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Old 05-29-2010, 11:55 PM   #15
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forgot to make one more point

As BigEd52 said, the 50s/60s models are popular and the Tradewinds are just cool. Point being: your Airstream, due to its vintage, will be greater than the sum of its parts when complete.

Go check the vintage trailer classifieds - thorough restorations add another decimal place to the value, and in your case, it will be two!

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Old 05-30-2010, 03:38 AM   #16
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It is all the same how much money an old AS costs. One must simply know that the new construction of a rarity costs finally more than new.
All other is a botch-up!

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Old 05-30-2010, 04:42 AM   #17
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very nice

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I recently bought a 1965 Tradewinds double 24 foot airstream for $300 plus a little trade. It is completely trashed, and two of the flat windows are broken. I know I'll have to do a complete gut. Was it good deal? What should I do? Any suggestions? Does anyone know what it's worth?


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Congrads, I think you did good.

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Old 05-30-2010, 10:46 AM   #18
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Welcome Uhmanduh.... and YOU SCORED!!!!

I have a 64 Tradewind that started off in better shape than your Tradewind is in at this time..... Paid more than $300.00.... and ...... I am doing that same thing that you are going to have to do to make sure that the trailer is road worthy, safe and the restoration is done correctly.... I am gutting mine and re-doing EVERYTHING.

$300.00..... you really lucked out!!!!

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$300 is a great price. You did very well.

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