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Old 04-27-2013, 11:30 AM   #1
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Greetings from Saskatchewan

Hello, we are Leon and Janey from Regina, Saskatchewan Canada and are newbies to the forum. We are also S.O.B (Some Other Brand) owners but after having our first tour of several A/S this past week we are happy to announce that we are going to change the trailer we tow. Our closest dealer is over three hours away and until the tours we hadn't even considered an A/S as our future retirement home. We are just over three years away from DW retiring and we have joined the forum to gain knowledge on Air Stream living, towing and maintaining. In our thirty-seven years of marriage we have had 1 tent, 4 fold down trailers, 1 truck camper, 1 fifth wheel and now our present TT (a 2012 Dutchmen Kodiak 242RESL) - whew ! We had the 5'er the longest at just 25 years and it seems like they don't make Rv's like that anymore although we are hopeful in the Airstream. What really surprised me was when the tours were over both DW and I agreed on the one we want for our retirement home - 30 foot Classic (she's a real beauty).
In our upcoming time together we hope we can be of as much help to you as we know you will be to us. Hopefully our paths will cross and we'll be able to share a conversation together.

Leon and Janey
"We were not placed on this earth to see through one another, but rather to see one another through!"

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Old 04-27-2013, 12:01 PM   #2
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Welcome! Thanks for sharing your history and that terrific quote.

I'm a newbie here myself so not a ton of useful advice yet but my wife and I just bought our first trailer - a 27fb Flying Cloud and the sheer joy of our first outing is still making me smile!

Welcome and good luck!

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Old 04-27-2013, 02:14 PM   #3
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Leon and Janey,

Greetings from Roblin, Manitoba. Welcome to the forum. You will find there are some A/S' in Canada.

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Old 04-27-2013, 06:05 PM   #4
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Greetings from Saskatoon and welcome to the forums. If you want to come and check ours out, you are more than welcome to...Also there are two WBCCI rallies in Saskatchewan this year.. May long weekend north of Lloydminster and September long weekend in Moosejaw.. I'd be happy to show you around if you want to visit...
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:39 PM   #5
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Welcome from Flin Flon! Excited to hear of your airstream adventures!
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:53 PM   #6
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Welcome from Southern Ontario.... just picked up our A/S this afternoon and drove it home... just backed into the driveway! The weather just got better and can't wait to get out and explore.

Welcome from another brand new 'newbie'

John and Joan.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #7
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Congratulations - from Northwestern Ontario - on your new adventure! - you're gonna love it!

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:39 PM   #8
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Welcome from Waskesiu! Come up and camp here sometime!
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:41 AM   #9
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Welcome from Montana! You guys are certainly planning way ahead, which is great as it will allow you to become experts prior to owning.
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:28 PM   #10
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Welcome from BC! We get a fair number of RVers from Alberta and Saskatchewan out here. Partly the beautiful mountains and lakes, but probably because the climate is a bit milder. [In Canada, there is no "south" to get to. It's all north, but some places are a lot more north than others.]
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Old 04-28-2013, 01:14 PM   #11
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Welcome from Ontario/Saskatchewan


I am sure you will find Airstreamers a very welcoming group. I sure have over the last 10 years of owing one.

I am currently residing in Ontario, but will be moving to sunny (albeit chilly) Saskatoon in September.

Look forward to meeting up with you some time.

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