Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-13-2004, 08:25 AM   #1
Rivet Master
JohnG's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 541
Is this Airstream a Lost Cause

Just saw this on Ebay, the link is if you want to look, but I placed the pictures here so others could see them even after the item is gone from ebay.

Wonder what happened. Short in trailer? Smoking in Bed? Propane caused fire?

What do you think?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	fire 1.jpg
Views:	267
Size:	24.1 KB
ID:	7725   Click image for larger version

Name:	fire 2.jpg
Views:	269
Size:	24.9 KB
ID:	7726  

Click image for larger version

Name:	fire 3.jpg
Views:	262
Size:	23.9 KB
ID:	7727   Click image for larger version

Name:	fire4.jpg
Views:	263
Size:	23.9 KB
ID:	7728  

Click image for larger version

Name:	fire 5.jpg
Views:	254
Size:	34.7 KB
ID:	7729  

Just adding my 2 worth

John G
1975 31ft Sovereign International
........Rear Bath Double Bed Model
Tow Vehicle:1999 GMC Serria SLE Classic 1500 5.7Ltr
System: Jordon 2020 Ultima Brake Controller
Hook-Up: Equalizing Hitch and Sway Bar
JohnG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 08:33 AM   #2
Rivet Master
InsideOut's Avatar

1956 22' Safari
Vintage Kin Owner
Conifer/Evergreen , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 11,832
Images: 108
Is this Airstream a Lost Cause?



Vintage Airstream Club - Past President 2007/2008
WBCCI #1824 - DenCO Unit Past President (2005)
AIR #30 - Join Date: 2-25-2002

RMVAC | WBCCI DenCO Unit | BIRDY - our 1956 Safari | 1964 Serro Scotty
InsideOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 08:37 AM   #3
Rivet Master
AYRSTRM2's Avatar
1966 22' Safari
1979 30' Argosy
Armada , Michigan
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 945
Images: 4
This was for sale about two months ago. They claim there was a leak in the fridge that got sparked off or that the burner from the fridge did this.

AYRSTRM2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 09:30 AM   #4
Rivet Master
Elgin , Texas
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 800
Images: 164
Looks like there may be some good exterior panels, windows and such - if it could be had for under a grand it might be good for parts....?

bake315 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 09:41 AM   #5
Rivet Master
Tinsel Loaf's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 790
Getting it for free would be a good price. You still have to haul it away and that is not cheap.
Tinsel Loaf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 09:47 AM   #6
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
bredlo's Avatar
1954 22' Safari
Deerfield , Illinois
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,419
Images: 23
Send a message via AIM to bredlo
It'd be perfect for cutting the end cap off, and putting in your house as the shell to a custom entertainment center, putting a plasma t.v. in where the window goes.

Guess I've been watching way too much Monster House.

That whole frame, axle and wheels would still be good too, theoretically, right? Maybe not.
bredlo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2004, 10:06 AM   #7
Rivet Master
Sneakinup's Avatar
1977 31' Sovereign
Tampa Bay , ^
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 713
Images: 118
That trailer belonged to forum member AV8. It WAS an immaculate trailer before the fire. Good axles and tires, solid frame. Near perfect exterior.

I inspected it for him down here in Florida prior to his purchase. Do a search on his member name, and you will find posts regarding how the fire took place.

He has since purchased a newer Airstream and is probably out West somewhere with his family traveling and enjoying the Airstream life style!

My 77 Sovereign Renovation
Out in the woods, or in the city, It's all the same to me.
When I'm drivin' free, the world's my home....When I'm mobile.

Sneakinup is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005/2006 International Rallies Over59 WBCCI Rallies & Events 21 06-24-2004 10:55 AM
Where do you shop for Airstream stuff? cwbastian Commercial Listings 4 05-16-2004 01:30 PM
I think I've lost my Airstream. jomichel Off Topic Forum 17 02-05-2004 05:47 PM
airstream! airstream! airstream! 83Excella Our Community 0 03-23-2002 10:37 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:41 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.