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Forum: General Repair Forum 01-06-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rhino33
I am also interested in recommendations for an...

I am also interested in recommendations for an oven replacement. Our thermostat is bad and the option to have it rebuilt is tedious. I don't mind tackling the process of the install, but would rather...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 08-19-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rhino33
Paula - this is fantastic! We also have a 66...

Paula - this is fantastic! We also have a 66 which we had to do a bit of work on the plumbing and flooring - not to mention some freshening up! I am interested in any information you could share...
Forum: Modifications 07-29-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By Rhino33
We had the same situation with our 66 Safari. The...

We had the same situation with our 66 Safari. The PO had beautiful new seat cushions made for the couch beds, but wow, were they tough to sleep on. We tried a 3 inch memory foam topper, which was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-17-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By Rhino33
Congratulations on your new addition. We also...

Congratulations on your new addition. We also have a '66 and have done extensive work on the plumbing, particularly in the rear bath. I am also interested in any recommendations regarding the...
Forum: Doors & Locks 06-12-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,133
Posted By Rhino33
Pam - You can also try contacting Rick...

Pam - You can also try contacting Rick (Montanablue) here on the forums. We had questions about our 1966 lock and he was a wealth of information. (and I can sympathize with the sounds your husband...
Forum: Our Community 06-11-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,034
Posted By Rhino33
Whether you are having an Airstream built for...

Whether you are having an Airstream built for you, or you such enjoy eclectic tours, this one should be on your list. Don is exceptionally knowledgeable and we have enjoyed visiting several times....
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-10-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,510
Posted By Rhino33
Any suggestions for those with the sofa beds? We...

Any suggestions for those with the sofa beds? We have two sofas in our 22í Safari which pull out to full beds. The PO had new cushions made just prior to selling the trailer, so we would rather not...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 06-04-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rhino33
Fantastic Lock Contact!

We just wanted to give an extra thanks to MontanaBlue (Rick) for the several conversations, photos, explanations and suggestions he has had with us. If you are in the need of a replacement lock or a...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 05-31-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,873
Posted By Rhino33
Recommendations for replacement stove?

The original Magic Chef in our 22' 1966 Safari is not operational. The top burners are okay and will light with a match as the auto pilot is clogged and one of the burner tubes is missing.

Does...
Forum: Awnings 05-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rhino33
Bubba - we really like the idea of using a clear...

Bubba - we really like the idea of using a clear rock guard so we can still see through the trailer when towing. We'll check into finding one and will install the latches to secure it.

Thanks,...
Forum: Awnings 05-30-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rhino33
I found several soft awnings at Vintage Trailer...

I found several soft awnings at Vintage Trailer Supply, but they are all the wider ones for the curb side of the trailer. The rail at the top of our window looks the same as the rail mentioned on the...
Forum: Awnings 05-30-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks for the photos, everyone. We do not...

Thanks for the photos, everyone.

We do not have any latches under the front window to secure a solid type of awning/rock guard. Our 1980 had a pair of the black rubber latches to secure that rock...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 05-30-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,483
Posted By Rhino33
Ventport - are the ones you mentioned the ones...

Ventport - are the ones you mentioned the ones similar to the manual ones installed on later year Airstreams? We had a 1981 with the four manual crank stabilizers and they were terrific. We now have...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-30-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,431
Posted By Rhino33
We're glad we stumbled upon this thread as we...

We're glad we stumbled upon this thread as we have a new F150 and are getting ready to set up our back up assist. We do not have the Pro Pride hitch and I think we have a bit more room on our hitch...
Forum: Awnings 05-29-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Rhino33
Was this an Awning/Rock Guard?

There are a pair of bracket fittings on either side of the front window of our 1966 Safari, which seem to have been supports for an awning or rock guard. There is also a rail above the window, but I...
Forum: Awnings 05-29-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,199
Posted By Rhino33
Staking vs not staking - does this apply when the...

Staking vs not staking - does this apply when the lower awning arms are set up in the 'car port' configuration? We never used the main awning on our 1980 31' International in that manner, but I have...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-28-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By Rhino33
I have been thinking of adding blinds (even the...

I have been thinking of adding blinds (even the roll up type) to some of the windows in our 66 Safari. Could you rivet the blind hardware in or would small screws be better? Since the lower part of...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-28-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,783
Posted By Rhino33
Our fridge usually cooled more quickly on propane...

Our fridge usually cooled more quickly on propane vs electric, but the fridge fan definitely helps!

Thanks everyone for the tips on the door slam - I replaced the seals around our screen and main...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-28-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,305
Posted By Rhino33
We have also been using the GEO method with...

We have also been using the GEO method with minimal bleach, but I really like the idea of the Walex Deodorizer and the Camco TST drop ins. One of our friends has started having issues with her sensor...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-14-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,796
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks for the new plug link, Baby Zeppelin! We...

Thanks for the new plug link, Baby Zeppelin! We were experiencing this issue recently while towing another trailer. However, our 7 way cord length is rather short, so I think we'll go ahead and...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-09-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,951
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much - they must just be a little set...

Thanks so much - they must just be a little set in their ways. Didn't want to break one off!
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-07-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,499
Posted By Rhino33
The reading lamps in our 1966 Safari appear to be...

The reading lamps in our 1966 Safari appear to be the same as the one in Dingo Girl's photo...how do you get the bulb out? I am not sure if I should be twisting it, pushing in the reflector, both? I...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-07-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,951
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much for the tips on keeping these...

Thanks so much for the tips on keeping these lamps together!
Silly question - how do you change out the bulb from these fixtures? I am not able to locate a service manual for our 1966 Safari and the...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rhino33
Bubba - Thank you so much for the...

