Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-12-2006, 05:28 PM   #1
Tramp Streamer
Commercial Member
ArtStream's Avatar
1995 28' Excella
Artist , at Large
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2,002
Images: 65
Blog Entries: 1
Where the heck R U ?

Where the heck is everyone?

I just drove from Houston to Chicago to Wisconsin, to Cleveland, than to Alexandria on to Memphis and now to Dallas.

Saw 2 Airstreams headed in the opposite direction, a MH at a local gas station, and a new Bambi unattended at a camp site.

I think the statistics should read "80% of all Airstreams are still in backyards, instead of on the road.

Get out their folks!


ArtStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 05:30 PM   #2
Rivet Master
DavidsonOverlander's Avatar

1964 26' Overlander
1974 31' Sovereign
Milton , ON
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 841
Images: 4
Working, working working!

Grant Davidson
Milton, ON

1946 Spartan Manor
1954 Va-Ka-Shun-Ette
1964 Overlander
1965 Avion C-10 Truck Camper
1974 Sovereign
2005 F-350 SRW 4x4 crew cab long box
DavidsonOverlander is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 05:41 PM   #3
4 Rivet Member
casarodante's Avatar

2012 31' Classic
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 485
Images: 29
I must agree to the dearth of Airstreams that we see when we travel. Lots of SOB's. However, we are still a working couple so our road time is limited.

The most Airstreams we saw was going to the International this year in Salem. But they were going the other way!

I did see one in the Home Depot parking lot the other day with their side window broken out.
Roger & Roxie (rore62) Smith (Air#178 - WBCCI#1646)
On the road!
2012 31' Classic - Nuestra casa rodante
Blog: - Old Airstream slides:
casarodante is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 05:48 PM   #4
Round on both ends
SafeHarbor's Avatar
1979 31' Excella 500
1975 28' Argosy 28
Rutledge , Georgia
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 783
Images: 39
Mine's in the FRONT yard.

1975 Argosy 28 "Argosy"
1979 Excella 500 31 "Betsy"
1992 Lincoln Mk 7 LSC
2003 Dodge 2500 Cummins "TowHog"
"Lucy Loosehair" the cat - Airstream mascot
Klaatu barada nikto
SafeHarbor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 05:49 PM   #5
Rivet Master
enduroryda's Avatar
1994 21' Sovereign
Down on the corner... , CT
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 994
Images: 9
Ditto here...still working and carting around the kiddos. I saw two this past weekend on the Mass Pike... one newer, looked like a 26' Safari going east and on Sunday what looked like an 80's one with a canoe on the TV heading west. Son gave me a high five when we saw them ...nothing is cooler than passing another or seeing one.
enduroryda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 05:51 PM   #6
moosetags's Avatar

2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,991
Images: 5
Tonight, we are at the KOA in Twin Mountain, New Hampshire. We are a week into a month long Airstream Excursion. We are going to head to Bar Harbor, Maine in a couple of days. We plan to spend a week there. From there, we're on to Cherokee, North Carolina for a week or so. If we can work it in, we might go by Jackson Center and take the Factory Tour. Maybe then we will go home, maybe.

So far on our trip, we have seen only two Airstreams going the other way on the Interstate.
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 06:03 PM   #7
Rivet Monster
wahoonc's Avatar

1975 31' Sovereign
1980 31' Excella II
Sprung Leak , North Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 7,174
Images: 40
One of mine is about 12' off the back porch, the other is up by the barn...and I am 200 miles away

__________________ many little time...
Why are we in this basket...and where are we going
wahoonc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 06:06 PM   #8
Rivet Master
juel's Avatar

1976 31' Sovereign
Currently Looking...
Chandler , Oklahoma
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,770
Images: 24
My Twink is down at the lake property. I go see him almost every weekend. We bought the property so we wouldn't have to reserve a campsite and haul him down there. Saves wear on him and on the Tundra. We'll bring him home for the winter for touch-up work and winterizing. I miss having him sitting out beside the house. I miss working on him every spare moment too. I think this is the best of both worlds until we retire and get a home built at the lake. Then he'll get to travel to other places.
juel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 08:35 PM   #9
3 Rivet Member
2005 19' Safari
Duluth , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 102
Ours will be up in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA- Northern most part of MN) this weekend with three other couples... canoeing, fishing and playing until we need a rest... then it will be back-to-work. Do not expect to see too many up there! The last 30 miles of road are DIRT! CAN'T WAIT!

