Custom Built 1965 T17 Avion... the Gold Avion
Retro Restoration, LLC
PO Box 706
Canon City, CO 81215
Custom built 1965 Avion as the 101st full restoration Retro Restoration, LLC. (www.retrorestoration.com) Interior all custom built to give a vintage mountain cabin feel with all modern amenities. Interior walls of cabin lined with real cherry wood veneer, cabinets all built out of a combination of blue stain (beetle kill) pine and repurposed aspen. Kitchen countertop and backsplash is galvanized sheet metal. New flooring in proper size 9" VCT tile. New upholstery, naugahyde over new foam. Custom built barn door separating the bathroom from the living area. Bathroom carries the vintage cabin feel, new Thetford toilet looks like it belongs n an outhouse, antique wash basin converted into a vessel sink. Shower is a repurposed wash tub with exposed copper plumbing. The rest of the plumbing is modern pex tubing. Twenty gallon fresh water tank, city supply hookup as well. New on demand water pump. All sewer lines are new ABS pipe running to new ABS black and gray holding tanks. The gray tank is added as Avions of this era did not come with one. New Valterra sewer drain valves. All electrical upgraded with new 12V converter and new deep cycle battery, all new 12V LED lighting. New 30A power cord. New Norcold 3 way (gas/110v/12V refrigerator. New Attwood furnace, new Suburban auto light water heater. New Coleman Mach III rooftop air conditioner. Hidden microwave above stove. Stove top is an antique to match the cabin theme, however it is fully functional. New flat screen TV on an electric lift, hides from view in front of table when not is use. Hidden touchscreen (with remote) entertainment center with DVD, CD, AM/FM radio with USB and Bluetooth capabilities. Propane updated with two new 20lb propane tanks and auto change regulator.
Exterior is custom with a 3M gold vinyl vehicle wrap, making it a unique gold Avion. The exterior is in very presentable condition, with a few minor dings, but the body is very straight for a 60 year old camper. All windows are resealed and polished. All new exterior lighting, new Bargman 99 (wedding cake) tail lamps, new LED side marker lamps. Original roll out awning with new fabric installed. New trailer rated tires on custom rims.
This is basically a brand new 1965 camper, ready for years of camping enjoyment. Weighs about 3500 lbs and tows beautifully. It is a fresh restoration and has not been camped in since completed.
Featured in the May/June and the July/August issues of Vintage Camper Trailers Magazine. www.vintagecampertrailers.com
Trailer is welcomed to be viewed at Retro Restoration in Canon City, CO prior to purchase, which I actually prefer so you know exactly what you are buying.
Trailer can be picked up in Canon City, CO, shipping is responsibility of buyer. Delivery possible.