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Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 03-31-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,476
Posted By AlanMcD
Looks Like A New Floorplan Coming...23FB Twin Globetrotter

Check this out at 3:36 into the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u6YAdraFAc

The guy doing the video has no idea what he's in but we do. :wally:
Forum: Tires 03-15-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,447
Posted By AlanMcD
The label on my Airstream says 80 PSI, I have it...

The label on my Airstream says 80 PSI, I have it set to 75. Just had it to the factory and the Service Tech set the pressure.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 03-13-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,668
Posted By AlanMcD
Just a word of warning, I was parked on wet...

Just a word of warning, I was parked on wet leaves (don't do that!) on a slight grade and the Airstream slid and the X-Chocks popped right out. Luckily I was still chained to the tow vehicle so no...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-09-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
You can order them through your dealer. Same with...

You can order them through your dealer. Same with the legs.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
Bolts going through is a great idea, Mollysdad,...

Bolts going through is a great idea, Mollysdad, and that's how I resolved the problem on my last RV but I don't see any easy access to get behind these in the Airstream. At any rate here is a couple...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-09-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
The factory did it and they used wood from...

The factory did it and they used wood from production to match. They screwed it in from front and back. My intent was to have the cleats extend all the way down to the floor so no possible chance of...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-04-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,741
Posted By AlanMcD
This is a known issue with Dexter...and...

This is a known issue with Dexter...and Airstream. Happened to us on a trip to New England. The warranty covered it. The Tech at Airstream of Nashua, NH said he's seen this happen to "30%" of...
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-27-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By AlanMcD
If he's at a campground during one of my rallies...

If he's at a campground during one of my rallies I'll end up inviting him regardless. As Peter said, at the very least we'll go introduce ourselves.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 02-19-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,330
Posted By AlanMcD
No, not the same when ordered on a new unit. One...

No, not the same when ordered on a new unit. One is 15k and one is 13.5k.

Edit: Upon second look I see you have a 1994 Excella. If the electrical can handle it you could probably choose which...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 01-26-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
tmeyer10, that's a good looking table!

tmeyer10, that's a good looking table!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-21-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,996
Posted By AlanMcD
Airstream CAD Models

I have a few also. Done on Solid Edge and saved as step files. Have several here are a couple shown in this Power Point. Also thinking of uploading them to GrabCAD. You might check that site out,...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-15-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By AlanMcD
Macerator Toilet Relay P/N: 602302-04

Here is the part number for the macerator toilet relay. In particular this is the one in the FC 26U (RBQ/RBT), I assume they use the same macerator in all Airstream but not sure on that, again, that...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-15-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,282
Posted By AlanMcD
I'll chime in on this, too. We have 2 AC's and...

I'll chime in on this, too. We have 2 AC's and it's wonderful when the temps are 90+ degrees and humid. Also we did have one fail early on and still had the other as a backup. We don't use both all...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-14-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By AlanMcD
Mine doesn't move. Without looking and just...

Mine doesn't move. Without looking and just guessing I'd say yours is missing whatever clamp or bracket is supposed to be holding it in place. Before you do anything I'd call the factory or perhaps...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 12-29-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By AlanMcD
We have an F250 also and I am having the...

We have an F250 also and I am having the Airstream factory install the Ford TPMS on the Airstream in March. They have done many they said whereas the Ford dealer has only installed one and it wasn't...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-29-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,059
Posted By AlanMcD
InterBlog, I did see that but I don't see that it...

InterBlog, I did see that but I don't see that it gives names. I get the pointer finger icon when hover the cursor over the location but click and nothing happens. I did deduce that one location near...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-29-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,059
Posted By AlanMcD
I have always thought HH would be fun and...

I have always thought HH would be fun and different but not sure about what is near us. Are there any HH places near the Cincinnati / tri-state area? How many? Not looking for you to disclose what...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-22-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By AlanMcD
Let's See Your Interior Art!

So... AlinCal started a thread called "Who Hangs Interior Art" in which he's asking HOW do you hang the artwork, and I was thinking I'd like to SEE that interior art so show us some pictures of what...
Forum: On The Road... 11-15-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By AlanMcD
Check out Campendium. Good campground review...

Check out Campendium. Good campground review site:

https://www.campendium.com/
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 11-14-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By AlanMcD
Just a thought, you might try asking this...

Just a thought, you might try asking this question on one of the fiberglass trailer forums like Oliver, Scamp and Casita as they will have far more experience with this at this point.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 11-14-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By AlanMcD
Similar thread from 2014... ...

Similar thread from 2014...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f483/airstream-beer-119633.html
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-09-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By AlanMcD
We go out in the Winter if the weather is fair,...

We go out in the Winter if the weather is fair, meaning 40's or 50's and sunny-ish. But if it's below freezing...forget about it. When we go out we just don't use the water and we have a small 5...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-12-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,025
Posted By AlanMcD
Just had panel repair done at the factory...

Just had panel repair done at the factory myself...don't ask... My thought for you is corrosion-X the scratch, then clearcoat, then make an appointment for the factory for when you may be out that...
Forum: On The Road... 08-29-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 140,594
Posted By AlanMcD
Lead a small caravan of three Airstreams from OH...

Lead a small caravan of three Airstreams from OH to NH this past June. Here are a couple of pics of site #8 at Saddleback Campground in Northwood, NH. Water/electric site.
Forum: Member Introductions 08-23-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,276
Posted By AlanMcD
In my opinion there is no longer a "typical age"...

In my opinion there is no longer a "typical age" for Airstreamers as Airstream is marketing and advertising to younger people. Look at most of their advertising now, it shows a lot more young...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 08-11-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 93,170
Posted By AlanMcD
The dealer installed mine. Had them do it when I...

