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Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-05-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,338
Posted By searcher
clevis pins

Facing up or down is misleading. When your clevis pins have no load on them the open end should face your trailer.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 03-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,055
Posted By searcher
We have an Airstream Cookie Jar and the Bird...

We have an Airstream Cookie Jar and the Bird Feader plus most of the smaller diecast AS's. You can go on e-bay to find most of these.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-04-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,421
Posted By searcher
towing without sway bars

Thats what I would do.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-04-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,421
Posted By searcher
towing w/o sway control

We tow a 17' caravel w/o sway control with a F250. Most folks tow heavy boats without sway control. You will know after five or ten miles on a highway, when a few semis pass you, if you need more...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-02-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By searcher
Caravel 65

Vntg 65
Forum: Member Introductions 02-02-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By searcher
Hey Cliff & Regina, We have a 65 Caravel,...

Hey Cliff & Regina,

We have a 65 Caravel, also in the restoration process. You will love this little Airstream. The forum has loads of ideas from others who have restored their Caravels.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 01-25-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,699
Posted By searcher
Bathroom upgrade

I just spoke with a tub refinisher here in AZ. They seem to think the bathroom was done in plastic versus fiberglass. I sent pictures to them. Are the bathroom enclosuers in a 65 Caravel plastic or...
Forum: Tires 01-15-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,861
Posted By searcher
hey, I am using the Viar 300p ( about $140)...

hey,

I am using the Viar 300p ( about $140) I use it on my jeeps 33 inch tires. It takes two minutes to go from 18 lbs to 33. This is the best little compressor you can find. When I top off my AS...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-07-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,662
Posted By searcher
wire size

I just rewired my 65 Caravel. I placed two six volt Trojan bats behiind the propane bottles in a diamond plate shoe box. I ran #4 welding cable to a splice where the original 12 volt battery was...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-17-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,832
Posted By searcher
Almost all propane grills,firepits,lanterns have...

Almost all propane grills,firepits,lanterns have a regulator attached to the unit. When you connect with your quick connect after the tanks on your AS you then have two regulators which will not have...
Forum: Shocks 11-09-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,976
Posted By searcher
Shocks or No

I have a 1965 Caravel wirh a torsion Dexter Axel. The shocks were mounted but the shocks rubbed on the tires when turning corners. I called Dexter and they said remove the shocks, torsion axels don't...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 10-25-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,311
Posted By searcher
New Years Rally

We plan to attend, signed up on the 4CU Web site.

Steve & Faith:angel:
Forum: On The Road... 09-04-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By searcher
I40

David

We went across I 40 from just north of Memphis two weeks ago. The road was not bad, they appear to be doing a lot of resurfacing. Oaklahoma I 40 has improved quite a bit, not as much of the...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-27-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,159
Posted By searcher
WBCCI is in self-destruct mode

Not too long ago we had 2000 rigs at an International. Today we are lucky to get 500. The membership numbers are declining just as fast. If you could listen (which you can't very often) you would...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-26-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,159
Posted By searcher
Wbcci ecc

Once again the WBCCI ECC is using modern technology to keep members in the dark. How hard is it for someone to give a summary.
:mad:
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-07-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By searcher
shower leak

Hi,

We have a 2000 excella 30. Same problem, water comes into tray on the shower door and leaks. Tried all sorts of caulking (everywhere) with no success. Installed shower curtain and fixed some...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-26-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,005
Posted By searcher
I would not bother

WBCCI is on a slippery slope, I would not bother to put the numbers on.

:mad:
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-17-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 123,139
Posted By searcher
If the MOHO issue passes you will loose another...

If the MOHO issue passes you will loose another 1500 to 2000 members. I would be one of them.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-12-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,861
Posted By searcher
Dead Horse

We are planning to be there

Steve & Faitn
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-02-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,098
Posted By searcher
Hey Richard

Sorry we missed your party :mad: We still have a few memberships available at Ponderosa Shadows. Get your golf clubs out of moth balls.

Steve & Faith
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 09-28-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 49,697
Posted By searcher
Leaving Show Low AZ Thurs

Hey guys,

We are packed and leaving Show Low for Gallup NM (USA RV) will stay there tursday night and be last in line (with a SOB friend) at Camping World on Friday.See You at CW on friday.
...
Forum: Floor Finishes 09-16-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 22,781
Posted By searcher
Cameron We installed Pergo several years...

Cameron

We installed Pergo several years ago. The trailer is in 115 degree heat in the summer and 20 degree cold in the winter. We have two dogs that have wet feet. Hear this NO PROBLEMS...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 08-04-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 49,697
Posted By searcher
Gallup

Richard & Jan

Count us in, we are not sure about the SOB folks traveling with us. One has jury duty.

Steve & Faith
Forum: On The Road... 05-20-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 147,356
Posted By searcher
26 square stream

Jim

Some folks in our park bought a 26' squarestream for short trips. Greg did some work on the cushions and drapes. When i get a chance I will send you a pic. Returning to Ponderosa Shadows on...
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-25-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,549
Posted By searcher
Pergo

Installed Pergo throughout our 30 Excella two years ago. Installed lengthwise with underlayment (sponge). We left 1/4 inch for flex. No problems in cold or heat (120 degrees in AZ) 20 degrees in the...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-24-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,188
Posted By searcher
Spring Break At the lake

Betty and Mike are at the lake as we speak and the group site should accomodate all our rigs. The showers and rest rooms look great so we should have a wonderful rally.
I just ordered kites for...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,670
Posted By searcher
Kathleen We own a seasonal site at...

