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Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 04-26-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,352
Posted By MaryContrary
awesome! we 3 need to meet up!

awesome! we 3 need to meet up!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-26-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,926
Posted By MaryContrary
awesome! we are planning a trip to Portland this...

awesome! we are planning a trip to Portland this summer in our 310....would love to meet up(currently spending the spring in Monterrey,Ca)
hit me up if you ever need any help...we went thru lots of...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-26-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By MaryContrary
picturespictures! i;m working on my interior and...

picturespictures! i;m working on my interior and need more ideas....especially how and where to put a bathtub:) lolz, or at least a much bigger shower.

we have sold all our interior, working on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-07-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By MaryContrary
There should almost be a thread just fur 84...

There should almost be a thread just fur 84 310s.......and anytime your up for that trade dadstoy:)
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-27-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By MaryContrary
I just reupholstered both the sofas and went thru...

I just reupholstered both the sofas and went thru the same hog ring disaster. I went back and reinforced the edging with web tape, inserted a heavy gauge wire in the seam and then laced the fabric to...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By MaryContrary
Ha! Id invest in hybrid hi torque electric...

Ha! Id invest in hybrid hi torque electric engines...mebe someday get upwards of 40mpg on my 310...yep I can dream! Maybe buy a satellite to finally get reliable internet everywhere..that would be...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-23-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By MaryContrary
well, i'm currently removing permanently the...

well, i'm currently removing permanently the existing bathroom vents(moving the b-room &i have some circular patches). ive only gotten one out, but it seems like there is ALOT of putty holding them...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-23-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By MaryContrary
search for "started polishing my motorhome" in...

search for "started polishing my motorhome" in the polishing forum.

he has a step by step w/ pictures of his bumpers

they are easy to take off(be careful of the plastic end pieces tho)

&...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-23-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By MaryContrary
!SOLD! working bagless Tevis Campbell intervac vacuum system '80s

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

SOLD!just about flawless and never used Tevis Campbell intervac system from an '80s airstream
the foam filter and cloth capture look...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-16-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,276
Posted By MaryContrary
hey, if anybody out there does not want their...

hey, if anybody out there does not want their round sink....i'll happily take it off your hands:)
they are really hard to find used.
ikea and the like make small bar type ones, but i cant seem to...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By MaryContrary
everything is pretty flawless on it for its age....

everything is pretty flawless on it for its age. there is a little rub in the left hand table top. it looks like a flaw in the paneling rather than some kind of damage

it came from the same...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-23-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By MaryContrary
yep...hold on i'll get some pics

yep...hold on i'll get some pics
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-23-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,074
Posted By MaryContrary
oh wow...i wanna hit the thanks button on every...

oh wow...i wanna hit the thanks button on every one of the posts
i was so intimidated to even start this job and i already have a few jars full.

thanks a billion
now i want a trap door too:)
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-23-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By MaryContrary
ahh...this is exactly where i'm at...the rear...

ahh...this is exactly where i'm at...the rear floor rot due to an awning bracket leak
please take lots of pictures !
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 06-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,835
Posted By MaryContrary
he's right, they are super easy to remove and...

he's right, they are super easy to remove and polish. you could also, if really careful, take a dremell with a soft soap stone bit to it. thats how i did my whole grille.
and some little pots of...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 06-23-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By MaryContrary
if its just the original sink and fixtures your...

if its just the original sink and fixtures your looking for you can have mine. i'm parting out all the interior of my 310. it has a center bath so i'm not sure if yur looking for the counter too
pm...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-08-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,545
Posted By MaryContrary
between the 2 of us we have ALOT of that...

between the 2 of us we have ALOT of that extrusion trim to get rid of. :o

we planned to possibly buff it all out and put it back on.....but the partner and i agree that it looks slicker w/o it
i...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-01-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By MaryContrary
i think i'm gonna do it, and rebuild the whole...

i think i'm gonna do it, and rebuild the whole layout.
after polishing the beast, we think we can tackle it
we knew that we would be pulling everything anyways to fix the floors and wiring.
i'll...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 05-22-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By MaryContrary
i spent some time in austin and had some repairs...

i spent some time in austin and had some repairs @ camper clinic (https://camperclinic2.com) (they wouldn't touch the engine tho) they only do trailers and SOBs (some other brands).

if you can make...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-12-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,545
Posted By MaryContrary
yep, i use VTS wool pads w/ the f7, tons of rags...

yep, i use VTS wool pads w/ the f7, tons of rags and mineral spirits, and a soapy rinse off.
i did get a small black bar at an Ace hardware today....it really did the trick!
compared with f7, it...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-12-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,545
Posted By MaryContrary
Thumbs up i have my front panels done but found lots of...

i have my front panels done but found lots of scratches and pitting, so just now ordered some black bars.
but the cloudiness just wont go away.....how many passes with the F6 did you have to do?
in...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-01-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By MaryContrary
thank you...i have the exact same problem

thank you...i have the exact same problem
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-28-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,797
Posted By MaryContrary
when i upgrade, i'm gonna go tankless... ...

when i upgrade, i'm gonna go tankless...
something like this
Girard Water Heater - Girard Products, LLC | Tankless RV Water Heater | On Demand RV Water Heaters | Endless Hot Water RV | Instant...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-27-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By MaryContrary
yes..they can be stripped without actually...

yes..they can be stripped without actually removing the panels
i have a neighbor who successfully stripped the interior of an 80's trailer
it looks so beautiful and without a scratch..its agreed...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-27-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By MaryContrary
i'm also about to rebuild my upper cabinets and...

i'm also about to rebuild my upper cabinets and need some ideas.
i'm really liking the CCD flip tops in the newer flying clouds

keep us posted on your progress with lots of pictures
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-25-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,065
Posted By MaryContrary
ahh welcome to the '84 310 club:) one of the...

ahh welcome to the '84 310 club:)
one of the things i most value about this forum was reading thru every one of bkahler's and guy99's posts.
when i was a new owner, bkahler passed me the scanned...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-19-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 243,121
Posted By MaryContrary
"my Precious" will never go to BMan. The dust is...

