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Old 08-30-2005, 12:33 AM   #1
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what's your favorite airstream WARNING label?

hi folks
one thing i noticed about the new trailer was the abundance of warning labels. when inspecting the new tube i took photos of a few and here they are.......

there's also the "check your lug nuts" label over the wheels.....sorry no photo...i was too busy checkin' my......lugs.

so what's your favorite warning label?

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Old 08-30-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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my 2 favorites

actually my 2 favorites are the one over the sink.......
it reminds us that everything is a carcinogen in california.....

and the really odd one buried inside the cabinetry,
on top of the furnace housing......
would anyone really store gasoline on the furnace?

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Old 08-30-2005, 12:45 AM   #3
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why so many warning labels?

all these labels got me thinking.......

why does airstream have so many and where do they get the ideas for them?

well on my factory tours last week i noticed,
hanging around the factory the "answers" to my questions.....
including my all time favorite which is in this set of photos.....

enjoy folks.

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Old 08-30-2005, 01:03 AM   #4
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These should come on every credit card ...
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Old 08-30-2005, 01:11 AM   #5
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These should come on every credit card ...
I suppose these could also all apply to the A/S trailers themselves...lol
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I suppose these could also all apply to the A/S trailers themselves...lol
Except for the "overuse" one...Most of us have the opposite problem.
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Old 08-30-2005, 06:02 AM   #7
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Whoops, I removed most of the visible warning labels and stuck them in the inside of my AS Manual... which I read all the time.
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Old 08-30-2005, 08:55 AM   #8
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The sad part is if there is a warning label, it is because someone has done it and probably put in a lawsuit because no one told them not to store gasoline on top of a stove.
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There should be one on my mirror stating: WARNING OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE LARGER THAN THEY APPEAR.
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Old 08-30-2005, 10:53 AM   #10
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I did laugh at all of the labels in the trailer. Most are now removed.

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Old 08-30-2005, 02:08 PM   #11
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hi folks
one thing i noticed about the new trailer was the abundance of warning labels.
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Interesting topic for discussion!

Abundance....is a good word for it. All those labels detract from the clean lines of the design, IMHO. The thing that "bugged" me (probably because I am the obsessive/compulsive type) was that none of the labels 'coordinated'. All different formats,sizes, fonts, etc.

So, in the kitchen galley area, I removed all the labels and replaced them with labels that I had created on a labelmaker. I edited the text to the bare minimum and printed them using a small font on clear tape. Eventually, I plan to remove them all. But for now, I have the safety reminder WITHOUT the unsightliness of the mish-mash of labels.

I also (discreetly) labeled the multitude of switches throughout the trailer for the time being...eventually I will remove these, too. It's that 'ob/com tendency thing,' again.

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Old 08-30-2005, 02:44 PM   #12
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in the kitchen galley area, I removed all the labels and replaced them with labels that I had created on a labelmaker. I edited the text to the bare minimum and printed them using a small font on clear tape.
I also (discreetly) labeled the multitude of switches throughout the trailer
hi randi

so you made your own labels?

mmmmmmm i say that's more like anal retentive than ocd.....unless you have to count all the labels 12 times before leaving the trailer!! just kidding of course, you can 'label' the condition anything you want.

i agree they affect the look, so i've removed almost all of mine too.

now maybe someday these labels (and the instructions on how to use everything) will be low energy leds or holographic pop up images....so that when you touch a given item the warning/instructions appear...and then vanish magically.

that'd be cool, no?

speaking of anal retentive........everyone out there over 50 needs to have a colonscopy and sooner if family history warrants!!!!

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nonflammable wood?

Or this, attached to a piece of wood (presumably nonflamable) inside the arm of the goucho on the street side, but not found in the curb side arm.
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nonflammable wood?--photo, I think

Sorry, got away from me. I have to learn how to post photos .

Label, stuck on wood inside left arm, reads:

"WARNING: DO NOT STORE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL IN THIS AREA. FAILURE TO COMPLY COULD RESULT IN A FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY".



No label in curb arm.
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