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Forum: Doors & Locks 04-27-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,914
Posted By lucymcdog
Reproduction L-77 Handle

TGTwinke made me a handle then had a number of them made to sell. The quality is excellent and the price is reasonable. You can contact him either through the forum or his e-mail address is: ...
Forum: Shocks 01-31-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,773
Posted By lucymcdog
Where did you get your shock? I'm looking for...

Where did you get your shock? I'm looking for shocks for my 1965 24' Tradewind - any good source for ordering them?
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-29-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By lucymcdog
Rear bath

Rear bath
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-28-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By lucymcdog
black tank info

Sorry to be so late getting back to the forum. Busy days.

We got the Ameri-Kart ABS Side Drain 20 gallon black tank, SKU 53146, $207.52 for our 1965 Tradewind 24'. It took a little figuring out...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 01-04-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By lucymcdog
what kind of alum?

Thanks! I think I am supposed to get Alclad (my trailer is a 1965). Do I get 2024 T3 or 2024-0 or something else? How do I know what can be polished to match the rest of the trailer?

Also,...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 01-03-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By lucymcdog
We took out the HUGE old water heater and put in...

We took out the HUGE old water heater and put in an "on demand" one that sits under the sink. As for a patch, we're talking about an opening that is 11" x 18". That would be a pretty big patch,...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 01-03-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By lucymcdog
Compartment door replacement?

There is a big hole on the back streetside of our 1965 Tradewind where the water heater used to be. We removed the water heater but now need to do something with the hole. When we got the trailer...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-26-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Going, going, gone...

Well, I've sold the little trailer. :sad: To a single mom with a teenage son. This is the first trailer she has owned and I think she chose wisely for her first trailer.

It hasn't yet left home...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By lucymcdog
Great source for black tanks!

I just purchased a black tank for our 1965 24' Tradewind from RV Supplies, RV Accessories, RV Parts, Camping Trailer Parts, 5th Wheel Hitch (http://www.dyersonline.com/) and found it a really good...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 08-19-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By lucymcdog
Baby :: 1960 Airstream Traveler

Baby :: 1960 Airstream Traveler (2011-07-13 23:14:22)
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 08-15-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,831
Posted By lucymcdog
Thanks!

I got the grill stuff at Outwater Plastics (outwater.com (http://outwater.com)). It is that pressed board stuff because I couldn't find any metal that matched the original grillwork in another...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-12-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
fridge

The gas assembly and controls are in the front, under the fridge. I've posted pics. The back of the fridge (accessed through the little door on the outside) is as in the previous post of pictures. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
No name fridge...

I couldn't find a name on the thing but the PO gave me instructions for a Dometic so maybe that's what it is. The freezer compartment door is broken but I can probably rig something up that will...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Oops!

That's what happens when you send something on the iPod. :blush: I need to proof my messages better. New grudges may be expensive but I'll bet new FRIDGES are even more expensive! :D
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Fridge works on electric! Hopefully, it will...

Fridge works on electric! Hopefully, it will work on gas as well. There are no propane lines at all on the trailer so I'll have to get the mobile RV guy out soon.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Yes.the original fridge is in the trailer. Since...

Yes.the original fridge is in the trailer. Since it is gas and electric I thought I would try plugging it in to it's new plug and see what happens. Maybe if it works on electric it will work on...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Woo hoo!!!

I went out this morning and redid some of the connections and now everything works! What it was is that the red wire from the converter wasn't making good contact with the nut on the fuse box. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-10-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Houston, We have a problem...

I wired all the existing 12V wires into the fuse box, putting the #10 red wire from the other end of the 30 amp fuse holder to the + nut on the fuse box. I put the TV black wire on the nut as well...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-07-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
WHEW!!! Glad to hear that since I thought I was...

WHEW!!! Glad to hear that since I thought I was screwed because I didn't know what white wire went with which black wire. I have identified all the black wires so that is not a problem.

However,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-07-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Oh Shoot!

While starting on the battery stuff, I realized that I don't know what white wire goes with what black wire. :angry:

I guess I'm supposed to know that, right? :blush:

So do I do the meter...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-06-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
I was following the wiring chart from TG Twinkie....

I was following the wiring chart from TG Twinkie. The extra white wire goes to a funny looking symbol that I think indicates the ground to the trailer. Does that make sense?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-06-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Do I dare plug it in?

I was able to get the breaker box installed and wired but gave out of steam for the 12V stuff so I'll have to do that tomorrow. I only got the converter wired and anchored and the two 30 amp fuse...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-06-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Thanks!

I've been out of town and haven't been on the forums lately so I did miss the pictures of the crib. Thanks for sending me the link.

I hope to get the breaker box, battery, and fuses in today. I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-06-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By lucymcdog
Perfect!

Oh my goodness! How precious! A beautiful baby and a beautiful crib! The baby blanket even matches the design on the crib! Thanks so much for sharing.
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-27-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By lucymcdog
window by door?

