Restoring our 1973 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht Trailer

About 11 years ago my great Aunt gave Ben and I their 1973 Airstream for our family to use.  Now before you get all excited, the thing had been sitting out on a remote part of their ranch in Wyoming and then finally their barn for the last 35-40 years.  Don’t get me wrong I’m not one to say no thanks to such a wonderful gift.  It has, however taken us quite a bit of time to save up the money to make it usable.  Our journey to a (usable) Airstream is about to begin….or so we hope.  Here are a few,”before” pics…only the outside right now…

Here you can see the Airstream behind Wes.  This was taken in White Sands, NM. on our way back to Phoenix last summer


You can see the outside closer up in the pic below…just some slight discoloration…but the inside we totally gutted to keep the insects and small vermin in TN where they belonged.

Here you can’t see but the inside is totally empty except for my bike!


So over the last few months we have been diligently looking at blogs, going to RV Restoration places and even to an Airstream dealer right here in Phoenix.  There are so many things to consider and so many, many, many decisions to make.

So far no decisions have been made. We are still in the gathering information stage.  Check out the Airstream board on Pinterest.

Today I discovered Gone With the Wynns blog.  They are full time RV’rs with lots of information to share in a very fun and entertaining way.  They also have a YouTube channel…I binge watched all their episodes today!!  Thank you!

So if you know of any blogs we can read, experience you can share we would love to hear what you have to say.  We need all the help we can get.

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