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Forum: All Argosy Trailers 08-11-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By Moonshot
Kevin hit the high points. I don't have much to...

Kevin hit the high points. I don't have much to add, except if you are trying to tell a Minuet at a glance look at either the front or rear windows as these are narrower than the standard Argosys....
Forum: Community Polls 06-05-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,614
Posted By Moonshot
My wife and I discussed this some recently. I'm...

My wife and I discussed this some recently. I'm ready to start looking for some land now to setup the Argosy for a somewhat permanent vacation spot. She's not ready yet.

But, $5 per gallon is...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 06-03-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,284
Posted By Moonshot
Nice job, Carl! One day...one day... Hi...

Nice job, Carl! One day...one day...

Hi Floyd. Mona and I were just talking about Kathy's kabin the other day. Maybe we can make another trip up this fall.

All the best.

Scott
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-03-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 70,820
Posted By Moonshot
Don't overlook using cast iron skillets for...

Don't overlook using cast iron skillets for cooking breakfast etc... over an open fire. Mmmm good!

For those just getting into cast iron, don't make the mistake I made by cleaning cast iron with...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-03-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By Moonshot
HI and welcome to the board. We have a '79 Argosy...

HI and welcome to the board. We have a '79 Argosy named Jerry Bear. Enjoy your time spend on the road with your hubby and child. It's a blast!
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-22-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Moonshot
I saw that commercial too. Not trying to hijack...

I saw that commercial too. Not trying to hijack the thread, but the Toyota must be pretty comfy. The kids sleep in the truck and its assumed the parents get the Airstream all to themselves. :brows:
Forum: Member Introductions 01-17-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Moonshot
Welcome!! Argosy's are great.

Welcome!! Argosy's are great.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-13-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 31,912
Posted By Moonshot
Congratulations Ron, Brenda and the rest of the...

Congratulations Ron, Brenda and the rest of the gang. He's a beautiful just like his brothers and sisters.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-10-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
January 1-4 also has our vote. We had so much fun...

January 1-4 also has our vote. We had so much fun and met so many neat people, not to mention all the cool 'streams.
Forum: All Squarestream Trailers 01-07-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,080
Posted By Moonshot
Nice article, Jimmini. I haven't noticed...

Nice article, Jimmini.

I haven't noticed Don Reasons post here in quite a while. However, he has a page that gives some info on "squarestreams":

Scroll to the bottom...

Airstream...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-07-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By Moonshot
Hello EM, Nice meeting you at the can...

Hello EM,

Nice meeting you at the can opener. Your paint job and new wheels look great!

Mine gave up the ghost last year. I remember at the time I researched on here and decided to install a...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-06-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
Carol, did you find your cat? Our daughter is...

Carol, did you find your cat? Our daughter is worried about the cat. We had such a good time, even with the crutches and the knee brace, it was still fun. Thanks for all ya'll who made it happen.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-30-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
While we're discussing trip options... For...

While we're discussing trip options...

For those of you coming down through Auburn/Opelika once you get to Auburn/Opelika you should consider Hwy 29 S through Luverne, AL then about 10 miles...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-29-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
We're in too. Thanks .

We're in too. Thanks .
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-27-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
thanks guys.

thanks guys.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-27-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
Hi there, Mrs. Moonshot here. I'm trying to...

Hi there, Mrs. Moonshot here. I'm trying to figure out when the pot luck dinner is. Is it Friday night or Saturday night??? I don't really have the time to read back through 74 pages of posts to find...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-27-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,153
Posted By Moonshot
I wanna know what's in the front window??? looks...

I wanna know what's in the front window??? looks like a dog to me.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-08-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,032
Posted By Moonshot
Thanks for letting us know, Michael. I...

Thanks for letting us know, Michael.

I guess I should wait until January to try to get the fix. I hate it when I'm at the dealership and know more about my vehicle than they do.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-04-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,801
Posted By Moonshot
Thumbs up Hi Bob, I pulled out our gaucho and...

