It’s been one year since we picked up Mavis in Tampa, Florida and drove white knuckled all the way back to Atlanta. We had never owned a camping trailer before, never knew anyone that had one and really never even stepped foot inside one until we showed up and bought a trippy shag-carpeted silver monster […]
Before heading out on your first adventure in your brand new (or new to you) Airstream, it’s important to know how your trailer is powered. For all years I’ve come across, you’ll have two power sources which are the battery (12 volt) and shore power (110 volt). The 12 volt battery will supply power to […]
Vintage Airsteams don’t come with instructions on how the dirty work (it’s not really dirty) of emptying a black water tank is done. Here’s a complete step-by-step walkthrough of emptying the black water tank on your vintage Airstream. Click here for more information on our plumbing work on Mavis.
When we first got our Airstream we had no idea what all the button did on the control panel. We poked around until we figured it all out on our own. We’ll save you the headache! Here’s a walk-through of your vintage Airstream control panel and what everything does.
Insuring your newly renovated vintage Airstream can be one of the toughest parts of ownership. The key word here is renovated. Getting an insurer to underwrite a policy was more difficult than I expected. The first step is to hire an appraiser who will compile all relevant information (VIN, model, year, length, condition, etc.) along with […]
We often get asked what to look for when buying a vintage Airstream. We definitely aren’t experts but I thought I’d write about what we’ve learned. When we began our search for a vintage Airstream, we didn’t know what we were doing. At ALL. Neither of us had ever even been inside a camping trailer. We looked at our […]