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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 06-14-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,653
Posted By RFP
Yep, I just took our off and left them off. I...

Yep, I just took our off and left them off. I wannt to have easy access to the axle nuts 'just in case' ... and 'just in case' can happen in the most inopportune and inconvient places!
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-11-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By RFP
They are absolutely first rate in every way. ...

They are absolutely first rate in every way. Highly recommended!
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 06-02-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By RFP
I really don't want to seem a first-class...

I really don't want to seem a first-class smarty-pants, but, respectfully' the SurFlo fresh water inlet fitting will not cause self-filling of the fresh wate tank. The fact that yours 'was fixed'...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 05-21-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
FB... I'm pretty sure that you are not going to...

FB... I'm pretty sure that you are not going to be driving around during this process, so I can't see what difference any of the things you mention would make... well, actually, not even if you were...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 05-09-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Nope, that will work just fine! You're going to...

Nope, that will work just fine! You're going to love the fifteens!
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-21-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Very nice projects... Creative in concept and...

Very nice projects... Creative in concept and excellent in execution! Well, done, indeed!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-19-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,933
Posted By RFP
Well, the ponytail is long gone ... one day,...

Well, the ponytail is long gone ... one day, after getting out of the shower, I noticed that there were only three hairs in that stupid thing ... how embarrassing! So, off it went!

As for 'agile,'...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-19-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,933
Posted By RFP
Thank you, Gil, for your generous compliments! ...

Thank you, Gil, for your generous compliments! Yes, the magnet closure is just SO much better than the factory Velcro!

If I can be of assistance on your table project, jyst send me a PM and I'll...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-06-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By RFP
Didn't get it ... My inbox may have been full. I...

Didn't get it ... My inbox may have been full. I cleaned it out, please try me again.

Robert
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-06-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By RFP
Good afternoon, Wanna... I strongly suggest...

Good afternoon, Wanna...

I strongly suggest PLUSNUTS and bolts for your tank attachment. Check out this post: https://www.airforums.com/forums/f142/the-23d-thread-166085-201.html#post2423590
...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 04-06-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By RFP
Yep ... black looks great! Much better than the...

Yep ... black looks great! Much better than the "chrome" stuff. Got ours here: https://www.trim-gard.com/wheelwellmoldings.html

Looks like this:...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 03-22-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By RFP
Yep ...

Yep ...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-17-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Well, no strong opinion, just the experience of...

Well, no strong opinion, just the experience of one old geezer: ours are the all-metal ones, over 6 years old and not a single problem. ;-)

Robert
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-16-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
I found it easy to bend the 'upright' parts of...

I found it easy to bend the 'upright' parts of the original spare carrier so the 15" wheel/tire fit just fine.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-16-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,441
Posted By RFP
I did the same thing, a couple of years ago. ...

I did the same thing, a couple of years ago. Works perfectly and NO LEAKS. It's easy to do ... about the only tricky part is drilling out the plastic to get rid of the plastic fitting and providing...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-16-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Nope, FB, I'd go with matching all the way...

Nope, FB, I'd go with matching all the way 'round. Remember that a 'cheaper tire' is OK as long as it's just the spare, but when it 'goes on the ground,' it is just another tire 'on the ground;'...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-10-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Yep, no lift kit here ... the 15s fit perfectly. ...

Yep, no lift kit here ... the 15s fit perfectly. :wally:
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-09-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
WE put on Goodyear Endurance last spring ... seem...

WE put on Goodyear Endurance last spring ... seem to be good tires. THey hold air when not in use WAY better than the Michelin LTX tires they replaced.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-09-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Hi Fish... Wow, seven years on Marathons! ...

Hi Fish...

Wow, seven years on Marathons! Go buy a lottery ticket!

Yep, it *should* be as simple as taking the old 14" wheels/tires off and putting thye new 15" wheel/tires on. There is a...
Forum: On The Road... 02-24-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By RFP
This post won't be helpful, but here goes anyway!...

This post won't be helpful, but here goes anyway!

Several years ago we were in Yellowstone when I had a 'surprise' tooth abscess. It was awful and required a mad dash back to an oral surgeon in...
Forum: On The Road... 02-23-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,392
Posted By RFP
I found the photos showing how I routed the door...

I found the photos showing how I routed the door edges and glued in solid wood for the screws; much more secure than screws into the end grain of plywood. Probably serious overkill, but why not?
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-23-2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By RFP
I agree. This is a screaming bargain on a great...

I agree. This is a screaming bargain on a great size Airstream!
Forum: On The Road... 02-21-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,392
Posted By RFP
I, too, replaced the Euro hinges with piano...

I, too, replaced the Euro hinges with piano hinges. Not wanting the piano hinge attaching screws to go into the "end grain" of the plywood doors, I routed a 1/4 X 3/4 deep slot the entire length of...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-14-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By RFP
Doesn't matter a bit... just put it wherever it's...

Doesn't matter a bit... just put it wherever it's easier to get to. I installed one of these even with NO issue with the pump's built-in check valve. I like to proactively do whatever I can to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-14-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By RFP
Doesn't matter a bit... just put it wherever it's...

