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Forum: Steps 03-14-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Homewrecker
Two informative and appreciated responses. A lot...

Two informative and appreciated responses. A lot to go on. I've dreaded the sag at my door, but I'm about to wedge new floor against the body, and buy some time. Sounds like removing a section of...
Forum: Steps 03-13-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Homewrecker
'64 safari steps repair question

The "channels" on each side are cracked and need redone.
(the floor above the steps is torn out) but I still can't see much of anything regarding how the steps are fastened in. Does it require...
Forum: Airstream Oddities 10-02-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 48,869
Posted By Homewrecker
Love it! When not in use, park it in the side...

Love it!
When not in use, park it in the side yard for an outhouse.
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-02-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,938
Posted By Homewrecker
Are you nuckin' futs?

Are you nuckin' futs?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-13-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 36,152
Posted By Homewrecker
If an airstream forum link to electrical diagrams...

If an airstream forum link to electrical diagrams would assist you
in restoring your own trailer, please feel free post your Year and Model.
Let's share the knowledge.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-13-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 36,152
Posted By Homewrecker
Vintage airstream wiring schematics

How cool would it be to have a link on this site,
that has accurate, clear schematics of the electric wiring of these old trailers?

I've seen where so many people are helpful and send their...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-12-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 870
Posted By Homewrecker
Rivet vintage electrical diagrams

How cool would it be to have a link on this site,
that has accurate, clear schematics of the electric wiring of these old trailers?

I've seen where so many people are helpful and send their copy...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-11-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Homewrecker
btw, how do you safely remove the chrome strip,...

btw, how do you safely remove the chrome strip, cursive, emblem?
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-09-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Homewrecker
Right you are! Those guys at Ft. Wayne are...

Right you are! Those guys at Ft. Wayne are cheating, creepy, total ripoff, losers.
I speak from experience. They have absolutely no accountability.

For them to still be an "authorized airstream...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-09-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Homewrecker
don't know how to master putting a picture to...

don't know how to master putting a picture to show what I'm talking about.
URL? (sounds like I need a website) I know about my documents, pictures, etc.
Thanks for your responses! each of you!
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-08-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Homewrecker
I will post picks, but I work all week as a truck...

I will post picks, but I work all week as a truck driver.
I'd describe the skin as normal, gray patina (sp) with a thin layer
of cloudy, finish. nuvite does eventually break through the clouds, and...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-07-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Homewrecker
I'm confused, sorry. Perfect polish outline? ...

I'm confused, sorry. Perfect polish outline?
I'm using K,F,and C grades of nuvite.
after applying all three, I have a hankering for 11 herbs and spices.

I want to say that Terry and Lou Ann have...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-07-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By Homewrecker
clearcoat question

what is the "cut off" year for a/s clearcoat?

I began polishing today and I sensed there was clearcoat on my '63. (I had hoped I was immune) maybe mine's really a '64. hard to tell.
The...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-02-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By Homewrecker
I think it deserves a lying Ovation!

I think it deserves a lying Ovation!
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-25-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,868
Posted By Homewrecker
take a news paper and open its pages. tape them...

take a news paper and open its pages.
tape them together with broad masking tape.

press the taped page along the floor of the nose of the trailer
carefully crease the pages along the floor/wall...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-18-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By Homewrecker
a picture tells a thousand words, when it...

a picture tells a thousand words,
when it comes to a particular fix like this one.
If you have to, ask a neighbor or friend to post pic(s)
This is a place where people have been there before,...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-17-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By Homewrecker
as I recommend from time to time, contact...

as I recommend from time to time,
contact Vintage Campers. Peru, Indiana.
online and on the phone.
Ask them to see the pic you posted here, and cross your fingers.
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-17-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Homewrecker
check online and by phone, Vintage Campers. Peru,...

check online and by phone, Vintage Campers. Peru, Indiana.
There's a reasonable chance they'll have two.
good luck!
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-11-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By Homewrecker
Wondered if you use "load stabilizer bars". (the...

Wondered if you use "load stabilizer bars". (the towing accessory that lifts the tongue of the trailer, in order to reduce the weight on your tow vehicle bumper)
If you DO use load stabilizers, the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 06-07-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By Homewrecker
That is neat! You're gonna end up with a real...

