RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
 


Showing results 1 to 48 of 48
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: fth
Forum: The Rally Zone 10-24-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 125,450
Posted By fth
Sadly we won't make it this year. #144

Sadly we won't make it this year. #144
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-10-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,288
Posted By fth
One solution requires replacing your toilet with...

One solution requires replacing your toilet with a composting toilet. Then you wouldn't be using the black tank. Search Google for, "Twist On Waste Valve, 3" which attaches to the outside of your...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-08-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By fth
I had this problem with our previous 2005 AS...

I had this problem with our previous 2005 AS Classic 30. I replaced the valves and in so doing I think I know why none of these solutions work. Grit gets behind the valve and can't be cleared from...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 06-26-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,799
Posted By fth
You can run Windows on a Mac but you can't run...

You can run Windows on a Mac but you can't run Mac OS on a Windows computer.
I buy a new Macbook Pro every three years because the used value of my older Macbook Pro is pretty good which makes the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-09-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,672
Posted By fth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y8_fdyWPsA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y8_fdyWPsA


This guy spent $700 to have his car done! Imagine the cost for an AS. Plus it lasts 3 years or so it seems.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-20-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,920
Posted By fth
Adding a Hensley or ProPride hitch will extend a...

Adding a Hensley or ProPride hitch will extend a foot from where the hitch ball on the trailer is now. Besides the sway prevention those hitches provide that extra foot adds two other features. It...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-18-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By fth
How much water does this use? From a Google...

How much water does this use?
From a Google search on the matter:
"Most water use estimates range from 3 to 15 gallons / 11 to 57 litres per hour, with averages between 7 and 11 gallons / 26.5 and...
Forum: On The Road... 04-14-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,770
Posted By fth
Thanks for this info. We'll be heading that way...

Thanks for this info. We'll be heading that way next year.
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-03-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 125,450
Posted By fth
Sign us up. Looking forward to it.

Sign us up. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Our Community 03-30-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,253
Posted By fth
We had a 2005 Classic 30 for over a year, did the...

We had a 2005 Classic 30 for over a year, did the SW caravan and last years International in it. Very happy with it.
We bought a 2003 AS Land Yacht 396 for the mid $60's and did a month in Main and...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-07-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By fth
2005 Airstream Classic 30 - Virginia

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

PRICE REDUCED!

This is a 2005 Classic 30 Airstream in excellent condition. Rear queen size...
Forum: Our Community 10-19-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,967
Posted By fth
We had a very bad experience with the one in NJ...

We had a very bad experience with the one in NJ and wouldn't buy a wingnut from them.
Forum: Full-Timing 08-18-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,931
Posted By fth
I'm interested in this too.

I'm interested in this too.
Forum: Roof 06-20-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,327
Posted By fth
It ain't that hard to do yourself.

I did it last year when I was 70. I wish I had thought of using a heat gun to soften the old sealant which makes it a lot easier to scrap off. I also wish I had done it in the shade under the tree in...
Forum: Floor Finishes 06-01-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By fth
I used Allure and because of fitting around...

I used Allure and because of fitting around things it could not 'float' and some joints opened up over a few months time. I made a cut and put in a piece of aluminum molding to allow the float to...
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 05-20-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,169
Posted By fth
Google and Waze

I use Google and Waze. I like Google maps because I can plan out my trip on the Mac and then those links are there when I use Google on my iPhone. As Waze was bought by Google those links are there...
Forum: Shocks 05-11-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,188
Posted By fth
How do you know if the shocks need replacing?

How do you know if the shocks need replacing? We have a 2005 Classic 30. The previous owner welded on a 2" hitch receiver to the frame under the bumper for a bike rack. It has hit the ground so many...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-16-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By fth
In keeping with the connection between Airstreams...

In keeping with the connection between Airstreams and airplanes you could do what they did in the old days. They mounted a small generator with a propeller on it to provide power while in flight....
Forum: Tires 01-06-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By fth
But then, so many things used to work just fine...

But then, so many things used to work just fine when I was a kid...
Forum: Tires 01-06-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By fth
Google "white wall inserts" for another option....

Google "white wall inserts" for another option. They go on under the rim and work fine. They were used a lot when I was a kid 50+ years ago.
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 12-23-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,147
Posted By fth
I mounted the antenna on the flagpole and ran the...

I mounted the antenna on the flagpole and ran the cable through the battery box door on a 2005 Classic 30. But I'm thinking of mounting it on the TV antenna and running the cable through the roof...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-01-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,334
Posted By fth
On our recent trip I had just crested a hill, was...

On our recent trip I had just crested a hill, was daydreaming and got going a little fast going down the hill in a right hand curve. Instead of hitting the brakes which would have applied the trailer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,334
Posted By fth
2004 Ford F250 V10 gas Supercab

I've only had this since July. Bought it for $10K, has about 90K miles on it. Towing a Classic 30.

Just completed a 7,800 mile trip from Virginia to the Southwest Caravan for a total of 83 days.
...
Forum: Boondocking 11-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,665
Posted By fth
Not that I ever plan to do any of what you're...

Not that I ever plan to do any of what you're talking about but perhaps an axel lift kit would help. https://www.dexteraxle.com/inc/sdetail/45177/45180
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-27-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,106
Posted By fth
I bought one from Amazon for about $70. It was...

