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Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-24-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By coastal me
Valterra Black 20' kit

I bought the Valterra sewer hose kit in August 2018. Part #D04-0275.
Going by the reviews, I tested it with water first, to check for leaks. This one doesn't leak.
I've been a full-timer since...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-30-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
Water heater removed. Almost every section of...

Water heater removed.
Almost every section of plumbing has chew marks.
One pipe that is still leaking is behind the refrigerator.

The plumbing was chewed on the opposite side from the wh. In...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-21-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
There are several pipes chewed enough to cause...

There are several pipes chewed enough to cause leaks. Some areas are beyond the heater shutoff valves.
The repair person says they cannot fit their hand in front of the heater to reach down and...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-21-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
Informative list. Thank you.

Informative list. Thank you.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-20-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
The water heater was pushed and pulled by the...

The water heater was pushed and pulled by the mobile RV service tech, and it didn't budge. The area below the water heater is too tight to access the plumbing.

The white pipes have chew marks on...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-20-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
Is there a link for the YouTube video? I could...

Is there a link for the YouTube video? I could not find a video of an Airstream hot water tank removal.

Accessing the insulation from the inside to cut it doesn't look easy....
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-20-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By coastal me
water heater removal, '99. 31' Excella

The plumbing lines at the base of the heater inside have been chewed by a critter.

To access the lines, the heater needs to be removed.
The heater does not remove from the outside due to the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-15-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,407
Posted By coastal me
F250, 1999

Long bed, 6 speed stick shift, 2 wheel drive, 7.3 liter.
Bought in 2004, second owner. Less than 100,000 miles in 2004.
Just turned 140,000.
Full-time RVer since 2004.

The first couple of...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-26-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,302
Posted By coastal me
Mice where they are not wanted

Lots of posts on mice, that says that they are a major problem for RVers!
Sticky traps -stories of predators and other animals getting stuck on them. If used, make sure and dispose of properly....
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,698
Posted By coastal me
Smoke and fire locations:...

Smoke and fire locations:...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 333,448
Posted By coastal me
44 Cheap And Easy Ways To Organize Your RV/Camper...

44 Cheap And Easy Ways To Organize Your RV/Camper (https://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/brilliant-space-saving-storage-solutions-for-your-rvcampe)

Storage solutions. I like the collapsible silicon...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 12-13-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By coastal me
Miller Insurance Agency...

Miller Insurance Agency (https://www.millerrvinsurance.com/)
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-24-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By coastal me
The battery switch is on. The batteries checked...

The battery switch is on.
The batteries checked out okay, according to both service techs.
I went to Radio Shack to get a new battery for my voltmeter, and they did not have those batteries in...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By coastal me
I plan on getting a new converter anyway. It...

I plan on getting a new converter anyway.
It looks like getting one from Best Converter. I know to get a multiple stage converter, and to put it on feet, off the floor. I'm leaning on getting the...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-19-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By coastal me
one fix- Loose wire or fuse. Battery connection...

one fix- Loose wire or fuse.
Battery connection makes more sense to me.
I have had two experienced techs look at the issue. I would like to have the problem fixed. Right now, I need to be plugged...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-18-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By coastal me
No 12 volt when unplugged

Have 12 volt when plugged in. Original converter. 1999 Excella 31'.
Interstate batteries, group 27, one year old.
Contacts have been cleaned and tightened.
I've been told the next step is to...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-16-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By coastal me
Jazz and ... Mushrooms! Some events during the...

Jazz and ... Mushrooms!
Some events during the weekend-
https://www.ci.florence.or.us/eventscenter/emerald-city-jazz-kings-3

Yachats Mushroom Festival - Oregon Coast Visitors Association...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-29-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By coastal me
I hope a group of us will take the dune buggy...

I hope a group of us will take the dune buggy tour. It's the only way to see the dunes, since just bits of the dunes are visible from highway 101. I took the tour, but the buggy rides were not in a...
Forum: Our Community 08-08-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,536
Views: 1,245,271
Posted By coastal me
Oregon, Highway 42, westbound from Roseburg, at...

