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Airstream Pole Barn

Posted 10-22-2018 at 07:22 PM by GMFL

Here’s a look at what I did the help protect our Airstream from the element and allows us to store our trailer under a roof at home with 30/50 amp service.
I designed our pole barn with 14’ ceiling height, 30’ long and 16’ wide.
I also spaced the poles so that I would be able to open the awnings while the trailer was under the roof. This would allow me to open everything up to dry without having to move the trailer if we happened to come home wet.
I stained the wooden structure...
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Custom Hitch Lock #2

Posted 10-21-2018 at 08:45 PM by GMFL
Updated 10-21-2018 at 08:48 PM by GMFL

More photos of lock and also added a second hook to the safety chains to allow them to be removed while unit is stored.
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Custom Hitch Lock

Posted 10-21-2018 at 08:43 PM by GMFL

Made a custom Hitch lock out of a piece of 5” I.D. Pipe and some 1/4” steel. All steel was AR500 “Abrasions Resistant”. Used a Mul-t-lock T100 puck lock with MP5+ Cylinder.
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2014 23D International Fresh Water Tank Replacement Part #2

Posted 09-18-2018 at 09:44 AM by GMFL

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2014 23D International Fresh Water Tank Replacement

Posted 09-18-2018 at 09:37 AM by GMFL
Updated 09-18-2018 at 10:07 AM by GMFL

A while back our 23D Airstream developed a leak in its Freshwater tank. I decided to tackle this job of swapping the tank out myself. This is not a job for the faint of heart and was one of the harder repairs I’ve done to our Airstream. Took 2 days due to painting tank pan.
Started out by contacting my local Airstream dealer and ordering a new freshwater tank. Cost was $115.99 plus freight. I knew I did not want to drop the old water tank in hopes it could be repaired without having a new...
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