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Old 02-18-2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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Smile Restore Tutorial Video on youtube

Since I bought my 73' Safari 23ft about 6 month ago, have been looking for video like this and finally found it. Now I want to share with all vintage Airstream lovers.

DIY Network, Classic Rides, 1970 Airstream Overlander Land Yacht Restoration Video Series.
YouTube - kenwinning's Channel
This series has 10 episodes x 4 part = 40 video files.
I will upload those little by little.

I found this actual trailer was listed on eBay, and I begged owner to sell me a copy of DVD. Also check out DIY network web links on "About This Video" Please enjoy!
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:14 PM   #2
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Neat idea!

Big thanks for your efforts.

Keep us updated on your Safari. We've got a '75.
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:04 PM   #3
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Some how web links on youtube does not work. I list it here.

Episode 1
AUTOS & BOATS : Auto Restoration & Kit Cars : Airstream Introduction and Tour : DIY Network

Episode 2
Major Appliances: Water and Heat : DIY Network

Episode 3
Bathroom Restoration : DIY Network

Episode 4
Walls, Air and Cabinets : DIY Network

Episode 5
Bedroom Restoration : DIY Network

Episode 6
Kitchen Restoration : DIY Network

Episode 7
Flooring, Windows and Exterior Work : DIY Network

Episode 8
Living Room and Rock Guard : DIY Network

Episode 9
Wheels, Waste System and Electrical Power System : DIY Network

Episode 10
Wheels, Waste System and Electrical Power System : DIY Network
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:22 PM   #4
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Wow! This is really great, Ken! Karma to you!
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:39 PM   #5
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Took a quick look at one. Interesting.
Something to keep me warmed up with the artic temps coming in this week.
The poor GT is frozen up top to bottom.

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Old 02-18-2008, 04:54 PM   #6
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Kenwinning - welcome to the Forum. I look forward to seeing the one on installing AC. Thanks for the links.

Can you post a full size picture of your avatar......
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:25 PM   #7
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watching all of them now. cool. audio sync is out,but hey. anyone got any more of these? would really love to see a series on vintage motorhomes.
karma on the way kenwinning
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:06 PM   #8
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Terrific - thanks Ken!
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:17 PM   #9
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Thanks Ken this is great............
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:37 PM   #10
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karma for ya, dude. I'm knee deep in a '69 bath upgrade and the info on painting and the aluminum wall installation is incredibly timely for me.

great stuff, thanks for posting!
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:18 PM   #11
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Viewed the AC install twice and glad you posted these - well - sort of. Back to square one now. The one they took out has the same interior shroud as ours does now. They put in the same unit I was considering - or also thinking about the Carrier low profile.

Two things. What happened to the drain hose? For those that have done this - did you have to tuck insulation foam between the shroud and ceiling. Their example isn't going to happen in my trailer - that was butt ugly. The Coleman shroud in it now conforms to the ceiling.... ?

Thanks again for listing these.
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Old 03-08-2008, 11:16 AM   #12
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Thanks for posting these to YouTube, they're great! Just wondering, the last one I see is 07-01, do you have the rest?

Also, for those who are interested, the entire series will be re-airing on DIY netowrk starting March 25th at 7:00 Eastern.

Airstream Introduction, Inspection, History and Tear-Out Interior : DIY Network

But, I don't want to wait that long, so if you still plan on posting the rest of the series, I'd love to see it!
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Many Thanks

I had been to the DIY site but couldnt get the videos to work. I found them on Utube last Friday night and watched all that I could find. Very Valuable info and will be watching particular segments again as I go through my restoration. God Bless you buddy. david
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There are several videos on line from last years FCU Restoration Rally.
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Hi, I have a question. Tetz is the owner operator of paintucation a paint/ automotive website I have been on for years. I emailed him asking about purchasing the video collection for my new to me 68 30ft Sovereign. I HAVE not received an answer yet. Is the video collection for sale some where??????

If you have it, how much for a copy. Easier to watch in the shop dont ya know if its not on a computer.

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I was looking at episode 6, kitchen remodel, and in the backsplash segment they use a rotary tool to cut out small accesses in the panel. Anyone know what tool this is? I can't imagine getting a straight, thin cut with anything I've used.

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