Bubba -
Thank you so much for the recommendation! If you have photos you can either post or send, we would greatly appreciate it. We're not familiar with the hand flush unit, but will try to take a...
Forum: Awnings 04-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,111
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much - I am hoping that this is the...

Thanks so much - I am hoping that this is the awning we have on our 66 Safari. It has decided it does not want to open no matter what we try!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rhino33
Have you heard of the Slide-O-Matic?

We are in the process of replacing our original pieced-together copper lines with pex and are contemplating the toilet. According to our 1966 22' Safari owner's manual, the toilet is a Thetford...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-05-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,446
Posted By Rhino33
We have an old pair of aluminum 30# tanks which I...

We have an old pair of aluminum 30# tanks which I was thinking of using for our 1966 Safari. Since these have the old style valves, I know we would need to have the valves updated to the new...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 03-03-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,889
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much for the recommendation, Andy! I'll...

Thanks so much for the recommendation, Andy! I'll take a look for one...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-01-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rhino33
Crackerman ~ Thanks for the tip on using a...

Crackerman ~

Thanks for the tip on using a cheap spray gun from Harbor Freight. We would like to repaint our bath also, as the inside of the tub in one shade of blue and the outside surround and...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 02-25-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,889
Posted By Rhino33
This is a question we have been asking ourselves...

This is a question we have been asking ourselves lately. We have been having difficulty with the original electric jack on our 1966 22' and have considered going to a manual jack. The fuses all...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 02-19-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rhino33
Thank you all for your help! I will eliminate it...

Thank you all for your help! I will eliminate it when we install the new PEX lines.
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,358
Posted By Rhino33
Our pilot assembly is a bit wonky - the burners...

Our pilot assembly is a bit wonky - the burners will light if we use a match as the ignition tubes were not attached when we purchased our 66 Safari. I was able to re-attach three of the four, but...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 02-11-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rhino33
The fitting is oriented upright, with the cap end...

The fitting is oriented upright, with the cap end pointing towards the underside of the bathroom sink (which in this photo is the plywood). If this is a breaker, do we need to replace it when we...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 02-09-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Rhino33
What is this plumbing fitting?

We are working on replacing the copper tubing on our 1966 22' Safari, as the faucets in the shower and bathroom sink are leaking. The attached photo is taken from in the bathtub looking into the tiny...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 02-07-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rhino33
Thank you so much! I will likely order one later...

Thank you so much! I will likely order one later this week. We appreciate the recommendation about the side crank also - I was wondering how much clearance the top crank would have in relation to the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 02-07-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rhino33
Manual Jack Recommendations?

We are considering replacing our non working original electric jack on our 1966 Safari with a manual jack. Does anyone have recommendations for a particular one?
Do replacement jacks need to be...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 01-31-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks for the recommendation, I appreciate it!

Thanks for the recommendation, I appreciate it!
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 01-28-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Rhino33
How to manually operate hitch jack?

We recently ran into an issue with our electric jack not working, either on battery power or while connected with the umbilical to our tow vehicle. I know on our 1980 we are able to take the top of...
Forum: On The Road... 11-06-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Rhino33
Roloha - We camp not far from this state park...

Roloha -
We camp not far from this state park and just love this area of Indiana. It is so beautiful and peaceful! Glad you had some down time with your family. Maybe we'll see you around in the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 11-06-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,265
Posted By Rhino33
This is perfect timing for this post. We had the...

This is perfect timing for this post. We had the umbilical cord hooked up to our tow vehicle, but had the kill switch engaged for the trailer battery. The jack (original to our 1966 trailer) would...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-17-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,166
Posted By Rhino33
And the photo of said 'hole'... which of course I...

And the photo of said 'hole'... which of course I now realize is upside down. Sorry!
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-17-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,166
Posted By Rhino33
And another question - the PO mentioned that a...

And another question - the PO mentioned that a mouse had made a nest in the oven with what appeared to be insulation. He never tried the oven after than because he knew the thermostat was bad and...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-09-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,166
Posted By Rhino33
We are also (I think!) in need of a thermostat...

We are also (I think!) in need of a thermostat for our Magic Chef oven in our new 1966 Safari. The PO said the oven will just heat and heat until you turn it off. Any suggestions are appreciated!!
...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 10-09-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much for the information - as well as...

Thanks so much for the information - as well as the availability of a replacement/repair. I will need to take a photo of our doorset, as I think there may be a dead bolt underneath the AS lock. And...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 10-02-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rhino33
Andy - Do you carry the replacement lock for the...

Andy - Do you carry the replacement lock for the L100 with the integrated dead bolt?
Thanks so much!
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-16-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Rhino33
Let us know how the cartridge and seal...

Let us know how the cartridge and seal replacement goes. Our sink faucet is also leaking in the same location, but I was considering switching out the faucet to make it easier when filling...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-29-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Rhino33
Copper with PEX?

Has anyone had experience replacing a section of copper pipe with PEX? This is for a section of the city water inlet line on the outside of the trailer.

Thanks!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-24-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Rhino33
Thanks so much for the photos - they definitely...

Thanks so much for the photos - they definitely help!
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-23-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Rhino33
Unhappy City Water Line Leak ?? Pressure Regulator and Back Flow??

We have a leak in the copper city water line on the outside of our trailer approximately two feet away from the city water hookup (which on our trailer is the hookup connection and two additional...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-10-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Rhino33
No Response from Supplier?

For the past two weeks, I have been trying to order replacement window arms for our older trailer from Silver Trailer Supply, as they are advertising they are having an Airstream Parts sale. However,...
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