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Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By JonDNC
As above itís youíre decision, it we went...

As above itís youíre decision, it we went International because of the sliding doors and decor. It personal at this level no bad choice.
Forum: On The Road... Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By JonDNC
Roughly where? itís a long road.

Roughly where? itís a long road.
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-14-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By JonDNC
They work as advertised

They work as advertised
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-13-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,731
Posted By JonDNC
Regarding term on your RV, I would go as long a...

Regarding term on your RV, I would go as long a term as you can with a good rate, when we bought in July the rate was almost identical from 5 to 15 years. If you do the long term and pay at the 5...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-11-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,740
Posted By JonDNC
Agreed, same experience with a 27 International...

Agreed, same experience with a 27 International Serenity different Truck brands but same result.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 10-10-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By JonDNC
stuck petcock on water heater

FWIW, If you have a newer unit with the aluminum hot water heater do not use an anode, we were told that by our service tech that it will swell and you wonít be able to remove it. So I would check...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-06-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By JonDNC
Nicely done

Nicely done
Forum: Fun & Games 10-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20,972
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Posted By JonDNC
Mystery

Mystery
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,731
Posted By JonDNC
FWIW you need to make a decision regarding best...

FWIW you need to make a decision regarding best use of your cash.

However that being said when we bought our trailer in July we found the dealer had access to loan rates we did not and was able...
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By JonDNC
Traveling to Great Smoky Mountains in October

Hate to say youíre wrong but you are and we live just outside the park. See below

https://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/pets.htm
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By JonDNC
There are also a number of full service parks in...

There are also a number of full service parks in Cherokee NC and Maggie Valley NC. Challenge will be a site.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-29-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 81,237
Posted By JonDNC
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-26-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,740
Posted By JonDNC
Yes it cost 25 or so. I did have to purchase

Yes it cost 25 or so. I did have to purchase
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-26-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,227
Posted By JonDNC
When I changed trucks dealer told me the below ...

When I changed trucks dealer told me the below


20 1/2 neutral ride height or 18Ē to bottom of coupler
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-26-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,661
Posted By JonDNC
Correct red is semi permanent. Blue thread loc is...

Correct red is semi permanent. Blue thread loc is what you want
Forum: Insurance & Claims 09-26-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,072
Posted By JonDNC
Take the money and run.

Take the money and run.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-26-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,740
Posted By JonDNC
This.. we went looking for a 250 and got the 350....

This.. we went looking for a 250 and got the 350. Lots more payload
Forum: Full-Timing 09-26-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By JonDNC
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: The Pet Forum 09-25-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By JonDNC
We just keep ours on a fairly long lead campsite...

We just keep ours on a fairly long lead campsite permitting.
Forum: On The Road... 09-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By JonDNC
We live just outside the park, as far as hiking...

We live just outside the park, as far as hiking with dogs thatís a no go. All trails are no dogs/pets. Trails outside the park (national forests etc) are fine which is where we take ours. Note most...
Forum: On The Road... 09-24-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By JonDNC
TN or NC side?

TN or NC side?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-23-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,203
Posted By JonDNC
Also regarding truck height, make sure you look...

Also regarding truck height, make sure you look at a truck with retractable boards, they are lower than the fixed ones. Our F350 Platinum FX4 has a lower step in height (but taller overall) than our...
Forum: Fun & Games 09-23-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Tranquil

Tranquil
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-22-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,052
Posted By JonDNC
You can do all the math. Letís just say we went...

You can do all the math. Letís just say we went F350 over F250 for value not need but decided we needed the F250 after 1 tow with a half ton and a load not much different than you describe but donít...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 09-22-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,980
Posted By JonDNC
9 was too short for our F350 went to an 11.

9 was too short for our F350 went to an 11.
Forum: Fun & Games 09-18-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Magic

Magic
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-18-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,516
Posted By JonDNC
Did you mean F150???? A F350 can tow 10k all day...

Did you mean F150???? A F350 can tow 10k all day long.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-15-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,208
Posted By JonDNC
FWIW my F350 Diesel get 14 towing in the Smokies....

