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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 11-06-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,696
Posted By mistermike
Brahma Wheel Lock

The price is $230 plus shipping from Kent WA. Worth every penny. Read my extensive product review and evaluation.
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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 11-06-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,494
Posted By mistermike
Product Review: Brahma Trailer Wheel Lock

This is an unbiased product review and evaluation, not an advertisement. This information is offered gratuitously as a service to my fellow Airstream trailer owners to help them select an anti-theft...
Forum: Full-Timing 09-01-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,062
Posted By mistermike
A friend of mine was seriously looking to moving...

A friend of mine was seriously looking to moving to CA. He learned quite by accident how CA works when it comes to residency for tax purposes. He says that the tax people don't look at the amount...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-01-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 988
Posted By mistermike
1968 Caravel Wheel Lug Nut Torque Specs

Does anyone know the specs for torquing the lig nuts on a 1968 AS Caravel? I looked in my owner's manual and the page with the specs is missing!

TIA!

Michael
Forum: Our Community 08-20-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 55,199
Posted By mistermike
I can cover Eastern Massachusetts, southern Maine...

I can cover Eastern Massachusetts, southern Maine and New Hampshire......
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-20-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,933
Posted By mistermike
Are the Olympic rivets suitable to attach an...

Are the Olympic rivets suitable to attach an entire panel to the frame? Will they hold the panel as well as buck rivets?

Thanks for all the wisdom.

Michael
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-19-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By mistermike
Describing Body Panels??

Hi Gang:

Thanks to all who responded to my previous query on pulling a big dent from my poor Caravel that had an unfortunate meeting with a low tree branch.

I would like to ask how how we...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-11-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,220
Posted By mistermike
Dent Puller? Replace Panel?

Well, Gang, I finally did it! I whacked my 1968 Caravel into something that left a big dent in one of my front upper side panels. Fortunately the damage was confined to one panel and although it...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-29-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,258
Posted By mistermike
Electronic Brake Controller?

Hi Gang:

It has been a few years since I posted on AirForums but I am baaaaaack!!

I am considering a TEKONSHA Voyager 9030 controller.....

I also have a MaxBrake controller. Anyone have...
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 03-08-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 93,755
Posted By mistermike
Ham Radio in the Northeast

If you are in the Northeast you might want to visit NEAR-Fest. See sig line for more info.

73,

MisterMike, W1RC
Forum: Commercial Listings 02-19-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,242
Posted By mistermike
Hi "nm1o" You don't need a vintage Airstream...

Hi "nm1o"

You don't need a vintage Airstream or anything else to come of NEAR-Fest. Hope you can make it in May. If not there's October 11th and 12th 2013.

We have a great time. Robin,...
Forum: Commercial Listings 02-19-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,242
Posted By mistermike
My Favourite Airstream

My vote for the most desirable and sought-after Airstream vintage trailer is the one-of-a-kind "Kleine Prinz" which is pretty much unobtanium.

I too love the smaller units and have a beautiful...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 10-18-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By mistermike
I use stainless steel hanks used for scouring...

I use stainless steel hanks used for scouring pots stuffed in the 'A' frame is effective and permanent. Doesn't rust either.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-31-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,801
Posted By mistermike
Propane Tanks - Too Old to Recertify???

I understand that propane tanks need to be recertified after they are 12 years old then every five years thereafter. I am trying to find out if there is a maximum number of years after which propane...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-11-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,881
Posted By mistermike
Carrying Weapons

Vermont has the least restrictive gun laws in the country. Any resident may carry concealed without a permit unless they fall under Federal prohibitions. That being said as a Vermont resident I...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 08-19-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,778
Posted By mistermike
1968 Airstream Caravel

1968 Airstream Caravel (2009-12-31 22:07:36)
Forum: Other Clubs 06-12-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,541
Posted By mistermike
If you want to have the best quality TAC...

