to disguise holes

I’ve got a few holes on the side of the caravan and really need a few ways to hide them. I thought I could add a couple of vents for the large holes made by the 240v exterior plug! From Burnsco.

Out of stock $13.80 Read more
Solar Power - The Starter Kit Solar Power - The Starter Kit

I’m a huge fan of solar and have been eyeing this kit that I could install myself. The retail price is $1,850.00 which includes a 315w Solar panel, 12v200ah Deep cycle Gel battery, MPPT Charge controller and 600W Inverter. I’m going to break this cost down to many many parts! From Grid Free

22 in stock $34.09
Pinetrim 24mm x 24mm x 2.4m D4S Untreated Clear Pine Pinetrim 24mm x 24mm x 2.4m D4S Untreated Clear Pine

To start strengthening the walls inside! I’ll be needing a lot of these…

1 in stock $17.46
Replacing Front Window Replacing Front Window

An expensive one… replacing the front window. I’ve got a $520 quote, but currently getting another. I’ve broken down this item into six seperate contributions to be close to what it might cost. Really interesting reading everyones comments on the ‘smashed’ video. I’m currently leaning towards replacing with glass again because safetly glass becomes extremely expensive. Thinking of adding a film to stop it damaging anything if it does break again. Still need to research about the film too!

Out of stock $50.00 Read more
Plas-T-Cote Roof Sealer 3.785 L Plas-T-Cote Roof Sealer 3.785 L

Talking to Burnsco, this is apparently the paint to use to seal the roof! They don’t normally stock it in their stores but they’ve gone and ordered it for me which is really nice of them.

Out of stock $107.49 Read more
White Knight Rust Guard Epoxy Enamel 1L  - Aluminium Colour White Knight Rust Guard Epoxy Enamel 1L - Aluminium Colour

After painting the roof with Plas-t-cote, I’ll paint it with a aluminium colours paint to blend it all together.

Out of stock $48.50 Read more
Monarch Razorback 230mm Original Roller Kit Monarch Razorback 230mm Original Roller Kit

I’m about to start painting the roof! I think the best option for me is to use a roller??

Out of stock $21.67 Read more
White Knight Rust Guard 250ml Grey Metal Primer White Knight Rust Guard 250ml Grey Metal Primer

Just a small tin for the metal parts that aren’t covered with paint yet. This primer will be used right before the epoxy enamel is added.

Out of stock $14.85 Read more
White Knight Rust Guard Solvent 1L White Knight Rust Guard Solvent 1L

The first step before I start painting the sides.

1 in stock $28.85
Multi P60 Flap Disc Multi P60 Flap Disc

To get rid of the last bit of paint to the exterior sides before sanding.

Out of stock $19.75 Read more
Sanding Disc – 240 grit Sanding Disc – 240 grit

Sanding the exterior sides of the caravan – stage 2. Bought from Bunnings.

Out of stock $3.98 Read more
Sanding Disc – 180 grit Sanding Disc – 180 grit

Sanding the exterior sides of the caravan – stage 1. Bought from Bunnings.

Out of stock $3.98 Read more
Rubbers around small windows Rubbers around small windows

All the rubbers need to be replaced around the windows as they are too old and that’s why the front window broke. They are $16 per meter and I need 17m. Going in two parts, the small windows then the large windows.

Out of stock $107.00 Read more
Sikaflex-291 310ml Black Marine Adhesive Sealant Sikaflex-291 310ml Black Marine Adhesive Sealant

To seal everything – first task is adding metal strips back on exterior sides of caravan. Will need a lot of these! From Bunnings.

4 in stock $29.90
Digger Paint Stripper Digger Paint Stripper

Paint Stripper for external sides of caravan. From Bunnings.

Out of stock $34.95 Read more
Seam Seal Eternabond Seam Seal Eternabond

To seal the roof of the caravan to prevent leaking. From RV World Store.

Out of stock $120.90 Read more
Sanding Disc - 320 grit Sanding Disc - 320 grit

Sanding the exterior sides of the caravan – stage 4. Bought from Supercheap Auto.

Out of stock $15.49 Read more

 

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