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Forum: Stella's Kitchen 12-17-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By Kittycatcat
Thank you! Can't wait to try these!

Thank you! Can't wait to try these!
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-30-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Kittycatcat
My information says not 100% when hose hooked up...

My information says not 100% when hose hooked up to tank, plus the GasStop has other advantages - this link may be helpful (but really, I'm just looking for ideas on how to make this fit under the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-30-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Kittycatcat
GasStop Won't Fit Under Propane Cover

HI - I tried searching, got nothing...


We tried to install our new GasStop shut-off valves on our 2016 27FB FC, but the hoses stick out too far with the GasStop and the tank cover won't fit. ...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-05-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,532
Posted By Kittycatcat
My husband & I pay cash. On the "interest is...

My husband & I pay cash. On the "interest is tax-deductible" issue, I look at it this way:
1) Very simple example: If I pay, say, $1000 in interest over a year, and if I'm able to deduct it (only...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-22-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By Kittycatcat
I would ask the RV park personnel what they...

I would ask the RV park personnel what they include in their length requirements - usually, I believe they don't want parts (e.g., the coupler) of your trailer sticking out into the road or some such...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-06-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Kittycatcat
Bash - Here's my 0 cents worth (figured I'd...

Bash - Here's my 0 cents worth (figured I'd charge market price) -



(1) First order of business, as said above, is to get your batteries either charged or replaced.
(2) Second, moving forward...
Forum: Awnings 05-22-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,472
Posted By Kittycatcat
In our festival days, we called the Easy Up tents...

In our festival days, we called the Easy Up tents Easy Downs. Same idea - I've seen more than one destroyed - our Craft Hut tent which weighed about 60,000 lbs (and needed 4 carry bags to transport)...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-06-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,716
Posted By Kittycatcat
Our Progressive rate on our 2016 27FB increased...

Our Progressive rate on our 2016 27FB increased 5% here in GA - we've gotten increases on our State Farm homeowner's as well. We've made no claims on anything, just figure the companies have been...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-06-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,765
Posted By Kittycatcat
I seem to have inadvertently solved the problem...

I seem to have inadvertently solved the problem of my car beeping when locking it - I find myself hitting the manual lock button as I exit the car. Just habit. :D



As for parking in the south...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-07-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,228
Posted By Kittycatcat
The converter/charger, as said above, goes right...

The converter/charger, as said above, goes right where the old one was. A monitor, on the other hand, can go wherever convenient. Since we had our dealer install the PD4655 converter and a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-03-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,147
Posted By Kittycatcat
drcmoore48 - Did you say that you only put the...

drcmoore48 - Did you say that you only put the leveling blocks under just one wheel? I believe that would put a lot of stress on that one axle (if you have a 25, you have dual axles) - OK for a few...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 11-09-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,499
Posted By Kittycatcat
I have the unlimited Verizon postpaid plan and...

I have the unlimited Verizon postpaid plan and husband has a prepaid ATT plan.

We travel a lot out west and find that often only one or the other works. However, be aware that the prepaid plans...
Forum: On The Road... 10-09-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,649
Posted By Kittycatcat
i have a 4-yr old Mac Mini, 16 GB ram, 2.5 Intel...

i have a 4-yr old Mac Mini, 16 GB ram, 2.5 Intel Core i5 - no problem loading Airforums using Firefox and sometime Chrome.



Be careful of downloading just anything labeled Mac cleaner - not all...
Forum: 2008 Safari SE 09-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,379
Posted By Kittycatcat
Beautiful renovation! I love the cabinet by the...

Beautiful renovation! I love the cabinet by the lounge TV - we have a 2016 FC with the same layout (with front queen), and we haven't yet used the pull-out bed in that lounge, and that end of our...
Forum: On The Road... 08-12-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,378
Posted By Kittycatcat
Hi Drlora - Husband & I pulled our 27FB...

Hi Drlora -


Husband & I pulled our 27FB (which is 28 ft long) through CBBT going toward VA this June - toll booth person simply asked if our propane was off (it was). Remember to keep...
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 06-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,550
Posted By Kittycatcat
Look at your home screen (I have a Samsung, but...

Look at your home screen (I have a Samsung, but it should be similar) -
On mine, at the bottom there's a row of icons like "phone" "contacts" etc. Look for one labeled "Apps" (or similar) and click...
Forum: On The Road... 02-08-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By Kittycatcat
One more thought - Someone earlier said they had...

