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Forum: The Rally Zone 10-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 43,465
Posted By heslinhotel
John Di is asking about what the rough meal...

John
Di is asking about what the rough meal plan is. I have several gallons of chile ready for hot dog night, just need to know what night so I can thaw it. We are planning to arrive Thurs. Di has...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-03-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By heslinhotel
rotate light fixture slightly, drill new holes....

rotate light fixture slightly, drill new holes. put silicone cauilk on screw threads before setting screws.:wally:
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,647
Posted By heslinhotel
Might be best to new skin over section.

Might be best to new skin over section.
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-30-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By heslinhotel
Otra15

This is what I use. Simple but effective.
Steve
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-28-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By heslinhotel
I simply drill 2 - 1/4 holes in the bottom...

I simply drill 2 - 1/4 holes in the bottom corners of the rain diverter on the top of the door. Put a bungee cord across fastened in the 2 holes. :brows:
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-20-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By heslinhotel
mix white vinegar and water in spray bottle....

mix white vinegar and water in spray bottle. apply to effected area, use a small brush (old toothbrush works well) to massage area. No stinky bleach smell and won't cause discoloration to...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-13-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By heslinhotel
1975 Airstream Safari 23 - North Carolina

Title: 1975 Airstream Safari 23 - North Carolina
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1975 Airstream International Safari 23 ft.
Very good Condition, Dual axel with 4- 100 watt...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-08-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 124,826
Posted By heslinhotel
Alumalina 2019

John,
Once more we are amazed by your skills at showing all of us what a really great time it is to get together with friends old and new. You always manage to set the bar in gatherings.:wally: You...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-26-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,670
Posted By heslinhotel
If buying online be aware that Michelin will NOT...

If buying online be aware that Michelin will NOT honor any warranty claim. I found this out when I bought a set and could not get one tire to balance called Michelin and they said only will warranty...
Forum: On The Road... 03-15-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By heslinhotel
You have nothing to lose by trying to fix a...

You have nothing to lose by trying to fix a problem, after all it's already broken!

Learned to ASK for advice and help...

Learned to control the urge to buy useless items that usually weigh...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-08-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,352
Posted By heslinhotel
Cool Leds

SlvrTwinkie
I did this to my 89 Excella 29. The strip lights fit perfectly in space where Vinyl insert goes. You can even use colored ones ( did blue, then tried amber).

I tapped into the...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-06-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By heslinhotel
77 Soverign 31' Just Gutted Rear Bath All Parts in Good Shape

Please call me about parts @ 919-272-3508. Thanks Steve
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-15-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By heslinhotel
Its nice to be reminded of all the great people...

Its nice to be reminded of all the great people who make this website what it is. stevesuemack thanks for putting it all in perspective. Happy camping to all.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-15-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By heslinhotel
All the Reese WD hitches I have had (3) you are...

All the Reese WD hitches I have had (3) you are able to adjust ball height. A 2500 Ram is pretty tall and to get the correct ball height you might need to get a new hitch. That being said if it makes...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-07-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By heslinhotel
I would stay away from MDF board due to moisture,...

I would stay away from MDF board due to moisture, it will swell up around sink just from humidity and during storage.
Steve
Forum: On The Road... 01-22-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,571
Posted By heslinhotel
We stayed at Clute Park and Campground in...

We stayed at Clute Park and Campground in Downtown Watkins Glen. Full hookups right next to downtown (3 blocks away) with marina next door. Has Laundry mat nearby 2-3 blocks. Was very easy to walk...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-15-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,626
Posted By heslinhotel
We currently have a 25 Safari w/1 AC unit. In the...

We currently have a 25 Safari w/1 AC unit. In the southeast where we camp humidity is a bigger issue than temp. One unit keeps us comfortable in temps to 95 degrees. It is important to note we use...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-11-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,340
Posted By heslinhotel
I have to agree with moosetags, most likely...

I have to agree with moosetags, most likely inferior SS, sourced from China.

Has anyone ever seen a similar problem with their homes Kitchen SS sinks? Probably not.

I would contact mother...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-10-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,859
Posted By heslinhotel
Robere Get a moisture meter and start following...

Robere
Get a moisture meter and start following plumbing. both carpet and plywood will retain enough moisture to be located. Down side is that you might discover other areas of moisture from small...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-12-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 124,826
Posted By heslinhotel
sandlapper. Di and I are really excited about...

sandlapper.
Di and I are really excited about getting together with everyone again, its been too long.

For the Hot Dog supper we would like to offer a big pot of chili if not already taken care...
Forum: Doors & Locks 09-28-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,824
Posted By heslinhotel
When I had a same problem I removed door. On the...

When I had a same problem I removed door. On the door hinge the 2 screws that hold hinge to tt are covered by a decorative trim piece held in position by double sided tape. Use a putty knife to...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-07-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,947
Posted By heslinhotel
Wheel

Does the discoloration wipe off? if not it is likely NOT grease from bearing dust cap.
It appears to me it might be anodized finish on wheel. What kind of finish is on the wheel?
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-18-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By heslinhotel
Cleaning Holding tanks

I drop in a dishwasher pod in the Black and grey tank and add about 5 gal of H2O before we leave on a trip. when we arrive just stop at dump station and empty tank. Using a product such as Dawn will...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-10-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,312
Posted By heslinhotel
I have owned 6 TT by Airstream, 2 Argosy and 4...

