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Old 05-10-2010, 05:20 PM   #15
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Hi Bex

just in my experience - prices are always higher in canada - there are just fewer airstreams and argosys available and it saves you the hassle of importing... which really isn't a hassle and doesn't cost too much except the HST and some fees to import (<300$). It's just your time for travelling to view etc. Good luck in your search!!


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Old 05-10-2010, 06:02 PM   #16
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Yes I built the cabinets and dinette, using red oak for the frames and maple for the inserts. The axles are right at the limit, meaning they have a slight positive angle. I'm hoping to get by for a year or two before biting the bullet. I will install new shocks this year, I'm betting the installed ones are the original.

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Old 05-11-2010, 05:31 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kevin242 View Post
...and the ad has had over 850 views and nobody else has bought it yet! That tells me it's either way overpriced and/or in overall poor condition...

This AM it's got 1047 page views, but thats just for Calgary. Its also listed in Red Deer, Edmonton and a couple other Alberta Cities.
I put in an offer, we shall see.........

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Old 05-11-2010, 06:11 AM   #18
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Bex ... Good morning... Importing from the US is a piece of cake... only pay PST on the purchased price... no 300 fee... we have imported a car and trailer from the US and also sold our other Argosy to a person in Calif... no problems either way.
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Old 05-11-2010, 07:17 AM   #19
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Heres the issue for us with inspecting/importing from the USA.
We are English, living as permanent residents in Canada (fully legal I might add)
We were not aware that our permanent resident (paper) visa was abolished in 2002 in preference to a card, which we do not have yet. We cannot therefore visit the USA without a whole lot of red tape. Its not the leaving, its the getting back. So going to the USA is not yet an option for us.
But when I have the card, just try and stop me!


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