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Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By loft47
Sell your rig to Vince at A to Z Motors in...

Sell your rig to Vince at A to Z Motors in Winters, CA.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-12-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,444
Posted By loft47
https://www.atozmotors.com/ We got a great...

https://www.atozmotors.com/

We got a great deal from Vince.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-09-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By loft47
We did the same with color matched fabric with...

We did the same with color matched fabric with female snaps in the corners. We replaced the fan’s corner screws with male snaps. Super easy and looks great.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-09-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,928
Posted By loft47
When filling tank to break loose any materials...

When filling tank to break loose any materials use some Dawn dish detergent and a cup of bleach
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-01-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,470
Posted By loft47
Check with your local Cat dealer for their...

Check with your local Cat dealer for their maintenance free batteries.
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 02-26-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 79,522
Posted By loft47
Thermal fuse (was NOT the problem)

Solution; Just got the rig back from repair shop, all ok now. They traced the power through the entire system, all ok, until they tested the power line to the slide motor. That wire was defective...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 02-23-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 79,522
Posted By loft47
Thermal fuse

2007 30’; arrived at campground and slide wouldn’t extend. No sound at all when switch activated. The slide locks do work. Couldn’t find the fuse block for slide. Called JC, located fuses...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 01-29-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 79,522
Posted By loft47
I would like to join this group. We have an 07...

I would like to join this group. We have an 07 30’ Classic with slide.

Mike. #1469
Forum: On The Road... 01-21-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,572
Posted By loft47
Chenango Valley State Park is wonderful. ...

Chenango Valley State Park is wonderful. Boating, swimming, great golf course!
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-27-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By loft47
C&g

In Ventura County we are going to J& K in Camarillo for mechanical work, not body work.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-11-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,952
Posted By loft47
F250 Powerstroke

30’ Classic with slideout, F250 powerstroke performs flawlessly
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-17-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,216
Posted By loft47
Batteries

Check with your local Caterpillar dealer. They sell their own proprietary battery line, maintenance free, and extraordinary quality. Used them for many years on my Moho.
Forum: Our Community 10-16-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,518
Posted By loft47
Save yourself a lot of grief and $, buy a good...

Save yourself a lot of grief and $, buy a good used Airstream.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-10-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,116
Posted By loft47
We have diesel F250 4x4 pulling 30’ Classic with...

We have diesel F250 4x4 pulling 30’ Classic with a slide out. Standard bed, love it. Has all the power you will ever need and the diesel helps with long down hill braking.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-06-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By loft47
Run small heater and fan for a few days, open...

Run small heater and fan for a few days, open drawers and closet doors, open vent in bath area, dehumidifier also, don’t let water soak into subfloor
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-04-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,985
Posted By loft47
When you back into the spot where you want to...

When you back into the spot where you want to park, with your foot on the brake, put the truck in D (drive), then put it in park. This will release the pressure which built up when you were in...
Forum: Our Community 08-05-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By loft47
Call Jim Polk, very good Airstream appraiser

Call Jim Polk, very good Airstream appraiser
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-30-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,488
Posted By loft47
I tow a 30’ classic with slideout with an F250...

I tow a 30’ classic with slideout with an F250 diesel. Exhaust brake works very well, seldom have to use brakes.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-29-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,149
Posted By loft47
Equalizer

Equalizer
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-04-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,722
Posted By loft47
We made a canvas cover for the fan with snaps in...

We made a canvas cover for the fan with snaps in each corner. Replace corner screws on the fan housing with male portion of the snap. Female portion of snap is in the corners of the canvas cover.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-14-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,875
Posted By loft47
C&G near Los Angeles is very good.

C&G near Los Angeles is very good.
Forum: Steps 06-14-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By loft47
Double step

The double step from Airstream retails for $650. We have a problem with the step, if you step on the right side of the step it tries to collapse. No way to repair without getting inside the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-10-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,371
Posted By loft47
Pre-wired for tv satellite dome?

Pre-wired for tv satellite dome?
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 04-21-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By loft47
bumper storage

Just a reminder to all who have the bumper storage. Remove the plastic mat that Airstream puts in the drawer. It holds in the moisture causing the drawer bottom to rot out.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-09-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,013
Posted By loft47
F250 powerstroke

F250 powestroke diesel; bought 6 months ago, wish I’d done it 12 years ago. Amazing experience, tows so easily. Yes it costs more to buy and operate, also holds its value better than gas engine.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-19-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 68,525
Posted By loft47
We towed 28-30' units with big SUV gas engines...

