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Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-26-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,234
Posted By dkrug
I see you are in Michigan. ...

I see you are in Michigan.

https://www.michigan.org/article/trip-idea/most-stellar-places-stargazing-michigan
This article mentions a couple of places with light restrictions.
Forum: The Pet Forum 07-01-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,576
Posted By dkrug
Our dogs sleep on the couch all the time. Our six...

Our dogs sleep on the couch all the time. Our six year old ultra leather still looks like new. We lived in ours full time for a couple of months with 3 dogs and a parrot. I LOVE the ultra leather....
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-03-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,523
Posted By dkrug
We do the air pressure plus A/F with one...

We do the air pressure plus A/F with one additional step.
After seeing A/F coming out of all the faucets & toilet , blow the lines with air again to minimize foul taste in the spring. I only forgot...
Forum: Steps 06-06-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,450
Posted By dkrug
We used two 24" X 9 1/2 pieces of aluminum boat...

We used two 24" X 9 1/2 pieces of aluminum boat dock steps ,worked fine.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By dkrug
Cute. My husband has a grey beard. too. Last...

Cute. My husband has a grey beard. too.
Last winter, a few days after Christmas, we were at one of our favorite watering holes having a bite to eat. The waitress had her daughter in with her waiting...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 12-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,064
Posted By dkrug
We have always used "Stay put" hangers....

We have always used "Stay put" hangers. Everything stays put.
Stay-Put Hangers, 6pk - Tri-Lynx 00015 - Laundry Aids - Camping World...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 12-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By dkrug
We are living in our Airstream at the moment. We...

We are living in our Airstream at the moment. We have three dogs and it has been rainy, muddy, snowy and everything in between. The ultra leather wipes clean with a damp cloth. I love it.
Forum: On The Road... 11-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By dkrug
We spent yesterday in the Airstream parked in the...

We spent yesterday in the Airstream parked in the shed where we store it.
We always had 15+ at our house, but since we don't have a house at the moment, it was just Don and I. I actually surprised...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-27-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,159
Posted By dkrug
I fell in love with flamingos when I was a kid...

I fell in love with flamingos when I was a kid and visited my grandparents in Florida.
When we got our first Airstream it just seemed like the perfect time to let myself get some. The trouble(?) is...
Forum: Our Community 11-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By dkrug
Happy Thanksgiving to you! Love the picture. Wish...

Happy Thanksgiving to you! Love the picture. Wish me luck. I will be attempting a dinner for two in the Airstream.Before the house sold I cooked for 15-20.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By dkrug
Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 11-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,048
Posted By dkrug
W like our L-shaped sofa. It certainly isn't an...

W like our L-shaped sofa. It certainly isn't an overstuffed couch, but comfortable enough for us. I have found it nice enough to take some satisfying naps on!
The dogs like it, too.
Forum: 2006 - 2010 International 11-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,338
Posted By dkrug
All I can say is, I hate it. I wish we had the...

All I can say is, I hate it. I wish we had the regular gas oven.
I keep reading the manual and google all kinds of stuff, but it seems to require really small pans, cookie sheets, etc. We are living...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-23-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 177,100
Posted By dkrug
Just hanging around

Just hanging around
Forum: Winter Living 11-22-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,871
Posted By dkrug
I should mention we are in Michigan and have had...

I should mention we are in Michigan and have had single digit lows.
Forum: Winter Living 11-22-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,871
Posted By dkrug
We are living in our trailer at the moment. (Our...

We are living in our trailer at the moment. (Our house sold really fast). We are parked in the shed we store our trailer in. We put insulation around the bottom of the trailer with a small ceramic...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,490
Posted By dkrug
I am a country girl. I can't tolerate cities or...

I am a country girl. I can't tolerate cities or crowds. We live in the "Thumb" of Michigan. If we could do whatever we wanted, we would live in Michigan in the summer and Texas in the winter.
There...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,621
Posted By dkrug
Run!!! I would tell them to pay me to haul it away

Run!!! I would tell them to pay me to haul it away
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By dkrug
No, it won't be the same. I said I would not own...

No, it won't be the same. I said I would not own a camper and would not camp unless it was in a motel. Then my husband told me to at least go look at an old Airstream for sale. It was love at first...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 11-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,805
Posted By dkrug
We had the same problem. My husband made a nylon...

We had the same problem. My husband made a nylon shim that he glued on the thresh hold and it keeps the door from sagging.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-17-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,321
Posted By dkrug
Cold and snowing. Living in the Airstream which...

Cold and snowing. Living in the Airstream which is parked inside the shed where we usually store it, Finally got electric today so the generator can get a est. It is going to be in the teens at night...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 11-15-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,091
Posted By dkrug
How many gallons of water does that tub hold? t...

How many gallons of water does that tub hold? t must weigh a bunch. Maybe it would be fine if the trailer was parked and never moved again.
The whole thing is a bit over the top.
Oh well, different...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 11-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By dkrug
If that is anything like the generac whole house...

If that is anything like the generac whole house generator we are running at the moment, it will devour propane and is very noisy.
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,670
Posted By dkrug
I am so very sorry! It is always so difficult to...

I am so very sorry! It is always so difficult to lose a beloved pet. It has been two years since my big Charlie died and I still feel him with me een though I have another Charlie and two other dogs....
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By dkrug
I would second the command products. We have a...

