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Forum: Awnings 08-07-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,774
Posted By TBRich
We lost a hook on our street side awning. Ordered...

We lost a hook on our street side awning. Ordered a replacement for a small price... they never get really "tight"... I make sure it's OK before each trip. Using locket would help...and would save me...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-31-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,287
Posted By TBRich
Well I really butchered THIS post! So for the...

Well I really butchered THIS post! So for the record, here it is again without all the quite funny auto-correct "interpertations" ... I gotta remember to proof stuff!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-30-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,287
Posted By TBRich
II had this very same thing happen at my home,...

II had this very same thing happen at my home, connected to a dedicated 30-amp line. Both the house breaker and the in-lne surgery protecter caught the issue and tripped ...but the frame socket on...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 05-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,703
Posted By TBRich
Smile Just wanted to add my 2¢. I understand the...

Just wanted to add my 2¢. I understand the frustration of spending top dollar for a rig and then feeling the quality is lacking. It should not be that way and we all hope that Airstream, Inc is...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-29-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By TBRich
I have heard of Rocky Montain Mattress ccoapmny...

I have heard of Rocky Montain Mattress ccoapmny and the folks we know how purchased were pleased.

We ordered a replacement mattress of our 2006 19' Bambi from Mattress Insder online....
Forum: Tires 04-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,009
Posted By TBRich
Get new tires now before you have a problem ......

Get new tires now before you have a problem ... try Goodyear Endurance...that what we are running now after going through several brands.

TPMS highly recommended...we have had PressurePros since...
Forum: On The Road... 04-16-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By TBRich
I would not leave Moab out of the mix when...

I would not leave Moab out of the mix when visiting the four corners and softer Utah .... There is SO MUCH to see in the immediate area...Arches, Canyonlands, Dead Horse Point State Park, etc...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 03-30-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,789
Posted By TBRich
And our tow vehicle, a Tacoma: TACOMAZ

And our tow vehicle, a Tacoma: TACOMAZ
Forum: On The Road... 03-27-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,419
Posted By TBRich
Ww have had 3 Airstrem Rallies in the Moab and...

Ww have had 3 Airstrem Rallies in the Moab and Canyonlands areas...as pointed out, BLM camping is big there, but there are RV parks as well... I would highly recommend ACT Campground...this is a...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-19-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,476
Posted By TBRich
While you're at it, you might consider adding a...

While you're at it, you might consider adding a regular outdoor household receptacle in addition to the 50-amp. We added one in addition to the 30-amp... it has come in quite handy... we have used it...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-17-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,476
Posted By TBRich
50 amp & 120 service... You will never be sorry...

50 amp & 120 service... You will never be sorry you did this. We did a 30-amo for our Bambi and we have never regretted it. Out set up is similar to yours...next ot the hour and near the house...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-16-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By TBRich
I believe the 2019s have a multistage...

I believe the 2019s have a multistage converter...if that is the case you can leave it plugged in all the time at no peril. We switched out our old style single stage converter to multistage a couple...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-13-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,105
Posted By TBRich
Ditto. Having a short rig, sometimes it works...

Ditto. Having a short rig, sometimes it works better to position the Bambi further away from the spigot than one would normally be. We have had to use the 2nd hose several times... And then there are...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-12-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,571
Posted By TBRich
Personally I would have a hard time living with...

Personally I would have a hard time living with it, but thst’s me.

On the other hand … I know iit is not the issue, when I look at your picture what I notice first is how bad those curtains look...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-12-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By TBRich
We have a 19’ and like having the vanity sink. ...

We have a 19’ and like having the vanity sink.

That said, do what you want to do. It’s your trailer!

Keep the pieces, though as you may want to restore it when you sell.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-06-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,620
Posted By TBRich
Ha! "ear bumpers" ... ("rear bumpers" ... but...

Ha! "ear bumpers" ... ("rear bumpers" ... but ear bumpers might be kinda cool.)
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-06-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,620
Posted By TBRich
I have seen a few Sports with ear bumpers as...

