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Old 05-08-2007, 11:44 AM   #1
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What did you name your Argosy?

Some friends and I were talking about names for our vehicles(my daughter calls her car homer) This brought us to names for our trailers. His is a 78 6mtr minuet, mine is a 77 24ft. I think he has settled on The Bubble of Doom for his. I'm leaning towards Queen of the SlipStream for mine. The wife says SlipStream Queen. They want to name my truck Tug. What have you all named yours?

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Old 05-08-2007, 11:52 AM   #2
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Just call him Twink because he looks like a reverse Twinkie. Lots of Twinks out there I think. I didn't know it was so popular when I started calling him that.

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Old 05-08-2007, 11:55 AM   #3
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Beluga -- round and white. Names are free. Use whatever you want.

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Old 06-26-2007, 04:24 PM   #4
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My '75 Argosy 24' is the "Dog House". Now when she kicks me out I have some place to go. She gets a kick out of the name too.
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:45 PM   #5
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Haven't been able to settle on a name for our trailer yet but our under sized GMC Safari van that we tow with has been dubbed "Fluffy"; as it "Come on Fluffy, you can do it!"

Week before last a GIANT 5th wheel pulled in and set-up camp next to me. The first thing I saw when I looked out the door were mountain high letters on the side of this thing that said "Everest". I was thinking at the time if I'd had an indelible marker I should have gone out and written "Mole Hill" on the side of mine. -Bernie
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:52 PM   #6
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Hedwig, snowy owl chashing the TV named Ptarmigan.
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Old 06-26-2007, 05:19 PM   #7
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Favorite Names

In the few short weeks we've enjoyed having...but yet using our 1979 27' Argosy...we've tried several. XStream was thrown out pretty quickly. We're leaning toward The Painted Stream because it helps other folks to understand.
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Old 06-26-2007, 05:37 PM   #8
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Hi All,, for the short period of time that i owned her,, Casa Blanca,, was the name i gave to my 24 foot Argosy,,,, she is sorely missed,, donna
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Old 06-26-2007, 06:31 PM   #9
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We named our Argosy Old Rivets, at the time it was the oldest Argosy known to still exist.
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Old 06-26-2007, 06:33 PM   #10
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We named ours Costalotta for what it will cost us when we are finished
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Old 06-26-2007, 07:29 PM   #11
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What did you name your argosy?

My '78 Minuet 6.0 Metre carries the name -- "Indy-Mini". Her one and only previous owner was a Professor at Indiana State University in Terre Haute and that is where the coach resided until I purchased her three plus years ago. Her license plate is simply -- 78 MINI.

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Old 06-27-2007, 12:55 AM   #12
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A friend came up with...

..."Tim Can". When I first asked if she wanted to visit my Airstream Argosy, she thought I was talking about a boat! I like multiple meanings.

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Old 06-27-2007, 03:51 AM   #13
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Our '76 was named "the White Pearl". The our '77 20 Calss A is calle "the Peanut" OUr 73' 26' is called the sand Pebble"
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Old 07-15-2007, 08:32 PM   #14
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We call ours "The Painted Pig." There's a book by that name, but I haven't read it.


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