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Old 06-02-2012, 04:50 PM   #1
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Mini 13-panel construction

Luke needed a cover for his added radiator, so we made it look like the front end of his Rairstream (a very nice C-10 camper). All itook was a Harbor Freight shrinker and some clecos...

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Scaling the front of a 13-panel Airstream down to this size was a challenge, since the final product needed a very big front window to allow for adequate air flow.

It still needs few finishing touches. Maybe we'll get-er-done at the Restoration Rally.

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Very cool!
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I like Luke's perforated metal workbench as it easily allows one to secure the work project to it with clecos. Folds for easy storage too! Was it sourced at Goodwill??
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I like Luke's perforated metal workbench as it easily allows one to secure the work project to it with clecos. Folds for easy storage too! Was it sourced at Goodwill??
and you can adjust the working height! He has two of them and they work better than you would expect.
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:54 PM   #5
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So why does he need an extra radiator? Too bad you don't have a dog, that would make one cool dog house. I could have used your skills this weekend. I just got finished putting the side skins on and made some rear skins to eliminate the dreded bumper plate. I am getting better at sheet metal but I still don't like it.

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What Perry said, my Beagle wants an airstream doghouse.
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I like Luke's perforated metal workbench as it easily allows one to secure the work project to it with clecos. Folds for easy storage too! Was it sourced at Goodwill??
Hi, ironing board?
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Old 06-03-2012, 03:34 AM   #8
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Hi, ironing board?
Yes, but let's emphasize "free" ironing board. It makes the performance/cost ratio pretty unbeatable.

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