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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-20-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By TomsEid
Hi Chris, Is the burner/klaxon valve unit...

Hi Chris,

Is the burner/klaxon valve unit working? If so, I'd be very interested. I'm in California but contemplating a trip to Michigan in the next month or so (I was born in Ann Arbor). If...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-20-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By TomsEid
Free: Vintage Propane tanks valve - California

Anybody doing a textbook restoration of a '50s/'60's Airstream? If you need an original dual propane tank valve, this one's yours for the asking, just pay for shipping. Not sure if it works.


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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-19-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By TomsEid
Free!: Drawer amp; Shelf, 1974 27' International - California

Have these parts left over, free to anyone willing to pay for shipping from Southern California.



View this ad at Airstream Classifieds - Free!: Drawer amp; Shelf, 1974 27' International -...
Forum: Axles 03-27-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,189
Posted By TomsEid
Smile Thank you again, everyone!

God bless the Air Forums community! Thank you, everybody, for your quick replies. Did not realize there was a natural curve in these axles. And yes, it's in the center, and there's no sign of...
Forum: Axles 03-27-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,189
Posted By TomsEid
Do I have a bent axle :(

More Adventures From Under The Airstream...

So as I'm working to solve my previous problem (see my recent skid plate post), I glance up at the axle itself and... uh oh. See pictures. I got a...
Forum: Axles 03-27-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By TomsEid
Thank you, gents!

Much appreciate the feedback. My neighbor also just told me they're called skid plates and have exactly the purpose you said, keeping the rim off the ground in case of a blowout.

The quickest...
Forum: Axles 03-26-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By TomsEid
Is this some kind of blow out protection brace?

Replacing the tires on my '61 Tradewind, I noticed this for the first time (see pics)- a triangular iron loop bolted to the axle behind the right wheel that seems like it might be a brace to protect...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-20-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By TomsEid
Steve & Hollie- I just got the notifications...

Steve & Hollie- I just got the notifications that you have replied to my post about needing parts for my 1961 Dometic frig. I have managed to get mine up and running by repairing the original parts....
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-03-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By TomsEid
Parts for Dometic refrig '55 '65 needed - California

I desperately need a new burner unit or parts for my old one for the Dometic in my 61' Tradewind. Refrigerator model is M50 B4, but there are a number of burner units from that era that could...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-22-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By TomsEid
Thumbs up Thanks

Thank you very much. I actually have the manual, and the repair link is pretty clear in stating that, A, you can't get a replacement and, B, it's very difficult to retrofit another type of...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-21-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By TomsEid
Parts/Advice needed for old Dometic 50 B4

This is in my '61 Tradewind. Love this old frig but it won't maintain a steady temperature- the burner is either on full or shuts off completely, won't go into low flame/maintain mode. The problem...
Forum: Refrigerators 03-29-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By TomsEid
Here's the unit I need

I just uploaded a picture and a diagram (from the original manual) of the dying burner unit from my '61 Dometic. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to upload files and post pictures on this...
Forum: Refrigerators 03-26-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By TomsEid
Wow, seriously? That could be perfect. I'm not...

Wow, seriously? That could be perfect. I'm not sure how you do private replies/messages on the forum, but my email is tomseid@aol.com- shoot me an email and we'll discuss further. Thank you!!
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-17-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,355
Posted By TomsEid
I would NOT recommend getting Harbor Freight watt...

I would NOT recommend getting Harbor Freight watt solar panels. I buy a lot of stuff there- they're great for expendables and hand tools- but I got one of their 25 watt panels for my '61 Tradewind...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-01-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By TomsEid
Wow, very cool, thanks so much. I will take a...

Wow, very cool, thanks so much. I will take a picture of my burner unit and sent it along and maybe we can figure out if yours will work.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-27-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By TomsEid
Thank you for the feedback and great ideas. Not...

Thank you for the feedback and great ideas. Not quite sure where I could find another old Dometic- or any propane refrig from that era- but that's what I'll start looking for. If I do find one...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-20-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By TomsEid
Yep, that's what I've concluded as well. Really...

Yep, that's what I've concluded as well. Really want to stay with a propane system since I'm off-grid a lot and only have one large solar-powered 12V battery. It's fine for lights, music, etc, but...
Forum: Refrigerators 02-18-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By TomsEid
'61 Dometic finally died :(

I've been nursing the burner/pilot on the Dometic refrigerator in my '61 Tradewind for a couple years now, but I fear it's finally giving up the ghost. Takes forever to light, sometimes won't stay...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-18-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By TomsEid
My '61 Dometic died!

I've been nursing the burner/pilot on the Dometic refrigerator in my '61 Tradewind for a couple years now, but I fear it's finally giving up the ghost. Takes forever to light, sometimes won't stay...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-03-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By TomsEid
Thank you, everyone! Air Forums are the best. ...

Thank you, everyone! Air Forums are the best. Hope to bump into all of you when I finally get this baby on the road!
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-01-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By TomsEid
Okay, so if I cut the bolts off, will I be able...

Okay, so if I cut the bolts off, will I be able to replace the toilet flange somehow and install new bolts? I have no idea what the toilet flange looks like under there...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-01-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By TomsEid
Removing bolts holding toilet- ? 61' Tradewind

Hey all, newbie here. I'm working on a '61 Tradewind, the (original!) toilet is in pretty bad shape and I think I need to replace it. However, the nuts on the two bolts holding the toilet to the...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-25-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By TomsEid
Unhappy '73- Crossed 12V circuit wiring?

Hi everybody...
I'm a newbie just starting to redo a '73 International 27'. It appears the 12V wiring circuits are crossed or mis-wired somehow. The yellow wire circuit seems to be fine (bedroom...
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