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Old 01-23-2006, 04:10 AM   #29
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Like the song says....

If you change the lyrics just a bit....

To know, know, know them....

Is to love, love , love them.....

And I do.....

(Chorus) Yes, I do....

(I don't know the original artist from the 50's or 60's but the title of this Classic was "To Know Him" I believe)
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Old 01-23-2006, 06:40 AM   #30
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RoadKingMoe took the words right out of my mouth. I have built a classic harley that I brought home in seven boxes and a frame. I feel the same way about my AS. She will be worth alot to some people when I'm done,but she will be priceless to me.

But really . If you have to convince them they just don't get it!!!!
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Old 01-24-2006, 09:09 AM   #31
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(I don't know the original artist from the 50's or 60's but the title of this Classic was "To Know Him" I believe)
Jim, it was the Teddy Bears, "To know him is to love him",and the producer was Phil Spector, IIRC. Why can't I remember important stuff? Nick
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Old 01-24-2006, 11:51 AM   #32
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Here's my answer and I'm sticking to it...

I've never witnessed the owner of an SOB having at least 1 person approach them at a gas station, Wal-Mart, RV park or campground; to discuss their travel trailer. When we take our AS to any of the previously mentioned locations, there is ALWAYS at least 1 person who wants to talk about it.

Occassionally, I'm asked to provide a 'free tour.'

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Old 01-24-2006, 12:15 PM   #33
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:24 PM   #34
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There is nothing like an Airstream.
I had a guy pull over and help me, even though I did need help, "because you had an Airstream".
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:32 PM   #35
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I have to second the person who said you just know when you see your trailer that you have to have it. When I saw the Argosy just in pictures for the first time, I was on the phone asking how much deposit the seller wanted. I still go out and sit in my Argosy and watch TV, and I see him when I leave for work every day. This trailer is a 1978 and in wonderful condition. The love affair continues. I look at new SOB trailers at the RV show. Then I come home and sit in my Argosy and know how lucky I am to have found him. This guy is a part of our family, a part of our fun, a part of our future retirement plans. My husband and I know for certain the this trailer will be here as long as we need it and nothing can go wrong that cannot be fixed, usually by us. Hope I didn't get too carried away, but those of us here on the forum know how this feels.
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:32 PM   #36
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I also read somewhere (probably here):

If you're in a serious accident with an Airstream, it most likely gets hauled off with a tow truck.

If you're in a serious accident with an SOB, it most likely gets hauled away in a dump truck.

Or some variation of that. You get the spirit of the sentiment, though...
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Old 01-29-2006, 05:59 PM   #37
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:39 PM   #38
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We had a very nice pop up for 17 years. We have had the Trade Wind less then a year. We have had more people want to take a look inside the Airstream then we did the pop up.
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