One more thought - Someone earlier said they had no cell service in the south campground. At the time we were at this park in Sept. 2017, I had cell service with Straight Talk using Verizon towers...
Forum: On The Road... 02-08-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By Kittycatcat
We stayed at T Roosevelt NP south (Cottonwood)...

We stayed at T Roosevelt NP south (Cottonwood) campground 3 nights last September 2017 and enjoyed it a lot. Note that as you drive into the campground, there are a few large camping sites along the...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-02-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,672
Posted By Kittycatcat
We use the surge protector at the power post -...

We use the surge protector at the power post - paid about $112 for the 30A version - my theory being that if it ever stops a serious surge I'll have to replace the protector anyway. Also, the...
Forum: On The Road... 11-14-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Kittycatcat
I'm sure it's on all those checklists - but never...

I'm sure it's on all those checklists - but never hurts to say again -

In addition to both of us looking up, down all around, inside & out, the very last thing we do before pulling out is have one...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-06-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
Oooooops :o :o - battery monitor now started...

Oooooops :o :o - battery monitor now started showing % charge - guess I was supposed to be patient, not mess with it, and wait it out after the charger hit float stage.....

Please disregard my...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-06-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
Thanks, Pcskier - I do have the pendant. I...

Thanks, Pcskier -

I do have the pendant. I assume it hasn't yet been in boost mode because we haven't discharged the batteries enough to warrant it.

The Trimetric is a battery monitoring kit...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-06-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
Hi again - I have yet another question for...

Hi again -

I have yet another question for the good folks here - PD 4655 and the Trimetric monitor installed by dealer and seem to be working properly. We also got 2 new wet cell Interstate...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-17-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
We did add a battery monitoring kit to our order...

We did add a battery monitoring kit to our order - Trimetric, based on Randy's (from bestconverter.com) advice. It has a LOT of info on the display - I do believe I will wonder how I ever got along...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-11-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
Thank you for your input! (And thanks to the...

Thank you for your input! (And thanks to the fellow member who PM'd me with info)

Well, turns out compromise is part of marriage (who knew? :angel: :bangin:) - so we're getting the Progressive...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-10-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
OK, I think I've got it. This should work: ...

OK, I think I've got it.
This should work:

- Progressive 4655V 55 Amp with remote
- 2 GPL-4CT Lifeline AGM 6-volt batteries (wire in series + to -, not parallel)
- Also heavier gauge...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-10-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,177
Posted By Kittycatcat
Replacing our batteries with AGM + multi-stage charger

Hi - just spent hours across several days researching batteries and chargers here and elsewhere. Now my head is exploding. This thread seems to be the most recent/helpful/relevant so far. (Thank...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-05-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By Kittycatcat
I've sold a truck and two travel trailers on...

I've sold a truck and two travel trailers on Craiglist with no problems - no one gets your name or any direct contact info unless you post it in your ad (which of course you shouldn't), so all...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 08-30-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,914
Posted By Kittycatcat
Great information, Rgentum! Thank you for the...

Great information, Rgentum! Thank you for the details!

I also like Gamehawkers' metal shelter - another option.

Passed the link to this thread to husband (who actually asked the question...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 08-29-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,914
Posted By Kittycatcat
That is a great-looking shelter! We also...

That is a great-looking shelter!

We also have a FC 27FB (2016).

We're in planning stage for an RV shelter that will probably be a pole barn style or prefab (metal?) cover. Our FC is slightly...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 08-26-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,380
Posted By Kittycatcat
We replaced the Atwood 3000 that came on our 2016...

We replaced the Atwood 3000 that came on our 2016 FC 27FB within 2 months of purchase with a Husky HB4500, a step below the ones mentioned above.

Love the Husky, no remote, but I tend to like...
Forum: On The Road... 08-13-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,551
Posted By Kittycatcat
I wouldn't have minded the Class A or the...

I wouldn't have minded the Class A or the satellite dish (in their own campsite, not mine) - but the real problem here is the absolute rudeness. Seems to be more of that these days - people not...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-06-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By Kittycatcat
You probably already know this, but figure it...

