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Old 04-27-2013, 07:10 AM   #15
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Great post bob!
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:12 AM   #16
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Bob, do you realize the liability issues you are exposing yourself to with this cavalier attitude!!!
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:51 AM   #17
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Bob, do you realize the liability issues you are exposing yourself to with this cavalier attitude!!!
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Old 04-27-2013, 10:29 AM   #18
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Just a suggestion.

It sounds like you haven't yet put nitrogen in your tires. After I did, my trailer was much more stable during earthquakes. Just sayin' !
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Old 04-27-2013, 11:23 AM   #19
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Just be sure to change the air in your tires quarterly! It is a good thing TT's don't need muffler bearings like the MoHo's do; that would be too expensive for me. This is the first I've heard of nitrogen helping stability during earthquakes...I'll have to remember that when I visit California . Great thread!
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Old 04-27-2013, 11:31 AM   #20
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Can you give me more information on those 'MUFFLER BEARINGS' for motorhomes?
I have all my other maintenance tasks up to date, have every 'bellnwhistle' available, and am now looking for something else to spend my money on.

When I did the search on the above I came across this gadget that I just have to have.

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http://kalecoauto.com/index.php?main...products_id=10

Lots of other goodies on that sight that any RV'r should have.

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Old 04-27-2013, 12:26 PM   #21
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I always bring my lovely Bride and nag-gravator. That covers the worry.
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Old 04-27-2013, 01:15 PM   #22
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Robert - what an AWESOME note!!!


On my way back from the scales this morning (yes, I'm trying to get accurate weights :-) ) I got a "thumbs up" from a couple of Vermonters in a truck on the highway :-)

When Sue and I first settled in at a campground during driving school weekend, I think I said "I can't believe we're doing this" about 100 times!
Sheer joy is the only way I can describe it. I absolutely love the Airstream and can't wait for the next trip. I wish I were fulltiming it already!!!! :-)

Great great note, Robert. Thanks!!!
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:02 AM   #23
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I'm new to RV *AND* A/S ownership so I'm reading and trying to learn so much. This post does take the pressure off a bit *whew!*
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I'm new to RV *AND* A/S ownership so I'm reading and trying to learn so much. This post does take the pressure off a bit *whew!*
The obsession to DO something, anything, even if it's rong, can be all consuming when owning an AS.

A favorite auto repair shop expression comes to mind...."if it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is."

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Old 04-28-2013, 05:47 AM   #25
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The obsession to DO something, anything, even if it's rong, can be all consuming when owning an AS.

A favorite auto repair shop expression comes to mind...."if it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is."

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And a favorite of mine: "If it ain't broke, we haven't fixed it".
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The obsession to DO something, anything, even if it's rong, can be all consuming when owning an AS.


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Bob,

That clearly explains the problem I started when I started to replace the shrinking window splines on the front rock covers. Still dont have it figured out. And I just spent a whole lot of time replacing the 7 blade plug with a "premium" plug that was a pain to install and I didn't gain anything.

BTW, I'm a certified campfire enjoyer.

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And I just spent a whole lot of time replacing the 7 blade plug with a "premium" plug that was a pain to install and I didn't gain anything.



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You did gain something. You gained the satisfaction of doing a task well, and doing it yourself. And of course if it falls off down the road because you forgot to tighten a couple of screws, you'll have the confidence to make the needed repairs.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:00 AM   #28
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...And right about now, you're probably running out to make sure you tightened the screws...
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