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Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Naker
I'm still waiting for Airstream to send my T&N...

I'm still waiting for Airstream to send my T&N mattress. I'll report back when I finally get it.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-14-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By The Naker
I had this happen when I tried to close all of...

I had this happen when I tried to close all of the night shades. The one by the dinette wouldn't close all the way. I tried opening and closing just that particular shade in the 'control' section of...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-09-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I found EcoFlow's funding page for their first...

I found EcoFlow's funding page for their first project on Indigogo and read the comments. Looks like poor communication and many late deliveries. I've cancelled my backing and will stick with proven...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-05-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By The Naker
Hand sanitizer is what the pros use. It has...

Hand sanitizer is what the pros use. It has alcohol but is thick so it stays on the sap. Leave it for a minute or two and wipe off. Works for cars and Airstream. Been using it for years and never...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-04-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
Unfortunately I won't be at either of those...

Unfortunately I won't be at either of those events.

I haven't seen any good deals on the Yeti. I gave up and paid full price for mine.

Have you seen this Kickstarter campaign (DELTA Battery...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-02-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
The other really cool spin on this is that you...

The other really cool spin on this is that you can backfeed to the DC 12V bus via your 12V charging cable. So if you already ran a decent (10-12AWG) wire for your cigarette charging, you can use the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-01-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I've now got enough experience with my GZ system...

I've now got enough experience with my GZ system to offer my thoughts. I have fully embraced pteck's idea of using the GZ Yeti 1000 as a supplemental energy source. The portability is very important...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-01-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By The Naker
Hi there - I have the same problem on my Classic...

Hi there - I have the same problem on my Classic - the sofa center section isn't level. There are two, hard to reach, 'stop' bolts for the center section which can be adjusted. I adjusted the bolts...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-29-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Naker
Thanks Paul! Much appreciated.

Thanks Paul! Much appreciated.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-26-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By The Naker
The dealer swapped drawers for the gas oven when...

The dealer swapped drawers for the gas oven when we bought our Classic. It can be done.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-25-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Naker
Agreed. It seems obvious but then I wonder why my...

Agreed. It seems obvious but then I wonder why my dealer went through the trouble of delivering the wrong one to me. I'll reach out to them and see what is their response.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-25-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Naker
Thanks. That's what I feared. Any chance you...

Thanks. That's what I feared. Any chance you could take a picture so I can show the dealer?
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-24-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Naker
Tuft and Needle Mattress question

When my 2019 Classic 33 was delivered, it had the older style mattress. I've now just received the Tuft and Needle Mattress that it was supposed to come with. My concern is that the box says it's for...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,595
Posted By The Naker
Not sure how many people use this trick but I'm...

Not sure how many people use this trick but I'm surprised how many people I talk to who don't know it.

If any elements of your gas range don't light with the auto lighter, you can gently blow on...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-10-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I finally got around to trying a few different...

I finally got around to trying a few different draws on my GZ to determine if the GZ inverter is defective. My 4 slot toaster pulled 1800W and worked fine. Next I tried my 15amp circular saw which...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-30-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
Thanks. When I'm home next week I'm going to try...

Thanks. When I'm home next week I'm going to try running my 15amp circular saw. I'll see if it's a problem with the GZ inverter. I doubt it is the inverter but I'll rule it out next.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-27-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I have the car charger and it works really well....

I have the car charger and it works really well. Actually it might work too well. I have it plugged into my Airstream 12v and I have 280W of solar with 2AGM batteries. The GZ charges really well on...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-27-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I used to have a Tommy Bahama 27fb and that...

I used to have a Tommy Bahama 27fb and that microwave used significantly less power. My Honda generator didn't blink with it. On the new convection microwave in the Classic my generator kicks up to...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-27-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
The GZ reads around .9 amps to 1.2 amps with...

The GZ reads around .9 amps to 1.2 amps with everything at rest. I can't read the power draw when I turn on the microwave as it just resets without registering on the display.

The microwave is...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-21-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By The Naker
Just posting an update. I disconnected the...

Just posting an update. I disconnected the battery and let the Czone reboot and the AC worked again.

The 'Auto' function in the AC menu on the Czone panel does not work and has never worked. I...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-21-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
ps - I removed the surge protector and now the...

ps - I removed the surge protector and now the Yeti can power the converter. No luck with the convection microwave though. Even if I set it to 10% microwave power (obviously no convection) it still...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-21-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I had the converter breaker off when trying to...

I had the converter breaker off when trying to run the microwave. It wouldn't work. Tech support said that the hardwired Progressive Dynamics surge protector isn't compatible with an inverter power...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-21-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
In case anyone else is thinking of trying this, I...

In case anyone else is thinking of trying this, I have the answer.
I spoke to Progressive tech support. You can't run an inverter through the hard wired PD surge protector. This means the only...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I'm thinking it may be the low voltage cutoff in...

I'm thinking it may be the low voltage cutoff in the Progressive Dynamics surge protector. It apparently shuts off power if voltage drops below 104V. Has anyone else successfully used a Yeti 1000 or...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-20-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I'm going with pteck's strategy for using the...

I'm going with pteck's strategy for using the Yeti 1000 but have run into an issue.

I have a Classic 33 with 50 amp service and a hardwired Progressive Dynamics surge protector.

When I plug...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By The Naker
Thanks. I'll try this.

