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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-05-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2dabeach
ortsa I agree with the post above mine. I...

ortsa

I agree with the post above mine. I hook up the BAL Deluxe Tire Locking Chocks between the trailer wheels on both sides before I unhitch the trailer. The chocks will prevent the trailer...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-05-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By 2dabeach
If you want advice from 'experts' you should be...

If you want advice from 'experts' you should be calling the Airstream factory. Why would you even think about risking your safety and the possibility of having stability problems with your trailer by...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 09-30-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By 2dabeach
Mark..... I own a 2007 Safari 25'FB and when I...

Mark..... I own a 2007 Safari 25'FB and when I installed the winterization valve I had to remove the Airstream panel in front of it to get access to the pump and install the unit. I then installed a...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-19-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By 2dabeach
doughpat......Your unit should still be under...

doughpat......Your unit should still be under warrantee. I would do nothing on it and call your dealer or Airstream Corp to fix the problem.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-29-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,451
Posted By 2dabeach
This is for of the folks out there that think...

This is for of the folks out there that think that blowing out the water lines and not using antifreeze is the best way to prevent damage to your water system. I have my sailboat in a marina in...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-28-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,451
Posted By 2dabeach
Gooch.....You list looks good except that your...

Gooch.....You list looks good except that your item # 8 is going to pump fresh water back into the water lines after you blew them out in item #5. I suggest you buy one of the Camco kits where you...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 02-11-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By 2dabeach
Airdreamer2.......I had my Airstream mechanic ...

Airdreamer2.......I had my Airstream mechanic replace the standard vent over the bed with a Fantastic Fan on my 25' FB. I didn't want him to get the 12 volt power to the Fantastic fan from the...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 01-18-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,252
Posted By 2dabeach
AussiePhil.....My 2007 25' FB connects power...

AussiePhil.....My 2007 25' FB connects power inside the trailer as soon as the power is connected to the connector on the outside of the trailer. As your trailer is new and under warranty I would...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 12-24-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,239
Posted By 2dabeach
ers..... I would cancel it all. I have a 2007 25'...

ers..... I would cancel it all. I have a 2007 25' FB and our trailer came with a spare tire mounted under the front of the trailer in a drop-down bracket. I would check under the front of your...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,515
Posted By 2dabeach
highlandsnc...... We had a problem with our 25'FB...

highlandsnc...... We had a problem with our 25'FB a few years ago and we found mouse droppings in every cabinet drawer and closed space in the trailer. I started using EartKind's Botanical Rodent...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-28-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,122
Posted By 2dabeach
I have the same problem with the flange distance...

I have the same problem with the flange distance on my 2007 25'FB. What brand and model number did you find that would fit in that tight space?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-28-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By 2dabeach
sherrylynn..........The first thing I would do is...

sherrylynn..........The first thing I would do is check if the drain line is blocked by blowing some low pressure air into the A/C drain hose as it comes down by your wheel well. This would clear out...
Forum: On The Road... 10-28-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,011
Posted By 2dabeach
Belbein.....When I have to level my 25' from side...

Belbein.....When I have to level my 25' from side to side I use a wooden board that is long enough for both tires to fit and we use the lego type blocks on top of the board as needed to get the right...
Forum: On The Road... 10-22-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,011
Posted By 2dabeach
Ed..... We use a board like you suggested along...

Ed..... We use a board like you suggested along with a set of the Lego Block type levelers. This has given us enough room to level our 25' Airstream in some of the uneven sandy sites we have stayed...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-14-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By 2dabeach
Chuckash.....I don't know how the mirrors are set...

Chuckash.....I don't know how the mirrors are set up on the 2020 25' trailers. Our 2007 25' trailer's mirror has hinges on the top of the mirror and the bottom of the mirror is pulled out to get...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-09-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,436
Posted By 2dabeach
James....I have two Current Design 13' 6" X 25"...

