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Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-18-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By glenrms
My house, built in 2018, shows up on Apple maps...

My house, built in 2018, shows up on Apple maps but not on Google maps.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-18-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,033
Posted By glenrms
This happens to my sliders on occasion. Every...

This happens to my sliders on occasion. Every once in a while a panel will pop off the track and be laying in the cabinet after a rough ride.
Forum: On The Road... 03-14-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By glenrms
Buckees is indeed a unique stop and there is a...

Buckees is indeed a unique stop and there is a lot of parking. Five stars for sure. When I had a motorhome, I pumped $200+ of diesel and drove to a deserted area of the parking lot to catch a wink...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-07-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By glenrms
I just finished the conversion from queen to...

I just finished the conversion from queen to twins on my '12 International. Came out nice. The most difficult part of the job was making the left and right pieces for the roof locker ends - if you...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-10-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,605
Posted By glenrms
Before ditching your tools, look through Ali...

Before ditching your tools, look through Ali Express to see if you can get knockoff batteries. I used to get my DeWalt 12v really cheap, like 2 for $35. They lasted as long as the originals.
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-30-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,678
Posted By glenrms
You may want to look at the reviews for Camper...

You may want to look at the reviews for Camper Clinic II before you decide. I had a terrible experience with them as have many others. I'd make time to go to Jackson Center. By the time you make...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-22-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,459
Posted By glenrms
Thanks. On the 7020939 drawing it mentions that...

Thanks. On the 7020939 drawing it mentions that the corner detail is for "A" and "C" trailers but I cannot find any reference to what trailers these include. I'm guessing one of those letters is...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-20-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,459
Posted By glenrms
On this spec drawing for the twin mattress, it...

On this spec drawing for the twin mattress, it mentions to see corner detail for the curve but I can't find this detail anywhere. I'm modifying my Signature from queen to twins and need this info to...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 10-26-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,860
Posted By glenrms
Chlorine Bleach Shelf Life

And a quick note about bleach... It has a limited shelf life and will start breaking down about 6 months from manufacture date.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 10-23-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,530
Posted By glenrms
It's sealant. After removing the front...

It's sealant. After removing the front furniture, I pulled the vinyl back to look for damaged floor and the plywood is sealed (black) 8-12" all around the edge. I guess leaks are expected and that...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 08-21-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By glenrms
Queen / Twin conversion

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

I have a 2012 30' International with a queen bed and would like to convert to a twin setup. Looking for someone with a twin that...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-06-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,933
Posted By glenrms
Here's what my manual suggests for the inverter...

Here's what my manual suggests for the inverter not working... But this isn't the right answer. My inverterdoesn't work either and I've been watching posts like this for better answers.
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-05-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By glenrms
Surprised that it didn't come up the vanity drain.

Surprised that it didn't come up the vanity drain.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-18-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,472
Posted By glenrms
Now, THAT was funny...

Now, THAT was funny...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-18-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By glenrms
And if you don't have enough light like the top...

And if you don't have enough light like the top shelf in the 30 Signature closet, get one of these.
https://www.harborfreight.com/200-lumen-led-super-bright-flip-light-63922.html
Forum: Community Polls 05-13-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,655
Posted By glenrms
Dictaters. Little sausages wrapped in potato...

Dictaters. Little sausages wrapped in potato skins.
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 04-30-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,938
Posted By glenrms
Exactly how I would respond except the top...

Exactly how I would respond except the top connector on my wall plate goes to the Wally receiver. The jumper is still connected to the bottom terminal and just hangs there so I won't loose it. I...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-19-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By glenrms
In 2010 I bought a New 3500 Sprinter with a...

In 2010 I bought a New 3500 Sprinter with a service body. From the day I picked it up, it vibrated, pretty bad too.. Mercedes dealership spend endless hours trying this and that then after trying...
Forum: Floor Finishes 03-06-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,106
Posted By glenrms
I recently installed it in a house and the...

I recently installed it in a house and the instructions required a 3 day acclimation period to adjust the product to the house temperature and humidity. I'm thinking it would be a gamble installing...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-01-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,577
Posted By glenrms
Oh no. Up goes the 6 pack!

Oh no. Up goes the 6 pack!
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-21-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By glenrms
Did you try to reverse the wires? I bought a new...

Did you try to reverse the wires? I bought a new (made in China) marker for my motorhome many years ago and it didn't work. I connected the wires backwards and all was well.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-06-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,054
Posted By glenrms
I have one for carrying bicycles and I've often...

I have one for carrying bicycles and I've often thought about trying to use it for the reason you are asking about but the weight limit is 500 lbs but I have an 800+ lb tongue weight. Maybe some day...
Forum: Axles 01-14-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By glenrms
Be sure to check customer reviews before you...

Be sure to check customer reviews before you decide.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-03-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,602
Posted By glenrms
Molly's Dad has it right. I have the F250 with...

Molly's Dad has it right. I have the F250 with an 8' bed and I think a freight train has a better turning radius.
Forum: On The Road... 12-29-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,575
Posted By glenrms
Sometimes there are stretches where large trucks...

