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Forum: On The Road... 04-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,543
Posted By elfirebob
We use kayaks, at least for now.

We've been using kayaks for a number of years. Yakima racks on our camper shell hold the two boats and our bikes. We currently use Wilderness Systems 140s, sit on tops, very flexible in use, stable...
Forum: 1955 - 1957 Bubble 04-03-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,578
Posted By elfirebob
Thumbs up Great thread, lots of detail and ideas for our...

Great thread, lots of detail and ideas for our '56.
Thanks for taking the time to share and post. we've started on our rig, still laying out the interior as it was stripped when we got it. (hay...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-04-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By elfirebob
56 Bubble Parts, Need overhead cabinet

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Looking for an overhead cabinet for our 1956 Bubble. We have one...
Forum: On The Road... 02-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By elfirebob
Great post, thanks for the info...Hope to haul...

Great post, thanks for the info...Hope to haul down to Bahia Los Angeles, Mulage, and Loretto someday. Kayaks, fishing, sunsets with a glass of wine.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By elfirebob
'69 WTB, Hubcap and side window, 40"

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

To replace a window and a hubcap on our Overlander.
1) Side midship bedroom window that is 40 1/2" wide and 22 " high in the frame....
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 01-24-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,598
Posted By elfirebob
Ahh yes, the LED projects...

Nice work Zep!
Always looking for some ideas for my 1970 Safari, LED fixtures to replace the old three way switch square units in our rig. This is the time of the year to catch up with the...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-27-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,049
Posted By elfirebob
We'll miss you guys! Have fun, we're staying...

We'll miss you guys! Have fun, we're staying close to home this year at Anza Borrego-
Forum: On The Road... 09-04-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,804
Posted By elfirebob
Colorado bound

Thanks for sharing your photos and info. We'll pack the rig, load the rods 'n reels. Colorado's Rocky Mtn NP, on the list. Tight lines!
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 09-02-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,359
Posted By elfirebob
dzn, I've always just cleaned and lubed our...

dzn,
I've always just cleaned and lubed our stabilizers without removing them. Suprised to see bolt failures, gotta check mine. We also use a plastic cutting board under the jack pads, but still,...
Forum: Axles 09-02-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,262
Posted By elfirebob
Thumbs up Safari axle angle

Thanks,
So a new 4,000 lb axle with 32 degree start down angle should provide a safe ride and keep our 40+ year old trailer from getting beat up...makes sense.
Great axle thread, ya'll.
Forum: On The Road... 09-01-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,389
Posted By elfirebob
Hmm, Retire at the end of September, nothing in...

Hmm, Retire at the end of September, nothing in the works for November...love F1, seems like we gotta go...Hope the track is done-
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,262
Posted By elfirebob
23' weight and down angle

Hummer,
Online sites show the weight for the '70 Safari Special as 3500#s, about 400 lbs on the hitch. I believe the weight is dry, so add some for full tanks and gear.
You also mention the...
Forum: Axles 08-28-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,262
Posted By elfirebob
Hi Ho, this is about axle angles. Terry's...

Hi Ho, this is about axle angles.
Terry's thread is spot on, angles don't tell the whole picture. When you replace a worn axle, you ask for advice from experts and as the thread adds, the capacity...
Forum: Axles 08-28-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,262
Posted By elfirebob
Question to andy from inland.

So Andy,
What size axle would you recommend for our 1970 Safari (23') single axle trailer?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-13-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 113,274
Posted By elfirebob
Kayaks and fishing, gotta love that

Great pics of Lopez Island, Roger...
Even better, catching dinner while paddling!
Paddle safe-
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 06-19-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,598
Posted By elfirebob
As always, great thread with easy to follow tips!

Thanks Roger, great thread.
Looks like your valve issue has been addressed. I replaced my original valve with one Uwe had last year at ABQ...or was it the year before? Worked out great on our added...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-31-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By elfirebob
D- Much depends on how much floor and where. I...

