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Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 06-22-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By VintageRV
Hey Tom... I think you didnt mean to mention...

Hey Tom...
I think you didnt mean to mention our company as having a bad reputation. Your link was to a different company. 😬 We have been part of this community for nearly 20 years and try to be...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 10-23-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,460
Posted By VintageRV
Curved vs flat garnish

Go ahead and get the curved garnish. You can trim it with an exacto knife if too curved. :cool:
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-12-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By VintageRV
We will be grateful for any feedback positive or...

We will be grateful for any feedback positive or negative.

Thank you,
Steve
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-06-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By VintageRV
Even better...they will be cast zinc and chrome...

Even better...they will be cast zinc and chrome plated. We're taking a chance on demand.
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By VintageRV
Handles for Flat Bar Window Operators from 1970s

David, we're reproducing them this summer. But in chrome plate. I hope that works for you. :wally:

They'll be VTS-2434. No other real details yet but we'll have them by early October.

Steve
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 06-06-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,029
Posted By VintageRV
Thumbs up New Mexico Restorer

Try Rick Ruff in Santa Fe. He's a restorer and a super nice guy. I'll PM you his email so it doesn't get picked up by spammers in this thread.

See him featured on page 28 of this magazine ...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-08-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,445
Posted By VintageRV
Hey folks. Be careful. The wood seat for the...

Hey folks. Be careful. The wood seat for the 310/311 Dometic toilets is not the same as the standard 320/321 seat. But it is true that a wood seat is standard on the more pricey 320/321.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-16-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,333
Posted By VintageRV
Thumbs up New Custom Fuse Box

David... We're all learning. Vintage Trailer Supply has only succeeded because of smart, kind and assertive customers like yourself.

I like your idea of developing a new panel. We'd have some...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-10-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,333
Posted By VintageRV
Hi David, I can see what you mean by the...

Hi David,

I can see what you mean by the wire gauge being beefier than the panel is ideal for. We've yet to find a 12v panel beefier, though. If you find something, let us know. As you noted,...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 02-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By VintageRV
A few thoughts: Polyethylene rotomolded...

A few thoughts:

Polyethylene rotomolded tanks like ours do flex a lot but they never split at corners or fail for structural reasons. They are strong, but support them from underneath for...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 02-06-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By VintageRV
TennTex...that's a really clean install. Cool.

TennTex...that's a really clean install. Cool.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By VintageRV
1963 1964 curtain tracks

Those are absolutely original. They were used in most 1963 and some 1964 trailers. Not sure if it is another one of those Ohio/California differences. We're working to source the buttons and fabric...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 08-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 55,763
Posted By VintageRV
I know that GoPower's warranty is 10 years for...

I know that GoPower's warranty is 10 years for defects in materials and workmanship....and that they are readily available to honor it. Be sure to compare that to all other brands you are...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By VintageRV
Smile 1965 Taillights

Hittenstiehl... love those midnight shopping sprees!

Thanks for your kind words. As you can imagine, this one was a labor of love. As with most products we sell, it took one customer who was...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 08-04-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
Smile Fan-Tastic Vents with Automatic Lift Motors

Hi Landrum,

We sell a ton of your style fans to Airstream owners. Yes, there have been changes with the new motor. However, the override feature you like is still there...just changed.

To...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By VintageRV
Wink Ha! We're experimenting with the Bambi emblem...

Ha! We're experimenting with the Bambi emblem which we should have in stock this week. If we like it and it sells, we'll move on to some others! Brian, let me know if you make progress so I can...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-02-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 55,763
Posted By VintageRV
Lookin Good Tim!

Lookin Good Tim!
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 06-02-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
Splitrock, If we told you you installed...

Splitrock,

If we told you you installed them wrong, we were not doing our job correctly. We could not guess why they cracked or how you installed them. I'm sorry that happened. If you told us you...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 06-01-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
I don't have any idea why Airstream would...

I don't have any idea why Airstream would recommend a non-silicone based caulk. That is contrary to FanTastic's instructions. My experience is that following instructions is the most important part...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 05-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
insallation gasket and sealant... mdshope,...

insallation gasket and sealant...

mdshope, you mentioned that you used Trempro under the base. That makes me a bit nervous. The directions that come with the fans describe the correct mounting...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 05-26-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
Motors... There have always been 2 motors...

Motors... There have always been 2 motors depending on which version you buy. The flat lid fans like we sell require a pancake motor and the domed fans that most places sell typically have the...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By VintageRV
Colaw's Bone Yard

I was at Colaw's in Missouri in February. They do not have much for Airstreams. What they do have is for 1980s and newer. But even that is sketchy. Nice guys. Big salvage yard. Just not for...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-19-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,182
Posted By VintageRV
3D printing for the bases is an interesting idea....

3D printing for the bases is an interesting idea. The amount of post-print work that would have to be done would be substantial. An ABS base made on a cheap 3D printer would be inexpensive to make...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 05-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,716
Posted By VintageRV
Fantastic Warranty is unchanged.

Just to be absolutely clear. The Fan-Tastic warranty period is 2 years on most of it. 5 years on the lid.
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By VintageRV
Hi Shauna, You've got an odd duck! Odd ducks are...

Hi Shauna, You've got an odd duck! Odd ducks are fun and not unheard of in the Airstream world.

Could you do us the favor of posting the serial number from the plate next to the door? That will...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,476
Posted By VintageRV
GaŽl, the article I sent you should be very...

