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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-08-2015, 09:56 PM
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Posted By esmaytum
1969 Airstream Tradewind 25 - Texas

Title: 1969 Airstream Tradewind 25 - Texas
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

This beauty has been polished and updated. It has original stove, refer, A/C which all work. All...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-03-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,933
Posted By esmaytum
Is there still room at the rally. Sent...

Is there still room at the rally.


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Forum: General Interior Topics 02-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,583
Posted By esmaytum
I use the metal bond blade with the handle on...

I use the metal bond blade with the handle on top. It bends with the curves and kinda of slices the zolatone like cheese . I didn't have any problems and the 0000 steel wool scratches less that the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-27-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,583
Posted By esmaytum
end cap paint removal

I used the paint stripper in the gold can from home depot and airplane stripper both work but are extreme. They will eat the gloves off you hands and since you will be applying it above your head...
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-01-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By esmaytum
That would be great. This is what mine looks like...

That would be great. This is what mine looks like now. 223347 is this what you've got?


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Forum: Doors & Locks 10-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By esmaytum
L100 lock spring and ball

I took the the door assembly off a 69 Trade Wind that wasn't working to try and clean it up. Now I can't figure out where a little spring and metal ball go. They were just laying in it unattached....
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By esmaytum
Get the Coleman Mach 8 low profile 15,000 btu. It...

Get the Coleman Mach 8 low profile 15,000 btu. It has an internal drain pump so you don't need a drip pan. It works really well.


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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By esmaytum
I just had Mach 8 15,000 btu low profile...

I just had Mach 8 15,000 btu low profile installed in my 22' Flying Cloud. love it. I live in Texas and it's hot and humid . It has an internal drain pump. So far so good. I spay painted the shroud...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 09-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,933
Posted By esmaytum
I'm not a member of any airstream club but I'd...

I'm not a member of any airstream club but I'd love to come to this rally. I have just finished my 56 Flying Cloud. How would I get signed up? 222218


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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By esmaytum
where is the a/c drain tube located

I have a 56 flying cloud and i want to have an a/c unit installed (Coleman Mach 8) . There was no a/c in the trailer so there was no drain tube. I need to install one but I'm not sure where to put...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 01-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By esmaytum
WBCCI Number 13142

Looking for any info on the number 13142. It is on a 1965 Safari, purchased in Texas. I'm trying to get a title. Thanks for any help.
Evie
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By esmaytum
Ok,so I think I'm going to drop the front and...

Ok,so I think I'm going to drop the front and rear section of the belly where the trim band goes, that way if I screw up drilling out the rivets the band will cover it.
Forum: 1956 - 1959 Flying Cloud 12-08-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,338
Posted By esmaytum
There's a new 56 in Texas . Mine came from...

There's a new 56 in Texas . Mine came from Tennessee.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-08-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By esmaytum
Question Has anyone used molly bolts ?

Here is the issue, I have removed the old sub floor. Cut the bolt off, etc. The belly is still intact and I really don't want to take it off. I have added some framing through the middle and I can...
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-01-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By esmaytum
1956 flying cloud window

I have searched for 8 months and can not find a donor window frame. Has any one had one made. It's a simple flat glass 19" x 19 " hehr frame. Any suggestions beside coved up the window hole. Does...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-06-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,164
Posted By esmaytum
Howdy, I'm a newbie and just got my 78 finished....

Howdy, I'm a newbie and just got my 78 finished. I made reservation yesterday. My niece also made one. We are in 1 & 2. See ya there.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-24-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
That was there when I got it. It is a wrap made...

That was there when I got it. It is a wrap made out of fiberglass. It had some cracks so I used bondo to repair it then just painted silver. It was riveted on with big rivets and would have left big...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-24-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
Nice RV park in Rockport

We are staying the month at Coastal Oaks. It is super nice. Big cement pads. Clean and well kept. It's about 3 miles from Rockport beach off Market st. There some questionable ones on the way to it...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-24-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
No kidding about the traffic. We avoid that mess...

No kidding about the traffic. We avoid that mess at all cost. Its really changed.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-23-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
It will.. I felt just like you at first. It's...

It will.. I felt just like you at first. It's just a long process and I like instant gratification, which this is NOT. I tried to look at it as a free tanning session and arm work out all in one.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-23-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
161625 161622 Here he is. He take...

161625



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Here he is. He take up a lot of trailer space.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-20-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
Hey I think it worked, right ?

Hey I think it worked, right ?
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-20-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
Im going to try... I'm better with a drill and...