I have owned 6 TT by Airstream, 2 Argosy and 4 Airstreams ranging in age from 1974 to 1999. Everyone has had this issue, the first thing is ALWAYS Caulk the beltline. This area where side meets...
Forum: Our Community 06-22-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,967
Posted By heslinhotel
Where is the Barton Warehouse, I want to volenter...

Where is the Barton Warehouse, I want to volenter to help clean up will work for for beverage.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-22-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,212
Posted By heslinhotel
A while ago I had a Jaguar and coming back from...

A while ago I had a Jaguar and coming back from the beach "smoke" started to billow out the dash vents. I was in a real panic, turns out high humidity had caused the cooling coils in the ac to ice...
Forum: On The Road... 05-17-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,701
Posted By heslinhotel
Propane

Let me start with the basics, Propane is a UNREGULATED industry. Natural gas, gasoline, diesel are regulated. There is no way to accurately compare
price.

Most states I have traveled in do very...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 05-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By heslinhotel
frjeff

We had a second table by door that we remounted closer to door so it operated We bought theater seating at Big Lots store, don't recall mfg.
Steve
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 05-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By heslinhotel
89 29'

frjeff
Had your twin.. I took out jack-knife sofa and replaced with a Home Theater set with 2 recliners. Was able to shorten the cabinet with the table and did not have to relocate converter to...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-05-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By heslinhotel
Curtains

I could use them PM me Thanks
Steve
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-06-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By heslinhotel
I saw several 70's AS posted on Craigs List being...

I saw several 70's AS posted on Craigs List being sold in pieces. Might want to look there, might even be able to pick up and not deal with shipping.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 04-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,801
Posted By heslinhotel
Trying to repair or replace an older AS lock is...

Trying to repair or replace an older AS lock is difficult at best. If overnight security is prime concern just contact Vintage Trailer Supply in VT. They carry a deadbolt lock that mounts in frame of...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 04-06-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 99,930
Posted By heslinhotel
I am appalled by this jerks actions. He obviously...

I am appalled by this jerks actions. He obviously has larceny in his heart.

After all who carries a spare set of plates for their car and tt? And if he did not have a spare set were they going to...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-29-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,316
Posted By heslinhotel
Chili Cook-off

Just booked site 21. Can't wait to sample other folks chili and see how ours stacks up. Will be our first adventure to Ohio SP Di and I can't wait. :brows:
The Heslins
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-29-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,785
Posted By heslinhotel
I have used Reese hitches for years, with a 3500...

I have used Reese hitches for years, with a 3500 and only a 23 tt a simple setup will work. If trailer sway is evident there is a issue with the weight distribution in the trailer (too much in front...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-29-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,624
Posted By heslinhotel
Don't be lulled into a false sense of security...

Don't be lulled into a false sense of security after replacing lug nuts on trailer. You could face the same problem on your tow vehicle. I had same issue on my F-150 after getting tires rotated at a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-23-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By heslinhotel
F-150

Megamike
If you only plan to make a couple of short trips each month and you live in Florida which is flat you should have no problems.
Forum: Tires 03-23-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,476
Posted By heslinhotel
Michelin, after having 2 tires blow within 2...

Michelin, after having 2 tires blow within 2 days. Really tore up wheel well and tank drains.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-17-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By heslinhotel
Last one I worked on was 30 amps in a 78 Soverign

Last one I worked on was 30 amps in a 78 Soverign
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 124,826
Posted By heslinhotel
Fall Alunalina

John & Susan
Di and I are looking forward to re-joining the Alumalina family at its fall gathering. You really are the hosts with the most. Will see you in Myrtle Beach.
The Heslins :lol:
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-18-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,684
Posted By heslinhotel
Wesair, Have you recently greased ball hitch? if...

Wesair, Have you recently greased ball hitch? if so did you use dielectric(sp) grease?
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-17-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,914
Posted By heslinhotel
Region 3 rally

Sandlapper are there any plans to hold a parts sale/swap? If so I have a variety of 70's and 80's parts that might be useful to those doing repairs/remodeling.

Steve & Di
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-16-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,914
Posted By heslinhotel
Area 3 Rally

John
Thanks for the invite. Been a while since Di and I could attend a gathering. Just put in our reservation. Their online reservation system did not make note of rally, anyone making reservations...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-14-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By heslinhotel
If you are still looking for driver PM me

If you are still looking for driver PM me
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-07-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By heslinhotel
Magic Chef Stove top

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Magic Chef propane 3 burner cook top from 1999 Safari.
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand column of the...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-07-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By heslinhotel
1999 Door

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Cabin door from 1999 Airstream Safari(No screen door). Complete with lock/latch and KEY. PO had door come open while towing and top...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-31-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By heslinhotel
Dometric RM 3804

Took my TT to the tire shop to rotate and balance before trip to PA on the 11th August. When I got home I found Door to refridge on the floor. Top mount for the hinge pin had broken and two of the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-25-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,370
Posted By heslinhotel
melgoddard Gaucho is also called jack knife...

melgoddard
Gaucho is also called jack knife sofa. Its the ugly, uncomfortable sofa in the front of too many AS.
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-25-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,370
Posted By heslinhotel
halftimer we replaced our gaucho with this home...

halftimer
we replaced our gaucho with this home theater seating from Big Lots, $600. Much better. There is room for the fold out tables too. :wally:
Steve & Di
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 10-19-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By heslinhotel
Just removed my gaucho and installed home theatre...

Just removed my gaucho and installed home theatre recliners.
Heslinhotel
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