Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-09-2011, 11:58 AM   #71
Rivet Master
 
soldiermedic's Avatar
 
Currently Looking...
Florissant , USA
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,083
Quote:
Originally Posted by Melody Ranch View Post
Paul will be missed! However, lets fill in the blanks with our own experience
on our Vintage Airstreams.

A demo on the correct way to live with a Zip Dee awning.

A demo on changing a tire on a dual axle rig. Conversely, a demo on how to find the "real" jack points on your Airstream.

A hands on demo on working with PEX. (We need to find a dealer to give us some materials so we can really work with the tool.)

How to plumb a fresh water system. (This has always had my attention.)

Hands on sealing seams.

Safety.

First Aid kits for the Airstream.

Painting the tongue and bumpers with POR....

Jerbear....your open house visit is no problem.....everyone here is essentially wide open for a visit all the time. You can even get a free meal or a cold one most of the time.

Leak detection and fixes
__________________

__________________
Streaming Soldiers Blog
soldiermedic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 01:05 PM   #72
2 Rivet Member
 
2005 28' Safari
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Melody Ranch View Post
Paul will be missed! However, lets fill in the blanks with our own experience
on our Vintage Airstreams.

A demo on the correct way to live with a Zip Dee awning.

A demo on changing a tire on a dual axle rig. Conversely, a demo on how to find the "real" jack points on your Airstream.

A hands on demo on working with PEX. (We need to find a dealer to give us some materials so we can really work with the tool.)

How to plumb a fresh water system. (This has always had my attention.)

Hands on sealing seams.

Safety.

First Aid kits for the Airstream.

Painting the tongue and bumpers with POR....

Jerbear....your open house visit is no problem.....everyone here is essentially wide open for a visit all the time. You can even get a free meal or a cold one most of the time.
Being a new AS owner and going to our first rally, all of the above would be excellent!
__________________

__________________
PaulAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 01:27 PM   #73
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,822
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by PaulAir View Post
Being a new AS owner and going to our first rally, all of the above would be excellent!
I have a few years of Airstreaming under my belt and I am available at any time if you want to discuss such things as jacking, awning use, hitches, etc. Just look for 9632.

Every new A/S owner especially should attend my Great Ideas seminar. Lots of ideas getting the most from your A/S.

Rich Luhr, editor of Airstream Life magazine just published a book for new A/S owners. I understand that the factory is quite impressed with it and will be selling it in the store. You can find the Airstream Life site on line.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 08:51 PM   #74
3 Rivet Member
 
Okiegent's Avatar
 
1983 31' Excella
Choctaw , Oklahoma
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 156
Images: 14
Sorry for jumping in here. I am looking for a way to find out if anyone at the Texas Vintage Rally would be interested in a Coleman Mach air conditioner. I replaced mine and have the old unit. Is there a proper place to post this message.
__________________
Tom C.
Okiegent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 09:47 AM   #75
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,822
Images: 3
Counting down

The waiting and planning is about over.

In a plane, it is "wheels up", but on an Airstream, I guess it must be "jacks up." Jacks up for us will be at 10 tomorrow morning. With a brief pause to hose off the trailer in Hamilton and grab lunch, we should be in Glen Rose by about 2:30
__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 09:56 AM   #76
Rivet Master
 
Dwight's Avatar
 
1999 34' Excella
Joshua , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 548
Images: 2
And on a Harley, it is "Kick Stands Up".....
__________________
History doesn't repeat itself, people do!
Dwight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2011, 10:20 AM   #77
Rivet Master
 
Bambi_Bandit's Avatar

 
2008 27' International FB
1964 19' Globetrotter
1955 26' Cruiser Overlander
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 604
Images: 12
Ok, on our way for the one night...see you all there.
__________________
Kevin & Prim Li
Bandit the Siberian Husky (RIP) & "G" the Min-Pin (RIP)
Cosmo the Custom 2008 27FB Intl CCD
Maxwell the 1964 Globe Trotter
Name TBD the 1955 Overlander
WBCCI # 6155
AIR # 6155

2nd love - 2006 28' Safari LS
1st love - 2004 19' CCD Bambi
Bambi_Bandit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2011, 05:12 PM   #78
2 Rivet Member
 
Squairstream's Avatar
 
1992 26' Land Yacht
Wickes , Arkansas
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 27
Images: 1
Thanks for a great time . This rally has my vote for the best Region 9 Vintage Rally ever.
__________________
Bob & Dorothy
1992 Land Yacht TT
WBCCI # 4550
Arkansas Razorback Unit
Texas Coastal Plains Unit
Squairstream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2011, 10:44 PM   #79
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,822
Images: 3
All over

We had 70 rigs on site, over 30% of them were vintage.

There were torrential rains Wednesday afternoon when I arrived, but after a long drought, the ground soaked up the standing water really fast. The rest of the weekend was a bit breezy, but sunny and great temperature. It was cool enough at night that the heat pump came on.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2011, 03:30 PM   #80
4 Rivet Member
 
Distantdrummer's Avatar
 
1975 31' Sovereign
Houston , Texas
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 494
Arrow Well Done John

Anxious for more reports.
Hopefully pics and maybe a listing of who attended.
[at least those that are a member here anyway].
Was that 5:2 (new to vintage) ratio about like in years past?
I would have guessed more vintage than 21 out of 70.

