Showing results 1 to 50 of 1303
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BambiTex
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-12-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By BambiTex
Diagram

Here you go.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-29-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,728
Posted By BambiTex
Special events

Certain events (like BalloonFiesta Rally) are dry camping only. Solar keeps battery topped up but I carry generator in case I need A/C. I guess dual fuel is not really a requirement either since I...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-29-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,728
Posted By BambiTex
Fair enough

Good point. Perhaps I should have said Best Value:-)
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-29-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,728
Posted By BambiTex
Alternatives

Love the GenConnex models but cheapest one in $1500. Anyone tried the "off brand" options? My brother has been running a DuroMax 2000 watt inverter generator all summer long on propane and loves...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-29-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,728
Posted By BambiTex
Best dual fuel suitcase style generator?

Wanting to purchase a factory-built dual fuel 2000 or 2200 watt inverter generator. Will run exclusively on propane. Any feedback on current offerings? With an Easy Start I can run my A/C on a...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 08-15-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By BambiTex
Wow

That sucks. I would look for some relief from Cummins...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 08-13-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By BambiTex
Inspection

The only things they check during inspection are brakes, tires and lights. VIN search can be done at any police station.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 08-06-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By BambiTex
15 gallon fresh water tank

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

4 years old. Lightly used. Removed to make room for larger tank.
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-01-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By BambiTex
What does it cost?

I am sure many are wondering...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 07-30-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,116
Posted By BambiTex
A/c?

How much height would you lose by removing the A/C unit?
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 07-18-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By BambiTex
I installed the same cooktop in my 55 Safari. ...

I installed the same cooktop in my 55 Safari. Looks and works great. Any idea how much weight you have added?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-09-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By BambiTex
Agrees with my experience

I tried one of these single hose units in a vintage AS several years back and was very dissatisfied with the performance for the reasons mentioned above.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-01-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By BambiTex
Opinions vary

I have installed gray water tanks on 3 different Airstreams. I have used the shallow ones that fit above the belly pan but prefer deeper tanks with sloped bottoms that have more usable capacity and...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-26-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,401
Posted By BambiTex
Think vintage

If you buy a vintage one, it may appreciate or at least hold it's value rather then depreciate.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-25-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By BambiTex
What type of outlet?

Radio probably runs on 12 volts.
Are you wanting a 12 VDC outlet or 110 VAC?
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-12-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,500
Posted By BambiTex
Another vote for Rocky Mountain

Have had two of their mattresses and find them to be very high quality.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-07-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By BambiTex
Lightly used Norcold NR300 2 way fridge

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Runs perfectly on shore power and propane. No 12 volt required. Drop in replacement if your NR300 has quit working. Front panel...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-06-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,966
Posted By BambiTex
Not quite

More like 9" I think.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-05-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By BambiTex
Randy

\
bestconverter.com has very good prices on Lifeline and FullRiver. Randy convinced me to get FullRiver instead of LL due to better warranty.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-05-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By BambiTex
Looks also at Full River. Recommended over...

Looks also at Full River. Recommended over Lifeline by Randy at bestconverter.com
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-30-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By BambiTex
Another vote for 12 volt

I have no 120 volt lights in my trailer. All fixtures are either 12 volt marine type or 120 volt fixtures converted to 12 volt with LED bulbs. They work all the time regardless of power source and...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-23-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By BambiTex
Corrections

I think all the trailers he is looking at will have black tanks. GRAY tanks were not installed in AS trailers prior to 1974 or so. As far as A/C goes, I think 2 will be required to cool a trailer...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-22-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By BambiTex
This is a good example of slang terms causing...

This is a good example of slang terms causing confusion. Gas is a vapor and most folks here think of LP when the word gas is used. OP is obviously referring to gasoline:-) "Fuel line" might be...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-21-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By BambiTex
Ouch

$2749...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-16-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By BambiTex
Answers

Shore power means being plugged into a 30 amp receptacle. My 67 Overlander was cooled by a 12,000 BTU mini-split unit which was ultra quiet and drew only 11 amps. It was mounted up front but still...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-15-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,057
Posted By BambiTex
Similar Problem - Found the Fix

My rewired vintage Safari would work fine on "normal" shore power but would trip any GFCI circuit. Fix turned out to be pretty simple. Bottom line is that main breaker box on a trailer should not be...
Forum: Awnings 05-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,780
Posted By BambiTex
Another vote for Marti

She built a nice one for my old trailer.
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-01-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,607
Posted By BambiTex
Go DC

In my 55 Safari I have eliminated all 120 volt lighting in favor of 12 volt. They provide plenty of light and will run regardless of power source (battery, solar, generator or shore power). Same with...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-25-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,833
Posted By BambiTex
In my case, the battery is inside the trailer so...

