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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-15-2016, 01:54 PM
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Views: 337
Posted By BrockLives
1972 Airstream Ambassador 29 - Pennsylvania

Title: 1972 Airstream Ambassador 29 - Pennsylvania
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

This is a completely rebuilt gypsy-style 1972 29' Airstream Ambassador completely custom...
Forum: Windows & Screens 03-05-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By BrockLives
I've scrolled through a few pages, but not...

I've scrolled through a few pages, but not finding what I am looking for.

Can you link me to your thread and any others you can find easily?

Also, how do I know the if glazing needs to be...
Forum: Windows & Screens 03-04-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By BrockLives
Can anyone help?

Can anyone help?
Forum: Windows & Screens 02-28-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By BrockLives
Can you tell me about window glazing?

How do you know if it has gone bad? Can you repair the seal without removing the little rubber strips that go around the inside edge of the aluminum?

I have a 1972 Ambassador and have redone...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By BrockLives
Need Help with '70s Tambour Door Stop Screws

How do these work?

On my front roof locker, one side was broken and I took it out to repair, but I can't figure out how to get it to catch so it doesn't slide too far. The other side catches when...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-16-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By BrockLives
Thanks guys :)

Thanks guys :)
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-16-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By BrockLives
Trim/Moulding Around Floating Floor?

How can and where do you attach trim around the edges of a floating floor? Or, how do you finish the edges if you don't use it?

I put cork down with a 1/8" margin around the edges, but don't know...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 06-14-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,358
Posted By BrockLives
Hi Jonah, In my 72, all walls and ceiling...

Hi Jonah,

In my 72, all walls and ceiling were aluminum. I double taped over the plastic wing window frames, wheel wells, and edges of the endcaps when stripping the vinyl and ran into no...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-04-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,101
Posted By BrockLives
Woot woot! Sounds like so much fun. Not...

Woot woot!

Sounds like so much fun. Not sure if I'll be able to make it or not, but it would be my first solo tow also :o
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-04-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By BrockLives
Thanks again, Terry! Your help and photos have...

Thanks again, Terry! Your help and photos have been excellent - I will get this AC installed right yet :bb:
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-04-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By BrockLives
Need Drain Hose Diameter for Penguin ASAP

I have a dometic penguin AC without the drip pan or hose. I have someone coming to help me install a hose next weekend, because there is none in my trailer. I don't have the drain pan assembly to...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-26-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,169
Posted By BrockLives
Checked on the AC today. No nests! Here are...

Checked on the AC today. No nests!

Here are some photos.

AC SETUP

https://www.airforums.com/attachments/photobucket/img_997636_0_f06b50520df0669148bdf50fe749e6f7.jpg

The ceiling panel...
Forum: Full-Timing 05-26-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,041
Posted By BrockLives
The filtration system sounds really awesome! I...

The filtration system sounds really awesome! I can't wait to see how it's implemented. Someday I hope I'm also able to do something like this.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-26-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By BrockLives
I should try the Goof Off. Didn't even think of...

I should try the Goof Off. Didn't even think of it! I used that to get off the wallpaper adhesive in the bathroom. It was the only thing I found that worked. It was awesome.

Will report back...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-26-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,169
Posted By BrockLives
I'll get some pictures of the batting today. And...

I'll get some pictures of the batting today. And nest checking..

Terry, do you mean the vinyl-clad aluminum ceiling panel, or is there another piece? I do have the vinyl panel installed, as well...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-25-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By BrockLives
In the event this info might help someone in the...

In the event this info might help someone in the future, I used the spray on Jasco Epoxy Remover to get the glue from the vinyl off and then polished the aluminum with WD-40 and paper towels. Nice...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-25-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,169
Posted By BrockLives
Not fixed, but sorta fixed. The fan noise has...

Not fixed, but sorta fixed. The fan noise has been reduced about 50% by putting nylon batting along the sides of the fan housing so the air from the fan hits something sound deadening instead of the...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-12-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By BrockLives
Very creative and very cool!

