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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 08-03-2019, 04:26 PM
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Posted By jhart657
Baraldi Airstream Hood

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I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Baraldi Airstream Range Hood. I sold my Airstream, as a result I don't need this great upgrade. Still has the plastic wrap to protect...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-09-2019, 05:54 PM
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Views: 91
Posted By jhart657
2007 Airstream Classic 25 - Wisconsin

Title: 2007 Airstream Classic 25 - Wisconsin
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2007 Airstream Classic Limited 25'RBR. Excellent! Stored indoors 6 months of the year....
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 01-26-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By jhart657
I installed one MaxxFan in leau of the old pop-up...

I installed one MaxxFan in leau of the old pop-up vent in the front of my '93 21ft. Sovereign. Just open the other manual vent above the bed or crack a window. The fan has plenty of power to handle...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-14-2016, 11:59 AM
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Views: 134
Posted By jhart657
Classic Limited Oil Rubbed Bronze Interior Hardware

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

All interior Oil Rubbed Bronze Hardware from 2007 Classic Limited 25'. Includes high-end Delta kitchen and bath faucets, water...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-06-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,056
Posted By jhart657
I am extremely impressed with the 3.5L Ecoboost!

We just got back from a 5000 mile trip to the Southwest. This was the first chance that I had to tow our rather heavy 2007 25ft. Classic Limited with our new 2015 F150 3.5L Ecoboost. We towed the...
Forum: Our Community 05-01-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By jhart657
Great that you are asking a lot of questions! Air...

Great that you are asking a lot of questions! Air Forums is a wonderful place to have a lot of those issues discussed. Another place that might be of help is the Vintage Airstream Podcast or the VAP...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-05-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,554
Posted By jhart657
Victron Battery Monitor with Bluetooth connection to smart phone

I am interested in adding a battery monitor to my 25ft. Classic Limited. I just read some information about the new Victron BMV-700 Monitor that works in conjunction with a Bluetooth Smart Dongle....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-24-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,537
Posted By jhart657
Prior to this last year, we had a 2009 GMC Sierra...

Prior to this last year, we had a 2009 GMC Sierra 5.3 SLT with the heavy duty towing package. We towed a 1993 21ft. Sovereign over many, many mountain passes throughput the west---it towed like a...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-27-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By jhart657
Changing surface mount hinge to euro-style

Airstream cabinet experts,
Has anybody changed out the traditional style surface mount old school hinges found on the Classics to the new Euro-Style hidden hinges? We just bought an '07 25' Classic...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-22-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By jhart657
1993 Airstream Sovereign 21 - Wisconsin

Title: 1993 Airstream Sovereign 21 - Wisconsin
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Highly sought after 21'Sovereign. Great condition. This is the shortest twin axle Airstream...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-18-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By jhart657
Water stains can be removed with Oxi Clean.

I had the same water stain problems on my '93 21ft. Sovereign. I hand washed the drapes in a bucket using Oxi Clean. A toothbrush is great for working in the Oxi Clean directly on the stained areas....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,714
Posted By jhart657
Guys, I think that all of the "my bigger truck is...

Guys, I think that all of the "my bigger truck is better" crowd should do a little more homework. Andy Thompson (CanAm RV) is one of the most knowledgeable towing people in North America. He has...
Forum: Tires 10-18-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,352
Posted By jhart657
The TST system allows you to program both...

The TST system allows you to program both pressure and temp alarm points. I believe that the pre-set temp alarm point is 157 degrees. The system scrolls through both temps and pressure on a continual...
Forum: Tires 10-18-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,352
Posted By jhart657
I purchased a TST system about a year an a half...

I purchased a TST system about a year an a half ago. The system measures both pressure and temperature. Earlier this year, on the way out to Utah, the audible alarm on the system alerted me to a high...
Forum: 1984 - 1989 Sovereign 09-27-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,488
Posted By jhart657
Here is a picture of the Rotopax locking fuel...

Here is a picture of the Rotopax locking fuel container.

Juergen
Forum: 1984 - 1989 Sovereign 09-26-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,488
Posted By jhart657
Tranporting Honda 2000i and gas can.