That is neat!
You're gonna end up with a real nice travel trailer.
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-08-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,068
Posted By Homewrecker
I read this thread and take it for it's word. The...

I read this thread and take it for it's word. The Ugly Truth.... ugh
kfrere and redeagle313's posts above are very disturbing to me.
The reason you'd go through the trouble of taking your trailer...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-30-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,829
Posted By Homewrecker
Looks like you got riveted Include more telling...

Looks like you got riveted
Include more telling pictures, such as a close up/1 ft. span of a proper seam, and the
same perspective of the Dealer's crappy rippled seam. Of course the top corner...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-29-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By Homewrecker
Depends on how much money you make a year, and...

Depends on how much money you make a year, and how significant the trailer is to you.
You're likely going to spend over $3000 above the cost of the trailer, to make it the way you dream about. It...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 03-28-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By Homewrecker
sorry to hear that!! Don't get your hopes up,...

sorry to hear that!!
Don't get your hopes up, but DO try
Vintage Camper , Peru, Indiana
Forum: Our Community 03-08-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,777
Posted By Homewrecker
Andy Rogozinski Appreciation Thread

Just thought like mentioning what each of us already know.
What would this forum do without Andy?
For one, there would be many old airstreams parked out back, rotting.
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 02-22-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,426
Posted By Homewrecker
Why is it useful to have a fan moving air around...

Why is it useful to have a fan moving air around the fridge? My fridge access door isn't louvered and I have a screen on the floor. there's an interior vent that goes the the rooftop vent. I haven't...
Forum: Boondocking 02-05-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,275
Posted By Homewrecker
Would you please explain in more detail, the...

Would you please explain in more detail, the phemon of LP going to a lit pilot and BOOM?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-02-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,173
Posted By Homewrecker
jeez, those clear propane tanks are fugly.

jeez, those clear propane tanks are fugly.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-02-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,784
Posted By Homewrecker
Indiana has Vintage Camper, located in Peru,...

Indiana has Vintage Camper, located in Peru, Indiana. I found a real nice fridge that was missing from my trailer, and also a mint condition stove, various hardware, lighting fixtures and more. All...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-06-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,321
Posted By Homewrecker
What trailer did you get worked on and what did...

What trailer did you get worked on and what did they do?
I'm about to ask them to fix a leak and also inspect the water heater.
(also, what do you mean by bady?)
thanks
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-27-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,047
Posted By Homewrecker
how about the other side of it too? Do not use...

how about the other side of it too?
Do not use Berning trailers of Ft Wayne Indiana.
It's been 3 years and I'm still fuming.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 11-19-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,239
Posted By Homewrecker
good question. my range hood seems intact and it...

good question. my range hood seems intact and it doesn't have anything to keep backdrafts from occurring. (totally open) There was a hornet nest within the outside vent cover, after years of the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-06-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,726
Posted By Homewrecker
it looks like a man-made tire thumper to check...

it looks like a man-made tire thumper to check tire air on dual wheel axles. the rope is to hang it up somewhere.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 10-23-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By Homewrecker
I've looked for the cranks that move the...

I've looked for the cranks that move the astrodome vent up and down on my '63 AS, but have had no luck. Do they exists?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 10-20-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,361
Posted By Homewrecker
my mechanic would easily find and fix your...

my mechanic would easily find and fix your problem. melting and smoking electrical wiring can burn your unit to the ground and there's nothing you can do to stop it.
If you can't find the fuse to...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-13-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Homewrecker
thank you Kevin, alot. I've learned alot from...

thank you Kevin, alot. I've learned alot from this site. I was imagining a sprocketed gear.
btw I was thinking how nice it would be if there was a olympic rivet shaver sharing system. registered...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-13-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Homewrecker
what is a running gear? does a '63 safari have...

what is a running gear? does a '63 safari have one? thanks
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-06-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,726
Posted By Homewrecker
look around, if you see a large feather somewhere...

look around, if you see a large feather somewhere on the floor, it's a cat toy for a bengal tiger.
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