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Old 05-08-2008, 11:16 AM   #15
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Great thread. Looks like the anthropologists out there have beat me to the thread-punch.

Still there may be room for something devoted exclusively to wilder-ness found inside airstreams? Maybe not?
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Old 05-18-2008, 01:14 PM   #16
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airstream bird house

I have the frame out of my trailer and the shell is sitting up on blocks. The windows are open and the screens have been removed. So all manner of living wild creatures have open access to the AS. It's a wilderness party in the Ambassador!

Today I noticed that a bird has been building a nest in one of the empty speaker holes in the interior skin. A perfect place for a nest! Lots of little twigs and strings and things accumulating inside the space on the fiberglass insulation.
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Old 05-18-2008, 05:55 PM   #17
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I'm not sure, but I think I found the owner's manual under the Gaucho.
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Old 05-18-2008, 09:16 PM   #18
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Ambie '64 I had hoped that folks would share tales about wild creatures living in their airstreams. Since you have an older Ambassador have you discovered over the years any wild creatures living in your trailer or at least merely wanting to live there? Maybe that scroll was left there by Essenes?
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Old 05-18-2008, 09:56 PM   #19
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Aerowood,
That looks suspiciously like a pipe bomb...you probably don't need to go to such drastic measures to clear out the critters.
I hope you haven't lit the fuse
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Old 05-18-2008, 10:13 PM   #20
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Worm Sign!

Today I found out that those little spiral "worm-tracks" on the exterior skins of my AS are actually a form of filiform corrosion. Now this corrosion leaves signs that look amazingly like living worm tracks! Apparently this corrosion "tunnels" underneath the clear coating. Seems like a story right out of Dune!
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Chris Cummings shows off one of his Airstream birdhouses in front of his 1962 Airstream trailer that he is refurbishing.
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coyote tracks documented

News Alert: coyote tracks have been documented near an Airstream! Now that's a true Texas compliment!

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lizard found between window and screen. rode with us from jacksonville, fl to gadsden, al.
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Old 09-05-2008, 11:56 PM   #24
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I found these behind the furnace.
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I believe our AS has been on an African Caravan...found this item stuffed behind the 8-track...I wonder if we've been cursed...
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something lived and died in the furnace of the '63 safari.it stunk soo bad ,i ripped out the thing and threw it away.smells nice in there now.
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First thing to deal with were the wasps, which had nests in the range-hood vent, fridge vent, and under the step. Next fun thing was to have mice (both deceased and very much alive) fall onto my face and neck while laying underneath the belly pan, taking it off. The PO said raccoons lived in the living room for a while, evidenced by the shredded curtains. But the worst was yet to come... He said he had emptied all tanks for me, so when I pulled that handle in the back compartment to see if it even worked, what issued forth onto my driveway made me wish I had tried it in his backyard before driving off.
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