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Airstream Name 'Pandora'
Year 1958
Make Airstream
Model Globetrotter
Length 17'
Options bathroom
1958 Airstream Globetrotter
1958 Airstream Globetrotter 1958 Airstream Globetrotter 1958 Airstream Globetrotter
Overview She's called 'Pandora' because every time I open her up there's ten more things to do. She's the same age as I am but in much better shape. Purchased in 2002, I've been living and traveling with as a campground host her the past 4 years.
Exterior
1958 Airstream Globetrotter Exterior 1958 Airstream Globetrotter Exterior 1958 Airstream Globetrotter Exterior
Used portable MIG welder to replace %30 of frame. New belly aluminum (death by a thousand cuts). Designed own awning ($80 in material, 50K miles and going strong). Two passes with NuShine grade F9 (only thing for 52 yrs. oxidization).

Interior
1958 Airstream Globetrotter Interior 1958 Airstream Globetrotter Interior 1958 Airstream Globetrotter Interior
New floor, appliances, upholstery. Cut aluminum for water heater, furnace (measure 5 times, think about it for a day, measure 3 times, then cut). All cabinetry and fixtures original.

Tow Vehicle
1958 Airstream Globetrotter Tow Vehicle
14.5" wheels!! Still a few Power King LoBoys (7-14.5) out there. DO NOT buy Chinese tires, they will Blow Out!! Half Moon hubcaps from Mikes Hubcaps, fits original 6clip wheels. All new brakes (after 52 years she deserved it)
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