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Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 06-04-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By kitchenclose
Nice polish I'll see you on the road.......

Nice polish
I'll see you on the road.... Vintage AS Rally in BC come Aug
K
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-21-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By kitchenclose
Thank you Melody. Unfortunately, its right by...

Thank you Melody. Unfortunately, its right by the door and obvious to see. GRRRRR!

Have a great wkend.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-21-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By kitchenclose
I paid someone to polish. I have Nuvite "C" will...

I paid someone to polish. I have Nuvite "C" will that do.
Sorry, I know nothing about polishing.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-21-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By kitchenclose
Bird Poop on Skin

Good Day All,
I just had my AS polished and noticed a big long stringy bird poop running down the shell. I immediately try to wash it off but it looks like the bird poop oxidized onto the skin.
...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 05-16-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,035
Posted By kitchenclose
What a rare find - 52 AS but it broke my heart to...

What a rare find - 52 AS but it broke my heart to see the shell brillo-pad and not polished. I guess I'm a traditional gal. To the new owner, you must like that look before buying it. To each...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 05-15-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,035
Posted By kitchenclose
Hey Ryan, Here's an AS on Ebay. He will be at...

Hey Ryan,
Here's an AS on Ebay. He will be at Alki this Saturday to show it off. 1952 17' airstream travel trailer -Complete Restoration:eBay Motors (item 200339840899 end time May-19-09 00:00:00...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 04-21-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,035
Posted By kitchenclose
Hey Ryan, I got my Airstream polished by Jim...

Hey Ryan,
I got my Airstream polished by Jim over at the Hood. I'm very pleased with the work. He's nice, experienced and reasonable with his price.

Here is his email address -...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-30-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By kitchenclose
I'm going to be calling Camping World and...

I'm going to be calling Camping World and ToyBoxCover to have a custom RV cover made. Stay tuned for the price.
ToyBoxCovers.com :: RV Covers (http://www.toyboxcovers.com/rv-covers-c-383.html)
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-23-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By kitchenclose
Suggestions for Property storage

Good Day,
My Airstream is being polished and when I bring it home I would like to protect the shine from tree sap and bird poop. I park my trailer in front of the house. I do not want to store my...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 02-23-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,035
Posted By kitchenclose
Thank you Ryan for taking the time to show me...

Thank you Ryan for taking the time to show me your project. Its so exciting to see and watch the progress. Maybe someday we will attend the same rally or go camping together.
Cheers
Karen
Forum: On The Road... 02-12-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By kitchenclose
Its best to have a passport and a notary letter...

Its best to have a passport and a notary letter from the parents stating they allow you to travel with the children. We travel across the boarder frequently and a few times they have asked for the...
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 02-03-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,035
Posted By kitchenclose
Congrats Katie and Ryan. I'm glad you found your...

Congrats Katie and Ryan. I'm glad you found your "diamond". I look forward to your updates.
K
Forum: 1959 Traveler 01-22-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 38,680
Posted By kitchenclose
Katie, I would be happy to hear some over your...

Katie,
I would be happy to hear some over your 'Streaming adventures and see some pictures if that helps. Sometimes sharing is the best recovery. But I'm delighted to hear the second option...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 01-03-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,406
Posted By kitchenclose
Hey Mark, You and I have the same objective...

Hey Mark,
You and I have the same objective this year, polish the Airstream. I have the same Airsteam. Please send me picture of your project and I will do the same.
Good Luck
PS - My husband...
Forum: 1959 Traveler 01-03-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 38,680
Posted By kitchenclose
I first discover your lost on the West Seattle...

I first discover your lost on the West Seattle Blog. I am surprised that the Airstream was stolen - West Seattle has a great community ~ Esp if you are in a great neighborhood. People watch over...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-24-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,015
Posted By kitchenclose
Wire a Suburban hot water tank?