We towed 28-30' units with big SUV gas engines for 12 years, very good except going uphills (steep grades were very slow). Switched to F250 diesel 3 months ago resulting in much better mileage,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-01-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,779
Posted By loft47
Resisted buying F250 for 10 years, didn’t want a...

Resisted buying F250 for 10 years, didn’t want a truck. Towing a 28’ CCD. Bought a new F250 diesel last month and love it. Also use it daily.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 10-28-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,473
Posted By loft47
Used Airstreams

A to Z Motors in Winter, CA

atozmotors.com
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-14-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By loft47
I also use an F250. Ball height is about 19.5,...

I also use an F250. Ball height is about 19.5, with an Equalizer setup. The trailer is exactly level which is the important issue, not ball height
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-01-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,446
Posted By loft47
Reject the unit, get your $ back

Don’t take the rig
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-17-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By loft47
Tires

Costco sells load range E tires very reasonably
Forum: On The Road... 05-19-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By loft47
From SE Michigan; 90, 480, 80, 81, 84, 95

From SE Michigan; 90, 480, 80, 81, 84, 95
Forum: Boondocking 04-17-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,934
Posted By loft47
Wow, beautifully written!

Wow, beautifully written!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-16-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By loft47
Make sure you open all of the windows when you...

Make sure you open all of the windows when you turn on your furnace for the first time. Smoke from the burn-off is noxious.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-22-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,335
Posted By loft47
Led

Try LED4RV.com. They have different options in bulbs (12 led vs 9 led bulbs) as well as bright white vs warm white. They know AS very well.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-03-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,550
Posted By loft47
Ease of use and stability = Equalizer

Ease of use and stability = Equalizer
Forum: Trailer Values 12-30-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By loft47
Jim Polk in Ca. is an excellent appraiser.

Jim Polk in Ca. is an excellent appraiser.
Forum: Roof 12-25-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By loft47
With the custom shrouds be careful of wind noise...

With the custom shrouds be careful of wind noise and rattles that will be heard while on the road. Better to paint the fiberglass.
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-19-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By loft47
Jim Polk, Ca

Jim Polk, Ca
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 11-23-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,806
Posted By loft47
Having had the Winegard SD dome and Trav'ler on...

Having had the Winegard SD dome and Trav'ler on different rigs we prefer the SD dome. The SD dome picture is great and the dome is faster to acquire signals, uses less power when off shore power...
Forum: Full-Timing 10-20-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,404
Posted By loft47
E rated tires

E rated tires
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 10-09-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,970
Posted By loft47
Best reply, once you have the coach level fix the...

Best reply, once you have the coach level fix the level on top of the jack.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-08-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By loft47
Directv

Don't bother with the HD Trav'ler from DIRECTV. It's slower to setup each time you stop than the SD dome, more inclined to break because of exposure to natures elements, the SD picture is almost as...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-05-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By loft47
2001 Airstream Land Yacht XL 330 hp 39 - California

Title: 2001 Airstream Land Yacht XL 330 hp 39 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

6 NEW Bridgestone tires July '15, 2001 Airstream Land Yacht XL 396, superb...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-22-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,852
Posted By loft47
the fresh water auto fill on your rig is to the...

the fresh water auto fill on your rig is to the left of the black water flush intake
Forum: WBCCI Forum 01-09-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,916
Posted By loft47
Judy, as a unit president I have received nothing...

Judy, as a unit president I have received nothing regarding this motion. When is the material submittted for consideration?

Mike Gross
CCC
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,116
Posted By loft47
make certain that you have a complete survey done...

make certain that you have a complete survey done of the drive train, compression tests, oil analysis, these rigs will run forever, and are very expensive to fix when major problems occur
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 04-22-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,871
Posted By loft47
Ken, since you are a "Rivet Master" we know you...

Ken, since you are a "Rivet Master" we know you are all powerful, but now you're guaranteeing the weather?!

PS; maybe Jim will sell you a 54 for something to do in your spare time?
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 11-20-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 49,560
Posted By loft47
A sea of silver

Boone wants to come out and play!
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 10-09-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 49,560
Posted By loft47
Ken, sign us up, Roxy and I will be there....and...

Ken, sign us up, Roxy and I will be there....and as others have said, you and your team did a great job, again....was it really Suzanne who arranged for the weather?
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