Oregon, Highway 42, westbound from Roseburg, at Camas Mountain.
I saw this airstream on the Oregon Department of Transportation's road camera!
Looked like a white pick-up pulling a 25' or so,...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-24-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 198,198
Posted By coastal me
https://www.wbcci.org/home/regions-a-units/region-1...

https://www.wbcci.org/home/regions-a-units/region-10/605-oregon


https://www.wbcci-or.org/WBCCI_OR_website/Newsletter/wbcci%20news%202013%20rally%20issue%20jan.pdf

Welcome. Have you checked out...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-09-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By coastal me
The problem is the park's power supply. I am in...

The problem is the park's power supply.
I am in a park host site, used all year. The previous host was a retired electrician...
I am continually surprised at sites like this with power problems. ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By coastal me
Disregard the numbers. I'm apparently not...

Disregard the numbers. I'm apparently not describing them properly!
Something is creating a heavy draw on the electric, with all electric appliances off, only things like propane detector on....
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-01-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By coastal me
Electric problems - 1999 Excella

99 31' Excella:
Connected to 30 amp, pedestal tests okay. Inside the trailer, only 16-17 volts with no electric on, only phantom loads.
Something seems to be using electric. If I use microwave,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By coastal me
66 and sharp as ever. A close team helps! ...

66 and sharp as ever. A close team helps!
This is your last heart-pounding event for 2012!
I hope the rest of the day is peaceful for you all.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-06-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By coastal me
Pros/cons of dropping tank or cutting hole? It...

Pros/cons of dropping tank or cutting hole?
It seems both adaptors should be replaced?Tank Leak - Airstream Forums (https://www.airforums.com/forums/f444/1993-excella-grey-water-tank-leak-92398.html)...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-05-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By coastal me
Where/why could the tank be leaking? No damage...

Where/why could the tank be leaking? No damage to tank seen. Valve doesn't seem to be the issue.
Should I take it to Sutton's Airstream, in Eugene, Oregon or to Porter's RV in Coos Bay, Oregon?
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-05-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By coastal me
black tank leak '99 classic

tank leaks in left rear corner, street side.
Leaks even with valve open. Most contents travel to leak site, not out valve opening.
Leak in same site, even with front of trailer lifted or lowered....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-13-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,743
Posted By coastal me
birds and airstreams

I use curtain sheers, on the outside, where needed. They are light, will not scratch the airstream, blow in the wind as another deterrent.
I fasten the sheers to awning parts with clips.
A...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-09-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,772
Posted By coastal me
large tube

Angled to be longer.
Wide enough to store all plumbing supplies.
Use the awning hook to get at supplies.
End by step has a cap.
I like the Rhinoflex with swivel ends.
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-24-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By coastal me
Fire and Life Safety...

Fire and Life Safety (https://www.macthefireguy.com/)

Notice in Mac's schedule there are no airstream rallies.
I saw his demonstration. Now I want a non-toxic extinguisher. And getting fire...
Forum: Photography 01-09-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,130
Posted By coastal me
Southern Oregon Coast

Huge snowflakes the day before Thanksgiving. The snow stayed on the ground, and fell for over an hour.
Forum: Photography 01-09-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,130
Posted By coastal me
Forum: Other Clubs 10-31-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By coastal me
The Sierra Nevada Unit of WBCCI Home page...

The Sierra Nevada Unit of WBCCI Home page (https://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/)

Hi Laura,
Our November newsletter will be available soon.
We had a rally at Carson River Ranch scout camp in...
Forum: Photography 09-16-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,029
Posted By coastal me
Tugman State Park, Oregon coast

off duty
summer, 2011
Forum: Photography 03-29-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,682
Posted By coastal me
Nevada Boondocking

Sweetwater Summit
Bridgeport, California
Camping with Sierra Nevada Airstream group in dry lake, July, 2009
Forum: Solo Streamers 03-04-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 77,534
Posted By coastal me
Oregon in April- I will be park host for...

