Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-10-2010, 08:29 PM   #57
Rivet Master
byamcaravanner's Avatar
1967 28' Ambassador
1963 19' Globetrotter
1970 29' Ambassador
Waukesha , Wisconsin
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1,180
I hope you had them galvanize those ribs before they put you back together... we know how you like to do a bullet proof rebuild

Get well soon!

Steve & the crew
'70 Ambassador International Twin
'63 19' Globetrotter TAC WI-1
byamcaravanner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2010, 09:53 PM   #58
Rivet Master
3Ms75Argosy's Avatar
1975 Argosy 26
1963 24' Tradewind
Seattle , Washington
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 2,340
Images: 7
Heck, hope they used 3M sealent to fix those lungs! On a serious side, so glad to hear that you're home. Get some rest, and read up on what's been happening on the AS side of things.

Here's to your wife.. I"m sure it was a comfort to know that you're home now.

3Ms75Argosy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 01:56 AM   #59
Rivet Master
Foiled Again's Avatar

2012 25' FB Eddie Bauer
Vintage Kin Owner
Virginia Beach , Virginia
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 5,678
Ouch, that was close! But you're home now and getting better. I'm happy to hear that. Take it easy and remember it's one step at a time.

Remember you are not as young as you used to be... and you're very lucky that you're going to get to be even older! Happiness is good health and I hope you feel better every day.

Mrs. Boatdoc - take care of yourself too. You've been through a lot of stress also, and that's hard on you physically.

I wish both of you well.

Today is a gift, that's why they call it the present.
Foiled Again is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2010, 04:38 PM   #60
Rivet Master
Dave Park's Avatar
2005 22' Safari
Hyde Park Place , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 972
Mrs. Boatdoc? Please may we have an update on boatdoc's condition, and any requests he may have?
Dave Park is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2010, 04:50 PM   #61
Rivet Master
dznf0g's Avatar

2007 30' Classic
Oswego , Illinois
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 8,196
Originally Posted by Dave Park View Post
Mrs. Boatdoc? Please may we have an update on boatdoc's condition, and any requests he may have?
Yes, please, I don't know him very well at all, other than some well respected posts. But I have been thinking about him frequently lately.
dznf0g is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2010, 08:46 AM   #62
4 Rivet Member
1970 27' Overlander
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 335
Images: 31
Send a message via Skype™ to WILDRTEXAS
We are pulling for you. All the best with your recovery.
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion...

Taylor 1/20/96 - 11/28/08

WILDRTEXAS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2010, 10:44 AM   #63
2 Rivet Member
tfbeitz's Avatar
1979 31' Excella 500
1973 25' Tradewind
Cinnaminson , New Jersey
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 40
Get well BoatDoc
When you are ready to ride again give me a shout
or we can take the Airstreams somewhere

609 706-0397
Palmyra NJ
Tom Beitz
6760 PA Unit
Riverton, NJ
tfbeitz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2010, 03:05 AM   #64
Rivet Master
boatdoc's Avatar
1973 Argosy 26
Norristown , Pennsylvania
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 644
Images: 1
Originally Posted by tfbeitz View Post
Get well BoatDoc
When you are ready to ride again give me a shout
or we can take the Airstreams somewhere

609 706-0397
Palmyra NJ
Hi Tom;
It is definitely too cold to ride a bike right now. Cold aggravates my injury considerably and I refuse to take pain meds of which I had enough during the two weeks in intensive care. My Argosy was winterized by my grandson under my supervision one week after my release from the hospital. She is put away under my stainless framed and aluminum covered shed which I have built last year. I have been spending my time at the business overseeing its functions three weeks after the accident. I have done quite a bit of work myself during the month of December. I had plans to proceed with building a hydraulic leveling system for my Argosy but I am not in any condition to work lying on my back on the floor. As you probably know, my new SS frame is not the original 5 but 6" high. My intent was to remove two sections of the belly pan and gain access to the frame. I have found square aluminum billet hydraulic pistons in 4" of travel which would fit into the belly pan. 1/4" thick SS backing plate welded onto the frame would provide mounting for the pistons and SS hydraulic lines and run inside the belly pan into a four way control valve mounted in front of the frame. Parker 12 Volt hydraulic pump rated at 2800 PSI can provide plenty of pressure but having only 4" of travel in piston, adjustable height aluminum bases can make the difference between ground and piston. This surely would make the set up at the site much simpler. For now, it is still only a dream to me because I am not in any condition to accomplish it. Mrs Boatdoc would be very upset if she caught me under the trailer. As it is she been wonderful by taking over most of my chores at home for past two and half months. The surgeons guess is that will take me six months for a reasonable recovery. Therefore my pet project may have to wait till next fall. I wish to once again thank everyone for prayers and best wishes for my speedy recovery and for your heart felt concerns. Thanks "Boatdoc"
boatdoc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2010, 08:09 AM   #65
Rivet Master
Roadtoaster's Avatar
2015 30' Flying Cloud
Currently Looking...
Byhalia , Mississippi
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 802
Somehow I managed to miss this thread. Boatdoc, I enjoy your posts/projects and extend a "get well soon" wish to you. Hope 2011 treats you better.

Roadtoaster is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trapped blind in Argosy. boatdoc Windows & Screens 33 01-11-2011 01:55 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:12 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.