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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By dlkershaw
Jeep GC Towing

kgottleib,

Grand Cherokee is a great choice. We towed a 22fb Bambi for three years (16,000 miles), including a 7,000 mile trip from NJ to Glacier in Montana with a 2014 Laredo GC, 6 cyl...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-05-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,625
Posted By dlkershaw
hitch lift

Not as fancy as azflycaster, but does the job, cheap floor jack from PepBoys Auto store .
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-03-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,870
Posted By dlkershaw
22FB with no Segment protectors, I have been...

22FB with no Segment protectors, I have been lucky, 17,000 miles and many small stone dents. I have wrestled with the thoughts of adding segment protectors, but seems like a lot $$$.
We have been...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-20-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By dlkershaw
Bambi Accordion shower door REPLACEMENT ?

I currently own a 2016 Bambi 22FB, Needing to replace the folding accordion shower curtain / door. ( certainly a weak link in the Bambi). The pleats have just seen better days after 5 years and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-20-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,874
Posted By dlkershaw
Jeep GC

We have been towing a 2016 22FB with a 6cyl Jeep GC/ Laredo for 5 years/16,000 miles from NJ to Montana, and a variety of western States. First a 2014, now a 2020 GC. Not the smallest tv but...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,870
Posted By dlkershaw
Grand Cherokee Good Choice

We have a 2016 22FB and recently upgraded to a 2020 GC with the tow package.
Our previous TV was a 2014 GC Laredo. I had installed a hitch. We have an Equalizer, added the Trailer brake and had it...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-24-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By dlkershaw
RM 8505 Shelf

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Please check your private messages
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-15-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By dlkershaw
Earlier Post

Imustwander, Please check your post / question, earlier today) I added a detailed response concerning my replacement. Best of luck. Dave
Forum: Refrigerators 06-15-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By dlkershaw
Fridge RM 8505 replacment

I replaced the RM8505 3 way fridge May 2019.... Finding the fridge was difficult... but our local Camping World Service manager located one in Michigan...(New in a warehouse) cost was $1500 + Fit...
Forum: Photography 03-07-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,195
Posted By dlkershaw
Sunset on the Chesapeake

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Forum: Photography 11-14-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,794
Posted By dlkershaw
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-13-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 133,230
Posted By dlkershaw
Forum: Photography 11-13-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,794
Posted By dlkershaw
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-21-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By dlkershaw
Interesting

Mollysdad, thanks for the reply, I do believe it may be an illusion from the way the photo was taken. Contractors level is very close and measurement by tape is within 3/4 of an inch between Front...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-21-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By dlkershaw
Thanks for the info

Thanks to all for the affirmation on my set up. Good observation to Albert on the Equalizer,( I should have included that info in my request) Dave
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-20-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By dlkershaw
New Shank ? TV

Recently purchased a new TV, 2020 Jeep GC with tow package, Sting Gray ( old TV: 2014 Jeep GC with after market hitch, white) towing a 22FB Bambi
The new hitch port is 4 inches higher than the old....
Forum: On The Road... 06-25-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By dlkershaw
Wonderful territory

We traveled Route #2 last summer, from the top of ND all the way to Glacier. Comments about not much along the highway / ( just a road) in some places, make it a beautiful travel. Like going back in...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-10-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By dlkershaw
It can be done

First: I am a 67 years old: Changing the sheets is a cross between a wrestling match and a gymnastics event.... I have tried several methods... this works best...Raise and lock the blinds on both...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-08-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By dlkershaw
I feel your pain

Several weeks ago I had the same smell, burned my fridge control box, fridge will not work, after repeated calls to DOMETIC and very little help, I have had to replace a 4 year old Fridge for a cost...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-01-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By dlkershaw
Dometic/ Norcold / Questions

Good Morning all: For reasons I will NOT bore you with, I need replace my 4 year old Dometic RM 8505, ( 22fb Bambi) the fridge has been a problem since day one and has died, dead died..... Dometic...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-27-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By dlkershaw
Dometic Questions //// AGAIN/// Bambi 22fb

Several people have supplied information... However, I am unable to locate a black box or a green box ( as suggested) The only box is grey ( photos) and completely sealed. Only fuses found are in...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-27-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By dlkershaw
More Help Please

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I am unable to find a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-26-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By dlkershaw
GMFL / Thank You

GMFL, Thank you for taking the time to respond with the photo and arrows, greatly appreciated.. Happy Travels
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-26-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By dlkershaw
Dometic/ Fuse/ Bambi/ HELP

I am growing to dislike Dometic a great deal..... Pulled the 22FB Bambi out of storage to prepare for a spring trip, All systems work EXCEPT the Fridge RM8505... dead .. no lights, no power......
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-19-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By dlkershaw
Les Schwab / Back Country

Locate a Les Schwab tire center, several in Canada and Northwest U.S.. Last summer while in Montana with our Travel trailer I needed to replace 4 tires on My Jeep GC. Service and quality of Tires are...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,242
Posted By dlkershaw
JGC 6 Cyl

