Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-21-2007, 08:45 PM   #617
Site Team
 
azflycaster's Avatar
 
1975 25' Tradewind
Dewey , Arizona
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 12,127
Images: 62
Blog Entries: 1
Jerry ~ Thanks for putting up the link to the photos.
__________________

__________________

Richard

Wally Byam Airstream Club 7513
azflycaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2007, 09:28 PM   #618
Rivet Master
 
Ken J's Avatar
 
1956 22' Flying Cloud
Durango , Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: 1975 25' Tradewind
Posts: 3,363
Images: 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Airstream25
Links to photos by Cottonwood attendees are at;
Four Corners Airstream Camping Unit

Time to start thinking about more rallies!

We should think about and maintenance, repair and polish rally.......

Ken J.
__________________

__________________
1956 Flying Cloud
Founder :
Four Corners Unit
Albuquerque National Balloon Fiesta
Rally
Vintage Trailer Academy - Formerly the original
restoration rally
Ken J is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2007, 10:59 PM   #619
Rivet Master
 
Zeppelinium's Avatar

 
1975 31' Sovereign
1973 27' Overlander
1977 23' Safari
Palmer Lake , Colorado
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 3,908
Send a message via Skype™ to Zeppelinium
Yes! But remember, polishing rallies have to be about a week long or you wouldn't see any progress (unless we got Mr Bond to help). Who's going to volunteer to bring the new Dexter axle and demo how to put it on my Overlander?

Zep
Zeppelinium is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 01:25 AM   #620
4 Rivet Member
 
Motoman's Avatar
 
2005 25' International CCD
1960 18' "Footer"
1959 26' Overlander
Riverside , California
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 334
Images: 3
Richard and Jan, great rally. Sorry we didn't email last night but Gail and I got home about 5 PM. We highly recommend the Verde Valley Railroad and Tuzigoot to future rally goers at Dead Horse Ranch. Temperatures cooled quickly on Mondaywith the rain in the afternoon while we visited Jerome. Made the mistake of leaving the furnace on while we were gone. Battery was at 12.3 volts when we returned but no problems through the night. Bob and Diane stopped in to visit through early evening. Tuesday morning brought cloudy skies but no rain. We decided to drive up the hill to Jerome and head home through Prescott; beautiful scenery with the 3 or 4 inches of fresh snow above 5000 feet. The Peep saw us through roads that were wet to drying but no ice. By Yarnell the temperatures were rising above 60 with clear skies. We are looking forward to the October Balloon Fest and will check out a couple of Mojave Desert group sites in eastern CA for future rally alternatives.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1st_FCU0001_2.JPG
Views:	56
Size:	335.1 KB
ID:	32866   Click image for larger version

Name:	1st_FCU0002_2.JPG
Views:	52
Size:	421.3 KB
ID:	32867  

__________________
Don (KD6UVT) & Gail Williams

What do you want to be in life, a spectator or a participant?

SNU #157
FCU #004
Motoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 01:36 AM   #621
Rivet Master
 
1989 34.5' Airstream 345
Silverton , Colorado
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2,101
Hello All,
Have arrived in Tucsoon, not soon enough...spent the night in Oasis' front yard, and arose to the sound of the air compressor pumping up the pressure(a familiar, distinctive, yet comforting sound0...visited our '68 Overlander(on consignment), toured a few antique stores, and then returned to pick up a MH that doesn't require sign language to converse in the front seats at 55 mph(replaced the window gaskets) and a middle roof vent that no longer funnels water in(Fantastic vent)...THANKS TO RICK...
good folks...saw a familiar trailer there...almost as though we had just seen it...uhm...last week...
Thanks to Richard and Jan...GREAT WAY TO START OFF A UNIT!!! ...and thanks to everyone else-we felt quite comfortable,despite our "MH" status, and enjoyed meeting everyone, period. That fellow with the peeps seemed to be worried about offending us, but maybe it was just the flamingos. We had one peep go AWOL, but we stopped at a Kohl"s in Phoenix and restored the ranks and actually added to the rerserve. Kevin, you are larger than life, and possibly almost as large as the movement you have generated, but your hat size is still less than '9', and you are not yet 8 feet tall...live longer and prosper morer...
we were the last to leave...we'll post pics as soon as I can get back into my regular routine of late-rising, leisurely antiquing, serious grilling, even more serious hot-tubbing, and ambivalent sleeping...may the peeps be with you.............m&t
__________________
Michael & Tracy
1989 345 Motorhome
CHARTER MEMBERS: FOUR CORNERS UNIT, AND PROUD OF IT!!!
We live for the moment, 'cause when you get there, it's gone...
ScrapIrony-2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 08:10 PM   #622
Rivet Master
 
