Tag Archives: restoration

Amazing Vintage Interiors—Part 2

1968 Airstream Ambassador Uwe Salwender of Area 52 Productions reconstructed this trailer to be completely functional for work on the road while retaining the vintage appeal of the 1968 shell. The owners wanted an eco-friendly entertaining space, a premium sound system, separate beds, enough space to store their bicycles inside, a “wonderful galley so we … Continue reading Amazing Vintage Interiors—Part 2

A National Park on Wheels

Airstreams have had a long, congenial relationship with the National Park system—the two rather grew up together, with Airstream kind of a kid brother to the older park system. Indeed, this year Airstream produced the Pendleton trailer, a commemorative issue recognizing the park system’s 100th anniversary. Having been a seasonal ranger for Grand Teton National … Continue reading A National Park on Wheels

Quick News – 9/22/15

Exciting new hands-on events at Alumapalooza 7! But first: this is your last chance to get a free Alumapalooza 7 event t-shirt for early registration—the offer expires next week! Save your space now: each adult who registers and orders by September 30, 2015 gets their tee for free. (The discount will be applied when you … Continue reading Quick News – 9/22/15

Ask Outside Interests – 9/22/15

In Outside Interests 18, Rich Luhr—author of Airstream Life’s (Nearly) Complete Guide To Airstream Maintenance—helped readers with a sticky subject: polyurethane sealants.  Cam M. dropped us a line. “Excellent article about sealants,” Cam wrote. “One hurdle I have, not covered in your article, is whether the old sealant has to be removed, or in areas … Continue reading Ask Outside Interests – 9/22/15

Vintage Valuations

The value of your vintage trailer is probably higher than you think — and convincing your insurance company of its worth will be an uphill battle unless you cover your bases with a professional appraisal. “That’s becoming more and more important,” said Jim Polk, who (along with his wife, Lynda) heads up Polk Associates, LLC. “Insurance … Continue reading Vintage Valuations