I have seen a few Sports with ear bumpers as well. That isn't how they started out and they do not picture a sport with a bumper online. i'm guessing the bumpers are an add-on option or done after...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-05-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,620
Posted By TBRich
Hmm. To replace that corner panel is not cheap....

Hmm. To replace that corner panel is not cheap. If it were me, and I could' live with it, I'd ask the seller to at least split the cost of repair. (The owners could have had it repaired through...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-05-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By TBRich
Bingo! This is what we do.

Bingo! This is what we do.
Forum: On The Road... 03-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,238
Posted By TBRich
"I'd recommend disconnecting the umbilical to the...

"I'd recommend disconnecting the umbilical to the TV, anyway. If your trailer bats drop in voltage, they can drag the tow vehicle battery down, and then you won't be able to start. Happened to me...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-02-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,620
Posted By TBRich
If I were you I'd do the 22. (Hey that rhymes!)...

If I were you I'd do the 22. (Hey that rhymes!) ... You will not be sorry. The price is right, the length and weight are not that much more. You will be doing your friend and yourself a favor, with $...
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-28-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By TBRich
Ask. Airstreams are generally willing to chat...

Ask. Airstreams are generally willing to chat with other Aristeam owners...you already have something in common. If you find they are not part of the group you are with, invite them to join you!
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-28-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,424
Posted By TBRich
Cool! Congratulations Best labor cost you ever...

Cool! Congratulations Best labor cost you ever spent!

(Some places would charge you a 1-hour minimum and promptly loose a customer forever.)
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-22-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By TBRich
Friends of ours in AZ have a Land Yacht ..and...

Friends of ours in AZ have a Land Yacht ..and come to think of it, it's probably a 2015. They arrived at the campsite to find that that same cabinet had fallen completely off ...damaging the table,...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-21-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,424
Posted By TBRich
If the pipe is not plugged and the problem lies...

If the pipe is not plugged and the problem lies with the valve itself ... don't bother trying to fix it ... just replace it. But tell the techs that the tank is not empty ... to save them form a...
Forum: On The Road... 02-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,768
Posted By TBRich
We rarely travel at night with the trailer so we...

We rarely travel at night with the trailer so we don't carry flares... We do have 2 boxes (3 each box) of the collapsable triangles...we have used them and they work well. They are weighted to stay...
Forum: Tires 02-02-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,251
Posted By TBRich
GoodYear Endurance here, as well...have tried...

GoodYear Endurance here, as well...have tried many tire brands through time, and these have been the best....we are very pleased with them...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,028
Posted By TBRich
Just wondering...does this happen when you are...

Just wondering...does this happen when you are plugged into 30-amp service? You did not say. Finding that out may help resolve the issue.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-07-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By TBRich
Nice! Good luck with everything and I hope your...

Nice! Good luck with everything and I hope your condensation is drained to the wheel well properly instead of onto your floor. We don't normally enough humidity to even have condensation, but when we...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-06-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,007
Posted By TBRich
I second the ability of Oasis RV in Tucson to do...

I second the ability of Oasis RV in Tucson to do this kind of repair. It's extensive but they can do it. We had some major damage to our Bambi that they fixed and you'd never know it was done ... and...
Forum: Our Community 11-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By TBRich
I really hate to see someone trash their dream...

I really hate to see someone trash their dream when they have an incident early on in their Airstreaming experience... Please don't loose your enthusiasm to enjoy your Airstream. If you ask anyone...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 10-25-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By TBRich
New Mexico Thanksgiving Buddy Rally

4CU Thanksgiving Buddy Rally
Caballo Lake State Park - Riverside Campground Group Area

Join with your 4CU friends and family for the 2018 4CU NM Thanksgiving Rally, to be held at Caballo Lake...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 10-16-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,569
Posted By TBRich
You're not an idiot. Nor are not the first of us...

You're not an idiot. Nor are not the first of us who has done this ... and, alas, you will not be the last. So don't beat yourself up too much. And kudos for sharing it at your own expense.
Forum: On The Road... 10-15-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By TBRich
There were probably several mid-sized rocks...

