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Forum: On The Road... 10-25-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,581
Posted By bolerama
The hummingbird is such a cute little surprise! ...

The hummingbird is such a cute little surprise!

Yes, you likely have the curtains upside down.

I like your idea of wrapping the screwdriver in a wet dishcloth. That would have prevented the...
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,581
Posted By bolerama
I had the same problem. My front living room...

I had the same problem. My front living room curtains were easy; however, I couldn't budge the screws on the bedroom end caps -- not one of the four would budge! I ended up taking off the entire rail...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-30-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By bolerama
We had a squeak in our 2017 when it was new and...

We had a squeak in our 2017 when it was new and we had noticed the squeak in other new trailers we had viewed. In our 2017, it was an easy fix and not related to any water damage. The trim where the...
Forum: Boondocking 09-02-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,287
Posted By bolerama
We have been contemplating the same thing here in...

We have been contemplating the same thing here in BC, Canada. We have been full time since July 2017. In April 2018, we bought an RV site at a small RV Co-op. That saved our bacon when we had to...
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-25-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,774
Posted By bolerama
Thanks for the update. Remarkable! Everything...

Thanks for the update. Remarkable! Everything must be challenging. You’ll have to go on a cross country tour so that we can all see it.
Lisa
Forum: Airstream Oddities 07-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,297
Posted By bolerama
That is so cool! I can't wait to follow your...

That is so cool! I can't wait to follow your progress. Best wishes! And like Paula said, suit up!
Lisa
Forum: 2016 - Current International 06-23-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By bolerama
In 2017, a new Dometic fridge was installed in...

In 2017, a new Dometic fridge was installed in our 2002 Chinook motorhome. We continually have this problem. It snaps back in place, and then we forget about it until it happens again. Thanks for...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 05-31-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,543
Posted By bolerama
We went from an International Signature to a...

We went from an International Signature to a Flying Cloud. We much prefer the aesthetics of the Internationals and GTs compared to the FCs. When the 30GT was released, I was so excited . . . until I...
Forum: Vintage Kin 03-27-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,774
Posted By bolerama
Wow! Absolutely incredible! I'm with Mollysdad --...

Wow! Absolutely incredible! I'm with Mollysdad -- I thought I was going to see a plywood box too. This is a piece of art!

Lisa
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-26-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By bolerama
Incredible! I also really like your new lights. ...

Incredible! I also really like your new lights.

Lisa
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-13-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By bolerama
That walnut stand is so beautiful! Great idea.

That walnut stand is so beautiful! Great idea.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-13-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,561
Posted By bolerama
Such a beautiful renovation! Lisa

Such a beautiful renovation!
Lisa
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-08-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,724
Posted By bolerama
Sallye, what a great idea! We are full...

Sallye, what a great idea!

We are full timers. When we got our Airstream, we had Can-Am remove the microwave and add a huge pot drawer. We rarely used a microwave in our stick-and-bricks. We...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 02-01-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,351
Posted By bolerama
Great to hear. Maybe in the meantime, Airstream...

Great to hear. Maybe in the meantime, Airstream will come up with more comfortable seating. I can’t understand why the designers feel every seat has to double as a bed.
Lisa
Forum: Dollars & Cents 01-14-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,351
Posted By bolerama
Hello Soyboy, Here are my 2 cents, for what...

Hello Soyboy,
Here are my 2 cents, for what they’re worth. I looked at your pictures of your cork floor and new upholstery. They are beautiful! No new trailer has flooring like that. Also, only the...
Forum: On The Road... 12-29-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,332
Posted By bolerama
Great thread. Following.

Great thread. Following.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 12-19-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By bolerama
Froli on RB Queen

We also added a Froli system, mostly for ventilation in cold temperatures. What a difference it also makes in comfort! We highly recommend the system, especially if you are full-time, like we are.
...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 12-04-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,122
Posted By bolerama
Great ideas to change out the dinette. We had a...

