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Forum: On The Road... 06-12-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
We are not members of the WBCCI club, can U...

We are not members of the WBCCI club, can U provide some specifics? My cell is 904-613-7598
Forum: On The Road... 06-04-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
We were the only airstream out this weekend at...

We were the only airstream out this weekend at Ocean Lakes, Lakeview, Pirates cove, and the state parks. There must have been at least 3,000 + campers out camping. Received several comments on how...
Forum: On The Road... 06-04-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
Our spot was only about 2 spaces from the beach...

Our spot was only about 2 spaces from the beach entrance so about 100 feet wasn't that bad. The campground was clean and nice, we did not have a golf cart and that would have been nice just to get...
Forum: On The Road... 06-03-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
At Myrtle Beach

Enjoying our vacation.

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Forum: On The Road... 06-02-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By chrischarles
Refrigerator

Loaned our camper to our son who told us our refrigerator didn't work. Now my wife and I are camping thank god we brought our mini fridge. Our son was right after 35 years the refrigerator did stop...
Forum: On The Road... 03-30-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By chrischarles
Son borrowing our Airstream

He has even or rowed our truck 😊
Forum: On The Road... 07-16-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By chrischarles
After the rain shower.

Alf of the DC lights quit working after the last rain shower. Happened to be also after the power went out. :( good news was just a blown fuse. :)
Forum: On The Road... 06-14-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By chrischarles
Joys of Camping

Is it just me or is it that our propane tank tends to run out at night, after everyone but me has had a shower? Oh well tanks are lasting about 3 weeks can't complain
Forum: On The Road... 06-14-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By chrischarles
I love our Airstream

Just thought I would let you all know. :)
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-22-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By chrischarles
Not really, still gleams in the sun.

Not really, still gleams in the sun.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-22-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By chrischarles
Add a little more polish and move just a little...

Add a little more polish and move just a little faster next time the spots will buff right out.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-22-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By chrischarles
Auto zone aircraft paint stripper for $30.00...

Auto zone aircraft paint stripper for $30.00 about 1 can should do unless you knock over your container like I did twice. Will strip a 31 footer no problem. Work smarter not harder
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-22-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By chrischarles
Its that time again. Plus i'm bored

Needing a touch up. Haven't bought a CYCLO, still using my $35.00 polisher from harbor freight Haven't bought Nuvite am still using the aluminum wheel polish from auto zone. There is an exception...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-16-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By chrischarles
Does OODM sell this?

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Forum: On The Road... 04-05-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By chrischarles
This is at the KOA in St Petersburg Fl just north...

This is at the KOA in St Petersburg Fl just north of the Fort DeSoto state park. Great staging area for the beaches, sites, and attractions in the area. We are now playing it by ear and staying in...
Forum: On The Road... 04-05-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By chrischarles
Towing with Big Blue our F150

Towing with Big Blue our F150
Forum: On The Road... 04-04-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By chrischarles
Just relaxing in St Petersburgh Fl

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Enjoying life with the one you live:)
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-02-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By chrischarles
Will do thanks for the great comments.

Will do thanks for the great comments.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-31-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By chrischarles
Thanks, doesn't appear to be a blown fuse. Where...

Thanks, doesn't appear to be a blown fuse. Where would be the battery switch located?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-29-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By chrischarles
Battery power not working :(

The battery is charged and is connected up, yet no power to interior lights or panels. The DC converter works what could be the cause to this problem?
Forum: Photography 03-11-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,178
Posted By chrischarles
Just looking good and getting ready for our next...

Just looking good and getting ready for our next trip.

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Forum: Airstream History 03-09-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By chrischarles
Truck bed traveler

While going down the interstate saw what appeared to be a camper that fits inside a truck bed and overhangs the truck cab. It was aluminum and appeared to have an airstream logo on the front. Did...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,909
Posted By chrischarles
flag pole mounting and flag pole in general

Want to purchase a flagpole that can handle two flags, any recommendations open to good ideas.
Is a collapsible flagpole any good or is it a gimmick?
Is the flagpole mount that sits below the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-03-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By chrischarles
Superjack gear

Our 1977 Superjack gear is worn out. The gear looks like it is made of a fibrous material not metal. Is this replaceable?

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Forum: Photography 03-03-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,178
Posted By chrischarles
Our 1977 with new window tint. 152409

Our 1977 with new window tint.

