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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by Admin
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 4:10 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Portafold Awning
Replies: 0
Views: 3061

Wanted: Portafold Awning

Wanted: Original awning for a Portafold or Ansfold. Must be in fairly good condition and complete.

Contact Fraser at f.laird@btopenworld.com
by Admin
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted - Ansfold Caravan - NO LONGER REQUIRED
Replies: 1
Views: 3017

Wanted - Ansfold Caravan - NO LONGER REQUIRED

Wanted - Ansfold caravan, any condition considered from a wreck needing full restoration to an original show condition example.

Please contact John on 01905 330155
or email: john@jstatton.fsnet.co.uk
by Admin
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: International Portafolds
Replies: 1
Views: 3675

I've just been contacted by a chap called John who has just taken his newly purchased Portafold out to where he's working, Gütersloh in Germany.
by Admin
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 10:58 am
Forum: Sold
Topic: Rare Mini-Motel on eBay - NOW SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 13346

Alex,

To see just how much smaller they are, check out the pair Paul has in his garden:

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by Admin
Tue, 17 Jun 2008, 7:18 pm
Forum: Sold
Topic: Rare Mini-Motel on eBay - NOW SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 13346

That's brilliant Gordon. Here you go, a link to the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxUpDrtBCO4
by Admin
Tue, 17 Jun 2008, 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Project
Replies: 9
Views: 8585

The problem with the mould is that GRP isn't 100% impervious to water. I know what your going to say "But they make boats out of it!", correct, they do. But if you leave a GRP boat in the water long enough it'll fill up and sink. So no matter how hard we try there's always going to be some ramificat...
by Admin
Sat, 14 Jun 2008, 10:28 am
Forum: Sold
Topic: Rare Mini-Motel on eBay - NOW SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 13346

Rare Mini-Motel on eBay - NOW SOLD

You don't see this everyday, a Mini-Motel (the predecessor to the Portafold and Ansfold) on eBay. It needs some work but it's as rare as hens teeth:

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by Admin
Fri, 13 Jun 2008, 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Member, Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 4168

It's a 1973 model.

The most popular year according to the people who have contacted me so far!
by Admin
Wed, 21 May 2008, 12:16 am
Forum: Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: Getting Hand Brushed Gloss Off My Portafold
Replies: 1
Views: 3357

Check out the conversation that we had a little while ago about painting and stripping, hopefully it will be useful:

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by Admin
Fri, 16 May 2008, 3:09 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: Fibreglass repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 3854

I've got, but haven't used yet, a tube of 'Plastic Padding Gelcoat Filler'. Looks like the right stuff and the guy who sold it to me said it would do the trick.

Other than that I'm a gelcoat virgin as well.

Have you tried chatting up your local boat repairer? Always a good source of info.