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Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 11-11-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By daanderson
Thanks to all. It was the cord (truck side)....

Thanks to all. It was the cord (truck side). Spreading the pins and a good cleaning fixed the problem. Replaced the rusted light cans with the newer aluminum ones. Had to drill holes for the screws...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 11-09-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Much Guys! I think I have it isolated to...

Thanks Much Guys! I think I have it isolated to the umbilical cord. Have one ordered. I let you know.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 11-03-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By daanderson
Stop and turn signal

Drivers side tail light is not working properly. When lights are on I get a steady bright light but no turn or stop signal. I have changed out the bulb holder and CRCd the plug-ins (both male/female)...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-11-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By daanderson
Found It!

The umbilical cord was good. Found a shorted wire under the first light I checked (center rear runner). All is back in order. Thanks much for the help!:wally:
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-09-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Guys! I'll have a chance to work on it...

Thanks Guys!
I'll have a chance to work on it this weekend.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-03-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By daanderson
Blown Fuses

Suggestions Please!

I was using a 10amp blade fuse to turn on my runnining lights when parked. Did this many times and all was fine but when I tried to fire them up during Christmas the fuse...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-24-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By daanderson
Mine got a new Canvas Awning. She looks like $300...

Mine got a new Canvas Awning. She looks like $300 bucks!
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-13-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,565
Posted By daanderson
Another Artistic View

The dude is not much to look at but the work in progress is kind of neat!
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-11-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,565
Posted By daanderson
Just Another Thought!

Would I be out of line to say you sound dull to me? :brows:
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-07-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By daanderson
Porcupine, I get asked about the hubcaps all...

Porcupine,
I get asked about the hubcaps all the time. Got them on ebay and believe it or not they are plastic. Cheap too!. About 55 bucks. For that price I picked up an extra set in case I throw...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-06-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By daanderson
The long road

I had basically the same issues but staying with it pays off. The picture of the area above the wheels shows you still have a lot of clear coat on the skin. That has to go! Some areas of mine took...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-30-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 220,330
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Much! The wheel covers were cheap enough...

Thanks Much! The wheel covers were cheap enough to get an extra set just in case I throw one. My original manual says the front window is stronger than the windshield of a car. Ever hear that before?
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-30-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 220,330
Posted By daanderson
A project from Florida

Greetings All,
I have pictures of my polishing project under the Tradewind Forum but thought I would place a few here for anyone who dosen't venture over there. 10 weekends between hurricanes and...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-20-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
I'll try not to. Thanks Ed for your advice during...

I'll try not to. Thanks Ed for your advice during the project. We have our first trip this Thursday!
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-19-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Now what a I going to do?

IT IS DONE! Tanks and all!!:)
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-14-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Hi Neil, Sorry for the delayed responce but ...

Hi Neil,
Sorry for the delayed responce but i've been traveling with work. You haven't run into anything i didn't. I ad the same cloudy issue and tried all different kinds of things, More Polish,...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-01-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
I tried the diving mask but it just didn't look...

I tried the diving mask but it just didn't look right without the flippers which made it difficult to stay on the ladder. I also tried the bandana but forgot to take it off when I went to the 7...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-01-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
You guys are killing me! Now I have to do it! Who...

You guys are killing me! Now I have to do it! Who needs to fish anyway with so much fun ahead!
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-01-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing

And I thought I was almost done!:sad:
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-30-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Sick!

Hey Ed and All,
Here's a sick thought. Ever think about doing the LP tanks!:rolleyes:
I've added a picture of my wife's thought on the subject.

...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-29-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing Update

Hi Brian,
I may not be the one to ask as I'm new at this but I'll tell you what I did. I started like the many polishing treads stated and put a thin (small amount of Nuvite 7) in a few lines a few...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-29-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing Update

Thanks but to be honest I have question my sanity several times during the project. I however have turned the corner and can see a faint light at the end of the tunnel. I have become addicted to...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 09-28-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,899
Posted By daanderson
Very Very Nice!!!!

Very Very Nice!!!!
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-28-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing Update

Had 3 good days the past 2 weeks. Still have one rear cap panel and the back to go. Hope to be done by the fist camping trip in 4 weeks.:lol:
Forum: Community Polls 09-23-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 112,671
Posted By daanderson
Way to go!!!! Retired Law Enforcement (1998)...

