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Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-05-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,391
Posted By adobehome
Yes, Ray Eklund, please tell us the model # of...

Yes, Ray Eklund, please tell us the model # of the SureFlo, if you can. Thanks
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By adobehome
Sorry. Here is pic of tabletop fireplace in my...

Sorry. Here is pic of tabletop fireplace in my Globetrotter.
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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-29-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By adobehome
I absolutely love woodburning fireplaces, have 3...

I absolutely love woodburning fireplaces, have 3 in our home. Always wanted one in our '62 Globetrotter. But, at 16' interior space I came up with another solution. Catalytic heater when needed for...
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-02-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,628
Posted By adobehome
When the weather is too extreme to leave Mikko in...

When the weather is too extreme to leave Mikko in trailer (which I can do on cooler days because he loves it and never barks)I have used Rover.com when traveling all over the country. Like an Airbnb...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-10-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By adobehome
Mikextr is right. Harder to screw into. But, boat...

Mikextr is right. Harder to screw into. But, boat folks do it and it's not as hard as you think. Just predrill your hole and squeeze in some epoxy before attaching your cabinet base, or whatever. I...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-10-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By adobehome
I have no knowledge about the IPE. But, I do of...

I have no knowledge about the IPE. But, I do of Coosa. I couldn't afford it either. But, hubby ordered anyway and handed me the bill. (My '62 GT was/is my project...long story) I was pissed and that...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-02-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,059
Posted By adobehome
Her name is Dreamcatcher. Vanity plate is...

Her name is Dreamcatcher. Vanity plate is "62Dream". Under the wreath is a dreamcatcher painted on the tire cover.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,743
Posted By adobehome
Telescopeing ladder is definitely worth it. I...

Telescopeing ladder is definitely worth it. I bought one to take on 3 month journey with Airtstream. Very easy to use and compact as well as sturdy and versatile. Since that journey I've found it...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 10-23-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,427
Posted By adobehome
The curved was perfect to finish inside if my 2...

The curved was perfect to finish inside if my 2 Fantastic Vents in my 1962 GT. Plenty of 12v lines in the roof to make connections. Eazy breezy!
Forum: On The Road... 10-16-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By adobehome
Lone rock is very beautiful for camping and...

Lone rock is very beautiful for camping and Kayaking. The weather is going to be cool and cloudy this weekend and the water is always cold. However, camping right on the beach there will give you the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-14-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,214
Posted By adobehome
Although I installed my single 100 w solar panel...

Although I installed my single 100 w solar panel on the roof to be able to tilt. I've never done so while camping. It is a pain to do so and the flat panel alkng with a 100 watt portable I take as...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-05-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,750
Posted By adobehome
We bought our '62 GT gutted with most of the...

We bought our '62 GT gutted with most of the floor replaced and belly pan off. PO cut 4" of aluminum from the bottom of interior walls to replace subfloor. But, some steel supports under floor needed...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-31-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,669
Posted By adobehome
Franklyfrank, and others. I do not wish to start...

Franklyfrank, and others. I do not wish to start snarkiness on this forum. But, "quietly run" generator? I've never been in a cg where generators weren't the most annoying noisemakers ever. It...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-31-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,669
Posted By adobehome
I have no problem with power to my AGM Optima...

I have no problem with power to my AGM Optima battery for extended (5 or more) days between moving on & towing to next site with a set up like yours. 100w on roof and 100w on ground. I do avoid...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-16-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By adobehome
Did you turn on the water pump, too? In my 1972...

Did you turn on the water pump, too? In my 1972 Landyacht (previous AS), those valves were the same as yours. But, I also turned pump on to send the water through and out the system.
Forum: On The Road... 08-15-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,446
Posted By adobehome
Thank you, thewarden. Very helpful to know.

Thank you, thewarden. Very helpful to know.
Forum: Trailer Values 08-13-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,069
Posted By adobehome
I was of your opinion when I started reworking my...

I was of your opinion when I started reworking my '62 GT. PO had already replaced toilet but, all else was piled inside. I sold some stuff to restorers for a few bucks. I couldn't bear to discard &...
Forum: On The Road... 08-08-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,446
Posted By adobehome
Thewarden and others, Ok, so that was about to be...