Does anybody know if the window by the entry door on a 1965 Tradewind is supposed to be a jalousie window? The PO (bless 'em!) put in plexiglass windows all around and I need to replace them. ...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-27-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By lucymcdog
Try here...

I just got some windows from:

guffeymk@aol.com (http://36ohk6dgmcd1n.yom.mail.yahoo.net/om/api/1.0/openmail.app.invoke/36ohk6dgmcd1n/4/1.0.35/us/en-US/view.html#)

He has a bunch of them -...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-24-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
New findings and new breaker box

I did what you said and found that the red wire coming out at the bottom of the old distribution box is, indeed, the wire that connects to the old converter - so I can just leave it be (since I'm...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-23-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By lucymcdog
batteries and more...

My 1960 Traveler had 12VDC lights but no battery or sign of one. Someone on the forum suggested that the trailer probably used the tow vehicle battery for power.

I had lots of help re-wiring...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-22-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
couple more questions

How do I test to see what the red and dirty black wires are? I assumed the red wire was the other end of what I was connecting to the converter because it is the same size wire and there is a same...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-22-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
New discoveries

I undid all of the black wires going into the old box and found this:

Top wire: Front overhead lights and 12V wire in front cabinet (that I plan to use for the fridge)

Middle wire: Back...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-20-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Yeah, right. Get back with me in 15 years when...

Yeah, right. Get back with me in 15 years when that new grandbaby is a bit older and let me know about self-sufficiency!

Just got back from a camping/fishing trip with the kid in the little...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-17-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Or this one?

It comes in 2 position ($15.63) and 4 position ($25.29) fuse blocks.

This is where I'm looking:
Fuse Blocks and Fuse Panels (http://www.wiringproducts.com/contents/en-us/d136.html#p4062)
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-17-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
of course I have questions...

Thanks for the drawing! It will really help.

Since I was unable to find either a fuse block or a fuse box like I have in the Traveler, I will have to order them from the place I did before. Is...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-15-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
converter wire size

I compared some #10 wire that I had (assuming I had put it back in the right box - the wire didn't look very big) with the old wiring on the new converter and the old wire is larger than what I'm...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-14-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
down time...

I have to go to Denver tomorrow to pick up Gene's grandson who will be with us for about 2 weeks. That means that probably not much will be going on in the trailer.

I thought I might try to find...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-14-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
converter wires

The wires going into the converter are really large. At least as big, if not bigger than the ones in the baby trailer. I'll take a picture today and post it for you to see. If I need larger wires...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-13-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
The converter is connected to a red and white...

The converter is connected to a red and white wire on the opposite side of the trailer (I don't have a pic yet). We're posting on top of each other - the red and white at the top go to the battery. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-13-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
battery cables

Here's a picture of the battery cables that come through the panel and are attached to the top screws above the fuses. The white looking thing on the right is the panel that holds the fuse box and...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-13-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
I'm really confused

The red and dirty black wires at the bottom are heavier wires than the rest - they are the same size as the yellow that goes into the big wire nut. They go from the left bolt/nut into the trailer at...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-13-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
I don't think I tested between the two fuses. ...

I don't think I tested between the two fuses. I'll do that tomorrow. But on the other cloth covered wires I tested with the red meter wire to the black wire and the black meter wire to the white...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-13-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Solving the mysteries...

OK, this is what i did today:

1. hooked up the new converter to the old red and white wires that were hooked to the old converter (after putting that shrink stuff over the exposed parts of the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-12-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Test results

Problem: I then put two 20 amp glass fuses in the fuse holders and connected the charger to the - and + battery cables and got nothing.

Solution: Try connecting the charger to the two wires that...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-11-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
12V fuse box

I hooked the battery charger up with the negative to the skin of the trailer and the + to each of the 3 connectors in the fuse box (individually). For all three (black wires), the overhead lights...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-11-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,537
Posted By lucymcdog
Oh darn! Thanks so much for checking the sizes...

Oh darn! Thanks so much for checking the sizes for me. I will just have to keep looking.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-10-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Gone!

The heater is history!!! :bb:

Now, on to the wiring...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-09-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
In addition to the one you found, there was...

In addition to the one you found, there was another thread from Andy about the furnace as well. Thanks so much for letting me know about this. In this case, ignorance would not have been bliss!
...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-09-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Whoa!

Really? It's going to go to the dump as soon as I can figure out how to take the silly thing out!

THANKS!!!

Lindy
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-09-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,537
Posted By lucymcdog
Amazing what people do to these trailers! ...

Amazing what people do to these trailers! Especially when there are drunk hunters involved... :p
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-09-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Uh...

What's a plenum? :blush:

I think there is a drawing on the bottom of the blower- I'll have to lay on the floor and try to get my head under the thing. I'll do that tomorrow and see if I can see...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,683
Posted By lucymcdog
Here's what I found

On the squirrel cage housing:

International Oil Burner Company
St. Louis, MO
Model DC 1525
Input 25,000 BTU/hr
Output 20,000 BTU/hr
Elec. Rating - D.C. 12 V 9 amps

On the motor itself:
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