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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-10-2018, 12:47 PM
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Posted By floridalarry
1966 Airstream Globetrotter 20 - Florida

Title: 1966 Airstream Globetrotter 20 - Florida
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1966 Airstream Globe Trotter trailer restored and polished in 2010. Recently appraised at...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-29-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,516
Posted By floridalarry
Not sure why you would have had the issue with...

Not sure why you would have had the issue with the Blue Ox, unless you didn't have enough tension on the bars. Initially I had a little sway issue on my 28' Classic, but after talking with Dell at...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-10-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By floridalarry
When you check the tongue weight be sure to have...

When you check the tongue weight be sure to have your LP tanks and water tanks full. Throw some extra weight in the trailer too as if you plan to take a really long trip. The tongue weight will...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-10-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By floridalarry
WD Hitch

Look at the Blue Ox. Find out what your tongue weight is to make sure you get the correct bars. The nice thing about the Blue Ox is you do not have a anti-sway bar. Therefore you can back up with...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 06-04-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,662
Posted By floridalarry
Ers

I have found that Good Sam Club is excellent. Even have them for insurance. With AAA, the person who is the member must be with you. I blew out a tire and called AAA, but because my wife wasn't...
Forum: The Rally Zone 12-21-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 80,677
Posted By floridalarry
We will be canceling our site this morning. Site...

We will be canceling our site this morning. Site 133, Loop 103, In 1/5 Out 1/9. Sorry we cannot make it this year.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-04-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,108
Posted By floridalarry
1962 Bambi

Be sure to join the Vintage Airstream Club and join us at the Region 3 Rally in Hiawassee Georgia April 26-30, 2017.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-06-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By floridalarry
Go to www.agilebits.com. They are great people...

Go to www.agilebits.com. They are great people and can walk you through the process. We can always meet during the Canopener.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-06-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By floridalarry
If you still have issues, we can meet during the...

If you still have issues, we can meet during the Canopener.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-06-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By floridalarry
Go to www.agilebits.com. They are great people...

Go to www.agilebits.com. They are great people and will walk you thru the process. As mentioned I use it for all my usernames and password . . .
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-05-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By floridalarry
Yes, as with any site requiring a username and...

Yes, as with any site requiring a username and password. Every site that requires an username and password can be added into 1Password and with one click will open any site you have added into...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-04-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By floridalarry
I use Safari, Chrome and Firefox. I do not save...

I use Safari, Chrome and Firefox. I do not save my username or passwords in any of the browsers. Too each to be hacked. I have used 1Password for the last 8 years to keep all my personal logins,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-20-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,882
Posted By floridalarry
After having a Reese, Andersen and Blue Ox, I...

After having a Reese, Andersen and Blue Ox, I prefer the Blue Ox. Just remember that you need at least 1" bend in the weigh transfer bars. Do not use 1,000 # bars on an AS with 750 # tongue weight....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-15-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,882
Posted By floridalarry
I had a Reese WD with anti-sway. Each time I...

I had a Reese WD with anti-sway. Each time I would need to back up and make a turn, I had to remember to remove the anti-sway bar or I would bend it. Needless to say I bent it a couple of times. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-12-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By floridalarry
BTW, since your breakers are indented in the box...

BTW, since your breakers are indented in the box and you plan to use thin plexiglass to cover just the breakers, you may want to consider using commercial velcro. Makes it easy for removing and...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-12-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By floridalarry
Makes sense, since you can see the lighter...

Makes sense, since you can see the lighter breakers. Be sure to post some pictures when complete.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By floridalarry
Mine is a surface mount too. Attached a piece of...

Mine is a surface mount too. Attached a piece of 1/2" oak veneer plywood to the wall with toggle bolts and then mounted box on the plywood. To hid the box from view when you open the closet door,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-10-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By floridalarry
The box is a Siemens 8 slot, since it can...

The box is a Siemens 8 slot, since it can accommodate 4 double pole breakers or 4 single pole. I preferred to have a dedicated breaker for each line. Would have preferred a Square D, but they didn't...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-09-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By floridalarry
Breaker Box Upgrade

Had issues with the fuse (yes fuse) blowing while running the A/C, so I decided to look at all the electric wiring in my '66. First I opened the junction box where the exterior 30 amp power cord...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-02-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,690
Posted By floridalarry
I'm about to place an order for a Leer 100XQ cap...

I'm about to place an order for a Leer 100XQ cap for my 2015 Frontier. I plan to add the Thule Aero Bar Roof Rack. Not sure I will add solar, but now I have the ability to do that.
Forum: Tires 08-31-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By floridalarry
I had 225 75r 15 on my 66 GT. Had to deflate the...

I had 225 75r 15 on my 66 GT. Had to deflate the spare to put on. 16" will not work. Went with 205 75R 15 D rated
Forum: Insurance & Claims 08-28-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,836
Posted By floridalarry
Got an agreed upon value of $32,000 for my 66...

Got an agreed upon value of $32,000 for my 66 Globe Trotter for <$400 with Allied. Required an appraisal within the last two years and does not have to be kept in a locked facility. Contact - ...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-27-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By floridalarry
Would you take pictures of it and mail them to...

Would you take pictures of it and mail them to floridalarry@me.com? Just want to make sure it fits on a 66' Globe Trotter. Thanks.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-25-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By floridalarry
Do you still have it?

Do you still have it?
Forum: Insurance & Claims 08-22-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,836
Posted By floridalarry
Contact Bryan Rose at Good Sam Insurance Agency...

Contact Bryan Rose at Good Sam Insurance Agency (216) 802-3866, bryan.rose@ngic.com. Went with Allied and cost me one-half of what Progressive was going to change me on a $31,000 agreed price policy...
Forum: On The Road... 08-22-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,387
Posted By floridalarry
Working on my rivets too!

