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Airstream Name Acoustic Argosy
Year 1977
Make Airstream
Model Argosy Minuet
Length 19' 6"
Options AC, Awning, Orange
1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet
1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet 1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet
Overview Purchased at American Way RV in Boise ID in 2003. Trailer was in original condition (unrestored) when we purchased. Documentation found with trailer suggest that it was originally sold new by Pulmobile trailer Sales in Glendale, CA to Mr and Mrs V. Lewis of West Covina, CA. Sold in 2013 to a new owner who will take good care of her and enjoy her for years to come.
1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Exterior
Additions/changes include:
Removed air conditioning unit and replaced with second vent fan.
Removing crank up TV antenna
Replaced beltline trim

1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Interior 1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Interior 1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Interior
Upholstery update, new dinette table and counter tops, changed toilet for Sealand Traveler Lite.
Replaced old carpet
Replaced all plumbing fixtures.

1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Customization
Add Rock guard to front wrap windows
Installed antenna jack for cell phone booster
Installed 2 class 31 batteries
Added new Bal leveling jacks (front and rear)
Replaced all plastic vent covers (on roof) with cast or aluminum.

Systems and Running Gear
1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Systems and Running Gear
Replaced univolt w/ Intellipower 6100
Replaced copper plumbing line with pex
Replaced existing fan with two fantastic fans
Replaced old furnace w/ Suburban 2400 sp
Replaced original water pump
Replaced Axle
Replaced propane regulators and hoses

Other Information
1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Other Information
Trailer still has factory paint job and was manufactured in CA.

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1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Tow Vehicle 1977 Airstream Argosy Minuet Tow Vehicle
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Old 08-23-2014, 11:28 AM   #2
Sealing the deal !
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1977 Argosy 24 Rear Door
SoutherOntario , Ontario
Join Date: Aug 2014
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Greetings from Canada!
I just purchased my first trailer this week, a 1977 Argosy, 24', rear door, twin bed model. I'm a total novice and am still holding my breathe until the closest Airstream Dealership service department has a look at it for a systems/safety check in the first 2 weeks of September. Trailer looks fairly original, less the outer paint job, a new water pump, a plumbing piece in the storage closet next to the oven, converter, carpet, and tires. Interior decor and appliances are all original and in good condition as far as I know with the exception of the furnace "that only needs a gasket". It stunk like moth balls so I have no idea if there is any mold buildup in the floors. I am the 3rd owner and am not handy - yet! It was a happy 50th Birthday gift from me to me. I hope to park it up in Norther Ontario for the summer next season (will need a dependable furnace) and I hope I don't go broke fixing what an untrained lady eye missed! I would appreciate any advice, resources, books etc you can recommend. Best Regards, Sandra
Purchased my first ever trailer August 20/14. My profile photo shows me shaking hands with the previous/second owner of my 1977-24'. A happy day, with more to come! Looking forward to the members here on the forum helping me through the lifestyle changes and repairs along the way.
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