Vintage Trailer Academy 2014

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thursday, May 01, 2014


Planned schedule - we cover it all !

BADGES REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS

Several tracks provided to have smaller groups for more hands on learning!

Thursday – May 1st

All day Vintage Airstream Enthusiasts will be arriving!

4:30 Sign in and appetizers

6:30 Welcome – North Tent

7:00 Program – “ My Vintage Airstream Experience” by Sheridan Prince


Friday – May 2nd

7:30 Breakfast – Continental (coffee, fruit, muffins, bagels)

8:30 Opening comments – North Tent

9:00 A: Batteries, charging systems Solar and LED’s (Lew Farber) – Classroom

B: Electrical, interior skin, and floor replacement (Salwender, Bittner) West Tent – all weekend

C: Axles suspension - replacement of 1961 welded on axle (Bernander, Salwender) West Tent

D: Dents, Skin fixes (Egan)

10:30 A: Batteries, charging systems Solar and LED’s (Lew Farber) – Classroom

B: Electrical, interior skin, and floor replacement (Salwender, Bittner) West Tent – all weekend

C: Axles suspension - replacement of 1961 welded on axle (Bernander, Salwender) West Tent

D: 50’s Windows/Doors/Screen replacement (Ed Frink) – North Tent

E: Open forum - VTS


12:00 Lunch on your own or grab something from Sebastianos lunch wagon


1:00 A: 1. Axles suspension - replacement of 1961 welded on axle (Bernander, Salwender) 
West Tent

                   2. Scribing – (Bernander, Phippin)

B: Cabinets – (Bittner) – West Tent

C: 50’s Windows/Doors/Screen replacement (Ed Frink) – North Tent

D: Polishing (Register)

E: Open forum – VTS

2:30 A: Propane and appliances (Farber) – Classroom

B: 1. Axles suspension - replacement of 1961 welded on axle (Bernander, Salwender) West Tent

           2. Scribing (Bernander, Phippin)

C: Cabinets (Bittner) – West Tent

D: Polishing (Register)

4:00 A: RV appliances (Farber) – Classroom

B: Running gear (Bernander, Phippen, Salwender) – West Tent

C: Dents, skin fixes (Egan)

5:30 Tech Hour with all presenters — Open forum


Saturday – May 3rd

7:30 Breakfast – Continental (coffee, fruit, muffins, bagels)

8:30 Opening comments

9:00 A: Sheet metal/riveting (Egan) – North Tent

B: Axle install continued

C: Sewing/upholstery (Tiegs) – Classroom

D: Lew Farber open forum - Elec/Solar – Patio

10:30 A: Sheet metal/riveting (Egan) – North Tent

B: Axle install continued

C: Sewing/upholstery (Tiegs) – Classroom

D: Lew Farber open forum – Elec/Solar – Patio

12:00 Lunch on your own or grab something from Sebastianos lunch wagon


1:00 A: Skins (Salwender, Egan) – West Tent

B: Leaf spring to torsion axle conversion (Salwender/Bernander) – West Tent

C: Zolatone (Bittner) – North Tent

D: Sewing/upholstery (Tiegs) – Classroom

2:30 A: Skins – (Salwender, Egan) – West Tent

B: Leaf spring to torsion axle conversion (Salwender/Bernander) – West Tent

C: Zolatone (Bittner) – North Tent

D: Sewing/upholstery (Tiegs) – Classroom

4:00 A: Plumbing and tanks (Salwender) – West Tent

B: Leaf Spring to torsion axle wrap up (Bernander, Salwender) – West Tent

5:30 Tech Hour with all presenters — Open forum

6:30 Catered Dinner – North Tent

7:30 Famous restoration rally raffle!!

Sunday May 4th

7:30 Breakfast on your own, maybe some leftovers

8:30 Opening comments

9:00 A: Belly pan replacement (Bittner) – West Tent

B: Mech topics to ponder (Bernander, Egan) – Classroom

C: Uwe Salwender open forum

10:30 A: Belly pan replacement (Steve Bittner) – West Tent

B: Mech topics to ponder (Bernander, Egan) – Classroom

C: Uwe Salwender open forum

12:00 Lunch


6:30 Dinner – on our own – community grill


Monday May 5th


Depart (Sigh)

 






 

Contact Information

  • info@vintagetraileracademy.com

Payment Instructions

  • Tuition must be paid before your Academy registration is confirmed and your space reserved.

    There is a 10% cancellation fee up to 28 days prior to the event and 50% refunds allowable up to 14 days prior to the event. After that point, no refunds are allowed because we have already made financial commitments for event space, food and camping.

    Tuition:

    Individual: $245
    Couple: $295
    Family: $315

    Tuition does not include camping or lodging - see camping and hotel tab for further details

    Fast Online Payment  
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    Payment by Check  Prefer check? You must still complete the online registration process first. During checkout, choose payment option "check." After you complete checkout, print a copy of your invoice from a link on the confirmation page. Mail the registration invoice and check, and send to:
    Ken Johansen
    Vintage Trailer Academy
    PO Box 424
    Durango, CO 81302
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