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Old 01-14-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
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Airstream BOMB SHELTER?

I am Planning on Converting my early 70's model Airstream Overlander Land yacht into a Underground Shelter



I will be posting more videos on this Project as it Progresses .
The Outside of this Camper will be sealed with Foundation Tar, the windows will be covered with fitted Treated plywood then a Layer of thick rubber matting , will be draped and strapped down , then Re-bar Frame will be welded Chicken wire, then a Layer of concrete , After That The 75% clay mixture of earth From the Hole excavated will be used to Ram and Fill Newly Made 100lb Sandbags , the bags will be used to build a Rammed earth Sandbag type Structure tightly fitting the Camper in the hole after that The Clay Earth Sandbag Structure will be allowed to dry and harden Then Waterproofing Matting will be Draped over the SandBags and Concrete will be overlayed ......... Plus Lots More of stuff that I will Have to figure out as I go
Here is a Short video I uploaded to Youtube on the project
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:13 PM   #2
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That will be way bad on your axles.
Good luck and I hope you do not have to use it!
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:15 PM   #3
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I'm sure you've really thought this through, but you neglected one important point: how will you polish your Airstream?
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:23 PM   #4
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Don't forget air holes, dude.
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:48 PM   #5
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There is certainly no shortage of 30 round mags or ammo you are loading into them. How will you dump the tanks?
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:51 PM   #6
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Why a bomb shelter?
Cold war is over....
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Wow...People spend thousands to show off there hard work on there Airstreams....Now this one will never be seen again.....Go figure!
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It looks to nice to ruin it for a bomb shelter.
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:20 PM   #9
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It looks to nice to ruin it for a bomb shelter.

Better than a chicken coop....

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Better than a chicken coop....

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You got me there! I'm just not sure why someone wants to ruin a nice Airstream. Don't do that to yours! It's a nice one.
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And if you need to use it, God forbid, you will come out to What??????????
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Don't forget air holes, dude.
Don't worry about air holes. You will be dead anyway.
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I don't know what you did to need a bomb shelter. Maybe you should make peace with whoever it is that's out to kill you, or move to Montana.
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You got me there! I'm just not sure why someone wants to ruin a nice Airstream. Don't do that to yours! It's a nice one.
The only way I would do that to my "Stream" is to hide it from the BANK!!!!


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