EP115: Interview: Denny Stone of So Cal Vintage Trailer
Welcome to Episode 115 of the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast, hosted by Jefferson Lilly and Brad Johnson, with the Park Street Partners. Denny Stone is based out of San Diego, California and is the owner of So Cal Vintage Trailer, which restores vintage trailers to running and functional condition. Denny shares his restoration process, what he likes about these vintage trailers and the types of people who are most attracted to these trailers.
[1:30] What did Denny do before he got into vintage RVs?
[2:55] How does Denny find his trailers?
[5:35] How long does it typically take to renovate a trailer?
[7:50] How does Denny find the right parts for the vintage trailers?
[10:10] Denny shares how he finds his talent and what the process looks like.
[15:20] What makes a Spartan trailer different than the ones available today?
[19:10] What other brands of trailers does Denny work on?
[20:25] How much does the average restoration cost?
[23:25] What kinds of modern upgrades does Denny add to these trailers?
[25:45] Are there some aspects of the trailers in the 40s and 50s built better than trailers today?
[28:50] Does Denny work on any mobile homes?
[30:25] There are three types of markets or people who buy these types of trailers.
[34:35] Denny shares some funny restoration stories.
[36:15] Does Denny do any modifications for pets?
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