Vintage Trailer Supply is a great spot, ok, top spot to get all the vintage Airstream parts. They have a little bit of everything and have great advice for the parts that you need per unit/year. They’re insanely helpful. Give them a look. Here’s an unboxing of some replacement parts for our renovation!
Jackie and I decided that we didn't want to go back to vintage original. Although we certainly could have as the previous owner Jim saved EVERYTHING, we're going to go with a rear bedroom, mid-cabin bathroom layout. This pretty much renders everything furniture-wise inert for our build out. Also, since we're taking the time to do a full solar/battery/off-grid boondocking setup, it doesn't make much sense to put appliances that have lower efficiencies than what we're capable of getting today.Read More
Now that we have Wally the Airstream in storage and ready to be worked on, it's important to get him all cleaned out so we can begin work on both the interior and exterior. Jim was nice enough to grab all of the things that he had taken off of the Airstream during his frame restoration and put them inside for the long trip home. Now that I had a few projects in mind, it was time to move everything out and start sorting what we had. It's kind of a mess.Read More