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Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 08-31-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,502
Posted By labtopia
i replaced my 14.5 with 15, they fit fine in my...

i replaced my 14.5 with 15, they fit fine in my 58, problem is you have to have a tall jack to change tires to get into the wheel well///
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 08-31-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,502
Posted By labtopia
blow out bad rim

just had my first blowout on my 1 axle 58, bad traffic, construction area so no real shoulder in ohio. trailer felt weird then looked in the rearview to see smoke out the wheelwell. found a spot...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-29-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,722
Posted By labtopia
i traveled to Michigan and back, chicago and...

i traveled to Michigan and back, chicago and back, and all the way from Atalanta to California and back at 55. safe and fine trips. i did have words with some truckers being unsafe on the way...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-08-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
Yeah i sent them my blog address from the past...

Yeah i sent them my blog address from the past year, strange they would welcome me and set up reservations and then bail out...up and onnward, I'm in business to be in the business of selling what i...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-08-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
THANKS! Ive decided i have way more things to do...

THANKS! Ive decided i have way more things to do with my time like make money, hit the road and enjoy life. Prob is there are 3 parks in ATLANTA being JONES-20min north of atl, ATL SOUTH-40min...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-08-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
Ha thanks! Dave

Ha thanks! Dave
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-07-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
i dont think mine is crap...

i dont think mine is crap...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
cool! will take you up on that, traveling all...

cool! will take you up on that, traveling all summer with this thing so...
thanks for the support!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-07-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
thanks danb! problem is there are only 3 rv...

thanks danb! problem is there are only 3 rv parks in the ATL, one not an option for distance, stone mountain for cost, and these ding dongs. also i feel that my lovely 58yr old trailer speaks to...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-07-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
thanks man!

thanks man!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-06-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,439
Posted By labtopia
Vintage Restrictive RV Parks

So i've been full timing in my sweet 58 caravaneer that's in good shape, solar powered, composting toilet and self contained for over a year. Been Boondocking on the street and on some private land....
Forum: Our Community 05-31-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,474
Posted By labtopia
I wouldnt think to far into it- i didn't and last...

I wouldnt think to far into it- i didn't and last year took a '58 slightly renovated caravanner installed tons of solar and have full timed in it for a year so far. mostly urban boondocking so i've...
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-19-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,322
Posted By labtopia
I've got a 58 caravanner and the door will...

I've got a 58 caravanner and the door will definitely flex and open when underway. I've got a strap latch that i lock with a padlock. I also leave the lock on when it's unlatched so there's no way...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 04-27-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,924
Posted By labtopia
MINE too, sounds like we got the same, not sure...

MINE too, sounds like we got the same, not sure why they need to make the lady so robotic...
Forum: Boondocking 04-27-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,631
Posted By labtopia
near year NH update

After nearly a year of in-town boondocking with my NATURES HEAD things are surprisingly great still. The quality of the unit is great and no problems.

I see some people posting about the...
Forum: Boondocking 03-02-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 807
Posted By labtopia
Knoxville TN 3/9 through 13

boondocking or other options Knoxville TN 3/9 through 13.

Headed to Knoxville to the boat show there that week/end and looking for something close intown other than the posted rv parks (which seem...
Forum: The Rally Zone 03-01-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 42,205
Posted By labtopia
got it just called and A sites seem to be the...

got it just called and A sites seem to be the only ones available, looks adjacent to where everyone is. will check the calendar and book it...cheers.
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-29-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 42,205
Posted By labtopia
anyone know how to reserve a site? the links...

anyone know how to reserve a site? the links dont go to any reservation thing...would like to attend...
Forum: Boondocking 02-28-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,631
Posted By labtopia
It's been a bit since stepping back into this...

It's been a bit since stepping back into this thread for a couple reasons-

I havnt bothered to look at evidently negative videos on the NH, I dont have time for that, but my experience with it...
Forum: Boondocking 02-07-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,631
Posted By labtopia
Maybe i'm doing it wrong, but i've emptied my NH...

Maybe i'm doing it wrong, but i've emptied my NH 2 times now in about 8 mos...it's pretty awesome. My neighbor will have some excellent roses this season...
Forum: Boondocking 02-07-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,631
Posted By labtopia
about once a week, no biggie, usually pour it...

about once a week, no biggie, usually pour it into a toilet, but since it's sterile, sometimes outside diluted into the garden...
Forum: Boondocking 02-05-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 29,631
Posted By labtopia
here's my install, ...

here's my install,
http://180sqft.drinkertoys.com/1-2-natures-head/

super convenient, and i have now emptied it for the second time. so far that's 2 times in 8 months of full timing.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 01-02-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,267
Posted By labtopia
I recently joined to take advantage of the great...

I recently joined to take advantage of the great rates at TOP OF GEORGIA.
You probably spend lot on other stuff in the ear, but so far this one was the most rewarding so far...go for wbcci...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-29-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By labtopia
i just got a aimes 2000w converter/inverter with...

i just got a aimes 2000w converter/inverter with built in xfer switch recently from amazon and it seems to be working pretty well- it has selections for both agm types and other types so the charge...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 12-28-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,509
Posted By labtopia
I've been full timing in a relatively sketchy...

I've been full timing in a relatively sketchy area of ATL next to my office for about 7mos, my best defense has so far been the high round the clock activity of the GREYHOUND DEPOT here and the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-27-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,770
Posted By labtopia
you're in ATL come by my office we might be able...

you're in ATL come by my office we might be able to fix your issue at least for now without big cost until you assess it fully- i've got c10 (great for top surface) and a tube of vulkem i think. if...
Forum: Other Clubs 12-27-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,846
Posted By labtopia
thanks again! thats a real quick lookup on the...

thanks again! thats a real quick lookup on the trailer code, and actually worked on the brakes this weekend to get them working. just a white little wire turns out...
Forum: Other Clubs 12-27-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,846
Posted By labtopia
Thumbs up Howdy! as i mentioned: had no issues with...