You're point isn't lost on me though... we traveled 3,200 miles recently on a trip and saw but a handful of other AS's. Greeted them all with the familiar wave nonethelesss.
skykingpilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2006, 09:27 PM   #10
Rivet Master
FreshAir's Avatar

1966 24' Tradewind
Placerville , California
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,327
Images: 2
Our TW is still 'classing up' the foot of our driveway. (My son-in-laws description). We bought the AS in April, I retired 7/31 and have been really busy since. I don't know how I ever had time to hold a job!
FreshAir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2006, 02:27 AM   #11
4 Rivet Member
scf31's Avatar
1977 25' Caravanner
Jeffersonville , Kentucky
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 490
Images: 23
Just wondering,,,,, how about market share for Airstream vs SOB , any one know ? 2 or 3 % it cant be much,,,,
Movie Stars and Film Crews come to Me from hundreds of miles enticed by My knowledge, My imagination,expertise, creativity and innovations!
scf31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2006, 08:26 AM   #12
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
lewster's Avatar
Vintage Kin Owner
Naples, FL , Hood River, OR
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 7,306
I'm out there!


I'm in NM currently headed back to FL. I'll be on I-40 to Amarillo, then to Dallas, down I-59 to LA and I-10 thru the Gulf States. So far on th road from Hood River, I have seen 3 A/S's only and only 1 acknowledged my flashing headlights! What's with these people?????

Anyway, If any of you are out and about......flash those lights and wave!!!!!!
Lew Farber...ABYC Certified Master Marine Electrician...RVIA Certified Master Tech ...AM Solar Authorized Installation Center...AIRSTREAM Solar & Electrical Specialist...Micro Air 'Easy Start' Sales and Installations
lewster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2006, 08:50 AM   #13
Vintage Alum. Enthusiast
flyfshr's Avatar

1959 24' Tradewind
Phoenix , Arizona
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: I currently do not own a 2nd Airstream
Posts: 4,325
Images: 40
Later this morning, we're leaving the Grand Teton Nat'l Park and headed for Yellowstone for four days. Weather forecast looks bleak after today. Showers tomorrow and snow for the following two days. Guess I'll be fishing in inclement weather.

Then three days on the road to return to Phoenix. Heading down I-15 to Cedar City, UT then over to Page, AZ, 89A to Flagstaff and I-17 home.

4CU 2699 / AIR 10 / TAC AZ-1

I'm haunted by aluminum.
Charter Member of the 4 Corners Unit.
flyfshr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2006, 09:17 AM   #14
Pet Sitter Extraordinaire
kposey's Avatar

1975 27' Overlander
Chattanooga , Tennessee
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,005
Images: 56
Blog Entries: 1
My Airstream is in the front driveway waiting to be used this weekend! If you can get down this way, we are having a rally October 20 at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds and we have 23 signed up! Should be a wonderful thing to see!

Kathy, Tommy, & Crew, Chattanooga, TN
Air #2757
1989 SquareStream (Annie #8)
kposey is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Light Monitor - what the heck is this? lebolewis 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 23 05-21-2009 09:03 PM
How the heck do you post here. tait Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 22 07-24-2006 10:56 PM
Where the heck is our electrical panel??? Tin Lizzy Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 3 05-07-2006 12:20 PM
What The Heck Is This? cooperhawk Classic Motorhomes 17 03-05-2006 09:48 AM
What the heck is that switch on the wall??? TRAPEZE Airstream Motorhome Forums 7 09-10-2002 04:05 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:44 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.