There were probably several mid-sized rocks laying near the sewer hole, right? They are the low-tech solution if your sewer hose end piece won't screw into the hole ... you can stick it in and pile...
Forum: Trailer Values 10-15-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,437
Posted By TBRich
You can also post it at "Airstream Hunter" on...

You can also post it at "Airstream Hunter" on their Facebook page.

Good luck with it!
Forum: WBCCI Forum 10-08-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 53,497
Posted By TBRich
This is what I have been told about this even as...

This is what I have been told about this even as well... as president of the 4CU, I was surprised that a Mexico Caravan had even been discussed. Several years back the 4CU was doing a bit of...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 10-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,513
Posted By TBRich
Progressive customer here...they have both our...

Progressive customer here...they have both our home and Airstream insured. We have made two claims on the Airstream, about 1.5 years apart...the first was for a blowout with ensuing wheel well...
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,717
Posted By TBRich
Thanks you two for sharing so much of your...

Thanks you two for sharing so much of your Airstream knowledge...we all appreciate it ... Sad here, that you are leaving the Airstream community (for a while?), but we are sure our paths will cross...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-25-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,856
Posted By TBRich
We had this happen, too ... when we replaced the...

We had this happen, too ... when we replaced the AC and got a new thermostat.

Read your thermostat's manual (if you have it ... if not you should be able to find it online)...that will give you...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-15-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,743
Posted By TBRich
If it's not possible to get to the Factory for...

If it's not possible to get to the Factory for the repairs you seek, try Oasis RV in Tucson. We have had major repairs done at Oasis, including panel replacement...you'd never know there was damage...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-06-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By TBRich
We can ditto the great work that Oasis RV does....

We can ditto the great work that Oasis RV does. We bought our rig there when they were still a dealer...they are not a dealer any longer, so they can't do warranty work. The shop is nothing to look...
Forum: On The Road... 09-03-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,818
Posted By TBRich
We travel with 2 credit cards and some cash...

We travel with 2 credit cards and some cash stashed. Once the card we use most often was rejected at a fast station on the way home from a trip. I called customer service and they said it was because...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 08-27-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By TBRich
The Pancho Villa Rally is included n the...

The Pancho Villa Rally is included n the Airforums rally calendar here: http://www.airforums.com/forums/calendar.php?do=getinfo&e=1572&day=2018-10-19
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 08-27-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By TBRich
4CU SoNM Pancho Villa Rally IV

It's time to register for the Four Corners Unit's Southern New Mexico Pancho Villa IV Rally to be held at Pancho Villa State Park from 19 Oct to 22 Oct 2018

All the info needed to register can be...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-21-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By TBRich
We, too, have replaced all the puck lights in our...

We, too, have replaced all the puck lights in our 06 Bambi with LEDs we got through https://led4rv.com. Someone said to use the warn LEDs, but we actually preferred the cooler lights. Purely your...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-19-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,990
Posted By TBRich
Agree with cdburke... The other thing that's...

Agree with cdburke...

The other thing that's on the GFCI is in the bathroom and the outdoors outlet.

Haven't seen this mentioned, and if it was, forgive me ... In our unit, to reset the GFCI,...
Forum: Tommy Bahama Special Editions 08-05-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,510
Posted By TBRich
Been watching this thread as a general IFM...

Been watching this thread as a general IFM (Information for Me)...

Yay for getting it working! Once again, a demonstration of folks on the Airforums willing to help and throw out suggestions...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-05-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,928
Posted By TBRich
We only have a 19' Bambi, and do not full time....

We only have a 19' Bambi, and do not full time. BUT we were forced to live in it for 4 months straight in front of our house ... after said house got flooded while we were gone on a trip. Everything...
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,398
Posted By TBRich
We have been using the original Pressure Pros...

We have been using the original Pressure Pros TPMs on our Bambi for 10 years (and have replaced the sensors once). I would not tow without monitors — especially with a single axle. The brand is not...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-01-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,483
Posted By TBRich
Be brave. Be strong. Be committed. Good luck...

Be brave. Be strong. Be committed.

Good luck beating back the Beast...
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