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Old 08-17-2015, 07:38 AM   #1
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First Airstream

Hello All
My wife and I just bought our first Airstream. It's a 73 Excella 31'.
It is getting a complete shell off rebuild. We have removed the interior and saved some of it. If someone needs something please let me know. I have kept things like light fixtures and fan covers, speaker grills, and a original oven that is in great shape.
As we go through this adventure I'm sure we will be looking for advice.


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Old 08-17-2015, 07:47 AM   #2
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Hi Dak, welcome to the forum and congratulations on your purchase. Be sure to post some before and after pictures of the restoration.


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Old 08-17-2015, 07:49 AM   #3
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That sounds awesome. You guys must be so excited. Congrats

1973 was a good year. I was born. Hah.

Post a few pics here if you can easily do so.


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Old 08-17-2015, 08:29 AM   #4
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Welcome and Congratulations!
I hope you enjoy yours as much as I do mine. I still get happy when I step inside. Put your not needed parts in the classifieds and watch them disappear....
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