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Forum: General Repair Forum 11-12-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks for your input. Much Thanks to...

Thanks for your input.

Much Thanks to "richw46", his advice was spot on.

I no longer need a repair shop. I found the 2-35 Amp fuses blown in the Inverter. I have ordered the fuses from...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-12-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Freedomrider
Much Thanks, richw46. Your advice was spot on. I...

Much Thanks, richw46. Your advice was spot on. I found the 2-35 Amp fuses blown in the
Inverter. I have ordered the fuses from Amazon. Can't wait to see my Inverter switch operating again. I...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-12-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks richw46. I am inclined to try this. It...

Thanks richw46. I am inclined to try this. It makes sense. If there are issues can I PM you?
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-11-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Freedomrider
Electrical Assistance in Jacksonville, FL Area

Hi ALL,

Can anyone in the Jacksonville, FL area, recommend a service facility, Mobile RV, or an electrical repair person, who has service experience on the Airstream 12V system.

I over-loaded...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-11-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Freedomrider
Electrical Assistance in Jacksonville, FL Area

Hi ALL,

Can anyone in the Jacksonville, FL area, recommend a service facility, Mobile RV, or an electrical repair person, who has service experience on the Airstream 12V system.

I over-loaded...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-11-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks DKB-SATX. Just realized I had a response....

Thanks DKB-SATX. Just realized I had a response. I think you are right. I can't find an external fuse.

I think my best option is to get it inspected by qualified technician. Thanks again,...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-03-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Freedomrider
Inverter Circuits Not Working

HI All. Help please. I overloaded my inverter circuit. Now none of the Inverter circuits work nor does the Inverter Remote light come on to trurn the 12V system Off or ON.

I have the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-13-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Freedomrider
30' Classic Microwave Replacement

Hi all,

We want to replace our Microwave/Convection Oven that was destroyed in a electrical mishap on our 30' Classic. The old model has been discontinued. So far the only option I can find is...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 01-14-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Freedomrider
Air Safe Hitch (Class V) & Weight Distribution Bracket

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Tongue weight (TW) - 1400lbs, G.T.V.W. - 14,000lbs. The only...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Freedomrider
Item Sold

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

12K High Performance Reese Weight Distributing Hitch w/ Built-In Sway Control (Reese Part # 660022), 2 5/16" Ball, 14, 000 lbs...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 06-20-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Freedomrider
Glad to know that I am not alone. I am at about...

Glad to know that I am not alone. I am at about 115,000 miles. I have not had any issues up to now or had any work done. I just need to know from a professional where I stand and what to look for...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 06-19-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Freedomrider
FYI, just found an Authorized Dealer in Orlando,...

FYI, just found an Authorized Dealer in Orlando, FL. for Dexter. It's Davids Trailer, 407-293-2922.

Hope this helps anyone else that is looking in this area.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 06-19-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks Ted S., Very helpful information. I...

Thanks Ted S., Very helpful information. I would like to have it all inspected while someone is in there. I am just not able to do this myself because of medical reasons. I will just keep looking...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 06-18-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Freedomrider
Never R Lube, Brakes & Inspections

Hi All,

I am in much need to find a Authorized Dealer or a qualified recommendation for someone to Inspect and/or repair (if necessary) any issues on my 2013 Classic 30' Airstream brakes. I live...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-20-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,067
Posted By Freedomrider
My experience with AS of Tampa was not pleasant...

My experience with AS of Tampa was not pleasant at all. I am local to them. I wanted to get some repairs done on my Classic shortly after they opened the new section. Their first question to me...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-19-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks for your feedback.

Thanks for your feedback.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-18-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Freedomrider
Info on Lew

Awesome post on Lew. Your setup sounds awesome. I have a factory installed system they I would like to consider upgrading. What a great place to start.

Is it possible to share information on how...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-18-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Freedomrider
Replacement for Solar Inverter Remote By WFCO

Hi All,

On my 2013 30' Classic, I have factory installed Solar Panel system. My "Inverter Remote by WFCO", has beginning to fall. This part has a Push Button switch w/LED, in the center which...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-10-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,001
Posted By Freedomrider
Brake Recommendations

Hi All,

I am overdue for a brake inspection and any repair work needed for safe travels. I live in the Lakeland/Tampa, Florida area. I usually get my work and repairs done at J. D. Sanders. ...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-06-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,479
Posted By Freedomrider
Thank you Mr. Giovanetti for your prompt and...

Thank you Mr. Giovanetti for your prompt and through response. I do have two Honda 2000i generators that I do run in parallel. The though was appealing to deal with one Gen instead of two.

I...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-05-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,479
Posted By Freedomrider
Cool Soft Start Kit For A/C

HI All,

Really glad I found this post. PLEASE help me understand. I have 2 A/C's
(15K/13.5K, 2013 Classic).

I read on Micro-Air's website, but have not heard any Airstreamers say or...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-12-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 193,179
Posted By Freedomrider
Thank you soo much for this education. You...

Thank you soo much for this education. You explained it so I could understand it. I will implement this option when the time come.

Thanks again for your concern and taking the time to share your...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-11-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 193,179
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks Guys. I would say these are some good...

Thanks Guys. I would say these are some good batteries.

dkottum, in reference to the "Battery Disconnect Switch" is this something you added to your Airstream or is this standard on Airstreams. ...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-10-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 193,179
Posted By Freedomrider
AGM Batteries

Hi All,

I have had excellent service out of my AGM Batteries on our 2013, 30' Classic. It has been 2 1/2 years now and they are still going strong.

My question is, what has been the life span...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 06-01-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks. I did find a solution. It is good to...

