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Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,024
Posted By Octarine
Just a heads-up that Sgt. Duane is now Duane E....

Just a heads-up that Sgt. Duane is now Duane E. Johnson and still trying to scam sellers on the Airforums Classifieds. He contacted me this morning about my 2018 Classic and when he asked to use...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-03-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Octarine
Thank you! Having a hard time letting her go...

Thank you!

Having a hard time letting her go (sent her off to SoCal for warranty repairs and then to in-door storage). So hard to let her go (cried!), that unless someone offers me the full asking...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-01-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Octarine
2018 Airstream Classic 33 - California

Title: 2018 Airstream Classic 33 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

A rare top of the line 2018 Airstream Classic fully loaded to go off the grid with solar and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,232
Posted By Octarine
I have a Brahma lock. Not cheap, heavy quality...

I have a Brahma lock. Not cheap, heavy quality (35 lbs), takes a little practice to install quickly, but it's effectively and visually intimidating. The peace of mind is worth the cost. Not sure if...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,282
Posted By Octarine
The higher the setting number the colder your...

The higher the setting number the colder your fridge/freezer is correct. Mine is set at 4 and the temp ranges between 35-37. When it's at a 5, temp is 32.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-19-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Octarine
Hi Lisa: You may have already done this, but...

Hi Lisa:

You may have already done this, but if you haven't, get thee a small space heater from the nearest hardware store. They come in all shapes, sizes, and heating types. It will allow you to...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 01-11-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,223
Posted By Octarine
If you have the option of switching cellular...

If you have the option of switching cellular provider, consider doing so for one that has better coverage/reception. I use my hotspot for Internet, streaming movies, and gaming. I did purchase a...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 01-11-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,717
Posted By Octarine
The one-year anniversary of full-timing (9...

The one-year anniversary of full-timing (9 months) in my Classic 33 is next month and what a life-changing experience it's been. New skills, independence, adventures, life-long friends, ah-ha...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-26-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,856
Posted By Octarine
May your maiden voyage be a swan dive and not a...

May your maiden voyage be a swan dive and not a belly flop. Pawn your kayak in California, not Vegas! Everyone loves eye candy; please make sure your porn shots have something for the ladies as...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-18-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,186
Posted By Octarine
Hi Uncle Bob: I had the same issue and it's...

Hi Uncle Bob:

I had the same issue and it's the on-board regulator. Call up AS support in OH and they will send you a new one to install (very easy and I'm a fresh sprout when it comes to...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-18-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,565
Posted By Octarine
'Lo, TheBristols! I bought my 33 2018, with...

'Lo, TheBristols!

I bought my 33 2018, with the queen bed, in January. Lived full time in it until May 31st, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Experienced the Alde and Firefly saga (love...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-24-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,468
Posted By Octarine
Updated List of Warranty Work

Punch list #8 is crossed off! A BIG thank you to Mike G. at the JC support line. Sent me a new city water regulator that has fixed the relief valve (constant) drip issue unless I had an additional...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-23-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,565
Posted By Octarine
Please re-read my post as I was responding to...

Please re-read my post as I was responding to Husk N Tusk, not DeltaRon. Of course, I agree with airing issues (you should check out my other posts in the Classic 33 2018 forum, where I listed ALL my...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-23-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,565
Posted By Octarine
Oh please, there are plenty posts for help with...

Oh please, there are plenty posts for help with "good old days" trailers where water, hot or cold, doesn't work because turning/flicking/pushing the dial/button/switch didn't work (bleck!!!).
...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-18-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,468
Posted By Octarine
It was new when I bought it from the dealer. I...

It was new when I bought it from the dealer. I did not include the last paragraph of my original post which stated how happy I am with my AS since I was responding to another member who seemed to be...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-17-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,536
Posted By Octarine
My Firefly board was replaced by the Airstream OC...

