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Old 11-22-2005, 03:59 PM   #1
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Rivet Hi there!

I'd like to introduct myself. I am Laurie Hawkins and I live in sunny Southern California with my two kids, three dogs and two cats. I am very new to airstreaming, having just purchased a 1965 17' Caraval in need of a lot of TLC, and am excited/terrified about rehabbing it. The first thing we have done is to remove the really big metal box from the back of the trailer. I still need to check to see what kind of damage the box has done. Tomorrow, we pick up the new axle; I'm so excited!

I have contacted a couple of forum members who have been very patient in answering my questions and, as I progress in my endeavor, I expect to have tons more questions. Thank you for the help you have given me, it is greatly appreciated. Have a great Thanksgiving!


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Old 11-22-2005, 04:10 PM   #2
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welcome aboard laurie!

if you want to ask questions real time try the chat tonight (every tuesday) at eight central.

the link is at the top of the page.

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