What the Deuce?!

Now with two 1969 Airstream trailers and a 1/2 researched & carefully thought-out, 1/2 naive & boldly off-the-cuff plan to gut one of them for parts to use in restoring the other, I decided that it was time to call Colin Hyde Trailer Restorations in Plattsburgh, NY to figure out a scope of work, rough time frame & cost estimate. I’ve spoken to Colin a couple of times since

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James Bought A(nother) Trailer

Over the last couple of years, I’ve kept my eyes out for other ’69 Airstreams for sale on eBay and Craig’s List, mainly to see if I could find another trailer that I could buy inexpensively and use for parts. The Safari I’ve had for the past couple of years is gutted except for the bathroom, and so parts like overhead compartments (which might be challenging to build from

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