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Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-31-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By rbs
up and running with a 40 amp charger, hooked up...

up and running with a 40 amp charger, hooked up and charging at 16.7 amps, I'll keep an eye on it. Hoping we can utilize the charger for a few days, they change out when we get home.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-31-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By rbs
Converter/charger dead

looks like our converter/charger shot craps, and we are on the road. Could I get a battery charger, hook it to my batteries and survive until I can get the failed unit replaced? Recommendations for...
Forum: On The Road... 06-05-2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By rbs
call your credit card company tell them what...

call your credit card company tell them what happened and you want to stop payment, they'll do the rest
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 05-14-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,993
Posted By rbs
toast bread on the grill

toast bread on the grill
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-13-2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,978
Posted By rbs
we use Walmarts, will have to learn how to refill...

we use Walmarts, will have to learn how to refill online, damn didn't know that
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-10-2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By rbs
tow it without one, I think you'll answer your...

tow it without one, I think you'll answer your own question
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-19-2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By rbs
maybe yours has an access panel, mine doesn't....

maybe yours has an access panel, mine doesn't. There is an access thru the cutout in the wall panel, but impossible to get anything inside to work on it, hence the "solution", air pressure
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-17-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By rbs
just remove the trap, take it apart and clean it,...

just remove the trap, take it apart and clean it, the shower trap is impossible to get to so I put a valve stem on a rubber stopper, poured vinegar down the trap, let it set for 24 hours then put the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-07-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,689
Posted By rbs
ProPride's customer service is beyond reproach ,...

ProPride's customer service is beyond reproach , a role model for all businesses. A great product, back by excellent customer service is where you want to be.
Forum: Our Community 04-04-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,025
Posted By rbs
I didn't trash anyone or any brand, but what I am...

I didn't trash anyone or any brand, but what I am saying is not exaggerated. I have pulled an Airstream with another brand of hitch and I didn't like it, hence the ProPride and I haven't looked back....
Forum: Our Community 04-04-2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,025
Posted By rbs
there is a learning curve, and there are some...

there is a learning curve, and there are some tips that make hooking and unhooking easier, a backup camera a must. But installing and setting up the hitch correctly is also a factor. I put a handle...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-06-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By rbs
your solution would've worked if I had been...

your solution would've worked if I had been standing in my shop installing the fittings, I barely had room to install the Shark Bites. As far as the discovered leak and cause, the PEX tubing is...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-04-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By rbs
Freezing was 100% NOT the problem here, poor...

Freezing was 100% NOT the problem here, poor installation was the issue, and I didn't have the room or easy access to install a PEX fitting. And, as for your solution why don't you post exactly...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-02-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By rbs
fixed

went with the Shark Bites, had enough play in the lines that I avoided having to splice a piece of PEX, unfortunately another small leak appeared at an elbow in the line. Back to Home Depot where I...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-01-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By rbs
choosing fitting for repair

Discovered a water leak above hot water heater at a T connection. Very limited space is going to require a use of a Shark Bite style connector, which Home Depot shows they carry. Don't see any other...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-28-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By rbs
found it

discovered the leak, is at a T fitting that was right on top of the water heater. Had to loosen the shelf, which is another story, to expose the problem. Leak is at the connection going to the mixer...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-28-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By rbs
water leak under the hot water heater

2015 Classic with Atwood water heater. Discovered a leak under the hot water heater. The water is following the wiring harness that I assume goes to the water heater, wires are located under and to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-24-2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By rbs
mine does and did, had one brake that has a...

mine does and did, had one brake that has a slight drag and temp rise, confirmed with infra red heat gun, raised the the offending tire, could feel and hear the contact, adjusted the brake and all is...
Forum: On The Road... 02-16-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,331
Posted By rbs
we both thought the Oliver was as close to living...

we both thought the Oliver was as close to living on a sailboat as a person could get, we like our Airstream
Forum: Photography 02-04-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By rbs
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Wild Burro
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 01-06-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By rbs
Baby Q

We carry our Baby Q in the rear compartment. In our previous Airstream, 04 25' Classic, we could fit the Weber into the rear compartment assembled, the opening was about 1" taller than our current...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-28-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,752
Posted By rbs
One is the best, then there are the rest

Pro Pride is the best, but it's more money. If you are going to be pulling a lot, go with the best. They are built by a company who goes way beyond the normal when dealing with any issues, questions,...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 12-21-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By rbs
Annual inspection of the condition of your brakes...