Im going to try... I'm better with a drill and Cyclo than a computer.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-20-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By esmaytum
It's FINALLY finished

10 months and hundreds of hours, but I'm actually done. Took off on my first trip to Rockport, TX with my Great Dane (Moose). All has gone well. For all in the process ... It's so worth it. I'm a...
Forum: Refrigerators 04-17-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,931
Posted By esmaytum
I have the exact same problem with a 78'. I'm...

I have the exact same problem with a 78'. I'm afraid to try to light the gas. Its been sitting in a pasture for 13 years. I just want to take it out and get an electric LG, but I can't figure out...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-17-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By esmaytum
I tried Citristrip first on my 78. The clear...

I tried Citristrip first on my 78. The clear coat laughed. I got serious and used the good stuff and a power washer. Now I started the polishing too. Holly Cow .... I started wearing black nail...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 03-16-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,939
Posted By esmaytum
I just finished two, a 63 and 78. I washed them...

I just finished two, a 63 and 78. I washed them down with Krud kutter and scrubber sponge. Then primed them with Kilz, oil based primer. Painted one with a roller sponge roller, and the 78 with 20...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-10-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By esmaytum
where to find tail lights for '78

Does anyone know where i can find new tail lights. There are 3 in a row and each has a seperate plastic housing then there is a red lamp cover. They are rusted out and i need ones. VTS does't carry...
Forum: Windows & Screens 02-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,771
Posted By esmaytum
I got mine apart with a painters tools. I used...

I got mine apart with a painters tools. I used the hooked side to pull the stinky stuff out while spaying in with WD40. It was 100 degrees when I did it so the stuff was soft. Mine had glass on the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 01-10-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By esmaytum
Was there a 'TEXAS' edition in 78

I bought a 78 Ambassador that has "TEXAS" on the back side panels in AS Blue. They are firmly attached and I really need to take them off to polish. I was wondering if any one has ever seen this. ...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 11-14-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 171,977
Posted By esmaytum
Astrodome

I have a 63 also, but yours is much nicer. Mine was gutted when I bought it and its being completly rewired and plumbed. I have an "Astrodome" vent. Does yours and if so will you take a picture...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 10-07-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By esmaytum
I'm in the same situation, but you can get the...

I'm in the same situation, but you can get the serial number off the tounge. I poured some paint remover on it behind the hitch and the etched in number appeared. Then I went to
Vintage Airstream...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-30-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By esmaytum
Portable A/C Heater

Has anyone tried a portable AC/Heater. It seems they would work and you can move them around. I need an AC unit and after reading all the problems with a roof mounted one I was thinking about trying...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 08-20-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By esmaytum
I also have an Astrodome that I just purchased. ...

I also have an Astrodome that I just purchased. I have no idea what hardware was there originally.There is just a framed hole and I dont have a clue as to how to install this piece of plastic. I...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-10-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 58,250
Posted By esmaytum
re tutorial pics

I would love to see your pictures but for whatever reason they just show up as red "X"s. Do you know why I can not pull them up? Seriously I need help on the whole rivet thing and I REALLY need to...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-10-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 193,048
Posted By esmaytum
Info on number?

How can I find out who the original owner of my 63 Ambassador. The number is 10515 I think. Its burned in and I took a flash pic and thats what it looks like. If it makes any difference the...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-06-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By esmaytum
Rivet removal question

I need to remove the big rivets from the bottom that holds the belly. The belly goes around the frame and tucks up under the outer shell. The belly had a bunch of tears where the frame came through...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-31-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By esmaytum
Need help on a '63

I need to replace the floor on a 63 Ambassador. Has anyone done one? I've read so many threads and mine just doesn't fit. The frame is in pretty good shape and i really dont want to remove the...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 07-30-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,083
Posted By esmaytum
'63 Ambassador belly wrap

Has any one replaced the belly on a 63 Ambassador? It looks like the belly wraps around the out side frame then the exterior panels are revieted to it. By the pictures attached does anyone know if...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-28-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By esmaytum
Post Clear coat on '63?

Did all trailer come with a clear coat ? I dont know where to start. Mine has some shiny spots some dull, a mess around the furnance, some dings. its a little of everything. Im OCD so I want a...
Forum: Local Regs & Licensing 07-27-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,524
Posted By esmaytum
Unhappy Lost Texas Title

I purchased a 63 Ambassador from a guy who had it on his ranch. It's probably been there 20 years. He gave me a bill of sales with the serial numbers on it of both the door plate and the tongue. I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-25-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By esmaytum
Thanks I am going to get the paint remover. ...

Thanks I am going to get the paint remover. Hopefully i'll find it.
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-25-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By esmaytum
Question Vin number tag

I'm trying to get a new title and plates but i can not find the vin number. I think is suppose to be on the right side of the door but it is not. is there any other place i might look? I'm pretty...
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