Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-21-2004, 03:15 PM   #21
Rivet Master
 
ALANSD's Avatar

 
1966 26' Overlander
Woodstock , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 8,525
my barrels are quite comfortable, though no lazy boy. I recovered them in leather like stuff that matches the captains chairs.
__________________
1966 overlander..sold
AIR #005
Please visit our blogs and web pages:
OUR AIRSTREAM PASSION! BLOG
RESTORING AN AIRSTREAM
retired!
ALANSD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 04:35 PM   #22
Rivet Master
 
Edie's Avatar
 
Dallas , Texas
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 561
Images: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by tnsue
Gosh, I wonder if they are comfortable enough to sit in and read for a spell?
We had a chair like that in our second AS TT and two like that in each of our MHs. They are VERY comfortable.

The new owner of the TT didn't want the chair, so we kept it. It sits in our home office because it is so comfortable for sitting and reading!

The problem with the chairs as shown in the ebay ad is that they need to be bolted to the floor, so you can't move them around.
__________________
Edie
Edie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2004, 04:43 PM   #23
3 Rivet Member
 
tnsue's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Crossville , Middle TN
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 108
Send a message via Yahoo to tnsue
Red face chair

Edie,
Are you talking about an Ekornes' chair?

I am having a time finding a store near me within 100 mils that sells them.

Will keep trying to see what I can find.

I am just afraid the chairs eBay would not be comfortable to read in for any length of time.........and that is what I am wanting. I read to keep out of trouble, try not to roam the camp grounds causing trouble. lol

TNSue
tnsue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 09:44 AM   #24
3 Rivet Member
 
Joe Z's Avatar
 
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 219
Images: 3
The Swopper - Relax the Back Store

Here's a thought. Very expensive - but if monies no object you could fit a couple of these in a trailer without removing the couch no problem. I sat on one of these a couple of times and they are very comfortable. Joe

Swopper
Joe Z is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 10:03 AM   #25
3 Rivet Member
 
tnsue's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Crossville , Middle TN
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 108
Send a message via Yahoo to tnsue
Swopper

May I ask a personal question?

How the heck did you come up with such a name as "barkingspider"? All the spiders I have ever come into contact with did not bark. In fact they were rather quiet, especially after I stepped on them.

The picture of the chair is a bit confusing to me, I will have to check into this. It does not come across when I pull it up to well. But probably a good idea, since $$$ is a big determining factor in what I buy. I do like to eat too. Not just sit and read.

Thank you though for your message.

TNSue
tnsue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 11:09 AM   #26
Contributing Member
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2018 Interstate Grand Tour Ext
Austin (Hays County) , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 7,164
Images: 4
Maybe ...

I worked for years with a bunch of Vietnam vets. Any loud, gassy, emission, would always be blamed on a barking spider that they claimed inhabited the lab but was never seen. They claimed it only came out in the dark.

Every time I see his handle, I think of those guys.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2018 Interstate GT, "Sabre-Dog V"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 01:07 PM   #27
3 Rivet Member
 
tnsue's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Crossville , Middle TN
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 108
Send a message via Yahoo to tnsue
Talking Well!

Thanks John for the lesson. This is the first for me but it is always good to learn new things and interesting facts.

I can always bring this up over the camp fire at our next Rally south of Chatanooga. Wish you could attend, you might enlighten us more on the subject.

Sure glad I ain't around these guys. I don't care for spiders day or night and at night you can't see them.
Well, I guess you can hear these...........................lol

Wonder what would happen if I google that? Think I will try.

TNSue
tnsue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 01:18 PM   #28
Rivet Master
 
Edie's Avatar
 
Dallas , Texas
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 561
Images: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by tnsue
Are you talking about an Ekornes' chair?
No, I was refering to the chairs Alan was talking about in the post just before mine.
__________________
Edie
Edie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 01:35 PM   #29
3 Rivet Member
 
tnsue's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Crossville , Middle TN
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 108
Send a message via Yahoo to tnsue
Stand corrected

Ok Edie, I stand corrected, got a bit confused there.

Seems quite normal for me lately.

TNSue
tnsue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 01:42 PM   #30
Contributing Member
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2018 Interstate Grand Tour Ext
Austin (Hays County) , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 7,164
Images: 4
A clarification

Quote:
Thanks John for the lesson. This is the first for me but it is always good to learn new things and interesting facts.
I just remembered that they always referred to it as a "Cambodian Barking Spider". Why Cambodian, I have no idea.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2018 Interstate GT, "Sabre-Dog V"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 04:31 PM   #31
Retired.
 
Currently Looking...
. , At Large
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 21,273
Quote:
Originally Posted by tnsue
Gosh, I wonder if they are comfortable enough to sit in and read for a spell?

That is what I am wanting one for.

Also I would hate to put holes through the carpet and the love of my life, Mariposa!

I will check it out though, appreciate your post.

TNSue
I was in Wal-Mart the other day, and they have small glider-type rocker recliners with a gliding ottoman. When not in use the ottoman can be put in the seat of the recliner. I have owned chairs similar to these, and they are very comfortable, as well as being small, and relatively lightweight. Plus, they are a whopping $150.00 for the set.
Terry
__________________
Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy, and taste good with ketchup.
Terry
overlander63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2004, 05:21 PM   #32
3 Rivet Member
 
tnsue's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Crossville , Middle TN
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 108
Send a message via Yahoo to tnsue
Gosh, thanks Terry, I am on my way to WalMart to check it out.

Now if I can just remember where WalMart is. First thing to go is memory as you state in your message.

TNSue
tnsue is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
eBay leg-o-matic chair Cedars General Interior Topics 3 05-01-2011 10:46 PM
Missing Exterior Rivets carls017 Ribs, Skins & Rivets 5 10-13-2003 09:55 AM
wheel chair setup in GVWR bob.rita Tow Vehicles 4 08-02-2003 12:18 PM
'66 Safari - step and window guard parts? Gordon 1966 - 1968 Safari 1 04-20-2002 12:16 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.