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Forum: Our Community 10-14-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,069
Posted By Toldfield
Our Caravel is named "Bucky" because the swell...

Our Caravel is named "Bucky" because the swell design reminds me of Buckminster Fuller.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 08-26-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,033
Posted By Toldfield
Yes. I have a '66 17' Caravel with both black...

Yes. I have a '66 17' Caravel with both black and gray tanks. Uwe Salwender, Area 63 Productions, installed them for me. He's a long way from Missouri, but might be able to tell you where he...
Forum: Our Community 07-26-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,684
Posted By Toldfield
I cut one of mine of per the directions. One of...

I cut one of mine of per the directions. One of my best purchases. Sometimes they move when parking on gravel. A doormat under them works just fine.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-14-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,180
Posted By Toldfield
The Rhino portable tanks are rated a lot higher...

The Rhino portable tanks are rated a lot higher than the Thetford tanks. Might be something to look into.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-14-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,180
Posted By Toldfield
The owners manual for our '66 Caravel indicates...

The owners manual for our '66 Caravel indicates that before setting up at a campsite I should figure out where the holding tank outlet is going to be and dig a hole so that I could dump directly into...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-21-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By Toldfield
It is the same size as the original, about a...

It is the same size as the original, about a three gallon capacity. I used it for a few years and then installed black and and gray tanks that fit in the chassis and hold a lot more. Uwe at Area 63...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-20-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By Toldfield
I'll probably just put it back together for now...

I'll probably just put it back together for now wait for this when I do come around. All I need now is to find a black tank and I'm ready to hit the road.

Thanks Al[/QUOTE]

If you are looking...
Forum: The Pet Forum 04-15-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,360
Posted By Toldfield
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Forum: On The Road... 12-27-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Toldfield
There are several events going on prior to the...

There are several events going on prior to the game. Sip and Savor is a food festival just south of the stadium. A few floats are still built near the stadium, but far fewer than in the past. You...
Forum: On The Road... 12-26-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Toldfield
I checked with the folks at the stadium today and...

I checked with the folks at the stadium today and The RV camping at the park near the Rose Bowl is good until noon on January 2nd. No need to pack up and leave on the 1st.

Tom
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-21-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,360
Posted By Toldfield
But he does have a serious side... ...

But he does have a serious side...
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Forum: On The Road... 12-21-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Toldfield
Leaving on the 1st makes absolutely no sense at...

Leaving on the 1st makes absolutely no sense at all. I am in Pasadena and will check it out. It may take until Monday to get an answer.
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-19-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,360
Posted By Toldfield
https://images3.pnimedia.com/imgsvr.ashx?cmd=69&ap...

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Forum: On The Road... 11-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,020
Posted By Toldfield
I second the In-Reach idea. It allows you to...

I second the In-Reach idea. It allows you to communicate with no ground based coverage. It can be set up to allow someone to track your travels and have a good idea of where you drove off a cliff. ...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-30-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,822
Posted By Toldfield
Yep, that's what I meant. This is the tool I use...

Yep, that's what I meant. This is the tool I use to hose out the water heater. It seems to work and makes a big mess in the driveway. It is a Camco water heater tank rinser.
...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-29-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,822
Posted By Toldfield
We had the same issue in the hot water lines. It...

We had the same issue in the hot water lines. It turned out to be minerals, or something, from the water heater. Now I flush the water heater tank at least twice a year and that seems to have...
Forum: On The Road... 04-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,253
Posted By Toldfield
We passed through there a few weeks ago and...

We passed through there a few weeks ago and experienced the "clyclone bomb" that passed through. At the time we were in Alamogordo planning on heading to Carlsbad. We spent a few extra days in...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 02-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,725
Posted By Toldfield
Well said. My plan is to never buy new. I...

Well said. My plan is to never buy new. I intend to buy a used unit and a new mattress.
Forum: On The Road... 01-30-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,890
Posted By Toldfield
I am in an organization that goes camping and...

I am in an organization that goes camping and celebrates California history. After years of sleeping in a tent I decided it was time to upgrade. A local doctor had a 17' Caravel for sale that he...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,380
Posted By Toldfield
After decades of various boxes, bags, and rolls I...

After decades of various boxes, bags, and rolls I found the Yorktown Tool Roll from Atlas 46. It is a great solution and now all of the old boxes, bags, and rolls can go to Salvation Army.
...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-14-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,737
Posted By Toldfield
The Andersen levelers are great. The owner of...

The Andersen levelers are great. The owner of the company's behavior, not so much. I got a battery operated impact wrench for the stabilizers. I still have to get on my knees, but a nice foam...
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By Toldfield
Rolex Reunion Camping Spot - Laguna Seca

Here I go again. Several years ago I got hooked on the vintage car races at Mazda Raceway - Laguna Seca due to someone on Air Forums mentioning it. This year I have a reserved camping spot in the...
Forum: On The Road... 03-04-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,651
Posted By Toldfield
We have been to Zion in April and November. The...

We have been to Zion in April and November. The last time we were there in April there were incredible thunder storms. There were too many waterfalls from the cliffs to count, it was incredible. ...
Forum: On The Road... 02-27-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,651
Posted By Toldfield
We have stayed at Ferber Resorts in Springdale a...

We have stayed at Ferber Resorts in Springdale a number of times. It is a commercial RV place with hookups for $45 a night. The sites are level and it is just outside the park in the town of...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-13-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Toldfield
We used red oak in our Caravel. I bought most of...

