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Forum: On The Road... 07-17-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By Cleosdad
You must be at the Top of Georgia...far too many...

You must be at the Top of Georgia...far too many spaces, far too close together...but beautiful land and river.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-05-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By Cleosdad
Univolt charging

Perhaps I am overly paranoid, but I've been hesitant to connect my old Univolt (which sounds like it is working) to the battery for charging purposes. I have a 73 Argosy and assume the Univolt is...
Forum: On The Road... 06-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,496
Posted By Cleosdad
Heard about this on local news but didn't hear...

Heard about this on local news but didn't hear any confirmation that it was an AS
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 02-13-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,664
Posted By Cleosdad
go for it

I bought one just more than a year ago for $500 and put probably $3k into it...plus a lot of labor. If you have any experience or are willing to learn, you can do most of the repairs/replacements...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-21-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,871
Posted By Cleosdad
I had similar one lower in the back side...

I had similar one lower in the back side section...encounter with the neighbor's mailbox....bought a suction cup dent puller from WalMart and it took "most" of the dent out. I was amazed at the...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-19-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Cleosdad
The original pipes in my 73 Argosy were burst in...

The original pipes in my 73 Argosy were burst in numerous places. Shower leak sounds like a connection issue (may be as simple as tightening or replacing a washer) I ended up replacing all of my...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-19-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By Cleosdad
Leaking A/C

Any suggestions on how best to address a leak around the base of the A/C? I have a 73 Argosy with what may...or may not be...an original A/C roof unit. There is no shroud on it.

I have never...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 09-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,778
Posted By Cleosdad
Welcome....may want to join the Airstream Argosy...

Welcome....may want to join the Airstream Argosy Owners Facebook page...lots of helpful information and people there also.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 07-22-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,715
Posted By Cleosdad
I have a 73 Argosy. The bathroom floor was...

I have a 73 Argosy. The bathroom floor was horribly rotted and the tub was beyond repair. I used aluminum mini blinds on the window. Had to replace the tub and am making a hanging oval shower curtain...
Forum: Vintage Kin 07-12-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,732
Posted By Cleosdad
IMHO, original features do add value. There are...

IMHO, original features do add value. There are many (myself included) who are of the mindset that most likely the original designers are better qualified than I/we. I have restored a 73 Argosy and...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 06-30-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,592
Posted By Cleosdad
Gussy :: 1973

Argosy :: 1973 Airstream Argosy (2016-06-30 18:34:52)
Forum: Floor Finishes 06-29-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,401
Posted By Cleosdad
DEMAND a replacement at no cost to you and demand...

DEMAND a replacement at no cost to you and demand a loaner while the replacement floor is being installed...even if you don't plan to use it.
Forum: Trailer Values 05-27-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By Cleosdad
1973 Argosy

Any advice appreciated. I've done lots of research but not found anything that seems to be solid advice. I'm 'considering' selling my 73 26' Argosy. The interior is in near original condition (but...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 04-26-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Cleosdad
No advice on the power issue; however, speaking...

No advice on the power issue; however, speaking from experience in North Georgia, we too had an issue with septic constraints. We opted for a Nature's Head composting toilet that has been great. We...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-19-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Cleosdad
Hitch post

Can anyone offer advice on trying to loosen the bolts that hold the hitch post to the tongue? I've sprayed lubricant, rust-buster and all sorts of stuff to try to loosen but have had no luck. Need to...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-14-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,940
Posted By Cleosdad
I greatly prefer original. Other than my...

I greatly prefer original. Other than my appreciation for all things vintage, I feel that the professionals who originally designed the space were likely more capable than I in maximizing the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-06-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Cleosdad
Trying to follow this as I also have this problem...

Trying to follow this as I also have this problem but explanations are too complicated for me...and I'm a writer
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 03-30-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,589
Posted By Cleosdad
I'd rather have used any day. New RVs, even...

I'd rather have used any day. New RVs, even Airstreams, as with automobiles, depreciate as soon as you drive off the dealer's lot.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-29-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By Cleosdad
Breaker box issues

I have recently purchased a 73 Argosy. Most electrical systems work well except I seem to not be getting any power to the A/C or refrigerator. It appears (based on my extremely limited knowledge of...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 03-10-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By Cleosdad
Congratulations. It looks to be in pretty darn...

Congratulations. It looks to be in pretty darn good condition.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 03-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,392
Posted By Cleosdad
We put Levolors in ours and I think they look...

We put Levolors in ours and I think they look great. Best part is that the two inch blinds fit snugly inside the original curtain tracks and give a nice completed look
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-01-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By Cleosdad
Bathroom remodel

I'm having to rip out the subfloor in my recently purchased Argosy. Original tub is beyond repair. If anyone has any cool ideas or pictures for a redo of the space I would love to hear/see them. I've...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-29-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,814
Posted By Cleosdad
After filling the holes and sanding, I used a...

After filling the holes and sanding, I used a standard interior matte finish paint and it looks great. I used the Krylon Fusion on the plastic features and also had really good results.

Also,...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-24-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By Cleosdad
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1020871072...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208710726591646&set=pcb.10208710727631672&type=3&theater
...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-12-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,320
Posted By Cleosdad
Peter, I've "almost" reached the same conclusion...

Peter, I've "almost" reached the same conclusion on my 73. I can sand and resurface and make everything look good except the area right around the drain. I'm anxious to see how the Plasti-mend works...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-08-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,008
Posted By Cleosdad
Faux wood paneling; preserve or update: that is the question

I'm restoring a 73 Argosy and trying to keep things as original as possible (and practical). What are the general thoughts on retaining value of original interior vs modifying it? I'm considering...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-05-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Cleosdad
Do you happen to have the guacho (front lounge...

Do you happen to have the guacho (front lounge sofa)?
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-02-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,320
Posted By Cleosdad
Thanks for this information. I just bought a 73...

Thanks for this information. I just bought a 73 Argosy and the tub is also not in very good condition around the drain. I was debating on whether to resurface with Krylon Fusion paint as I did with...
Forum: Boondocking 02-01-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 32,487
Posted By Cleosdad
We have the exact one with a solar powered...

We have the exact one with a solar powered exhaust fan in our RV on the river. We only use it a couple of times each month and for almost a year have not had to do anything to it. Have also never had...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-29-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By Cleosdad
Thanks all. The univolt is there, not making any...

Thanks all. The univolt is there, not making any sound. I assume when I connect a battery, it will???
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-29-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By Cleosdad
Interior lights, etc.

Yes, I'm totally new to this but loving every minute of it. By profession, I am a journalist...with very little experience with electrical issues. By reading numerous posts, threads, etc.; I'm making...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-27-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Cleosdad
Great..thanks so much!

Great..thanks so much!
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-26-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Cleosdad
removing interior window frames

Don't laugh please. Total newbie. Just bought a 73 Argosy and trying to figure out how to remove interior window frames. How do I remove the handle of the lever that raises and lowers the windows?...
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