AIR Forums: Acronyms, Abbreviations and Terminology Reply

I found this informative list on the Forums. If you are going to be a Glamper, you have to know how to speak their language!

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Acronyms, Abbreviations, and terminology.SOB– refers to Some Other Brand…..of RV, besides Airstream.

PO….Previous Owner

a TV is not plasma but a Tow Vehicle

WBCCI…Wally Byam Caravan Club International

ASF=AirStreamForums.com ( also know as AIR on our stickers)

PM= Private Message.
RB, CB, FB Rear Bath, Center Bath, and Front Bedroom.
WD= Weight Distribution
Gaucho= a combination couch/bed found in many Airstreams.

IMHO – In my humble opinion

FWIW = For What It’s Worth

IIRC = If I Recall Correctly

GCWR = Gross Combined Weight Rating…

GVWR- Gross Vehicle Weight rating

tt = travel trailer
fw = fifth wheel
pw = pop-up
psd = power stroke diesel (popular diesel engined Ford tow vehicle)
tv = tow vehicle
DP…Diesel pusher
CG…campground
MH…motorhome ( also can be a Moho

LOL…Laughing Out Loud

Tandem axle = two axles (there is no such thing as “dual axles”)
Dual wheels = two wheels on each end of the axle
Tri-axle = three axle 34′ trailer

HaHa= Henseley Arrow hitch

ADIDAS All day I dream about streamin

5er – fifth wheel trailer (I don’t know why)
FC – Flying Cloud
SOTR – Sovereign of the Road

TW-Trade Wind (as in I own a ’68 TradeWind)
GTGlobe Trotter
GBGH= go big or go home

Mod= or mods…Modification, or a Moderator, here on the Forums

PITA – pain in the a**

LWB – LONG WHEEL BASE

SWB – SHORT WHEEL BASE

SB= Short Bed
LB= Long Bed
TD= Turbo Diesel
SWMBOshe who must be obeyed
SOBDD– Same old bull, different day
ADDITIONS FROM ANOTHER THREAD HERE-

ABT……………………………………….. ………..About
A/C…………………………………………. ………Air Conditioning
AS………………………………………… ………..Airstream
ATV……………………………………….. ……….All Terrain Vehicle
AKA……………………………………….. ……….Also Known As
AWD……………………………………….. ……..All Wheel Drive
BTW……………………………………….. ………By The Way
CG………………………………………… ……….Camp Ground
CCD……………………………………….. ………International CCD
CD………………………………………… ……….Compact Disk
DEG……………………………………….. ………Degrees
ETC……………………………………….. ………Et cetera
FAQ……………………………………….. ………Frequently Asked Questions
GMC……………………………………….. ……..General Motors Corporation
HP………………………………………… ………..Horse Power
HS………………………………………… ………..High School
ID………………………………………… …………Identification
IMO……………………………………….. ……….In My Opinion
INT……………………………………….. ………..International
KMH……………………………………….. ………Kilometers Per Hour
LP………………………………………… ………..Liquid Propane
LT………………………………………… ………..Light Truck
LTD……………………………………….. ……….Limited
LY………………………………………… ………..Land Yacht
MAC……………………………………….. ………Macintosh
MAX……………………………………….. ………Maximum
MI………………………………………… ………..Mile/Miles
MM………………………………………… ……….Millimeter
MPG……………………………………….. ………Miles Per Gallon
MPH……………………………………….. ………Miles Per Hour
MTNS………………………………………. ……..Mountains
NEC……………………………………….. ………National Electric Code
OEM……………………………………….. ………Original Equipment Manufacturer
OPD……………………………………….. ……….Overfill Protection Device
OTOH………………………………………. ………On The other Hand
PG………………………………………… …………Page
PICS………………………………………. ………..Pictures
PO………………………………………… …………Previous Owner
REP……………………………………….. ………..Representative
RPM……………………………………….. ………..Rotations Per Minute
RV………………………………………… …………Recreational Vehicle
SUV……………………………………….. ………..Sport Utility Vehicle
TT………………………………………… ………….Travel Trailer
VI………………………………………… …………..Volunteer Inspector
VPA……………………………………….. …………Volunteer Purchasing Advisor
VIA……………………………………….. …………By Way Of
VAC……………………………………….. ………..Vintage Airstream Club
WM………………………………………… ……….Wall Mart
WFG……………………………………….. ……….Working Family Generation
QCC……………………………………….. ………..Quality Control Correspondent
XLT……………………………………….. …………Ex Lady Truck Driver

 

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