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Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 02-13-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,543
Posted By Iansk
You are very welcome. I am glad it has been...

You are very welcome. I am glad it has been useful for folks.
I haven't added any components to the model so that people can customize it for their needs.

I have one that I use to tweak for my...
Forum: Windows & Screens 02-10-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,283
Posted By Iansk
and with that, the thread ended. For in the end...

and with that, the thread ended. For in the end all threads end…
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-22-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Iansk
I have a set of OEM bunks with hardware, PM me...

I have a set of OEM bunks with hardware, PM me and we can discuss a possible purchase, or I can provide measurements and pictures if you'd like.

Ian
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-31-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,486
Posted By Iansk
Read the roomÖ

Read the roomÖ
Forum: 1970 - 1978 Globetrotter 12-31-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 283,808
Posted By Iansk
I was reading about the winds and wildfires in...

I was reading about the winds and wildfires in your area this morning.
Winds of that speed are unimaginable, what is going on?

I hope you and yours are safe and that the fires get under control...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 12-12-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 42,979
Posted By Iansk
Hey Ari, Maybe this will help you: ...

Hey Ari,

Maybe this will help you:
...
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-03-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Iansk
It sounds like you used Olympic rivets, keep a...

It sounds like you used Olympic rivets, keep a close eye on those and be sure to hit them with Capt Tolly’s on occasion. There was a panel replaced by a previous owner of my ‘77 and every OR leaked....
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 11-28-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 42,979
Posted By Iansk
eBay seller for foam: shickbazaar Came...

eBay seller for foam: shickbazaar

Came through for me, totally satisfied in quality and price.

Ian
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 11-28-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 42,979
Posted By Iansk
There is an eBay seller that sells some really...

There is an eBay seller that sells some really good foam I used for the bunk beds.
Reasonable cost. A cheap electric carving knife and youíre in business. Iíll dig up the seller and post it here.
...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 11-25-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,515
Posted By Iansk
Have you looked at Oliver trailers? If I were in...

Have you looked at Oliver trailers? If I were in the market for a new (modern) trailer, Iíd think long and hard about them. Very high quality.

Ian
Forum: Member Introductions 11-22-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Iansk
And bulletproof.

And bulletproof.
Forum: Trailer Values 11-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By Iansk
While pictures always help, that is, from my...

While pictures always help, that is, from my understanding, a very rare trailer.
I doubt many of us here a really qualified to help you with a price on something that’s akin to chicken teeth. Only...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-09-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Iansk
Water pump?

Water pump?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-02-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Iansk
Your response gives me hope for humanity. If you...

Your response gives me hope for humanity. If you find yourself around central Texas, I have a full hook up spot for you. Iíll even take you to the best bbq youíve had. My treat.

Ian
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-01-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Iansk
I have offered my advice, please stop saying...

I have offered my advice, please stop saying airbags increase payload capacity. It is untrue.

I actually grew up near the western leg of I-80 and cut my teeth driving, towing and hauling over...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-01-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Iansk
Youíve stated at least once before on this forum...

Youíve stated at least once before on this forum that airbags increase payload. This is untrue. Please do your homework and stop spreading misinformation that could impact the safety of others.
...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 05-18-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 100,074
Posted By Iansk
Hey Bill, pardon the tardy response. I’ve been...

Hey Bill, pardon the tardy response. I’ve been out in the wild making photographs.

Stripping the clear coat and trying to polish the affected area is all I know. But then you’ve embarked on a...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 05-15-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 100,074
Posted By Iansk
That certainly looks like classic filiform...

That certainly looks like classic filiform corrosion.
It seems to be seeping under the break in the clear coat.

Polishing seems like a never ending nightmare, Iíd just strip the clear coat then...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-06-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Iansk
[/QUOTE] This thread is from 2014...

[/QUOTE]

This thread is from 2014...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-05-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,918
Posted By Iansk
Personally, I’ve never had anything but stellar...

Personally, I’ve never had anything but stellar results when using Corrosion X. Didn’t break one bolt changing out my original suspension on my ‘64 Silver Streak for example...

Ian
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-04-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By Iansk
Elizabeth, I sent you a PM... Ian

Elizabeth, I sent you a PM...

Ian
Forum: Insurance & Claims 04-04-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,981
Posted By Iansk
Perhaps a good and thick application of Bus Kote...

Perhaps a good and thick application of Bus Kote or similar would be appropriate since the roof is already white. Helps a ton with the heat...

That’s all I’ve got.

Ian
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-04-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By Iansk
It getting stuck in manual after a couple turns...

It getting stuck in manual after a couple turns seems like there is something else going on other than the switch or ground.

I just had this issue when retrieving an argosy for a friend, the...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 04-04-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By Iansk
This is the light you are looking for: ...

This is the light you are looking for:

https://vintagetrailersupply.com/ls-348-marker-light-vts-326/

Ian
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 02-21-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 100,074
Posted By Iansk
Bill, I’ve used the PPG stuff and it works...

Bill,

I’ve used the PPG stuff and it works well.
Just make sure you do it in the shade or even at night.
It likes cooler temperatures and lower humidity.
Clear coat sluffs off with a good...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 02-17-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 100,074
Posted By Iansk
I’ve designed several seats and chairs, sitting...

I’ve designed several seats and chairs, sitting angle is very important too. Even 5 degrees makes a difference for the tush.

Just a thought...

Carry on.

Hi Bill!
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 01-26-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Iansk
I think most folks bring them into the coach when...