In my case, the battery is inside the trailer so AGM was the obvious choice. I also like the maintenance free aspect. Based on recommendation from Randy at Best Converter I bought this one:...
Forum: Our Community 04-24-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,196
Posted By BambiTex
Me too

Just used it yesterday.
Forum: Refrigerators 04-17-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By BambiTex
Why not?

You have nothing to lose:-)
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,758
Posted By BambiTex
Thanks

to the organizers for another great event. It was fun reconnecting with some folks and meeting new ones. The 55 did great on her first official outing.

Chris & Michelle
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-04-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By BambiTex
Compressor location

Make sure you understand the clearance/airflow requirements before finalizing your location. I wanted to hide mine behind the shiny LP tanks but ended up with it in front to ensure proper airflow.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-04-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By BambiTex
Another vote for Pioneer

I too have had good luck with the Pioneer mini-split units (highseer.com). I have installed the 12,000 BTU 120 volt unit (also acts as a heat pump) on 2 Airstreams. On my 55 Flying Cloud it was more...
Forum: Trailer Values 04-04-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By BambiTex
Totaled

Progressive has totaled the trailer. They plan to use an auction service to recover salvage value, which they assessed to be $10k.
Curious to see what it sells for...
Forum: Trailer Values 04-01-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By BambiTex
You can reply

Cleared out space in my Inbox.
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 03-29-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By BambiTex
Will a 67 work?

Waiting to hear from the adjuster but I suspect my 67 Overlander may be totaled. If so, I may have an opportunity to buy it back from Progressive. Lots of new and vintage usable parts, including a...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-28-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By BambiTex
Labor of love

Like all of us, I put a lot into it knowing I would never get it all back. Focusing on my Safari now, but want to get a fair price for the Overlander if it cannot be repaired. Curious to see the...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-28-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By BambiTex
Help for 1967 overlander

Sad story. My fully restored 67 Overlander was stolen and recovered by police in sad condition (belly pan punctured in several places, frame twisted and broken in several spots, side panels dented)....
Forum: The Rally Zone 03-27-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,399
Posted By BambiTex
There is a waiting list

Though it may also be full already. Highly recommend this event.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-25-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,441
Posted By BambiTex
Great to see people thinking "outside the box"

How does cost and weight of 80/20 Alu compare to wood? Will the cabinet fronts be aluminum or wood?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-25-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By BambiTex
Another advantage

Another benefit of the mini split is their extreme efficiency. I can run my entire trailer on a Honda 2000 propane genny while boondocking.
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-19-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By BambiTex
Nope

Torsion axles for sure.
Forum: Full-Timing 03-15-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,600
Posted By BambiTex
Not necessarily

I would argue the opposite. My aluminum tonneau cover protects gear in the bed from weather and theft, but is easily removable if I need to load tall items like appliances or furniture (something...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-15-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,195
Posted By BambiTex
Not necessarily

and the ball size is 2 5/16" dia
I have owned several vintage AS trailers with 2" hitches.

As far as "horizontal buckling" goes, it may be an optical illusion. Polished trailers with panels...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-14-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,745
Posted By BambiTex
Feel free

You are welcome to borrow it as it appears you live close by.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-14-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,745
Posted By BambiTex
Another option

I have been very happy with this one:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LAHCOQ4/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-13-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By BambiTex
Another vote for mini split

If you are not going back with a roof unit, I too suggest you look into a mini split. I have installed them in 2 trailers with good results. 12k BTU unit runs on 9.5 amps of 110 volt power. Easily...
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 03-07-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,149
Posted By BambiTex
Love the Pullman idea

That would be sweet!
VTS makes the same sink in a straight wall mount:
https://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/Stainless-Wall-Mount-Sink-p/vts-072.htm
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 03-07-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 48,149
Posted By BambiTex
Sink

I installed this corner sink from VTS
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1303

 

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.