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Old 09-07-2013, 07:04 PM   #15
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I wouldn't want to cut up a new(er) one, but you can get the late 70's 31 footers pretty cheap. Especially if you found a couple with frame damage and shot axles (which would be pretty easy to find..). I'd stay away from the double pane windows (my 77 had them) just for simplicity, but if you found a couple with decent shells and the rest toast, that'd be the ticket!

Best of luck whichever way you go!
Actually you could go cheaper then that, get one with front damage and one with rear damage.
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:49 PM   #16
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The difference is $15,000 for 3 years or $52,000 for 20 years lol!

Sadly, the $50,000 camper is $130 cheaper a month!
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Old 09-08-2013, 12:42 PM   #17
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Heres something I didn't consider. What would insurance be like on a trailer of this magnitude? Id of course put full coverage on it. Whatdya guys think?
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:49 PM   #18
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Iv been thinking a TON these last few days. 50 grand is a ton of money to dump on an Airstream. Im getting a bit cold footed. Are there any Panamerica owners on here? If so, please speak up. Id love to talk to you!

And Iv discovered the Eddie Bauer Airstream. Its somewhat like a PA... ish. They only come in 25 and 27 foot though but they still have the lift gate in the back. I don't think its meant for motorcycles though...
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:36 AM   #19
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A small trail bike might be low enough to fit through the EB rear door and not overload the frame.
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Old 09-09-2013, 09:04 AM   #20
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Eek. That's what I figured... Iv never actually seen an Eddie Bauer in person so I wondered how big that door was.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:52 PM   #21
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Do the pictures of the one (and building behind it) at $52K resemble the one in the following link show at $28K in November 2012...

2009 Airstream Panamerica Used Cars Sea Tac WA - YouTube

....in Sea/Tac, WA? Wonder why the seller didn't use his own current pics? Could it be a fishing exhibition for someone with a PA on another listing? Only the Shadow knows for sure.

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Old 09-10-2013, 04:23 PM   #22
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Wow. Looks like he bought it then is trying to flip it for a profit...
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:28 PM   #23
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Well that video unit above sure isn't the "Vitronix store" version at Colonial Airstream.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:46 PM   #24
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Not even close lol
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Old 09-10-2013, 06:06 PM   #25
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Do the pictures of the one (and building behind it) at $52K resemble the one in the following link show at $28K in November 2012...

2009 Airstream Panamerica Used Cars Sea Tac WA - YouTube

....in Sea/Tac, WA? Wonder why the seller didn't use his own current pics? Could it be a fishing exhibition for someone with a PA on another listing? Only the Shadow knows for sure.

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If I would have found that trailer for $28,000 I would have bought it.
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I wouldn't have even thought twice about it lol. I couldn't get to the bank quick enough!
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The guy sent me a message today. Heres what he said:

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Thank you for your interest in my 2009 Airstream Pan America. I want you to know that I closed my auction earlier because someone offered me the buy it now price, but didn't have all the money available and I can not accept financing. The price I want to obtain for the RV is $50,000 US (this price includes shipping and insurance charges).It is like new, completely working, perfect running condition,with no hidden damages or accidents,it has always been garage kept, low miles, non-smoker no flood or storms. It is a US model with US specs and passed the US test emissions. It will be as if purchased locally. The title is clear and you will be able to register the vehicle in your state without any problems.
I am requesting a $50,000 refundable deposit at the be ginning of the shipping. If you are not 100% content with the Rv you will be able to ship it back on my expense to get your money back. I am sure this will not happen,
because it is a state of the art vehicle and you will have no reasons not to be content with it.
We will use eBay Motors as third party. First you will pay the payment to eBay and you will send the receipt proving your payment to eBay. Please note that eBay will hold your deposit of $50,000 until you will confirm that you received the vehicle and you transferred the title into your name.
If you agree with these terms, please send me your full name, home and shipping address, eBay ID so I can register the transaction with eBay asap.

...waiting for your fast answer, Alex Mueller
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I just got one too. He says...

Hello there,

Thank you for your interest in my 2009 Airstream Pan America. I want you to know that I closed my auction earlier because someone offered me the buy it now price, but didn't have all the money available and I can not accept financing. The price I want to obtain for the RV is $50,000 US (this price includes shipping and insurance charges).It is like new, completely working, perfect running condition,with no hidden damages or accidents,it has always been garage kept, low miles, non-smoker no flood or storms. It is a US model with US specs and passed the US test emissions. It will be as if purchased locally. The title is clear and you will be able to register the vehicle in your state without any problems.
I am requesting a $50,000 refundable deposit at the be ginning of the shipping. If you are not 100% content with the Rv you will be able to ship it back on my expense to get your money back. I am sure this will not happen,
because it is a state of the art vehicle and you will have no reasons not to be content with it.
We will use eBay Motors as third party. First you will pay the payment to eBay and you will send the receipt proving your payment to eBay. Please note that eBay will hold your deposit of $50,000 until you will confirm that you received the vehicle and you transferred the title into your name.
If you agree with these terms, please send me your full name, home and shipping address, eBay ID so I can register the transaction with eBay asap.

...waiting for your fast answer, Alex Mueller



I baulked on him and requested he call me. He did. Extremely broken English & zero feed-back? Claims he hasn't sent the above letter to anyone else although I saw El Camino Man's post before receiving the email. Also, he said he closed the auction today as it was ending today anyway....not according to eBay...should have ended on Friday. Got a message from eBay saying they shut down the auction but no specific reason why.

Just for S&G, I asked him to send me some specific pics that I haven't seen anywhere on the net for a PanAmerica.

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