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Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-27-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By tot2learn
I believe the Voyager camera Airstream installs...

I believe the Voyager camera Airstream installs as a factory option has its power wire going through the skin. The Ford camera has a nice grommet plus a bit of TremPro would be used, of course. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-26-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By tot2learn
Installing Ford trailer mounted camera

I now tow with a 2017 Super Duty with Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System. I've yet to install the optional wired camera on my 27FB. The plan is to mount above the license plate as did fellow members...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-29-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 38,925
Posted By tot2learn
Tsunami-v2, What spring bars do you have on your...

Tsunami-v2, What spring bars do you have on your Equal-i-zer hitch? 1000lbs?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-01-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,350
Posted By tot2learn
Good to know. I read from a few folks here that...

Good to know. I read from a few folks here that the very stiff F350 was causing some issues such as body sheering and popped rivets. I didn't want to take the chance.

The Airsafe and Gen-Y...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-01-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,350
Posted By tot2learn
I'm also moving up from F150 --> F350 (Gen-Y Torsion Hitch)

Your situation is very similar to mine and I relate to all your points about payload. As the 3 kids are growing (and new dog) we want to bring Kayaks and whatever other toys without having to...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 07-10-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
ORICO MP-4U3S 3 port charger. I just checked...

ORICO MP-4U3S 3 port charger. I just checked amazon and they don't sell it there any longer.
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 06-29-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
One thing I've learned is you shouldn't turn it...

One thing I've learned is you shouldn't turn it on unless you need it, otherwise it can actually slow down your data speeds.

Since switching from AT&T to Verizon, I find that I more often get...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By tot2learn
I'm running two Lifeline GPL-6CT

I'm running two Lifeline GPL-6CT
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-21-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By tot2learn
As others have said, the PD4655 won't work with...

As others have said, the PD4655 won't work with the dual A/C 50 amp set up. I have a 27FB with 50amp power and ended up ordering the PowerMax PM4B-60. That converter has worked well for me.
...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 03-13-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,838
Posted By tot2learn
I've been towing our 27fb with 2015 F-150 super...

I've been towing our 27fb with 2015 F-150 super crew just like yours for 2 years. I use an Equalizer WD hitch with sway bars and have never turned off the truck's sway control feature, in fact I...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 01-23-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By tot2learn
The yellow knob bypasses the water heater. ...

The yellow knob bypasses the water heater.

Regarding the white knob, I wasn't sure what it was for, but last fall I realized I could drain the water heater by opening that valve and also...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 01-10-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,302
Posted By tot2learn
AirDFW, we have the same setup as you and can...

AirDFW, we have the same setup as you and can attest to having the heat distribution that you describe. Bedroom is usually much colder, under the dinette where the kids sleep is much hotter.
...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-19-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,104
Posted By tot2learn
Nice :) What kind of hitch setup did you end...

Nice :)
What kind of hitch setup did you end up going with?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-14-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,104
Posted By tot2learn
Nice Super Duty. Make sure to take a pic when...

Nice Super Duty. Make sure to take a pic when you're hitched up.

Are you going to use a WD hitch? I thought I heard in an interview with Ford that you didn't need WD hitches with the new Super...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 08-25-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
1. Yes, to be safe, I just leave the cabinet door...

1. Yes, to be safe, I just leave the cabinet door open partially for ventilation. I didn't think it ever got that hot though.

2. It must, but I would mostly use the amplifier during the day when...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 08-25-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
According to Wilson Electronics, it's an...

According to Wilson Electronics, it's an Omnidirectional Antenna.
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 08-25-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
In the bedroom, yes a little bit of an...

In the bedroom, yes a little bit of an improvement. I find to use the full boosting potential I need to be within a few feet of the candybar antenna. Since boosting my Verizon MiFi was important...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 08-25-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By tot2learn
How I installed my weBoost Drive 4G-X OTR on International 27FB

I installed the weBoost Drive 4G-X OTR on my International 27FB before we headed out to our trip to Yellowstone. I wanted to share my method since this would have helped me when I was researching...
Forum: On The Road... 08-17-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,123
Posted By tot2learn
Did Trail Ridge last Thursday

We did the route last Thursday Eastbound, around 2pm and the F-150 pulled beautifully up the hills. We did have a 20m delay because they are repaving the road. One lane of traffic was allowed at a...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 08-09-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,974
Posted By tot2learn
I'm intrigued please tell me more: 1. Is...

I'm intrigued please tell me more:

1. Is that perfectly cut hole for the light inside the cabinet?
2. Where does the white cable run inside after that?
3. Do you have two cables for two...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 08-09-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,974
Posted By tot2learn
Bold, the over head cabinet over the dining...

