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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-20-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By truxpin
Just a few things to think about.... The...

Just a few things to think about....

The product is actually designed for residential homes, that being said the engineers spec that 1/4" gap to "float" based on residential sized rooms (ie.. 24'...
Forum: Winter Living 01-20-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,657
Posted By truxpin
Agreed, especially IF you're lucky enough to have...

Agreed, especially IF you're lucky enough to have the full hookups. 5 days Max when the temps drop to the questionable range.

While you should notice a SIZEABLE difference on the pull handle...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-13-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By truxpin
I'd say that if the Airstream is stationary,...

I'd say that if the Airstream is stationary, don't bother unless you are just looking for something to spend money on. If they're not leaking currently, leave them be. I dont know much about the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-08-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,525
Posted By truxpin
Cross your fingers it's the check valve... (...

Cross your fingers it's the check valve... ( although , it likely not) The nozzle head itself is terribly notorious for clogging. Ours stopped working a few years back after years of routine &...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-22-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,818
Posted By truxpin
We mounted ours just below the grab handle at the...

We mounted ours just below the grab handle at the door.
Forum: Windows & Screens 02-17-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By truxpin
I would argue that the threat of rock/road debris...

I would argue that the threat of rock/road debris damage to the rear wrapped windows is greatly minimized VS. the fronts, strictly because they're in the back. (and also relatively far from the rear...
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 12-23-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,577
Posted By truxpin
For the money, I'd shoot for an older model(...

For the money, I'd shoot for an older model( pre-2003) in good-great condition. Actual build quality of the shell & materials used will be of a higher quality than anything new can offer.
Ya, the...
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 12-23-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,577
Posted By truxpin
I love how you got the TV antenna w/ the color...

I love how you got the TV antenna w/ the color adapter! A huge bonus in '71-'72.... :D
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 12-20-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,121
Posted By truxpin
The thermostat for domestic ovens is adjustable....

The thermostat for domestic ovens is adjustable. When we bought ours ( used 2001) the oven was terribly off in it's thermostat settings. It's been a while, but I believe there is a standard head...
Forum: On The Road... 12-20-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By truxpin
+1 on the high quality adjustable regulator w/...

+1 on the high quality adjustable regulator w/ gauge located immediatly after water supply. Protection for your FW hose and trailer combined.
If/ when your factory one goes bad, remove it or...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 10-26-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By truxpin
Well, After an hour or so, I talked myself...

Well,

After an hour or so, I talked myself into just pulling a new coax cable, fortunately I started on the easy end (ceiling penetration)
To my surprise, after yanking about a foot of slack...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 10-26-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By truxpin
Voltage to Winegard head?

Started having an issue with our (up to now, perfectly working) Winegard antenna on our '01 Limited. Pulled the head off the mast & opened it up, finding it very dirty inside )including wasp nest's &...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 10-21-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,273
Posted By truxpin
I'm so bummed. We LOVE Rocky Point & I literally...

I'm so bummed. We LOVE Rocky Point & I literally just made plans for that week for a bike trip with a buddy. Hopefully next year? Or maybe another date?
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 10-21-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,002
Posted By truxpin
A 2019 with an outdated water heater board??? ...

A 2019 with an outdated water heater board??? Hahaha!! Money well spent!
Forum: Floor Finishes 10-21-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By truxpin
Personally, I like the idea! We pulled all...

Personally, I like the idea! We pulled all flooring in our '34 Limited a few years back and installed a single piece of LWV end to end. One thing I really tossed over was how to "attach" it to the...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By truxpin
Certainly any water leak can be a problem. Your...

Certainly any water leak can be a problem. Your "newer" Airstream should have all pex plumbing lines, the lines & crimp connections should be able to handle most all water pressure you'd come across....
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-23-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,621
Posted By truxpin
This thread caught my eye. I'm always interested...

This thread caught my eye. I'm always interested in the "theory" of tire pressures & what people think is good/bad/acceptable risk.....
As always, the varying answers and reasoning behind them is...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-16-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,704
Posted By truxpin
WONDERFUL! Makes me want to...... TRAVEL! :wally:

WONDERFUL! Makes me want to...... TRAVEL! :wally:
Forum: Full-Timing 08-25-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,475
Posted By truxpin
2016 or 2006? I would push towards some type of...

