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Forum: Our Community 07-10-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,520
Posted By MaryC
We had that problem with the drawers under our...

We had that problem with the drawers under our bunks and my husband bought some strong magnets and set them into the inner side of the drawer surfaces and they hold great. He is handy with tools...
Forum: The Pet Forum 05-23-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,903
Posted By MaryC
Training is always the way to go, the earlier the...

Training is always the way to go, the earlier the better for imprinting, but if that isn't working for you, I love crates. When I had my AS remodeled, I had a space between the counter and the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-16-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,389
Posted By MaryC
I just bought a 3 fold hard cover by LEER for our...

I just bought a 3 fold hard cover by LEER for our short bed. So far its waterproof and I really like it. Price was $795 and they installed it.
Of course I wouldn't expect it to be burglar proof,...
Forum: On The Road... 04-12-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,455
Posted By MaryC
The OP stated that they will be booking a room...

The OP stated that they will be booking a room and parking the trailer.

When we picked up our 26' Overlander we stayed at Best Westerns while bringing it home from AZ and there were no issues. It...
Forum: The Pet Forum 02-13-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,663
Posted By MaryC
I like your suggestion riowerks as sometimes I...

I like your suggestion riowerks as sometimes I want to take the pickup and do the crates vs the seatbelt routine.
So right, ColoradoLady, little furry toddlers for sure.
(sometimes I wish I...
Forum: The Pet Forum 02-13-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,663
Posted By MaryC
We use secured crates sometimes, but also a seat...

We use secured crates sometimes, but also a seat hammock (as mentioned above) in both of our towing vehicles (Expedition SUV and Crew Cab pickup) but we also have our dogs harnessed to the seatbelt...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-08-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,257
Posted By MaryC
We've noticed unusually high humidity this winter...

We've noticed unusually high humidity this winter in the Portland area. Perhaps that is a contributing factor for the rainy parts of the PacNW.
Even our motor vehicles have been all wet on the...
Forum: Photography 01-28-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,792
Posted By MaryC
Rivet It so depends on what you are going to use your...

It so depends on what you are going to use your camera for and how much you will probably use it... and your budget. I've been a pro shooter for 35 years. I switched to digital in 2003 and now use...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-29-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,917
Posted By MaryC
I usually try a search first, but sometimes you...

I usually try a search first, but sometimes you just find a motherlode of posts that are out of date vs the current technology. New and improved products coming out all of the time. So its great to...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-07-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,798
Posted By MaryC
I would at least have a toilet for those middle...

I would at least have a toilet for those middle of the night needs, especially with children and inclement weather. We haven't hooked up our shower (have found showers on the road to not be that bad...
Forum: Photography 04-03-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,434
Posted By MaryC
Desert reflection. On the road from spending a...

Desert reflection. On the road from spending a week in Death Valley on our way to Vegas (where we spent another week while I attended a photographers conference) Home away from home served us well.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-28-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By MaryC
We have that same truck in a 2012 with the heavy...

We have that same truck in a 2012 with the heavy duty towing package and like it very much as well as our 2008 Expedition (with towing package) Both vehicles are over qualified for most Airstream...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,802
Posted By MaryC
Its lovely. Can't wait to see what you do with...

Its lovely. Can't wait to see what you do with the interior. I had a dinette that makes into a bed built into the front of my '58. I haven't done much with the small bathroom area. Just left the...
Forum: Our Community 10-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By MaryC
We tow our 26' Overlander with a 2008 Ford...

We tow our 26' Overlander with a 2008 Ford Expedition (with factory towing package) Its been more than capable mountains and all and has the most towing miles on it. We already had this vehicle, so...
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,227
Posted By MaryC
We have several x-pens and made a big corral...

We have several x-pens and made a big corral around the door side of the trailer, spanning the length of the trailer and pretty much covering our large outdoor mat. We had a short puppy height x-pen...
Forum: On The Road... 04-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,405
Posted By MaryC
We de-winterized the 22nd of Feb and spent a...