Great ideas to change out the dinette. We had a 23D with that same dinette+long sofa combination. When it was written off, we knew we wouldn’t get that layout again. We wanted a sofa instead. That...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 10-20-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,326
Posted By bolerama
Congratultions! Here’s to the next 5!

Congratultions! Here’s to the next 5!
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-12-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,617
Posted By bolerama
WOW WOW WOW! Thanks!! :D

WOW WOW WOW!
Thanks!! :D
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-11-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,617
Posted By bolerama
Very interesting. I love the door (maybe not...

Very interesting. I love the door (maybe not practical for daily use, but cool!). I'd love to see a pic with the back door open too.
Lisa
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-04-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,403
Posted By bolerama
Hobie Tandem Island

Our Hobie is 18 feet long and very heavy ... too heavy for a Hullivator, which I suspect yours is too.

We bought the cradles for our specific boat from Hobie (meant to be used with the Hobie...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-30-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By bolerama
Another manufacturer to consider is Chinook. They...

Another manufacturer to consider is Chinook. They are a bit older, but very well built. Since your friend was a boat owner, he’d appreciate the solid fibreglass construction. We have a Destiny, which...
Forum: On The Road... 09-28-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,572
Posted By bolerama
Mandalay Bay

We boondocked on the strip with our 30 ft Airstream this past March. It was in a parking lot owned by Mandalay Bay, just behind the McDonalds. We confirmed with the hotel concierge before arriving....
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,653
Posted By bolerama
We have 2 portable bidets (Toto and Brondell) and...

We have 2 portable bidets (Toto and Brondell) and in our house we had 2 toilet seat bidets. Since we sold our house and went full-time, we have really missed our toilet seat bidets. They are still in...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,983
Posted By bolerama
Airstream provided us with a baggie of these...

Airstream provided us with a baggie of these clips (for free) when we were at the factory in May. Maybe try calling the Airstream store.
Lisa
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-15-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,538
Posted By bolerama
This is a wonderful thread. Excellent job on the...

This is a wonderful thread. Excellent job on the build!

We toured the 80/20 facility and we were impressed. We wanted to use it to build twin beds in our Chinook motorhome. Unfortunately, it was...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-29-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,959
Posted By bolerama
Thanks so much, toskeysam. I'll check out that...

Thanks so much, toskeysam. I'll check out that company. What a great design!
Lisa
Forum: Trailer Values 06-28-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,826
Posted By bolerama
It's a beautiful unit. The 25SS is my favorite...

It's a beautiful unit. The 25SS is my favorite layout. The dent isn't a deal breaker. It will hurt less when you get your own dent.
Lisa
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-28-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,959
Posted By bolerama
Wow! This is utterly fantastic! I am intrigued by...

Wow! This is utterly fantastic! I am intrigued by the beds. In one picture, it seems as if they can slide together. Am I seeing this correctly? Also, are the beds 30" wide? If you have any details...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-20-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,625
Posted By bolerama
Well . . . we did that once . . . and then forgot...

Well . . . we did that once . . . and then forgot to release it. The stench! Luckily we hadn't got too far. ;) We don't live in that house anymore, so we don't hitch up on a grade. Using tow/haul...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-19-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,625
Posted By bolerama
Another nice feature is that it prevents your...

Another nice feature is that it prevents your vehicle from lurching when you are hooking up. We had a steep driveway. Whenever I'd line up the vehicle for hitching, and then put it in park, it would...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-25-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By bolerama
Congratulations! Your project is off to a good...

Congratulations! Your project is off to a good start. I look forward to seeing your modifications. I like the idea of a permanent bed. Setting up a jack knife sofa gets old quickly.
Lisa
Forum: Our Community 05-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,183
Posted By bolerama
We had an International Signature 23D for 10...

We had an International Signature 23D for 10 years. Last year, we changed to a FC 30RB. We would have preferred another International, but we got a good deal on this one. I really miss our...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-07-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,326
Posted By bolerama
Today, I decided to clean the 2 small fans (WC...

