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29′ 1971 Airstream Ambassador Landyacht remodel

In April, 2015 we purchased our 29′ 1971 Airstream Ambassador Landyacht.  We really wanted to keep the camper as original as possible so we did some cosmetic updates on the interior and brought the exterior back to life.  We’ve named her Airhed.

Below is a before and after pic of the exterior.  We used Citris Strip to remove the factory gel coat and California Custom Aluminum Deoxidizer and Purple Metal Polish.  It Wade took over 100 hours and several applications of each product to get it just right.


Here is what she looked like when we bought her:
We ogled over these pics for days before going to look at her.

It took us a minute but we really fell in love with the dark mid century modern paneling and were delighted it was all in great shape and not scratched or damaged and envisioned how it would look with more gray tones in fabric and flooring to compliment it.


Some pics of the exterior work

Above is a pic of the Citris Strip painted on to remove the factory gel coat.


Washing it off – The first view of  the results of the Citris Strip

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