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Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-02-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 27,835
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question What was the certification procedure? and the...

What was the certification procedure? and the cost for it. How long did it take?
thanks
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-05-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 20,562
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question restless gatecrasher

Mary,
In the greatly unlikely event that I was to show up Friday eve or afternoon...what would I need to bring ?
Guess folding chairs a must..?:huh:
I would be sans RV but most likely have wife...
Forum: On The Road... 12-01-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,773
Posted By Distantdrummer
Exclamation Not sure what the Mayans had in mind...But As I...

Not sure what the Mayans had in mind...But As I see it
America's world ended a short time ago. :(
Earth's world has [very] little over one thousand years to go.
My world "ends" much sooner than...
Forum: Commercial Listings 10-11-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,088
Posted By Distantdrummer
What is meant by "RVP Coleman" ? Why doesn't...

What is meant by "RVP Coleman" ?

Why doesn't someone just duplicate the Armstrong?

What is the height (above roof surface) of the other available and former A/C units?

Is "excitement" over a...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 10-03-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Don't Use an Ax Lightly

What the heck does "clean things up quite completely" mean?
Was the reply in post #2 grossly overstated or not?

Are you saying all or most posts of someone who requests such an "abomination"...
Forum: Tires 09-23-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question What does this mean? How could it be? :)

What does this mean?
How could it be?
:)
Forum: Member Introductions 09-17-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Distantdrummer
Yep, Welcome. For your information I think...

Yep, Welcome.

For your information I think you should know that the 1980 models are for various reasons considered to be part of the '70s era of Airstreams.
that "era" would be '69 thru '80...
Forum: Tires 09-14-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,774
Posted By Distantdrummer
I too am seeking info on various monitors. I...

I too am seeking info on various monitors.

I am wondering if any of them have an audible alarm at the read-out device for pressure drops and/or sending failures.

Also do all of the sensors...
Forum: Axles 09-11-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,648
Posted By Distantdrummer
Andy, will the hub assembly (or any part of it)...

Andy, will the hub assembly (or any part of it) transfer from an old Henschen Dura-Torque axle ('74-'80) to a new 'naked' Dexter Torflex axle? [Size # 11 (3600-6000 lb)]

If not, why not?

Hub...
Forum: Axles 09-07-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,950
Posted By Distantdrummer
What exactly does 4000-6000 lb. axle mean? Why...

What exactly does 4000-6000 lb. axle mean?
Why does it not have an exact capacity?
Do you divide it by 2 and that gives the carry capacity of each hub or what?

Is the actual torsion bar larger...
Forum: 1973-1974 Excella 500 09-04-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,446
Posted By Distantdrummer
Just my humble "o"

hmmn...
well if it really needs a 'COMPLETE' renovation, then a leak test might be a bit pre-mature.
Actually if you are handy you might even be able to do one yourself. There are instructions...
Forum: Axles 09-02-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,507
Posted By Distantdrummer
The 22.5 degree tag is just for discussion...

The 22.5 degree tag is just for discussion purposes as I understand that these "new" GKNs now have greater degree angles. Also I read that the GKNs do not have shock mounts.. In fact do not "need"...
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,507
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Image from GKN (henschen) manual , tags added

https://www.airforums.com/attachments/photobucket/img_1197432_0_bc7a5f3eaad03c38e13e8025bb02e4ed.jpg
Forum: Insurance & Claims 08-01-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,015
Posted By Distantdrummer
This "agreed value" thing comes up around here...

This "agreed value" thing comes up around here occasionally.
I would like to hear from Crawford Gene or is it Gene Crawford (an attorney) about his thoughts on this subject.
I would think...
Forum: On The Road... 08-01-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,095
Posted By Distantdrummer
Why put a deposit down ? At 28 grand I doubt...

Why put a deposit down ?
At 28 grand I doubt this thing is going anywhere too fast.

If you are still smitten offer him 17 and be preparted to go to 19,500.
Dont blink and drive away if he...
Forum: On The Road... 07-30-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,054
Posted By Distantdrummer
Well Shane the Rangers are gonna finally win the...

Well Shane the Rangers are gonna finally win the series and you'll miss it. The Cowgals are gonna finish dead last and you're gonna miss that wonderful happening too.

But before you go get...
Forum: On The Road... 07-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,095
Posted By Distantdrummer
Well, it's certainly shiny. Can't tell much...

