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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-06-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By BradS
Do you have any photos? Iím in Fort Smith today...

Do you have any photos? Iím in Fort Smith today and might be interested
Forum: On The Road... 07-28-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,892
Posted By BradS
I agree. Contact Linda Agre. Very involved and...

I agree. Contact Linda Agre. Very involved and very informed. Great Lady
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-14-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By BradS
When I got my 57 there multiple damaged ribs....

When I got my 57 there multiple damaged ribs. After fixing that damage I became Confident. I cut a few ribs and I added new structure to carry the load. Iím a home builder so I have at least a...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-13-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By BradS
I moved and resized every window in a 57...

I moved and resized every window in a 57 Overlander. I also moved the door to the rear of the trailer and made it swing the other way. Itís doable
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-13-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,208
Posted By BradS
Wow. I own a trailer. Guess I donít know much

Wow. I own a trailer. Guess I donít know much
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-06-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,249
Posted By BradS
Your battery meter is telling you you have 13.4...

Your battery meter is telling you you have 13.4 volts
Forum: Commercial Listings 06-27-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 41,997
Posted By BradS
Are these flag pole holders still available? If...

Are these flag pole holders still available? If so what is the cost?
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-03-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By BradS
Hi. I have a 2006 22 foot CCD. My trailer is in...

Hi. I have a 2006 22 foot CCD. My trailer is in storage elsewhere for the winter. Iíll look for some photos
Forum: Our Community 10-20-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,146
Posted By BradS
airstream barn find... anyone know what year/ model?

I had a 57 Overlander that had been hit by some trees. Both ends were dented. I took it apart, changed a few things, made some great plans and then sold it after the body was back on the frame.
It...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-06-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 97,585
Posted By BradS
What year is your trailer?

What year is your trailer?
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-03-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,009
Posted By BradS
I replaced 11 of 13 end panels on a 1957...

I replaced 11 of 13 end panels on a 1957 Overlander. I removed each panel and flattened them the best I could. I used them as templates for the new panels I cut out of flat stock. It was a lot of...
Forum: Airstream History 10-06-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By BradS
I havenít had any problem with ours

I havenít had any problem with ours
Forum: Airstream History 10-05-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By BradS
I have a 2006 CCD thatís 22í long and the bed is...

I have a 2006 CCD thatís 22í long and the bed is in the front. It came that way from the factory
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-02-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,283
Posted By BradS
If you havenít moved it yet consider putting roof...

If you havenít moved it yet consider putting roof shingles under the tires. I use them to get traction on snow and ice. They are rough and often help

Just a thought. Good luck
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,000
Posted By BradS
I have a gas Titan XD. I tow a 22 Ď CCD. For...

I have a gas Titan XD. I tow a 22 Ď CCD. For the last 11 years I drove a Dodge 1 ton with the 6.7 Cummings under the hood. The Titan pulls wonderfully. Iím guessing the diesel version will pull...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-14-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,450
Posted By BradS
I pull a 22í with a Dodge Ram 3500. I used to...

I pull a 22í with a Dodge Ram 3500. I used to find stray robots and hardware every time I pulled it. I bought an Airsafe and it changed everything.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-14-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By BradS
Standard seating height is 18Ē. Look at your...

Standard seating height is 18Ē. Look at your kitchen chairs. Itís what we know and are comfortable with. Consider that height
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-25-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
Thank you. I have always had another Airstream. ...

Thank you. I have always had another Airstream. We bought a 2006 22' CCD before I bought Holly. We still use it and would never be without a finished trailer. I enjoyed having Holly around but it...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-20-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
No. I got the body mounted to the frame again....

No. I got the body mounted to the frame again. New axels, wheels and tires. Body work was mostly finished. I never found time to finish it.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-20-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
This thread has ended. I sold Holly today. The...

This thread has ended. I sold Holly today. The new owners plan to rename the trailer and make it their own292770
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-18-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By BradS
Hi Carrie. I have no input to offer other than...

Hi Carrie. I have no input to offer other than you are doing the right thing. Lots of great people and information here. See you soon
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-16-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,348
Posted By BradS
Looking at the front window I'd say it's a 55 not...

Looking at the front window I'd say it's a 55 not a 57.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-05-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By BradS
Westmarine has this item. 291362. With all the...

Westmarine has this item. 291362. With all the plumbing that is hidden by the sink it only made sense to me to make it possible to get into it
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-05-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By BradS
I ordered it through Overtons. Boating hardware....

I ordered it through Overtons. Boating hardware. I think it's an 8".
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-04-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By BradS
I have had leaks in the same area. 291320 I added...

I have had leaks in the same area. 291320 I added a water tight opening so I could service all the water connections under the sink 291321
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-22-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,515
Posted By BradS
The little white caps are screw covers. At least...

The little white caps are screw covers. At least they were in my trailer. Pop the top off and you will see a Phillips head screw.

