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Old 05-11-2007, 08:23 PM   #15
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Terry and Marie,
Nice looking unit there...let me know if you need pictures of a gutted one Yours is basically identical to mine all the way down to the green/gold counter tops....look under the twins and behind the fridge I would be willing to bet you might find some of the original god awful yellow and orange shag carpet

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Old 05-11-2007, 08:28 PM   #16
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I specifically said to keep me out of the pictures because I looked like H---!

I was in the process of using the little compressor to air up the tires, since each tire had 20 pds of pressure and needed 50, and was almost under the bathtub looking to see if the converter was plugged in. I could find no plug,
or any plug to plug anything into.


Pulling it home invoked a lot of stares. An old guy around the corner from the house saw it and followed our progress until we turned, he was calling for his friend to look. I went to pick up dinner, and when I came home a younger couple with a baby were standing in the driveway looking at it and smiling. The young man said he always wanted one, I told hime we had one for sale and we were going to full time in this one. After I explained full timing, he asked what we were going to do with all of our stuff. He and his wife came in, looked around and bought the bedroom set and the 57" HD TV.

I think we will be ordering the curtains from another forums member, because I will not have time to do them. A major cleaning will commence tomorrow, and the son is coming in tomorrow afternoon to rip the carpet up.

I know you will wish us luck and I thank you in advance.

(yes, I will keep Terry off the roof, I hope)

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The plug for the boat anchor...I mean univolt is on the wall right where the divider hits it on mine. If you go into the curbside wardrobe closet the plug is way down on your right and is a B***h to get to...

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Old 05-11-2007, 08:44 PM   #17
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Terry and Marie,
Nice looking unit there...let me know if you need pictures of a gutted one Yours is basically identical to mine all the way down to the green/gold counter tops....look under the twins and behind the fridge I would be willing to bet you might find some of the original god awful yellow and orange shag carpet

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It came with all manuals, including the service manual. The owners manual had the original lifetime warranty certifiacte filled out for a gentleman named Cunningham from Ohio.
Yes, there are a couple of spots that have the goldish carpet.
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Old 05-11-2007, 10:15 PM   #18
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Wa-a-ay cool Terry & Marie! It looks very nice. You're going to have to start a travel blog ...
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Wow! Terry sorry you have to move but into an airstream is a step up!
I love full timing. I have travelled more in the last last year tanthe rest of my life!

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Congratulations Terry and Marie on your new aquisition. It will be ship shape in no time at all. Terry just make sure you don't overdo it. I am sure you are wanting full speed ahead but don't blow the boiler. One step at a time, inch by inch.... anything is a cinch. You guys are a true inspiration, thank you.
Hope to see you down the road, maybe in Perry?

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Old 05-12-2007, 05:40 AM   #21
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I am pretty sure we won't make Perry, even though it is almost in our back yard.
I am still trying to make chicken salad out of chicken droppings, if it doesn't work we can always sell the new trailer. Hmmm.... I must be getting old, calling a trailer that was built when Richard Nixon was exiting the white house "new"...
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Old 05-12-2007, 09:29 AM   #22
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Nice find, looks a lot like my 73, only your exteriour is much nicer. The inside layout really seems to work well, the girls like the big powder room in the back. Best wishes DG
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It looks like the real deal....and it appears to be in pretty fine shape....good luck and good fortune.....you all deserve it...pj

Ocala is a good spot to call home.40 miles to the gulf 80 to the Atlantic.good fishing and camping.cooler in the summer.not too many cold days in winter but best of all price is good.then you have more cash for mods and trips.
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Old 05-12-2007, 08:05 PM   #24
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The univolt works, "if all else fails, read the flipping owners manual that came with the trailer". Direct quote from Terry.

Fridge does not work. Freezer not even close to cold. I feel a trip to Bob's is in my future for a fridge, mattresses and see if any tambor doors are there.

I looked at foam mattresses's but for both beds the cost is way out of line for 8 inch and my tender behind, (yeah right) would not like 4 inch foam. So Bobs place here we come. Last time we were there they had brand new Coach mattresses's for either 79 or 89 dollars. Watch, they will go up before we get there.

Scott was here and got the antenae back down and pulled up the old carpet for us and even picked up the nails in the driveway.

Sold both desk top computers today and the young couple from yesterday came and picked up the big screen tv and the bedroom set. My son asked what we were going to sleep on and we both looked at him and said, "we have 2 airstreams, no problem". But we have the futon and Terry still has trouble lying down because of the broken transverse processes in his lumbar spine and is more comfortable in the recliner.

Will start cleaning Monday and make a trip to Bob's a week from monday. Can't go next weekend because the big going out of business sale is Fri, Sat, and Sun. Tue, Thur and Sat he has Massage Therapy and Physical therapy, so we save our pennies and go next week.

Stay tuned for the further adventures of Us.

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Good morning,

We have ordered the curtains from Silver Threads, in a cream colored fabric. She found what I wanted right off the bat. Thanks Tammy. The inside of Alumalodge is kinda dark, so this will help lighten it up.

Also the gaucho is pretty icky. It is the original one. any suggestions on recovering or replacing? The foam seems out of shape and lopsided, and my mother woulda loved the fabric. Kinda reminds me of her sofa when I was a bit younger. Gotta go away!!

Well, the crew of people who did not run will be here shortly for the garage cleaning and sorting party. God help us and pray for me, we are attacking Terry's garage.

Marie

Oh by the way, happy mothers day to all mom's in alumaland.
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Old 05-13-2007, 06:33 AM   #26
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The inside of Alumalodge is kinda dark, so this will help lighten it up.

The foam seems out of shape and lopsided, and my mother woulda loved the fabric.
We desided on the above name, if it aggravates us too much we can delete the "d" and "e"...
The cushion on the goucho and I seem to have something in common...
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Yeah, Terry and Scott were saying silver turd, alumalog etc. Can ya guess why I vetoed those?

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Old 05-13-2007, 06:43 AM   #28
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Yeah, Terry and Scott were saying silver turd, alumalog etc. Can ya guess why I vetoed those?

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Uhhh, it was "tin turd", based on the current odor from the 2 year old black tank contents.
We'll be fixing that as soon as we get a license plate on it, maybe as soon as tomorrow. Some of the neighbors have been sighted wearing gas masks while on their morning and evening walks past our newest acquisition.
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