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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-24-2017, 05:30 PM
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Views: 378
Posted By Don.44
2005 Airstream International CCD 16 - Washington

The trailer I had listed has been sold
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-10-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By Don.44
2005 Airstream Classic 30 - Massachusetts

Title: 2005 Airstream Classic 30 - Massachusetts
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2005 Classic Rear Queen Cloth Sofa Has Solar panels Has been stored in a heated garage Ready...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-12-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Don.44
2005 Airstream Classic 30 - Massachusetts

Title: 2005 Airstream Classic 30 - Massachusetts
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2005 Classic No longer using it Air Stream is in our heated garage It has a queen bed Solar...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 07-27-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By Don.44
My 2005 classic does the same thing I finally...

My 2005 classic does the same thing I finally bought a long coax cable and run it from the hook up in the camp ground to my TV and I watch TV It's been like that since I bought the trailer . I could...
Forum: Our Community 07-26-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,215
Posted By Don.44
Truck size

I don't recommend getting a truck too light for the job ...I have a Cummins Diesel and it pulls the 30 foot classic up the mountains without any dificulty and being a 3/4 ton the brakes are heavier...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-12-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,911
Posted By Don.44
On my return trip fron Fl I was towing my 30 foot...

On my return trip fron Fl I was towing my 30 foot AS with my 09 Dodge 2500 6 cyl Pretty nervous then I pulled into a rest area and there it was A Buick Enclave towing an 34 footer headed to Canada...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-26-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,540
Posted By Don.44
Stay away from Split rims unless your going to...

Stay away from Split rims unless your going to change them yourself in the event you get a flat . I have a picture of a split rim and will try to send it . Split rims use tubes an flaps inside and...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 01-28-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,905
Posted By Don.44
It looks nice in the picture

It looks nice in the picture
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-27-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By Don.44
I think this is a parts trailer if you had...

I think this is a parts trailer if you had another one that needed parts ... From my expirence Look around There is probably one near by that requires a lot less work and $$ to complete . Unless...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,420
Posted By Don.44
I have a 2009 Dodge 4x4 2500 with 3:42 ratio I...

I have a 2009 Dodge 4x4 2500 with 3:42 ratio I drive 65 MPH towing a 30 foot 2005 classic from Fl to Ma we averaged 14.5 MPG +/-. I have a 99 Dodge with 4:11 That truck averaged 13 MPG towing a car...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By Don.44
My 2005 leaks through the air conditioner too I...

My 2005 leaks through the air conditioner too I guess I will have to remove the cover on the outside and look for a place for water to enter . I wonder if spraying some of that clear sealer from...
Forum: On The Road... 12-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By Don.44
The Power cord from the Tow Vehicle should do it....

The Power cord from the Tow Vehicle should do it. You can also use a pair of jumpers if you can reach the battery or one of those battery jump boxes .
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Don.44
Woodwood Spring in Brocton and they use to have a...

Woodwood Spring in Brocton and they use to have a place in the Boston area Also very good
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-13-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Don.44
Donovan Spring in NH Not far away

Donovan Spring in NH Not far away
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 12-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,223
Posted By Don.44
Try that insulation they put over pipes Separate...

Try that insulation they put over pipes Separate it and wrap it around the pipe and push it between the pipe and the floor . The drain will be alowed to move around while your traveling and not break...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 12-01-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
It seems to me that the major issues with the Air...

It seems to me that the major issues with the Air Stream RV could be corrected with a few cents worth of wood preserative and a little calking . Why do they want to risk their reputation and future...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 11-25-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,849
Posted By Don.44
Do you belong to AAA ? ask their advise Don

Do you belong to AAA ? ask their advise
Don
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-18-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,494
Posted By Don.44
I tow with a 2009 Dodge with a cummings and I had...

I tow with a 2009 Dodge with a cummings and I had a brake problem with the original Tekonsha controler . I had straight electric brakes and no problem with it but, I bought a 2005 Classic that has...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 11-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,058
Posted By Don.44
They do make products for the rubber but I used...

They do make products for the rubber but I used it on my Airtream and it worked real nice I use it on my car & truck too and I ilke the way it cleans and waxes It last a little while . I have used...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 11-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,058
Posted By Don.44
I use a product called 303 on the outside and...

I use a product called 303 on the outside and inside It works great and very easy to use I bought it on Amazon .Spray it on and wipe it off Nothing sticks to it
Don
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By Don.44
Wheels

Were any of the other lugs loose ? Theres a good possibility the wheel may have been missed if you were distracted in your tightning proceedure , If the others are OK it could be that the hub on...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-28-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Don.44
I have a 2005 Classic and I have an coax cable in...

I have a 2005 Classic and I have an coax cable in the front and in the rear of the trailer at the TV's . I attach the coax cable in the left rear of the trailer on the outside from the camp ground...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 06-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Does AS offer a flyer showing the owner where...

Does AS offer a flyer showing the owner where they can calk to prevent water leaking in on the floor ?
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 06-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Was the little bit of money saved , by not...

Was the little bit of money saved , by not applying calking in critical places worth loosing a customer over ? My As stays in a garage most of the time and I'm leary of taking it out on rainy days .
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 06-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Do you think Air Stream has a 5 th wheel in the...

