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Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,087
Posted By doh
Login length

Now, instead of a 3 letter login, itís 21, simpler to just browse vs login, has this been given some thought?
Forum: Insurance & Claims 10-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,396
Posted By doh
Foremost ins

Foremost is not Foremost of 10 + years ago, somewhere around 2010 Zurich purchased Foremost & Farmers insurance. Vaporized Foremost administration & gave control to Farmers. Jacked up my premium & I...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-09-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,035
Posted By doh
Did not read all 11 pages of posts, but the...

Did not read all 11 pages of posts, but the starting & stopping clunk sound I'm familiar with. Had it briefly when I first went to the EQ. Had nothing to do with the EQ - was the hole where the...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 01-26-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,303
Posted By doh
Vintage Rally

Thanks Gayland, will be great to see your :wally:smiling face again

ts
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-24-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,387
Posted By doh
I too have been pondering the best choice for 2...

I too have been pondering the best choice for 2 years.

I have a 25A Safari with a EAZ-Lift hitch and friction sway control - while the sway control has served me well - it is at the bottom of the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-30-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,733
Posted By doh
#1 I would suspect carbonized contacts on the...

#1 I would suspect carbonized contacts on the park 30A outlet - the larger the load, the greater the voltage drop / current increase.

If you have a voltage meter in your trailer you should see a...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 01-25-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,643
Posted By doh
New "Alcoa" finish started...

The new Alcoa finish started about 144 units before 15 December 1998 -that's the DOB of my 99 Safari SN 512756.

Per the 1999 Safari parts manual, page I-3 - all trailers after SN 512612 have the...
Forum: Our Community 07-18-2004, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By doh
Inspection

Sunny Manchaca here -

There is a place (service shop) in Manchaca that does it - easy in / out

Last year I found a list on the web TXDOT or somewhere - that listed all
approved inspection...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-14-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,000
Posted By doh
No. Units producted

You can bet they do

They may not want to get into the business of being bothered with 1,000 questions though.

The serial number tells it all
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-14-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,391
Posted By doh
Jack Sync instructions

If it's a Barker jack there are some PDF's here with instructions

https://www.barkermfg.com/product_instructions/product_instructions.html
Forum: Our Community 03-31-2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,214
Posted By doh
Metal Prices - are indeed increasing

I'm in the process of having a back and partial sides added to my RV port. Steel prices are up 66% since last June - due to demand in China. The steel industry uses a baseline ref. of Jan. 1997 and...
Forum: Our Community 03-24-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By doh
Thumbs up Silvertwinkie

Have house guests coming for 5 days

They can have the house!

My wife & I are moving into the AS in the backyard - & the weather is 75 day time, 55 night time.

Will try to get a green...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-24-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By doh
Thumbs up wahoonc

The Fleetwood party line is that $$ is the issue. This is good for Fleetwood, particulary explaining the rift to their customers.

The Coleman story is that it is quality.

I had a 1993 Coleman...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-22-2004, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By doh
wahoonc

Those Colemans will soon be rare - since they are no longer made

Fleetwoods dismal quality control cost them their Coleman license. Nice to see that Coleman expects products that have their name...
Forum: Our Community 03-20-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By doh
Thumbs up nickcrowhurst - thanks

I stand corrected, but glad I triggered your response.

Doh! - I knew it was something added - wrong on the nickel. Very interesting post! - anyone who reads it should benefit considerably.
...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-19-2004, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By doh
remcolent

Dumb question

Have you tried www.dexteraxle.com

They have a on-line store, don't know if they ship outside the US.
Certainly worth checking

They have a great site - lots of documentation,...
Forum: Our Community 03-19-2004, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By doh
nickcrowhurst

Stainless is Stainless because it has a high nickel content, which is why stainless is so 'hard' and expensive to machine. Good stainless steel will never rust, cheap stainless steel (low nickel...
Forum: Our Community 03-19-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By doh
Pep Boy's?

I don't think so,.... but who knows

You can always go to your favorite Internet search engine and take a peek at the WWW.

Should be available at your friendly local Airstream dealer, or...
Forum: Our Community 03-19-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By doh
Polishing Rock Guards

Perhaps it's just mine but

After the pink stiff - I tried some metal polish - specifically for SS, same thing - rag turned black quickly, same splotchy look.

Has been several months now and...
Forum: Our Community 03-18-2004, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By doh
Thumbs up The Pink Stuff

I had a old 1992 Dodge van (white) with some serious dark stains on the door outside - nothing would remove the 'stains in the paint' - but Walbernize made them go away almost instantly - it was...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-18-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By doh
Vortec 6.0

I recently bought a 2004 Dodge 2500 HD/hemi/3:73 - price was a lot better (thousands) than the Chevy. As I recall, the 2500 Chevy PU - Extended cab, 6.0 L Vortec and 4:10 rear end was rated to tow...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 03-18-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By doh
Foremost vs. State Farm

I also have State Farm auto & home (20 years) and Foremost on the trailer ( 6 months).

