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Old 04-20-2018, 11:09 AM   #1
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4 years ago i pulled a severely neglected 1961 bambi out of a swamp. i had been watching it decay for almost 20 years until i could finally get it out. no title. currently Colin hyde is restoring the exterior. needed new panels on the exterior and interior, new axle. after some time and much money i will soon be bringing it home to out fit the interior myself. i am sure that i will have lots of questions regarding that outfit. Everything from painting the bare aluminum interior to electrical and flooring and cabinetry. look forward to the advice and help to come.
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Old 04-20-2018, 11:27 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. That is a significant commitment and a wonderful way to move into the trailer world. Should allow you to know every detail of your new child. Look forward to seeing your progress from time to time. Thanks for saving one. Pat
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Old 04-20-2018, 07:33 PM   #4
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Those early sixties short trailers are worth a lot when restored/renovated. I guess because they are so cute. Even the new ones sell pretty good, although many folks soon upgrade for more room. Your trailer will draw a crowd wherever it may go.

Welcome to Air Forums. I assume Colin Hyde is also doing the frame and subfloor and of course a new axle. With a strong frame, solid subfloor, and solid, well attached body you will be all set to design and build the interior.

These Forums will provide a wealth of information along the way.

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Old 04-20-2018, 08:29 PM   #5
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Old 04-22-2018, 10:30 AM   #6
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Welcome. Saw a series on YouTube where they are restoring an Airstream. It was from a series on the DIY Network. Might give you some ideas. Please post pictures!
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