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Forum: Other Rallies & Events 05-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By barbara4rb
Funny, I was thinking the same thing.

Funny, I was thinking the same thing.
Forum: The Pet Forum 03-23-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 167,241
Posted By barbara4rb
White Sands, NM Rally

Here's a shot of Carly, keeping an eye on things when we were able to camp on White Sands in Sept. What a magical place! Another shot of she and her sister, TJ.
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 01-24-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,980
Posted By barbara4rb
Driveway Camping :-)

Oh I think you have excellent taste in Airstreams.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-23-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,914
Posted By barbara4rb
The anatomically correct male and female...

The anatomically correct male and female toothbrushes that Janis had the pleasure to receive a few years ago met an untimely end. They will not be in attendance. We didn't know there was an...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-22-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,914
Posted By barbara4rb
Of course you are welcome! Sign up on the...

Of course you are welcome! Sign up on the airforums rally page and we'll keep an eye out for you.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 12-20-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,914
Posted By barbara4rb
Flat Richard will be in attendance. ...

Flat Richard will be in attendance.

Happily, the x-rated towels I unwrapped last year was stolen by our Texan friends. Unfortunately the Texans can't make it this year. Good thing the towels were...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-23-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,836
Posted By barbara4rb
Mud Dauber's nest?

HI
We had a similar situation with our furnace while over-nighting in Flagstaff, AZ in March 2 years ago. Blower comes on, could hear the click of the igniter, but no ignition, no heat, just blew...
Forum: Photography 10-02-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,593
Posted By barbara4rb
Lining up at Valley of Fires in Carrizozo, NM to...

Lining up at Valley of Fires in Carrizozo, NM to caravan to White Sands.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-02-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,545
Posted By barbara4rb
Dunderheaded?

Oh, I like that word. We could call it the dunderhead filter. Stupid stuff in, *****'s out.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-02-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,545
Posted By barbara4rb
Synonyms too?

Is it smart enough to ***-out the synonyms?
In alphabetical order of George's words....
** **
*****
*****
******
hmmmm? don't know for next two, and lastly

*****
Forum: Photography 08-16-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 22,360
Posted By barbara4rb
Santa Fe Sunset

Santa Fe sunset at the 4CU Summer in Santa Fe rally.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 07-16-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,119
Posted By barbara4rb
Tarps and clearcoat

My 92 Sovereign 21 has failed clearcoat, and the prev owner covered it with a tarp over the last winter he owned it because the vents leaked. There are tarp marks where the clearcoat had come off....
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,187
Posted By barbara4rb
I have really enjoyed reading this thread. AND...

I have really enjoyed reading this thread. AND thanks to those of you who gave nice descriptions of backing mechanics and how you+partner/spouse work as a team. I especially liked the "unwinding"...
Forum: On The Road... 07-04-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,187
Posted By barbara4rb
Take your rig into a big, empty parking lot and...

Take your rig into a big, empty parking lot and practice turning and backing--no pressure, no one watching, nothing to run into. You can take a few empty coke cans, or cones, and practice turning...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-03-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,572
Posted By barbara4rb
I helped some friends place photos and ads for 4...

I helped some friends place photos and ads for 4 tractors and a Mini Cooper in Albuquerque Craigslist. Within 24 hours we received an email like you describe ("out of country, paypal, agent will pick...
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,521
Posted By barbara4rb
How long is the road leading into the cul de sac?...

How long is the road leading into the cul de sac? Would it be easier to get the truck/trailer backed into the circle, (ie. backing down the street from the 12:00 position) then nice and easy back...
Forum: On The Road... 05-03-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By barbara4rb
Ohhhh la la is right. My favorite too!

Ohhhh la la is right.
My favorite too!
Forum: Our Community 03-15-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By barbara4rb
We purchased our Airstream from a couple who had...

