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Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-12-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,868
Posted By WGreg
We hope you have good weather and good times at...

We hope you have good weather and good times at the rally. Wish we could be there, but previous plans... Hope to see you all in June!
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-31-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By WGreg
As mentioned, it's helpful to keep your ball and...

As mentioned, it's helpful to keep your ball and coupler slightly lubricated. For the few instances my pin holes didn't line up, I have pulled the tow vehicle slightly forward with some weight on...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 08-30-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,926
Posted By WGreg
I have a Champion 2000W unit and have been...

I have a Champion 2000W unit and have been satisfied with the performance and noise level. I doubt that it would run my air conditioner and haven't tried. It was half the price of the similar sized...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 08-30-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By WGreg
I remove it when traveling and if I need the...

I remove it when traveling and if I need the front end lower than the foot attachment allows.
Forum: On The Road... 08-23-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By WGreg
We normally use the heat pump if the ambient...

We normally use the heat pump if the ambient temp. isn't expected to be below the mid 30s. It seems to work fine. We sometimes use a space heater too. If it's forecast to be below the mid 30s, we...
Forum: Our Community 08-23-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,384
Posted By WGreg
I was 50, and my wife was 49.

I was 50, and my wife was 49.
Forum: On The Road... 08-23-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By WGreg
I have toted black water during an extended stay...

I have toted black water during an extended stay figuring that was easier than breaking down and driving to the dump then returning to the campsite and setting up again. After dumping the black, I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-27-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,044
Posted By WGreg
We rarely use the truck lanes/fast flow pumps to...

We rarely use the truck lanes/fast flow pumps to fuel up. It seems like the auto diesel pumps are becoming more prevalent in the areas we frequent. When the fast flow pumps are the only option, I...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-27-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,578
Posted By WGreg
Wiring other than your recommendation must cause...

Wiring other than your recommendation must cause one battery to recognize a different resistance to the load than the other, although I wouldn't think it significant unless one battery was some...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-27-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,578
Posted By WGreg
I don't believe it matters electrically to which...

I don't believe it matters electrically to which battery each of the two load cables are connected so long as the two batteries are paralleled and the paralleling jumpers are at least the size of the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-13-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,749
Posted By WGreg
We had a great time at the Moraine View rally! ...

We had a great time at the Moraine View rally! Thanks to everyone for the warm welcomes and good times. We hope to see you all again at the 2017 rally. Great video Clint!
Greg & Mary.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-13-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,868
Posted By WGreg
We will be at Turkey Run that weekend so will...

We will be at Turkey Run that weekend so will miss the fall rally. We hope to see everyone again at the 2017, June rally.
Greg & Mary
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-08-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,749
Posted By WGreg
I was able to access the flyer. You did a nice...

I was able to access the flyer. You did a nice job putting it together. We will arrive tomorrow, early afternoon.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-03-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,749
Posted By WGreg
We will bring chips and salsa to the Friday...

We will bring chips and salsa to the Friday evening hot dog fest. We will also bring a cold cauliflower salad to the potluck. Mary is also planning a desert of some kind. We are looking forward to...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-01-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,620
Posted By WGreg
I have lit up the running lights exactly per the...

I have lit up the running lights exactly per the picture from moosetags. Works fine.
Forum: On The Road... 05-16-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,334
Posted By WGreg
A few things from my routine: 1. Make sure the...

A few things from my routine:
1. Make sure the ball is latched to the coupler. I look up under the coupler to inspect. Someone mentioned lifting the trailer to accomplish the same thing.
2. Do a...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-11-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,350
Posted By WGreg
Other. I recently bought a Champion 2000w unit. ...

Other. I recently bought a Champion 2000w unit. So far, I'm satisfied with it.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-22-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,749
Posted By WGreg
We have a group trip to Ramsey Lake State Park...

We have a group trip to Ramsey Lake State Park planned over July 4th. Ramsey was one of the parks said to have been closed. I called the park office yesterday and was told they are not closed, but...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-20-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By WGreg
Welcome! You will find a lot of useful...

Welcome! You will find a lot of useful information in the Forums.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-19-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,646
Posted By WGreg
I can't say for certain because I've not run it...

I can't say for certain because I've not run it side by side with a Honda, but I didn't think it was loud at all. It is specified to be 53db at 23 feet.
I drive a Honda and have other equipment...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-19-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,646
Posted By WGreg
I bought a Champion 2000 watt inverter/generator...

I bought a Champion 2000 watt inverter/generator on sale from Camping World for less than $500 delivered. That was earlier this year. I am well satisfied with the unit, and it was about half of what...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-08-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,423
Posted By WGreg
I might be deviating from the topic, but brushes...

I might be deviating from the topic, but brushes leaving scratches in the clear coat was mentioned. Is there a cure for those scratches? They are only visible when the sunlight hits them and i'm...
Forum: Commercial Listings 04-07-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,391
Posted By WGreg
I didn't need a screwdriver to remove mine. Just...

I didn't need a screwdriver to remove mine. Just grabbed each bottom side, slid up slightly, and lifted it out of the housing.
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 04-06-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By WGreg
I just purchased a 2nd, longer black tube to hold...

I just purchased a 2nd, longer black tube to hold my 15 foot rhino hose rather than cut the hose down to fit the tube that came with the AS. I attached the new tube using self tapping stainless...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-06-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By WGreg
OK, so I found the problem. The outside squirrel...

OK, so I found the problem. The outside squirrel cage isn't tight enough on the motor shaft and slipped up against the sheet metal housing. It has apparently been moving around enough to be quiet...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-06-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 151,777
Posted By WGreg
My post above was in reply to 66Overlander. I'm...

