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Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-07-2013, 09:29 AM
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Posted By tredding
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. I called and the...

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. I called and the part is shipping to me now! Love the support provided on this forum. Great resource for parts, and I am grateful!
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-06-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By tredding
Help me find a thermostat for a 1963 Airstream

I have spent 10 months rebuilding my 1963 Ambassador Airstream in preparation for my brother's visit in a couple of weeks. I am approaching the finish line; but I just learned I need a new...
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
Modified Bathroom Closet

Getting the closet shaped just right to hug the wall took some time!
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
New wall for shower extension

This is the expanded shower wall.
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
Almost there!!

Added a teak shower stool for those taller folks.
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
next steps

building the new shower. Incinerating toilet! No black tank for me:lol:
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
the build continues

really like this copper sink. Expanded a wall for the shower
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
more bathroom progress

Floor added over 3/4" solid oak.
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-27-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By tredding
Bathroom Rebuild in my 1963

I tried to post some photos last night too, but I am experiencing issues. Here is another attempt.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-27-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By tredding
In the past, I have not left for hurricanes, but...

In the past, I have not left for hurricanes, but I sure would like to have the option. Have you been in hurricane evacuation traffic? From what I have heard, having a decent auto insurance policy...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-26-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By tredding
somebody help me!

Any suggestions folks? So far I am stumped?
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-25-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By tredding
Getting an appraisal for '63 in coastal AL?

My 1963 Airstream Mostly Monty has reached about 3/4 of completion and I am starting to think about proper insurance coverage for my treasured silver bullet. I live in Southern AL. Any suggestions...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 09-21-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By tredding
Yep, I've seen it a couple times now. Looks like...

Yep, I've seen it a couple times now. Looks like maybe a 22' version?
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-30-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By tredding
Have I mentioned; I LOVE the support provided...

Have I mentioned; I LOVE the support provided within the Airstream community? The help provided here has made my mostly Monty a joy!
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-30-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By tredding
Awesome! Can you also show me where it exits...

Awesome! Can you also show me where it exits above?
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-30-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By tredding
Can someone Pretty Please with sugar on top, post...

Can someone Pretty Please with sugar on top, post a photo of your Airstream plumbing vent! Please!
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-29-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By tredding
What is this hole, plumbing vent?

Newbie needs assistance?
Forum: Shocks 04-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By tredding
Inland RV in CA has the parts I desired! Yeah!

Inland RV in CA has the parts I desired! Yeah!
Forum: Shocks 04-24-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By tredding
Shocks for '63 Ambassador

Does anyone know what shocks to use on my 63? Do the 63s use the same as 69?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-20-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By tredding
Newbie doing Mostly Monty needs photos PLZ

The gentleman that sold me my 63 Airstream has tracked down more of the original parts for me - the sway bar, leveling jacks, and the telescoping antennas for the sides. Could anyone post photos of...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 04-20-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By tredding
Newbie giving new life to a '63 Ambassador

My 1963 Airstream has the original tires and brakes (yes I was very, very nervous when we brought it up the road to it's new home). At this point I don't expect to have it on the road very often;...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
In the DYI season of redoing an airstream, I...

In the DYI season of redoing an airstream, I remember a grinding plate installed with the fuse box and converter. I have not tracked one down yet, but it's on the list.
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Thank you for the input! I am going to use a...

Thank you for the input! I am going to use a bonded electrician for sure! My brain scrambles to watts vs amp thing all the time. I really don't fully understand where the a/c draws the juice. I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
top tin photo is the pattern I am using in the...

top tin photo is the pattern I am using in the trailer, the other two are just color samples. Open for any feedback out there.
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
full length mirror on at least one of the...

full length mirror on at least one of the wardrobe doors in the bathroom too.
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Newbie Electrical, Plumbing, and Propane Plans Too

I've been busy gathering the materials for the electrician. I'm going to have him start by running a 30 Amp supply from the main box at the house and installing basically an RV plug in station with...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Bathroom tin tile options

Thinking about using these in the bathroom. Can't decide whether or not to order them with a powder coat in a color, or paint them with the metal paint I will be using throughout.
Considering the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Bathroom photos, I hope

Here are the photos I tried to post earlier.
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Newbie Update Bathroom Plans

I am starting with a completed gutted bathroom. Nothing original at all. Blank. I'm going to start with replacing the sub floor, and using a single sheet of vinyl laminate in a river rock pattern. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Newbie UPDATE - gathering the pieces

I am self employed and have found I have to be pretty discipled with myself; therefore I'm prohibited from doing Airstream stuff until my work is done. I am caught up today, so here's my update.
My...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-25-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By tredding
Newbie battery? For 1963 Ambassador

I need to get a deep cell battery for my airstream. I went to the camping store and tried to buy a 27 size battery; but they insisted I needed a 24. The 24 is smaller than my battery box plate. The...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-24-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By tredding
Yep, now that my baby is here, they are old old...

Yep, now that my baby is here, they are old old propane tanks. I've decided to get 2 new 30lb aluminum tanks. Open for suggestions about where to buy them. I saw them on the vintage airstream site?...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-22-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Photo of tire cover

Here is a picture of the original tire cover
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
I'll take a close up tomorrow.

I'll take a close up tomorrow.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Mystery Parts

I can't figure out what these are either
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
starting point

more exterior photos of the starting point.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
More photos of the starting point exterior

Hum, having trouble getting photos again. Here's another try
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Outside photo of starting point

This is my starting point on the exterior. Thrilled to have the original awnings out of the package.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
water intake?

pressurized water intake? Details please! Also anyone know that this mystery part is?
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
More photos of the starting point

The bathroom was a mess, residential toilet, and heavy funky shower half finished. Today we tore that all out, so blank canvas. The flooring need to be replaced. No grey water tank to be found, but...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
One more question, I have seen a couple different...

One more question, I have seen a couple different products used for polishing. Comments about Alumabrite?
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
What are these in the last photo? Tie downs?

What are these in the last photo? Tie downs?
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-21-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By tredding
Newbie in need of serious HELP!

OK, I'm starting to work on my 1963 Ambassador. I'm trying to start with the basic electrical and plumbing. I have 110 power plugged in now, and it has the fridge and lights working. All propane...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-11-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By tredding
I've got to admit, I'm just darn right giddy...

I've got to admit, I'm just darn right giddy about not only an Airstream; but the access to such an incredible wealth of knowledge and support that this community offers. YEAH ME!
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-11-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By tredding
butane tank photo

had to adjust the pixels to post the photo, but I think I got it right. I'm learning!176499
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By tredding
Pretty sure. I looked up the original specs for...

Pretty sure. I looked up the original specs for the 1963, and it was equipped with double five gallon butane tanks, and the current owner thinks it butane.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-11-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By tredding
NEWBIE question. Butane tanks

I am anxiously awaiting the delivery of my 63 Ambassador Airstream tomorrow. The trailer is in solid, original condition. It is equipped with butane tanks and the appliances are all working (well...
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