Restoration Blog--Monkey Business--the '68 Caravel

Posted 04-15-2020 at 11:06 AM by docflyboy
Updated 04-16-2020 at 08:39 AM by docflyboy

Sorry for being a newbie on setting up a restoration blog, but here goes.
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About a year and a half ago, a 64 Globetrotter got away from me that was going to be my semi-retirement project. That's an interesting story, but I'll save it for later.

There was enough to this that I got real serious about finding the right short mid-60's trailer. I passed by an RV shop about 45 miles from my house that's about 10 miles from a small farm that I have. He often had an Airstream or two in his
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And the Shell Comes Off!!!

Posted 02-09-2013 at 12:35 PM by Silver Trout
Updated 02-11-2013 at 09:11 PM by Silver Trout (Misspellings)

Well, I finished the lifting frame, drank a big glass of courage, and lifted the shell. All went as planned with no complications so far. My biggest fear was dealing with wind after the shell was off, so I spent extra time designing a plan to make sure she was anchored down. We had 20-30 mph winds last night and I groaned every time I heard the wind pick up. I went out to check on her this morning and she did great! The frame feels very sturdy and I can't even make it flex when I put all my weight...
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Hover Aistream

Posted 02-01-2012 at 07:06 PM by aluminitus

In our research about axles, we decided to skip the wheels all together and go for a newfangled Hover Airstream.

Just kidding. You can't put baby moon hubcaps on a hover airstream.

This was 3 hours into the most stressful 4 hours of my life. Or at least...
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