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Old 06-20-2010, 09:16 PM   #1
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Bambi found!!!

Got a call from the person that bought my stolen trailer.....
the theif gave him a bill of sale even...I had posted signs that a sign company made all over this little town and a friend of the buyer called him.
He called me tonight and said " I think I have your trailer"
I have been numb walking around and now feel beyond happy.

going to pick the old girl up tommorrow and by a lock for the hitch...
she had an adventure without me.....

Thank you for the thoughts help and kind words...this is a great community....

Now I can plan to go to an event or rally this summer and meet some face behind the silver....

God bless all of you...


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Old 06-20-2010, 09:19 PM   #2
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:19 PM   #3
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Congratulations Patrice! You sure put some serious work into this. I saw a post over on TinCanTourists too.

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Old 06-20-2010, 09:25 PM   #4
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Congrats!! I am glad you got it back. we have been looking over here on the southeast side for it.
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:27 PM   #5
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Did you get the guy arrested yet?
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:27 PM   #6
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Hi, I'm sure happy to hear that a stolen trailer [Airstream] was found and will return to it's rightful owners.

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Old 06-20-2010, 09:28 PM   #7
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YAY! Very good news! Very happy for you! I have been keeping an eye out as well here near Lansing!
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:35 PM   #8
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THE THEIF HAS BEEN TURNED OVER TO THE PROS. ATTY OFFICE...the poor gut that "BOUGHT" really did nothing wrong and he did call me and was honest...except how do you have no sense of something is wrong when you pay $200.00 for a trailer....he has has for a month and has been working on refurbishing...he aked me if I would like to sell it to him.....No was the answer...He did not do anything wrong he sound like a nice old I am going to get my trailer...back tommorrow....Yea yea yea
will make for a greta story some day (MAYBE) patrice
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Old 06-20-2010, 10:39 PM   #9
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Congratulations Patrice. Have been wondering how you were progressing on recovering your baby. Let's hope he didn't make too many renovations that can be made right again.

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Old 06-20-2010, 11:17 PM   #10
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Very cool! I hope all goes well tomorrow.
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Old 06-21-2010, 12:04 AM   #11
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CONGRATULATIONS, I know for you it is a huge relief and for all of us it shows through hard work, such as what you and the others in our Airstream family had done, things can be done. Enjoy your trailer as I know you certainly will more than ever now.
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Old 06-21-2010, 07:10 AM   #12
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Congrats!!! The nightmare is over.
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Old 06-21-2010, 07:21 AM   #13
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wow, that's really great that you were able to recover it.
puts a little hope in my heart that maybe the world isnt such a bad place after all.

somehow i think id enjoy my baby a bit more knowing all might have been lost
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Old 06-21-2010, 08:22 AM   #14
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OH HAPPY DAY!...........Well, now that it seems to be over, (thank goodness) maybe we can all learn something from this.......LOCK UP !!!

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