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Forum: Our Community 08-11-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7,710
Views: 1,346,412
Posted By DaddysBus
Currently at Gulf Waters RV Resort in Port-A...

Currently at Gulf Waters RV Resort in Port-A Texas, and walked past a fellow streamer. Looked like a 27FB or similar.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-31-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,820
Posted By DaddysBus
2017 Escalade owner here with the same mirror...

2017 Escalade owner here with the same mirror issue at first. I got the Dometic Aero3 tow mirrors (see attached pics) and they work like a champ.

As for the original post (since the Escalade and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,800
Posted By DaddysBus
Wanted to jump back in and give a quick update...

Wanted to jump back in and give a quick update since I've now had a couple of trips under my belt pulling with an Escalade.

Pulls like a champ (granted it's been in cool Texas 100 degree weather...
Forum: On The Road... 07-05-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,475
Posted By DaddysBus
The ParkAdvisor App on iPhone and...

The ParkAdvisor App on iPhone and campgroundreviews.com are my two go to resources. I toggle between the two to get the most information.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-05-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By DaddysBus
Thanks Bob! Mike, this one (the...

Thanks Bob!

Mike, this one (the international line) does have a new multistage charging for 2018.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-04-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By DaddysBus
It'll be a 2018 International Serenity 27FB....

It'll be a 2018 International Serenity 27FB. Arriving next week. It'll be stored indoors at a secure space with 120v outlet readily available.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-03-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By DaddysBus
Awesome. Thank you for the tips. More items added...

Awesome. Thank you for the tips. More items added to the shopping list and weekend to do list.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-02-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By DaddysBus
Preventing battery from dying

My apologies if this is a stupid question or in the wrong forum. We are coming off an Interstate and moving into a 27FB Serenity. The rig will be used around once a month and otherwise stored indoors...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-09-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,800
Posted By DaddysBus
2017 Escalade owner here! Installing the trailer...

2017 Escalade owner here! Installing the trailer brake controller was literally a breeze. There are great videos as well on it on YouTube (under Suburban and Yukon) but the box etc are all in the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-02-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,495
Posted By DaddysBus
Another vote for USAA (routed to Progressive)...

Another vote for USAA (routed to Progressive) here. Had them for our Interstate and will be using them again for the 27FB trailer coming.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-30-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,388
Posted By DaddysBus
You guys rock, thanks for the recommendations. ...

You guys rock, thanks for the recommendations.
The Escalade is a temporary solution for short trips as I plan on getting a Ford Super Duty eventually. This has been very helpful.
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,860
Posted By DaddysBus
She drives 10% of the time as it's truly easier...

She drives 10% of the time as it's truly easier for all parties involved if she deals with the kids and I deal with the traffic :)
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By DaddysBus
Annual Pilgrimage to Ft. Wilderness

Good evening,

We'll be making our annual pilgrimage to Ft. Wilderness from Austin this October, and it'll be a first in the 27FB (coming off an Interstate). I'm the Interstate I'd load up the crew...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-29-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,388
Posted By DaddysBus
Trailer hitch recommendation

Good morning,

Looks like the rig will arrive first week of July, and I'm starting to make preparations. With that said, what trailer hitch would you recommend for an Escalade ESV pulling a 27FB?
...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-21-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,512
Posted By DaddysBus
Awesome, that's what I figured. I fell for the...

Awesome, that's what I figured.
I fell for the Resist-All protection too as I was just dying to finish up and get in the RV...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-21-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,512
Posted By DaddysBus
Did you just order or pick up? I'm talking pick...

Did you just order or pick up? I'm talking pick up when you sign final papers.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-21-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,512
Posted By DaddysBus
The "add on" pitch at time of closing

So our 27fb is arriving in about a month, and since I'm new to airstream trailers, I wanted to ask the more experienced folk the following.

When buying the Airstream Interstate I was awestruck at...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 05-21-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By DaddysBus
Per my dealer, for 2018, the changes are mostly...

Per my dealer, for 2018, the changes are mostly electrical.
Multi-stage charging.
New battery disconnect with continual charging
Combined inverter outlets
Lengthened mattress to 80" on twins
...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 05-06-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By DaddysBus
Maintaining the exterior

Apologies in advance if this is a stupid question (I couldn't find a related thread). How do you folks maintain the exterior of the airstream (i.e. Wash, wax)? Ours will be stored indoors but wasn't...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 05-06-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
Thanks! We did the same and took the kids to the...

Thanks! We did the same and took the kids to the dealer and spent a good bit of time inside. The 27 worked out better for us, but I can't see anyone going wrong with either. Can't wait for the first...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-18-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
Tow capacity...

Tow capacity...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-17-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
The 30's looked great, but our tow vehicle is an...

The 30's looked great, but our tow vehicle is an Escalade ESV and we are relegated to 28' and below.
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-15-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
27 vs 28 footer

Well, sat in both again and going to roll with 27FB in Oyster for many of the reasons folks listed, in addition to loving the dinette at the panoramic windows. The sales guy too did mention that the...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-15-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
We've been inside, and of course coming from an...

We've been inside, and of course coming from an Interstate it seemed palatial :) I think we are leaning toward the 27fb as it stands because of various items folks have mentioned!

Now moving on to...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-14-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
So very helpful, thanks a million!

So very helpful, thanks a million!
Forum: 2016 - Current International 04-14-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,846
Posted By DaddysBus
27 vs 28 footer

Good afternoon,

Airstream Interstate owner here! We're looking at trading in the rig for a trailer (3rd kiddo on the way) and are looking at the International Serenity. While looking at the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-10-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By DaddysBus
Thank you all! Reservations in progress :) ...