Kathleen

We own a seasonal site at Ponderosa Shadows Airstream Only park in Show Low AZ. Our site prices are about $39K with dues at $550 per year. ( 55 yoa or older) We owned at Port Susan in...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-30-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,590
Posted By searcher
We are getting ready to leave

HI

We are packed and ready to leave. Should arrive this morning (Thursday)

Should we bring the sled or kayak ?

Steve
Forum: On The Road... 12-24-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 34,626
Posted By searcher
Terry & Greg You always have the best...

Terry & Greg

You always have the best pictures. We will see you next week.

Steve & Faith:wally:
Forum: Integrity 5th Wheel (all Years) 10-24-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,278
Posted By searcher
Integrity

Jimmy

We have three Integrity's in our park in Lakeside, I believe they are all 36's I believe all three have the original owners manuals. We also have the other fifth wheel which was made by...
Forum: On The Road... 09-12-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,456
Posted By searcher
1,223 miles Phx to Eugene Oregon, 24 hours flat. ...

1,223 miles Phx to Eugene Oregon, 24 hours flat.

I drove most of the way, my wife did about 500 miles. Stopped for gas three times, mostly 70- 75 mph.

Never again.
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 09-05-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,385
Posted By searcher
Leaking shower

We have a classic 30' and had the same problem. I tried fixing the problem with silicone etc. and it still leaked. It is a very poor design. We fixed the problem for less than $10. We purchased an...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 08-27-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By searcher
I don't see any response, I have the same...

I don't see any response, I have the same question .
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 08-27-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,940
Posted By searcher
I would like to get rid of my Sharp...

I would like to get rid of my Sharp convection/microwave oven in my Classic 30 ( 2000 ) and install a regular gas oven. Anyone know how ?
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-08-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By searcher
Angry 750# bars

I switched to 750 lb bars to reduce the stress on the front of the trailer. After about 800 miles I went back to the 1000 lb bars and a sway contol device. The 1000 lb bars and setup were much...
Forum: Other Clubs 02-26-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 67,433
Posted By searcher
Az4

"Searcher" is AZ4 and proud to be a new member. Thanks for the great logo Brad.
Forum: On The Road... 02-24-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,571
Posted By searcher
Extra Water

Hi

I purchased a 65 gallon poly tank and transfer pump. The Tank fits nicely in the center of my pickup bed (F250). I can transfer via 12 volt or 110 to my fresh water tank in the trailer. I...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-11-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 12,984
Posted By searcher
We are leaving first thing Friday morning. Should...

We are leaving first thing Friday morning. Should be there before noon.

Steve & Faith (and pups)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-03-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,317
Posted By searcher
Read This First

Safety & Security: Guns and RVs (http://www.myprimeyears.com/rv/gore_guns_1.htm)

This is perhaps the best advice one can read on carry weapons in RV's
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 01-26-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,393
Posted By searcher
I use Permatex "anti-seize" on all my lugs with...

I use Permatex "anti-seize" on all my lugs with aluminum wheels. It prevents seizing and galling on dissimilar metals. My 2000/30 excella calls for 80 ft lbs.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 09-30-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,960
Posted By searcher
Ponderosa Shadows Group

We have all arrived and will be leaving sometime (9:30-10:30) Thursday. That should put us in Grants around 1:00 PM

We have four rigs

Ken & Linda Lawson
Frank & Carol Leonhardt
Steve &...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 09-24-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,960
Posted By searcher
Bins

We are leaving Show Low AZ for Grants NM on Thursday morning with four rigs.
I don't know how you would get the bins to us, we have lots of room.

e-mail me :)
Forum: Refrigerators 08-28-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By searcher
1964 Globetrotter 19

How much trouble is it to replace a electric only refridge with a elec/gas model in a 19 1964 globtroter ?

Also may need a new A/c/ unit,

Steve:wally:
Forum: Floor Finishes 07-13-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,744
Posted By searcher
Pergo

We live in Arizona and have had Pergo in for two years with no problem. We had it installed in Oregon by a former Pergo manuf's rep. We have been in very cold and very hot weather with NO...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 06-30-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,960
Posted By searcher
albuquerque Fest

Terry & Greg

Glad you can make it.Why not stop at the Ponderosa first ?

Steve & Faith
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-16-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By searcher
I brought my 2000 Safari to them to sell. They...

I brought my 2000 Safari to them to sell. They were so low that I sold it on the AS Forum in two weeks. Dillons is NOT the way to sell your AS. Try Craigs List or AS Forum first.

Good Luck.
...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-07-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,083
Posted By searcher
Smile 2000 super duty

I have a 2000 super duty with 7.3 dsl. 93k miles and no problems. I tow a 2000 Excella 30 foot. You can't go wrong with this rig.

SK
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-07-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By searcher
I too replaced my batteries last week. I first...

I too replaced my batteries last week. I first went to Batteries Plus and asked them about the Optima. They said you don't get much for your bucks. I have had two Sears Die Hard batteries in this rig...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-03-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,620
Posted By searcher
For leg cramps......I had them every time I went...

For leg cramps......I had them every time I went up a ladder. A friend told me to buy "Hylands" brand "Leg Cramps" at CVS or almost any drug retailer. These pills have quinine and work very fast....
Forum: On The Road... 03-25-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 147,356
Posted By searcher
JImmie We plan to open on the 9th of May....

JImmie

We plan to open on the 9th of May. Hope to see you up in Show Low. Let us know your plans.

Steve & Faith
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