Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-06-2014, 06:41 PM   #1
New Member
1962 19' Globetrotter
Cornelius , North Carolina
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 1
1962 Globetrotter renovation: what is this?

For my 10th anniversary, my husband bought me a beautiful project. (10 years is aluminum!) My model is curbside gaucho, front dinette. I've always wanted, but never experienced, an old AS and couldn't wait to dive in. I have many questions already, starting with what this flat electrical line is that comes from outside? It's on the street side. And also, does anyone know what this clip is for on the curbside? I have many other questions: is protocol that I post each in its respective category or can I just throw a list in a thread? Thanks.

Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByAirstream Forums1410050261.646350.jpg
Views:	79
Size:	747.5 KB
ID:	221037Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByAirstream Forums1410050285.105126.jpg
Views:	83
Size:	599.5 KB
ID:	221038

Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByAirstream Forums1410050445.240385.jpg
Views:	79
Size:	49.1 KB
ID:	221039

1GiRLS DREAM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2014, 07:13 PM   #2
3 Rivet Member
1963 28' Ambassador
Danielsville , Georgia
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 107
Images: 3
Welcome to the forums . The flat wire is an old television antenna cable. It hooked up to a removable antenna . There may be some brackets near the outside cable where the antenna mast mounted. I am not sure about the bottom pics I can't tell where on the trailer its at.

JCPOTTERF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2014, 08:48 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Tom Nugler's Avatar

1972 25' Tradewind
Currently Looking...
McHenry County , Illinois
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,145
Images: 5
Welcome to the Forum.
The bottom pics look like the retaining clip I had on my '67 that holds the door open. If I remember correctly there was a small rectangular loop on the edge of the door the spring loaded catch would slip into.
You have the door in a door design and I think there was a seperate catch for that as well.
Enjoy your "new" Airstream and enjoy the ride.

AirForums # 2806
WBCCI / VAC # 6411

Not All Who Wander Are Lost.

Avid supporter of trailing edge technology.
Tom Nugler is offline   Reply With Quote

1962, 1962 globetrotter

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1962 Tradewind - Renovation Epic 2333 1959-69 Tradewind 114 09-13-2015 10:06 PM
1962 Trade Wind Renovation by Newbie ABomb1 Vintage Kin 7 06-27-2014 08:12 AM
1962 Airstream Globetrotter wunderful62 1960 - 1964 Globetrotter 5 09-22-2008 08:56 AM
1962 19 ft globetrotter wunderful62 1960 - 1964 Globetrotter 30 04-04-2007 05:49 PM
1962 19 ft globetrotter wunderful62 1960 - 1964 Globetrotter 2 04-18-2003 06:28 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.