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Old 08-24-2010, 09:04 PM   #1
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After cruising craigslist and EBay for a couple of years I finally found a 1959 Tradewind in Eastern Wisconsin. Picked it up three weeks ago and pulled it home. Here are some scenic outdoor shots. I current have the unit at my work so I’m able to pull it inside on weekends to work on. The trailer officially known as Murphy has a couple of problems………..

Soft spots, couple of minor dents, missing bed, missing fridge/wardrobe, non standard furnace, no plumbing, no hot water heater, no tanks. But it came with an awesome princess stove, sink, overheads light fixtures, cabinets.

Between reading the restoration posts at night and working on Murphy before and after work it’s going to be a blast.

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Old 08-24-2010, 09:11 PM   #2
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Congrats on the TW Mike. Keep us up to date on your reno/resto efforts.


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Old 08-24-2010, 09:20 PM   #3
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Congrats! Keep us posted on your progress!
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:23 PM   #4
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Congrats! Looks great.
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:16 AM   #5
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Hey, nieghbor. Very nice find. Look forward to tracking your progress.
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:34 AM   #6
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Congratulations on the find. Great outside pics - some inside pics please. Love to see before and after shots.

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