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Forum: General Repair Forum 02-02-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,757
Posted By utee94
Pretty sure ANYONE that's done any frame...

Pretty sure ANYONE that's done any frame restoration on a vintage model has experienced this. Like everyone else, took me a solid two weeks to "grow" out of it, but it'll eventually wear off.

I...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-02-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
How did I miss this in the last year???? You...

How did I miss this in the last year????

You gotta love Superbed, it's like a King*1.25 or so. Only problem for us, is that the kids now have to crawl OVER us from the front salon, if they need...
Forum: On The Road... 01-18-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 250,844
Posted By utee94
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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-18-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,280
Posted By utee94
Just beautiful work. Wow!

Just beautiful work. Wow!
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-29-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
Love the shower curtain rod idea, I still haven't...

Love the shower curtain rod idea, I still haven't really addressed that in mine.

My 63 has a hinged aluminum door on the street side under the galley window where there's a panel that has both...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-07-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 126,760
Posted By utee94
Hi there, just checking back and saw this. No,...

Hi there, just checking back and saw this. No, mine's an Ohio model. If it helps, I'll try to remember to measure for you next time I'm out where it's stored.

Hi everybody!

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-07-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
AWESOME work, looks great. I ran into so many of...

AWESOME work, looks great. I ran into so many of the same dilemmas and issues, it's like deja vu.

Love seeing the updates, keep it up.

-Marcus
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-22-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 84,093
Posted By utee94
I'm an Overlander guy. :) But the TW is a...

I'm an Overlander guy. :)

But the TW is a great trailer, if you decide to change plans, it'll make a good camper for someone else.

Good Luck!

-Marcus
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 02-16-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,533
Views: 173,226
Posted By utee94
Hmmmm.... pretty much anything makes me want to...

Hmmmm.... pretty much anything makes me want to do that. :)

And man it's been a long time since I checked in on this thread. I believe I'm 2 Lucys behind.

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-04-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By utee94
Well, after 7 years of towing with no problems, I...

Well, after 7 years of towing with no problems, I lost mine a few months back. It broke off at the hardware, so I still have the lifter mechanisms.

I like the venting capability but it's not...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-04-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 126,760
Posted By utee94
Thanks Gene and Jim, great to hear from you. ...

Thanks Gene and Jim, great to hear from you.

This place always charges me up and gets me motivated. I spent about a year here before I bought mine, and that fueled me for the ~2 years it took to...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-03-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 126,760
Posted By utee94
Ha! Things don't ever seem to "quiet down" do...

Ha! Things don't ever seem to "quiet down" do they?

If anyone out there is interested, everything is going great for me here in Austin. Kids are now 6 and 8. We go camping as much as we can, at...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-03-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
I haven't traveled 10,000 miles, but I've made up...

I haven't traveled 10,000 miles, but I've made up for it by doing 3,000 or so with frozen axles that make for a very bumpy ride! The beds don't move. You could always just use that slightly grippy...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-03-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Hey John, sorry I missed you in January. Please...

Hey John, sorry I missed you in January. Please do let me know when you're back through the ATX and I'll make a point to hook up with you. Shiner Bock is on me. :)
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 12-01-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
Those beds look fantastic, Shelly. Great job!

Those beds look fantastic, Shelly. Great job!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-12-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 340,527
Posted By utee94
Yup, great advice, lots of how-tos, and...

Yup, great advice, lots of how-tos, and inspiration, in the Major Renovation threads.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 10-04-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
Shelly, the progress looks great! So sorry to...

Shelly, the progress looks great! So sorry to hear about your injury, my wife's a physical therapist so I know how much work they're probably making you do. Just be sure to do your "homework" and...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 08-27-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Ha! That's quite telling. I didn't have to...

Ha! That's quite telling.

I didn't have to lay out my VCT to cut it, unfortunately down here in Texico it was plenty warm enough inside the Airstream... :blink:
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-09-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,978
Posted By utee94
Have you opened up the bellypan to inspect the...

Have you opened up the bellypan to inspect the fame and floor for rot? It's almost inevitable on trailers this old.

Good luck, please share pictures and keep us posted.

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-25-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 184,285
Posted By utee94
Man that's one good looking trailer!

Man that's one good looking trailer!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-25-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,280
Posted By utee94
I like the idea of smaller sheets. Airstreams...

I like the idea of smaller sheets. Airstreams were originally all sealed up and made self-contained for people that just wanted them to work from day 1. But you're a tinkerer and will probably want...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,280
Posted By utee94
Wow that looks great. I didn't realize until...

Wow that looks great. I didn't realize until just now that you'd sold your Overlander and had a new project. Suffice to say, I'm subscribed. Good luck!

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,333
Posted By utee94
I love towing my Airstream. I rarely even feel...

I love towing my Airstream. I rarely even feel it behind me, and sometimes I'm surprised when I check the rearview mirror and see it there...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-13-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Looks great John, can't wait to see what else you...

Looks great John, can't wait to see what else you do!

-Marcus
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,885
Posted By utee94
Hey slow mover, how's it going? Still down in...

Hey slow mover, how's it going? Still down in Corpus?

I had the luxury of a 3-day weekend so I took it easy on Friday and Saturday, but had to make up for it Sunday. I smoked a 13-lb brisket,...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
That's some really great work, nice to see the...

That's some really great work, nice to see the update!

