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Forum: General Repair Forum 08-20-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By J R Vaughan
Electric Dump Valves

I have a 1999 28Foot excella and am considering installing electric dump valves on the black and grey water tanks.

I have back problems and opening/closing the valves is an issue for me.
I am...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 07-16-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By J R Vaughan
A 1LB. coffee can makes an almost perfect...

A 1LB. coffee can makes an almost perfect waveguide for 2+MHZ...(Don't ask me how I know)...Place a small probe in the can about 2" from the closed end and it should wokr for WiFi. The probe needs to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-25-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,781
Posted By J R Vaughan
What needs to be done depends on the...

What needs to be done depends on the mileage...Oil changes on a diesel are usually done at less frequent intervals than gas...
However... I believe in the old saying" Change the oil now, or the...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 01-29-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,236
Posted By J R Vaughan
I Had a 1992 350 Classic for a few years. They...

I Had a 1992 350 Classic for a few years. They drive nice, but you really need to tow another vehicle ..Its tough to go to the store for a loaf of bread driving a 35 1/2 foot motorhome...I asked the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-28-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,215
Posted By J R Vaughan
We traveled from Northfield Minnesota (south of...

We traveled from Northfield Minnesota (south of twin cities) to Seattle Washington to buy our previous Airstream Motorhome...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-21-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,640
Posted By J R Vaughan
I tow a 28 foot classic with a 2006 GMC Duramax...

I tow a 28 foot classic with a 2006 GMC Duramax diesel...In my opinion its the only way to go...3/4 ton, tow capacity 10,000 lbs.+ good mileage and plenty of power.
Diesels are great..Glad I got...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-18-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By J R Vaughan
The handwritted diagram doesn't seem to make...

The handwritted diagram doesn't seem to make sense...Looking at the diagram that shows "RH stop/Turn" and "LH stop /Turn" if voltage is applied independently to these pins, what comes on?.... You...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 10-06-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By J R Vaughan
You might give FRY's a try. I have found them to...

You might give FRY's a try. I have found them to be the best price of all...They have stores in some of the larger cities and have a pretty broad selection. I have purchased various electronic...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-06-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,152
Posted By J R Vaughan
On Airstreams built in the 90"s I don't think...

On Airstreams built in the 90"s I don't think Airstream built in the ability to connect an external satellite antenna...Mine is a 1999 and I had to put one in myself....
What Airstream DID install...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-06-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,152
Posted By J R Vaughan
In reading my post I want to try to make it as...

In reading my post I want to try to make it as clear as I can
...You connect the dish to the external outside connector (the campground cable connection next to the phone jack and water...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-06-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,152
Posted By J R Vaughan
The outside cable must go directly to the...

The outside cable must go directly to the Satellite receiver Without trying to pass thru any spliters or other amplifiers. The reason is that the receiver supplies voltage to the dish (which is why...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-30-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,155
Posted By J R Vaughan
Your present antenna should work fine...When TV...

Your present antenna should work fine...When TV stations converted to Digital, they moved to HIGHER frequencies...(UHF) the frequencies are still receivable by most TV antennas without...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 09-29-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,607
Posted By J R Vaughan
I recently bought a 1999 28 foot for a LOT less...

I recently bought a 1999 28 foot for a LOT less than $24k...
They are available, you just need to search...This site is good, as well as Craig list..
We went used, since for us it presented the...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-21-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By J R Vaughan
You should not have to disconnect the small...

You should not have to disconnect the small jumper cable under the dinette to have the outside cable be connected to the TV set. The jumper is there in case you want to use a satellite receiver in...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-19-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By J R Vaughan
P.S. Almost forgot compartment lights 12V.

P.S. Almost forgot compartment lights 12V.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-19-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By J R Vaughan
The list by Overlander4 is a good beginning. I...

The list by Overlander4 is a good beginning.
I would try to get a wiring diagram of an Airstream of similar size and look it over carefully. Your friend may be able to use it as a rough guide. In...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-09-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By J R Vaughan
I agree with Gene...don't shoot him yet...One...

I agree with Gene...don't shoot him yet...One other thing, your batteries operate lots of stuff in the trailer even though you may not be using it. clocks for instance..Depending on how long between...
Forum: On The Road... 09-09-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By J R Vaughan
It would be worth your time to visit the Mormon...

It would be worth your time to visit the Mormon Tabernacle and the extensive library of research they have on family history...You might be surprised at the completeness of their research facilities....
Forum: Our Community 09-03-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 169,670
Posted By J R Vaughan
USAF 1955--1958 Basic at Lackland AFB Texas...

USAF 1955--1958
Basic at Lackland AFB Texas 1955
Electronics instructor at Keesler AFB 1955--1958
Taught Basic electronics and ECM depot level maint.
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