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Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 03-12-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,974
Posted By hostage46
New colors for 2018

I'm gathering quotes for a 26U. Dealer tells my rig will be a 2018, expect at least 4 months.

He said they have new colors, but didn't have anything for me to look at.

Anyone know where I can...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-11-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,925
Posted By hostage46
Today I learned you can order 16" wheels. Black...

Today I learned you can order 16" wheels. Black is no longer available, I'm told to expect 4 months delivery timeframe.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-10-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,925
Posted By hostage46
Ordering ours this month! Is the 26U considered...

Ordering ours this month! Is the 26U considered to be a fast mover sales wise?
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 03-07-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,734
Posted By hostage46
Lead time from the factory

It's time, we've decided on the 26U twin. A few questions if I may....

What can I expect for a lead time from order to delivery?
Options im considering:
convection microwave
awnings all around....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-15-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,008
Posted By hostage46
I love this truck, I'm struggling to get the most...

I love this truck, I'm struggling to get the most payload I can. I'm getting ready to order.

I'll be towing a FC 30. Hitch weight is 800 lbs, add 180 for gas and I only have 680 lbs left for...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 01-30-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By hostage46
real world weights

Folks,

I see most airstreams have a useful load of 1,600 to 1,700 lbs. I presume most people are not running around at max gross weight.

That said, what is a typical trailer working weight in...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 01-30-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By hostage46
Thanks for the links guys. I've seen several 3rd...

Thanks for the links guys. I've seen several 3rd party head units by Alpine for instance, that are configured for Sync.

A few months back I saw an F150 commercial in the web, it was a guy pulling...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 01-28-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By hostage46
Rear camera system that ties to an OEM Screen?

Do any of the rear camera systems support using OEM screens for the monitor in Ford trucks?

Do I need a dedicated monitor to see behind me?
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-25-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,511
Posted By hostage46
Really helpful input all. It seems my model, the...

Really helpful input all. It seems my model, the FC 28 twin, is not a "fast mover" compared to others. Given my timeframe, model desire, and AC config, buying new seems like the way for me.

Which...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 05-24-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,900
Posted By hostage46
Do I need a 2nd AC unit?

About to pull the trigger on a new FC28 twin.

Do I NEED a second AC unit with the ducted HVAC?

One more thing ... I'm in Dallas
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-23-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,511
Posted By hostage46
Thanks Brian, just what I was looking for

Thanks Brian, just what I was looking for
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-22-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,511
Posted By hostage46
Rule of thumb...discount off MSRP?

As I consider, nearly new verses new, is there a rule of thumb when looking at "off the lot" cost.

Dan in Dallas...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-21-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By hostage46
There is only one floorplan the 28 foot rear twin.

There is only one floorplan the 28 foot rear twin.
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-23-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By hostage46
Thanks all, very informative..

Thanks all, very informative..
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-22-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By hostage46
How does one replace the "headliner' I've seen...

How does one replace the "headliner' I've seen aluminum, wood. Or do you just patch and paint?
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By hostage46
Remodel vs Restore

Like many first timers I've gone down a few paths. I started with the restoration thread, how cool would that be... oh wait maybe not.

I then figured I'll buy new, or maybe later model.

Then...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-21-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By hostage46
Remodel vs Restore

Like many first timers I've gone down a few paths. I started with the restoration thread, how cool would that be... oh wait maybe not.

I then figured I'll buy new, or maybe later model. T

hen...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 12-05-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By hostage46
Thanks Kelvin

Thanks Kelvin
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 11-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,723
Posted By hostage46
Folks, thanks for the feedback, this is just the...

Folks, thanks for the feedback, this is just the detail I was looking for, "I like Coke for this reason"

I must day, I'm not a fan of the dinette. has anyone ever replaced dinette with the Sofa...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 11-25-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,723
Posted By hostage46
Front or Rear bed? I bet this has been asked a million times....

So the decision has been made, well, almost. Wife and I popped into the dealer in Fort Worth, Vogt, nice folks, let us poke around the trailers on our own, a very productive hour or so it was!
...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 11-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By hostage46
DFW area Airstream dealer

Better half and I dropped in at Vogt this afternoon in NE FW off 121. Very low key, "...sorry no sales guy are available at the moment, but they are all unlocked..." Music to my ears. We went through...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By hostage46
Considered the Ram Eco, but the available...

Considered the Ram Eco, but the available incentives for the F150 are pretty amazing. In addition when I factor in the slightly higher cost of diesel, total cost of ownership numbers don't add up for...
Forum: Our Community 11-01-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 1,247,270
Posted By hostage46
An F150 XLT Super Crew with a tow package

An F150 XLT Super Crew with a tow package
Forum: Our Community 10-29-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7,536
Views: 1,245,025
Posted By hostage46
I saw THREE last weekend at a little camp ground...

I saw THREE last weekend at a little camp ground in Highland Village Texas. Two older 30+' rigs and a newer Bambi, only spoke to one owner.

Dan in Dallas...
Forum: Our Community 10-29-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By hostage46
I'm close on the F-150. As the new Aluminum body...

I'm close on the F-150. As the new Aluminum body is about to come out, they are looking to move the "old ones". Odly enough, with incentives from Ford, new trucks are cheaper. I can get an F150 with...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-28-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By hostage46
Robin I'll be interested in the trailer if it's...

Robin I'll be interested in the trailer if it's in a month or two. I need to secure a TV first. I'd love to see some pictures.
Forum: Our Community 10-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By hostage46
Realistic weights, time to select a TV

I'm leaning towards a later model, not new, 25 Flying Cloud FB Twin. What should I plan from a practical perspective on for GVTW and Tongue weight?

It's month end, good time to buy a truck

Dan...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By hostage46
Interesting thread, I'm about to trade in my...

Interesting thread, I'm about to trade in my little Escape for an F-150. I don't like or want a big truck, this will be my daily driver as well. And I do have toys to haul as well. Question is which...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-27-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By hostage46
I agree.... what a great community!!

I agree.... what a great community!!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By hostage46
Thanks for the note Brian. You're appoach makes...

Thanks for the note Brian. You're appoach makes sense, someplace between the two extemes where I seem to be bouncing between!

I found the "NADA guides" is this a reasonable estimate of trailer...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By hostage46
The standard progession of a Airstream Wannabe...

Greetings from Dallas. After several years of general cajoling and persistance, my lovely bride has convinced me we should get an Airstream. This conversation began years ago with a desire to go...
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