We used red oak in our Caravel. I bought most of it from Arroyo Hardwoods in Pasadena. They are knowledgeable and helpful.

Tom
Forum: On The Road... 12-21-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By Toldfield
California is one of the few states left with...

California is one of the few states left with lane control for trailers. You are supposed to be in the far right hand lane unless passing, and you are supposed to be going something like 7 mph...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-02-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Toldfield
I had the same problem and used a strap wrench. ...

I had the same problem and used a strap wrench. With a bit of effort I was able to back it out.
Forum: Photography 07-24-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By Toldfield
Thanks. My unique approach was to use a big...

Thanks. My unique approach was to use a big piece of film for the original.
Forum: Photography 07-23-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By Toldfield
Got Sand?

https://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=191553&stc=1&d=1374632829

Near beautiful downtown Darwin, CA.
Forum: Solo Streamers 10-24-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,870
Posted By Toldfield
My wife did not like to drive our truck, let...

My wife did not like to drive our truck, let alone pull a trailer. We hooked up with the RV Driving School and she spent a weekend with her learning to tow while I sat quietly in the back seat. By...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-27-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By Toldfield
I used a big sheet of vinyl that looked like wood...

I used a big sheet of vinyl that looked like wood for many years. Now we have cork. It is wonderful and just the opposite of a Thermos. Warm in the winter, cool in the summer. How do it know?
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 05-08-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By Toldfield
I have had it for about 20 years. I was ready to...

I have had it for about 20 years. I was ready to buy one from a local doctor who had purchased it new when one of our mechanics pulled in towing his Caravel. He related that he needed to sell it...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 05-08-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 127,081
Posted By Toldfield
Howard, is that the original bio-diesel?

Howard, is that the original bio-diesel?
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 05-07-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By Toldfield
Oops, wrong manual.

Oops, wrong manual.
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 05-07-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By Toldfield
See if this link still works...

https://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=109960&d=1283451499
Forum: Modifications 02-09-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,379
Posted By Toldfield
We were at the (formerly) Historic Races at...

We were at the (formerly) Historic Races at Laguna Seca and saw this fine toy hauler...
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,667
Posted By Toldfield
If you can wait until Baker the very marginal Bun...

If you can wait until Baker the very marginal Bun Boy has been replaced by a Bob's Big Boy. I have heard that the Oasis is a very good alternative to anything else in Las Vegas.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-16-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 166,500
Posted By Toldfield
Laguna Seca Historic Races RV Spot and Tickets This Weekend

I have a camping spot, Upper Corkscrew, and tickets with pit passes for all three days. A conflict has come up and I would like to sell the whole package.

If you are interested let me know.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-11-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Toldfield
Tickets Anyone

We have come up with a family conflict the weekend of the Historic Races. I have a 33' RV spot in the Corkscrew View RV area and two tickets with paddock passes for the entire weekend. I would like...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-29-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Toldfield
We are in Corkscrew 604. Look for a large with...

We are in Corkscrew 604. Look for a large with box with one flag, a refrigerator, and a Margaritaville cocktail machine.

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Toldfield
We will be at the Corkscrew camping area. Since...

We will be at the Corkscrew camping area. Since the Caravel is still a work in progress it's most likely we will be in a large white box.

Tom O
Forum: On The Road... 07-24-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,095
Posted By Toldfield
We just returned from a weekend at Crystal Cove...

We just returned from a weekend at Crystal Cove and had a fine time. The sites are large, by California State Park standards. Very little shade or privacy now, the the privacy will improve when the...
Forum: Boondocking 06-18-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,197
Posted By Toldfield
Band Geek?

Why yes, there is a trombone in the garage. The beverage cart in the photo is a bit messy because it was Saturday morning. The cart is usually very orderly. In addition to the bottles it also...
Forum: On The Road... 06-16-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,095
Posted By Toldfield
Campground Details - Crystal Cove Sp Moro...

Campground Details - Crystal Cove Sp Moro Campground, CA - ReserveAmerica - [CA]...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-09-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,019
Posted By Toldfield
We have had AAA with the RV add-on for several...

We have had AAA with the RV add-on for several years and had very good service. When the transmission blew up coming over the Grapevine they towed the Expedition and trailer home with no problems...
Forum: Boondocking 06-09-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,197
Posted By Toldfield
We prefer the Sousaphone parked discretly next to...

We prefer the Sousaphone parked discretly next to the adult beverage station...
Forum: Boondocking 06-07-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,197
Posted By Toldfield
A buddy and I were off for a weekend of camping...

A buddy and I were off for a weekend of camping with a couple of hundred of our closest friends. Mike had purchased a 5kw generator from Home Depot and thought it would be a worthy addtion for the...
Forum: Fun & Games 04-01-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By Toldfield
Anyone Experience This?

Termite Mutation Threatens Aircraft

Recently-Declassified Documents Reveal The Existence Of Aluminum-Eating Termites

ANN April 1st Special Edition: Recently-declassified government...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-28-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,274
Posted By Toldfield
Cabinet Doors

As I was preparing to build new cabinet doors a friend introduced me to an outfit that only makes cabinet doors and drawers. I had all of the cabinet doors made for less than I could have purchased...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-14-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By Toldfield
Laguna Historic Races 2011

We were able to get a space for the Historic Races in August. Been looking forward to this for some time but was never able to get a spot for the Caravel before. Anyone else planning on going?
...
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