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Old 04-11-2012, 06:53 PM   #15
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I looked and looked for a Argo,, with no luck.. Had one nailed down but was totaled by zero care and full of mice and rats,.. He still wanted over $12,000 so gave up..

After a full polish job on our 72 Overlander,, I still think a nice paint job is just great.. I like all of them posted above,, more of a mood thing for me.. Some days flashy and hot and other days calm and plain..

Now,, if I would paint my Airstream would anyone understand? Dont think so since that seems to be a trade mark and a unbroken rule.

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Old 04-11-2012, 07:02 PM   #16
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Now,, if I would paint my Airstream would anyone understand? Dont think so since that seems to be a trade mark and a unbroken rule.

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Actually, lots of people have painted there Airstreams metallic silver rather than keep up with polishing. I've seen this at air shows (the airplane kind) where even polished planes have the wings painted and only the fuselage polished to cut down on the work. A P-51, F-86, and a C-47 come to mind.

Besides, if you look at the very first photo in this thread, the blue-green one is an Airstream, not an Argosy, anyway.
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:26 PM   #17
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Besides, if you look at the very first photo in this thread, the blue-green one is an Airstream, not an Argosy, anyway.
Actually, they fooled you I believe that's the Vintage Thunder rig. And originally (despite the badging) it was an Argosy
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:37 PM   #18
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Sodbust,

You can be among the first. Please see my post #32 here:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f227...h-87761-3.html

Go for it!

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Old 04-11-2012, 09:29 PM   #19
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Post Pics of Your Favorite Argosy Paint Jobs

My favorite non-stock Argosy paint scheme is one of the first Argosys that I saw with non-stock paint. The coach belonged to VAC members attending the WBCCI International Rally in Dayton, Ohio (1999). The color was Rose Haze Firemist (I believe that it was either a Cadillac or Buick color). The color scheme was very subdued but was so very elegant.

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Old 06-25-2012, 01:09 AM   #20
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1979 30ft, 3year old re-paint, w/clearcoat.
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:27 PM   #21
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1977 Minuet painted to match 1956 Pontiac tow vehicle

Our 1977 Minuet painted to match 1956 Pontiac tow vehicle by previous owner. Too bad the Pontiac wasn't for sale as well.

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Old 10-14-2013, 11:49 AM   #22
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Well, this one's aluminum. I've actually flown the original Shamu plane a couple of times. Nice SeaWorld themed upholstery on the seats similar to early Mustang pony upholstery.

Kind of big for an Argosy, though.

I like this 25th anniversary Sothwest plane but then it is shiny just like an Airstream.
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:33 PM   #23
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How bout this nice white Argosy!
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Old 08-22-2014, 02:59 PM   #24
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I love my rig and on the way back home from a week long trip it started to sway. The next thing I know it was on its roof. I had this rig for 18 years and never had any issues.
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Old 08-22-2014, 04:17 PM   #25
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Terrible news. Are you going to be able to save that lovely ARGOSY or is it a write off?
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Old 08-23-2014, 07:08 AM   #26
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Here are pictures of my 1977 Argosy 20 motorhome. I had it painted with the original paint codes from Airstream.
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