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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-27-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I never use those kind of pins with the clip pin...

I never use those kind of pins with the clip pin to hold it in. Just don't trust them. I use a Grade 8 bolt (gold colored) with locking nut. Bit of a PITA but I know it will never come loose.
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-26-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,495
Posted By AKmtnpilot
It's a "Thor" product.

It's a "Thor" product.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-21-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,862
Posted By AKmtnpilot
it's a "THOR" company.

it's a "THOR" company.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 10-17-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,749
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Canadians are allowed fly into the U.S. so could...

Canadians are allowed fly into the U.S. so could go to Florida or AZ. Just cannot drag their trailer. BUT their health insurance will not cover COVID 19 in the U.S.. They have to buy additional...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-16-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By AKmtnpilot
This kind of stuff goes on and on. The wiring is...

This kind of stuff goes on and on. The wiring is the worst. Remember folks, its a "Thor".
Forum: On The Road... 10-09-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,093
Posted By AKmtnpilot
We bought a Classic 30 in hopes of spending the...

We bought a Classic 30 in hopes of spending the winter in Florida. We are 80 yrs old and am going to retire from our family business. Along came Covid so am undecided about Florida. Should have...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-02-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By AKmtnpilot
We have a 2019 30ft Classic. It has the lowest...

We have a 2019 30ft Classic. It has the lowest cost whinny three speed none reversible fan they could find with no cover.It is not long for this world. :angry:
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-24-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,145
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I tow a 2019 30 ft Classic with a 2019 Ram 1500...

I tow a 2019 30 ft Classic with a 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn 5.7 litre. Tows well.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-22-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,059
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Now I have a headache.

Now I have a headache.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-02-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By AKmtnpilot
AB Life styles will put extra springs in an...

AB Life styles will put extra springs in an airstream matress. We have purchased several items from them. Good quality and fast service.
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-02-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Ether is used to weld Plexiglas.

Ether is used to weld Plexiglas.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-21-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Sorry for the delay. The post disappeared on me....

Sorry for the delay. The post disappeared on me. I bought a dealer recommended hitch set up and they installed it. It is a "Trekker" hitch with 1000 lb lift bars. Does OK but the big adjustment nuts...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-18-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I tow a 2019 Classic 30 with a 2019 Ram Laramie...

I tow a 2019 Classic 30 with a 2019 Ram Laramie Longhorn that has all the tow stuff. Love it.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-25-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,429
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Onan generators need the alternator to work to...

Onan generators need the alternator to work to supply power to the ignition system or they have the exact same symptoms as yours does. Mine was a bad diode. Maybe.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-24-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Bought one because of the hype. Didn't care for...

Bought one because of the hype. Didn't care for it. Put the original one back on.
Forum: Our Community 07-09-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,031
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I leave my tow chains spread out on the ground.

I leave my tow chains spread out on the ground.
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 07-06-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Bought a used 2019 Classic 30 from a dealer. He...

Bought a used 2019 Classic 30 from a dealer. He notified AS and they sent me a new SIM card for the router.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-02-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,016
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I bought a Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn. Towed a 25...

I bought a Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn. Towed a 25 Globetrotter. Both were 2019's. Traded the Globetrotter for a 2019 Classic 30ft. Great towing both the GT and Classic. Built as well or better the a...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 06-30-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,593
Posted By AKmtnpilot
This is very depressing. I'm going back to sleep....

This is very depressing. I'm going back to sleep. In the bed of my new pickup truck.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-29-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,674
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I tow my 2019 30ft Classic with a 2019 Ram...

I tow my 2019 30ft Classic with a 2019 Ram 1500/5.7 gasser with full tow package. No problems so far but I haven't been over Wolf Creek Pass yet.
Forum: Our Community 06-09-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,979
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Reading light.:lol:

Reading light.:lol:
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 06-08-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By AKmtnpilot
New Class B

To all late model Interstate Class B owners. Question: how much rattling, squeaking, and just noise in general does a newer model make. We are thinking about a new Interstate but are afraid of...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-06-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,996
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I went to Advanced RV factory to have one of...

I went to Advanced RV factory to have one of their quiet a/c unit installed on a previous rv. Met Mike Neundorfoer, the owner, who showed me around the factory and his own unit. If I was looking for...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-06-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By AKmtnpilot
My 2019 Classic has TWO battery cables. One to...

My 2019 Classic has TWO battery cables. One to battery switch and one to the inverter. See if yours does.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 06-06-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By AKmtnpilot
3M5200 works well. Do it right the first time as...

3M5200 works well. Do it right the first time as it is nearly impossible to get it off.
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-06-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By AKmtnpilot
3M5200 used by boaters. Expensive, difficult to...

3M5200 used by boaters. Expensive, difficult to work with, but if done properly, will not leak or come apart.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-04-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By AKmtnpilot
There is no curbside on my 2019 Classic 30. The...

There is no curbside on my 2019 Classic 30. The center "door" between the two foot rests is held on by cabinet door latches. Just pry it off. Don't pry on the material. Just a speaker and a rats nest...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-27-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By AKmtnpilot
What does a Floe water drain do ??yea yea, It...

