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Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-07-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,507
Posted By Land Shark
Hi Jeannie, I am a developer/builder so I...

Hi Jeannie,

I am a developer/builder so I provide a 4" drain line connection to my mainline in my driveway during one of my home remodel projects.

Have your contractor provide a 4" clean out...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-26-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,507
Posted By Land Shark
I've had my airstream on airbnb for 3 years. It's...

I've had my airstream on airbnb for 3 years. It's been a positive experience for the most part. Make's around $5,000 a year and it force's me to keep up on the maintenance. I have full hooks up on my...
Forum: On The Road... 12-17-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By Land Shark
From San Francisco to L.A. expect 11 hours...

From San Francisco to L.A. expect 11 hours instead of 7, but worth it. Ocean Mesa RV resort in Golita, nice but pricey. Rincon Parkway just outside of Ventura. First come first served right on the...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By Land Shark
the dye lots on the tambour vary on mid 70's AS ....

the dye lots on the tambour vary on mid 70's AS . Is there a bit of grey in the grain of yours? If so, happy to purchase some for my kitchen area.
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Land Shark
out of door mart sells the internal springs, take...

out of door mart sells the internal springs, take care once apart. The cosmetic outer edge is pot metal and will fracture when pounding on the alignment pins.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-09-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,879
Posted By Land Shark
So I used to tow with a 5.3 Expedition. And it...

So I used to tow with a 5.3 Expedition. And it could do it but you had to work at it, all the time. In 2 years that SUV aged 5.

Looked for a 1996 or older straight 6 cummings for smog reason and...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-29-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,016
Posted By Land Shark
I foresee a problem, which is a privacy issue for...

I foresee a problem, which is a privacy issue for your patience. After one bears their sole to you, they then get to squeeze by your next waiting patient. You'll have to have a custom AS fabricated...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Land Shark
If visual maters, I'd over size the center hole...

If visual maters, I'd over size the center hole and using steel rivets each side with a steel washer backer to sandwich the existing bracket.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-28-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,918
Posted By Land Shark
I've removed silicon with crepe sole sticks

I've removed silicon with crepe sole sticks
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-15-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,348
Posted By Land Shark
If your concerned, contact cement come in water...

If your concerned, contact cement come in water based (don't use) and solvent based. Use 3m 90 sold at HD. Spray 3 THIN layers on both the sub straight and the back of chip. Allow to dry to touch but...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-14-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,348
Posted By Land Shark
Owned a cabinet shop for years. contact cement...

Owned a cabinet shop for years. contact cement will limit your movement as you try to places into position. Lightly sand the back of the laminate and the sub straight. Yellow wood glue it on both...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-27-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,758
Posted By Land Shark
It's brilliant! Taking advantage of the...

It's brilliant!

Taking advantage of the rising interest, popularity by introducing the product to a customer that are willing to spend what a weekend will cost rather then the serious commitment...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-28-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,169
Posted By Land Shark
I had a simular experience in lake tahoe last...

I had a simular experience in lake tahoe last winter. I found the problem to be air not pressure. I dropped the door panel and it solved the problem for the duration of my trip. Of coarse when I...
Forum: Our Community 05-28-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,179
Posted By Land Shark
The simple answer for the spread between NADA and...

The simple answer for the spread between NADA and a sellers asking price is "supply and demand". There are fewer and fewer decent vintage airstream remaining and a increasing demand. It has become a...
Forum: On The Road... 05-22-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Land Shark
So, when the economy tanked and people started to...

So, when the economy tanked and people started to lose their home's, family's took to RV living on the streets. LA along with local city ordinance were past to stop the practice.

You can park in...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-17-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,935
Posted By Land Shark
After reading so many threads available on the...

After reading so many threads available on the proper way to buff out an airstream all the while struggling with the process for over a year myself, I discovered that each situation is different.
...
Forum: Commercial Listings 04-17-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,424
Posted By Land Shark
Did you try this Louis and Company...

Did you try this Louis and Company (https://www.louisandcompany.com/storefront/Hinges/face-frame-hinges-traditional-/c90000243-c90000255-p1.html)
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-22-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,080
Posted By Land Shark
Both the sub-straight's your mentioning have pros...

Both the sub-straight's your mentioning have pros and cons. Neither are so superior to one another to create a dilemma. The focus should be on the type of laminent. All laminent manufactures have 3...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 01-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By Land Shark
El Monte Plating Co. 626 448 3607. I have used...

