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Forum: Axles 12-21-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,550
Posted By MrSalt
Ugh. Sorry for the typos and extra apostrophe. ...

Ugh. Sorry for the typos and extra apostrophe. On the phone version, and distracted.
Forum: Axles 12-21-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,550
Posted By MrSalt
Just have to say, send an email, and call. I did...

Just have to say, send an email, and call. I did do both, and my Argosy is sitting on it's new, custom axle from Colin. I got it exactly when they said I would, and it was customized perfectly....
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 11-30-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,601
Posted By MrSalt
Hey y'all... Got the lift kit installed on my...

Hey y'all...
Got the lift kit installed on my new #11 dexter axle. (new axle for my Argosy, but got a lot of the info from this thread..)

Which means: I have a set to sell, $95 with shipping....
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-26-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
New wheels ordered! ...right now those...

New wheels ordered!

...right now those wheels will be the cleanest looking thing on the outside of the Argosy!
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Bambibooth -- That makes perfect sense, and...

Bambibooth --

That makes perfect sense, and I suspect that's exactly my issue as well. I'll be back out at the camper in the next day or two, and will double-check. At the time, I was just...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-25-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Hey there - Axle is on, and looks good... but...

Hey there -
Axle is on, and looks good... but I'm wondering about the wheels. In your blog you mentioned that your wheels didn't fit. Was it the 6 lug vs 5? Mine fit on the lugs, but I'm a bit...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-18-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,085
Posted By MrSalt
I ordered an axle from Colin for my '77 Argosy...

I ordered an axle from Colin for my '77 Argosy Minuete, and am nothing but happy.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-18-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Thanks, bambibooth! I received my axle from...

Thanks, bambibooth!

I received my axle from Colin Hyde last Monday. Today I did the install of the lift kit and the new axle (12" electric brakes, #11 axle de-rated to 3700 lbs). It took me just...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-01-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Minor update - Still waiting for the final...

Minor update -
Still waiting for the final invoice, but I've ordered a new axle from Colin Hyde, with the lift kit. I bumped it up to the #11 axle for the bigger breaks, and upped the rating on the...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-25-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Thanks! I'm ridiculously excited. She'll get a...

Thanks! I'm ridiculously excited. She'll get a lot of use.

While I can't answer about sway directly since I haven't done it yet, obsessive reading of the forums hasn't shown me anyone who added...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-20-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Kevin! Man, I really missed my Argosy. ...

Hi Kevin!

Man, I really missed my Argosy. Glad she's back! Thanks for your thoughts.

The more I look into it, I think I'm most likely going to go for the lift. "Urban environments" is,...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-20-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,601
Posted By MrSalt
Thanks, LContinental, wackywander, and Boxite!! ...

Thanks, LContinental, wackywander, and Boxite!!

That's exactly the info I needed. I can measure things next week on the Argosy, and have a much better educated guess... most likely it's a go.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-19-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,601
Posted By MrSalt
... just to clarify, that's the info for my...

... just to clarify, that's the info for my Argosy, still looking for the clearance on the Sport!
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-19-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,601
Posted By MrSalt
Does anyone know what is the original clearance...

Does anyone know what is the original clearance on the 22' Sport, before doing the lift? I've tried to find that spec, but not turning up anything other than "too low"...

Looking at possibly...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-19-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Eric - that sounds sensible, and a place to...

Hi Eric - that sounds sensible, and a place to start. I'm worried about having enough height, but no matter what I'll have more than now. My only hesitation is doing things twice, considering I...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-18-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By MrSalt
Lift kit for Argosy Minuet?

Hi all.

I intend to ordering a new axle soon for my '77 6 meter minuet. (as of yet unnamed...) Has anyone put the 3" Dexter axle lift kit on their minuet?

Long back-story made short:
I...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-16-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,499
Posted By MrSalt
replacement furnace for a '77 argosy minuet?

