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7 Essential Airstream Hacks

If you’ve the good fortune of owning an Airstream, it’s easy to think you couldn’t ask for anything more.  But, whether your next trip is boondocking or full hook camping, here’s a list of hacks that will lower your stress level, and significantly increase the chance your next camping trip goes off without a hitch. 16″ LT Tires Few things…

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Painting My Hensley Hitch

Decided I was tired of looking at the beat-up, faded ‘Hensley Orange’. Here’s what it looked like brand-spanking-new, after pickup from the warehouse in Romeo, Michigan and self installing. And here it is after less than 48 months… I could have done a full disassembly, and sand blast for prepping, but since I wasn’t planning on powder coating or baking…

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Replacing the Corbin Latches

The devil is in the details. Those darn OEM Corbin latches rust out, and even though some “PB Blaster” keeps them working, they’re a real eyesore. Vintage Trailer Supply to save the day.  “VTS-720 Stainless Draw Latch” It’s a simple replacement. What you’ll need: 1/8″ bit and drill Rivet gun (preferably manual, since it’s tight clearances) Rivets Stainless latches Needle…

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