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Old 06-10-2013, 05:42 PM   #1
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I have been looking at this great site for several years and as I got my 76 Sovereign last week I thought it know the right time to join up.
I saw my first Airstream as a young man in the early eighties in a theme park in the UK appropriately named the American adventure, it was a 1947 model and about sixteen feet long. It was on display, fully polished and left a lasting impression on me. They are still quite rare items in the UK.
I am currently building a new house in a small village in Leicestershire (about 15 miles from where they recently found King Richard 111 bones) and decided it was a perfect site to live in an Airstream for the duration.
I am going to refurbish the "old girl" and from what I have seen its well engineered and will be a pleasure to work on.
I love owning American kit.
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Old 06-10-2013, 06:37 PM   #2
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Well, welcome to you!

How exciting for you. Have a great time.


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Old 06-10-2013, 06:43 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard!

We love pictures!

Good luck with the process!
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:53 PM   #4
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Welcome aboard. You may wish to contact "Tin Crumpet" I believe they live relatively close to you. They have a Classic Airstream motor coach, but many of the systems would be the same as yours.
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:39 PM   #5
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:55 PM   #6
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Welcome.
I designed and built my home 40 years ago. It is the most satisfying thing I have ever done. Good luck.

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