I need to replace my furnace, and am unsure what a suitable replacement would be. (local shop found mine to have a cracked combustion chamber). The minuet (a.k.a. "the Pod") has pretty minimal...
Forum: 2007 Safari 06-05-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,837
Posted By MrSalt
Hehe - I love it. That camper has made me...

Hehe - I love it. That camper has made me rethink of some ways to remake my little Argosy. (speaking of - www.emachineshop.com - you might enjoy it. Looks like a way to get a lot of great things...
Forum: 2007 Safari 06-05-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,837
Posted By MrSalt
New 75th Anniversary 19' Safari

I'm curious if anyone else has seen the new 19' Special edition safari - the one with the round porthole window on the door?

Gigi and I went into one at a dealership in Western PA last week - it...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-25-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By MrSalt
Not too pretty, eh? Even bad enough that not...

Not too pretty, eh? Even bad enough that not many want to post! Life is still good... challenging, but good...

Our funky little Argosy has gotten too funky... Really have contemplated a new(er)...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-24-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By MrSalt
And this would be the exterior..... Thanks...

And this would be the exterior.....

Thanks for any thoughts.

Matthew
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 10-24-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By MrSalt
help - dent/wrap around window....

Hello to all -
So, my little blue egg (1977 Argosy Minuet) is looking like it's hatching. This is what happens when towing with a 16' box truck, without realizing one needs an extension on the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-07-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,216
Posted By MrSalt
Hey summerkid - Thank you so much. Riverwalk...

Hey summerkid -
Thank you so much. Riverwalk conflicted with something or other - I do a few in Chicago, though. (57th street, Wells Street, and tried the Gold Coast show this year.) Last year,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-06-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,216
Posted By MrSalt
hmmm..

This doesn't sound good. It is a one ton, I can't take the box off. What's "in the box" the the reason I travel. If I don't have it, I have neither the reason to travel so much, nor the way to pay...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-06-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,216
Posted By MrSalt
towing with a 16' box truck (cube van)

Hello to all -
I currently have a 6 meter Argosy, but am looking to upgrade. While the old Argosy has taken some of the unfortunate abuse of being a new owner, I'm looking to upgrade to a new 25'...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 08-10-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,448
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Tinker Toy! Welcome - GREAT looking...

Hi Tinker Toy!

Welcome - GREAT looking Argosy! Since she's new to you - the only thing I can recommend is getting the wrap-around window protection for your front windows. (I only recommend this...
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-10-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,359
Posted By MrSalt
more kudos to David

Looks great, TinHut. David told us about this when we were down there in the spring. It really came out well.

We had a delightful little experience while in Texas with our Argosy falling off the...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-25-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,657
Posted By MrSalt
Arrow @#$@! NOW I know!

I've been remembering this post.... but hadn't done anything about it.

Two days ago, we had a rock decide to remove our left wrap-around window. So - I wish I had spent the $600 for the glass...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-05-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,482
Posted By MrSalt
Oh - that actually sounds like fun. I'm a little...

Oh - that actually sounds like fun. I'm a little pushed for time now - that will be my next plan, I'll do that in the next day or so. That should be simple, and I'll get to really understand what...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-05-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,482
Posted By MrSalt
mixed results...

Ok - didn't wait long, gave it a try... here's the results.

Butane lighter (long BBQ type) - no results. Propane torch... not really anything. No flickering pilot light, no almost a pilot light -...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-05-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,482
Posted By MrSalt
Thanks Kevin , Smily, and Tom - My manual valve...

Thanks Kevin , Smily, and Tom -
My manual valve (under the bellypan) is open. I do hear the click of the valve opening when I press the reset "button" (shouldn't it be called a plunger?). I have...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-04-2005, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,482
Posted By MrSalt
Exclamation Can't light furnace pilot light? (again?)

Sory if this is a dupe - \the internet gods may have just eaten my last attempt.

On the start of a long journey in Argosy, first trip.

The furnace pilot light will not light. I've lit and...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 01-04-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By MrSalt
Question the journey has started... a few problems...

Okay, finally on the road, two days late....

