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Old 12-07-2014, 09:21 PM   #57
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Andy, Thank you for your comments and also thank you for all of your posts on Airforum and for taking my phone call last week and spending some time with me discussing back up cameras

Bob
I love to help owners, to better enjoy their Airstream and Airstreaming.

The in's and out's along with do's and dont's, is what it's mostly all about.

Was nice chatting with you as well.

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Old 12-07-2014, 11:10 PM   #58
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Approaching AS towing like flying an airplane, with checklists, 'flight' plans and the like is a good idea. How about publishing the 4 page checklist? Please?


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Its new so its not perfect but add what you want to it.... Its an OCD pilot thing, I love my check lists.
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Old 12-08-2014, 01:37 AM   #59
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Gee whiz..,.. Taking a driving course at a truck driving school.... One of the very best ideas I have seen on this forum. And I promise to post my checklist at some point, but old people who have CRS Disease struggle some days😅


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Old 12-08-2014, 05:47 AM   #60
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Departure Check List

This is what I use to assist in my attempt to not forget anything. I use this as a guideline, modifying it as needed. Usually I print the list, and check off my packing.

CHECKLIST AIRSTREAM
PAGE 1 of 4

MAINTENANCE: Sanitize Water System, yearly
Flush Gray/Black Holding tanks
Battery Electrolyte Level
Torque Wheel Nuts
Propane Check
Tire Pressure Check
Fresh Water Tank Fill
Refrigerator ON
GFIC Receptacle Check
TV Antenna Booster OFF
LP Gas Detector Test?


WALK THROUGH SUPPLIES CHECK
Toilet Paper Laundry Soap Kitchen Soap
Bath Soap Water Energy Drink
Coffee Food in Freezer, Refrigerator
Computer, Mouse, iPAD , GPS Units
CHECK Supply List below.*

CLOTHES Underwear, socks, shoes, boots, jeans, slacks, dress shirts,
T-shirts, hats, sandals, warm and cold jackets, pajamas, bed linen check.
PHOTO GEAR Bodies, Lenses, Support Gear, Lighting, Accessories TBD

DODGE PREP Tire Pressures
Engine Oil level
Engine Coolant level
Windshield Washer Fluid Check
Mirrors adjusted for towing
Windshield washed



PRE-DEPARTURE CHECK AIRSTREAM
PAGE 2 of 4

SUPPLIES: Current Maps
Cash On Hand ($2000)
Reservations and Itinerary
Sunglasses,etc.
White water hose, 5/8 in. high pressure, tasteless,
odorless, non-toxic, (2 25-ft. sections)
Y connection -- water hose.
Black water flush hose4. Drain cap with hose drain.
Holding tank cleaner and deodorizer.
Power cord adapter, 30-amp capacity.
50 ft. electric cord, 12-3 wire, 30-amp capacity.
25 ft. electric cord, 10-3, 30-amp capacity.
Wood leveling blocks
Wheel chocks.
Cross-type lug wrench and a torque wrench.
Quality tire gauge.
Emergency road warning triangle.

LATE ITMES ID, Driver’s License, Passport
Computer w’ Hot Spot
iPad and iPods (2)
Coffee or Energy Drink

GENERATOR Oil check
Fuel check



PRE-DEPARTURE CHECK AIRSTREAM
PAGE 3 of 4

FINAL DEPARTURE CHECK

BEDROOM A/C OFF
Windows, side and bed, CLOSED
Overhead Cabinet, Closet doors CLOSED
Foldette door SECURE
SHOWER Vent CLOSED
Light OFF

BATHROOM Lid CLOSED
Water heater OFF
Cabinets, Mirror, SECURE
Ceiling vent CLOSED
Bathroom door CLOSED
HALL
Skylight shades CLOSED
Refrigerator Door CLOSED
Clothes SECURE
Closet Doors CLOSED
Foldette door SECURE

GALLEY Overhead Cabinet, Lower cabinets doors CLOSED
Stove top CLOSED
Knives to drawer
Espresso Maker/Grinder SECURE
Water Pump OFF
Skylight Shades CLOSED

LIVING ROOM Loungers SECURE
Stereo, TV, Antenna Booster OFF
Tables, Main, front, FOLDED
Fantastic Fan CLOSED
Power Awning CLOSED
Interior Lights Off

SHADES THROUGHOUT.... CLOSED

ALL LOOSE OBJECTS.....SECURED




PRE-DEPARTURE CHECK AIRSTREAM
PAGE 4 of 4

EXTERIOR Awnings RETRACTED
Stove vent SECURE
Disconnect Shore Power Cable and STOW
Water/Sewer hoses STOW
Stabilizer Jacks UP
Grease ball, trunnion points - lower rear, upper forward

Main Door CLOSED AND DOUBLE LOCKED
Steps - RETRACT




TRUCK/TRAILER Connect Tow Vehicle hitch
Main Ball
Safety Chains
Power Plug
Safety Wire
Hitch jack FULLY RETRACT
Wheel Chocks - STORE
WALK AROUND CHECK-HIGH & LOW
Pull forward-Store Leveling Blocks
Check for left items


EXIT GARAGE

Final Walk Around Inspection
Navigation ON
Navigation RESET ALL FUNCTIONS BOTH GPS
Radio ON
Security set for house
Depart, check brakes on trailer


REV: 12.08.14
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