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Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 11-27-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By G-Ranch
Question about “banana wraps” on Tradewind.

I’m renovating a 1970 Tradewind. In removing the rub rail I didn’t find and butyl tape or caulk. This is not a problem except at the corners. Is there a reason the banana wraps are mounted to funnel...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-26-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By G-Ranch
1970 Tradewind Renovation

This is my second camper renovation. The first was an Avion. The Avion only has ac electricity for store bought appliances and water heater. No 12 volt dc power.
The Airstream will have 12 volt dc...
Forum: Axles 09-12-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By G-Ranch
In process of a 90% renovation of a 1970...

In process of a 90% renovation of a 1970 Tradewind (25’) tandem axle. Planning to replace axles/brakes/tires. Can anyone recommend a set up that includes an upgrade axle that would accomplish the...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-23-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 121,202
Posted By G-Ranch
Interesting find during 70 Tradewind renovation

Saw the linked hose comment above and made me want to share this interesting discovery.
Several months into the re-building process I’m sorting through original wiring. The trailer 7 wire /pin plug...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 03-12-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By G-Ranch
Tradewind Rebuild


I am also rebuilding - well still dismantling a Tradewind - 25 footer - 1970.
I have removed all interior cabinets - beds - kitchen and bathroom components. The greatest damage so far -...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-11-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By G-Ranch
Rivet Shaver

Contact the folks at AirParts, Inc. - KC Kansas - 913-813-1780
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-11-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 93,444
Posted By G-Ranch
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-11-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 93,444
Posted By G-Ranch
Out of the woods

First day off the farm where the 1970 Tradewind - 25' sat since 2011.

Tow Vehicle - 1999 GMC Suburban K2500 - 250K miles.

Airstream tows like a dream. ;)
Forum: On The Road... 03-06-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By G-Ranch
Washington State is beautiful as well


Vogel State Park in North Georgia is 2,500' above see level. Should be a great trip.
Forum: On The Road... 03-05-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By G-Ranch
Vogel SP

Bring enough money to spend some time in North Georgia - beautiful and lots to see. Vogel SP is not to far into the mountains were driving will be too much for the TV.

PS - Sunshine Grocery is...
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 03-05-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 40,945
Posted By G-Ranch
:lol: [QUOTE=Lumatic;1836799] How do you...

:lol: [QUOTE=Lumatic;1836799]

How do you smoke it? (sorry, couldn't resist)
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-05-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By G-Ranch
Parts available here


Look on Air Forum's classifieds - Parts and Appliances - lots of AirStream Vintage parts available.

Forum: General Interior Topics 03-01-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,438
Posted By G-Ranch
Hey y'all - I just gutted the interior of a 1970...

Hey y'all - I just gutted the interior of a 1970 25' Tradewind. Curious if your's has the original plastic bathroom. I was considering converting the bathroom into a wet floor - sink and toilet. We...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,358
Posted By G-Ranch
1970 TradeWind Floor

Here's an idea that might work for the flimsy floor issue. The 25' Tradewind I'm working on has 13/16" thick Fur Marine grade plywood. Since it measures 60"+ between main beams - Airstream glued and...
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 02-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,904
Posted By G-Ranch
How are you're re-hab skills?

I'm 6 weeks (first time Airstream owner) into the dismantle/salvage/tagging/storing of the interior of a 1970 25' Tradewind. The smell was my first clue this would be a full renovation. Patience and...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-19-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By G-Ranch
1970 25' Tradewind - all appliances & cabinetry

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Gingerly removed all components with intent to re-veneer and...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 02-12-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By G-Ranch
trying to attach photos

photos of interior.

all parts removed are in decent shape - in need of some veneer repair or replacement.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 02-12-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By G-Ranch
First time owner - cleaning and dismantling

So I'm a new owner with an old Airstream - 1970 25' LandYatch - Tradewind.
Congratulations me. Plan on using this for festival camper - with water and power hookup. Wife won't boon dock.

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