D-
Much depends on how much floor and where. I learned alot on these forums, attended the last two Resto Rallys and did the work myself on the rear of our Safari. You have some options, and great...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-31-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By elfirebob
Welcome

Welcome and have fun shopping for your perfect Bambi, big selection!
Just up there this past weekend, passin' through with a visit to the local Bass Pro Shop.
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-09-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By elfirebob
Hold on a bit...

Libo,
I've replace two "stack" windows on my 1970 Safari, but I think your 2007 glass might be installed a bit differently. I have those same windows in our 2007 International but they look...
Forum: Global 'streaming 04-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,433
Posted By elfirebob
Great Blog, beatiful photos, thanks for sharing. ...

Great Blog, beatiful photos, thanks for sharing.
We're in anytime after September! Maybe an Airstream Baja winters caravan here?
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 04-28-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,748
Posted By elfirebob
Way, Great post for the TV, been looking for...

Way,
Great post for the TV, been looking for awhile. Good price too. Thanks!
12v Outlet near the tv (winegard) is smaller than normal, but plan to replace this with a SeaDog 12v outlet with cover...
Forum: Refrigerators 04-18-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,460
Posted By elfirebob
Refridgerator wind blast

Here is what I copied from another AS 25FB owner. The two mods have made my travel refer temps stable, cool. No more error light.
Deflector is removable with velcro base, filter screen held with...
Forum: Our Community 04-18-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By elfirebob
Fantastic! Congratulations to ya'll, and...

Fantastic!
Congratulations to ya'll, and thanks for sharing the great photographs, wow. Nanc and I did an Airstream honeymoon last August/September, married at the Grand Canyon...(though we got...
Forum: On The Road... 04-18-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By elfirebob
13, Great area and we visit quite a bit (see...

13,
Great area and we visit quite a bit (see our gallery). 79 is a nice haul, watch the turn-offs and the drop down into the desert from Ranchita is steep, and curvy but with turnouts for a few...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-13-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,237
Posted By elfirebob
Euro, you were in our backyard...(should get snow...

Euro, you were in our backyard...(should get snow this weekend). Did you get your Caravel on the scales? I'm hoping to get our Safari trimmed down to that weight.
Oh, nice rig, both the TV and La...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 04-13-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,336
Posted By elfirebob
Great question, fantastic anwers...all three were...

Great question, fantastic anwers...all three were "the best advice"...don't forget See More, Do More, Live More!
Welcome the the forums...you two stay safe our there.
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 04-13-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,175
Posted By elfirebob
Deelind, I had the same thing happen to our 70...

Deelind,
I had the same thing happen to our 70 Safari, in one weed whacking day, shattered two stack windows and a rear curbside curved glass. Ouch, I pulled the side stack windows and had them...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-29-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By elfirebob
welcome

Pav,
Welcome to Airstreams and this forum!
We were just in Yuma a few weeks ago, fishing Martinez Lake, great weather!
Great unit, love the 23's nice layout and easy haul-
I think the Castmaster...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By elfirebob
Just put in a Progressive D 9245 two weeks ago,...

Just put in a Progressive D 9245 two weeks ago, and agree, add a new fuse panel. Connections were simple, only had four circuits on our 1970 Safari. The Fuse panel I had used no connectors, only wire...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-11-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,149
Posted By elfirebob
Gene, Thanks for posting your pics and story of...

Gene,
Thanks for posting your pics and story of your purchase...let the miles and smiles begin!
See ya out there...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-25-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,605
Posted By elfirebob
Welcome from more ex T@B owners

Jeff and Silvia,
Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new rig, you're gonna have a great time in your rig.
Our first camper after tenting for years was a Silver aluminum T@B 16. Had a great...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-16-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,183
Posted By elfirebob
Rich, Welcome and Congratulations on your new...

Rich,
Welcome and Congratulations on your new Airstream.
You've come to the right place for sharing, getting info and ideas for making the Airstream "YOURS"...This forum rocks!
Please let us know...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-16-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By elfirebob
Connections and bypass under your bed.