State Farm is $120.00 a year less for the trailer than Foremost & I trimmed the fat ($100.00 off of the...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 03-18-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,443
Posted By doh
Foremost

jcanavera is correct as far as I know - I have Foremost on a 99 Safari, I'm not the original owner - but it is covered for the price I paid for the trailer. There is no doubt about that.

I was...
Forum: Our Community 03-17-2004, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,613
Posted By doh
Screen door protection

Sorry - no pics available right now - but I used (on the lower inside of the screen door) 1/2" mesh dark green vinyl coated wire - any Home Depot/Lowes has it, 3/4"x 1/2" aluminum angle for the...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 03-17-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By doh
Exclamation Insurance

Foremost will insure it for the price you paid for the trailer & the premium will reflect that.

In Texas - Auto liability automatically extends to any trailer connected to the insured tow...
Forum: Our Community 03-16-2004, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,952
Posted By doh
Unhappy The sad truth

The sad truth is that there is very little you can do to stop a determined thief - other than some audible alarm system to attract attention to an event in progress & one that has never generated a...
Forum: Our Community 03-16-2004, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,952
Posted By doh
Angry Claymores

As a former physical security professional (& a lot of other things too)

I suggest a big dog - the meaner the better and a perimeter of claymore's. Usually works. Be sure to point them away from...
Forum: On The Road... 03-16-2004, 08:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,819
Posted By doh
Tarhell

Those diesels are really nice - until a major repair job appears and then it's "oh my gawd!"

If you really do put on a lot of miles every year, & climb the highest mountains, they're worth every...
Forum: On The Road... 03-16-2004, 06:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,819
Posted By doh
Thumbs up Porky

I see you have all your chitlins in one bag - bravo! good link.

A little paranoia can go a long way sometimes, especially for the insecure.

What I heard - from ABC news - is that there will be...
Forum: On The Road... 03-15-2004, 11:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,819
Posted By doh
Prices

Rumor is that it might go to $1.83 / gal. this summer for regular, then drop as the CA. folks subsidize the rest of us, yeah CA! :) My last fillup a few days ago was $1.67 for the 89 octane stuff,...
Forum: Our Community 03-15-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By doh
Unhappy Snow

It snowed here about a month ago, 1/2" - first time that much in 19 years (any is too much) About 75 degrees here all this week, grass is turning green, trees have leaves and there are flowers:D
Forum: Base Camp 03-08-2004, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By doh
Fleetwood

They have some quality problems on some products & Coleman pulled their camper name licence from Fleetwood.

Fleetwood is sueing Coleman - but lost the first round
Forum: Commercial Listings 03-07-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,758
Posted By doh
Thumbs up I'm in

Mine (w/$52.00 ck) was in the mail on the 3rd.

Sounds very good to me

Getting the secure site up should be a very high priority.

80 degrees here today & things are turning green

:D
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-01-2004, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,410
Posted By doh
Need Brake information

Back to the Prodigy topic, I have one also and believe that the user set voltage is the maximum that will ever be applied, more might cause wheel lockup. Actual braking voltage will always be...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-28-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,205
Posted By doh
Thumbs up Need wheels? - do it at InlandRV

I wasted 2 1/2 months with my local AS dealer trying to get a spare wheel & tire for my 99 Safari. First time they got the right wheel and wrong tire, 2nd time they got the right tire, but wrong...
Forum: On The Road... 02-28-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,307
Posted By doh
DPS trooper dwindling

One of the main reasons for the new law is that DPS has lost several troopers in the Austin area (some on video tape) due to distracted motorists hitting them - at 70 mph.

This reduces the ability...
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2004, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By doh
Chas

Have read many of your posts - learned a lot from you - thanks

Concur w/ Silvertwinky - HR has always been my only other consideration to a AS, very good products.

Best wishes & yes - there may...
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,970
Posted By doh
Wink Big Dee

You got me confused with someone that has a fat bank account.

I paid cash for the trailer, RV port and a new truck (my van was 11 years old). I enjoy my toys a lot more when they are paid for.
...
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,970
Posted By doh
87MH

I've been a member since 10/1/2003 - just too busy reading all the great posts here and having fun with the AS to get too involved with posts.

The AS has been getting a lot of TLC and gives back...
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2004, 03:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,970
Posted By doh
Life without an Airstream?

Life without an Airstream is a tale of woe.

It took 20 years for the right one to find me & it will be for sale sometime after I die. Hopefully it will provide the next owner as much pleasure as...
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