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Forum: General Interior Topics 11-16-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By KHarris
Looks great!

All the upgrades look beautiful. Good job! Have you pulled the trailer yet with the knives on the magnetic strip? I tried the same thing using the same attachment. The knives always fell off, so I...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-30-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,380
Posted By KHarris
Converting storage

We too went from a 23 International with pantry to a 2018 28RB International and miss the pantry. Our conversion of coat closet to kitchen storage worked well. On both trailers, the best conversion...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-17-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By KHarris
Best solution

I was just in Target and found a great solution. I have the same problem in my new car. Kleenex makes a round box called The Perfect Fit. It fits in a cup holder! Hooray! Problem solved!
Forum: Community Polls 09-23-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,955
Posted By KHarris
We went from a 23' International (which we loved)...

We went from a 23' International (which we loved) to a 28" International. We were spending more time in the AS and the lounge space, twin beds and ducting are worth their weight in gold!
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 04-28-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By KHarris
On our 2017 28’ International we did the same...

On our 2017 28’ International we did the same using rolling wire baskets purchased at Home Depot, attached slide rails to shelf. The other thing we did that’s been a tremendous addition was to add...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-06-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,067
Posted By KHarris
I was preparing to replace my filter this morning...

I was preparing to replace my filter this morning when I saw this thread. I purchased the filter but it did not come with adapters and am wondering if I can reuse the ones on the old filter when I...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-26-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By KHarris
2009 Airstream International 23 - Colorado

Title: 2009 Airstream International 23 - Colorado
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2009 Airstream International Signature CCD, 23 ft. Beautiful interior designed by...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-14-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By KHarris
1969 Airstream Caravel 18 - Colorado

Title: 1969 Airstream Caravel 18 - Colorado
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

We purchased this trailer in 2006 and undertook extensive renovation. Here's a list of what's...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-14-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By KHarris
Thank you so much! I'll order one today. Krista

Thank you so much! I'll order one today.
Krista
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-13-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By KHarris
Replacement window latch for '69 Caravel?

I have searched the forum for something like this but haven't run across it yet. I have a '69 Caravel with the spring loaded window latches. One of the plates is broken off on the rear window and I...
Forum: Floor Finishes 04-21-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,976
Posted By KHarris
I have used Marmoleum before in a remodel and...

I have used Marmoleum before in a remodel and more recently a retro tile. I like both, but agree the tiles are probably better for a vehicle being towed. Tiles went down easily and with tight seams...
Forum: On The Road... 04-21-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,150
Posted By KHarris
In Cortez, Colorado, on the way to Lake Powell or...

In Cortez, Colorado, on the way to Lake Powell or the SW desert of Utah, stop at The Silver Bean. Two vintage Airstreams, serve great coffee, breakfast, sandwiches in a cool setting!

Krista
Forum: Fun & Games 03-30-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By KHarris
bike rack?

Did anyone decide on or find a good 2 bike rack? We're trying to decide on one also.

Thanks, Krista
Forum: On The Road... 12-30-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By KHarris
Hi Bob, We travelled this past summer from...

Hi Bob,
We travelled this past summer from Durango, CO to Orange County then down the coast to Carlsbad in our 69 18' Caravel. We stayed at a nice little old-fashioned place there called Paradise by...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-14-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By KHarris
Photos of awning

Thanks everyone for your advice and comments.
A picture is worth a thousand words as they say. I should have done this in the original post, sorry. Here's my awning. If anyone know what kind it is,...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-13-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By KHarris
Removing the awning for polishing?

I am wondering what to do about the awning while I polish our '69 Caravel. It's original, not a ZipDee or Carefree, and may even be a brand that's no longer available. It appears to slide into a bead...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-13-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By KHarris
Thanks!

Thanks for all the replys and helpful hints.
The heat gun did the trick of loosening the vinyl and the rest cleaned up with the Aircraft stripper. Scary stuff but works well when the citrus based...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-10-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By KHarris
Removing old WBCCI numbers?

I am finally at the stage of polishing our 69 Caravel, and need to remove the old WBCCI numbers. I found refernces in the thread to removing numbers when the owner didn't want to damage the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-02-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By KHarris
I should clarify that, we have the original Hydro...

I should clarify that, we have the original Hydro Flame, and we discussed replacing it with a newer model heater, but a certified RV repairman recommended first trying to clean the original one up...
Forum: Refrigerators 04-01-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By KHarris
sounds like it might work...i refer the electric...

sounds like it might work...i refer the electric work to my husband, thanks for the idea!
K
Forum: Photography 04-01-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,095
Posted By KHarris
here's mine

the original Roadside west
Krista Harris
Forum: 1969-1971 Caravel 04-01-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By KHarris
Maiden Voyage/renovation photos

Hi everyone,
We purchased our 69 Caravel late last summer and spent the winter repairing and personalizing our Airstream. She was in pretty good shape to begin with, but as you know, one thing lead...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-01-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By KHarris
thermo coupler on the blink?

We had the original furnace in our 69 Caravel rebuilt this winter. It worked great during several at home tests , but on our first trip last week we were in lake Powell during unusually cold...
Forum: Refrigerators 04-01-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By KHarris
Finicky gas/elec switch

The switch on our Dometic model 2410, in our 69 Caravel has a knob style switch to turn from gas to electric, but it's very finicky and difficult to switch the operations over. A lot of time can pass...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-04-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By KHarris
Hi Roger, I'm not sure if your furnace is the...

