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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-30-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,301
Posted By Janets Husband
Not under bed

Airstream has made many mistakes in building trailers in the past. If they placed furnaces under a bed that is a big one. Personally of the hundreds of Airstreams I have seen I've never seen a...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-29-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,301
Posted By Janets Husband
Furnce

I would not put a furnace under a bunk. My 64 Overlander and my 77 Minuet has the furnace under the oven in the kitchen. I would not recommend the sleeping compartment. Modern furnaces are very...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-16-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Janets Husband
'64 Overlander Rebuild

I am embarking on my new project, a 1964 26' Overlander rebuild.
Pictures to follow.
My first question is: Does anyone know if the species of Oak on the cabinets is Red or White Oak? My guess is...
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-14-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,990
Posted By Janets Husband
Jeff they are Rhoads brand, in the freezer...

Jeff they are Rhoads brand, in the freezer section. It'll be good to see you again.

Gary
Forum: Refrigerators 10-20-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Janets Husband
Freon? you'll have to figure that one out. I...

Freon? you'll have to figure that one out.
I doubt you could still get freon that would work in that old of a refer.
Was this a park model trailer? 120vac only wouldn't be of much use on the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-18-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Janets Husband
Try this

I can not find a capacitor on any Suburban schematic I have found. If the cap is wired across the motor it is a bypass capacitor and it is used for filtering noise, keeping it from the DC supply. ...
Forum: On The Road... 08-08-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,339
Posted By Janets Husband
Watch out for the other Guy

I have studied many of these accidents in class. Accident Reconstruction. Some of these were staged for investigators to reconstruct the incident from eye witness reports and measurements. It is...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-12-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,564
Posted By Janets Husband
Sikflex is correct for the right dealing a...

Sikflex is correct for the right dealing a specific job. It is not best for all jobs. Acryl-R is good for seem sealing from the outside. Use it when it is warm and the metal is warm it helps with...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-08-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,677
Posted By Janets Husband
Now it's open

Well all just talked with the powers that be and got the thread opened for posting.

I just wanted to say KITES, please bring your kites for a big kite fly off.
I'm sure the Boccie group will be...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-02-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 42,492
Posted By Janets Husband
Like to come

Janet and I would like to make our yearly journey South and visit you all.
Please put us on the waiting list.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-14-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Janets Husband
Hello Minnesota and Wisconsin

Hello Minnesota and Wisconsin.
I can't find any rallies in your area, and was wondering if someone might be planning one.
Is there anything going on this summer?
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-05-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,126
Posted By Janets Husband
Cool Cloudy & Dry So Far

Well Don, sitting around the fire dancer coffee in hand
it's a terrible life. I guess we'll see you at Area 33.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-05-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 47,118
Posted By Janets Husband
We started really early. We're here now. ...

We started really early.
We're here now. Lots of room beautiful place.
April might look pretty good.
:innocent:
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-29-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By Janets Husband
I take it you are talking about exhaust...

I take it you are talking about exhaust manifolds.
I would not use stainless for that purpose, too problematic for leaks. The problem is stainless has a expansion coefficient that is not...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-15-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By Janets Husband
The gaskets do deteriorate after a while and...

The gaskets do deteriorate after a while and leak. They are available precut or you can make your own. I would just buy them, much easier.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-14-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,949
Posted By Janets Husband
Yep! Jim we're in. Be there the 17th and...

Yep!
Jim we're in.
Be there the 17th and we'll leave when we're damn good and ready.
This is the start of a 4 week vacation, sort of retirement on training wheels.
:king:
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 08-14-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By Janets Husband
Best bet, have the cash in hand. Second best...

Best bet, have the cash in hand. Second best have a deposit to hold the purchase. The seller only has to transfer title upon payment, everything else is sellers choice.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 07-07-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,313
Posted By Janets Husband
It's the same Rock Guard as the one that goes on...

It's the same Rock Guard as the one that goes on the Silver trailers.
Three piece about $700 plus installation if you need it.
You can buy them from a dealer, or Airstream parts store.
Forum: Floor Finishes 07-07-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,960
Posted By Janets Husband
The whole idea of putting in a sub-floor is that...

