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Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-28-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By tfbeitz
Camping World has an internet sale on till today...

Camping World has an internet sale on till today 7/28 on Fantastic Vents. Drove to take a look inperson rather than from a catalog.

The guy recommended the Maxx Air Fan over the Fantastic. I would...
Forum: The Rally Zone 07-24-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By tfbeitz
Check out Pennwood Penn Wood Airstream Park -...

Check out Pennwood Penn Wood Airstream Park - About Us* ...* airstream park, Penn Wood campground, pennwood campground (https://www.pennwood.org/)
It south of Clarion
Forum: On The Road... 07-09-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,547
Posted By tfbeitz
I was at Colonial AS last friday. The PanAm was...

I was at Colonial AS last friday. The PanAm was only made in 2008/9. Only 20 were made and 1 went to Russia. Good luck finding one.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 06-30-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By tfbeitz
Sterlite has worked fine for us. Our 73' we...

Sterlite has worked fine for us. Our 73' we bought in 08" had a different style that what is available now but both work fine. Besides as you said they will be covered behing the tambour
Forum: On The Road... 06-20-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,547
Posted By tfbeitz
I have always thought 3 or 4" angle iron,...

I have always thought
3 or 4" angle iron, welded and bolted onto the frame rails of the AS, extending past the rear bumper, then mounting a lift for the bike.

Saw this at Island State park in...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-12-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By tfbeitz
Shore Power-Unplug OR Plugged In?

We are on site, in a campground that we get to infrequently. It could be two weeks or two months between visits.

Should we leave the shore power plugged in or should we disconnect when we leave?
...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 06-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,119
Posted By tfbeitz
Thank you Norsea. Best article that I have found...

Thank you Norsea. Best article that I have found after looking all weekend.
Forum: Steps 05-22-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,633
Posted By tfbeitz
Wooden steps/deck questions plans

, For years I have been contemplating making a set of steps for our silver twinkie that is set up seasonally. I have looked at others, taken measurments and am now ready to build.

My tentative...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-09-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,325
Posted By tfbeitz
USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of...

USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of the United States of America - Flag Etiquette (https://www.usflag.org/flagetiquette.html)

When flown with flags of states, communities, or societies...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,955
Posted By tfbeitz
My back can handle one or two stabilizers with...

My back can handle one or two stabilizers with the standard crank, hence the drill. It does make a difference especially with all to do when setting up. Getting old sux. More so with health issues.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-22-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,633
Posted By tfbeitz
long term parking, on gravel, wood or concrete

We will be putting "Geronimo" semi permanently in a campground.

There may be concrete pads there already. What is best?

1. Directly on the concrete
2. Put pressure treated wood on the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-22-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,955
Posted By tfbeitz
Harbor Freight has inexpensive socket adapters. ...

Harbor Freight has inexpensive socket adapters.
I use an 18v HF cordless drill, 74 ft/lbs, that sometimes is not enought torque, or maybe it needs a bit more lubrication on the threads.
Forum: Vintage Kin 04-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,812
Posted By tfbeitz
I needed a title for NJ. I "sold" the trailer...

I needed a title for NJ.
I "sold" the trailer to a buddy who lives in Georgia (a state that does not require title for pre XXXX (i cant remember the year). Who inturn resold the trailer to me with a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-08-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,889
Posted By tfbeitz
I used an '88 360 GW to pull a '71' 31' Excella. ...

I used an '88 360 GW to pull a '71' 31' Excella.
I was always told that the wheelbase was too short but I never had any problems untill i was in a fender bender with out towing. Put the GW on a left...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 08-25-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By tfbeitz
A friend told me this story about NJ Bought a...

A friend told me this story about NJ
Bought a '73 that was in storage for 10 years. The owner had passed, the wife who was living in FL, signed the title in the wrong spot. DMV would not accept the...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-18-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By tfbeitz
Its called a hose reel. Saves on storage of a...

Its called a hose reel. Saves on storage of a water line, it just rolls up on the reel, locking at the length you need +/-
If you use it, Id suggest marking it (I used duct tape) so you know when...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-17-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By tfbeitz
Pressure Relief Valve ??

I am having problems with understanding the Pressure relief valve.

The PO capped one side.

Does the top of the valve blow?

With the water regulator being set at 45# and the pressure...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-17-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,650
Posted By tfbeitz
Presure relief

The PO of my Exella really had some of the plumbing messed up.
The City water and the water from the fresh tank were joined via a T to go to the pressure regulator. from there it went to the...
Forum: Boondocking 03-26-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,189
Posted By tfbeitz
I keep a spare key for the Airstream in my...

I keep a spare key for the Airstream in my vehicle. A spare key for the vehicle is wire tied onto the frame of the truck. All my vehicles has a spare key somewhere on the frame
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-19-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,385
Posted By tfbeitz
Pick up vs Suburban

Opinions Needed.
We have a '79 31' Excella and are in need of a TV. Are there any advantages of a Pick up or a Suburban or would it be just a matter of choice.

