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Forum: Airstreams on eBay 05-09-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By BabyBoomers
I can no longer click on any of the links and go...

I can no longer click on any of the links and go to the subject item. Is there something that I am doing wrong?

BabyBoomers
Forum: General Appliance Topics 04-27-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,006
Posted By BabyBoomers
Huh? Did you step in some? Cause certainly your...

Huh? Did you step in some? Cause certainly your not suggesting that this type of modification that de-rates a unit that has been built and tested to an industry standard is appropriate, are you?
...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 04-27-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,006
Posted By BabyBoomers
What he said ! Safety first, dollars don't count...

What he said ! Safety first, dollars don't count when it's something that should be rated and certified ! I want to wake in the morning, not wake up to fire or just not wake up after succumbing to...
Forum: Community Polls 04-27-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 85,247
Posted By BabyBoomers
Huh?

Huh?
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 04-27-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 132,053
Posted By BabyBoomers
Not withstanding the health thing and a...

Not withstanding the health thing and a unexpected expenditure on the truck, I stand in awe! You live in a wonderful place, got mad skills that you use in a great ways around the house, on your toys,...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 04-27-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 132,053
Posted By BabyBoomers
Mushrooms? Life is too short to drink lite...

Mushrooms?

Life is too short to drink lite beer! I vote for just drinking less of the good stuff!

BabyBoomers
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,145
Posted By BabyBoomers
So just what are you looking at in your mirrors? And when?

I tow a lot and have for many years. I set the passenger side down just a bit so that I can see the white line at the trailer wheel and down the side of TinTater (AS) or Bonus Round! (25' boat). I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-27-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,145
Posted By BabyBoomers
WOW! Love that pic on the right! BabyBoomers

WOW! Love that pic on the right! BabyBoomers
Forum: Our Community 04-27-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,141
Posted By BabyBoomers
Is yours "vintage" ?

I consider my '63 Safari "vintage" but don't think I need anything over and above the way the sub-forums are currently structured. I get good ideas from everyone!

BabyBoomers
Forum: Community Polls 04-26-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 85,247
Posted By BabyBoomers
TinTater!

TinTater!
Forum: 1963 Safari 04-10-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By BabyBoomers
Thanks for your replies ...

my trailer looks alot like the one that Napoleon Dynamite found, but the mounts look different. I have rather small attachment brackets about a foot from the bottom and a rail across the top. Any...
Forum: 1963 Safari 04-10-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By BabyBoomers
Anyone got a pic of a '63 awning ...

installed? I am trying to figure out just how it mounts and what it looks like. Much appreciated. Perhaps a year or two either way would work, I don't know.

BabyBoomers
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
If you click on this pic it is easy to see that...

If you click on this pic it is easy to see that the front has a pipe too, so the unit at the museum identified as a '48 has the pipe coming out the back only, so the frame has either been modified or...
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
'48 Globetrotter - Axle, Belly Pan, etc.

The card in the 3rd pic of post no.3 says "Courtesy Airstream, Inc." right under identifying the unit as a '48 Globetrotter, so it could be one of those units kept at the factory that I have read...
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
'48 Globetrotter

Interesting link. This units plate looks the same, with the wave and all, but is brass. The numerical sequence in the lower right corner is not there.In fact it looks like this one in a link to a '48...
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
'48 Globetrotter

Frank, it has a brass plate that shows serial no. 1403 from LA.

BabyBoomers
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
'48 Globetrotter

Ken, I don't know if it has a new frame, but definitely has a new A and ball receiver. The pipe can be seen from the back.

BabyBoomers
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-09-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
Did you see this '48 globetrotter? ...

... I didn't think so since only 6 people have viewed it. Seems there has been more interest in these oldies than this, or I wouldn't have bothered posting !

BUMP

BabyBoomers
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-07-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
1948 Globetrotter - more pics

Had to go make something of myself this afternoon, so here are some more pics.

Rear bed looking towards front dinette. Note polished endcaps.

Front dinette looking towards rear bed. PanelRay...
Forum: 1948 - 1954 Globetrotter 04-07-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By BabyBoomers
1948 Globetrotter

Thought the group might like to see pics of the unit which is now on display outside the Philbrook Museum in Tulsa, OK. It is part of a show on "Stream Lined Design".

It is a great restoration. If...
Forum: Vintage Kin 04-05-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,261
Posted By BabyBoomers
Seen your work Dude. I'll talk advice from you...

Seen your work Dude. I'll talk advice from you anytime! BabyBoomers
Forum: Vintage Kin 04-03-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,261
Posted By BabyBoomers
Want !

Want !
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-02-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,663
Posted By BabyBoomers
Wasn't sayin that you in particular were a whiner...

Wasn't sayin that you in particular were a whiner !

