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Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 06-20-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
She left me today

Well it was with bitter sweet emotion that I watched this lady leave me for good today. I almost shed a tear as I watched her shint rear end go down the road. The deal I made with the buyer was to...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 06-07-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
Sold sold sold

Today I sold the 55 to a great guy who lives only one hour away from me. I am glad it is going to someone who is going to restore it and be able to use the trailer for what is was intended.
I hope...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 11-29-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
I've been using the bar & wheel pad method. The...

I've been using the bar & wheel pad method. The pads wear down during use from the rake used to clean the pad. Eventually they shrink down to an unusable size. when they are still about 3" in...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 11-29-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 09-26-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 92,181
Posted By wasagachris
Update. I received my insurance settlement a...

Update. I received my insurance settlement a while ago and yesterday I put the trailer into indoor storage for now until I decide what to do with it. It wouldn't survive another winter outside in...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-23-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
No worries Frank. It's not a perfect polish just...

No worries Frank. It's not a perfect polish just the first pass. It is a little unnerving doing the center of the roof leaning in on a ladder. When the pad hits unpolished aluminium for the first...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-22-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
Today was not as productive as I would have liked...

Today was not as productive as I would have liked it to be. I had business to attend to this morning and then Mother Nature wasn't finished with the rain. It was just a few hours of intermittent...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
The shiney hiney: 222344 222345 I will be...

The shiney hiney:
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I will be rained out today and tomorrow and will resume on Monday. With any luck one side will be done on Mon and one side done on Tues. I am showing the trailer to...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
Frank I'm talking about the flat section of the...

Frank I'm talking about the flat section of the roof that I can't reach from a ladder. The upper curved sections that yoy can see not polished now will be done.
Polishing update: 3hrs on Thursday...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 09-20-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 186,938
Posted By wasagachris
I have a 1955 Overlander that I bought in Ohio a...

I have a 1955 Overlander that I bought in Ohio a few years ago. S/N 07051 and it had WBCCI # 13814. Any history on that number or trailer?
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-17-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
30 hrs into the polish and I'm almost all the way...

30 hrs into the polish and I'm almost all the way around doing what I can reach from the ground. One exception is the front end cap, I did use the ladder to get all the way up to the roof line. I'm...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
Today I spent another 6 hrs with the Dewalt...

Today I spent another 6 hrs with the Dewalt attached to me and this is what I ended up with:
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The door in a door is cool but it just means more...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By wasagachris
I have had the same results. I responded to...

I have had the same results. I responded to several ads that people were looking for parts and they never answer. On the other hand I have trailers listed for sale and have received replies and have...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-13-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By wasagachris
Bump price dropped to $5500. Trailer comes off...

Bump price dropped to $5500. Trailer comes off the market and goes into winter storage october 1st.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By wasagachris
The whole letter is painted with the exception of...

The whole letter is painted with the exception of the raised edge surrounding the letter. If you look at my Avitar the "A" has been finished. I painted the letters and then sanded off the edge to...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By wasagachris
You can access them if you remove the storage...

You can access them if you remove the storage compartment from your end cap.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By wasagachris
The back of the letters have pins protruding...

The back of the letters have pins protruding rearwards through the shell and attached to the shell from the interior with speed nuts.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-10-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
6 more hours into the polish and still for sale. ...

6 more hours into the polish and still for sale.
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Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-30-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
$6500 OBO delivered to Southern Ontario or border...

$6500 OBO delivered to Southern Ontario or border points in New York or Michigan.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
I had a few spare hours this afternoon and...

I had a few spare hours this afternoon and decided to spend it doing some more polishing. This is the result of 4 hours work:
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I wanted to see what the front end cap looked...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,693
Posted By wasagachris
Oh My, deepest condolences to you. I know exactly...

Oh My, deepest condolences to you. I know exactly how you feel I lost my 31 last winter from snow load. It was the front of mine that received most of the damage. maybe between the two of us we could...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
I got to spend some time today on the polishing....

I got to spend some time today on the polishing. This is the result of 5 hrs work.
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If I find some time tomorrow I should finish the curbside that I can reach from the ground. I still...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-06-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,559
Posted By wasagachris
Polishing

This trailer is for sale and while I wait to find the right buyer I decided to start polishing it. This is the result of one days work.
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Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 07-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 92,181
Posted By wasagachris
Parting out

O.K. I have decided to part out my trailer. Everything must go, right down to the new frame/floor/axles combo. Windows, door, appliances, entire interior, brand new still in box 21ft awnings(2 patio...
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 07-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,478
Posted By wasagachris
The trailer sold today and should be going to...

The trailer sold today and should be going to it's new home in Mass. next week.
One down and four to go plus a collection of cars as well. I hope they all sell in time for my family.
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 07-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,478
Posted By wasagachris
Well Frank I am going through a rather tough time...

Well Frank I am going through a rather tough time right now so I might be a bit touchy but I don't need somebody I don't know posting in my thread stating " back up for sale". That statement is...
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 06-30-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,478
Posted By wasagachris
Yes it is and it is listed here in the...

