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Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 03-10-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By dickwhite1
1969 Airstream Manual

My '69 Globetrotter came with the original manual which states that it was "designed specifically for" the 18 Ft.Caravel and 21 Ft. Globetrotter. There may be more than one manual for 1969 and they...
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-29-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,495
Posted By dickwhite1
Lever hsndle lock

Among the things that came with my '69 Globetrotter when I bought it was a box of old door locks and parts. My AS seems to have a history of lost keys requiring lock replacement. Among the locks is...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-27-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By dickwhite1
Sealand lite fits tight spaces well

As coincidence would have it, I just came in for a cup of coffee before going out to finish the installation of a Sealand Lite in my '69 Globetrotter. It's a tight space, and you have to be a...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 01-26-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,379
Posted By dickwhite1
Airstream Letter Logo

I have actual individual 3-D letters on a 69 Globetrotter. The name plate logo ended the year before in 68 and was simply riveted on. Trying to dtermine how to remove and then reinstall the actual...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 01-26-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,379
Posted By dickwhite1
Airstream Letter Logo restoration

Airstream lettering on '69 Globetrotter very shabby looking. Anyone know how the letters are attached and how they can be removed for restoration and then replaced?
Forum: Refrigerators 09-28-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By dickwhite1
How airtight is ok?

Installing new Dometic 2354 frig in '69 Globetrotter and will have to build new enclosure to contain both frig and furnace. Just how airtight must frig combustion compartment be from living space? ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-08-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,814
Posted By dickwhite1
How does it work? (WD Hitch)

It's been mystifying me for some time, so I'll just reveal my ignorance and ask. What exactly does a weight distributing hitch do? And how does it do it? My newly acquired '69 Globetrotter - which...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-30-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,446
Posted By dickwhite1
Which diesel?

I'm trying to sort through which 2006 Diesel to buy - Ford 250, Dodge Ram or Sierra/Silverado 2500 and have only managed to become thoroughly confused. Would apreciate coments - positive or...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-06-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By dickwhite1
Lantern Picture!

Here's a quick snapshot of identical lantern which is temorarily removed from our '69 Globetrotter during refurb. Glass globe is labeled "Pyrex" and "Humphrey" whick I assume to be the manufacturer....
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 07-29-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By dickwhite1
Congratulations, Mike in CA- I also just got a...

Congratulations, Mike in CA-
I also just got a 1969 Globetrotter-about 2 months ago in my case. The interior is in a shambles right now as I refurb it, but I wll try to attach a picture or two of...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-11-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By dickwhite1
Stuck on pretty good!

Which raises the question---How are the name plates attached? How do you get them off?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-09-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By dickwhite1
Need help staying warm!

Time to replace furnace in 1969 21 Globe Trotter and have narrowed choice (I think) to Suburban NT series and Atwood Everest series. Both are direct discharge with electronic ignition and come in...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-25-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By dickwhite1
Is DSI 12v or 120v?

Have chosen Atwood 6 gallon with DSI to replace water heater in 1969 Globetrotter. Do I need to run 12 volt or 120 volt wire to the new water heater to provide the "spark"?

Rookie struggles on!!!
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-22-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,513
Posted By dickwhite1
Atwood vs Suburban

Whch is better water heater, Atwood or Suburban? Looking for opinions and experience to help me decide which to replace with in my 1969 GT. Particular interest in 10 gallon direct spark models. ...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-22-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,257
Posted By dickwhite1
New Airstreamer needs help (and a water heater)

HI Lew-
I also need a new water heater but can't find anything that will fit the sidewall cutout. The old Bolen will leave a much bigger hole than anything I have found will fill. Do you know a...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-21-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,351
Posted By dickwhite1
How do I include a picture in a posting?

It's a little embarrasing to admit, but I have no idea how to include a picture when asking for help (or whatever). Could someone please tell me? Thanks!

Dick
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-21-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By dickwhite1
How do I change water heater to different size?

Need to replace water heater on 1969 21' GT. None of possible replacements have same size opening through sidewall - most need smaller openings. How do I either shrink the existing hole or expand...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-20-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,153
Posted By dickwhite1
No, no ducts. Former furnace (rusted out) was a...

No, no ducts. Former furnace (rusted out) was a big convection guy. I'm only looking (I think) at ventless units.

Dick
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-20-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,153
Posted By dickwhite1
Demonstrating why we're called Newbies-

Hi-

I posted earlier about replacing all appliances in an Airstream and realized right away that I should deal with them individually.

So....lets start with heat! Looking for suggestions for...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 06-18-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By dickwhite1
Forgot about hot water heater. It needs to be...

Forgot about hot water heater. It needs to be replaced also. Water supply system seems to work fine - pump work, no leaks apparent, etc. Can't guess what taped off wires originally serviced. Any...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 06-18-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By dickwhite1
Hi! Modernizing rather than restoring. Some of...

Hi!
Modernizing rather than restoring. Some of the cabinetry needs to be replaced anyway, so appliance openings can be whatever. Prefer appliances as small as practicable, especially refrig and...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 06-18-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By dickwhite1
Appliance education needed!

Im a new member this week and the new (I think proud) owner of a 69 21 Globetrotter with a very good body but well-worn interior. I have reasonable skills and tooling, but virtually no trailer or...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-16-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By dickwhite1
Yet another newbie!

Just got a 21' 1969 Globetrotter with plans to refurb and already overwhelmed. Will probably be posting for help a lot in the near future. At this point I'm not even sure what help I need (except...
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