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Old 09-13-2010, 01:11 PM   #1
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I made a mistake..........

Long story short, I will be selling my AS I have had only had a year.

This is just not for me.......I worry too much about the least little things and it has slowly but surely made me hate to look out in my driveway and see this camper sitting there.

I hate it worse than anyone will ever know.

I made this decision this weekend while camping and it hurts.....

I don't have a price figured yet but will be posting it for sale here on the forums very soon.

I just can't deal with this any more.

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Old 09-13-2010, 01:14 PM   #2
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Dude - may I suggest you clearly identify and name the problem.
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:17 PM   #3
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The name Robbie is not necessarily a dude's.
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:18 PM   #4
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Checked profile, yep, a dude.
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:20 PM   #5
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Airstreams do lead us to obsessing and for some of us, it's just too much. It's like being a hypochondriac doctor's receptionist, being a worrier with an airstream.

If it's not right for you, sell, and feel great about it. It's not for you, and you couldn't have known that. It's perfectly fine to find out later, and correct the... imbalance
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:28 PM   #6
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Strangest thing I've ever read on here!
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:30 PM   #7
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Hang on,it will get stranger. Adios, John
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:49 PM   #8
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Dude - may I suggest you clearly identify and name the problem.
it takes INSIGHT 2 realize if/when streamin' isn't yer thang...

so lets not pick ON robbie, he's had a hard year...

simply scan the list of threads/topics he's posted 2 get some notion of the troubles...

imo it's a combination of water, monsters, fumes, sonic noise makers and terminal anxiety ...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...oon-56334.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...tch-56769.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f448...-ok-57267.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f161...one-57948.html

there is at least ONE MORE anxiety provoking event 2 come...

the REsale of the stream,

lots of hidden dangers in that process too.

rest easy the classifieds HERE and a wad o'cash are just the elixir...

best o'luck and no doubt u WILL find another hobby...

cheers
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:57 PM   #9
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A 2000 model....makes me think $'s MONEY - a main cause.
A fellow gets in a tight for funds and see's a cash-cow in
the driveway.

Just a guess!
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:59 PM   #10
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Robbie;
I see it as you learned some things about life, and having learned, are moving on. Same thing with me and motorcycling: I love it, rode a lot, but then decided it was time to stop and not ride again. Best of luck in moving on!
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Old 09-13-2010, 02:23 PM   #11
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Robbie;

Everyone has tried a thing and later put it aside.
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:14 PM   #12
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i can relate (at least a little)

i first bought an 85-to me it was old enough to need whatever I wanted to do to it-experiment, change, and then change again. bottom line, i felt like i couldn't hurt it and it towed like a dream, and i had a good time with it and my better half was gettin' into the streamin' thing. THEN we saw what we both thought would be a much nicer floorplan-nothin' wrong with that, so I began "looking around." well there is a danger in that-lo and behold a model very much like what we thought would be perfect showed up for sale in our area-bought it. It was like new! Perfect! then guess what? I started having difficulty with it, it didn't tow well, I managed to nick my neighbor's fence, puttin' some scratches on...then while parking-some low overhanging trees plus a high crowned street pushed the trailer into some branches-more scratches-my comfort zone disappeared, I felt (feel) like I cannot be careful enough! now, my better half's been sequestered by her daughter and the dang thang is sittin-not being used! I am beside myself-why? well, I think I paid too much for it, have had to sell the 85 AND a classic 69 mustang just to pay for it. I am too scared to even address the scratches, altho i have all the stuff to attempt a repair. AND, it sits. all this good weather goin' to waste...just sittin' geez, i better go play the banjo a little-that always helps. I feel your pain Robbie. be cool and step back about 100 yards and take another look. kinda like Teveah(sp?)in Fiddler on the Roof. distance will clear up the thinking...
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:19 PM   #13
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Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

Not any problems with my AS other than a small leak in the rear trunk area easily fixed and found very soon with 0 damage to anything except my mental stability......

Just a year of worries about how to KEEP it as nice as it arrived.

This camper is just too nice and fancy for me.

I am ashamed of myself for not knowing what I was doing.

I researched for months and everything I read told me to do it.

Strangest thing ?

I knew within a week I made a mistake.

I kept telling myself I loved it.

It has 0 to do with $......it has only to do with "it's a monster sitting in my driveway that I look at every day and worry about how it's making it in the extreme heat.......extreme cold........extremely wet.......extremely dry........and on and on.

I am done.

I think it will sell easily because it's so nice and looks almost new inside and out.

It did perfect.......I am the one that failed it because I am a worry wart......

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Old 09-13-2010, 03:25 PM   #14
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Bought a brand new ski/runabout boat in the month of May one year and sold it the month of September the same year. Live and learn.....
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