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Old 10-19-2007, 12:01 PM   #1
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The letter I expect to get any day now

Congratulations on your fine Airstream which you have spent endless hours restoring at significant personal cost in time and money. We just wanted to inform you that the tires you purchased (thinking they were the best available) may or may not get you to your destination without exploding. Part of the fun here, is we can't tell you one way or the other what to expect or when.

Your breaks, while also new, may or may not be sufficient, and by they way your new axles were not blessed by the original manufacture- so all bets are off there. Also, congratulations on your new brake controller: you got the good one. Note that it must be horizontal and level to function properly- to this end you are advised not to use your rig near hills, mountains or inclines of any type. Your running gear were not balanced by elves in a secret facility in area 57 so count on your trailer being beat to pieces. Your hitch may seem to be adequate for your rig, but that is probably just an illusion you are suffering from. Again, other than generalizations and supposition you are on your own here.

Good idea getting the 3/4 ton for the extra power and stability, but you should know there is now evidence that using anything other that a bicycle to tow with will damage your camper. For that matter, stay away from the tricycle versions as they too may result in damage.

But don't let your heart be heavy, just get out there and use that camper; after all, what could possibly go wrong?
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Old 10-19-2007, 12:16 PM   #2
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It will also include-
'...and the expensive vent fan will pull septic odors through the hidden burp valve that will croak as you depart for a long outing. This is just prior to your fridge exploding in a hydrogen ball of smoke. This could, however save your life since the CO emmissions from the heater will accumulate unless all of the windows and door are left fully open. Of course the open windows will suddenly fall off and shatter. This will give you the chance to check the tire pressure and assure your rims are not about to fail.'
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Old 10-19-2007, 12:28 PM   #3
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Ain't camping fun?

You may have to go back to work now to reduce the stress. Reverse vacation.

Seriously - it's amazing what we could find to worry about if we let things get to us.
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Old 10-19-2007, 12:55 PM   #4
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I had rather take the AS camping, whatever the outcome, than to stay at home.
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Old 10-19-2007, 03:31 PM   #5
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I had rather take the AS camping, whatever the outcome, than to stay at home.
a bad day of camping is better than a good day at work
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Old 10-19-2007, 05:21 PM   #6
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Oh and don't forget that in California this trailer is known to contain components that may be cancer causing!

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Old 10-19-2007, 05:26 PM   #7
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Oh and don't forget that in California this trailer is known to contain components that may be cancer causing!

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Old 10-19-2007, 05:46 PM   #8
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Rodney what's up??? Are you having a bad day??????
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Old 10-19-2007, 05:51 PM   #9
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Rodney what's up??? Are you having a bad day??????
Nah, just a bit of satire.
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Old 10-19-2007, 05:53 PM   #10
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Oh Ok, you had me worried.
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Old 10-19-2007, 06:14 PM   #11
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OK...here ya go Rodney...

Dear Rodney,

Congratulations on your fine Airstream which you have spent endless hours restoring at significant personal cost in time and money. We just wanted to inform you that the tires you purchased (thinking they were the best available) may or may not get you to your destination without exploding. Part of the fun here, is we can't tell you one way or the other what to expect or when.

Your breaks, while also new, may or may not be sufficient, and by they way your new axles were not blessed by the original manufacture- so all bets are off there. Also, congratulations on your new brake controller: you got the good one. Note that it must be horizontal and level to function properly- to this end you are advised not to use your rig near hills, mountains or inclines of any type. Your running gear were not balanced by elves in a secret facility in area 57 so count on your trailer being beat to pieces. Your hitch may seem to be adequate for your rig, but that is probably just an illusion you are suffering from. Again, other than generalizations and supposition you are on your own here.

Good idea getting the 3/4 ton for the extra power and stability, but you should know there is now evidence that using anything other that a bicycle to tow with will damage your camper. For that matter, stay away from the tricycle versions as they too may result in damage.

But don't let your heart be heavy, just get out there and use that camper; after all, what could possibly go wrong?

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Old 10-19-2007, 06:30 PM   #12
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Sigh.

I'm so happy I just might burst.

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Old 10-19-2007, 06:36 PM   #13
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the letter i expect to get from my landlord...

dear david & wendy,

we have been so pleased to have you renting our house for the last year and few months. you have been great tenants and have always paid your rent ontime. however, it has come to my attention from my gardner who stops by weekly, that you have some sort of aluminum metal thing sitting in the back yard, that has been there since february, that has apparently killed all the grass, attracted lots of spiders, and annoyed the neighbors. we kindly request that you remove this ugly mess as soon as possible and replant the grass to the way it is. i understand you don't even have the frame to move it right now, but tough ****. get a flat bed and get that piece of crap off the back of my lawn. have a great day.

p.s. i've attached the picture that my gardner took.

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David, It sounds like you're at least aware of the issues.
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