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Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 09-03-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,257
Posted By starcraft
Do you know where I can get factory track and all parts

Looking to do my back window on bambi. Taking me soooo long that I may never get this project done. 2 feet by 4 feet wide. Inlandrv wanted a picture but how hard is it to locate factory alum...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-07-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,196
Posted By starcraft
mouse fir? What you talken bout willis

mouse fir? What you talken bout willis
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-07-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,553
Posted By starcraft
I like my mattress

To be honest it's better than last 2 purchases I made twin size and queen size. I like it firm
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-07-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By starcraft
Where can I find same metal hardware?

outofdoorsmart tells me to order whole thing including curtains special order. I can have curtains made no problem it's about getting same materials.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-07-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,637
Posted By starcraft
Yes

Have my eye on serenity bambi 16! Better yet AS just swamp me units. Alum is best material unless you want stainless! Sure carbon fiber might be nice but how long would it last in sun.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-05-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By starcraft
factory curtain hardware for newer unit

Looking to either purchase a curtain or make one for back window on international 16. 43 3/4 across and 2ft tall. Front windows have neat metal hardware and would like same for rear
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By starcraft
I would buy new one

then you could do what every you want and start using it today.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-26-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,039
Posted By starcraft
everyone knows turbo diesel kicks booty

max torque without the drama
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-23-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,690
Posted By starcraft
Wash trailer with liquid ice car wash it's one best!

At $9 dollars jug it's worth it helps with water spotting and mild product. I have tried them all nxt wash,gold class,turtle wax,meguires red. If you want to do simple polish I think you can not go...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-23-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By starcraft
House of hose had correct adapter

Compression 7 16's to 1/4 pipe thread $3.50:wally:
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-22-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By starcraft
Just got back from HD

Package on olympic hoses say's 1/4 male however I bought 1/4 to 1/8's and it's closer to 1/8. Wont spin in hum 1/4 MIP x 1/8's fip pie hex bushing. Is this proprietary for each manufacter or...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-20-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By starcraft
Just purchased off Amazon 12" gas lines to tank

problem I just found out they are 1/4 inch male threads while I think stock regulator 3/8s. If I buy adapters will the lower volume be an issue. Who makes the correct ones besides marshal.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-11-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,418
Posted By starcraft
Propane is piece of cake

I have done my own gas lines inside house far more difficult. These came with trailer are they being recalled? Have not checked rest of trailer fuel lines any other areas I should check.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-11-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,418
Posted By starcraft
Propane Leaks Near Tanks

Ok checked with soap water and found small bubbles coming from hose right as it connects to green spin on to tanks. Cooper around hose allows small amount to escape. Is this normal and what is cost...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-10-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,989
Posted By starcraft
Classic is very cool trailer however

International CCD is the good stuff, comes with more modern interior. Me I love the fact there is no wood paneling in mine. Has futuristic feel and upgraded materials. There is no mistaking newer...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 06-09-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,326
Posted By starcraft
Do you want to stay with aluminum

there is a maker out there with all alum trailer rvt model comes in many colors as well. I hate white trailers, bathtubs on wheels. I am shocked you would trade 19 bambi for something larger. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-06-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,111
Posted By starcraft
I do not see how Edge could do it

I am sure it could but would wear down edge. Now could it tow newer bambi 16 humm maybe with proper setup. 19 trailer is pretty darn cool I would not mind one those. But I really do like my 16. ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-06-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 406,206
Posted By starcraft
I did see there trailer sway little bit

I think for small trailers this might be nice product. Just towed in 70mph winds with equalizer hitch 4way and wow trailer is straight behind tow vehicle. I think Anderson is better suited for...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-01-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,639
Posted By starcraft
If it's not ready to be used then price accordingly

Just because something is cheap does not mean it's good deal. Time and money invested you might want to get new one. If your handy and have lots time that's another issue. Planning on using...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-31-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,125
Posted By starcraft
How did you get light housings off?

I unbolted 4 screws and plastic light sheilds. LEDs would not move, figured there must be big ass bolt holding them in.
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,003
Posted By starcraft
Other brands of cool new 17 foot trailers?

Was in San Fran camping and did see cool trailer white with orange accents, looked new and rounded. Have no idea of brand? I know it will not hold candle to my trailer but if they are inexpensive...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-28-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,125
Posted By starcraft
Ok I polished up my bumper

When scratching you are removing big imperfections. Number one you go one direction wet sanding by hand! Orbital is bad idea alum is soft. Not seeing your work I would sand in one direction with...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By starcraft
I have done some reading on winegard

If it leaks straight down center handle the quadrings need replacement. You mentioned the worm gear and one o ring. Do I unscrew the metal plate on top, undo crank handle and it lifts straight off?
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-27-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By starcraft
winegard batwing is leaking

Washed up trailer today and found water dripping straight down center handle. Just got back from big trip and batwing was lowered in wrong position. Could this have damaged anything. I noticed it...
Forum: Refrigerators 05-27-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By starcraft
got it

once I used thin string to pull knobs off the unit came out top. Then I could see 10mm on top and below the door. Comes off pretty easy, remember the washer and nut on bottom part door.
Forum: Refrigerators 05-26-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By starcraft
door repair on refrigerator

ok the 3 screws on bottom kept coming loose while traveling down road. Is there a way to remove the door so I can see whats going on in threads. If I can get this off and make sure there biting...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-25-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,679
Posted By starcraft
just drove 15hours last night from San Fransico to SLC