Very creative and very cool!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-12-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,169
Posted By BrockLives
I will look into Carrier, thanks Gary. Mike,...

I will look into Carrier, thanks Gary.

Mike, the AC is installed where the original AC was. I had a local RV dealer (Not an AS dealer) install it. There is a wooden frame around the AC unit...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-11-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,169
Posted By BrockLives
Help - AC Ridiculously Loud

It's a Dometic DuoTherm Penguin 15000 BTU installed on a vintage trailer.

The fan is so loud I can't hear a person on the phone with the volume turned up the whole way. Plus the compresser whomps...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-11-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By BrockLives
Question Post Vinyl Wall Strip - How to buff?

I just stripped the vinyl off my interior walls (with CitriStrip from Lowes). It left behind some of the glue in the leather-like pattern of the vinyl. Now if I recoat it with the CitriStrip, it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-03-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By BrockLives
Thank you everyone for all of the helpful info. ...

Thank you everyone for all of the helpful info. Decided to pass this one up.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-26-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By BrockLives
Question Dodge 1500 SS/T?

1998 Dodge 1500 SS/T V8 5.9L with factory camper tow package. Was told this has a lot of 3/4 ton truck features, but unsure of what exactly they are. Waiting for seller to get back to me.

I have...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-09-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By BrockLives
Hi Frank, Wintering isn't always as bad as...

Hi Frank,

Wintering isn't always as bad as it sounds. Make sure your furnace is sound, first off. Check it well.

I skirt with closed cell foam. Put it really tight under the bellypan and...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-03-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,381
Posted By BrockLives
WOW! That is beautiful! What brand of outlet...

WOW! That is beautiful! What brand of outlet cover is it?
Forum: Full-Timing 02-01-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,109
Posted By BrockLives
Thanks for posting this, Fr8t. Very well thought...

Thanks for posting this, Fr8t. Very well thought out hoses, and that foldable camping grill rocks! More things for my Amazon Wishlist..
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 02-01-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,627
Posted By BrockLives
Question Antenna Mount Questions - need lots of help/ideas

I replaced the radio cable with one that is attached to an antenna (for cell phones, this one (https://www.wpsantennas.com/301133-wilsoncellulardual-bandrvtruckerspringmountcellphoneantenna.aspx)). ...
Forum: Full-Timing 01-01-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,056
Posted By BrockLives
Bubblefoil insulation on the windows for winter...

Bubblefoil insulation on the windows for winter cuts my indoor reception completely. But the aliens will never find me either. TINFOIL HAT!
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-01-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By BrockLives
Dual CO & Propane Detectors - Junk or not?

Does this type of detector work properly? And if so, at what height would it be mounted?
Safe-T-Alert 12V RV CO and Propane Alarm-BROWN*STA-70-742BR...
Forum: Winter Living 12-15-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,331
Posted By BrockLives
Wow, thank you all for the great info!

Wow, thank you all for the great info!
Forum: Winter Living 12-15-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,331
Posted By BrockLives
When Do You Begin to See Condensation?

It's been a mild winter here so far, maybe 15 degrees at its coldest, and not for long spells. I haven't noticed any condensation yet, except after showering. What temps/conditions do you begin to...
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 10-20-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,199
Posted By BrockLives
Oh, one more thing - Handyman. What I did...

Oh, one more thing -

Handyman. What I did for the grey tank is since the back 2 frame crossbeams were rusted out, I had new ones welded in around the new waste tanks (they were moved around 2...
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 10-20-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,199
Posted By BrockLives
Hey Handyman, the campsite I am at now (western...

Hey Handyman, the campsite I am at now (western PA) just has everyone dump grey water on the ground, but I know not all are like this. Not sure what environmental or zoning laws are involved. I use...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-28-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By BrockLives
After a lot of trial and error, I found something...

After a lot of trial and error, I found something that works: Goof Off for adhesive & glue/dried latex paint. Stinky, but did the job when Dif, Tuff Stuff, Goo Gone, paint thinner, steel wool,...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-18-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By BrockLives
70s Wallpaper Paste

How do I get it off?
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 08-13-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,199
Posted By BrockLives
A lot of stuff accomplished since my last post! ...