Annual inspection of the condition of your brakes and wheel bearing runout is the best course of proactive protection. You can perform that yourself, it's basically simple but does require removal of...
Forum: On The Road... 12-20-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,498
Posted By rbs
if you are using rv parks for your stopovers,...

if you are using rv parks for your stopovers, probably not going to have any issues, state parks, another ballgame
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-17-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,595
Posted By rbs
your soak should be long enough to at least get...

your soak should be long enough to at least get it started producing more volume and hot water. Keep using the hot water, making sure your water is hot, and it will start working better and better...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-16-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,831
Posted By rbs
great job, wished I could do it, at least we...

great job, wished I could do it, at least we catch the water in a bucket
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 12-15-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By rbs
great information, I had thought that the use of...

great information, I had thought that the use of formaldehyde had been outlawed, it should be. Our gray tank will be our first use of Happy Camper, plan on mixing a scoop with couple gallons of water...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 12-14-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By rbs
Happy Campers users

Our every time routine for dumping our tanks is to use black tank flush, closing and opening dump valve until liquid becomes clear, then put couple gallons of water into the black tank, to agitate as...
Forum: On The Road... 12-08-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By rbs
St Francisville, LA

Looking to spend a couple days in/close to St Francisville, LA and would appreciate any recommendations for a place to stay, eat, and we know there is a lot to see, but would also appreciate input...
Forum: On The Road... 11-16-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,964
Posted By rbs
plastic milk crate, using a divider insert from...

plastic milk crate, using a divider insert from the box liquor is shipped in, stored on the floor in the closet. We would never put that much weight in an overhead cabinet
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 11-13-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,473
Posted By rbs
dish

we have dish network and a Pathway X2, we use the stand for the dish, owned it 8 years, absolutely no problems at all, works perfect plus you have the ability to connect to either satellite arc...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-07-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By rbs
Foam filters for air returns

I would like to replace the foam filters on our 15 Classic air returns with something better and that will stay in place. Has anyone found something that works, we would appreciate learning about it
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-09-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Dexter's warranty for my Airstream was 5 years,...

Dexter's warranty for my Airstream was 5 years, per Dexter
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-03-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By rbs
the older style works fine, the new style is a...

the older style works fine, the new style is a better design in that it works smoother, easier and for all appearances more robust, but in the end result it's the same

My old ones are 6+ yo, just...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-02-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By rbs
Older style ProPride weight distribution jacks

I replaced my weight distribution jacks on my ProPride hitch, before I send them to the scrap yard, I thought I would ask if anyone here needs them. Pay shipping and they are yours, nothing wrong...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-25-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,812
Posted By rbs
we have had great service on two separate...

we have had great service on two separate occasions at Lazy Day in Tucson, both times were for warranty work, furnace and water pump, we were on the road and they worked us in, completed the jobs in...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-09-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
100,000 miles on the trailer, and there was...

100,000 miles on the trailer, and there was nothing wrong with the sealed bearings as all were within specs for runout, the failure was due to not properly installing the drum/hub. I have absolutely...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-07-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Replacing brakes and options

If you have read our story about bearing failure, I just want to offer an option that I hadn't thought of regarding replacing brakes.
We knew our brakes were on their final days, and didn't want to...
Forum: 2020 And Newer Caravel 09-07-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By rbs
our shower head will drip water while under way,...

our shower head will drip water while under way, we just put it in a small bucket to catch any water is loses plus we don't want it to fall off it's holder and possibly damage the fiberglass, so two...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-03-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,317
Posted By rbs
we've had both, can't tell the difference be...

we've had both, can't tell the difference
be prepared to wait close to a year for delivery
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-02-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Airstream out of surgery

Happy to report our Airstream is out of surgery, had both axles replaced, released and has the green light to resume normal activities. First, I want to thank Josh, Service Manager at Airstream, for...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-22-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By rbs
don't think we would like that change

don't think we would like that change
Forum: On The Road... 08-13-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,616
Posted By rbs
I hope that you do get another Airstream, and...

I hope that you do get another Airstream, and enjoy life as you had planned. My advice to you when choosing your route is use secondary roads as much as you can. We stay off of the Interstates unless...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-04-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
all of the brakes were replaced by Airstream, so...

all of the brakes were replaced by Airstream, so they had to remove all of the brake drums/hubs. Airstream has told me they will replace the impacted axle, and I am paying to have the other replaced...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-04-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Update!

Just got off the phone with Josh at Airstream and Airstream is going to cover the cost of replacing the rear axle that was damaged. I am going to have the front axle replaced as well. I cannot begin...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-04-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
got more pictures. You can see that the nut has...

got more pictures. You can see that the nut has welded itself to the washer and I haven't tried to get them apart. The cup that is in one piece is the outside unit, appears that one of more of the...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-04-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
I collected all of the remaining parts, don't...

I collected all of the remaining parts, don't have pictures of all of them, but there is not much to look at. The "red flag" to me is the trouble came after someone one was into it, still waiting on...
Forum: Awnings 08-04-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,888
Posted By rbs
replacing arm on zip dee

our awning has always been a little contrary, but recently it has opened to the fully lowered position, but was always corrected thru the tilt switches until our last use. The rear arm refuses to...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-03-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Pics

thought I had got pics posted, let's try again.
another area on the spindle that is concerning would be the shoulder that the inside of the bearing lays against, it has some scaring on it as well....
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-03-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By rbs
Nev-R-Lube bearing failure

Had the right rear (curb side) bearing totally fail in route home from a trip. Obvious damage to the drum/hub, brake assembly destroyed and most likely the spindle. Our Airstream is a 2015, with...
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