The whole idea of putting in a sub-floor is that you end up with a smooth surface that will not telegraph dents and dings through the sheet goods. If your floor is in good shape go for it. If you...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 06-16-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Janets Husband
The old Armstrong units were attached with about...

The old Armstrong units were attached with about 30 screws in a square that was about 20"x20". I got rid of the AC and replaced it with a fantastic fan. I found that covering the screw holes with a...
Forum: Axles 05-21-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Janets Husband
Pull the trailer for 5 or so miles, park on level...

Pull the trailer for 5 or so miles, park on level ground. Perform a visual. I'm sure you'll find it is OK. Just parking for less the 20 years is not going to damage your axle.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-15-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,213
Posted By Janets Husband
Raymond I'm unsure why you would put the...

Raymond

I'm unsure why you would put the guts from a NT30 into a NT22 case.
You should shim the unit to fit your outlet/inlet fitting on the trailer wall. That is what is important. I would...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-14-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By Janets Husband
To Patch or Not to Patch

Patching tanks has always been a sore spot with me. ABS by nature is relatively brittle material and with age it gets even more brittle.
The flexing a tank goes through when traveling will cause...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-10-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,952
Posted By Janets Husband
2 weeks left

This is a reminder for all of you, You have 2 weeks left to get your trailer out of mothballs before the rally. Some of us have already camped in the snow this year and are ready to go.
Please...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-10-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By Janets Husband
Well no one has said it yet, so I will. Do Not...

Well no one has said it yet, so I will. Do Not Remove the Skin. Access from the outside it not needed. Pull the handle and cover plate, it is tight but most valves can be pulled that way. If you...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-02-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 22,963
Posted By Janets Husband
Is it worth $2500, in a real raw sense probably...

Is it worth $2500, in a real raw sense probably not. Don't think you could get $2500 for scrap value.
Is it worth $2500? You have to answer that one. Can you see yourself pulling up to your...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 04-30-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,404
Posted By Janets Husband
Chuck you don't need to pull the tank to replace...

Chuck you don't need to pull the tank to replace or repair the dump valve.
Don't do it, way, way too much work.
Drop the rear part of the belly pan. I cut across the pan at the height break in...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 04-30-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,645
Posted By Janets Husband
Yea, according to most state laws dropping liquid...

Yea, according to most state laws dropping liquid onto the highway is illegal. However, it is rarely enforced, but can be with great expense.
I believe your rig holds 35 gal. of Grey water? Wow! ...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-27-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,476
Posted By Janets Husband
I was able to use a length of All-Thread for a...

I was able to use a length of All-Thread for a new rod. I like it because it is mild steel and less prone to snap without warning. It should stretch before it breaks. It also allows you to use...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-27-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,279
Posted By Janets Husband
Help

I have seen these types of attacks before, but not on the forums. Not that it can't happen. One often seen attack is a pop up saying you have a virus and need help to get rid of it.
Do not try and...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-26-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By Janets Husband
The toilet that fits is a Sealand 110 made by...

The toilet that fits is a Sealand 110 made by Dometic, you will need the low model. You will need to shift the mounting flange and the whole job took me less than an hour.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-16-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,610
Posted By Janets Husband
To All Concerned

Chris is on the road. Janet and me will be heading out in 15 minutes. Should see everyone there about 2-3pm.
It's not too late. The weather is going to be Mostly Sunny and the temp. around 60 to...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-05-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Janets Husband
Mark Welcome to the Forum. Can't help...

Mark

Welcome to the Forum.
Can't help you without more information as to your trouble. What model and size? Can you get some pictures of the problem, include outside and inside pictures of...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 04-04-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 76,954
Posted By Janets Husband
Metal reactivity

Take a look at this list. The closer the better. The reactivity of the metals decreases the closer they are in the list.

