Recently I got to thinking that there is something definitely wrong with the Airstream travel world of yester year. For some odd reason, my telephone rarely stops ringing from folks calling from those states East of the Mississippi river.
Far too many calls were made by Airstream lovers who were frustrated by the fact that they couldn’t locate trailers (vintage) to buy!
Continue reading “Head “East” Young Man”
It’s amazing to me as to how many folks call me personally and ask for answers to questions, scenarios estimated value etc.…… with nothing more than “yeah, can you tell me the weight of a 1973 Overland Airstream trailer if it was fully gutted.
People call me from all over the world with these types of questions…. I always suggest doing a little home work on the model, year, photos and a lot of details from the internet before wasting time.
Continue reading “Just One More Question”
Whether we are checking for propane leaks or burned out bearings, there’s only one way to repair a dated Airstream travel trailer….
The repair must be done with confidence, experience and checked numerous times since the right way is no different from any improvement….it must be and it must have a clear objective regarding the solution to sometimes very complicated choices.
Continue reading “We Do Things The Old Way…The Right Way!”
Often times Airstream enthusiasts become somewhat annoyed with us since our policy is not to publish buy and sell pricing on our website.
Prices fluctuate often and many would be owners want to tackle things like “demo” themselves to save money. Attempting to educate the buyers or sellers can also become complex and confusing.
Continue reading “What’s the Price?”
It’s hard to believe that the Airstream corporation would have overlooked one of its most important component designs during its evolution.
Anyone who has owned or is planning an upgrading or restoration is aware of the “plastic wheel wells” that came stock on most early designs and build outs. Cracking, leaky, broken or sometimes completely missing interior the “protectors”
Continue reading “Metal vs. Plastic Wheel Wells”
From the looks of things, it looks like a lot of America has discovered the office back-drop in places like Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and an Airstream weekend.
Continue reading “Airstream Resort Housing with Weekly Rates”
Bob’s alarm went off exactly at 6:30 am for him to get out of the house and to the airport for the 8 am flight to Dallas. This was an exciting morning since Bob was flying from Bozeman, Montana to see for the first time ever his newly acquired 1972 31-foot Airstream trailer.
Continue reading “The First Time Dazzled Buyer”
Ready or not here she comes…but when she gets here one must anticipate all the problems inherent with neglected old, dirty, metal that sat in a field for 50 or so years.
Continue reading ““Understanding” Your Airstream Restoration Budget!”
In the horse world, it is well known that when a rider and a horse feel comfortable and confident with one-another the relationship is called “hooked on”. That trust relationship makes for a safer and more consistent test of the ups and downs of each day for both horse and rider.
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More and more often we are finding that many folks are very unhappy with the lack of mechanical knowledge when it comes to travel trailer repair shops.
Continue reading “Another off-Colored Repair Shop”