Thank you all! Reservations in progress :)

Happy New Year and trails to all of you.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-07-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By DaddysBus
Do you have a link for this? Thx!

Do you have a link for this?
Thx!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-06-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By DaddysBus
You guys rock, thanks for the tips! Will be...

You guys rock, thanks for the tips!

Will be spending some quality time on the MAC making reservations this weekend!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-05-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By DaddysBus
State parks and/or beaches with RV hook up in TX

Happy New Year everyone!

We are looking at planning some long weekend trips around Texas and were wondering if folks had any suggestions for good state parks or beaches out here that they've had...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-13-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By DaddysBus
Nothing has changed with AI. It sits in the drive...

Nothing has changed with AI. It sits in the drive way, and I intermittent plug it into the house when I work on it and run the generator every so often between big trips. Only difference is, this...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-13-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By DaddysBus
Power to TV and DVD player

Happy weekend everyone!

I was getting our 2016 AI ready for the weekend "keep it fresh" drive around town, and noticed that neither TV or DVD player would turn on. Have looked at all connections,...
Forum: Floor Finishes 10-09-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,719
Posted By DaddysBus
Update: based on the comments above I decided to...

Update: based on the comments above I decided to let the good ole' Texas heat do its thing. Uncovered the area, and left it alone (since the post), and it is back to normal with the condensation...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-03-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 295,838
Posted By DaddysBus
Heading out to College Station for...

Heading out to College Station for UCLA-A&M.270763
Forum: Floor Finishes 09-03-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,719
Posted By DaddysBus
Thanks for the tips. Going to hit it with the...

Thanks for the tips. Going to hit it with the Toung oil tomorrow. You guys rock!
Forum: Floor Finishes 09-03-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,719
Posted By DaddysBus
Appreciate the help! Thanks.

Appreciate the help! Thanks.
Forum: Floor Finishes 09-02-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,719
Posted By DaddysBus
Anyone seen this kind of damage?

Good evening,

Saw this nausea inducing sight under the rubber mat I'd been using in our 2016 AI. Any suggestions for a fix or am I looking at living with this?

Thanks in advance for...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 06-25-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,052
Posted By DaddysBus
The Kenwood in my 2016 died on the drive home and...

The Kenwood in my 2016 died on the drive home and would freeze on the launch page. The dealer replaced it as they too couldn't figure out what was happening. In my opinion it's a POS and i wish I...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-20-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By DaddysBus
No tools needed. Grab the clip with your hand,...

No tools needed. Grab the clip with your hand, pull down, and rotate toward back of the rig and it'll come off. Pretty easy once you try and won't break.

I've seen various reasons listed behind...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-16-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,788
Posted By DaddysBus
Our Blue Ray would shut down when AC came on...

Our Blue Ray would shut down when AC came on while running on generator (not plugged in). Took a full rewiring as it was wired wrong at factory.

Second problem which is pretty common, was the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-08-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 295,838
Posted By DaddysBus
Pensacola Beach (en route to Disney World) last...

Pensacola Beach (en route to Disney World) last week.262167
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-01-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By DaddysBus
Yet another "Onan 2.5 KW generator won't turn over" thread

LMAO
My wife: "how does this guy always nail it?"
Me: "don't know, but aren't you glad I joined the forum?"

You rock man, it was off! I feel like an absolute tool! With that said, if you're ever...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-01-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By DaddysBus
Yet another "Onan 2.5 KW generator won't turn over" thread

Good evening folks!

Well, after a lovely 16 hour jaunt, we are happily sitting in Ft Wilderness at Disney. However, the trip had a little glitch that I'm hoping to pick your brains about.

I've...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-25-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,599
Posted By DaddysBus
MB Sprinter Crosswind Assist reviews?

LOL oh trust me I know the pan handle well as well as the rest of the lovely Lone Star state. One of the (mis)fortunes of living in Austin is that you have to navigate the entire freaking state to go...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-25-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,599
Posted By DaddysBus
I have a 2016 AI with air suspension. Coming from...

I have a 2016 AI with air suspension. Coming from a 37' Coachmen Encounter, I must be spoiled but I haven't noticed the crosswind as being nearly as bad as it our old rig. Our trips have included TX,...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-24-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DaddysBus
I sent it via message. For some reason the post...

I sent it via message. For some reason the post doesn't want to go through. AutoWT Digital Optical Coaxial Toslink Signal to Analog Audio Converter Adapter RCA.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-24-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DaddysBus
AutoWT Digital Optical Coaxial Toslink Signal to...

AutoWT Digital Optical Coaxial Toslink Signal to Analog Audio Converter Adapter RCA L/... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B011O0N0UQ/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_awd_Denhxb9SE6CR7
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-24-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DaddysBus
Surround Sound problem

Mine didn't automatically mute and both stayed on. However, I went ahead and selected external speakers on the menu to avoid any sound overlaps since the Bluetooth naturally has a little delay (menu...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-23-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DaddysBus
The bad news: as some of you had suggested, I...

The bad news: as some of you had suggested, I looked on the back of both TV's and didn't see the audio jack (even removed the mount), and then looked into the Samsung manual to see that they had...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-23-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DaddysBus
I totally know what you're saying but this damn...

I totally know what you're saying but this damn Samsung doesn't seem to have a 3.5 inlet. I've attached a couple of pics in case my eyes are just missing it.261263261264
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