We purchased our Airstream from a couple who had purchased it as their wedding present to each other. He developed kidney problems and other health issues and their (now our) Airstream had sat for...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-02-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 79,720
Posted By barbara4rb
Nice video. Thanks for posting it. When we...

Nice video. Thanks for posting it.

When we drove back home in June (Flagstaff to ABQ), we had the crazy winds, mainly cross, some tail. We knew the wind was blowing by the trees, etc, but didn't...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-01-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By barbara4rb
Campground power makes life easy. Dry...

Campground power makes life easy.

Dry camping--solar panels keep the batteries charged, as long it is sunny, and your batteries are in good shape. The panels give you all the juice you need for...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-30-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 79,720
Posted By barbara4rb
Beauty Shop Rules

My friend owns a hair salon. She learned that there are three things you never discuss with a customer 1) politics, 2) religion, 3)sex.

These Tow Vehicle posts sometimes break 1 or 2 of the BS...
Forum: Winter Living 01-21-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,524
Posted By barbara4rb
Been there, done that....

To answer your question--How to know if you have cracked pipes....I have on my desk a 5" piece of tubing and filter that was in the auto-fill line from my Airstream. The filter had water in it and...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-10-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,755
Posted By barbara4rb
Morning ...

at Balloon Fiesta
Forum: On The Road... 10-26-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By barbara4rb
I just had to reply to this! You are doing it...

I just had to reply to this! You are doing it just right!!

Our first trip with our 92 Sovereign was a 180 mile trip to Heron Lake in N New Mexico to a 4CU rally. I figured best first trip with...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 10-24-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,369
Posted By barbara4rb
All signed up and looking forward to seeing...

All signed up and looking forward to seeing everyone. I wonder where those toothbrushes are for the white elephant gift exchange????
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-22-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By barbara4rb
Just happen to have my New Mexico Magazine right...

Just happen to have my New Mexico Magazine right here on my desk, and I didn't notice what he was leaning against. WOW, what a nice surprise. HECK, he doesn't even mention it in the editorial!
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-10-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,719
Posted By barbara4rb
Look familiar?

Some *#&#$!!** tried to pry open our door in May while it was parked in our carport. This pic shows the damage. The no-gooders, as my dad would say, didn't get in, the dead bolt held, but the lock...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-31-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,248
Posted By barbara4rb
I'm partially stripped

I started stripping my 92 Sovereign with Removall last summer. I found where the clearcoat was peeling badly, the Removall worked great. Where the clearcoat was still intact, it had a hard time....
Forum: The Pet Forum 07-14-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By barbara4rb
We love camping

We love it when we go camping. We get to take lots of walks and visit everyone. We also take great naps in the Airstream!
Forum: Member Introductions 05-16-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By barbara4rb
Hi, We're in Albuquerque. The Four Corners Unit...

Hi,
We're in Albuquerque. The Four Corners Unit is a great bunch of Airstreamers.

You might consider coming up to the Restoration Rally at Enchanted Trailed RV park in ABQ 2nd weekend of June....
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 05-03-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,046
Posted By barbara4rb
I had both my vents in my 92 Sovereign 21'...

I had both my vents in my 92 Sovereign 21' replaced with Fantastic Vents last year. Yep. Wires were there just waiting for them. Bet yours are too!
Forum: Axles 04-21-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,762
Posted By barbara4rb
Low Rider Trailer and Clearance?

We just replaced the axles on our 92 Sovereign 21'. Never worried about the ride and didn't have any popped rivets. Things rode pretty well inside too. But the whole trailer was low (bought it that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-16-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,239
Posted By barbara4rb
From Tacoma to F250

I'd like to chime into this discussion, if I may. Our Sovereign 21' loaded is about 5000 pounds. When we first got it, I towed it with the Tacoma, towing capacity of 6500#. Our first trip was a 400...
Forum: Axles 04-03-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
No shocks. The old axles were the originals from...