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Forum: General Repair Forum 03-03-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
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Here is a photo of one of the LED marker lights. It does not have a recesses area for the connector.
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-03-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By chrischarles
Cluster lights

On the front there are three (3) amber cluster lights and on the rear there are three (3) red cluster lights, they were replaced at one point in the trailers life.
Have purchased new LED cluster...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-25-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By chrischarles
Where is the manual lever located so that I could...

Where is the manual lever located so that I could possibly attach a wrench to lower?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-24-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By chrischarles
Jack problem

I raised the jack all the way up to release the trailer from the truck and tried lowering the jack but all I hear is clicking like a gear trying to engage. Is there something I can do to lower the...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-22-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,565
Posted By chrischarles
This might sound funny but did you have to...

This might sound funny but did you have to dismantle the trailer to install the foam pipe wrap and heat strip?
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-22-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,565
Posted By chrischarles
Keeping the pipes from freezing and busting

Is it possible to travel through temperatures that may be prone to freeze with water in the holding tank, hot water tank, and the grey and black tanks? Should all of these and the lines be empty?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-16-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,865
Posted By chrischarles
We purchased a f150 Lariate sorry about the...

We purchased a f150 Lariate sorry about the spelling errors our truck had a tow package but no brake controller it was optional. Cost about $250.00 from ford made a world of difference and it took...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-12-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,314
Posted By chrischarles
1977 Airstream Sovereign 31 foot wonder

Is it possible to have a trailer hitch mounted to the rear below the bumper so that I can mount a bike rack on it?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By chrischarles
Water heater question

Is there a way to convert the water heater from GAS to GAS and Electric?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-12-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,404
Posted By chrischarles
Suburban Airstream Heater

We found in our weekend trip that our Suburban furnace in our 1977 Airstream Sovereign did not light, which made for a very chilly night. Is it cost effective to get this furnace fixed or is there a...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 02-04-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By chrischarles
Thanks our charger was mounted to the floor right...

Thanks our charger was mounted to the floor right by the electrical panel. There were old wasps nests there and wanted to try and prevent any more from returning.
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 02-02-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By chrischarles
Vents

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This vent has an opening behind our fuse panel that is inside the front wall.
Is there suppose to be an aluminum screen there to prevent bugs and other things from getting inside? If so...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 02-01-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By chrischarles
Clearance lights

Did the clearance lights come caulked from airstream?

Is it a good idea to caulk around the clearance lights?

Shouldn't the power wire that goes through the airstreams skin have some sort of...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 01-24-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By chrischarles
Replacement emblem.

Ones anyone know where to get a replacement for this emblem? Orr how to make it clear again?
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 01-24-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By chrischarles
Replacement part

Ones anyone know where to get a replacement for this part. It looks like a dust boot where the trailer frame meets the body of the trailer.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-24-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By chrischarles
Lights

Does anyone know where to get a replacement lens for these lights? The lights are for our turn signals.
Forum: On The Road... 10-10-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By chrischarles
Traveling in a storm.

My wife and I successfully completed our bad weather training this weekend. We were camping in the middle of a northeaster storm. Just wanted to say our airstream performed beautifully in the bad...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-12-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By chrischarles
Aistream dream

Every day when I walk outside, I see my airstream all shiny and it seems that my airstream keeps calling me to take it on an adventure like my children use to do when they were little. Though no...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-08-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,434
Posted By chrischarles
Knob for kitchen exhaust vent fan

I unfortunately broke the plastic knob at the end of the kitchen exhaust vent fan lever on our 1977 airstream international sovereign. Can't seem to find a replacement can someone help?
Forum: Member Introductions 05-08-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By chrischarles
Beverly Beach just south of St Augustine FL

Beverly Beach just south of St Augustine FL
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-08-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,129
Posted By chrischarles
What type of caulking material to use?

The photo shows a caulking compound above the windows and entry door on our 1977 Airstream 31 foot International Sovereign. Want to replace the caulking and don't know what type of caulking material...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-08-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By chrischarles
Oops typo should have typed "the"

Oops typo should have typed "the"
Forum: Member Introductions 05-05-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By chrischarles
Our Maiden voyage with the 31 foot A.I.S.

My wife and I just finished our maiden voyage with our 31 foot Airstream International Sovereign. The trailer pulled beautifully behind Big Blue our new F150 4x4. The airstream was just an awesome...
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