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Old 07-25-2014, 12:47 PM   #721
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2 eyebolts attached thru the cabinet for the coffee table and a good nylon bungee cord, ours never move while traveling.

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In the end, this option worked the best for us. We tried the no - slip stuff on the floor, but that didn't help at all. We installed the hooks like in yours, Dave. Now, with a few hundred miles on them and a few stops, the chairs have always been in place when we open the door. Actually, we usually don't even un - hook them when in use!
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Anyone had to locate the fresh water tank sensor? I tried to calibrate the micro pulse system for the fresh tank and it faulted out. The prevalent solution from the separate thread about this problem was that the sensor connector is probably corroded and needs to be cleaned or replaced. Anyone know where this sensor is (and don't say "on the fresh tank! :-)) and how to access it on our bunkhouses?
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Anyone had to locate the fresh water tank sensor? I tried to calibrate the micro pulse system for the fresh tank and it faulted out. The prevalent solution from the separate thread about this problem was that the sensor connector is probably corroded and needs to be cleaned or replaced. Anyone know where this sensor is (and don't say "on the fresh tank! :-)) and how to access it on our bunkhouses?

Send an email to swallace@airstream.com (parts department) with the make and model of your bunkhouse and they will provide you with a drawing of your fresh water tank and the location of your sensor. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I own the same trailer and have replaced sensors in the past. Troy(314)749-9579
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Send an email to swallace@airstream.com (parts department) with the make and model of your bunkhouse and they will provide you with a drawing of your fresh water tank and the location of your sensor. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I own the same trailer and have replaced sensors in the past. Troy(314)749-9579
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:18 AM   #726
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I was not sure what section to put this post in, since it covers hitches, tires and the Bunkhouse.... But all the work was done on a Bunkhouse, so I think it belongs in the Bunkhouse thread!



I was putting off moving up to LT tires... No real excuse and I paid the price..... We live internationally for my job, but I maintain a reserve commission with the USCG, so we visit family and I drill in Miami every 6-8 weeks. The bunkhouse is our home when we come back to 'Merica!!!!. Last trip it was exceptionally hot in FL, and we had the dreaded tread separation... The damage was not as bad as it looked, and North Trail RV in Ft. Myers did a good job replacing the right rear side of the banana wrap. While the old Bunkhouse was down for the count, I thought it was time for some upgrades to get us ready for a month long trip we are leaving for this Friday.



So I started spending money.... New LT tires, Bridgestone Duravis R250 tires mounted on new Sendel S20 aluminum rims (I have a pair on my truck at 75,000 miles still going strong), New Anderson weight distribution hitch, and new Bulldog coupler since the old Atwood coupler was not comparable with the Anderson Hitch.



I had the tires drop shipped to North Trail RV, which they put on with the other repairs. The hitch and new coupler were sent to my in-laws house in Ft. Myers. We arrived into town last week and found a local welder who cut the old Atwood coupler off and installed the new Bulldog, we then added the new Anderson hitch and adjusted her all up. After about 100 miles of towing, the hitch really improved the harsh ride of our Dodge 3500 Cab and Chassis tow vehicle. The tires are a little tight but clear with room to spare. They are clearly more robust (less twisting during turns) and seems to be the perfect match. I will be adding new Axels from Andy at inland RV next year, which should give us some more clearance. The truck had some AC compressor issues (fan clutch failed and killed the AC) but this is to be expected on well loved vehicles (I buy new and keep my stuff forever).



We are all set for our adventure, which like I said we depart for this Friday!!! My wife will be keeping our Blog updated if you care to follow, Leaving The Rut (shameless plug for the Blog).
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Wow !

Glad you got it all fixed up - I'll need to keep up with your blog for sure
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I was not sure what section to put this post in, since it covers hitches, tires and the Bunkhouse.... But all the work was done on a Bunkhouse, so I think it belongs in the Bunkhouse thread!



