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Old 03-19-2015, 08:38 PM   #21
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Looks like 20 of us planning to attend the March 28th Event!

Ed & Eileen
Scott & Kathy
Shawn & Friend
John & Carol
Dave (we will miss you Candy)
Mike & Linda
Jim & Doris
Steve
Rand & Vanessa & 2 Sons
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21 of us planning to attend the March 28th Event!

Ed & Eileen
Scott & Kathy
Shawn & Friend
John & Carol
Dave (we will miss you Candy)
Mike & Linda
Jim & Doris
Steve
Rand & Vanessa & 2 Sons
Tim & Wife
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Old 03-22-2015, 08:59 PM   #24
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Ed & Eileen have their 3 Airstreams ready for us!

We'd like everyone to share, so we can all learn from each other's experiences.
Bring photos or anything you'd like to share.
Topics we are thinking about are:

Solar panels, wiring, converter choices, inverters, chargers, batteries
Voltage drop vs wire size
Floor rot, rusty frame
Seam sealing
Riveting - Hands on Experience

Interior design program
AC options
Recondition, restoration - your experiences working with professional
Gantry use

Bring snacks and drinks.
If you have any sources for products or services, please Bring them to share!
I'm also taking my work gloves.

Remember a mid-afternoon lunch will be provided, bring any snacks and beverages.
Blueberry pancakes for those enjoying breakfast on Saturday or Sunday mornings.
Kathy

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Ed and Eileen’s Airstreams in the Midwest's Winter!

Mid-Winter Airstream Event - Vintage Trailer Shell Off, Solar Installation, & More
Saturday March 28th 2015
Starts 10am
Pre-event - Ed's Famous Blueberry Pancakes – come early
Ed & Eileen's heated building east of Waterloo - near the intersection of I-380 and Hwy 20
Call for directions.
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Everyone is welcome!
Hands-on Casual event.
You do not need to own a trailer (vintage or otherwise) to attend.
If you are considering a vintage trailer this would be a great opportunity!
Talk with people who have vintage trailers.
See two vintage Airstream trailers, and one almost vintage
1951 Flying Cloud (as is not restored)
1959 Tradewind (in the middle of a body off restoration).
1994 (with new solar power)

Topics will include plumbing, flooring, electrical, propane, frames, etc.
We will talk about solar power and see the solar installation on the '94.
Buck riveting practice using scrap aluminum set up for you.

The event is free and Ed & Eileen will provide a mid afternoon meal...a couple of chickens on the grill (w/pork tenderloins if needed), potatoes in the oven, home grown sweet corn and a spinach/blueberry/mandarin orange salad. Iced tea, lemonade or coffee.

Need your RSVP to know how much food.

People can bring own drinks and snacks. Please bring something to share.

Ed & Eileen have room for people to stay overnight if they would like to come on Friday night or stay Saturday night. RSVP.

Suggestions are welcome and encouraged.
Ed & Eileen Pauley


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Will you attend?- Saturday March 28th 2015.
Let us know and Ed & Eileen will send easy directions to their place.

Social?
Airforums - our thread for Vintage Airstream Club Midwest VAC WBCCI Region 8
Facebook - our group for Vintage Airstream Club Midwest VAC WBCCI Region 8
let Kathy know your Facebook name so I can add you to the group

Hope to see you March 28th! (Please RSVP yes or no.)
Scott & Kathy Allen
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Old 03-23-2015, 12:48 PM   #25
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While Shawn and friend won't be able to get together, Paul may be coming!
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Old 03-25-2015, 08:42 PM   #26
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Saturday!
I'm getting excited!!

Topics we are thinking about are:

Solar panels, wiring, converter choices, inverters, chargers, batteries
Voltage drop vs wire size
Floor rot, rusty frame
Seam sealing
Riveting - Hands on Experience
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Old 03-27-2015, 05:49 PM   #27
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Old 03-27-2015, 05:50 PM   #28
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Reminder we have a rally coming up in June!
Save the dates June 11-14 2015
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Thanks for the wonderful explanations! So much was shared by you and by everyone also.
Your event was wonderful!
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Thanks so spurring on the group for our 2nd ever gathering - Our first ever mid-winter event!
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Buck riveting with Ed & Steve.
March 28, 2015 Event
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Old 03-31-2015, 12:52 PM   #33
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Mentioned at March 28th Event.
Seal sealing clean-up.
3M Scotch-Brite SR Radial Bristle Disc

What do you think?

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Also talked about at the March 28th Event.
Phenolic scraper for sealant removal.
Have you tried this?

http://bcwengineering.com/sealant-scrapers-2/
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Midwest VAC Region 8 Rally 2015 - Rally in Blackwater MO

It's Time to Register - Twice!
And you will need to register twice. Once with us and…
*On Thursday June 11th, we will be starting the rally at the Arrow Rock State Park (Historic Site) located 12 miles north of Blackwater on highway 41. You will need to make your own reservations early. https://mostateparks.com/campgrounds...-historic-site


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The Region 8 Vintage Airstream Rally of the WBCCI – VAC (Vintage Airstream Club)
*June 12, 13 and 14, 2015, in Blackwater, MO.

*On Thursday June 11th, we will be starting the rally at the Arrow Rock State Park (Historic Site) located 12 miles north of Blackwater on highway 41. You will need to make your own reservations early. https://mostateparks.com/campgrounds...-historic-site

On Friday we will caravan together to Blackwater, MO leaving Arrow Rock at 8:30am to start setting up at our location in Blackwater. For those who cannot make the camping at Arrow Rock meet us at Blackwater. We will need to know your approximate arrival time. Our first official activity will be leaving Blackwater at 1:00 PM to meet our reservation time for our first scheduled event.

Camping on the asphalt parking lot at Blackwater, we will be dry camping. Make sure black and gray tanks are empty. Arrive with a full freshwater tank. There is a water hydrant available to replenish your freshwater. There is limited electricity for anyone with special health needs.

For the first 10 registrants your name will be put into a drawing for a very special door prize.
Space is limited so be sure to register early. Registration deadline is May 1, 2015.

Midwest Vintage Airstream WBCCI VAC Rally
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June 12-14, 2015
THIS DOES NOT RESERVE A SPOT for June 11th at Arrow Rock State Park.

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Circle Nights Parked: Thursday Friday Saturday
Parking at Arrow Rock State Park is your own cost. Make your own reservation early.
No cost parking in Blackwater June 12-14 only.
Rally Fees to be determined at the rally with details on meals and activities to follow.
First Come Basis with Registration Due Prior to May 1st.
Rally Hosts: Lee & Joyce Cantrell by email at cljccantrell@gmail.com or 785-564-0190
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