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Old 02-10-2007, 05:42 PM   #1
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72' Overlander

She's not new, however she is ours. She is our first. She just needs some attention and TLC. We brought her from Arkansas to the great state of Texas. I have wanted an Airstream for years. My wife has liked them since I showed her one at a car show. Her family in Viet Nam thinks it is funny that you pull your second home behind you truck. We are hoping for many trips.

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Old 02-10-2007, 05:47 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forums. Hopefully your new to you AS will open a whole new world for both of you.

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Old 02-10-2007, 09:12 PM   #3
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Congrats on the 72 Overlander! We have the same one. If you need any help on anything we may have tackled on ours, just give us a yell and we will be glad to help.
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Old 02-10-2007, 09:25 PM   #4
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Any pics??
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Old 02-11-2007, 08:24 AM   #5
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Thank's Silvertwinkie. I really needed that. I sometimes put too much on my plate. K
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Old 02-11-2007, 08:44 AM   #6
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We looked at Tammy's site. We liked her curtains. Our trailer had no curtains when we bought her. My wife is thinking about making them. She has sewn for years. I have been trying to find out if you can buy them pre-made. What would an average price on a trailer like ours? We are not looking for anything too fancy. We have a 2 year old. Thank you. K
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Old 02-11-2007, 03:00 PM   #7
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Nice project to have. Check out our '73 when you have time.
Looking forward to hear of your progress!

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Old 02-11-2007, 03:22 PM   #8
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You appear to be in the "ideas stage"

We paid some serious bucks for extremely nice curtains from James Ambruso. Member Sneakinup did not, and his '72 Airstream turned out spectacularly.

You might want to look at Sneakinup's photo gallery since you are looking for improvement ideas.

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Old 02-11-2007, 08:45 PM   #9
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We are new Airstreamers also, and you will find this is the place to be. Everyone here is very knowledgeable and willing to share it! Congrats on the new project and welcome to the forum.
Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience.

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Old 02-12-2007, 08:00 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forums. There is so much good information here.

Our trailer is a '70 Overlander - we've posted some pix.

We are also looking into curtain replacement - a prior owner had made some but we are thinking metal blinds.

Have fun and share your stories...

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