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Old 02-04-2011, 03:11 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by Ken J View Post
61 - Hope you don't think I'm responding too much - some folks have all the luck - a free trailer is great!

I think your plan is VERY sound - get the running gear safe - get some cushions to sleep on - fix the plumbing (not a big expense - more time than money) and enjoy it this summer - when the summer is over, decide your project for next year and keep at it - it will get done. As you get into applieances/fixtures it does get pricey - but again pace it out and enjoy it.

Let us know what you find as you use it, you can learn how to fix it here - ask away with questions..

Ken J.
I agree. Some of us Streamers are on fixed incomes and have to work with what we have. Enjoy the experience. Rome wasnt built in a day. e cant all have a "perfect" Airstream. That keeps it interesting.

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Old 02-04-2011, 03:37 PM   #30
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You can have plenty of fun even when it is mostly an aluminum roof over your head. When I had mine boondocking up at the ranch with no hookups, I accidently ran the battery down and then ran out of propane to boot. I still stayed the whole weekend and used my back up camping gear; lantern, propane cannister stove, cooler and warm clothes. Had a great time....
Glad to hear you are keeping the trailer, take your time getting it up to speed.

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Old 02-04-2011, 07:30 PM   #31
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Thanks folks!

And reply as much as you'd like - feels good to have nice people truly discussing things instead of just arguing like the politicians.

This site and you folks are great!

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