Hi Roger,
I'm not sure if your furnace is the same as ours on our 69 Caravel, but we recently removed it. It was the original furnace, and the pipe was pretty rusted. It vented to the outside.
...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-30-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By KHarris
need gasket for original DuoTherm furnace

We're rebuilding the original furnace in our 1969 Caravel. I believe it's a DuoTherm...anyway, we need a gasket for the bottom. Does anyone have any idea where we might get our hands on one, or...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 09-28-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,139
Posted By KHarris
I saw a pretty cool idea in the current issue of...

I saw a pretty cool idea in the current issue of a magazine called Ready-Made. They show how to make folding blinds using maps! They also have an article on a restored Airstream that's fun.
krista
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-25-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By KHarris
Thanks for everyone's advice...I have spent the...

Thanks for everyone's advice...I have spent the day talking to All-rite, Amerikart, Inland RV, INCA and Airstream. Airstream says they still make that tank!!! nd referred me to a nearby dealer with a...
Forum: 1969-1971 Caravel 09-25-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By KHarris
I think mine may fly when it's all said and done!...

I think mine may fly when it's all said and done!
krista
Forum: 1969-1971 Caravel 09-24-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By KHarris
Well, here's my idea on the blinds/drapes. I plan...

Well, here's my idea on the blinds/drapes. I plan to use blinds on the flat windows and drapes on the 2 curved front windows...it's a learning curve!
thanks andy
krista
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By KHarris
ooohhh, great idea, i'll search for a name when...

ooohhh, great idea, i'll search for a name when the sun comes up!
krista
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-24-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By KHarris
The wet dry sandpaer sounds like a good...

The wet dry sandpaer sounds like a good idea...i'll give it a go. thanks!
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By KHarris
Thanks UWE, I just looked at the All-rite site,...

Thanks UWE,
I just looked at the All-rite site, and will follow up with them first thing in the morning. No cheap fixes though. So far, our trailer, which was "ready to go as is" has gotten a new...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By KHarris
curved black water tank...HELP!

We got the old tank out of our 69 Caravel, in a couple of pieces. It is an odd shape because it conformed to the curve of the trailer, and looks like a quarter circle. Has anyone seen anything like...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By KHarris
It looks like we are in for a custom built tank....

It looks like we are in for a custom built tank. The old one conformed to the curve of the trailer and looked like a quarter circle, does nayone know anything about this style??
K
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By KHarris
Thanks again Sergei! I'll look them up right...

Thanks again Sergei!
I'll look them up right now. That's what I was hoping to pay.
Krista
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-24-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By KHarris
thanks again...it does seem like a "no-brainer"...

thanks again...it does seem like a "no-brainer" in retrospect!
Krista
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-24-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By KHarris
Thanks Sergei, I,m familiar with both brands...

Thanks Sergei,
I,m familiar with both brands and will research them further. Tried eBay, no hits today.
Krista
Forum: 1969-1971 Caravel 09-24-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By KHarris
Thanks Andy, I have decided to replace the...

Thanks Andy,
I have decided to replace the drapes with blinds, but thank you for letting me know.

Carl, we haven't even had a chance to roll our awning out yet! Sad, I know, but major remodeling...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-24-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By KHarris
need new black water tank

we need to replace the black water tank on our 69 Caravel, under 10 gal. Any suggestions on where to purchase one? Seems there are numerous ones out there and big price differences. Is there someting...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-24-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,996
Posted By KHarris
here's a good source for all things aluminum ...

here's a good source for all things aluminum
https://www.brunnerent.com
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-24-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,722
Posted By KHarris
artist's perspective

I am not a mechanical expert and won't comment on that aspect of this interesting material, but when you mentioned you were thinking of ways to highlight the material so it showed in the finished...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-24-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By KHarris
Best Cooktop?

I have been surfing threards hoping to find the exact answer to my question (to keep fro, double posting) but I haven't found it yet, so here goes...

We decided to pull the original Magic Chef...
Forum: Our Community 09-18-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 131,145
Posted By KHarris
our nickname

Our 9 yr old named our 69 caravelle..."Bubbles" while she was getting a bath.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-15-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,049
Posted By KHarris
THANKS AGAIN FOR EVERYONE'S SUPPORT AND ADVICE. I...

THANKS AGAIN FOR EVERYONE'S SUPPORT AND ADVICE. I COULDN'T GET ALONG WITHOUT IT ON THIS PROJECT.

We are researching the tankless, both for home and RV, but cost may be the deciding factor.
...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-15-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By KHarris
Thanks for both replys. I wasn't even certain the...

Thanks for both replys. I wasn't even certain the clearcoat was still intact, but it appears to be. I need to look at how much damage there is overall and decide if & when I will tackle the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-14-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By KHarris
Thanks for all the feedback, that confirms my...

Thanks for all the feedback, that confirms my suspicions and I will ignore the advice, evn thought it was well-intended.
Krista

oh duh, I should have thought about the stainless steel being the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-14-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By KHarris
Acid bath?

I had an RV repair professional suggest that we take our 69 Caravel to a truck stop that services the big aluminum style trucks (i think they often haul milk) and have an acid wash, prior to...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-14-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,049
Posted By KHarris
best water heater?

Looks like we have to replace our original Bowen water heater in our 69 Caravel. Does anyone have a recommendation about a particular model, or any specifications we should shop for, oh and best...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-14-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By KHarris
Skin Cancer??

Hi everyone,
I am posting a couple of pictures of spots on the skin of our 69 Caravel, hoping someone can help identify these and advise on how to repair them.


Also, the PO spray painted some...
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