Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-14-2013, 11:18 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
2014 27' Flying Cloud
Seguin , Texas
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 57
Hello From Central Texas

Hi folks,
My better half and I have made the decision to move forward on buying an AS.
This will be our first travel trailer. We just sold a vacation house on the coast because we wanted to see more of what's out there in this big, beautiful country.

We're 51 years young and both of our kids are gainfully employed. We're ready to be more adventurous in our traveling and to stop flying over everything to get to a destination...

Currently wrestling with basic questions like:
1) do we buy new or used?
2) what model best fits our needs?
3) do I need to upgrade my truck, etc.?

80-90% of our camping will be just the two of us. The rest will most likely be weekend trips with one or both daughters (and their pre-spouses if there is such a word). We know we want to go with a 30 footer just not sure which.

There seem to be so many "trade offs" and no perfect answer. But alas that's with everything worthwhile!

Looking forward to digging into the forums for nuggets of wisdom and experience. Looks like a very comprehensive site for all things AS.


Laidback1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2013, 04:44 AM   #2
Always learning
Top's Avatar
1972 29' Ambassador
1962 19' Globetrotter
1951 21' Flying Cloud
Central , Texas
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,775
Images: 24
Blog Entries: 2
Send a message via Yahoo to Top
Welcome! Congratulations on the decision to buy an Airstream and see America. There is tons of information here on those questions you asked. Good luck on your search!

P.S. You might want to attend a rally to talk with some Airstreamers and look at their trailers. Soldiermedic is hosting a rally during Wurstfest in New Braunfels next month.


Work is never done, so take time to play!
Top is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2013, 06:08 AM   #3
Rivet Master
cwf's Avatar

1999 34' Excella
Currently Looking...
Round Rock , Texas
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 5,472
Images: 2
Come on over and join in the fun!!! See ya there!
Peace and Blessings..
WBCCI# 30676
cwf is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.