My Firefly board was replaced by the Airstream OC dealer tech who came out to my trailer; I did not have to tow it to them (yay, but I'm also only 30 minutes away). This fixed the Alde and...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-17-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,468
Posted By Octarine
Hello: I am reposting this message from...

Hello:

I am reposting this message from another forum as I think it might be helpful to others with 2018 Classics, but more importantly (to me :-), in case there are other issues someone else here...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-16-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Octarine
Fortunately, my AS dealer is only 30 minutes...

Fortunately, my AS dealer is only 30 minutes away. I have to say the customer service by Airstream OC is fantastic. They sent a tech out to inspect, repair where possible, document the warranty work...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-14-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Octarine
My 2018 is going in for a bunch warranty work...

My 2018 is going in for a bunch warranty work next month and very glad to see this so I can add it to the punch list. I thought it was rather odd the lowest notch was worthless, but I get tired of...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-11-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,630
Posted By Octarine
WD 40 was like infomercial magic on my...

WD 40 was like infomercial magic on my rockguards. T'was a recommendation from a post here in the forums.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 05-02-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,386
Posted By Octarine
Thank you so much for taking the time to post. I...

Thank you so much for taking the time to post. I have been having similar issues with my door as well (Classic 2018 33). Checked a variety of things from leveling to lubing and still the latch would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-13-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,641
Posted By Octarine
I have rented from Enterprise Truck Rentals and...

I have rented from Enterprise Truck Rentals and they have both diesel and gas trucks to choose from. I rented a gas F250 to pull my Classic 33. Picked it up at the location, drove it back to AS,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-13-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Octarine
Here, let me spoonfeed you: ...

Here, let me spoonfeed you:
...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-11-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Octarine
Hmmmm, I do not understand your question? I drove...

Hmmmm, I do not understand your question? I drove the rental back to my AS and hooked it up sway bars and all. Why would you make the assumption it was only hooked up to the ball?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-11-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Octarine
Enterprise has a truck rental program I used...

Enterprise has a truck rental program I used recently (March 2018) to test pulling with an F250 gas. Great service (checked the hitch and found the sleeve was missing so rep put one in), truck was...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 04-11-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Octarine
Discovered if I shut the bathroom door, the...

Discovered if I shut the bathroom door, the lights do not come back on after going off a couple times. It works for me.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-24-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,514
Posted By Octarine
Mine also emitted an odd smell (exhaust/chemical)...

Mine also emitted an odd smell (exhaust/chemical) every time I used the heat pumps, which wasn't often, so it took a while for the smell to "burn off". I have a 2018 33 Classic. However, checking for...
Forum: Our Community 03-14-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,998
Posted By Octarine
Love my 2018 Classic 33 and while it has new...

Love my 2018 Classic 33 and while it has new tech, you still have to learn how to function without it when the tech isn't working or it takes two hands, at least two screw drivers, and a rubber...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-12-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By Octarine
Accident Info

Thank you, Kelly, for the heads-up and advice. Have not been in an accident yet with my AS, but I figure it's a matter of time and this is very helpful info.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,468
Posted By Octarine
Same Issue 4 Months Later

Hello DPaylor:

Curious if the saga continues or been resolved to your satisfaction? I am experiencing the exact same issue and I guess "cinema mode" really means just that; you can only watch...
Forum: Full-Timing 01-30-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,356
Posted By Octarine
I too have recently leaped into the abyss, but...

I too have recently leaped into the abyss, but kept my job and negotiated to work remote from it. This means I need to be parked somewhere during the work week and travel (if I wish) on the weekends....
Forum: Our Community 12-21-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,623
Posted By Octarine
Video games! I grew up in Alaska and roomatism...

Video games! I grew up in Alaska and roomatism affects just about everyone during those dark winter months. People either drank the dark away, played video games, watched TV, or chased moose (true...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-19-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Octarine
I also just purchased one to semi-retire after...

I also just purchased one to semi-retire after being at a desk job for 28 years and looking forward to the freedom and adventures ahead of me. Also hoping mine will stay in the family for many years...
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