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Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-18-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Over59
Aluminum #30 Tucson

See ad in classified. Our trailer, The Bat Cave Express, was crushed by a redwood branch. I am in Tucson until Thursdayish and these are available for anyone who can come get them.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 05-05-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
We were not in the trailer. It was in a pull out...

We were not in the trailer. It was in a pull out along Ave of the Giants Redwood Forest. We went for a walk and heard the crash.
Waiting to deal with the Insurance Adjusted tomorrow.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 05-04-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
We have been on the road since Oct 2012 doing the...

We have been on the road since Oct 2012 doing the grand tour on the way to Alaska. The trip ended today on the Ave of the Giants highway in the California State Park. No injuries. No more Bat Cave...
Forum: On The Road... 04-16-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Over59
Bourbon. They do have bourbon. Best diesel price...

Bourbon. They do have bourbon. Best diesel price we have seen on the road near the park when we were there hiding from Sandy last fall. There is a Wholefoods in town.
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-24-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Over59
Put a meter on it to check if it's a 12V positive...

Put a meter on it to check if it's a 12V positive with fridge on and then with it off. It may be for an optional fan kit or could be now....
It is not a cooling connection for either AC or DC, too...
Forum: Boondocking 03-24-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By Over59
A 12V adapter, available online (the machine is...

A 12V adapter, available online (the machine is 12V converted from 120AC) and an extra battery may have more utility. A solar panel to recharge and you are in business. We run 320 Watts Solar with...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 03-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 33,325
Posted By Over59
Sound like you have thing going. We are on our...

Sound like you have thing going. We are on our way North and I was hoping to get to the North Rim mid April. Are there areas to park a few days before the CG opens? Are there any trailer friendly...
Forum: On The Road... 02-28-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,675
Views: 290,866
Posted By Over59
4.01 for diesel Alamogordo NM

4.01 for diesel Alamogordo NM
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 02-23-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
Have door will travel.

Have door will travel.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 02-22-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
New tire from Forrest Tire in Carlsbad. They had...

New tire from Forrest Tire in Carlsbad. They had them in stock. A for service.

Now in SKP The Ranch in Lakewood, NM waiting for replacement fridge door. Break a hinge on a Norcold on the door...
Forum: Other Clubs 02-06-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,025
Posted By Over59
Washington DC Unit.......:band:

Washington DC Unit.......:band:
Forum: On The Road... 01-28-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,971
Posted By Over59
Downhill

My concern is whether your 150 can get you up the hill as when it fails you will just sit there. Medium sized problem:o. My concern is your truck and trailer combination is marginal going down...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 01-27-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
We left Mercedes Tx today. Lost another tire on...

We left Mercedes Tx today. Lost another tire on US83 West of La Joya. Tore right open in the middle of the thread. I am down to one spare and these are hard to find. So I'm looking for a place...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-10-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
Both are on the list. We will stop for sure. ...

Both are on the list. We will stop for sure. We'll be leaving Connecticut in October. Hope to get another round of polishing in before we leave. Ordered a new TriMeteric yesterday as mine was...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-17-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
New set of two 6000lb axles with shocks. Pulls...

New set of two 6000lb axles with shocks. Pulls great. Most of the extra weight is over the axles, ie the wine cellar......

Dry Camping at Charlestown Breachway State Park Rhode Island next week....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-03-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 32,274
Posted By Over59
When you put it back together put the end caps in...

When you put it back together put the end caps in first. This. Is the hard part for getting things lined up. Of course you have lots of those temporary rivet do das. If no buy them.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 01-11-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
On the road since Nov 12. Now in the Everglades...

On the road since Nov 12. Now in the Everglades at Flamingo. Leaving tomorrow for Key West. Have to post those pictures when I get some bandwidth. Spoonbils today.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 10-31-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
Update and ?

? How do you get the screen holders out. Driving my nuts.

Update.

75 Gallon Aux is in and gets wired Monday. Need to put in fill.
Medium grade buffing will be done by Friday. Finish will...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-11-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
Water System Upgrade.

Finished the fresh water system today. We have two fresh tanks, a 25 main and a 50 backup for longer stays without hookups.
A triple filter system with 12 Volt UV processes hook up water and tank...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-11-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 37,315
Posted By Over59
Very nice work. Seems there are enough 59's we...

Very nice work. Seems there are enough 59's we could have our own rally.
Forum: Boondocking 08-26-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Northeast Irene is coming
Views: 1,158
Posted By Over59
Only an hour from home. Bugging out Sat by noon....

Only an hour from home. Bugging out Sat by noon. If things change we,ll leave before breakfast.
Stove burner melted and fridge isn,t staying cold. Freezer fine. Home for repars.
NOLA don,t know...
Forum: Boondocking 08-25-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Northeast Irene is coming
Views: 1,158
Posted By Over59
Irene is coming

Charlestown RI SP is a barrier beach no service CG. Here we sit with one storm coming in tonight and Irene due Sunday to Monday. For now we are watching the tide race in the breachway. First stop on...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-16-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By Over59
UV Filter System Math

I am putting in a 3 Stage Filteration System. 3 GPM with a 2GPM pump.
It will use excess solar power or hook up.
I will put water (Muni or Campground not surface) from the 50 gallon tank
and put...
Forum: On The Road... 07-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,923
Posted By Over59
I wonder if there are more problems in states...

