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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-06-2003, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,944
Posted By JLD
Talking Hi Scott. I think you are right. This couch is...

Hi Scott. I think you are right. This couch is a replacement for the original, but the owner had them put in one that is just like the original with the exception of the storage space underneath,...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-05-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,285
Posted By JLD
Building in a Computer area in closet

Hi. I have a 31 foot, 1978 Sovereign with the twin beds in the back and the central bath. Across from the bath is a BIG closet. About 2/3 of it has the bin in the bottom where all the Water System...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-05-2003, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,944
Posted By JLD
Couch Repair

I have a lovely couch that looks a lot like the one Scott pictured in the Flooring project thread. The fabric is in great condition, but the couch itself is a bit like sleeping on a hilltop when it...
Forum: Floor Finishes 12-05-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,431
Posted By JLD
Couch in you pix

Hi Scott. I m curious about the bins for storage under your couch. Did that come with the couch or did you build them in yourself? I have a very similar looking couch and have posted some other...
Forum: Floor Finishes 12-05-2003, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,431
Posted By JLD
Cost per sq. foot

I am curious as to what the cost per square foot was for the flooring and the number of hours it took to do the job. Thanks ahead of time. JLD
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-05-2003, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,525
Posted By JLD
Printing Images

Hi. Thanks for the site reference. There is no problem printing the images if you have Word. Just open a new Word document. Go to the images on the site. Click your arrow on the first page...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-03-2003, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,525
Posted By JLD
Thanks for the picture Chuck. Yes. That's the...

Thanks for the picture Chuck. Yes. That's the one I have. Now I just have to poke around and figure out what is hooked to it and what is not. There 's a coax that comes up through the counter...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-02-2003, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,108
Posted By JLD
Hi Smily. I looked at the pictures of your...

Hi Smily. I looked at the pictures of your Sovereign and can see a lot of similarity between your refurbished rig and my own. I like the idea of taking the panel out of that side anyhow and...
Forum: Commercial Listings 12-02-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,750
Posted By JLD
Airstream Repair Facility

Hil I live in Seattle, Washington and keep my Airstream at Long Beach, Washington. I have heard there are a couple of good places to have the rig repaired, but don't know where they are. If you...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-02-2003, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,525
Posted By JLD
Antenna

Hello.

My antenna is the one that came with the rig. It is V shaped and goes up,with a lot of help, by turning a crank in the ceiling. I haven't used it. I thought it was for radio reception. ...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 12-02-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,489
Posted By JLD
Ceiling Crank hard to move

HI. My ceiling Crank is stuck. If some one climbs on top of the rig and pulls up while I crank the antenna will rise, but whew, what a job. Any ideas on how to loosen it up?

JLD
Forum: Floor Finishes 12-02-2003, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,431
Posted By JLD
Rivet Wet rugs

Hello. I read your posts with interest. I have just finished a weekend with water water every where and wet carpet. We keep the Airstream at the beach in Western Washington and any water that goes...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-02-2003, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,108
Posted By JLD
Unhappy Water Leak from Bathroom area

Thanks to everyone for their input. Uffduh. sounds like Christmas break is going to busy and we will have to bring the porta potty.

I have a question or two as follow up. A fellow in an other...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 12-02-2003, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By JLD
Lightbulb sewer valves

Thanks for the advice Brett. I am betting you are right and the rod has pulled out of the pin or I broke the pin out of the flange pulling and pushing on it. It was VERY hard to move and I followed...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-02-2003, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,108
Posted By JLD
Water leak from either hotwater heater or toilet

Hello again.

To add insult to injury, we not only have a seweeeer valve problem, but a water leak from somewhere in the bathroom.

We arrived at 6:00 pm the day before Thanksgiving. At...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 12-01-2003, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By JLD
Unhappy Seweer valves broken

Hello.

A while back someone explained on the forum how to replace the valves on the sewer system. Mine, both the grey water and the black water, are either stuck in the open position or broken....
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-23-2003, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By JLD
Can I use a Reese dual cam with an ordinary...

Can I use a Reese dual cam with an ordinary receiver hitch like those sold on Parts dot com.?
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-20-2003, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By JLD
Thanks again to all, especially to you Kevin, for...

Thanks again to all, especially to you Kevin, for the time you took to answer my questions. I am convinced it will be well worth my time to go to a Reese dealer and have them do the entire setup and...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-20-2003, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,831
Posted By JLD
Hi. Just to impress me with the necessity of...

Hi. Just to impress me with the necessity of having both the tow vehicle brakes and the brakes on the AirStream throughly checked and in good order the fellow who sold me my Soveriegn told me a hair...
Forum: On The Road... 02-20-2003, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By JLD
Thanks John and Kevin. This is quite the...

Thanks John and Kevin. This is quite the adventure. I have never owned a BIG truck and feel very mistressful in it. :p My friends are about to fall over. Here is the committed environmentalist...
Forum: Dehumidifiers & Ozone Generators 02-19-2003, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,532
Posted By JLD
Thanks to the both of you for the good ideas. I...

Thanks to the both of you for the good ideas. I will be back at the beach in a week and intend to put ALL of the ideas to work. My idea is to try regular fans before I pop for vented fans, I have...
Forum: On The Road... 02-19-2003, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By JLD
Maiden Voyage

Hi. I am about to set out on a maiden voyage, at least for me since the '76 Sovereign has been out many times. The former owner had her out last fall to the the Pendelton Roundup and says all went...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 02-19-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By JLD
Password and user name

Would someone please explain to me why the following happens?