Way to go!!!!
Retired Law Enforcement (1998) and now a Senior Security Consultant for a global A&E Firm. Wife is a Neonatal Nurse.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-08-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing Update

In about 54 hours now. Almost done with the street side. Got the front bottom panels done. Estimate 20 hourd to finish top panels. Just ordered 24 more bonnets and another Nuvite 7. 1st. photo is how...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-02-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing

No Thanks! I think I'm retiring after this one. I restored a 11' 1966 Forrester (Canned Ham) about 3 years ago and I said then I would never do it again. Maybe this time I'll learn. I'm actually...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 09-01-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing

I was able to get in about 8 hours the last 3 days in between the rain and heat. I think I'm within 15-20 hours of finishing the front and end caps. It's starting to look like something.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 08-29-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing

Thanks Ed. I will probably contact you as i have a few spots that are still dark. If I can't work them out I'll let you know. I'm using the Nuvite polish. grades 7, c and s. I'm using a Cylco for...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 08-29-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,275
Posted By daanderson
Polishing

I have started the polishing chapter of the gray lady. Will update photos during progress. What fun!:(
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 08-27-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,166
Posted By daanderson
Keep my Honda 3000 about 20' away from back and...

Keep my Honda 3000 about 20' away from back and in a portable shower inclosure to hide it. Keeps the rain off and still provides enough ventilation. Cabled to a tie down and covered in the back of...
Forum: Our Community 08-27-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,541
Views: 1,252,005
Posted By daanderson
My Brother-in-law says he's seen more UFOs than...

My Brother-in-law says he's seen more UFOs than Airstreams in his neck of the woods. He's doing much better now!
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-27-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By daanderson
If the fiber optic signal indicator is working...

If the fiber optic signal indicator is working properly it lets the driver know by looking in his driver's door mirror that the trailer turn signals are working.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-26-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 50,428
Posted By daanderson
WOW! This is like being at the inlaws on...

WOW! This is like being at the inlaws on Thanksgiving 5 minutes after the fun runs out. We're MALS cause we're new and wanted time to check out what club was best for us and the club. After this I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-25-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,526
Posted By daanderson
Where were they hiding the jet engines? At that...

Where were they hiding the jet engines? At that price it better fly!
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-21-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,135
Posted By daanderson
Tow with a 99 f-350 dullay. Can't beat a dullay...

Tow with a 99 f-350 dullay. Can't beat a dullay for towing anything as the extra wheels take any sway you may get from a passing or when passing a big rig. Besides the A/S I also tow a 12,000 lb....
Forum: Community Polls 08-15-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,494
Posted By daanderson
The group I camp with told me it doesn't matter...

The group I camp with told me it doesn't matter what I think it should be called. They say it's up to them. They named our last 11' polished 66 Forrester the love shack. We found the song on a tape...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-05-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By daanderson
Can't help with the microwave question oter than...

Can't help with the microwave question oter than it may be a weight issues if the cabinet is not reinforced. My clock and temperture gage did not work on my 73. I was able to get the clock working by...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-04-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By daanderson
My 73 tradewind does not the lighted switch in...

My 73 tradewind does not the lighted switch in the bath. Must be after market! The post about the other switches are right on. Galley and overdoor light.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-31-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Terry! I mat be up that way in Oct. so...

Thanks Terry! I mat be up that way in Oct. so I'll take a look. In the mean time I'll do what Andy suggested. Thanks to all again!
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-30-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Andy! Know what others are putting in...

Thanks Andy! Know what others are putting in their place and do you have em?
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-30-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By daanderson
They have the red reflector inserts I think would...

They have the red reflector inserts I think would fit but I didn't see the housing they fit into. I've used Vintage a few times already and they have a quick turnaround. Thanks! I'll keep looking.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-30-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By daanderson
Red Marker Lights

I'm missing the two rear-side (bottom) red marker lights and housings on a 73 tradewind. If they are like the front amber housings, they are angled. Anyone know where I might find them. Thanks!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-24-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By daanderson
Thanks Guys! It was working fine and just...

Thanks Guys! It was working fine and just stopped. I'll be busy tonight checking everything out. Hope it's a simple fix but if it's like the boat, cha-ching!!!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-24-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By daanderson
Water Pump Question

I have a 73 tradewind. My water pump stopped working yesterday. The light comes on on the control panel but nothing. My pump, located under the sink is an old pully and belt type. Am I looking at the...
Forum: Awnings 07-04-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By daanderson
Seems the way to go. Thanks for the help!

Seems the way to go. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Awnings 07-03-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By daanderson
Thanks for the info. Haven't decided exactly what...

Thanks for the info. Haven't decided exactly what I'm going to do yet but getting the arms out of the way is a good tip. Thanks again!
Forum: Awnings 07-03-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By daanderson
That's good news. Thanks much!

That's good news. Thanks much!
Forum: Awnings 07-02-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By daanderson
Awning Question

Hellow to all!

Should the awning be removed before the stripping process begins? I've seen lots of pictures where it looks kike it's been left on. What is the potential damage from removAll...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 06-27-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By daanderson
Glass Eye

Thanks much for the info. I'll learn how to spell before my next question!
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