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Old 01-21-2004, 07:43 PM   #29
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chiropup,
I do get down your way from time to time. It would be fun to get together. Check your Private Messages for my contact info (the User CP) button.

I'll try and get some passes for three.
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Old 01-22-2004, 12:13 PM   #30
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Bowling green could be a good spot for a June or July Airstreamforum get together.
Not too terribly far from Georgia for me too. Just a thought.
I really want to see a large group of motorhomes in one place. The 7 at Mystic Springs was the most I have seen....so far.
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Now you're talkin!

Depending on the specific dates - count me in (I have a vacation planned for around the fourth of July back east). There sure is plenty to do (Corvette Museum, Camping World, etc.) and its not far for KY, IN, OH, IL and MO owners either.

It would be great to get 10 or more in one place! There's a 310 owner in IN I know and I'm sure chiropup would not have far to go...including you that's 4 already.
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Old 02-22-2004, 06:38 PM   #32
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Living room is shaping up

Weekend number two and the living room is starting to shape up. I have the couch back in and on its new frame. I also roughed out the new "streamlined" armrests and got another aluminum panel up. Pics to follow...
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Old 02-22-2004, 06:40 PM   #33
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couch frame will eventually hold one huge sliding drawer for the 3 million toys we travel with. It will be faced in birch.
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Old 02-22-2004, 06:43 PM   #34
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re-upholstered the couch in denim (durable, washable and cheap). Found some foam glue and glued all three cushions into one big one, covered everything with thick Dacron and sewed the cushions so they can be removed for washing.
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great

I like the style, the arms look great...in motion...like an Airstream
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Thumbs up Lookin' Good!!!

Great job, Steven.
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Tin - thanks! Here is the other side. Two aluminum panels up and two more to go on the port side.
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Dennis - thanks! Here one more on the panels (you would appreciate this - all of the rivets are EXACTLY 5" on center )
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lookks great! Are these the panels you refinished...stripped?
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Alan - no I'm going with the "veneer" concept that Brett, Dennis and others came up with. It's rolled aluminum flashing 20" wide from Home Depot. I'm gluing then riveting it right on top of the old panels. So far so good.
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so how are you cutting it?Are the edges sharp? I might trim a few small areas in mine out with that as well, like around my digital clock.
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Lots and lots of measuring I'm scoring the straight cuts with a straight edge and a box cutter and bending backwards to break. The curves are cutout with some cheap tin snips. I am longing for my old air nibbler but the snips will work for now. The straight edges are pretty smooth and I've had to file very little. The curves have some sharp points but they will all be covered with the window trim.

After cutting out the first window I plan to make a poster board template for the remaining window cutouts. It took longer to measure and mark these cuts than it did to actually cut them.
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