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Old 04-08-2007, 09:20 AM   #1
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The shell has landed

Big step was completed yesterday The shell came down on the frame. Lots of freinds came over and helped rise it up, back the frame underneath and then lower it down. Everything lined up pretty close with a little coaxing. Next step will be attaching the body struts to the frame and then drilling out a few hundred rivets to replace exterior skin.

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Old 04-08-2007, 09:24 AM   #2
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Congrats, that looks like a heck of a project
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Congratulations!!

From the looks of it, you're working in some tight quarters.

Taking notes for our shell-off.
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Thanx for the pictures. That is going to be really coooool Airstream!
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This is a busy time for putting bodies back on revitalized frames. It looks like you had a LOT of help getting that body back on. The pictures are great and much appreciated.

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6 years has past since we put the body back on. I tried to build the end caps with new aluminum and it was a disaster so we put the whole project on the back burner. We are now at a point where life events have settled down so we pulled it out of the back of the barn and will dig in once more. This past weekend we pulled off the botched front cap, realigned everything and will start cutting up 13 new panels. Here we go again!
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