Our friend's have offered to swap 'streams with us as we have been on the lookout for a smaller Airstream (for looks, towing ease and flexibility) and they need more room. We're really having a hard time making a decision though and are hoping ya'll with your expertise and experience can help!
Ours is a all original '72 Overlander, EVERYTHING works perfect. Some of the tambours are broken though. Original Thermador (I bake in it often), double bed in the back, new blue stripe awning, it's a jump in and go trailer.
Our friend's is a '67 17' Caravel
. Wraparound dinette w/ newish sleeper. Needs new electrical, new kitchen cabinets, the bathroom has to be pulled out and refinished & the bathroom floor is rotten and has to be replaced. 2 windows are plexiglass and the front and back windows do not open and are wrapped in wood. There is no awning, which is important to us. The skin is in decent shape and it's cute.
We love our Overlander but feel the Caravel
is a rarer find (Overlander's seem to be a dime a dozen) and it seems that fixed up the Caravel
will have more value.
What do you think? Is this a good swap or are we crazy for considering it and all of the work????
PLEASE TELL US WHAT YOU THINK! Thanks in advance!