Heavy winds whole way equalizer 600 bars did there job very well, in fact I was moving big rigs. Might be cheaper way to go for Porsche. Still need to tinker with my setup drop height inch or 2 add...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-12-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 840
Posted By starcraft
Jeep Liberty hitching questions

I got my nissan dialed in perfect now tried jeep. With WD shank down position the jeep only leaves 7 inches clearance under shank, thats dollar bill and 2 inches. If I flip shank up I can put in...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-11-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By starcraft
I think a polished unit shows the buyer owner takes somepride

In his airstream, I always go the extra mile before I sell something. Then again I get the low bids and reject em. Would I rather have a cherry unit, flawless or someones dumpy trailer that has...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-11-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,881
Posted By starcraft
Is it me or have our Consitutional rights being slowly taken away

I want to bring .22 to plink and mess around with. So if I head to CA with big clip on ruger I may be breaking local laws? And from what I know about California right now they are looking to write...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,245
Posted By starcraft
why would bates want to sell $5k airstreams that do not exist

They would sell a unit if there was some money to be made and buyer was getting decent hassle free unit. Only way you were getting that unit is putting up some money to secure, paying up front for...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-08-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,245
Posted By starcraft
does not sound to bad

I lost a boat drove 600 miles with signed bill of sale and paypal deposit down. Sold it to someone for more money. Yeah lost my deposit as well. What size are you looking for. Sounds fair in your...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By starcraft
It works out city will pay you to use Nat Gas in buisness

My plumber figured out he made money converting all vehicles to Natural Gas it took some work but he is such cheap ass. Same guy got free F250 diesel crew cab using ford credit card with 200k...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By starcraft
I would not have to much confidence towing with that truck on freeways

If tires were super and shocks like new I might tow without WD short distances. Think WD would offer some leeway and sway control could not hurt. Now if we are talking brand new f250 diesel it...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-06-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By starcraft
Ready to buy generator

Honda 2000 looks like cat's meow. Does 2004 AC unit have slow start feature. Mine is 11kbtu unit 3 settings for cool and one heat option. Would I have issues running at 7000 feet altitude. ...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-04-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,480
Posted By starcraft
Hey robert from your pics it looks like yours is to high on shank

measure bottom portion of frame in couple places in front and then check rear. I know with regular mounts you want trailer as level as possible. I would try next bottom hole then adjust your bars. ...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,480
Posted By starcraft
Think I have it right now

I bought 1 1/8 wrench to loosen hardware and removed 2 washers. Now set with 4 washers. Loaded up with bars rear frame is 15inches, front 14 3/4. I am gaining 1/2 inch with bars no bars 32, no...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-01-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,480
Posted By starcraft
Blue tape center is 32inches to center ball

I can move it back little bit but frame cross member is in this location as well. I made no adjustments to used hitch just slapped it on. 6 washers on adjustment part. If I remove 2 big grade 8s...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-30-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,480
Posted By starcraft
here are some photos

Looks like I need to drop front down grade 8 bolts appear larger than 3/4 need to do some shopping. Measurement of frame in back 13inch and change while front is 18 and change. I did move brackets...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-29-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,480
Posted By starcraft
just picked up used equalizer 600 4 way

The stainless tank cover is in way only spot I found for mounting hardware puts it at 26 1/2 inches center ball to bracket. Manual says 27 min perfect being 32inches. I could cut stainless tank or...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-22-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,845
Posted By starcraft
Now that is what I call adventure

Never owned truck,rv or diesel. Diesels will use oil in normal operation.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-20-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,813
Posted By starcraft
Yes newer diesels are 400 plus torque

I was talking about 2.8 VM 295 torque like v8 gas motor numbers but makes it at lower rpm. You could pull 737 airplane with jeep low range.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-20-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By starcraft
I found this wire $10bucks

Cadence 8 gauge 20feet for amp installs



CADENCE 8 GAUGE 20 FEET RED AMP POWER/GROUND WIRE (613815568254) | eBay...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-20-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By starcraft
How does TV battery charge up AS

I hope these are wired directly battery to battery. Stopped by Home Depot and looked at there wire. They do have 8 Gauge wire in bulk section priced 65cents foot. How would this type wire do on...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-19-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By starcraft
Charge wire on 7-pin, what demands does AS need and how does this charge

I just installed new jacketed 2wire 2 12 one blue and one black wire. Both 12 gauge. Did trailer supply give me bougus wire, I asked for 10gauge 1.70 foot could not find any. Say's they wire all...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-19-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,185
Posted By starcraft
She is beefy trailer

Welds and strength look stronger than my tow vehicles. Is tounge weight really 420 and approx weight 3800pounds. I plan on towing without anything in black tank or fresh water. I will be switching...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-19-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,813
Posted By starcraft
Older CDI is same motor in jeep liberty

Both really rare with diesel 2.8 VM motori italian tractor motor. Jeep is tougher platform with lots more accessory options for improvement. You need to be handy with wrench and plan on spending...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-18-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,185
Posted By starcraft
fastway or equalizer?

I am ready to order WD hitch , 16foot bambi on jeep liberty, rvwholesalers seems to have decent prices. Fastway e2 with round bars $260, trunnion $325, equailizer $450. Also do I have to order...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-14-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 721
Posted By starcraft
Looking for weight hitch, least expensive that will do job

Equalizer e2 comes in trunnion or round bar thinking I might want one of these lightest setup 600,6000
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-13-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,545
Posted By starcraft
Cummins do sound fine

500,000 miles is nothing to sneeze at considering it's a truck and maybe abused little. I could never buy chev or ford with diesel as Cummins is fail proof. I like small diesels little under dog...
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