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theVAP Episode 16: Airstream Construction

Join Host Tim Shephard and Panel Pros Colin Hyde and Rob Baker as they discuss Airstream Construction. Don't know an outrigger from a cross member? The Pros walk you through your trailers construction. We also answer your questions about tandem axles and Winter camping!

-Rob and Colin add to their Airstream collections
-Rob’s May rally report
-Listener’s question: Winter use ?
-Cold camping tips
-Rob’s Marine wipes
-Safety Skids only $16.95!
-Single axle advantage: Toll roads!
-Listener’s question: How to remove trailer shell
-Trailer construction details
-Vintage – continuous construction with hoops
-Current – Two sides and roof built separate
-Shell removal techniques
-Level chassis and floor critical
-Buck rivets cheap – labor expensive!
-Olympic rivet usage
-Olympic rivet shaver
-101 uses for baby wipes

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