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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-20-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Tony S
Thanks for your kind words. I do hope the new...

Thanks for your kind words. I do hope the new owner can feel what went into it.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-20-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Tony S
1973 Airstream Tradewind 25 - Oregon

The 1973 Tradewind is a manageable size lighter weight Rehabed and Renovated. Go to airforum and search " 1973 trade wind reno rehab" to see the detailed work. Spend some time looking at the step...
Forum: Trailer Values 11-03-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By Tony S
That is what I am talking about I just don't know...

That is what I am talking about I just don't know the market. I guess I can be guilty of not knowing the full value of my work.

Thanks

Tony
Forum: Trailer Values 11-03-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By Tony S
I guess the reason I didn't go straight to...

I guess the reason I didn't go straight to classified is I felt maybe the type of trailer it is needed a more niche selling venue. But you are probably right just start off there and maybe hit some...
Forum: Trailer Values 11-03-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By Tony S
How do I sell this 1973 Tradewind

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f44/1973-tradewind-reno-rehab-143656.html

Hi Folks

I would really appreciate the advice. How do I sell an Airstream like this? I did all this top notch...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-02-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,001
Posted By Tony S
17000. miles later love the van. One thing it...

17000. miles later love the van. One thing it is terrible in snow. First vehicle I have had without a slip differential and it showed.

Almost all of the miles is on open road and it is quick...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Tony S
Bathroom parts 1973 Airstream

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1973 Bathroom parts came from a very nice 1973 Tradewind that I gutted and renovated.

The parts include shower, shower seat,...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By Tony S
Cabin Lights from 1973 Airstream

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

These lights work great came from a very nice 1973 Tradewind that I gutted and renovated. Can see work at
...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
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Views: 343
Posted By Tony S
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Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

see other add
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand column of the ad listing:
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Forum: General Repair Forum 08-29-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,346
Posted By Tony S
Thanks for all the great leads and advice. I...

Thanks for all the great leads and advice. I will go through the sites. It looks like I have a little thinking to do.

Hey Bob, Long time hope all is well and you have been doing all the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-28-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,346
Posted By Tony S
Haven't been able to find the post mentioned by...

Haven't been able to find the post mentioned by Dingo girl. All thanks for your replies.

Any other input?

Tony
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-28-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,346
Posted By Tony S
Mini Blinds for Airstream??

Hi Folks

I was hoping I could get advice on where to get aluminum mini blinds for my 1973 Airstream. Anything I should be aware of that is particular to RV use beyond the bottom hold down. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-28-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tony S
Well your work is just beginning but lots of help...

Well your work is just beginning but lots of help here to get you through it, and keep you strong. Kay of Minno was a great help to me in my restoration along with others. They have a nice thread...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-25-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
Glenritas I got the drawer slides from Wurst...

Glenritas

I got the drawer slides from Wurst - Lois and Company. The were the 500 lbs rated drawer slides. Ball bearing of course. I can't remember brand I will look if you need that. Either...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-24-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
Hi Folks, Coming to the end, sort of. Here...

Hi Folks,

Coming to the end, sort of. Here are pictures of the slide out pantry. I modified a rev-a- shelf. I should of just built it myself but it will do.

The pantry comes with a lock...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-24-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
I have not ran down the road with the new gaucho...

I have not ran down the road with the new gaucho set up. Around the property turning it around the back has remained in place. If it does't I will use velcro.

It does bump up to the shelf. I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-23-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
I believe there are pictures of the valve...

I believe there are pictures of the valve arangement within this thread. I will check, if not I will add some.

Below are the pics of the gaucho. Note the pin that locks in up or down. It goes...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-20-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
Thank you for the complement. I am completely...

Thank you for the complement. I am completely satisfied with the upholstery. The crazy thing is I bought enough different fabrics to do a couple of trailers more. I just felt the upholstery was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-19-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
stephseattle I have heard about some floors...

stephseattle

I have heard about some floors being 5/8" but I found mine to be 3/4". The marine ply matched perfectly without fairing it. The marine plywood was a true 3/4" if I remember...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-13-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
Thank you, If you go to entry 38 page 3 of...

Thank you,

If you go to entry 38 page 3 of this post, it shows 2 pictures one of the gaucho open and one closed. I used big 500 lbs pound capacity drawer slides. 4 of them. If you look at the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-13-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,825
Posted By Tony S
Hi Folks I have been slowly wrapping up this...

Hi Folks

I have been slowly wrapping up this phase of the project. I am very pleased with the upholstery work that I outsourced locally. The only thing is I bought a lot of different fabric...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-04-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Tony S
Interesting using two detectors of different...

Interesting using two detectors of different Manufacturers. I can see the potential merits in that thinking. My only negative to that, in my case, is it is one more different ugly white thing...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-02-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Tony S
Thanks for the detailed info. I installed...

Thanks for the detailed info.

I installed the one I have and will buy the second one for the other bed area.

Tony
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-02-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Tony S
Co Detector location, where, how many?

Hi Folks

I am about to install a battery operated Atwood (made by Kidde) in my Tradewind.

I heard different things about the installation height. Do I install it close to head height while...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-02-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By Tony S
My understanding is they were mimicking the...

My understanding is they were mimicking the airplane finish of the day.

