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Forum: On The Road... 01-16-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,020
Posted By dsatwork
Yes we were surprised, No it wasn't a big deal at...

Yes we were surprised, No it wasn't a big deal at all. Officer "Sir, do you have any firearms? Me being truthful, "Yes, we do". Officer, "Sir, I can't let you in the park, please use the turnaround...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-15-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By dsatwork
Front compartment inverter install

I did my install on a 2015 30RBQ but it looks like the the install area is the same. I removed the top of the box for access. It a few screws and a boat load of staples holding it on. I installed a...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-13-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By dsatwork
Installation Location for Multiplus ll 30RB with L couch

Here is the final install location, but before I installed the 4/0 cables from the linx distributor to the MP ll
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 01-13-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By dsatwork
Victron Multiplus ll reasons and experience

You already have the answers you need on DC to DC charging and the solar panel question, I'll tell you about my reason and experience with our Victron Multiplus ll I just finished installing on our...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-12-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,320
Posted By dsatwork
Dometic 4101 uses about 50 watts an hour

According to Marc at Keep Your Day Dream, who has two of these now one in his Airstream and one in his BlueBird Wanderlodge. I confirmed via email and has made the same assertion on his latest video...
Forum: Boondocking 01-07-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,406
Posted By dsatwork
Yellowstone

Someone needs to take break from Yellowstone.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-24-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By dsatwork
Are you planning to use this area for storage as...

Are you planning to use this area for storage as well?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-22-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By dsatwork
This is where mine is going under the driver side...

This is where mine is going under the driver side of the L shaped couch. This was only put in place for sizing and the 4/0 cables and other Victron devices will be added or moved.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 12-15-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,467
Posted By dsatwork
Replace existing USB ports with Fast Charging USB ports

I replaced mine with these that fast charge an iPhone X and a Samsung 21 but my only complaint is you can't turn the blue light off.
...
Forum: Our Community 11-08-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,253
Posted By dsatwork
Single Honda 2000 ,Airstream 50 amp- 13.5 AC, NOT Micro Air Fail?

Single Honda 2000 ,Airstream 50 amp- 13.5 AC, I have had the exact same experience on my 30RB 50amp system, but I don't think the way you described it and what i experienced is a Micro Air Fail.
...
Forum: On The Road... 11-05-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,763
Posted By dsatwork
I don't disagree with this but all the same I...

I don't disagree with this but all the same I carry two hoses. As a fulltime RV'er I need a second hose to use for all sorts of stuff and I'm not as careful with my orange hose as I am with my...
Forum: Refrigerators 11-04-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By dsatwork
We have a 2015 30RB and are seriously looking at...

We have a 2015 30RB and are seriously looking at the new Dometic 12v 10cf replacement. But we have 500 AH of lithium batteries to support it....
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 11-04-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By dsatwork
Yes I knew that HDMI 1 is for the Blue Ray...

Yes I knew that HDMI 1 is for the Blue Ray Player? We have second HDMI cable at the tv that should go to HDMI 2 and I couldn't figure where the other end went. I would imagine your first comment was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-26-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,543
Posted By dsatwork
Ray, please explain what the blue line is and...

Ray, please explain what the blue line is and where you saw it on the bathroom wall. I'm the 2nd owner of a 2015 30 RB and the bathroom wall moved on the original owner and he reinforce the wall but...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-09-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By dsatwork
Not sure what breaker valve is but you will...

Not sure what breaker valve is but you will likely need to replace the check valve, which can just fall apart. See attached photo of a broken one.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-14-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,281
Posted By dsatwork
Check my previous post in this thread for the...

Check my previous post in this thread for the other upgrades I made to my Silverado, but I also upgraded to the E rated Michelin tires. There is no comparison between the passenger tires come with...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-12-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,281
Posted By dsatwork
I towed a 27 FB with a Silverado stock height ...

I towed a 27 FB with a Silverado stock height 2WD max tow package and 2150 payload and Bilstiens 4600 no need for 5100 unless you have a lift, they are the same shocks otherwise. I also added the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-23-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,997
Posted By dsatwork
On my second newer less used Airstream 30RB

Hoping that my EOL clock has been reset somewhat.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-05-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By dsatwork
Thumbs up Just ordered 5 replacement leds thanks for the...

Just ordered 5 replacement leds thanks for the tip.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-02-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,662
Posted By dsatwork
Use a eyeglass screwdriver, or a tiny thin stiff...

Use a eyeglass screwdriver, or a tiny thin stiff knife blade with a point or a metal dental pick that can split the seam and they will pop right out. Just make sure you watch them because that are...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 04-28-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By dsatwork
30RB Inverter Needs AC Power For Passthrough to Inverter plugs

As the title suggest our inverter plugs are not powered when connected to shore power, unless you turn the inverter on. Not sure why some AS have AC power to the inverter and provide the passthrough...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-25-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By dsatwork
What pictures would you like to see? No the...

What pictures would you like to see?
No the awning is not electric.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-23-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By dsatwork
2014 Airstream International Signature Series 27 - California

Professional Solar Installation by Master RV Technician Lew Farber Approx 10,000 upgrade

Details:

540W Solar Panels 4 x GS 135 solar panels

Tilt bars to allow maximum energy capture
...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 04-20-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By dsatwork
2015 30rb hdmi 2 cable on dining room tv?