Metal reactions list
--------------------------------------------...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-01-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,610
Posted By Janets Husband
Mental Health

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...AHHHHHHHHHHHH....AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH....
I'm going CRAZY! I need to get out before I go out of my mind.
I NEED TO CAMP, get out of my way and no one will get hurt.
Yes master, I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-01-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Janets Husband
Back at it.

˙˙ʇı oʇ ʞɔɐq ʇǝƃ oʇ spǝǝu puɐ ʎʞuɐɹɔ uɐǝɯ sı ɐlıǝɥs ǝɥʇ
˙snssıɯ ǝɥʇ ƃuıuuɐqun ɟo ʞuıɥʇ ɐʎ ɐppɐɥʍ
ǝʇɐɯ ʎǝɥ
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-01-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Janets Husband
Yes, there should be top and bottom rails for the...

Yes, there should be top and bottom rails for the tambour door.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-24-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Janets Husband
It is not a good idea to run your trailer without...

It is not a good idea to run your trailer without a battery. The Intellipower is made to charge a battery. Yes, you can run your DC system from the charger but it will not be able to regulate the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-24-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,610
Posted By Janets Husband
I know the feeling, just finished...

I know the feeling, just finished Turbo-Tax-Me-to-Death for 2008 tonight. Boy wish I could use that money on the trailer. I could Gold Plate it for what we paid in taxes. Oh Well....
I can't wait...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-20-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By Janets Husband
The unit will come off the top in one piece. No...

The unit will come off the top in one piece. No need to cut any coolant lines. I removed ours and replaced it with a Fantastic Fan. We haven't missed the old A/C at all.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-20-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,202
Posted By Janets Husband
Lots of luck on any kind of discount on the Rivet...

Lots of luck on any kind of discount on the Rivet Shaver. I paid about $200 a few years ago.
Olympic Rivet Dresser HS310-5B Rivet dresser for the Airstream Olympic Rivet HS310-5B [HS310-5B] -...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-05-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Janets Husband
Don't know where to get that style, but it looks...

Don't know where to get that style, but it looks shot. Here is a good replacement for your plug setup.

Battery Cable Quick-Disconnect Plugs and Handles...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-02-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By Janets Husband
This is an extension of the gate rod. It is as...

This is an extension of the gate rod. It is as designed. They are made so that you can add any length necessary for operation. Yes they do come lose I would recommend using "Blue Loctight" to keep...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-15-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,454
Posted By Janets Husband
To be honest I am very partial to Lacquer. If...

To be honest I am very partial to Lacquer.
If you are looking for a mellow golden aging of a finish, you should look to something like a cellulose lacquer.
If you would like to see what it looks...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-07-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,258
Posted By Janets Husband
I believe it was in 2007 that ULSD was mandated....

I believe it was in 2007 that ULSD was mandated. You cannot buy anything but ULSD for on the road use.
A good additive makes me feel good, but I'm not sure it is needed with every tank. The...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-07-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,454
Posted By Janets Husband
Deft Brushing Lacquer. Been using it for 30+...

Deft Brushing Lacquer.
Been using it for 30+ years and I Love it.
Penetrates, drys quick, good solid finish. Repairs easily, clean your wax off and the new coat will melt the old finish and your...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-03-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,910
Posted By Janets Husband
To add to the method of testing for a battery...

To add to the method of testing for a battery drain.
You will need a multi-meter that will test current up to 5 amps.
To get ready turn every thing off and disconnect shore power.

Set up your...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 01-31-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By Janets Husband
I maintain generators at our microwave radio...

I maintain generators at our microwave radio stations.
They are exercised every week for one hour under load. The load test is used to test the transfer function of the transfer switch and to test...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-13-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By Janets Husband
The simple answer - No There are a few reasons...

The simple answer - No
There are a few reasons why. The tank is not plumbed for Grey water: No proper Inlet, outlet or vent.
There are many people who have successfully installed proper grey...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-12-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,151
Posted By Janets Husband
Good question. I don't know for sure but I would...

Good question. I don't know for sure but I would think that you could get a 4" heater duct from your local heating and cooling supply house, maybe Lowes, or Home Depot.
I would go to a local...
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