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Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 12-30-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By pamelake
Thank you both for your help! I will cross my...

Thank you both for your help! I will cross my fingers that I don't have to recreate the ad! Pam
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 12-29-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By pamelake
I did get a link... it just takes me to the ad......

I did get a link... it just takes me to the ad... and then what? I have done this several times, yet I keep getting the warnings.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 12-29-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By pamelake
Classifieds - how do I update my ad

I am getting a message that my ad will expire in 3 days... I can not for the life of me figure out how to renew it. Please help. Pam
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-30-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,560
Posted By pamelake
I love this! How do you adhere it to the wall? ...

I love this! How do you adhere it to the wall? Can you remove it easily for cleaning? Thanks, Pam
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-29-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,265
Posted By pamelake
Charge Wizard question

When I had my Intellipower Converter installed, the repair shop gave me a Charge Wizard (don't ask me why they didn't install it). I am not clear what it's purpose is... and if I need it. I have a...
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,880
Posted By pamelake
thanks!

Thank you all for the replies! Looks like I have some investigating to do...

I would really like to find some place to go where everyone is not right on top of each other. Is that a realistic...
Forum: On The Road... 05-25-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,880
Posted By pamelake
Please help me find fun camping in Oregon!

Hi! I live in Portland and would love to find a place to go for an easy trip to take the girl out for her first time of the season. I don't want to venture too far, but would like to find something...
Forum: On The Road... 05-23-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By pamelake
You might look into Roamers Rest on Hiway 99...

You might look into Roamers Rest on Hiway 99 south of Portland. Roamer's Rest RV Park (https://roamersrestrvpark.com/) I have never stayed there but I pass it everyday on my way to work... seems...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-26-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By pamelake
Any thoughts about what might be the easiest to...

Any thoughts about what might be the easiest to use for an amateur? The only caulking experience I have is around my bathtub... and I am not real good at that! Pam

Did I just hijack a thread, or...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-26-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By pamelake
I need to re-caulk around the windows in my 1974...

I need to re-caulk around the windows in my 1974 Tradewind. Do I really need to use Vulkem? The guy at the repair shop recommended clear silicone caulk. Thanks, Pam
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-11-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,122
Posted By pamelake
Thanks for all the ideas! I wish I was...

Thanks for all the ideas!

I wish I was using mine enough right now to have an opinion about what works best for me.... right now I mostly use it as a guest room, so leaving it open works. But...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-03-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,122
Posted By pamelake
Bed making tips???

I have a 25' Tradewind with a double bed in the center... I have yet to find a way to make it up that is easy and looks good. Any ideas? What kind of a cover works? Do you leave it made up? ...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-14-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 57,084
Posted By pamelake
Me too

I responded to an ad in the Portland Oregon Craiglist and received the identical response. When I went back to flag
it, it was gone.
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-08-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By pamelake
Does anyone have an idea of what grit sand paper...

Does anyone have an idea of what grit sand paper to use? Has anyone done this? Thanks! Pam
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-01-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,759
Posted By pamelake
Hi, I am curious what type of insurance you have...

Hi, I am curious what type of insurance you have on your trailer? I have mine as a rider on my car insurance and not for a very large amount. I also don't see what year you trailer is... BTW,...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-31-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By pamelake
Thanks... didn't think of that. That's why I...

Thanks... didn't think of that. That's why I love this place. If I was left on my own there is no telling what I might get myself into!

So, does anyone have a picture of a check valve in...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-31-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By pamelake
I just looked online and it looks like the...

I just looked online and it looks like the Shurflo has a built in check valve....
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-31-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By pamelake
Thanks Lumatic... I am a little afraid to...

Thanks Lumatic...

I am a little afraid to disconnect the water pump... I am assuming you mean for me to have a bucket ready? (see why I am afraid?!). I guess it is a basic system with water...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-31-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By pamelake
Water pump confusion:

I have done my research in the forums and am still stumped. When trying to get all systems running after the long winter I am having problems with the water pump.

Here's the deal:

This is a...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-23-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,951
Posted By pamelake
Melissa, I am a single woman and I own a...

Melissa,

I am a single woman and I own a 1974 25' Tradewind. I wanted something smaller when I was looking and couldn't find anything. One thing that no one has mentioned is the difference...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-23-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,842
Posted By pamelake
Kitchenclose... do you have pictures of the...

Kitchenclose... do you have pictures of the exterior? After the polish? Pam
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-21-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,842
Posted By pamelake
Can you tell me who you had polish your trailer? ...

Can you tell me who you had polish your trailer? I live in Portland and want to find someone for my '74 Tradewind.
Thanks, Pam
Forum: On The Road... 05-18-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,542
Posted By pamelake
2airishuman! Where have you been?

2airishuman! Where have you been?
Forum: Our Community 05-16-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,831
Posted By pamelake
Janet, Can you tell me more about these places...

Janet, Can you tell me more about these places in Oregon? Thanks, Pam
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-31-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
Thanks Rich.... I actually have Rev-a-Locks on...

Thanks Rich.... I actually have Rev-a-Locks on all the cabinets... and I love them! I haven't had any problems with them holding during travel, they are just not strong enough to hold the heavy...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-31-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By pamelake
uh oh...

