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Forum: Stella's Kitchen 05-27-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,650
Posted By bigcountry
chicagoair and mbopp... ...thanks for the tip...

chicagoair and mbopp...
...thanks for the tip on Falcon Enamelware.
My wife just received her first order of Falcon dishes and bowls.
Really like the lightweight, durable construction.
The colors...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-20-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,541
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks TheGreatleys for chlorine:water ratio!

Thanks TheGreatleys for chlorine:water ratio!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,541
Posted By bigcountry
TheGreatleys... ...please let me know what...

TheGreatleys...
...please let me know what bleach to water ratio that you use.
Thanks.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-12-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 118,561
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks GMFL!!!! Kudos on your "Overkill...

Thanks GMFL!!!!


Kudos on your "Overkill Specialist" subtitle.


My beautiful wife said that title sounds like me :)
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-12-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 118,561
Posted By bigcountry
Sikaflex 221 or Sikaflex 221 "Technique"?

Amazon offers two different labeled cartridges for the 721:
Sikaflex 221
-and-
Sikaflex 221 "Technique"


What is the difference between the two products?
Is one preferred over the other?
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-07-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By bigcountry
Thank You!

Magnet18...
...THANKS so much for posting this project!!!!


I'm going to be doing something very similar to your set up.


Your pictures were very helpful.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 03-21-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks a bunch for all of the added suggestions...

Thanks a bunch for all of the added suggestions everyone!


Thanks for the related thread links Peter!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 03-20-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the suggestions y'all!

Thanks for the suggestions y'all!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 03-19-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By bigcountry
Oxygenics Shower Head Options Question

Too many options...


Oxygenics website shows the following RV shower head options:
-BodySpa RV (2 spray pattern options)
-BodySpa Adventure RV (3 spray pattern options)
-Fury RV (5 spray...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-14-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,313
Posted By bigcountry
Thank You!

Wow, so many helpful responses.
I'm feeling prepared to acquire appropriate hose lengths with confidence.
Thank You All!!!!
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-13-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,313
Posted By bigcountry
Fresh Water Hose and Sewer Hose Length Dilemma

For you experienced travelers out there...


Please let me know what length fresh water hoses and sewer hoses that you've learned to carry based on the variety of campsite setups that you've...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-10-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By bigcountry
Thank You perryg114!

Thank You perryg114!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-09-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks LilPeanut!

Thanks LilPeanut!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-09-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks Adventure.AS and AlinCal!

Thanks Adventure.AS and AlinCal!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-08-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By bigcountry
Please Offer Input

Just a bump in hopes that someone can offer some insights regarding my original post in this thread.


Thanks!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 03-04-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By bigcountry
Pressure Regulator - Filter Sequence Question

I've seen a few forum threads that explain the inline sequence of regulators and filters.


I'm going to set up a two filter system for all incoming water into the coach.


My question is where...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 06-04-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,086
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the Post!

wulfraat, Thanks for the detailed post.
I'm just exploring solar systems and components.
I have a technical background and enjoy understanding what to pick and how it works.
I'll probably have...
Forum: The Rally Zone 05-09-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,180
Posted By bigcountry
Got the email - Thanks

I did receive the email yesterday.
Thanks for the reply.
Forum: The Rally Zone 05-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,180
Posted By bigcountry
Program for Alumapalooza 2018 Anyone?

So...with Alumapalooza 2018 looming at the end of May...
...does anyone have info on the program schedule yet?

The Alumapalooza 2018 website still shows that they haven't posted the program...
Forum: Our Community 04-08-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 1,247,276
Posted By bigcountry
Cool Clock

B Wilson...
...please let me know where you got that super cool clock.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-27-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks

Rocinante and DKB_SATX...
Thanks for letting me know how your connection devices.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-26-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By bigcountry
What's Your Hotspot Hardware

Rocinante and DKB_SATX...
...please let me know what hotspot hardware you are using for your AT&T service.

Thanks.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-25-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the answers everyone! Maggie, I...

Thanks for the answers everyone!

Maggie, I just sent a message thru the "contact us" button that you recommended...Thanks!
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-24-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By bigcountry
AT&T Blacklisted?

I just obtained AT&T unlimited plan.

When I login to my Airforum account with my AT&T hotspot, and then try to search Airforms, or post to the forums, I get booted back to the login status.

I...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-17-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,953
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks m.hony!

Thanks m.hony!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-16-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,953
Posted By bigcountry
Dealer Question

m.hony...
I see that you are in MS. By chance did you purchase from Foley RV? We have visited Foley RV a few times and have considered purchasing from them. You mention a bad dealer experience. ...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-04-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,117
Posted By bigcountry
Soon to be Airstream owner here. Been in...

Soon to be Airstream owner here.

Been in research mode for a couple of years.

I have given thought to how I will address the power protection concern. Of several options that I am considering,...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By bigcountry
Thank You!

Thanks so much everyone for your informative replies.