I would second the command products. We have a clock hanging on one and have traveled many miles with the clock hanging from it and never falling. I found this out by accident.
Forum: Member Introductions 11-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By dkrug
Welcome from another Michigander! Very cool...

Welcome from another Michigander! Very cool trailer.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,087
Posted By dkrug
I am a bit late, but we had a 31ft and now have a...

I am a bit late, but we had a 31ft and now have a 30ft. We have never had trouble finding a spot in state and national campgrounds. Sometimes we have been limited in our selection, but never unable...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By dkrug
Welcome to the forums! I agree with what Mike...

Welcome to the forums!
I agree with what Mike said. Make sure things work and it is safe to go down the road. Then spend time camping and figure out what you like or don't like about it. Start your...
Forum: On The Road... 11-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By dkrug
I didn't get a picture,but last January we were...

I didn't get a picture,but last January we were driving in Georgia when they were having snow. Traffic was horrendous and the snow made it worse. Trying to merge was an older Jeep Wrangler with a...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-05-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 57,961
Posted By dkrug
I wish she would turn up the heat. Now I have to...

I wish she would turn up the heat. Now I have to cuddle with the big dog.
Forum: On The Road... 11-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By dkrug
I will repeat what I answered in one of your...

I will repeat what I answered in one of your other threads. Ford dealers don't do work on Chevy vehicles. Find an Airstream dealer and look at it as a camping trip.
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-04-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,211
Posted By dkrug
I suspect it is like asking why a Ford dealer...

I suspect it is like asking why a Ford dealer won't do warranty work on a Chevy.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-04-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,434
Posted By dkrug
I am not sure what you mean. Do you mean why...

I am not sure what you mean. Do you mean why aren't there more AS dealers? Or do you mean why won't non AS dealers work on Airstreams?
Forum: On The Road... 11-02-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 141,273
Posted By dkrug
I woke up this morning thinking that while I have...

I woke up this morning thinking that while I have enjoyed camping, I am ready to go home. ooops, we sold the house. I really can't understand how folks who full time in an As (or any other camper)...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 41,785
Posted By dkrug
We have a tractor, stock trailer and equipment...

We have a tractor, stock trailer and equipment trailer in addition to the AS. People will ask to borrow those things on occasion. My husband will say yes, but they come with an operator (him).
The...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By dkrug
I wonder if you couldn't attach something soft to...

I wonder if you couldn't attach something soft to the underside of the tarp. Some felt or batting? I sure would try to keep the bird poop off.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By dkrug
Our first trailer didn't have a storage spot for...

Our first trailer didn't have a storage spot for the slinky. My husband did what you are thinking about. He took a large PVC pipe, painted it black and used screw off fittings on it. He then used...
Forum: Full-Timing 10-19-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,958
Posted By dkrug
I am terrified. We sold our house in an area that...

I am terrified. We sold our house in an area that usually takes a few years to sell. We sold in five weeks. We will have to and I say HAVE to stay in our AS for awhile. I dread it. I love to camp but...
Forum: On The Road... 10-19-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,008
Posted By dkrug
Welcome! We stay hooked up and don't bother...

Welcome!

We stay hooked up and don't bother with the stabilizers if it is just a quick overnight stop.
Never have had a problem with high winds. The wind may rock the trailer a bit, but never to...
Forum: On The Road... 10-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 593,873
Posted By dkrug
One of a campground near Grayling, MI and the...

One of a campground near Grayling, MI and the other in the UP near Gay, MI.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,414
Posted By dkrug
Certainly not my cup of tea. Maybe if the cab was...

Certainly not my cup of tea. Maybe if the cab was painted silver it would look a little better?
Forum: On The Road... 10-19-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By dkrug
We found a very friendly little bar about two...

We found a very friendly little bar about two blocks away. Food was just OK, but the people were very nice and we had some fun conversations with people who worked at Airstream.
Forum: Boondocking 10-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,974
Posted By dkrug
We camp in the UP all the time. Never had any...

We camp in the UP all the time. Never had any problems at any state or national campgrounds with the size of our trailer. We can't fit every spot, but we find many. We stayed recently at Hog Island...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,034
Posted By dkrug
We had the same thing happen to us when we were...

We had the same thing happen to us when we were camping. Fortunately, the trailer was already set up and the warning happened at my sister's house. We had to have it towed and we spent an extra two...
Forum: Boondocking 10-16-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By dkrug
Thanks for all the tips, tricks and suggestions....

Thanks for all the tips, tricks and suggestions. It is coming together. We want a whole house back up generator, so that and a huge propane tank will be installed in the next few days. The well is...
Forum: Vintage Kin 10-15-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By dkrug
Very nice! Looks good and should be a great floor...

Very nice! Looks good and should be a great floor for camping.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By dkrug
Had that call myself. Guy told me I had a problem...

Had that call myself. Guy told me I had a problem with my computer. I told him"No I don't" and hung up on him.
Forum: Photography 10-12-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By dkrug
Oops! The old girl hasn't had her bath yet in...

Oops! The old girl hasn't had her bath yet in that picture.
Forum: Boondocking 10-12-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By dkrug
It will be an adventure. We hope not to have to...

It will be an adventure. We hope not to have to have to live in it for more than a month. I am mostly worried about the time Don is gone. We have generators and I have already threatened to hook up...
Forum: Boondocking 10-11-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By dkrug
I don't want to but I am going to.

So our house sold much quicker than we expected. We thought we had lots of time. We are planning on building on the property were we store the trailer. It has no well or electricity so we just...
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