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Old 01-30-2016, 10:25 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone. Just recently purchased a '73 sovereign as my next project/passion. I'm turning into a bit of a restorer collector (me happy, wife not) of iconic vehicles that are used by our family. Last one was a '62 Chris Craft. I tried to go older in the Airstreams, but I'm looking more for a renovation than restoration this time around, so the exterior style and details weren't as critical. I did want a fantail so badly though....

I intend to modernize the trailer, structurally and featurewise, without losing her classic lines and identity. So far, She's been completely gutted inside and all of those typical early 70's issues came out to greet me. I'm excited for the journey however. If I can get through the boat, this can't be worse. I see there are quite a few near where I live. Hoping there's a local network of folks to bend ears with about this kind of stuff!

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Congrats! I respect a guy who likes (and can complete) a good project!

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Welcome to Alumaholics Anonymous! You will enjoy your Airstream immensely! You can find other Airstream owners near you, who can assist with any issues which may arise, as well as share adventure, camping, meals, and great times at www.wbcci.org. The best friends you haven't met yet!


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