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Forum: Airstream History 03-19-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By amysemmens
Good Sam numbers

Mine had a good sam sticker on it, and a set of numbers underneath. Very old but was able to make them out. 306709
Forum: Airstream History 03-19-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By amysemmens
Good Sam numbers

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows if it's possible to find the previous owners of an Airstream via the good sam numbers?
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-08-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 178,812
Posted By amysemmens
I would love some help in finding some history on...

I would love some help in finding some history on our Airstream. We imported it into Australia 3 years ago and apart from the person we bought it from, we don't know anything else. It's a 1960...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-09-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Norma Jean's Australian restoration!

https://instagram.com/p/BVHscCwgm0x/

There are 3 time lapse videos on the link above for anyone interested.
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-09-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
We've started with the panel replacement this...

We've started with the panel replacement this week, holding them in place with clecoes, before we remove and make the exact cuts required. Here's some shots of the progress, the only thing hindering...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-26-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Thank you! My husband is a boilermaker so he's...

Thank you! My husband is a boilermaker so he's got this covered ;)
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-26-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Norma Jean's Australian restoration!

My husband has been working on the airstream this week, getting it ready for new panels. Here's some before and afters of the mangled window frames, he did an amazing job repairing them....
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-22-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By amysemmens
Do you plan on putting info or more pics on there?

Do you plan on putting info or more pics on there?
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 05-22-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,219
Posted By amysemmens
For anyone interested, I'll be posting more on...

For anyone interested, I'll be posting more on the renovation on this thread x
Norma Jean's Australian restoration!

http://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=129900
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 05-21-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,797
Posted By amysemmens
I have a 60 Tradewind with door in door, it's a...

I have a 60 Tradewind with door in door, it's a fairly simple design, maybe you could have one fabricated? Not sure if mine would hand been the same but happy to send dimensions if needed.
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 05-21-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By amysemmens
They installed a timber bumper on their argosy,...

They installed a timber bumper on their argosy, might give you some ideas.
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 05-21-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By amysemmens
If you're on instagram, look up an account called...

If you're on instagram, look up an account called bicentennial falcon, I think it is.
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-20-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Norma Jean's Australian restoration!

We've repaired and repainted the chassis, refit the body, removed damaged exterior panels and interior panels, wiring and insulation. Currently on the hunt for a step that will fold up and integrate...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-20-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
It's been a long and slow process finding time to...

It's been a long and slow process finding time to get started, but finally my husband has moved the airstream to his workshop and is getting started this week! Stay tuned! Here's where she's...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-19-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,302
Posted By amysemmens
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 05-19-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,219
Posted By amysemmens
We've completely gutted and are rewiring. Finally...

We've completely gutted and are rewiring. Finally about to start!
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 12-08-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,085
Posted By amysemmens
Pretty sure they'll cause corrosion?

Pretty sure they'll cause corrosion?
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-15-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By amysemmens
And here's another one after a polish...what...

And here's another one after a polish...what dent? 😆
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Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-10-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By amysemmens
Hi all, thought is post an update. Deans done a...

Hi all, thought is post an update. Deans done a great job of the repair. Due to time and budget constraints, he was asked to repair the damage as best he could without buying new panels, only flat...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-30-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By amysemmens
Thanks everyone, I've passed on all your comments...

Thanks everyone, I've passed on all your comments and he started the job today. Will keep you up to date on how it goes! Pat, yes that's the one. One the top of a carpark in Melbourne CBD :)
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-25-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By amysemmens
Thanks Andy for your helpful response! This...

Thanks Andy for your helpful response!

This airstream was imported to Australia with 5 others to be converted to a luxury hotel, so to stamp it as 'totalled' isn't really an option. It is well...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 02-24-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By amysemmens
Corner damage

Hi all,
My husband has been asked to quote some quite extensive panel replacement, and I'm hoping someone here has some experience. We're trying to estimate the workload involved in something like...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 11-11-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By amysemmens
1960 Tradewind Tank Placement

Hi all,
We have a 1960 Tradewind with shell currently off, which we imported to Australia. We bought it as an empty shell, and are wondering the best place to fit the freshwater tank or even what...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 10-16-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
It's been a while since my last update. But we...

It's been a while since my last update. But we are finally making progress! The insurance co paid up, and we have begun panel replacement!! Still a long way to go but better than being at a...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 07-25-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,219
Posted By amysemmens
We are going nowhere. STILL in dispute with the...

We are going nowhere. STILL in dispute with the insurance agency. They want to pay us $4,400 for repairs when our quote is $10,000. They had a panel beater say he could do it for that price so they...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-22-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,018
Posted By amysemmens
And if it wasn't in your possession, who did...

And if it wasn't in your possession, who did that!! Can I leaves trailer with them for a few months and see what happens to it? Haha
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-22-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,018
Posted By amysemmens
Wow!! Great job!!