FWIW my F350 Diesel get 14 towing in the Smokies. At speeds between 55-65 depending. On the flats in NC got 13 at 70. Towing an International Serenity 27FBQ. Two adults, 1 large dog and all our stuff...
Forum: On The Road... 09-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,475
Posted By JonDNC
Yes itís legal, and yes in bear country wear on...

Yes itís legal, and yes in bear country wear on your hip. Along with....
Forum: Fun & Games 09-14-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Reactive

Reactive
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-13-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By JonDNC
Wavelength has it right. Also donít forget...

Wavelength has it right. Also donít forget depending on the state you may have a sales tax advantage by trading in vs selling yourself. I know I do which is why I trade in vehicles (besides less...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-12-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,052
Posted By JonDNC
Like the others we started with a 1/2 ton, GMC...

Like the others we started with a 1/2 ton, GMC AT4 Sierra pulled just fine but immediately up against payload for the truck. Traded it on a F350 diesel Platinum single axle. Barely know itís there...
Forum: Fun & Games 09-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Water

Water
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-06-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,572
Posted By JonDNC
You also need to make sure all the air is out of...

You also need to make sure all the air is out of all the lines. That can add noise. Ask how I know [emoji6]
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-04-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,319
Posted By JonDNC
So the professional inspection on my house that...

So the professional inspection on my house that missed two chimneys that needed to be relined, wouldnít inspect nor look at septic, or appliances. Right thatís the ticket. No warranty on house.
...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-04-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,233
Posted By JonDNC
This, itís way I look at one of my cars as well....

This, itís way I look at one of my cars as well. You just know itís special.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By JonDNC
If you have a diesel and enable automatic engine...

If you have a diesel and enable automatic engine braking it will leverage that while using either cruise control option. Note: it is not engaged automatically you must push the engine brake button as...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 09-04-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By JonDNC
27 FB Outside Storage

It is not always easy to work with but we keep all the stuff there; tools, water hoses (not sewage), water 2 way valve, sewage hose guide, water filter, leveling blocks, power cord and adapters etc....
Forum: On The Road... 09-03-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,351
Views: 424,370
Posted By JonDNC
351219 Great view but what about my treat?

351219

Great view but what about my treat?
Forum: Fun & Games 09-01-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Fire

Fire
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-31-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,128
Posted By JonDNC
Enjoy, like your setup. Coming from someone with...

Enjoy, like your setup. Coming from someone with the same thing [emoji41]
Forum: Our Community 08-30-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,220
Posted By JonDNC
When you do your walk through prior to purchase...

When you do your walk through prior to purchase check every system. Our dealer did that with us before we signed. FWIW everything worked.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-29-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,128
Posted By JonDNC
Very Disappointed with Airstream

So our experience was a 180 from the above. We were not planning on buying an Airstream but walked onto the lot and just knew was the right choice. Our unit had no obvious flaws just on display....
Forum: Trailer Values 08-27-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By JonDNC
I can tell you on a popular model having just...

I can tell you on a popular model having just bought new you are lucky to get 20%. Got close to that. Also value is generally based off replacement not what you paid.
Forum: Fun & Games 08-27-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20,972
Views: 810,881
Posted By JonDNC
Stick

Stick
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-27-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 130,175
Posted By JonDNC
Nicholas on guard 350603

Nicholas on guard

350603
Forum: On The Road... 08-25-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,351
Views: 424,370
Posted By JonDNC
View From Your Airstream Door

350451

Camp Hatteras, Waves, NC
Forum: On The Road... 08-22-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,090
Posted By JonDNC
And as a local do not take 19 from Cherokee to...

And as a local do not take 19 from Cherokee to Maggie Valley. Its doable? but very tight I would not tempt it. Also from the Blue Ridge donít take 215 north and try and avoid 276 both have lots of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-21-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,060
Posted By JonDNC
FWIW we ended up going with a F350 Platinum as it...

FWIW we ended up going with a F350 Platinum as it was only slightly more than the 250 version and have all the goodies including massaging seats [emoji41]. Payload is not an issue and the ride is...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-16-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,199
Posted By JonDNC
And Iím not so sure, problem is it slows down...

And Iím not so sure, problem is it slows down really early and I donít always catch it, so then passing is not as smooth where you just keep momentum, just turned it off and will see how I like...
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