Thewarden and others, Ok, so that was about to be my question. Will a TPMS be effective in notifying one of potential separation? I was pulling my 1962 19' GT down curvy, 6% downgrade, Hwy 87 from...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-03-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,165
Posted By adobehome
Yes, sometimes. Bill and I just returned from a...

Yes, sometimes. Bill and I just returned from a month traveling through Colorado from Az. In 2016 we did 3 months, AZ to Acadia Ntl park & back. Not fulltimers. But, we learned: 1) if you enjoy...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-10-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By adobehome
Went with Coosa, too. Although I fought hubby...

Went with Coosa, too. Although I fought hubby about the cost, at first, a little leak here or there is no big deal. Never to worry again.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By adobehome
This probably doesn't need to be stated. But,...

This probably doesn't need to be stated. But, after repairs and improvements, paint it all with POR 51.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-25-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By adobehome
I agree, Robert, have had zero problems with sway...

I agree, Robert, have had zero problems with sway or otherwise for 22 years with my Reese system. Nevertheless, I am so sorry about your accident, Silver Otter. However, from your horrifying...
Forum: Boondocking 05-21-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,217
Posted By adobehome
I've traveled the Southwest in AS for 22 years...

I've traveled the Southwest in AS for 22 years and live in AZ desert oriented our adobe home to north / south. Why I never thought to do so for AS boondocking, I'll never know. So thanks for that...
Forum: On The Road... 05-06-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By adobehome
If you want a restoration to resell than original...

If you want a restoration to resell than original is best, or so I was told by appraiser Jim Polk at AS Vintage restoration rally, years ago. However, what I cared about was traveling and camping,...
Forum: Photography 04-02-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,748
Posted By adobehome
Visiting every National Park in the Lower 48 is...

Visiting every National Park in the Lower 48 is my bucket list. I checked off 3, in February while in New Mexico & Texas. Carlsbad, Big Bend, and one I had never heard of, just south of Carlsbad...
Forum: On The Road... 03-05-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By adobehome
Oak Creek Canyon is incredible and not difficult...

Oak Creek Canyon is incredible and not difficult for a 25'. We've often driven that with a trailer. Now our AS is only 19'. But, we've done it with a 21', too. Although, it is a bit curvy and you're...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 02-22-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,214
Posted By adobehome
So this install is to see behind camper when you...

So this install is to see behind camper when you back up? Right? Has anyone used this, or another, to help line up hitch ball to connector while hooking up alone, without benefit of another human to...
Forum: Boondocking 01-22-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,822
Posted By adobehome
This is something I had thought of years ago, as...

This is something I had thought of years ago, as well. 1st time was after spending a small fortune renting a Houseboat on Lake Powell. As the Video about Freecamper from Europe shows, it's...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-02-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By adobehome
I did the same in my small 1962 19' Globetrotter....

I did the same in my small 1962 19' Globetrotter. Moving the bath from the back allowed me to put in a nice comfy, queen sized, memory foam mattress in back. I have a Nature's head that I love. So...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-29-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By adobehome
Hi, Jbrannack. I'm in Glacier right now and did...

Hi, Jbrannack. I'm in Glacier right now and did Going to the sun road today. With my 62 globetrotter happily resting at St. MARY Campground. I would not recommend towing anything. The Red Vintage...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-30-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By adobehome
I did the same as others stated above. 3m VHB...

I did the same as others stated above. 3m VHB tape bought from Amazon and Silkaflex around the feet of the mounting system that I made. I installed one panel on roof of my 1962 Globetrotter nearly 2...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-14-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By adobehome
I, also, put a nice big queen memory foam bed...

I, also, put a nice big queen memory foam bed where the rear bath was in my 19' 1962 Globetrotter. (much smaller than your 31') I Put in a wet bath on the street side wall with a composting toilet,...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-11-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By adobehome
Lol!

Lol!
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 01-03-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By adobehome
Congrats! Bill, I & Mikko, completed a 3 month...

Congrats! Bill, I & Mikko, completed a 3 month journey to Maine & back to Phoenix, last summer, totaling 10,800 miles. Mikko & I followed that up with a trip to Chicago and back for my high school...
Forum: On The Road... 01-03-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,740
Posted By adobehome
Welcome (soon) to sunny Arizona, folks! There...