Working on my rivets too!
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-12-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By floridalarry
Would you email me s picture at...

Would you email me s picture at floridakarry@me.com.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-11-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By floridalarry
Vintage TV Antenna

I have a 66 Globe Trotter and trying to find an original TV antenna. Anyone know the years of Airstreams that used the same antenna. Any idea where I could find one?
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-05-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,190
Posted By floridalarry
I had purchased 225 75R 15 to replace 6 year old...

I had purchased 225 75R 15 to replace 6 year old 225 75R 15 tires on my '66 Globe Trotter. The tire shop up-sold me to E Rated tires. I was running 80 lbs as required by the tire manufacturer. They...
Forum: Tires 07-18-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,474
Posted By floridalarry
I cannot go with 16" on my '66 Globe Trotter. ...

I cannot go with 16" on my '66 Globe Trotter. Replaced the tires three months ago with Duro 225 75R x15, which was recommended by an AS dealer. However, the tire dealer up-sold me to E rated, which...
Forum: Vintage Kin 05-23-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By floridalarry
I believe you can already have an antique (new)...

I believe you can already have an antique (new) plate, but not a personalized prestige tag. If you have a 1965 antique tag, you may want to go to the tag office and check with them. It needs to be...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 04-20-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,836
Posted By floridalarry
I dropped Progressive and went with Good Sam....

I dropped Progressive and went with Good Sam. They placed me with Allied an Allstate company. I needed to provide an appraisal. I have agreed amount of $31,000 on my 66 Globe Trotter and it didn't...
Forum: Vintage Kin 03-13-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By floridalarry
I will contact my local representative and see...

I will contact my local representative and see what would work best. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Vintage Kin 03-12-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By floridalarry
Florida Historic Tag

I will attempt to have Florida Statute 320.086 revised to allow vintage trailers to use historical license tags. Currently the FS states . . . Any person who is the registered owner of a motor...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-21-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By floridalarry
Yep. Seems like the only one is Progressive. ...

Yep. Seems like the only one is Progressive. I'm having an appraisal done. The last appraisal was in 2011 and was appraised for $27,500.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-19-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By floridalarry
Vintage Insurance

Are there any other companies besides FCIS that offer agreed-upon value insurance?
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-08-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 80,677
Posted By floridalarry
Think I"m on the correct forum now. RSVP'd. If...

Think I"m on the correct forum now. RSVP'd. If anyone does not need their site in circle 103, please before you cancel, let me know.
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-08-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 107,376
Posted By floridalarry
Okay. Sorry!:mad:

Okay. Sorry!:mad:
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-08-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 107,376
Posted By floridalarry
Not that familiar with all the nuances in...

Not that familiar with all the nuances in posting, but I wanted to make sure you know that Linda and Larry Scovotto will be attending. We are in 025, 101. If anyone doesn't need their site in 103,...
Forum: The Rally Zone 02-08-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 107,376
Posted By floridalarry
Linda and Larry Scovotto will be there site 025,...

Linda and Larry Scovotto will be there site 025, 101. If anyone in 103 cannot make it, before you cancel, would you email me so that we can move to your site.. Thank you. floridalarry@me.com.
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 02-02-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By floridalarry
After searching for 2 years, found a 1966 Globe...

After searching for 2 years, found a 1966 Globe Trotter 20'. Had a 2002 Classic 28' and will never consider anything newer than 1985 because of the change in aluminum. If you look at the newer...
Forum: Tires 01-31-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,301
Posted By floridalarry
Just bought a 1966 20' Globe Trotter (2900#) with...

Just bought a 1966 20' Globe Trotter (2900#) with Carlisle Trail ST225/75R15 Range E. I need to replace and was wondering if Michelin LTX M/S - 225/75R15 would work?
Forum: Tires 01-31-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 44,318
Posted By floridalarry
Just bought a 1966 20' Globetrotter and it has...

Just bought a 1966 20' Globetrotter and it has ST225/75R15 tires. Not necessarily want to upgrade to 16". What LT Michelin would be recommended?
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By floridalarry
1956 Airstream Bubble 16 - Utah

Sorry didn't mention I was looking at the Bubble 16 for additional pictures.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By floridalarry
1956 Airstream Bubble 16 - Utah

Would you email additional exterior and interior photos. Floridalarry@me.com
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 01-11-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 591,802
Posted By floridalarry
I have owned tow AS. My last was a 2002 28...

I have owned tow AS. My last was a 2002 28 Classic due to health issues I sold it last year. After two new hips and a knee repair, I'm rethinking buying a 19/20 since I sold my big truck and bought a...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-03-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,979
Posted By floridalarry
Andersen and the Atwood (Marvel) coupler

I can. It happened to me. I noticed that the front of the shark fin was to completely sheared of when I was about to leave the Florida State Rally for home. When I got home, I began to raise the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-03-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,979
Posted By floridalarry
Andersen and the Atwood (Marvel) coupler

Let me state that this will be my last post on this tread. After finding the incompatibility with the Andersen and the Atwood 88010 (which is the same as Marvel) costing me a new coupler, then not...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-30-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,979
Posted By floridalarry
The saga continues

After replacing my coupler and setting up the AWDH as noted in the directions, we left Florida for 4,500 mile trip. The pictures show the condition of the AWDH at 1,800 miles.

First report -...
Forum: On The Road... 05-10-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 510,622
Posted By floridalarry
There is an app for ONP Walmart. Provides...

There is an app for ONP Walmart. Provides locations that allow over night parking. Get on iTunes.
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