Hi Bob,

I pulled out our gaucho and replaced it with a dinette. I have pics somewhere. I'll try to upload them tonight.

There were several reasons for the change.


The gaucho was...
Forum: On The Road... 11-20-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,752
Posted By Moonshot
I agree with Howie. 301 South is the way to go...

I agree with Howie. 301 South is the way to go out through DEL, MD, VA.

In case you consider Hwy 13 S out of Delaware be aware there are gas restrictions with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel...
Forum: On The Road... 11-19-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,644
Posted By Moonshot
We'll be at Gunter Hill COE campground. The plan...

We'll be at Gunter Hill COE campground. The plan now is to get one or two of the easy to fix turkey breasts along with the usual vegetables for Thursday and fix some dutch oven chicken over charcoal...
Forum: On The Road... 11-18-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,644
Posted By Moonshot
Camping on Thanksgiving?

Whose camping over thanksgiving weekend?

Whatcha cookin'? :chef:

Scott
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-17-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,410
Posted By Moonshot
Hello fellow deadhead!:jerry: Actually, I...

Hello fellow deadhead!:jerry:

Actually, I don't have such a fabricated rack. I'm familiar with the concept though. When I travel with the bikes in my Argosy I use a modified Enflite rack...
Forum: On The Road... 11-06-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 260,427
Posted By Moonshot
Diesel is $3.28/gal here today! It's never been...

Diesel is $3.28/gal here today! It's never been that high before and in these parts diesel is often cheaper than regular gas. Regular gas today is $2.78/gal
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-31-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,860
Posted By Moonshot
Sounds like a great unit, Jim! The PO of my...

Sounds like a great unit, Jim!

The PO of my unit apparently replaced the tambour door under the sink with two sliding doors made of painted thin plywood. Think bypass closet doors. Sorry, I don't...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-29-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
POT LUCK Jambalaya - Jim Clark Gumbo -...

POT LUCK
Jambalaya - Jim Clark
Gumbo - Overlander & Sea
Chicken & Dumplings - Laura Gobie
Key Lime Pie-Minnie's Mate
Bread Pudding with Jack Daniels Sauce - Sugarfoot
Brownies with pecans -...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-25-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,860
Posted By Moonshot
By the way, as you might have guessed the Argosy...

By the way, as you might have guessed the Argosy 7.3 meter Minuet is a rare Airstream. An unsubstantiated rumor says only one 7.3 meter Minuet was sent to each Airstream dealer. Also, as far as I can...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-25-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,860
Posted By Moonshot
Thumbs up Hello Jim, You have the exact same year and...

Hello Jim,

You have the exact same year and model that I do! After owning a 63 Tradewind for a number of years I got very specific in what I wanted for my next Airstream and the Minuet 7.3 meter...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-24-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,884
Posted By Moonshot
I agree. Also, like Rick, I think a single axle...

I agree. Also, like Rick, I think a single axle trailer is easier to backup. This is from experience with a 24' Tradewind single axle and a 24' Argosy double axle.

Scott
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-22-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,475
Posted By Moonshot
Hmmm. Good point. Guilty, I guess. :huh: ...

Hmmm. Good point. Guilty, I guess. :huh:

Flower Power, y'all! :flowers:

Scott
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-22-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,475
Posted By Moonshot
Wink Argosys were built by hippies. :cool: ...

Argosys were built by hippies. :cool:

http://www.airforums.com/attachments/gallery/files/4/5/1/argosy_petermax-med.jpg
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-22-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
Just now seeing the post for food and stuff. ...

Just now seeing the post for food and stuff.

How about if I not commit for now? I'll wait until closer to the event and if someone has to cancel I'll take over for them. If that's a problem...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-18-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 44,715
Posted By Moonshot
Banjo threat alert drops to yellow

My wife has to work the weekend of Falluminum:( So, we won't be there and therefore the banjo threat alert has dropped from red to yellow. :p

Sorry to miss y'all.

We are going to try hard...
Forum: On The Road... 10-17-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Moonshot
Recreation.gov- Anybody used it yet?

