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Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,930
Posted By Paul Dobbin
On the Road Again

As I said in post #18 of this thread, we decided to keep our Land Yacht and take shorter trips.
We're preparing for the 2019 Glidden Tour in Rock Hill SC. It's a tour for pre-WWII antique cars,...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-04-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,845
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Steel wool in mouse holes

Yes it will rust and retain any moisture it can find. Makes a MESS!
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,960
Posted By Paul Dobbin
New TV Mount

Mike,
Does the new 24" TV block the switch panel on the left and the A/C vent on the right? Also what are you going to do with the bedroom TV? (9", I think)
Paul (Decided to stay with the Land...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-12-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,930
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Retirement update

We have about 10 inquiries but no sale. Went ahead and bought 4 new batteries (old ones working but aged out). Friends talked us into a couple of short RV trips to favorite places. Had so much fun we...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-08-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By Paul Dobbin
It seems like a big job to car guys, but to truck...

It seems like a big job to car guys, but to truck guys it's all normal stuff.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-27-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,930
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Yes Jack I would. The Airstream has been a real...

Yes Jack I would. The Airstream has been a real joy to own and travel with.
As with any RV, new or old, minor problems can be mostly avoid by avoided
by regular maintenance and a good eye...
Forum: On The Road... 09-12-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,341
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Start the Generator an plug in the Blow Dryer.

Start the Generator an plug in the Blow Dryer.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-26-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,930
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Retiring from the RV Life

As a member of this forum for 14 years, I'd like to say thanks to all who have helped me navigate the Airstream world. After 14 years in a 77 GMC 26' Eleganza III, then 14 years in our 94 Airstream...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 08-26-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Paul Dobbin
1994 Airstream Land Yacht Diesel 35 - North Carolina

Title: 1994 Airstream Land Yacht Diesel 35 - North Carolina
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1994 Airstream Land Yacht diesel pusher. 35' with every option available when...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-07-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Radiator

300662 is 100% on target (Above)
WE have a 1994 Land Yacht 35' Diesel pusher on a Spartan Chassis that needed a recore at age 10. No similarity to yours but I found a truck repair place to remove...
Forum: Roof 07-15-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,457
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Roof coating

We use "Elastomeric Roof coating & sealant. Have used this white rubber paint for years on our Airstream Land Yacht motor home and our 20 foot enclosed car trailer. Seal and reflects the heat. We...
Forum: On The Road... 07-01-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Paul Dobbin
On I-75 at Lexington KY is the Kentucky Horse...

On I-75 at Lexington KY is the Kentucky Horse Park with a great campground with spacious sites and plenty of shade. Enjoy.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-01-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,380
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Airstream quaility

Agreed!! our 1994 Land Yacht is still well built and our visits to RV shows tell us that S.O.B.'s are mostly cheap poor quality by comparison unless in the super pricey category. Although we know a...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-25-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Trailer to Motorhome

Trumpetguy,
All this advice is great, but only good if it matches your RV Usage Pattern.

We went from Argosy 6 meter trailer to a small class A, because we wanted a place to stay when traveling...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-09-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Paul Dobbin
AS Trailer to AS Motorhome

We began with a Argosy 6 Meter trailer by AS. I lasted one year before we decided that towing was not our thing. Bought a 77 Class A GMC and a 66 VW
as our toad. Life was good for 14 years until...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-06-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Air Filter

You were very lucky. Our 94 DP Land Yacht 34 came with a history of a replacement Cummins diesel at 37K miles, due to the wrong air filter that starved the original engine for air and blew the it...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-29-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Wandering suggestions

Thanks for all your input. I found the front end wheel alignment was 3/8" out of alignment. All fixed and ready to Rock & Roll to Michigan.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-28-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Mike1997, Those are the ones, like mine! I...

Mike1997,
Those are the ones, like mine! I have a closeup photo but since Photobucket went pricey I can't re-size it to post.
Paul
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-23-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Storage door clasp for Airstream Land Yacht

Here is the picture of the clip I need, just the male side.

P. S. It show ed it was attached, but disappeared again.
(I tried the suggested "Advanced" way to attach.)
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Storage door clasps

I've taken a picture but I can's show it here without a http:// URL.
Photobucket is no longer free and I don't know how to get a URL address to post my picture. Suggestions?
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-10-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Storage door hardware

Still looking!
Paul
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-05-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Storage doors - male side of hold open clips.

In February while getting off our mountain, our coach slid off the road into a barb wire fence. Only damage was that the barbed wire took off two of my
storage door stainless steel clasps and...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-29-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Stablization

Thanks guys,
I'll check my frontend and tire pressure, My new tires are exactly the same as the old ones. Only reason for change was age, no visable wear. Garage kept
with about 35,000 miles, 8...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-18-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Steering stabilzation

With a new set of tires, we got a wandering that we never had before. Has anyone here used steering stabilizer on your Lad Yacht? Comments and suggestions?
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-11-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Land Yacht tires

For the 14 years we've owner our 1194 Land Yacht 35' diesel pusher,
we've bought Sumitomo 8 X 19 radial tires. Just put 6 new ones on
for our trip to Florida. Strong smooth riding tires in the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-16-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Floor material

When we bought our 1994 Land Yacht DP in 2004, I replaced all the carpet and was pleased to find marine plywood flooring securely bolted down. It's garage kept and I hope I never have to replace. ...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-06-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Paul Dobbin
I'll look into those, but I do like power seats.

