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Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-24-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 146,977
Posted By Shaggy1970
Rich, No I posted the links to the pics and the...

Rich,
No I posted the links to the pics and the torsion hitch but the Mods informed me that the links didn't work, but since I have been inactive from this site I can't see the post with the links...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-23-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 146,977
Posted By Shaggy1970
So I sold 27FB and got an Open Range 308BHS and...

So I sold 27FB and got an Open Range 308BHS and still run the equalizer setup. The tongue weight is heavy and so is the trailer. Even with 8 Washers front felt light and thought about raising the L...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-19-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,449
Posted By Shaggy1970
oh boy here we go again

oh boy here we go again
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 12-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Measure twice and drill once! LOL

Measure twice and drill once! LOL
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 12-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
long time since last update

long time since last update
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Shaggy1970
Like others have said you have to plug in the...

Like others have said you have to plug in the Charge relay on the F150's, its located in the glove box if truck is new. Also I thought in order for the batteries to take a charge the use/store...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 11-02-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
Maybe this review helps? ...

Maybe this review helps? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0kJdqYGgdY
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 11-01-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
I think most if not all are measured at 23 feet,...

I think most if not all are measured at 23 feet, industry standard otherwise how could you compare them? If you scroll down on your link you will see the 23 feet number.

The Champion is a knock...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-31-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
^^^^^^^^ You two most likely own a honda or...

^^^^^^^^

You two most likely own a honda or yamaha and never even looked at the Champion 3100. Or even better you are an authorized dealer!
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-31-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By Shaggy1970
George, The end cap is expensive to replace. ...

George,
The end cap is expensive to replace. Try the suction cup deal cause thats a big enough dent that you can actually pull out. If that doesn't work try...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-31-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
You know what I mean, people are so brand loyal...

You know what I mean, people are so brand loyal that they put their blinders on and not even look at the alternatives. Its actually pretty funny same guys saying Chinese products suck are they same...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-31-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
Save your money and pay a extra hundred bucks and...

Save your money and pay a extra hundred bucks and get the 3100 from Champion. Great unit will run your AC without a problem, weighs the same and as quite as the Honda Handi. I spent about 20 hours...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,606
Posted By Shaggy1970
Here is a video of the sound between this unit...

Here is a video of the sound between this unit which actually has a yamaha engine in it, the honda 2000i and 3000 handi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Jqfmtltv7w

Its a good buy but it won't...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 10-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Looking good Marco, making great progress.

Looking good Marco, making great progress.
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 10-19-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,065
Posted By Shaggy1970
Looking like your making some serious progress,...

Looking like your making some serious progress, hopefully this won't turn into a full restoration. LOL
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-20-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
I think he will know and thats what matters. I...

I think he will know and thats what matters. I am the same way, sucks going thru life like this but its a curse that some of us have.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
I think your going to have a brand new trailer...

I think your going to have a brand new trailer when your done with this project. It might be too nice to take out to the desert! LOL
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Marco, Its been my experience that when I try...

Marco,
Its been my experience that when I try to create something in-house to serve a purpose that has already been tried and proven, I end up with a superior product as compared to the original,...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-24-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,682
Posted By Shaggy1970
I really want to do this as soon as possible but...

I really want to do this as soon as possible but it means less time on the boat. Its cooling down here now so hopefully I will have pics to post up in the next week or two.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-23-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,682
Posted By Shaggy1970
I got mine about a month and still haven't had...

I got mine about a month and still haven't had time to tackle the project.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Sand blasting a frame is overkill me thinks, also...

Sand blasting a frame is overkill me thinks, also you lose too much material in the process. Powdercoating is also prone to chipping, and having it rust from inside out. Sand, prep, base and paint...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Marco, looks like your on the right track. D8 and...

Marco, looks like your on the right track. D8 and 40 gallon compressor is the way to go! I stripped sanded, taped, primed, duraliner and painted and took me two full days. The duraliner stuff I...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,620
Posted By Shaggy1970
You going to add a stove to the new one or just...

You going to add a stove to the new one or just using the furnace?
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Marco while you got access to the frame I would...

Marco while you got access to the frame I would use a d8 and sand down all the rust and corrosion and apply rustoleum non rust paint and protect the frame from cancer down the road. I rebuilt my...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 08-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By Shaggy1970
It came out looking good, looked like it came...

It came out looking good, looked like it came that way from the Factory. I called the company and they told me that every AS has a plug behind the pantry but when I pulled the pantry I didn't see...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-12-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Yeah they just covered it in resin, I paid 400...

Yeah they just covered it in resin, I paid 400 total for 6 pieces, came out looking great. I am sure if you called around you could maybe do it for cheaper. Its the only way to go I think, will...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-11-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Several years ago I ripped out the non Marine...

