Episode 12: Restoration and Refurbishment

Episode 12: Restoration and Refurbishment

theVAP talks with the Vintage Airstream Club historian, Fred Coldwell.  Fred talks with us about the club, and educates us on vintage trailer ownership.

What is the Vintage Airstream Club (VAC)?
The VAC historian’s job:  Airstream history not club history
Preservation, Restoration, Refurbishment, and Modernization
Most renovations are refurbishments
Listeners question: What is the best way to maintain value, keep it original or change it?
Take time to learn the trailers design, layout, and usage
Colin’s restoration update
Rob’s run in with Dicky Riegel, Group President of Thor
Listener question: How is Rob’s trailer being polished?
Fighting the polish: Filiform Corrosion
Request for DIY restoration comments and questions
A polished Argosy?
Rob’s Sovereign somewhere between a restoration and refurbishment
Period appliances restored offer boondocking benefits
Restore or refurbish with trailer use in mind
Your feedback 


Thanks to the Trailer Park Troubadours for our theme music.

Running time:  52:52
Release date: 02-16-06