View Poll Results: Which kind of Airstreamer are you?
Full-Timer - "Parked" 6 4.62%
Full-Timer - "On the Go" 6 4.62%
90% Traveler/10% "Other" 12 9.23%
90% Rally Goer/10% "Other" 8 6.15%
90% Camper/10% "Other" 42 32.31%
50% Traveler/25% Rally Goer/25% Camper 8 6.15%
50% Rally Goer/25% Camper/25% Traveler 14 10.77%
50% Camper/25% Traveler/25% Rally Goer 18 13.85%
Other - Please Explain 16 12.31%
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Old 11-04-2008, 05:29 PM   #1
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Which kind of Airstreamer are you?

So this recent thread got me to thinking...there really are several different types of Airstreamers that come to mind.
  • Full-Timer "Parked" - Lives in their Airstream in lieu of a house and still works
  • Full-Timer "On the Go" - Lives in their Airstream while hitting the road
  • Traveler - Uses their Airstream in lieu of a hotel or cabin
  • Rally Goer - Uses their Airstream to attend rallies
  • Camper - Uses their Airstream in lieu of a tent
Which kind of Airstreamer are you?


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Old 11-04-2008, 06:19 PM   #2
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We don't use ours for travel per se at all. (If it's just for travel, then we go fast, hit the Motel 6's, and use Maria's fuel-sipping Honda.) The Airstream is either to go camping or to go to a rally.


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Old 11-04-2008, 06:43 PM   #3
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:40 PM   #4
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We stay in Lucy on average 130 nights per year, and pull her about 20,000 miles a year. We just travel in her. We spend about 5 night a year at rallys.
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:56 PM   #5
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We're 95% full timers but we do take 5% of our time out driving to & enjoying rally going.
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Old 11-04-2008, 08:27 PM   #6
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Full-Timer Parked, for now. Hi Terry, I see you were first to sign in this way. Hi to Marie, too. I'll be watching for your vote.

Enjoyed meeting you guys on the trip to the promised land.
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Old 11-04-2008, 08:48 PM   #7
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Full-Timer Parked, for now. Hi Terry, I see you were first to sign in this way. Hi to Marie, too. I'll be watching for your vote.

Enjoyed meeting you guys on the trip to the promised land.
It was good meeting y'all as well. As for the "paked" part, right now I wouldn't tow Bertha across the street. Brother, can you spare a frame?
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:26 PM   #8
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I'm a fulltimer while my house is being built. Once the house is done I'll probably use it for camping and attending the odd rally.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:31 PM   #9
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We're so busy working it seems like rallys are the only thing that can get our rig out of the driveway, but we hope to advance to 'traveller' someday.

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Old 11-04-2008, 09:43 PM   #10
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Which kind of Airstreamer are you?

As a public school teacher, I have had the opportunity to use my coaches for caravanning, rallys, and travel for six or seven weeks each summer. A typical summer usually includes about 4,000 miles of travel.

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Old 11-04-2008, 10:12 PM   #11
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We use ours when ever we can, typically every month. Most of the time it's for camping but when we CAN use it instead of a hotel, we do. Rally's? it's an excuse to go camping...
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Old 11-05-2008, 04:32 AM   #12
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perfect option for me with 90/10 choice... nine rallies, one camping...
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:20 AM   #13
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Go down to the lake and camp every chance I get. Never made a rally yet, but have that dream. Working full time and taking care of relatives leaves little time for joining other streamers. Bob sometimes takes the Argosy for work, but it's usually sitting here in the side yard. Now that it has no back window and Bob's in CA, it's just taped up and waiting to be fixed. Someday we both hope to retire....SOMEDAY
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:16 AM   #14
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We're a hybrid...

Right now we use it as our summer home, for traveling, and rallies (our first rally is on Friday!). Hubby's job will soon take him out of state. Sooooooo, we'll full-time in it while we're out of state, but still maintain our home here in TN (part-time full-timer?), and use it for travel.

We'll have @ 8K miles on our unit this first year.


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