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Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-05-2016, 11:24 PM
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Posted By RichardW
The city water valve is screwed in from the...

The city water valve is screwed in from the outside. However, because of the elbow on the connector and PEX piping (at least on mine), you can't pull it out far enough to really inspect it. I had to...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-05-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By RichardW
After taking my closet apart to access the city...

After taking my closet apart to access the city water inlet, I was able to take the water inlet off to look at it. The connection to the back of the water pressure regulator was clearly damaged, i.e....
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-05-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By RichardW
Kelvin and ShinyPete, Thanks to both of you...

Kelvin and ShinyPete,
Thanks to both of you for your excellent suggestions. Accessing the P-trap from the furnace vent was brilliant! What a hassle this saved me! It also became obvious once I had...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-05-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By RichardW
Shower drain leaking

I have a 2015 International 27FB. For several months I had periodic dripping from the exterior (curved lower) side panel of the Airstream, from the wheel well seam above the black/gray tank dump (not...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-06-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By RichardW
Thanks Siegmann. Yes, the valve is Valterra with...

Thanks Siegmann. Yes, the valve is Valterra with Thetford extension handle (not the more common screw in handle -...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-06-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By RichardW
Thanks for the advice

Ok, so I chickened out of cutting the hole now and dropped the whole pan. This was a pain, but doable. Actually, for me it was harder to get the pan off than to put it back on. I read the opposite in...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-05-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By RichardW
Grey tank valve rod broke

I have a 2015 Airstream 27FB International. When I went to dump the grey tank yesterday, the valve rod broke off, i.e. the cotter pin broke off of the rod connection. There appears to be no easy way...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-19-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
Peter - Thanks for the feedback and links. This...

Peter - Thanks for the feedback and links. This thread made me realize that I hadn't (ever) updated my profile. We've spent the past year upgrading/modifying a number of aspects of our rig (solar,...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
Thanks to all for the advice!

Thanks to all for the advice!
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
Ok. As Keith eluded to, I wasn't able connect my...

Ok. As Keith eluded to, I wasn't able connect my new pigtails directly to the old regulator. I swung by the Airstream dealer in San Diego and picked up a new regulator. The tech there also thought...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
Thanks for the feedback. I bought 2 new pigtail...

Thanks for the feedback. I bought 2 new pigtail connectors. Will test them out later today.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
Ok, I went through the process that OTRA15...

Ok, I went through the process that OTRA15 suggested and the stove burner lit with a low flame for about 5 seconds, then went out. Tried the process again (along with unhooking the pigtail connector)...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
The valve is open on one tank (the other tank is...

The valve is open on one tank (the other tank is empty). I'll try closing things off as suggested and see what happens. (Although I did try a similar process earlier... may not have opened the tank...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By RichardW
No LPG getting through

I have a 2015 International 27FB, which I bought new a little over a year ago now. Suddenly, I have no LPG available for anything (stove, furnace, fridge). I have a full LP tank, the Cavagna...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By RichardW
Del - Your hinged skylight is exactly the sort of...

Del - Your hinged skylight is exactly the sort of access port to the roof that I've been looking for to replace the 20 in square skylight on my International. What size is that? I'm installing solar...
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