2016 or 2006? I would push towards some type of warranty fix if it's a 2016 refrigerator, if it's a 2006 model that's a different story.....
Either way, if it has a leak you definitely need to get...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By truxpin
Phil, I have an early model Waste Master & it...

Phil, I have an early model Waste Master & it does fit in MY rear bumper slide compartment on my '01 Limited. If neither head or compartment have changed much yours should fit as well..
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By truxpin
Another possibility.... Have you recently...

Another possibility....

Have you recently had any work done involving the black tank?
A few years back I dropped the black/grey tanks for valve replacement. After reinstallation we had kind of...
Forum: Full-Timing 06-24-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,330
Posted By truxpin
What a treat to read this thread. While we don't...

What a treat to read this thread. While we don't travel much, (both still working, but love Full Timing) It's reassuring to know we're doing it "right".

Living in a mostly stationary Airstream...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 06-24-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,483
Posted By truxpin
My wife & I did the same thing 5 years ago.... We...

My wife & I did the same thing 5 years ago.... We call ourselves "Full Timers"! We vacation about 3 times a year and welcome the change of scenery, but really enjoy having our home anywhere we haul...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 11-15-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,538
Posted By truxpin
Go FOR IT!! We spent our first year in ours...

Go FOR IT!! We spent our first year in ours through the Kansas Winter. Yup, not as easy as the other 3 seasons, but still awesome!
We supplied the Airstream completely with a copper water supply...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 10-09-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,179
Posted By truxpin
A "soul crushing" job with good pay, benefits and...

A "soul crushing" job with good pay, benefits and steady work?

I'm a firm believer in "money makes the world go 'round" and if the job is really THAT bad, teach yourself to leave work at work...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-30-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,114
Posted By truxpin
Who the hell is buying an F450 anyways? ( Niche...

Who the hell is buying an F450 anyways? ( Niche market item IMHO) But, it is a bit alarming.... The trend of rising truck prices is reaching the breaking point. My father bought a new (2017) F150 ...
Forum: Full-Timing 09-06-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,706
Posted By truxpin
There's a website called "Campendium" ( I guess...

There's a website called "Campendium" ( I guess it's an app ,maybe??) anyway, we've had good luck trying their listed "free" campsites. Sites are listed & reviewed by other RV'rs. If nothing else,...
Forum: 1987 - 1989 Excella 08-26-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,678
Posted By truxpin
I'd put a call into Hensley's tech guy (Terry, I...

I'd put a call into Hensley's tech guy (Terry, I think) Of course they know their hitch frontwards & backwards and may have a good answer for you. I think the Ford backup assist has been around long...
Forum: Our Community 07-30-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,326
Views: 1,064,915
Posted By truxpin
Finally got around to replacing the propane...

Finally got around to replacing the propane regulator! I put new tank supply lines on 3 years ago, but they were in desperate need of replacement as well. ( Apparently, they just don't make them like...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-30-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,997
Posted By truxpin
Angry So.... What your saying is the years of posts w/...

So.... What your saying is the years of posts w/ pics that I've posted here are now all missing their photos ?? UGH!!!
Sometimes, I really hate the internet!!
Forum: Floor Finishes 06-24-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,421
Posted By truxpin
The new floor looks GREAT! We pulled our old...

The new floor looks GREAT! We pulled our old floor and installed Infinity LWV just about a year ago. I must say we love it! Although, I'd advise NOT testing the golf spike claim :) After a year it's...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-26-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,498
Posted By truxpin
Don't forget about payload capacity of the truck...

Don't forget about payload capacity of the truck & give some thought to what you plan on bringing with you. I'm no expert by any means, but it was an issue when we were in the market for a new TV. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-19-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,720
Posted By truxpin
Made in the USA....... For so many reasons,...

Made in the USA....... For so many reasons, ain't what it used to be. It's possibly the beginning of a very hurtful conversation.
After 50+years of moving away from manufacturing & production...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-05-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By truxpin
We put a "tee" fitting in where the flex line...

