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Old 01-12-2004, 05:14 PM   #1
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rear door - trying to post

Please bare with me .I'm trying to get a message out there to all, but I cannot seem to find any evidence of my efforts.Thanks to you all for your patience.

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Old 01-12-2004, 06:52 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard R.,

Now you can change that to . I have to admit you sent me scrambling to figure out what you meant by 'rear entry.' This is from argosytrailer.com -- Is this what your unit looks like? [on edit: argosytrailer.com now a dead link -- a great loss]

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Old 01-12-2004, 08:12 PM   #3
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Bob, thanks for the reply.I'm sorry I didnot mean to scare anyonoe with that rear entry buisness.The door is towards the back of the trailer rather than the tow hitch.You enter into the trailer near the bathroom.I'll send lots of pictures as soon as I figure out how.I'v posted 3 threads with photos attached and they all disappeared.I even drove up to the lake to see if they had landed in the trailer somehow.Could'nt find them anywhere but it was a good excuse to visit my Argosy.Let me know if you receive this one or I'll be heading out the door again.

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Old 01-12-2004, 09:05 PM   #4
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Can someone tell me how I can post some photos of my argosy so that you may all see my humble digs.It is not much but it is mine and I'm very proud of it.I was told that there were not many of the argosy trailers made with the door towards the back end of the unit. thanks, Ray
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If you open into the Forum section at the top of the page you will find one section titled About these forums, How-To's & more.... The 2nd & 3rd threads are about posting photos. Experiment posting pictures here again.

So, is your trailer laid out like this? Or not?
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:17 PM   #6
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Uh pardon me......

but BARE with me? Rear entry?
Are we talking about Airstreams or have I encountered yet another porno thread?
In any case, it's NP. all is better in an AS.

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Old 01-12-2004, 09:30 PM   #7
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Is an Argosy an Airstream or is it an Airstream Argosy or an Argosy by Airstream?Whatever I still love it .If you look at the picture you've posted for me,the door is towards the front of the trailer,[to the right of the wheel wells],when you veiw the photo on your screen.My argosy's door is left of the wheel wells, towards the back of the trailer.

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Okay. Historians? Any firsthand experience with this type door.

Ray, you almost had me going there until I found the following picture of a 1977 24 footer with a door apparently behind the axles. Anything is possible (assuming nobody flipped the image accidentally, but that seems unlikely given the distance from the trailer front to the little bit of wheel well visible). I don't know whether this was an available option or an example of how far Airstream used to go in regard to special requests.

We'll look forward to seeing pictures!
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... and in the last Argosy trailer year (1979), a 22' Minuet:
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:51 PM   #10
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Okay. Historians? Any firsthand experience with this type door.
The only brochures that I have in the house this evening are the 1978 and 1979 that don't list the rear entry floor plans. I do know that it was a regular production coach in either one or two lengths earlier in the 1970s. I don't know whether it is in the 1975 or 1977 brochures that are in my Minuet, but I know that it is illustrated in one or both of those brochures. With this floor plan, the center twins appear to have been moved to the front as convertible lounges on either side of the center aisle. If the snow continues to melt, I may be able to get to the Minuet tomorrow evening.

There are also at least one or two Forum members who have coaches with this floor plan if I remember correctly.

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YES!!!

Thanks Bob,I was on my way out the door to my Argosy to make sure I wasn't dreaming.I was told they were rare I'm just not sure how rare they are.I'll be sure to send you a photo as soon as I figure it out. Thanks again for your help.

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Old 01-12-2004, 10:04 PM   #12
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Hey Ray ~

Sounds like your picture-posting efforts are being effected by one of the following:

1. Do you "Preview Reply" your posts with the pictures before sending them? If so, it'll lose the pictures when you do send your post. Try posting a comment with a picture attached without previewing it first.

2. Your pictures are too big. Try making them smaller and see if that helps.

You may want to check out "How to post photos 101" for suggested photo sizes & some additional pointers.

Hang in there, before you know it you'll be a pro!

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Re: Uh pardon me......

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but BARE with me? Rear entry?
Are we talking about Airstreams or have I encountered yet another porno thread?
In any case, it's NP. all is better in an AS.

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Roger,
Yes they did make an Argosy with the door towards the rear of the unit on the curb side. I have seen 2 one sitting in a field far off the road, the other on a low boy trailer southbound on I-95 in SC. It is my understanding they made very few of them mainly in 1974-75.

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Old 01-13-2004, 12:31 PM   #14
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You might contact Charlie Burke at American Way RV in Boise ID. He is the Parts Guru there and has a 22 ft Argosy. I seem to recall it was a rear entry...... He may have answers for you. He was instrumental in helping me find a replacement potty that would fit without cutting into the "secret compartment"
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