Greetings Everyone,
Will someone be handy and dandy enough to help me wire my hot water tank? The tank has been installed for the past year but I don't know enough about wiring to complete the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-28-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,015
Posted By kitchenclose
caravan

I'm up for caravaning from Seattle. I plan to leave around 9am on Friday. It would be fun to travel together. I'm planning to fill up in Vancouver.
Any takers for this trip?
Karen
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-29-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,145
Posted By kitchenclose
Great news Steph. Thanks for the updates. Bring...

Great news Steph. Thanks for the updates. Bring her along to the BB IV, I know 3 kids who would love to play with her. :p
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 06-28-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,866
Posted By kitchenclose
All good points made in this thread and so many...

All good points made in this thread and so many choices. I like the simplicity of the IPod video w/ TV but want Internet access when I travel more next year. I don't want to lug all the DVDs/CDs...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 06-28-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,813
Posted By kitchenclose
Caravel Parts for Sale

Hey,
I thought this would be a good place to post an FYI. I have original 66 Caravel parts in storage. I rather see them go to a good AS than the dump. So I hope it's okay to post something like...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-28-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,015
Posted By kitchenclose
Noon sounds about right for us as well. Let's...

Noon sounds about right for us as well. Let's connect closer to the rally date.

K
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-27-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,015
Posted By kitchenclose
caravan

I'm in for the caravaning idea. I'll be heading down from Seattle, Friday 28th. A rondezvous point would be good.
Karen
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 06-04-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,866
Posted By kitchenclose
I believe Pamela painted her AS white and there's...

I believe Pamela painted her AS white and there's a stripper pole installed in the middle of her bedroom.

Looks like I need to go shopping if the iPod can plug into a TV. So many electronic...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 06-04-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,866
Posted By kitchenclose
Trick Your Airstream

Hi Everyone,

Help me Pimp Up My Airstream. I have a 66' Caravel - 17 footer. In the front of the trailer is an overhead cabinet. I'm thinking of installing an entertainment system in the...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 05-03-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By kitchenclose
Thanks for posting this article and thanks for...

Thanks for posting this article and thanks for the insight. We just installed our brake controller and thought that was it. Now I need to test it, calibrate it.

Karen
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-03-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,352
Posted By kitchenclose
Hi Don, We won't be able to make it cuz the...

Hi Don,
We won't be able to make it cuz the kids will be attending a new school and to take a few days off after school starts wouldn't look good.

But we'll see you at the Beverly Beach...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-02-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,015
Posted By kitchenclose
Hi, We would like G15, please. I'll bring the...

Hi,
We would like G15, please.
I'll bring the dutch ovens and cook some cobbler.
Thanks
Karen

Look forward to this event.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-22-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,929
Posted By kitchenclose
Have a great time. We won't be able to make it. ...

Have a great time. We won't be able to make it. Other Memorial Day commitments. Sounds like fun.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-21-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,242
Posted By kitchenclose
Side Mirrors for 4Runner

Hi,

I have a 1998 4-Runner to tow my 1966 Caravel. I'm seeking side mirror extenders which will help me see the blind spot when towing. All I can find are extender mirrors for Fords, GM etc. ...
Forum: Axles 01-21-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,620
Posted By kitchenclose
All points in this thread are good. I'm guilty...

All points in this thread are good. I'm guilty of replacing/repairing all the parts except for the axle and shocks. That's next on my list.

Andy - I'll be calling you shortly. :) Hit's the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-20-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,792
Posted By kitchenclose
I used bamboo. The hardwood is beautiful. The...

I used bamboo. The hardwood is beautiful. The grain comes out even more when varnished. I would say the hard part to this job was scribbing all the curves in the AS. Remember the walls are not 90...
Forum: Our Community 01-20-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 39,171
Posted By kitchenclose
Get well soon. Look forward to you getting well...

Get well soon.
Look forward to you getting well and posting on this forum again.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-20-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
Hi NorCal, Are you bring your Flying Cloud?...

