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Old 08-20-2005, 06:04 PM   #1
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What's the wildest/most outrageous idea you ever came up with involving an AIRSTREAM?

I actually do have my own but Im dying to see a few others before I embarrass myself.
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Old 08-20-2005, 06:08 PM   #2
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I actually do have my own but Im dying to see a few others before I embarrass myself.
I have an idea of a use that involves copious amounts of alcohol, a large can of gasoline, some C4, and my derelict Argosy 22...
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:27 PM   #3
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My idea involves two 26 foot or larger 1967 trailers. Some welding and a whole lot of riveting. I want to make a 34 foot dual door palace. With a large rear master bedroom suite. Center bath with a gourmet galley kitchen and cozy dinnet up front. All in a Southwest style. This will be for the wife and I after the kids are gone. Oh and a good set of stablizing jacks..... .


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Oh Terry can I come and party with you when this all goes down???? Please, please....
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:54 PM   #4
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My business partner and I own "Mail Depot" in Virginia Beach. It's a private postal center and package shipping place. We had a wild idea that at Christmas time we could put a red flag up along side my 22 ft CCD and make it look like a mailbox - use as a moveable sign for the business.

On a more serious note I am very seriously thinking of redoing my mid-dinette into a banquette or L shaped couch and having moveable hydraulic lift table. In the 22ft CCD, the bathroom door actually hits the back of the dinette so it won't open fully - and the dinette itself is cramped. Due to the wheel well only two adults can sit there, the outside seats are for kids only. I figure that if the seating is over the wheel well instead of competing with it, four people could sit, and with a little planning I could still have a bed.

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Old 08-20-2005, 07:57 PM   #5
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My business partner and I own "Mail Depot" in Virginia Beach. It's a private postal center and package shipping place. We had a wild idea that at Christmas time we could put a red flag up along side my 22 ft CCD and make it look like a mailbox - use as a moveable sign for the business.

Hmmm...it really would look like a big mailbox...thats pretty cool.
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Old 08-20-2005, 09:04 PM   #6
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Also a pretty cool idea...would both doors be on the same side?
Or you have front & back door?
You could put an extra section in the middle and make it REALLY long.
heh heh
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Old 08-20-2005, 09:12 PM   #7
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My wife's family has a bit of property in the Philippines. Some of the most beautiful diving spots in the world. Ive given some half-serious thought to exporting a trailer there and setting it right down on the beach under some coconut & banana trees.
I believe it would be the only AS in that part of the world.
Its impossible to starve there (abundant fruit) and you can live richly for about $15 a day.
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Old 08-20-2005, 11:18 PM   #8
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I Have a 1967 Outlander, or whatever its called. It has the floor bad in the front and back but the shell is clean. I'm thinking of sectioning it and biulding a minni AS about 6ft wide and 10 ft long and 5ft high inside. I'm hopeing to keep the weight down to about 700 lbs. so I can pull it with my Honda civic. If I dont sell it before Nov, out comes the sawsall. anybody looking for the rear bath encouterments. Mac
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We bought a 68 Sovereign to part out. It has tree damage in the rear behind the back rib. I keep thinking "this thing can be fixed". Now the wild dream is to create a "toyhauler" out of it. Someone showed a link to an AS that had been overhauled to include a dyno for testing motorcycles and 4 wheelers. The rear compartment hinges up. The idea just stuck.
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Uh.... Ted... Uh... you could just BUY one y'know...

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Too much Dramamine involved...the wife is plagued by motion sickness.
BUT...an interesting idea just the same.
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This is something I've been thinking about too.

So, chikagurl, tell us about your idea!
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