My post above was in reply to 66Overlander. I'm still trying to figure this posting thing out, so please bear with me.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 04-06-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 151,777
Posted By WGreg
I have a 2005 model which I believe is older than...

I have a 2005 model which I believe is older than what your AS is. I ordered two skylights from Maxim in February and completed installing them in March (it was warmer then). I called Maxim with my...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-04-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By WGreg
Noisy Air Conditioner

I have a single, Penguin, 13.5K btu air/heat pump that's become noisy. It makes a clicking or rubbing sound when running regardless if the compressor is running or not (even with fan on only). When...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-31-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 151,777
Posted By WGreg
I just finished adding 2 Maxim skylights to our...

I just finished adding 2 Maxim skylights to our 31' Classic. I used OSI Quad for sealing the lights to the curb and a product called Duck Patch for the flashings and all the other roof penetrations....
Forum: On The Road... 03-24-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,294
Posted By WGreg
As I'm sure you noticed within the numerous...

As I'm sure you noticed within the numerous posts, you're not alone making mistakes. I left my rear stabilizers down once while trying to hook up. It doesn't work so well. OTRA15 is right about the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-17-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,174
Posted By WGreg
My suggestion is to run your furnace and open...

My suggestion is to run your furnace and open cabinet doors where water lines may be behind them. The thermostat on our AS goes down to either 40 or 45 degrees, and I have used that lowest setting to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-29-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,876
Posted By WGreg
I'm also having trouble operating the drain valve...

I'm also having trouble operating the drain valve and have had to use pliers on it of late. I've removed the access cover underneath the trailer and can see the hose clamps used to connect the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-21-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By WGreg
You might try another test meter. If the one...

You might try another test meter. If the one you're using shows power at the outlets yet nothing you plug in works, I would be suspicious of it.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-21-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,779
Posted By WGreg
I should have added that the dimensions of my...

I should have added that the dimensions of my pole barn are 48' x 30'.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-21-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,779
Posted By WGreg
I built a pole barn about 9 years ago that houses...

I built a pole barn about 9 years ago that houses my AS, assorted toys, and work shop. I bit the bullet and poured a concrete floor while building. I'm glad I did, because it would have been a pain...
Forum: On The Road... 02-17-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,280
Posted By WGreg
I installed a 2" receiver on the front of my F250...

I installed a 2" receiver on the front of my F250 and have had no problems with it. It does take some time getting accustomed to seeing a couple of bikes hanging off the front. I looked at some rear...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-31-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,220
Posted By WGreg
I tow our AS with a F250 diesel using a Reese...

I tow our AS with a F250 diesel using a Reese dual cam sway control unit. That setup has performed well for me. I think it comes down to what sway control one believes is best for them to drive...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-31-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,284
Posted By WGreg
We had a Honda CRV before moving to a 2014 Pilot....

We had a Honda CRV before moving to a 2014 Pilot. Both the CRV and Pilot were/are well built, reliable vehicles. I know the style of the new Pilots has changed, but if the previous versions are an...
Forum: On The Road... 01-29-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By WGreg
I have thought about getting an inverter for our...

I have thought about getting an inverter for our 05 Classic but haven't done so yet. I wasn't aware there were Airstream trailers with factory installed inverters. Proof again there's always...
Forum: On The Road... 01-28-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By WGreg
Are inverters common with the newer units? Our...

Are inverters common with the newer units? Our 05 doesn't have an inverter. The only source for 120 VAC in the AS is through our 30 amp shore power connection.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-21-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,289
Posted By WGreg
I'm agreeing with all who said only one heat...

I'm agreeing with all who said only one heat pump/air conditioner can be operated from a 30 amp service. I've heard that there are often a 13.5 kbtu and a 15 kbtu unit on the Airstreams with two...
Forum: On The Road... 01-13-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,738
Posted By WGreg
This is good info to be aware of. We're tentively...

This is good info to be aware of. We're tentively planning a long trip to AK in 2017. Sounds like a generator should be added to our list of things to take.
Forum: Member Introductions 01-13-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By WGreg
Welcome! You will find a lot of useful...

Welcome! You will find a lot of useful information from these forums.
Forum: 1997 - 2004 Bambi 01-12-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,819
Posted By WGreg
Your project looks great! We're considering...

Your project looks great! We're considering doing the same thing to our 2005 Classic. It's helpful to hear the experiences of others (and to see pictures of the finished project).
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-08-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By WGreg
I bought some LED 1141 equivalents at WalMart in...

I bought some LED 1141 equivalents at WalMart in the automotive section. So far, so good.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-07-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By WGreg
A single, air/heat pump unit should work fine...

A single, air/heat pump unit should work fine from a 30 amp main service to your unit. If I remember correctly, it's a 20 amp breaker in the electrical panel that supplies my air/heat pump unit.
Forum: Our Community 01-06-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,460
Posted By WGreg
We use the heat pump above 35 degrees. It does a...

We use the heat pump above 35 degrees. It does a good job. As far as the heat pump noise, when we are in, we set the fan to run continuously. We seem to get accustomed to the fan noise, and the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-28-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,749
Posted By WGreg
Moraine View

Mary and I are new to this rally and are looking forward to attending. It sounds like a great time. We landed on E7.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 11-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,320
Posted By WGreg
I too had the same problem and put it back into...

I too had the same problem and put it back into shape using channel lock pliers so the gears would engage properly. I have my AS in storage for the winter so can't readily look, but as I remember it...
Forum: Our Community 11-13-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By WGreg
Welcome! I've found a lot of useful information...

Welcome! I've found a lot of useful information in the forums and am sure you will too.
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