If you want to have the best quality TAC embroidered patches made contact:

Lion Brothers Company Inc.
10246 Reisterstown Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Business: 410-363-1000 / 800-365-6543
...
Forum: On The Road... 09-27-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,486
Posted By mistermike
I had occasion to take a day trip to Canada five...

I had occasion to take a day trip to Canada five days after 9-11. While in Montreal I purchased some groceries including some onions and grapes (both produce of the USA). When I arrived at the US...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-10-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,014
Posted By mistermike
It is going to cost you plenty to have it...

It is going to cost you plenty to have it delivered to your door which is throwing money away in my opinion. Instead, invest that $$ in having the needed work done where it sits then towing it home...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 06-30-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 70,109
Posted By mistermike
Thanks for your kind reply as well as to the...

Thanks for your kind reply as well as to the several folks who sent PMs essentially telling me the same thing. I know that everyone would have helped us if we had any equipment difficulties and I...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 06-29-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 70,109
Posted By mistermike
Sorry We Couldn't Be There.......

Rob, Frank, et al:

Sorry we were not able to attend the first Birthday Bash. We would have very much liked to be there with you fine folks but, to be perfectly honest, I didn't feel that my...
Forum: Our Community 05-14-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 55,199
Posted By mistermike
This seems as good as any a place to thank...

This seems as good as any a place to thank Richard and Robin (rgesch) for helping me acquire our 1968 Caravel.

In September 2008 I found a 1965 TW with an asking price of $3,000.00 at the side of...
Forum: On The Road... 04-15-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By mistermike
New Hampshire Repeals "Tent Tax" on Camping

The State of New Hanpshire legislature has passed a bill that repeals the 9% "Meals and Services" tax as it applies to camp sites.

House vote pulls stakes on tent tax - Friday, Mar. 12, 2010...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 04-15-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By mistermike
Removing the 7-Conductor Wire

I would like to replace the 7-conductor cable that runs from the tv to my 68 Caravel.

I removed the access panel on the underside of the Caravel where the cable connects to the internal wiring...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-05-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 747
Posted By mistermike
Front Cabinet Access???

I am working on our 1968 Caravel and I have a question about accessing the interior of the front overhead storage area with the sliding doors. The PO installed a radio and speakers that are mounted...
Forum: On The Road... 04-05-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By mistermike
Best part about New Hampshire is that it is right...

Best part about New Hampshire is that it is right next to Vermont and Maine. Another good thing about NH is it is NOT Massachusetts. Finally, and perhaps best of all, NH has no sales tax! (But...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 03-31-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By mistermike
Repainting 1968 Airstream Plaque

I am trying to repaint the blue background on my AIRSTREAM plaque and would like to know what kind of masking tape to use.

I used the (expensive) 3M blue painters tape for the borders but it is...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-28-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By mistermike
Buying any Airstream sight-unseen is a crap shoot...

Buying any Airstream sight-unseen is a crap shoot at the best of times. I know it's even harder to find one in the UK but they are there. A friend of mine in Warrington found a nice Safari a few...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-20-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,040
Posted By mistermike
I've got one coming too.

I've got one coming too.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-15-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 137,236
Posted By mistermike
I have read snippets about this incident before...

I have read snippets about this incident before and I always shake my head in disbelief. Can anyone enlighten me (and others who didn't witness this event) as to what happened? In what state did this...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-14-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,330
Posted By mistermike
I have come to the conclusion that many of the...

I have come to the conclusion that many of the folks here will be members of both the TAC and AIR. Indeed some will also be WBCCI members as well.

The purpose of the groups may be different but...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-12-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,040
Posted By mistermike
MaxBrake/BrakeSmart and other Brake Controller Questions

I am trying to decide which brake controller to buy for my Caravel. From reading the forums I have come to the conclusion that the Tekonsha Prodigy (and likely its siblings, the Primus IQ and the P3)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-12-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,487
Posted By mistermike
We have named our 1968 Caravel "The Fawlty...

We have named our 1968 Caravel "The Fawlty Tow-er" in honour of our favourite British funny man, John Cleese.
Forum: Other Clubs 03-09-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,953
Posted By mistermike
This is exactly the philosophy that made this...

