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Forum: 1964 Safari 06-03-2009, 09:51 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
I know it still looks rough and I am still...

I know it still looks rough and I am still working to make everything look right. I'm going to tint the windows this weekend. It is a work in progress, but my daughters and I can use it to go camping...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-03-2009, 09:35 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
I installed a new skylight, which is when I found...

I installed a new skylight, which is when I found out that a tree had fallen on the trailer at some point. It took alot of work to straighten everything out and get the skylight installed and for it...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-03-2009, 09:27 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
Now the toilet

I realllllllly wanted to make the original toilet work, but I couldn't. so before the last camping trip I worked trough the night installing an Aqua Magic V. I had to cut out around the toilet to fit...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-03-2009, 09:22 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
I did some of the things that 64Airstream did...

I did some of the things that 64Airstream did with the water heater. Here are some pictures. I wanted to maintain the original look from the outside so I used some scrap aluminum and, with help, made...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-03-2009, 09:04 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
Allright....so here are some newer pictures...I...

Allright....so here are some newer pictures...I took about six months off because of some family things. So here are the curtains I worked on this past weekend. I still need to press them so they...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-02-2009, 10:59 AM
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Posted By wiegand01
Smile No Pictures yet but I've got curtains

I went to the unofficial Memorial Day Rally at Rend Lake, IL. I ended up having to tape up pillow cases and sleeping bags to get some privacy and block light. It looked pretty bad and a little like...
Forum: 1964 Safari 08-31-2008, 08:47 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
I have been doing quite a bit with the trailer....

I have been doing quite a bit with the trailer. The most recent thing is installing a new water heater. I purchased a 6 Gallon Suburban Gas Electric Direct Spark water heater on eBay for $300...
Forum: 1964 Safari 08-08-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By wiegand01
We are going to do something different with the...

We are going to do something different with the fiberglass endcaps. Lowes sells this stuff that is made to paint your appliances to look like stainless steel. That was our first idea...but after...
Forum: 1964 Safari 08-07-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By wiegand01
Thumbs up Crazy

So I think this is pretty much crazy. I started on this project with tinloaf planning to help me get it ready. When I got it home it needed way more done to it than was advertised. I signed up for...
Forum: 1964 Safari 07-15-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,206
Posted By wiegand01
The floor repair looks good. Mine was quite a bit...

The floor repair looks good. Mine was quite a bit smaller area. I used the rot doctor epoxy system. I'm still doing the repairs...I'll keep you up to date on my progress.
Forum: 1964 Safari 07-14-2008, 11:09 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
Yep....she's a beauty!! Nick

Yep....she's a beauty!!

Nick
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-30-2008, 07:48 PM
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Posted By wiegand01
Aage, That video is pretty good to give you...

Aage,
That video is pretty good to give you an idea of how to use rivets. I knew the concept but hadn't actually seen it. Thanks alot.
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-30-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By wiegand01
One of the soft spots is right below one of the...

One of the soft spots is right below one of the Jelousie windows and is about 6 inches by six inches. The other is under the corner of the water heater and also about 6"x6". I can't post pictures...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-29-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,206
Posted By wiegand01
I found the leak and have repaired it. What about...

I found the leak and have repaired it. What about experience with using pieces of 5/8" plywood and just replacing small pieces of the floor? I really want this trailer to be in good shape and long...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-29-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By wiegand01
Stripping the Zolotane isn't that hard...just...

Stripping the Zolotane isn't that hard...just messy and tedious. I bought the Klean-Strip premium stripper from Home Depot and lacquer thinner. I sprayed the stripper on with one of those spray...
Forum: 1964 Safari 06-28-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,206
Posted By wiegand01
'64 Safari - And it begins

Well...I bought my trailer with the intention of puting a new floor covering, new covers for the cushions, and refacing the cabinets.

My wife liked the "shiny" interior so we started...
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