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Forum: Floor Finishes 08-02-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By SafariSogood
We put marmoleum in or 75 after pulling out the...

We put marmoleum in or 75 after pulling out the shag carpet and it was one of the best decisions we made on improvements. I just sold my trailer and it seems that the floor was the most commented on....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By SafariSogood
Goodbye & Thank You

After seven great years with the "Silver Slug" my 1975 Safari it was time to pass it along to new owners to continue to take care of it. They seemed like great folks and I hope they join this forum....
Forum: On The Road... 06-09-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By SafariSogood
There is an RV park close to the airport on...

There is an RV park close to the airport on Marine Drive. It is nice and clean and was expanded not too long ago. It is very close to everything as it is in the city limits. You may hear some noise...
Forum: Community Polls 09-24-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Gps
Views: 2,012
Posted By SafariSogood
I have been using a Garmin 1490t for a year new....

I have been using a Garmin 1490t for a year new. Overall very happy with it. It has lifetime free updates and free traffic. I agree the lane assist and speed limits are great features. I would look...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By SafariSogood
I would love to see the "after" pictures....

I would love to see the "after" pictures. :o
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-16-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,868
Posted By SafariSogood
I went and ordered the Gords Polish. Looking...

I went and ordered the Gords Polish. Looking forward to trying it.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-13-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,868
Posted By SafariSogood
Cleaning/Polishing Alloy Wheels

Hi Everyone,
I was wondering what some of you have done to restore a new look to your alloy wheels. After cleaning with a bristle brush, the wheels are still dull and some stubborn black spots...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-15-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,926
Posted By SafariSogood
I have been to Sutton, RV Pro and just came back...

I have been to Sutton, RV Pro and just came back from new Airstream dealer in Portland, Airstream Adventures NW.

I have had Airstream Adventures try to repair a leak in the front of the trailer...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 12-18-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By SafariSogood
Has Anyone Had Their Trailer Serviced Here?

Now that they have been around for some months I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the service department.
I have a leak in the front behind the wall thanks to the non stop rain in...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 06-09-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 800
Posted By SafariSogood
New Airstream Dealership in Oregon on the TV news

I am nor sure if it is IN the news or ON the news but thought you might find this of interest.
I saw this on KGW, our Portland station, last night.

New Airstream dealership opens in Oregon |...
Forum: On The Road... 04-01-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By SafariSogood
Here is a Park For You

I was visiting in-laws nearby and turned up this state park. I have not been there but I would sure like to go. The sites are just about ocean front. It is way out by Montauk.
The name is Hither...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,489
Posted By SafariSogood
Hi, I don't know if you can see but my avatar...

Hi,
I don't know if you can see but my avatar pic has the wheels from our 75 Safari. The original is on a pc that is no longer working otherwise I would send you a bigger picture.
I don't know if...
Forum: On The Road... 06-15-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,789
Posted By SafariSogood
Hello Kevin and Leah, I do not think you will...

Hello Kevin and Leah,
I do not think you will have any problems on the LIE. That is the commercial route for all truck traffic on the island. I would check the parkways (Meadowbrook and Wantaugh)...
Forum: On The Road... 03-05-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By SafariSogood
Hi Dave, I stayed at Bahia Honda SP there years...

Hi Dave,
I stayed at Bahia Honda SP there years ago in a tent. It poured enough to flood the tent as well as some other adventures there. You will be fine with an a/c unit in a fine A/S. I saw some...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-10-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By SafariSogood
Rusty Tongue

Hello all,
On my 75 Safari, there are some rust spots on the tongue around the propane tanks. I wanted to get rid of the rust an repaint before the Oregon rains return. It is either black or very...
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-02-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,360
Posted By SafariSogood
That sure looks like you got it. I wonder if the...

That sure looks like you got it. I wonder if the owners modified it or if this was a more deluxe version, with the larger windows and all?
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-02-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,360
Posted By SafariSogood
Guess This Trailer (Not an AS)

I saw this at Viento SP in Oregon and thought it was a fantastic trailer (for not being an AS). I did not see a rock chip or dent. It was factory fresh on the outside.
I didn't meet the owners so I...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-11-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,105
Posted By SafariSogood
Ps -

I neglected this in the earlier post.
I wanted to thank Gunny for all his help getting my truck unlocked. And his great coat hanger collection. I appreciate it.
Frank
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By SafariSogood
2air - thanks for the quick response. I never...

2air - thanks for the quick response. I never cease to be amazed at the web sites out there, or your encyclopedic knowledge!
Darol-I will see if they have dumps, otherwise I see a gas station in...
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By SafariSogood
Fuel w/ Free Dump I-5 Oregon?

Hello all,
I am going from Portland to Roseburg tomorrow and need to dump the tanks before getting to my destination. I was wondering if there is anyplace with easy I-5 access that you know about....
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-10-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,105
Posted By SafariSogood
Rally

Thanks to all the organizers for a fun time in Vernonia. It was an easy trip for us and we will be considering it again in the future. Great meeting new people and seeing familiar faces again.
So...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-29-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By SafariSogood
NPR Link

I just heard your interview on NPR, it was a nice interview. Makes me wish I joined WBCCI and went to the rally. Next year!
Here is the link:
Summer Fun with a 1958 Airstream Trailer : NPR...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-27-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,105
Posted By SafariSogood
Hi All, sorry for no communication so far. Been...

