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Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 06-26-2017, 05:12 PM
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Posted By reinergirl
Had to say goodbye last night to this sweetheart...

Had to say goodbye last night to this sweetheart and fellow airstreamer.

RIP Maggie, you've left a huge hole in our hearts.

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Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-23-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
You mean this stuff? 283993 ...

You mean this stuff?
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http://www.homedepot.com/p/Perforated-Metal-Hanger-Straps-3-4HS/100396917
I was thinking this wouldn't be heavy duty enough, the water tank would hold about 230...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-23-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks Vernon and John :flowers: I don't have...

Thanks Vernon and John :flowers: I don't have anything in that area, the Bowen heater is gone (that whole side was a panel replacement). And the new heater vents under the trailer. As the water...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-21-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Not just a curtain!

I have another post started with a bunch of fun details that are getting knocked off while I wait for cabinets to dry and such, but I thought this item was special enough that it deserved its own...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-17-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Yeah, and I have progress to post for sure!...

Yeah, and I have progress to post for sure! Winters in NE suck :brows:
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-17-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Camping is def in the plans! Especially since...

Camping is def in the plans! Especially since we will have water, i.e. hot showers soon! Gosh after like 4 years I will have a working stove AND a hot shower! In Princess Bride terms.....
...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-17-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Hey Marcus! Nice to hear from you, how's your...

Hey Marcus! Nice to hear from you, how's your trailer going? The real question is which of us is going to have the longest restoration thread!:brows::brows:
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-17-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Frigging A! You mean I have to pull that tank...

Frigging A! You mean I have to pull that tank back out again!:angry::angry:

Thank you sooooo much though, I did not consider this, you obv think I'm smarter than I am lol! :angel:
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-02-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Bathroom Cabinet, Check!

Some downtime during an April Fool's Day snowstorm has resulted in another post! Good thing for snowstorms or this blog would never get updated!

Next on the list was the bathroom cabinet. ...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-05-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Maybe but I'm guessing you won't copy this in...

Maybe but I'm guessing you won't copy this in Wally's trailer! Hey tho, when you get to the point of upholestery, if you trust me , I will donate my labor gratis to restore Wally's trailer to its...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-05-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE GOAT:brows::brows:

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE GOAT:brows::brows:
Forum: Airstream History 02-05-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 135,363
Posted By reinergirl
So AWESOME! Glad it ended up with you Scott! As...

So AWESOME! Glad it ended up with you Scott! As to the sink, looks like it's there, you could just have it reporclained? See here...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-05-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
We have TV!

This all happened around Thanksgiving last year. I am woefully behind updating this thread but as I am currently stuck home in the middle of an ice storm, I decided that catching up a little would...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 11-27-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By reinergirl
1953 is definitely not vinyl. I'm sure it was...

1953 is definitely not vinyl. I'm sure it was zolatoned. Might clean up using a degreaser with a Mr Clean magic eraser. That of course would be easiest!


I stripped the original zolatoned...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 11-13-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks Becky! I can't believe I didn't include...

Thanks Becky! I can't believe I didn't include a source for the copper! It comes pre distressed and in lots of awesome patterns! Be aware it will have wrinkles and flaws....nothing pristine...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 11-13-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks John, I need to pick your brain as I...

Thanks John, I need to pick your brain as I have only two inlets ( one to each grey tank) and have to figure out how to vent and to tie in kitchen sink drain!

Basement, check.... Going on the...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 11-13-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Yes I moved, :mad::mad::mad: but hopefully there...

Yes I moved, :mad::mad::mad: but hopefully there will be a new house with room for visitors! Soon!
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 11-10-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
This is what happends when....

This is what happens when you decide to downsize, sell the house that you've lived in for sixteen years.... and have barely a month to pull it off....
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 10-27-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thank you all for your opinions on the cabinet! ...

Thank you all for your opinions on the cabinet!

Safari62, thanks for the suggestion on the waterfall, I have not tried heat, mostly because my torch is buried in one of two storage units :mad: , a...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 10-27-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks Scott, but if I can manage to get the darn...

Thanks Scott, but if I can manage to get the darn thing off I'm going to replace it with a modern version! :D
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 10-26-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
I'm Back! I'm sorry its been so long but we...

I'm Back!

I'm sorry its been so long but we recently sold the home we lived in for 16 years so this summer was all about packing. I promise I'm back at it and there are more posts to come!
...
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-22-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By reinergirl
I wrote about my experience here I included a...

I wrote about my experience here I included a link to Frank's instructions.

http://63overlandermoonraker.blogspot.com/2013/09/windows-windows-windows.html

One thing I noted was the track that...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-10-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By reinergirl
Colin Hyde swears by flour. Cheap and will...

Colin Hyde swears by flour. Cheap and will remove the black residue! And as far as I know is not considered toxic YET! But def not for gluten free people :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-09-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,191
Posted By reinergirl
My experience was like Truckasaurus. I have the...

My experience was like Truckasaurus. I have the equipment but was unable to use it because the holes were too close to the door frame. In your picture, there is not enough clearance to use this...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 05-03-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks all! What you mean my ideas? It's all...

Thanks all! What you mean my ideas? It's all in my mind :brows::brows:...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-30-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Here be dragons.....

