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Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-13-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By Eartheart
Yep, I'll make sure to install the vents. I'm no...

Yep, I'll make sure to install the vents. I'm no hydrologist but understand displacement. I just don't want that black tank seal to bust open, it should be contained below the subfloor if that...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 11-13-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Eartheart
Thanks 65 CV, McMaster Carr had them in bulk same...

Thanks 65 CV, McMaster Carr had them in bulk same price as West Marine after shipping.

I'm sure I'll be using them on the new grey tank I added.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By Eartheart
Thanks Rob, I'll start my slurry now. Would...

Thanks Rob, I'll start my slurry now. Would prefer to see a nice welded bead on it but will see how it goes.

What really bugs me is the new tank sags a bit across the top so when I screw in the...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 11-12-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Eartheart
'62 GT Fresh Water Intake

I added a new fresh tank below the belly of my GT (Original was inside under gaucho) and am rerouting the intake line down under the belly with 1 1/2" smooth bor flex line that fit snug over the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-12-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By Eartheart
Toilet Flange to Black Tank Fitting

I am currently adding new tanks to the GT and as usual flying blind with no reference material. The new toilet mounts over a toilet flange and the new ABS tank needs a solid weld or bulkhead fitting...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Eartheart
Yes, for two people to power the A/C would be a...

Yes, for two people to power the A/C would be a huge accomplishment.

The holy grail of solar integration is to produce enough power to offset Air conditioning.

So far building integrators have...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Eartheart
Thank you, yes this confirms my findings at 2.5...

Thank you, yes this confirms my findings at 2.5 gallons per person per day. I forgot to mention that I supplemented with water the g.p.f. of a Dometic 310 toilet and practiced the BFIDYIM method.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-25-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Eartheart
Black Tank Bio Gas Generator

Call it naivety, but while pondering the capacity of a black tank to utilize on a 62 GT I asked a simple question. How much waste will we need to contain over how long of a time. There was no...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-24-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Eartheart
Imagine the savings on fuel! Never dumping the...

Imagine the savings on fuel! Never dumping the black tank is just the cherry on top.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-24-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Eartheart
Good points putback. I already fit the new...

Good points putback.

I already fit the new dexter axle at 32 degrees. I can still taper the belly skins at the front / rear to help with the steep incline drag issue.

I am adding BAL...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-24-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Eartheart
I proposed a human waste methane gas generator on...

I proposed a human waste methane gas generator on another airstream forum. the post was deleted and I was threatened with banishment. ;(

Seems the moderator there did not have a sense of humor. I...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-24-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By Eartheart
I have not gotten to the polish stage, though it...

I have not gotten to the polish stage, though it is tempting to start. I'm still looking for reasons to use the last Olympic rivets I bought.

"When you have a hammer in your hand, every problem...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-24-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Eartheart
Andy, I Think our Swiss freind is asking...

Andy,

I Think our Swiss freind is asking you to quote shipping clecos, olympic rivets, shavers etc. Don't let an good opportunity pass you by. he said "tools wanted", not used tools.
...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-24-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Eartheart
Heeyyyyy! The LP gas runs your appliances....

Heeyyyyy!

The LP gas runs your appliances. They would draw too much electricity otherwise.

11,300 lb capacity will pull a trailer full of horses, the aluminum Airstream will be like an...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-24-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By Eartheart
Newb trying to avoid classic pitfalls

Hi everyone,

I have been a long time reader, lurking, layin in the weeds. I'm finally making progress on the project and hoping to benefit form the Airforum community. I'm the proud owner of a CA...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Eartheart
Extending Frame Depth

Hi all,

I am tinkering with a 62 GT and insulating below the sub-floor and modifying the fresh tank location to below the floor. (was hidden behind gaucho in this model)

My GT came with the...
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,525
Posted By Eartheart
Talking Hehr "Hallmark 12" rear window frame needed

Probably the wrong place to look for leads, but my "farm fresh" rebuild lacked a rear window frame. She is a 62' globetrotter with Hehr 43" X 22" rectangular opening just like the front glass.

I...
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