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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2017, 04:32 PM
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Posted By mtbob
1975 Airstream Sovereign 31 - Montana

Title: 1975 Airstream Sovereign 31 - Montana
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1975 Sovereign Twin Internatonal 31ft. Center Bath. Salvage Title due to Hail Damage one side....
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-20-2016, 05:46 PM
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Views: 328
Posted By mtbob
Magic Chief Range/Oven Complete

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Need Magic Chief Range with Oven excellent condition. Series...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 03-03-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,752
Posted By mtbob
Regreasing wheel bearings

Can vouch for Andy's comments. Here in Montana, the off season can last 6 months or more. Lots of time to forget various things to check unless you regularly do a spring checkup on seals, wheel...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 09-21-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By mtbob
Uprading Towing Unit

Now towing a 75 Soverign (7000 GVW) with a 89 Suburban. It's a 3/4 ton 2500 with a 454 and 4:10 rearend. Looking to upgrade to a 96 with a 6.0. Does the new 6.0 have enough grunt for the mountains of...
Forum: On The Road... 04-06-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 19,849
Posted By mtbob
Looks like you're headed to Glacier Park ?? Try...

Looks like you're headed to Glacier Park ?? Try and catch Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park near Three Forks MT and Finley Point State Park at Flathead Lake on the north shore on the way to Glacier....
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-24-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By mtbob
You've got it exactly right Jim. The other part...

You've got it exactly right Jim. The other part of the problem is that over the years, the drying agent between the 2 pcs of glass becomes saturated with moisture and eventually begins to condense on...
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-22-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By mtbob
Insulating Glass Factoids

Those holes in the bottom of the window frames are not to drain the condensation from between the insulated glass, their purpose is to drain any accumulated water that leaks past the vinyl gasket,...
Forum: On The Road... 03-06-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,270
Posted By mtbob
Welcome Home

Welcome to the Big Sky Country Michelle. I see plenty of good suggestions for stops along the way. Don't let the Missoula Wal Mart overwhelm you, we've had our 31 footer in there and its no big deal....
Forum: Member Introductions 01-02-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By mtbob
:) Welcome to the forum. If you think your...

:) Welcome to the forum. If you think your Suburban is old, ours must be like new (89),eh? :D If you have any questions re:AS, this is the place.
Forum: Insurance & Claims 12-20-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By mtbob
Look'in for Insurance

Looking for insurance carriers that will insure the silver bullet for a stated actual cash value. Suggestions please. :blush:
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 05-01-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,494
Posted By mtbob
If you travel anywhere up here in the North...

If you travel anywhere up here in the North country especially in the spring and early summer you'll be glad that you have one. Check out the windshields that you see on the local cars and trucks,...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-11-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,143
Posted By mtbob
Welcome to the Forum Scott. If you can get the...

Welcome to the Forum Scott. If you can get the new toy out this summer, come on by Finley Point at Flathead Lake. Look us up at the camp host spot. We'll be there late May thru early July. :cool:
Forum: Doors & Locks 04-08-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By mtbob
What kind of dinero(dollars)would you be wanting...

What kind of dinero(dollars)would you be wanting if for sale? :rolleyes:
Forum: On The Road... 04-08-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,565
Posted By mtbob
Post If you're near Finley Point on Flathead Lake...

If you're near Finley Point on Flathead Lake Montana, stop by we will no doubt have all the adult beverages on hand. We'll be in the camp host spot late May thru mid July.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-23-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 46,256
Posted By mtbob
Only 13 below this morning with snow here in...

Only 13 below this morning with snow here in Billings MT. High today 11 above with snow tonight. We have several logs on the fire. ;)
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 07-04-2004, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,765
Posted By mtbob
Hey John, welcome to the group. Us 75 31 foot...

Hey John, welcome to the group. Us 75 31 foot Sovereign owners need to stick together. My advice is as free as it gets. Let me know if I can be of any help. All the advice I see so far is right...
Forum: On The Road... 04-30-2004, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,364
Posted By mtbob
There is a brand new trailer park on the south...

