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Old 07-03-2009, 02:46 AM   #1
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and it has begun.

My girly and I just purchased this airstream. we were living in a coachman fifth wheel for a little bit but have always admired the airstream style . i found our 76 excella 500 for sale online for 2thousand dollars. its like a dream. weve got alot of work ahead but we're super anxious to get it all worked out and move in. its not in terrible shape but there is alot that i cannot do myself for example wires hangin' out of everywhere and some plumbing fixtures all jimmy-rigged by former owners. luckily ive got some friends who have got some skillz in these areas. needs a Serious polish.. excited to have found this forum too. this restoration i imagine will take me about a year, ill be posting more photos and theads as i make progress.
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Old 07-03-2009, 03:24 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums. You have officially have an Airstream addiction. There are lots of great info and people here to help you in all phases of your renovation. Remember no question is too stupid to ask, most have been there done that.

We live on SoCal too. We all love photos. Looking forward to seeing your progress.

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Welcome to the forum. Again, we like to see photos. Best of success in your journey.
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Old 07-19-2009, 05:56 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum and Airstreaming. Unfortunately you have now contracted ATS (aluminum-trailer-syndrome), of which I know of no cure.
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