The Argosy line was specifically built to weigh less. New coaches today have heavier interiors, bigger fridges, microwaves, stereos, dual batteries, larger A/C units, larger tanks and overall 25' and larger are wider, meaning more real estate, more weight.
I read a rumor somewhere, maybe here that Airstream is thinking of dusting off the Arogsy nameplate once again with similar things in mind that it once had....who knows if it will appear, but with the iron still hot, and they really sticking to the trailer lines, I suppose anything is possible. Most of the FB units today from what I can tell were offspring of the old FB Argosy trailers....
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