Well it's been winter in New England, so I thought it was time to work on some projects that could be accomplished inside!

Drapes!

And that's where the "here be dragons" reference comes in! ...
Forum: The Pet Forum 04-24-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By reinergirl
Worked for me!:flowers:

Worked for me!:flowers:
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-27-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,460
Posted By reinergirl
Yep, that's it! Also do a search on Aerowood...

Yep, that's it! Also do a search on Aerowood and panel replacement or pm him, I think he's replaced those panels....
Forum: General Appliance Topics 02-14-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By reinergirl
My advice is go to a specialty paint store like...

My advice is go to a specialty paint store like Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams and talk to them! My current favorite primer is...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 02-12-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,320
Posted By reinergirl
Oh no! That does not look good! Hope you...

Oh no! That does not look good! Hope you heal fast ��!
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-12-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,460
Posted By reinergirl
Like Vern said �� drill, remove, deburr, apply...

Like Vern said �� drill, remove, deburr, apply Trempro, Cleco and rivet. I also would apply a dab of Tempro on the back of each rivet when the panel was complete....striving for that leak...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-11-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,460
Posted By reinergirl
Two things, I had great luck using Citrastrip on...

Two things, I had great luck using Citrastrip on that black goop, coat it , cover with plastic, leave overnights and wipe off the next day.

Maybe I'm reading this wrong but you're not planning on...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-11-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,461
Posted By reinergirl
:flowers: Thanks for posting this David, turns...

:flowers: Thanks for posting this David, turns out my truck is one of those affected, will call the dealer in the morning.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 02-11-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By reinergirl
No idea on the app but your Air # is 107438 :)

No idea on the app but your Air # is 107438 :)
Forum: Boondocking 01-31-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,556
Posted By reinergirl
The pee is diverted into the front container...

The pee is diverted into the front container which is emptied into a toilet on an as needed basis ( you can buy an extra pee container if you know you aren't going to be near facilities). Yes, guys...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 01-31-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,848
Posted By reinergirl
Ditto what Lynn said, I don't have the same...

Ditto what Lynn said, I don't have the same windows but my window leaks were all actually endcap leaks. I used foil tape to completely seal the window from the outside. When I hosed the endcap it...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-28-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Hi Mike! I like slip sliding away:whistling:...

Hi Mike!

I like slip sliding away:whistling: :p

Seriously, the twin beds will have bulkhead closets at the top and foot of the bed so the only way they'll slide is sideways into the aisle and I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-27-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,312
Posted By reinergirl
I feel like "little miss doom and gloom" on your...

I feel like "little miss doom and gloom" on your thread :rolleyes: but also do your best to keep snow off the roof of that shell. Without interior supports and the bottom to provide stucture, I know...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-24-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks Frank! See it was a blond moment...

Thanks Frank! See it was a blond moment :rolleyes:
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-23-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks Lance! Thought I was having a blond...

Thanks Lance! Thought I was having a blond moment! I'll call VTS and get it sorted out!
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 01-23-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By reinergirl
Anyone who thinks the roll was stainless rather...

Anyone who thinks the roll was stainless rather than alumium has NO CLUE! Search on IMHO, this is not a rare or particularily valuable Airstream. You can do better.
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 01-22-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 31,412
Posted By reinergirl
Hey, just caught up with this thread! You're...

Hey, just caught up with this thread! You're doing a great job! I did a post on little tips on doing windows that might help. Post 411 here ,...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-22-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By reinergirl
My sis has a 1960 that had this water fill. This...

My sis has a 1960 that had this water fill. This is a repro from VTS.

Cast Water Fill Neck & Cap (http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/Cast-Water-Fill-Neck-Cap-p/vts-482.htm)
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-20-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By reinergirl
Boomerang Formica is back!

Boomerang Formica is back! In seven new colors!!:):) Personally I think the colors could be a little brighter but its nice to see more retro formica!

Announcing 7 new boomerang laminates -...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-20-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 92,892
Posted By reinergirl
Thanks for all the compliments! I'm working on...

Thanks for all the compliments! I'm working on the two back closets now. Had a really hard time getting the 1/4 inch baltic birch to fit in the wall bulkhead molding. Tweaking the molding helped...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 01-16-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By reinergirl
The one thing about Command strips is that they...

The one thing about Command strips is that they can't be removed from a cold surface , so I doubt you will have a problem where you are but for others.... beware! The command strip has to stretch...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 01-15-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,320
Posted By reinergirl
If you are using your phone or iPad that is a...

If you are using your phone or iPad that is a known bug.
Sometimes this easy " go around " works.

Always take the photo with the Home button on the right. Or, for portrait photos, the camera at...
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-15-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,715
Posted By reinergirl
2557501935 bowlus on ebay right now. 1935...

2557501935 bowlus on ebay right now.

1935 Bowlus Road Chief Vintage Travel Trailer | eBay...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-11-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,312
Posted By reinergirl
I admire your enthusiasm and look forward to this...

I admire your enthusiasm and look forward to this thread! Just want to make sure you have the shell tied down securely to the ground! One gust of wind and these shells can roll and crumple . Not...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12-20-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By reinergirl
The bad news is your clearcoat has failed...The...

The bad news is your clearcoat has failed...The good news means that there is less clearcoat to remove before you polish it! Happy polishing!
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