Thought I had it fixed... but this morning the outlets aren't working again! So, I tripped the breaker and plugged a heater into an outlet (street side, over the drawers) and it started smoking! ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-30-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By pamelake
Thanks for the clarification... the fuses are for...

Thanks for the clarification... the fuses are for the 12 volt only... I will get this all figured out soon. (and the next time I have a problem I will forget again!) Thank goodness for the forum! ...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
I love the round sink... I use a round plastic...

I love the round sink... I use a round plastic bowl in it for doing dishes and it works great. The only thing I would do different is to use a faucet with a sprayer in it. I looked every where when...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
I am having a senior moment! I think actually...

I am having a senior moment! I think actually the cabinet doors and drawer fronts are birch (solid) and the body is made of maple ply... or vise versa! Either way they are solid wood and pretty...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
Thanks for the warning! I will be careful... I...

Thanks for the warning! I will be careful... I thought the advantage would be that I can hang towels on them!...

You are right, it is Louis and Company... I always get that wrong.

I keep the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
Hey, I don't know the brand of the pulls, but I...

Hey, I don't know the brand of the pulls, but I purchased them at Lewis Company in Portland Oregon where I bought the Rev-a-Shelf pantry...

Thank you to everyone for the compliments. The cabinets...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
Hi Paula, The countertop is a laminate like...

Hi Paula, The countertop is a laminate like Formica... I don't remember the brand. It is a silver aluminum look... I am happy with how it turned out. I also used the same material for the panels on...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-30-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By pamelake
Fixed it!

Not sure exactly what worked... I tripped the breakers a few times and wiggled and looked at fuses and voila! Thanks to everyone for the quick and helpful replies! Pam
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-30-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,944
Posted By pamelake
Pics of my cabinets

I have a request for pictures of the cabinets in my '74 Tradewind. Here are a couple of the cabinetry before I installed the bamboo flooring. I can't get pictures of the current state for a few...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-30-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By pamelake
Thanks

I have replaced what I think are the correct fuses (maybe I should replace them all to be sure). I wasn't sure if fuses could be the culprit. I did trip the breakers... which leads me to wonder if...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-30-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By pamelake
Outlets not working - 74 tradewind

Most of the electrical outlets in my '74 Tradewind quit working... I leave a heater running in the winter and just discovered that all but one of the outlets in the trailer are not working. What...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-01-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 36,891
Posted By pamelake
Thanks to everyone for making my first rally so...

Thanks to everyone for making my first rally so much fun... I told my friends I was in 'Airstream Heaven'. I got blank stares (they really don't understand). I loved seeing all of the trailers and...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-26-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By pamelake
so, I don't want to drink water from the tank in...

so, I don't want to drink water from the tank in my '74, but can I drink it when I am connected with a hose? Pam
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-17-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By pamelake
How do you get TV cable into a old 74 Tradewind? ...

How do you get TV cable into a old 74 Tradewind? I am getting ready to live in my trailer and haven't figured this out yet... any ideas?
Thanks, Pam
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-04-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,110
Posted By pamelake
Thanks Overlander63... any thoughts why water...

Thanks Overlander63... any thoughts why water might be getting into the belly pan (is that what you call the inclosed area under the trailer?)... Pam
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-04-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,110
Posted By pamelake
Yikes! Grey water tank leaking...please advise

Okay... I admit, it only leaks when I over fill it. I think it only holds 13 gallons. But shouldn't it overflow into the shower? It makes me think my tank is not intact. Here is what happens. ...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 09-04-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,906
Posted By pamelake
For the fridge in my '74 Tradewind I used the...

For the fridge in my '74 Tradewind I used the laminate used on my counter tops... just removed the panels on the front of the fridge by removing the screws in the little strips of plastic with the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-02-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,172
Posted By pamelake
I can't see the photo's either.... wonder what...

I can't see the photo's either.... wonder what the deal is? Pam
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-15-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 36,891
Posted By pamelake
Hi All! This will be my first rally and I am...

Hi All! This will be my first rally and I am really looking forward to it. I will be in space F9... hope it is close enough to the group. I liked the idea of some kind of a identifier with names...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 07-14-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By pamelake
Be careful removing the oven door! I tried to...

Be careful removing the oven door! I tried to follow the advice from a local dealer and did not quite understand. You have to place a nail or something in the hinges to keep the pieces that are...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-12-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,252
Posted By pamelake
:huh: So, do AGM (?) batteries not require water?...

:huh: So, do AGM (?) batteries not require water? More info please!~ Pam
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-04-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By pamelake
I have the panels/doors I removed from my '74...

I have the panels/doors I removed from my '74 Tradewind. It looks to be the same color. I am in Oregon... I could look for smaller pieces... Pam
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-04-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By pamelake
Yeah, I was just anxious to take my first shower...

Yeah, I was just anxious to take my first shower in the trailer and was worried if there was enough hot water... forgot about the holding tanks, except to be very consevative... GI style. I think...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-04-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By pamelake
Tom, I am very happy... the final cost... around...

Tom, I am very happy... the final cost... around $3000 and that includes the tear out, all materials including hardware, pull out pantry ($500!), sink, faucet, and of course all of the labor. I am...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-04-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,746
Posted By pamelake
Now that the cabinets are in, I will be on to the...

Now that the cabinets are in, I will be on to the front area. This is how I have it set up for temporary use. It is helpful to use it like this as I plan on a permanent solution (which will be in the...
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