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Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By bmklawt
Wanted to buy: Jordan brake controller

My Jordan Ultima controller died and I would like to find a replacement. If anyone out there has one I sure would appreciate getting my hands on it.

Your help is greatly appreciated,
Bruce
Forum: On The Road... 03-20-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By bmklawt
Warm place to take teenagers for Spring Break

From Michigan.

Looking for ideas on where to take 3 teenagers, 16, 16 and 18, first week of April, there only requirements are someplace warm and a place to swim.
Kids are thinking Alabama or...
Forum: Axles 02-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,248
Posted By bmklawt
Remember this was back in 2008. Yes I did have...

Remember this was back in 2008.
Yes I did have my axles rebuild for less than $100.00 I think the actual price was $66.00 for both, dropped the axles off in the morning and picked them up in the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-08-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,087
Posted By bmklawt
In this post I have a pdf file showing all my...

In this post I have a pdf file showing all my cost.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f348/what-my-1975-tradewind-cost-to-restore-82932.html#post1050484
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-09-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,317
Posted By bmklawt
This is what it cost me so far ...

This is what it cost me so far

1975_Tradewind_cost.pdf (http://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=140881&d=1316882668)


1975 Tradewind cost.xls...
Forum: Photography 05-01-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,797
Posted By bmklawt
Me and my camping friends, 157302 The...

Me and my camping friends,
157302

The kids
157303

I am the only one with a real camper
157304
Forum: Our Community 04-29-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By bmklawt
I am trying to get this a close to the original...

I am trying to get this a close to the original 1940's emblem as possible so I made a pattern and sand casted this. I wanted one of these for my Airstream and thought if I am going through the...
Forum: Our Community 04-28-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By bmklawt
Look what I made and almost made

I thought I would try and make the old style brass Airstream plaque, I wanted one for my Airstream and thought maybe I could sell a few. Someone on ebay gave me the overall dimensions of the logo and...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 03-12-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,313
Posted By bmklawt
When you pull the handle down a pin in the shaft...

When you pull the handle down a pin in the shaft engages the gear that raises and lowers the antenna, when you push the handle up it engages the base of the antenna allowing for it's rotation.
I...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 12-21-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By bmklawt
I have already started working on a pattern to...

I have already started working on a pattern to have some of these made for me.
I am an out of work machinist and thought I might be able to make a buck or two on these.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 10-26-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,929
Posted By bmklawt
What my 1975 Tradewind cost to restore ...

What my 1975 Tradewind cost to restore

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f348/what-my-1975-tradewind-cost-to-restore-82932.html#post1050484
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-13-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By bmklawt
I got my Suburban NT-24SP furnace from Palomino...

I got my Suburban NT-24SP furnace from Palomino Parts: 1047 E M86 - Colon, MI 49040 - 800 297 5830, I think it was under $300.00
They ship.

See what my trailer cost to restore at:...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-01-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,856
Posted By bmklawt
I have these, 10 seconds to put on and take off. ...

I have these, 10 seconds to put on and take off.
I have seen them advertised in the classifieds, I believe one of the forums members makes them....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-29-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
Posted By bmklawt
This is what I am going to buy when I win the...

This is what I am going to buy when I win the lotto.

The TravelWave is the houseboat of the future. Use it on the land or in the water Trailerable houseboats (http://www.travelwave360.com/)
...
Forum: Tires 09-29-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By bmklawt
I researched this a while back and found that...

I researched this a while back and found that Radials run cooler, have more contact on the road, wear better and some say you get better gas mileage. But when they blow they can beat the hell out of...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-24-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,184
Posted By bmklawt
What my 1975 Tradewind cost to restore

I just thought I would share what it has cost me to renovate my airstream
See attached spreadsheet for details
Estimated Total $9,382.68 I am really close to being done with the...
Forum: Our Community 09-19-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By bmklawt
It's definitely worth more than scrap, list it in...

