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Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-28-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By Corraleno
PJs on clearance at Target/Amazon

If anyone is still looking for a pair of the airstream/flamingo pajamas, they are currently available in all sizes from Target and Amazon -- on clearance for $11.89!

Nick & Nora® Pajama Coat Set...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-10-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By Corraleno
Well they were all gone within 12 hours of the...

Well they were all gone within 12 hours of the above post, and all to Airstream collectors, so I hope some forum members got lucky :wally:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-08-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By Corraleno
Airstream-on-the-Moon plates (cheap!)

For anyone who has been coveting one of the black and white plates with an astronaut having a BBQ on the moon with an Airstream behind him, there is a china company that has a bunch on them on ebay...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 04-29-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
BTW, I have PDF copies of handouts on the...

BTW, I have PDF copies of handouts on the following topics: axles, brakes, alloys/rivets, polishing, tanks, window repair, electrical systems, & univolt replacement. If anyone who was unable to...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 04-29-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Thanks so much for all your help and advice....

Thanks so much for all your help and advice. :flowers: And I can't wait to see the interior of the GT when you're finished, with all that gorgeous veneer and silver rivets!
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 04-29-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Yes, many many thanks to Flordemayo for being a...

Yes, many many thanks to Flordemayo for being a weekend Grandma to my kiddos, too!

It was great meeting you and your boys, Jerry -- Zoe sends hugs and kisses to them both and wants to know how...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 04-07-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 39,392
Posted By Corraleno
I have my 67 Caravel insured with State Farm for...

I have my 67 Caravel insured with State Farm for it's actual (agreed) value, which in this case is $9500. Premium is $81/yr, and they didn't ask for any appraisals or comparable sales or anything....
Forum: Insurance & Claims 04-07-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,087
Posted By Corraleno
I have everything (house, cars, truck, trailer)...

I have everything (house, cars, truck, trailer) with State Farm and have been very happy. Switched from AAA a few years ago (with whom I was not happy) and am very pleased I did. My annual premium to...
Forum: Axles 03-22-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Corraleno
Andy, I need to order the exact same thing for my...

Andy, I need to order the exact same thing for my 67 Caravel -- what are the advantages/disadvantages of 10" vs 12" brakes? Does the TV make a difference (05 Pilot)?

And is there any reason to...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-21-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,229
Posted By Corraleno
Uwe & Andy -- I'm so glad I read your posts about...

Uwe & Andy -- I'm so glad I read your posts about the round pin connectors, because when I went to a trailer supply place today to buy a truck-side connector to go with the round pin connector on the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-21-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
For some reason I thought the dry weight was...

For some reason I thought the dry weight was about 250, so I was figuring around 300 loaded. But I just looked it up and you're right, the hitch weight of a 67 Caravel is 300 dry -- thanks for...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-21-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
OK, here's the quote from the Pilot's manual...

OK, here's the quote from the Pilot's manual about the WD hitch (don't know why I didn't look this up last night -- duh):

"A weight distributing hitch is not recommended for use with your...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-21-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
Is the problem with using a WD hitch on a unibody...

Is the problem with using a WD hitch on a unibody vehicle strain/torque of the frame? I was searching around on one of the Honda Pilot forums last night, looking for info on this, and the consensus...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-20-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
Thanks Andy! (That reminds me -- I need to...

Thanks Andy!
(That reminds me -- I need to email you about a quote for fixing the squashed Pacer....)
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-20-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
Well, the more I read the more confused I get...

Well, the more I read the more confused I get :confused:

Is a Reese dual-cam overkill (or even ineffective?) for a 2300 lb trailer, or is it the best/safest for any trailer of any size?
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-20-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
It's a 2", thanks, I will look into those 2...

It's a 2", thanks, I will look into those 2 suggestions.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-20-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Corraleno
Best WD/Sway equipment for a Pilot + 67 Caravel?

We have a 2005 Honda Pilot and have just bought a 67 Caravel (our 59 Pacer was crushed in transport -- long story :mad: ). The Caravel is about 60 miles away and we need to bring it home this...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-05-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Ken, if we could get a count of how many singles...

Ken, if we could get a count of how many singles are coming with trailers, then could we perhaps squeeze in a few more singles like Dan who would be coming without trailers?
Forum: Dollars & Cents 01-28-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 122,121
Posted By Corraleno
This guy clipped the ornament hook off of one of...

This guy clipped the ornament hook off of one of the Hallmark Christmas ornaments (notice he never shows the top of the item), and is selling it as an "O Scale 50s Airstream." He claims it's "diecast...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-28-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
I sent it out this afternoon. :wally:

I sent it out this afternoon. :wally:
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-28-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Oops. OK, I just went to the FCU website...

Oops.

OK, I just went to the FCU website linked in your signature, and printed out the application form. Who do I make out the check to, and do I send it to the address on the form (Glendale, AZ)?...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-28-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
I'll certainly volunteer mine -- and the...

I'll certainly volunteer mine -- and the "demolition" phase has already been done, thanks to Mr Ray "Hot Shot Express" Reavis. :mad:

The frame has been redone, but other than that the trailer is...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-28-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Ken, is it OK if we bring the kiddos Saturday &...

Ken, is it OK if we bring the kiddos Saturday & Sunday? Since our poor squished Pacer is not remotely campable, we will leave it at the campground during the rally, so we can work on it, but we will...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-27-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
I believe it's just chafing from the strap, there...

I believe it's just chafing from the strap, there doesn't seem to be any denting there.

Photo #3 was taken standing in the doorway looking down at where the hinge side of the door frame is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-26-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Eric said it was just too hard to find the time,...

Eric said it was just too hard to find the time, with 2 small kids and a busy job. He kept it on a rural piece of property he owned, about 45 minutes from home, and he just couldn't find enough time...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-26-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Here are photos of the top of the frame from the...