I too heard clean up with simple green and (double check this) but use mop and glow or something odd like it to deal with...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-22-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Tony S
It seems like it is cooper. Anyone?

It seems like it is cooper.

Anyone?
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-22-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Tony S
Propane piping What is Airstream

Hi Folks

I am trying to find out what type propane distribution system Airstream is using these days under the trailers these days.

Black pipe or Copper and are they using the same type on all...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-21-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Tony S
Yes "the magic smoke'. Red tape applied. ...

Yes "the magic smoke'.

Red tape applied. Me no make same mistake twice.

Thanks

Tony
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-21-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Tony S
Thanks guys that is good news. Just to put a...

Thanks guys that is good news.

Just to put a slightly sharper point on it. If I had it backwards what would of happened?

Lights not go on?

Fry converter?

Other?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-21-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Tony S
Electrical Question Which Battery Cable is Positive?

Please help keep me out of trouble. Both of my battery cables are black. I hooked up the black cable to the new battery that was attached to a marine style 45 amp breaker to the positive side of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-21-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,234
Posted By Tony S
I love having a van as a tow vehicle. The...

I love having a van as a tow vehicle.

The AWD drive on the Express vans was only on the half ton.

Look at the Nissan NV3500 I bought one and love it. Also have a 1/2 AWD Express. No...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-19-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 82,325
Posted By Tony S
kd7trx Thank you Nice fabrics I will...

kd7trx

Thank you

Nice fabrics I will be spending time looking at them.

Enjoy your DW AS

Tony
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-18-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 82,325
Posted By Tony S
Hi Folks Does anyone know where I would or...

Hi Folks

Does anyone know where I would or could find out information about upholstery used in the the 75, Dave Winick special addition?

Thanks

Tony
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-14-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tony S
I believe the fabric was the same in all 75 units...

I believe the fabric was the same in all 75 units

Tony
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-13-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 82,325
Posted By Tony S
The most beautiful trailer out there, wow you...

The most beautiful trailer out there, wow you folks have the one. My trailer renovation had some definite inspirations from Winick's great design.

Can anyone of you tell me what upholstery fabric...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-13-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tony S
David Winick which upholster fabric

Hi Folks

I was curious if anyone could tell me what upholstery fabric were used in the Dave Winick special addition Airstream.

Those are some beautiful trailers. You owners are very lucky.
...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-04-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tony S
Thanks for the replies folks just what I needed. ...

Thanks for the replies folks just what I needed.

BoldAdventure How to article great thank you

Tony
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-04-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tony S
Installing a new toilet help

Hi Folks,

I suspect installing a toilet in a trailer is pretty easy but I am hoping I could get a step-by-step instructions. How is it different than a toilet in a house? Is it the rubber...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-01-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 979
Posted By Tony S
Foam Cushion Instructional video

Hi Folks,

Over the years I have seen a lot of people asking about cushion replacement.

I am currently redoing all of mine to complete my 1973 Tradewind renovation. I found these two videos in...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-01-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By Tony S
Wow, I just saw the date on this post. Time does...

Wow, I just saw the date on this post. Time does go by. I did contact Jim Polk got and appraisal and everything went smoothly. I would recommend him also.

Tony
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 04-19-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By Tony S
Good luck with the project. It is a big one. It...

Good luck with the project. It is a big one. It will be rewarding in the end.

I don't know if you saw my quick round of a 1973 reno in your research it may provide some info for you.

good...
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-19-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By Tony S
Matt You may want to check this out. It is...

Matt

You may want to check this out. It is a link to replacement windows at VTS
Vintage Trailer Supply a good outfit. The windows are not cheap. but...
...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-16-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Tony S
The cabinet is level. It is just that the refer...

The cabinet is level. It is just that the refer prior to shimming fell back a little bit leaving contact ( seal ) with cabinet edge. Shim will tilt up and restore contact. A couple of pics
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-16-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Tony S
Thanks SeeMore Good question. Although I...

Thanks SeeMore

Good question. Although I redid the floor with great care one spot that had a slight hump maybe 1/8 to 3/16 ( like a crown in a joist if it was a house) remained. That area is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-16-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Tony S
Refrigerator Installation question.

Hi Folks,

I am hoping I could get some opinions on a refrigerator Installation question. It is probably an easy one. I have built the cabinet to meet all specs (except the gap in back which...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-07-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Tony S
Thanks guys I have written off the battery...

Thanks guys

I have written off the battery and will replace it with an AGM.

Should I be testing the converter itself in some way?

Is on AGM battery better than another? Any...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-06-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Tony S
Battery boiled over?

Hi Folks

I was hoping I could get your insights on a battery or charging system. I am at the end of a renovation on my 1973 Tradewind. One of the things I had done for me was a new Boondocker...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-06-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Tony S
Thanks guys. So in summary the original set up...

Thanks guys. So in summary the original set up is good even though the fall away of the sides causes more air space then the straight walled SOBs, no baffling needed. And just keep the back...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-06-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Tony S
Refrigerator Installation question.

Hi Folks

I am hoping I can get some general advise on installation of a new refrigerator. I am installing a replacement refrigerator in 1973 Tradewind. It is a Norcold refer. I have the original...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-06-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,001
Posted By Tony S
Let us know how it tows that 31 footer. Should...

Let us know how it tows that 31 footer. Should be great!
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