This is exactly the philosophy that made this country and I am thankful that it is still inherent in some of our fellow citizens.
Forum: Other Clubs 03-09-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,330
Posted By mistermike
TAC and AIR are very different animals. AIR is an...

TAC and AIR are very different animals. AIR is an online community and the Forums are a comprehensive repository for information, photos, technical data, other resources, etc. It is the first place I...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-09-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,953
Posted By mistermike
Dave, I'm trying to respond to both your threads....

Dave, I'm trying to respond to both your threads. Perhaps they should be combined because they generally pose the same question.

In my opinion TAC fills a need. There are some of us Airstream...
Forum: Our Community 03-09-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,716
Posted By mistermike
I'd subscribe too. 73, W1RC

I'd subscribe too.

73,

W1RC
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-07-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 137,236
Posted By mistermike
I have a very good friend who is retired from the...

I have a very good friend who is retired from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division.

I truly wouldn't do that to my worst enemy. This is a leisure-time club, not WISEGUYS or THE GODFATHER. If...
Forum: Community Polls 03-07-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,908
Posted By mistermike
None here at all! I am very happy I chose a...

None here at all! I am very happy I chose a vintage A/S instead of a newer model.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 03-06-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 70,109
Posted By mistermike
Wonder if you'd get another C&D letter if you...

Wonder if you'd get another C&D letter if you simply called it "Wally's Birthday Bash"?



Maybe so but I still think Rob & Company did the right thing by responding to the C&D letter and...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-04-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 137,236
Posted By mistermike
The main problem with lawsuits is that the real...

The main problem with lawsuits is that the real winners are the lawyers. Thus such actions are to be avoided at all costs. Better idea is to try to rally a number of members to collectively show...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-03-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,202
Posted By mistermike
Face it, there have to be some rules. When we...

Face it, there have to be some rules. When we started doing NEAR-Fest we also wanted to have "no rules" but very soon learned that it wasn't realistic. The Fair Association laid down some basic...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-03-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,202
Posted By mistermike
Yes they do. Their insurance company insists on...

Yes they do. Their insurance company insists on it. I rent a fairgrounds in NH twice a year for an event and we are required to provide a certificate of insurance in their favor in the amount of 1...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-27-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,255
Posted By mistermike
I think Wally would love the TAC. The people who...

I think Wally would love the TAC. The people who created it have embodied the very essence of his creed. It's for people who love the Airstream culture as he created it and celebrate his contribution...
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,635
Posted By mistermike
Looks just like my 1968 Caravel, right down to...

Looks just like my 1968 Caravel, right down to the dinette option. Nice trailer! Enjoy the blankets. They're nice.

Regards,

MisterMike
Forum: Other Clubs 02-25-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,202
Posted By mistermike
Well put Dave. I don't think anybody is "bashing"...

Well put Dave. I don't think anybody is "bashing" the WBCCI or any of it's constituent units although many postings have been highly critical (and in my opinion, justifiably so) of some of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-17-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,321
Posted By mistermike
Not only was it needed, we were required to send...

Not only was it needed, we were required to send our original naturalization certificates to the passport office to get our passport cards. However, these are valid for ten years and prove that we...
Forum: On The Road... 02-16-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,903
Posted By mistermike
Seagram's CROWN ROYAL is pretty decent stuff.

Seagram's CROWN ROYAL is pretty decent stuff.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-16-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,278
Posted By mistermike
My friend Tom was cruising the streets on pick-up...

My friend Tom was cruising the streets on pick-up night as was his habit when he spotted a pair of loudspeakers at the curb. As he went to load them into the back of his Volvo station wagon he...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-15-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 20,948
Posted By mistermike
From reading all the goings-on, shenannigans and...

From reading all the goings-on, shenannigans and just plain buffoonery I am wondering how many of the members are aware, at least as it appears to me, that their club leaders are doing some pretty...
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