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Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-16-2018, 07:00 PM
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Posted By kd7trx
After 8 great years with our Winick Custom, #06,...

After 8 great years with our Winick Custom, #06, the time has come that we need to sell it, so just posted an ad in the Airforums Classified section. We have enjoyed the comradery on this Winick...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-28-2016, 07:30 PM
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Posted By kd7trx
David Winick 75th Anniversary Bambi Registry

Roadhoop, I hope my post didn't sound condescending to you. Very few Airstreamers have seen a Winick Custom, and with the 75th Anniversary badge on the other 19' Bambi's that year, one could be...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-24-2016, 11:13 AM
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Posted By kd7trx
David Winick 75th Anniversary Bambi Registry

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Roadhoop, that's a regular 2007 Bambi with the 75th Anniversary badge that was used on all Airstreams that year. The 75th Custom by David Winick has some special clues in addition to the number...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-22-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By kd7trx
There have been times when I wanted more light or...

There have been times when I wanted more light or a view, then I look at that interior, and everything's good.
Still loving our #06 after many good years of camping.
Thank you!


Sent from my...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-24-2016, 09:06 PM
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Posted By kd7trx
David Winick 75th Anniversary Bambi Registry

Campadk - Fantastic job, love it!
We just returned from a two week road trip, and happened to be at the KOA at Manchester, California the same time as a vintage rally. Many of the vintage folks...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-20-2016, 10:14 AM
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Posted By kd7trx
We're close to finishing up a 2 week road trip...

We're close to finishing up a 2 week road trip with our Winnie, so will look in my file when home to see if I can find the fabric's name and number.
I'll also add why we bought new fabric back then...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-19-2016, 03:26 PM
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Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
I can only tell you they are DesignTex fabrics,...

I can only tell you they are DesignTex fabrics, but don't recall the name. I don't recall which, but one of the colors was(and might still be) a stock color way and the other was a custom color way....
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-09-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 313
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Posted By kd7trx
Redneck Trailer Supply stocks them. Here's a...

Redneck Trailer Supply stocks them. Here's a link to their catalog. Your wheels are on page E-8, and the corresponding hubcaps are on page E-10. I replaced my wheels with 16" so I could fit LT...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-21-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By kd7trx
Molly & Brian - Welcome to our little group. We...

Molly & Brian - Welcome to our little group. We become more attached to our Winick every year, and can't imagine parting with it. Each season it seems we make some small change that improves it's...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-02-2014, 11:17 AM
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Posted By kd7trx
We've been fine-tuning ours constantly since the...

We've been fine-tuning ours constantly since the purchase four years ago. We don't leave on our next camping trip until July 14, so will take some photos then to best illustrate our solution, and...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 313
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Posted By kd7trx
We were camping when I had the impulse to look...

We were camping when I had the impulse to look for an electrical source by the front vent. I started on the rear side, then decided to wait to finish until were were home with a vacuum cleaner...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-21-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By kd7trx
I pondered adding another fan in the front vent,...

I pondered adding another fan in the front vent, so removed the vent's interior liner to see if I could locate a power source. I did find the solar wire, which on ours was tucked back in the...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-10-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By kd7trx
Ours is stored away from the house, but can...

Ours is stored away from the house, but can definitely tell you those sconces are easily disassembled and repaired. They're simply made up of standard lamp parts, with a few custom parts related to...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 11-26-2013, 10:40 AM
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Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Congratulations on the find! For the sliding...

Congratulations on the find!
For the sliding door issue, we put a champagne cork through the two holes. I'd heard of it from someone else, and the solution even looks nice. I think it took us a...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-06-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Jeff - I like your idea for making the rear...

Jeff - I like your idea for making the rear window operable. Could you go into a little more detail on how you accomplished that.
We often release the locks which allows the window to tilt out a...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-06-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Here are the photos I said I would post of the...

Here are the photos I said I would post of the holes I put in the tail light trim rings to let water drain quickly. I found some minor filiform on the left tail light housing recently, and...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-30-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Dave - I do a walk around the trailer real...

Dave - I do a walk around the trailer real frequently, and pretty much keep up with the filiform corrosion spots while they're real small. This Spring during my walk-around, I spotted some pretty...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-29-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Congratulations David. Roz just posted in...

Congratulations David. Roz just posted in another thread that they just recently purchased #70, and brought it back to their home in Dallas, Oregon. I think there's another Custom in Portland as...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-29-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Our #6 has three Bambi badges, both sides and...

Our #6 has three Bambi badges, both sides and rear. I'm pretty sure I've seen a photo or two that show Bambi badges on other Customs, but it seems the majority don't have any.
We did not buy ours...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-28-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
I haven't seen another Winick in person, so can't...

I haven't seen another Winick in person, so can't verify any fan locations, but I know for certain my Winick was delivered new by a dealer on Colorado and my fan is in the rear. We just got back...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-23-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Dave - Do you happen to know if our Winicks have...

Dave - Do you happen to know if our Winicks have power at the front vent location? I just started to consider adding another fan there and neither my local dealer or Airstream know whether it's...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
TS - We don't want this to turn into another tire...

TS - We don't want this to turn into another tire thread, the forum has too many as is.
The problem with 15" is the load rating offered now. I don't believe there are any 15" light truck tires...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-15-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
We had two GYM blowouts on our '05 16' Bambi, so...

We had two GYM blowouts on our '05 16' Bambi, so when we found our 75th a couple years ago, I immediately replaced the 15" GYMs with 225/75-16 Michelin XPS Rib.
I bought 16" rims and baby moons from...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 08-30-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
That's great news, congratulations! We're also...

That's great news, congratulations! We're also in the Portland area, just getting #6 last year, which came from Colorado as well. You're really going to enjoy your time with her.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-27-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
Too bad they weren't able to catch the perps. ...

Too bad they weren't able to catch the perps. The damage was very unfortunate, but at least it looks a lot better without the paint splatter. Last Summer on our way back from Glacier, we crossed...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-26-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
That would have been Meredith and I. We recently...

That would have been Meredith and I. We recently returned from a 2500 mile trip from the Portland area to Southern California, departing Saturday morning, 4/10. We spent the first night in I-5's...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-07-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
We're on Iron Mountain near Chandler, so whenever...

We're on Iron Mountain near Chandler, so whenever our Airstream is home we get lots of curious lookers, since it's such a popular walking street and our driveway is very visible. Mostly she's under...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-07-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 67,615
Posted By kd7trx
We just purchased #6 last weekend, in the...

We just purchased #6 last weekend, in the Portland, Oregon area where it had made it's way from Colorado. Until this weekend, it had never been used with every sticker, piece of tape, and label in...
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