Wow!! Great job!!
Forum: On The Road... 05-20-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 116,864
Posted By amysemmens
I woke up at the Australian Airstream Club Rally,...

I woke up at the Australian Airstream Club Rally, in Pt Leo, Victoria. First time there have been 4 vintage (or any age) airstreams together in Australia. Was a great weekend, and hope to have all 7...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-17-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
And here she is in two pieces!! The chassis came...

And here she is in two pieces!! The chassis came with us, and the body stayed at the factory. 238562
Forum: Working on the Road 05-17-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,532
Posted By amysemmens
Nope, that's not us! We're in Australia!

Nope, that's not us! We're in Australia!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-10-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 55,124
Posted By amysemmens
😞😞😞😞

😞😞😞😞
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-07-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Well it's been a while but finally we're making...

Well it's been a while but finally we're making progress!! The insurance has come through, we've had the interior panels mostly removed and lifting the shell this weekend. We'll take the chassis home...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-05-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,163
Posted By amysemmens
William? Is that you? Is it really you? 😉😃

William? Is that you? Is it really you? 😉😃
Forum: On The Road... 03-07-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 116,864
Posted By amysemmens
I may be cheating since our Airstream isn't camp...

I may be cheating since our Airstream isn't camp ready yet, but this is the view from our other caravan this morning. My three boys hanging out together, the older two getting the fire going from a...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,676
Posted By amysemmens
Wow! What a transformation!! Mine looks much like...

Wow! What a transformation!! Mine looks much like yours before, but hoping it shines up as beautifully as this!!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-09-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Can anyone tell me please if these window sills...

Can anyone tell me please if these window sills are available anywhere? They made mince meat out of mine 😩 232027
Also the brackets that hold the glass in?
Here we are rolling in to the aircraft...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 02-09-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,219
Posted By amysemmens
Hi Mel!! We are all well, how are you? We just...

Hi Mel!! We are all well, how are you? We just took the airstream in tonight for a quote on repairs, but it sounds like it could take a long time for them to get it done 😁 I'm so impatient!! Apart...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-07-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Some**

Some**
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-07-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
You're right Melody, the floor is se sort of...

You're right Melody, the floor is se sort of chipboard and won't be staying in there!
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-07-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Thank you everyone!! Latest news is that we...

Thank you everyone!! Latest news is that we replaced the flat tyre that my husband could not get off! The tyre place said something about left hand thread....haha. I won't tell you what Dean said...
Forum: Axles 02-05-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By amysemmens
Thank you all for your input. It is very much...

Thank you all for your input. It is very much appreciated! I'm sure my husband will be glad with your advice to keep the axel!! If anyone would like to follow our progress, I've started a thread. Not...
Forum: Axles 02-04-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By amysemmens
The interior is empty, so our main concerns...

The interior is empty, so our main concerns initially is running gear, replacing some exterior panels, removing interior panels, rewiring, replumbing, new floor, chassis repairs...ugh. Then, the fit...
Forum: Axles 02-04-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By amysemmens
It's a 1960 Tradewind :) Imported her to...

It's a 1960 Tradewind :) Imported her to Australia in December.
Forum: Axles 02-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By amysemmens
Help with axles please! :)

Hi all, I'm hoping to get some help on replacing the axels on our 1960 Airstream. My husband has taken the wheels off, and found that the axels aren't a straight line, but actually bend up at the...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-15-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Thank you everyone! Yes, I have seen that...

Thank you everyone! Yes, I have seen that trailer! They are trying to sell it here for $80,000 AUD! It's nice, but it's not THAT nice! ;)
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-11-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Once it's done, we hope to do a trip around...

Once it's done, we hope to do a trip around Australia, so it will be warm to hot most of the time. Here in Victoria, where we live, we have a more mild climate, so we get cold and wet winters (not as...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-11-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,824
Posted By amysemmens
Norma Jean's Australian restoration!

For the purpose of keeping a record of the process, I've started this thread to keep you all up to date and myself accountable during the renovation of our 1960 Tradewind, which arrived in Australia...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,130
Posted By amysemmens
Haha, after my first shipping experience...no...

Haha, after my first shipping experience...no thanks!!
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-15-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,130
Posted By amysemmens
Great info here! I too am replacing damaged...

Great info here! I too am replacing damaged panels, and feel like I'm i228686228687n good hands (although I'm trying to outsource the job as it's covered by insurance). Airstream Australia have been...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 12-11-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,219
Posted By amysemmens
Thanks everyone for the input! I'll leave the...

Thanks everyone for the input! I'll leave the wiring to the pros...and stck within my limited capabilities, which include making food and drinks while my husband does the bulk of it 😉 Not entirely...
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