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Old 08-17-2014, 11:55 AM   #1
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Introduction - Full-time Airstream residents

Hello. My wife and I are full-time Airstreamers. We currently live in a 1970 Safari ("Short Round") and are refurbishing a 1976 Tradewind ("Joan Wilder") to trade up, as it were, and have a full bathroom. We have two dogs and zero debt. It's the way to live!

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Old 08-17-2014, 12:08 PM   #2
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Old 08-17-2014, 12:13 PM   #3
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I full-time in a '74 Tradewind, 25'. It is a good size for me, single, no pets.
I like living 'small' and my truck and trailer are paid for. That IS a good feeling.
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Old 08-17-2014, 01:28 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum. Short Round and Joan Wilder? Any explanation for the names or do you just like the movies?

When I retired last year I had everything paid for and money for my last kid's college set aside. It IS a great feeling.

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Old 08-17-2014, 02:41 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum! Sounds like a fun little project you've got going there.
Family of 4 living, working & exploring the USA in our Airstream.
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:34 PM   #6
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Congratulations, and good for you!


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Old 08-18-2014, 07:03 AM   #8
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Thanks for the welcomes. As far as the trailer names go we where thinking about adventure and exotic locations. So when I came out with Short Round from Indiana Jones for our first trailer a 70 safari the name fit. He also look like a silver bullet. Joan Wilder is the character from romancing the stone. So it keeps with the theme.

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