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Old 03-29-2007, 01:36 PM   #1163
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Trailer check-up.

As veteran of several Casini's, I'd forecast you can expect any weather from rain showers to high temps in mid 80's... Average weather is sunny with temps in mid to high 70's... Having missed a couple trips when trailer refused to come out of hibernation on demand, I thought I'd post a "Casini Ranch Check-up Plan for a couple hours on weekend or evening PRIOR to the event, while there's still time to get to a parts store or shop...

1. Open main water tank drain, check levels in holding tanks, close drain valve and refill or flush and refill fresh water tank
2. Check battery fluid levels, add distilled water if needed, plug in to charge
3. If unsure about Propane tanks, remove and weigh/shake/check supply
4. With tanks back, open Propane valves, turn on Leak Detector, test stove burners and propane flow
5. Turn Refrigerator on to 110V, check back in an hour for coldness
6. Turn on water pump, listen for leaky toilet flush valve, check pressure and for leaks (do this when fresh tank has water in it..)
7. Fire up hot water heater after propane running and water in tank, make sure it will eventually start.
8. Check furnace for wasp nests, etc, and test-fire furnace
9. Check for supplies of fresh and holding water filters, chemicals, etc
10. Hook up a hose, and see if "City Water" piping and fittings are OK.
11. Switch refrigerator to propane, and see if it converts and maintains cold.
12. May leave on charger, but shut down propane, water pump, water heater, disconnect city water hose.
13. Test internal and external lighting and fans/vent covers
14. Check tire condition, tread and air pressures. Adjust or react as needed.

I know these won't address possible issues with bearings or brakes, but those are annual kinds of checks.. This list will give you notice if something needs to be addressed that might otherwise cause you to have to book a motel room along the Russian River, or to bring a tent...

The food and Margarita Ball and other life-sustaining fluids are on a separate checklist....
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Old 03-29-2007, 01:45 PM   #1164
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Hi John,

Thnx for the checklist!..always a great thing before a trip to the Coast or anywhere!
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Old 03-29-2007, 02:39 PM   #1165
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Pretty good Paula. Nice job on the new newsletter too. Loved the Moho story!
What newsletter is that?
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Old 03-29-2007, 02:47 PM   #1166
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Hi Guy,

You can check the Airstreamforums.com newsletter at the Our Communtiy, under Airstream in the News for the current issues, and on the monthly newlsetter left hand column link on the portal page.. but here's the April one right here for you!
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:39 PM   #1167
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Too late to crash the party?

Hey Y'all!

Okay, I've got the rally bug & now I'm trying to squeeze my way into the rally. Is there any room for me & my '67 Tradwind 24'?
Or can someone smuggle me in?

I have Open Studios in SF that same weekend, so I didn't sign up, but now I
want do both. If it's too late, there's always the next one...I'll just have to find my own margarita ball in the meantime

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Old 03-29-2007, 07:21 PM   #1168
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Hey Y'all!

Okay, I've got the rally bug & now I'm trying to squeeze my way into the rally. Is there any room for me & my '67 Tradwind 24'?
Or can someone smuggle me in?

I have Open Studios in SF that same weekend, so I didn't sign up, but now I
want do both. If it's too late, there's always the next one...I'll just have to find my own margarita ball in the meantime

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Old 03-29-2007, 08:36 PM   #1169
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John; Thanks for the reminder to do the pre-flight! I got new shoes for the burb today and when I told my tire guy I was gonna try to squeeze another summer out of my 1995 Marathons -He started to squeeze me real hard! So I'll be putting on Carlisle's next week. Only U.S. tire he could get me. So here's a few shots of the things I been sorting out for the Ca'zin'i run. DG.
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:26 PM   #1170
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One more for the Pot luck list

I am glad that someone is prepared for Casini! I.I. the Zin.Captain! (DG)

As I review John's (Condoluminum) list, I realize that I have failed to sign up on the potluck list...decision...decision...
After a couple days of coke withdraw, I am craving for anything infused with that devilish substance...so here we go..."Coke Addict Craved Baked Ham" it is!!! If I feel creative or CUI (Cook Under the Influence), I might invite Captain Morgan in the mix...

Big D, please put me on the list....quick! Before I change my mind...

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Old 03-29-2007, 09:31 PM   #1171
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Looking very spamalicious there, DG--especially those bottom 3 shelves!
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:34 PM   #1172
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MIckey wants to know what you are bringing for the furry 4 four footed critters???
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:36 PM   #1173
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Hi Janet, Great story on the Western Region Women Rally on the Monthly newsletter. It's like I was there when I read it...oh..oh..oh..I was there!!!
So much fun hanging out with you gals...See ya at Casini!

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Old 03-29-2007, 09:40 PM   #1174
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MIckey wants to know what you are bringing for the furry 4 four footed critters???

TT wants to know why Mickey annoy her last post??? She needs to know the exact rendezvous time and place...

Does Mickey and others prefer something live or not? raw or cooked?

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Old 03-30-2007, 12:39 AM   #1175
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DG; My son and I used to really enjoy fried Spam sandwiches when camping. It tasted great when camping but not at home. Every thing good or bad, tastes good camping. And I bet even better with a Zin....or 2.
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Neil, my dad and mom and I ate SPAM in Hawaii, and when we moved to CA we still ate SPAM, and to this day I still love it..we went to Austin MN to the SPAM museum a couple of years ago, and there it was, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, nothing but SPAM, SPAM, SPAM!!!!...it tastes great with noodles, eggs, and misube!
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