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Old 05-04-2017, 07:07 PM   #71
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There is an extensive ongoing thread about 20 footers, and I thought that it might be a good idea to start a thread on the 23D floorplan. I spent a lot of time reading through the 20-footer thread and it was a huge help to me. Hopefully this thread can give similar help and insight to others as they research their current or prospective Airstream by having a variety of useful information about the 23D in one thread.

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Hey Bob you have with this thread, like Mazoolah did with the 20-footers thread, hit home runs!

I wish the thread success, and a bounty of lively discussion and great suggestions. I'll look forward to my thread subscription.

I enjoyed the posts and great mods ideas. Certainly some very talented folks. Thanks for the ideas everyone.

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Old 05-05-2017, 12:57 AM   #72
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Thanks, CruisinDux, I’m seldom original, but I can copy a good idea in a heartbeat. I liked the way the 20-footer thread was specific to that floorplan but not by year or interior finish. The 23 can be a Safari, a Flying Cloud, or an International, but the problems, solutions and upgrades are the same. Mazoolah’s idea of combining all models of a specific floorplan into one thread got this thread started, and the 23D owners and other interested forum members have kept it going. You’re right - there are some talented people on here – and I’ll be copying their ideas, too!
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Bathroom door open while on the throne? 2017 23D serenity.

I only realized that there is not enough room to close the bathroom door when sitting on the toilet after taking delivery. I either put my legs in the shower or close the room separated and leave the door open. I'm 5'11" 180lbs.
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Old 05-05-2017, 04:45 AM   #74
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My 23FB has a GFI outside outlet on the roadside rear corner that loves to get wet and pop the GFI...cheap cover does not seal well.
What is the GFI?
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Old 05-05-2017, 04:53 AM   #75
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( snip ) ...close the room separated and leave the door open. I'm 5'11" 180lbs.
Same for us... essentially a "non issue" for us in this otherwise delightful trailer
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Old 05-05-2017, 04:53 AM   #76
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Ground Fault Interrupter same as residential electrical systems.

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Old 05-05-2017, 06:35 AM   #77
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bathroom door while on the throne...

For you long legged types, how about turning it into a dutch door, then you could at least close the top half .
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Question, shouldn't this thread be named "23 Footers" rather than "The 23D Thread" because then it encompasses the 23FB and 23D Bunk also?
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I think it was pcskier who suggested starting a 23FB thread, an idea which seemed to make some sense IMO, because the floor plans are quite different. Having two threads would prevent confusion and having to explain differences to newcomers.

BTW it would take a moderator to change the title of this thread probably.

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This thread is a great idea. I was thinking about starting one for 23 FB as well, unless there is one and I've missed it somehow. But then I thought, so many systems are shared between the 23D and the 23 FB, I wondered if it would be worth asking about changing this to the '23D&FB' thread? Not meaning to muscle in but there's a lot of good info coming together here that is helpful to both models, and likely vice-versa if a separate 23 FB thread is started. If that's the preferred option though-- no offense taken!
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I did a quick and dirty burn test, took about 3 minutes to get to the flame stage two inches above a propane flame, at about 250f in an outdoor oven the adhesive started getting soft (took it up in 25 degree increments from 150 to 300) so I feet safe at 175, if it gets much hotter in there than that I have a real problem! I am going to look for a better material to put on the upper surface, closest to the heat source. When I called Frost King they would only say it was intended to be used on heater ducts, up to about 150f, I may call them again. I am planning on a small exhast fan blowing out the upper part of the top door before summer.
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I just started a 23FB Thread for those who own one. Run with it
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For you long legged types, how about turning it into a dutch door, then you could at least close the top half .
This is an idea to consider but I would be very nervous cutting the door myself. Would be interested to see an example of this.
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Question, shouldn't this thread be named "23 Footers" rather than "The 23D Thread" because then it encompasses the 23FB and 23D Bunk also?
Well, Bobbo, I think not. It occurs to me that my 23D is no more similar to a 23FB than it is to a 25-footer. While most of the "systems" of the 23D and 23FB are common, they are in different places and interconnected differently... heck, even the length of the 23D and 23FB is different. Having unique threads makes more sense to me, saves having to check "which model" when viewing every post.

Anyway, with the new 23FB thread now on the Forum, I guess we've moved on from this.
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