Overlander
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Price: $27,000
Year: 1972
Length: 27FT
Model: Overlander
State: Arizona
City: Sierra Vista

This 1972 27’ Airstream Overlander (International) had been kept all its life in Reno, Nevada, and was gently used by a couple who passed it down to their daughter. We purchased the trailer in May 2020 and towed it to eastern Oregon. We spent eight weeks gutting it and getting it ready for an extended trip. We hit the road at the end of July 2020 and traveled 4,114 miles, living in it full time. We pulled it to Idaho, Wyoming, Montana (north to Glacier National Park), and then west to Washington, the Oregon coast, and northern California. We traveled through Nevada and Utah and a finally arrived in Arizona at the end of October.

The trailer towed beautifully with our Dodge Ram 1500 (with a Hemi 5.7 L) and a weight distribution hitch (which comes with the trailer). During our 4,000 miles of traveling, we had no mechanical issues; everything worked perfectly. We are done traveling for awhile, and would like to pass this wonderful Airstream on to someone else to enjoy. We have all the receipts, and are selling this trailer for only what we have put into it.

Most photos are from our travels, but we have since painted the interior with primer and several coasts of Behr eggshell bright white. There are a couple of photos of that near the end, as well as the beautiful roof coating.

Title in hand; all reasonable offers considered.

The following were all NEW in June 2020

Hy-Tech roof coating (all fittings/vents removed from roof; prepped; primed with Hy-Tech Aqua prime #15; 2 coats of Hy-Tech Bus Kote #2150 applied)
Tires (Towmax STR II ST225/75R-15/10)
Rims (Hi Spec 15X6 6-Lug on 5.5″ Aluminum Series 03 Trailer Wheel – 356655)
Axle shock absorbers, 4

Air Conditioner (Coleman Mach 3; 15,000 BTU)
MaxxAir Vent Fan (12 volt, 4 speed, built-in rain shield)
Dometic Fan-Tastic Vent Fan (801250 1250 series, 12 volt, 4 speed, reversible air flow)
Ventline Ventadome Vent (V2092SP-28 Birch White, with screen)

Batteries (2 Trojan T105 deep cycle 6 volt wired in series; 1 Trojan 27TMX 12 volt)
12 volt charger/converter (PD4045 Inteli-Power 45 amp battery charger/converter)
Power inverter (AIMS Power PWRI60012120S; AC to DC 600 watt pure sine wave converter)
Solar charge controller (Morningstar SunSaver SS-20L 20 amp PWM)
Solar panels, 2 (Renology Eclipse 100 watt, 12 volt, monocrystalline)
Solar PV cables (BougeRV, 30 feet, 10 AWG — 30’ red & 30’ black, with connectors)
Solar cable branch connectors (Y Connector in Pair MMF+FFM for Parallel Connection Between Solar Panels)

Cell phone signal booster (HiBoost Travel 4G 2.0 RV cell phone booster and externally mounted antenna)
Shore power inlet fitting (Furrion 30 amp, white, LED)
Shore power cord (Camco 25′ PowerGrip Extension Cord with 30M/30F- Straight Locking Adapter)
Shore power converter cord (Miady 15A Male to 30A Female Locking Connector RV Adapter Cord 12″ Camper Dogbone Adapter with LED Power Indicator)
Reading lights, 2 (12V LED Reading Light Fixture – Brushed Nickel)
Galley dome light (Abrams Interior LED Dome Light Fixture – Round – 25.5W – 5.11”)
LED bulbs in original, interior light fixtures
Exterior LED running/marker lights
LED bulbs in brake/tail light fixtures

PEX plumbing runs with SharkBite fittings
Galley water pump (12 volt, Shurflo 2088-554-144 Fresh Water Pump, 12 Volts, 3.5 Gallons Per Minute, 45 Psi)
Water pump strainer (SHURFLO (255-313) 1/2″ Twist-On Pipe Strainer )
Fresh water inlet fitting (Sea Dog Line Fresh Water Inlet Stainless Steel)
Fresh water hose (Camco (22783) 25ft TastePURE Drinking Water Hose)
Inline water pressure regulator (Camco (40055) RV Brass Inline Water Pressure Regulator)
Portable black/grey water tank, 22 gallon (with wheels)

20 lb propane tanks, 2
Propane tank regulator (two-way)
Propane tank to regulator hoses, 2
Propane regulator to main line hose

Custom made curtains
Bed frame and mattress (full size 8” mattress with 5” of high quality foam base glued to 3” 5lb ViscoMAX memory foam on top, very comfortable, purchased from Foam Factory, www.foambymail.com — NOT your typical RV mattress)

Appliances:
Original Dometic refrigerator (currently works very well on 110v (Everything has been cleaned for the LP but we accidentally through out
the baffle we didn’t know we needed, that could be *the fix*.)
Original propane 4 burner stove (works well with functioning 12v exhaust fan/hood above)
Newer propane 10 gallon water heater (excellent condition and works fine)

Work completed by us — May/June 2020 (in addition to installation of new items listed above)

Removed all original interior except for galley
Removed propane oven
Built composting toilet cabinet with exhaust fan
Repacked wheel bearings
Inspected and adjusted brakes
Replaced window seals and plastic supports/catches
Replaced door seal
Painted interior (two last photos show Ultra Pure White eggshell)
Re-plumbed fresh water tank fill line, supply line, and sink drain
Inspected all propane lines/fittings; left two, capped lines for future oven, heater, etc.)
Sealed underbelly
Refurbished rear, exterior compartment
Serviced manual stabilizer jacks and 12v electric tongue jack
Removed both awnings, cleaned, serviced, and replaced/resealed

A note on the awnings:
The driver side awning works fine.
The passenger side awning is not currently operational – but the canvas is in fine condition. When we purchased the trailer, we were able to open the awning, set it up, and close it. After removing it (to clean and service all of the components), it didn’t quite go back together correctly. There had been some minor damage at some point in its history. We have all of the pieces, and I’m confident that the awning can be made operational again with a little work and possibly a few new parts.

Solar Panel System:
The solar panels are not mounted. Legs have been added to the panels to allow them to be set up and moved as needed. The 30’ PV cables sit in the electrical compartment and are pulled out and connected to the panels. Everything is wired (cables to the solar charger to the batteries). I probably would have mounted the panels on the roof if we’d had the time. However, the system works well as-is. The panels could be mounted on the roof, using the existing cables to connect the panels to the solar charger.

It’s ready for the road; add laminate or luxury vinyl flooring for an even cleaner look. The subfloor is in great condition. We wire brushed it, applied a primer, then painted it with a concrete floor paint. It’s in nice condition though could use some touch up or some nice rugs. We used a table and chairs at the front window and a desk and chair at the driver side window.

Please note: There is no enclosed, self-contained bathroom in this trailer. The original blackwater tank in the rear was left in place (under the floor) and could be re-used. There is room in the trailer to add a small bathroom, with vanity/sink, RV toilet, and small shower stall. The galley sink drains to a fitting under the belly pan. You can drain into the 22 gallon portable waste tank or attach a hose and lead it into the woods to drain sink water (when boondocking). The kitchen sink does have pressurized hot/cold water, either hooked up to city water or with the 12 volt water pump when boondocking.

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