Hi NorCal,

Are you bring your Flying Cloud? Some day I would like to choose which Airstream I get to tow to a rally. :lol:

K
Seattle
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-14-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By kitchenclose
We replaced our copper w/ Plex. I was concerned...

We replaced our copper w/ Plex. I was concerned a winter freeze would snap my copper lines. PS - So far the plex has held up in the Northwest cold front. I hope my hot water tank survives as well....
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-12-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
G29 - BINGO! What did I win???? :lol: See...

G29 - BINGO!
What did I win???? :lol:
See you guys there. Keep your fingers crossed - I hope I'll have the upholstery done in time for this rally.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By kitchenclose
Good point Over. Nick A - My fingers are crossed...

Good point Over. Nick A - My fingers are crossed that Tampa will call you back. K
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 01-08-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 63,275
Posted By kitchenclose
I renovated my 66 Caravel and took out the...

I renovated my 66 Caravel and took out the stove/oven. What a mistake! Too late now as the new cabinets are custom. It would have been nice to smell muffins baking.

My solution - Dutch Oven...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-08-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
Thanks Chris for organizing and booking the...

Thanks Chris for organizing and booking the campsites.

I just finished varinishing the cabinets and we have extra hinges. As for the door knobs - I'll see if they fit the new doors - if the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-05-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
I'm happy I change my mind too. I'll be...

I'm happy I change my mind too.

I'll be duct taping the outside. All 3 window leaks are at the same corner, top right - where the window crank is. Strange????

See you at the rally.
Karen
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-05-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By kitchenclose
I'll be doing the same but here in Seattle. ...

I'll be doing the same but here in Seattle.

Have you checked dallas / fort worth skilled trade services classifieds - craigslist (http://dallas.craigslist.org/sks/)

Here's a posting from this...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-05-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
I have 3 little people and I tell them - Get in...

I have 3 little people and I tell them - Get in and Fit in. :lol:
And That's how we fit in a Caravel !
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-05-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
Okay - Count my family in! I'll duct tape the...

Okay - Count my family in! I'll duct tape the leaky spots.

There will be 5 of us (Tim, Me, Preston-7, Blake-5 and Cali-3)

We'll bring salad and dressing.

Is Chris booking the camping...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-04-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,562
Posted By kitchenclose
Hi Chris, Have a great time! I wish I was...

Hi Chris,
Have a great time!
I wish I was going. I have 3 windows and 1 door leak which I can't repair until the rain stops. :sad: Unless you can predict nice weather for the trip down from...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-06-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,519
Posted By kitchenclose
Thanks for the tips

These are great tips. I'll try backing up in a LARGE lot.
K
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-05-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,519
Posted By kitchenclose
Your BEST Backup a Trailer tip

Hi,
One day I would like to take my trailer out without my husband! My husband does the "backing up" into our camping spot. But before I can do that, How do you back up the thing? I tried and got...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 11-02-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,467
Posted By kitchenclose
Stove/Oven in Seattle, WA

Hi,
My stove/oven combo came out of a 1966 Caravel. All knobs, racks and elements are intact.
Please PM for more info.
Karen
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-30-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,044
Posted By kitchenclose
WOW and MORE WOW

Thank you all for making our first Airstream rally so memorable. It was wonderful to meet you and know there were also some first-timers. This indicates our Rallys will keep growing. :)

Thank...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-26-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,044
Posted By kitchenclose
We'll be leaving around 10am from Seattle. Hope...

We'll be leaving around 10am from Seattle. Hope to see the Airstreams on the road.

Drive Safe.
K
Forum: Our Community 10-18-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,886
Posted By kitchenclose
Addiction

I'm addicted to these vintage AS. If I had more space, I would buy another one. I'm hoping to move out to the country in 2 years so I can have a barn to store my MG, 2 Tow Vehicles, AS and Shasta. ...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-18-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By kitchenclose
66 Caravel Furance

I have a Hydroflame furance as well.

I'm completing my renovations before the Beverly Beach get together.
Let me know if I should bring it. The cover is in great shape. The furnace would be...
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