The marks are very uniform in an un-uniform way. That's why I thought it looked like the marks from one of those car washes that had the little...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-02-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By BabyBoomers
More than u wanted to know about plywood !

see post no. 7

A couple Plywood questions - BAYLINER® OWNERS' CLUB (https://www.baylinerownersclub.org/forum/showthread.php?p=557440#post557440)

BabyBoomers
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-02-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,663
Posted By BabyBoomers
Yeah, your probably right, doing it there was not...

Yeah, your probably right, doing it there was not my best idea! But it really wasn't difficult at all ... and didn't take that long ... and I did it by hand ... so do we have a bunch of polishing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-01-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,563
Posted By BabyBoomers
Pass ...

... doesn't do it for me ...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-01-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,663
Posted By BabyBoomers
Hi guys ...

is non gender. Just saying ladies ... The other ONE in BabyBoomers reminded me that ...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-01-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,663
Posted By BabyBoomers
Ext. cleanup of a prev. polished long time sitter ?

Hi guys, thanks in advance for your help.

I have a '63 22 safari that has been sitting out in the woods in the same spot under a couple of scrub oaks in OK for 5+ years. It has green crap growing...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 03-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 147,926
Posted By BabyBoomers
Close Also Counts ...

I think when I was a kid we also said in nuclear warfare. BabyBoomers
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-21-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By BabyBoomers
Skylights

Check out this thread. It was three or four below yours on the forum page. I read it all the way thru some time ago and thought it was pretty good.
...
Forum: Axles 03-17-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
And thank you too Action Moderator Dude!

I appreciate your help very much.
Forum: Axles 03-17-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
Thanks Andy

And I think that you are recommending 30 degree angle?
Forum: Axles 03-16-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
Spindles

I'll try to find the thread where I originally asked the question. Maybe the Mod who moved it to it's own mat remember where he got it. BabyBoomers
Forum: Axles 03-16-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
Spindles

Thanks everybody for the followup. I meant to ask about spindles. In the thread that I asked the question (the mod thought that it should have its own thread) the poster was asking about no. 10...
Forum: Axles 03-15-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
Spindles

Anybody? Anybody? Class?
Forum: Axles 03-13-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By BabyBoomers
Spindles

Could someone give me a lesson on spindles? I don't understand the number rating etc. And what is stock on a '63 single axle Safari? Many thanks.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 03-13-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,087
Posted By BabyBoomers
iHOUSE

I think you may be interpreting the covenants to strictly. Usually they are meant to preclude "mobile" homes that are now sometimes referred to as "modular" since they can be double wide etc. Factory...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-04-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,303
Posted By BabyBoomers
Tulsa represent !

Would love to get together with other forum members in the area.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-26-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,766
Posted By BabyBoomers
AL Frames ...

I see them every time I go to the lake and every time I go to the boat dealer. So perhaps many things (other than the physical properties of the material !) have changed.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-24-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,038
Posted By BabyBoomers
Renovated Value

Thanks for the encouragement Lew. I got a PM from a member who said that all this unit could ever be worth was $15K. I can easily see $15K in buy-out items not counting the value of my labor. I...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-23-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 91,693
Posted By BabyBoomers
Frame ?

Is there a reason (other than potential costs) that people don't just find a used all aluminum boat trailer and just make an eternity AS?

I have also cheeked out the websites of a couple of...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-23-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,038
Posted By BabyBoomers
See this is just the kind of comment that is...

See this is just the kind of comment that is about to run me out of here!

That and the comment and agreements yesterday from the guy who told a would be buyer that older AS are nothing but a...
Forum: Axles 02-21-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Many thanks. I think one thing that concerns me...

Many thanks. I think one thing that concerns me is the need for precision in the measurements. Since you have the original built info, if we get close you will be able to confirm and have the unit...
Forum: Axles 02-21-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Thanks Top, I have been following your thread and...

Thanks Top, I have been following your thread and you are doing a great job of educating and informing. I am getting more comfortable with the task, perhaps it is just fear of the unknown.

I have...
Forum: Axles 02-20-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Hey Jitney Bead and Colin H.

Jitney, could you help all of us would be axle re-placers and share with us the pertinent dimensions on your recent axle replacement?

I think that you had hub back to hub back dimensions and...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 02-20-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,590
Posted By BabyBoomers
Sorry for the hijack!

Tim - please tell me details on your wheels, manufacturer, size, width, bolt circle etc. Many thanks
Forum: Axles 02-20-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Thank you for your reply Colin

Thank you for your reply Colin
Forum: Axles 02-20-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Axle wars! Part2

I had the opportunity to meet Jitney Bead recently and see the Beaders trailer. Jitney had replaced the axle recently and it looked great. He did a great job documenting it with a video that can be...
Forum: Axles 02-20-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By BabyBoomers
Drop in axle solution?

What I really want is a complete remove and replace solution. Unbolt, remove, replace, rebolt, roll-on! I don't want to mark it and take it back out for welding, or coordinate a welder to come and...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-19-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,945
Posted By BabyBoomers
Lifetime Warranty

How old did he look? Or is it your lifetime? Or is it whichever comes first? :lol:
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