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Old 06-28-2007, 12:30 PM   #1
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Hello from Alabama

I have been reading the forum for several weeks and have learned a great deal in a short amount of time. I am currently looking for a trailer and have actually looked at a couple. Thanks to what I have read and learned here, I was able to spot some problems that would require costly repairs (like the axles being shot) that made the asking price of them way too high.

I am not in a huge hurry to purchase, but would like to have one by the Fall. I am not set on a particular year, model or length either. It will be used as a base camp during the fall/winter hunting season (parked in a full hookup camp) and weekend trips throughout the spring and summer months being towed around the South. I have a 95 Chevy Suburban 4x4 with the 454 engine, so towing should not be a problem. Also, while I am not opposed to taking on projects if the purchase price was set accordingly, I would prefer one that is "ready to go" with working AC, refrigerator, heater, water pump, tanks, solid floor, etc.

I guess that I should also add that my budget has me looking in the 1991 or older models. Some of the newer ones out there are a bit too nice for my needs at this point.

If you would help me keep on the lookout, it would be most appreciated.

Thank you.

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Old 06-28-2007, 12:53 PM   #2
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Jon, welcome. You are in the right place.

I will keep my eyes open for local Airstreams. You might also check the classifieds. Sometimes Alabama units are listed here.

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Old 06-28-2007, 02:16 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums from a fellow that a word???

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Old 06-28-2007, 02:37 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by gmorris

Welcome to the forums from a fellow that a word???

Heck, yeah! Although I do believe it must be capitalized...

Welcome, Capt. Jon! I hope you find what you are looking for and enjoy the heck out of it! This site is an AWESOME resource for any question you may have about it.

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