Year: 2019

Upgrades for Red Dragon

We were going to wait till spring but the opportunity came, so we did a couple of upgrades on Red Dragon.  We replaced the tires with the same type of tires that has been on Red Dragon for the last several years, which are BFGoodrich all-terrain TA KO2 lt275/65r20/e...
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“New” Tire Covers

Until now this optional piece of equipment was not required.  However, storage locations change and NEW GY Endurance Tires cry out for protection. So after some research I settled on ‘Explore Land Tire Covers’ found on Amazon.  Colour: Charcoal, Fit: like a glove,  Material: Vinyl and is waterproof, dust-proof...
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The Art Of Backing Up

When talking about backing up Blue Streak into a Provincial Boondocking Campsite, I once had a person say to me: “Be afraid – be very afraid!”.    I guess when looking at about 50′ of Airstream and F-150HD FX4 Tow Vehicle easing into a tight 33′ wide x 38′...
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Our Spring Start-up Check List

Our Spring Start-up check list focus is on our International 25 CCD Airstream to de-winterize and ready for up coming “Glamping” Season. Your list may very depending on your specific trailer. At Our Storage Place: Dump and remove Dri-Z-Air containers Take Off Wheel Coverings Check Tire Pressure (add air...
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Our Winter Storage Check-List

Our Winter Storage check list focus is on our International 25 CCD Airstream to winterize and ready for the Off-Season Sleep.  Your list may very depending on your specific trailer. First, visit a Dump Station and empty Grey and Black Tanks Second, begin with: Remove all clothing, linen, towels,...
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Basic Modifications

Like most owners of Airstream’s we too have changes and modifications to our Airstream: List Of Some Of The Basic Modifications To Blue Streak Batteries: changed the dual Interstate 12v batteries to dual Trojan T-105 6v golf cart batteries with Flow-rite battery fluid maintenance system. Electronics: added a AiLi...
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Refrigeration Issue Resolved (Finally)

Well, after changing all the electronic components of our Dometic Refrigerator and still failing to resolve the E-1 error issue – I gave up 🤷‍♂️. Yep, me, Brickster, who can fix anything has met his match and was beaten 😵😵😵 by a refrigerator . So I hitched up Blue...
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Glamping 2019 Season Ends

Well it’s now time to winterize Blue Streak and begin to plan for next year. The process I follow is both air blow-out and anti-freeze for the water lines. First thing is to drain the hot water tank and blow air through it to clear the lines, then set...
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Nobody’s Perfect (as M. Pointed Out)

So, spent about 2 hours washing the gunk of Blue Streak after our last ‘Boondock’ trip. I like to start a new “glamping” trip with a clean unit (inside and out). We loaded up all the provisions and were set to go first thing the next morning.😎 Next morning...
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Shine Blue Streak Shine

While our travels for 2019 are not yet over I decided to begin some of the annual season maintain a bit early.  First, we had the opportunity to replace our aging 6 volt ‘Costco’ Batteries with new T-105 Deep-Cycle Golf Cart Batteries at $100 off list each.  Also was...
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