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Old 11-16-2014, 11:46 PM   #29
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Too rich for my wallet, but I think it's really cool that it's available to those who want and can afford them. I will be very surprised if more "retro" trailers are not marketed.

I look forward to hearing more about the Bowlus trailers.
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Old 11-17-2014, 06:32 AM   #30
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Never heard of them. (I don't get out much.)

Looks really cute, tho.
It's( Bowlus) the inspiration that got airstream started on aerodynamic trailers
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Old 11-17-2014, 06:44 AM   #31
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If I had the money, I would have one on order. Jim
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Old 11-17-2014, 06:44 AM   #32
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They're beautiful. I hope to see one in person someday!
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:20 AM   #33
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I can see as one benefit of this trailer is potentially a bit more attention to production inspection and tightening up quality from AS.

The downside for sure in this very, very expensive trailer is no track record, dealer service centers, and the fact one can completely restore an older Airstream for a lot less money and have the WBCCI Community behind you along with the extensive knowledge base on AirForums.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:45 AM   #34
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Pictures, please! I'd love to see any photos you can post that highlight your experiences and how you're using it...and how that cassette toilet is working out.
Here's a picture at Rifle Falls State park in Colorado on our maiden voyage, followed by some interior shots:
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:17 AM   #35
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I like the aircraft seat track extrusion to hang things on. There's a lot of different fitting that will mount to that track. I think I'll put some on the ceiling of my Globetrotter
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:52 AM   #36
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Intriguing, but we are not ready to dump what we already have and enjoy ...
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Old 11-17-2014, 12:05 PM   #37
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Not for me.
Nice! Overpriced!
I'll keep the old AS.

And in response to the OP, the comment about fitting in a garage: That may not be correct. A standard residential garage door is 7' high x 9' wide. I don't think it will fit.
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Old 11-17-2014, 01:46 PM   #38
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Without question this trailer is stunningly beautiful. However, I prefer the amenities of my 30 RB Serenity and am willing to put up with the more difficult towing.

Soon to come will be a thread on my Serenity and the many additions, including a special table for the espresso grinder and maker. Lots of "stuff" in my trailer, most of which I might have to forego in one of these new Bowlus models.
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Old 11-17-2014, 02:49 PM   #39
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Not a huge fan. It's beautiful for sure. But I couldn't see myself in it, ever. And I'm not even thinking about the price.
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Not for me.
Nice! Overpriced!
I'll keep the old AS.

And in response to the OP, the comment about fitting in a garage: That may not be correct. A standard residential garage door is 7' high x 9' wide. I don't think it will fit.
Bowlus advertise it can be parked in a garage 20 feet long once the removable bumper and tongue are off ,but as you said will not go into the garage due to the standard door only 7 feet high and the trailer is 7feet 10 inches tall . But if I owned one I would put a 8 foot door on my garage ,sure would be nice to have the trailer inside without paying a monthly fee for indoor storage somewhere else, and when going on a trip the trailer is right there in your garage easy to pack the trailer rather then taking all your stuff to the storage facility!
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Doesn't work for me. I have no problem towing the A/S and the retro style and bed just doesn't float my boat.
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How many airstreamers thinking of getting a new Bowlus trailer

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