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Old 02-11-2011, 02:55 PM   #1
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I have no clue what it's worth, do you???

Tell me if this is a keeper or not.
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:57 PM   #2
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:59 PM   #3
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I would pass it by....too much work and time ahead of whoever buys it....
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:04 PM   #4
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What about $500???
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:07 PM   #5
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If you're looking for a new full-time hobby it is. One of those "it's already gutted for you" deals, huh?

I'm with Rookiecamper, it's getting dangerously close to scrap value only...
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If they paid you $500?

There is just too much to do and you would be money ahead to find something in better condition. A trailer that vintage would take a lot of time and effort to find the correct replacement parts to put back in it...
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #8
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It is definite a project but it has some advantages, IMO.

It really is pre-gutted - you know you're going to have to replace all systems in order to have a functional, comfortable trailer. But this is a good thing, you can design a trailer that meets your needs without worrying about accuracy or ruining the value of a trailer.

It's a big one 31? with dual axles - you could configure to sleep 6 easily.

The end cap damage looks to be low and otherwise the skin is in good shape. The troubling part of course is the open skylight and what appears to be the floor that is gutted. I think you have to assume the floor will need a major repair and be pleasantly surprised if you don't.

The windows look good would be the most difficult to repair and replace if they were busted out.

I dunno...I see great bones and a blank slate. Definitely worth $500 to me maybe a bit more - but I'm an optimist always.

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Old 02-11-2011, 03:31 PM   #9
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It's a blank canvas project for sure...I certainly wouldn't pay more than $500 for the "canvas"...plan on spending at least $10-15K & 3+ years to get it up to speed unless you're just looking for a hard-sided tent. We have more than that in our '56 Safari...we had templates to go-by and re-used all the appliances which appear to be missing from this one.

Not a project for the faint of heart, that's for sure!

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Old 02-11-2011, 04:42 PM   #10
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I think it depends on if the frame is any good - if you are into anything beyond minor outrigger repair I would pass.
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:38 PM   #11
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Would be great to park on a pice of land. Add a deck and some bushes. A pool house etc.. I agree $500 tops but looks great to me. Just missing rear door and light. Both easy yo replace. Again a great park model. I wouldn't pass it up. Where is it? If you don't want it let me know. :-)
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In my personal experience, and from the opinion I've formed from reading this forum (and other forums), most vintage Airscreams are little more than a usable shell. The frames are often little more than templates. The axles are only good for measurements used in ordering new ones. The fixtures like the ceiling vents, water heaters, air conditioners, heaters, cooking stoves, and refrigerators, are trash and only good to get a visual idea how to install all new ones.

When I realize that I'm just buying a shell, I want that shell to be pretty darn nice . . . no dings or dents, or old DIY repairs.
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Splitrock has spoken the correct..
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