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Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-15-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,541
Posted By bbqmama
Hehe, I second the fire dancer! Here's mine! ...

Hehe, I second the fire dancer! Here's mine! ;). (we host a luau bi-annually and invite hula dancers and fire dancers to perform... Fun stuff!!)
Forum: Fun & Games 06-07-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,779
Posted By bbqmama
This one gave me a serious chuckle!

This one gave me a serious chuckle!
Forum: Fun & Games 06-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,779
Posted By bbqmama
From a trip to the great sand dunes area......

From a trip to the great sand dunes area......
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 05-28-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By bbqmama
Ditto here - cleaned Them out and I had full...

Ditto here - cleaned Them out and I had full flowing water nice again.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-28-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,307
Posted By bbqmama
Now that is a slick idea!

Now that is a slick idea!
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-23-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
Wow, those look gorgeous! Excellent job! Love...

Wow, those look gorgeous! Excellent job! Love your design!
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 05-21-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By bbqmama
Loretta :: 1967 Airstream Globetrotter

Loretta :: 1967 Airstream Globetrotter (2012-05-21 23:02:42)
Forum: On The Road... 05-15-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By bbqmama
Ah, my old stomping ground! I'm from Moscow...

Ah, my old stomping ground! I'm from Moscow originally... Gorgeous gorgeous country Idaho is... (didn't realize how lucky I was til I moved to Colorado about 14 yrs ago - which is fantastic as...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-15-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,808
Posted By bbqmama
Ours is affectionately known as 'Loretta' as a...

Ours is affectionately known as 'Loretta' as a painting with a name of Loretta on it was inside! (for the record, we have a lot more fun with Loretta than she appears to be having in the painting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-15-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,808
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! Is it bad my first thought when I heard...

Lol! Is it bad my first thought when I heard Stella and the long drive was the beer ( Stella Artois)... Probably woulda tasted wonderful upon arrival ;)
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-15-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By bbqmama
Great minds think alike. Ha!

Great minds think alike. Ha!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-15-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,786
Posted By bbqmama
Welcome to Colorado, c-buffalo! Checked out the...

Welcome to Colorado, c-buffalo! Checked out the blog... Bertha looks beautiful!
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 05-15-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By bbqmama
Ours as well... Fits perfectly! Secured it with...

Ours as well... Fits perfectly! Secured it with one of those ratcheting fabric strips... Though I really should put a cover on it.... Being in CO we get our fair share of the rays.
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-14-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! Or just invite ya along on the camping...

Lol! Or just invite ya along on the camping trip... Hehehehehe....
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-14-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By bbqmama
I'd love to see the pics prhamilt.... What is in...

I'd love to see the pics prhamilt.... What is in the awning that runs through the channel? Rope? Hose? The silicone spray sounds like a good idea. I have a set of 3 of the adjustable tent poles...
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-14-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By bbqmama
Funny enough, I was just looking at your blog,...

Funny enough, I was just looking at your blog, someday! Not sure how I came upon it but enjoyed reading about your adventures. So a step ladder would suffice eh?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-14-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,786
Posted By bbqmama
38........ (had to do the math funny enough) ...

38........ (had to do the math funny enough)

At least for a few more months! Definitely feel my age but generally in a good way - Lots of life experiences which is a good thing. I'd like to say...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-14-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By bbqmama
We're new to rv'ing.... In fact next weekend...

We're new to rv'ing.... In fact next weekend will be our 4th time camping in our (new to us) trailer.... So we've still got alot to learn...

That said, We replaced the original furnace with an...
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-13-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By bbqmama
I'm looking to make my own rope and pole awning...

I'm looking to make my own rope and pole awning as described here :

https://thismontanalife.com/make-your-own-awning-step-by-step/

Got the fabric and the tent poles And was about to get cracking...
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-13-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By bbqmama
What year and model do you have? Not sure about...

What year and model do you have? Not sure about the customization bit but if you're going to part with the current window parts (and they match those used in my model) I'd love to take them off your...
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-13-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By bbqmama
Window 'clasp' for '67 Globetrotter

Hi all,

I'm missing the middle 'clasp' for the front window in our 1967globetrotter... I've loaded a picture of what the others look like. Any idea what the formal name is for this piece and...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 05-13-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By bbqmama
Betty looks wonderful! What did you decide on...

Betty looks wonderful! What did you decide on for replacement heater? We did an Olympian 8 in our 'Loretta' ;).... Loving it....
Forum: On The Road... 05-12-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,662
Posted By bbqmama
I'm curious- where are the 2 in Idaho? I'm from...

I'm curious- where are the 2 in Idaho? I'm from northern ID originally (moved to CO for a job about 14 yrs ago)...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-11-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
I bet they look fantastic...

I bet they look fantastic...
Forum: Boondocking 05-02-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,051
Posted By bbqmama
Hi Duree.... We're in the Denver/boulder area......

Hi Duree.... We're in the Denver/boulder area... Just starting to use our new (to us) camper and plan on 'boondocking' in the dispersed campsites all around us here in co. If you go to the...
Forum: On The Road... 04-27-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,970
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! That sounds familiar. Did that just last...

Lol! That sounds familiar. Did that just last week-aimed at departing Thursday and left Friday afternoon. Ah well... I'm hoping to be more 'on time' next week when we depart friday as we pick the...
Forum: On The Road... 04-26-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,970
Posted By bbqmama
1. A spare tire 2. Spare fuses Then...

