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Forum: On The Road... 06-01-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,126
Posted By Kathys quilt
old dings, scares of a life well lived

Winter is over and the outside polishing job has started. Never knew there were so many small dings and tree branch marks on the old girl. The front is a nightmare! I could sand down the marks going...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 02-22-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,260
Posted By Kathys quilt
Barns and wind

You do have ranches and some farms near you and I would visit a few with metal roofs and sides on the barns and get advise from them and not us who have no idea of wind strengths and snow fall for...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-16-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,393
Posted By Kathys quilt
Does Painting the inside, even with the best....

Does Painting the inside, even with the best. take away value?
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-13-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,819
Posted By Kathys quilt
I have been camping and riding the roads with my...

I have been camping and riding the roads with my wife for at least 20 years. We have the big 5th wheel rig for the "RV camp grounds where I fill more closed in than in an Army bunk in an old wood...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-09-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,390
Posted By Kathys quilt
This is not an AS problem alone. I have had to...

This is not an AS problem alone. I have had to replace tables in two other makes, both had a different table manufacture. As a wood carver I tried sealing both sides of the solid wood I used in one...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-06-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By Kathys quilt
Good thing you live on the west coast, way too...

Good thing you live on the west coast, way too far for me to travel for parts. I am refurbishing a 67 Sovereign and love some the small changes in the 68. When I first started with Forums, I wondered...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-30-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By Kathys quilt
Gaucho beds and couch on 67

So far I have had no replies to my original questions - so let me try again,

I need, if possible, pictures and the sizes of gaucho twin middle beds for a 67 model Sovereign (does not have to be...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-26-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Kathys quilt
Battery storage

Our 67 Sovereign was the late model build with the converter under the rear bath sink curb side. The PO had a bad leak problem in the area and just moved the converter and a new electric wire line...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-26-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By Kathys quilt
Sovereign Middle twin sleeping area

Comfort is a must for this old broken down war horse the Army forced out to pasture after 21 years. My body is in pain 24 7 as they say, but praise God!, life is good. Forums has given us many...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 01-18-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By Kathys quilt
Apology

Apologize - " when you have done wrong, be man enough to admit it": so I was told by the first Sargent Major I worked under. To all who bike and those who ride with them, I do apologize for to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-16-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Kathys quilt
keeping momma happy

I am working on restoring my first AS. a 67 Sovereign. We are at the half way point in the restoration and my wife, who got the price down and about right when we purchased it, is not really happy...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-16-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,196
Posted By Kathys quilt
Sorry, some how got cut off and sent before...

Sorry, some how got cut off and sent before editing and finishing the above message.
I can not believe all the space and storage areas in an AS with no slides. I know the outside is a modern work...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-16-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,196
Posted By Kathys quilt
Our 67Sovereign has what is called twin beds in...

Our 67Sovereign has what is called twin beds in the middle or the trailer w/ bath in th rear and a couch bed = to a double in the front couch. No standard bed stuff fits anything, so making changes...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 01-16-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By Kathys quilt
I am refurbishing a 67 that I wish was a 69, but...

I am refurbishing a 67 that I wish was a 69, but you have to get what you can afford. Lots of people strip the inside and rework the interior, I have saved the biggest part of mine. There were...
Forum: On The Road... 01-16-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By Kathys quilt
I am no longer a biker and after my wife saw a...

I am no longer a biker and after my wife saw a man that a 911 call had her following until the troopers could get there, saw the ----- run over from behind a couple turning left into a gas station...
Forum: 1966 - 1968 Safari 01-08-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By Kathys quilt
'67 windows: how to care for them?

Again I start with a big thank you to the Forum family, for your advice has been priceless in the 67 Sovereign restoration. It has turned cold in Alabama and I have no heat in the trailer, yet when...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 01-06-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By Kathys quilt
AC/Heat Pump Combo

The 67 Sovereign I am refurbishing is 30 amp but after reading the daily forums today I see the newer units have AC/heat pump systems like my son's unit that has two and is 50amp. I have to replace...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-06-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By Kathys quilt
May sound like a lot, but, having to replace both...

May sound like a lot, but, having to replace both AC and heater in a 67 - sound rather like a very good deal and now I know it pays to read the daily post.
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-04-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 653
Posted By Kathys quilt
Gaucho beds and couch on 67

All that is left on the outside is stripping and polishing - In side I have to install new floor covering and figure out the details on the gauchos. We think we want to keep the original look but we...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-31-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Kathys quilt
AC help & thanks

Thanks for the replies on AC leaks and I have followed your advice and waiting on next big rain event. When I got inside the AC I found the fan motor was rusting away so bad that it would crumble at...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 12-29-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By Kathys quilt
67 AC AREA leaks

Thought I had them all - but then this is 67. The recent down pours in the South have caught many by surprise and I am one. The street side of my Sovereign showed signs of leaking and not just a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-27-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,944
Posted By Kathys quilt
AGREE - never ever put that #@^$ tape on your...

AGREE - never ever put that #@^$ tape on your trailer - you will regret it or the next owner will! This rain is not the norm for the SE. I thought I had all my leaks fixed on my 67 but this rain...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-21-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,200
Posted By Kathys quilt
Thanks

Thanks for the question and your research, I am refurbishing a 67 AS and having the same problem with the parts people never answering this same question and thus never knew there was a cement to...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 12-17-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,479
Posted By Kathys quilt
I have a 05 5th wheel that has been stored in a...

