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Forum: Our Community 03-08-2017, 02:27 PM
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Views: 848,007
Posted By 78SovIntl31
A new furnace to replace the 39 year old one I...

A new furnace to replace the 39 year old one I have!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-08-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Did you ever figure this out? sounds exactly what...

Did you ever figure this out? sounds exactly what I struggled with all last season.
Thanks
Josh
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,158
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I'm fighting the same issues with my cyclo. - I'm...

I'm fighting the same issues with my cyclo. - I'm a little dissapointed with it to be honest. - I had been super excited to get the perfect mirror shine, but find i'm getting better results before...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 04-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 892
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Stripes on 78' - Your Thoughts?

Ok so I am just finishing up polishing my 78' Soverign (never want to do that again) and need to replace the stripes on the side of the trailer.

I'm stuck between original style stripes, and...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-24-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I had one added near the rear curbside - just...

I had one added near the rear curbside - just below my water heater. With a 5' hose my BBQ sits just outside the awning.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 03-20-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I bought a 78 31' a year and half ago - Paid...

I bought a 78 31' a year and half ago - Paid $7000 CDN - trailer had one soft spot in the floor, but otherwise in good condition, but did need some tlc. - window seals, and tires.
It came with a...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Antenna Removal

I want to remove the antenna on my 78' so I can polish the roof easier. Can anyone give some guidance on how to remove it without damaging it?
Thanks
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Forum: Roof 12-01-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,008
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Foiled: That would work great if I had 2 box...

Foiled: That would work great if I had 2 box trucks, and lived in Virginia Beach, not Canada.... Tonight is going to be minus 9 feels like minus16*C (or 16 feels like 3*F) Love the idea though....
Forum: Roof 12-01-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,008
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Any suggestions for working on the roof while...

Any suggestions for working on the roof while polishing? - I've just completed my first round using F7, but I do not want to scratch it all up walking and kneeling on top.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Try Aircraft Spruce - I purchased 1lb there a...

Try Aircraft Spruce - I purchased 1lb there a couple weeks ago
Forum: Awnings 10-31-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,826
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Protagonist, My awnings are in nice condition...

Protagonist,
My awnings are in nice condition (especially for being 23 years old), but I am afraid that a new tropic room will make my fabric look old and tired. - either way it will cost me a...
Forum: Awnings 10-30-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,826
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I enquired about one earlier this year (February)...

I enquired about one earlier this year (February) from Zip Dee.
I like the concept, but am still on the fence. - my awnings are 23 years old. So I think I might wait untill I'm up for replacement...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-30-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I am prepping my trailer now for stripping the...

I am prepping my trailer now for stripping the clear and polishing - removing trim, lights, awnings etc. I'm going to be using a product called E3000 Ekostrip from Aircraft spruce STEWART SYSTEMS...
Forum: Trailer Values 06-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By 78SovIntl31
If I was puchasing, I would not be concerned...

If I was puchasing, I would not be concerned about the outline of the numbers, some may disagree. I look at it as that is the history of the trailer.
When I joined WBCCI I requested the number that...
Forum: Tires 06-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,211
Posted By 78SovIntl31
you have a 99.9% chance of blowout running a...

you have a 99.9% chance of blowout running a Goodyear Marathon. - Worst tires ever. On a tri axle Pace American car hauler i was blowing out 4-6 Marathons a year for 3 years. We only put +/- 5,000...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-05-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By 78SovIntl31
We need a "Like" button on here! Very...

We need a "Like" button on here!
Very nice!
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I'm curious as to how you made out? Did you get...

I'm curious as to how you made out? Did you get it polished? Pics?
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I have had service at both my closest AS dealer,...

I have had service at both my closest AS dealer, and a local RV dealer, I prefer going to the local guy. It does help that he is 2 minutes from my house, vs 90 minutes, but they are generally...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-23-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Need to replace Thermostat

I think the thermostat in my trailer is shot. I have to turn it to full heat before the furnace kicks in. Once the trailer warms up and the furnace shuts off, it cycles on and off every 30 seconds. ...
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 05-15-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,813
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I bought a Kuuma Stow N' Go 160 low pressure...

I bought a Kuuma Stow N' Go 160 low pressure Grill, and had a quick connect fitting added to the trailer below the water tank. I can't comment on how great it is, haven't used it yet. - but its...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 05-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,904
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Personally , I hate Simple Green - it stinks, is...

Personally , I hate Simple Green - it stinks, is hard on your skin. ZEP Products from Home Depot work way better. - Works quicker, easier, less scrubbing, no odor, easy on skin.
Zep 505 degreaser...
Forum: Our Community 04-24-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 848,007
Posted By 78SovIntl31
New Carpet, Underpad, and peel-n-stick tiles for...

New Carpet, Underpad, and peel-n-stick tiles for the bathroom (no more carpet in the bathroom - yuk!)
Installed the underpad yesterday, hope to finish the carpet tonight. Crunch time now,...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-24-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By 78SovIntl31
look at this thread, it helped me repair my...

look at this thread, it helped me repair my floor.
I used a chisel to get the rotten pieces of floor out of the chanels, lots of swearing and complaining.
When you remove the wall panels, it also...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 04-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,037
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Claribel :: 1978 Airstream Sovereign

TBD :: 1978 Airstream Sovereign (2014-04-02 11:43:29)
Forum: Our Community 03-31-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 848,007
Posted By 78SovIntl31
A full set of gaskets for: windows, door, fridge...