Several years ago I ripped out the non Marine grade wood floor of my boat and replaced it with Marine Grade. I took it one step further and took the wood down to a local fiberglass shop and had them...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 08-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,395
Posted By Shaggy1970
just curious what shipping on something like that...

just curious what shipping on something like that across the pond costs? No dealerships in Syd?
Forum: Full-Timing 08-04-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,620
Posted By Shaggy1970
Subed. I work out of anchorage and loved your...

Subed. I work out of anchorage and loved your previous thread and will follow along this one. Are you going to skirt this new one this winter? You need more pics of the new trailer/setup.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-03-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Marco, Keep the pics coming, also track the man...

Marco,
Keep the pics coming, also track the man hours and money your spending on this project. It will give those of us a better idea of trying to earn the Full Monte award.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Um, I am starting to think maybe it would be...

Um, I am starting to think maybe it would be easier and cheaper to buy a brand new one? But what fun would that be?
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 07-31-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
You know when this project is done you will be...

You know when this project is done you will be the resident "go to guy" on these forums!
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 07-26-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,065
Posted By Shaggy1970
Great progress. More pics when available, looked...

Great progress. More pics when available, looked very clean from the video.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 07-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
Good GOD man, what have you gotten yourself into?

Good GOD man, what have you gotten yourself into?
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 07-24-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,312
Posted By Shaggy1970
I ended buying a storage unit pretty close to my...

I ended buying a storage unit pretty close to my house. I was paying 400 a month for Boat and trailer at two different units now I have them together a pay 528 for five years and its mine free and...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By Shaggy1970
Cody, Congrats, I had seen that add in...

Cody,
Congrats, I had seen that add in Sandpoint, we are in Spokane.
Forum: On The Road... 07-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Shaggy1970
Tom, I swapped my F250 tank about a year ago. ...

Tom,
I swapped my F250 tank about a year ago. Dealer wanted almost 1k in labor. I did it myself in about four hours and just paid for the parts. Its pretty easy to do, just need to make sure the...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 07-23-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 54,097
Posted By Shaggy1970
It sounds like you have emotional attachment to...

It sounds like you have emotional attachment to this trailer already. I bought a 1995 boat and trailer four years ago. Looked great, runs even better. Paid 15k worth 19K at the time. In the past...
Forum: Trailer Values 07-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Shaggy1970
Military has used airstream for command and...

Military has used airstream for command and control and rest quarters for four star cinc/theather commanders while they are on board a cargo airplane for years. It's called the silver bullet and I...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 07-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,065
Posted By Shaggy1970
Congrats, I too think it will look much better...

Congrats, I too think it will look much better without that carpet and window coverings. If it was me, having it at professional restoration shop already, I would do all the upgrades that you are...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 07-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 109,394
Posted By Shaggy1970
We had a huge storm here the other night where I...

We had a huge storm here the other night where I was spending the night on mine and I was looking very hard for leaks and trying to feel every inch of the floor and could not find any sign of water. ...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 07-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,816
Posted By Shaggy1970
Copied from another thread, My 2007 Safari SE...

Copied from another thread,
My 2007 Safari SE (Special Edition) upgrade included the interior aluminum skin, International-style windows with wrap around, panoramic front window and Vista View...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-10-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By Shaggy1970
Drove up and shut it off today, all was well no...

Drove up and shut it off today, all was well no issues at all. Thanks for at the words.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By Shaggy1970
Freaking out

I am freaking out a bit and need info. Left the Airstream on Sunday at my property which is 90 minutes away, just realized that I turned the City Water valve off so there is no fresh water going...
Forum: Our Community 06-22-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 20,184
Posted By Shaggy1970
0 nights spent so far, but hoping in the next...

0 nights spent so far, but hoping in the next month I can say two weeks!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By Shaggy1970
If I was looking at adding length I would prefer...

If I was looking at adding length I would prefer living space as opposed to storage space.
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 06-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By Shaggy1970
So I finally got around to making the Microwave...

So I finally got around to making the Microwave DIY project complete, lots of work but the finished product looks good. If anyone is thinking of doing this upgrade, just ask for details and I help...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-06-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By Shaggy1970
Do you have a battery Tester? Maybe all your...

Do you have a battery Tester? Maybe all your problems are with bad batteries.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By Shaggy1970
I know that the Use/Store light is always on when...

I know that the Use/Store light is always on when plugged in to shore power, right?

I too just upgraded my converter to the progressive dynamics 4655 and when plugged in to shore power all the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 59,661
Posted By Shaggy1970
I replaced my boat wood floor couple years ago...

I replaced my boat wood floor couple years ago and replaced it with fiberglass. I used a piece of mylar and traced out the pattern with a marker. It was an exact fit when done and saved a whole...
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