James....I have two Current Design 13' 6" X 25" kayaks mounted on Yakima cross bars with kayak pads on the top of my cap on a GMC Sierra and we have no problems with them. You will need two people to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-18-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,335
Posted By 2dabeach
uncle bob....not paying your common charges or...

uncle bob....not paying your common charges or fines may be tolerated by your HOA for awhile. But they will get you when you try to sell your unit and you find out that the HOA have put a lien on...
Forum: On The Road... 05-22-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By 2dabeach
jonnie3....The Garden State Parkway to Rte 287 to...

jonnie3....The Garden State Parkway to Rte 287 to the Tappan Zee Bridge, then Rte 287 to Rte 95 is the way to go. Keep in mind that the all-knowing-super duper great governor of NY has renamed the...
Forum: Boondocking 05-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,759
Posted By 2dabeach
dnas.....Your 120 volt A/C electric heating...

dnas.....Your 120 volt A/C electric heating element may not be working. Below is the way to check if the element is good or not.

Heating Element
The heating element is designed to deliver a...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-17-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,313
Posted By 2dabeach
griffithj.....Even if you don't read instructions...

griffithj.....Even if you don't read instructions your friendly Airstream dealer's mechanic should have had the sense not to spray that stuff on your trailer. Here are some of the precautions from...
Forum: Boondocking 05-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,759
Posted By 2dabeach
Shazam....Attached is a picture of the...

Shazam....Attached is a picture of the refrigerator compartment on my 2007 25' Safari. The gas burner is located in the lower right side of the compartment under the metal cover. The propane flame...
Forum: Tires 04-17-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,470
Posted By 2dabeach
Betterboat..... We would not go on the road...

Betterboat..... We would not go on the road without a tire pressure monitor on our trailer. I heard too many stories of trailer tires going flat and the driver not knowing about it until there was...
Forum: Base Camp 04-10-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By 2dabeach
Fiala06.......I agree that the flickering of the...

Fiala06.......I agree that the flickering of the lights is probably caused by a low voltage issue. To prevent the cycling of the pump as it brings the system up to pressure you can install a...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-21-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,101
Posted By 2dabeach
urnmor....Give Fantastic Fan customer service a...

urnmor....Give Fantastic Fan customer service a call. Their service folks have been very helpful in the past in resolving problems with their fans.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-20-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,101
Posted By 2dabeach
The newer Fantastic Fans the motors do not...

The newer Fantastic Fans the motors do not require the knob to be engaged to raise or lower the dome. The knob is always engaged and when you open or closed the dome manually you are turning the...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-17-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By 2dabeach
Thiatt55.....It sounds to me to be a problem with...

Thiatt55.....It sounds to me to be a problem with the water heater bypass valves being in the wrong position. I had a similar problem with the water not flowing from the bathroom sink and found that...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-03-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By 2dabeach
GOUSE....Just stop at any GMC or Chevrolet dealer...

GOUSE....Just stop at any GMC or Chevrolet dealer and they can match you up with the proper part.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 02-27-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By 2dabeach
Vancelot....When you remove the old plug just...

Vancelot....When you remove the old plug just write down what color wire you removed from what terminal on the plug and reassemble it the same same way and you should not have a problem.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 02-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,857
Posted By 2dabeach
Lindenwood....Buy yourself a 3,000 watt Honda...

Lindenwood....Buy yourself a 3,000 watt Honda generator instead of a 2,000 unit and you should not have a problem running a single A/C.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 12-31-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,349
Posted By 2dabeach
wmb.....I found a video online of someone...

wmb.....I found a video online of someone replacing a tank vent and a Ventline round ceiling vent. The video showed two screws with the heads facing up that hold the motor in place on a metal cross...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12-29-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,429
Posted By 2dabeach
JJTX.... I use a super absorbent synthetic...

JJTX.... I use a super absorbent synthetic chamois made in Germany that I usually pick up at a boat show or flea market. They are also available on Amazon. They soak up a load of water and they are...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-19-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,227
Posted By 2dabeach
WMB....I had a similar leak from the black tank...

WMB....I had a similar leak from the black tank flush check valve. When you have completed fixing it you may want to take a shop vac and run the hose down that compartment and run it for a few hours...
Forum: On The Road... 11-30-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,502
Posted By 2dabeach
Munnik...............It is unfortunate that there...

