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Old 09-23-2012, 06:24 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Better late than never, new owner

A few months ago I purchased a 77 Minuet 6.0 from Tom AKA Mutcth on the forum. Sense we have owned her we have made a few changes even though the unit was in excellent shape, Tom did the hard repairs. I grew up camping with my parents in a Argosy 24 ft so I figured I would mimic my fathers unit. What I did was replace the orange insert with black, paint the lower wrap and hitch area Airstream grey. Also added the grey LP tank cover and AC unit. It gets hot in the South. Another detail was to strip and polish the rear bumper and paint the emblems red. That's about it for now planning on doing some work on the interior over the winter months I will keep you posted.

Glad we found this place!!!
Jeff & Kat Murphy
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:34 PM   #2
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Nice! Where did you get the black insert?
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:41 PM   #3
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Roger, I purchased them from Out of Doors Mart.
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:57 PM   #4
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Thanks, I will look for them. Also, how did you attach your spare behind the propane tank?
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:04 PM   #5
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The PO mounted a tire holder see pic.
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:29 PM   #6
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Good pic. I want to put my spare there. Thanks.
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:05 PM   #7
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A few more pics

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Old 09-23-2012, 09:09 PM   #9
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Congrats on your new rig and transition to full fledged posting member.
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Thanks, I will look for them. Also, how did you attach your spare behind the propane tank?
Roger: My spare tire for my Argosy simply sits between the propane tanks and the front metal of the rig. The clearance is perfect and the propane thanks keep it from moving. The tire rests on the frame rails, so nothing else is needed to hold it in place. Been there for about 14 years now. Easy, and free. I did buy a cover for the tire.
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Roger: My spare tire for my Argosy simply sits between the propane tanks and the front metal of the rig. The clearance is perfect and the propane thanks keep it from moving. The tire rests on the frame rails, so nothing else is needed to hold it in place. Been there for about 14 years now. Easy, and free. I did buy a cover for the tire.
I wondered if the tire sitting on the frame rail might cause the rubber to deform. Here in central california, temps are 100+ for 4+ months, frame gets hot. Tire might do better in some kind of cradle?
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Wow! I just love minuets! Our friends have one and I am seriously envious!
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