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Old 01-23-2011, 03:54 PM   #1
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Greetings from The Land of Enchantment

Greetings All, we just bought our first A/S. It's a 1961 26' Overlander in pretty good shape and we're totally pumped! Was parked for a number of years under a tarp by the original owner. We dropped her off at the A/S service center in ABQ for a complete check-out - so should have a good idea of exactly what lies ahead in the "work on it" department.

I've been reading and doing my best to absorb as much of the fantastic info here on the forum and I know I'm going to need a bunch of help on a bunch of topics in the next weeks getting her ready for the road.

Looking forward to all of it

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Old 01-23-2011, 03:58 PM   #2
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Greetings from the sunshine state.
Welcome to the forums,you will find all the answers you need to redo your unit here.Just ask away and I`m sure someone is able to help you. Dave
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Old 01-23-2011, 03:58 PM   #3
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Congratulations on your new purchase. We would love to see pictures when you get a chance. This forum is awesome and so helpful. Keep us posted on your progress.
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Old 01-23-2011, 03:59 PM   #4
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We have just the thing for you - in a week or so we will be posting info on our 4th annual Restoration Rally held each year in June in Albuquerque - we cover everything you would ever want to know about rebuilding Airstreams and is a classroom style event taught by professionals - also available are folks who can look over your trailer and give you feedback on what you need and don't need.

This years dates are 6/9 - 6/13

So watch for you announcement in the next week or so, or PM me with your e-mail address and I'll send you a sign up sheet when we officially open up registration.

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Old 01-23-2011, 04:06 PM   #5
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Thanks! I'm definitely interested in that Restoration Rally (I'll PM for the sign up). I have some pix that we snapped. What's the best way to post? (size etc)
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Old 01-23-2011, 05:09 PM   #6
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Old 01-23-2011, 05:33 PM   #7
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VERY NICE! And you even pull it with an Avalanche!

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Old 01-23-2011, 05:47 PM   #8
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Welcome Robert,

Glad to have you with us. Nice looking rig.

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Old 01-23-2011, 06:23 PM   #9
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Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. That's one nice looking old girl. Congratulations!
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Old 01-23-2011, 06:25 PM   #10
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Looking forward to seeing you at the Restoration Rally.

Looks like you found a really nice one!

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Old 02-27-2011, 09:06 PM   #11
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Welcome to the wonderful world of '61 Overlanders, very nice pictures!

Don't forget to join the list (club) of '61 Overlanders here on the forums.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f109...lub-42782.html

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Welcome to the forums, and congratulations! That is such a beautiful unit. I love how light and airy it is. Happy camping!

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Wow! Nice! Even got the optional rear mounted gas tanks. Sweet!
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Welcome to the wonderful world of '61 Overlanders, very nice pictures!

Don't forget to join the list (club) of '61 Overlanders here on the forums.

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