Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-07-2013, 10:41 PM   #1
3 Rivet Member
 
StPierre's Avatar
 
1965 22' Safari
Rescue , California
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 106
Images: 15
Wink '65 Safari Renovation Completed!

We have just completed our 2 ˝ year renovation of our 65 Safari. We wanted to thank everyone on the Airstream Forum for all their help in answering our questions, especially Dan K. We updated a few things by adding a new toilet, fantastic fan, microwave, gray tank, door for the bathroom and Zip Dee awning. We did all the work ourselves with lots of ‘how to’ advise from others on the Forum. Most of the cabinets we had to repair and sometimes replace the mahogany and then stain them. We replaced the floor and made new cushions and upholstery. The buffing of the outside was very time consuming but well worht the look! We just got back from our first trip from California to Yellowstone. We were very surprised that the Safari held together! We also learned that having a vintage Airstream is a conversation starter. Everywhere we went others wanted to ask questions and tour the Safari. We have included a few before and after pictures.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00399.JPG
Views:	196
Size:	74.0 KB
ID:	190470   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00411.jpg
Views:	218
Size:	211.7 KB
ID:	190471  

Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00417.jpg
Views:	202
Size:	263.2 KB
ID:	190472   Click image for larger version

Name:	Taking out the floor.JPG
Views:	218
Size:	91.5 KB
ID:	190473  

Click image for larger version

Name:	finished subfloor.jpg
Views:	211
Size:	206.3 KB
ID:	190474   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00544.jpg
Views:	224
Size:	278.2 KB
ID:	190475  

Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00539.jpg
Views:	228
Size:	269.8 KB
ID:	190476   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC00525.jpg
Views:	214
Size:	534.9 KB
ID:	190477  

Click image for larger version

Name:	June 2013 Sue's pictures from Iphone 063.jpg
Views:	199
Size:	325.8 KB
ID:	190478  
__________________

__________________
The St Pierre's
StPierre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2013, 04:38 AM   #2
Rivet Master
 
PharmGeek's Avatar
 
2014 30' FB FC Bunk
Hoover , Alabama
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 3,525
Amazing!!! Really excellent work!!
__________________

__________________
“The atoms of our bodies are traceable to stars that manufactured them...We are not figuratively, but literally stardust.”


PharmGeek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2013, 06:18 AM   #3
Rivet Master
 
eljay's Avatar
 
1968 24' Tradewind
Rural, blink and you'll miss it , Missouri
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 692
Images: 19
Beautiful! Great job!
__________________
Not knowing enough to be afraid... (I know more than I did, but I did it anyway!)

Eljay

1968 Tradewind Double.
eljay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2013, 08:16 AM   #4
2 Rivet Member
 
VTSafari's Avatar
 
2016 27' Flying Cloud
Monkton , Vermont
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 82
Nice renovation! Now time to enjoy.
__________________
Bill
2016 Flying Cloud FB
2014 Ram 3500 4x4 extended cab
VTSafari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 12:27 PM   #5
2 Rivet Member
 
1965 24' Tradewind
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 20
Images: 8
Looks great!
LoisM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 02:21 PM   #6
1 Rivet Member
 
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
Kirkland , Washington
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 17
Beautiful work! May you have many happy miles with you "new" old Airstream.
ResoRon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 03:53 PM   #7
Rivet Master
 
tkasten's Avatar
 
1965 22' Safari
Vassar , Michigan
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 848
Images: 6
Looking good !
__________________
Tim
TAC MI 14

Everyday is a Saturday
tkasten is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 04:01 PM   #8
3 Rivet Member
 
68Streamline's Avatar
 
Cerritos , California
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 149
Awesome!
68Streamline is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 04:09 PM   #9
1 Rivet Member
 
1973 31' Sovereign
Fayetteville , Arkansas
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 9
Beautiful!!!!
Jeepster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2013, 04:09 PM   #10
Rivet Master
 
Melody Ranch's Avatar
 
1956 22' Flying Cloud
1953 32' Liner
1955 22' Safari
Valley View , Texas
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,971
Images: 78
Send a message via Skype™ to Melody Ranch
You Guys qualify for an ATTA BOY!
__________________
"If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted
then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production."
Melody Ranch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 06:39 PM   #11
3 Rivet Member
 
StPierre's Avatar
 
1965 22' Safari
Rescue , California
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 106
Images: 15
Thanks for all of the kind words.
__________________
The St Pierre's
StPierre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 06:53 PM   #12
4 Rivet Member
 
247stream's Avatar
 
1986 25' Sovereign
Marietta , Georgia
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 317
Congratulations! You've done a beautiful job
__________________
WBCCI# 1558
2016 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 5.7 Hemi
247stream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 07:06 PM   #13
Rivet Master
 
Condoluminum's Avatar
 
1988 25' Excella
Sunnyvale , California
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,861
Images: 13
Send a message via AIM to Condoluminum
Any man who can smile while removing rotten flooring and staring through frame rails surrounded by tired insulation is a true hero on this Forum! Congratulations, and great job! Hope to see it at Jackson in October... We'll bring sunglasses..
__________________
Condoluminum

In Theory, there's no difference between Theory and Practice, but in Practice, there is usually a difference...
Condoluminum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 08:20 PM   #14
Rivet Master
 
andreasduess's Avatar
 
1984 34' International
Toronto , Ontario
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,496
Images: 5
Blog Entries: 1
You guys are an inspiration. That's beautiful.
andreasduess is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2013, 09:01 PM   #15
3 Rivet Member
 
Vintage Kin Owner
Youngstown , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 133
Congrats. Nice job. Be proud!!!
Splinter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2013, 09:27 AM   #16
3 Rivet Member
 
StPierre's Avatar
 
1965 22' Safari
Rescue , California
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 106
Images: 15
When that picture was taken my wife said act like you are having fun . Looking back now it was fun when you finished a step. We do hope to vist at Jackson in Oct.
__________________
The St Pierre's
StPierre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2013, 04:54 PM   #17
2 Rivet Member
 
Currently Looking...
Currently Looking...
Bull Shoals , Arkansas
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 25
nice job we have a 65

Bur 65 safari
__________________

buda-2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Our '56 Safari (aka Our Retirement Home) SafariSteve 1956 Safari 41 09-04-2013 06:55 PM
Safari :: 1996 Airstream Safari Land Yacht tlw12 Airstream Registry Discussions 0 12-18-2011 09:47 AM
1968 Safari 22' :: 1968 Airstream Safari Darrengj Airstream Registry Discussions 0 08-19-2011 09:32 AM
Safari :: 2006 Airstream Safari SE Mrs Silverback Airstream Registry Discussions 0 08-19-2011 09:31 AM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

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 03:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
×