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Old 06-11-2006, 09:01 PM   #1
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Hello From Weebee,

I just got ambitious enough to stop and say Hi. I have been a member for about two years and have benifited from many of the threads and Q&A on this site. I really did not want to add my two-cents worth until I knew something. Well now I know something anyway. My wife and I purchased a 1954 Airstream off e-bay a couple of years back. A 30 ft. Soverign model that had been sitting since 1972. I got right to work on it and after pulling the shell, removing the floor and then finding a well rusted frame I bought some box steel and welded up a new one. Now there is a new frame , floor and the shell is back on. While I was at it I raised it 4 inches and installed new axels, added 52 gallons of water storage along with greywater and blackwater tanks. This is the first trailer I have rebuilt and I will try to share all the success and failure as I go. Maybe pay back some of the good advice I have gleaned from the forum in the past.

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Old 06-11-2006, 09:12 PM   #2
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Hey that's terrific. That's a lot of work. It will be great seeing and hearing about the process and your travels.


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Old 06-11-2006, 10:33 PM   #3
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holy cow, can't wait! lots of photos, if you please.
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Old 06-11-2006, 10:42 PM   #4
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Welcome weebee ,

glad to have you on the forums .Do you have any pictures you can share as we all like the photo aspect .Sounds like you put lots of hard work in your airstream ,good job keeping another survivor alive an well restored.

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