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A home-built teardrop, of exceptional craftsmanship!

Have you ever considered building your own teardrop trailer? If you have considered, contemplated, bought plans, or began the build, this episode is for you! We had the privilege of speaking with master woodworker, Chip Trebour, who built an outstanding specimen of teardrop trailer! Built of high quality wood, aluminum, and copper, and its design, make this little teardrop a show-stopper!

Duration: 00:42:50

Shopping for a RV? Learn what is available, and what to ask for, when looking for your next RV.

Team Flamingo is joined this week by Tony Barthel, Publisher of Curbside Car and Vintage Trailer Calendar! We turned to Tony to learn more of what folks are looking for when shopping for RVs, and what RVs have to offer, as he is also a RV sales consultant!

Duration: 00:49:24

Part 3 of Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival

Join Team Flamingo this week as we bring you Part 3 of our coverage from Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival! We were fortunate to speak with 2 of the very first winners at Vintage Trailer Revival's 1st ever event... Andre Fonseca and Jan Hatch! And, we had a chance to visit with Stacy Edgington, who participated with many of her "Sisters" as there was a well-represented contingent of "Sisters on the Fly"!

Duration: 00:48:43

Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival, Part 2

Join us this week as Team Flamingo brings you Part 2 of our series from Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival in Reno, NV! We sat down with Jon Whipple, who had the initial vision of Vintage Trailer Revival, and why it was such an important step for HAN. We were pleased to see a woman with a vision, as Nova tells us how she began creating her dream car for HAN at age 13, and has a vintage trailer as well. Our friend Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp and the hit TV shows "Flippin' RVs" and...

Duration: 00:48:53

Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival

Team Flamingo travels to Reno, NV. for the 1st Annual Vintage Trailer Revival at Hot August Nights! We are honored to have been invited for this Kick-Off event, that will undoubtedly increase in participation next year! There was so much to cover, that this week is "Part 1" of a 2-part series. This week we hear from HAN's Executive Director, Mike Whan... Washoe County Manager, John Slaughter... and "Down River Vintage Trailer Restoration" owners, Jeremy and Rene Ralston! Stay tuned for...

Duration: 00:46:37

Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations. Going back to traveling with maps!

Join us this week as Team Flamingo visits with Tim Heintz of Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations! We learn how his childhood experiences and exposure to trailers led him to an outstanding career in rescuing and restoring vintage travel trailers! Team Flamingo steps back in time on road trips... Using paper maps in your RV! Yes, there are some advantages over today's GPS!

Duration: 00:50:10

Vicky Monroe, How to Handle a Bear Encounter. Team Flamingo, Seeing Your RV Steps in the Dark

Join Team Flamingo this week as we visit with Vicky Monroe, a Wildlife Biologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and discuss bears, and their interaction with people! Vicky gives advice that will make your outdoor adventures bear-free, and could possibly save your life! Team Flamingo also offers a tip on how to see your RV steps in the darkness of night... without a light!

Duration: 00:51:21

Alison Miller, “Workamping” at “Opera in the Ozarks”. Team Flamingo, A tip on how to rid your RV of mice.

Join us this week as we visit with Alison Miller, as she explains her life on the road, her mission, "workamping", her interaction with new friends, and a very unique location to add to her journey... Opera in the Ozarks! Team Flamingo offers a solution to those pesky mice in your RV!

Duration: 00:54:36

Lauri Summers and Joe Dufrene, Faria Beach Park in California. Team Flamingo, Preventative Maintenance and Your Safety.

Join us this week as Laurie Summers and Joe Dufrene visit with us about a wonderful campground destination on the California coast, Faria Beach Park! They are longtime campers in this area, and make this location sound like a must-visit for any RVer! And, because so many folks are on the road with their RVs, Team Flamingo wants to remind you, once again, of preventative maintenance on your RV and tow vehicle, and how some of these topics relate to your personal safety!

Duration: 00:34:49

Murphy Auto Museum 5th Annual Vintage Trailer Show

Join us this week as Team Flamingo brings you the excitement from The Murphy Auto Museum 5th Annual Vintage Trailer Show, in Oxnard, CA! We sit down with the museums Executive Director, David Neel, to learn more about the event and The Murphy Auto Museum's history. And, we get to visit with some of this year's participants. They are displaying everything from unusual, to LARGE... to the first-ever Flamingo Freak Show!

Duration: 01:07:12

Team Flamingo is joined by the chairman of the Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance, Steve Pedone, and several show participants!

