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Forum: On The Road... 07-02-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 117,079
Posted By DryHeat56
Gene, I have also enjoyed reading your...

Gene,

I have also enjoyed reading your trip reports and looking at your great photos of your exploits around the country. I hope the new Nash is good to you. I have had my 1999 Nash 22H for 18...
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,694
Posted By DryHeat56
Doug, You will be good to go by November. I...

Doug,

You will be good to go by November. I think this is our last hurrah when it comes to the hot weather. The monsoons are over so we are back to our usual dry/low humidity. The early mornings...
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,694
Posted By DryHeat56
Rick, Welcome to you on your first visit to...

Rick,

Welcome to you on your first visit to Benson and the greater Tucson area. Don't be in too big a hurry to get down here. It was 100 degrees on my back porch yesterday here in Tucson. My...
Forum: On The Road... 08-31-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By DryHeat56
John, J. Morgan gave a great overview of the...

John,

J. Morgan gave a great overview of the general area, lots of stuff to see. Ft. Bowie is interesting. The trail in to the visitor center passes the spring that used to serve the fort and the...
Forum: Full-Timing 12-18-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,701
Posted By DryHeat56
Nomadic1, I am in the rental property...

Nomadic1,

I am in the rental property business here in Tucson. I do all the repairs and maintenance and my wife handles all the leases, showing the properties etc. on twelve units. If you truly...
Forum: On The Road... 12-15-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By DryHeat56
Jorn, If you do end up on the East side of...

Jorn,

If you do end up on the East side of the Chiricahua mountains in the Portal and Rodeo, N.M. area stop by the now closed SkyGypsy Cafe and RV Park. The RV Park had several Airstreams set up...
Forum: On The Road... 12-14-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By DryHeat56
Jorn, Do not even think about driving the...

Jorn,

Do not even think about driving the road from the Portal/Paradise area up over the mountain to the Monument, especially that time of year. You asked about a place to camp in the Portal area...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 01-31-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,793
Posted By DryHeat56
Don, What a timely post! I was told by my...

Don,

What a timely post! I was told by my neighbor yesterday when we were talking about his Airstream, which I highly covet, that Oasis RV here in Tucson does do clear coating. You would have to...
Forum: On The Road... 07-24-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,422
Posted By DryHeat56
Jason, The trip with the kids will end up...

Jason,

The trip with the kids will end up being one of those things you will look back on in the future and feel blessed that you got to experience. To this day one of my fondest memories is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-17-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,167
Posted By DryHeat56
Robert, Yes, the "Vintage" award is for the...

Robert,

Yes, the "Vintage" award is for the car. If you always remember that DW will forever remain a youthful 29 years of age, a lot of trouble can be avoided.

Tim
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-16-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 33,167
Posted By DryHeat56
Robert, Beautiful automobile! Congrats on...

Robert,

Beautiful automobile! Congrats on the award.

Tim
Forum: On The Road... 06-26-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 27,094
Posted By DryHeat56
Gene, Just curious, but of all the trips you...

Gene,

Just curious, but of all the trips you have been on, do you have an absolute favorite one or part of the country that you have been to?

Best of luck on selling your property. Are you...
Forum: On The Road... 06-07-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By DryHeat56
Bob, Glad to see you made it to Chaco and...

Bob,

Glad to see you made it to Chaco and had a go at the South road. I would love to go back someday, but if I do I will probably drag my 19FT Komfort back in there. I am waiting for my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-02-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,258
Posted By DryHeat56
D Air Cloud, Thanks for the real world stats...

D Air Cloud,

Thanks for the real world stats and data about the performance of your Dmax. I am sure it is a big help for Brian to read about other members results to help with his buying decision...
Forum: On The Road... 06-02-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By DryHeat56
Elfirebob, I think you will enjoy Chaco,...

Elfirebob,

I think you will enjoy Chaco, although it may be a little warm in the daytime. I see you are contemplating the road into the park from the South. When I went in that way thirteen years...
Forum: Our Community 06-01-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,536
Posted By DryHeat56
Soiree, Very sorry to hear about your loss....

Soiree,

Very sorry to hear about your loss. Due to the nature of my business, I am out and about all over Tucson, so I will keep my eyes on the lookout for your coach. Silverlake and I-10 is a bit...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-27-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,156
Posted By DryHeat56
What a great thread with all the Studebaker...

What a great thread with all the Studebaker pictures. My dad has a 1958 Silver Hawk that I have been trying to take off his hands for 20 years or so. It has been sitting for probably 25 or 30 years....
Forum: On The Road... 04-12-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By DryHeat56
JamuJoe, Congrats on the new Airstream and...

JamuJoe,

Congrats on the new Airstream and glad to hear you went to see Chaco. Thirteen years ago we went to Chaco in mid to late September. We entered via the south road and camped at Gallo...
Forum: On The Road... 03-03-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By DryHeat56
Brian, Glad to see you made it to sunny...

Brian,

Glad to see you made it to sunny Tucson. Hard to believe just last Sunday it was snowing when I woke up. So goes life in the Sonoran Desert. Anyway, I wanted to give you a "heads up" about...
Forum: On The Road... 01-27-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By DryHeat56
Mattkroff, Between Doorgunner's confidence...