We carry our Honda 2000i inside our vehicle. Numerous forum members have recommended the Rubbermaid Action-packer case for this purpose---works great. I have added weatherstripping to the lid for a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-22-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,722
Posted By jhart657
Aero 2 Towing mirrors

You might want to take a look at the Milenco Aero 2 towing mirrors. I have used these mirrors for over a year now and like them very much. I didn't care for the straps on the McKesh mirrors. The...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up Aero 2 Towing mirrors

The mirrors that you are looking for can be ordered through MakariosRV.Com.
They are called Aero 2 Towing mirrors(JR Products) I have been using a set for about a year--love them! Nice quality, easy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-29-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,354
Posted By jhart657
Hi guys, The mounting system that Milenco uses...

Hi guys,
The mounting system that Milenco uses is great. Looks like it should work on almost any standard OEM mirror. All the parts have a quality feel to them and replacement hardware is also...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-26-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,354
Posted By jhart657
Milenco Mirrors

The mirrors should be available now, even though they are not on the MarkariosRV web site as of yet. Look at the Utube review----the reviewer is driving a Nissan Frontier towing a Euro Airstream....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-25-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,354
Posted By jhart657
There's a new mirror in town.

Hello fellow Airstreamers,
Just wanted to make you aware of a new mirror option for those not wanting to use a strap-on product. I just received a set of Milenco Aero 2 Towing Mirrors that I will be...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-24-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By jhart657
Ford F150 tonneau cover bike rack solution

I'm very fussy when it comes to transporting my bikes. I use a Yakima rack system mounted to the truck bed via special mounting devices called "tower landing pads"(Yakima part) This setup allows me...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 05-29-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,711
Posted By jhart657
Congratulations! Great price for a 21 footer. We...

Congratulations! Great price for a 21 footer. We love the weight and tank capacities of our '93 21ft. Sovereign. The size is wonderful for many tight camp sites.
Enjoy your new treasure.
Juergen
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 01-27-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,438
Posted By jhart657
Nice job on the interior! Is the sofa leather or...

Nice job on the interior! Is the sofa leather or ultra-leather? What was the cost of the upholstery? Makes me want to add leather to my 21 footer!!

Juergen
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 01-24-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By jhart657
I was also interested in the 23ft Excella. It was...

I was also interested in the 23ft Excella. It was sold in short order. I talked to the seller about the floorplan. She told me that it had one gaucho in the front and another one streetside. The...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-10-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By jhart657
Traveling with our cat

We always take our Birman, Riah, along with us when we travel. He generally rides in the Airstream unless the temps are very high. We found that he prefers the comforts of the silver condo rather...
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-25-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,861
Posted By jhart657
Hinge pin fix

I too have had one of my door hinge pins wanting to work it's way up on a regular basis. Last year I tried using locktite and then tapping the pin back down. This worked for a short time. Then, back...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-03-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up MaxxFan good choice!

Another vote for MaxxFan! We installed a MaxxFan 2 years ago in our 21ft. Sovereign and couldn't be more pleased. This unit allows for ventilation regardless of weather. We have had the unit...
Forum: On The Road... 02-17-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,299
Posted By jhart657
Carrying bikes without damage!

We carry our bikes on our truck using a Yakima rack system that mounts directly to the pickup box. The rack locks on to special foot mounts. The bikes (front wheels removed)in turn lock on to the...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,260
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up Grand Teton recommendation

We absolutely love the Tetons! The campground that we would recommend is Coulter Bay. Been there two years in a row! Nicely wooded, full hook-up, pull-through sites with good access to the entire...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-05-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,295
Posted By jhart657
Converter/Charger while in storage.

It's getting close to preparing my 21ft. Sovereign for Winter storage. One of the issues that all of us face is how to handle our batteries. Last year I had my indoor storage facillity remove the...
Forum: Axles 09-21-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,011
Posted By jhart657
I had to read your post several times? Still don'...

I had to read your post several times? Still don' t understand---why is it that you want the single axel over the tandem? I have a '93 21ft. Sovereign and it tows like a dream! We just returned from...
Forum: On The Road... 06-27-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,454
Posted By jhart657
The best alpine road that we have seen is in...

The best alpine road that we have seen is in Montana---it's called the Bear Tooth Scenic Byway. The Bear Tooth is one of the highest alpine roads in the world. The elevation reaches 10,950ft. Lots of...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,653
Posted By jhart657
Sway-No way!

We have never had a sway problem with our Reese Straight Line setup. Winds of 40+mph are not an issue. We used to get a slight push when being passed by crazy semis---that was when we were towing...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-13-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By jhart657
I just replaced an older Dometic with a new...

