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Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By OTRA15
The next time you hook up to city water, you...

The next time you hook up to city water, you might want to get the filter/hose hooked up, close all faucets etc., and leave the drainage plug out of the bottom of the water heater. Turn on the city...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up Thanks for the heads up, will check today. ...

Thanks for the heads up, will check today.

Peter
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures Yesterday, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By OTRA15
Ditto . . . you are probably OK . . . IMO. ...

Ditto . . . you are probably OK . . . IMO.

Peter
Forum: On The Road... 11-11-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 52,366
Posted By OTRA15
Any news on how the wheels of justice are...

Any news on how the wheels of justice are turning?

Thanks,

Peter
Forum: Photography 11-11-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up Nice sign! :cool::wally::cool:

Nice sign!

:cool::wally::cool:
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-11-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By OTRA15
Good move to turn the furnace on. Open as many...

Good move to turn the furnace on. Open as many interior cabinet/closet doors as possible near the low point drains. Also open all faucets, as suggested. If you have shore power, you could also put a...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 11-11-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By OTRA15
What? :blink: Bob, did you recently...

What?

:blink:

Bob, did you recently add this moniker under your ID:

"Half a Rivet Short"

:blink:
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 11-11-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By OTRA15
As already noted, "bypass valve" and "low point...

As already noted, "bypass valve" and "low point drain" are different valves, each with a specific purpose, and each located in unique spots according to the model and length.

As the old saying...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-11-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
Viair has tanks like that . . . check the links...

Viair has tanks like that . . . check the links on their home page.


Peter
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-11-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,094
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up Well said, Larry. "Keep it simple, Stu." ...

Well said, Larry.

"Keep it simple, Stu."

"If it are broke, you can fix it."

:cool::wally::cool:
Forum: On The Road... 11-11-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,962
Posted By OTRA15
Well said . . . :cool::wally::cool:

Well said . . .

:cool::wally::cool:
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-11-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By OTRA15
Wondering if the new regulator solved the...

Wondering if the new regulator solved the problem?

Peter
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-10-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for the update. Case closed! :D...

Thanks for the update.

Case closed!

:D :cool: :D
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-10-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
The Viair 450-RV with winterization kit is a...

The Viair 450-RV with winterization kit is a great 12-volt setup to carry IMO. Runs off the tow vehicle or trailer battery, so no need for 120-volt AC.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 58,580
Posted By OTRA15
A classic from David Bowie . . . :blink: ...

A classic from David Bowie . . .

:blink:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pl3vxEudif8
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-10-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for the update, glad it worked out! ...

Thanks for the update, glad it worked out!

Peter
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-10-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6,111
Views: 560,768
Posted By OTRA15
Great article . . . thanks . . . have a fine trip...

Great article . . . thanks . . . have a fine trip . . . I can smell the fresh croissants right out of the oven!

Peter
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 11-10-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,309
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for the update, and Ditto to Pat's comment...

Thanks for the update, and Ditto to Pat's comment about full speed ahead back into the future!

Is the new wheel well better than the original, or does your OP warning still apply, in your opinion,...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-10-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By OTRA15
The outlet behind/near the microwave may be a...

The outlet behind/near the microwave may be a GFI, which you will have to reset. Is the breaker for this circuit not a GFI breaker? If so, there may be another nearby duplex outlet which is a GFI,...
Forum: On The Road... 11-09-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By OTRA15
Glad it worked out, thanks for the update. ...

Glad it worked out, thanks for the update.


Peter
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 11-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By OTRA15
See Maggie's other thread for those: ...

See Maggie's other thread for those:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f484/dehydrated-potatoes-192414.html

Lots of good threads in this Stella's Kitchen forum:

...
Forum: On The Road... 11-08-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,034
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for a great thread, Jerry, and for all the...

Thanks for a great thread, Jerry, and for all the fine replies. Similar age and health history here.

Keep breathing, and happy trails!

Peter
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-08-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up Ditto — a good time for AF to step up its game...

Ditto — a good time for AF to step up its game IMO.

A good thread, thanks.

Peter
Forum: Refrigerators 11-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,956
Posted By OTRA15
FYI there is a new thread with the "Less is More"...

FYI there is a new thread with the "Less is More" theme. Thanks, Larry, for starting that thread:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f483/less-is-more-202691.html

Peter
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-07-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,094
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for the new thread, Larry . . . preaching...

Thanks for the new thread, Larry . . . preaching to the choir here . . .

;)

Wish we still had the old 1985 Sovereign 25' with rear corner bed, and roof flue for the fridge. That was a great...
Forum: Refrigerators 11-07-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,956
Posted By OTRA15
Great recent discussion! Sad choices Airstream...

Great recent discussion! Sad choices Airstream has been making about fridges in the last decade, especially eliminating the roof flue for the LP function.

It is difficult to boondock in a new...
Forum: On The Road... 11-07-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By OTRA15
Ditto . . . not the GWB . . . TZ/Cuomo is brand...