It's definitely worth more than scrap, list it in the the classified section someone will want it. I would buy it.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-12-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By bmklawt
Looking the these hubcaps

Any one have a set of four of these hubcaps?

Your help is greatly appreciated,
Forum: On The Road... 07-08-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By bmklawt
T.Z. Case International...

T.Z. Case International (http://www.tzcase.com/main/viewer.php?usertable=business&partnumber=ANC155)
ANC155
OD: 4 x 5.875 x 1.125

http://www.tzcase.com/main/images/photos_cases/ANC155.jpg
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-08-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By bmklawt
Add a drip cap over the door, I did this, not the...

Add a drip cap over the door, I did this, not the perfect solution but works well. I got the cap from InlandRV
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-08-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,784
Posted By bmklawt
I just replaced all my capacitors on my Armstrong...

I just replaced all my capacitors on my Armstrong TR21-12, here are the values of the originals.
Compressor: 30MFD 370VAC
Blower motor: 7.5MFD 370VAC
Fan Motor: 7.5MFD 370VAC
Start capacitor:...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-27-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,715
Posted By bmklawt
Thanks everyone for the information, as you can...

Thanks everyone for the information, as you can see I know just enough to make me dangerous.

I think my controller , 6A, is of the right size, here are the specs to my solar panel.

Module...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-27-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,715
Posted By bmklawt
By the way I didn't blow a single fuse

By the way I didn't blow a single fuse
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,715
Posted By bmklawt
Help my solar controller caught on fire

Please help,

I recently installed a SunSaver 6 solar controller and this past weekend after having been set up for camping for a few hours all the 12 volt power went out. I leisurely moseyed on...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-18-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By bmklawt
Bump I am ready to connect this now and...

Bump

I am ready to connect this now and really need to know where the LOAD lines form the solar controller should go, or can I omit them.
I have the battery part figured out but the load side is...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-16-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By bmklawt
I'm confused. How about a picture or drawing.

I'm confused.
How about a picture or drawing.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-16-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,606
Posted By bmklawt
Took the lamp apart and blew air through the main...

Took the lamp apart and blew air through the main body and now it works fine.
Previously I just looked through it and could tell it was clean as a whistle, obviously I was wrong
Thanks for the help.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-16-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By bmklawt
Is this how it should be connected

Is this how it should be connected
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-15-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By bmklawt
I'm confused, where do I wire in solar controller

I am confused, where do I connect the battery and load from the solar controller into my existing system?

Your help is greatly appreciated,


...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-12-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By bmklawt
I agree get the electronic start unit. I bought...

I agree get the electronic start unit.
I bought mine in 2008 from Palomino parts cheap, they will ship.

Palomino Parts: 1047 E M86 - Colon, MI 49040 - 800 297 5830
Suburban NT22SP furnace and an...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-07-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,606
Posted By bmklawt
Humphrey gas light not working properly

I tried my propane light today and it is not working like it did last year.
The mantel only gets the white glow on the bottom half, blue flames barely visible, lick around the out side of the mantel...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-05-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By bmklawt
I would love to have this if still available.

I would love to have this if still available.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-18-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By bmklawt
Whit, I didn't notice it was you I was...

Whit,

I didn't notice it was you I was responding to until today when I reread your post.
We are having a ball with the camper, the kids can't get enough of camping. They are trying to talk mom...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-18-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,846
Posted By bmklawt
I'm in, it will be our first rally.

I'm in, it will be our first rally.
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-12-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,651
Posted By bmklawt
I found that on my 1975 Tradewind the caulk had...

I found that on my 1975 Tradewind the caulk had pulled away from the window frame in spots, yet the caulk was still soft. In fact when I tried to remove the caulk you would have thought it was...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-06-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By bmklawt
I was told to use Vulkem 116, which I did use 2...

