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Forum: On The Road... 11-18-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,683
Posted By Cowbell
Dumping

Just last year I dumped at Latina Seca. The dump site is/was at the bottom of the hill near the gate. Maybe they closed it?
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-28-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,442
Posted By Cowbell
Great question...

Iíve had this conversation with friends and we always end up wondering why another RV or trailer company does not even attempt to be more contemporary in design and use of materials.
Itís always...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 07-31-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,226
Posted By Cowbell
Kit

Iíve used the blue wash wax solution but not the applicator. I like it.
FYI...you do need water to wash off ANY grit before using any waterless wash products. Good luck if you donít! 😊
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-22-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,162
Posted By Cowbell
Easy fix..

Yes.. they are not flat and not installed correctly. Bad work at Jackson Center.
My other isssue is that the edge of the bed has no support and you feel like rolling off or staying close to the...
Forum: Photography 12-06-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,193
Posted By Cowbell
Indian Cove Campground, Joshua Tree, CA

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Forum: Our Community 08-04-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,843
Posted By Cowbell
Tight seal with no drips. Comes with a drip tray...

Tight seal with no drips. Comes with a drip tray for something to set it on.
Forum: Our Community 08-03-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,843
Posted By Cowbell
Yes! That's it. Coffee grind size is critical as...

Yes! That's it. Coffee grind size is critical as well as the brewing method. You can start with a percolator grind size and see if you like it. Then go finer if you like.
Forum: Our Community 08-02-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,843
Posted By Cowbell
Great cup and less mess...

I've been in the coffee business for the last 15 or so years so I take my coffee seriously, as most people do. It's almost a personal thing.
I've used and sold many methods of brewing, including...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-17-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,455
Posted By Cowbell
One my second trip out I noticeda small puddle of...

One my second trip out I noticeda small puddle of water outside of the bathroom wall, after traveling. Couldn't figure that one out. Then, a month or so later, found a small puddle inside the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-17-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Cowbell
Bumps

I have them in my 2017 30' Serenity
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-13-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cowbell
I love the Serenity 30'

I had the 2015 27' FB.
Met a couple that had just traded up after only one year. Looked in theirs and I was sold! So I bought a 2016 30' Serenity. I love the larger lounge seating area for having...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-13-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,102
Posted By Cowbell
I had a 27 International CCD with dark interior. ...

I had a 27 International CCD with dark interior. Now have a 30' Serenity. I love the brightness of the Serenity and the darker flooring.
Good luck and enjoy!
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 04-13-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,562
Posted By Cowbell
It's just a Facebook group

I think I've been on Airstream Addicts for about a year now.
I don't remember seeing anything political on it. Occasionally I've seen a photoshopped image with two women and a trailer. I think...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-31-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,019
Posted By Cowbell
I also have a 2016 International 30'. Previously...

I also have a 2016 International 30'. Previously I had a 2015 27'. The mattress in the 2016 was worse than the 2015. I tried fixing by putting a 2" foam topper on it and it was still bad with no...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 01-20-2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By Cowbell
XL Twin sheets fit fine. I bought some at IKEA...

XL Twin sheets fit fine. I bought some at IKEA and they turned out to be cheap quality. Then found some at Target that are much better quality. They also have XL mattress pads.
I love the Salsa...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-20-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,382
Posted By Cowbell
I had a 27' queen and just bought a 30' with...

I had a 27' queen and just bought a 30' with twins. I agree with all of the above mentioned benefits of the twin (that's why I ordered it!).
One downside to the twin is that in cold weather, you...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,151
Posted By Cowbell
Dennis The way to stop the mattress from moving...

Dennis
The way to stop the mattress from moving around is to go to a store that sells area rugs and buy a roll of non skid underpayment. Made for rugs but you can cut to fit and under your...
Forum: On The Road... 01-02-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,151
Posted By Cowbell
I also have a 2016 that I took delivery of in...

I also have a 2016 that I took delivery of in April of this year. The mattress is flimsy and not as good as my previous 2015 model.
While at the dealer in Fairfield last week, I noticed the new...
Forum: Our Community 12-31-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,699
Posted By Cowbell
Great information here! The queen mattress in my...

Great information here! The queen mattress in my 2015 was just ok. Then sold and bought a 30' Serenity with twins. I think the mattress is worse! And, hangs over the support edge, unsupported. ...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 12-31-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By Cowbell
Do you like the mattress in the 2017 models?

I have a 2016 with twin beds and I hate the mattresses. No support and too soft. While at the dealer yesterday I noticed the new model 2017's have a much firmer and more comfortable mattress.
...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-29-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 38,125
Posted By Cowbell
Congratulations on your purchase! Is was...

Congratulations on your purchase! Is was dropping off my 30' today (a little warranty work) just as you were leaving.
Safe travels!
Check out Northern California Airstreamers if you are on...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 12-29-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,012
Posted By Cowbell
I dropped off my 2016 Serenity 30 Twin today at...

I dropped off my 2016 Serenity 30 Twin today at the the dealer for the little warranty work it needs. When I'm at the dealer I like to look and see what's new.
What I immediately noticed was the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-15-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,123
Posted By Cowbell
On newer Dodge, I use both Tow/Haul mode and the...

On newer Dodge, I use both Tow/Haul mode and the EB. As Rich mentioned above, when going down a long decent the braking seems to be to much, with both the transmission and the EB engaged. I sometimes...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-15-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Cowbell
Wow! A great deal on this nice trailer!

Wow! A great deal on this nice trailer!
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 12-15-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,333
Posted By Cowbell
Weber Q Series propane grill. It's expensive but...