What does a Floe water drain do ??yea yea, It drains water. How??
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-26-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Classic battery switch

Put the 2019 Classic in the barn in February. Checked every week or so. Two weeks ago, started to get it ready for summer and the battery switch was inoperative. Dealer sent me a new switch. Actually...
Forum: Our Community 05-23-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,890
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Way, way too small. Buy your last best RV the...

Way, way too small. Buy your last best RV the first time. It's amazing how much money you spend over the years for "another couple of feet" or "just a little bigger".
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-19-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Had Sumo Springs installed on my 2019 Ram 1500....

Had Sumo Springs installed on my 2019 Ram 1500. 1500# models. Took the slight sag away and just slightly better hitting bumps and dips. Same unloaded. Towing a 2019 25 Globetrotter.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,593
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Boxite is correct. Land is valuable. Belbein, the...

Boxite is correct. Land is valuable. Belbein, the OP can park his brand new truck and trailer on it and watch all the poor broke people walking by.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-14-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By AKmtnpilot
1500 will be just fine. I tow a Classic 30 with...

1500 will be just fine. I tow a Classic 30 with no problems but it is a gasser.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-14-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,593
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Go for it. You only go around once. And you can...

Go for it. You only go around once. And you can always give it back.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-02-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,756
Posted By AKmtnpilot
bought a 'Towney' from a bike shop while staying...

bought a 'Towney' from a bike shop while staying in Melbourne Yacht Harbor this past winter. had it back three times because the pedal skips. Still skips. ABSOLUTE JUNK.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-18-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,837
Posted By AKmtnpilot
:lucky:One night years ago,I was just west of...

:lucky:One night years ago,I was just west of Washington, DC, had just decended to 5 thousand feet on a severe clear night and smooth as glass. There was sudden BANG. I had a friend with me (single...
Forum: Full-Timing 03-23-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,295
Posted By AKmtnpilot
All states have an Attorneys General (spelling...

All states have an Attorneys General (spelling correct) and most have a frauds bureau. Send a detailed (with photos for best results) letter by registered mail. Also same or copy to the Better...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-22-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Framis slides for reovirus things. Actually above...

Framis slides for reovirus things. Actually above is correct.
Forum: Our Community 03-22-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,876
Posted By AKmtnpilot
As someone said. Buy your third rv first. We...

As someone said. Buy your third rv first. We bought a 2019 GT 25 new in June last year. Tried to get the DW to go to 27 or Classic 30. Nope, too big. Just got back from two months in Florida and...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-16-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By AKmtnpilot
On my 2019 Classic, I have the 'old style' latch....

On my 2019 Classic, I have the 'old style' latch. When the coupler is down on the ball; it doesn't look like its down all the way but it really is. And the latch handle must be tapped FOWARD to aline...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By AKmtnpilot
3M5200. Purchase at Lowes. Expensive but water...

3M5200. Purchase at Lowes. Expensive but water won't bother it and won't come off. boatbuilders use it all the time
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-29-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,564
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Remember all. I'ts a THOR COMPANY now.

Remember all. I'ts a THOR COMPANY now.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-27-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,564
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I have to agree with most of the comments. My...

I have to agree with most of the comments. My 2019 has had QC problems. The sales pitch was that Airstream did this special test on the electrical system etc. The very first trip, I got a full...
Forum: Doors & Locks 02-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I have a new 2019 Globetrotter 25. Noticed you...

I have a new 2019 Globetrotter 25. Noticed you could see daylight under the door. Watched videos on adjusting door, tried it, just couldn't bring myself to pound on the loosened hinges with a large...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-27-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I just brought my 2019 Globetrotter 25 FBT to...

I just brought my 2019 Globetrotter 25 FBT to Jackson Center for a very bad squeak in the bathroom and lesser squeaks in front of table and side seat. No bumps. They stated that would drop the tanks...
Forum: On The Road... 02-27-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,596
Posted By AKmtnpilot
just came up from Florida. All KOA campgrounds...

just came up from Florida. All KOA campgrounds are open. Also the campground at the factory is available. All KOAs had water on.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-17-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,845
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Use a good quality wool watch cap when sleeping....

Use a good quality wool watch cap when sleeping. You will be amazed how much warmer you will feel. A persons head loses a great deal of heat. Also sleep with good wool socks on. Also use a bivy bag....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-22-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 67,080
Posted By AKmtnpilot
poor thing was beat with an ugly stick. Tesla...

poor thing was beat with an ugly stick. Tesla should shoot that one into space also
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-20-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,716
Posted By AKmtnpilot
I built a 20 X 36 pole barn before purchasing my...

I built a 20 X 36 pole barn before purchasing my AS 25 Globetrotter. As mentioned before, Being out of the wind and being able to plug into electric is nice as well as a concrete floor. WARNING: You...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-08-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,063
Posted By AKmtnpilot
Please be nice to the Canadians. We may be...

Please be nice to the Canadians. We may be looking for places to park our Airsteams north of the border if AOC becomes president.
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