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Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-18-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 216
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Posted By 67caravel
Ha ha! That's a good one. Don't listen to...

Ha ha! That's a good one.

Don't listen to the salesman - he doesn't know what he's talking about. I no longer have my CCD but I have the Touareg and towed somewhere over 10,000 miles with it using...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-21-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Posted By 67caravel
I can only tell you what the hospital staff...

I can only tell you what the hospital staff including the doc told us about the risks of colonoscopies. 1:500 is the number and 1:8 of those die. Sobering statistics, indeed, and open to debate, I'm...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-21-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Posted By 67caravel
We embarked on a wild path about 10 years ago...

We embarked on a wild path about 10 years ago after our GSD crashed following his puppy vaccines (i.e. it was an eye-opener). I'm not going to get into it here but let me say that we all really need...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-20-2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,820
Posted By 67caravel
There is nothing more liberating than knowing...

There is nothing more liberating than knowing that most, if not all, of your stuff will fit into a small storage unit and a 22'. Absolutely thrilling.

My solution to disorganization and...
Forum: 2001 - 2005 Classic 09-16-2005, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,625
Posted By 67caravel
Spiderman, Sincere congratulations! What a...

Spiderman,

Sincere congratulations! What a journey you've had!
Forum: Winter Living 09-16-2005, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By 67caravel
How 'bout "Pearl"??? ;) ...

How 'bout "Pearl"??? ;)

http://www.airforums.com/forums/image.php?u=4408&type=profile&dateline=1090010120
Forum: Winter Living 09-15-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By 67caravel
Sarmini, With any luck, we'll be heading to...

Sarmini,

With any luck, we'll be heading to Telluride this weekend. We expect to hit low 30's at night and 50's and 60's during daylight. We'll likely head to Aspen shortly thereafter (with any...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-22-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
Mr. Leipper, you're right. Thank you for...

Mr. Leipper, you're right.

Thank you for straightening me out on this topic.
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-21-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,025
Posted By 67caravel
Can't really make them out - too small... ...

Can't really make them out - too small...

Why don't you retry uploading? Would love to see them.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-20-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
We all insure ourselves and our properties...

We all insure ourselves and our properties against potential mishap.

I believe water filtration to be good insurance against potential risks in water supplies everywhere. The EPA admits that our...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-20-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,569
Posted By 67caravel
Bob, When the seamstress made the new covers...

Bob,

When the seamstress made the new covers for us, she used the old covers for patterns and reused the zippers and hold-down tabs/snaps so, no, we won't be able to reuse them... I think they got...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-19-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,569
Posted By 67caravel
Sorry to say, our solution was to re-upholster...

Sorry to say, our solution was to re-upholster upon purchase...

Our "life raft" orange cushions were dirty on delivery but my wife wanted them changed out anyway.

Good luck Bob.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-19-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
No problem here and no emotion on my part. ...

No problem here and no emotion on my part.

Have a good one.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-19-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,163
Posted By 67caravel
This exact scheme was recently reported in our...

This exact scheme was recently reported in our local newspaper.

Good job for reporting it to all of us 'streamers!
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-19-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
I don't think I said anything offensive or which...

I don't think I said anything offensive or which lacked respect. And I think my perspective is perfectly rational, well-documented, and realistic. I wasn't taking aim at you at all even though I...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-18-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
Norm, I agree with you. I've never let a...

Norm,

I agree with you. I've never let a drop of water into my fresh tank without it being filtered first.

Irons and espresso machines appreciate distilled. You do run the risk of a mineral...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-18-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
Leipper, you do what you want... Frankly, I...

Leipper, you do what you want...

Frankly, I don't trust anyone but I know that when I filter my water, I am controlling the inputs, at the very least. I've used the same system I advocate here...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-18-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
That's very cool. How much water does it...

That's very cool.

How much water does it take to make, say, a gallon?
Forum: Our Community 08-18-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By 67caravel
Can't tell you for the 19' but here's where the...

Can't tell you for the 19' but here's where the filter mounted in my 22' CCD.

Undersink filter install - 22' CCD (http://www.airforums.com/forums/showpost.php?p=93219&postcount=1)

Take a...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-18-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,609
Posted By 67caravel
You know, to tell the truth, I have no idea. I...

You know, to tell the truth, I have no idea. I doubt either filter removes much for minerals, however.

I don't know how this thread got restarted. I posted it originally in 2004... Go figure.
Forum: Our Community 08-18-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By 67caravel
Devo, Here's what I did and it is terrific. ...

Devo,

Here's what I did and it is terrific.

Xray's water purification scheme (http://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10356)

If you need more info, just let me know.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 08-17-2005, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,202
Posted By 67caravel
Not long ago I saw a man at a local Baptist camp...

Not long ago I saw a man at a local Baptist camp with a huge BEAVER COACH (somewhere around $400K). I asked him about his MONTANA plates and he said he lived in Texas but created a shell corp in...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Sway and weight distribution are two different...

Sway and weight distribution are two different things. I would never tow without weight distribution, frankly, nor should you. Weight distribution provides better control over the trailer even if...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
No big, really. I don't even notice it (MFI...

No big, really. I don't even notice it (MFI "lights" warning) anymore. And, I don't think there's a fix... VW has been meaning to update the flash for the trailer module...

No, it doesn't happen...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Oh, no problem at all. I run the Equalizer...

Oh, no problem at all.