Bold, the over head cabinet over the dining table? That sounds like an ideal place to store the SOHO and Weboost with easy access to 12volt and 120volt outlets, how are you running the two cables...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 08-08-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,974
Posted By tot2learn
Wifi booster help

I'm scoping out a similar setup on my 27fb, but I'm having trouble understanding what happens after you feed the antenna cables though the fridge vent.

1. Where did you mount the Go2 and Weboost...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-15-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By tot2learn
I noticed vBullettin is up to version 5. Maybe...

I noticed vBullettin is up to version 5. Maybe there's an upgrade in our future then ;-)
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-15-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,117
Posted By tot2learn
I saw your post about that with the Lifeline 27s...

I saw your post about that with the Lifeline 27s so I tried doing it that way first. It didn't work for me, unfortunately. These batteries were a 1/4" too wide.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-14-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,117
Posted By tot2learn
Thumbs up Thanks to this post from Msmoto, I installed a...

Thanks to this post from Msmoto, I installed a PowerMax PM4B-60 over the weekend.

While I was at it, I replaced my dead group 24 batteries with new Interstate Group 27s.

I haven't decided...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-14-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By tot2learn
Updating AIR FORUMS to something more modern

I'm fairly new to the community but I can see already I'm going to be part of it for years to come. I feel like the forums' software vBulletin is outdated and makes for a not so great experience...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-01-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,857
Posted By tot2learn
Yes, I did. Good deal.

Yes, I did. Good deal.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-01-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
@Mach5 attached are my options. I may get some...

@Mach5 attached are my options. I may get some aftermarket mirror extenders. I wasn't interested in driving with tow mirrors all of the time.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,857
Posted By tot2learn
Thanks for the heads up on Mayberrys.com, I just...

Thanks for the heads up on Mayberrys.com, I just place my order for the EU2000 parallel combo.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-30-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
I just wanted to post a follow-up on this and...

I just wanted to post a follow-up on this and post a couple pics. Although I haven't been to the scales, I have the Equal-i-zer hitch dialed in so that the truck is level. I'm very pleased so far...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-30-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,228
Posted By tot2learn
I just heard back from Progressive, Lewster you...

I just heard back from Progressive, Lewster you were right that the PD4655 won't work for me. It sounds like a deck mount is my only option.
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-29-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,228
Posted By tot2learn
I checked which converter I have this morning,...

I checked which converter I have this morning, it's the Parallax Model 555. I'm perplexed now as to why I can't upgrade to the PD4655. Both are 55amp.

Again, I like the idea of doing a replacement...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-28-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,228
Posted By tot2learn
I was doing a bit more research on the...

I was doing a bit more research on the recommendation of the PD9260 deck mount that Lewster mentioned. It sounds like the PowerMax PM4B-60 BoldAdventure mentioned would be a comparable choice. Does...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-27-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,228
Posted By tot2learn
Thanks Lew

Thanks Lew
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,228
Posted By tot2learn
I have the same trailer as Plasma, but with 2 a/c...

I have the same trailer as Plasma, but with 2 a/c units and 50amp service. Would the PD4655 be the correct replacement for me as well?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,535
Posted By tot2learn
Thanks Lewster. Sounds like the todo list is...

Thanks Lewster. Sounds like the todo list is getting longer :-)

Lifeline batteries, new converter, and solar panels. Now if only I could find someone in Boulder, CO who can help me with all that...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-05-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,535
Posted By tot2learn
Nice battery upgrade Meddle, I just acquired...

Nice battery upgrade Meddle,

I just acquired a 2012 27' FB International as well and the original batteries are as good as dead, probably due to being left completely discharged.

If I purchase...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
Thanks for the input everyone. We aren't...

Thanks for the input everyone. We aren't full-timers and our loads will be modest. BTW, the new F-150 as a daily driver has been fantastic, I'm really enjoying the truck.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-24-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
Ah, I found it. They keep the yellow sticker on...

Ah, I found it. They keep the yellow sticker on the inside of the door jam now.

If the payload is only 1544 lbs, then that's surprising. When you build the truck online the only thing you have to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-24-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
BoldAdventures - In the picture you referenced,...

BoldAdventures - In the picture you referenced, the left picture is the F-150 and the right one is the Airstream, so the 1631lbs you read off is the trailer's payload.

silverlabs - I don't have a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-24-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
Good suggestion about weighing it when loaded,...

Good suggestion about weighing it when loaded, I'll look into that.

@KJRitchie, I posted a screenshot of my Payload number according to Ford's specs (3rd attachment.) The payload is actually...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-24-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,936
Posted By tot2learn
2015 F-150 SuperCrew 3.5 EB towing 2012 International 27FB

Hello AirForums,

First post and wanted to ask you guys about my TV & Trailer combo.

Tow Vehicle:

2015 F-150 SuperCrew 4x4
Short Bed
3.5L Ecoboost
3.55 Axle Ratio
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