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Old 05-11-2013, 10:04 PM   #1
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Rear queen?

Still searching high and low for my first stream! Looking at a 69 overlander tomm. The exterior is fabulous and everything currently works but interior is rough. Howevery wife says two twins is fourtys and would want a rear queen if we purchase it. To accomplish this would I have to tear out a perfectly good floor? Interior skin? Or even entire body? WOMEN sigh!!
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:57 PM   #2
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I don't think so. I believe all the "furniture". will easily unscrew from the floor and walls. It's just a matter of carpentry skills to design and install what you want.
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:22 PM   #3
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The biggest issue will be plumbing and windows. I would suggest waiting for a trailer that has the floor plan that you want
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:24 PM   #4
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I don't think that year and model came with rear beds, just mid-twins or double. To get a rear queen, you'd have to move the bathroom to mid-trailer. Not impossible, but a lot of work. You might want to shop for a trailer that is already set up from the factory with a rear-twin or queen setup.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:47 PM   #5
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or start snoring and stop showering. then maybe she'll be happy with the twin beds. My husband's snoring is enough to make me want the twin beds
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:04 AM   #6
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Hello,

You can check out the Vintage Airstream Photo Archives and look at photos and floor plans... it might help you decide what to look for!

I would suggest you look for something where you don't have to move the bathroom, etc. it not only will be a LOT of work, but quite a bit more expensive.

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Old 05-22-2013, 07:43 AM   #7
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There are some smaller trailers (25') with rear bedrooms but they are rare.
70s Sovereign 31' rear bedroom model is a nice find if you can locate one. They tend to bring a higher price as well.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:21 AM   #8
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I agree with the others. Changing the config would be a major hassle. I say wait and find one with a floor plan that you like. It is difficult for sure to wait but I am glad I did; finally found the right one--and at the right price!
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