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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-31-2020, 01:26 PM
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Posted By DesertStream
2008 Airstream Classic Limited

2008 Airstream Classic Limited 30 FB King Bed

This is a rare front bedroom king size bed model. A beautiful trailer that has received loving care. Very well furnished, air conditioning,...
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,864
Posted By DesertStream
Not sure what years these were made, but I...

Not sure what years these were made, but I believe it was at least in late 2008 and 2009. The name to look for is 30 FB K Classic Limited or 30 FB King Classic Limited. I have not found this model...
Forum: Our Community 09-02-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,864
Posted By DesertStream
Not sure if you are still looking for an AS with...

Not sure if you are still looking for an AS with a king-size bed. There was a very limited run of 30' Classic Limited with a Front Bed King. Here is the floor plan.

We have one of the 2008...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-14-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,939
Posted By DesertStream
We tow our 30' classic limited with our 2015 F150...

We tow our 30' classic limited with our 2015 F150 3.5L EcoBoost. We look ve in the mountains of Colorado and routinely cross 12k feet mountain passes. We have never regretted purchasing the F150. ...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-27-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By DesertStream
Dometic RM3804 Butter Compartment Door

On a recent trip our refrigerator door did not get latched well and at our first rest stop we found the door on the floor of our trailer. The only item that broke was the right butter compartment...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-15-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By DesertStream
Did you ever figure this out? We are purchasing...

Did you ever figure this out? We are purchasing a 1994 30' Limited with the same problem.
Forum: On The Road... 09-07-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By DesertStream
If I were looking for a commercial campground I...

If I were looking for a commercial campground I would probably select Elk Meadow RV Ranch (https://www.essentialcoloradorv.com/elk-meadow/). While we have not camped there, we have had several...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 08-30-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 38,039
Posted By DesertStream
To operate the folding table, you should be able...

To operate the folding table, you should be able to slide the stowed table toward the entry door on a sliding rail/hinge at the top of the folded table. Once the table is past the front edge of the...
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By DesertStream
I agree with Lynn's suggestion to head through...

I agree with Lynn's suggestion to head through Northern NM instead of staying on I 40. There is some beautiful country through there.

As far as camping at the Grand Canyon, we like to stay at...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-05-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,090
Posted By DesertStream
Julison, I had a similar problem on our 1966...

Julison,

I had a similar problem on our 1966 Tradewind. It was however causing the GFI on the shore power outlet to open. I tracked it down to circuit on the curb side of the trailer. ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-02-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,730
Posted By DesertStream
We have a 2006 Excursion and use a Hensley. It...

We have a 2006 Excursion and use a Hensley. It works great!
Forum: Member Introductions 05-28-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By DesertStream
Mariana, Congratulations on finding your gem. ...

Mariana,
Congratulations on finding your gem. We were the second owners of a beautiful '68 Ambassador. We sold it to a lady who was going to park it in Reno, NV as a home for her mother. That was...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-18-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By DesertStream
Welcome to the Forums, Al

Yeah!!! I am so glad to see that you made it on to the forums Al. I think that you will find lots of great information and fellowship.

Maybe now we can start a dutch oven cooking forum...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 10-16-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,795
Posted By DesertStream
Airstream Survey - Question 24

Question 24 on the Airstream, Inc. online survey reads:

If you are not a member of the WBCCI, would you be interested in joining another Airstream based club?

Is it just me or does it sound...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-28-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,998
Posted By DesertStream
Storycorps Airstream in Oakland, CA

According to the NovoMetro site the Storycorps Airstream is in Oakland, CA.

NovoMetro (https://novometro.com/news_details.php?news_id=2322)
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-28-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,115
Posted By DesertStream
Vintage Airstreams serve as guest quarters at aerotrekking base

John McAfee (of anti-virus software fame), uses restored vintage Airstreams as guest quarters at his private aerotrekking base in Arizonia. Aerotrekking is a sport that uses ultralights to explore...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-18-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By DesertStream
Michael, Glad it all worked out well for...

Michael,

Glad it all worked out well for you. Our family took a wrong road once into the mountains on a very steep and winding road. Before we found a place to turn around I lost the serpentine...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-16-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By DesertStream
Michael, If you are at the Wal-Mart near...

