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Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By dgreen78
Questions on replacing exterior outlet, reflector, & mystery electric socket

Hello, I own a 59 Tradewind and have some questions about some mystery parts. I have what looks to be an electric socket but I don't know what it would be used for?
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Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-28-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By dgreen78
Cabinet maker in Seattle wanted!

Looking for a cabinet maker in western washington to make overhead cabinets for our 59' Tradewind. We had a garage fire and lost the originals :(

I have all the tools (table saw, chop saw, jig...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 07-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By dgreen78
Where to buy window frames for our '59

Does anyone know where to buy Hehr window frames or know of anyone parting an Airstream? We have a 59 Tradewind and I managed to mangle the window frame when removing it from the trailer. We had a...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 05-22-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By dgreen78
Fire damage :( Replacing windows/frames on '59 Tradewind

Hello! I am looking for some help with repairing our 59' Tradewinds windows/frames. We had a house fire that reached out to our trailer last week and blew out the side windows as well as melting the...
Forum: Axles 08-23-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By dgreen78
Flipped axle on '59 Tradewind

Hello everyone, was wondering if flipping the axle on a 59' Tradewind is ok to do? We just purchased it a few months ago and after a lot of work we are finally ready to hit the road. The couple we...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-07-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,038
Posted By dgreen78
Hey Tristan, looks great! Very happy for ya! I...

Hey Tristan, looks great! Very happy for ya! I cant wait to get were your at!

Sam and I have a trip planned for the end of the month so we have been working our butts off! Ill update the...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-05-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By dgreen78
Very cool, do you have any pics of your project?...

Very cool, do you have any pics of your project? Which LEDs did you go with? I just ordered up one from Ebay to test out. We are hoping to get the last piece of the floor done this weekend so we can...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-04-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By dgreen78
Thanks, yes I ran some wire for some recessed...

Thanks, yes I ran some wire for some recessed lights (same as in the new airstreams). The light fixture I picked up at Ikea for $5 :) My model did not come with a battery so I ran all new 12V wiring...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-04-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By dgreen78
Good find! I think this might (fingers crossed)...

Good find! I think this might (fingers crossed) be the answer. We did paint late in the evening and right after a heavy rain so you might be spot on. I think we will throw in a space heater and apply...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-03-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By dgreen78
We painted top coat with latex over the DTM. I...

We painted top coat with latex over the DTM. I was told by a paint shop DTM would work well over the zolatone/aluminum. Should we have gone with oil based? What to do now :confused:
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-03-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By dgreen78
Just finished painting, now have spots all over after drying??

Just got done painting the first half of our 59' and now we are seeing spots everywere? We sanded down the factory zolatone panels, some spots down to bare aluminum. We then coated with Devflex DTM...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 04-15-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By dgreen78
Sorry to bring up an old post but I am also...

Sorry to bring up an old post but I am also needing some backing plates for the older taillights. I have been told to use a paint can lid but could not find any instruction on how to do this?
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 04-05-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,215
Posted By dgreen78
I just purchased a 59'! 24D0213 Located in...

I just purchased a 59'! 24D0213

Located in Seattle and planning a complete remodel.
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 04-05-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,468
Posted By dgreen78
Just purchased '59 Tradewind!! :)

After a long search my girlfriend and I finally found one! It is a 59' single bed model in great shape! We have already got started with the remodel by pulling out all of the old non-functioning...
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