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Brake repairs and Pool House polishing

by ARC on July 11, 2014

In the ARC workshop today – Richard is working on the brakes on this Airstream Safari:

Airstream Safari brake repairs

Have a look at those Safari springs:

Airstream Safari springs

The original interior of the Safari:

Safari interior

Meanwhile, in the finishing shed, the Airstream pool house is getting a polish:

Airstream Pool House

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1947 Airstream and a Globetrotter

by ARC on July 9, 2014

In the ARC workshop today here are some pics of a very rare 1947 Airstream we have been working on:

1947 Airstream

1947 Airstream

1947 Airstream

1947 Airstream

This Airstream Globetrotter is in for some repairs to the original under seat storage:

Airstream Globetrotter

Airstream Globetrotter

Airstream Globetrotter

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New aluminium underbelly

7 July 2014

In the ARC workshop today – the chassis on this Airstream has been restored and it has been fitted with a new aluminium underbelly:

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In the workshop: A tale of two Safaris

23 June 2014

This Airstream Safari is all polished and shiny (above) – ready for summer. Inside you can see the new seating structure and TV (below). And as one project nears completion – a new one begins! Here’s one we have just picked up from Port, a 1960 safari in the workshop for new lights, 240 electricity [...]

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In the workshop

18 June 2014

In the ARC workshop today – we’re working on lots of different bits and pieces and the new workshop is also coming together as well – check out the door to the office for instance – how cool is this? This Airstream is getting a new aluminium underbelly… Here’s Richard working on the bathroom counter [...]

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More progress on the Pool House Airstream

13 June 2014

In the new ARC workshop today: More work on the Airstream that is going to be a luxury pool house. Here you can see the cabinetry taking shape in the pool house bathroom and the beautiful upholstery in the seating area. Stay tuned for more updates – this one is really getting there now!

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We’ve moved!

3 June 2014

This week we are settling in to our new workshop space and loving it – we’ve got two big sheds to work in so all the Airstreams can be worked on indoors in all weathers. We’re still fixing the place up but it’s very exciting to have so much room to work in after our [...]

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More work on the Airstream Pool House

21 May 2014

In the workshop today – we’re still working away on the Airstream pool house project – here you can see the calorifier being installed underneath the seats, this will supply the hot water in this airstream. In this picture you can see the corner basin unit being assembled, ready for the basin to go in [...]

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The Airstream Pool House progresses

12 May 2014

In the ARC workshop today – work on the Pool House is continuing with lots of polished metal being added to give it that ‘bling’ effect. Here you can see the new sliding doors that we showed you being built a few weeks ago – with their newly added polished trim… Here’s the kitchen looking [...]

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Pool house drawers

9 May 2014

In the workshop today those Airstream pool house drawers are nearly finished. Here you can see Richard applying the polished edging to them.

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