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Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-01-2008, 12:03 PM
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Posted By sequoiacoast
OK... WAKE UP!! Time to get movin', we need some...

OK... WAKE UP!! Time to get movin', we need some progress here to make this ever important event: https://www.airforums.com/forums/f288/norcal-rally-casini-ranch-april-11-13-a-38659.html!

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Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 09-23-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Hey you! Glad to hear the progress; I know how...

Hey you! Glad to hear the progress; I know how weird summer is.. it seems I had one issue that took the whole summer and finally a $2.39 fuse could have solved it. Fingers crossed. The weather must...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-14-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Oh baby, melmac, is my evil passion. Ebay was my...

Oh baby, melmac, is my evil passion. Ebay was my friend for all the airstream goodies a girl needs, while "waiting" for the darn thing to be done.

Counters, etc: I would advise you to take the...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-12-2007, 11:33 AM
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Awesome Ingrid! I sure do hope you can bring it...

Awesome Ingrid! I sure do hope you can bring it to San Antonio... I'm trying to get my husband interested in towing that far!!

Was it easier/harder than you thought? Do you have a floor plan...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-04-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Awwww, that is so precious! Absolutely captures...

Awwww, that is so precious! Absolutely captures their essence..ay??!!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-07-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Alright- looking like major progress... and room...

Alright- looking like major progress... and room to work!

It was great meeting you, my daughter said it was the best camping trip!

Can't wait to do it again... and maybe you'll be in an...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 04-01-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Sa-weeet! Now what? I'm starting to envy your...

Sa-weeet! Now what? I'm starting to envy your tenting at Casini- this polishing bit, is a loooooooooooooooooooot of work!!!!!

Baby steps.
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-27-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Yep, those seams are all caulked, however, it...

Yep, those seams are all caulked, however, it could be that the very bottom right corner, has a pin-hole gap in the caulk--- whatever it is, it is verrrry small!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-27-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Awesome and congrats!!! One of my sills...

Awesome and congrats!!!

One of my sills has water...uggg. It's the streetside flat "view" window. I vulkemed it, but perhaps need to shoot some from the inside as well. The trailer's off level...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-23-2007, 09:56 AM
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Well, how'd your vulkeming hold up? It was a...

Well, how'd your vulkeming hold up? It was a fairly light rain up here, but my windows, for the first time, have NO WATER in the sills!!!!!

Whoopeeeeeee!!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-17-2007, 04:36 PM
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Posted By sequoiacoast
It was easy... the little I did (I used Jasco,...

It was easy... the little I did (I used Jasco, that we already had). My husband is out there doing the big areas now.

I think it's worth getting the hydro from Vintage. I played with stuff...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-17-2007, 10:55 AM
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Posted By sequoiacoast
I used stripper, I don't know what gasket remover...

I used stripper, I don't know what gasket remover is all about- but it looks like it's removing clear coat! Looks good!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-14-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Hi! Well your seams looked just like mine! I...

Hi!
Well your seams looked just like mine! I used many different things. Nasty stripper- makes the old vulkem really gooey- but easier to get out, some plastic scrapers, and those fake credit cards...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-05-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
The window that leaked was the one like you put...

The window that leaked was the one like you put in by the front door. It also had a steady drip on the one above from a screw in the glass bar.

Incidentally, I have vulkemed something and next...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-04-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Ditto to ED!! Suh-weeet stuff! I have the...

Ditto to ED!! Suh-weeet stuff!

I have the manual to my electrical... but it doesn't show what I'm looking for. Darn. I doubt yours would either. It's kinda vague in the umbilical tie-in, with...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 03-04-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 498
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Posted By sequoiacoast
Way to Go..PROGRESS... feels good, no?? What are...

Way to Go..PROGRESS... feels good, no?? What are you using for caulk against the glass. Mine had silicone. I vulkemed everything (seams, window, etc) but added a little silicone to that window. It...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-07-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Good for you-- you can do it!! My kids:...

Good for you-- you can do it!!

My kids: Boy 15, Girl 8, Boy 2!!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-07-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Awesome, Ingrid!! Did you try the rivet gun yet??...

Awesome, Ingrid!! Did you try the rivet gun yet?? It is SOOOO fun (& easy). Don't fret... if I remember, you have the HF one (like me) and here's a few things from my experience... You'll need...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-01-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Thanks for the update! It's amazing what the...

Thanks for the update! It's amazing what the pressure of incoming guests or a daughter's dream can do to motivate our over-worked husbands!! I got mine to finish painting and trimming out our...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 11-10-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
2024-T3 alclad .032: exterior skin...

2024-T3 alclad .032: exterior skin www.wicksaircraft.com (https://www.wicksaircraft.com) .

Banana wrap & belly pan: 5052-H32 .025: www.metalsupermarkets.com (https://www.metalsupermarkets.com)...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 11-04-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Do you have the harbor freight rivet gun? I have...

Do you have the harbor freight rivet gun? I have one- it's awesome!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-31-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
My husband still laughs at my , "32 and 3...

My husband still laughs at my , "32 and 3 ticks...". I have gotten a little better, but frankly I just don't care as much;) !

Keep up the good work, Ingrid! Are you losing sleep, dreaming of...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-28-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
WOW!! I'm so impressed! You are so clean; it...

WOW!! I'm so impressed! You are so clean; it looks very do-able!!!!:D

Good luck, and may tomorrow be a butt-kicker in the accomplishment department-wink, wink:)
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-24-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
I would love to go to a rally!! You are so right...

I would love to go to a rally!! You are so right about it being easier- at least that is what it seems to me. I too would have done the shell-off if there was enough rot to substantiate it, if I had...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-23-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Hi Ingrid! So, a shell-off? Impressive....

Hi Ingrid!
So, a shell-off? Impressive. Scary. Fun?
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-08-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
We would love a visit!! I'm pretty sure we'll be...

We would love a visit!! I'm pretty sure we'll be staying home (other option is the bay area visiting our relatives!).

I did spray the gaskets with silicone, maybe after soccer I'll get to post a...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-07-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
The window karma was with me!! I just installed...

The window karma was with me!! I just installed the VTS window... and it's all DONE!! No breaks, feels solid, and I didn't even swear! The new window gasket makes the window stick out a bit, but I...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-07-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
I put in a window!!

I spent all day yesterday prepping to install my first window. I decided to use the rear window as my 'first time' experiment, due to the cost of messing up my precious curved one.
Before I...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-05-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Is Ed giving you numbers for the rockguard parts...

Is Ed giving you numbers for the rockguard parts - e-clip deals... just being nosey.... cause I have both of those issues at hand.
Did you try the e-clip advice?

Ed, do you have a source for...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-04-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,564
Posted By sequoiacoast
Hi Ingrid, I have yet to install my new side...

Hi Ingrid,
I have yet to install my new side window (ordered from VTS) because of a trim situation... there's a thread started about it - basically, the trim ordered from inland doesn't work on...
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