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Forum: Refrigerators 07-23-2017, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Rob&Julie
Roger. Thanks!

Roger. Thanks!
Forum: Refrigerators 07-23-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rob&Julie
Perry, Your explanation gave a...

Perry,

Your explanation gave a thought....the pull knob pushes down a plunger...so I pulled the knob in and out as far as I dared about 20 times and I heard a faint click. Tried the burner and...
Forum: Refrigerators 07-21-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rob&Julie
Dometic RM45E burner goes out when I release the pull knob

So....Murphy's law does apply...

I have an old Dometic Model RM45E gas/electric fridge. I tested the electric and the gas before we installed the fridge a few days ago and both worked great. gas...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 06-30-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
Nice! And I'm only 2 + yrs late in my...

Nice! And I'm only 2 + yrs late in my reply....oops!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-19-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By Rob&Julie
Duo-therm Model 59146.331 diagnosis problems!

It has been awhile since I posted last....and there has been zero change in the status of my trailer reno's but last year we had a tech look at the heat pump as we do use the trailer in its current...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By Rob&Julie
Does the 68 take the 4.25" Monarch style STT...

Does the 68 take the 4.25" Monarch style STT lights? If so, I saw this led kit just yesterday. The LED panel has a bulb base/screw that fits the original socket...it's a bit pricey though.

Sealed...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Well it took a LONG time....a bit of...

Well it took a LONG time....a bit of procrastination followed by another winter....but the trailer dry weight as it is today is 5808 lbs and oddly enough the tongue weight is 770lbs....?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 830
Posted By Rob&Julie
Anybody know if there is a TV inspection service or a good mechanic in Philly?

I'm looking at a TV in Philadelphia, PA, and unfortunately I'm in New Brunswick Canada so taking a test drive is out of the question. I was wondering if anybody knew if there was a "vehicle...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-19-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By Rob&Julie
Thanks Andy and Tim, I could NOT think of any...

Thanks Andy and Tim, I could NOT think of any other words to search. These are both obvious now that I see them....
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-18-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By Rob&Julie
What is the "rain channel" over windows and doors actually called?

I have searched this forum for: rain channel, j channel, u channel, rain trim, u trim, j trim, rain, channel, trim, and all these again only with "guard". Then I went thread by thread until I...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-18-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,996
Posted By Rob&Julie
I hear you on the price but unfortunately you...

I hear you on the price but unfortunately you won't be in luck UNLESS you are willing to cough up the dough for an order of 10,000 rivets then its cheap per rivet ($0.06/rivet up here in the frozen...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 07-17-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
We've been using it as is for the last few...

We've been using it as is for the last few seasons. We have noticed that its nice for Thing 1 and Thing 2 to have a runway and they are getting more and more on each others nerves so the rear door...
Forum: Roof 07-03-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By Rob&Julie
Thanks Kay, I may have to add that as my new...

Thanks Kay, I may have to add that as my new mantra ;-) I admit I am one of "those" people with certain things... for example the AS, the new zero turn lawn mower (absolutely love that thing), and...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 07-03-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
Not to worry, it was off before I saw your post...

Not to worry, it was off before I saw your post :-) It will be a number of years before we do a complete reno of the trailer....all the money is in the "pit" = century old farm house. So we are...
Forum: Roof 07-03-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By Rob&Julie
EYE OPENER! Oh, and the refrigerator vent is finally gone, too.

Well it only took me 3 years but I finally replaced the leaky propane fridge vent with a nice clean patch.

It took a lot longer than I thought...I reno'd our house and I was thinking that the AS...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 07-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
Thanks Condoluminum, You must be clairvoyant;...

Thanks Condoluminum, You must be clairvoyant; that bump actually came off today! I haven't even thought about the AS for quite awhile and decided this morning to check the wiring and fix the bump. ...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 07-01-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
oops "much" not "muck"

oops "much" not "muck"
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 07-01-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rob&Julie
I purchased this beast at a DND Gov't Surplus...

I purchased this beast at a DND Gov't Surplus auction. The door was on it when I bought it.

I believe I received this link from someone here on the forum....or possibly from Craig Dorsey I spoke...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-20-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 193,258
Posted By Rob&Julie
This was the second hit. Looks like Mrs. Norwood...

This was the second hit. Looks like Mrs. Norwood was VERY involved with rallies.
http://www.airstream-adventures.com/files/200908GLN.pdf
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-20-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 193,258
Posted By Rob&Julie
Joe, I appreciate your help and would like...

Joe,

I appreciate your help and would like to echo all the other posts saying thanks for your willingness to do research for others.

I was intrigued so I did one google search and...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 193,258
Posted By Rob&Julie
Canadian Forces Mobile Recruiting office

Hi,

I was told you may be able to assist in determining the history of the WBCCI # on a project trailer my wife and I purchased from the Canadian DND a little while ago.

I've added the link to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-05-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Excellent, thanks

Excellent, thanks
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-03-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Well the snow was gone....it came back for an...

Well the snow was gone....it came back for an April Fools storm. Almost a foot on the ground. Good thing is that it won't last long. BUT it will be a bit before I can get it off its...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-26-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Rob&Julie
I just checked out the ad. Looks nice. ...

I just checked out the ad. Looks nice. Considering the current state of my airstream it is weird to see one that has all those "extras"

You know things like a Kitchen, Bathroom, Beds, storage,...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-25-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Rob&Julie
Not a problem, I kinda want to see it anyway:D

Not a problem, I kinda want to see it anyway:D
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-23-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Rob&Julie
I go to Halifax for work every now and then... ...

