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Old 05-25-2006, 01:51 PM   #43
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I just bought a 55 Flying Cloud. I will be restoring it. Would like to share information and pictures.
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Old 05-28-2006, 01:44 PM   #44
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I just bought a 55 Flying Cloud. I will be restoring it. Would like to share information and pictures.
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Congrat's - I've been slowing down over here enjoying the warm sun but I'll post more pictures soon. Now I believe you've restored a few airstreams if I remember correctly - and quite nicely too. Please keep me posted on your progress and I'm happy to share any info and photos.
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:39 AM   #45
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Do you have a floorplan of your trailer you could share.
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Old 06-01-2006, 02:22 PM   #46
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Do you have a floorplan of your trailer you could share.
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Don,
Well it changes often but this is what I'm planning for now - just need to build the desk and bench and order the stove.
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Old 06-02-2006, 10:08 AM   #47
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A few updated photos - one is of the bed I built a few weeks ago but not good for resting yet - needs foam and lots of pillows. Tried to leave some original pieces - actually as much as possible - love the round mirror. Still struggling with the door handle that I purchased.
Thanks for looking.
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Old 06-02-2006, 10:33 AM   #48
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Theresa... the change is marvelous! It's so nice to see the FC coming back to it's former glory! Great job!

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Old 06-02-2006, 10:54 AM   #49
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post some pics of your door handle problem, maybe there is help out here...


The interior looks fantastic.

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Old 06-02-2006, 01:41 PM   #50
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Theresa,

Was your lamp originally silver? I have two that are black although I suspect they've been painted.

What's the issue with the doorknob? Mine is (appears) just a standard knob with a dead bolt below. None of this fancy stuff that apparently breaks off on some other models. I believe mine is original...

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Yes my lamp is originally silver - as for the doorknob I'll post a picture - maybe I need to cut a larger hole for it to fit - but tonight after my work day is finished I'll take a picture and post it in the morning - sure could use some advice.
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Old 06-03-2006, 10:05 AM   #51
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post some pics of your door handle problem, maybe there is help out here...


The interior looks fantastic.

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O.k. here's a few pictures - it seems simple but it just plain won't fit - any instructions available? It sure will be nice to have a working door handle and not to bungie cord it any longer.
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Old 06-03-2006, 01:54 PM   #52
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I don't think that 60's setup is going to work for you. I'll be back!

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Darn, Darn, I purchased this new months & months ago - liked the look - well I'll keep my fingers crossed.
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Old 06-03-2006, 05:29 PM   #53
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t.gray, I'm sending you some pictures of the door handle on my 55 FC. I don't know if yours was the same or not. Mine looks original. It also reminds me of the latch on an old old refrigerator we had years ago. I'm also sending some pictures of some windows I need. Maybe someone will see them a give me an idea of where I can find them. Keep including pictures if you can. I'm enjoying watching your project.
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GT 65, thanks for the reference. It looks like great information I can us.
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t.gray, I'm sending you some pictures of the door handle on my 55 FC.
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Don,
That's a beautiful door handle - thanks for the pictures - you've got a great project ahead of you.
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Old 06-13-2006, 09:21 AM   #56
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Theresa... the change is marvelous! It's so nice to see the FC coming back to it's former glory! Great job!

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Ah Roger thanks I'm happy you like the changes. A question for you: do you remember if the original wiring works? I plugged the trailer in once and blew out the garage - had a good laugh. But I'm getting ready to look over the wiring soon and hoping the original is working along with the new.
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