Thanks. I'll try this.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-05-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By The Naker
AC not stopping with Czone

I've realized that the AC doesn't stop running after it reaches set temperature. It stops blowing cold but the fan never shuts off. Both of my AC units do this. It is not ideal especially at night...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-05-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By The Naker
If I ever have to replace mine, I'm going to use...

If I ever have to replace mine, I'm going to use the solid wood Venetian style blinds that I had on my last trailer (Tommy Bahama). They were great and practical.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-04-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By The Naker
I used a gentle automotive interior cleaner on...

I used a gentle automotive interior cleaner on the 'suede'. It seems like it is indestructible.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-02-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By The Naker
I cleaned greasy handprints off the faux suede...

I cleaned greasy handprints off the faux suede around the windows. It seems to be like ultraleather and very durable.

No idea about the shades though.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By The Naker
Unfortunately for us Canadians, our Classics...

Unfortunately for us Canadians, our Classics don't get any of the wireless hardware.

The good news is that I have no pets to worry about. The Maxxfan also has a neat feature that allows you to...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By The Naker
I'm going to install the Maxxfan Deluxe...

I'm going to install the Maxxfan Deluxe 7000/7500. I put one in my van a few years ago and it's been amazing. The remote is well worth it.

My plan right now is to jump one of the leads at the...
Forum: Our Community 07-31-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,184
Posted By The Naker
I agree with you but on our Classic 33 the...

I agree with you but on our Classic 33 the bathroom is in the back. I don't want panoramic windows in my bathroom. I love having them in the bedroom though.

I don't understand the wardrobes in...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By The Naker
Thanks Ray. I agree with your point about it...

Thanks Ray. I agree with your point about it being like not winning the lottery.
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By The Naker
Thanks for this. Pretty much what I expected but...

Thanks for this. Pretty much what I expected but comforting to hear from someone who knows the area well.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By The Naker
The CZone schematic shows the 'control box' for...

The CZone schematic shows the 'control box' for the fans to be located in the side of the cabinet over the bed. Tomorrow will take a look. Maybe I can hotwire it.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By The Naker
I'm just wondering if there is 12v power at the...

I'm just wondering if there is 12v power at the fan or somewhere near it. Or is there a way to make the wires that do go to the fan put out a constant 12v.


I don't really care if the CZone...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By The Naker
Chickenrx - have you made any progress on this?...

Chickenrx - have you made any progress on this? I'm going to start with replacing the lounge fan in my 33. I'll measure tomorrow to make sure it will fit. I still need to figure out the wiring so my...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By The Naker
Colorado Springs Hail

Hi All,

We are heading to Colorado Springs on Friday for a couple of weeks with our Classic 33.

I'm being told I'm crazy for going during 'hail season'.

I'm not one to live in fear but...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-27-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,063
Posted By The Naker
Glad to hear you got it sorted. Its definitely...

Glad to hear you got it sorted. Its definitely worth the time investment to get this stuff set up right. I appreciate the one remote every time I use the theater system now. My only wish is that they...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-26-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,088
Posted By The Naker
I don't think you need to access the converter to...

I don't think you need to access the converter to turn it off (which also means it doesn't matter where your converter is located). Why not simply turn off the breaker that is used for the converter?...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-23-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By The Naker
I agree with the other posters. Spend a night at...

I agree with the other posters. Spend a night at the dealer when you pick it up to catch any big issues. Then, I'd go for it and enjoy your new Classic in August. It really takes some time with the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-21-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,117
Posted By The Naker
I'm glad my post helped someone else fix a...

I'm glad my post helped someone else fix a potential area for rodent infiltration. None of my posts were about complaining. I posted for two reasons: 1) to help inform other Classic 33 owners about...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-21-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,063
Posted By The Naker
Glad you got it sorted. Setting up the...

Glad you got it sorted.

Setting up the remote takes time. First I programmed each device to work on the remote - including the screen. I couldn't find the model if screen so I just tried a few...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-19-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,117
Posted By The Naker
I found the 3/4" gap in the underside that I...

I found the 3/4" gap in the underside that I could see from the holes. I used some angle aluminum stock I had with caulking and got it sealed up.

I also checked the entire underside and found a...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-18-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,063
Posted By The Naker
I can change channels with the harmony remote. I...

I can change channels with the harmony remote. I had to download the Harmony app and re-program everything on the remote but now I have it so that when I select TV Mode the channel buttons on the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-18-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,117
Posted By The Naker
This is what I'm going to do. I'm now convinced...

This is what I'm going to do. I'm now convinced the problem isn't the holes in the floor. I need to go over the entire underside of the trailer and seal up any openings.

Also I just wanted to say...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-17-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,117
Posted By The Naker
Understood. I had used some 3M auto insulation...

Understood. I had used some 3M auto insulation and capped with flexible vinyl cut to fit (and taped with aluminum tape). Maybe I'll remove the vinyl and figure out how to seal up the underside...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-17-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,063
Posted By The Naker
I just realized I missed one step. While removing...

I just realized I missed one step. While removing the Homeworx box, you need to take off the IR repeater that was on it and hotglue it to the IR lens on the back of the LG projector.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-17-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,117
Posted By The Naker
Good point on the freezing. I covered the holes...

Good point on the freezing. I covered the holes for now so mice won't get in. I'll follow up with Airstream on this. BUT I am still also concerned about what I haven't found.
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