The Vintage AdvantageDamon Beals

The Vintage Advantage was the Official Magazine of the Vintage Airstream Club.  It has not been published since 2013, and has been replaced with the emailed VAC Newsletter.

   

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Key articles featured

2013   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2013   

1963 Trade Wind restoration / Barsky Family Trip 1969 – part 1 / Rocky Mountain VAC traditions

2012 Sedalia International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / Dometic refrigerator diagnosis and repair

2012   Vintage Advantage – Fall 2012   1965 Trade Wind trailer restoration / Step down power transformer
    Vintage Advantage – Winter/Spring 2012   Helen Byam Schwamborn / Existing ATW caravan trailers
2011   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2011    1949 Studebaker & 1948 Curtis Wright Model 5 / 2010 and 2011 Concours d’Elegance / Fantastic fan
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 2011   1950 Airstream Liner restoration / 2010 Gillette International Rally / Big Red Numbers
2010   Vintage Advantage – Spring 2010   Existing Capetown to Cairo trailers / Refrigerator maintenance
2009   Vintage Advantage – Fall 2009   Remembering Bud Cooper / 2009 Madison International Rally / Refrigerator maintenance
    Vintage Advantage – Summer 2009   Hitching and towing tips / ATW caravan and existing trailers
2008   Vintage Advantage – Fall/Winter 2008-09   2008 Bozeman International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / Composite wood floor / Solar installation
    Vintage Advantage – Summer 2008   100,000th Airstream built / Belrepayne Airstream & Trailerpark / 1st 4CU vintage restoration rally
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2008   Safari #8671 ATW caravan trailer /  Battery maintenance / Repacking wheel bearings
2007   Vintage Advantage – Fall 2007   2007 Perry International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / 2007 Region 5 & 7 VAC rally
    Vintage Advantage – June 2007   1947 to 1951 Airstream Liner trailers – part 2 / Fantastic – Hehr vent
    Vintage Advantage – March 2007   1947 to 1951 Airstream Liner trailers – part 1
2006   Vintage Advantage – December 2006   2006 Rocky Mountain VAC rally
    Vintage Advantage – September 2006   1966 – 68 Airstream trailers / 2006 Salem International Rally and Concours d’Elegance
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2006   1964 & 1965 Airstream trailers
2005   Vintage Advantage – Winter 2005-06   Forming a VAC region rally / Pressure testing for leaks
    Vintage Advantage – Fall 2005   2005 Springfield International Rally and Concours d’Elegance
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2005   1961 to 1963 Airstream trailers
2004   Vintage Advantage – Fall 2004   1958 to 1960 Airstream trailers / 2004 Lansing International Rally and Concours d’Elegance
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2004   RV electrical systems and solar installation
2003   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2003   1954 to 1957 Airstream trailers / Boondocking / Trailer tycoon in Tokyo
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 2003   1948 Wee Wind trailer
2002   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2002   2002 Rapid City International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / Mystery trailers
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 2002   1958 Traveler trailer restoration / 2000 Belize caravan – part 4
2001   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2001   2001 Sioux Falls International Rally / 2000 Belize caravan – part 3 / Rocky Mountain VAC rally
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2001   2000 Belize caravan – part 2
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 2001   Prototype Christopher Deam Bambi 16 trailer /  2000 Belize caravan – part 1
2000   Vintage Advantage – Summer 2000   2000 Bismarck International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / Airstreams in Europe
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 2000   Cherry Blossom Rally, The Saga of “Ole 57”
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 2000   Airstream book: History of the Land Yacht
1999   Vintage Advantage – Fall 1999   1999 Dayton International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / the Univolt
    Vintage Advantage – Summer 1999   Airstream for 1969 / Bambi goes to the movies
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 1999    OPD propane tanks / AGM batteries
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 1999    Franklin Mint diecast model of VAC member’s 1968 Sovereign
1998   Vintage Advantage – Fall 1998   1998 Boise International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / Dura torque axles
    Vintage Advantage – Spring 1998   Airstream trailer frame separation
    Vintage Advantage – Winter 1998   1955 Atom bomb test, Yucca Flats NV
1997   Vintage Advantage – Fall 1997   1936 Clipper / 1997 Huntsville International Rally and Concours d’Elegance / The Zip Dee story
    Vintage Advantage – May 1997   The Airstream Story – part 5 / Physics of towing
    Vintage Advantage – February 1997   1937 Airstream trailer brochure – part 2 / The Airstream Story – part 4 / Airstream serial numbers
1996   Vintage Advantage – November 1996   1937 Airstream trailer brochure – part 1 / The Airstream Story – part 3
    Vintage Advantage – August 1996    1937 Clipper / 1951 Cruisette / The Airstream Story – part 2
    Vintage Advantage – May 1996    1935 Airstream Torpedo / The Airstream Story – part 1
    Vintage Advantage – February 1996    1936 Clipper 19′ / RV batteries
1995   Vintage Advantage – November 1995   Wagon Wheel Way Caravan
    Vintage Advantage – August 1995   How was Amherst Rally? Concourse Results
    Vintage Advantage – May 1995   Are you ready for Muster 95?
    Vintage Advantage – February 1995   A Club Renews Itself.
1994   Vintage Advantage – November 1994   1994 Brandon International Rally and Concours d’Elegance
    Vintage Advantage – August 1994   A new fridge in a Vintage Trailer
    Vintage Advantage – April 1994   Pre 1994 International Rally Information
    Vintage Advantage – January 1994   Duplicate Vintage Wood finish
1993   Vintage Advantage – October 1993   Vintage Hehr Windows,
    Vintage Advantage – July 1993   1993 Bismarck International Rally and Concours d’Elegance
    Vintage Advantage – March 1993   First VAC newsletter, published by Bud Cooper / Caravan 139 625 to Bismarck International Rally