One consideration is we could put...
Forum: Our Community 09-17-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By tfbeitz
Opinion needed, wood treatment or paint for the...

Opinion needed, wood treatment or paint for the boards or doesn't it matter

Thanks
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 09-17-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,163
Posted By tfbeitz
Have always used the lumber. You can add as...

Have always used the lumber. You can add as needed.

I just got another trailer (31' 79' Excella) and now I need a new set. I found some old 2x6x6, three of them, not sure if they are pressure...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By tfbeitz
Im looking for the same thing or other...

Im looking for the same thing
or
other ideas on how to get a motorcycle on a 25' tradewind

Thinking of adding C channel to the frame, past the tires to past the rear bumper, adding a two pint...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-30-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,618
Posted By tfbeitz
Get well BoatDoc When you are ready to ride...

Get well BoatDoc
When you are ready to ride again give me a shout
or we can take the Airstreams somewhere

Tom
609 706-0397
Palmyra NJ
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-19-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,563
Posted By tfbeitz
I found quite a few in South Jersey/Philadelphia ...

I found quite a few in South Jersey/Philadelphia

$137.00 including tax
$22.00 shipping

For $150. plus shipping, Total $172.00, Ill get as many as I can

Email tfbeitz@juno.com or call...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-19-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By tfbeitz
I have a friend that says "Once you name it, you...

I have a friend that says "Once you name it, you can never sell it"

Enjoy
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 05-02-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,037
Posted By tfbeitz
I have used the stainless steel paint after a...

I have used the stainless steel paint after a good wire brushing. not perfect but then not bad for a38 and 36 year old cooktop
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-01-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By tfbeitz
Who/Where/When is the NJ Rally

Who/Where/When is the NJ Rally
Forum: Other Clubs 02-28-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,207
Posted By tfbeitz
Greetings all This may not be the place to...

Greetings all
This may not be the place to announce this but anyway (please move as needed)

An interest in the Civil War and the timing of the anniversary of the Surrender, prompted me to set up...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-31-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,152
Posted By tfbeitz
I have used Alco Gutter Seal on every seam of the...

I have used Alco Gutter Seal on every seam of the exterior, and have not had any problems since. It produces a finer bead than Vulkem does, IMHO
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,620
Posted By tfbeitz
To me, it is a personal choice that one has to...

To me, it is a personal choice that one has to make for themselves.

I would rather have and not need, than want and not have.

Alot can happen in the time it takes for LEO (Law Enforcement...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 01-10-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,783
Posted By tfbeitz
On my motorcycle, I fly a 3x5 flag, mounted to an...

On my motorcycle, I fly a 3x5 flag, mounted to an aluminum flag pole 5' which is inserted into 1" conduit mounted to the saddlebag holder with two hose clamps. I have run this at up to 70mph (not...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-20-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,890
Posted By tfbeitz
Great ideas, I never gave much thought for...

Great ideas, I never gave much thought for additional brake/turn signal lights as a permanent installation but I did purchase a magnetic set of trailer lights for those times that, at the last minute...
Forum: On The Road... 11-30-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,578
Posted By tfbeitz
Kevin Thanks for the link. Still not sure what...

Kevin
Thanks for the link. Still not sure what I'm going to do.

I was thinking to run channel iron along the frame and tie into A frame
Forum: On The Road... 11-29-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,578
Posted By tfbeitz
Question MC-Golf cart trailer on 5th Wheel

I've been trying to figure this one out for a while. This past October I found a 5th wheel pulling an 800 Boulevard, from Pittsburg Pa to Fl. The owner said he never had any problems but many coming...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-17-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,265
Posted By tfbeitz
My 1988 Grand Wagoneer pulled my 1971 31' Excella...

My 1988 Grand Wagoneer pulled my 1971 31' Excella with not problems. She lasted for 247,000 miles, The wagoneer that is
Forum: Axles 05-05-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,856
Posted By tfbeitz
I cut mine to fit into a milk crate Easy to...

I cut mine to fit into a milk crate
Easy to carry
And spray painted the ends silver so the kids wouldnt take my "special" wood
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 04-19-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,083
Posted By tfbeitz
I have just had my black water tank repaired the...

I have just had my black water tank repaired the dump valve replaced on a '73 Tradewind. The "Collector" mentioned here does not stay connected to the dump valve.
Any suggestions ?
BTW the sewer...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 04-07-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,085
Posted By tfbeitz
Thetford Valve sealant/lubrication In...

Thetford Valve sealant/lubrication
In reassembling thr Black water ank Valve and Discharge, I would usually use vaseline to coat the rubber gasket. I vaguely recall being told "DO NOT USE Vaseline"...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-23-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,855
Posted By tfbeitz
I was never fond of trailers, being a Boy Scout,...

I was never fond of trailers, being a Boy Scout, that meant camping was a tent. My passion was boating. My wife's parent had trailers but I still insisted on tenting.
Then came the 1993 vacation,...
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