Your Airstream is made of aluminum, but rivets are what make it strong. Take those 5,000 rivets away and you’ve got a floppy pile of soft metal. In this age of robotic vehicle assembly you might be surprised to learn that each one of those rivets was placed on your Airstream by hand by a … Continue reading Rivets!
Have you noticed that Airstream lovers are oftentimes also lovers of aircraft who are, or were, pilots? Ask them “is it a rivet thing?” and some will laugh and agree. But the connection goes further (though aesthetics does play a big role), and relates to temperament and training. “The type of people that like to … Continue reading Some Say it’s the Rivets