I run the Equalizer hitch to total comfort and satisfaction. I have never noticed the Treg adjusting its suspension to the load - ever - but maybe I just don't listen. I've...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Another archived letter from the period when I...

Another archived letter from the period when I was still researching the Touareg/Airstream combo (pre-purchase)...

BTW, I outfitted our hitch exactly as Andy recommended (Andy is from Can-Am RV,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 07:21 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
I'm digging through my archives... Garth...

I'm digging through my archives...

Garth Cane, Technical Director for RV Lifestyles Magazine, responds in 2004 to "Randal" regarding the Touareg's abilities. Before I bought the Touareg/22' CCD...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-15-2005, 07:14 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Towhead's comments on pulling a 28' CCD with his...

Towhead's comments on pulling a 28' CCD with his V8 Touareg. (http://www.airforums.com/forums/showpost.php?p=109384&postcount=30)

Here's another, below, from RV Lifestyle Magazine (early...
Forum: 2002 - 2005 International 08-14-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By 67caravel
What did I tell you? This Westaflia guy is a...

What did I tell you? This Westaflia guy is a tinkering machine! Give him enough time and we'll all be "customized".
;)
Forum: 2002 - 2005 International 08-14-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,094
Posted By 67caravel
Hmmm, we must be doing something wrong as this...

Hmmm, we must be doing something wrong as this has never been an issue for us...

We keep all of our dishes in Hold Everything padded storage containers:
Dishware storage ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-14-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Dev, I have two Fantistics on my 22' CCD and...

Dev,

I have two Fantistics on my 22' CCD and love them. If you can find power easily, go for two right away. I would recommend doing at least one with the wall mount switch. My $.02.

Have a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-14-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Retro, Haven't read any of the replies...

Retro,

Haven't read any of the replies because I wanted to get this out to you poste haste. Sorry if I'm repeating anyone.

Private message Towhead, he's towing a 25' CCD with a V8 Treg and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-14-2005, 07:14 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,385
Posted By 67caravel
Yep, another happy Touareg owner...

I'm not surprised. There's a certain amount of satisfaction in knowing that you have a really great tow vehicle/coach combo.

I've now towed my 22' CCD (V8 Touareg) in excess of 12,000 miles over...
Forum: Our Community 08-14-2005, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,875
Posted By 67caravel
Where the heck have I been????? ...

Where the heck have I been?????

CONGRATULATIONS DEVO!

When you coming to Santa Fe?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-11-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,087
Posted By 67caravel
Hey, we're your friends too! What did you...

Hey, we're your friends too!

What did you share with her?

LOL.

Really, you should tell your "friend" how you feel.

There's my $.05.
Forum: Our Community 08-10-2005, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By 67caravel
Seems more like 50 years of fame to me! ...

Seems more like 50 years of fame to me!

Looks like a great time in Colo Springs.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-09-2005, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,910
Posted By 67caravel
Spoke to the Fantastic rascals yesterday....

Spoke to the Fantastic rascals yesterday. Fantastic folks, overall. I ordered the part for mine.

Thanks for all the info, all.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-07-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,910
Posted By 67caravel
BB, Thanks, I'm all over this baby.

BB,

Thanks, I'm all over this baby.
Forum: Our Community 08-06-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By 67caravel
New replacement part arrived in the mail today......

New replacement part arrived in the mail today... Already installed.

Great service, Zip Dee!

Thanks!
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-28-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,910
Posted By 67caravel
Say, is there a part number and phone number? I'd...

Say, is there a part number and phone number? I'd like to get this part from Fantastic too.

Thanks!
Forum: Axles 07-27-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,364
Posted By 67caravel
Lets' hope they are great axles, whatever they...

Lets' hope they are great axles, whatever they are!
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By 67caravel
'Failia, What's with the awning tie downs?...

'Failia,

What's with the awning tie downs? Do you have support arms?

Just noticed...
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By 67caravel
Oh wow! Now I can convince my spouse that...

Oh wow!

Now I can convince my spouse that Lake City is a great place!!!

Thanks, 'Falia for the pics!

Looks like a great great great outing.
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 07-27-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,102
Posted By 67caravel
Alvinator, Any luck installing the new rock...

Alvinator,

Any luck installing the new rock guards (or "segment what-nots")?

Interested in what it takes - how difficult...
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,236
Posted By 67caravel
Nothing worse, IMHO...

Nothing worse, IMHO...
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By 67caravel
One of the prettiest places I've ever seen. We're...

One of the prettiest places I've ever seen. We're lucky to be able to camp there whenever we want (we're actually welcome!). BTW, Colorado.
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By 67caravel
Zip Dee customer service is terrific.

I broke the aluminum hook at the end of the support member on my curbside awning this weekend (see pic) - most likely user error and my fault.

Called Zip Dee, discussed the issue, and they are...
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,236
Posted By 67caravel
Jack, That's exactly where I'm concerned -...

Jack,

That's exactly where I'm concerned - just above the existing rock guards.

Do you take hits there too?

:huh:
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By 67caravel
Here's the view from our camp site (stayed at my...

Here's the view from our camp site (stayed at my in-laws - full hook-ups this time...). :p
Forum: Our Community 07-27-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By 67caravel
Arrrr Bob, I am anxious to get that photo op...

Arrrr Bob,

I am anxious to get that photo op on Lizardhead too...

I was hoping to convince my 2nd mate to sail into Telluride this trip but, as they say, no cigar!

Argh! Maybe next time.
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