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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By JazzDad
Thank you, Larry and Ken. To Jacob: Do you...

Thank you, Larry and Ken.

To Jacob: Do you also put blocks of concrete on railroad tracks? ;)

To all: This trailer may be going to the Roswell, NM area soon.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-17-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By JazzDad
3/4" would be normal, but the one place I have...

3/4" would be normal, but the one place I have slight access it seems to be 5/8 or even 1/2 inch (which would explain the squeaks in the floor).
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-15-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By JazzDad
How thick is the floor?

I need to mount something to the floor. (I can't say what it is, because I'm sworn to secrecy by a major government.) I need to know how thick the floor is, so I don't run a screw into the fresh...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-14-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 24,576
Posted By JazzDad
Easy! I need a couple of these: 200 Watt Solar...

Easy! I need a couple of these: 200 Watt Solar Flex Panel kit W/Controller (https://airstreamsupply.com/New-Airstream-Parts/Solar/155-watt-solar-panel)

Hmmm, even if I win the 1st place prize, I...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-20-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By JazzDad
I'm confused. I do not have the fridge...

I'm confused.

I do not have the fridge turned on at all, yet the outside fan runs constantly. Granted, it is hot here, but this only started happening recently. (It's been a long, hot summer.)...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-20-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By JazzDad
I wonder if I'm having the same problem. The...

I wonder if I'm having the same problem. The pancake fan near the condensing coils on the back of the fridge (accessed through a door from the outside) runs all the time. I can unplug the fuse,...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-13-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By JazzDad
Hey, Karen. You see that we left 6 inches on...

Hey, Karen.

You see that we left 6 inches on the left side for hanging clothes. (Room for maybe 2 coats, if it's winter, or 2 suits if we have to attend a wedding or funeral.)

The light would...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-13-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By JazzDad
More efficient closet space

It seems we are always on that ever-elusive quest for the Holy Grail of RVing: space.

My wife and I looked at the closet and thought, ’there has to be a better way’. The PO had hung one of...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-03-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,732
Posted By JazzDad
Too cool! Can I get an autograph from your rig?

Too cool! Can I get an autograph from your rig?
Forum: Fun & Games 05-18-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 162,784
Posted By JazzDad
My favorite saying has always been: Don't mail a...

My favorite saying has always been: Don't mail a porcupine in the same box as a carburetor.

Yep, my grandad told my father that, my father told me, and I've passed it on to my kids. And these...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-17-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By JazzDad
New periodical!

Des Moines, IA – For immediate release.

Better Homes and Gardens is excited to announce a new publication: Motor Homes and Gardens- or How to Grow on the Go.

In upcoming issues...
Forum: Base Camp 05-01-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,987
Posted By JazzDad
Do the poles flex in the wind, and if so, is that...

Do the poles flex in the wind, and if so, is that a good thing?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-01-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By JazzDad
Unfortunately, your insurance carrier may think...

Unfortunately, your insurance carrier may think your TV is now a commercial vehicle, and charge rates commensurate.
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-01-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By JazzDad
How to remove panoramic window?

I've searched the forum and come up empty-handed. Please tell me if I'm wrong: it looks like the front tilt-up stone guard window must have a rivet drilled out to remove it from the channel. It...
Forum: Roof 04-25-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,755
Posted By JazzDad
I don't mean to hijack this thread, but thought...

I don't mean to hijack this thread, but thought my question (if answered) might help at this point. When I scraped my old caulk away, from roof penetrations (skylight and fan) and the awning rails,...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-25-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By JazzDad
Thanks. Yep, caulk and me are the best of buds.

Thanks. Yep, caulk and me are the best of buds.
Forum: 1961 - 1963 Bambi 04-23-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,425
Posted By JazzDad
Bullet holes. I love it!

Bullet holes. I love it!
Forum: On The Road... 04-23-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By JazzDad
You might be able to pick up some heat treated...

You might be able to pick up some heat treated rivets.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-23-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By JazzDad
OK, so now that we know it's a SHURflo, it's time...

OK, so now that we know it's a SHURflo, it's time to re-caulk that puppy. Guess what? Just like the skylight, the 'good' folks at JC put a major whump on the screws attaching it to the roof.
...
Forum: Photography 04-23-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,191
Posted By JazzDad
AS somewhere in the flowers.

Ahh, spring. (A-choo)
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-19-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By JazzDad
Give the man a (bubble gum) cigar! I have...

Give the man a (bubble gum) cigar! I have finally made my way to caulking back there and discovered it to be a SHURflo. ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,625
Posted By JazzDad
I'd like to hear, as Paul Harvey would say, the...

I'd like to hear, as Paul Harvey would say, the rest of the story.
Forum: Fun & Games 04-13-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By JazzDad
C,mon! No takers? You never wanted to plug your...

C,mon! No takers? You never wanted to plug your AS full of holes? It's not like I'm suggesting we do a 'Guy Fawkes' on Jackson Center.
Forum: Fun & Games 04-11-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By JazzDad
I read the Shooting Sports thread...

It gave me a brilliant idea. (Background information: ever since I got my AS I have been working on the roof.) So, I'm thinking; there must be other people like me.

