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Old 06-26-2011, 10:27 AM   #1
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Greetings from Black Forest, CO

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I'm Grampz (AKA Steve Karr). My wife Dee and I have owned our 1977 Sovereign for about a year. We found it on an online classified add. I said that I would drive 1,000 miles to pick up an Airstream. 962 miles later we had our mostly original Airstream. It was very dirty and had uninvited guests. Our floor plan is the Twin bed rear bath layout. Other notable features are the four Zip Dee awnings (my wife's favorite feature), and the "Vista Vue" window package. After a little tweaking, coaxing, a few small parts and a lot of Silicon lube, everything works.

We are not WBCCI members yet, but our Airstream has the outline of "1706" under an extremely faded Wally sticker. It would be interesting to get some history on our Airstream. It was originally purchased from Bill Thomas RV, just outside of St. Louis (not far from where we picked it up). Also, there is a fire fighter sticker on the rear window.

Our tow rig is a 2000 Ford F-350 Crew cab 4x4 dually with the Triton V-10 engine (automatic and 4.30 gears). We have a 10,000 lb receiver hitch, which was set up for our 24' enclosed cargo trailer. It does a great job pulling at a whopping 7.5 MPG (up or down hill, feather-footing or floored)

We are looking to attend a caravan sometime this summer, close to home.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:41 AM   #2
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Hello, Steve, and welcome to the forums! You'll find lots and lots of information here about your Airstream and about Airstreaming!

If you want to join the WBCCI, there are some fine units in your area. Of course, the DenCo unit is right in your neighborhood, and they are great. Also in your broader area is the Four Corners Unit. In any event, as a member you can take part in rallies and caravans from any WBCCI unit, whether you're directly joined to that unit or not.


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