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Michelin Tire Failure, Numéro Trois

Previous post tells the tale of my trailer tire troubles to present. Total Michelin LTX failures is now at THREE. I thought ‘tread separation’ was a thing of the past since I had ‘upgraded’ to Michelin LTX tires. Not so. Towed the Airstream down to Jackson Center for repairs on the damage from the Michelin tread separation failure (number two)…

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Trailer Tire Failures. ST and LTX

A chronology of tire failures (and some corrective actions taken) on our 2008 Airstream 30′ Classic Limited. 09/01/2008 GoodYear Marathon failure. Blow-out. Streetside front (SSF). Flat. 11,000 miles on tire. 03/11/2009 GoodYear Marathon failure. Tread separation. Flat. Streetside rear (SSR). 12,900 miles on tire. 03/22/2009 GoodYear Marathon failure. Tread separation, inflated. Curbside front (CSF). Maxxis replacement. 14,200 miles on tire.…

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Installing a New Microwave

Our last trip out, before winterizing the Airstream, my Dear Wife and I decided to go out for a nice seafood dinner, and leave the children at the camper with a bag of popcorn and an 8oz Desani’s to share among the five of them. Apparently, they used the microwave timer for a board game they were playing… only, it…

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