Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-09-2005, 11:39 AM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
64 Lawncondo's Avatar
 
1964 19' Globetrotter
Bend , Oregon
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 64
Images: 13
Exterior Door Knob??? Neighbors overspray?

The door knob on our 64 GT has been replaced with an ugly bronze interior knob with white caulking all around it. The keyed lock is below and it is ok.
What replacement door knobs are out there that would look right ????

also...neighbor spray painted his fence on a gusty day and oversprayed on our GT body and windows!!!! Advice on what to clean it off with. I think it was a stain as it is thin blotches of spray. Help! The same house trimed a tree and put a hugh dent in the rear (rounded) corner, as well as scratches.
I guess its time to move...
__________________

__________________
64 Lawncondo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2005, 12:49 PM   #2
Remember Burma Shave!
 
driftwood's Avatar
 
2006 19' Safari
2000 25' Safari
1985 25' Sovereign
Fort Myers , SW.Florida
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 510
Images: 35
Rivet Dangerous location!

Try Mineral Spirits.

Have them put in an insurance claim in on their liability (home owners) policy.
__________________

__________________
NORM #3305

"... there is nothing you can't fix yourself ...
... if you're handy ...
... with a check book! ..."
driftwood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2005, 10:29 AM   #3
2 Rivet Member
 
Queen Creek , Arizona
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 21
Images: 3
Yeah, you should file a damage claim with their insurance company. Get a couple Airstream dealers to give you estimates for the dent repair. Then take it to a couple body shops and get some estimates for the paint/stain overspray removal.

Even if you do the work yourself, they are obligated to pay you a fair amount based on multiple estimates of the going rate from professional repair shop facilities.

Steve
__________________

Steve Jones
'58 Overlander

I have a whole trailer full of OEM parts to sell.
s-mcycles.com/airstream for tons of pics and info

S&M Cycles
Queen Creek, AZ 85242
602-321-0421
Cornfred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2005, 10:37 AM   #4
Rivet Master
 
InsideOut's Avatar

 
1956 22' Safari
Vintage Kin Owner
Conifer/Evergreen , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 11,793
Images: 108
Quote:
Originally Posted by 64 Lawncondo
The door knob on our 64 GT has been replaced with an ugly bronze interior knob with white caulking all around it. The keyed lock is below and it is ok.
What replacement door knobs are out there that would look right ????
We replaced ours with a 'Plymoth' style knob from Schlega. It's most likely not going to be available at HomeDepot...but it can be special ordered from a lock shop.

Here's a link to an earlier thread with the details of ours, post #13

You can't tell from the pictures, but it is a smaller, flater knob than most and doesn't stick out to far to bang into the side of the trailer when opened 180-degrees. We are very pleased with it.

Shari
__________________
Vintage Airstream Club - Past President 2007/2008
WBCCI #1824 - DenCO Unit Past President (2005)
AIR #30 - Join Date: 2-25-2002

RMVAC | WBCCI DenCO Unit | Sisters on the Fly | Tin Can Tourists
BIRDY - our 1956 Safari | 1964 Serro Scotty
InsideOut 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
We're looking to buy an airstream from neighbors..... claras Off Topic Forum 2 05-16-2005 08:21 PM
Unreasonable Neighbors Taking Pictures! swebster Airstream Motorhome Forums 59 12-22-2004 09:32 PM
July Travels - 1963 Grady White 1960 - 1964 Globetrotter 4 02-09-2004 11:49 PM
"THE" Letter !!!-Zoning violations discussions airstreamcaravel Title, VIN & Registration 108 01-06-2004 08:41 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:08 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.