I bought one from Amazon for about $70. It was two part, one camera and the WiFi sending unit. I put the guts of the sending unit in a grey plastic conduit box from Lowe's stuck on with velcro and...
Forum: 2002 - 2005 International 08-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,906
Posted By fth
Has anyone done this to a 2005 Classic 30?

Has anyone done this to a 2005 Classic 30?
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-16-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 18,143
Posted By fth
We had a Reese dual cam that came with the AS we...

We had a Reese dual cam that came with the AS we bought for about a month. Put about 1K miles on it and didn't like it much. Bought a reconditioned Hensley and have been very happy. Harder to make...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-30-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,701
Posted By fth
If it's new you should be fine but if it's used...

If it's new you should be fine but if it's used you might want to check this: Buying An Airstream: A most unusual experience...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,369
Posted By fth
You could just go with it as you have and install...

You could just go with it as you have and install a friction anti sway bar and forget the dual cam altogether. Our cam bent but didn't break and we replaced it for $80, decided to sell it and went...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,018
Posted By fth
Hi, We're pulling a 2005 Classic 30 with a 2004...

Hi, We're pulling a 2005 Classic 30 with a 2004 F-250 XLT gas. It's a SuperDuty which means it has a 1 ton suspension. No sag at all. We had a Reese hitch but just put a Hensley on it for stability...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-16-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,486
Posted By fth
https://images.lowes.com/product/converted/041072/0...

https://images.lowes.com/product/converted/041072/041072058605lg.jpg

Homax 2-Piece Caulking Tool Kit from Lowe's. Worked well for me removing all the caulk from the roof of our Classic 30. Which...
Forum: On The Road... 07-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By fth
They travel in groups, if you see one there are...

They travel in groups, if you see one there are others. Hit the brakes hard and hope. I've had three deer run into the side of my car. In the middle of the day... With a red car! I've heard that...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-12-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,510
Posted By fth
I just installed a Hensley last week for the...

I just installed a Hensley last week for the first time. It took longer to read the manual than to actually install it. Much less than an hour and easy to do.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 05-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,082
Posted By fth
This will be our second trip and the first major one in our, new to us AS

Our first trip was just 30 miles away and we found out our brake controller was flaky so I ordered a new one, a Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller which everyone seems to like. Now I'm...
Forum: Our Community 04-09-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By fth
Hint: Use this with Google. ...

Hint: Use this with Google.

site:airforums.com search text

Only searches airforums.com
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-08-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,925
Posted By fth
You wouldn't need a black tank with a composting...

You wouldn't need a black tank with a composting toilet.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-25-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,382
Posted By fth
Cutting battery power disables trailer jack

And that adds just a little bit more security from being stolen as it would take the thief longer to do it manually.
Forum: Our Community 03-15-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By fth
Try Highland Haven...

Try Highland Haven (https://www.vahighlandhaven.org/)

We didn't stay there but we visited on their last day last year. It's on top of a mountain and the views are fantastic! Here's a bit from...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-14-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,981
Posted By fth
We bought the gas Q7 and would consider it again...

We bought the gas Q7 and would consider it again if they fix the Nav system. I have researched gas vs diesel and can find only one advantage to diesel which is torque. Their better fuel mileage is...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-14-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,981
Posted By fth
Boy am I sorry I replied to timhortons! I got...

Boy am I sorry I replied to timhortons! I got jumped on for answering his question with what I knew. In my opinion if they had nothing useful to contribute than their silence would have been...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-14-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,981
Posted By fth
The manual for our 2014 Q7 says 660 tongue weight...

The manual for our 2014 Q7 says 660 tongue weight and 6600 tow weight but it also says you can't use an equalizing hitch. However the guy at Can-Am in Canada says it makes a great TV once his mods...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 02-20-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,644
Posted By fth
Thanks for the great reply guys. Based on that...

Thanks for the great reply guys. Based on that and other info we've gleaned here we went ahead and bought it from David at Colonial in NJ. Sight unseen... A butt clenching decision as we're in...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 02-19-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,644
Posted By fth
Should I buy this 2007 Classic Limited 31?

I've searched the forum and can't find anything on this. Is the 2007 Classic Limited 31 a good one to buy? Is there anything I should look for when I go to look at it? Any help would be appreciated...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 02-14-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,546
Posted By fth
My interest too.

My interest too.
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-14-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,933
Posted By fth
The nicotine (brown stuff) gets in every crack...

The nicotine (brown stuff) gets in every crack and crevice and the smell may reappear on damp days. I am sensitive to the smell and I wouldn't buy it. YMMV
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-15-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,292
Posted By fth
Is there a wheel lock for dual axel rigs? To use...

Is there a wheel lock for dual axel rigs? To use in addition to a coupler lock?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,144
Posted By fth
It's kinda sad that when I saw this my first...

It's kinda sad that when I saw this my first thought was to strip the paint and polish the aluminum... Man am I getting old...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 11-27-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,741
Posted By fth
This thread is really helpful. We are currently...

This thread is really helpful. We are currently looking to buy our first AS. Our current rig is a 27' motorhome, rear twin, front dinette. I just took out the incredibly uncomfortable dinette in...
Showing results 1 to 48 of 48

 

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.