When I go to Airstream Central and try to sign in it says the user name and password are either not in the database of the password is...
Forum: Our Community 02-19-2003, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By JLD
Those Numbers

Hi. I am on the road to the AS every other week and am always seeing at least one numbered AS on the road. What are the numbers about. If I looked them up somewhere, WHERE?, would they lead me to...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-19-2003, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By JLD
Difficult Hot Water Lighting

Hello. It seems to take forever to light my hot water heater. I have taken to turning the blue dial to pilot and then just sitting there a while, holding it open, until my hand gets tired and then...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-19-2003, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,599
Posted By JLD
Hi. I took my tanks to Ferrell propane supply at...

Hi. I took my tanks to Ferrell propane supply at the Washington State Beach, ie Long Beach, and they refitted both. The tanks are 25 years old. It cost me $30 and change per tank. So far there is...
Forum: Dehumidifiers & Ozone Generators 02-19-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,532
Posted By JLD
Humidity

HI. I have a '76 Soveriegn. We keep the rig at the Beach in Washington State. (Mighty WEt) We are having a problem with water condensing inside the windows to such a degree that it runs downs the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-19-2003, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,000
Posted By JLD
Regarding the Flush King

HI. How does the Flush King work? I am assuming you fit it on like you would the traveling cap and then hook the hose to a fitting on it and it squirts high pressure water into the tank ffrom...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-19-2003, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By JLD
Hi again Kevin. Here are a few thoughts I had...

Hi again Kevin. Here are a few thoughts I had after reading your post. It sounds like the Titan would be a good receiver for my Ford. It will handle the trailer weight plus tongue, etc. It will...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-19-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By JLD
Hi Kevin. Thanks for the reply. I have already...

Hi Kevin. Thanks for the reply. I have already printed it out. I am new to towing anything over 2000 lbs and would appreciate any advice you may have on all those other things you listed and more....
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 02-19-2003, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,000
Posted By JLD
Easiest way to flush black tank?

Hello.

what is the recommended easiest manner to effectively flush the black tank? I have a '76 Sovereign. To date I have flushed with a garden hose. Has anyone tried anything else to increase...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-19-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By JLD
Smile New Reese System for old truck and Trailer

HI.

I have an '86 F-250 4 X 4 and a 31 ft 1976 Soverign.

The truck has no hitch.

What do you recommend in the Reese line for pulling the Soverign?

Thanks, Joan :D
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-19-2003, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By JLD
Choice of reese Hitch system

Hello.

I will be pulling a 31 ft Soveriegn with an F-250 Ford Lariat Diesel.
It has the 6.9 engine and is 4 X 4.

I would like some suggestions as to what I choose to purchase from the Reese...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-05-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,462
Posted By JLD
Closetmate air driers

Has anyone tried the CLOSETMATE air driers? They are designed for basements, closets and so forth. The advertisement for them says they will dry 1000 cu ft of air.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-04-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,043
Posted By JLD
Hi. I suggest you lubricate it liberally with...

Hi. I suggest you lubricate it liberally with silicone spray before trying to remove it. The other thing I would try is drilling a quarter inch hole in the center where the original ring for the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 01-04-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,543
Posted By JLD
Flush out connection

Hi. I have a 1978, 31 ft., center bath style, Soveriegn. I don't have a manual for it. Does anyone know if the vehicle has a flush out connection for the main holding tank. We have had problems...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2003, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By JLD
Maiden voyage

Hi. In April or May a friend and I plan to take our 1978, 31 ft Sovereign out on it Maiden Voyage with us. It has travelled a good deal with the former owner, most recently a trip to the Pendelton...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 01-04-2003, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,049
Posted By JLD
fans

The former owner of my Soveriegn installed a small fan above the slidding door of the bedroom. We have the rea bedroom, twin bed style in our 31 ft 1978. This small fan, about sis by six inches I...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 01-04-2003, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,861
Posted By JLD
Aerosol stripper

What aerosol stripper are you using and why not use ift for the entire trailer if it works so well?
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-04-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,193
Posted By JLD
We spend two to three weeks at the beach every...

We spend two to three weeks at the beach every month.

Watch for the following:

A) If you get heavy wind, especially big gusts, the pilot lite for the hot water heater blows out. Rig some sort...
Forum: Our Community 09-04-2002, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,139
Posted By JLD
1978 AS Sovereign and doing my own repairs

New Owner ALMOST here again. The AS I am buying is in great shape. I intend to use it as a beach house and haul it now and then. That has been it's role in the past. So far it has done very well...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Safari 09-04-2002, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,221
Posted By JLD
Safari Availability

Hello. I have been searching for an older Safari and wondered what is the actual chance of ever finding one in good condition. Any posts will be most appreciated.
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 09-04-2002, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 29,881
Posted By JLD
Sovereign weight and Preferred tow vehicle

Hi. This is new owner ALMOST again. Does anyone know the weight of the 31 ft Sovereign? The former owner said he was recently told it weights 5600+. It has never been an issue with him as he tows...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-04-2002, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,722
Posted By JLD
1978 Sovereign Sag???

Hi. I am waiting to get my new to me '78 AS Sovereign. The former owner has had it for 15 years and wants one last trip to the Rodeo in it. When I asked about keeping it caulked and sealed he said AS...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 09-04-2002, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,356
Posted By JLD
New Owner "ALMOST"

Hi. I am waiting to get my new to me '78 AS Sovereign. The old owner has had it for 15 years and wants one last trip to the Rodeo in it. When I asked about keeping it caulked and sealed he said AS...
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