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Old 11-27-2018, 08:08 PM   #1761
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Broken water pipe repair

Progress is SLOW, but today I did start building the cold water manifold using the crimp clamps and new pliers. So far, no leaks. But, it's back into town tomorrow for more parts...shaking my head!
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Old 11-28-2018, 09:10 PM   #1762
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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Installed new chassis and coach batteries today. Don't leave home without your baling wire! It comes in handy for a battery lifter.



Went to town today for a couple of shutoff valves. Hooked up the bath sink faucet and the cartridge in the faucet leaks! I'm assuming it froze as well and busted. Can't win for losing.



Tomorrow, I'll run a new water line to the toilet and we will see what else is broken!
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Old 11-30-2018, 05:52 AM   #1763
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Progress is SLOW, but today I did start building the cold water manifold using the crimp clamps and new pliers. So far, no leaks. But, it's back into town tomorrow for more parts...shaking my head!
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:37 AM   #1764
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But why buy when one can make!
Actually, those all have a 3/4" inlet. I looked but couldn't find one with all 1/2" inlet/outlets.
On another note, I ran a new line to the toilet. Vacuum breaker on back of toilet is broken. Geez, when is this all going to end? A very expensive lesson on winterizing!





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Old 12-02-2018, 06:11 AM   #1765
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But why buy when one can make!
Actually, those all have a 3/4" inlet. I looked but couldn't find one with all 1/2" inlet/outlets.
On another note, I ran a new line to the toilet. Vacuum breaker on back of toilet is broken. Geez, when is this all going to end? A very expensive lesson on winterizing!
I got one at HD that had " outputs, just straight copper that accepted pex crimp fittings.

I am, at this point, attempting to thaw everything out, awaiting the same lesson to be learned...
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Old 12-03-2018, 11:47 PM   #1766
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Hopefully your luck is better then mine.


Before I left for home on Sunday, I did remember this time to drain the water pipes!



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I got one at HD that had " outputs, just straight copper that accepted pex crimp fittings.

I am, at this point, attempting to thaw everything out, awaiting the same lesson to be learned...
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Old 12-04-2018, 12:25 AM   #1767
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Yahtzee - a must for every Airstream owner!

I went through all the cabinets and drawers in the motorhome to toss out all the "junk" that I don't use. No use in carrying all that extra weight!


I found two games that all must have if you want to be a real Airstream owner...well at least the game of Yahtzee! As a young child back in the mid 60's, I would sit with the family in the Airstream trailer at the campground on the shore of Leech Lake, Minnesota, playing Yahtzee.



The Yahtzee and Cribbage games did go back in the cabinet.


I also found a new filter on the iPhone...I must have been very bored that day!
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Old 12-04-2018, 06:16 AM   #1768
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I went through all the cabinets and drawers in the motorhome to toss out all the "junk" that I don't use. No use in carrying all that extra weight!


I found two games that all must have if you want to be a real Airstream owner...well at least the game of Yahtzee! As a young child back in the mid 60's, I would sit with the family in the Airstream trailer at the campground on the shore of Leech Lake, Minnesota, playing Yahtzee.



The Yahtzee and Cribbage games did go back in the cabinet.


I also found a new filter on the iPhone...I must have been very bored that day!
That filter is really cool! I'll have to see if there's an equivalent for the Note 8.
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Old 12-04-2018, 08:11 AM   #1769
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I like that filter too. Very cool almost like a pencil line drawing.
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Hot and cold water at the bathroom sink! Party time! Also got myself a working toilet again...life is good!
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Old 12-25-2018, 07:09 AM   #1771
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Hot and cold water at the bathroom sink! Party time! Also got myself a working toilet again...life is good!
Just in time for Christmas

Merry Christmas Dean, don't work to hard today.

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Old 12-26-2018, 10:40 PM   #1772
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Just in time for Christmas

Merry Christmas Dean, don't work to hard today.

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Merry Christmas! A small package via UPS coming your way in a couple of days! Enjoy!
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We had so much rain on Monday, I thought we were going to float away. Clear skies for the next 10 days, so time to fix yet another leak! My cargo trailer has a flat roof and seems to have a built in internal water fall on the right side. Time to re-caulk the seams.



Bathroom fan had a nasty squeal after no use for 3 years. A little WD-40 sprayed in the motor did the trick. Ran it all day with no issue.



About the only other thing I accomplished today was to change the oil/filter on my Honda ATV. What an amazing machine. Way past due for an oil change. The old oil and filter were as clean as the day I last changed it! Everything else I own, diesel tool truck, pickup truck, motor home, RZR, the oil is always as black as death every time I change it!


My excuse for not getting much done is it is only warm enough to do "chores" between 10am and 3pm! Oh what the hell, I stopped giving a **** a long time ago! Ha Ha! It was a beautiful day!
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OK, LMFAO. Airforums doesn't allow the word "shXt". So next time I will use the word "turd" instead...hopefully that doesn't offend the masses!
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That's cool!

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OK, LMFAO. Airforums doesn't allow the word "shXt". So next time I will use the word "turd" instead...hopefully that doesn't offend the masses!
Why am I not surprised by that........
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OK, LMFAO. Airforums doesn't allow the word "shXt". So next time I will use the word "turd" instead...hopefully that doesn't offend the masses!
You have to be creative with the language on this site; which is why I curse in British. Who here knows what a wanker is?

Honda's are amazing; so I have found are Suzuki products. My 2003 Chevy Tracker, with its Suzuki V6 and 230,000+ kms, loses less than 200 ml of oil every 7,500kms between oil changes.

Glad you have had rain, but you've got to be dreading next year Dean.

Meryy Xmas for now.

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Tony, I'm going to go out on a limb and guess there is at least one person out there that doesn't know what it is! Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!



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You have to be creative with the language on this site; which is why I curse in British. Who here knows what a wanker is?

Honda's are amazing; so I have found are Suzuki products. My 2003 Chevy Tracker, with its Suzuki V6 and 230,000+ kms, loses less than 200 ml of oil every 7,500kms between oil changes.

Glad you have had rain, but you've got to be dreading next year Dean.

Meryy Xmas for now.

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On my to do list is the bedroom ceiling fan. Motorized cover opens but fan does not turn.

Seems we keep having to learn the simple lessons over and over. I pulled the fan down from the ceiling to check it all out and I was about to power the fan directly to see if it works when I said to myself, lets check that fuse "again".

I had pulled the fuse out before and "looked" at it. It looked ok. So this time I replaced the fuse and all is good. Gee, I guess I didn't have to drop the fan to find that one out.

Lesson to self: stop overlooking the obvious, simple things because that is usually where the issue it!
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I hear your pain Dean. That's why I bought one of Bob's Snap-on power probes. It just takes most of the guess work out of electrical. You can even power on circuits from the probe to see if whatever device will work independently from the circuit.

https://store.snapon.com/Non-Catalog...r-P884191.aspx

Got a great deal off Bobmiller.

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