Well, it's certainly shiny.
Can't tell much about the A frame & hitch cept the A-frame seems to have been overlaid maybe with that diamond plate, never heard of that before.
If that's not overlay...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-07-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,054
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question re: Simpson ISR 70-03 caulk (as vulkem substitute)

Am enjoying your thread on the V-View repairs.

Especially interested in the caulk you have used.
Have you ever applied Vulkem anywhere? I ask so that if so, you might give us a comparison to the...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-09-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,633
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question Where'd you go to "see" the fairground story? ...

Where'd you go to "see" the fairground story?

And is there NO possibility of a wet & wired site for this one?
Forum: Insurance & Claims 11-08-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow I'm carrying end times insurance, but it doesn't...

I'm carrying end times insurance, but it doesn't come with a backslide rider. I know many don't think that the policy can lapse, but I am not so sure.Getting covered is quick, staying covered is a...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 11-07-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By Distantdrummer
Earthquake Damage & Loss not covered in Homeowner Policies

Not sure what this might have to do with our Airstreams, but thought you might not know that earthquake damage is NOT covered in Homeowners Insurance Policies.

What with the supposed increase in...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 10-07-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By Distantdrummer
I too have one. And that is what it is of course,...

I too have one. And that is what it is of course, (a slinky stand).
But I would like to know more. Is it something Airstream furnished?
Anyone know when and where they were sold or obtained?
Maybe...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Ambassador 09-29-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,525
Posted By Distantdrummer
Welcome Eric, Yep best laid plans around here...

Welcome Eric,
Yep best laid plans around here often go astray.

Hope you will still keep us photo'd up with all your fixes and improvements.
Some folks use a separate blog or web page set-up for...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 08-18-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,528
Posted By Distantdrummer
Thumbs down geek soup vs. leave well enough alone

While hoping it is harmless and inconsequential, just for appearance sake;

IMHO.....too many geeks often ruin the soup.

Geek soup often brings awful digestion probs for the poor hapless and (at...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-15-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By Distantdrummer
further info on this type of insulating foam. ...

further info on this type of insulating foam.

TRIPOLYMER FOAM
Tripolymer Description | Tripolymer Injection Foam (https://www.injectionfoam.com/building-pro/tripolymer.aspx)

Of course my...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-15-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,762
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Window glass polishes

Would you mind sharing the name of that glass polish that the pro window washers use?
thanks
Forum: Refrigerators 08-15-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,993
Posted By Distantdrummer
Very interesting thread. Pahaska you never fail...

Very interesting thread. Pahaska you never fail to amaze me with your knowledge.
and
For the un and under-informed, like myself.

adiabatic ...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-14-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By Distantdrummer
Lightbulb Homesulate (Insulation)

Have any heard or had experience with this product? (for home or trailer)

I notice their website does not dwell much at all on the R-Value which they tout as equaling R-5.5 per inch, or at least...
Forum: Steps 07-29-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,411
Posted By Distantdrummer
Get a patio cushion or big piece of cardboard etc...

Get a patio cushion or big piece of cardboard etc and a flashlight and lay down and examine the steps. You will get an idea of their working as you jiggle them and try to pull them out. Some of them...
Forum: 1955 - 1959 Sovereign 06-23-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 47,696
Posted By Distantdrummer
I wonder, are you saying the old (50's)...

I wonder, are you saying the old (50's) Airstreams did not have a coupler-ball lock/latch or that the type they had is missing or broken on your SOtR?

From the pic it looks like Maybe the Coupler...
Forum: 1955 - 1959 Sovereign 06-22-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 47,696
Posted By Distantdrummer
Steve my only advice which I know you know...

Steve my only advice which I know you know already but (just in case you and Dave overlooked it);
Have him go to all known and any extra lengths to secure the entry door. Duct Tape galore and then...
Forum: 1955 - 1959 Sovereign 06-21-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 47,696
Posted By Distantdrummer
When is Dave due in? Aren't there nursing...

When is Dave due in?
Aren't there nursing schools in San Antonio area that you could transfer into? Or couldn't you keep the trailer in Mizzou for working on while in school up there.

BTW is a...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Globetrotter 06-19-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,147
Posted By Distantdrummer
I guess I missed the threads that revealed the...

