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Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-16-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,168
Posted By comprose
Looking for cover for 1999 AirStream Land Yacht

We'll be storing our 1999 Motor Home Lady Yacht 31 foot outside, and will need a cover. This is on Washington Puget Sound, so not so much could weather involved. Any ideas where there might be a...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-19-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,142
Posted By comprose
Parts?

Had a serious accident with my motorhome and unable to get parts to repair it. Damage is all curbside, and all on the lower body with the doors and panels around the storage compartments, as well as...
Forum: Vintage Kin 08-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 865
Posted By comprose
Need parts, but from where?

Had a serious accident with my motorhome and unable to get parts to repair it. Damage is all curbside, and all on the lower body with the doors and panels around the storage compartments, as well as...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-23-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By comprose
Thanks all. I'm going to go to 50psi for city...

Thanks all. I'm going to go to 50psi for city water, using my regulator. That should match pretty well the water pump psi.

Mike
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-19-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By comprose
Water Pressure

We always get better water pressure when using the water pump, as opposed to that coming in from the campground (yes, I do have a pressure reducer in line). Makes a great difference having a shower!...
Forum: On The Road... 04-19-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By comprose
Smile Thanks, Pat. Yosemite is a future trip. I haven't...

Thanks, Pat. Yosemite is a future trip. I haven't been in that area since the late 40's. Suspect it has changed, a bit :)
Forum: On The Road... 04-19-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By comprose
We put these on our list. Thanks.

We put these on our list. Thanks.
Forum: On The Road... 04-19-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By comprose
Great site with good information. Many thanks.

Great site with good information. Many thanks.
Forum: On The Road... 04-19-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By comprose
Wow. Great suggestion. We're on a bit of a time...

Wow. Great suggestion. We're on a bit of a time crunch getting through to Tahoe, but this has the makings of a separate trip. I know from years past this area; use to sail on Howard Prarie. Many...
Forum: On The Road... 04-14-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By comprose
Us 395

Planning on driving our 1999 Land Yacht 30 motorhome from Crater Lake OR to Susanville CA and then on US 395 to Lake Tahoe continuing on US 395 to Bishop CA, eventually to I-15 and Escondido CA. Any...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-01-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By comprose
The ladder is straight, but hinged 2/3 down (note...

The ladder is straight, but hinged 2/3 down (note the black hinges) so as to fold up against the upper section and allow access to the rear storage compartment. If I cannot find the ladder, I can...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-30-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By comprose
No reply after two attempts to contact them....

No reply after two attempts to contact them. Wondering if there are other possibilities?
Mike
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-08-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By comprose
Thanks, Joel. I've contacted them to see what...

Thanks, Joel. I've contacted them to see what they might have.
Mike
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-05-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By comprose
Ladder Replacement

I recently damaged my motorhome later, and need to replace. 1999 31' Land Cruiser Motorhome. Appreciate any suggestions for where to find a replacement.
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 11-06-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,989
Posted By comprose
Just to piggy-back on this thread. In addition to...

Just to piggy-back on this thread. In addition to lights, a safety jacket with reflective markings is also a must, day and night, anytime you pull over the road. I keep mine in the pocket behind the...
Forum: On The Road... 09-20-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,659
Posted By comprose
I use Tire Tracker TT500 on our '99 30' Airstream...

I use Tire Tracker TT500 on our '99 30' Airstream Land Yacht motor home. Easy to set up, as are most brands, and very happy with our choice. This product sems to be the TPMS of choice for Roger...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 09-17-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By comprose
Pleated Blind Broken

The pleated blind in the rear bedroom broke, not the blind itself, but the cords that guide and control it being raised or lowered. Now it is down, with no way of being raised, and simply flops with...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-14-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By comprose
Michelins certainly are good. I got a good price...

Michelins certainly are good. I got a good price quote from Les Schwab; have you had any experience with them on RV tires?

