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Old 11-19-2022, 09:22 PM   #1
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1958 26' Overlander
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1958 Airstream Overlander 26 - Oregon

Meet our beautiful 1958 Airstream Overlander, which we have affectionately called The Mothership since we rescued her in 2016. At 64 years old, she needed some love. We spent years addressing every aspect of the trailer, taking the repairs down to the frame. She has a new subfloor, insulation, and all new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.

We replaced many components that were neglected over the years. The Airstream now features 120V/12V electrical system with a 400W solar system and 200AH of lithium iron batteries. We ran new plumbing, including new PEX, a new freshwater tank, and a water heater. There are two showers, one in the rear bathroom surrounded by locally sourced juniper walls and an exterior shower tucked into a custom locking compartment.

Our Airstream has an all new interior build out, from the flooring to the custom cabinetry and a Formica counter. Light fixtures are from Schoolhouse Electric, and the solid brass finishes were found at a local architectural salvage. We tried to think of every comfort needed for daily life on the road tucking away hidden storage while allowing the Airstream to feel light and open.

The Airstream comes with a master manual that acts as a guide to its electrical and plumbing system as well as manuals to all the appliances on board, a 30 Smartplug cord for shore power and surge protector, Aquor quick connect hose adapter, and a boat/RV 12V Dyson Vacuum that is easily tucked away until needed.

We have loved our Airstream, and we like to think it shows. Though we are sad to sell her now, we hope she offers her next owners the freedom to embrace a life less ordinary, as she did us.

List of most repairs:
  • Total body panel repair, complete belly skin replacement and external patches
  • New clearance and tail lights, new break away switch and 6 pin wire plugs
  • Deadstock Bargman L 200 locking door lockset
  • New custom fabricated front door with door jam pin including custom made deadbolt with an extra long throat for increased security
  • New window operators and cranks
  • Removal of rust on trailer frame and sealed using POR 15
  • Resealed all interior seams and rivets
  • New stainless steel exterior shower compartment from Airstream Supply Company
  • New complete subfloor replacement using 5/8 plywood treated with marine grade penetrating epoxy
  • New Cali Bamboo waterproof commercial grade flooring
  • New insulation throughout the interior
  • New PEX water plumbing and inline filtration
  • Aquor s Marine Deckwash outlet with quick connect
  • New Shurflo 2088 554 144 Fresh Water Pump and surflo accumulator
  • New 7 gallon Bosch water heater
  • New LP lines
  • New 110v and 12v wiring
  • New Aims Power 1000 Watt 12 VDC Pure Sine Inverter Charger w/3000W Surge
  • New Renogy solar system
  • Relion Lithium Iron 100Ah 12v batteries
  • New electrical panel by BlueSea Switch Panel 16 12VDC/8 230VAC
  • Maximum panel amperage 100 Amperes DC, 50 Amperes AC 1150
  • New 30A 125V SmartPlug external receptacle and 30 cordset
  • New external 120V receptacle with restored vintage Airstream brass waterproof cover
  • New Baltic Birch custom built cabinetry
  • New refrigerator Vitrifrigo DP2600IXD4 F with Freezer 8.1cf AC/DC stainless steel
  • Vintage Kholer enameled sink
  • New Delta faucet
  • New unlacquered brass lighting from Schoolhouse Electric
  • Vintage 60s era Holiday 3 burner propane stove in Coppertone Brown
  • Polished exterior
  • New 2 Fantastic Fans with Thermostat amp; Rain Sensor Model 3350
  • New Dometic 640315C Penguin II Air Conditioner
  • New C Head composting toilet
  • New 30 gallon fresh water tank
  • Professionally fabricated custom fiberglass shower slope
  • New 1x1 ceramic tile bathroom floor and kitchen backsplash
  • Locally sourced juniper tongue and groove walls, sealed with no VOC water shield
  • Reclaimed white oak bathroom door with vintage copper hardware
  • New Dexter Dura Torque Axels, brake lines, calipers, pads
  • New wheels, Goodyear Endurance tires, and beauty rings

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