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Forum: Airstreams on eBay 09-26-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By Mrwaterway
I have the same coach and this one went for a...

I have the same coach and this one went for a good price. I think that they painted the ceiling and made a few minor changes that were not original. I doubt that it still had the Univolt converter,...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-25-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By Mrwaterway
Angry Frame crossmember wet-1972 Ambassador

Wet frame cross member. Rusting!
We have had some big rain. I am generally dry in my 72 Ambassador 29. Tonite, looking for raccoons, I put a light under the coach and noticed a wet cross member...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-25-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,719
Posted By Mrwaterway
Wet frame cross member. Rusting!

We have had some big rain. I am generally dry in my 72 Ambassador 29. Tonite, looking for raccoons, I put a light under the coach and noticed a wet cross member that is part of the middle section...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-17-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,621
Posted By Mrwaterway
I drove from Ocala Florida to Addison Maine to...

I drove from Ocala Florida to Addison Maine to pick-up my one owner 1972 Ambassador-did not know any better, but it was worth it as the unit was all original and I am currently full-timing as a...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-09-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,062
Posted By Mrwaterway
In my Chevy's main fuse box in the engine...

In my Chevy's main fuse box in the engine compartment there is a heavy 30AMP fuse dedicated to charging the AS battery when connected. Does not seem to affect amperage performance of the Alternator...
Forum: Doors & Locks 01-03-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,870
Posted By Mrwaterway
TRAPPED in MY Airstream!

Went to let the dog out this Am in Florida-29F out and she did not want to stay our long. 5 min and two barks later I went to let her in and the door would not work. I was trapped! I am full timing...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-18-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mrwaterway
On board AC Inverter for Boondocking?

I'm looking at the space my old Univolt took up to place a series of batteries that would power my AC outlets. My boat was rigged with a 1750 watt invertor and would run the Microwave, toaster, TV...
Forum: Tires 12-09-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,139
Posted By Mrwaterway
Yokahama makes a 10 ply tire called the Geolander...

Yokahama makes a 10 ply tire called the Geolander AT-S, It is slightly aggressive, yet quiet and I have been in snow and black ice towing a Ambassador 29 AS. I paid $130 ea at Discount Tire for the...
Forum: Refrigerators 11-30-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mrwaterway
Take off your rear plastic box that hides the...

Take off your rear plastic box that hides the electrical connections. Remove, clean and replace each of them and make sure the ends are in good shape before reconnecting to the holding screws. Of...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-30-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,758
Posted By Mrwaterway
Question Black Tank-To Flange or not to Flange?

1972 AS Ambassador 29ft

Ok, soft floor in bathroom-started to remove skin-found the "box" that holds the Black Water Tank, it is leaking and has eroded the bolted crossbrace attached to either...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
and growing...... 1. www.inlandrv.com...

and growing......

1. www.inlandrv.com (https://www.inlandrv.com/)
2. www.vintagetrailersupply (https://www.vintagetrailersupply/)
3. www.outofdoorsmart.com (https://www.outofdoorsmart.com/)
4....
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
#10 is for used and salvage RV parts 1....

#10 is for used and salvage RV parts


1. www.inlandrv.com (https://www.inlandrv.com/)
2. www.vintagetrailersupply.com (https://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/)
3. www.outofdoorsmart.com...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
ok-everythings working-lets get some more. #8 an...

ok-everythings working-lets get some more. #8 an #9 are amazing!
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
Lee, Don't know why "gsmvehicles.com" doesnt...

Lee,
Don't know why "gsmvehicles.com" doesnt work? Browser finds it, but here in the post it isn't redirecting? Too much aluminum project overload! Maybe they are working on it-It is a great site...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
Corrected due to typo #6 1....

Corrected due to typo #6

1. www.inlandrv.com (https://www.inlandrv.com/)
2. www.vintagetrailersupply (https://www.vintagetrailersupply/)
3. www.outofdoorsmart.com (https://www.outofdoorsmart.com/)...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-29-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
Anyone can add to the list-like a chain letter!...

Anyone can add to the list-like a chain letter! Add the number and link at the bottom and quick post-Keep it going-a lot of information so far!

1. www.inlandrv.com (https://www.inlandrv.com)
2....
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-27-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
1. Inland RV 2. Vintage Trailer Supply 3....