The dealer installed mine. Had them do it when I bought it before I picked it up.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By AlanMcD
(Image pulled from the internet)

(Image pulled from the internet)
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-06-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By AlanMcD
Stinger

The stinger is the part that comes out of the hitch reciever on the truck for a Pro Pride and a Hensley sway control hitch. They don't use a ball but instead have a shank or stinger that protrudes...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By AlanMcD
For what it's worth (not much) I'm about 6'3" and...

For what it's worth (not much) I'm about 6'3" and 265 pounds and fit fine in our twin beds. I also fit in the shower just fine.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-30-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,464
Posted By AlanMcD
Wes, I was looking at MH's, too, and narrowed it...

Wes, I was looking at MH's, too, and narrowed it down to what I felt was the top three in this order - Tiffin, Newmar & Winnebago. We test drove several, too. I even went down to Red Bay, AL and...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-24-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By AlanMcD
Congrats on the new Globetrotter! They're...

Congrats on the new Globetrotter! They're beautiful!

This appears to be what your upholstery is. It's called "Hitch" and it's different from the "Ultra leather" in the other Airstream's:

...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 07-20-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 92,864
Posted By AlanMcD
Caesar Creek July 26-29

Hey all, a few of us are going to be at Caesar Creek state park next weekend. We're in site 231, 232 & 233. They are booking up quickly so if you'd like to join us we'd love to have you but book your...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 07-18-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
The Basecamp table legs are short. Didn't think...

The Basecamp table legs are short. Didn't think about using them for the dinette bed support. Wonder if that would work? I think they may be just a little too tall for that.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-15-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By AlanMcD
Several in our NOVA unit have had new AS's AC's...

Several in our NOVA unit have had new AS's AC's fail and be replaced. This is not really an Airstream issue as much as a Dometic issue. But the failures are a known issue with these Dometics but I...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 07-01-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,192
Posted By AlanMcD
I also haven't notice any funny angle for sitting...

I also haven't notice any funny angle for sitting at the dinette. It is very nice for two people to lounge back and watch TV.

One of the many selling points for us was in the 25 & 27 it seems if...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-28-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,192
Posted By AlanMcD
1. The relay is located behind a removable panel...

1. The relay is located behind a removable panel in the far right cabinet right next to the toilet. You'll see the four screws holding the panel on to the back wall inside that cabinet.

2....
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-27-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,448
Posted By AlanMcD
I'm in site #319. The others are in the sites...

I'm in site #319. The others are in the sites around me in that loop. Look forward to meeting you!
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-26-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,448
Posted By AlanMcD
9campbec, Attending a rally will answer a lot of...

9campbec, Attending a rally will answer a lot of your questions and I just happen to be hosting a rally next week (!) July 4 - 8 in Marengo, OH at the Cardinal Shooting Center (Near Columbus!). Stop...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-26-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,192
Posted By AlanMcD
We love the versatility of the dinette. We have...

We love the versatility of the dinette. We have added other table tops and the options are many! Our two added table options can be seen at this thread (Basecamp table and a custome round table):
...
Forum: On The Road... 06-20-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By AlanMcD
Have stayed at the Louisville South KOA. It's a...

Have stayed at the Louisville South KOA. It's a good campground.
Forum: Tommy Bahama Special Editions 06-18-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By AlanMcD
Hi Steve, We had a T@B, too, and went to our 26U...

Hi Steve, We had a T@B, too, and went to our 26U Airstream. I see you're in West Chester, Look up the NOVA Airstream unit for some rallies to attend and meet the group. We're a fun and active unit of...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-23-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By AlanMcD
That's rude. NH is beautiful! Do the cog...

That's rude. NH is beautiful!

Do the cog railroad up Mt. Washington. Also be sure and drive or even camp on the Kancamagus Hwy. And then there's "Moose Alley" Rt. 3 up in Pittsburg, NH. There's...
Forum: Our Community 05-21-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,102
Posted By AlanMcD
Too many reasons to list them all but a few...

Too many reasons to list them all but a few positives that come to mind that won us over are:

1) Better quality than the competition (Some have issues but still better than the competition).
...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 05-18-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,491
Posted By AlanMcD
Here's why...I had that coverage with my T@B...

Here's why...I had that coverage with my T@B teardrop BUT...the TV coverage ONLY covered the teardrop when it was actually attached to the TV. Not a big deal with a fairly inexpensive trailer but...
Forum: On The Road... 05-18-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,196
Posted By AlanMcD
Do you need to go by the weight of the trailer...

Do you need to go by the weight of the trailer empty or the loaded weight rating because the 7,600 pounds is the weight rating. The actual weight of the trailer is only 5,973.
Forum: On The Road... 05-15-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 16,185
Posted By AlanMcD
I went to the Logan, OH Urban Air a few weeks ago...

I went to the Logan, OH Urban Air a few weeks ago and they had the Airstream factory national service manager (I think his name is Rick and can't remember his last name at all) there who did a...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-17-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 93,170
Posted By AlanMcD
Also had the squeak and the factory fixed it....

Also had the squeak and the factory fixed it. Tech said the fix was to drop the pans underneath and caulk between the frame and the floor. It worked. No more squeak.





Mollysdad, there...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-15-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
Actually an oval table using both pedestals would...

Actually an oval table using both pedestals would be ideal but it would be a bear to make, so will make due with the assortment of tables I now have. Which I am VERY happy with.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-15-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
Hans627, it's stenciled. I painstakingly hand cut...

Hans627, it's stenciled. I painstakingly hand cut the letters from a stencil font downloaded and printed from the internet. I was going to go all out and have a pretty elaborate table top...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-15-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By AlanMcD
Yet Another Table

Made this a couple of weeks ago and it is quickly becoming our favorite.
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