I guess I missed the threads that revealed the possibility of the selling of the "famous" '64 Globetrotter.
Would sure like to hear more of the story of why. Is it somewhere in the forum already? I...
Forum: 1964 Bambi II 05-22-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,471
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question ?

Yup I too wonder if the poor honest buyer was reimbursed his $200.

What became of the case?

And what has become of Patrice (no word since July-2010)
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-20-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,223
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Well Done John

Anxious for more reports.
Hopefully pics and maybe a listing of who attended.
[at least those that are a member here anyway].
Was that 5:2 (new to vintage) ratio about like in years past?
I would...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-12-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,705
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow San Marcos River, Texas | Campground | RV Park |...

San Marcos River, Texas | Campground | RV Park | Camping | Campsites | Wi-Fi (https://www.pecanpark.com/facilities.php#img/cabin.jpg)

Be sure to go to the left margin and watch the Virtual Tour....
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-12-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,085
Posted By Distantdrummer
Unhappy Shame on Me

Sorry Rick, I certainly stand corrected. (and a little embarrassed).
I thought that Past Prez Shari Davis' hub Rod had also been prez and I mistakenly also mixed the name Rick & Rod. (or is it...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-06-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,085
Posted By Distantdrummer
Rivet Maybe the wrong reference

Someone correct me if I am wrong, but the Rick Davis (of Tennessee) in post # 35 this thread is NOT the same Rick Davis that was VAC President awhile back. If in fact that was who you were...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-03-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Why ?? Are you running for forum tattle...

Why ??

Are you running for forum tattle tale?

What's your beef with it?
If it doesn't suit you just don't look at it.
How bout I'll decide what offends me...and you decide what offends you...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 10-19-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By Distantdrummer
BillyB please see my PM, as I may need the box if...

BillyB please see my PM, as I may need the box if mile2885 doesn't.
Thanks and it appears you have the picture posting thing down and under control.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-28-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By Distantdrummer
Lotsa good ones missing on the forums. Seems to...

Lotsa good ones missing on the forums. Seems to be a subject not welcomed by the management.
Bob Cross should be flattered that several to many care.

I asked lately about old Porky Pig and there...
Forum: Our Community 09-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,896
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Not so.... shoeless Joe

Well I had no idea the VAP was still on the "air".
I happened to access the old VAP site today (Sept 28,2010) and saw that there was an episode # 123 entitled "FAREWELL".
Well I thought I...
Forum: Doors & Locks 09-23-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,866
Posted By Distantdrummer
Interesting. Where did that publication come...

Interesting. Where did that publication come from?

It is dated June 2009 so I presume it is referring to late model (2000era) units.

Is there any indication it is just for specific years and/or...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-13-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question Residential Hot Water Mystery

I am puzzled by a water heater circumstance in my residence. Not sure if this might also apply in our Airstreams.
My heater (A.O.Smith gas-50gal) has an intake line (cold water in) with a valve and...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 09-13-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Distantdrummer
Question Bottle Jacks

Can a bottle jack be easily overhauled?

Are bottle jacks supposed to lower themselves all the way down when the valve is opened?
I know creeper jacks do, but my only bottle jack has to be...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-07-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,205
Posted By Distantdrummer
It scares me that I don't know why this thing is...

It scares me that I don't know why this thing is called a scare light. Surely someone by now knows...???
Recessed as it is; seems to me, makes it almost useless for dispersing much light down around...
Forum: Our Community 08-29-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,593
Posted By Distantdrummer
Dave I'm a little confused. How come you have not...

Dave I'm a little confused. How come you have not posted his name, his description, his license plate number (or did he steal the Explorer too), and at least the year of the Airstream.
Posting his...
Forum: Our Community 08-27-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,593
Posted By Distantdrummer
If he was a "friend" for a couple of years,...

If he was a "friend" for a couple of years, surely you know of someone, a girlfriend or someone in his circle.
I guess he plans on converting it into quick cash, not camping in it.
I'd call a...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-23-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,799
Posted By Distantdrummer
Arrow Sweatshirt salvation

Interesting. Thanks for the tip. (no pun intended):p

Seems though that the center of the Rivet head would not get touched by the open area in the rubber hose. Leaving sort of a dull bullseye.
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-21-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,559
Posted By Distantdrummer
Andy what was the last year that the brass dump...

Andy what was the last year that the brass dump valve was used?
What was (is) the main problem with the brass valve? Quality or Design?
Was it branded Thetford?

thanks as always
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