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Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-03-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 124,490
Posted By SilverToy
Boats and AS's....

Have read this thread with interest since the inception! AWESOME work to the Feathercraft restorers! Wish I had the time and the ability to do what you guys do.... Sigh.

On the Boat/AS theme - I...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-23-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By SilverToy
All - Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't...

All -

Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't 50A the 4 prong, and 30A is the 3 prong variation....?? My recollection...

Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-23-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,807
Posted By SilverToy
I'm willing to help....!

Paula -

I live right outside DC in the Falls Church area. I am willing to put your family up here (need to co-ordinate the dates) and we have kids so there is more than a little bit of stuff we...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-05-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,346
Posted By SilverToy
Weight issues???

Thanks for the reply Bob!

Will there be any weight issues with a larger drop? I seem to remember that there was some talk awhile back about 'moment arm' and all that sorta stuff - would that come...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-05-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,346
Posted By SilverToy
Trailer is a bit nose high....

All -

Would like to get everyone's opinion about a situation I have with my trailer. First, the set-up:

'01 Suburban 2500 4x4 with 6L w/ aftermarket trans cooler & w/ aftermarket Class V hitch...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-27-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,550
Posted By SilverToy
Correct me if I'm wrong....

Hello all -

Read this thread with great interest!

Firstly, having had a LONG time AS tower advise me that the Break Away lead needed to be attached to something OTHER than the hitch, I drilled...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-26-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,965
Posted By SilverToy
4x4 or not?

Hello all -

Agree with the post that mentioned the 'individual' situation....

Truer words have seldom been spoken...

I REALLY have NO NEED for 4x4 ability, am a suburban dweller, with kids,...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-26-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,485
Posted By SilverToy
Me TOO!!!!

I also had a similar problem, but it started after I took off the OEM Chevy hitch (due to the failure issues - mine had no probs, but didn't want to take a chance with 3 kids and a 34 footer) and got...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 10-07-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,809
Posted By SilverToy

Aage -

Well, there you go.... that must be why none of the neighbors talk to me anymore..... OOh well. Gotta do what you gotta do to protect what is important to you - Aluminum RULES!

BTW - I...
Forum: On The Road... 10-04-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By SilverToy
The other half of your trip....

Lynn -

As Gene expounded, there are opportunities too many to list, in getting onto the Navajo territory. For shopping, for discovering, for boondocking, for checking the history, for geocaching,...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 09-26-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,328
Posted By SilverToy
My Fantastic vent story.....

Hello all -

I too suddenly had a problem with the FF on the front of my '92 34' Classic Limited. The shaft coming off the motor going to the lift arm (there is a press on fitting that joins the...
Forum: Shipping & Export/Import 09-22-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,200
Posted By SilverToy
Best of luck!!!!

Hello -

Tried to do the same when I was moving cross country with the family AND the AirStream. Short answer, there are NO big moving companies that have vehicles that are set up to move anything...
Forum: 2001 - 2005 Classic 09-22-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 68,268
Posted By SilverToy
Stellar addition!!!!!!

John -

As previously mentioned by folks far more qualified than I am, you are simply brilliant! Your AS mods are wonderful!

Brilliant, wonderful......!!!!

Now, I know that you don't see...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-22-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,188
Posted By SilverToy
Some of the "Why" is covered.... but....

Clinton -

So, if I am reading your reply right, it is simply because you have the gennie already, and are looking to not have to haul the 7000iU around (or similar) so the 'logical' answer seems...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-22-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By SilverToy

Jerry -

As you have additionally added your experience - we can CLEARLY see that neighbors can be, and often ARE a serious PITA about SO MANY things....

In your case, and likely my neighbors,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-22-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,188
Posted By SilverToy
THIS, or that........

Clinton -

I guess that I would have a question going into this possible install, and it would be - WHY??

There are SO MANY other viable options for powering your TT - ones that offer plenty of...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-22-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By SilverToy
My generator story

BoyToySoh -

I also lurked for a LONG time on the generator threads before I dropped BIG coin on gennies for my needs. Often considered the CostCo offerings since they were seriously less $'s, but...
Forum: 1990 - 1993 Excella 09-15-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By SilverToy
Another '92 34'..... YEA!!!!