We de-winterized the 22nd of Feb and spent a couple of weeks down south in Death Valley and Vegas. By the time we got back most danger of hard freeze was over. Our AS is kept in a RV garage, so we...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,529
Posted By MaryC
We tow our 26' Overlander with a 2008 Ford...

We tow our 26' Overlander with a 2008 Ford Expedition Limited. (V8, fully loaded with gizmos) Factory installed towing package and using a Prodigy brake sender. So far on several long and short...
Forum: On The Road... 03-08-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By MaryC
Oh, and the road with the most Airstream...

Oh, and the road with the most Airstream sightings was hwy 95 Nevada. Saw 4 heading South!
Forum: On The Road... 03-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By MaryC
Portland -Death Valley-Vegas

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We've been on the road for two weeks in our 58 Overlander. Our first trip of more than a few days. Our list if wants and needs has been added to on this trip.
Spent a week in Death Valley...
Forum: Our Community 02-21-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,223
Views: 1,005,164
Posted By MaryC
206139 some martini "glasses" just in time for...

206139 some martini "glasses" just in time for our trip to Death Valley. :)
Forum: The Pet Forum 01-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,070
Posted By MaryC
Darn, I was looking forward to reading your list...

Darn, I was looking forward to reading your list RVegans, but its down now.
We have Staffordshire Bull Terriers. They are AKC registered purebreds with championship titles on them and we have to...
Forum: Our Community 01-16-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6,223
Views: 1,005,164
Posted By MaryC
Rivet Arrived today. A newwww toilet! Exciting? Well...

Arrived today. A newwww toilet! Exciting? Well yes when you consider those walks in the dark middle of the night to the porta potty or the public restrooms. A composting toilet from Natures...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 06-28-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By MaryC
Enjoy! I just got my 58 Overlander to the point...

Enjoy! I just got my 58 Overlander to the point where I can start to put the finishing touches in the interior. Curtains, upholstery for my dinette kinda thing. I did have the big remodeling work...
Forum: Floor Finishes 05-23-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
Thanks everyone! Chomping at the bit to get my...

Thanks everyone! Chomping at the bit to get my playhouse home so that I can finally start "dressing" it up and making it mine. It has to be my traveling office/home away from home by mid June. ...
Forum: Floor Finishes 05-22-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
I won't get any decent photos until I can get the...

I won't get any decent photos until I can get the trailer back from the shop, hopefully within the next 2 weeks. Until then, its inside the shop with one shop light inside and no daylight coming in...
Forum: The Pet Forum 05-18-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,561
Posted By MaryC
I love reading all the reinforcements for my...

I love reading all the reinforcements for my decision making on our first AS. When I first got the wild hair to get an AS I thought I didn't want to tow something really long. I hauled a two horse...
Forum: The Pet Forum 05-18-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,179
Posted By MaryC
That is a great photo aluminitis! I made...

That is a great photo aluminitis!
I made sure to provide a 24"w. space between the kitchen counter and the dinette seat where I will have an aluminum crate with a flat top so that we could stack...
Forum: The Pet Forum 05-17-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,227
Posted By MaryC
We are waiting for our Airstream's interior...

We are waiting for our Airstream's interior remodel to be finished before we start taking our first trips with our dogs. One set up that I saw that really inspired me to do the same was while we...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 05-17-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 84,048
Posted By MaryC
Thank you so much! I was able to read most of...

Thank you so much! I was able to read most of 2011. Incredible amount of work he put in. I was aware of most of it, but not in this much detail.
I had been in contact with Mike when I was in...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 05-16-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 84,048
Posted By MaryC
Hey reinergirl, I now own Mello Mike's...

Hey reinergirl, I now own Mello Mike's Overlander. I bought it last August from the person who purchased it from him. Its currently in the shop having the interior remodeled and the plumbing gas...
Forum: Floor Finishes 05-15-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
Thumbs up Aftermath

The marmoleum is installed in my trailer and it looks great. It wasn't cheap having it professionally done, they worked all day and back for a few hours the next morning, but so glad we didnt have...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 38,583
Posted By MaryC
So glad to find this thread because I was having...

