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Old 02-20-2011, 07:30 AM   #15
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"Is it true those trailers never leak?"

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Old 02-20-2011, 09:50 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by blickcd View Post
"Is it true those trailers never leak?"

Batavia, OH
LOL!!! We have a winner!!!!!

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Old 02-20-2011, 10:52 AM   #17
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This one caught me off guard...a man walked up to me and said.

Hi there... You must be a pilot.

No this is a trailer not a airplane.
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:18 AM   #18
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Rest stop in Texas, I had a rocket scientist INSIST that Airstream went out of business in the 70's and I was lying that it was a 2005 and they still are manufactured. He did comment that I did a fantastic job with the restoration. I just rolled my eyes and walked away.
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Old 02-24-2011, 05:50 AM   #19
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Why doesn't my Televesion work?

A dealer told me that he sold an Airstream to a first time RVer and went over all systems with him inside and out in a walk through before he pulled out of the lot for his first camping experience.
Four hours later he received a call from the man who said that his Television would not work. He asked the man if he tried anything else in the same outlet and the reply was " nothing works when I plug into any outlet" . The dealer said that a breaker must have tripped and also asked
what campground he was at. The man replied " I am parked at a Wal-Mart".
The dealer then said that he was running on 12 Volt only and the TV would only work on 110 Volt. The man then asked " Well then how do I switch over to 110 volt?"
Needless to say the new Airstream owner missed something in the walk through earlier that day.
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:10 AM   #20
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Referring to my B190: "Did you build that yourself?"

Yes, I did. I have the tools to fabricate an 18' long one-piece fiberglass top right here in my garage.

I like the leak one though. That has to be the winner.
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:22 AM   #21
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Tank For Electricity

The guy parked in Wallmart must have camped with the fellow I ran in to a few years ago.
I was working for a rental RV outlet and one day I was called upon to do a demo walk thru for a visiting family from Germany. I spent quite some time explaining how everything operates in the RV including which systems operate on 12VDC and which ones operate on 110VAC. I was now outside explaining the fresh water tank fill, waste tanks outlet and sewer hose hookup and also the location and function of the coach and chassis batteries. When I got to showing him where the gasoline and propane tanks are and how to fill them the husband quite honestly asked me where the tank for the electricity was located. I thought that maybe he meant the battery and I pointed out that I had already showed him it and had explained how it recharges either by driving from the engine alternator or from the shore power when plugged in at the campground. He said he understood that but was looking for the tank for the electricity so that before he left the campground fof the days travel he could "fill up the electricity" so that the microwave and A/C would be available during travel. I really didn't know how to respond to this request but asked him if he knew how electricity works. This was not a language problem he was fluent in English and actually thought there should be a storage tank for the 110VAC. He began to berate us for renting him a substandard RV that was not fully equipped for travel. I then asked him if he had a tank like that in his house in Germany and his response was that due to the fact the house did not move a tank was not needed. I handed him back to my manager and one of our customer service reps who spoke German and let them try and explain the basic laws of electricity to him. I don't think he ever fully understood it.
Although not related to Airstreams still very funny.
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Old 02-24-2011, 09:24 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by blickcd View Post
"Is it true those trailers never leak?"

Batavia, OH
Nuts!!! That's the one I was going to use.
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Old 02-26-2011, 06:39 PM   #23
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Two different people have asked me this question: Where do you stay when you are traveling with your Airstream - hotels or motels?
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Old 02-26-2011, 06:47 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by bajamist View Post
Two different people have asked me this question: Where do you stay when you are traveling with your Airstream - hotels or motels?


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Old 02-26-2011, 06:58 PM   #25
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More of a tow vehicle thing.

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"International? What makes that?"


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Old 02-27-2011, 07:34 AM   #26
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They were looking straight at our Airstream Motorhome.
"Is that a Airstream Motorhome?"
Yes, It is a '88 Airstream 325.
"How can you get a motorhome, Airstream only makes trailers?"
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:34 PM   #27
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Honestly... this is true.
My Ex-wife and I were Truck Camping over in Death Valley in 2003 and I saw a Polished Airstream... an old one... with the 10 piece end caps, or whatever they are..
We walked over and I stood transfixed in admiration..
I told her how I loved these and how I wanted one, and they did a Motorhome like its, and, and, and, and ... I bubbled oven with excitement.
She said Motorhomes were for old peple, and it it was stupid and ugly...
Suddenly, I realized that she had walked off in a mood..
Puzzled, walked after her... she was all grumpy, and didnt want to talk about it or go back.
I was puzzled...
Later, she spat out what she was upset about..

She said that she felt she looked fat in the reflection.....

I was starting to point out that the bodyside is convex, so she actually would look..................
My mouth nearly hung me again.
The marriage lasted less than a year... and i now own one!
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:54 PM   #28
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Do you need a truck that big to pull that Airstream? (see pictures)

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