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Forum: Friends of Dorothy 06-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,763
Posted By Dot Dave
MA here too. Wed be interested, depending on...

MA here too. Wed be interested, depending on location.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-03-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,900
Posted By Dot Dave
Aha! ALWAYS chock the wheels before unhitching....

Aha! ALWAYS chock the wheels before unhitching. You never know when you're on a slight incline. Thankfully it was very slight and she rolled just a bit, but enough for both of us to frantically grab...
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 03-22-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 53,509
Posted By Dot Dave
Welcome and congrats! Happy travels.

Welcome and congrats! Happy travels.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 02-21-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,944
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks for sharing your adventures with us....

Thanks for sharing your adventures with us. Looking forward to more updates from the road. :)

Happy travels!
Forum: Our Community 12-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,868
Posted By Dot Dave
Definitely sharing your pain! We winterized the...

Definitely sharing your pain! We winterized the end of October, and won't thaw her out until Mid April. Missing those weekends away.
Forum: 2006 - 2010 International 11-24-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,794
Posted By Dot Dave
We've had success with ours, but I have to refer...

We've had success with ours, but I have to refer to the manual just about every time I use it. We're weekend campers, so we really haven't done much more than bake biscuits, oh, and a pot pie we...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 11-13-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 371,662
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks, Mazoolah, for starting this thread! It...

Thanks, Mazoolah, for starting this thread! It will be fun to chat and share stories with other 20 owners.

Our story is similar to others, except only one of us obsessed (yours truly) about...
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 10-10-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 53,509
Posted By Dot Dave
Welcome from another 20 FC owner!! We love it.

Welcome from another 20 FC owner!! We love it.
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 08-22-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 21,979
Posted By Dot Dave
Welcome!! Good luck with your search and your...

Welcome!! Good luck with your search and your adventure. My partner and I are in our first season with a 20 ft. Flying Cloud (it's also a Bambi) that we pull with a Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel. Love...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 08-16-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations, Sallye, on your 20 FC. We picked...

Congratulations, Sallye, on your 20 FC. We picked up ours last Oct and have now used it for about eight weekend trips and one week-long trip. We've loved every minute of it. Hope you enjoy yours as...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-11-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Mazoolah, We really enjoy Field and Stream....

Mazoolah,

We really enjoy Field and Stream. It's our do-nothing-but-chill campground selection. It's about an hour from Mt. Monadnock.

If you want something closer to Mt. Monadnock, we stayed...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Mazoolah, congrats on your Flying Cloud and best...

Mazoolah, congrats on your Flying Cloud and best of luck on your shake down! As for that pesky galley window, we figure it's just a design flaw. I wonder if they fixed it for 2015. We haven't come up...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-24-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations on a such wonderful sounding...

Congratulations on a such wonderful sounding shake down trip! Love the pictures. Sounds like you had no problems with your Flying Cloud. Wishing you many more happy (and stress-free) travels.
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 06-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 37,368
Posted By Dot Dave
Looks like a really great (and fun) rally....

Looks like a really great (and fun) rally. Someday we plan to join you! We were with you in spirit, if not in person by attending our first rally, The Glamping Rally (New England Unit). Safe travels...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dot Dave
We are new owners (last October) of a 2014 20 ft...

We are new owners (last October) of a 2014 20 ft Flying Cloud. It's the two of us and a dog. So far (five weekend trips), we've found this model serves our needs very well. Like the layout very much....
Forum: Member Introductions 06-09-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Beautiful! Congratulations.

Beautiful! Congratulations.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-04-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations! Wishing you many happy travels.

Congratulations! Wishing you many happy travels.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-28-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Dot Dave
Welcome! We are in our first season with a 20 ft...

Welcome! We are in our first season with a 20 ft Flying Cloud. Absolutely loving it! I'm sure you'll have great adventures with yours. Can't wait to hear about them. Happy travels!

