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Forum: Vintage Kin 03-29-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,235
Posted By Becky B.
There are also several Facebook pages for Avions....

There are also several Facebook pages for Avions. There are two get togethers that I know of...One just happened in Texas, and one is in Elkhart, IN in the summer.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 02-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Becky B.
I used this to remove the adhesive residue on my...

I used this to remove the adhesive residue on my Avion stripe (after trying everything like you did). I recommended it to someone else who tried everything else after they removed their stripe & it...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 76,162
Posted By Becky B.
I have a hepvo in both the galley sink and the...

I have a hepvo in both the galley sink and the shower in my Bambi II. No issues with either one since installed in 2011! We were hepvo pioneers :-)
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,154
Posted By Becky B.
Haha! Kevin, that entertained you for years! ...

Haha! Kevin, that entertained you for years! Glad to have been such a good laugh for you :-) For what it's worth, POR-15 now makes a solvent to remove their product. It is super-strong. But it...
Forum: On The Road... 01-27-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,087
Posted By Becky B.
Walk the old 7 mile bridge out to pigeon key, or...

Walk the old 7 mile bridge out to pigeon key, or bicycle to it.
Pigeon Key is closed for rehab on the bridge, and after the hurricane, it's closed for rehab on all the buildings on it. :-(
Forum: On The Road... 01-23-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,087
Posted By Becky B.
We go to the Keys every year. Just got back...

We go to the Keys every year. Just got back Sunday. You should do a little driving into Big Pine Key to see the little Key Deer. They are so very cute! If you crumple a snack back, they come...
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-22-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
Theyíre $123 at the Airstream store. Thatís even...

Theyíre $123 at the Airstream store. Thatís even more than Vintage Trailer Supply.
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-22-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
He actually has an aluminum cover (my old one),...

He actually has an aluminum cover (my old one), but it is tearing from the wind whipping it. I probably will reinforce it with aluminum & rivets if I can't find the cover I have for a reasonable...
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-22-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
This is the cover I have & am looking for:302837 ...

This is the cover I have & am looking for:302837


and I am sure he's not going to pay $113 to Vintage Trailer Supply for this...

too bad the old brain ain't what it used to be!
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-21-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
This is the way my cash-tight son is gonna have...

This is the way my cash-tight son is gonna have to go. I guess I'll haul out my buck riveter & some aluminum & help him out. I know I didn't pay over $100 for a door!
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-21-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
HOLY SMOKES!!!!:blink::blink::blink:

HOLY SMOKES!!!!:blink::blink::blink:
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By Becky B.
Stainless Steel Atwood Water Heater Door

Quite a few years ago, I ordered a stainless steel water heater door for an Atwood water heater. I had polished a 1986 Sovereign and the door was a great addition. For the life of me, I can't...
Forum: On The Road... 12-29-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By Becky B.
I don't think it's a great loss. I didn't like...

I don't think it's a great loss. I didn't like being two feet from my neighbor & not being able to see the water since we were in the 2nd row. It was too close for comfort for the price paid.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-25-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,024
Posted By Becky B.
Love your patch!

Love your patch!
Forum: Windows & Screens 11-29-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,313
Posted By Becky B.
My rock guard is still hanging in there after a...

My rock guard is still hanging in there after a couple trips to the Keys and lots of other more local trips. I will have to look up this stretcher gizmo. My son & his wife bought an Avion that has...
Forum: 1955 - 1957 Bubble 09-04-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,698
Posted By Becky B.
Glad to hear you still have your little girl,...

Glad to hear you still have your little girl, Deb. Sorry about your dad. You got to enjoy him for a long time, but it's still not easy to lose loved ones.
Forum: 1955 - 1957 Bubble 09-01-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,698
Posted By Becky B.
Did you buy Deb's Bubble??

Did you buy Deb's Bubble??
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-25-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,783
Posted By Becky B.
Sorry....wrong termanology.....we still like it. ...

Sorry....wrong termanology.....we still like it. To each his own. That's why there are hundreds of opinions on Tow Vehicles.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-18-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,783
Posted By Becky B.
I have the 4 x 4 EL heavy duty tow package. ...

I have the 4 x 4 EL heavy duty tow package. It's rated to tow 9100 lbs. the non-4x4 was rated 9200 lbs. I am unaware of the axle option. The nice thing about the newer expeditions is that they...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-17-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,783
Posted By Becky B.
Love my 2015 Expedition EL XLT with the HD tow...

Love my 2015 Expedition EL XLT with the HD tow package. I use it as my every day vehicle & she tows my 32' Avion like a dream.
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-17-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
A few updates on the Avion 32S..... I put a...

A few updates on the Avion 32S.....

I put a spacer in the floor by the bathroom. This was the longest run of the planks & I can now just shove them back into place if they contract. It works. ...
Forum: Our Community 07-11-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 356,913
Posted By Becky B.
https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/rvs/6208875699....

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/rvs/6208875699.html


My daughter's Avion that she has listed for a great price. It's a very well taken care of trailer!
Forum: Floor Finishes 05-25-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,825
Posted By Becky B.
I installed Allure click together flooring in my...

I installed Allure click together flooring in my 32S last fall. Well, over the cold winter here in NW Indiana, the planks separated lengthwise. UGG!! On a really hot day they went back together, but...
Forum: Roof 05-08-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Becky B.
I removed the exterior shield by drilling out the...

I removed the exterior shield by drilling out the rivets. That way I could really clean up around the rectangular "chimney" of the vent. I cleaned off the old caulk & resealed with Tempro 635,...
Forum: Our Community 05-07-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,707
Views: 824,354
Posted By Becky B.
Love mine!!!

