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Forum: 2000 Safari 09-29-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By mbubbaca
The wall is standard AS interior. The corks...

The wall is standard AS interior. The corks would be lying down probably cut in half, longways. I considered silicon and the above-mentioned gorilla glue but I was hoping to get some real-life...
Forum: 2000 Safari 09-29-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By mbubbaca
I want to use wine corks as a backsplash

I need a place to put my extensive "collection" of used wine corks. I have seen them used as a bar back and backsplash in a stick home. Any advice on what to use on the interior of my 2000 Safari...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-15-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By mbubbaca
I am looking at changing my upper cabinet hold up / stay down lifts

Sugatsune Heavy Duty Soft-Down Stay looks like a good choice for switching out my standard lifts. Anyone use these or have good results with another product.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-14-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By mbubbaca
Might want to pick up an moisture meter. I used...

Might want to pick up an moisture meter. I used one on every AS we looked at during our purchase process.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 08-03-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By mbubbaca
What he said. I believe your documentation...

What he said. I believe your documentation references not covering.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-01-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By mbubbaca
I took this from another post. SEALANTS: ...

I took this from another post.
SEALANTS: SUMMARY :

NO SILICONE:

For wheel wells/underbody:

Vulkem 116
Trempro 635 Grey
Sikaflex 221 Black (use Eternabond spray cleaner to prepare...
Forum: On The Road... 07-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,292
Posted By mbubbaca
Just left the International AS rally. ZipDee did...

Just left the International AS rally. ZipDee did a great workshop. A couple of tips from the horse's mouth: The awning is a shade awning, not a rain awning. Regardless of what you do ( 4 at the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-15-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,699
Posted By mbubbaca
346696 My solution. Been up for 2 years so far.

346696 My solution. Been up for 2 years so far.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-06-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By mbubbaca
Thank you. The sequence you use is what I would...

Thank you. The sequence you use is what I would do. As I read the specs on th new autoformer, the fried part is replaceable and surge / low voltage are in one unit. Good point about the weight! ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-05-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By mbubbaca
Hughes Autoformer any users care to comment

Iíve searched the forum using Hughes Autoformer in the search window, with little results. There is an updated unit that includes surge protection and the original purpose of boosting voltage to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-10-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By mbubbaca
I did some ( but not enough) research on dashcams...

I did some ( but not enough) research on dashcams before I did the SW Caravan. I went by price and it burned me. It worked at home and on the way there. Then, just when I wanted to use it the most...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,373
Posted By mbubbaca
[QUOTE=Mansderm161;2247543]Ok, this has scared...

[QUOTE=Mansderm161;2247543]Ok, this has scared the heck out me. I've never been faced with a set up like that, but I am signed up for the international rally in Virginia. Is that likely to be the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-27-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,890
Posted By mbubbaca
Thumbs up Thank you for the link to the GEO article. I plan...

Thank you for the link to the GEO article. I plan on sharing it with my AS group. I see AS's with their waste hoses hooked up, wide open and dumping for the entire weekend. I think all they are...
Forum: The Rally Zone 05-16-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 43,971
Posted By mbubbaca
#4168 Mike Bizon and Gaile Broom will be there!

#4168 Mike Bizon and Gaile Broom will be there!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-01-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By mbubbaca
I had my local RV guy install it. It was his...

I had my local RV guy install it. It was his first and he talked to the manufacturer in NJ with a couple of questions. Just want to share it's not anything you need an AS guy for. If I had waited...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-19-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,646
Posted By mbubbaca
Thermacell inside

I was interested and did a quick Amazon look. Looks like the manufacturer doesn't recommend using indoors. Those that use the product care to weigh in on real-world usage?
Forum: 2000 Safari 04-19-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By mbubbaca
Pictures as follow up.

Here are some pictures
Forum: 2000 Safari 04-19-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By mbubbaca
Removing innards of cam style baggage door locks

Hi, I have ordered my replacement cam style locks from Vintage Trailer. They should be here soon. In the meantime, I've removed the locks. I had to measure them to order the right size. My...
Forum: On The Road... 03-13-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,041
Posted By mbubbaca
I have traveled with the Acoustic Concepts cargo...

I have traveled with the Acoustic Concepts cargo model. Heat and humidity have no impact at all on the instrument.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-08-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,796
Posted By mbubbaca
I went propane only. Avoiding all gas issues of...

I went propane only. Avoiding all gas issues of storage in gen and extra gas cans.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-17-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,322
Posted By mbubbaca
Unless you have it inspected by an independent...

Unless you have it inspected by an independent inspector, that you trust I would not purchase this unit. I understand the there is a need for the dealer to be covered for costs to prep the unit for...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-21-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,679
Posted By mbubbaca
I've had the easystart on my 25 Safari 2000 for...

I've had the easystart on my 25 Safari 2000 for about a year. No problems, I have paired it with a Honda 2200 from the company that converts them to LP only (Propane and Natural Gas Honda Generators...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 11-15-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,887
Posted By mbubbaca
Hello to a fellow Tar Heel. I suggest you give...

Hello to a fellow Tar Heel. I suggest you give Capitol City Custom in Raleigh a call. He's good, busy but good. ODM is good too but CCC is more of a custom shop and might be a little cheaper on...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-04-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,239
Posted By mbubbaca
Be ready to see scratches and rub marks...

Be ready to see scratches and rub marks everywhere the cover touches the body. They are very hard to remove if you can do it at all. AS doesn't suggest covering your AS.You cannot get it tight...
Forum: On The Road... 11-04-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,165
Posted By mbubbaca
We go to FL every winter leaving from NC. We...

