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Forum: General Repair Forum 12-02-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By aluminitus
I used three layers of prodex to insulate my...

I used three layers of prodex to insulate my whole Airstream while I was doing my shell-off and I am in the brand new Airstreams daily that have the Ecobatt insulation daily for work. I don't notice...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-08-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By aluminitus
Lovely job! I am impressed with the polishing!

Lovely job! I am impressed with the polishing!
Forum: Dollars & Cents 10-19-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,476
Posted By aluminitus
NADA is a pretty good guide for most other...

NADA is a pretty good guide for most other brands, but you kind of have to throw the book away when it comes to Airstreams. The newer models it gets pretty close, but Cameron is right...it is dead...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-16-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,157
Posted By aluminitus
Hi Tara, I am at LazyDays in Tucson. ...

Hi Tara,

I am at LazyDays in Tucson. Hitches are almost a religious topic for airstreamers, so take anyone's suggestions (including mine :) with a grain of salt. I have just helped a lot of...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-15-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,157
Posted By aluminitus
Hi Tara, That is so exciting! I assume this...

Hi Tara,

That is so exciting! I assume this is your first rv...I would be happy to send you the list that I give to all of my first time Airstream customers! Also, the dealership I work for has...
Forum: Full-Timing 10-12-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,116
Posted By aluminitus
As a full-timer for about two years now, I can...

As a full-timer for about two years now, I can say with certainty that some days it is wonderful, and some days it is awful. The highs are high and the lows are low. Would I do it again knowing...
Forum: Photography 10-10-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,353
Posted By aluminitus
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-x67AsGi6DK8/VHzMFDj6JEI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-x67AsGi6DK8/VHzMFDj6JEI/AAAAAAAAFbY/DS3lnrFU5W4/s1600/11%3A22%3A14%3A23%2Bcopy.jpg

Bath time on a camping trip?...no, we are NOT having fun yet! :)
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-05-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By aluminitus
Thanks for all of your help!

Thanks for all of your help!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-04-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By aluminitus
I think our neighbor drives over our cord with...

I think our neighbor drives over our cord with his motorized chair...would it loose connection have to be at the trailer or at the power pedestal for the trailer side to melt? The pedestal side was...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-04-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By aluminitus
Melted Cord!?!

Today the temperature got up to 110 here in Tucson and I got a call from my husband telling me to come home from work and bring some supplies because the female end of the power cord had melted and...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-02-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,419
Posted By aluminitus
It gets to 115 degrees here in Tucson and I live...

It gets to 115 degrees here in Tucson and I live in my Airstream with no shade and no awnings. Whew! I think the window awning package would help your situation a lot, and with the AC running, you...
Forum: Commercial Listings 06-01-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,527
Posted By aluminitus
Congratulations! Thank you for dispensing your...

Congratulations! Thank you for dispensing your years of experience and knowledge on the Airforums!
Forum: Vintage Kin 06-01-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,859
Posted By aluminitus
It looks beautiful! Congrats on your Airstream! ...

It looks beautiful! Congrats on your Airstream! I enjoyed the pictures on your blog.
Forum: Our Community 06-01-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By aluminitus
2017 Classic in Cognac Maple

A sneak peek at the new 2017 Classic with the new cabinetry color:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAOXnuYdj1M
Forum: Our Community 05-29-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By aluminitus
It should work when you have the inverter on. I...

It should work when you have the inverter on. I will check with my service department and get back to you on Tuesday.
Forum: Our Community 05-29-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By aluminitus
Hey Steve! That is a good question. We got a...

Hey Steve! That is a good question. We got a 26U in the regular Flying Cloud color that last year didn't have a porthole and the 2017 did. Not sure what does and what doesn't. Has it finally...
Forum: On The Road... 05-28-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,293
Posted By aluminitus
15F seems like nothing compared to what some of...

15F seems like nothing compared to what some of you have camped in! It did make for a cold nose and a good story though!
Forum: Our Community 05-28-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By aluminitus
What's new for 2017!

Because I am working for a dealership that sells Airstreams, I was fortunate enough to be allowed at the 2017 Airstream dealer show where they announced what is the latest and greatest. Big changes...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 03-08-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By aluminitus
Welcome! I love having solar panels on my...

Welcome!

I love having solar panels on my Airstream because we do a lot of boondocking. If you don't want to do dry camping, it is unnecessary. From the factory, the solar package is very...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 03-05-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,107
Posted By aluminitus
Take a look at this leftover new 2015 Serenity...

Take a look at this leftover new 2015 Serenity 19':

http://www.lazydays.com/RvShop/Product/1019391

22% off MSRP
Forum: Photography 03-01-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By aluminitus
Those are beautiful! What campground did you...

Those are beautiful! What campground did you stay in? (if you don't mind me asking)
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 02-23-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By aluminitus
I am so happy for you! I hope you have many...

I am so happy for you! I hope you have many wonderful adventures in your new Airstream and take with you all the wonderful memories of Aunt Bee. You are so sweet and I enjoyed getting to know you!
Forum: Pendleton Edition 02-13-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 53,189
Posted By aluminitus
Yes, that mounting for the countertop extension...

Yes, that mounting for the countertop extension does flex and there is probably a better way that could be done, but I think that the doorbell noise box is mounted under that and Airstream had to...
Forum: On The Road... 02-13-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,490
Posted By aluminitus
Wow what a trip you have planned! It sounds just...

Wow what a trip you have planned! It sounds just like our route, only backwards. You will love it!
Forum: Pendleton Edition 02-11-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 53,189
Posted By aluminitus
I am a full-timer and now work in the Airstream...