Love mine!!!
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-25-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By Becky B.
Yep, that's right. My Allure floating vinyl...

Yep, that's right. My Allure floating vinyl click together floor separated at the end of the plank joints. Cold temps are the problem. I would recommend vinyl sheet if possible too. And if you...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-24-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 84,939
Posted By Becky B.
That's it...! I have filled mine & traveled...

That's it...! I have filled mine & traveled several times without issue. Mine is a little over 20 gallons if I recall correctly.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-21-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 84,939
Posted By Becky B.
We used strapping that is used in plumbing to...

We used strapping that is used in plumbing to secure our tank to the floor. It comes in a roll & has holes every 1/2" or so. Looking great!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-19-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 36,483
Posted By Becky B.
My children, who have grown up with trailers,...

My children, who have grown up with trailers, yes. They know not to force ANYTHING, and two of them have Avions. Anyone else...Nope!
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-14-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 84,939
Posted By Becky B.
I LOVE your sink & counter top! So creative. ...

I LOVE your sink & counter top! So creative. Things are moving right along, it looks like! Camping in your summer plans?
Forum: 1964 Bambi II 04-03-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 90,046
Posted By Becky B.
If the layout is the same, the sink is farther...

If the layout is the same, the sink is farther forward and the shower all the way back. In my system there are two tanks in separate cavities in the frame, one in front of the axle and one in back....
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 03-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 156,515
Posted By Becky B.
Nice job, Vernon. I did the same to my Bambi II...

Nice job, Vernon. I did the same to my Bambi II & I still think it's one of my favorite "morphs". Nothing like flipping a switch for hot water!
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-14-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,024
Posted By Becky B.
My son & daughter-in-law are working hard on...

My son & daughter-in-law are working hard on their restoration of a 1984 Avion 30P. After removing some unnecessary cable ports/phone ports, he was left with two big holes. Well, this Nana has told...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-07-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,501
Posted By Becky B.
What kind of glue did you use for the flooring? ...

What kind of glue did you use for the flooring? I used Allure click together vinyl flooring & have separation in one area. It happened this winter (we live about an hour from you straight west). ...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-05-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 84,939
Posted By Becky B.
You're not alone....When I built the shower wall...

You're not alone....When I built the shower wall in my Bambi II, I mounted the TV mount to it before I put the final wall in. I could probably put a 50 lb TV on it! We like to watch movies too....I...
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-01-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,825
Posted By Becky B.
I REALLY liked the pattern in my previous...

I REALLY liked the pattern in my previous trailer. It was the sticky allure. I wish I had read the warranty previously to putting the click together in my trailer. The trim was an absolute PITA!
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-01-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,825
Posted By Becky B.
Here's hoping. I really like this floor. I'll...

Here's hoping. I really like this floor. I'll be bummed if it doesn't expand back together...really bummed!
Forum: Vintage Kin 02-01-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
The floor is vinyl. It acclimated for at least a...

The floor is vinyl. It acclimated for at least a week before I installed it. I kept a small heater on late this fall until late December when we left for our trip...no problems with shrinkage. No...
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-01-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,825
Posted By Becky B.
It was in the 30's today....Yesterday in the 20's

It was in the 30's today....Yesterday in the 20's
Forum: Airstream History 02-01-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 110,617
Posted By Becky B.
So glad you're going to restore this piece of...

So glad you're going to restore this piece of history. I feel a little sick for you, but it will be a worthy project that I will enjoy watching!:)
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-01-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,825
Posted By Becky B.
I thought I'd give an update on Allure Click...

I thought I'd give an update on Allure Click Together flooring. I used this product in my Avion restoration instead of the sticky sided Allure flooring that I used in my previous Avion. That...
Forum: Vintage Kin 02-01-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
Allure Snap Together Flooring

Well, I have bad news to report.....my Allure Snap Together flooring has separated in the cold weather. I can't even begin to say how disappointed I am! I looked up the company's warranty....this...
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-29-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
It really looks lovely. The only thing that...

It really looks lovely. The only thing that worries me is the contracting in the cold. I will have to go look again now that I quit heating the trailer. On a cold night on our way down to the...
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-29-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
Yes. I ordered it from them. Allure snap...

Yes. I ordered it from them. Allure snap together --I think it was rustic maple.
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-28-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
My husband & I took the Avion on a 3,000 mile...

My husband & I took the Avion on a 3,000 mile trip down to the Florida Keys earlier this month. I'm happy to say that the trailer worked out perfectly. We boondocked at Camping World on the way down...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 01-25-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By Becky B.
I installed 3 in my 32' Avion. One in the...

I installed 3 in my 32' Avion. One in the bathroom is exhaust only. The other two have remote controls and can be open in the rain. They fold down when not in use. It wasn't difficult to install...
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-06-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,172
Posted By Becky B.
Avion 32S Beast to Beauty (hopefully!)

Pex was used for the new plumbing.
Forum: Roof 12-22-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By Becky B.
I installed Maxx Fans in my Avion recently and...

I installed Maxx Fans in my Avion recently and can't wait to use them next week when we head to the Florida Keys! I have had Fantastic Fans in my Airstreams, but really like the fact that I can...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 12-19-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,636
Posted By Becky B.
Merry Christmas to YOU! The things Airstreams...

Merry Christmas to YOU! The things Airstreams make us do....My plan to move isn't as near as yours, but the property is almost ours!
Forum: Vintage Kin 12-19-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,726
Posted By Becky B.
Are you just trying to stir a pot? Why not tell...

Are you just trying to stir a pot? Why not tell us all the answers to your questions??
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