Do you think Air Stream has a 5 th wheel in the companies future ?
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 06-02-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Floor Rot

It would seem to me that a very inexpensive preventive would be to treat the plywood floor ( Before assembly )with some type of wood presertive . Cost would be minimal and it might prevent the rot...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 02-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Air Stream should be ashamed of their quality of...

Air Stream should be ashamed of their quality of work and even more for what they charge for it . For another couple of dollars worth of calking and wood preservative all of this could have been...
Forum: Community Polls 10-17-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 28,918
Posted By Don.44
Look at the Hensley hitch

Look at the Hensley hitch
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-24-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By Don.44
Flex Seal

I don't think the spray seal is a permanent repair but out on a trip and it begins to leak use it until you can return and make a more premanent repair . I was just wondering if anyone has tried...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-23-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By Don.44
Quick leak fix ?

Has anyone tried the flex seal as advertised on TV on the roof and around the roof fans & areas of where a leak can occur ? It looks like it could work in a pinch . They make it in clear now too. My...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 05-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,592
Posted By Don.44
Yes always from the drivers side as if you were...

Yes always from the drivers side as if you were sitting in the vehicle ( left hand drive ) You are right
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-25-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,134
Posted By Don.44
For what it's worth I have a 30 foot Classic and...

For what it's worth I have a 30 foot Classic and tow it with a 09 Dodge diesel It has the power but I have always been concearned about sway until one day I stopped at a rest area and pulled up to...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 05-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,294
Posted By Don.44
Who sends you these recalls ? I have a 2005...

Who sends you these recalls ? I have a 2005 Classic and the brakes have a lag between the tow vehicle and the trailer The brakes work fine once they are applied but there is defintly a time laps...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 05-25-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,592
Posted By Don.44
The primary shoe is the forward shoe and...

The primary shoe is the forward shoe and secondary shoe is the rear shoe I believe the primary shoe is the shorter brake material shoe.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 05-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,592
Posted By Don.44
Your primary shoe is the forward shoe and...

Your primary shoe is the forward shoe and secondary is the rear shoe I believe the primary shoe is the shorter shoe
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-12-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,050
Posted By Don.44
I watched a television program on TV showing how...

I watched a television program on TV showing how they built the Air Stream and these trailers are not sealed between body panels. They are assembled and sealed on the outside of the overlaps and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-23-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,853
Posted By Don.44
I receintly returned from Fl after a 3 month...

I receintly returned from Fl after a 3 month vacation and on the return trip I stopped at a rest area . There was another Air Stream parked there too. I looked closer and it was a 34 foot being towed...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-22-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,853
Posted By Don.44
Tv

Your choice of a TV is a good one I have an 09 Dodge 2500 with Cumings and a 30 foot and you will never lack power on the hills . I find the exhaust brake and tow / haul transmission a nice feature...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-15-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
I am using a Tekonsha P3 brake controller It is...

I am using a Tekonsha P3 brake controller It is what the previous owner was using He had a 05 GMC I have an 09 Dodge
Don.44
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-15-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
It is very important to be sure the trailer...

It is very important to be sure the trailer brakes are bled and there is no air in the trailer system . Any air will cause a delay in the trailer brakes when applying the brakes . Unless there was...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-15-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
What would you replace the "actibrake " with ?...

What would you replace the "actibrake " with ? When I'm towing and apply the brakes I would perfer to have the trailer brakes be applied just a split second before the TV brakes but that never...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-13-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
I had the wheels off before I left on this trip...

I had the wheels off before I left on this trip and the brake pads are fine like new . Brakes will stop the trailer but you have this lag before they take effect At first as you step on the Tow...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-12-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
We made it to our destination 1750 miles Not a...

We made it to our destination 1750 miles Not a fun trip with the brakes working like they did. I stopped at A FL dealer and described my issue . They are offering a free inspection of the Activator...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-08-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,323
Posted By Don.44
Just started our trip to Fl and what a\ nightmare...

Just started our trip to Fl and what a\ nightmare I am having with the delay in the brake system Hydraulic brakes should be surge brakes This disc system is so dangerous
Forum: Member Introductions 12-29-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,470
Posted By Don.44
I'm sorry you had a bad expirence when someone...

I'm sorry you had a bad expirence when someone did the damage to your AS ....May I suggest to carry a small roll of heavy clear plastic and a roll of duck tape with you for such occurances . It may...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 12-26-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 114,558
Posted By Don.44
Where exactally is this leak ? I want to check...

Where exactally is this leak ? I want to check mine .
Don
Forum: On The Road... 12-08-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,448
Posted By Don.44
Thanks . I never thought of that Unless you stop ...

Thanks . I never thought of that Unless you stop early your setting up in the dark then little or no communication with other campers . I am concearned about the weather I don't think it's the best...
Forum: On The Road... 11-29-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,448
Posted By Don.44
I think the icy roads bother me the most We too...

I think the icy roads bother me the most We too have the book the next Exit and we use a camping book too. I joined the Good Sam club and they are suppose to map us a route . This is out first...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 11-29-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,795
Posted By Don.44
What brand of master cylinder does Air Stream put...

What brand of master cylinder does Air Stream put on their new trailers ?
GM has used a master Cylinder driven by the power steering pump for many years My Dodge diesel has the same thing. I would...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 11-29-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,795
Posted By Don.44
I have an Actibrake master cylinder on my Air...

I have an Actibrake master cylinder on my Air Stream . it has an hesisation in the system when I brake . Should I consider replacing it with another brand of master cylinder ? Would this help ?
Don
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