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Old 03-28-2008, 05:40 AM   #57
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Chances are whoever buys it can afford to self-insure. Plus - if you're willing to pay the premiums, you can insure anything at any value.
I know. I have a 1984 VW Scirocco that is insured for about three times the book value, but the hurdles associated with getting it that way took several months and a ton of work on my part.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:15 AM   #58
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I saw that late last night. I wonder if it'll be a paying bid or just a gremlin. I guess if we continue to see it for sale, we'll have our answer.

There is no question in my mind that it's a nice trailer and for an urban camper with lots of scratch, the right one if done right and have the tow vehicle to match the need.
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:37 AM   #59
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No wait! It must be worth it because it's got a retro clock. It's in a great location for hanging dishrags. The second hand twitching underneath is a hoot!
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Nothing was mentioned about new axles. But you wouldn't be pulling this anyway -- what's the weight of Corian per cubic foot? Everybody sing, 'Separation, rear end separation, comin' down the trail...'

I'd pay that much + a dollar if they did a two-fer with the saintly english muffin.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:38 AM   #60
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I wonder if it'll be a paying bid or just a gremlin. I guess if we continue to see it for sale, we'll have our answer.
...but the reserve is not met. As long as that is the case any bids are meaningless. The seller can always lower the reserve though and then that shill bidder will be sweat'n.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:44 AM   #61
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I have seen this bidder bid on alot of stuff Airstream. Maybe he's a collector. Seems like alot for a very nice trailer but way out of my league.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:56 AM   #62
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I know. I have a 1984 VW Scirocco that is insured for about three times the book value, but the hurdles associated with getting it that way took several months and a ton of work on my part.
Scirocco's are a great car! What did you do to it? Any pictures?
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Old 03-28-2008, 10:09 AM   #63
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Scirocco's are a great car! What did you do to it? Any pictures?
Six month long complete restoration back to like new. I'm at work right now, but I'll send you a link to some pics when I get home this afternoon.
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:30 PM   #64
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We'll know tomorrow, this the first time this rig listed? Or has it been on so long it seems like it has been before....
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:42 PM   #65
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I better get back to polishing, man!
Wonder how much time and $ went into that, looks like a piece of art!
Ad says 5 months in stripping, sanding, and polishing.
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Old 03-28-2008, 07:22 PM   #66
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Gee, no curtain for the bath window! How did they miss that?
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Old 03-28-2008, 07:30 PM   #67
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Gee, no curtain for the bath window! How did they miss that?
Maybe on purpose...you know how some people are.
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Maybe on purpose...you know how some people are.
Yea a bunch of "show offs"!
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:29 PM   #69
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Love the clock--my mom threw hers out in about 1982....
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:36 PM   #70
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Just another thought...they come so sporadically. What about when it leaks? I'll bet this is the designer's first Airstream, and he doesn't realize that leaking is what A/S do best. All that Honduran mahogany (or whatever), and Willy-Dilly designer carpeting is going a good soaking.... Just wait 'til the buyer comes back with the warranty claim on that.
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