I just replaced an older Dometic with a new model. Take a look at the Dometic refrigerator replacement page at http://www.dometicusa.com/media/replacement.png
You should be able to get a model that...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-25-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,370
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up Great price & service on new Dometic fridge!

Thanks guys for the recommendation on Palomino RV! My old Dometic RM3604 had a severe amonia leak so I decided to replace it with a new unit rather than repair it.
The best price that I found...
Forum: On The Road... 03-22-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,713
Posted By jhart657
We took the same trip that you are considering in...

We took the same trip that you are considering in June '05. Our setup at the time was a 2001 Yukon 5.3 /3.73 diff. towing a 1993 21ft. Sovereign. The Sovereign weighs about 5000lbs. loaded--probably...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-05-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up We had a front receiver installed on our 2001...

We had a front receiver installed on our 2001 Yukon. It's great if you have to maneuver your coach into tight places. Ours was made by Curt---models are available for quite a few full sized trucks...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-03-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,024
Posted By jhart657
Devoman, The MaxxFan that you found on Ebay is...

Devoman,
The MaxxFan that you found on Ebay is the same one that I installed on my Sovereign last year--only I went with the translucent white rather than the smoke grey. More light! The MaxxFan btw...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-01-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,024
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up Another vote for the MaxxFan! I installed one in...

Another vote for the MaxxFan! I installed one in the front of our 21ft. Sovereign and I am very impressed! We were able to keep the vent open while driving and also during rain storms. Installation...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 02-25-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,789
Posted By jhart657
Kimberly, I think that there are a number of...

Kimberly,
I think that there are a number of retrofits that are very important for the 21' Sovereign. We updated the safety in ours by adding LP gas and carbon monoxide detectors. We improved the...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 02-24-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,789
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up Kimberly, We have a 1993 21' Sovereign that we...

Kimberly,
We have a 1993 21' Sovereign that we like very much. The layout is a cross between a Classic and a 19ft Safari. We like the large sofa instead of the dinette. Makes for better relaxation...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-02-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,791
Posted By jhart657
I would not recommend the 5.3l with the 3.73 rear...

I would not recommend the 5.3l with the 3.73 rear end based on my experience with a 2001 Yukon( similar set up) My 21ft. Sovereign weighs about 5000lbs fully loaded. Flat geography no problem, but...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-22-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,682
Posted By jhart657
We had a 2001 Yukon 5.3l/3.73 towing a 21ft...

We had a 2001 Yukon 5.3l/3.73 towing a 21ft Sovereign. Loaded weight is around 5000lbs. Towing was fine in the Mid-West, but less than a joy in the Rockies! We slowed to 22mph on some of the climbs!...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-29-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,774
Posted By jhart657
We had a 2001 Yukon 5.3l with a 3.73 rear end to...

We had a 2001 Yukon 5.3l with a 3.73 rear end to pull our 21ft, Sovereign. The truck performed OK in the Mid-West, but was no joy to drive through the Western States. Even our 5000lb coach was too...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-08-2005, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,484
Posted By jhart657
Thumbs up We replaced our tired carpet with solid rubber...

We replaced our tired carpet with solid rubber floor tiles last year. What an improvement! The rubber flooring is easy to keep clean and is comfortable to walk on. This is the same material that is...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-16-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By jhart657
Nick, Thanks for your input! Sounds like it's...

Nick, Thanks for your input! Sounds like it's worth a try. Did you spray the entire panel in one outing, our did you do numerous thin coats? Juergen
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-15-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By jhart657
Refinishing one segment

I know that there has been a lot of discussion about polishing or re-plastic coating the entire trailer. But, has anybody just redone one or two panels using the Airstream touch-up clear coat or one...
Forum: 1997 -2001 Excella 09-11-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,767
Posted By jhart657
A 1997 22 foot Excella?

:question: I was looking at the NADA guide for some guidance on pricing. I noticed some info on a 1997 M-22 Wide Body Excella. Has anybody heard of such an animal? If so, what are some of the...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 09-08-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,050
Posted By jhart657
Before you order the Fantastic Fan, take a close...

Before you order the Fantastic Fan, take a close look at the new MaxxFan. I installed one about six weeks ago and love it! The MaxxFan can be left open virtually all the time. The clever shrouded...
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