Here are photos of the top of the frame from the outside; the whole door frame from the inside (I had to stand at an angle to get the whole frame in); a detail of the area where the hinge side of the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-26-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
BTW, thank you so much for the link to the FCU...

BTW, thank you so much for the link to the FCU Restoration Rally, Bill -- I will definitely be taking the Pacer, and several members have already offered help. This forum is awesome! :flowers:
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-25-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
I spoke to the shipper again this morning and he...

I spoke to the shipper again this morning and he claimed he'd talked to his insurance co, they wouldn't cover it because it's "wind damage," blah blah blah....so I told him that if they wouldn't...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
First I have to figure out who his insurance...

First I have to figure out who his insurance company is -- the DOT doesn't have any insurance info listed for him. :(
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Hmmmm. His current ID on Uship is Reavis Express,...

Hmmmm. His current ID on Uship is Reavis Express, so I guess he just opened a new account in a new name. But the old account (hotshotexpress) had 100% positive feedback. If everytone else was so...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-24-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
Thanks for the tip Jerry, I'll check them out. Do...

Thanks for the tip Jerry, I'll check them out. Do you mind if I ask how much it was? You can PM me if you want. I'm trying to get an idea of how much to go after the shipper for. :mad:

Jackie
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Andy, do you have a rough ballpark figure of what...

Andy, do you have a rough ballpark figure of what this would cost to fix? I'm trying to get an idea of how much to go after the shipper for.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-24-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corraleno
I live in the Albuquerque area and my family will...

I live in the Albuquerque area and my family will definitely be there! I also have a great project trailer for folks to demonstrate on -- I would desperately like to have some help and advice with my...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
I think I put $3000, which is what I paid for it.

I think I put $3000, which is what I paid for it.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Thanks for the link, that gives me a hope that at...

Thanks for the link, that gives me a hope that at least some of this can be repaired. I just hope we can sort out the door frame. :sad: For replacing exterior panels, what type/gauge aluminum do I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
His Uship profile says "Full Value Protection –...

His Uship profile says "Full Value Protection – no additional charge up to $100,000.00" and "Your property is insured to $100,000." But he's now saying that's only if he's in an accident, not if...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
He says his insurer only covers damage if he was...

He says his insurer only covers damage if he was in an accident and the trailer was destroyed, and they won't cover "wind damage" (what a joke!) while it's on his trailer. I had it trailered, not...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,397
Posted By Corraleno
Unhappy '59 Pacer damaged in transport -- need help!

I bought a 59 Pacer with no interior but a near perfect shell and had it transported from FL to NM. The good ole boy who transported it obviously thought it was a worthless piece of junk because it...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 01-21-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 244,002
Posted By Corraleno
Do those of you who maintain a mirror polish use...

Do those of you who maintain a mirror polish use a wax or sealant in between the annual repolish jobs? If so, is there any particular brand/type that works better over a mirror polish?
TIA,
Jax
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-28-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,733
Posted By Corraleno
Well, I just bought a 1959 18' Pacer! A 22-footer...

Well, I just bought a 1959 18' Pacer! A 22-footer probably would have been more practical with the kids, but this little trailer called my name, and I just had to have it! It should tow OK with our...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-15-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,733
Posted By Corraleno
I really appreciate all the responses, this is a...

I really appreciate all the responses, this is a great forum and you all have given me a lot of think about! I've read in several different threads here that new airstreamers (like me) often buy a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-15-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,733
Posted By Corraleno
Thanks for the link, that was very interesting!

Thanks for the link, that was very interesting!
Forum: Our Community 12-14-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 407,616
Posted By Corraleno
28' Argosy in Oklahoma: 4 bunks, dinette up...

28' Argosy in Oklahoma: 4 bunks, dinette up front, new carpet & drapes, photos look great. $2500
28 Foot Argosy Trailer (https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/rvs/482240235.html)
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-13-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,733
Posted By Corraleno
An airstream dealer told me today that since...

An airstream dealer told me today that since Albuquerque is a mile high, I'd lose 25% of my rated towing capacity right off the bat, and if I want to go up into the mountains as well, then I probably...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-10-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By Corraleno
Also, in Vegas: 1975 Overlander (27'), good...

Also, in Vegas: 1975 Overlander (27'), good exterior, new frame/floor/holding tanks, just waiting for a new interior, $2500.
https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/rvs/503725705.html
Forum: Member Introductions 12-10-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By Corraleno
Hi Lawfish, I'm a newbie too. I've been searching...

Hi Lawfish, I'm a newbie too. I've been searching a lot of the western craigslist listings for vintage AS, and there's a couple on the Reno craigslist you might be interested in. There's a 1958...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-10-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,733
Posted By Corraleno
Wow, thanks for all the great advice, I really...

Wow, thanks for all the great advice, I really appreciate the input!

A bit more detail about our situation: We will only be using the camper for short trips, probably 4-5 days max. We're in NM...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-09-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By Corraleno
Thank you 47WeeWind, that's exactly what it is,...

Thank you 47WeeWind, that's exactly what it is, now that I compare the photos! Hmmm, I guess I have to decide if I want to go as big as 21'. Also, it seems like it would be a bit dark with so few...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-09-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By Corraleno
The only photos I have don't show the exterior...

The only photos I have don't show the exterior front or back ends; from the interior pics I can see that the end windows are rectangular with 2 horizontal panes. Does that mean anything? I've asked...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-09-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By Corraleno
HELP -- does a '51 Clipper have a pipe frame?

There is a 1951 Clipper in good condition for sale near me. (At least I assume it's a Clipper, a 1951 18-footer would be a Clipper, right?) Anyway, I have read conflicting information about the...
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