No shocks. The old axles were the originals from the factory. These Dexter axles have a Torflex design. Here's a link to the PDF describing it. (I think this is the correct thing. I'll let Uwe...
Forum: Axles 04-03-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
Those shiny new wheels will look great on the...

Those shiny new wheels will look great on the beach, don't you think? We'll all need to wear sunglasses when we're near the Airstream. What beach do you have in mind? How far from Albuquerque and...
Forum: Axles 04-02-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
Part 4

Once the old axles were off, and new axles positioned, new alignment holes had to be drilled. Axles bolted on, electric brakes wired up, and pretty new tires installed. The trailer clearance on the...
Forum: Axles 04-02-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
Part 3

Once the tires were off, the next step was to remove the axles. Ha Ha. These bolts has been crimped (or something!) They would not come off with the socket+cheater bar approach. The holding tanks...
Forum: Axles 04-02-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
Part 2

We dropped the trailer and Uwe used a fork lift to move it into his shop. Once inside, they jacked up the trailer. If you love Airstreams of any kind, this shop was wonderful!
Forum: Axles 04-02-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,798
Posted By barbara4rb
Getting Axles at Uwe's

We met Uwe Salwender, owner of Area 63 Productions, at the FCU's Vintage Restoration Rally last year. Uwe is an expert when it comes to Airstream restorations. In the fall, he sent me/and guided me...
Forum: On The Road... 11-09-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By barbara4rb
Holiday Travel Trailers in ABQ?

Hi,
I never stored our Airstream at a dealer, except when it was in for repairs and upgrades--all at Holiday. Andrew and Lucas are very nice to deal with, very helpful, did first rate work.

As...
Forum: Our Community 08-29-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,352
Posted By barbara4rb
I will keep my eyes peels for a Tradewind being...

I will keep my eyes peels for a Tradewind being towed by a dark green Explorer. I'm always on I-25 here in Albuquerque, so who knows??? We might get lucky.

I had an interesting buying experience...
Forum: Our Community 08-21-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,927
Posted By barbara4rb
Did somebody say ceiling height?

Eleven feet, three inches ought to do it.
Forum: Our Community 08-05-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,927
Posted By barbara4rb
-you spend $1.29 on iTunes to buy Miranda...

-you spend $1.29 on iTunes to buy Miranda Lambert's "Airstream Song" without even listening to it.

-you remodel your carport to raise the roof so the Airstream can have a safe place out of the...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-19-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By barbara4rb
I have that problem exactly....

The previous owner covered the Airstream with a tarp because the 2 roof vents leaked. The results are exactly as you describe, plus there are some brown marks that we can't figure out. ?Maybe tree...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 06-15-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,802
Posted By barbara4rb
I have a long list...

I signed up for the rally to learn how to remove the outside smudge/tarp marks on my Airstream. I left this rally with a list of things to do, the outside probably being the last. I know how to...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-01-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,045
Posted By barbara4rb
Where's the pictures of the biceps and triceps?

WOW. Beautiful!
Other pics? :-))))
Forum: On The Road... 05-03-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,746
Posted By barbara4rb
Good Advice

I am sorry you're fearful with your AS, and can empathize. AND I agree with all the practical advice on this thread! Practice, practice, practice! Our Airstream is parked at our property 15 miles...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 03-24-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,108
Posted By barbara4rb
Ahhh great flooring in your Sovereign. Thanks for...

Ahhh great flooring in your Sovereign. Thanks for the pics. Our two projects for the Restoration Rally are the outside skin and getting rid of the carpet. Do you know what floor material you have in...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 03-23-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,108
Posted By barbara4rb
A beauty!

Welcome and hope you enjoy your Sovereign as much as we enjoy ours. Yours looks brand new! Ours has spent its life outside in the New Mexico sun. We have some issues with the clear coat, normal for...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-05-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 27,174
Posted By barbara4rb
We're in!

Looking forward to this! Been watching balloons every year for years, but this ought to be great with beach front camping!
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