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Cacique Caribe02 Nov 2012 3:27 p.m. PST

This vintage one shown here:


Also seen here, about a minute into this clip:


I'd love to find out what the dimensions are to that old camper trailer. If I can't find an HO scale version somewhere, I guess I'll have to figure out how to duplicate it from scratch, to fit in with my 15mm figures.


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Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Nov 2012 7:28 p.m. PST

Looks like an old Airstream. Judging by the doors and shape…

Check out the post about halfway down this page and you will see the similarities:

Cacique Caribe03 Nov 2012 5:00 a.m. PST

Murphy, you da man!!!

About the 1974 Airstream pictured in that link:

"It was called a "Land Yacht," and was thirty feet long. It managed to compact everything into a 200 square foot living area --- stove, sink, refrigerator, dining nook, bedroom, bath, shower and toilet."

Awesome info.

Thanks so much,


Cacique Caribe03 Nov 2012 7:48 a.m. PST

That one is definitely a very close match:



Cacique Caribe05 Nov 2012 8:24 p.m. PST

Here's a good screenshot of Nestor's trailer from the film:


The front side barely seen here:


Seen here also in the background:


Here it is again, but seen from the opposite side of town (far right):


And there seems to be a similar one at the very back of this pic, seen right in front of a red mobile home:


I sent an email directly to Airstream, just in case they can add more information about the exact model.


Cacique Caribe07 Nov 2012 8:49 a.m. PST

Just got this:

Sorry but the trailer in the video is not an Airstream. I'm not sure what type or model of trailer that it could be. It is a good movie.
Airstream Customer Support Team

Oh well. At least he/she liked the movie clip. :)


Cacique Caribe09 Nov 2012 3:34 a.m. PST

Ok you experts …

Does it look to you like it might be an Elcar trailer like this one here?




Cacique Caribe16 Nov 2012 8:33 p.m. PST

Another midsized two-door trailer:



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