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Old 07-27-2016, 04:34 AM   #1
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Hi from Ontario, Canada

We have purchased our new to us 2011 30' Limited Classic "The Cabin". I cannot believe how much I enjoy camping in this AS. I vowed I would never camp again after our last rainy weekend in a tent. We have had a number of motor homes of different sizes and would go to Arizona for the winter, where we bought a park model in a 55'+ community. That lasted about 3 years as we decided we wanted to travel more. We have never pulled a travel trailer before and we are amazed at the convience over the motor home. (Less rattling noises) There is a lot to learn and need to get better with our turns. Hopefully that will come with practice. TV is a 2012 VW Tourag Turbo diesel. Pulls 30' fine.

So glad to have joined this forum. Interesting and informative members. Planning (wrong word as my husband likes not to plan) a huge trip to California, leaving Augs. 4th, wish us luck!

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Old 07-27-2016, 05:30 AM   #2

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Hi from WNY....

ENJOY your new adventure.

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"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"

So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 07-27-2016, 05:36 AM   #3
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Hi from Ramara, ON. I'm kinda the no planning type too, sounds like a great adventure. Enjoy your trip.
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Old 07-27-2016, 01:57 PM   #4
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Hello from just down the 401!

Congratulations on your Airstream! We just purchased this year also and I had never towed anything quite this large before. I'm happy to report though that after a few practice sessions and one medium journey by myself, I'm already feeling pretty comfortable. Still working on perfecting the backing up, but these trailers really are easy to drive when set up properly.

Enjoy your adventures and update us on your progress!

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Old 07-27-2016, 02:37 PM   #5
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Hello From Loretto Ontario
We are in our 6th year of Airstreaming. Love it!!
Enjoy your trip
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Old 07-27-2016, 02:41 PM   #6
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Hello from Mimico area of Toronto.
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Old 07-27-2016, 04:01 PM   #7
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Welcome Carol, from another Burlington resident!

Brian & Connie Mitchell

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Old 07-27-2016, 04:17 PM   #8
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Hello from Ottawa, another Touareg here pulling an Eddie Bauer. Happy Trails:-)

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Old 07-27-2016, 05:32 PM   #9
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Okay no trailer, but I know you'll dig my 310 turbo diesel.

Happy trails from Hillsburgh Ontario; keep the rubber side down.

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Its a recession when your neighbor loses his job; its a depression when you lose your own. "Harry S Truman"
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Old 07-27-2016, 06:16 PM   #10
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Welcome. We're in our 4th year with our AS and the smile still hasn't worn off! Happy camping!
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Old 07-27-2016, 06:28 PM   #11
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One more welcome from Toronto! We're coming on our one year anniversary & still loving it. We're currently on our first adventure that's longer than a long weekend & enjoying every minute 👩*❤️*👩
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Old 07-27-2016, 06:30 PM   #12
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We have been RVing since 1968, Airstreaming since 1978 and joined the Ontario Unit in 1983. We have been full-timing for the past 10 years. It has been a hoot! I recommend the Ontario Unit as a bunch of pretty good folks. Our WBCCI membership is focused on the Unit although we have been to a number of Region and International rallies in the past.

Welcome aboard.
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Old 07-27-2016, 07:46 PM   #13
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Formerly from Burlington (King Rd).

Your T-reg should make for a great TV. Very envious.
Airstreams..... The best towing trailers on the planet!
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Old 07-28-2016, 05:04 PM   #14
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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on your new Airstream! We're just up Appleby Line in rural Milton.


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