Yes it is and it is listed here in the classifieds. Not that it's any of your business except that you seem to want to make it your business. Thank you for making my personal business public.
For...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By wasagachris
1955 Airstream Cruiser/Overlander 26 - Ontario

Title: 1955 Airstream Cruiser/Overlander 26 - Ontario
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

This rare vintage Airstream needs to be restored but it is a good candidate as the...
Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 05-09-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 92,181
Posted By wasagachris
Temporary Fix

Well I finally got the nod from the Insurance company that they are going to cover the loss. Now all we have to do is agree on a value. That's where they are having some difficulty.
That being said...
Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 03-31-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 92,181
Posted By wasagachris
Thank you to everyone for your kind words and...

Thank you to everyone for your kind words and condolences. I'm still in shock about this. I feel like as long as it is just a picture it can't really be my trailer. I know once I see it in person...
Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 03-29-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 92,181
Posted By wasagachris
Death of a dream

I received this picture today from home today while away. I'm too heartbroken to comment or fully understand how drastic the damage is. It was caused by excessive snowload.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 12-08-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,370
Posted By wasagachris
Hello all, long time no post. I feel compelled to...

Hello all, long time no post. I feel compelled to come back here one time to speak my mind.
Yesterday I received the TAC winter newsletter and was shocked to see that my campground has been deleted...
Forum: Other Clubs 07-20-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,739
Posted By wasagachris
Rally cancelled

This rally is cancelled due to extreme lack of interest and prejudice.:angry:
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 07-20-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,370
Posted By wasagachris
Cancelled Rally

Today is the deadline for ordering the Tee shirts and since no one has expressed interest in attending and my so called friends don't want to attend I am cancelling the rally.
I guess I was the only...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-30-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
Uber Cool Tool

My new rotisserie arrived this week. It took a couple of hours to assemble and attach to the car and voila I have a rolling shell now.
We rolled the car out of the way, pulled the A/S out of the...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 06-19-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By wasagachris
:lol::lol::lol: I don't know about this product...

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I don't know about this product but the big orange box sells it.
Smart Strip | Smart Strip Paint Remover 3.8L | Home Depot Canada...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 06-18-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,390
Posted By wasagachris
Mike all those holes held a rivet at one time....

Mike all those holes held a rivet at one time. First they solid rivet the shell to the channel, then the side wraps are pop riveted on and finally the lower beltline trim is poip riveted on. If you...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 06-16-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 219,436
Posted By wasagachris
Hi Kay I never understood that saying because if...

Hi Kay I never understood that saying because if the accident was bad enough would not your underwear be a mess anyway?:lol:

A thong you thay. Can you thing a thong for me?:D
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 06-15-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 29,590
Posted By wasagachris
Sandy Is this somewhat like what you are asking...

Sandy Is this somewhat like what you are asking about?
Precision Trim White Car Door Guards "U" Style Edge Molding White Door Edge Trim (http://www.brandsport.com/ptrm-1150-12-05.html)
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 06-15-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 219,436
Posted By wasagachris
Looking good MC. Not only does the little girl...

Looking good MC. Not only does the little girl have some new shoes but now a brand new set of underwear.:D. She's almost all dressed up and ready to take anywhere.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-15-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By wasagachris
Hi John I'm not too bad, jusy one eyed at the...

Hi John I'm not too bad, jusy one eyed at the moment. I was grinding out spot welds on the 61 Linc on Weds. night and even with a face shield I managed to get a hunk into my left eye. The ER got the...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-15-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By wasagachris
John you've probably reached your uploading...

John you've probably reached your uploading limit. To get unlimited uploading you need to be a supporting member and pay the $20. Well worth it and it helps pay for the operation of this site too.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 06-14-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,370
Posted By wasagachris
To quote Dave Hester from Storage Wars:...

To quote Dave Hester from Storage Wars: YUUUUUP!!!:lol:
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 06-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,258
Posted By wasagachris
Hi david jsut to clarify things, those windows...

Hi david jsut to clarify things, those windows below the lift up windows are called STACK windows. VV's are overhead above the lift up windows. The glass can be removed from the interior of the...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-10-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
The ultimate cool tool.

I talked with a guy from a company in Tennesee yesterday and he is giong to build me a rotisserie that will be able to flip the cars I`m doing. It will also be able to flip over the Airstream floor &...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-10-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
Hi MC yep the streams are all on hold until I get...

Hi MC yep the streams are all on hold until I get the TV`s finished. There`s no sense getting the cart or trailer as the case may be ahead of the horse(power).
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-10-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
Well I'm not sure how the various State Troopers...

Well I'm not sure how the various State Troopers would take to me motoring down the Interstates at 15 MPH and I'm sure the US border protection agency might take issue with me especially if I tell...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-09-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
Hi Kay it sure will but at 15 miles an hour it...

Hi Kay it sure will but at 15 miles an hour it will take me 60 hours to drive the 900 miles to your house. That would be 10 days to drive there.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-09-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,578
Posted By wasagachris
From what I understand you will be using the...

From what I understand you will be using the trailer as temporary living quarters fot the next few months. I'm assuming the trailer will remain stationary in one place for that time. If so then just...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Sovereign 06-08-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,353
Posted By wasagachris
as she stands today

Somehow the windshield cracked while sitting here so it had to come out.
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The only parts of the car to be stripped down are the doors. Yesterday and today I got three out of four doors gutted...
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