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Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 08-06-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,054
Posted By Caroyl
Go for the Gas 😃

Lots of great comments already offered, so here’s another consideration I haven’t seen mentioned... We added the same Furrion gas range offered in the new Airstreams to our 1989 during renovation. I...
Forum: On The Road... 09-03-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,655
Posted By Caroyl
If you can, recommend stopping at the Minnesota...

If you can, recommend stopping at the Minnesota Airstream Park, it’s gorgeous! 😍
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-27-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,239
Posted By Caroyl
We have a 26’ Vintage Airstream. We just took...

We have a 26’ Vintage Airstream. We just took delivery in a new Ford F-250 we ordered. 6.2L Gas engine, 2wd, Lariat... 3,514# payload 👍🏼🎉 A friend bought the F-250 King Ranch with 4wd and a Diesel...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,815
Posted By Caroyl
Our 1964 Overlander was missing much of the...

Our 1964 Overlander was missing much of the interior and what was left was in unsalvagable condition. We did a total rebuild that turned out very nicely. For details, just read about it on Laurie...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 11-23-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,685
Posted By Caroyl
We did a total reno/rebuild of our 1964...

We did a total reno/rebuild of our 1964 Overlander and we bought the Dometic CU-434 and had it installed in the new cabinetry I designed and built. I love it, especially the flat glass cover.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-29-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 72,747
Posted By Caroyl
Do y’all know if everything is full at this late...

Do y’all know if everything is full at this late date?
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-11-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 142,810
Posted By Caroyl
Is it too late to register to attend??

Is it too late to register to attend??
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-04-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,549
Posted By Caroyl
If you drop me an email, I can more easily attach...

If you drop me an email, I can more easily attach lots of photos and explain more about my design.
Caroyl.Johnson@gmail.com
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-03-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By Caroyl
If you are building the radiant heating in the...

If you are building the radiant heating in the floor, I’d recommend looking into using “green pipe” with joints that are welded @450 degrees, it is truly freeze proof. The folks at RetroRV in Phoenix...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-02-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,771
Posted By Caroyl
We have AGM batteries.

We have AGM batteries.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-02-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By Caroyl
The vent pipe runs inside the wall behind the...

The vent pipe runs inside the wall behind the refrigerator.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By Caroyl
Installation isn’t terribly difficult if you...

Installation isn’t terribly difficult if you allow for it in your redesign. 312679
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-02-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By Caroyl
We did a total rebuild of a ‘64 Overlander....

We did a total rebuild of a ‘64 Overlander. Didn’t replace the furnace. We installed a Platinum CAT. It is a VENTED catalytic heater with safeguards built in. https://ventedcatheater.com/6.html


I...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-30-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,771
Posted By Caroyl
I built two drawers and installed under my twin...

I built two drawers and installed under my twin bed. They pull out via full extension slides. A matching drawer front is hinged to drop down and reveal additional storage. It provides enough room for...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-02-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,902
Posted By Caroyl
Would you please tell me more about your WiFi...

Would you please tell me more about your WiFi setup and post some photos of it?
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 05-02-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 591,802
Posted By Caroyl
Ambrosia [emoji1360][emoji307] I built kitchen...

Ambrosia [emoji1360][emoji307] I built kitchen cabinets with this beautiful wood. Awesome [emoji2]
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-30-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,367
Posted By Caroyl
Please tell me more 😃 What van (details please)?...

Please tell me more 😃 What van (details please)? Pictures of bikes inside van?? 😃😃
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-30-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,551
Posted By Caroyl
Nissan Van - NV 3500

Does anyone here tow with a Nissan NV 3500, 12-passenger van! We are considering one to tow our 1964 Overlander that is fully rebuilt... new axles and on up. We would like additional passenger and...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 03-02-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,549
Posted By Caroyl
Yes, thanks! I finished up my table last...

Yes, thanks! I finished up my table last summer/fall. 305293
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-18-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,529
Posted By Caroyl
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Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-18-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,529
Posted By Caroyl
The first section is attached with a piano hinge...

The first section is attached with a piano hinge to a narrow box/drawer like carrier with drawer slides inside that connect to a piece of 2x4 that is glued and pocket screwed to the bottom of a 7”...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,529
Posted By Caroyl
Replacing Dining Table Top

A hardwood table isn’t difficult to make for a woodworker or cabinet maker. This is the one I build and installed in our 1964 Overlander during a full renovation/rebuild we recently completed. Weight...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-08-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
Absolutely [emoji2] the heater is the Platinum...

Absolutely [emoji2] the heater is the Platinum Cat and is a VENTED catalytic heater which uses less propane and a tiny bit of battery (12v) power. For more info see https://ventedcatheater.com/6.html...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-07-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
303711 Here’s our SMEV installed during our...

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Here’s our SMEV installed during our total renovation of Gracie, a 1964 Overlander.
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-07-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,601
Posted By Caroyl
303710 This is how I ended up creating a...

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This is how I ended up creating a shower curtain rod for our ‘64 Overlander.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-07-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By Caroyl
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Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-07-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By Caroyl
We just finished Gracie including one bunk bed...