1. Inland RV
2. Vintage Trailer Supply
3. Odmrv.com
4. Ebay
5. tweetys.com
https://www.airforums.com/ugala/forums/images/statusicon/user_online.gif...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-27-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,495
Posted By Mrwaterway
I mean www.odmrv.com (https://www.odmrv.com)

I mean www.odmrv.com (https://www.odmrv.com)
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-27-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,495
Posted By Mrwaterway
Try www.omrv.com (https://www.omrv.com) or...

Try www.omrv.com (https://www.omrv.com) or www.vintagetrailersupply.com (https://www.vintagetrailersupply.com) you should be able to locate something-I do not know about price comparism, but would...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-26-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
I know that there is so much buried in this...

I know that there is so much buried in this site-some of it current, some of it no longer valid. If anyone reading this post could add their favorite location for parts or service, I think it might...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-26-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By Mrwaterway
I towed my 1972 29 foot Ambassador with a 2000...

I towed my 1972 29 foot Ambassador with a 2000 Chevy Z71 with the 5.3 engine and 178,000 miles from Maine to Florida. I did have the braking system installed and made sure the AS trailer brakes...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-26-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mrwaterway
Let me know what you want for the...

Let me know what you want for the generator-California is a long way from Florida. Does it run?
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 11-26-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,007
Posted By Mrwaterway
Try these guys out-should have what you need ...

Try these guys out-should have what you need

www.odmrv.com (https://www.odmrv.com)
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-26-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mrwaterway
Vendor List & Information list-pass it on!

Airstreamers:

I am looking for vendors and information. I would like to get everyone who does not have a financial interest to add their favorite link to where they have found needed accessories...
Forum: Airstreams on eBay 11-25-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Mrwaterway
Big bucks-looks like a nice project for $4K, but...

Big bucks-looks like a nice project for $4K, but no chance of selling at that price. Great year and desirable item!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-22-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,369
Posted By Mrwaterway
Rodney, If it were me, I'd buy the Carrier and...

Rodney,
If it were me, I'd buy the Carrier and part out the Armstrong on Ebay. I just got my 72 Armstrong working and was about to buy a new AC. But my shroud is still very nice and the unit is...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-22-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mrwaterway
Underside Detached copper lines

Good idea, I'll mess around and come up with a solution-right or wrong. Galvanic corrosion makes sense as the culprit WHICH I thought had a lot to do with electrical current-(as in Marinas), so the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-21-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mrwaterway
Folks, I'll clean up the underside and get as...

Folks,
I'll clean up the underside and get as much corrosion off as possible and then go with the larger rivet. Looking at "patching" some small squares of aluminum in areas that are corroded, but...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-21-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mrwaterway
Loose gas lines

On the underside of my 1972 Ambassador 29, have several detached and broken copper line connectors. The lines do not leak and the corroded fitting connectors are still usable. My question is-what is...
Forum: Full-Timing 11-21-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,729
Posted By Mrwaterway
Annie, I am currently a Full Timer on week...

Annie,

I am currently a Full Timer on week 3 in my 72 Ambassador 29-I don't see where you need more than 29 feet. I have keep all pertainent possessions aboard and stored the rest of my junk in...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-20-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Mrwaterway
Well, just as I was about to call it quits, I got...

Well, just as I was about to call it quits, I got the old Armstrong to work!. I had to add a new Universal Supco relay and a Dayton Starter capacitor and rewire from my breaker box to the unit's...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-19-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Mrwaterway
PIcking up new relay and starter capacitor...

PIcking up new relay and starter capacitor today-if it works-GREAT-if not I am going to look at one of the low profile AC units 7.5" Carrier? to refit the Armstrong. I will keep the Armstrong as...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-18-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Mrwaterway
Regarding AC issues... No extension...

Regarding AC issues...

No extension cord-found a bad starter capacitor and a corroded GE Relay under the roof cowling that may be the problem. Voltage at the breaker box-(new 20Amp breakers)...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-17-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Mrwaterway
NEW OWNER of One Owner 1972 Ambassador 29 foot

Hi Folks,

You may have seen some of my pictures posted. I am currently full timing in the AS that I bought in Maine from a gentleman who purchased it new in 1972. I had looked at a lot of over...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 10-14-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,808
Posted By Mrwaterway
My first Airstream!

Airstream Owners and Wannabes,

I am heading to Maine from North Central Florida to buy my first Airstream, a one owner 1972 Ambassador 29 foot. Long drive to "see" something, but the vibes are...
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