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Old 02-05-2007, 10:13 AM   #1
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What is a Bambi? I know it is small, but does it have different quality parts than the SE Safari? Is it more top of the line?



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Old 02-05-2007, 10:18 AM   #2
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In curretn and recent model years, Bambi refers to single axle Airstreams in the 16' and 19' length. They are available in several tim levels including the Safari, International, and several special editions. They are all identified first as Bambis.

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Old 02-05-2007, 11:22 AM   #3
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So, all 16' and 19' AS are Bambis?

As long as I tried, I could not figure that out. I knew that 16' and 19' are Bambis, but did not know every one was. I think I have that right.

Thanks for the answer.

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Old 02-05-2007, 11:35 AM   #4
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Current model year 16' and 19' are all Bambis, I think back to 2001.

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It is confusing...because the term "Bambi" when used in the 60's meant it was the smallest model and 16' long. The "GlobeTrotter" was 19' long. Recently, the name Bambi has been recycled by Airstream and is now model that is still small, but very different in fit & finish today from the vintage ones. And as previously mentioned is available in several finish packages - which confuses matters even more.

When speaking of vintage trailers, "Safari" used to mean it was 22' it is a line of finishes & style.

Today, the level of basic upgrades, which are really more style IMO, are:

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All these have different options & color-schemes available and then there are the special editions like "David Winnick" & " Quicksilver".

Check out some dealer websites for a better understanding of what is currently out there...if it's vintage you're interested in, check out the Vintage Archives

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Vintage Bambi...

'61,'62,'63 Bambi's are 16 foot. '64 Bambi II is 17 foot.

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Old 02-05-2007, 01:14 PM   #7
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Thanks to all!

I am fairly new to AS s. It seems like they keep adding new and different floor plans quite often. I read in a post yesterday about another new floor plan in a 23' or 25'-can't remember which.

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