Michael,

If you are at the Wal-Mart near Sams Club, the Western Slope Auto is about 4 miles west on Hwy. 6 & 50.

Virgil
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-16-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By DesertStream
Western Slope Auto is the Ford dealership in...

Western Slope Auto is the Ford dealership in Grand Junction. I do not have personal experiance with the service department, but I have traded with them and they are good folks.

Their phone...
Forum: 1960 Safari 08-08-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,249
Posted By DesertStream
Just found a post about refinishing tubs using...

Just found a post about refinishing tubs using porcelain enamel from Midwest Chemicals. Midwest Chemicals (https://www.midwestchemicals.com/index.asp) I wish that I had known about them when we...
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 08-07-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 61,629
Posted By DesertStream
Virgil and Sheila Turner 1961 Flying Cloud ...

Virgil and Sheila Turner
1961 Flying Cloud S.N. 22TSS0617
Montrose, CO
Forum: Member Introductions 08-07-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By DesertStream
I love to hear about folks preserving historical...

I love to hear about folks preserving historical structures, whether they are on wheels or not. Enjoy Airstreaming!
Forum: Member Introductions 08-07-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By DesertStream
Were green with envy. Added your blog to my...

Were green with envy. Added your blog to my reader, and looking forward to following your journey. Make sure you stop by for Zarda's BBQ on 7 Hwy before you head this way. They don't understand...
Forum: On The Road... 08-07-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By DesertStream
Neil, The monsoons have arrived in Western...

Neil,

The monsoons have arrived in Western Colorado. We live in Montrose and I spoke to a friend in Ouray yesterday and she said the over the weekend there were several mudslides on 550 between...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-03-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By DesertStream
Another Great RMVAC Rally

Thanks to all the organizing committee members for a super rally. They just get better every year. The classes and presentations were great, but seeing all of our great friends and making new ones...
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,264
Posted By DesertStream
Lots of state parks in Oregon are on or near the...

Lots of state parks in Oregon are on or near the beach. Our favorite was Beachside. You can reserve specific sites. Crescent City, CA has a commercial campground right on the scenic harbor.
Forum: 1960 Safari 07-26-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,249
Posted By DesertStream
We had the same setup in our 1961 Flying Cloud....

We had the same setup in our 1961 Flying Cloud. We removed the rear cabinet assembly in order to refinish. The tub came out easily once the cabinet was out of the way. You may have to deal with...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-25-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,423
Posted By DesertStream
After towing for a few years using overdrive we...

After towing for a few years using overdrive we had to have our transmission rebuilt in our 1996 Ford Bronco. The transmission shop advised that when towing with the Ford you should always desengage...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 07-25-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By DesertStream
Garth - If the wheels are original they are...

Garth -
If the wheels are original they are most likely split rims. It may be difficult to find a tire shop to install new tires on split rims. You may be ahead trailering it as suggested or...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 07-25-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By DesertStream
Our '61 Flying Cloud had a 4' long cylinder tank...

Our '61 Flying Cloud had a 4' long cylinder tank that was aluminum. It was a pressurized system that used an air pump. When connected to city water the tank would pressurize while filling it. As...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-18-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By DesertStream
I have had fairly good luck repairing these using...

I have had fairly good luck repairing these using a soldering iron to melt the two peices back together. It takes some finesse and you should do it outside with good ventilation. I have one in my...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-17-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By DesertStream
Appears to be a reasonable price

Our first AS was a 1968 International Ambassador. Your post brings back the great memories of our first adventure of owning a peice of rolling history. We really enjoyed the room that we had with...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 07-12-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,174
Posted By DesertStream
Symptoms of the Faulty Oven Thermostat

The thermostat does not turn off the gas. It just keeps getting hotter and hotter until you turn off the control.

Virgil
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 07-09-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,174
Posted By DesertStream
RV Parts Outlet

Thanks for the lead James, but they said that the thermostat that they offer will not work on our range.

Virgil
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 07-09-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,174
Posted By DesertStream
Here are some photos and the model no.

The Model No. for our Magic Chef range is T720.
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 07-08-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,174
Posted By DesertStream
Harper-Wyman Oven Thermostat (Magic Chef Range)

Hello All,

After repairing the oven pilot supply line on the Magic Chef range in our 1966 Tradewind the Harper-Wyman thermostat has stopped controlling the oven temperature.

I had found that...
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