It signed on today. I booked a weekend at a COE campground down the road and it was quick and easy. I was very pleased. I figured being the first day online after a two week shutdown (when it was...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 10-16-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By Moonshot
Mine will not light...unless I turn on a stovetop...

Mine will not light...unless I turn on a stovetop burner and let the gas flow through that for a minute. Then, I struggle but it lights eventually.

Have you tried that yet?

Scott
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 10-11-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Moonshot
Yes, my Coleman Mach has a heat strip. It will...

Yes, my Coleman Mach has a heat strip. It will knock the chill out of the air when it gets down to upper 50s or so and below that I break out the little ceramic heater.

I never imagined it could...
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-08-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By Moonshot
balrgn, Thanks the post and pictures!...

balrgn,

Thanks the post and pictures! That's what I'm thinking of doing. I was thinking of drilling into the door, but it makes more sense to drill the holes in the body instead.

Kathy,
...
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-08-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By Moonshot
I should add... I know about the Inland RV...

I should add...

I know about the Inland RV lock that can be made to fit my unit. That's yet another option, but still I'm seriously considering a deadbolt.

Scott
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-08-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By Moonshot
Dang, Kathy. That sounds a lot like one of our...

Dang, Kathy. That sounds a lot like one of our adventures. :o

The thing is my door handle (the paddle kind) works fine. I just don't trust my lock. I recall a thread many months ago where...
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-08-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By Moonshot
Installing a new deadbolt lock

The pin that engages the lock on my door handle is about shot. However, the latch mechanism itself is fine.

Has anyone ever installed a deadbolt lock on their door? I know there are units that...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-28-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By Moonshot
That makes sense, Whit. My fittings are all...

That makes sense, Whit.

My fittings are all PEX to PEX (1/2").

The copper rings have the word PEX stamped on them. I'll double check the bag of black colored rings to ensure they are for...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-28-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By Moonshot
Thanks everybody. As far as the check valve...

Thanks everybody.

As far as the check valve goes, I did not have one in the initial (original?) setup so I need to research that some more.

I don't plan to disturb the poly tubing that...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-28-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By Moonshot
Thanks everybody. I bought a couple of...

Thanks everybody.

I bought a couple of manifolds on ebay that came with copper rings and then bought some more at Lowes. The ones at Lowes were the black colored ones.

I just assumed both...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-28-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 96,782
Posted By Moonshot
I'm in. Site 121. This will be our third visit to...

I'm in. Site 121. This will be our third visit to Topsail Hill.

This is a great campground for kids and adults. Lots of area to bicycle around.

We'll be bringing a 10 year old and on 1/5/08...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-27-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,410
Posted By Moonshot
I lied. I do have something to add about bikes.:)...

I lied. I do have something to add about bikes.:)

If your knees and the rest of your body don't need the low gearing choices that a derailleur bike has, go with an internal hub shifting system....
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-27-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By Moonshot
PEX to threaded connections

With poly tubing there are rubber compression fittings that allow for tight Poly-to-threaded connections.

Are PEX-to-threaded connections done the same way? I'm thinking specifically of my...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-27-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By Moonshot
PEX compression ring differences?

Looks like I'll be installing PEX water lines this weekend.

I have some copper PEX compression rings and some others that are black colored (possibly copper).

Will one work just as well as...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-27-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,410
Posted By Moonshot
Hi Dave, I have nothing to add regarding...

Hi Dave,

I have nothing to add regarding the bikes, but as to the floor rack for the Bambi I would fabricate one with a 2X4 and something like this (front fork mount):
...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-27-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,367
Posted By Moonshot
Can it warn you about upcoming low overpasses? ...

Can it warn you about upcoming low overpasses?

I read recently that GPS is hot amongst theives now. Even if you don't leave it on the windshield they look for the suction cup ring stain and if...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-26-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Moonshot
Hi Carl, We have a Coleman Mach series,...

Hi Carl,

We have a Coleman Mach series, don't know the exact model number. Probably one of the lower end in the series. It's at least 8 years old and never gave any trouble.

My wife's one of...
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