Sometimes there are stretches where large trucks can't use the left lane of a 3 lane highway so they haul donkeys in the center lane and push anybody that is in their way.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-19-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,273
Posted By glenrms
Ditto mileage on my '15 F250 6.2l 2x4 with 50K...

Ditto mileage on my '15 F250 6.2l 2x4 with 50K miles.
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 12-10-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,139
Posted By glenrms
If you use bar soap, switch to a body wash.

If you use bar soap, switch to a body wash.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 10-17-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,663
Posted By glenrms
That's what I did and it has been working fine...

That's what I did and it has been working fine for the past 2 years. I didn't over think it because I didn't see any other way to do it.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-07-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,140
Posted By glenrms
I read these forums every day. I find your...

I read these forums every day. I find your responses to be very informational. I enjoy reading your writings. Thanks for being a voice of reason and knowledge on this forum.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 09-12-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,247
Posted By glenrms
I cannot find official documentation but when...

I cannot find official documentation but when went to a service station to ask about how to get my AS safety inspected last Spring, I was told by the inspector that if you have a trailer...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-07-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
Posted By glenrms
...and, even for a temporary fix, I guess they...

...and, even for a temporary fix, I guess they couldn't match the color any better?
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-02-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,399
Posted By glenrms
Although I have always used chlorine bleach to...

Although I have always used chlorine bleach to successfully sanitize my fresh water tank, just know that it has a shelf life of about one year. The storage temperature is a big factor also.
Forum: Insurance & Claims 08-11-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,445
Posted By glenrms
Interesting info about USAA and Progressive. We...

Interesting info about USAA and Progressive. We got insurance with USAA on our AS in 2014.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-03-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,770
Posted By glenrms
Like others have said, I wouldn't recommend the...

Like others have said, I wouldn't recommend the bike rack. We bought our AS used and it already had the rack installed. It only took one season of using it when I said it had to go. We sold it and...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-24-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By glenrms
Effect of heat?

I just noticed that this strip of clear adhesive directly under my awnings has discolored where, apparently, the sun beats down on it where it is exposed between the awnings and is burning it. Is...
Forum: Eddie Bauer - All Models 07-22-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,204
Posted By glenrms
What keeps the hook from jumping off when you...

What keeps the hook from jumping off when you close the door? I have to slam my door for it to close completely because it has new seals and I suspect that the hook would come unhooked.
Forum: 1960 - 1965 Safari 06-22-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,667
Posted By glenrms
Does anyone know where the '83 NASA Excella is...

Does anyone know where the '83 NASA Excella is today?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,232
Posted By glenrms
No way would I consider purchasing an AS...

No way would I consider purchasing an AS motorhome until I was confident that they had a grip on their quality control. That should be a priority over new products.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-31-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,056
Posted By glenrms
Have you ever...??

I want to do this so bad... Have you ever ridden in your Airstream trailer? Yes, it could be dangerous and illegal but so are a lot of things that we do every day. I just want to see how much stuff...
Forum: Airstream History 05-31-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,334
Posted By glenrms
I was thinking the same thing as I was reading...

I was thinking the same thing as I was reading the posts. Cutting quality control steps makes for faster production. Unfortunately, as in many businesses, it's all about the money.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-31-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,122
Posted By glenrms
The seatbelt buckle will do it every time.

The seatbelt buckle will do it every time.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-23-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,714
Posted By glenrms
Sounds a little weird, but my hot water pressure...

Sounds a little weird, but my hot water pressure was very low after de-winterizing until I read somewhere on this forum that the outdoor shower needed to be turned on to complete the air bleed out of...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-12-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,961
Posted By glenrms
I'm picture-wishin'. Anybody else?

I'm picture-wishin'. Anybody else?
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-30-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,420
Posted By glenrms
My F250 dash display tells me that my trailer...

My F250 dash display tells me that my trailer disconnects all the time while driving (much info on forums). I just keep going and sooner or later it will reconnect itself.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,398
Posted By glenrms
The label on the can is green in color.

The label on the can is green in color.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-04-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,398
Posted By glenrms
In my plumbing days as a contractor, ABS was...

In my plumbing days as a contractor, ABS was always black and PVC was always white.

ABS: This black pipe is most commonly used for drain, waste and vent applications (DWV). It's joined with ABS...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-19-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,054
Posted By glenrms
Removing the sofa is fairly easy. I had to do it...

Removing the sofa is fairly easy. I had to do it last summer to dry out my floor. There are a handful of screws that are easily reached with a power driver. Some are secured to the floor and...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-16-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,071
Posted By glenrms
That may be a hole through the floor where...

That may be a hole through the floor where grandma fired her 9mm at a mouse. Is there an exit hole in the belly pan?
Forum: On The Road... 02-03-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By glenrms
traffic Warning

Be mindful that the traffic in Austin is often insane, even when there are no special events going on. Pack extra patience and enjoy SXSW
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 01-05-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,871
Posted By glenrms
Window Film

Hey, that's the same question that I was going to ask. What does one look for in a window film and where? Is it AS specific?
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