Doesn't matter a bit... just put it wherever it's easier to get to. I installed one of these even with NO issue with the pump's built-in check valve. I like to proactively do whatever I can to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-14-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By RFP
You can just buy one of these:...

You can just buy one of these:...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 01-23-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
SO good to see you once again grace the 23D...

SO good to see you once again grace the 23D thread... kind of like "old times!" I hope you and your family are doing well!

My new news is that I've got a leaky fresh water tank (bummer), and...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-20-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By RFP
Photos of the "no table fall" pins and...

Photos of the "no table fall" pins and installation: 410768

410769
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-19-2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By RFP
One thing you might consider is simply to "pin"...

One thing you might consider is simply to "pin" the table hardware so that it CANNOT fall while traveling. Simply drill through the hardware and use a quick release pin. Easy solution.
...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-03-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,427
Posted By RFP
Leaking SHURFLO water inlets are a known problem;...

Leaking SHURFLO water inlets are a known problem; suseptible to cracking, loose screws, etc. A permanent solution is fairly easy, but does require some fabrication. While our SHURFLO had not (yet)...
Forum: On The Road... 12-30-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,579
Posted By RFP
Monument Valley is such a special place! But,...

Monument Valley is such a special place! But, may I suggest that you make sure the Tribal Park is open... the last two times I was there it was closed: COVID. Of course you can enjoy a visit to the...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-27-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Why not just go ahead and use it 'as is' leak and...

Why not just go ahead and use it 'as is' leak and all. It seems to be a very small leak, and if it leaks into the galvanized tank enclosure, so what? To effect a repair you will have to drop the...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-22-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Ohy, thank you for your generous compliments! I...

Ohy, thank you for your generous compliments! I have had a great time fiddling with Fortune Cookie, Linda thinks I like working on it than I like camping in it (not so, by the way).

Yep, the Dirt...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-18-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By RFP
May I respectfully remind that there is virtually...

May I respectfully remind that there is virtually no difference between "drinking water" and water used for showering. Showering produces aerosols so that whatever nasties are present in your fresh...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-17-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By RFP
This is true only for the SeeLevel sensors. The...

This is true only for the SeeLevel sensors. The Micro Pulse sensors are completely different.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-16-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
I've got a leak from the drain fitting bung on my...

I've got a leak from the drain fitting bung on my fresh water tank. I'll be replacing the tank next spring... not too bad a job.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-12-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By RFP
Well, if the tank has sufficient wall thickness...

Well, if the tank has sufficient wall thickness (1/8" or more), one of these could be a viable solution:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EwNZWr00JXU

These fittings are spin-welded to the tank, and...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 12-12-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,933
Posted By RFP
Glad you like the results! It really makes a...

Glad you like the results! It really makes a world of difference. Have a great week!

Robert
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-09-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 434,454
Posted By RFP
Dang, that's truly awful. What a huge, and...

Dang, that's truly awful. What a huge, and frustrating, job.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-08-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By RFP
Fresh water tank wall thickness ????

Can someone please tell me the actual wall thickness of a late model Airstream fresh water tank?

Thanks!
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-08-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By RFP
Yes, the fresh water tank is inside that metal...

Yes, the fresh water tank is inside that metal "enclosure." If you remove the bolts it will all drop down.

There is a dedicated 23FB thread here on the forum. You might check there... probably...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-04-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By RFP
Thanks all, for your thoughtful responses. While...

Thanks all, for your thoughtful responses. While my first thoughts tended toward one of the many 'epoxy' products, I can't find any that are suitable for polyproplyne... it seems that nothing will...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-03-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By RFP
Thanks, Richard. I'm sure the leak is right at...

Thanks, Richard. I'm sure the leak is right at the tip of the arrow in my photo. If I "push" on the connection increases the leak. I think I'm doomed ;-(

Robert
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-03-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By RFP
Fresh water leak at drain fitting

Well, Dang!

I've got a rapid-drip leak in my fresh water tank; obviously from the dtank's drain fitting (see photo). Is the tank-colored fitting actually 'glued' to the tank, or is it screwed...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-01-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Actually, the tank itself is lower than the axles...

Actually, the tank itself is lower than the axles ;-(
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-30-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
The 3 low-point drains all drain from 'low...

The 3 low-point drains all drain from 'low points' in the plumbing pipes. They are not connected to the fresh water tank. I know it can be confusing because of that particular low-point drain...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-29-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Yes, all that's the same as our 2014. The brass...

Yes, all that's the same as our 2014. The brass valve is one of your three low-point Drains.

Sometime before our first outing next year, I plan to do away with the plastic drain valve and replace...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-29-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
Is the tank in a different location than in...

Is the tank in a different location than in previous year models? Got a photo?

Yep, the plastic drainy thingy is awful!
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-18-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
agreed !!

agreed !!
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-18-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 825,239
Posted By RFP
We put on new Goodyear Endurance that year......

We put on new Goodyear Endurance that year... Couldn't be happier.
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