I think most folks bring them into the coach when switching to Li batteries, typically under whatever seating is at the front. They don’t have the same venting needs and need to be kept warmer I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-26-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By Iansk
The real issue when moving a bathroom is the...

The real issue when moving a bathroom is the toilet, it needs to sit above the black tank. So unless you’re installing a composting toilet you will have to move the black tank, dump line and vent...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 01-19-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By Iansk
A 21’ sovereign, huh... a few years observations...

A 21’ sovereign, huh... a few years observations if I may.
On the plus side, that looks to be a great layout for its size.
21’, while cozy, would be a breeze to tow and park.
As for unknowns ......
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 12-21-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 100,074
Posted By Iansk
Hey Bill, Much love to you, it’s been...

Hey Bill,

Much love to you, it’s been exciting to watch your progress and I am inspired by your tenacity. I’ve enjoyed our talks as well. While I haven’t been very active here, I have continued to...
Forum: Trailwind 10-25-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,639
Posted By Iansk
I never thought Iíd see a Lagwagon reference on...

I never thought Iíd see a Lagwagon reference on this site...

Ian
Forum: 1977 Excella 500 10-11-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 47,375
Posted By Iansk
PS - those screws in your front hold down plate...

PS - those screws in your front hold down plate aren’t going to cut it. You should absolutely buck that area. There is a lot of stress there, hence all the rivets.

Ian
Forum: 1977 Excella 500 10-11-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 47,375
Posted By Iansk
I think if you put more thought into a big patch...

I think if you put more thought into a big patch then the PO did you’d be fine. Namely:
- Make the patch butt up against the roof panel
- mimic the spacing used everywhere else on the exterior
-...
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 29,321
Posted By Iansk
Since itís been revived, isnít it fresh again? ...

Since itís been revived, isnít it fresh again?
Personally, with all the new influx of RVíers, Iím glad this topic has come up anew. In the last several months, Iíve seen some downright stupid rigs...
Forum: Trailwind 09-25-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,639
Posted By Iansk
Wow. Well, from that one photo I'm in love... ...

Wow.
Well, from that one photo I'm in love...

Great to see the work you're doing on the trailer, your CAD skills are impressive.
I really appreciate your attention to detail and innovative...
Forum: On The Road... 09-25-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Iansk
A casual search on Airbnb for October 5-8 for...

A casual search on Airbnb for October 5-8 for home turned up 40 results. Here is the first listing:

https://abnb.me/4qiHinVl49

I much prefer Airbnb when my choice is a hotel.

Ian
Forum: Trailwind 09-24-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,639
Posted By Iansk
Nice work! Following along... I want to know...

Nice work! Following along...

I want to know more about the trailer’s home, that place looks like my dream house...

Ian
Forum: Photography 09-10-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,262
Posted By Iansk
August, the doggest... Somewhere in Texas.

August, the doggest...
Somewhere in Texas.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-09-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,559
Posted By Iansk
Bruce, The frame on a 31í Airstream, without...

Bruce,

The frame on a 31í Airstream, without the shell attached, is surprisingly flexible (thatís putting it kindly). The thought being that the shell does the heavy lifting of keeping it ridged...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-07-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,559
Posted By Iansk
Maybe they do now. I applaud your efforts to...

Maybe they do now.
I applaud your efforts to keep parts of the trailer alive.

Happy selling,
Ian
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 09-07-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Iansk
Itís worth learning the system even if piggy...

Itís worth learning the system even if piggy backing on a professional to do it.
Also, it isnít hard or necessarily dangerous unless gas is allowed to build up.

Research is an easy thing these...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 09-07-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Iansk
This may sound, or even be, harsh... but if you...

This may sound, or even be, harsh... but if you have to ask that question, you should probably take it to a professional.

However, a propane system check isn’t that hard.
Items needed:
- a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-07-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,559
Posted By Iansk
I believe the OP is parting out this trailer and...

I believe the OP is parting out this trailer and not attempting to rebuild it.

Ian
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 09-06-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Iansk
Perhaps you have a gas leak? You may want to...

Perhaps you have a gas leak?

You may want to get that checked out.

Ian
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By Iansk
I have screen strainers in our sinks. Nothing but...

I have screen strainers in our sinks. Nothing but water and eco friendly dish soap goes into the grey tank.
I had to fix the grey tank at one point and previous poor practices led to maggots of...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-06-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,559
Posted By Iansk
Strong work Bruce! Ian

Strong work Bruce!

Ian
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 09-06-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,722
Posted By Iansk
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B011E9QXZG?psc=1&re...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B011E9QXZG?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title

These are nice. Put out around 2800 kelvin without any significant color cast. Very comparable to the old tungsten...
Forum: 1977 Excella 500 09-04-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 47,375
Posted By Iansk
My Avion (28’) has three 6” main rails that are...

My Avion (28’) has three 6” main rails that are box tube and from just in front of the axle to the bumper there is three 7” c-channels under that. This is factory built and how I’ve seen other...
Forum: 1977 Excella 500 09-03-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 47,375
Posted By Iansk
Nice! I can smell the sizzling bacon... ...

Nice!
I can smell the sizzling bacon...

Always look foreword to your posts.
You added these to address the subfloor joints, yeah?

I really appreciate the time you take to post your progress....
Forum: On The Road... 09-02-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,371
Posted By Iansk
That's the idea! Ian

That's the idea!

Ian
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