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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 06-29-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,766
Posted By Buckless
Lug bolt lube

Water will cause lugs to rust and cause extra friction
My dad always put a small amount of oil on lugs and i have also slightly lubed lugs since 1976 have never had a loose wheel.
Just my two...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-01-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Buckless
We mailed the previous owners tag back to him no...

We mailed the previous owners tag back to him no problems.
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 06-01-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buckless
I would guess that something shifted against lock...

I would guess that something shifted against lock inside compartment, may try moving trailer forward swiftly or stopping swiftly or shifting weight form side to another in curve before damaging...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-23-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Buckless
When I bought my airstream the previous owner had...

When I bought my airstream the previous owner had already installed a normal home toilet directly where the RV toilet was and always left the dump hose hooked to the septic tank with no problems it...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 01-21-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,934
Posted By Buckless
gas line

Yes it sounds like you should blow out gas line there may be water mixed with goo.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-30-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By Buckless
tote

I thought about if you are not going to use the toilet you could add a valve at the end of your drain, have it closed. then open the valve on black tank then grey water would go into black water tank...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-28-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,322
Posted By Buckless
Right on Mr. Bob

Right on Mr. Bob
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-19-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Buckless
compressor

Once when I when I worked in food service I replaced a compressor The new compressor vibrated badly on start up and shut down. That problem was on the inside of compressor since the motor sits on...
Forum: Boondocking 11-16-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,464
Posted By Buckless
A MY LITTLE BUDDY propane heater would keep you...

A MY LITTLE BUDDY propane heater would keep you warm.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-16-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,803
Posted By Buckless
As far as lubricant goes, it is best to use a...

As far as lubricant goes, it is best to use a silicone spray lubricant.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-25-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Buckless
converter

For my purposes on my converter I disconnected the hot wire to converter and added a light switch to turn converter on and off at will.
You could disconnect your univolt converter then see if you...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-06-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,531
Posted By Buckless
truck bin

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CONTICO pro tuff bin truck box 3725-8
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-02-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,531
Posted By Buckless
Bin

Tractor supply has has hard plastic boxes with lock (not what you askes for) that I like in the tool box department worth looking at.

They do have a line of truck tool boxes
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-28-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,773
Posted By Buckless
fan blade loose

Most fan blades are held on by two set screws 90 degrees from one another.
Your fan looks to be more loose than normal may have worn the hole larger.
It should not slide so easily with set screws...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 09-21-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,322
Posted By Buckless
batteries

Just adding my two cents of experience worth exactly that.
I would disconnect batteries with a full charge and top off charge in three months or when preferred.

I have had good success with that...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-18-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By Buckless
Lights

I would check for other smaller fuses. There should be a fuse board somewhere.
Also you may have burned a wire, check wires connected to your switch and to lights for power.
One wire burn out would...
Forum: Tires 07-18-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,074
Posted By Buckless
tire bubble

In the past I have had tires on automobiles to do the same thing. I could not afford new tires. It is usually due to a problem in manufacturing process and can happen to any brand if not done...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-04-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By Buckless
AC fan

The only other thing to think of is if you have another item using power at the same time of low voltage like electric hot water or frig.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-01-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By Buckless
shroud

AC should run fine.
problem would be if something (bird, stick) were to fall into fan blades while in motion.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-30-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,643
Posted By Buckless
generator and AC unit

You may need to take a volt meter and check to see if your generator is putting out the correct voltage.
If voltage is low you adjust carburetor to increase motor RPM.
If voltage is high slow it...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-21-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Buckless
fan motor

Sounds like your fan motor may be bad. aaait should have an internal overload that turns it off when it is pulling too many amps and overheating. As it cools the internal overload will let it start...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-03-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By Buckless
Ac

A refrigerant leak usually will leave a trace of oil residue where the leak is.
A bad valve could cause low amps.
Hopefully you can reset something.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-06-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,190
Posted By Buckless
Bearing

The same as GCinSC2 said is what you may have to do. I used to do that a lot at the kaolin plant on bearings except we would use acetylene torches.
With a torch you would need to cut fast without...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 03-12-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Buckless
speakers

On my 72 airstream The antenna wire comes in from the road side of camper and the power and speaker wires come in from the curb side.
Speaker wires are as fallows orange paired with black, blue...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 03-07-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Buckless
Is the actual antenna still on the outside of...

Is the actual antenna still on the outside of trailer that is the only thing it goes to
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 03-07-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Buckless
speakers

Your speaker wire ends should be near the same area as the antenna wire.
I still like my FM radio
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-05-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,520
Posted By Buckless
voltage

You have a bad neutral connection somewhere.
when your ac turns on the voltage travels through it and causes 220 on line.
Find loose neutral maybe in or before trailer breaker box.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-30-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Buckless
Years ago when I first purchased a home computer...

Years ago when I first purchased a home computer they recommended a surge protector with battery backup that a computer should be turned off properly so I had that also.
While using the surge...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 09-29-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Buckless
batteries

If all cells are boiling, most likely batteries are being over charged and will ruin them.
You may disconnect one battery lead to save batteries or unhook shore power.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-28-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,107
Posted By Buckless
Jacking

In my opinion a bottle jack on a firm base is just fine, it will lift straight up. A floor jack must roll while jacking or will slide at top.
Lifting on the frame between axles will work.
On my 72...
Forum: Our Community 09-21-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,233
Posted By Buckless
Dc +-

You should have a DC voltage test meter with a red probe on positive side of meter and black probe on negative side of meter. It will read the DC voltage.
If you have the red probe on the positive...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-17-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,308
Posted By Buckless
Food grade epoxy

JB weld WATER WELD is safe epoxy putty for drinking water.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-12-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Buckless
I think the kill switch was on the battery side...

I think the kill switch was on the battery side so to be sure battery would not be over charged and ruined.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-11-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By Buckless
light ground

Make sure your light housing has a good ground. My lights did something similar to yours left to right blinking alternately. Ground was feeding through other bulbs somehow. I scraped off a piece of...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-26-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By Buckless
I know of a 72 airstream that has a regular...

I know of a 72 airstream that has a regular toilet installed.
The waste goes through the regular tank and out the regular drain for years with no issues.
The toilet runs enough water through it...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-24-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,637
Posted By Buckless
Yes an AC temp control or refrigerator control is...

Yes an AC temp control or refrigerator control is not meant to be on , off, on, without a little time elapse between on and on again.
The head pressure will make it overload the generator.
Even if...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-24-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,637
Posted By Buckless
ac and generator

After your ac compressor starts it builds up head pressure. If you adjust controls too fast you may turn off and on compressor before head pressure has a chance to bleed down. The compressor can not...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-12-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Buckless
Or swap fan blades

Or swap fan blades
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-12-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Buckless
Blower

You could reverse motor rotation by changing the motor wires around to see if it would blow better.
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