GaŽl, the article I sent you should be very helpful.

For drilling out both buck rivets and blind rivets, I recommend this tool. It is used by many professional shops and they find it a big time...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-21-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,476
Posted By VintageRV
Rivet Instructions

Everything said prior is accurate. I do think there is a noticeable difference between universal heads and brazier heads, but I'm picky.

We're nearly finished with a more in depth how-to guide for...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-13-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By VintageRV
Emblem Reproduction

Let me know how these turn out. Fun project!

We're doing cast and chrome reproductions of the Bambi emblem first and then turning our attention to others. We're fussing with the 3D model to get it...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-16-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Wonderful! Great job sticking with it.

Wonderful! Great job sticking with it.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Exclamation Black Tank Bottom Fitting: Threaded or Bonded?

Greenish plastic is not necessarily polyethylene. You might have ABS...which can be bonded. Not sure. Please post pics so we don't make a mistake. Having a top flange threaded does not indicate the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Oh...also, it will be hard to turn that flange...

Oh...also, it will be hard to turn that flange out. You may need to use a wrench or hammer. Polyethylene is strong stuff...stronger than the ABS after all these years...so be firm and expect the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Carolinda, I believe your solution is quite easy....

Carolinda, I believe your solution is quite easy. You have a milky translucent polyethylene black tank with a female thread permanently part of the tank. You also have solid white ABS Thetford...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Carolinda, although the information we gave you...

Carolinda, although the information we gave you is spot-on, I'm wondering if you have other choices. How is your Thetford valve flange attached to your tank? Could you post a pic? If you look at...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By VintageRV
Thetford Valterra Conversion

Very creative job. Good work.
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-08-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,763
Posted By VintageRV
Phillips Industries Window Sill Latch

5 years later... project complete. Sorry we are so slow.
Sill Latch for 1966-68 Airstream Windows (http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/Sill_Latch_for_1966_68_Airstream_Windows_p/vts-093.htm)
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-10-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,336
Posted By VintageRV
Thanks, Bluto. I know just enough to be dangerous...

Thanks, Bluto. I know just enough to be dangerous on new trailers. ;)
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-10-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,336
Posted By VintageRV
Beware Car Washes

With your new trailer and its plasticoat, it may be fine to use a truckwash. I'm not sure. But if you have a polished skin, you will not want to take it to a carwash. Whatever they put in their...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-29-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,029
Posted By VintageRV
Smile Academy T-Shirts

VTA Attendees Only: Just a friendly reminder that time is running out to pre-order your Vintage Trailer Academy T-Shirt. Gotta do it in the next wek. This is for VTA attendees ONLY. Sorry but it...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-29-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,029
Posted By VintageRV
When you arrive on site, the person checking you...

When you arrive on site, the person checking you in should be able to assist with most requests for campsites. If you did not put your request on the registration form, you might want to go back to...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 01-27-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By VintageRV
Airpatton, Colin is right. You have the inside...

Airpatton, Colin is right. You have the inside wall out...that's an enviable position to be in from a riveting perspective. Olympic Bulb-Tite rivets are good when you don't have the luxury of...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-20-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By VintageRV
1965 Plastic Taillight Housings

The information is still accurate but we are working to solve it. We have two originals which we have sent to our thermoform shop. We are waiting on a quote. The tooling is expensive on this one...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-07-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,329
Posted By VintageRV
Chromis, There are ABS/PVC dual solvent cements,...

Chromis, There are ABS/PVC dual solvent cements, but they aren't intended to be used to do the two types together. They are for either, not both. I haven't seen the general glue you're talking...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-04-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,329
Posted By VintageRV
Dave's right. Only reason to stick with ABS is...

Dave's right. Only reason to stick with ABS is that some of the hard to find street wyes and tees that work for trailers are ABS...also Valterra and Thetford valves are ABS so you have to solvent...
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-08-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,401
Posted By VintageRV
Hehr Standard Track

To be clear in this thread, we are talking about Hehr Standard Windows. Smaller 1958 trailers used them all around the trailer, but most 1958 trailers used them on the sides only. Hehr Clearview...
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-24-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,401
Posted By VintageRV
Exclamation Substituting the Hehr Clearview Operator in a Hehr Standard Window

It wouldn't work. The arm is too wide and it would interfere in the track... I tried it a few years ago. :-(
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-16-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,699
Posted By VintageRV
Gutterseal

The MSDS for Gutterseal used to be hard to get before Alcoa's siding division was bought by Plygem. The MSDS is here on our site now:
Alcoa Gutterseal...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-13-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,401
Posted By VintageRV
Teeth turned to mush

Hi Melody Ranch,

I'm surprised to hear the teeth on our replacements turned to mush. They are stamped out of steel. The original cranks do have gears that turn to mush because they are diecast. ...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-10-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,672
Posted By VintageRV
You have an Ohio built 1963 Globetrotter. ...

You have an Ohio built 1963 Globetrotter.

19 is length.
3 is 1963.
D is double bed (I believe).
221 is sequence in production.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-09-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,672
Posted By VintageRV
Serial Number

Serial numbers are definitive for dating. Or we can figure it out from pics because the front doors in 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965 were all different from one another.

1962 had an overlay main...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-08-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,336
Posted By VintageRV
Salt air is always a pain. You can polish it....

Salt air is always a pain. You can polish it. But you will need to try a few different things. First, I would not assume you need to start with the most abrasive polish (Nuvite F9). You might be...
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