RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×

dickmfield wonders about aluminum

dickmfield dickmfield is offline

2 Rivet Member

About Me

  • About dickmfield
    Trailer #1
    Currently Looking...
    Motorhome #1
    2011 Interstate Coach
    Other Interests
    flying, beekeeping, kayaking, running, cycling, skiing


Total Posts
General Information
  • Last Activity: 05-19-2019 09:00 AM
  • Join Date: 07-03-2009
  • Referrals: 0


Latest Blog Entry

Posted 07-16-2013 at 03:30 PM by dickmfield Comments 1
Posted in Uncategorized
Visit https://vtairstreaming.blogspot.com for my blog. No sense of double posting.

After over 30 hours of prep (But who's counting? I am.) I'm starting in on the polishing. I'm starting with F7 Nuvite, a rather coarse polish from Vintage Trailer Supply here in Montpelier. I'll run a finer polish later if and when I finish this set of sessions, which will likely be 20-25 hours. The weather, hot and muggy, is not conducive to long periods of work. So I sit down inside with iced coffee...

Posted 05-29-2010 at 02:06 PM by dickmfield Comments 1
Having removed the carpet and much of the "mouse fur" from the walls in the dining/living area, I fried a few brain cells removing the glue backing with a solvent. Then, I began polishing the interior aluminum with mixed results. Have to get some more aggressive Nuvite polishing cream to work on the roughest areas but getting there slowly. Here's a progress photo.[/B]

Posted 05-06-2010 at 03:28 PM by dickmfield Comments 0
Posted in Uncategorized
Yesterday we did some trouble-shooting on the Airstream problems -- focusing on why we did not have running lights. With the couch removed and the wiring exposed, it made life a lot simpler -- and having my knowledgeable brother leading the effort was the key.

We had known that the power off the tow vehicle was fine and that we had power to the running lights inside the trailer....

Posted 05-06-2010 at 02:59 PM by dickmfield Comments 1
Posted in Uncategorized
Having removed the Airstream couch, I've started a project to remove the carpet and replace it with some sort of wood laminate flooring. Of course, the more you open things up, the more "projects" reveal themselves.

The cream-colored covering on the Airstream walls, affectionately called "mouse fur" because of its fuzzy nature, is pretty dingy. A dozen or...
Recent Comments
Pics plz and good luck!!...
Posted 07-16-2013 at 04:52 PM by mopariac mopariac is offline
could you post some...
Posted 06-06-2010 at 09:44 PM by Albatrill Albatrill is offline
Keep us posted on the...
Posted 05-07-2010 at 07:23 PM by 3 Dog Nite 3 Dog Nite is offline

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 07:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.