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Old 08-07-2006, 11:01 PM   #1
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Greetings from the Adirondacks!

Hello to All,
Just purchased a 1964 Airstream Globe Trotter and happy to find this forum. The previous owner had restoration in mind and has completely gutted the inside although everything is intact in his garage. Pretty overwhelming but I'm going to give it a go.

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Old 08-07-2006, 11:04 PM   #2
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Hey there, Jim!
Please be sure to document your progress; it's so helpful to those of us who will be following in your footsteps.

Good luck. Hope to see something really special come out of this.


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Old 08-07-2006, 11:26 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums! Congrats on your Airstream!

This is a great place to find answers to your questions! The blue toolbar has a search function, click on it and key the topic you are looking for and you will find lots of information!

We have a 1963 Bambi and this forum is/has been so very helpful! Lots of good ideas and great folks to help out!

Take lots and lots of pictures of before/during/after! Post them here! We want to see! We love pictures!

Have fun!

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Old 08-08-2006, 08:22 PM   #4
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Hey Jim, Welcome,
I'm located a couple of hours from you in Plattsburgh, NY. If you want to get a good idea of what you're up against, come on over to my shop & have a look. We've got a number of Vintage Airstreams in various states of restoration available for you to look at.
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Old 08-08-2006, 09:24 PM   #5
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Welcome to the Forums from Florida

Welcome and congratulations.
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Old 07-28-2008, 12:57 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forum! I'm about 1.5 -2 hours from you in Norfolk [near Potsdam] NY.
Don't hesitate to email if you have a question.

My band , The Lime Hollow Boys, will be performing very near you at the Blue Mtn. Lake, NY Adirondack Museum on September 6. Perhaps I'll see you there.
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Old 07-28-2008, 01:17 PM   #7
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I'm thinking the OP got done in by his trailer restoration.
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Old 07-28-2008, 01:21 PM   #8
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Hey Jim,

Are the black bears at the dump (er, sanitary landfill) still a tourist attraction? I was a bark eater for almost 20 years until after one year of 10 months of winter, 1 month of thaw and one month of spring my wife announced she was moving to New Mexico. The rest is history. How are the black flies treating you?

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