I have a 05 5th wheel that has been stored in a metal Shed/building all its days and everyone thinks it is a much newer one when I pull into a camp ground. When looking for a vintage AS I could...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 12-15-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By Kathys quilt
They (hinges) have to be out there somewhere. I...

They (hinges) have to be out there somewhere. I purchased a 67 AS ad all hinges had been replaced and they look great and fit perfect. My problem is finding replacement latches. I found latches for...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 12-15-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,011
Posted By Kathys quilt
You do know the tailgater has it's power source...

You do know the tailgater has it's power source coming via the cable and some spliters do let the power through. I have had many problems with my Tailgater and a call, toll free to Dish tecks has...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12-11-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,172
Posted By Kathys quilt
YES - but if you strip, you need to polish and...

YES - but if you strip, you need to polish and that's at lest 2 weekends of work - Vintage trailer supply . com has a page that will give you step by step instructions on how to do the stripping and...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-03-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,215
Posted By Kathys quilt
Thumbs up On the pole

May sound odd, but you warm my heart talking about flag poles.
If you have poles then you have flags and one of them is called "Ole Glory"
I spent 21 years defending the right to fly our flag and...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-02-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,808
Posted By Kathys quilt
If you are retired and got the time and energy-...

If you are retired and got the time and energy- believe me you will need both and the price as right on the gutted Arg. then go for it and take time to plan it all out before you start. You can pop...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,290
Posted By Kathys quilt
I have a soft roll up tonneau that's locked in...

I have a soft roll up tonneau that's locked in place when tailgate is shut and locked. Yes, it could be cut, but no large items could be taken out like my gen
the rolling bar system would stop...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By Kathys quilt
Smile Shout out of THANKS

To all who gave great advice I want to say, "thanks" This is a project of love and one of mind clearing thearphy. I do go slow but sure and hope to write a blog (when I figure out how) on my...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-06-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By Kathys quilt
Question house pipes in a RV

:huh:Got a great deal on 67 Sovereing, or so I thought. It has pvc, pcv, (house type water system installed) I am certain this will not hold up to a now moving around again AS. The problem for me is...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-06-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Kathys quilt
Awing arm parts 67 AS

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Don't know the parts name, but I have arms, roller bar 20' and...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-06-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Kathys quilt
Old furnace/ac

Restoring a 67 30' Sovereing and my wife wants as much original stuff as possible. The furnace has been disconected but is there. An ugly wall gas unit is on the wall of the furnace cabinet cutting...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-06-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By Kathys quilt
Is it a 67 Sovereign or not/black water tank woes

:blush:I bought a very used 67 Sovereing to restore for my wife. There is no title and club records on its Club ID # shows 67. Restoration work done before seems to have put two different end bath...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-03-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Kathys quilt
storage door latches

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

66 - 68 Airstream storage door latches for cabinets and storge...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 11-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By Kathys quilt
Old member #

I am just now refurbishing a 67 Sovereign and I have not joined any clubs yet. Seems I have seen member numbers on AS as far back as early 60's as a child in FL. My Sovereing has numbers and emblem...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-30-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,903
Posted By Kathys quilt
Hey Paul, will the new moons at VTS fit my...

Hey Paul, will the new moons at VTS fit my original wheels? Do you suggest I keep and sand blast the old wheels or update to a new mag or something - Original is good but not always the best I was...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-30-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,903
Posted By Kathys quilt
Hey Paul, will my original wheels except the new...

Hey Paul, will my original wheels except the new VTS moons they sell. Ray B:huh:
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-27-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Kathys quilt
If you have the space, and local rules allow, a...

If you have the space, and local rules allow, a permenate storage shed is the way to go. This is no joke if you ever looked at an older AS that has set outside for years, like the one I purchased...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-25-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Kathys quilt
idroba, seems you are a rivet master and I am at...

idroba, seems you are a rivet master and I am at a loss as to the black water, sewer tank that is missing from the 67 Sovereing I am restoring. Are there any 67 black water tanks available out there,...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 10-25-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By Kathys quilt
I am restoring a 67 Sovereing and had the same...

I am restoring a 67 Sovereing and had the same problem, breaking 2 out of 3 1/8 bits. It is a learning process and I found light pressure using good bits worked as fast as pushing into the revits. ...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-18-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,092
Posted By Kathys quilt
Hang in ther it took me many years before I found...

Hang in ther it took me many years before I found the right AS to restore for my wife (She loves the idea of owing an AS, but not the work it take to restore one) Where the converter and battery set...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-18-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By Kathys quilt
Oh Black water

I am restoring a 1967 Sovereing for my wife. 95% original with Frig and sewer tank missing. The last owner had it set up for a septic tank at a hunting club. Had bad leak and wanted to sell. Leak was...
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,735
Posted By Kathys quilt
I thought you were going to tell where and what...

I thought you were going to tell where and what was going on in the Smokies in 2016. lots of people have given you great information. High on my bucket list is to hike the Applation Trail that...
Forum: On The Road... 10-17-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,570
Posted By Kathys quilt
Thumbs up :wally:QUOTE=AWCHIEF;1697975]I have camped at a...

:wally:QUOTE=AWCHIEF;1697975]I have camped at a couple of KOAs that give military discounts. I always ask, it is rare these days that businesses do not give either an old fart or military...
Forum: 1965-1969 Sovereign 10-15-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By Kathys quilt
Black water tank on a 67 AS 30'

My wife, Kathy, begged for years for me to get her an older Air Stream. So I got her a 1967 Sovereign 90+% original except for the frig and blackwater tank. What I need to know is if there is anyone...
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