Ditto . . . not the GWB . . . TZ/Cuomo is brand new and gorgeous with good approaches and no toll booth. By the way, on any route it will be less expensive if you already have a NYS EZ Pass or...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-06-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By OTRA15
Ditto your bingo . . . most regulators have a...

Ditto your bingo . . . most regulators have a safety feature that prohibits rapid gas flow, which is sensed as a ruptured tank or broken gas line. Turning the gas on slowly tricks the regulator into...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-06-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
As your image in Post #11 suggests IMO: ...

As your image in Post #11 suggests IMO:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=355622&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1572896523

Have you tried some penetrating oil and various...
Forum: Photography 11-06-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,316
Posted By OTRA15
A reminder that the Campsite Pics thread could...

A reminder that the Campsite Pics thread could benefit from everyone's additions:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f42/campsite-pics-174884.html

That thread is great for planning future trips...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-05-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By OTRA15
These "propane regulator bad" search results...

These "propane regulator bad" search results should pull up some productive threads:

https://www.google.com/search?q=propane+regulator+bad&sitesearch=airforums.com&gws_rd=ssl

They can fail in...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-05-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
Probably not a productive solution IMO, and...

Probably not a productive solution IMO, and likely to fail over time with changes in temp, water pressure, road vibration, and so forth.

With a cheater handle on a large pipe wrench, and someone...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-04-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
I would tend to agree with Alan's advice. ...

I would tend to agree with Alan's advice.

HankO, is this the original ~1997 water heater? Probably a good time to replace it, rather than "lock it into place" with new plumbing IMO. Isn't this...
Forum: Photography 11-04-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,316
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks for the update . . . great photos you...

Thanks for the update . . . great photos you submitted, Joe, as well as many others!

Peter
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-04-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By OTRA15
Funny . . . we had very similar damage from a...

Funny . . . we had very similar damage from a freeze-up in our 25' back in the 90's.

In my personal layman's opinion . . . not a professional plumber . . .

That threaded piece is a male/male...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-04-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,918
Posted By OTRA15
Simple: 1. Use a water-free cleaning method,...

Simple:

1. Use a water-free cleaning method, with spray cleaners and paper towels/rags to wipe up; or

2. If misc. water gets into either of the holding tanks, just add plenty of extra RV...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-03-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By OTRA15
Could you provide a link or two? :blink: ...

Could you provide a link or two?

:blink:

This Electric Tow Vehicle thread may have some recent mentions?
...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-02-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By OTRA15
Welcome to the forum! FYI there is a...

Welcome to the forum!

FYI there is a Basecamp sub-forum where your ideas might be of interest to your fellow BC owners:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f404/

Peter


FYI
Forum: Photography 11-01-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,316
Posted By OTRA15
BTW they have not posted on Airforums in 3 weeks,...

BTW they have not posted on Airforums in 3 weeks, so might need a PM to inform them of the win?

Good photos this month, and great winning shots!

Peter
Forum: On The Road... 11-01-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 387,154
Posted By OTRA15
. . . and most of that “on topic” without...

. . . and most of that “on topic” without political etc. digressions which run afoul of the community rules . . .

Over and out.
Forum: On The Road... 11-01-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 387,154
Posted By OTRA15
You folks trying to get this informative thread...

You folks trying to get this informative thread closed?

:blink:

The Community Rules are linked at the bottom of this page.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/misc.php?do=sknetwork&page=rules
Forum: Solo Streamers 11-01-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,246
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up . . . or how to ride a bike . . . :blink: ...

. . . or how to ride a bike . . .

:blink:

An old post in an old thread, but great timeless advice!

Once you learn to ride a bike, it is second nature.

Ditto for backing up the rig.
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 11-01-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By OTRA15
Seems as if you answered your own question IMO. ...

Seems as if you answered your own question IMO.


:blink:
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-31-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By OTRA15
For a new question unrelated to the thread, you...

For a new question unrelated to the thread, you can always start a new thread. Your inquiry would logically fit in the Towing etc. forum FYI:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f238/

See the "New...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 10-31-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By OTRA15
Thanks . . . happy trails! Peter

Thanks . . . happy trails!

Peter
Forum: On The Road... 10-31-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 387,154
Posted By OTRA15
Well said, Maggie. Also . . . some Walmarts...

Well said, Maggie.

Also . . . some Walmarts have excellent RV-related inventory, so the stopover might be both a handy time to stock up on basics, as well as a savvy segue for permission to sleep...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 10-31-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By OTRA15
It will help if you would please identify the...

It will help if you would please identify the year, model and length of your Airstream. You can also add this info under your User Name to the left, via the User CP link at the left end of the blue...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 10-31-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By OTRA15
Welcome to the forum, rewillia! This is the...

Welcome to the forum, rewillia!

This is the best time of year to shop for discounted Airstreams -- new or used. Sorry, no advice on which dealer, but I would suggest going to one or two close to...
Forum: On The Road... 10-31-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 387,154
Posted By OTRA15
Thumbs up :blink: Hey . . . I resemble that! :D

:blink:

Hey . . . I resemble that!

:D
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 10-31-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By OTRA15
Wondering if the recent discussion is of any...

Wondering if the recent discussion is of any help?

Peter
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