New Subfloor

New Subfloor

It’s been awhile since we have posted on our blog, But we have big news! Our new subfloor went in this weekend and it’s pretty damn exciting. It wasn’t as hard as we expected, but it was still kind of hard. If that makes any sense. We started the...
Argosy Center Bath Advantages

Argosy Center Bath Advantages

When we purchased Lucille from Morehead, KY we were very confident that our 1976 28 foot Center Bath Airstream Argosy was the way we wanted to go. We had always liked the “center bath” design since our Argosy came with front and back panoramic windows. We...
She’s an Amazing Stripper

She’s an Amazing Stripper

I must admit, never did I think the words; “she’s an amazing stripper” would ever utter out of my mouth when describing my significant other. Yet that is simply the truth! Oh sure, I can strip with the best of them. But let’s face it: I rush...
The Reality of Moving Into a Tiny Home

The Reality of Moving Into a Tiny Home

It became very clear to us this week that going “tiny home” isn’t just a buzz word. Oh yea, we’ve watched “Tiny House Nation” and have made our sarcastic quirps about the look of reality in those who actually try to live in 300...
Stripping Lucy

Stripping Lucy

If you were lucky enough to buy a Argosy that has NOT been painted, then stripping the paint off shouldn’t be that hard. Our Argosy had the original paint on her. In fact, the top of our Argosy was so worn, the paint had pretty much already been removed. Be...
Argosy Subfloor Tips

Argosy Subfloor Tips

In any Airstream you are going to rehab, you quickly learn that the Sub-flloor isn’t just laying on the frame itself. The camper body is bolted to the frame, and in between the camper body and the frame is the edge of your sub-floor. Simply put, you are going to...
Lucy has secrets

Lucy has secrets

Lucy has secrets! When we purchased her we knew there had been another inhabits. She’s 40 years of for gods sake. How naive would it be for us to think, she’s been waiting for us?  But Whoaaaa! She had some major secrets. Secret #1 You have had other...
And so it begins

And so it begins

It seemed easy enough. Just take out the old stuff, and put in new stuff. How hard could that be…? Pretty hard actually. We quickly learned that the old stuff (including walls, sinks, and closets) really are all part of the way Lucy is built. Everything is...
An Airstream and a Farm

An Airstream and a Farm

We knew from the beginning we were planning to remodeling our vintage Airstream named Lucille. Not just a short paint job and new fixtures either, full blown rehab. We also knew there would be challenges unseen, leading to a much longer completion than anticipated. In...
Never Over 60

Never Over 60

Being newbies in the whole “pulling the camper trailer gig”, we never even heard of the word “sway”. All we could think of was “is the 40 year old Argosy even pull-able”? I mean, tire rot, rust, not to mention brake lights...