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Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-16-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,643
Posted By GR8DANE
Fall 2019 Johnson-Sauk Trail State recreation area

Thank all of you so much for welcoming me to your circle of friends. Its always a little overwhelming to go to a rally knowing no one but when I left Monday morning, I felt like I was surrounded by...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-09-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,643
Posted By GR8DANE
Schedule got changed a bit, still coming but...

Schedule got changed a bit, still coming but wont get there until Saturday afternoon. Staying until Monday morning. Looking forward to it!
Forum: On The Road... 10-06-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GR8DANE
Great advice!

Great advice!
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GR8DANE
I had no idea, thank you, thank you!

I had no idea, thank you, thank you!
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GR8DANE
That was my initial thought. Any town/campsite...

That was my initial thought. Any town/campsite in particular?
Forum: On The Road... 10-01-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GR8DANE
10 days to wander/where to go?

Hey, yall.
Ive got 10 days to wander with my dog Cash and my 55 Globe Trotter coming up in about a week. Weve got first weekend planned at Johnson-Sauk State Park in west Illinois but looking...
Forum: On The Road... 09-29-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,114
Posted By GR8DANE
We did just over 1000 miles pulling my 64...

We did just over 1000 miles pulling my 64 TradeWind from near Plymouth, NY back to Rochester, MN. Our longest stop was near Cleveland for a new alternator (90 minutes).
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,643
Posted By GR8DANE
Happened across your get together and decided to...

Happened across your get together and decided to join the fun! Will be bringing my dog Cash and my 55 Globe Trotter to site #6. Looking forward to making new friends and seeing lots of shiny...
Forum: The Rally Zone 01-09-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,328
Posted By GR8DANE
The wife and I will be empty nesters fall of '18...

The wife and I will be empty nesters fall of '18 and would definitely be up for a rally in Door!
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-07-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,422
Posted By GR8DANE
When selling a trailer last year on airforums...

When selling a trailer last year on airforums classifieds, I got 4-5 scammy inquiries.
If it smells bad, it is bad. Don't bite!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-10-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,913
Posted By GR8DANE
No bueno

No bueno
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-14-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By GR8DANE
Check out the VAP on YouTube for Tim's video. ...

Check out the VAP on YouTube for Tim's video. I've got two led strips running around bottom of my '54. 12 volt system soon to be music controlled. Also have a remote for dialing up colors. ...
Forum: On The Road... 11-10-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,149
Posted By GR8DANE
Cooler of beverages, GPS and/or maps, strong...

Cooler of beverages, GPS and/or maps, strong wanderlust. The rest will sort itself out.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-11-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By GR8DANE
Go fishing, use univolt as anchor, unplug first.

Go fishing, use univolt as anchor, unplug first.
Forum: Axles 08-10-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,430
Posted By GR8DANE
I've had nothing but great response time from...

I've had nothing but great response time from Colin. I use his business email and he always responds within a day or two. I ordered an axle from him/Axis this Spring and the transaction was...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 08-03-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,202
Posted By GR8DANE
If you do hang it on the ceiling you will be...

If you do hang it on the ceiling you will be obligated to install a waterbed. ;-) and then new axles...and then hang a tie on the door
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-09-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By GR8DANE
Upgrade now or keep buying new batteries. ...

Upgrade now or keep buying new batteries. Univolts kill batteries. Old, inferior technology.
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-19-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By GR8DANE
Securing '55 suicide door during travel

Similar topic as recent post, much different year. No grab bar on outside shell to facilitate widget. Heading for Alumapalooza 7 in a week and a half, would love to arrive with door intact. During...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-07-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By GR8DANE
Of all new Airstreams, this is my fav

Of all new Airstreams, this is my fav
Forum: Trailer Values 05-03-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By GR8DANE
Replace axles at $400 per plus shipping (Colin...

Replace axles at $400 per plus shipping (Colin Hyde Trailer Restorations). Do it now plus address subfloor. Enjoy it!
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 05-01-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,712
Posted By GR8DANE
Great shot!

Great shot!
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-05-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By GR8DANE
1964 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Minnesota

Title: 1964 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Minnesota
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

****SALE PENDING****

CLEAR TITLE.
NEW AXLE AND TIRES, new spare included.

Very...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-09-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By GR8DANE
Vintage tow vehicle would be super cool but I'm...

Vintage tow vehicle would be super cool but I'm leaning toward modern. Thoughts on the Ford Edge? V6, fairly good mpg, decent styling.


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Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By GR8DANE
I've been towing with a Tahoe but mpg not good. ...

I've been towing with a Tahoe but mpg not good. Worked okay towing my '64 TradeWind but over 200K on it.


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Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-30-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By GR8DANE
Options for towing '55 18 footer

Looking for something fairly fuel efficient to tow my '55 18 Footer (whale tail).
Weighs 2000, will have new torsion axle with electric brakes.
All opinions welcome!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-26-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 110,955
Posted By GR8DANE
252911 Here's my alternative to a modern,...

252911

Here's my alternative to a modern, heavy trailer...
2080 lbs, 18' and yes, aluminum shell.
You'll be able to see it at Alumapalooza 7.
Begin drooling now...

It will be interesting to...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-10-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,006
Posted By GR8DANE
Here's a couple two day music festivals that...