Munnik...............It is unfortunate that there are people that have some kind of special access to Reserve America's reservation system that seem to have unlimited access to reserve sites in the...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 09-25-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By 2dabeach
rickmc1219..... I had the same problem with my...

rickmc1219..... I had the same problem with my 2007 25' FB Safari. The valve on mine is located behind a panel in the closet. Attached are some pictures.
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-29-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,131
Posted By 2dabeach
3 campers....There is a guy that use to work for...

3 campers....There is a guy that use to work for the Airstream dealer in CT that opened a shop in Fish Kill, NY. It's a bit of a ride from you location but you will be satisfied with his work....
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 243,115
Posted By 2dabeach
Long Key State Park, Florida

Long Key State Park, Florida
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 08-02-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,018
Posted By 2dabeach
Call FF service, they have always been great in...

Call FF service, they have always been great in helping me out with problems.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-02-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By 2dabeach
Greg... I was able to use the original TV...

Greg... I was able to use the original TV bracket when I upgraded my TV from 15" to a 19" digital unit. You may be able to see behind the bracket to see how it is mounted to the wall by removing the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-04-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By 2dabeach
Silver House Dreams....I never liked the base...

Silver House Dreams....I never liked the base that came on my 2007 25' Safari and purchased a Bulldog Reese replacement base from Tractor Supply for $14.99 that works great.
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-14-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By 2dabeach
[QUOTE=Daquenzer;2088631]Have 2017 International...

[QUOTE=Daquenzer;2088631]Have 2017 International Serenity. I have 2 problems:
1) The vanity door does not stay closed during transit. It is a heavy door since it has glass on it. And it slants...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-17-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,547
Posted By 2dabeach
Mx468.......I'm not aware of a RV standard...

Mx468.......I'm not aware of a RV standard regarding the number of terminals you can connect to a battery stud. In the boating industry there is an American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) standard E-11...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-15-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,051
Posted By 2dabeach
I know that this post is going to upset a lot of...

I know that this post is going to upset a lot of people on the Air Forums. Im sick of hearing from people who have spent $70,000 to $110,000 purchasing the most expensive travel trailer available on...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-25-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,910
Posted By 2dabeach
Wgsouth.....Stay at a local campground or the...

Wgsouth.....Stay at a local campground or the dealer's property for a day or two and make sure everything is working. Also check the tire pressures before you leave. We found our tire pressure was at...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-02-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,117
Posted By 2dabeach
Wave Man Save yourself a lot of money and...

Wave Man

Save yourself a lot of money and exchange the hard wired unit for their unit that you hang from the power post.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-28-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By 2dabeach
"If not we’d pay the extra $1000 and get a hybrid...

"If not we’d pay the extra $1000 and get a hybrid inverter (Victron Multiplus 3000) so it can supplement the generator with the battery during compressor starts, etc."

Daleyocum.... Am I...
Forum: Tires 10-23-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,091
Posted By 2dabeach
TouringDan....As long as you don't leave home...

TouringDan....As long as you don't leave home there is no problem not having a spare tire. Have you ever had a blowout on Rte 95 in Georgia? I did. I put on my spare and tried to locate a replacement...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-22-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,949
Posted By 2dabeach
BHBDVM........The 25' and the 27' are great...

BHBDVM........The 25' and the 27' are great trailers for two people and occasional guests. It is not the kind of setup you want for multiple days on the road with more than two people.Think of how...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-07-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,502
Posted By 2dabeach
Seattle206.........My 2007 25' has been stored...

Seattle206.........My 2007 25' has been stored outside since we purchased it. I have been using Walbernize RV Super Seal on it since I purchased it and the trailer looks like it did when I purchased...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-22-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By 2dabeach
Service in NE

Chester....I agree with the the previous comments made by OTRA15 regarding George Hernanze's place for service. He has been working on my Airstream for 10 years, first at the Airstream dealer in...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-09-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,450
Posted By 2dabeach
vswingfield.... Thanks, I didn't catch that when...

vswingfield.... Thanks, I didn't catch that when I read his post.
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