Joe -

Welcome to the 'big boys and their big toys' end of the AS spectrum. Congrats on a GREAT trailer! As you might surmise, I also have a '92 34' Classic Limited - and I LOVE my SilverToy!!!!
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-30-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,318
Posted By SilverToy
Entertainment systems....

ST -

I was one of those parents that said "let them enjoy the scenery" and all that horse pucky..... until I went and got an aftermarket dual video set up for the headrests.... all was quiet...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-30-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By SilverToy

miggerysow -

Question for you.... are you suggesting to use the Oak as a sub-floor? or as a sub and actual floor (2 layers)??

Thinking out loud here - the T/G oak floor would likely shift...
Forum: 1967 Overlander 08-30-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By SilverToy
Just left that mess!

hamp -

Just left that mess of weather you had on our way west ( 1330 depart on the way to Indiana ) and the weather here is SPECTACULAR!!! and headed your way.... so get that planning into FULL...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-29-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,784
Posted By SilverToy
But seriously folks....!

Hello all -

But seriously folks!!!!! Why can't there be a WBCC started? I mean, there are surely hurdles, but they are likely small.... I as we can clearly see, there are more than a few folks...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-29-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,318
Posted By SilverToy

2air -

Are you lookin' for an arguement? as usual.... or just throwing around the multiplicity of 'experiences' you have had, have done, experienced or watched others do....

Just wonderin'...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-25-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,005
Posted By SilverToy
my mirror story....

Hello all -

When I got to the point you are at now, needing better/ larger mirrors for towing, I too looked around here a while to get a sense of what worked for others.

Essentially, you have...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 07-21-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,085
Posted By SilverToy
What a TERRIFIC rally idea!!!

Hey NEU-ers!

This sounds like a winner rally, but it is unfortunately too far away for us to attend. Any chance that it might ever happen a little close to the NYC/ Philly/ DC environs?? I have a...
Forum: 2001 - 2005 Classic 07-21-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 68,268
Posted By SilverToy
The dent was where?

John -

A terrific description of your problem, your solution, and how you arrived at your resolution. I am sure that the dent will not be an impediment to your selling that trailer of yours -...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-29-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,282
Posted By SilverToy
Just a thought.....


Reading the thread with interest as I too looked for quite a long time before jumping in and buying MY AirStream. Actually, I think that my AirStream selected me.... I have a '92 34'...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-18-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,771
Posted By SilverToy
The latest....

Hello all -

Today I took about an hour and removed the 'old' Curt hitch and installed the 'new' Curt hitch. Actually quite glad that I did the work myself as I fould 2 under-torqued bolts....
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-16-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,771
Posted By SilverToy
Latest info update on Curt hitch problem

Hello all -

Here is the latest on my Curt hitch issue.

Just to recap (for those that don't re-read the threads) - bought a Curt ClassV hitch to replace the OEM hitch on my '01 Burb. I pull a...
Forum: On The Road... 05-09-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By SilverToy
Terrific area to camp!!!

TB etal -

The Gila area is simply gorgeous! Spent a New Years week, 2 year ago, there and went all over that area with the kids. We however, pulled SilverToy to the KOA in Silver City. Really...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-06-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,771
Posted By SilverToy
My tale of woe....

Hello all -

Here is my little addition to the reciever tube "slop" saga....

Had an OEM hitch (the kind that has had numerous failures) on my 01 2500 Burb, and since I have a BIG AS I figured...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-25-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,396
Posted By SilverToy
Rednax, THANKS!!!!

Rednax -

Thanks to you for keeping this issue at the fore.....

All to easily, important issues like this get pushed aside for things that appear to have 'more interest'.... but really, what...
Forum: Our Community 04-10-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 41,776
Posted By SilverToy
Gotta LOVE it!!!

Hello all -

STILL LOVING this thread!

