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2003 Airstream Safari 25 - California

Title: 2003 Airstream Safari 25 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.


***Eco Airstream, Off Grid and Off Pipe***
Perfect for AirBnB rental, home office, cottage, vacation rental.. the possibilities are endless.
*Purchased in 2010
*Sustainably renovated over the course of 1 year (off grid and off pipe) for $50,000
*Lived and traveled in it for 36 months
*Used as a model for sustainable living – open houses throughout the US/Canada
*We are in Alameda, CA – SF Bay area
Details @ or
Walls and ceiling – Natural earthen plaster by American Clay – with over 12,000 miles traveled
500 watt Solar power system by Applied Solar Energy, Outback Power and Bogart Engineering– Two 130 watt flexible panels (High Flex Solar) and one 240 watt adjustable rigid panel. Includes Outback trio of products – a 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter/charger, 60amp charge controller and Mate 2 digital monitor. Existing batteries were replaced by four Fullriver DC224-6 6V AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) Deep Cycle. We also use a Bogart Trimetric 2025RV battery monitor which tells data like % full, amps coming in or amps being used.
Tea Leaf Supreme eco – friendly mattress by Keetsa
Vida cork planks and natural linoleum flooring
Paperstone and natural linoleum counter tops
Organic twill fabric for reupholstered couch/sleeper by O Ecotextiles.
Madagascar Ebony Echo Wood veneer (covering existing cabinets) by Hardwoods Inc (material) and masterfully installed by Eco Craft Cabinetry. Installation involved a low VOC 3M contact adhesive and finish.
Interior and exterior LED lighting by Elemental LED. Included interior strip lights, puck lights, dimmers and waterproof exterior strip lights.
Lumicor recycled eco architectural resin shower door – 1/2 inch silver spun
Kirei board office desk using a low VOC finish
Composting toilet – Nature’s Head (waterless)
New water heater in 2015
Electric hitch
Additional info:
6,300 LB GVWR
Exterior height – 9 feet, 7 inches
Exterior width – 8 feet, 5.5 inches
Exterior length – 25 feet, 11 inches
Original to the Airstream – no mods:
4 – 15″ aluminum wheels/ 2 axles
Radial black wall tires with load range D
12″ electric drum brakes
4 retractable stabilizer jacks
Solar grey front window/stone guard
3 burner propane range with oven and exhaust fan
31,000 BTU furnace with electric ignition
11,000 BTU A/C with heat strip
6.0 cubic feet Dometic fridge that can run on electric or propane
6 gallon propane water heater, replaced in 2015
Frosted window in door
Zip Dee awning – 16 feet, 4.5″
Shurflo 2.0 gpm water pump
Automatic 2 stage regulator
Water heater by-pass kit
Propane bottle cover and 2 30 LB steel bottles
Tank monitoring system
45 gallon fresh water tank
39 gallon grey water tank
Original parts given a green twist:
Existing 76″ front sofa/sleeper with bottom storage reupholstered with organic cotton from O Ecotextiles
Madagascar ebony eco veneer on existing cabinets/bulkheads using a low VOC 3M contact adhesive and low VOC semi-gloss finish
Existing kitchen countertop re-surfaced with Marmoleum – remnants from a local eco store
Green updates – parts removed were either donated or put into the hands of other RVers. Our mission was to keep everything out of the landfill.
Fixed corner bed – mattress replaced with full size Tea Leaf Supreme eco mattress from Keetsa
23 gallon black water tank (removed)
Nature’s Head waterless composting toilet with continuous fan that runs on 1 amp
Interior and exterior LED lighting from Elemental LED
American Clay earthen plaster on walls/ceilings – carpet removed (this was the one thing we discarded and didn’t recycle)
Marmoleum bathroom floor – remnants from a local eco store
Recycled bamboo butcher block cutting board
Vida cork plank flooring
Organic bedding and towels
Kirei board (sorghum stalks) used as a work desk – low VOC finish
Paperstone bathroom countertop – remnants from a local eco store
Ultra Violet 2gpm water filter, plus carbon filter for whole house water filtration
Lumicor silver spun eco panel shower door
Barker VIP 2000 electric jack
Two 130 watt flexible solar panels by High Flex solar
One 240 watt rigid solar panel by Trina Solar – can be tilted when parked for more sun collection
4 Fullriver AGM 6 volt batteries – 2 under the couch and 2 in the original battery box.
Outback 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter/charger (under couch)
Outback charge controller FlexMax 60 (under couch)
Outback Mate 2 – monitor
Bogart Tech. TriMetric battery monitor (2025 RV model)
Fantastic fan with rain sensor in front and rear galley
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand column of the ad listing:
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