I was told to use Vulkem 116, which I did use 2 years ago and it is still holding fine, in fact it is still soft.
If you can't find any let me know, I have a few tubes left.
Forum: Tires 04-15-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By bmklawt
Bias vs Radials, blowout, damage to trailer

I would just like to know what tire causes the least amount of damage to the trailer when you have a blowout.
For this thread I am not concerned about handling, ride or any other issues.

If I...
Forum: Our Community 04-15-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 374,167
Posted By bmklawt
1960 Airstream 30'(s) - $1200

1960 Airstream 30'(s) (http://raleigh.craigslist.org/rvs/2324294334.html)

1960 Airstream 30'(s) - $1200 (20mile South of wilmington)

Date: 2011-04-14, 7:15AM EDT
Reply to:...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 03-28-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By bmklawt
Parts for your handle can be had here:1970 to77...

Parts for your handle can be had here:1970 to77 Airstream Lock : Out-of-Doors Mart! (http://odmrv.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=101_102&zenid=a91c3577170642392ceaf5bd56f83a1d)

Or...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 02-21-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By bmklawt
Aage, I understand now, but I still don't like...

Aage, I understand now, but I still don't like it.

Regards,
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 02-13-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By bmklawt
Airforums, Stop redirecting the page I visit

OK, I don't know what it is called but when I visit some pages on the forums it automatically scrolls me down the page a bit.
I thought I read somewhere this was a new feature that would put me at...
Forum: Our Community 02-13-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 374,167
Posted By bmklawt
Airstream aluminum wheels & tire s - $350 (19 & ryan)

AIRSTREAM ALUMINUM WHEELS & TIRE S (http://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/rvs/2208712357.html)

AIRSTREAM ALUMINUM WHEELS & TIRE S - $350 (19 & RYAN)

Date: 2011-02-11, 9:43AM EST
Reply to:...
Forum: Trailer Values 02-10-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,012
Posted By bmklawt
I bought a 1966 Globetrotter 20 foot and before I...

I bought a 1966 Globetrotter 20 foot and before I brought it home I brought it to Black River Recycling Services - Padnos (http://www.blackriverrecycling.com/) in Holland MI, in 2009. I don't...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 02-02-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,892
Posted By bmklawt
I am 250 pounds and can stand on the roof where...

I am 250 pounds and can stand on the roof where there is a rib, ONLY stand on a rib.
You can tell where the rib is by the rivet line going across the trailer, not the rivet line going front to back.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-21-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,909
Posted By bmklawt
Still hoping to find an old wall heater, have my...

Still hoping to find an old wall heater, have my fingers crossed
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-30-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,516
Posted By bmklawt
Can not find Propane leak

I have a propane leak somewhere that I can not find.
It takes about a week of sitting to notice the stink, if I turn of the gas at the tanks the smell goes away in a few weeks.
My propane detector...
Forum: Axles 12-30-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,311
Posted By bmklawt
Just an FYI and if you live close to Elkhart IN,...

Just an FYI and if you live close to Elkhart IN, Axis Products will rebuild your torsion axles for less than $100.00 each. Just the torsion rods not the brakes and drums.
I had my axles rebuilt but...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-21-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,577
Posted By bmklawt
As RichHog said Palomino parts...

As RichHog said Palomino parts (http://www.forestriverinc.com/): 800-297-5830 has excellent prices.
This is how I did my furnace on a 1975 Tradewind....
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 11-18-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,604
Posted By bmklawt
driftless, There is about 1-1/2+" travel in the...

driftless, There is about 1-1/2+" travel in the torsion arms sense I have complete the interior.
I traveled to Yellowstone from Michigan last year and spent a month there, put about 6000 miles on...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 11-18-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,604
Posted By bmklawt
bennyg, if your back plates, brakes and drums are...

bennyg, if your back plates, brakes and drums are still good you can get your axles rebuilt in Elkhart IN for less than $100.00 and if you let them know you are coming they will do it while you wait....
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