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Old 06-21-2012, 02:50 PM   #1
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Nice to have items for the Airstream

I was wondering what one's top 5 items, not including generators, would be for their AS. Would it be Direct TV, stabilizers, surge protectors etc.

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Old 06-21-2012, 02:58 PM   #2
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Solar power, small inverter, full awnings, X-chocks, moisture detection meter w/probe.

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Old 06-21-2012, 03:18 PM   #3
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:23 PM   #4
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In order of increasing approximate cost:

* Over-the-door hooks for coats, towels, dog's leash, etc.

* Little baskets with velcro, if you have mouse fur wall covering. Good for storing glasses, note pads, TV remote control, etc., wherever it's convenient.

* Automotive shade screens for windows.

* Extra 5-7 gallon water jug for backup, to add water to the fresh water tank when everyone else got a shower but you.

* Small recirculating fan for inside refrigerator.

* Quiet computer-type fan for outside vent on refrigerator.

* Large commercial entry mat to put just outside the front door; keeps mud, rocks, dirt, etc. from being tracked inside. We also have one inside that can be dragged out and shaken when debris does make it in.

* Marine battery isolator switch.

* FantasticFan, if you don't have one. A second one, if you do.

* Electric tongue jack.

* Mobile broadband

* 16-inch wheels and LT tires.
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:26 PM   #5
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1-5) Wheels, Tires, Coupler, Toilet, Propane.

6) Toilet paper.
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Old 06-21-2012, 04:10 PM   #6
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Tool kit with spare fuses, light bulbs etc.

Extra water.

Extra wood blocks for stabilizers.

Lawn chair.

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Old 06-21-2012, 04:14 PM   #7
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Old 06-21-2012, 04:18 PM   #8
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Winning Lottery Ticket to fund larger AS purchase and eary retirement.

After that.... who cares about the other 4, but:

Direct TV set up

Solar panels with all the needed rework

Pano windows on our Safari (See item 1)

Bigger bed with no rounded corners (See item 1)
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:09 PM   #9
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a clock with no hands

an ice-cube maker that never needs filling

an alarm that never rings

a calendar full of blank pages

a compass with no pointer

a sock drawer full of flip-flops
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:27 PM   #10
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1. Really, Really comfortable reclining chair for outside.
2. COLD BEER No demestic, only the $9 and above imports for me.
3. Baby sitter or something to entertain the kids for a few hours. bucket and
water sometimes works wonders.
4. Stuff for making smores
5. camp fire
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:36 AM   #11
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Surge protector was # 1.
Longer (and more substantial) sewer hose
High cap inverter (already have gen)
12 VDC fan
Happy wife! (= lots of good food and company)
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:03 AM   #12
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I was wondering what one's top 5 items, not including generators, would be for their AS. Would it be Direct TV, stabilizers, surge protectors etc.

Thanks

John
Tow vehicle (won't get far w/o)
Coffee Press
Cell phone antenna and booster
Water thief
Cork screw
Folding chairs

And... If you have $150 bucks burning a hole in your pocket, get a Fire Dancer. While it's not mandatory, this little thing is the single most used add-on we have. Used twice each day and facilitates all kinds of fun
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:27 AM   #13
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After checking Google, it looks like those fire dancers are $150 each. Is one enough? Also, do you recommend the Hawaiian or Samoan dancers?

La Fiamma Entertainment Hula - Fire Dancer - Phoenix

http://www.hawaiianentertainers.com/
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:17 AM   #14
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Here is a second vote for a big roof mounted solar panel. No noise, no fumes, no heavy lifting, no expense after initial purchase.
Might want a 12 volt led TV with that.
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