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Breaking Free of Your Shackles

But, you’re thinking “I don’t have leaf springs and shackles on my Airstream” (Well, you might if you’ve got a vintage model) and you’d be correct.  I’m talking to you Standard Old Box (SOB) owners. Helped my buddy repair and upgrade his busted shackle.  I was really shocked seeing the components they use out of the factory on a +10,000 pound…

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More Roof Work. Skylight Maintenance

I’ve heard Airstream owners say they service (strip and recaulk) the roof every five years. That sounds a bit OCD to me.  Especially if you’re using a high quality polyurethane like Vulkem 116. But, at the same time I wouldn’t wait for the eleven year mark, either.  Which is what I did.  So far: Fantastic Fan’s are done Rain channel…

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Range Repair

The range has been annoying me for years, and I finally got around to fixing it. Maytag Amana Model ALY2280BDS.  RV 3-burner LP range. The problem was the grate and pads. The original design had the grate held in place with four rubber grommet pads. Not good. After maybe the fourth use, the grommets basically melted away and the grate…

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