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Old 04-10-2015, 06:20 PM   #155
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Reno Nevada to Sarasota Florida! Bought out 27FB on EBay. Wandered our way back, Including our side trips including the Florida Keys, 8300 miles round trip.


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Old 04-10-2015, 07:25 PM   #156
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We bought our first 2 Airstreams form our nearest dealership which is 100mi. away. The last one was purchased in Fl. while we were there last winter which is 800 mi. away.
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Old 04-10-2015, 07:26 PM   #157
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Our first purchase (Argosy) was about 30 miles away. We were originally looking at a Tradewind that the PO had gutted but wound up with the Argosy. Later that summer we (re)found the Sovereign about 3 miles away (after the PO cut the price by 1/3). We have brought them both from MI to CO after we moved here 3 years ago. Since neither had had much work done to them they were more like recovery trips than anything else. (Side note: having done it now with both of our girls I am less apprehensive about a LD recovery than I would've been a few years ago.
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Old 04-10-2015, 07:54 PM   #158
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:10 PM   #159
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I went from OK city to Las Vegas to buy my Jayco Class C. Wish I still had it.
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Old 04-11-2015, 03:34 PM   #160
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Napa, Ca to Colonial in New Jersey....
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:17 AM   #161
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Thumbs up Cross country purchase

We found the 2017 27fb that we ended up buying in Orange County, CA - while we were on vacation, driving around and noticing that west coast dealers have a bigger selection on their lot. So, we came out from Lansing NY to Orange County to pick up our Airstream, and our first road trip was from LA through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, and finally NY. It was a great idea first road trip and no real disasters yet.. unless you count running out of gas - twice!
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:24 AM   #162
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Drove 1,300 miles twice and bought. Drove 850 miles and didn't buy. I hate to think of how many miles I've wasted recently in trying to find a decent rig, only to come up empty.
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:32 AM   #163
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Got the trailer each time and meet very nice people.
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Old 04-24-2017, 10:34 AM   #164
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Napa, Ca to Colonial in New Jersey....
Wha....?
Was it worth it?
I'm dealing with the logistics of a dealer 3 hrs away.
I see some folks love the Ohio dealer, is it worth it?
I can see if you find the perfect used one, have no trade, but you can't save much by driving a tow vehicle cross country. (Not to mention the 6,000 miles added to the TV.)
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Old 04-24-2017, 01:58 PM   #165
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This question is for fun and to see if Im crazy to actually go out of state for an Airstream.

Question: What is the furthest(or farthest) distance you have travelled to purchase your camper?
2400 miles round trip from Tampa, FL to Colonial Airstream in NJ.
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Old 04-24-2017, 02:02 PM   #166
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Searched for a specific trim level 2015 23D International Serenity (factory street and rear awning, microwave and inverter after the 2016s were out. Drove from Phoenix to New Jersey to get the trailer and returned via CanAm in London, Ontario, Canada (for Hensley Arrow hitch fine tuning) and then to the modification shop just northwest of Dallas. Went back to Dallas after the conversion and brought the unit to Phoenix. All in all about 5,000 miles of driving.
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From Napa, Ca to Colonial in New Jersey. Stopped off in South Dakota to get residency. Saved over $10,000 doing so.
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Old 04-25-2017, 04:13 AM   #168
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About 3400 miles. Flew out from Myrtle Beach SC to Sacramento Calif. Bought 2017 Ram 2500 TV and 2016 Classic. Came back by way of Reno, Las Vegas Flagstaff, Phoenix, Tucson, then direct to Myrtle Beach. Loved the trip.
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