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Firing up the electrical system

Posted 10-20-2009 at 06:55 PM by Globie64

With the Globie sitting in the driveway and the Por15 drying, something compelled me to see what happened when I connected the Airstream to the house with the big black cord. I had had the battery and connections to the tow vehicle replaced, and the battery powered the lights and fans, but I was curious about the Univolt and the whole line voltage system. I got a fire extinguisher close by, opened up the connection on the back of the trailer, and connected the cable. I plugged in the other...
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It's been how long?

Posted 10-19-2009 at 03:13 PM by Globie64

I posted some pictures last week of our Airstream on the first day we got it home, and was reminded of how much work I've done to the thing. The trailer was totally intact,down to the original draperies, but a leaking skylight had rotted out the floor. The project became replacing the whole floor, except under the bathroom. Thinking back, I must've been out of my mind, buying the trailer on a whim, falling in love with the Globetrotter. I had no clue what was involved with replacing the floor,...
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a new day

Posted 10-17-2009 at 03:05 PM by Globie64

I think we crossed a major hurdle here the other day, when my partner stuck his head into the Globetrotter and said something like "wow, this looks so nice, where are we going to take it first?". When I recovered from the shock, I said I thought we'd just take it up the highway to Gualala Point Park, to see how stuff works, and be close enough to home in case he couldn't stand it. THERE, he could just walk home, if need be. His suggestion: Joshua Tree in January. The back story here...
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