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Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By brokeboater
Besides the already mentioned, I'd add Bigfoot...

Besides the already mentioned, I'd add Bigfoot and Northwood. If you're rolling in cash take a look at New Horizons.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By brokeboater
There actually are four seasons campers and they...

There actually are four seasons campers and they are vastly different than Airsteams. There is no doubt you can camp in pretty much anything in very cold or very hot weather but that doesn't make...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-19-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By brokeboater
When I was lonesome and blue because I was in...

When I was lonesome and blue because I was in between Airstreams I bought my Airstream logo coffee mug there. It took me several years to get another 'stream and that mug helped me make it through...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By brokeboater
Well it's now taken the natural progression to...

Well it's now taken the natural progression to "must have a dualie." It won't be long before the HDT folks start.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-13-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By brokeboater
Spot on. The Ram Cummins forum would be a good...

Spot on. The Ram Cummins forum would be a good place to start.



For my year/model, '06 3500 SRW Quad Auto, my tow capacity is 14,400#. In that year the only difference between a 2500 and a...
Forum: On The Road... 07-13-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By brokeboater
I use my torque wrenches for more than just...

I use my torque wrenches for more than just tightening lug nuts. There are a vast array of uses for a torque wrench between lug nuts and space stations.



That is simply not the case.


...
Forum: On The Road... 07-13-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By brokeboater
Quality is different things to different people. ...

Quality is different things to different people. For the intended use Tekton would be just fine. In what would generally be considered quality: Click type: CDI Split beam: Precision instruments.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By brokeboater
My experience has been for anything other than...

My experience has been for anything other than Airstreams NADA is a pretty good guide. I go with low retail with no add ons. Low NADA for an RV in good condition is usually a pretty safe range. ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By brokeboater
Considering the price, Arctic Fox is a pretty...

Considering the price, Arctic Fox is a pretty decently built product. Not perfect by any means, and some worse than others, but good strong, well insulated units. Like I said previously, I've had...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-11-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By brokeboater
Nothing to be ashamed of. Each trailer has it's...

Nothing to be ashamed of. Each trailer has it's pros and cons. I've struggled with what makes the right compromise and failed to find an adequate solution. I'm not happy with my Airstream and not...
Forum: Our Community 07-05-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,811
Posted By brokeboater
I've had 23' 25', 27' 30', a mix of fifth wheels...

I've had 23' 25', 27' 30', a mix of fifth wheels and bumper pulls. Everything is a compromise. Obviously the smaller the rig the more choices you have in campsites and the easier it is to tow. At...
Forum: Trailer Values 07-04-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By brokeboater
That sentiment has a way of softening up over...

That sentiment has a way of softening up over time.
Forum: Trailer Values 07-04-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By brokeboater
I'm not really qualified to place a value but...

I'm not really qualified to place a value but I'll pass on the snark as that seems to have been well covered. If it's a model you like and you're up for the project it seems like a good shell.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By brokeboater
If an F150 lariat is a bit spendy for him I'm...

If an F150 lariat is a bit spendy for him I'm thinking an F250 Lariat diesel might be also.
Forum: On The Road... 06-30-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By brokeboater
I've been to Alaska twice. Once by air travel...

I've been to Alaska twice. Once by air travel then car camped and once with a fifth wheel. I have another trip up there planned hopefully this coming summer. I don't know if I'll take my Airstream...
Forum: On The Road... 06-30-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,206
Posted By brokeboater
I'm on my third 25' Safari now. I took both of...

I'm on my third 25' Safari now. I took both of my other Airstreams coast to coast and back. I certainly plan on doing the same with this one.
Forum: Trailer Values 06-28-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By brokeboater
Nice looking unit. I just bought a 25 Safari in...

Nice looking unit. I just bought a 25 Safari in Clearwater and had this one on my list to look at if I didn't pick up the one I did. I'm not a fan of the SS layout for my own needs or I would have...
Forum: On The Road... 06-25-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By brokeboater
For my own travel style if I need a reservation...

For my own travel style if I need a reservation to stay at a place I don't want to be there. I live in the country because I don't like congestion. I'd rather be home than in a crowed campground. ...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-25-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By brokeboater
Screaming deals do, on occasion, pop up on...

Screaming deals do, on occasion, pop up on Airstreams. I could easily see where if someone had first crack at all Airstream ads there could be a lucrative side business going on. It doesn't take...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,644
Posted By brokeboater
Also, check the sockets the bars set into. I've...

Also, check the sockets the bars set into. I've got one that's cracked. Eventually I'll replace it but I've got a very long list of other things first.
Forum: Our Community 06-21-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By brokeboater
I've had both, three fifth wheels, one white box...

I've had both, three fifth wheels, one white box tow behind, three Airstreams. I like them both. My current white box (Arctic Fox 25R) functionally beats the pants off my Airstream Safari 25. Far...
Forum: Other Clubs 06-20-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,492
Posted By brokeboater
Benefits become active 24 hours after approval...

Benefits become active 24 hours after
approval of payment.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-18-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By brokeboater
Old ad, probably not. But, to be helpful... the...

Old ad, probably not. But, to be helpful... the zip code provided is Pasco County Fl. If you look at the other ads running by the same person the Sovereign 31 ad has a phone number. You might try...
Forum: On The Road... 06-17-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,682
Posted By brokeboater
Be it a gas station or grocery store or the tax...

Be it a gas station or grocery store or the tax collectors office, I have a simple rule, first come, first served. I love the folks who pay by check at the grocery store but don't bother searching...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By brokeboater
My rivet kit

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Rivet shaver for 5/32" rivets, shaved 6 rivets
Rivet removal...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 01-07-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,413
Posted By brokeboater
We had a few sub freezing nights in our last...

