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Old 05-21-2016, 05:26 PM   #43
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Right... just see this color photo posted yesterday on Twitter by Rich Luhr:

Airstream's 1955 prototype fiberglass "Wally Bee"
There are several links to this trailer on the other thread. Guess it was just the wrong time business wise for this trailer. Surprised that Airstream did not grab this one up when it recently came up for sale.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:41 PM   #44
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Right... just see this color photo posted yesterday on Twitter by Rich Luhr:

Airstream's 1955 prototype fiberglass "Wally Bee"
Additional info on the current owner and restoration of the prototype fiberglass Airstream trailer of the 1950s, "Wally Bee," is seen in the just posted Man in the Maze article:

"Rallying in Fort Collins, CO"

(Click on the Wally Bee photo in the article to see it greatly enlarged!)
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Old 05-23-2016, 10:40 AM   #45
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Apologies if redundant, but saw some additional pics on the Wally Bee on Facebook today:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/WBCC...3404204447504/
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Old 05-23-2016, 12:07 PM   #46
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I went to a car show in LA when they showed the first Scions. Who in their right mind would buy one of these ugly boxy $hit boxes of a car? I was wrong; many people loved these things. Time will tell.
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A few did....the Xb was the ugly duckling. ( I apologize for the format error)
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We bought a 2016 Scion IM which is a Corolla based hatchback. Great so far. Scion is now discontinued, and it will be re-branded a Toyota Corolla IM.

A lot of car for the $$.
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Old 05-23-2016, 12:18 PM   #47
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Airstream has their PR department working over time building hype.
Now that is pure Airstream. Our pal Wally is reputed to have done a bit of promoting.

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Old 06-15-2016, 12:09 PM   #48
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News after Alumapalooza 7: Airstream's Nest fiberglass trailer is expected to be launched late 2017 or early 2018!
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Old 06-16-2016, 06:13 AM   #49
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News after Alumapalooza 7: Airstream's Nest fiberglass trailer is expected to be launched late 2017 or early 2018!

What news of the new smaller pure Airstream and MOHO?
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Old 09-14-2016, 06:21 PM   #50
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The company's page for the Nest now says "Coming Summer 2017."

https://www.airstream.com/nest/

I don't remember a date appearing on this page earlier this year, does anyone else?
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Courtesy of Colonial

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...63186110368190
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I'm confused. The pictures from the west dealer showed a cassette toilet, in this video he refers to tanks.
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How about we talk about the new Basecamp only in that thread, instead of having two parallel threads going on at once?

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f404...ng-156584.html

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I plan to retire in July of this year. I had very much wanted to purchase an airstream as a retirement present that would allow my wife and I to graduate from tent camping. The more I looked into it, the more I realized that I would need to also purchase either a big old truck or a big old SUV to safely tow even a mid sized airstream and remain within weight limits. I am unlikely to push these limits though I know that some people do.

The combined cost of a new airstream and a new tow vehicle have me spooked. I have been burned in the past on used cars so my wife and I really do prefer to buy new.

The Nest is very interesting to me because I would consider paying for a new high quality fiberglass trailer and a new but smaller more affordable tow vehicle that I could easily garage in a condo in the northern U.S. I love aluminum airstreams and hate to give up on my dream but the Nest might be a better fit for my budget and lifestyle. I recently heard that they will be released in September and I am hoping that will prove to be the case.
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Definitely check out the Nest when it becomes available! Meanwhile, you can also look at Casitas and other fiberglass egg trailers for ideas. If you want to get more extreme, start looking at the teardrops. There are lots of options out there, wishing you lots of happy hours dreaming and shopping. Please do keep us updated on your process, decisions and experiments.
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Here is an update from Robert post #566

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