Mike
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-13-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By comprose
New Tires Needed

Time to get new tires. Currently I have 225/70R19.5F. Wondering options to purchasing, FMCA discounts on Michelin and Continental? Les Schwab? Other sources? Appreciate your combined wisdom?
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-01-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By comprose
NAPA is a good resource. Don't overlook Les...

NAPA is a good resource. Don't overlook Les Schwab Tires for brakes, etc. One thing about repairs, replacements. There's a difference between "coach" repairs and "chassis" repairs. Some outfits do...
Forum: On The Road... 07-29-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,387
Posted By comprose
I don't think Staysail takes reservation. Best...

I don't think Staysail takes reservation. Best check.
Forum: On The Road... 07-28-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,387
Posted By comprose
All are good. We specially like Dosewallips and...

All are good. We specially like Dosewallips and Point Hudson. Add to the list the John Wayne park, Sequim, on the shores of the bay. Also check out the "recycled" RV park near the mouth of the Elwah...
Forum: On The Road... 07-19-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By comprose
Fires in British Columbia

We were planning to head up into the BC interior next month, Hope, Princeton, Penticton area, but the current forest fire situation looks pretty dire. Anyone have any current information on this, or...
Forum: On The Road... 06-17-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By comprose
GS Roadside Assistance

I realize that GS Travel Assistance is different from GS Roadside Assistance, so a follow-up question. Family Motor Home Association includes a service similar to the GS Roadside Assistance....
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-08-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By comprose
MH Land Yacht Shower Vent

Any experience or suggestions repairing the vent in the shower? Not too sure how to access the unit, from the roof, or? This is on my 1999 30' Land Yacht motor home (it's actually 31')
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-20-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,863
Posted By comprose
Curious, what is the griddle brand? There are a...

Curious, what is the griddle brand? There are a lot on Amazon.
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-08-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,906
Posted By comprose
We've been towing a 2013 Passion for a couple of...

We've been towing a 2013 Passion for a couple of years now, with absolutely no problems. We found an excellent shield for it at Coastline Manufacturing in California, 909-484-6592 for $399 including...
Forum: 1974 - 1977 Overlander 03-29-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By comprose
Not concerned going into Canada, but will see how...

Not concerned going into Canada, but will see how returning into then USA goes, given the current attitude of US Cistoms and Immigration.
Forum: 1974 - 1977 Overlander 03-27-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By comprose
Any experience of this crossing the Washington -...

Any experience of this crossing the Washington - BC border crossings, that is, from the USA into Canada? Particularly at Summas?

Mike
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-10-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By comprose
Furnace not igniting

1999 MH furnace blower turns on when thermostat is engaged, but no heat produced. The burner ignites, but only for a few seconds before cutting off. Tried using the manufacturers instructions of...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 01-30-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,650
Posted By comprose
Like Richard, we moved from living aboard our...

Like Richard, we moved from living aboard our 1957 classic wooden 47' Richardson (16 years) onto the hard, and a few years ago bought our 1998 30' (which is actually 31') Land Yacht. The model name...
Forum: On The Road... 01-19-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By comprose
Probably April 2017

Probably April 2017
Forum: On The Road... 01-19-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By comprose
Road Condition

There's a road between Shanigan Lake and Port Renfrew shown in part as gravel, and on my map it also says "restricted road". Any local wisdom?

Mike
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-18-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,643
Posted By comprose
We re-floored our MH with LVT. Very happy with...

We re-floored our MH with LVT. Very happy with the results. Only caution might be is that this increases the weight of the rig. To be on the safe side you might factor this in. LVT is not light.
Forum: On The Road... 01-16-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,765
Posted By comprose
Lots of great information for you to cook (and...

Lots of great information for you to cook (and over which to salivate!). My only comment is not to try to do so much in a 4-week trip. There's simply too much to see and do unless you spend all your...
Forum: On The Road... 01-13-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By comprose
Many thanks for your replies. Actually, we...

Many thanks for your replies.