Thanks. I did find a solution. It is good to sleep on a problem. I figured out how to remove the Bi-Fold cover. Very simple, just press in the arms and presto. Also, I was informed by a Airstream...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 05-30-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Freedomrider
Oven Bi-Fold Cover Corian Replacement

Hi All,

I have a Atwood Black 3-Burner Cook Top oven with a Bi-Fold Cover, on our 2013 30" Classic. The Bi-Fold cover is covered with the same material that covers the counter (Corian, Almond...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-06-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Freedomrider
idroba, Thank you for the wisdom of the day....

idroba,

Thank you for the wisdom of the day. You were so right. My mind was so geared to deal with a major issue, I overlooked the obvious. The faucet was definitely clogged. I am also sure...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-05-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Freedomrider
No Water in Sink after Winterizing

HI All,

Decided to winterize my trailer (30' 2012 Classic) by blowing the water out of the line with "Air." Went to use it today, all the plumbing works fine (shower, toilet, and Kitchen), except...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Freedomrider
2013 Airstream Classic 30 - Florida

Title: 2013 Airstream Classic 30 - Florida
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Priced to sell. Time to upgrade. This Classic is in very good condition. Queen Bed, Rear Wall,...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks all. After giving it some more...

Thanks all. After giving it some more consideration, is seems like a no-braineer not to list it here first to evaluate the response. It is good to hear others have had very positive experiences.
...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-11-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks for your responses. We are still looking...

Thanks for your responses. We are still looking for a consignment option. It is always good to have options for repairs when you are mobile,

Thanks again.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-06-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By Freedomrider
Consignment Recomendations in Florida

Hi All,

After reading a Airstream Article (Sutton), it recommended selling your Airstream through a Consignment Company with a good website. I rather like this idea because they may be able to...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 01-18-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks guys. Your help is much appreciated. I...

Thanks guys. Your help is much appreciated. I will address this issue the next time we are in for service. This was something I had initially wanted to address when we bought.

This is an...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 01-16-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Freedomrider
acstokes, Thanks for your input and you are...

acstokes,

Thanks for your input and you are on the money. I checked and found my printer voltage was to high (9.5). Low voltage items it works fine and stays on.

However, a weird thing just...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 01-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Freedomrider
Lightbulb Solar Problem

Hi All,

My Solar system seems to be working fine, except when attempting to use the "Inverter Outlets. The outlets will work when initially when cutting the system on. In less than a minute, the...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-03-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks all for your input. The link...

Thanks all for your input. The link DavidsonOverlander provided answered all the questions that I could imagine. I don't think we have to worry about anything. So, hopefully we are not the ones...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Freedomrider
Rules To Enter Canada

Hi All,

We are set to enter Canada near Montreal on Monday. My question is during the entry inspection of your RV, what is the normal procedure? What will they not allow you to cross the border...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks Lewster, This is good to know how...

Thanks Lewster,

This is good to know how the system really works. I am scheduled to take my unit to a Dealership in New England, of course, who did not seem too concerned this is an issue. ...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks HowieE, Your info is much...

Thanks HowieE,

Your info is much appreciated. Education means a lot when you do not have any. My A/C works great. I am just trying to cover all of my bases, now that the warranty will be...
Forum: Tires 07-10-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,949
Posted By Freedomrider
I have 16" Michelins LT's. I am over 40,000...

I have 16" Michelins LT's. I am over 40,000 miles without incident. Did a lot of driving (over 20,000 miles) with temps approaching 100 degrees out West.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Freedomrider
A/C vent not blowing Air

Hi All,

Help please.

Just noticed that both my A/C units does not blow air out of the right side vent only (vent on the street side). Vent on the left side and both ends blow air forcefully...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-15-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks all. The baby is scheduled for the Camper...

Thanks all. The baby is scheduled for the Camper Clinic II, in Budda, Texas on Friday. Sure hope they are up to the task at hand. I will keep you informed as to what takes place. Sure hope we...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-13-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Freedomrider
HowieE, I just found something that may make a...

HowieE,
I just found something that may make a difference. In the Radio/DVD compartment/cabinet when checking the voltage, I found the AC outlet (with shore power on and DC power off) has no power...
Forum: Full-Timing 04-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 20,971
Posted By Freedomrider
This is how we started. This month has been one...

This is how we started. This month has been one year full-timing. We knew nothing about RVing except, we knew we wanted to do this. Thank God for this forum, very kind, and knowledgable people. ...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-12-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Freedomrider
High AC Voltage Problem

Hi All,

I am having a problem with my AC voltage outlets. They are burning out my charging devices; phone and computer. I have been monitoring the electrical outlets and they all are around a...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-03-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By Freedomrider
Help with Tripping Converter Fuse

Hi All,

We have put about 20,000 miles on our new 2013, 50 amp, in-line surge protector, 30' Classic Airstream since last November. No real problems to speak of except in the last couple of days,...
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Freedomrider
Point well taken. We will see what the state of...

Point well taken. We will see what the state of affairs are in a week.

Thanks
Forum: On The Road... 10-03-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks again all. Here is a update for...

Thanks again all.

Here is a update for Allen, TX area. Due to the Government Shutdown, the COE has forced all of it residents into the surrounding RV Parks for the foreseeable weeks and months. ...
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Freedomrider
Thanks all for getting back to me so quickly. ...

Thanks all for getting back to me so quickly.

Right now, Lake Ray Roberts looks like a good bet but is Lewisville closer? I was told Ray Roberts is about 27 miles from Allen. I was given no...
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Freedomrider
RV Park Near Allen, Texas

Hi All,

The wife and I are looking to take a class in Allen, Tx, Oct.16 thru the 19th, this month. We are looking for a safe RV Park location near Allen or Plano, Tx. All the locations we able...
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