Howdy! as i mentioned:
had no issues with stability or braking on the way up or back.

Those roads are winding but not steep- safe driving and keeping it all under control very easy- it's a...
Forum: Other Clubs 12-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,846
Posted By labtopia
I spent thanksgiving there and it was great. ...

I spent thanksgiving there and it was great. Very nice people and convenient to get to. Bring coffee and foods as the closest grocery is about 20min from the site.
also, i don't have my trailer...
Forum: Our Community 12-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 1,020,541
Posted By labtopia
Thumbs up What i got for myself on xmas...

I got many things for my '58 Airstream after a really unexpected escrow fee that got dispersed to me from my old home.

More power, now i'm up to 750ah of 8dAGMS (3 BATTS)
MORE POWER, AIMES POWER...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-26-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,770
Posted By labtopia
DUDE! I'm full timing in my '58 Caravanner in ATL...

DUDE! I'm full timing in my '58 Caravanner in ATL and have found a few leaks again after this weeks ridiculous rain here too. All of them are from the dude that rebuilt this trailer & he sealed all...
Forum: On The Road... 12-02-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,894
Posted By labtopia
Cats who hate harnesses LOVE the Kitty Holster...

Cats who hate harnesses LOVE the Kitty Holster cat harness! Walk your cat! (http://www.kittyholster.com/)

they each have one and they're easy to put on and they seem to like them and calm down...
Forum: On The Road... 11-27-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,894
Posted By labtopia
I've got 3 cats at 20, 18 and 8. They seem to do...

I've got 3 cats at 20, 18 and 8. They seem to do ok in our couple trips. i bought them all kitty holster vests and that seems to chill them out. they mostly sleep so far on the road.
...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-27-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By labtopia
Got my WBCCI membership & spending the turkey...

Got my WBCCI membership & spending the turkey week at Top of Georgia Airstream park. (http://topofgeorgia.wbcci.net/)
They had a huge spread and finally have slept it off i think. Great place with...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-24-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
I stand and dont have issues, there's 2 holes in...

I stand and dont have issues, there's 2 holes in the front of the toilet to play the 'aim game'.:D

dave
Forum: Full-Timing 11-23-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
dave, i emptied mine for the first time after...

dave, i emptied mine for the first time after 3mos and wasnt grossed out as i had expected to be. it can be put in a kitchen trash bag and put in a dumpster or trash or emptied in a wooded area or...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-23-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Cool! If you would like any install tips about...

Cool! If you would like any install tips about how i put mine in let me know. Also after using mine for 5 mos. I'm concidering a second liquid container, I've found myself a couple times in the...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
yep, that's what i figured, i was a little a...

yep, that's what i figured, i was a little a little squeamish at first when doing my first 'dump' but no poop, just compost-imagine that.
I'll post what i hear from the manny tomorrow about 'recent'...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Definitely consider it. I'm the only one using...

Definitely consider it. I'm the only one using mine so that may be the reason i can go so long before emptying #2 base at 3+mos. after the first 'batch' you should be able to accelerate and keep...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 11-22-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,497
Posted By labtopia
I bought a '58 Caravanner & after a couple heavy...

I bought a '58 Caravanner & after a couple heavy long multi day rains found 3 leaks... I've been able to find & fix 2 of the 3. What's going on with my trailer is that at some time in the past there...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
I actually have the same question. I am guessing...

I actually have the same question. I am guessing with my camping & outback experience it should not pose no more problem than a dog or deer pooping in a spot once. The rest is composted. The...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
I've heard of this as a 'go to' for some and...

I've heard of this as a 'go to' for some and 'backup' for others. when you gotta go you gotta go. :neutral:

dave
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-22-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,312
Posted By labtopia
tim, I measured my space which i would feel is...

tim,
I measured my space which i would feel is the minimum comfortable use-
3ft deep x 2ft4in wide. also mine is elevated on a 4x4+plywood riser to clear the wheelwell and make it 'adult height'...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Yep, every time you #2, there's a crank on the...

Yep, every time you #2, there's a crank on the side that turns a beater, just give it 3 or 4 turns. I went about 3.5 mos before i emptied the base, i could have gone longer because it had all...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
I found that i was using too much TP than needed...

I found that i was using too much TP than needed and i think that made it difficult because i think it felt to start bunching up around the beater. also there seems to be a tipping point during...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
+1 Hope you can find some threads that you have...

+1 Hope you can find some threads that you have qualified experience to give valuable feedback on to help people that ask. It might make you feel happy to have helped someone with your experience...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-21-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Its composted at that point so it's safe to throw...

Its composted at that point so it's safe to throw away in the trash/dumpster.

dave
Forum: Full-Timing 11-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Not sure how much higher from the floor it is,...

Not sure how much higher from the floor it is, might be something to consider for the future if you ever want to reclaim some space (and do some remodeling). I had to use 4x4 & plywood base to get...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-21-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
im not sure you can get much tighter than my...

im not sure you can get much tighter than my install, ive got a 22 and it fits with the clearance needed and maybe an inch to spare. They have dimensions on their site to go by. You just slide the...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-21-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,973
Posted By labtopia
Not sure how you use them, but how would a paper...

Not sure how you use them, but how would a paper towel and vinegar scratch anything. this has not been my experience with this toilet. This is a non issue...

dave
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