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Forum: Audio, Video & TV 04-01-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By lsbrodsky
Just spit-balling here. You said you tried...

Just spit-balling here. You said you tried replacing cables...did you actually replace the cable to the affected TV? What about any splitters? The symptoms are more like a bad connection. If you can...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-01-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By lsbrodsky
You already know..it depends. The number of...

You already know..it depends. The number of cycles is a big factor so your use is a key. If they stay charged most of the time, they can last a long, long time. How far down you discharge them is...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-01-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,975
Posted By lsbrodsky
I applaud your decision. I always wonder about...

I applaud your decision. I always wonder about the term "safe enough", especially when you are responsible for a decision that could affect your family. I made the decision, at the very beginning,...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By lsbrodsky
It is always after 1700 somewhere..... Larry

It is always after 1700 somewhere.....

Larry
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By lsbrodsky
Time for an adult beverage!

Time for an adult beverage!
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By lsbrodsky
I have one of the very early circuit board only...

I have one of the very early circuit board only units and it has lights...
Larry
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By lsbrodsky
https://www.micro-air.com/support-documents/install...

https://www.micro-air.com/support-documents/installation_resources/EasyStart_Advanced_Troubleshooting.pdf

Check page 8

Larry
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-30-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By lsbrodsky
This may seem silly but the Easy Start provides a...

This may seem silly but the Easy Start provides a lot of protection and has diagnostics available. Perhaps that is the source of that unit not running. Have you checked its diagnostics?
Larry
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-27-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By lsbrodsky
Not in my Airstream, but I have had it for...

Not in my Airstream, but I have had it for kitchen counters. Solid, can be cut with a router, etc. No plywood underneath. Brittle and can crack/fail if not properly supported. I would guess not a lot...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-26-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By lsbrodsky
I do not see why the transfer switch idea hasn't...

I do not see why the transfer switch idea hasn't grabbed you, even a manual transfer switch. There is already romex to the outlet so if you can track back to the distribution box and install a...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 03-25-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By lsbrodsky
Well, if I were in your shoes and wanted an...

Well, if I were in your shoes and wanted an Airstream long term, I would definitely want the composite floor, which just started rolling out late last year and early this year. If you do that, your...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-24-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,052
Posted By lsbrodsky
My layout is similar with no problems, but no one...

My layout is similar with no problems, but no one is ever parked across the street, where I start my backing evolution. That allows me to start from an angle greater than 90 degrees...easier. There...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By lsbrodsky
We chatted at our most recent rally and the group...

We chatted at our most recent rally and the group concluded that there really are too many "dumb" questions right now, compounded by people who don't want to search the forum for their answer. I may...
Forum: Our Community 03-23-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,500
Posted By lsbrodsky
Did the storage facility for a while then had a...

Did the storage facility for a while then had a pad poured next to my driveway. Park it there, uncovered. Just plug it in a week before a trip( I had a RV30 installed inside the garage).

Larry
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 03-21-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By lsbrodsky
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/replaced-my-f...

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/replaced-my-factory-foam-with-firmer-200218.html


Larry
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-16-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,642
Posted By lsbrodsky
Might as well use well bourbon for that! Larry

Might as well use well bourbon for that!
Larry
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-16-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,642
Posted By lsbrodsky
Bob, you have good and expensive taste! I have...

Bob, you have good and expensive taste! I have enjoyed all 3 of those, especially the Angel's Envy. I have found that the Jefferson line is too smooth for my taste, especially at the price.

Larry
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-16-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,642
Posted By lsbrodsky
I prefer Basil Hayden, but I have not found a...

I prefer Basil Hayden, but I have not found a small batch bourbon that I did not like.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-15-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,173
Posted By lsbrodsky
No, I just blew air through it and left the valve...

No, I just blew air through it and left the valve open

Larry
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-15-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By lsbrodsky
You did not post a generator???? However,...

You did not post a generator???? However, MicroAir found, back in the early days, that not all generator ratings give the same performance. Honda's performance was better than most other brands and...
Forum: Boondocking 03-15-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,025
Posted By lsbrodsky
Go to Micro-Air.net or do a search here...more...

Go to Micro-Air.net or do a search here...more there than I can summarize.
Larry
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-10-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By lsbrodsky
I think the real advantage to AGM's is they are...

I think the real advantage to AGM's is they are more user friendly. They are sealed, no need to check water level and specific gravities. They hold their charge disconnected better and you should get...
Forum: Boondocking 03-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,025
Posted By lsbrodsky
It is especially unnecessary if you put an...

It is especially unnecessary if you put an EasyStart on your A/C because that will protect your compressor. I suppose one could argue that without an EasyStart and without an EMS, you could damage...
Forum: 2000 - 2004 Safari 03-09-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,427
Posted By lsbrodsky
Since air is almost 78% nitrogen, it is hard to...

Since air is almost 78% nitrogen, it is hard to see how pure nitrogen will make much of a difference. I do think that a dry gas makes a difference, but that shouldn't matter as to whether the gas is...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-08-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,293
Posted By lsbrodsky
Bob, Are you bragging about the length of...

Bob,

Are you bragging about the length of your rod???

Larry
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-07-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,293
Posted By lsbrodsky
This has been an entertaining thread....right up...

This has been an entertaining thread....right up there with the pronouncements about 3/4 ton trucks or PPP hitches. Although I do have both. I wonder if anyone can find a single example of a shock...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-07-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,306
Posted By lsbrodsky
This is a topic of great debate. I have your...

This is a topic of great debate. I have your trailer. I now tow with a 3/4 ton truck, which was a life changer for towing. I will never go back to a 1/2 ton truck for towing a trailer my size and...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 03-03-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By lsbrodsky
They seem to do a lot of business with Ads here....

