theVAP - The Vintage Airstream PodcastAuthor: Tim Shephard
26 Jul 2017

theVAP - The Vintage Airstream Podcast

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theVAP discusses travel trailer, RV, motor home ownership, repair, maintenance, and travel. We also interview industry professionals and individuals of interest in the world of recreational vehicles.

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    Episode 17: Weekend Warriors

    This week theVAP talks with two ultimate Airstream enthusiasts. Meet our Weekend Warriors Uwe and Carlos. These two men are not restoration professionals. They go to their "day" jobs then come home and really go to work. These warriors battled with the aluminum and won! They have built their dream trailers and they tell us their stories!

  • Posted on 21 Jul 2017

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    theVAP Episode 278: Bidding for Colin

    Colin’s lot bidding
    How Colin got started in restoration
    Preparing for Marmoleum
    Adding a second battery
    Torquing aluminum wheels
    Dometic drain pans


  • Posted on 07 Jul 2017

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    theVAP Episode 277 Alumapalooza 8

    Opening Song
    Adam - On bongos - 2002 Airstream prototype Class C
    Carl - song writer, 66 Safari
    Paul - 66 Globetrotter, got a new axle
    Mike - On Mandolin - 64 Overlander, will use bowling ally wood for counter tops.
    Nicholas - 1987 Airstream 290 motorhome.
    Michael - 2001 CCD International 22 Foot.
    Dave - 1985 Airstream frame off restoration
    Closing song


  • Posted on 09 Jun 2017

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    theVAP Episode 276: New Bounder Buddy

    Colin off to Alumapalooza 8
    How to change screens on a 1954 Cruiser
    New Bounder Buddy, Old Airstreamer
    Replacing window seals
    Cleaning old tape gunk off trailer
    Best practice installing drains
    Working with PEX
    Replacing a kitchen cabinet with new construction
    Adding a front tank and getting water to the galley
    Replacing the center ceiling aluminum
    Colin’s failing fridge


  • Posted on 26 May 2017

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    theVAP Episode 275: Inside Out

    Cold dents
    Replacing outriggers for the steps
    Shower paneling
    Building bulkhead walls
    What’s a rivnut?
    Missing gaucho
    Worth more to keep original?
    Restoring the interior wood


  • Posted on 28 Apr 2017

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