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Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-30-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
I used keywords like 60s, 70s, retro, or mod with...

I used keywords like 60s, 70s, retro, or mod with 'sheet, fabric, curtains, bedspread, or blanket'. I think most of my curtains were old sheets. I then added lining from the fabric store since...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-29-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Thanks! The curtain is a printed vinyl or plastic...

Thanks! The curtain is a printed vinyl or plastic or something, so I don't need a liner. It's pretty thick by itself.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-24-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,556
Posted By reddoor
We got some accessories this year - Coleman...

We got some accessories this year - Coleman lanterns, a Portable Kitchen grill, and a gift certificate to VTS. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-27-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,259
Posted By reddoor
I picked up lots of great gifts at great prices...

I picked up lots of great gifts at great prices and basically finished my shopping. BUT I did it all snuggled in my covers with my MacBook on Wednesday & Thursday nights while everyone else was...
Forum: Airstream Oddities 11-20-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 108,901
Posted By reddoor
I love this thread. I have to get on the forums...

I love this thread. I have to get on the forums everyday just to see what's going on now. Too cool
Forum: Member Introductions 11-20-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By reddoor
I'd love to see pictures! And If you're...

I'd love to see pictures!

And If you're saying you've got extra light fixtures, I would be interested. I need a couple for my 65 Safari.
Forum: On The Road... 10-26-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,809
Posted By reddoor
We've done Beavers Bend, Tyler SP, and Dinosaur...

We've done Beavers Bend, Tyler SP, and Dinosaur Valley SP this fall. Enjoyed all three and will be headed back to Beavers Bend soon. It's not in TX but it's close and so pretty.
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-20-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,066
Posted By reddoor
I love it! It's your trailer and you should have...

I love it! It's your trailer and you should have a blast decorating!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-14-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,506
Posted By reddoor
Definitely Mac. If I have to use a PC, then it's...

Definitely Mac. If I have to use a PC, then it's running linux ;)
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-13-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,036
Posted By reddoor
You overrun the data plan on your phone searching...

You overrun the data plan on your phone searching for 9 yards of actual 1960s upholstery fabric ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-08-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,809
Posted By reddoor
We were headed to Jefferson Monday but had to...

We were headed to Jefferson Monday but had to turn west when we were about 20 miles north of the town because of a fire. I couldn't believe the size of the smoke cloud. We ended up in Tyler state...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-28-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
I spent the weekend painting and couldn't be...

I spent the weekend painting and couldn't be happier with the results! The new paint was just what it needed. I also recovered 4 Legomatics to go with the light wood folding table. If it wasn't 110,...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Yes it is alot of fun! I'm going to look for...

Yes it is alot of fun! I'm going to look for paint tomorrow. I'm thinking mostly white with a turquoise in the front and orange on the overhead doors. If I can sneak it by hubby...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-24-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
I added the shower curtain today. I found a...

I added the shower curtain today. I found a seventies curtain on etsy and installed the snaps. Amazingly it took the whole curtain. It was hard to get a pic, but here's something.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-23-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By reddoor
Did you decide to try the metallic paint? I'm...

Did you decide to try the metallic paint? I'm debating some of the brushed looks myself. Just curious how it turned out...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-20-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By reddoor
Leave them on and convert to access doors? That's...

Leave them on and convert to access doors? That's something we hadn't thought of. He was wanting doors. Hmm
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-20-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By reddoor
Removing vents?

Is there any reason we need to keep the two rear vents on our Safari? We have an electric water heater and won't be using the original furnace, so hubby wants to pull them off and either put in an...
Forum: Community Polls 08-18-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 211,717
Posted By reddoor
Wow.....well said! We loved our Airstream today...

Wow.....well said! We loved our Airstream today by replacing all the marker lights and scraping off that old ugly black goop somebody put on her. Much better!
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-13-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By reddoor
Even better. Thanks guys!

Even better. Thanks guys!
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-13-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By reddoor
I thought I remembered storing it in the fridge...

I thought I remembered storing it in the fridge too, but I wanted to make sure I wasn't crazy!
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-13-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By reddoor
Storing open Tempro?

We used part of a tube of Tempro today, so how do we store the rest for a few weeks? I know I've read something on the forums before but I can't find it now. Thanks!
Forum: Full-Timing 08-02-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,465
Posted By reddoor
Where is the new PK made?

Where is the new PK made?
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-30-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
The smaller windows like the kitchen took about...

The smaller windows like the kitchen took about 14 each. I think there are 25 across the couch. I can't remember how many are across the front window, but I can check tomorrow.

By the way, I went...
Forum: Commercial Listings 07-21-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,997
Posted By reddoor
I was just searching the forums for spare tire...

I was just searching the forums for spare tire cover. I didn't see this before, but I want one if it comes back to life.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-20-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Those blinds will look nice! 1/2" will be much...