Actually, we are pretty familiar with the southern end on Vancouver Island, i.e. Victoria, Butchart Gardens, Sidney, Gulf Islands (we're former boaters). But Nanaimo...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By comprose
Vancouver Island

Planning a trip Seattle throughout Vancouver Island. Places we hope to visit are Nanimo, Campbell River, Torfino, Sook, Victoria. In other words, as much of the Island as possible in 3-4 weeks. Not...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-29-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,212
Posted By comprose
Peter, I sympathize with you on this. We drive a...

Peter, I sympathize with you on this. We drive a '99 30' Land Yacht MH. This past summer we did 7,000 miles over 70 days, and since we had a schedule (don't like doing that) we were pretty limited to...
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-13-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By comprose
Hi Peter, I had the same question with the '99...

Hi Peter,
I had the same question with the '99 30' Land Yacht MH I bought last year. I removed the center consul TV and have covered the hole with a piece of mahogany, stained to match the...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-25-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,900
Posted By comprose
A variation on this theme. On our '99 MH 30' Land...

A variation on this theme. On our '99 MH 30' Land Yacht I've pulled out the front dash TV Scared of getting caught driving while watching Days of Our Lives - - Wshington State Patrol can be fussy at...
Forum: Boondocking 08-12-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,079
Posted By comprose
As a boating instructor (www.cruisemasters.org),...

As a boating instructor (www.cruisemasters.org), when it comes to the navigation section, I teach using charts. Now boaters, especially new boaters on new pricy vessels, love their electronics - -...
Forum: On The Road... 08-07-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,530
Posted By comprose
A park in the Lyndon area would be great. A far...

A park in the Lyndon area would be great. A far easier border crossing site than the mob scene at Blaine. Good comments/suggestions above. You might contact Chuck Woodburry, editor of...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-02-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,029
Posted By comprose
We purchased our 1999 30' MH in 2015 for around $...

We purchased our 1999 30' MH in 2015 for around $ 22M (Portland OR). They call it 30', it is more accurately 31'. It had been idle for quite a few years so knew it needed mainly replacements (belts,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-11-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,382
Posted By comprose
Welcome to the world of Airsream motor homing. We...

Welcome to the world of Airsream motor homing. We just completed a 75 day almost 7,000 mile trip and thoroughly enjoyed the travel, and we're still speaking to each other. Not sure if Airstream...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-02-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,333
Posted By comprose
Keep on the search. There are motorhomes out...

Keep on the search. There are motorhomes out there, so good luck. By the way, Grande Prairie is my birthplace, some 83 years ago. Told it was very cold on January 24th!
Mike
Forum: On The Road... 04-17-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By comprose
What's to see on I-40?

Albuquerque NM to Nashville TN. Travelling on I-40 but looking for any alternative off-interstate places to visit, sights to see, places you visited (or wish you had) off I-40? The interstate is fast...
Forum: On The Road... 04-17-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By comprose
I-40 Alternative Places

Albuquergue NM to Nashville TN on I-40. Great road, but boring. Are there any off-interstate places to visit, places of interest, where you wish you had stopped to see, you get my drift. Somehow,...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-12-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By comprose
Hard Topping Up

Driving a 1999 30' Motorhome, Chevy 454 engine.
Except for the COSTCO gas pumps, I have a real problem trying to fully fill my gas tank. The auto-cutoff feature seems to be triggered way to soon....
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 04-10-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,457
Posted By comprose
As a former (perhaps still) boater, with over...

As a former (perhaps still) boater, with over 16-years living aboard, I've had my share of water pump issues. Now on a motorhome, what I've done is install good thick (1/2-inch) rubber washers for...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-10-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,622
Posted By comprose
Just finished coming down from WA into CA and now...

Just finished coming down from WA into CA and now out to the east. My rating of CA roads, including Interstates, US and CA highways is: 10% good or at least OK, 10% only fair, 80% just plain ugly....
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