Here's a couple two day music festivals that offer camping on festival grounds.

June 21-22 2013. Hambone Music Festival...Rochester, Minnesota.
http://hambonemusicfestival.com
$25 per person for...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 11-10-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By GR8DANE
TAC ( The Airstreamer's Club) is a great place to...

TAC ( The Airstreamer's Club) is a great place to start. Free and easy.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,896
Posted By GR8DANE
I used a black sharpie marking all pieces on the...

I used a black sharpie marking all pieces on the non-showing side with as much location info as possible, usually SS (streetwise) or CS (curbside) front or aft at least. AND TAKE MANY PHOTOS. Have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-20-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,257
Posted By GR8DANE
so far, so good

here's my '66 getting ready for the lift
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-26-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,257
Posted By GR8DANE
The weather here in Minnesota is balmy for...

The weather here in Minnesota is balmy for Winter. My college boys are home so the gantry will be assembled this week. I can almost taste the Dew, Rob!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-06-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,257
Posted By GR8DANE
Winner gets a case of Mountain Dew Throwback (old...

Winner gets a case of Mountain Dew Throwback (old school Dew with real sugar). Rob is going down 'cause my shell is going up! Tune into the next Vintage Airstream Podcast (http://thevap.com/) for a...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 09-19-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 40,777
Posted By GR8DANE
I now know what I'm doing after work tonight. ...

I now know what I'm doing after work tonight. Bacon, beer, and the replay of the Charlie Sheen roast. Thx to all for the power of suggestion and God willing, I'll see you for BASH 3...peace and...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 07-11-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
Sat night will be stamped indelibly on my mind. ...

Sat night will be stamped indelibly on my mind. Happy to have met so many great 'Streamers in the Park and in the bar (NIX).
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 07-01-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 51,777
Posted By GR8DANE
Dancin' to reggae music outside Lodens'...

Dancin' to reggae music outside Lodens' Solarstream is what I wanna be doing right now! Have a blast, y'all!
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 06-15-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
Looking forward to meeting new friends and seeing...

Looking forward to meeting new friends and seeing "old" ones. The Nix Bar and Grill will be swingin' Sat night! To get a feel for the band, please visit senaehrhardt.com on the intraweb.

Peace,...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-09-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 51,777
Posted By GR8DANE
The Bump! YouTube - GEORGE FREEMAN the bump...

The Bump!

YouTube - GEORGE FREEMAN the bump (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d30P9xWXOdA)

funky as you wanna be!
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-03-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
great job!

Tim,

You did an awesome job of promoting the Minnesota TAC Rally! If anybody was on the fence about attending the festivities, after hearing the VAPcast they should surely jump to the side of...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-16-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
Brad, I just noticed your TAC number. ...

Brad,

I just noticed your TAC number. Reminds me of the live VAP recording done at the 1st Annual Birthday Bash. Lots of yelling that number. :D
Beer was involved and I'm pretty sure Dick...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-14-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
Just personal preference to not use the...

Just personal preference to not use the expression "cornhole." We could call it "door within a door" for the weekend to make it thematic.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-13-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
bags!

This is an open invitation (challenge, really) to any interested team of bag tossers. The drummer and the bass player from the Sena Ehrhardt Band will take on any two who are brave enough in a game...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-11-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
I can't wait for the snow to melt and the...

I can't wait for the snow to melt and the 'Streamin' to start! The Sena Ehrhardt Band is very much looking forward to a great summer of music including July 9th in Becker, Mn in conjunction with the...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-09-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 51,777
Posted By GR8DANE
a look back at the 1st Annual Birthday Bash

The learning curve was uphill but I finally managed to figure out how to take my video from camera to Windows MovieMaker to YouTube. I just wish that I had more footage but that's what happens when...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-09-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,180
Posted By GR8DANE
Kenny, Any chance you have any pictures of...

Kenny,

Any chance you have any pictures of the load assist set-up?
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-09-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,985
Posted By GR8DANE
cabin fever

Just noticed that 3 Minnesota boys have replied within 3 minutes. LOL! :lol:
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-09-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,985
Posted By GR8DANE
Open the rear access hatch and have a good look...

Open the rear access hatch and have a good look around, especially at the subfloor to see how much rot there is. If the axle hasn't been replaced, it will need to be. The furnace at a minimum...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-04-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,180
Posted By GR8DANE
Thanks to all who reponded. This is the reason...

Thanks to all who reponded. This is the reason the airforums is so great! Ask a question, get some answers within a day. You guys are the best.
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-04-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,180
Posted By GR8DANE
window operator replacement options

I have to replace most window operators on my $25 1964 TradeWind. I would like some feedback on my options. The reviews on the operators from vintagetrailersupply don't look too promising. Inland RV...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 12-01-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,242
Posted By GR8DANE
It all depends on the date and whether or not my...

It all depends on the date and whether or not my band is playing (maybe in the area?). I have tried to get up there twice already and not been able to get there. Fingers crossed for this coming...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 07-30-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 68,685
Posted By GR8DANE
maybe Rob got a hold of some "BLADDER BLASTER" by...

maybe Rob got a hold of some "BLADDER BLASTER" by mistake at one of those great, great breakfasts...always read and follow label directions!
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