And I can assure you that there is no such thing as a tedious or unexciting post about a 1963 Overlander. Others years and models, sure. But...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 06-26-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,953
Posted By utee94
NORM!!!! Looks great. I'm looking forward...

NORM!!!!

Looks great. I'm looking forward to putting another awning on mine, I've been using 10x10 EZ-Ups and they just don't look as nice...

Hope all is well with you and yours.

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Sounds about right. Mine is ~3850 dry, but with...

Sounds about right. Mine is ~3850 dry, but with no front furniture.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-07-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Oh yeah, that's what I'm talking about! In...

Oh yeah, that's what I'm talking about!

In planning the "tailgate mode" on mine, I've definitely thought about having a second, smaller cocktail table. Also, I'm planning on making all of the...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Wow, looking fantastic! Can't wait to see it in...

Wow, looking fantastic! Can't wait to see it in January when you come through town.

(You are coming to Austin this January right? ;) )

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 07-03-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
Wow, that's a mess. Agree with Frank and the...

Wow, that's a mess. Agree with Frank and the others, fresh aluminum over the old. Happy scraping and good luck!

-Marcus
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 06-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 293,443
Posted By utee94
Sergei, always a pleasure to see your thread pop...

Sergei, always a pleasure to see your thread pop to the top of my Subscription list.

Although I'm sad to see your adventure with the Contemporized Argosy coming to an end, I wish you the very best...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 06-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,462
Posted By utee94
I'm always a little sad when my favorite...

I'm always a little sad when my favorite restoration threads finish up and come to an end.

But I guess they never really do, do they?

Congrats, Brian. It's been fun watching.

...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 06-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 98,154
Posted By utee94
Just checking in to say Hi, Steve. Hope all is...

Just checking in to say Hi, Steve. Hope all is well with you. Take care!

-Marcus
Forum: Vintage Kin 03-14-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 62,984
Posted By utee94
Love the work so far, outstanding, very clean and...

Love the work so far, outstanding, very clean and tidy on the substructure.

Regarding the finish, my '63 has pits and scratches that will never go away. I believe they are beauty marks. I could...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 03-10-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,462
Posted By utee94
France is amazing, the landscapes are beautiful...

France is amazing, the landscapes are beautiful and the food and wine are my favorite anywhere on the planet.

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,333
Posted By utee94
You Colorado folks have access to all the best...

You Colorado folks have access to all the best tools, lucky! :)

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 100,080
Posted By utee94
Wow, that is an awesome picture!

Wow, that is an awesome picture!
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 09-19-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
John, are you going to come through Austin again...

John, are you going to come through Austin again this time? Please give me a ring if you do, I'd love to see y'all again, I'm really sorry I missed you the last time.

-Marcus
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 09-19-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
That's a good thing to keep in mind for when I...

That's a good thing to keep in mind for when I redo the front of mine, I'm going to want to do something similar with a pedestal table in a u-shaped dinette.
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 08-15-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 39,551
Posted By utee94
That's what they did in the 50s and 60s for sure,...

That's what they did in the 50s and 60s for sure, the c-channel is actually a "u" channel or even a "j" channel, sitting facing open-site up and bolted down through the floor and outriggers where...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-13-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,482
Posted By utee94
+1 on the non-Airstream specific experiences at...

+1 on the non-Airstream specific experiences at the repair shop at RV Outlet Mall, they've done good work.

For fitting a new AC to the top of the shell, though, I don't know how they'd do?
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 05-15-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 95,014
Posted By utee94
Looks fantastic! Mary obviously doesn't...

Looks fantastic!

Mary obviously doesn't need it, but if you're interested, Frank did a Windows Tutorial on his blog, and I think he mentions that screw. Last time I read it was maybe 4 years...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 05-03-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,333
Posted By utee94
Really, REALLY nice. I often wish I could...

Really, REALLY nice.

I often wish I could have done a complete shell-off and made everything beautiful and tidy and new as you are.

But then I realize that I'd probably still have the shell...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 184,285
Posted By utee94
It's been a dream of mine to have enough property...

It's been a dream of mine to have enough property to pull the Airstream through the backyard, right up to a deck that was purpose-built for stepping out the door and right into some Adirondack chairs...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-23-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 27,333
Posted By utee94
I believe it was Frank's HF compounder that ended...

I believe it was Frank's HF compounder that ended up in the trash can fire. :)

My HF shears have done pretty well so far, in fact this weekend I'll be using them to do some metalwork on some...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 04-19-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 184,285
Posted By utee94
Nice, Vernon. That looks low profile, is it? ...

Nice, Vernon. That looks low profile, is it?

John-- my 15K does really well down here in Central Texas. Only a couple of times has it not been able to keep up, once it hits 110 or so there's...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-16-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,318
Posted By utee94
I often run my genset overnight when dry-camping...

I often run my genset overnight when dry-camping in the summer. I don't typically dry-camp where there's anyone within several hundred yards of me, so it's never been a problem. And I can't even...
Forum: Our Community 04-16-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,300
Posted By utee94
Doesn't everyone just do it this way? ...

Doesn't everyone just do it this way?

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Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 04-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 248,626
Posted By utee94
My wife has made some fantastic contributions to...

My wife has made some fantastic contributions to our Airstream renovation as well. I ALWAYS listen to her! :)

-Marcus
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