"my Precious" will never go to BMan. The dust is extremely alkali and will quickly eat thru hoses and belts and ruin your overhead A.Cs... you will never get it out.
it can also eat thru your feet...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,986
Posted By MaryContrary
anyone out there replaced their compressor? and...

anyone out there replaced their compressor? and if so, with what brand or model?

my tank, electrical and lines are good,but compressor is weak and needs to be upgraded
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-14-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By MaryContrary
i had the exact problem and repaired just as Andy...

i had the exact problem and repaired just as Andy said. just be sure to use plenty of Vulkem in the inside and arround new bolts, and rib. be sure to check if there are minor dents or broken seals...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-14-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By MaryContrary
ohh pictures please!...does it have a 454? mid or...

ohh pictures please!...does it have a 454? mid or back bath?
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 04-10-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,208
Posted By MaryContrary
Dapples :: 1984 Airstream 310 Limited Motorhome

Dapples :: 1984 Airstream 310 Limited Motorhome (2012-04-10 20:09:16)
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-06-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,848
Posted By MaryContrary
Thumbs up thanks again Keyair

im ready to start my abs plastic fix on my tyre cover as well and stumbled across your pics...thanks a billion Keyair, you make it look so easy:blush:

i'm guessing the interior endcaps are very...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-06-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By MaryContrary
scrap huh?...:sad::blink: nevermind then ...

scrap huh?...:sad::blink: nevermind then

thanks for posting tho
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-05-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By MaryContrary
i didn't get to see the ad, but its a '79? ...

i didn't get to see the ad, but its a '79?

my drivers side front body panel segment is dinged up
the one right under the windshield with the front compound curve

as far as i know, its the same...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-03-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By MaryContrary
whoopsy silly me:p..i had my mind on the other...

whoopsy silly me:p..i had my mind on the other trailer:rolleyes:

regular wheel well trim insert just like the one pictured above for a 310
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-03-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,425
Posted By MaryContrary
aluminum laminate

forget stripping....ive seen thin aluminum laminate riveted and adhered to the existing walls.
i dont know if i'm just not using the thread search properly but does anyone know a good supplier of...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-02-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,545
Posted By MaryContrary
quanity used?

beautiful job!...i'm ordering nuvite and saw your review on vintagetrailersupply for g6;)

btw how many .lb tubs have you gone through for each grit?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By MaryContrary
ok, i realize this is a realllly old thread but...

ok, i realize this is a realllly old thread
but i'm getting my exterior in order for polishing.

i am looking for this exact piece....passenger side, tag axle wheel well trim for '84 310

the PO...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-02-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By MaryContrary
ahh, i'm late to the game....but did anyone get...

ahh, i'm late to the game....but did anyone get ahold of the Craigslist guy?
streamquest....do you still have his number?
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-28-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By MaryContrary
thanks for the link, i'm ordering the latches...

thanks for the link, i'm ordering the latches asap
and yeah, mine looks about the same with a pretty bad crack on one of the sides.

i'll attempt to fix the tyre cover myself,
but i'm always on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-27-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 34,036
Posted By MaryContrary
wow. what a thread....killer polishing job! ...

wow. what a thread....killer polishing job!

i found this awhile back
its the SPICE SHUTTLE made by a german 4x4 monster truck company
...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-26-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By MaryContrary
not to dig up an old thread or anything :angel:...

not to dig up an old thread or anything :angel: but my 84 310 spare tire cover is cracked at the bottom and held on by an ever so attractive bungee.
i'd love to find one myself...

also, anyone...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-26-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,291
Posted By MaryContrary
put me down for a full set of the window inserts...

put me down for a full set of the window inserts also...30 and 6
its a great idea to get 'em fabricated in bulk
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-06-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,959
Posted By MaryContrary
yes thank you so much

yes thank you so much
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-30-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,959
Posted By MaryContrary
hey PDallas.... you mentioned you found a good...

hey PDallas.... you mentioned you found a good generator mechanic in the dallas area. i'm headed that way, and would love the contact info for the shop.

i went all the way to san antonio last year...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-30-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,776
Posted By MaryContrary
hey guys, I was just at an unnamed underground...

hey guys, I was just at an unnamed underground music festival in the NE and guess what rolls in...

2, count 'em, TWO classic mohos! both owned by hip 30 somethings

since my father was off...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 02-15-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By MaryContrary
https://www.airforums.com/attachments/gallery/files...

https://www.airforums.com/attachments/gallery/files/3/6/3/7/4/2010l.jpg

under the tarp she looks adobe!
i opted out of staying in the AS this winter and rented a casita in NM
the snow was over...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-15-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,287
Posted By MaryContrary
awesome thread i searched and searched for the...

awesome thread
i searched and searched for the cheapest and found by ordering directly from china i replaced all my lights inside and out for under 200$
just search "1156 led" on ebay
here's an...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-15-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,025
Posted By MaryContrary
ohh do take lots of pictures and post them here....

ohh do take lots of pictures and post them here. I wish i had taken pics of the whole transformation. Do you plan on keeping everything original, or updating the whole interior as i have.
i noticed...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-07-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,218
Posted By MaryContrary
wow thank you guys sooo much once again these...

wow thank you guys sooo much
once again these threads saved us while on the road
everything is working tip top now.

Brad i am so glad you documented all your brake nightmare, i am following in...
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