Join us this week as Team Flamingo travels North to the Alameda Point Concours d'Elegance, as the event has added a display of vintage campers! A variety of cars and motorcycles graced the Parade Grounds of the Alameda Naval Air Station for the second year, and the vintage camper display was an obvious hit with participants and spectators alike! I wonder which vehicle won the Haggerty Classic Car Insurance "People's Choice Award"? Listen in to find out!

Duration: 01:08:04

Team Flamingo chats with owners of vintage travel trailers at the Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show!

Join Team Flamingo this week, as we take you to the 10th Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show! This is an outstanding event located in Chino Hills, CA, as a benefit for Boys Republic, which has been in place for 107 years, helping troubled boys and girls. Steve McQueen was actually a resident at Boys Republic during his teen years, prior to becoming a famous and admired actor! This is a show that has not only a wide variety of vehicles from collectors and builders, but...

Duration: 01:05:54

Larry Shank, A Willys, teardrop, boat, and more! CHP Officer Ed Smith, How to survive a dust storm.

Join us this week, as Team Flamingo lists the upcoming events where we will be participating and recording! Larry Shank shares his family's history in camping, as well as the many camping heirlooms that were passed along to him! And, he still uses them today! We visit with our friend, Officer Ed Smith of the California Highway Patrol, to learn how to prepare for, and what actions to take should you be caught in an unexpected dust storm! This segment could save your life!

Duration: 00:50:22

Coverage of the 10th Annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally

Join us this week as we speak with many of our friends at the 10th Annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally at Pismo Beach, CA! As always, this is one of the premier vintage RV events in California, and this year did not disappoint! Pink Flamingo RV Radio was on-location, and recording throughout the day of the Open House, and were privileged to catch up with several of the vintage trailer hobby's notable names! Pull up a chair and enjoy our longest show ever!

Duration: 01:27:02

Zina Lacy, Custom Artwork Renovations. Team Flamingo, A Must-See Event This Weekend.

Join us this week as Team Flamingo speaks with Zina Lacy, regarding her artwork-renovations of vintage trailers! Zina's trailers are so sought after, that she has a waiting list for custom builds, and sells all of her trailers when attending events! And, Team Flamingo reminds everyone that May 18, 19, 20, & 21st is the Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally! We hope to see you there!

Duration: 00:32:19

A new YouTube video at our Pink Flamingo RV Radio channel

This week, Team Flamingo invites you to visit our YouTube channel, and view the rescue of a 1969 Venture motorhome! Beyond the latest video, the Team also describes the rescue in detail, and talks about their upcoming participation at the Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally, at Pismo Coast RV Village in California! We hope to see you there!!

Duration: 00:17:57

Steve Lambrick, Flying the Ford Tri-Motor. Team Flamingo, Another Unique Find.

Join us this week as Team Flamingo shares another unique vintage-find to add to their ongoing collection! And, Captain Steve Lambrick discusses his passion for flying the historic, 1928 Ford Tri-Motor airplane! Tracy was fortunate enough to catch a ride in this beautiful, early commercial aircraft! Opportunities like this await your RVing travels!

Duration: 00:30:53

Team Flamingo, Recent Finds. Tony Barthel, Curbside Car Show Calendar.

Join us this week as Team Flamingo shares their latest finds, purchases, and "follow-me-homes"! Is there anything that these guys aren't interested in? As we mentioned last week, Pink Flamingo has a new sponsor, and the Team is excited to share an interview with Tony Barthel of "Curbside Car Show Calendar"! There is a significant connection between classic-vintage-collector cars, and the RV hobby. Many folks are venturing to car shows to seek out specific cars to tow their RVs. And, many...

Duration: 00:40:41

Enjoying Local Attractions And Planning a Trailer Restoration.

Team Flamingo offers some ideas for your next travels! Don't be in a hurry to get to your location, as there are so many attractions to see on your journey! Gary Warner of Vintage Trailer Rescue shares his logical insight into planning your trailer restoration or remodel. His approach will ease your anxiety over what sometimes seems to be an overwhelming task!

Duration: 00:39:13

Curbside Car Show Calendar And The Flyte Camp Neutron

Team Flamingo welcomes our newest sponsor, "Curbside Car Show Calendar"! There is a direct connection between specialty car events and the RV industry, and what better way to know about these events, than to have a relationship with a premier website promoting car and trailer shows? Pink Flamingo will also be a part of Curbside, as they have added to their title... Curbside Car Show & Vintage Trailer Calendar! Team Flamingo visits with Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp in Bend, Oregon! Justin...

Duration: 00:46:03

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