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Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 05-27-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,658
Posted By NC Camper
Congratulations!! :clap: We have had our GT 27...

Congratulations!! :clap: We have had our GT 27 twin for just over a year and more than 7500 miles. We are still in love! Wishing you all the best in your new adventure! :D
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 05-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,730
Posted By NC Camper
We have used the same for almost a year and have...

We have used the same for almost a year and have found the Tank Check very convenient. Be aware that the % will vary with temp changes, but that is just physics. We didn't use the tank tires to...
Forum: Our Community 02-16-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,644
Posted By NC Camper
In what way?

In what way?
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 01-13-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By NC Camper
I use the one on the left for dish soap, plastic,...

I use the one on the left for dish soap, plastic, a little spray bottle for soapy water to check propane fittings, and pot scrapers I don't use very often. I use the right one for a roll of trash...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 10-07-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,537
Posted By NC Camper
We have a 2018 GT that developed a bubbled up...

We have a 2018 GT that developed a bubbled up area along the side of one of the twin beds. We pointed it out when we took the trailer in to get some other things fixed. The technician said they had...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-03-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,550
Posted By NC Camper
Wow! What an amazing group of people! Thanks for...

Wow! What an amazing group of people! Thanks for letting us crash the party with a non-slider. We had a wonderful time and look forward to catching folks down the road. Thanks for the warm welcome!...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-03-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,550
Posted By NC Camper
Spring repeat would be great!

Spring repeat would be great!
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 09-13-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,692
Posted By NC Camper
We have a 2018 GT and there is a little button...

We have a 2018 GT and there is a little button (not what I would call a switch) on the left wall of the cubby behind the lounge TV. It is a little push button "switch" with a little light next to it...
Forum: On The Road... 09-10-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks for the kind wishes cwf! We are packing...

Thanks for the kind wishes cwf! We are packing up as I type. Hubby is headed toward Atlanta with the AS while I head to Chicago for a conference. If I can't fly home I may just fly to Atlanta for...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-05-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 137,593
Posted By NC Camper
Please add Cathy and Bill Sykes to the list. We...

Please add Cathy and Bill Sykes to the list. We are thrilled to be able to make our first Alumalina in our new AS! We can't make it until Friday, but looking forward to meeting everyone!
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-03-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,936
Posted By NC Camper
We use one of these and it works great. No...

We use one of these and it works great. No snaps, velcro or other attachments needed. It also keeps the trailer cooler on travel days or when we are using the AC.
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 04-21-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,760
Posted By NC Camper
Congratulations! We brought our new GT home...

Congratulations! We brought our new GT home about 3 weeks ago and absolutely love it! We chose the same interior that you did except in a twin. I don't know what AS has changed in the QC process,...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-08-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
The waiting in finally over!!

It only took 5 1/2 months, but we are the proud new owners of a 2018 Globetrotter! It wouldn't have taken so long, but we wanted a twin and they didn't start making them until after the new year. ...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 02-22-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks much daleyocum! This is just the nerdy...

Thanks much daleyocum! This is just the nerdy stuff I love to find in my research. Getting Lewster's input on it always adds value to the discussion. This info is especially helpful because I am...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 02-20-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By NC Camper
We are definitely more off-grid people. This...

We are definitely more off-grid people. This sounds almost too good to be true! :D
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 02-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks all for the quick responses. It sounds...

Thanks all for the quick responses. It sounds like the answer is a combination of what I was expecting. We had seen the relay on the wiring diagram, but weren't clear on what it did. :)
...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 02-18-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By NC Camper
Separate inverter outlets?

One of the 2018 Flying Cloud updates for 2018 was "Combined inverter outlets eliminate need for secondary outlet". Are there separate outlets for shore power and inverter on the GT? Our GT is on...
Forum: Our Community 01-25-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By NC Camper
You might want to check out Boondockers Welcome...

You might want to check out Boondockers Welcome https://www.boondockerswelcome.com/

It is only $30/yr and gives you contacts with people who let you park in their driveway or on their land. I...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,550
Posted By NC Camper
Hi Gary, We actually camped in the B-loop...

Hi Gary,

We actually camped in the B-loop because we wanted electric. The sites are definitely much nicer and more spacious than the ones on the hill.

Looking forward to meeting the group!
...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-10-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,550
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks for the warm welcome, Tom! We will be in...

Thanks for the warm welcome, Tom! We will be in site 49.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-06-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,550
Posted By NC Camper
I hope you don't mind a couple more party...

I hope you don't mind a couple more party crashers. We don't have a S/O and are AS newbies, but we would like to join the get together. We LOVE Stone Mountain from our tent camping days! :flowers:...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-02-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By NC Camper
bigcountry, We just ordered a new...

bigcountry,

We just ordered a new Globetrotter in October. To put it bluntly, no, there is no easily accessible list of options other than what you see in the Airstream literature. Also, don't...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 12-25-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,461
Posted By NC Camper
Wow! Love the video! I especially liked how you...

Wow! Love the video! I especially liked how you mixed video and stills. It told a wonderful story. Thanks for sharing and best wishes for a safe and prosperous new year!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-11-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
Absolutely! We have a 2016 F150 Platinum 4x4...

Absolutely! We have a 2016 F150 Platinum 4x4 with the 3.5L Ecoboost and max tow pkg. One of the reasons we chose a 27' is because it has the lightest tongue weight in the general size we were...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 11-03-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By NC Camper
New Model for Trailer List?