We go to FL every winter leaving from NC. We rarely use 95 because of the traffic especially when the snowbirds like us fly south. 95 in SC is only 2 lanes in each way and in terrible shape. You...
Forum: On The Road... 11-04-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,346
Posted By mbubbaca
We use one of those lock boxes like realtors use...

We use one of those lock boxes like realtors use and hang it in the LP gas locker. But we too always try to have keys with us. Carabiner on a belt loop is easy to keep up with and easy for the...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-23-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By mbubbaca
There are at least two anti-back flow valves in a...

There are at least two anti-back flow valves in a typical AS setup. One (at the water pump)I looked and don't see anything but the PEX connected to the pump keeps city water out of the fresh water...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-22-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By mbubbaca
The drip is definitely not flowing from around...

The drip is definitely not flowing from around the pex but through it. I didn't think I had a pex connection problem. If I did, I would expect water around the intersection of the pex and fitting,...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By mbubbaca
that's my concern too since I have no experience...

that's my concern too since I have no experience with pex and how well it will stand up to the rotation as I back out the regulator. I expect I should be prepared to replace the pex and crimp again...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-22-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By mbubbaca
The drip is evident whenever the city water is...

The drip is evident whenever the city water is disconnected, regardless of the pump being on or off. In fact, it's been sitting in my driveway dripping away. Been a week and not enough has dripped...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-22-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By mbubbaca
Cut or Screw off?

Hello, 2000 Safari ... I have a very slow but steady drip out of the city inlet water line. This is at the bumper. Behind and in the rear locker is this water pressure device. I think it either...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-22-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By mbubbaca
Try a section of weed wacker line up the tube...

Try a section of weed wacker line up the tube instead of air.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-21-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By mbubbaca
Thank You for the details of your issue. I just...

Thank You for the details of your issue. I just went through a similar troubleshooting issue. My problem was a break in my TV to Trailer cord. Very frustrating to diagnose too. Those smart alerts...
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-21-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By mbubbaca
I used to recommend Capitol City Customs in...

I used to recommend Capitol City Customs in Raleigh, NC. BUT lately, they have proven to be non-responsive. An Airstream owner I recommended reported back to me that it took several calls and...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-17-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 124,975
Posted By mbubbaca
Mbubbaca wants to come and camp too!

Since Dave McCrostie walked, drug, pulled, listened to me and put up with dumb questions during the purchase process... We're going to show up and join the crowd. Please put Mike and Gaile towing...
Forum: Our Community 08-11-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,431
Posted By mbubbaca
Thumbs up I've shared this one before. Before you start...

I've shared this one before. Before you start backing up be sure the person spotting and you agree on how to direct, to where you want to go and the signal for stop. THEN tell them you love them. ...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-10-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By mbubbaca
You cannot compare Casita finishes and the impact...

You cannot compare Casita finishes and the impact of a cover on it and an Airstream. I too have a friend with a Casita and he covers it the outside does look pretty good when he does his" reveal" in...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 08-09-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,522
Posted By mbubbaca
I paid $15.00 for my 2 tanks to get certified...

I paid $15.00 for my 2 tanks to get certified with a sticker last week. They are now good for 5 years. They had a 1999 date inscribed in the collar. Never had a question getting them filled. The...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-06-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By mbubbaca
Don't cover your AS. It's in my owners manual. ...

Don't cover your AS. It's in my owners manual. There can be problems everywhere the cover touches the finish.

:wally:
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-05-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By mbubbaca
If you're talking about the big numbers on the...

If you're talking about the big numbers on the front and back, that's easy they are member numbers assigned to the owners from the WBCCI. That's an easy google. Try big read numbers on Airstream. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-05-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By mbubbaca
They look like stereo connections.

They look like stereo connections.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 08-05-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,315
Posted By mbubbaca
Thumbs up I purchased some Anderson's before this arch...

I purchased some Anderson's before this arch incident. They work great and I feel good about my purchase because I bought them second hand from a guy that was leaving his AS years behind him, they...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-03-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,399
Posted By mbubbaca
Someone will have a short drive sometimes.

Someone will have a short drive sometimes.
Forum: Boondocking 07-30-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,050
Posted By mbubbaca
Here's a picture of how clean the GenConn conversion looks

Just FYI so you can see the difference between conversion methods. This is straight out of the box. Nothing external from the original case. I did order and get the correct orifices to adjust for...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,738
Posted By mbubbaca
Feedback on GenConneX Honda 2200 propane

I pulled the trigger and purchased the converted 2200 Honda from GenConneX. Maybe I could have done it myself, but I'm not that handy or comfortable with LP gas. So uncomfortable I didn't want to...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-28-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By mbubbaca
Moving Twin Beds...Maybe a solution?

So after a year of sliding around at night on our twin beds. I might just have found a simple solution. 2 2x2 brackets holding the mattress in place at the foot and top inside next to the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-28-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By mbubbaca
Finished Product

Again thanks for the help. Here's a couple of shots of the finished product. The Thermostat Switch is from Senasys in WI 2511 Series Cose at 90 open at 80. It was placed in a free-flowing area with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-26-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,650
Posted By mbubbaca
Yes, I too have been down this road. 2 years of...

Yes, I too have been down this road. 2 years of misdiagnosis. 1/2 a day at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville found a tumor blocking 80% of my lower bowel. Surgery and Radiation.
On the way back...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-26-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By mbubbaca
Once again the forum has risen to the challenge....

Once again the forum has risen to the challenge. Thanks for all the help and advice. I have the power wire ready to hook up in the morning. I hope I can repay you all in the future.:D
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By mbubbaca
Thanks that is a little challenging as red and...

Thanks that is a little challenging as red and pink are pretty close in my color wheel. The wire I marked is pink under a black sheath.
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