Too interesting, all the stories that folks have, the things that went into their names (or not), and all the connections that bring items from the past to...
Forum: On The Road... 04-10-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,215
Posted By SilverToy
Theivin' sumb*tches....

gypsy -

If even 1/2 of what your experiencing is because of the Buda "Service", then I would call them about it. Be polite but VERY firm.... and ask them what they are gonna do to make you happy...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-10-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,946
Posted By SilverToy
Interesting - bath FF

Michelle -

Interesting that you have a FF in the bath.... Is it a 'normal' FF, or perhaps a smaller unit? Is there such a thing? ie smaller units.

You wouldn't 'happen' to have a few photos...
Forum: Our Community 04-07-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 41,776
Posted By SilverToy
A GREAT thread means....

that I read EVERYTHING that EVERYONE posted - from the beginning!!!!

AWESOME THREAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SilverToy comes from....

Picked up the 'new to me' AS in SLC, Utah. First time towing...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-31-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By SilverToy
WAY more than one....!!!!!

Yo brother - There are WAAAAYYYYY MORE THAN ONE of us with an AS screw loose..... and LOVIN' .... EVERY !!!!..... minute of it!!!!!!!!!!

Seriously, we 'all' have bit of a different perspective on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-30-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,192
Posted By SilverToy


Everyone's answer so far is wrong....!!!!!

The correct asnwer is.....

wait for it.....

wait for... it.....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-30-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,368
Posted By SilverToy
Gotta LUV THIS!!!!!

Hello all -

LUV!, just LUV poppin' into this thread on occation to see what AWESOME things folks here have in thier memory banks....

The "out of left (or right) field" stuff is truly unlike...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-30-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 66,198
Posted By SilverToy
Interesting solution....

Swanny -

Interesting solution - on the marine fitting/tank thing, do you have to prime the hoses ie. fuel to the end of the hose before hooking up, or what? please enlighten....


Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-28-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 66,198
Posted By SilverToy
Drop back and .....

Kev -

I would, Drop back and .....

(wait for it!!!!)

(wait for it!!)

(wait for it!)
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-28-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,522
Posted By SilverToy
Glad that all is well....

Mendo -

REALLY happy to hear that all went well with the tow to the resto shop.... More than a few were worried about you and that TT on that tow, given the issues with the tow to you, the TV...
Forum: Airstream History 03-28-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,168
Posted By SilverToy
My guess is....

Pee Wee -

Great thread!

I think he is going to pour off the pasta into the colander (left hand) and the pot with the plate lid is for returning to the trailer with the hot goodies....!

Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-24-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 66,198
Posted By SilverToy
Parallel 'kit' or OEM, also feeder question...

Brian -

After YEARS of sitting on the fence I decided to jump in with BOTH feet and buy 2, yes that's right 2!!!, EU2000i's and luckily they neglected to include the parallel kit that Honda...
Forum: Tires 03-17-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,547
Posted By SilverToy
Great info, but a question....

2air etal -

Been eyeing something like this for quite a time as I have one of the loooonnnggg trailers, and in reading the PP and the Doran sites, both mention that 'metal bodied' RV's "might"...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-17-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,011
Posted By SilverToy
Maybe there is "Gold" in them thar hills....

Steve -

Just kinda thinking out loud here, but perhaps that are other AS's that this original owner remembers, knows about, can share about (caravans, campgrounds, owner or trailer names/ numbers,...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 03-17-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By SilverToy
As I recall....

Welcome lanajane!

I have a '92 34' Classic Linited, so not your exact trailer, but as I recall the underside of mine had/ has a similar 'smush' around that area. In fact, as I recall there is an...
Forum: Other Clubs 02-29-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,013
Posted By SilverToy

Remember seeing a mention of one located on a RR right of way.... but don't recall that one being for sale.... How much are they asking for it - anybody know??? Delivery could be an issue.

Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-28-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,524
Posted By SilverToy
MORE INFO is the way TO the answer...

Gotta agree with Andrew on this question... There is a serious lack of hard data on this unit.

Get it on a CAT scale and get some weights. If the unit is loaded with in such a way that the tongue...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-28-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By SilverToy
Do tell us about the 'air' date....!!!!

Steph -

Should you (or ANYONE!) get info on an 'Air' date for this segment, PLEASE be sure to pass it along to all of us, here or in another post on the portal. Just stating the obvious, and I am...
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