I am a full-timer and now work in the Airstream department of LazyDays RV! Woo! The first of our Pendletons arrived so I put together this video. Enjoy!
...
Forum: Pendleton Edition 02-11-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By aluminitus
Video of Pendleton

Having been a full timer for a year, last winter we stopped in Tucson, where I decided to get a job. Working at LazyDays RV, I was finally put in the Airstream department just last month, which I am...
Forum: Boondocking 09-17-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,462
Posted By aluminitus
We stayed in church parking lots many times on...

We stayed in church parking lots many times on Saturday nights because we were traveling there specifically to visit the church and asked the pastors days in advance. If you aren't intending to...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-16-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By aluminitus
Hello! It is a small world! I hope you are...

Hello! It is a small world! I hope you are doing well and enjoying your new Airstream! Your Airstream is beautiful
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By aluminitus
I work at an Airstream dealership in Tucson and...

I work at an Airstream dealership in Tucson and got a kick out of "lot rot". Unless it has been setting on the lot for three years, I think you are pretty safe. Over a couple of years' time, tires...
Forum: Refrigerators 04-29-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
Posted By aluminitus
What kind of camping will you be doing?

What kind of camping will you be doing?
Forum: Trailer Values 04-29-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By aluminitus
Wow! That's a beaut! We did a shell-off on an...

Wow! That's a beaut! We did a shell-off on an almost identical Tradewind, and Kevin is right...that one is not for the faint of heart. If you have a few years' worth of weekends and about $25K to...
Forum: On The Road... 03-29-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,333
Posted By aluminitus
Campendium.com (https://www.campendium.com/) is...

Campendium.com (https://www.campendium.com/) is excellent and made by airstreamers. We used it all the time when were were full-timing. Don't know if it comes as an app or not.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-15-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By aluminitus
We use Milenco Aero...

We use Milenco Aero (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00606RXLC/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00606RXLC&linkCode=as2&tag=sputgoes-20&linkId=M7SPDAXOBSLON6FS) mirrors...
Forum: 1957 Wanderer 09-15-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,758
Posted By aluminitus
Thanks! I think that hits the spot, Shacksman! ...

Thanks! I think that hits the spot, Shacksman! How can I find out info about the WBCCI number?
Forum: 1957 Wanderer 09-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,758
Posted By aluminitus
Edit: it does have a door in a door.

Edit: it does have a door in a door.
Forum: 1957 Wanderer 09-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,758
Posted By aluminitus
Here is a pic of the interior

Here is a pic of the interior
Forum: 1957 Wanderer 09-15-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,758
Posted By aluminitus
Sort of. The end caps are the seven panel...

Sort of. The end caps are the seven panel instead of the 14 panel, and the interior endcaps are fiberglass. There is no door in a door either.
Forum: 1957 Wanderer 09-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,758
Posted By aluminitus
Mystery Wanderer Airstream

I am hoping for some help identifying an Airstream and would like to know any history on it. It is badged as a Wanderer, serial number O (or 0) 2213, separated by a large gap, so it reads O ...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 09-15-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By aluminitus
Mystery Wanderer Airstream

I am hoping for some help identifying an Airstream and would like to know any history on it. It is badged as a Wanderer, serial number O (or 0) 2213, separated by a large gap, so it reads O ...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 09-02-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 93,230
Posted By aluminitus
I am experiencing Jalousie Jealousy! You did...

I am experiencing Jalousie Jealousy! You did such a terrific job on those!
Forum: Member Introductions 08-27-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,247
Posted By aluminitus
We have a renovated vintage with a "tall" axel...

We have a renovated vintage with a "tall" axel and do nothing but boondock. We have taken it on some very rough roads, and thanks to that slope on the bottom rear of our AS, we have never bottomed...
Forum: On The Road... 08-24-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,313
Posted By aluminitus
I mistakenly watched The Long Long Trailer with...

I mistakenly watched The Long Long Trailer with my husband right before our maiden voyage (to my family's house). I think that scene scarred him for life, because he insisted that 1.) I would be the...
Forum: On The Road... 08-22-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By aluminitus
Sounds like you are ready for adventure! I...

Sounds like you are ready for adventure! I wouldn't worry too much about boondocking someplace you aren't supposed to. If there is a road leading into BLM land, it is usually marked as such and the...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By aluminitus
Lazy Intruder, eh? Why hasn't Monaco snatched...

Lazy Intruder, eh? Why hasn't Monaco snatched that brand up yet?
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 08-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 43,386
Posted By aluminitus
You two have done such an amazing job on your...

You two have done such an amazing job on your Airstream! It looks good in pictures, but in person it is so serene and lovely inside! It was great to meet you and hopefully we will see you on the...
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By aluminitus
I think there are thermostats that can text you...

I think there are thermostats that can text you if the temperature goes above a set point. I don't know if you can buy one that runs on an independent battery.
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-12-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,165
Posted By aluminitus
We have needed nearly everything in our doggie...

We have needed nearly everything in our doggie first aid kit.

Colloidal silver - is invaluable! It saved our one pug from having a corneal ulcer after he scratched his eye and we couldn't get...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,035
Posted By aluminitus
We post our monthly expenses for full-timing. ...

We post our monthly expenses for full-timing. Here is the page if you are interested: Sputnik Goes (http://www.sputnikgoes.com/p/you-must-be-rich.html)
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 07-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,423
Posted By aluminitus
Thanks Thalweg! Handy map! Actually, it...

Thanks Thalweg! Handy map!

Actually, it is a good thing we didn't get new tires before our trip because then the screw would have ruined a new tire instead of one on the way out already. I...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 07-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,423
Posted By aluminitus
Thank you all for your advice and encouragement. ...

Thank you all for your advice and encouragement. It is hard not to be scared so far from anything and seeing heavy smoke haze all around. I didn't know it would travel so far!
wkerfoot - you...
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