Any caulking you see must be removed or at least cut so that you...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-21-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,515
Posted By BradS
Are you planning on doing the work yourself? I...

Are you planning on doing the work yourself? I have a 2006 22' CCD and I did mine a couple of years ago. Removing the bathroom was slow but it did come out. And yes it went back in.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-24-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,168
Posted By BradS
Very nice work. May I ask what the cost of the...

Very nice work. May I ask what the cost of the unit was?
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,113
Posted By BradS
254139

254139
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-10-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,689
Posted By BradS
84" is the width of the floor for some years. As...

84" is the width of the floor for some years. As time passed trailers got wider. Make sure to cut your floor the correct width for your trailer. My 57 over lander is 84" wide
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 02-17-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,600
Posted By BradS
Has anyone hidden an AC unit?

I'll have to try it from a computer. I still get a break controler thread when I try the link from my phone
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 02-17-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,600
Posted By BradS
Hi Becky. Your link goes to a thread about break...

Hi Becky. Your link goes to a thread about break controllers with only 3 posts
Forum: Axles 01-14-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,774
Posted By BradS
When my axels were shipped in October I received...

When my axels were shipped in October I received an email every time they reached a freight terminal. I knew when they would be delivered and was able to call the shop I had them delivered to and...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 01-11-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,589
Posted By BradS
Hi Peter. I'm very interested in your project...

Hi Peter. I'm very interested in your project and am looking forward to seeing some photos.

The frame for my 57 is ready for paint and then the new floor. I like what your doing. I am...
Forum: Axles 01-10-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,774
Posted By BradS
I experienced the same issues back in September...

I experienced the same issues back in September and October. Once the axels shipped I got an email everyday from the shipper letting me know where they were at. It seem Colin has many irons in the...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 12-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By BradS
I just bought some from vintage trailer supply

I just bought some from vintage trailer supply
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-18-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,073
Posted By BradS
Vintage trailer supply is a good source for...

Vintage trailer supply is a good source for jalouise window parts.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,139
Posted By BradS
On my 57 it's the same way. The flange on the...

On my 57 it's the same way. The flange on the wheel wells goes between the plywood and the frame
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,095
Posted By BradS
Check the width of the trailer that you want to...

Check the width of the trailer that you want to move. I have a 1957 Overlander and it is 85-1/2" wide at the floor. Its to wide to fit the trailer your looking at. I know the trailer you want to...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 11-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
Four and a half years ago I went to Doug's House...

Four and a half years ago I went to Doug's House to pick up Holly, my 57 Overlander. Today I took her back. Or at least whats left of her. What a return policy he has. Holly is the one on the left in...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,622
Posted By BradS
I never understood how much people loved their...

I never understood how much people loved their dogs until I had to say good bye to one of ours. It's never easy. I'm sorry for your loss


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Forum: General Repair Forum 11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,097
Posted By BradS
I have a 2006 22'CCD It has OSB

I have a 2006 22'CCD It has OSB
Forum: 1950 - 1958 Cruiser 10-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 83,048
Posted By BradS
I didn't realize that you had doors on the barn....

I didn't realize that you had doors on the barn. How nice. Is Nellie's new room mate in there as well?
I brought Holly's frame home this weekend. Someday the body will be reattached


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Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 10-26-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
Holly is coming home tomorrow Again

Three years ago I put Holly in the new building Tim and I rent. Yesterday I took her out for the first time since that day . She lost some weight along the way.

I ordered new axels from Colin Hyde...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-09-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,006
Posted By BradS
Congratulations. Don't forget to take photos of...

Congratulations. Don't forget to take photos of everything. I took well over 1000 photos of my trailer as I took it apart. It will help as you put it back together

Enjoy your rebuild


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Forum: General Repair Forum 10-08-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,006
Posted By BradS
Good luck on bringing it home. You are getting a...

Good luck on bringing it home. You are getting a beautiful trailer.
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-06-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,006
Posted By BradS
I have a 57 Overlander which is a 26' trailer. If...

I have a 57 Overlander which is a 26' trailer. If the outside skins are good I'd grab it. Both my end caps were destroyed and I'm still glad I got mine. 13 panel endcaps are beautiful


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Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 10-04-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By BradS
Try either out of doors mart or Silver Trailer...

Try either out of doors mart or Silver Trailer Supply. I think both will have that "outrigger"



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Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 10-01-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
Hi Doug Im using West System epoxy. Im...

Hi Doug

Im using West System epoxy. Im getting it from West Marine. Its spendy but I have always believed in epoxy. I had a lot of friends that were boat builders years ago and they all used...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 09-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 41,669
Posted By BradS
I'm doing the entire floor. At least two coats...

I'm doing the entire floor. At least two coats per side as well as being generous with it on the edges. If water can't soak into it I'm hoping that it never rots


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