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Forum: Full-Timing 10-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,263
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Paula - I have a 2012 Eddie Bauer too - and...

Hey Paula - I have a 2012 Eddie Bauer too - and I'm a Virgo who loves to organize. I got a bunch of the big ziploc type stuff bags that you can shrink down with a hand vacuum to put my towels and...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-05-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 20,721
Posted By Pinky65
Well Hell. Once again - work (which is paying for...

Well Hell. Once again - work (which is paying for the Airstream) trumps fun (which is why I bought the Airstream). I am not going to be able to head out tomorrow for the rally after all. I have a...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 02-15-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,123
Posted By Pinky65
I got the 2012 25' Eddie Bauer back in July - and...

I got the 2012 25' Eddie Bauer back in July - and I absolutely love it. The table is a bit of a pain, but opening up the back hatch to the lake or river and eating with the back door open or...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 12-12-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 18,813
Posted By Pinky65
Great to see the pix of your ramp and bike - now...

Great to see the pix of your ramp and bike - now I know what to look for to get my Vespa loaded in and secure. It's so small, I may even get to leave the couch down completely.

I'll let ya know...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-12-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 33,574
Posted By Pinky65
Hey everybody! Wanted to chime in and also thank...

Hey everybody! Wanted to chime in and also thank all the hosts for such a fun weekend. Sure hated to get up in that cold rain on SUN morning and hook up and head back to Dallas. The only good part of...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-07-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 33,574
Posted By Pinky65
Woohoo! Just finished up working in San Antonio...

Woohoo! Just finished up working in San Antonio and we are headed up to Blanco Settlement in the morning :) can't wait to meet everybody!
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-29-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,101
Posted By Pinky65
Thanks for the great welcome! I love Oregon - so...

Thanks for the great welcome! I love Oregon - so I need to come out your way and play when I can. It was the most brutal summer I can remember in TX - waaaaaaay too hot for this hot blooded Irish...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-29-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,208
Posted By Pinky65
Hey everybody - sad to say, as much as I was...

Hey everybody - sad to say, as much as I was hoping to make it and get to meet you all - it looks like my new trailer is still in the shop and that work has gotten in the way of this weekend. I am...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
I did it to appease the parental units - they...

I did it to appease the parental units - they live nearby. It wasn't a bad park at all - and coming in off Bowen and I-20 made it really easy. Plus, the Target was practically across the street -...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Thanks for the support! Send me info on the...

Thanks for the support! Send me info on the Branson rally, would you? I have family in St. Louis and might just make it out that way. Love to meet you too!
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Thanks Tin Hut - I'll pm you now. Would love to...

Thanks Tin Hut - I'll pm you now. Would love to get on the list :)
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Here's the link to the world's cutest microwave:...

Here's the link to the world's cutest microwave: https://www.theiwavecube.com/
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Laurie - you go DO IT! I can say it is the thing...

Laurie - you go DO IT! I can say it is the thing I may be the most proud of. Researching the trailer, the tow vehicle, the electronics needed to help me do things solo, the places I want to go, the...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
I dug around and found a great lower wattage...

I dug around and found a great lower wattage compact microwave called an iwave cube - should be her soon. Google it and see if it works for your needs. Have fun!
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
:-) makes sense now

:-) makes sense now
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Hahaha - it's a vague memory, for sure. Sounds...

Hahaha - it's a vague memory, for sure. Sounds something like a cow peeing on a flat rock, but softer - if memory serves. Had to go up to Taos NM to find some rain and a chance to sleep with the...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-10-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,168
Posted By Pinky65
UPDATE: I never officially got back to you all to...

UPDATE: I never officially got back to you all to thank you properly about all the advice. I took it all to heart - every bit of it - and ended up biting the bullet and getting an Eddie Bauer. It has...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
I love the Internationals too - good for you...

I love the Internationals too - good for you guys! Have you joined up with any of the TX groups for rallies or campouts yet? I'm starting to look around and do just that.

Thinking about upgrading...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
One more thought - mine did NOT come with the...

One more thought - mine did NOT come with the convection oven/micro combo. And part of me wishes it had. (Until I boondock and then I'll be happy for the LP stove)

DID get the dimmers and the blue...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Dan - thanks for the encouragement! And...

Hey Dan - thanks for the encouragement!

And yay for the Oregon crew and the new EB! I love mine to pieces. It's actually just the one a/c - but the dealer installed 2 toppers on the fantastic fans...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-10-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,357
Posted By Pinky65
Great to know - I'm gonna go to Explore Mesquite...

Great to know - I'm gonna go to Explore Mesquite on Monday and get my rig out of there, if North Dallas can get me and my newbie punch list in. Thanks!
Forum: Awnings 09-10-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,987
Posted By Pinky65
Excellent! Some very helpful tips on here that...

Excellent! Some very helpful tips on here that the dealer didn't tell me. Appreciate it very much.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Bruce: Looking at the TX calendar of events...

Hey Bruce: Looking at the TX calendar of events now :)

Looks like we have Airstreams and Pyrs in common. I have a 7 yr old male I rescued a few years back. He is a big old hard-headed baby. ...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-10-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 33,574
Posted By Pinky65
I'm new to all this too - and this group sounds...

I'm new to all this too - and this group sounds like a blast, for sure. I will check for availability at the Blanco Settlement too. Holler if any of the State Park site people cancel.

Woohoo!! Now...
Forum: Awnings 09-10-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,987
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Andy: Yep - that's the kind I have. And...