Can the new 2018 Globetrotter be added to the Trailer drop down list under the member profile? After more than 2 years we are REALLY ready to change from "Currently looking". Thanks!
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-23-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
GM Airstream, thanks for all the suggestions. We...

GM Airstream, thanks for all the suggestions. We talked long and hard about the tires and, up until they came out with the Endurance tires, had planned on going with the 16" upgrade from the...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-22-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
Yes, we have looked at a lot of Airstreams and...

Yes, we have looked at a lot of Airstreams and this was the first one that made us both feel like "YES, we have to have THAT one!" Based on other people's experiences, I'm prepared for a few bumps...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-22-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
Oh, I know that feeling of anticipation! You must...

Oh, I know that feeling of anticipation! You must be VERY excited. I hope all goes well with your delivery. :flowers:
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-22-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks accordionman! My husband was not quite...

Thanks accordionman! My husband was not quite sold on making a purchase until he saw the Globetrotter. The design and appointments grabbed us both! We purchased from Out-of Doors Mart.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-22-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
Oh my gosh, that is the understatement of the...

Oh my gosh, that is the understatement of the year! We ordered a twin and it looks like they are not going into production until after the first of the year. I don't know whether it is a good or a...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-21-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By NC Camper
We finally took the plunge!

Well, after 2 1/2 years of research, looking, and generally getting our lives in order, we bit the bullet and ordered a new Globetrotter today. :w00t2: I want to thank all the folks who make this...
Forum: Our Community 06-05-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,455
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks so much for sharing the facts, figures,...

Thanks so much for sharing the facts, figures, and feelings!! :flowers:
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 11-23-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,319
Posted By NC Camper
Thanks so much for posting all the installation...

Thanks so much for posting all the installation details. This may be in our future.

This may a dumb question, but are you at all worried about corrosion developing between the metal sheet and the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-30-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,898
Posted By NC Camper
Very creative! Was the original slide in the...

Very creative! Was the original slide in the middle?
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-20-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By NC Camper
X2 In all of our travels these are the best...

X2 In all of our travels these are the best donuts ever!
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 10-20-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,400
Posted By NC Camper
ROFL I LOVE it!! Look at that ground clearance....

ROFL I LOVE it!! Look at that ground clearance. An off-road camper's dream!
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-10-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,596
Posted By NC Camper
This looks like a very interesting set-up. My...

This looks like a very interesting set-up. My husband is already experimenting with elevating an external antenna for our JetPak. Thanks for providing so much detail!

If I understand things ...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-08-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,864
Posted By NC Camper
Wow, what a beauty! You even have a basement!

Wow, what a beauty! You even have a basement!
Forum: Our Community 09-03-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,519
Posted By NC Camper
Some great words of wisdom and encouragement...

Some great words of wisdom and encouragement already shared. I too would encourage you to just get out and go, even if it is no further than your own backyard. How about moochdocking in a friends...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-03-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,317
Posted By NC Camper
I think the book you are referring to is The...

I think the book you are referring to is The (nearly ) Complete Guide to Airstream Maintenance by Rich Luhr. It chocked full of great information!

You can find it at Amazon...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-27-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,295
Posted By NC Camper
Interesting. This sure looks like it was taken...

Interesting. This sure looks like it was taken in front of the doors to Colonial Airstream. One picture seems to be the trend for scammers.
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-14-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By NC Camper
housebj, so sorry to hear you got caught in the...

housebj, so sorry to hear you got caught in the terrible flooding. We lived on the Miss. gulf coast for over four years and through several hurricanes. I feel your pain. :sad:

Having worked for...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-22-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By NC Camper
x2 There is always the "hillbilly AC unit."...

x2

There is always the "hillbilly AC unit." Cheap, but effective!

https://youtu.be/ITtlxjvLQis
Forum: Vintage Kin 07-01-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By NC Camper
If there had been anyone around I might have...

If there had been anyone around I might have asked some questions. It just seemed so sad sitting there abandoned in what looked like an abandoned gas station on the side of the road. I love the...
Forum: Vintage Kin 07-01-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By NC Camper
Quite! I saw all those stickers and though what...

Quite! I saw all those stickers and though what a story this trailer could tell!
Forum: Vintage Kin 06-15-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By NC Camper
Backroads Double Take

Cross posted from On the road...

My husband and I were coming home on the backroads of piedmont NC on Sunday, after a reconnaissance trip to Hanging Rock State Park to scout potential camping...
Forum: On The Road... 06-13-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By NC Camper
Backroads Double Take

My husband and I were coming home on the backroads of piedmont NC yesterday, after a reconnaissance trip to Hanging Rock State Park to scout out potential camping sites, when we drove by this!
...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-11-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,116
Posted By NC Camper
Ditto to Arcticfox's comment/request! :flowers:

Ditto to Arcticfox's comment/request! :flowers:
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 06-03-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,167
Posted By NC Camper
Wow! Thanks for sharing all the expert...

Wow! Thanks for sharing all the expert decorating advice! I'm saving this thread for future reference! :flowers:
Forum: Other Clubs 02-11-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 50,994
Posted By NC Camper
Greetings all! I just discovered this group and...

Greetings all! I just discovered this group and wanted to say hi. Love the conversation so far.

Cathy & Bill
Both retired USAF
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