There is a brand new trailer park on the south edge of town that is beautiful with all the amenities and within walking distance of downtown. When dumping there last summer, saw a 40 footer motor...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-16-2004, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,062
Posted By mtbob
Smile Shower Stall Coatings

There are many manufacturers of urethane coatings designed for steam rooms and showers. You can query them and make sure the coating is ok for the plastic surround in the shower. :D
Forum: Parts Archive 03-31-2004, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By mtbob
Sorry Keith, don't know what the "Lindeen" roof...

Sorry Keith, don't know what the "Lindeen" roof vent is. The vents I removed were the standard for the 75 year. The front one had the fan in it and the rear without. Aluminum lid with a jack screw...
Forum: Parts Archive 03-30-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By mtbob
I do have some vent parts Felix. Do you have the...

I do have some vent parts Felix. Do you have the illustrated parts breakdown? you can give me the part # or send me a pic of the parts you need.
Forum: Parts Archive 03-27-2004, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By mtbob
Smile Lighting & Vent Parts Available

Recently completed Spring update on our 75 Sovereign. Installed 2 Fan-tastic vents and 12 volt lighting. Have many related original parts available for those in need. PM me and I can let you know...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-07-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,933
Posted By mtbob
A few years ago over in western Montana, Memorial...

A few years ago over in western Montana, Memorial weekend, the usual late snow dumped 18" on us. Didn't get on the roof to measure what stayed, but it was plenty wet and deep. Had to turn up the...
Forum: Axles 02-03-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,937
Posted By mtbob
Andy Does Henschen have a permanent...

Andy

Does Henschen have a permanent lubricated bearing set similar to Dexter's Nev-R-Lube available?
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 01-30-2004, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,689
Posted By mtbob
Potential and time are no problem, but funds do...

Potential and time are no problem, but funds do not compute!! There is never enough of that to go around
Forum: On The Road... 01-07-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,786
Posted By mtbob
Our winter am temps for the last few days look...

Our winter am temps for the last few days look like this. -38,-20,-15,-9,-7. However we're on a warming trend now. 7,9, heat wave today up to 40. I'd work on the AS if I could find it in one of...
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-21-2003, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 171,485
Posted By mtbob
"I told you, I saw something out there" said one...

"I told you, I saw something out there" said one red dog(vizsla) to the other.
Forum: Our Community 11-26-2003, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,570
Posted By mtbob
Up here in Big Sky country, our first snow of the...

Up here in Big Sky country, our first snow of the season was in May north of the Crazy Mtns along the Musselshell River. Or maybe it was a late winter snow from last year.
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-29-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,280
Posted By mtbob
Ovens, the only way

As confirmed boondockers, the old oven is sure great on those 20 degree mornings when its snowing. The solar panels only have to power that small oven light and the xtra warmth along with the...
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2003, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,014
Posted By mtbob
Please enlighten as to what new road rules you...

Please enlighten as to what new road rules you were asked to donate to? Having been to and thru Butte many times it could save to know what the latest revenue enhancing schem is.
Forum: Our Community 09-26-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 45,323
Posted By mtbob
Belonging to a national Sport Touring Motorcycle...

Belonging to a national Sport Touring Motorcycle Club with more than one Bob and working for the club as a area director and residing in Montana, guess what?--I became MTBob
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-17-2003, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,951
Posted By mtbob
For info on repair, check out...

For info on repair, check out https://home.att.net/~n7kt/vview.html This article will tell you everything you always wanted to know
Forum: On The Road... 06-17-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,210
Posted By mtbob
We run our fridge all the time when on the road...

We run our fridge all the time when on the road except when gassing up. Summers in Montana really do get hot when on the road despite what you might have heard.
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 04-18-2003, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,689
Posted By mtbob
Vista Vue

Try searching the forum for info on the vista vue windows. CanAm RV also has info on repair and parts. Just installed a new Bravura toilet in place of the old 75 model. What a feeling you get on a...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 04-11-2003, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,689
Posted By mtbob
Vista Vue Windows

All but one are ok. The one that isn't looks like it's growing some rare fungus. Have had other things to worry about , so hav'nt tried to tackle that problem yet. Besides, it's on my wife's side...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 03-28-2003, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,689
Posted By mtbob
:D Welcome to the forum. Anything I can help you...