Today, I decided to clean the 2 small fans (WC and shower). However, our 2017 is different than our 2008. I couldn't remove the handle as I did with the 2008 because of the ducted air. I did what...
Forum: On The Road... 05-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By bolerama
Quilted cover

Our dogs have always been allowed up on the furniture. We were more careful with our first Airstream because it had fabric upholstery. But our 2017 has UltraLeather, and that stuff rocks! A spritz of...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,457
Posted By bolerama
I became obsessed with Vixens about 6 years ago,...

I became obsessed with Vixens about 6 years ago, after I had spotted my first one. I joined the Vixen club as a "non-owner" member in the hopes that I would have better luck finding one for sale. I...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-17-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,988
Posted By bolerama
Just an update since January. Our first...

Just an update since January. Our first replacement board was refunded by our dealership. It was just like the original (Zhendong?). It failed shortly after installing it. Our second replacement...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-27-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,988
Posted By bolerama
Update.... received a new board from...

Update....
received a new board from Airstream. It's from a different manufacter (not from Zhandong). Airstream said there are having problems with the old boards. At first it didn't fire up. I...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-23-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 281,101
Posted By bolerama
Hi Mod Pod, We went to the RTR and...

Hi Mod Pod,

We went to the RTR and volunteered. It gave us a whole new perspective. We are planning to go to the Slabs again with the group heading there. We had to go to Yuma to wait for a new...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-13-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,988
Posted By bolerama
Bad Atwood water heater circuit board

Our 2nd board just went after 30 hours of use on gas (We don't leave the water heater on all day) Now we are boondocking on the Arizona desert with our 8 month old trailer with cold water.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-11-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 332,873
Posted By bolerama
The FLOR tiles look fantastic. I was drawn to...

The FLOR tiles look fantastic. I was drawn to that pattern too . . . Very Ray Eames-ishLisa
Forum: 2016 - Current International 11-07-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,259
Posted By bolerama
Thanks so much, dmcdaugh, AdventureAS, and...

Thanks so much, dmcdaugh, AdventureAS, and wulfraat. We definitely have to get on this. We are now full-time, and that one little mirror is not cutting it.
Lisa
Forum: 2016 - Current International 11-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,259
Posted By bolerama
dmcgaugh, do you remember the name of the company...

dmcgaugh, do you remember the name of the company that made your mirror? I think it looks great, and the little circular fasteners are like big rivets. Love it!
Lisa
Forum: WBCCI Forum 10-08-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 61,983
Posted By bolerama
We joined the WBCCI in 2009 and I was the...

We joined the WBCCI in 2009 and I was the membership chair for several years, but this year, we have decided not to renew. Our unit is a lot of fun, so that is not the reason for our not renewing. It...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-08-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By bolerama
Welcome to the Forums! We have been Airstreamers...

Welcome to the Forums! We have been Airstreamers for over 10 years and we also have a 24-ft Chinook motorhome. In the motorhome, we have to make up the beds every night. Let me tell you that it gets...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-07-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 281,101
Posted By bolerama
RTR and Women's RTR

We went to the RTR for the first time last year. It was highly informative, so we will be going again. I did not attend the Women's RTR because we were meeting up with some other Airstreamers. A...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 10-05-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,059
Posted By bolerama
I don't own my International any longer so I...

I don't own my International any longer so I can't measure, but I know the storage boxes that were above our galley do not fit in the FC. In your picture, I notice that you have your dinner plates...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 10-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,059
Posted By bolerama
I'm with you! We can't even fit a dinner plate in...

I'm with you! We can't even fit a dinner plate in the cabinet above our galley. Our International had much deeper cabinets. I had to move anything of size (dinner plates, mixing bowls, etc.) to the...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-30-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,059
Posted By bolerama
Thanks for posting Ultimate Airstreams' catalog,...

Thanks for posting Ultimate Airstreams' catalog, gypsydad. Unfortunately, it did not have the conversion I'd really like. Has anyone had the upper cabinets replaced? We had in International Sig....
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