Weber Q Series propane grill. It's expensive but just like the Weber home grills, with the exception of being smaller. So well engineered. It's really hard to burn anything and exciting grill fires...
Forum: On The Road... 12-15-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,187
Posted By Cowbell
The national park campground full hook ups at...

The national park campground full hook ups at Furnace creek get reserved early. I think it is much more scenic than Stovepipe.
The campground listed under Furnace Creek Ranch, is operated by...
Forum: On The Road... 11-23-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,075
Posted By Cowbell
Like Rich, I use metal binder clips. Available at...

Like Rich, I use metal binder clips. Available at office supply stores.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-01-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By Cowbell
I just noticed this last weekend. Getting...

I just noticed this last weekend. Getting delamination �� Below sill. I also have gaps. Will try silicone. Thanks for the post!
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-20-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,162
Posted By Cowbell
Thanks for the pic. That's an easy solution that...

Thanks for the pic. That's an easy solution that I'll do next weekend. Even with only one bed that's not level, I think I'll do both beds so I'll have better edge support.
Forum: 2016 - Current International 10-20-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Cowbell
I payed for dry clean. $35! :(

I payed for dry clean. $35! :(
Forum: Member Introductions 09-13-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Cowbell
Congrats on your new baby! Check out Northern...

Congrats on your new baby!
Check out Northern California Aistreamers on Facebook for local rallies, etc.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-13-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,226
Posted By Cowbell
I have a 30' with twin beds in rear. On both...

I have a 30' with twin beds in rear. On both sides of the center nightstand there are USB jacks. We removed the nightstand drawer to access the wiring and tied in a 12v
jack on the wiring. Simple....
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-06-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,874
Posted By Cowbell
I've been told that it is normal to get AC out of...

I've been told that it is normal to get AC out of the opposite non-operating vents. That its all open up there. I did notice the rear bedroom cools off quickly, even with just the front AC on.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-26-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,162
Posted By Cowbell
I did put a level on the bed after I picked it up...

I did put a level on the bed after I picked it up from its first warranty work.
The bed on the street side is not level. And the mattress is firmer than my prior 2015 AS.
Forum: On The Road... 08-17-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By Cowbell
Joshua Tree

Three of us Airstreamers are going to Joshua Tree, Indian Cove in November.
One 27' and two 30'. The website was specific with size for each site and had pics of each site.
Have fun!
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-11-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,695
Posted By Cowbell
Great idea I might need to sign up for Prime...

Great idea I might need to sign up for Prime again!
Forum: On The Road... 08-11-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By Cowbell
Nice pics, Nick! Hope to see you again at...

Nice pics, Nick! Hope to see you again at another NorCal rally!
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 07-22-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,226
Posted By Cowbell
I use a long handled RV brush only on the roof,...

I use a long handled RV brush only on the roof, using a ladder. It works very well getting in between AC and vents, skylights, etc. After seeing fine scratches from the brush on my last trailer, I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-12-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,993
Posted By Cowbell
This was posted on yesterday's Facebook post by...

This was posted on yesterday's Facebook post by Airstream:

Some things never change. Our attention to detail is one of them. We're making our 2017 products better than ever! Learn more here:
...
Forum: On The Road... 07-02-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By Cowbell
Safe travels! I look forward to taking my...

Safe travels! I look forward to taking my trailer up there.
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-01-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,162
Posted By Cowbell
Before I read this thread last week,I had a...

Before I read this thread last week,I had a feeling that the mattress was weak in the middle, for some reason.
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-01-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,162
Posted By Cowbell
Thank you! I thought I was going crazy! Just...

Thank you! I thought I was going crazy! Just purchased my second AS and went from queen in my 27FB to 2016 Serenity 30 with twins. On my street side I've felt like I'm going to roll into the...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-26-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,734
Posted By Cowbell
DINKER here. No kids = more money to spend on...

DINKER here. No kids = more money to spend on trailers/travel 😅
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-22-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By Cowbell
I had bought and used the "soft" RV brush for my...

I had bought and used the "soft" RV brush for my 2015 International. I noticed too late that it was leaving fine scratches in the 3M coating. Thankfully, I had been using the brush with horizontal...
Forum: Our Community 06-16-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6,245
Views: 1,015,808
Posted By Cowbell
New custom fit wool/sisal mat for the bedroom. ...

New custom fit wool/sisal mat for the bedroom. Much nicer in the morning than a cold floor. :)
Forum: On The Road... 06-12-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By Cowbell
Local Bay Area camping

I love to go camping close to home (Santa Cruz) when I have time. As suggested before, the Fairgrounds in Calistoga is excellent. A five minute walk in to town! Olema Campground is also a favorite...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-11-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By Cowbell
Offer

You can do better. Two purchases of new trailers for me. Both 20% off list.
I didn't ask the dealer for their best price. I told them how much I would pay.
I think the best time to buy is the...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 06-08-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,516
Posted By Cowbell
New Serenity

I traded in my 2015 Int 27fb and got a 2016 Serenity 30 last month.
Call me crazy but I do love it and the layout. Much more open space and light.
Have fun!
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-11-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Cowbell
I had the same problem (in the morning). Simple...

I had the same problem (in the morning).
Simple solution: go to your local home improvement store and buy a foot length of the silvery bubble wrap they sell for insulation purposes. Cut to fit what...
Forum: On The Road... 05-07-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Cowbell
Ha Ha! I heard the ticket is about $900!? If...

Ha Ha! I heard the ticket is about $900!?
If that's the case, I'd rather go and see the individuals that I like in concert.
Saw Neil Young in Berkeley last Fall. An amazing show!
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