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Old 06-26-2011, 10:33 AM   #253
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Paint progress

Progressing on the red, a good improvement over the pink primer. Also finished stripping the upper cabinets and test mounted the ceiling lights that I got from vintage trailer supply. Also had a surprise inspection this morning from our niece Neana.
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Old 06-26-2011, 05:58 PM   #254
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Lights on

Temporarily installed the power supply and tested the 12volt lights and fantastic fans. It was great to see some things come life!
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:08 PM   #255
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We had those lights in our 69 tradewind and loved them. Nice solid construction, glass lense, meant to last a lifetime. Love those encaps too!! Great work!
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:22 AM   #256
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Looking great............toastie
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:21 PM   #257
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Doug it looks great.

Right now Holly only dreams of looking as pretty as Nellie does.

I love the red !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:59 PM   #258
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Thanks Brad and Toastie

I brought the Cruiser down the road tonight to check the weight before anything goes back in.

The neighbors have lots handy things around their farm! I keep their heat and a/c running and they let me borrow stuff, it's a good deal.
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Wow, cool scale! Is that for, say, weighing cattle on the way to market?
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Wow, cool scale! Is that for, say, weighing cattle on the way to market?
They weigh and document everything, the cattle going out, every load of crops coming off the fields, then they know which area of the field needs more fertilizer.
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Old 07-05-2011, 05:52 PM   #261
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Almost followed us home- curtis wright

Just missed this on our way home from camping over the weekend. Sold 5 minutes before we got to her, the buyer is going just resell it but more then I want to pay for it. I talked to the buyer quite a bit, he is not quite sure how much to ask for them.

The curtis looked very original with the cabinets and combination frig,stove sink in good condition. The floor was a bit of a problem, no surprise, there was about a 3' diameter hole in front of the door.

The other trailer is a 61 avion also in nice condition.

Seeing aluminum like this on the roadside makes it hard to concentrate on the cruiser!!!
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Gosh, that Avion looks like a little factory with those four smokestacks! Former meth lab, perhaps?
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Old 07-05-2011, 07:13 PM   #263
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Putting my neck on the block, but that Avion is twice the trailer any Airstream is. A very hard reality someone soon will dispute. I work on these old girls and know this for a fact.

Doug, how much profit is the so called buyer asking for on the Curtis? I am seriously in the market for that exact rig. I do not like dealing with flippers of this sort, but would venter forth none the less. Can I be put in touch
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Wow! 2060 lbs empty! I would have bet money it would have been a lot less. I know you added stuff, but 1 ton empty? Wow.
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Wow! 2060 lbs empty! I would have bet money it would have been a lot less. I know you added stuff, but 1 ton empty? Wow.
I thought it would be a bit lighter also, the only extras so far are some extra outlets and fantastic fans. If anything I removed 20plus pounds of tar and silicone
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:07 PM   #266
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Gosh, that Avion looks like a little factory with those four smokestacks! Former meth lab, perhaps?
Brad, Not sure what is going on with all the stacks, I noticed them on the outside but when I went in I didn't notice anything unusual? It really is a nice little trailer.
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