Mattkroff,

Between Doorgunner's confidence in the use of a hot tub and some other comments on this thread I think it is fairly certain that a bit of humor has been injected into Kathleen's thread....
Forum: On The Road... 01-26-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By DryHeat56
Brian, I think you would enjoy the Pima Air...

Brian,

I think you would enjoy the Pima Air and Space Museum. Several large hangers house a SR-71, B-29, B-17,B-26 and others as well as all variety of planes outside to look at. This is a great...
Forum: On The Road... 01-26-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By DryHeat56
Kathleen, A couple more places that may...

Kathleen,

A couple more places that may interest you is the Pima Air and Space Museum here in Tucson and the Titan Missile Museum in Sahuarita which is right next to Green Valley. The Titan museum...
Forum: On The Road... 01-22-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,263
Posted By DryHeat56
DougSale, I got to thinking, if you hit the...

DougSale,

I got to thinking, if you hit the North Rim right at the very end of your trip you may get there right after they open up for the season.

Tim
Forum: On The Road... 01-22-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,263
Posted By DryHeat56
Dougsale, Phoenix gave you a lot of great...

Dougsale,

Phoenix gave you a lot of great info. I thought of two more items if I may chime in here. The North Rim may/will be probably still closed at the time you take your trip because of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-09-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By DryHeat56
LilNomad, Congrats on the new TV. I have a 1995...

LilNomad, Congrats on the new TV. I have a 1995 3/4 Ton Burb with the 5.7 engine and 4.10 rear and 217,000 miles. I think you will find your truck is a very capable tow vehicle if you take good care...
Forum: Vintage Kin 09-19-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,500
Posted By DryHeat56
I ran across this thread and I found the exterior...

I ran across this thread and I found the exterior shot quite interesting. My brother has a 1951 34ft Vagabond that looks much like this M-Systems unit. The inside of the Vagabond also looks much like...
Forum: Our Community 09-07-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,223
Posted By DryHeat56
Rodney, In the fewest words possible, you have...

Rodney, In the fewest words possible, you have hit the nail square on the head. To the OP, go for it if possible and enjoy yourself.

Tim
Forum: Member Introductions 09-05-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By DryHeat56
Debbie, If Airstream does not make that unit...

Debbie,

If Airstream does not make that unit (17 Sport)any longer you could always look for a used one. However, in the long run, I think you will be happier going with a 20 or 22 like you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-26-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,169
Posted By DryHeat56
Richard, I used to have a 87 Sub, 350 TBI,...

Richard,

I used to have a 87 Sub, 350 TBI, 3.73 rear and the 4R100 trans. Four years ago I bought a creampuff 95 Sub 3/4 ton K2500, 350 TBI, 4.10 rear and 4L80E trans. I have continued pulling the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-25-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,186
Posted By DryHeat56
Rob, I have a 1995 GMC K2500 4wd with the...

Rob,

I have a 1995 GMC K2500 4wd with the 350 and the 4L80E trans. The truck has 215,000 and runs like a clock. However, I am currently towing only a 19ft Komfort and I am glad I have the 4.10...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-23-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,632
Posted By DryHeat56
Brian, Not to get the thread off topic, but...

Brian,

Not to get the thread off topic, but one of my friends from high school bought a 56 T-bird from his retired neighbor and drove it for a few years. When my buddy went to sell I sure wanted...
Forum: Our Community 08-14-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By DryHeat56
Matthew L., First off, welcome as a new...

Matthew L.,

First off, welcome as a new memeber to the forum. As you can see I am a fairly recent member also. Here is a couple of observations from my own trailer use. I currently have a 19 foot...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-13-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,632
Posted By DryHeat56
Brian, I have been following your thread on...

Brian,

I have been following your thread on the search for a new truck. One other thing that has not been mentioned yet, but maybe you have already considered is the fact that a crew-cab truck...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-25-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,910
Posted By DryHeat56
Craig, I think you will be pleased with the...

Craig,

I think you will be pleased with the v-10 as a tow vehicle. My dad has a 99 F-250 and now a 04 F-350 SRW, both with the v-10. He has been to Alaska, the East coast a couple of times and...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-11-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By DryHeat56
billyr, Have you found, after using it for...

billyr,

Have you found, after using it for two seasons, anything that you particularly like/dislike about your Excella? My neighbor's unit has the rear twins which would be a nice upgrade from my...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-10-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By DryHeat56
Thanks both Kevin and Vinnie, The trailer...

Thanks both Kevin and Vinnie,

The trailer has been kept under covered storage and appears to be in immaculate condition. When it comes time to move it next door to my place I will indeed check on...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-09-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By DryHeat56
Thank you. Looking forward to learning something...

Thank you. Looking forward to learning something about Airstreams. I grew up camping in a Nimrod pop-up and then my parents moved up to a 1955 Holly. We spent many great years camping in that Holly....
Forum: Member Introductions 07-09-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By DryHeat56
New Member

Hello Everyone,

Just joined the group in order to learn a bit about Airstreams. Currently have a 19 ft. Komfort, but I am first in line to get my neighbor's 1996 25 ft. Excella Classic. The...
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