So glad to find this thread because I was having these vague "what if someone asks to borrow my precioussss" thoughts and my mental answer was a guilty NO. Now I won't feel guilty if the situation...
Forum: Boondocking 04-11-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,946
Posted By MaryC
Chiming in here as a PDX centered Airstream...

Chiming in here as a PDX centered Airstream owner. Love this thread, I will be referring to it a lot I think and hopefully adding some info as we go.
Our vintage Airstream is in the shop being...
Forum: On The Road... 04-11-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 49,063
Posted By MaryC
I keep wanting to "like" some of the comments. ...

I keep wanting to "like" some of the comments. Especially about smores! I love a good campfire in the right circumstance. I find it comforting and really looking forward to enjoying some campfire...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 04-05-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,659
Posted By MaryC
How is your project coming?

How is your project coming?
Forum: On The Road... 03-29-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By MaryC
By the way, by what means did you mount the...

By the way, by what means did you mount the camera up there?
Forum: On The Road... 03-29-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By MaryC
Very fun!

Very fun!
Forum: Floor Finishes 03-21-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
Thanks for the replies. I considered your...

Thanks for the replies. I considered your comment, DKB_SATX "We're not familiar with the product and don't want to learn." as well as yours Thalweg thanks for the reinforcement.
I just called a...
Forum: Floor Finishes 03-21-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
Thanks Shari! I am not taking no for an answer...

Thanks Shari! I am not taking no for an answer now. I guess you could say I have my heart set on it. ;)
Your Airstream is really nice Jeff!
Forum: Floor Finishes 03-21-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,086
Posted By MaryC
Unhappy No on Marmoleum Flooring?

I am having my 58 Airstream remodeled professionally. I chose marmoleum for the flooring but the shop just said that it is industrial grade and very difficult to work with and they cannot install it...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-17-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By MaryC
Congratulations! I think your general question...

Congratulations! I think your general question is a bit hard to answer at this early stage. My suggestion would be to do what I have been doing for the past 9 mos and that is to poke around the...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 03-03-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,156
Posted By MaryC
As an aside, watching Airstreams go down the road...

As an aside, watching Airstreams go down the road all my life, and having no connection with them, I always assumed that those numbers meant that they were rented and that was the rental company's...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-18-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 52,123
Posted By MaryC
Hi skistream 54. This forum has been invaluable...

Hi skistream 54. This forum has been invaluable to poke around in and get most of my questions answered. The search function really helps.

I am in Portland and currently I am having a '58...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 02-09-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By MaryC
Thanks, the man working on it said that it is in...

Thanks, the man working on it said that it is in the best shape of any trailer of this age that he has worked on. I felt some confidence in purchasing this trailer long distance (we're in Oregon and...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 02-09-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By MaryC
Cool My '58 Overlander page on Facebook

In case any of you are on Facebook and like perusing images and wandering tin can tales, just for fun, I set up a little Facebook page for my 58 Overlander. It is currently in the shop (RV Pro in...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-09-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,773
Posted By MaryC
Welcome to the multi-dimensional world of 50's...

Welcome to the multi-dimensional world of 50's restoration! May your journey be rewarding.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-06-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,972
Posted By MaryC
gas lamps to Amish = free flowing thought? If...

gas lamps to Amish = free flowing thought? If ever questioned by authorities, I will know to claim that I am Amish. :D
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-06-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,972
Posted By MaryC
Thanks everyone. I had wondered about the...

Thanks everyone. I had wondered about the grandfathering. The lamp has all the parts and the past owner went to a lot of trouble to find a proper shade for it. I was for sure going to keep it for...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-06-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,972
Posted By MaryC
Gas Lamps Illegal?

I have my 58 Overlander in the shop getting some renovations and the man working on it wants to remove the copper pipe to my gas lamp. (original) saying that those types of lamps were illegal. ...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-05-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By MaryC
You will find the forums for specific airstream...

You will find the forums for specific airstream models here.
Airstream Trailer Forums - Airstream Forums (http://www.airforums.com/forums/f142/)

Vintage Trailer Parts Vintage Trailer Supply -...
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