I'll look into those, but I do like power seats.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-04-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Land Yacht Seat Belts

Our 1994 Airstream Land Yacht 34 DP has a broken seat belt retractor on the left side of the passenger seat. The seat belts on this coach are retractable on both the male & female ends. Anybody...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 01-05-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Good question. We also need 6 new tires (8 years...

Good question. We also need 6 new tires (8 years old, but look new) for our garage kept Land Yacht DP.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-21-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Thanks, I wondered what that plug was for. i...

Thanks, I wondered what that plug was for. i assumed it was something the P.O, did.
I'm still not ready to head to head for colder weather.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-25-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Airstream Blinds

Idaho Jim,
Thanks for sharing, they look great. Did you build the new valances, including the one on the door?
We did a re-string job on several of ours and are real happy with them again, except...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-07-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Land Yacht Questions

I called Airstream and the brake stuff was overnighted from Washington state.
Search this Forum for the roof replacement thread, one member did it and shared many posts and pictures.
The mode for...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-03-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Zip Dee Spring replacement

See http://www.rverscorner.com/RV_Awning_Repair.html for instructions and links to videos.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-05-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Popcornkid, I tried you email and it was...

Popcornkid,
I tried you email and it was returned by the Mailer Deamon
Airstream motor homes have either fiberglass or aluminum roof centers with a fiberglass cap surrounding the flat area. Leaks...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-29-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By Paul Dobbin
land Yacht Roof

Gloran,
When I replaced one of the roof air units on our 94 Land Yacht diesel pusher,
I found the pebbled roof to be aluminum skin. I was glad to find that because that meant the Elasotmeric was...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-25-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Sounds like air in the brake lines. Try...

Sounds like air in the brake lines. Try re-bleeding them, the lines are long and air makes a soft pedal.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-24-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Roof coating

No, never any on the Airstream that's kept inside and the trailer that was kept outside. I bought a 5 gallon bucket about 10 years ago an may still have some.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-23-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Roof coatings

We use white "Elastomeric" rubberized paint from Home Depot. We use it on our Airstream Land Yacht 35 Ft. Diesel pusher and on ow 20 foot enclosed car trailer. Both have pebblzed aluminum roofs, I...
Forum: On The Road... 05-10-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,843
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Thanks for all the Airstream Park Information

Wow, Ask an you will learn is the rule on this forum. Your overwhelming quick response to my original questions was awesome. Thank you all.
Paul
Forum: On The Road... 05-08-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,843
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Airstream Campgrounds

In our travels we occasionally see a "Airstream Campground" and wonder about them. We see only the aluminum Airstream Trailers parked, usually no people.
Anybody use them? We're planninmg a trip...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-21-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Land Yacht Remodel

Ron C52,
Looks great. Our dinette is on the drivers side, so it's a different problem.
Question to those who use free standing chairs. Do you tie them down?
I worry about flying missiles with...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-20-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Interior remodel

Under the rear bench of our dinette is the furnace, under the front one is the fresh water pump as well as the filler hose for the water tank. We're stuck with the dinette, but will consider...
Forum: On The Road... 04-18-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,067
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Best of Florida

Kind of depends on what you like to do and see, we're all different.
Our big requirement in going anywhere is have a nice place to park our "Roadhouse" while we see the local sights. We lived in...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-05-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Welcome to the Land Yacht Forums. You are in the...

Welcome to the Land Yacht Forums. You are in the right place, this Forum is full of fact & opinion. Use the SEARCH feature and you'll find that we all have both in regards to the AS motor homes. ...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-25-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Paul Dobbin
If your receptacle cover is intact, you should be...

If your receptacle cover is intact, you should be able to re-use it. If the box is bad, I think the box is a normal 120 volt receptacle with a weatherproof cover. You could probably use all stuff...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-05-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,085
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Condition is cheap to buy than to create

Water is not an RV's friend because there is lots of stuff used below the skin that absorbs water and causes them to self destruct from the inside out. If you are a first time buyer, take some help...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-28-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Paul Dobbin
A/C Parts

Ours is on a Sparton Chassis (DP) and I think the dash controls are Chrysler
(At least they look MoPAR and I got one in a junkyard) That's why I go to the parts distributor. Airstream...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-28-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Dash Air

I think I'd try the A/C Parts Distributor in your area, by taking the old one in and having them match it. Repair Shops can't possibly keep all the various parts in stock.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-15-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Remodeling the Land Yacht Livingroom?

Has anyone remodeled their Land Yacht living room?
Ours has one swivel chair just inside the door with a 3 person couch/bed across from it with a dinette next to it across from the kitchen on the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-09-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,072
Posted By Paul Dobbin
Battery charging

I am sure its original equipment too. Have you ever changed yours?[/QUOTE]

No, has a alternating switch, and there are plugs and outlets under the rear hood that I have no idea what they do. I'm...
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