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Old 01-24-2014, 06:41 PM   #1
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'74 Argosy 26'

Just bought 74 Argosy 26. The paint scheme is one I have not seen before. Does anyone know what paint schemes were available in 1974?

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Old 01-24-2014, 08:34 PM   #2
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I think all the '74s came from the factory in "Colonial White" with contrasting color lower wraps to the belly pan and the orange plastic belt-line trim.
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Old 01-24-2014, 11:28 PM   #3
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What DKB_SATX said I believe is the only original color scheme. My '74 20' Argosy has a slightly off white upper and a tanish lower. I have repainted the upper, but believe the lower is original (and needs repainting now). I put Airstream Blue plastic belt line trim on it and think it looks good. I painted my banana wraps, tongue, and rear compartment a dark metalic gray which is not original but sets things off nicely.
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If you want to go back to the original color scheme, I found the paint codes in the Airstream on-line library. However, they only start with the '75 color schemes. That said, it is the same one that is seen on all the others. The library lists the Argosy Travel Trailer color schemes for 1975-1978 as:

Upper...Dupont Centari, 44534-A, Light Beige
Lower...Dupont Centari, 44721-AM, Metalic Brown

If you give these numbers to your supplier, they should be able to mix an accurate color for you.
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Old 01-25-2014, 05:58 AM   #5
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Paint

Thanks to all, I had a feeling the paint job was a little too complicated for a factory finish. I will try an post a pic.
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Cool!!!
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That is definitely some '70s stripe work! I wonder if they pulled it with a van with matching stripes...
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I just got a picture in my mind of BA Baracus from the A-Team in his Van
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That's a pretty awesome paint job. I'd trade it for my pale cream color any day.
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That is one groovy paint job.

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