Glad yall had the mild weather. My rule of thumb is that from May 15 to October 15 Central, South, & East Texas is hotter n'hell and unfit for many outdoor pleasures.
This year that was about 4 days off to the good.

What was the buzz about which area that repeat attendees liked best regards to this and former vintage rally sites? (Zavalla, Montgomery, San Antonio,) By the way how many attendees were first timers?

Hope someone will put San Marcos or Marble Falls, or Lake Buchannan area on the "see about & consider" list for next year.

Wish I could have been there.
__________________
__________________________
____ d'drummer ____

...aahh..rumm..pu..tum..tummm...
Distantdrummer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2011, 05:29 PM   #81
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,822
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Distantdrummer View Post
This year that was about 4 days off to the good.

What was the buzz about which area that repeat attendees liked best regards to this and former vintage rally sites? (Zavalla, Montgomery, San Antonio,) By the way how many attendees were first timers?

Hope someone will put San Marcos or Marble Falls, or Lake Buchannan area on the "see about & consider" list for next year.

Wish I could have been there.
Our next vintage rally is in October, 2013. The Denver folks will have a rally on the even years and we will have the odd years. October may be the permanent month. It is hard to find a date that does not conflict with other major rallies like Region 9, Chili Cook-Off, etc.

The site for 2013 is the responsibility of the rally chairman for 2013, Fred Hazen. Fred should have the site tied down by July 1 of this year. It is hard to find parks that can take 75 to 100 rigs and have a rally room, places for seminars, and a reasonable cost. Several great sites are out of our cost range.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2011, 06:38 PM   #82
Rivet Master
 
casa3805's Avatar
 
Currently Looking...
Corpus Christi , Texas
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 869
Images: 41
Our first rally ever as fairly new owners and new members of the Texas Highland Lakes Unit. Truly wonderful experience. No idea why we bought the lawn chairs. So much to do we had no time to sit in them!! Here are a few pics, many more on the WBCCI Highland Lakes Unit FB page.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	line of aluminum.jpg
Views:	92
Size:	321.1 KB
ID:	130284   Click image for larger version

Name:	table pups.jpg
Views:	75
Size:	294.2 KB
ID:	130285  

Click image for larger version

Name:	shiny.jpg
Views:	76
Size:	395.1 KB
ID:	130286   Click image for larger version

Name:	squarestream.jpg
Views:	90
Size:	528.6 KB
ID:	130287  

__________________
Chuck & Skye
Rock and Roll Will Never Die!

WBCCI 3805
AIR 54011 Since July 2011
casa3805 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2011, 08:05 PM   #83
Rivet Master
 
Melody Ranch's Avatar
 
1956 22' Flying Cloud
1953 32' Liner
1955 22' Safari
Valley View , Texas
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,960
Images: 78
Send a message via Skype™ to Melody Ranch
more pictures

Some of the Guys around me....
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Bill has the acchor out.JPG
Views:	82
Size:	123.9 KB
ID:	130292   Click image for larger version

Name:	Dianes' Bambi.JPG
Views:	74
Size:	124.0 KB
ID:	130293  

Click image for larger version

Name:	From the Mts. Of Penn..JPG
Views:	78
Size:	128.7 KB
ID:	130294   Click image for larger version

Name:	two alike.JPG
Views:	81
Size:	114.6 KB
ID:	130295  

__________________
"If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted
then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production."
Melody Ranch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2011, 10:55 AM   #84
3 Rivet Member
 
jerbear315's Avatar
 
1966 17' Caravel
College Station , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 132
Images: 22
Vintage Rally Open home-Pictures??

Quote:
Originally Posted by soldiermedic View Post
Leak detection and fixes
This year just didn't work out for us on many levels, we were having furniture delivered friday a.m. and we had to work Thursday, would have driven 4-5 hrs after work, get there late, and have to get up friday a.m. early to catch the main seminar we were interested in. If I had know we could tour other vechicles, we could driven up friday afternoon and start driving back Sunday a.m.! Plus it has been an expensive last two months. It will only get more as work on Sylvia gets underway!

Tom Kaminski has Sylvia and is getting quotes on axles being shipped, and checking the wiring, the floor in bathroom, and getting us estimates on everything we don't want to do. We really wanted to hear the wood working/cabinetry for a/s but as I said; the timing was not in the cards!
Hope someone took lots pictures on the open homes-let me know if someone has some! Need ideas of what to do and what not to do!

Jerri
__________________

__________________
jerbear315 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
rally, texas, vintage


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
2007 Texas State Vintage Rally Pahaska WBCCI Rallies & Events 46 05-09-2013 03:42 PM
Texas Vintage Rally - 2010 Pahaska WBCCI Rallies & Events 165 11-28-2011 07:23 PM
2009 Texas State Vintage Rally Pahaska WBCCI Rallies & Events 273 03-01-2009 08:32 PM
Second Texas Vintage Rally Pahaska Other Rallies & Events 31 02-17-2008 11:21 AM
First Texas State Vintage Rally Pahaska Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 0 12-17-2006 12:47 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:17 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.