2005 25' International CCD
1954 22' Flying Cloud
1957 22' Flying Cloud
Simi Valley , California
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,251
Images: 2
That's It...

ok, i've had it...

i've waited long enough...

ur killing me... so i'll post the pics...

this large animal on the roof was only steps away from Dead Horse...

gee's...

i've been waiting... it was a "give me"... now i'm giving it to you (the pic, not the rash).

kevbo
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	elk on roof 01.jpg
Views:	57
Size:	42.8 KB
ID:	32913   Click image for larger version

Name:	elk on roof 02.jpg
Views:	59
Size:	40.6 KB
ID:	32914  

__________________
Kevbo10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 08:22 PM   #623
2 Rivet Member
 
skyvalley's Avatar
 
2006 25' Safari
Desert Hot Springs , California
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 83
Richard and Jan and All,
Thanks for a Grand Rally.

Jan the silver paperclip from your generous welcome package will always be a part of our AS equipment, no matter what friend Richard says.

We have been reviewing the posted pictures of the Rally and they are Great. We are having some difficulty feeding the film from our Brownie Box camera into the computer, (did we miss a generation or something?) so we will just have to be satisfied looking at all of yours.

I must have dozed off for a couple of seconds somewhere and missed the business meeting.

Thank you Jan for Joan's birthday cake..She was surprised and impressed.

Kevbo, your peeps was an idea of great importance. Now there are two celebrated horsemen associated with Simi Valley, one has a library and the other has peeps.

What a fine group of folks we met at the 4CU Rally.

John and Joan Bishop
__________________
skyvalley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2007, 06:28 PM   #624
3 Rivet Member
 
GoldFever's Avatar
 
2007 23' International CCD
Hemet , California
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 106
Images: 2
Great to have so many ASs in one place!!!

Richard, Jan, Brad and all the rest who put this together: What a great "get together" of like-minded (w/possible exception of...no, even KB was way too cool) people.
Susan and I had a great time even though we arrived late (2:30 CA time) Saturday. But we stayed late, too (Monday mid-morning).
Everyone we met became friends and we look forward to crossing paths again with all of you fine people. I'm going to suggest to those nearby that we do a desert trip soon....before the heat starts, of course!!
I've dry-camped just outside the entrance to Joshua Tree Nat. Park, south entrance, many times. And it's free!! I plan on sometime in late March on a weekend, driving out Friday night after work (1.42 hours) and leaving Sunday afternoon before sunset.
I'll suggest to the AZ people that we might want to camp near Quartzite sometime in the future as that would be about a midpoint for AZ people (but not for CO or NM).
We're heading for Washington state and the Columbia River Gorge and other places at the beginning of our summer so if you're thinking that area might be good then, then ???
Again, Cottonwood was a great place to go to and we're planning on the same next year. We also had the "great luck" of experiencing the most incredible rainstorm on our way home. Had us parked off the I17 for about 3 hours hunkered down waiting for it to stop (so I could do some gold hunting). It didn't so we drove over to Quartzite to get out of the rain, boom, boom, boom...the ants go marching....

I got pics of peeps doing all sorts of things. Will have to try downloading some soon.
Our $ is in the mail...............
See ya
__________________
Gary & Susan Norgan
2007 International 23ft Ocean Breeze
Hemet, CA
"The key to flexibility is indecision"
GoldFever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 06:19 PM   #625
Rivet Master
 
Airstream25's Avatar
 
1995 25' Excella
1961 26' Overlander
1982 34' Limited
Albuquerque , New Mexico
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 737
Images: 21
Send a message via Skype™ to Airstream25
FCU Member Introductions

We have had some new people join the FCU recently, welcome aboard.
You may also request to join our private forum here. From the main "Portal" page, just click on the link for "WBCCI Unit Forums" in the list of links on the left side of the page and click to request to join this private forum

After you have been admitted, the next time you visit the main "Forums" page, you will see the "Four Corners Unit Private Club Forum" as the top item in the list.

