Many Times a Potential Airstream Buyer Can Get Overly Excited...
Many times a potential Airstream buyer can get overly excited and even blinded by emotions when on the “hunt” for their perfect piece of history to purchase. It must be noted that long before the exchange of money, the enthusiastic buyer (buyers) must know the basic background of each vintage trailer being considered to own […]
Insurance Repairs and Accidents....
Everything Works...Well Not Usually
We have heard from our customers time and time again that when they bought their trailer, the seller assured them that “everything works”.
Why would you choose a 40 year old trailer to buy? We’ve been asked this and it is quickly answered in one word, Airstream. I have to admit that when we first decided to go on the road full time, I wasn’t on board with buying an Airstream. (Don’t tell anyone;) My wife Lisa, on […]
Living Full Time in An Airstream
Hello everyone! My name is Josh Wood, and I’m excited to be a guest blogger for VARR. First things first, an introduction of my family. We are a family of four that have been full time living in our 1976 Sovereign 31′ Airstream for coming up on 10 months. My wife Lisa is a freelance […]
A Restoration Blast from the Past
1950 was a wholesome time in America and 1950 was a pivotal time for innovation. Unique ideas were popping up all over, but as fast as a unique niche surfaced another moment of genius rose its head. By taking common materials from World War II, the travel industry specifically aluminum trailers, invented a hotel room […]
Leaky Window Repair - Vintage Airstreams
Ever since Airstream started their trailer production business in 1931, many trailers have traveled the world and experienced all the different weather conditions. Each weather condition has a different effect on the trailers and the exterior aluminum skin that makes them so iconic. One of the drawbacks of course is the difficulty to keep each […]
Winterizing your Airstream Trailer
It’s that time of year where the air gets colder and the temperature drops. Time to winterize your Airstream Trailer.
Foam Insulation - Possible Challenges
We are hearing more and more about Airstreamers using or being interested in using foam insulation for their Airstream restorations. While it could be a great option, if applied improperly, can be quite a disaster. Also keep in mind future repairs. To get to the area to repair you have to dig out the foam […]