1. A spare tire
2. Spare fuses

Then you're golden! Have fun!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-26-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,329
Posted By bbqmama
I got a olympic wave catalytic heater for our 20...

I got a olympic wave catalytic heater for our 20 ft and installed it under the sink which is in the middle of the trailer. That thing heats us up like a sauna in no time and is very efficient - runs...
Forum: Community Polls 04-26-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 218,175
Posted By bbqmama
I can camp anytime I like and be comfy as can be!...

I can camp anytime I like and be comfy as can be! No more tenting it with snow outside! I got my Loretta now! (1967 globetrotter)
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-26-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! I can totally picture the dog watering...

Lol! I can totally picture the dog watering everything after drinking from the bowl... If we had animals traveling with us I woulda definitely opted for the leather approach. Thankfully Loretta...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-24-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
I did put the zippers in to remove and launder...

I did put the zippers in to remove and launder when needed.... That said though, was planning on hitting a good coat of scotch guard on them too. If only I had done it sooner - nice plop of spag...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-17-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
One thing I'll mention, when I was redoing the...

One thing I'll mention, when I was redoing the pocket door... The door itself is actually just a frame of 2x1, sandwiched between 2 pieces of laminate with cardboard honeycomb inside for strength...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-17-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
We took our maiden voyage over Easter weekend! ...

We took our maiden voyage over Easter weekend! Oh my what a feeling it was. We were so happy to actually be able to do it as 40 miles in one of the brand new tires we had put on the trailer...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-17-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
Wow... Now that's dedication. All the time and...

Wow... Now that's dedication. All the time and effort paid off, though.... It looks stellar! I didn't have to replace the floor I our 67 but did re-do the cabinets (sanded, stained and then did a...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-14-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By bbqmama
The cabinets look fantastic!!! Did you have to...

The cabinets look fantastic!!! Did you have to sand and re-stain them? They look wonderful! As for the door, our 67 has a pocket door which works well....
Forum: Photography 04-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,992
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! I love it!

Lol! I love it!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-11-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
Those look so comfy! And only an hour for the...

Those look so comfy! And only an hour for the whole thing!? Wow, that's great! I was near tears after mine..... I may not know how to do something at first but i find if I set my mind to it I can...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-11-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
Wow, the interior is simply gorgeous. I'm going...

Wow, the interior is simply gorgeous. I'm going to have to show a pal of mine as he is keen on having an all wood interior of his next camper.
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-02-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By bbqmama
Ah ha! I knew you all would know! Thanks so...

Ah ha! I knew you all would know! Thanks so much for the feedback.... We just put in a set of lifeline agm batteries in there.... Sounds like I need to open that vent area up again so any gases...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-01-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By bbqmama
Yah, it does doesn't it? Hadn't thought of that...

Yah, it does doesn't it? Hadn't thought of that optin! I don't know I'd there was air con at one point but nothing indicates there was either on roof or in the window above the battery...
Forum: Fun & Games 04-01-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By bbqmama
Thanks for the suggestion! I'm going to give...

Thanks for the suggestion! I'm going to give this one a try too... Just signed up for amazon prime (free 2 day shipping is a nice perk!) so I can give the borrow function a try!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-01-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
Hi all, Happy to report the cushions turned...

Hi all,

Happy to report the cushions turned out better than expected (I was worried seeing its been 26+ yrs since I've last sewed!). While the foam was spendy these things are going to be a dream...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-01-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By bbqmama
Another mystery part!

Hello all!

We have a 1967 globetrotter and descending from the top frame of the battery compartment is about 6" of semi clear (it's old so now cloudy) plastic tubing. It's as if it's there to...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-15-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,074
Posted By bbqmama
Ooh you're good! I think part 09869 is the...

Ooh you're good! I think part 09869 is the ticket!!! Worth a shot! Thanks Ganglin!
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,074
Posted By bbqmama
Hi Ganglin.... Indeed there is a model...

Hi Ganglin....

Indeed there is a model number- 1400 it says.... Here are pics of the tag and the broken part itself (figured I'd get one from several angles in case it would be helpful). IT...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-14-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,074
Posted By bbqmama
Hi all... Thanks much for your quick...

Hi all...

Thanks much for your quick replies. I apologize for not responding sooner - shortly after I posted I ended up heading to the ER for blood clots.... 2 in my lungs and another that...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 03-14-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By bbqmama
Hey Aerowood... I'm about 15 min north of you...

Hey Aerowood... I'm about 15 min north of you (brm). Would love to take the 2310 off of your hands if you're interested in finding it a new home. Have a 67 globetrotter that came without a fridge...
Forum: Fun & Games 03-14-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By bbqmama
Lol! Read this a while back (darnit, I actually...

Lol! Read this a while back (darnit, I actually paid for it). Quite funny. Def entertaining and only takes a few hours.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 02-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,074
Posted By bbqmama
Source for old thetford toilet parts?

We've got an old thetford aqua magic toilet that has what looks to be the water intake piece broken off. I called thetford today to see if they could help and they thought the toilet was too old for...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-19-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,535
Posted By bbqmama
Hello webspinner... I'd love to see your...

Hello webspinner...

I'd love to see your pics on your cushions but don't see your .sig included in your post to get the URL. Can you post it (or send in a PM?) please? I'm interested in seeing...
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