You probably already know this, but figure it can't hurt to mention it:

Notice the above (and other) advice says use jack stands to get the weight off. They mean exactly that. Do NOT use the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-16-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By Kittycatcat
Atwood 3000 trailer tongue jack question

Hi -

We replaced the Atwood Premier 3000 tongue jack that came on our 2016 Flying Cloud 27 FB with a 4500# rated Husky 2 months after purchasing the trailer last year.

I finally got the Atwood...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-29-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,462
Posted By Kittycatcat
Actually this one was hard NOT to miss. LOL - the...

Actually this one was hard NOT to miss. LOL - the gas appliances wouldn't work, no hissing, nothing, so knew gas wasn't getting to appliances. They were working at the dealer and on our 1-night...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-28-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,462
Posted By Kittycatcat
I second DKB_SATX. You'll hear from way more...

I second DKB_SATX. You'll hear from way more people with problems because they're on the forums looking for solutions. For those who have no problems, they generally don't post "everything's fine,...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-25-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,419
Posted By Kittycatcat
Ditto on the remote thermometer - I found a cheap...

Ditto on the remote thermometer - I found a cheap one years ago in a closeout bin somewhere, not fancy, but does tell me the max/min for temp inside fridge + max/min temp wherever the part with the...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-21-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By Kittycatcat
Negotiable on price is good, but a potential...

Negotiable on price is good, but a potential buyer will want something to negotiate from - they hate to guess what you have in mind.

Suggestion: You said you have a target price range in mind -...
Forum: Community Polls 05-05-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,119
Posted By Kittycatcat
My 2 cents on overpaying: I really believe...

My 2 cents on overpaying:

I really believe that if a buyer is willing to pay a given amount, it's worth it to that buyer. That's not necessarily overpaying. Think about it - prices might trend...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-05-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By Kittycatcat
This is probably not the right answer, but just...

This is probably not the right answer, but just in case.......

Do you mean the light underneath the cabinet above the dinette? Because this light in my 27 FC is only controlled by the little...
Forum: Community Polls 05-04-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,987
Posted By Kittycatcat
We stay at or under the max speed rating for our...

We stay at or under the max speed rating for our trailer tires (in our case it's 65mph - depends on the tires you have).

Water filter - we attach one right at the faucet with a short hose...
Forum: Community Polls 05-04-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,987
Posted By Kittycatcat
We keep an old-fashioned composition book which...

We keep an old-fashioned composition book which we labeled "Captain's Log" - we write down each campground, date, site #, cost, and a brief note about services (e.g., no water at site or this other...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-03-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By Kittycatcat
Hi - I have the 2016 7FB, which has similar entry...

Hi - I have the 2016 7FB, which has similar entry light switches to the 25 - our dealer warned us to be careful to not have the awning lights on when the awning is retracted, since even though...
Forum: On The Road... 04-01-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Kittycatcat
See you on Mars!!!

Figured "on the road" section worked for this.....:lol:...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-19-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By Kittycatcat
We got the Equalizer 4-point hitch last May when...

We got the Equalizer 4-point hitch last May when we bought our Airstream, dealer set everything up for us. I almost had heart attack when we drove off the lot and heard a big clunk! Though the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-18-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,938
Posted By Kittycatcat
Well, before trading, might want to make sure...

Well, before trading, might want to make sure those ceiling vents are lined up - I found it doesn't take much to partially block them with that kind of double rotating whatever that's up there. I...
Forum: Pendleton Edition 03-11-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,838
Posted By Kittycatcat
Congratulations on your new Pendleton!! Enjoy!! ...

Congratulations on your new Pendleton!! Enjoy!!

Things to keep in mind based on some of your prior posts:

- EVERY RVer was at some point new to RV'ing (we went directly from tenting to a small...
Forum: On The Road... 03-08-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,241
Posted By Kittycatcat
I vote for picking up your Airstream on the way...

I vote for picking up your Airstream on the way back home from your trip, or leaving it winterized if you take it to Maine, understanding that you won't be able to use any water-related things inside...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-22-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By Kittycatcat
One additional thing to consider is entry door...

One additional thing to consider is entry door location - FB will have the door in rear, RB will have the door in front.

While we love our front bed and rear view, we have on occasion (not often)...
Forum: On The Road... 02-21-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,933
Posted By Kittycatcat
Note that the Flying Cloud 25 is actually 25' 11"...

Note that the Flying Cloud 25 is actually 25' 11" long.

Also, I keep seeing here on the forums people saying that other brands measure the box & not the total length, but a google search showed on...
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