We put a "tee" fitting in where the flex line from the regulator meets the copper trailer supply, installed a ball valve and a quick connect.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-01-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By truxpin
Remember, most people will originally search out...

Remember, most people will originally search out forumns as a means to research and get answers to problems they are having with their perspective rig. Then as they become more familiar with a...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-09-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,984
Posted By truxpin
Anyone considering flooring replacement needs to...

Anyone considering flooring replacement needs to consider Luxury Woven Vinyl by Infinity. By far, the best "improvement" we've made to our Airstream. As fulltimers, we put all components of our...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-30-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,485
Posted By truxpin
Just a thought... Have you checked to see that...

Just a thought... Have you checked to see that the black tank vent pipe is actually protruding up & out the top of the roof? (and that there is some form of sealant around the pipe?
We had a...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-24-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By truxpin
I wouldn't loose any sleep over it. It doesn't...

I wouldn't loose any sleep over it. It doesn't look serious enough to have done any damage to the tank itself. ( On inspection, my cover has a surprisingly similar dent!)
While I've never had the...
Forum: Tires 12-18-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,421
Posted By truxpin
Finally made it back over to Dad's and remembered...

Finally made it back over to Dad's and remembered I needed to ask again about the tire.

(In my best Paul Harvey voice....) And NOW, for the REST of the story....

I explained to him about the...
Forum: Tires 11-23-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,421
Posted By truxpin
Wow! So quick to judge.... I by the way am no...

Wow! So quick to judge.... I by the way am no troll. Been a member for years now. I AM however near the Mexican border on vacation. Mexican data is a bit expensive to converse over this forum. I will...
Forum: Tires 11-19-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,421
Posted By truxpin
A different type of GYM failure?

Over the years I've seen hundreds of posts dealing with the shortcomings of the Goodyear Marathon tire. Almost all of which are the things horror stories are made of.....
So when it came time to...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 10-21-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,532
Posted By truxpin
Again, if you have the right size tow...

Again, if you have the right size tow vehicle..... For the money you can't beat a late 80's- late 90's 34 footer! The trend in Airstreams seems to be ANY year that runs between 18 and 28 feet. (...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-17-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,078
Posted By truxpin
Me too! I was reading this post yesterday and...

Me too! I was reading this post yesterday and wondering if my " registry" was really accepted? Then BAM! In today's mail be my badge!
WooHoo!!
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-23-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By truxpin
The adapter is a piece that "adapts" the valve to...

The adapter is a piece that "adapts" the valve to the tank. They're notorious for cracking and leaking. Last year, I replaced what I thought was a leaking valve and ended up being a cracked &...
Forum: Our Community 09-17-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,572
Posted By truxpin
We had luck using Craigslist while living outside...

We had luck using Craigslist while living outside the Wichita, KS. area, found a 7 acre lot that previously had an old single wide trailer on it. (Water, electric & lagoon existing) With a little...
Forum: On The Road... 08-28-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By truxpin
Recently, we started using an app called...

Recently, we started using an app called "Campendium". A good source for not only commercial campsites but for available "free camping" areas that may be along the route.
Don't get me wrong.... I...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-28-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,367
Posted By truxpin
Most people who have been robbed in the vicinity...

Most people who have been robbed in the vicinity of the Arch know for a fact that this is not true. Paved and designated overflow parking for oversized Vehicles is clearly marked at the arch, the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-28-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,367
Posted By truxpin
3 years ago on our way home from picking up our...

3 years ago on our way home from picking up our Airstream in the Chicago area, we stopped at the arch and parked in the RV overflow parking. 30 minutes later we came back to find out the Airstream...
Forum: Floor Finishes 08-07-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,446
Posted By truxpin
Looks Great Jim! As an update..... It's...

Looks Great Jim!

As an update..... It's been a little over a month since we installed ours and we're still loving it! LOVE the cushion backing! One note though.... The 1/4" HD backing is really...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-19-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,378
Posted By truxpin
+1 on the Maxxair ! Also, be prepared to enlarge...

+1 on the Maxxair ! Also, be prepared to enlarge the existing opening... (Inner AND outer skins may have to be cut to a larger opening) (( why isn't Airstream using a fan with a standard size...
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