They seem to do a lot of business with Ads here. I have driven by but never stopped in. It is a seller's market and I suspect they are not keeping inventory very long.
Larry
Forum: On The Road... 03-02-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,542
Posted By lsbrodsky
I also vote for the upgrade to a 3/4 ton pickup....

I also vote for the upgrade to a 3/4 ton pickup. If I had to stick with the trailer, though, I would say my upgrade to a full suite of Victron LiFePO4 batteries, inverter-charger, and solar...
Forum: Community Polls 03-02-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,295
Posted By lsbrodsky
When I took some hands-on courses in diesel...

When I took some hands-on courses in diesel repair and overhaul, the advice had nothing to do with type of driving. Rather, it was about assuring that the engine was warmed up sufficiently before...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-27-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By lsbrodsky
I have had on demand at home for many years and I...

I have had on demand at home for many years and I still dislike it. I don't need endless hot showers and I had to install a circ pump to get the heater working at flow. Otherwise I just had to waste...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-26-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,887
Posted By lsbrodsky
By the way, if you are old or getting old, like...

By the way, if you are old or getting old, like me, and you go with a topper, you will really enjoy a bedslide, as well(cost not withstanding). Crawling into the front of the bed gets old quickly and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-26-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,887
Posted By lsbrodsky
I had a tonneau on my 1500 because my payload...

I had a tonneau on my 1500 because my payload would not support a topper. Kept things dry but there were things I could not fit in. After getting a 2500 I went to an ARE topper...wonderful!...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-25-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By lsbrodsky
First of all, never leave your batteries...

First of all, never leave your batteries connected to the charger for an extended period of time, with your 2016. In USE your charger is connected and, I feel certain, cooked your batteries. After...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-24-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,025
Posted By lsbrodsky
My wife does not like to dry dishes so we have...

My wife does not like to dry dishes so we have exactly what you describe a drying pad under a small RV drying rack(probably Camco?). Seems to work for her. I cook, she washes so I do not pay a lot of...
Forum: On The Road... 02-24-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,639
Posted By lsbrodsky
There is a device called a "water thief" that...

There is a device called a "water thief" that attaches to a plain hose and allows you to then connect your hose. I have seen a lot of dump stations with no hose fitting on the water hose, perhaps...
Forum: On The Road... 02-22-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By lsbrodsky
Outer Banks West was a different CG before it...

Outer Banks West was a different CG before it became a KOA and is on Currituck Sound, not the ocean. The other KOA, really on the Outer Banks is on the ocean and is nicer, although very expensive. I...
Forum: On The Road... 02-22-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,119
Posted By lsbrodsky
You know...this is just another nail in the...

You know...this is just another nail in the coffin of why camping has lost its luster.

Larry
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-21-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By lsbrodsky
Mine came with rails; I opted out of any other...

Mine came with rails; I opted out of any other attachments. However, I do have a big storage chest on the bed for misc small things like spare parts, air compressor, torque wrench, and so on. I also...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-20-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,155
Posted By lsbrodsky
Now with over 4000 views I amazed at how many...

Now with over 4000 views I amazed at how many people profess their opinions as the gospel according to..whom?
I would enjoy seeing real statistics about how many RV fires were a direct cause of...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 02-19-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,665
Posted By lsbrodsky
I went to Autozone, touch-up paint section, and...

I went to Autozone, touch-up paint section, and bought colors that looked close. Never removed the badges, just very fine steel wool, masked everything, and used the little brush for 2 or 3 coats....
Forum: Tires 02-19-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By lsbrodsky
Installer

The downside to me is that it seems you need to use their list of installers, none of which have a good reputation in my area. I would prefer to have the tires shipped to me and take them to my...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-19-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By lsbrodsky
I am curious why you think the Inverter/Charger...

I am curious why you think the Inverter/Charger does not need protection from events that may occur on the campground power circuit?

Larry
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-16-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By lsbrodsky
If it is a twin I cannot help but on the FBQ it...

If it is a twin I cannot help but on the FBQ it is at your feet and you face the side of the bed. The metal panel opens up and there it is.
Larry
Forum: On The Road... 02-15-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By lsbrodsky
The ACE sites we have used always keep some sites...

The ACE sites we have used always keep some sites for walk-up only, even if reserved sites are booked. But, of course, that is first come first served. I don't think 2020 is a good indication....
Forum: On The Road... 02-14-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By lsbrodsky
Since you mentioned Shenandoah, I will respond to...

Since you mentioned Shenandoah, I will respond to that. We have stayed in some spots with wonderful views, but fully shaded. However, there is a huge open area, plenty of solar, and views of other...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-13-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,842
Posted By lsbrodsky
That should be a no-brainer as my Honda 2k, with...

That should be a no-brainer as my Honda 2k, with Easy Start on a 15k A/C works fine.

Larry
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-13-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By lsbrodsky
One thing we have learned on this forum is there...

One thing we have learned on this forum is there is no certainty as to how Airstream has connected loads, from year-to-year and even within a year. In some cases, yes the subwoofer, in others no. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-11-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,653
Posted By lsbrodsky
Yeah, not sure I want to spend the time, since I...

Yeah, not sure I want to spend the time, since I have the gas version and love it. I have had one automotive diesel, but most of my experience is marine diesels(Yanmar). I have rebuilt both. The...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-11-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,653
Posted By lsbrodsky
I don't understand, for sure. The only way that...

I don't understand, for sure. The only way that could happen is if the depreciation is so much less on the diesel and the market will actually pay the owner that much more. We all know the first cost...
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