View Poll Results: Would you buy another AS?
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Old 07-12-2008, 02:22 PM   #15
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I have owned a 34 ft, a 1989 29ft Excella.a 1989 25ft Excella,a 1996 25ft Classic,,I now own a 2004 28ft CCD and a 1996 21ft Sovereign . I am also looking for a 1987 or 1988 23ft Airstream. I figure its my way of helping the economy.

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Old 07-12-2008, 02:56 PM   #16
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Might under certain circumstances consider an A-Liner, but we got here via tent -> pop up -> SOB, and I doubt we'll go back. "Never" is an awfully long time, so I won't say that.
But still....

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Old 07-12-2008, 03:16 PM   #17
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We're on our second one and uless disaster strikes will keep it til they plant us. If disaster does strike we'll get another one.

After having Airstreams we just can't see getting a SOB. The ugliness of the white box and the Kuntry Kitsch interiors just horrify us.
I'd rather be boon docking in the desert.

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Old 07-12-2008, 03:19 PM   #18
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I already have.
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:25 PM   #19
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Without a doubt I would. If I had the money I would have one for everyday of the week!
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:43 PM   #20
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You betchya!
We'd like to have a 34' with a slideout to keep as a basecamp and travel with our 28 footer.
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:48 PM   #21
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Where are the NO Responses

I notice that all of the comments added to this thread are of the "YES" variety. I would like to hear what the 5 (so far) "NOs" have to say - why wouldn't you buy another one. Unless as some of the comments say, they don't plan on buying another RV ever.
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:54 PM   #22
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We bought our first and only Airstream (2001 Safari 25SS) last Fall. Even being a seven year old entry-level Airstream model it still cost us about 50% more than a BRAND NEW white box trailer that we could have purchased with new appliances, slides and all the latest amenities.

Even though the appliances in our Safari are starting showing their age, and it's been back to the dealer several times for minor issues, we couldn't be happier (well, unless it was new 27 FB Classic, which we'll buy right after we win the lotto!)

Bottom line: No regrets here. But keep in mind we lean towards the simple side of camping/RV'ing. Buying a 5'er or a 35 foot TT with three slides is the last thing we would want -- which is why most folks will never own an Airstream. It's not necessarily the money, they just want biggest and the latest.

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Old 07-12-2008, 03:57 PM   #23
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Shoot yeah. We are on our third. This is our keeper and I am wanting a second for a "spare"
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Old 07-12-2008, 04:49 PM   #24
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Of course I would if my needs changed and I needed a different trailer. But you are asking the question on a site that is devoted to Airstream aficionados, so don't expect too many "no" answers..
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:01 PM   #25

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ummm.. good guestion

Yes I would.....but will I?

Probably not, unless something drastic happens to the "Frantic Banana".
AF #1

"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"

So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:21 PM   #26
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No, because they don't honor there warranty, "What do you expect there built by humans", and mine is junk.
Two years old and the axles are shot! Re-skin and it still leaks between the marks put on by Airstream, read "And the Fun Never Stops" ( I haven't posted on it for awhile so there is more). Approx $3000.00 in two years, haven't got the final price on axles yet.
The only time the warranty was honored Sutton replaced the water pump with the wrong pump and flooded the trailer.
If anyone replaces the 19" TV, the power supply is between the frig and the wall, boy that was fun, Thanks Lew.
Vintage maybe but not new!!


PS: Airstream claims the axle's are 3800 lb. and the GVWR is 7000 lbs., the trailer is 7040 with Black, Gray, Fresh Water tanks and both Propane tanks full and all my gear.
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:46 PM   #27
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We've owned a 72 Argosy 20, a 77 Argosy 24, a '75 Argosy 22RD, a '63 Overlander, and a '74 Sovereign. If anything happens to Bertha, we'll buy another Airstream. Like Gunny, I'm concerned about some of the issues with the brand-new units, so if we got another one, it would probably be a several-years-old coach.
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:29 PM   #28
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Until Airstream gets the manufacturing problems squared away that are causing the filiform corrosion - and makes some arrangements to take care of current owners who have this problem - I would not even consider buying another. And that's too bad since they have a new floor plan I like in the 23' Safari/Flying Cloud.

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