:D Welcome to the forum. Anything I can help you with in the way of advice, don't hesitate to give me a shout.
Forum: 1999 Safari 02-26-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,595
Posted By mtbob
I used sheet metal screws to mount our panels. I...

I used sheet metal screws to mount our panels. I relocated panel mounts to layout on rib centerlines. The sealant was inserted between the mounting foot and the roof skin. It was provided by RV...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-16-2003, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,778
Posted By mtbob
Brian,yes they are 80w panels. Solar Elect had a...

Brian,yes they are 80w panels. Solar Elect had a special on and provided them at the same cost of the 75's. The batteries are lead acid as they were already purchased and in use when we went the...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-13-2003, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,778
Posted By mtbob
Solar Panels

I have installed 2 Kyocera KC-80 panels with a digital regulator flat mounted on our AS with 3 batteries. 1 bat lives in the bat compartment, the others under the sofa behind the storage trays. I...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-01-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,231
Posted By mtbob
Talking We have a trip somewhat scheduled to be in...

We have a trip somewhat scheduled to be in Carbondale Ill on May 9 (depends on the WAR), and we would be up for a meeting with everyone. Our son, who is a career Marine (19 yrs so far) is supposed...
Forum: On The Road... 01-29-2003, 12:07 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 35,698
Posted By mtbob
As a Montana boy, we never leave home without...

As a Montana boy, we never leave home without it. Have never needed one other than for local recreation. My motto is "always be prepared" Better to need and have than need and not have.

mtbob...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 01-20-2003, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,138
Posted By mtbob
Thumbs up Wow!! What a treasure trove to come on. What led...

Wow!! What a treasure trove to come on. What led up to finding this beauty? How about some background?

mtbob
Forum: The Pet Forum 01-17-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,388
Posted By mtbob
We never leave home without the Three...

We never leave home without the Three Vizsla-teers. Depending on the weather, campground or dry camping, they may stay in the trailer or go with us on our sight seeing. They can however get into...
Forum: Tires 01-16-2003, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,920
Posted By mtbob
I doubt any tire shop would be able to handle the...

I doubt any tire shop would be able to handle the hubs. Someone who balances either engine componets or rebuilds drivelines(drive shafts) should be able to handle the hubs.

mtbob
Forum: Tires 01-16-2003, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,920
Posted By mtbob
Thumbs up Jabba, I recently had the tires and wheels spin...

Jabba, I recently had the tires and wheels spin balanced on the trailer after replacing 2 tires due to old age. You would be amazed at how out of balance they were before balancing. It was...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 01-12-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,689
Posted By mtbob
:D Of course there is. I'm some what new in the...

:D Of course there is. I'm some what new in the Airstream Forum, but had the old 75 for awhile. See some of our travel pics in the members area.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 12-22-2002, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By mtbob
Brouck As you can see on the center bath,...

Brouck

As you can see on the center bath, the clearance problem is with the cover on the hot water heater and the edge of the bowl rather than at the rear for the lid. The dimensions for the...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 12-16-2002, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By mtbob
Bravura Toilet

Has anyone had any experience installing the new Bravura toilet in a center bath 70's Sovereign?
Forum: Axles 09-19-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,391
Posted By mtbob
Wheel Bearing Preload

I believe a bearing preload should be applied of approx 50 ft lbs before backing the locknut out to the first cotterpin hole should be just about right.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-10-2002, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,302
Posted By mtbob
Have had tires and wheels balanced by computer on...

Have had tires and wheels balanced by computer on our 75 31' Sovereign several times over the years. Recently had each wheel tire and hub assembly spun balanced on the trailer. Took quite a lot of...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 09-04-2002, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,184
Posted By mtbob
Recently received a update from...

Recently received a update from www.airstreamdreams.com re aluminum tanks and availability.
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