We have spent a great deal of time sitting in 27 and 30 foot Internationals (Signature and Serenity). We have been in Airstream research mode...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-01-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By bigcountry
Ordering New AS - What Are Available Choices?

Will be purchasing a new 27 or 30 foot International model (Signature or Serenity).

Please let me know if there is a list of choices that the buyer has available if ordering new (verses buying a...
Forum: Our Community 11-28-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,368
Posted By bigcountry
I really like a lot of the features of this...

I really like a lot of the features of this design for full time traveling.

If it could just weigh in at less than 10,000 lbs
with less than 1,000 lbs hitch weight.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-12-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,075
Posted By bigcountry
Y'all Are So Helpful

Thanks for the many replies to my post.

I'll admit that most replies have me leaning to the 30'.

We have studied 25s, 27s, 28s and 30s...both floor plan diagrams and sitting in new models on...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-11-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,075
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks!

Thanks for the great answers everyone.

Good question uncle bob...
...Answer is that we are mostly looking at 27 and 30 Internationals.
The new 30 Classic is beautiful and we seriously considered...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-10-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,075
Posted By bigcountry
27 or 30 - The Size Dilemma

So...Soon to be full timing in an Airstream.

Will live and work full time in a local area for a couple of years before we retire and travel.

When we do retire and travel...
-we plan to...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-25-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the replies!!

Thanks for the replies!!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-24-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By bigcountry
External Water Filter Carrier - Housing

I found the picture below in the RVshare blog.

https://blog.rvshare.com/choosing-best-rv-water-filter-need-know/

Have any of you fabricated or purchased a carrier/housing for external water...
Forum: Boondocking 08-23-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,308
Posted By bigcountry
ALANSD... ...per your posts 30 and 32, I'm...

ALANSD...
...per your posts 30 and 32, I'm interested in more detail about where to stay near Macon and Asheville.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-22-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,775
Posted By bigcountry
Zero Water Filter Tester

TheGreatleys...
Please let me know what that Zero Water Filter Pitcher tester is actually testing when you submerge it. The filter change guidelines say to change when the tester reads "006" or...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-17-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By bigcountry
crispboy... ...Thanks for posting your Camco...

crispboy...
...Thanks for posting your Camco EVO filter strategy.

TheGreatleys...
...please let me know what the "DI" stands for
"And DI prior to drinking will take care of all remaining...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-16-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By bigcountry
TheGreatleys: Thanks for the water softener...

TheGreatleys: Thanks for the water softener advice and link! I'm going to investigate.

uncle bob &
Adventure.AS &
TheGreatleys: Good points and counter points all. Agreed...water bottles are...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-15-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By bigcountry
Adventure.AS...Thanks for the input on your...

Adventure.AS...Thanks for the input on your system. Sounds like a good set up. I am going to study the info that you linked to the Seagull IV drinking water filter system. Sounds like a good option...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-14-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the link AWCHIEF...I'm going to check...

Thanks for the link AWCHIEF...I'm going to check it out.

uncle bob, I am hoping to stop at options just short of a
full RO +UV system. It would be a nice set up though.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-13-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,532
Posted By bigcountry
Water Filtering Suggestions Please

I understand that several owners use the Camco style external water filter.

I'm wanting to filter at a higher level than the single Camco style does.

My wishlist...
1) external filter system...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-11-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,432
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks for the replies

Thanks for the replies everyone!
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-09-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,432
Posted By bigcountry
"CarFax" for Travel Trailers?

I always pull a Carfax report when I am looking at buying a vehicle.
This just gives another input to the purchase decision.

Please let me know if there is a similar reporting tool for history of...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-08-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,342
Posted By bigcountry
Thanks Y'all

Thanks for the replies.
I like the propane option.
I'm glad to hear that altitude adjustments are quick and easy.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-08-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,342
Posted By bigcountry
Propane Powered Generator Altitude Question

If you use a propane powered generator, and your travels are in a variety of altitudes, what options are possible for easy setup in lower altitudes and higher altitudes?
Forum: Washer/Dryer & Dishwashers 09-21-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,319
Posted By bigcountry
lewster...I sent you a pm. Thanks

lewster...I sent you a pm.
Thanks
Forum: Washer/Dryer & Dishwashers 09-19-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,319
Posted By bigcountry
...also lewster, I'm reasonably confident with...

...also lewster, I'm reasonably confident with mechanical, electrical and plumbing projects. I just like to do my research and lean on those that have "been there, done that" before me when possible....
Forum: Washer/Dryer & Dishwashers 09-19-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,319
Posted By bigcountry
Lewster, we are in central Alabama.

Lewster, we are in central Alabama.
Forum: Washer/Dryer & Dishwashers 09-19-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 48,319
Posted By bigcountry
Hey lewster... 2016 30' International Serenity:...

Hey lewster...
2016 30' International Serenity:
Thinking about removing the dinette and installing a Splendide combo washer/dryer and a small desk in that space.
Please let me know if you
-have...
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