I go to Halifax for work every now and then...

I haven't been beckoned by those in the Ivory Tower for a few weeks so I expect I'll be told to go down sooner than later.

I'm not an...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-22-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Is there any way to find out who that PPO is...

Is there any way to find out who that PPO is (hopefully not was)??

If they are still Airstreaming it would be nice to know what the trailer looked like before the DND refit.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-22-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By Rob&Julie
Crap.....just took a look out the window of the...

Crap.....just took a look out the window of the house to ponder my idea while perusing the trailer and I realized that the awning and bracket would be in the way of the full window I was thinking...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-22-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By Rob&Julie
I did see that one, its on the top of the trailer...

I did see that one, its on the top of the trailer which I would do if it was the only place you could put it.

But I was thinking about cutting a hole more on the side/top part of the trailer,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-22-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
lol, the "manual" that came with the trailer was...

lol, the "manual" that came with the trailer was referenced like this ;-)

The genset generator chapter started off with a physical description of the generator followed by a list of one sentence...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-21-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
The snow just left last weekend, now I have to...

The snow just left last weekend, now I have to wait for the ground to dry up a bit so the beast and the TV don't become permanent fixtures in my side lawn. Another week or so as long as there aren't...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-21-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By Rob&Julie
WOW that is a pile of info, I just went through a...

WOW that is a pile of info, I just went through a few pages and found at least 3 things that I will likely incorporate in the beast.

I am definitely going to have to sit down for an evening read!
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-21-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By Rob&Julie
Aftermarket Skylight Install??

Has anyone installed a skylight in an '88 excella or other AS that didn't have one previously? I'm thinking sorta like the vistaview but only larger?

My AS doesn't have any at the moment but...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-17-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Here is a link to my gallery pic's - Photo...

Here is a link to my gallery pic's

- Photo Gallery (http://www.airforums.com/photos/browseimages.php?do=member&imageuser=29461)

Considering the lack of stuff 8000 lbs seems a bit steep. ...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-14-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Will do

Will do
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-14-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
You're not wrong....I've been at CFB Gagetown for...

You're not wrong....I've been at CFB Gagetown for a meeting with a Lt Colonel. When the door was closed the back of the door was padded in leather there was NO outside sound. It was eerily....that...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-14-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Thanks, Wow it is light....I'm not sure if...

Thanks,

Wow it is light....I'm not sure if the DND (PO) were including a couple dozen soldiers in that weight or they had really heavy pencils.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-14-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
oops I forgot, the specs I used were for a 2005...

oops I forgot, the specs I used were for a 2005 Suburban 2500. we don't own one I just found the manual online....plus I found a pic of the vehicle specs from an online auction.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-14-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 947
Posted By Rob&Julie
Exterior Aluminum type for an 1988 Excella?

Just wondering if there was a potential model/year variation that I should account for in regards to exterior aluminum type.

I know that the recommended Al type for exterior applications is...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-14-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
Well there are a couple of things I figured out...

Well there are a couple of things I figured out over the weekend....first, my memory is crap. And second, if you grip your children by the ankles when you throw them into a 5 foot fluffy snowbank...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-12-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,199
Posted By Rob&Julie
1988 Excella 32' GVWR Confusion!

I took a look at as many threads as my brain would allow and I'm still confused about my Excella.

Its a '88 Excella '32 that was modified by the PO (the Canadian DND) as a "classroom". It has...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-12-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Rob&Julie
This is ultimately my concern....a Suburban 2500...

This is ultimately my concern....a Suburban 2500 (which is what we were looking at since we need room for the whole fam damily) has a GVWR of about 8600lbs depending on the model year. The "beast"...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-07-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Rob&Julie
True...I didn't consider the leverage that 60 lbs...

True...I didn't consider the leverage that 60 lbs would have on the frame while going down a bumpy road. Kinda like a jack hammer, the shocks wouldn't last to long either.

See this is why I like...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-07-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Rob&Julie
I did consider that getting rear ended might be...

I did consider that getting rear ended might be an explosive event...the good thing is that we would be 32 feet + a TV away from the explosion. The bad thing would be that the unlucky bugger who was...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Rob&Julie
Rear Propane Tanks?

I searched the forums for this but I didn't see anything.

I've noticed that weight distribution and tongue weight always seem to be an issue.....has anyone ever put their propane tanks on the rear...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-04-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,525
Posted By Rob&Julie
Not sure if you received an answer. its a ribbon...

Not sure if you received an answer. its a ribbon type "heater" that you wrap around your pipes and plug in. there normally is a thermostat connected that turns the system on at freezing temps. it...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-06-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rob&Julie
Easy there big fella, I was actually drafting my...

Easy there big fella, I was actually drafting my response and looking for websites that may provide some assistance while you were also typing your post. Once I pressed "post" I saw yours and said,...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-06-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rob&Julie
i was curious so I asked Rinnai, Here is...

i was curious so I asked Rinnai,

Here is their reply:

Thankk you for contacting Rinnai.

Unfortunately, our units cannot be used in mobile homes, modular homes, houseboats, or RVs.

If...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-05-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By Rob&Julie
So it would appear that the interior panels will...

So it would appear that the interior panels will be coming off....yay (sarcasm isn't portrayed well in writing ;-) )

I have an '88 Excella .... just a few decades away from the 50's. Airstream...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-05-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By Rob&Julie
Inside skins of an '88 Excella??

Does anyone know if the interior skin of an '88 Excella is Alcad aluminum? Ours is painted with a pebbly texture. I would check myself but the beast is at the local garage getting its annual...
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