Welcome (soon) to sunny Arizona, folks! There are some great Maricopa county parks with camping. I agree that North of Prescott will be too cold & snowy in March. Lake Pleasant is about 35 miles...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-09-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By adobehome
I have a Nature's Head composting toilet in my...

I have a Nature's Head composting toilet in my 1962 Globe Trotter. I love it. So nice not to have to look for dump stations all the time. Urine can go down any flush or pit toilet. Compost with poo...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-25-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,880
Posted By adobehome
Hi, Jake. I'll have to look it up. We did the...

Hi, Jake. I'll have to look it up. We did the subfloor about 7 years ogo. I'll post it for you, here, tomorrow.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-23-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,880
Posted By adobehome
We used Coosa board instead of wood on our '62 ...

We used Coosa board instead of wood on our '62 GT. A marine product. Expensive, but, will never have to replace. Ever. Worth the expense. Though I complained about it at the time.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-01-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,782
Posted By adobehome
I used one Hepvo valve horizontally, between my...

I used one Hepvo valve horizontally, between my sink - shower drain pipes, putting it just in front of the inlet for the Grey tank, under the floor. Fittings were tricky to manage. But, have...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-30-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,633
Posted By adobehome
We started with the bikes inside our '63 GT....

We started with the bikes inside our '63 GT. Hated that for all the obvious reasons. Played with and tried, briefly (never left driveway) with rear bumper bike storage. Best & safest solution, for...
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-20-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,457
Posted By adobehome
Hubby and I and my Borzoi, Mikko are 2 weeks into...

Hubby and I and my Borzoi, Mikko are 2 weeks into our post retirement 3 month adventure. My 2 bits:
1) The major camping joy is having Mikko with us. To hike, swim, relax by campfire. So no way is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-25-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,070
Posted By adobehome
The Fantastic vents on my '62 GT are about 5...

The Fantastic vents on my '62 GT are about 5 years old. They have rain sensors that work perfectly to close during even a light rain and open when it clears up. The fan does not need to be on for...
Forum: On The Road... 05-08-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,421
Posted By adobehome
Hi. I just have to comment, here. In 2011, I...

Hi. I just have to comment, here. In 2011, I decided to tow my recently road worthy, but, barely aluminum tent, of a 19', 1962 Globetrotter to the Vintage Restoration rally in Albuquerque, NM. I...
Forum: On The Road... 04-26-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,915
Posted By adobehome
We stayed at Croton Point Park. It is a...

We stayed at Croton Point Park. It is a Westchester county park and was close to family we were visiting in New Rochelle. But, quiet and right on the Hudson river, yet close to the lovely villages...
Forum: On The Road... 04-26-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,119
Posted By adobehome
We, too, will be doing our first BIG retirement...

We, too, will be doing our first BIG retirement trip. 3 months, from Memorial day to Labor day. North through Colorado, East to Minnesota, South to visit family in WI and Chicago, further East to a...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-08-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,049
Posted By adobehome
Beautiful! Well done & thanks for sharing it...

Beautiful! Well done & thanks for sharing it all! I can't use, right now. But, I'm sure many will find this super helpful and Maybe, I too, in the future!
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-27-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By adobehome
I once asked that very same question, at the...

I once asked that very same question, at the Vintage Restoration Rally of Jim Polk. Jim is the most respected appraiser of vintage cars, planes and trailers/rvs. He said that if one were to find a...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-25-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 39,728
Posted By adobehome
Any updates of this event?

Hi, Ken, and team. Haven't heard any updates on the Vintage Trailer Academy for 2016. Hope that it's still in the works. Let us know, so plans can be made. Thank you.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-12-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,320
Posted By adobehome
My solution for my husband's C-Pap needs while...

My solution for my husband's C-Pap needs while boon-docking (which is pretty much the way we like to camp) has worked out perfectly and not too expensively. 400 W pure sine inverter directly...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-19-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By adobehome
The Inverter is inside the trailer & there is a...

The Inverter is inside the trailer & there is a small opening between the bed & the battery compartment which allows the cables with the battery clamps to connect to the battery. My inverter is 400...
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