A lot of stuff accomplished since my last post! I am working with several new contractors that I am happier with. Before, I was working with folks 3 hours away, and they'd do stuff or not do stuff...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-13-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 296,866
Posted By BrockLives
LOL - I'm sure velcro will be my new best friend....

LOL - I'm sure velcro will be my new best friend.

Thanks Holly! I looove your avatar, btw. I didn't realize you had a 1972 too!

The tankless I got is the TwinTemp Junior (the same one as in...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-12-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 296,866
Posted By BrockLives
Aloha girls! I type to you from inside my...

Aloha girls!

I type to you from inside my silver baby. I moved in on July 20! She's still not done (actually, I haven't figured out what gender she is yet), but she's functioning and has a...
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-12-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,683
Posted By BrockLives
Another thing, I just found out a few days ago...

Another thing, I just found out a few days ago when I called with insurance questions. I have a full timers' policy with Progressive which includes injury insurance for your pet... according to the...
Forum: The Pet Forum 08-04-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,683
Posted By BrockLives
Ah, what a cutie :D The cabinet cages look...

Ah, what a cutie :D

The cabinet cages look great. I can't wait until I can actually afford to do something like that (money is tied up with other Airstream stuff for awhile.. hee). It just seems...
Forum: The Pet Forum 07-19-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,683
Posted By BrockLives
:lol: well, they got a nice AC going all the...

:lol: well, they got a nice AC going all the time...

Jane, my guess is Loki would react pretty much the same as when you moved. The inside of the Airstream is going to stay pretty much the same,...
Forum: Vintage Kin 07-14-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 28,918
Posted By BrockLives
Gorgeous. I've never heard of them before! ...

Gorgeous. I've never heard of them before! Could you share a couple interior shots after you clean it up?

Brock
Forum: The Pet Forum 07-14-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,683
Posted By BrockLives
Hey Jane, Has Loki taken any trips with you...

Hey Jane,

Has Loki taken any trips with you by car before? Does she get wiggy if you move her cage to a different part of your home?

I have 2 parrots now that both travel very well. They are...
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 05-22-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,199
Posted By BrockLives
Thanks! This has been my dream for a long time. ...

Thanks! This has been my dream for a long time. I wanted to live aboard a yacht since I was in high school. Then I realized land yachts are where it's at :wally:

I've had my Airstream since...
Forum: Full-Timing 05-22-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,626
Posted By BrockLives
Well said, RedhawkerII. I'm thankful I grew...

Well said, RedhawkerII.

I'm thankful I grew up in the family I did, and was exposed to items and ideas they had. It taught me a lot about what I want, and what I don't need. I have much less now...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-15-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,675
Posted By BrockLives
Gears are turning again - thanks, guys!

Gears are turning again - thanks, guys!
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-15-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,675
Posted By BrockLives
Shower Wall Coverings - What are my options?

Subject pretty much says it all.

I wanted to do a copper shower wall with a laminate from chemetalco.com. No go, they're not supposed to get wet period, let alone longterm exposure to water.

I...
Forum: On The Road... 05-11-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,570
Posted By BrockLives
Hey Paula, Check out Mountain Top Campground...

Hey Paula,

Check out Mountain Top Campground in Tarentum (northern suburb). I haven't stayed there yet, but booked for later this summer. Beautiful area and the closest campground I've found to...
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 05-11-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,199
Posted By BrockLives
Great idea, Cameron! I would have never thought...

Great idea, Cameron! I would have never thought of that. Gonna put some fiberglass in now before they finish the plumbing in the shower wall.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 40,339
Posted By BrockLives
Nabbed this cotton batik from Adega Creations...

Nabbed this cotton batik from Adega Creations (https://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5323305). Love her stuff, and she frequently has flamingo art.

https://ny-image1.etsy.com/il_430xN.12174133.jpg
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