One of the threads in the private forum is "FCU Member Introductions"
Please add your own information there.
__________________
Airstream25
KE5CKG on 2 meters
AIR #10274
Airstream25 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 08:54 PM   #626
2 Rivet Member
 
skyvalley's Avatar
 
2006 25' Safari
Desert Hot Springs , California
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 83
A Small Desert Rally

Gary and Don,

Of course we live in the "Desert", but a small desert rally should be a good thing. We could check out places that are suggested and make a report. There are feed stores close by. A number of AS folks are within easy driving distance.
John and Joan
__________________
skyvalley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 09:02 PM   #627
Rivet Master
 
Airstream25's Avatar
 
1995 25' Excella
1961 26' Overlander
1982 34' Limited
Albuquerque , New Mexico
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 737
Images: 21
Send a message via Skype™ to Airstream25
desert rally should be a good thing

The more rallies the better in my opinion. All kinds of rallies, then people can pick and chose those that appeal.

Quote:
Originally Posted by skyvalley
Gary and Don,
Of course we live in the "Desert", but a small desert rally should be a good thing. We could check out places that are suggested and make a report. There are feed stores close by. A number of AS folks are within easy driving distance.
John and Joan
__________________
Airstream25
KE5CKG on 2 meters
AIR #10274
Airstream25 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 09:09 PM   #628
Rivet Master
 
2005 25' International CCD
1954 22' Flying Cloud
1957 22' Flying Cloud
Simi Valley , California
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,251
Images: 2
Feed Stores...

Quote:
Originally Posted by skyvalley
Gary and Don,

Of course we live in the "Desert", but a small desert rally should be a good thing. We could check out places that are suggested and make a report. There are feed stores close by. A number of AS folks are within easy driving distance. John and Joan
mr. n ms. big valley,

i love WBCCI rally activities... everyone complains. not me...

free time to do research;

such as, but not limited to:

gun stores
feed stores (perfect if FFA supporters)
hardware stores

or

dive cowboy bars
saloons

or

cat housing / K9 housing

k.
__________________
Kevbo10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 10:05 PM   #629
4 Rivet Member
 
AZstreamin's Avatar
 
2005 30' Safari
Chandler , Arizona
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 497
Images: 4
goin' down the road.....feelin'...goin' down the road...

Kev shares some good points of interest...if I may add to the list.. I'd also recommend good taco stands...

there are many....to fill the belly on your way to the next feed store, local bar or rally................. that's got me thinkin'... maybe we should start a…best of…. regional thread for all of you fellow Airstream travelers....... the best of…. places to eat, drink (piss off the locals) get feed for your crew, whatever your towin’.......the titles on the best of list are up to you...... another thread another day.....

where was i going with this.....

oh, the taco stand, if you are on your way to the

next rally April Fools- Tucson, AZ


You must do yourself a favor and stop at

El Guero Canelo

5201 S 12th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706View Map
(520) 295-9005


Best Mexican hot dogs, the tacos are to die for, and you know it's good… every cop in Tucson eats there weekly.


See you down the road,



__________________
AZstreamin
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."- Mark Twain








AZstreamin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 10:14 PM   #630
3 Rivet Member
 
GoldFever's Avatar
 
2007 23' International CCD
Hemet , California
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 106
Images: 2
Did I mention "Hole in the Wall"????
No I did not. It's the name of one campground, easy to get to, near Mitchell's Cavern in the Providence Mountains State Rec area...west of Needles and off, and north of, the I40.

No dive bars that I know of although there might be something at either Essex, Fenner, or Goffs (check your stinkin maps; they're there).

Temps are always cooler than the surrounding valleys, even in the summer!! It got real cold and snowed one time when I took the family there during April.

There are lots of hikes and deep canyons around there. And then there's the Caverns to go and see. The campground sites are spread out and I would suspect not full most of the year.

We might want to do this in April....

Then there's Bishop, CA. I know there is at least one feed store with a big plastic cow on the roof that Kevin might become attached to...there's Mule Days I think in the spring??? Have to check this out.
Bishop is a real cowboy/cowgirl town, too. And there are endless cb bars to keep the "beer at breakfast" happy. Oh, there's also great fishing in the area. Of course, there's Taboose Creek campground in the trees next to a babbling (lots of that going on at Cottonwood) brook with planted trout. I've fished from the doorway of the Airstream before.

later
__________________

__________________
Gary & Susan Norgan
2007 International 23ft Ocean Breeze
Hemet, CA
"The key to flexibility is indecision"
GoldFever is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Eastern North Carolina Unit WBCCI white1949 WBCCI Rallies & Events 16 10-29-2004 08:11 AM
ENCU - Dogwood Festival Rally grogan WBCCI Rallies & Events 2 04-14-2004 10:57 AM
The perfect WBCCI Rally thenewkid64 Our Community 5 10-22-2002 09:54 PM
Next Classic Airstream Motorhome Rally winner WBCCI Rallies & Events 38 04-24-2002 12:22 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

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