Hi All,
sorry for no communication so far. Been pretty busy lately. We were planning on arriving Friday afternoon, as soon as we get supplies for the weekend and depart Sunday. Leslie would like to...
Forum: On The Road... 06-20-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 287,217
Posted By SafariSogood
The first post brought a smile to my face. 1.46...

The first post brought a smile to my face. 1.46 for regular and 1.72 for diesel in 2/2003. simply amazing what has happened in 4 short years. Triple prices, wow...:sad:
Today in Portland, Oregon -...
Forum: Fun & Games 06-04-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,741
Posted By SafariSogood
Here is one from Yelapa, Mexico

Here is one from Yelapa, Mexico
Forum: On The Road... 06-04-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By SafariSogood
Up in the norther Oregon area, Ft. Stevens State...

Up in the norther Oregon area, Ft. Stevens State Park is a good park to camp. Nearby Astoria is fun to visit, lots of new restaurants, a trolley, a maritime museum, and a couple of brewpubs. There is...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-25-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,025
Posted By SafariSogood
First- a big thanks to Chris for assembling the...

First- a big thanks to Chris for assembling the aluminum tubes in Newport,
2nd- Thanks to Janet and Michelle for helping me back in the trailer my first time, and mostly for not laughing too hard...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-21-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,025
Posted By SafariSogood
Hi All We're picking the Silver Slug up on...

Hi All
We're picking the Silver Slug up on friday from Sutton's. They've been plugging leaks for us and what better place to test out their work but on the coast in winter. So we plan to join you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-25-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By SafariSogood
TV replacement shocks needed

Hello All,
From what I have read so far Bilsten seems to be the shocks of choice for TVs.
My setup is 2000 GMC Sierra 1/2 ton, 23' Safari '75.
The shocks need replacement and wondered if...
Forum: On The Road... 01-19-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,257
Posted By SafariSogood
Eugene OR overnight

Hi All,
Wel will be taking the trailer to Eugene for a one night trip and was wondering if there are any recomendations for an RV park close to the city. I saw a Premier rv park up the road and a...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 11-18-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By SafariSogood
Another leak

After my previous post I decided to look around the trailer for more leaks. I found one behind the gaucho, the floor was pretty damp, I think it is coming in from a separated seam from the bottom of...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 11-17-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By SafariSogood
This unit does have a drain pan inside (it was...

This unit does have a drain pan inside (it was dry, which is odd as I didn't drain it)and no drain tube from the back (not that I could see).
I looked at the gasket and did the $ bill test and it...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 11-15-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By SafariSogood
A Leak

Hello All,
I think I have a leak around my fridge. It has not been raining for over a week and I dont think there are any water connections around the fridge. Could it be a slow leak from the fridge...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-02-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,599
Posted By SafariSogood
How much to replace a furnace

I recently acquired my '75 Safari and tried the furnace. It worked for most of one night when I was testing it (me not in it mind you) and it was working fine when I went to bed. in the morning the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-01-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 36,261
Posted By SafariSogood
Wow!!

What a great time!!!
First many thanks to Janet, you have done an amazing job all around. I am sure we dont know 90% of your efforts put into this.
Next thank you to anyone who listened to an...
Forum: Awnings 08-29-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By SafariSogood
Zip Dee stores slightly left

Hello all,
I wonder who has seen this? My zip dee awning works fine except when it it time to roll it back up it appears to go about 1" left making it very difficult to to put the round screw downs...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-25-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By SafariSogood
Van, have you used Camping World? It looks like...

Van, have you used Camping World? It looks like your trailer is about as close to mine as I could see. In general do you use non airstream places?
Have you done a lot of restoration on yours, or do...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-25-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By SafariSogood
Service shops in Portland metro area?

Thanks for the replies!
Here are a couple of updates:
The trailer part of the trailer just came back from what seemed to be a great service shop here in Portland. I brought a boat trailer there a...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-12-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 36,261
Posted By SafariSogood
Hi Aaron & Summer, Glad to see other novices...

Hi Aaron & Summer,
Glad to see other novices will be in attendance. we can compare notes and our combined ignorance as we venture off into the world of Airstreaming.
Frank & Leslie
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-09-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By SafariSogood
newbie-where to begin?

I got a '75 safari this last weekend. It seems solid, no obvious water leaks or floor rot. I am now in the holy s***! what do I do now part.:eek: I went through it for about 2 hours before I bought...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-09-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By SafariSogood
thecatsandi, it sounds like you or someone you...

thecatsandi, it sounds like you or someone you know has had a less than wonderful experience there. Could it have been a one time thing or do you know them to be consistently off the mark?
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-08-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By SafariSogood
Service / inspection near Portland OR

Hello Everyone
Apologies for going off topic:flowers: until I get the hang of this website but I thought I could reach a lot of folks that live more or less near me.
As we stated earlier, we just...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-06-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 36,261
Posted By SafariSogood
Hello Everybody, We are brand new to...

Hello Everybody,
We are brand new to Airstream, Just bought a '75 Safari this Saturday and thought we could meet fellow Airstreamers if your initiation isn't too harsh! I have a bazillion questions...
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