David and Dave
Forum: On The Road... 05-23-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,951
Posted By Dot Dave
*sigh* We're stuck at home. Family and church...

*sigh* We're stuck at home. Family and church obligations this weekend. :sad:

Would much rather be camping.

Wishing everyone safe travels and a wonderful weekend!
Forum: On The Road... 05-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,261
Posted By Dot Dave
We can't wait! It's an Airstream Rendezvous too....

We can't wait! It's an Airstream Rendezvous too. For me, spending the first 33 yrs of my life in the south, it's fantastic exploring all parts of New England now. Y'all get up here, let us know. And...
Forum: On The Road... 05-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,261
Posted By Dot Dave
What a great recap of an awesome sounding trip!...

What a great recap of an awesome sounding trip! Sounds like you had a wonderful time. Now that you have your dog trained to lock doors, doncha think it's time to teach him/her to unlock them? :D
...
Forum: On The Road... 05-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 119,607
Posted By Dot Dave
Woodmore Campground in Rindge, NH. Drove over to...

Woodmore Campground in Rindge, NH. Drove over to Mt. Monadnock (uh . . . did NOT hike it) :lol:

Expected a wash out of a weekend. Friday night into Saturday morning was heavy downpour, about 2.5...
Forum: On The Road... 05-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 437,919
Posted By Dot Dave
Great pics, Steve (and everyone else) ! I'll have...

Great pics, Steve (and everyone else) ! I'll have to remember to take a pic from our door next trip.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Hahaha. No, outfitting and accessorizing never...

Hahaha. No, outfitting and accessorizing never seem to end.

It sounds like you have an awesome plan. Good idea to try the boondocking at home for a few days to figure out capacities and such. It...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Hey FC9! It's getting closer! You must be so...

Hey FC9!

It's getting closer! You must be so excited.

Our shakedown was last fall when our dealer towed us to a nearby campground -- it far exceeded our expectations. It solidified our...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 05-12-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations!!! You're going to love every...

Congratulations!!! You're going to love every minute of it. Share some pics along your travels. We love our FC 20.

David
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,096
Posted By Dot Dave
We have a 20 ft with a OK size shower. We're...

We have a 20 ft with a OK size shower. We're medium size guys (short but getting rounder) and have no problem with the shower size. But, yes, those short showers are a good idea. I'm still trying to...
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 05-09-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,112
Posted By Dot Dave
Love the blog! I've bookmarked it too. Can't wait...

Love the blog! I've bookmarked it too. Can't wait to read about more of your travels and adventures.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-26-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,705
Posted By Dot Dave
We did it! We finally towed (for the first time)...

We did it! We finally towed (for the first time) to our first camp of the season. The JGC Diesel pulled her quite well. Full disclosure: We only towed about 40 miles. Baby steps for us newbies....
Forum: Member Introductions 04-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Hey FCloud9! Sorry I haven't responded...

Hey FCloud9!

Sorry I haven't responded sooner. We took our 20 out last weekend for the first time on our own. Did a shake down last fall, but the dealer towed for us since we didn't have a tow...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations! We, too, have a FC 20 and are in...

Congratulations! We, too, have a FC 20 and are in the Northeast as well. Hope you love it as much as we do. Maybe we'll see you in a campground up here.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,705
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks guys!! I know I should have thrown a...

Thanks guys!! I know I should have thrown a question up in here before even going to my mechanic. I'm have no mechanical aptitude whatsoever, but I can ask questions and I'm learning more and more...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,705
Posted By Dot Dave
Beautiful! We have to take our 2014 JGC Diesel to...

Beautiful! We have to take our 2014 JGC Diesel to the dealer on Monday to have the brake controller installed. Our AS mechanic wasn't sure how to do it on the new Jeep. Even our Jeep dealer said they...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-04-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,705
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks for the update, JamuJoe. We just picked up...