I was putting off moving up to LT tires... No real excuse and I paid the price..... We live internationally for my job, but I maintain a reserve commission with the USCG, so we visit family and I drill in Miami every 6-8 weeks. The bunkhouse is our home when we come back to 'Merica!!!!. Last trip it was exceptionally hot in FL, and we had the dreaded tread separation... The damage was not as bad as it looked, and North Trail RV in Ft. Myers did a good job replacing the right rear side of the banana wrap. While the old Bunkhouse was down for the count, I thought it was time for some upgrades to get us ready for a month long trip we are leaving for this Friday.



So I started spending money.... New LT tires, Bridgestone Duravis R250 tires mounted on new Sendel S20 aluminum rims (I have a pair on my truck at 75,000 miles still going strong), New Anderson weight distribution hitch, and new Bulldog coupler since the old Atwood coupler was not comparable with the Anderson Hitch.



I had the tires drop shipped to North Trail RV, which they put on with the other repairs. The hitch and new coupler were sent to my in-laws house in Ft. Myers. We arrived into town last week and found a local welder who cut the old Atwood coupler off and installed the new Bulldog, we then added the new Anderson hitch and adjusted her all up. After about 100 miles of towing, the hitch really improved the harsh ride of our Dodge 3500 Cab and Chassis tow vehicle. The tires are a little tight but clear with room to spare. They are clearly more robust (less twisting during turns) and seems to be the perfect match. I will be adding new Axels from Andy at inland RV next year, which should give us some more clearance. The truck had some AC compressor issues (fan clutch failed and killed the AC) but this is to be expected on well loved vehicles (I buy new and keep my stuff forever).



We are all set for our adventure, which like I said we depart for this Friday!!! My wife will be keeping our Blog updated if you care to follow, Leaving The Rut (shameless plug for the Blog).
When I was a kid my dad had the tongue on his Avion replaced with a bulldog. All trailers should come with these, super safe and there is no way they are coming off.

Also wanted to second your experience with the Bridgestone Duravits. I have not had them on a trailer but have had two sets on a 3/4 ton suburban and they wore fantastic. 75k miles easy and wore very consistent.
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When I was a kid my dad had the tongue on his Avion replaced with a bulldog. All trailers should come with these, super safe and there is no way they are coming off.

Also wanted to second your experience with the Bridgestone Duravits. I have not had them on a trailer but have had two sets on a 3/4 ton suburban and they wore fantastic. 75k miles easy and wore very consistent.

Funny, I did not realize the bulldog hitch was such an old design until the welder told me he had been putting these on trailers for over 30 years. I guess there is no need to improve something that works so well.... The nice thing is that there is no in between with the thing, it is on an never coming off, or if it won't close... Period... I agree, they should come with all trailers!
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We are 1 hour out from Disney's Ft. Wilderness. Anyone going to be here this week? We would love to meet up!
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We are 1 hour out from Disney's Ft. Wilderness. Anyone going to be here this week? We would love to meet up!
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We will!! The "bunkhouse with young kids" owners club needs to schedule a rally!
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Hey I'm all about that! We would need really good notice though -


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Ditto, we have to fly from Puerto Rico these days...
Late spring 2015ish?
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Sounds good! We live up north, but like to travel south. Disney isn't our favorite, although fort wilderness is great. I'm planning to do a rally at cedar point next year when the kids are out of school.
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Well - early spring like March or April for a 3 or 4 day weekend is a maybe - I'll need to look at my leave and other plans - that time of year is nice for the panhandle I know

Or if later summer go to the mountains - Georgia - NC - TN or VA

If late summer mountains type trip in say August or September I would swing maybe a week and call it a vacation rally combo - I have 1 week at tybee island planned for late June (20th-27th) already with my family and sister - so leave gets complicated


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By he way last weekend we slept 3 adults and 4 kids comfy - my sister and her two daughters (8 and 11) stayed with us for a 3 day weekend in VA

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How was everyone Labor Day weekend? We camped Fri,Sat,Sun, And stayed till 5pm on Monday at Roaring River State Park near Cassville, Mo. Set a new record for people in our 2005 Bunkhouse. Had 14 people in it. Lol good times. Had a little water coming down the wall. Thinking it was from the vent hood exhaust. Had pretty heavy rain and wind. Anyone else ever has issues with that area? Had our roof re-sealed 2-3 years ago.


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