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Old 12-31-2009, 06:20 PM   #1
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Super cheap 1978 31 ft. Sovereign - Advice needed please.

Hello Everybody.

I've stumbled upon this listing on craigslist -http://lexington.craigslist.org/rvs/1525740125.html

I'm in the UK so would be unable to look at the A/S on such short notice.

I was wondering if anybody else has come across the listing/owner/A/S and if so what were their thoughts?

Iím considering purchasing this, is this wise?

All comments welcome,
Lucy.
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Old 12-31-2009, 06:31 PM   #2
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lucy airstream is only about an hour or so north of me....If you need anything as in checking on it I could maybe do that for you if you would need anything checked on it.....my husband is out of town on work so it would just be me!!
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Old 12-31-2009, 06:48 PM   #3
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Hi Monique

I've private messaged you.

Thank you for being so kind!

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Old 12-31-2009, 08:29 PM   #4
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Not that it matters a whole lot, but from the photos, that trailer looks like an Excella. GVW of a Sovereign of the same year would be about 6800, and the seller says it is 8,000, The serial number of an Excella will start with an "E" instead of "L" "O" or "I", which it would be if it was a Sovereign. Most Excellas had a front lounge, like that pictured.
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Is it wise?
Absolutely not.

By the way, an Excella would have a wide blue strip in the middle of the trailer, like 8 inches high by many feet in length.

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I have offered to go and take a look at the rig for them if the owner gets back in touch with them.....Kevin is out of town on work and it is just me (Monique) and the kids.....what are the things that I should look for to see if this is a trailer in "good" shape?
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Old 12-31-2009, 09:05 PM   #7
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It is a local number, I am a hour away,
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Just rereading the ad it looks Phisy, it appears like a prince from Nigeria wrote it , just let it go,,,,,,
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Must not be in too big of a hurry to sale, I saw this trailer on craigs list last year....

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Thank you all for the advice - I've emailed and phoned him to no avail so who knows.
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Just rereading the ad it looks Phisy, it appears like a prince from Nigeria wrote it , just let it go,,,,,,
Princes from Nigeria don't usually have a phone number, though. They only accept email!
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