First real tow of the new baby - she's being towed by my wife, driving a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. No - I don't really like towing with any Jeep, but...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-27-2004, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By MrSalt
touchy feely

Hi eljay-
From their website for a single $5.00 fee, you can order up to 8 samples... and I think you get a credit back if you order after that. (I really don't sell for them, just like the carpet...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-26-2004, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By MrSalt
Hi FF - We pull out Saturday the 1st, do the...

Hi FF -
We pull out Saturday the 1st, do the parental visitations enroute, and expect to be in AZ the 12th or before.

Send me email or PM with info - had a computer crash, so lost quite a bit. ...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-26-2004, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By MrSalt
Start on interior & hitting the road

Hi all - been out of contact for a bit. Just thought I'd mention what we're up to...

The interior begins....
Trading some of my jewelry work for the re-upholstering all of the cushions- sort of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-07-2004, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Stephanie! Funny question, but do you ever...

Hi Stephanie!
Funny question, but do you ever come across any of the toys that Alexander Calder designed? Are they horribly out of reach? I've always wanted to collect those!

About space -...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-07-2004, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By MrSalt
It's funny - I love being on the road. Setting...

It's funny - I love being on the road. Setting up the booth, watching this gypsy market grow from a city street/park/convention center, learning a bit about people in different cities.... I love...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-07-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By MrSalt
There's a lot of lists - I just did a google of...

There's a lot of lists - I just did a google of "craft show list" and came up with a number I'm familiar with. I mainly use word-of-mouth from other exhibitors, as well as a publication called "Art...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-07-2004, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,805
Posted By MrSalt
Airstreams are "new age"? News to me!

Airstreams are "new age"? News to me!
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-07-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,777
Posted By MrSalt
use old onan or???

I have a propane 6kw onan generator - probably at least 20 years old. I know it fired up fine 2 years ago. I pulled it out of a '67 Chevy stepvan I bought at the time. Nice and heavy...

My...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-07-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By MrSalt
any other craftspeople out there?

I make a living selling my metalwork/jewelry at art and craft shows, (this year I'm doing approx. 30 shows around the country),now hopefully taking my Argosy to many.

My question is - are any...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-06-2004, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By MrSalt
:eek: :eek: :eek: I am not a purist by any...

:eek: :eek: :eek:
I am not a purist by any means... but... ummm... what the ????

As someone once in the military, I gotta say... aesthetics are not a common military concern....

Words fail...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-06-2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,805
Posted By MrSalt
yeeks...

Am I going to end up like that?

By the way, have you tried my new nasal (airstream)hair trimmer? Only $19.95! :p :p :p
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-06-2004, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,011
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Andy - Your links in your posting - ok to...

Hi Andy -
Your links in your posting - ok to either. Using the tabs/links at the top of the window - classifieds - ok. Reviews - ok. Photos - no luck logging in, with either "auto login" or...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-06-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,976
Posted By MrSalt
Hi Canoestream - That site is where I did...

Hi Canoestream -
That site is where I did compare my serial number (in my post above) with the info -- I didn't know of the Sante Fe Springs palnt before then. (now of course, I've gooogled it and...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-06-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,976
Posted By MrSalt
I'll post this, in case anyone else has this...

I'll post this, in case anyone else has this problem... Somehow all of the badges I'm actually looking for appear to no longer be there... the California thing might have had the number, but...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-06-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,011
Posted By MrSalt
Thanks for the note - glad to know I'm not just...

Thanks for the note - glad to know I'm not just being obtuse about something... :)
I'll send in a note too.
Matthew
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-06-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,011
Posted By MrSalt
:confused: help - feeling a bit dumb here... :confused:

used this thread as it seemed appropriate... I can't log in to the AirstreamPhotos.com, let alone post pictures.....

am i missing something here? I thought it was the same login, etc as the rest...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-06-2004, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By MrSalt
"argosy" models an option now in CP

sorry mods, if this is improper in any sort of way, but I was kind of excited...

when I had first registered on the forums none of the Argosy models where listed in the list for the "what model of...
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