We just finished Gracie including one bunk bed for the grandkids [emoji322] Are y’all planning another Bunkhouse Rally this year?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-07-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Caroyl
We have a new Anderson WD hitch on the...

We have a new Anderson WD hitch on the truck/trailer. Should we weigh the trailer unhitched? Park the trailer on a CAT scale with the tongue on a different section than the axles?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-06-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Caroyl
Calculating dry and tongue weights

Numbers on top are the truck without cargo, but include DH & me.
Numbers below are with truck on the front CAT scale section and Gracie (dry/empty) on the next section.
Our 2009 F-150 Supercab,...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-10-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,239
Posted By Caroyl
Al, Please tell us more about your system 😃...

Al,

Please tell us more about your system 😃 and which equipment specifically you bought. I had 12v wiring positioned above our back window during the reno for this purpose. I had planned to buy...
Forum: Our Community 10-06-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,166
Posted By Caroyl
I agree, and the aurguments hey very tedious and...

I agree, and the aurguments hey very tedious and annoying. I get the daily forum emails and they rarely contain posts of real interest to vintage owners. I have posted a number of times and get...
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-03-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Caroyl
I’m totally rebuilding our ‘64 and needed to...

I’m totally rebuilding our ‘64 and needed to create templates, cut and fit all the bulkheads (interior walls). I went to a local custom cabinet shop. They were kind enough to order any plywood I...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 08-10-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By Caroyl
I agree, give John a call. He worked on ours and...

I agree, give John a call. He worked on ours and he knows vintage Airstream's.
Forum: On The Road... 08-01-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Caroyl
I just got this email... THE GREAT...

I just got this email...



THE GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE


In case you haven't heard, The Great American Eclipse is coming our way Monday August 21, 2017. The Eclipse will peak over The Top...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Caroyl
Give them a call. Rates differ based on...

Give them a call. Rates differ based on membership and they are allowing non-Airstreams (first time ever) at a much higher rate.
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Caroyl
We have a reservation at TOG for the eclipse....

We have a reservation at TOG for the eclipse. Just called them about a week ago. He said they have plenty of spots and only $12/night for members.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-22-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By Caroyl
Sorry we missed y'all this year. Hope we can join...

Sorry we missed y'all this year. Hope we can join you next year with the grandkids. We have them here now for Vacation Bible School (VBS) at our church. It's every year the week after Father's Day...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 06-22-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
Love the quartz counters with the CU-434...

Love the quartz counters with the CU-434 [emoji1303] Any idea what the counters weigh?
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 06-18-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By Caroyl
Bathroom door in '64 Overlander

Our Overlander was half gutted when we bought it so I don't really know what type of door it had between the bedroom and bathroom. Can someone post pictures and a description please?
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 06-18-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Caroyl
We are also making good progress on a total...

We are also making good progress on a total rebuild of our '64 Overlander. I allowed for 76" long and 31" wide. Is have to measure when I get home, but I think that gives us 22-24" for the...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 05-13-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
Everything fires [emoji91] up and seems to work....

Everything fires [emoji91] up and seems to work. Haven't finished the reno, so no cooking with it yet.
Forum: Our Community 04-29-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,391,270
Posted By Caroyl
I just gotta ask... what is a "recent vintage"...

I just gotta ask... what is a "recent vintage" and how does compare with a "mature" 80's Airstream? ������
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 04-18-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,349
Posted By Caroyl
Wiring a marine stereo in vintage airstream trailer

How do I go about wiring a marine stereo, 12v Blu-ray player and Sirius/XM in vintage airstream trailer. The cabinet it will be mounted in is built. The 110v and 12v outlets are installed.

This...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-16-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,717
Posted By Caroyl
Bookmarked [emoji1303]

Bookmarked [emoji1303]
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 04-16-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
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Forum: General Repair Forum 04-16-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,445
Posted By Caroyl
283555283556283557 I was able to make some good...

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I was able to make some good progress before leaving it with Tim McNutt in Augusta. He's got it for 1.5 weeks to install propane system and appliances. I'll continue with the...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 04-16-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,835
Posted By Caroyl
Our is getting installed along with our other...

Our is getting installed along with our other appliances while I'm traveling for family matters. I'm excited to check it our when I get home in a little over a week. [emoji2] Hope everything works.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-24-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,755
Posted By Caroyl
This is why I'm not even bothering to install a...

This is why I'm not even bothering to install a new furnace in our '64 Overlander's full renovation. We are installing a vented catalytic heater and will augment with a small electric heater if...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-20-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,949
Posted By Caroyl
Thanks [emoji1303] How close to the ceiling is...

Thanks [emoji1303] How close to the ceiling is the top of the bunk? How large are the family members sleeping in them? I'm trying to figure out how much clearance I'll need for my grandkids.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 03-20-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By Caroyl
Thanks [emoji2] Would a 3-way work with solar as...

Thanks [emoji2] Would a 3-way work with solar as well, or is the 12v compressor type more efficient?
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