I buy an old AS and...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-09-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By JazzDad
Roof fan squeals

I think I have a Fan-tastic vent. It has the pop in screen, and the speed control is variable (not single speed, or 3 speed). The problem is that it squeals. At every speed. It's not bad; in fact...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-04-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,137
Posted By JazzDad
Be looking soon for some great deals on slightly...

Be looking soon for some great deals on slightly used Airstreams from Texas!
Forum: Steps 03-27-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,151
Posted By JazzDad
Is that a web address or e-mail address? I tried...

Is that a web address or e-mail address? I tried to enter in through my browser and got a warning message. (I wanted to see how the mat attached to the step.)
Forum: Boondocking 03-27-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By JazzDad
I keep spare keys in a safe place. So safe, I've...

I keep spare keys in a safe place. So safe, I've forgotten where that is.
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-20-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By JazzDad
It's easy to start a trip with one weight, and...

It's easy to start a trip with one weight, and come home heavier. And I'm not talking about the trailer.
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-20-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By JazzDad
WEISENHEIMING? <--- Is that the face of a...

WEISENHEIMING?

<--- Is that the face of a Weisenheimer, I asks ya?
Forum: Axles 03-16-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By JazzDad
I goes without saying (so why am I saying?): make...

I goes without saying (so why am I saying?): make sure your jacks and stands are on a solid surface. No small squares of 1/2" plywood sitting directly on the tposoil.
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-16-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By JazzDad
Yes, put ice cream in yours. Wrap in foil and...

Yes, put ice cream in yours. Wrap in foil and put it by the fire for an hour. :huh:
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 03-16-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,751
Posted By JazzDad
Congratulations! I will retire at 1630 on...

Congratulations!

I will retire at 1630 on August 8th, 2025. (Give or take a decade.)
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 03-15-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By JazzDad
OK. With more time I was able to find...

OK.

With more time I was able to find this: https://manuals.solidsignal.com/www-solidsignal-com_ANWGS2000%20TECH.PDF

Step 7.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 03-14-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By JazzDad
TV antenna sealing

Hello all.

The PO admitted to driving off once with the TV antenna raised. I'm on the roof now doing the whole reseal thing, and the TV antenna base is bad. Much of the caulk was torn loose. ...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-09-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By JazzDad
Yeah, me neither. :ermm:

Yeah, me neither. :ermm:
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By JazzDad
Someone will reply to your offer in about 4...

Someone will reply to your offer in about 4 years, asking if you still have it.
Forum: Vintage Kin 03-05-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,761
Posted By JazzDad
It's appealing, in an odd sort of way. Maybe the...

It's appealing, in an odd sort of way. Maybe the colours.
Forum: Fun & Games 03-05-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By JazzDad
None this entire winter! :):):):) Supposed to be...

None this entire winter! :):):):) Supposed to be 24 degrees Celsius today.:):):):) Sun is shining, birds are singing- it looks like a Disney movie out there. (Too bad I'm stuck inside at work.)
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-01-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,078
Posted By JazzDad
Alrighty, then. Now I'll have to do my math all...

Alrighty, then. Now I'll have to do my math all over again as I search for the right WD hitch with sway control. :blush: At least most of them seem to have a range of adjustments that will work...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 03-01-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By JazzDad
All I've read (mostly on this board) is that...

All I've read (mostly on this board) is that sillycone is a no-no for AS's. I found it interesting that there may be limited uses of it for our clan.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-29-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,625
Posted By JazzDad
I've been to that dealer. We checked them out on...

I've been to that dealer. We checked them out on the 'Net before we went. The positive to negative ratio was inconclusive, so we paid them a visit. We did not wind up buying from them.
Forum: Our Community 02-29-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By JazzDad
+1.

+1.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,078
Posted By JazzDad
Bringing it back around. :D Do you...

Bringing it back around. :D

Do you advocates of additional sway control feel that the manufacturer of my TV has not designed a sway control system that really works?

I can't elucidate...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 02-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By JazzDad
Silicone use

Reference, see: silicone sealant - Forest River Forums (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f110/silicone-sealant-15371.html)
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-28-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,078
Posted By JazzDad
I am going to try it without a WD hitch. When I...

I am going to try it without a WD hitch. When I put the tongue weight on the truck, the receiver goes down nearly 2 inches. The rear wheel well drops 1.4 inches and the front drops 0.25 inches. ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-27-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,078
Posted By JazzDad
Hitch height - please check my math

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f437/which-axle-87787-2.html

(I hijacked my own thread, so I pose this over here now.)

OK, I've already been told I'm over-thinking some of this stuff, but...
...
Forum: Axles 02-24-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,540
Posted By JazzDad
Oh, that is good information. I looked at the...

Oh, that is good information. I looked at the angle and saw it was indeed down about 10 degrees (eyeballed, no protractor or inclinometer applied). I was thinking that this axle started positive...
Forum: Axles 02-23-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,540
Posted By JazzDad
Just great! Another thing to keep me up at...

Just great! Another thing to keep me up at night- worrying that my axle is going bad. Silently... surely... sagging as I try to sleep. :unhappy:
Forum: Axles 02-23-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,540
Posted By JazzDad
Wow, how confusing. Now I'm trying to spec...

Wow, how confusing.

Now I'm trying to spec my hitch bar and coupler ball. The printed material from AS on this unit states the top of the ball should be 17.25" for the trailer to be level. I...
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