August 2017 Blog Posts (25)

I recently made a "How-To" page for repairing and refinishing the screened window frames for my '73 Yellowstone.   If you'd like to see how they came together .... click HERE! Best wishes…

I recently made a "How-To" page for repairing and refinishing the screened window frames for my '73 Yellowstone.  

If you'd like to see how they came together .... click HERE!



Added by Alison on August 29, 2017 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Not MIA....just recouping. Work continues at a slower pace.

Just in case anyone was wondering, the work is still in progress on Diggity Dodge.  I've had to limit my strenuous activities to stop burning off more than I put in as far as nutrition/calories.  Being underweight is no fun and causes health issues too.

On to the progress...I have the kitchen wall almost finished with the Luan. Just a couple of small areas on the sides to cut and fit.…


Added by Tina on August 28, 2017 at 12:13pm — 4 Comments

1986 Highwave Speed King Boater home

So sorry, I had a spelling error on the last post, it should read 

1986 Highwave Speed King Boater home


Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 28, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments

1976 - 78 fully restored GMC Motorhome

 Again a finders fee paid to who ever can find me one of the original Boater homes, made in 1986 under the names either Sport Highwave Boater homeor Spped King Boater homes.

I was in Banff National park in the Canadian Rocky's last weekend, and a 1976 - 78 fully restored GMC Motorhome rolled through the downtown area, and 40 years later it's still looks the best ever built motorhome, and still people just stop and…


Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 28, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

Got a new and improved blog as they say....

This one's been active since we got the LH2 (an Allegro '87 class A) and I've been working the bugs out of her. Fun, excitement, travel, drama it's all there.

Take a look and laugh and cry at the stuff we go through.

Have a good one and all the best to you....


Added by Daniel Long on August 22, 2017 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

The task of replacing the water heater AGAIN

The poltergeist are running rampant,, truly they are,, Instalation of yet another water heater, (I stole the water heater from my 85 , 5th, its only a 6 gallon, bet better then no hot water.…


Added by Lakota Wolf on August 22, 2017 at 5:18pm — 4 Comments

Aristocrat Land Liner vin #

I was given a 20' Aristocrat Landliner. Currently doing a full complete rebuild on it. Looking for Vin number since it came with no title or registration paperwork. I found something similar to a VIN not sure. Looking for someone with knowlege. I went with VIN to DMV in Texas and they said they have no record of this and possibly is not the vin. Help!!!

Added by Jonathan Marti on August 22, 2017 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

encountering the eclipse

Hey Gang what an experience I am having.
Had an Ark Encounter, almost encountered Mike, haven't encountered Janet but we did see Rock Island. Ruth met Karen who countered with follow me, you can park the night at my place, there is nothing around, you can roam the property, you do have a flash light right?
OK lets…

Added by carey masci on August 20, 2017 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Some Good...and, Some Bad

First let me start by sharing that we all survived our first overnight camping trip!  By we I mean my mother, the dog, the cat, and myself.  Juno still has a long list of things to do, but we had water, fully working electric, a working toilet, good bedding, a fridge, and mechanically needed to put her through some paces so when I take her back they can try to track down the oil/transmission fluid leak (I think it's the former from the cardboard spots).…


Added by Dawn Michelle on August 19, 2017 at 8:32pm — 2 Comments

Airstream restore.

Got some good work accomplished today. Im helping a new neighbor in the small park here, put together an older Airstream T.T.,

A little back ground,,,,, the owner bought it in California,,, paid another friend to tow it from Ca. to Texas. The trailer was gutted out except the fried burnt wiring that suffered high voltage in low voltage wire. I.E. running 110/120 volts a/c thru 12 V d/c... not a pretty sight. Anywho... I got two main wire runs down the middle of the trailer from front…


Added by Lakota Wolf on August 17, 2017 at 9:12pm — 1 Comment

1986 Highwave Boaterhome Junk Yard Walk Around

Finders fee paid for any and all info, provided if verified,…

Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 16, 2017 at 12:02pm — No Comments

1986 Highwave Boaterhome Junk Yard Walk Around

Does anyone know where this scrap yard was or is, and "Where", as we need to find out if possible. Or has anyone else seen any of these any where else, parked, or forsale ??

Finders fee paid for any and all info, provided if verified, with it's location info, with pictures would also be nice aswell.…

Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 16, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments

productive day.

A very productive day, considering it was triple digit and I being lazy till 2 in the afternoon.. I had to run a temp power line out to the power ped,, and after getting the RV plug (30 amp) wired in, realize the plug in on the other side of the ped is a 50 amp service, (there are 2 power plug boxes,, one on each side of a 4x4,, 1 being a 30 amp, and 1 being a 50 amp.), Duh,, so yea, I had a brain fert. So, back to the store to get a dogbone adapter,, a 50 to 30 plug, I get it all hooked up…


Added by Lakota Wolf on August 13, 2017 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

Hot Diggity Dodge! A level stove, if walls could talk...welcomed visitor..and other things....

I did a test run fitting the stove in a couple nights ago, and it fits level. No more sticking out from the bottom and it's a good tight fit that has no gaps around the edges. YEY! I did a little corner cutting today so it sits back more flush with the counter in the front like it's supposed to. Excuse the little pieces of wood on the wall there, they were just set there out of the way for a minute.…


Added by Tina on August 13, 2017 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

Progress....Critter Jitters...and Frustration....

I'm glad to read that ya'll have faith in my trudging forward with this.  My faith wains back and forth lately with all of the new opportunities that need a-fixin'. LOL

One of the progresses has been the kitchen counter top ready for a new pretty face.  The new plywood is as level as it's going to get, I'm happy with it. Sooooo much better.  …


Added by Tina on August 11, 2017 at 11:43am — 2 Comments

The Journal of "Marvelous Mavis" ~ Week 6: Blood, Sweat, and (almost) tears!

Please follow the link to read about our progress in Week 6 CLICK HERE

Added by Alison on August 9, 2017 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Testing my hand strength on a daily basis....Under counter mess clean up progresses...

Ripping out all of that old carpeting under the sink/stove counter proved to be a real challenge...unlike the past challenges with this carpet.Everything in there was on top of it and either nailed or screwed down or both. Of course, rusted and tough to turn screws and nails that the hammer would not fit under to pry them up. Some areas had two layers of carpet. Grrrr...and those corners...OY vey!!

I believe I got it all, after a few scrapes and bruises. LOL

Here's what I started…


Added by Tina on August 7, 2017 at 8:06pm — 6 Comments

moved and settled.

Finally got my required and much needed services hooked back up, A person has to have cable and internet. I made the installers job way easy by having previously wired my own outlets. (having voids in the walls and floors helped). No dangly wires hanging out windows etc.

That was after getting the 5th broke down and moved from point A to point B. Backing into the spot the 1st time was beyond fun,,lol  took 3 attempts, spinning in the gooey slippery Texas mud, and only final try, going…


Added by Lakota Wolf on August 7, 2017 at 4:14pm — No Comments

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