Those blinds will look nice! 1/2" will be much better than the 2" ones that were in ours. They were way too big and clunky.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-20-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Well, there's supposed to be a rivet or screw in...

Well, there's supposed to be a rivet or screw in the top if the track to stop them from sliding out, but I haven't got to that yet ;)
That's the window that I had to replace some sliders on. The...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-20-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Sure! I'd love to have some more if the price is...

Sure! I'd love to have some more if the price is right ;)
It would go great with the old Texas ware trays I got today.

My curtains have a track with sliders in them. I got some lightweight pin...
Forum: On The Road... 07-17-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,367
Posted By reddoor
You didn't see the Texas play while you were in...

You didn't see the Texas play while you were in Palo Duro?! Do they even still have it? I've seen it 3 times starting when I was 8 and that lightening strike got me every time.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-16-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By reddoor
I just did this and the ones I used say "size 24...

I just did this and the ones I used say "size 24 - 5/8" for our 65 Safari. Hope that helps!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-12-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
How funny! The blue flowers were a big sheet,...

How funny! The blue flowers were a big sheet, the bath door is obviously a bedspread, but the elephants and kitchen were just fabric. I really like the orange.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-12-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Thanks! I'm really excited about them. I'm online...

Thanks! I'm really excited about them. I'm online now looking for something to recover 4 leg-o-matic chairs I found on craigslist. Those along with a folding wooden table will serve as our front...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-12-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
Forgot the bathroom This is an old terrycloth...

Forgot the bathroom
This is an old terrycloth material. Now I gotta find something for a shower curtain...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-12-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
I don't know why the rest of the pics didn't...

I don't know why the rest of the pics didn't load...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-12-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,650
Posted By reddoor
New curtains!

I've finally finished the new curtains for the 65 Safari! I had a blast on eBay and etsy looking for vintage fabrics, bedspreads, sheets, whatever fabric I could find. There's even a seller on etsy...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-26-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By reddoor
I was looking at the power converters at...

I was looking at the power converters at vintagetrailersupply to replace our univolt. I'm sure this is really dumb, but do I need the 45 or 60 amp?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-26-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By reddoor
That really helps. I guess all these posts about...

That really helps. I guess all these posts about rewiring and replumbing had us questioning ourselves. Plumbing I can understand but the electric I wasn't sure if that was just standard to do or...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-26-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By reddoor
Does it need to be replaced?

Here I go again with another question. Please forgive my ignorance; I promise I'm trying to learn. We bought a 65 Safari in the spring in good condition. My question is on the electrical wiring. ...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-19-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By reddoor
That's what I'm looking for. Thanks!

That's what I'm looking for. Thanks!
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-19-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By reddoor
Patch shapes?

I feel really dumb, but where do you get a aluminum cut out, or do you make it yourself? I'd like to get a Texas shape for our TV wire hole, but can't find one.
Forum: 1963 Safari 06-16-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By reddoor
You know, I've been wondering the same thing....

You know, I've been wondering the same thing. Mines a '65, but it has a tiny hole in it.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-22-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 995
Posted By reddoor
Exterior holes?

I have yet again another question. What do you plug holes with? I've got several old screw holes up front, so we put screws with rubber washers in them. There's a larger hole where the TV wire goes...
Forum: Photography 05-22-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,195
Posted By reddoor
Love wheel interested's lighted flamingo...

Love wheel interested's lighted flamingo reflecting in the airstream!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
I think they're just store bought. The PO had put...

I think they're just store bought. The PO had put them in but I just took them all out :)
I thought they were too big and clunky to deal with. I have visions of big flowered curtains. We're going to...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
Oh, and the cheetah curtain is gone too. Replaced...

Oh, and the cheetah curtain is gone too. Replaced with this bedspread, though I still need to line it.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
Maybe I should strip some of the worst places...

Maybe I should strip some of the worst places with drips and runs and see how that goes. I probably need to strip those areas regardless. I did remove a little of the paint on the overhead cabinet...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
There's already two layers of paint on top of the...

There's already two layers of paint on top of the original and I think it looks alittle "lumpy". That's what prompted me to look underneath. The original wasn't sanded or anything so the layers on...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
Nevermind, I got the pics on for what they're...

Nevermind, I got the pics on for what they're worth.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-21-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By reddoor
Should I bother?

I decided to see what was under the latex paint on our 65 Safari's walls today. I did a small spot on the door but it took an hour. It looks pretty good here but I know there's a couple of small...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-08-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,334
Posted By reddoor
Yes, we had that problem too, and several...

Yes, we had that problem too, and several spam/cons. And several, "Oh yeah, there's no leaks, floors solid, etc". Then we go to look and the front window is busted with mold all down the front. :P...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-07-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,334
Posted By reddoor
Hello! I'm not far from Dallas. We recently...

Hello! I'm not far from Dallas. We recently bought a '65 off of craigslist, but I had more luck looking on the OKC area than Dallas. I'm not much help, usually I'm asking questions :).
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