Trying to understand our new to us 2015 30RB Inr'l CCD, can anyone tell me what the HDMI 2 cable on the dining room TV is connected to? It seem HDMI 1 is for the Blue Ray Player?
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-17-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,415
Posted By dsatwork
Do you have an offer for 10K to 20K more than you...

Do you have an offer for 10K to 20K more than you paid for it?
Did you pay fair market value for it?
Is 10K to 20K more than you paid for it fair market value?

Put it up for sale and see what...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-26-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By dsatwork
2014 Int'l 27FBQ Electrical Outlet Questions

I couldn't find the magical search terms today to answer the questions I have regarding how the electrical outlets on a 2014 Int'l 27FBQ.

My system has been modified by @lewster Lew Farber, so if...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 10-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By dsatwork
One time it was the strip seal at the bottom...

One time it was the strip seal at the bottom coming off and getting caught as you open the door.
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-30-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,578
Posted By dsatwork
The only thing I would add to this is that you...

The only thing I would add to this is that you can actually drill a pilot hole in the JB Weld Kwikwood if needed, it is that good. The fixes I have done have lasted for over two years and seem to be...
Forum: On The Road... 06-23-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,974
Posted By dsatwork
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdsLaRkp-DE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdsLaRkp-DE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjHX-Bog42s
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-18-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By dsatwork
The better question might be, who does it? I...

The better question might be, who does it? I would ask the factory if that is an upgrade they perform.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-15-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,122
Posted By dsatwork
Threshold Screw not seated from factory on 2014 Int'l 27FB

Not necessarily, I just found (today 6/15/2020) a Threshold Screw not seated from factory on 2014 Int'l 27FB and we are the second owners. The traction tape finally wore through where I could see the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-07-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By dsatwork
Please post a pic of your setup with equalizer bars

Those of you with Please post a pic of your setup with Equalizer 1,400/14,000 WD Hitch and your Air Safe Hitch Class VI with 2-1/2" Shank & Weight Distribution Bracket
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 04-02-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,615
Posted By dsatwork
hp officejet 250 mobile all-in-one printer

The best small printer on the market, been using it for 2 years with no issues at all. Stores in the drawer next to the door of our 27FB. Pull it out of the drawer and set it on our ottoman to use....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,778
Posted By dsatwork
MAX Modular UTILITY RACK for TONNEAU COVERS (URTC), Fits All Trucks

I have the Fold-A-Cover folding tonneau cover on my RAM 2500 and there is no room for side rails to be installed. the MAX Modular system will install under the rack mounts and allow the cover to open...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-12-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,338
Posted By dsatwork
following

following
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 02-12-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,207
Posted By dsatwork
Following

Following
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-16-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,997
Posted By dsatwork
I'm the original poster if you have a solution I...

I'm the original poster if you have a solution I would like to know about it.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-14-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,997
Posted By dsatwork
Atwood Coupler Repair kit No Longer Available

With the new hitch issues and recent post about hitches popping off, I thought I would see if I replacement parts for my Atwood coupler on my 2014 Int'l 27FB. I checked the Airstream Supply Store and...
Forum: Fun & Games 11-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,758
Posted By dsatwork
Had no idea what section it was in, it just...

Had no idea what section it was in, it just popped up on my google search. My guess is nobody figured it out either.
Forum: Fun & Games 11-21-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,758
Posted By dsatwork
Thank you for the update, but probably not my...

Thank you for the update, but probably not my first choice.
Forum: Fun & Games 11-21-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,758
Posted By dsatwork
I have considered that too, but I the tonneau...

I have considered that too, but I the tonneau covers that incorporate a rack system are 2 or 3 times as much. I had a Fold-A-Cover on my Silverado 1500 and loved it so I went with the same thing on...
Forum: Fun & Games 11-19-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,758
Posted By dsatwork
Thumbs up wow the silence was deafening on that post....did...

wow the silence was deafening on that post....did you figure out a solution for the Fiamma bike rack?:)
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-18-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,464
Posted By dsatwork
In our 27FB with the original Dometic™...

In our 27FB with the original Dometic™ (Duo-Therm) Air Distribution Ceiling Assembly Kit that allows downward flow of the air, we use Dyson fan to move the air to the front bedroom compartment. We...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-26-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By dsatwork
Atwood water heater making noise after flush

After flushing the water heater and buttoning it all back up, the gas flame became unruly and noisy. Not sure how flushing the hot water heater caused this issue. Any constructive advice is welcomed....
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-07-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,816
Posted By dsatwork
I tow an Airstream 27FB 7600lbs GVWR with a...

I tow an Airstream 27FB 7600lbs GVWR with a Silverado 1500 Max Tow package with equalizer hitch and 1000lbs tongue weight. It also towed fine, in regards to sway, never had any sway at all. But I did...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-07-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,816
Posted By dsatwork
The graphic that didn't attach from the manual...

The graphic that didn't attach from the manual showed his tongue weight is 1500 lbs
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-06-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,816
Posted By dsatwork
Not sure why you are worrying about your tongue...

Not sure why you are worrying about your tongue weight because you should be well within your limit at 1200 lbs (See Chart from Chevy manual) and your cap won't affect that at all. It your payload...
Forum: Community Polls 10-31-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,594
Posted By dsatwork
We just planned on living in it until we were ready to travel

But ultimately, we wanted to take it with us when we travel now, so our SOB is up for sale and we bought a TV.
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