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Old 01-01-2014, 08:38 AM   #1
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1971 27' Overlander
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New Airstream owner!

Hello Everyone, and Happy New Year.

I have recently purchased a 71 Overlander that has changed hands quite a bit over the years. Unfortunately, (or fortunately) this thing was as close to gutted and livable as possible. Only a sink and stove top with an extremely overbuilt twin bed and a bombed out bathroom remained. Good thing is that I had a friend who owned it for about 2 years a while back and he did a good amount of maintanence on it until he sold it. I guess the person that bought it from him really wanted to "rough it" and "cleaned" it out.

At anyrate, my girlfriend and I tore a truck bed full of junk out of it (prescription meds to old mattresses) and we are ready for a renovation. I am using a couple of airstreams from as my inspiration.

I will/do have a lot of questions and will post them in the pertinent locations when the time comes. Just wanted to say hi!


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Old 01-01-2014, 08:43 AM   #2
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Greg, good luck.

My 67 Tradewind came as a shell, one owner, us gov. I work on it a little bit at a time. Do a lot of camping in it as I go too.


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Old 01-01-2014, 07:57 PM   #3
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1978 31' Sovereign
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Welcome to the forum.
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Old 01-01-2014, 08:07 PM   #4
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1959 22' Flying Cloud
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Great resource,!
Good luck, keep the pics coming
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