Hey Andy:

Yep - that's the kind I have. And with a 3 step ladder and 15 minutes, I can struggle solo with the thing and still have trouble getting it up and down, due to the height and upper body...
Forum: Awnings 09-10-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,987
Posted By Pinky65
Since this is an awning related question, I hope...

Since this is an awning related question, I hope it's cool to post it here (new to all this).

I am traveling solo in my new trailer (mostly) and being 5'2 I am having a heck of a time with the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-10-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,208
Posted By Pinky65
I'm brand spankin new to all this - but would...

I'm brand spankin new to all this - but would love to come down and meet some fellow Airstreamers!

Throw the new girl a lifeline and tell me you can help me back my rig in if the park doesn't have...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By Pinky65
Very Excited new Eddie Bauer Airstreamer Here :)

Hey all - been chomping at the bit to get on the forums and talk about my new baby.

Just finished the maiden voyage to escape the TX heat, and a short solo trip to see if a 5'2 feisty Irish gal...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-10-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,357
Posted By Pinky65
Glad to know about North Dallas. Not been...

Glad to know about North Dallas. Not been thrilled with Mesquite or Denton Explore USA service so far. Keep handing them a nice list of things to tweak on my new Eddie Bauer and only get 3 of the 15...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 09-10-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,994
Posted By Pinky65
Big - thank you 1000x over for the videos. Bought...

Big - thank you 1000x over for the videos. Bought an Eddie Bauer a few months back and missed a great number of these tips in the quick run thru with the Dallas dealer. You are a lifesaver :)
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-11-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,101
Posted By Pinky65
Newbie Solo Gal Here :)

Hey Ladies:

Just learning my way around the Forums since buying my first Airstream last month! I am so excited to see other solo women on here. Enjoy your fun this weekend - and post pictures and...
Forum: Our Community 06-08-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,461
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Dan - I am looking at an '06 25' CCD or the...

Hey Dan - I am looking at an '06 25' CCD or the Eddie Bauer - and I have a Vespa ET4 (300 lbs?) and a '10 F250. Can you tell me more about the front receiver hitch and the VersaHaul? I'm only 5'2, so...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Pinky65
Also guess I need to factor in 2 linked 2000...

Also guess I need to factor in 2 linked 2000 generators and the weight of a hitch - which reminds me, what hitch would you get for the F150 i'm looking at and what might that and the 2 genny's weigh?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Pinky65
Hey 2Air: You are why I'm looking at trucks...

Hey 2Air:

You are why I'm looking at trucks now, and not SUVs :)

The payload on the F150 Platinum is 1900 - and I guess I'm confused a bit.

I want to take max 3 adults, a dog, our gear and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Pinky65
Hey guys: Quick F150 question for you. ...

Hey guys:

Quick F150 question for you.

I am also now looking at the 2010 F150 Supercrew with the Max tow package of 11,200 and the 3.73 rear end. The dealer found several with the lighter tow...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By Pinky65
From Ford.com: For the shorter wheelbase...

From Ford.com: For the shorter wheelbase Expedition

Max payload (lbs) 1,590

Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 7,500, curb weight (lbs) 5,843, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 9,000...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By Pinky65
Forgot to mention - the 28' is top of my range on...

Forgot to mention - the 28' is top of my range on what I think I will ever want to buy/tow. It's the layout I need for fun and to use the Airstream for work purposes too - so don't think I'll need to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By Pinky65
Thanks for all the info - and the tips on the...

Thanks for all the info - and the tips on the threads. This is my first foray into forums AND Airstreams - just not sure how to do it all right yet :)

I can't do a truck to tow the 28' Airstream -...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Guys - Considering the same package on...

Hey Guys -

Considering the same package on a new Expedition EL - why 4x4 over 4x2?? Newbie here :)

Thanks! Pinky
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By Pinky65
Arrow Newbie Tow Vehicle Question: Ford Expedition

Hey there! New to the forums, but trying hard to make good choices. Please weigh in on the following:

I am looking at a 2005 28' International CCD with a DW of 5460 and a GVWR of 7300. Find out if...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-16-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,137
Posted By Pinky65
Newbie Towing Question

Hey there MrBeast - can you tell me what you mean about "set of air bags"? Are you talking side air bags - or am I being a girl :)

Can you answer me a tow question, too? I am looking at a 2005 28'...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-03-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,168
Posted By Pinky65
Smile Newbie: Top five things you wish you had known prior to purchase

Hi there!

Shopping for an '05 International - either 25 or 28' footer.

Can you give me some words of wisdom on things you wish you had known prior to your purchase?

Trying to arm myself with...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-03-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,562
Posted By Pinky65
Hi Randjg1 - Thanks for the info. Do you...

Hi Randjg1 -

Thanks for the info. Do you have to reserve far in advance for a bigger site, or do you just do the first come first serve thing when you get there?
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-03-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,562
Posted By Pinky65
Hey Journalist: Will the towing be different...

Hey Journalist:

Will the towing be different with the 3 additional feet? The dealer near my house is saying the longer trailer is actually easier to tow and back up.

I'm looking at tow vehicles...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-03-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,562
Posted By Pinky65
Question Newbie ?? about 25' vs. 28' Trailer

Hey there:

Hoping to venture into the land of Airstream soon - and I need some advice on trailer size. I am looking at the '05 Internationals.

I have not had an Airstream before, but have...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-14-2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,810
Posted By Pinky65
Exclamation Newbie: Soon to be Touareger/25' CCD

Hello!

Any advice to a solo gal who wants a Touareg V8 and a 25' CCD? Trying to make this happen before the end of the year. Plan to travel with my 2 dogs, and do most of this on my own.

Tow...
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