We had a few sub freezing nights in our last Airstream trip. The wife unit was not the least bit amused. I can't say as I particularly enjoyed it. We're going to bemaking the same east coast to...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 01-04-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By brokeboater
I think what happens, and what you are referring...

I think what happens, and what you are referring to, is water, after saturating the wood sub-floor, migrates on down below where the metal trailer frame is, along with tanks and a few other items. ...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-04-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By brokeboater
You should register it in whatever state you...

You should register it in whatever state you have legal residence. If that is Florida then register it in Florida and pay Florida it's 6%, plus whatever.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-04-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By brokeboater
I've been watching this apparently nice looking...

I've been watching this apparently nice looking Airstream and this thread caught my attention. I've traveled such long distances only to either very disappointed by what I found or jerked around by...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-01-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 48,480
Posted By brokeboater
Link, please?

Link, please?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-01-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,755
Posted By brokeboater
I won't denigrate your dad or the story. It's...

I won't denigrate your dad or the story. It's all part of the territory. I would guess the seasoned pros knew what was up and the young salespeople got a good training lesson.

I spent a life in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-12-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,127
Posted By brokeboater
If I were going to buy another tow vehicle it...

If I were going to buy another tow vehicle it would be what I've been towing with, 2006 Dodge 3500 SRW four door short bed automatic. It would have to be either an '06 or the first half of '07 with...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 07-12-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By brokeboater
Not to be nit picky but there are places on the...

Not to be nit picky but there are places on the outside where pop rivets are used. Attaching belt line and rub rail tracks, banana wrap, belly skin.
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 07-10-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,141
Posted By brokeboater
I'm pretty sure the intent was to not buy a full...

I'm pretty sure the intent was to not buy a full sheet. At a price you can get anything. I asked a couple of sellers on ebay to quote me a partial sheet the size I needed and they declined. That's...
Forum: On The Road... 07-10-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By brokeboater
What part of that don't you understand? "They"...

What part of that don't you understand? "They" are the people who work in the park all the time and see the result of people's bad decisions. So somebody saw "about a 27'er". Excuse me but that's...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 07-09-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,141
Posted By brokeboater
I couldn't find anyone on ebay to quote a sheet...

I couldn't find anyone on ebay to quote a sheet over 48". Mine was like 48 1/2". If it's under 48 X 48 then ebay is a viable source.
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 07-09-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,141
Posted By brokeboater
Yes, mine was Lexan also. I live in a small town...

Yes, mine was Lexan also. I live in a small town also. Even the bigger town I'm close to didn't have anything. I ended up buying mine 200 miles from home when I was there on other business. I had...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 07-09-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,141
Posted By brokeboater
I was wondering how you were doing with your 29. ...

I was wondering how you were doing with your 29. I'm still searching but my white box will do until the right rig pops up.

I replaced the plexi in my first Airstream. A few pop rivets and...
Forum: Trailer Values 07-04-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By brokeboater
Get used to it. Unfortunately it appears to be...

Get used to it. Unfortunately it appears to be fairly common with Airstream sellers.

We had a full price as is deal on one in Atlanta. I told the seller I could be there in a couple of hours. ...
Forum: Trailer Values 07-03-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,583
Posted By brokeboater
Nothing wrong with being analytical about...

Nothing wrong with being analytical about pricing. I've been buying and selling and pricing similar products just about my whole life and an Airstream is one of the most difficult of products to get...
Forum: Trailer Values 07-03-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,583
Posted By brokeboater
That is doable but it takes a lot of time and...

That is doable but it takes a lot of time and patience. Plus you need to be ready to move immediately.
Forum: Trailer Values 07-03-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By brokeboater
Bring a ladder and take a look at the roof if you...

Bring a ladder and take a look at the roof if you can. Good luck.
Forum: Trailer Values 07-03-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By brokeboater
Seems a bit strong on price but they all do right...

Seems a bit strong on price but they all do right now.

A few months ago we had a deal on a 2000 28 Classic twin. $30K. It was ok but certainly not in the stated condition. Supposedly it had...
Forum: Airstreams on eBay 06-22-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By brokeboater
That might be because it's July 12, 2013. I don't...

That might be because it's July 12, 2013. I don't think they have four year auctions on ebay.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-22-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By brokeboater
I am technically challenged also. How does one...

I am technically challenged also. How does one determine a national average price of a 1972 Tradewinds 25?
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-20-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By brokeboater
Yes you need a solar controller between the...

Yes you need a solar controller between the panels and the batteries. Renology makes controllers. Look at some of the Renology kits and you'll see a controller included in them. Gluing the plastic...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-15-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,196
Posted By brokeboater
Last of the bullet proof Fords anyway. :)

Last of the bullet proof Fords anyway. :)
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-03-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By brokeboater
I'd give it a shot on the hose end with a wet vac.

I'd give it a shot on the hose end with a wet vac.
Forum: Base Camp 06-03-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,766
Posted By brokeboater
Check the connections at the controller and at...

Check the connections at the controller and at the battery. I had the positive lug at the controller, from the solar panels, vibrate loose and that did in my charging (actually did in my whole...
Forum: On The Road... 06-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,431
Posted By brokeboater
When I first hit the road traveling our first...

When I first hit the road traveling our first official RV stop was just outside of Big Bend National Park, The Stillwell place. Pretty cool first stop. An Airstream pulled up a bit down the way. ...
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