El Monte Plating Co. 626 448 3607. I have used them for years on custom plumbing parts. recently in the last year, my 4-moons were $38 plus shipping. EPA laws have changed the entire industry.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 11-29-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,095
Posted By Land Shark
crystal cove is new. opened on the forth of july...

crystal cove is new. opened on the forth of july 2011. I haven't stayed there myself but location is on the coast. Next to Laguna Beach and Newport Beach 6 miles north up PCH
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-02-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,130
Posted By Land Shark
contact cement. spray two even coats on each...

contact cement. spray two even coats on each surface allow to dry. place 6 mil plastic or thicker in between. Contact cement will not stick to the plastic allowing you the luxury of seeing where you...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-25-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,881
Posted By Land Shark
I have listen to the debate of solid wood, real...

I have listen to the debate of solid wood, real wood, laminante and so on for years. At the end of the day it's really the type of look that you want to enjoy. However as a furniture designer, a...
Forum: Community Polls 08-27-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,191
Posted By Land Shark
Purchase ours sight unseen off CL after looking...

Purchase ours sight unseen off CL after looking two days! Contacted a Northern California third party inspector. Inspector must have liability insurance and supplies a written evaluation for a fee of...
Forum: On The Road... 08-20-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,699
Posted By Land Shark
i took my 23 footer that route last August. I...

i took my 23 footer that route last August. I found it to be not that bad. South 101 bridges were under construction then. Stayed in Laguna Ca. last night and I heard it still is.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 07-11-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Land Shark
Sweet

Sweet
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-07-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By Land Shark
My experience tells me you want F-9 for very...

My experience tells me you want F-9 for very heavy oxidization. The bonnett you'll need is for cutting not buffing. You can tell a cutting wheel by the twisted twills not a soft lambs wool style ....
Forum: Trailer Values 07-06-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,159
Posted By Land Shark
Tom Set aside the wow factor of owning a...

Tom

Set aside the wow factor of owning a Harley and or an AS. The designed intent of an AS is base on engineering. Starting with the shape. Observe the attention to detail. The placements,...
Forum: Doors & Locks 04-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,372
Posted By Land Shark
I have removed the handle and found Andy to be...

I have removed the handle and found Andy to be correct. Not very hard. However take care your handle and how it's work on it once you have it removed, the casting is pot metal and thin around the...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 02-08-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By Land Shark
I purchased my AS sight unseen. I hired a...

I purchased my AS sight unseen. I hired a emergency roadside rv firm to provide a 100 point test, including leak seam leak test. I paid $350.00 and it is on them to be correct in their findings. I...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 02-08-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,170
Posted By Land Shark
If all the above comments are not convincing...

If all the above comments are not convincing enough, AS are engineered. Every inch of an AS has propose designed intergrated for its use.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-05-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,553
Posted By Land Shark
Cabinet Makers use famawood for filling small...

Cabinet Makers use famawood for filling small holes. Sands very easy, excepts stains and sold in a number of species. Never will be perfect but you can get it to blend in. Availible at Louis & Co.
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-10-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,140
Posted By Land Shark
manuals

I have the orignal 1973 sales brochure, 1973 airstream owners manual and 1973 airstream service manual. My trailer is a 23' 1973 Safari Land Yacht. The manual includes parts list, procedures for...
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-09-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,595
Posted By Land Shark
crlaurence.com / 800 421 6144 Summer screen...

crlaurence.com / 800 421 6144

Summer screen sale is over but look for it in their catalog library. They will have what you need all year round.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-16-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By Land Shark
heading in the right direction. Best of luck

heading in the right direction. Best of luck
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-16-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By Land Shark
I understand if you press on regardless but...

I understand if you press on regardless but again, I recommend you reconsider the use of home depot's material's. UPS will send you the material needed in a weeks time from crystaliner in southern...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-12-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By Land Shark
It will depend on the ounce weight cloth you are...

It will depend on the ounce weight cloth you are using? I would consider using 8 ounce carbon fiber cloth for strength and the look but it's it is much more expensing. To answer your question, I'd...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-10-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By Land Shark
In Mold Making you must have a 2% degree of...

In Mold Making you must have a 2% degree of draft. Shrinkage and any negitive will cause difficulties in getting the mold to release. Also bee's wax can be helpfull. Last but not least, round over...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-13-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By Land Shark
Tambor

Go to Louis and company.com a cabinet supply house. Under convient hardware. They sell tambor, track and and rails. I have used some parts to make adjustments to orignal existing tambor.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-08-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,596
Posted By Land Shark
Power Converter & Power Supply

I just got my first Airstream yesterday. It's a 1973 23' Safari. I am asking for advice on what is a good Power Converter & Power Supply.

Thanks
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