Oregon in April-
I will be park host for Oregon's Goose Lake State Park for the month of April. You are welcome to stop by anytime. I do not have cell phone service at the park, even though I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-02-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By coastal me
toscanos (https://www.toscanorv.com/) Coos Bay,...

toscanos (https://www.toscanorv.com/)
Coos Bay, Oregon, R.V. Dealer,New, Used, Keystone, Heartland,Jayco,R-Vision, Sales, Parts,Service Since 1966! (https://www.portersrv.com/)
I have had work done...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-01-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,926
Posted By coastal me
COSCO 5’ Step Ladder Deals In-Store at Pep Boys...

COSCO 5’ Step Ladder Deals In-Store at Pep Boys in Reno, NV | ShopLocal...
Forum: Boondocking 09-07-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,116
Posted By coastal me
I think the 25' is ideal for northern CA parks. ...

I think the 25' is ideal for northern CA parks. My 31' can make it around both camping loops at Patrick's Point SP, though I need a lot of space for my F250 to make a back-in. It seems like many...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-03-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,824
Posted By coastal me
I just read about the Brown fire. Wish you the...

I just read about the Brown fire. Wish you the best, Char and Bob. That seems like a good population in the Cassel area. So many lightning strikes doesn't sound good.
It seems to me the only way...
Forum: Our Community 06-24-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,536
Views: 1,245,271
Posted By coastal me
I loved your story. I'd like reading some more...

I loved your story. I'd like reading some more about it. Maybe you will see some more Airstreams on their journey. And Pee Wee! You can't top that for an experience.
Are they going to stop by...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-24-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,363
Posted By coastal me
By Unit | SaveWally's 2009 WBCCI Unit Guide...

By Unit | SaveWally's 2009 WBCCI Unit Guide (https://wbcci.savewally.org/?page_id=20)
Save Wally has a great way to look up WBCCI rally locations. Many should welcome guests and non-members, even...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-24-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,824
Posted By coastal me
The Pioneer RV Park has the hook-ups placed in...

The Pioneer RV Park has the hook-ups placed in the middle of the site. I need extensions for all hook-ups to reach the airstream connections by the bumper on my vintage, at least if I want to stay...
Forum: The Pet Forum 05-31-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By coastal me
My cat now stays in the airstream when traveling,...

My cat now stays in the airstream when traveling, rather than the truck. He has been much happier. He was four years old when we met at a campground. The camp hosts and the cat talked me into...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 05-30-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By coastal me
To start the caravan, stay at the Ferndale, CA...

To start the caravan, stay at the Ferndale, CA fairgrounds and take an auto tour of Capetown. From Eureka to Redding, CA, plan on a day for this 150 mile trip across hwy 299. It usually takes me at...
Forum: On The Road... 09-03-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By coastal me
Food on the Oregon Coast: Seaweed Cafe, Port...

Food on the Oregon Coast:
Seaweed Cafe, Port Orford. RV parking by school or on side street
Mother's Deli, Bandon. RV parking at Rays shopping Center. Mother's Deli...
Forum: On The Road... 09-01-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By coastal me
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, south of...

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, south of Klamath, is worth a stop. I'd stay up in the meadow if camping, easier access. I always drive the old highway through Prairie Creek, rather than hwy 101....
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-16-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,901
Posted By coastal me
Tillicum NFS, Waldport. Oregon

Siuslaw National Forest - Tillicum Campground (https://www.fs.fed.us/r6/siuslaw/recreation/tripplanning/newpflor/camp/tillicum.shtml)

Thoughts on:

A rally October 16- October 19, 2008 Tillicum...
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By coastal me
Facility Details - SCHWARZ PARK (OR), Or -...

Facility Details - SCHWARZ PARK (OR), Or - Recreation.gov (https://www.recreation.gov/camping/Schwarz_Park_Or/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=73394&topTabIndex=CampingSpot)

Schwarz...
Forum: On The Road... 06-18-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,787
Posted By coastal me
There are a number of airstreamers around Lake...

There are a number of airstreamers around Lake Tahoe. lovingtahoe, here on the airforums, would be one great contact. They have a 25' 2008 . I'll let them know about your visit if they miss...
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