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1984 Skamper 072S

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There’s way more to it than that...

You only pay the tax on the profit from the sale and it’s not charged on the first $500k because it was my primary residence for the last 2 years.
Then the money is held in escrow until you pay your taxes at the end of the year, most of it gets returned to you when you file your taxes.
It’s really just to make sure you don’t skip town and not pay your property taxes.
You still live there and so going to take your word on this. I just remember it was put in place to discourage you from taking your real estate profit out of state and invest it elsewhere. Both my sisters live there. I left when Florio taxed toilet paper (paper products), though that was repealed shortly after.
 


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Well... its getting hot now and I have other things occupying my weekends, so we put it away for awhile.





Step in height is freaky low now, really don't need a thing to get into it.

 

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If it were me, I'd remove the ball hitch and put a nonskid strip on the step.
 

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If it were me, I'd remove the ball hitch and put a nonskid strip on the step.
I actually got a receiver hitch to bolt on to the bumper so when I get a step I could just swap it between the truck and trailer.

Pretty sure I am going to return it, don't see the need now that I lowered the trailer.

So, the ball is going.

IF I was smart I would just find a clean LWB 2wd first Gen, plop it in there and just leave it. So much horsing around backing the trailer thru the barn yard and into the barn. It went right into the barn with tons of clearance though.
 
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So.... how many Red Bulls to you drink a day? Having a toddler usually wears a person out. You always have tons of energy like a toddler. :unsure:
 

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So.... how many Red Bulls to you drink a day? Having a toddler usually wears a person out. You always have tons of energy like a toddler. :unsure:
I only oogle over their airplanes, never had a drop.

It took my dad an hour and a half to unload the camper, get the camper out of the truck, onto the trailer, get the vent cover off, put everything back into the camper, trim the tree that leafed out and drooped way down and then push it into the barn. And then I had to air the tires back up, put the tailgate back on and put all the tools away after he left.

Mom got the real work out, her and the kid were chasing chickens and the cat around in his little tikes car with the push handle on the back while he laughed hysterically.
 

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Watching "Planes Trains and Automobiles" and I started freaking out, I think I scared my wife.

And then I found a pic on the internet even.

I found a Skamper!

 

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My eyes may decide me, but that looks like a larger l model on back of a full-size Ford. Looks like an old shot too.

..........

Of course it is. You said what you were watching, I assumed it was the new show, I want even thinking about the old movie.
 

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Yeah, mine is a 072S for a 7' compact truck. The one in the movie is a 080S for a 8' bed fullsize.

Kinda neat to see though, the double s stripes are the giveaway. This brochure is from 86, stripes are the same as my 84. I suspect the one in the movie may be a little older.

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