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Old 05-14-2008, 01:44 PM   #1
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Hello Community:

My wife and I (of 36 years) just purchased a 1969 Globetrotter 21' and we are totally psyced about restoring it. We are so fortunate to find this one just miles from our home - and it has been in the same family since it was brand new. So, yes we do need to do some work but it is in outstanding condition.

I m a retired U.S. Coast Guard CPO who served in Viet Nam while I was in the Army. I'm into wood turning, furniture and cabinet making, photography and water coloring. Originally from the East Coast we now live in the great North West - Spokane, WA. We moved here three years ago after spending thirty years in Alaska.

Looking forward to meeting other community members. I'm sure we will rely on "you" for a lot of assistance on this new project.
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Old 05-14-2008, 01:59 PM   #2
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Welcome, First I must say thankyou for your service to this fine country. This forum is a wealth of information with a great members. Good luck to You and the Misses with your new GT. Robert
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Old 05-14-2008, 02:02 PM   #3
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Welcome! I know your neck of the woods very well as I studied Architecture at WSU in Pullman and spent a lot of time in Spokane. There are some beautiful old homes on the banks over the river that I used to admire during my visits.
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Old 05-14-2008, 02:02 PM   #4
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Welcome, Joe, from west of the mountains. Congrats on obtaining your Globetrotter (pictures? please?!). We have a very active group in the Northwest, so hopefully we can meet one day at a rally. Good luck with your new project!
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Old 05-14-2008, 03:34 PM   #5
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Being born and raised in Spokane, with family still there, welcome to the little club of very cool kids (code for adults with cool toys)... The GT is a very grand little trailer! If you need help this site will lead you in the right direction!

Welcome!

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Old 05-14-2008, 03:59 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forums. Good luck on your restore.
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Old 05-14-2008, 04:42 PM   #7
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What a great find. Pictures, we need pictures. This must be a good looking trailer.
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Old 05-15-2008, 09:10 PM   #8
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Hi Mel - Thanks for the welcome ... now I want you to come to Spokane and make my new "old" globetrotter look like your airstream - or at least share with me where to begin! Your phots are outstanding (and I use to teach Photography) really impressed me. Well, honestly I don't know what got me the most - the airstream pictures or the classic cars.

I look forward to meeting you soon.

Joe
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Old 05-15-2008, 10:07 PM   #9
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Joe, welcome to the forums! Great to know there's other 69's in Eastern Washington! Please share pictures.

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Old 05-15-2008, 10:59 PM   #10
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Welcome to the forum! Good luck! BTW a service manual is one of best tools if you don't already have one and take lots of pictures --- and post em too!
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