I wonder if there are more problems in states with strict gun laws than in states like Vermont. Our level of comfort goes down if there are very few other campers at night. I highly recommend camping...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-19-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Over59
$75 limit seem to be nearly universal even for...

$75 limit seem to be nearly universal even for Debit Cards. If your account number or your banks system has been compromised you are lucky it works until they send the new one. Which may require a...
Forum: On The Road... 07-19-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By Over59
Lot of $$$$$$$$$ :D and private "park".

Lot of $$$$$$$$$ :D and private "park".
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 05-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
"The Bat Cave Express" is home with a new axle. ...

"The Bat Cave Express" is home with a new axle.

I thinks the God's want me to retire and get out of here.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 05-23-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
I think a few of those bridges on I495 around...

I think a few of those bridges on I495 around Boston contributed to this. For some reason in Mass the department that repaves highways is different then the one that does bridges. So the bridge ...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 05-22-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,328
Posted By Over59
Axle failure

Wife stopped me as I was backing into the driveway today. She tells me a wheel is falling off. :eek: Sure enough it was looking like it was falling off. After some jacking up in the street and...
Forum: Boondocking 04-23-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,521
Posted By Over59
Solar bolted to roof. I use 4 x 80 watts w/ MMPT ...

Solar bolted to roof. I use 4 x 80 watts w/ MMPT
All 12 volt or get a 1000 w propane genset for 120v. With enough solar amd 400AH battery do dont need 120. Wire for AirC and battery charger and...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-01-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 69,265
Posted By Over59
ditto :wally:

ditto

:wally:
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 02-17-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By Over59
I like the B stuff myself, more flavor and it's...

I like the B stuff myself, more flavor and it's easier to find on your plate to rub the pancake in it.....
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-17-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 104,589
Posted By Over59
I wonder where they'll hide the MOHO exception in...

I wonder where they'll hide the MOHO exception in those 45 pages. You'll need a lawyer to find it.... Just vote yes. No need to think for yourselves SOS:wally:
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-17-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 104,589
Posted By Over59
SOS:wally:

SOS:wally:
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-17-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 104,589
Posted By Over59
SOS:wally:

SOS:wally:
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-17-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,097
Posted By Over59
Trailer has five feet of snow in front if it so...

Trailer has five feet of snow in front if it so we'll have to wait for next year. :D

10 reasons living in New England is great in Jan and Feb.

10) You spend less time passed out at the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By Over59
You bought a vintage trailer. Do it right or do...

You bought a vintage trailer. Do it right or do it twice. There is nothing wrong with steel tanks. You can paint them silver, which is alot less work than polishing the al ones. You need to...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-23-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,904
Posted By Over59
I found mine ran better with a WD and friction...

I found mine ran better with a WD and friction sway bar. Tried all the combinations. If you are going to run I80 and play with the trucks I'ld put the sway on. Takes the bumps better with the WD....
Forum: WBCCI Forum 01-02-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 128,709
Posted By Over59
SOS SDF's

SOS SDF's
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-02-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Over59
My money's on drugs, alcohol and mental illness.

My money's on drugs, alcohol and mental illness.
Forum: Refrigerators 11-28-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,592
Posted By Over59
New Battery.

New Battery.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-11-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 92,138
Posted By Over59
How many does it take for a class action? How...

How many does it take for a class action? How many other trailers are out there with frame cracks. Toyota bought back all the pickups with a frame problem at some % over book. Would seem a good...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 10-26-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,441
Posted By Over59
Burn the books

That's the spirit. Burn the books... I mean close the threads....:wally:
We have had enough of this upstart foolishness trying to change a club run prefectly by wonderful volunteers who get...
Forum: Our Community 10-25-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,069
Posted By Over59
Like most things, location, location, location. ...

Like most things, location, location, location. Not just where you are but who else is around and what are their abilities to turn your stuff into drug stuff. Here they don't have trucks. They...
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By Over59
So that's 220 single phase? Nasty juice... Thanks

So that's 220 single phase? Nasty juice... Thanks
Forum: Other Clubs 10-01-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 69,265
Posted By Over59
So the traditional BBQ of Florida is...

So the traditional BBQ of Florida is ............:lol:
Forum: On The Road... 10-01-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By Over59
European Standards

I'm have some trouble finding a good source for European propane and electrical standards. What modifications do I need to run the trailer and diesel truck in France, Spain, Germany and Italy?
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-01-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,190
Posted By Over59
Very windy in Ct today. Lots of nuts falling off...

Very windy in Ct today. Lots of nuts falling off the trees. You never know where one may land. :lol: Give it up, this is a dead issue and poor marketing point.
I you have some really good sh.. you...
Forum: Axles 10-01-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By Over59
Depends on the year of axel and style of brake. I...

Depends on the year of axel and style of brake. I could not get replacements for my 1959. Front was electric and the rear appeared to be hydrolic. I ended up getting a new axel with all the...
Forum: Other Clubs 09-26-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,355
Posted By Over59
Seems to me we already do that.....

Seems to me we already do that.....
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