KerriO,
All your tests, connections and bypass wires should be under your bed up front.
As pointed out, all leads are focusing on your 12v switch and that same bundle of wires at the switch are...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-27-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,865
Posted By elfirebob
See ya soon!

Richard, hope to see you guys at DeadHorse in Feb...We've only got a few days this year so AB will work for us. Retirement this comming year!
You guys have a great N-Y!
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-21-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,865
Posted By elfirebob
Anyone heading for Anza Borrego this year to see...

Anyone heading for Anza Borrego this year to see in 2012?
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 11-29-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By elfirebob
Duc and an Airstream

Sold the FJR to support my new/vintage aluminitis, a 1970 Safari for getting the grandkids out comping. Plenty of places to ride in the SD area, don't pass up Mt. Palomar though the state closed the...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 11-28-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By elfirebob
Try Anza Borrego SP

Motozen,
Sounds like a SoCal tour might help. Try Anza Borrego State Park for a base, great rides into the local mountains or great weather this time of year on the desert.
Get a day run out to...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-25-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By elfirebob
Grifter, Older or newer Airstream? There...

Grifter,
Older or newer Airstream?
There are number of options in new as described, consider the newer 23 or 25s. In the older rigs, you can build interiors to suit your needs. Later, adjust the...
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 11-25-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By elfirebob
Lfemat, I've got a '70 Safari and each of the...

Lfemat,
I've got a '70 Safari and each of the gas components has it's own shut off valve. Great suggestions already, confirm propane, purge using the stove light the pilots. My Suburban heater was...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 11-06-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,691
Posted By elfirebob
Try a baggie...

After a suggestion at a recent AS resto rally in ABQ, we started using a plastic baggie each time we connect (over the ball) . I keep a box in the back of the TV and easy to get at. After the haul...
Forum: Boondocking 11-05-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,856
Posted By elfirebob
Ray, What a great area! Thanks for posting,...

Ray,
What a great area! Thanks for posting, maybe next season, we were just on the Madison.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-05-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,021
Posted By elfirebob
Godspeed Richard and Jan

Sorry we missed your gig, Richard, we hope you guys enjoy your retirement...We'll see you out there, always looking for a good fly fishing tip...;)
Forum: On The Road... 09-07-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,767
Posted By elfirebob
Consider going in from Ennis.

Kingfisher,
Just there last week, beautiful weather. We ran in South from Three Rivers, thru Ennis and in to the park from West Yellowstone. This road follows the Madison and other rivers. Lots of...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 08-19-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,538
Posted By elfirebob
TinDen :: 2007 Airstream International CCD

TinDen :: 2007 Airstream International CCD (2010-05-24 00:03:51)
Forum: On The Road... 07-27-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By elfirebob
Water thief, great to have-

If you're running through Albuquerque, the Camping World is just to the West off of the 40, easy off and on...
We found small stainless hose clamps with a hand knob for no tools use at our local...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-07-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By elfirebob
Welcome!

Great to hear your story and that you're campin'...
Welcome and enjoy your new/vintage rig-
:wally:
Forum: Doors & Locks 06-21-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By elfirebob
We retrofitted with Perlane SouthCo latch.

Easy,
We went with Johnco's suggestion after seeing in on Daystreamr's website a few years ago.
See this thread:
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f453/new-flush-lavatory-door-latch-32520.html
...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-19-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By elfirebob
Good luck on your run.

A 'n J...
Good luck on your run, take it easy, watch those drive way and gas station curbs and have fun.
Let us know when you get back, we'll take a look at your rig, offer some help if we can. ...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 06-16-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 21,650
Posted By elfirebob
Thanks Ya'll

Great rally, learned alot and now have to go back and fix the Safari...great to see friends and chat with many of you on zillion or so questions we had. Again, thanks for the "hosts", all your work,...
Forum: On The Road... 06-07-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By elfirebob
What a shaker!

Again, told you so and had to see for myself...Do NOT haul your rig in or out unless they have just graded the road.
Beautiful place, and we'll go back but without any of our trailers.
57 to the...
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