Here it is! Progress! Even though it doesn’t feel like it, I know that we are moving forward. Every time we start something on TAB we have to tear something else out, or go further than we thought. The floor was no exception. We did not want to take the whole shell off just to […]
Sure there isn’t an interior (or a floor for that matter) but here’s the beautiful Bubble with the shiny new wheels and rugged tires. The interior and frame have been media blasted, the frame has been painted, the new step installed, new tongue and jack installed and the new axle put on. What a difference, […]
We have been working hard and I can’t wait to show you all, but since the bubble is at the fabricator, this sneak peek will have to do:
Sorry for the delay in posting! Sometimes life gets in the way of projects. Here’s what we’ve been up to… We couldn’t have asked for a nicer guy to polish the bubble. Glen at Ultimate Aluminum in Vancouver was fantastic and he did such a great job… it has that mirror shine! He worked long […]
here’s an update on the polishing! We are having it done professionally and we are super excited about it! Is this even the same trailer?!?
One of the issues with restoration projects is knowing what to tackle yourself, and what to farm out to the professionals. We have decided to take it to a polisher to get that beautiful mirror finish. See you in a couple weeks!
Oh happy day! Not only does the Bubble have it’s original Princess Stove, it isn’t all rusted out like we originally thought! Here’s the before: Pretty nasty, eh? Well take a look at this: (did you hear the choir singing?) and a close up of the knobs: So there you have it! All it takes […]
Hello and welcome to The Air Bubble blog! This site is dedicated to the ongoing process of restoring our 1957 Airstream Bubble! Cute isn’t she? Now, you have to understand that she is 54 years old, and has lived a very adventurous life. So she is a bit rough around the edges at the moment. […]