A full set of gaskets for: windows, door, fridge access, storage compartment, screen door and solar stone gard.

And a shiny low pressure Kuuma BBQ.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 03-25-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,198
Posted By 78SovIntl31
My garage is 35x40, and would fit my 31'...

My garage is 35x40, and would fit my 31' perfectly - if only the A/C cleared the top of the door. :cry:
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Welcome Pete! In the fall I picked up my own...

Welcome Pete!
In the fall I picked up my own 31' Sovereign 1978! I spent the winter working on it, replacing shocks, brakes, some wiring etc. Its been at CanAm for the last week getting a once...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-20-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,533
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I pull my 31' with W/D only if I am using my...

I pull my 31' with W/D only if I am using my F150. When pulling with my dually F450 I do not. The 450 doesn't seem to realize there is even a trailer there.
I do like it on the 150 - especially...
Forum: On The Road... 03-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Thanks All, We have decided on Country Gardens...

Thanks All,
We have decided on Country Gardens RV Park in Petersburg, ON
Country Gardens RV Park - Home Page (http://www.countrygardensrvpark.ca/)

Josh
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I appologize, the photos were taken with a...

I appologize, the photos were taken with a Blackberry.

Josh
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-10-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By 78SovIntl31
1978 Front sofa leaning forward

Is my sofa supposed to be this way? I dont think so.
The back of the sofa is constantly leaning forward. As soon as you sit down, it slides into a comfortable position. I am considering putting a...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By 78SovIntl31
In addition to Andy's point, Formica is brittle...

In addition to Andy's point, Formica is brittle and cracks easy unless mounted to a sub strait. If you placed formica over the frame, one slight knock to the inside panel and it would crack. - my...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Anyone used Stewart System EkoStrip?

Has anybody used a product called Ekostrip for removing the clearcoat on their AS?
I have had a hard time finding most of the strippers recommended on the forum in Canada.
If the Canadians on the...
Forum: Tires 02-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I would stay far far away from the Goodyear...

I would stay far far away from the Goodyear Marathons. - Had them on a tri axle enclosed trailer ( car hauler) we had them blow out after less than 1000km - they would frequently delaminate and...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,614
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Thanks for posting, I have the same soft spot in...

Thanks for posting, I have the same soft spot in my 78 Sovereign. I think this year I am going to be like you and avoiding that spot on the floor. - too much on my plate this year! Is it bad when I...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-13-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,311
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I sen't in the application for my very own red...

I sen't in the application for my very own red numbers this week!
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 02-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Congrats jr! I am at the same point as you. I...

Congrats jr!
I am at the same point as you. I bought my AS last fall. - a 78' Sovereign 31' Mid bath w/ rear twins. I can't wait for all the snow to melt to get her out! Your local AS Dealer can...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Thanks everyone, I have sen't emails to several...

Thanks everyone, I have sen't emails to several campgrounds suggested, and others - just waiting for replies. - For anyone looking, Shore Acres in Port Dover lists a No Pet Policy,Deal breaker for...
Forum: On The Road... 02-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By 78SovIntl31
I am looking to park my trailer in a campground...

I am looking to park my trailer in a campground for the season, although I will take it on a couple of road trips this year. Can anyone recomend campgrounds that accept older trailers? I have been...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-27-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Any photos of the pull would be helpful.

Any photos of the pull would be helpful.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By 78SovIntl31
If you haven't had any luck yet, try contact...

If you haven't had any luck yet, try contact cement.
That is often how laminate is applied anyways.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 01-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 158,525
Posted By 78SovIntl31
My trailer has a ghosted 30183 on the roof - Does...

My trailer has a ghosted 30183 on the roof - Does anyone have any information on it?

much appreciated!
Josh
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 01-25-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Burner malfunction

I turned one of the burners on my stove on and flames were coming out by the knobs. 3 of the 4 burners appear to operate fine. Any ideas how to fix this?
Forum: Our Community 01-23-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 848,007
Posted By 78SovIntl31
My wife would kill me if I showed up with...

My wife would kill me if I showed up with "Restoring a Dream" - She's terrified I will start polishing the trailer.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,187
Posted By 78SovIntl31
It's automotive paint - my biggest fear with the ...

It's automotive paint - my biggest fear with the bedliner spray is that the texture will hold the dirt. - I am going to tape off the propane tank bracket and spray it with the bedliner since the...
Forum: Our Community 01-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,827
Views: 848,007
Posted By 78SovIntl31
New Stuff

picked up 4 sets of shocks and brake shoes from CanAm today :D
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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-22-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,187
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Painted Tongue

Thanks for your input and private messages. I have decided to go with just painting the tongue. I removed all the hardware, stripped the paint off, primed and re-sprayed using a Chrysler metalic...
Forum: On The Road... 01-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By 78SovIntl31
We are new to camping as well, just bought a 78...

We are new to camping as well, just bought a 78 Sov. 31'. I think we will try staying at Pinehurst (Ayr) as well as Belle Falls (Waubaushene -just outside Midland) - If you like a nice quiet place i...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-18-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,187
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Bed Liner vs Paint

Would like to get some peoples opinion on using truck Bed liner on the tongue of the trailer vs painting.

I'm pretty fussy about the appearance of my stuff, and want to make sure this will be easy...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By 78SovIntl31
Thanks Andy, Apparently Airstream doesn't...

Thanks Andy,

Apparently Airstream doesn't seem to remember this, they claimed " We didn't have a red insert"

I guess it will be two blues!

Josh
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