We have a 22FB Bambi and tow with a 2014 6 cyl / 9 speed trans Jeep GC.
Dry weight is 3800 pounds. Tow Capacity of the GC /6 cyl is 6200 pounds. We have Equalizer hitch and break controller.
We...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-10-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 133,230
Posted By dlkershaw
Happy travels

2016 22FB / Bambi
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TV / 2014 Jeep GC 6 Cyl, 9speed Trans
Location : Montana/ Wyoming Border
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-02-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,564
Posted By dlkershaw
Pleased with 22FB

We ( wife and small dog) have had a 22fb since 2015, traveled across country and spent almost 50 days on the road. Understand everything is a compromise, we set out to purchase a 16 ( wife wasn't a...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 02-18-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,411
Posted By dlkershaw
Jack point 22fb

Good Morning Rounder, I had the same issue with my 22fb, same location. I traveled to Colonial and had the tech show me where the street side jack point was.
I marked the jack point with tape. The...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By dlkershaw
Interior Scratch / Bambi

While returning from a short trip, the bracket holding the interior plexiglass divider wall in our 22FB.( the screw holding the mounting bracket pulled through) Photo.... A local machine shop has...
Forum: On The Road... 10-17-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 496,832
Posted By dlkershaw
Western Travels

Photo #1 Glacier in early September
Photo #2 Wyoming on the way to The Badlands
Photo#3 Mothership ( final stop in our journey)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-01-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,336
Posted By dlkershaw
Fight hard / always look forward

Hello Tony, All the best wishes, and prayers. We live in a time when a diagnosis of cancer holds much hope for recovery. As a child of the 60's this was not always the case.

3 years ago, after a...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-24-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By dlkershaw
jacking a 22FB / Bambi

I located the jack point on the drivers side ( BLUE arrow and steel rectangular plate) behind the step... Can't find the jack point on the curb side.... NO Arrow or plate.... anyone find the SPOT ?...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By dlkershaw
HELP / 22 FB Bambi owners / Jacking Point

Hello to all. looking for jacking points for a 22FB Bambi. I located the street side, behind the step, triangle steel plate with the word JACK
I cannot locate any jack point on the curb side and...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-30-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By dlkershaw
photo

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Forum: General Repair Forum 06-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By dlkershaw
22FB Bambi / Jack points

Good afternoon to all: In preparation for our first trip out west ( Montana, Wyoming) I am going over all systems and components of the AS. I have never had to jack the trailer to change a tire. In...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 06-22-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,054
Posted By dlkershaw
Different Idea

PharmGeek: I feel you pain.... just a thought, Having the same problem, when I bought my AS, I decided not to do the engineering, concrete or re design... Some of us, have decided to house our AS off...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-29-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By dlkershaw
Propane Tank Cover - interferance

Hello and Thanks to all in advance, your advice has always been helpful !

I have a 2016 22FB Bambi, with the plastic propane tank cover, always seems to be problematic since I installed the...
Forum: The Pet Forum 04-30-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By dlkershaw
Terraport / Pet Care / Sheltie

Hello to all: Heading to the Terraport this summer, we have a 4 year old Sheltie, always travels with us. We would both like to take the tour and not comfortable leaving Sadie in the Airstream. Is...
Forum: Tires 03-23-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,933
Posted By dlkershaw
Goodyear Endurance Tire / Pressure

Good evening to all: Just purchased and had installed 15 inch/ Goodyear Endurance E rating tires on a Bambi 22FB. I noticed an improvement in ride immediately...

Question: The tire states a max...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-28-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By dlkershaw
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Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-28-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By dlkershaw
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Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-28-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By dlkershaw
More thoughts

NEPAstreamin, some additional thoughts:

I, like you, spoke with a factory rep before we purchased the AS, My Jeep was not equipped with the factory tow package...( not sure if yours has a tow...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-28-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By dlkershaw
Jeep GC

Welcome to Jeep / AS ...... I have a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Larado E package : 6 cylinder / Pentastar engine with the 8 speed transmission.

We have a 2016.. 22FB with an equalizer hitch and...
Forum: On The Road... 02-12-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By dlkershaw
AS Factory / Campgrounds?

We are heading west (from NJ) in July, we plan to stop and tour the Airstream factory. Where is a good place to camp? Thanks to all.
Forum: Photography 11-12-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,000
Posted By dlkershaw
Blue Warmth

Late Summer evening / Chesapeake Bay
Forum: On The Road... 11-10-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 250,790
Posted By dlkershaw
September 2017

Rocky Gap SP / Cumberland Maryland
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-10-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By dlkershaw
2014 Jeep GC, 6 cyl, 8 speed trans... works...

2014 Jeep GC, 6 cyl, 8 speed trans... works great... !
Forum: On The Road... 11-10-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 496,832
Posted By dlkershaw
September 2017

Chesapeake Bay/ Cherrystone Campground / site 602
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-04-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,127
Posted By dlkershaw
Hello,again today !

Yes, mine have come loose and also roll around on the floor, my shelf, on the right side also fell off. I rebuilt the shelf with a 10 inch length of aluminum angle , replacing the little angle...
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