Thanks for the update, JamuJoe. We just picked up our 2014 JGC Limited EcoDiesel on Saturday. Love driving it so far, but haven't readied it to tow yet. Has the tow package, but we have to take it to...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 02-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dot Dave
Hello Abigail! Welcome to AirForums. We,...

Hello Abigail! Welcome to AirForums.

We, too, are Mass residents, living in Boston. We purchased a 2014 20 foot Flying Cloud last fall. I can't give any real advice, because we only had one...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulation Rick, Mary, and Molly! Wish you...

Congratulation Rick, Mary, and Molly! Wish you all the best on your adventures. Hope to see you in some CGs around New England (in warmer weather, of course).

Best,

David & Dave
Forum: On The Road... 01-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks, Walter! I have been using RV Parks...

Thanks, Walter! I have been using RV Parks Reviews to find CGs. It's a great resource. Going between the reviews on RV Parks and jumping to the actual CG site has helped us find some for our list....
Forum: On The Road... 01-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Wow! Thanks everyone for some great...

Wow! Thanks everyone for some great recommendations. I've added a bunch of campgrounds and parks to our list. This is awesome info.

Called to make reservations today for the Glamping Rally --...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,094
Posted By Dot Dave
Andy, That's exactly what we ran into in...

Andy,

That's exactly what we ran into in Boston. Our 'hood is very dense with narrow streets. We can even drive ours into our neighborhood. Didn't have a choice but to store if we wanted one.
...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-18-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dot Dave
And according to our dealer, when we bought, the...

And according to our dealer, when we bought, the average age now of Airstreamers is 47 -- right where we are! Only we don't have the kids (unless the dog counts).
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,094
Posted By Dot Dave
Stored at our dealer in Nashua, NH. Outside only...

Stored at our dealer in Nashua, NH. Outside only with no amenities: $60/month. First year is free.

Same dealership offers garage storage in Maine (I think it's $95). Might consider that for next...
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By Dot Dave
Don't really have any tips yet -- we're new too....

Don't really have any tips yet -- we're new too. But wanted to extend a warm welcome and congratulations from another MA resident (who grew up in the Va Beach area). Hope to see you on the road!
Forum: On The Road... 01-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Didn't even know about the Facebook page. Just...

Didn't even know about the Facebook page. Just found it and requested to join. Thanks!
Forum: On The Road... 01-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Ricks-VT and SteveSueMac, thanks so much for the...

Ricks-VT and SteveSueMac, thanks so much for the suggestions. I have both Watkins Glen and Minuteman now on my spreadsheet of recommended campgrounds.

SteveSueMac, we joined the NE Unit in...
Forum: On The Road... 01-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks, Minno! This one is only about 45 mins...

Thanks, Minno! This one is only about 45 mins from where we keep our AS. Perfect for weekend trips. Appreciate the info.
Forum: On The Road... 01-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Thanks, sbb! Really appreciate the...

Thanks, sbb! Really appreciate the recommendations and info.
Forum: On The Road... 01-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dot Dave
Planning our 2014 season - Need tips and advice

As this will be our first season with our AS, we're seeking advice and tips on how to plan our trips. We live in Boston (AS stored in NH), so our plan is to stay around New England. We'll mostly be...
Forum: Our Community 01-09-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations. And welcome to the Forum. We...

Congratulations. And welcome to the Forum. We have found it a great resource to learn everything we need to know (and we have sooooo much more to learn). Happy travels!
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 12-31-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 37,368
Posted By Dot Dave
So jealous. We would love to join all of you....

So jealous. We would love to join all of you. Sounds like a great time. Boston to AR is quite a haul. But we hope to make it to a future event. Y'all have fun!!
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 12-31-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,250
Posted By Dot Dave
Congratulations!! She's a beauty. My partner and...

Congratulations!! She's a beauty. My partner and I bought a FC 20 this fall and could only use it once. Those two nights in the bed were no problem, but we'll see how cramped sleeping gets we take...
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