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Old 01-03-2011, 06:05 AM   #85
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The Boat is a bit to heavy for any hills at 7,500lb
That's a lot of boat to have tugging on your Airstream when lowering into the water!

Kinda reminds me of this poor fella whose brakes failed on the ramp.
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Old 01-03-2011, 06:53 AM   #86
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Thank you for the Pictures, that is quite a Hitch.
We have a 2 inch hitch receiver on the front of our coach. great for a bicycle rack or a carrier.
But also great for launching Boats and such.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:39 PM   #87
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OHMYGOSH!! What a beautiful finish on your coach. How much time do you spend maintaining it?
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:48 PM   #88
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This is an interesting thread. I believe the initial post spoke of wanting to identify various features, specifications, options and such on our vintage motorhomes. Since I bought mine in November 08 the original owner has been more than helpful in bringing me any artifacts and the like pertaining to the coach. One thing I have and would be happy to share is the original 1987 Airstream factorh sales brochure including an insert detailing motorhome product specifications, features, options, and floorplans. I own a printing company and can readilly make copies for those who are interested. Kenneth
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:52 PM   #89
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That would be awesome Kenneth!
Or maybe just scan it and make it available to us?
As far as the thread goes, its coming on very well, and we are getting some great pics and details!
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:19 PM   #90
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I had already printed off a few of them, but the last time I posted the offer I got no response. Where do you want me to mail it?
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:23 PM   #91
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:24 PM   #92
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Myrtle Lynn,
Your MOHo is beautiful Who did it for you and how much time do you spend maintaining it?
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:49 PM   #93
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This is an interesting thread. I believe the initial post spoke of wanting to identify various features, specifications, options and such on our vintage motorhomes. Since I bought mine in November 08 the original owner has been more than helpful in bringing me any artifacts and the like pertaining to the coach. One thing I have and would be happy to share is the original 1987 Airstream factorh sales brochure including an insert detailing motorhome product specifications, features, options, and floorplans. I own a printing company and can readilly make copies for those who are interested. Kenneth
I would love to see those!
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Your MOHo is beautiful Who did it for you and how much time do you spend maintaining it?
I did it. I have 9 airstreams one motorhome. I have polished 7 so far. I am addicted to airstreams. lol. It is very time consuming. I own a full service car wash detail shop and express lube. I have the perfect place to do it. I now have a guy full-time helping me. There is so very little maintenance just wash and that's it. I just mess around with it on free time. It is my out to de stress. If you ever wanted to know more about it I can share the process. I always recommend removing the clear coat if it's starting to break down. It's so easy and cheap to do and makes your airstream look great! So easy!
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Old 01-10-2011, 12:42 PM   #95
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Great post idea...kudos to Keyair for starting it! I'll jump in.

I picked up Athena, a '82/'83 280 in very poor shape. She had been hacked into and modified all over. The front sofa was entirely missing. All the electronic controls for the door and step were gone. Most of the key systems were kaput. And someone had decided that red paint applied with a brush was the right way to refinish a bathroom. I'll start with the "before" pics just to shock you!

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We laid in new Pergo floors, recovered all the walls, installed new memory foam sofabed (from Costco!), built a new bathroom vanity, resurfaced the shower, installed an instant on hot water heater, Xantrax sine wave inverter, group 8D batteries, battery meter, 660watts of solar, new aircon units...the list could go on practically forever. Not to include the major suspension and front end work we had to do.

This is Athena today:
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Stunning!
More pics please, especially some pics of that polished exterior!
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sure! Let's start with these. It's a nice show of the work in progress.

(btw, how do you post more than four pics per post?)

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