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Old 04-14-2017, 10:56 PM   #1
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We have been dreaming of owning an Airstream for 10 years and we are now the proud owners if a 2013 19 ft. We are avid readers of the forum. Thank you all for sharing your wisdom with us newbies.
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Old 04-14-2017, 11:08 PM   #2
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Congrats on your new Airstreamfrom fellow Washatonians.
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Congratulations on your new baby. May you have safe travels and many great Airstream Adventures with her. We would love to see pictures of her.
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Old 04-15-2017, 05:13 AM   #4
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Congrats - please post some pictures of your new unit and/or travels. Hope to see you out on the road someday.
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Congratulations. We picked up our 2013 23D last fall from Covington and love it.
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Old 04-15-2017, 10:39 AM   #6
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Congratulations. We picked up our 2013 23D last fall from Covington and love it.
Oooo, a 23! Confession time. We actually bought our 2013 19 two years ago. We just got around to joining the forum. As much as I love the 19 I admit I aspire to upgrade to a 23. Where have you taken yours?
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Congratulations on your new baby. May you have safe travels and many great Airstream Adventures with her. We would love to see pictures of her.
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Oooo, a 23! Confession time. We actually bought our 2013 19 two years ago. We just got around to joining the forum. As much as I love the 19 I admit I aspire to upgrade to a 23. Where have you taken yours?
We started looking at 16 and 19 footers before deciding the 23D better fit with our needs. Once we found a tow vehicle (yes, we bought it with nothing to tow it with!), we headed out for thanksgiving in Sunnyvale, then over to Yosemite for two nights in the snow and then back up the west coast. All in all it was 16 days and 2500 miles which gave us a good shakedown of the trailer. Now we're looking at our next trip south for a week.
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Oooo, a 23! Confession time. We actually bought our 2013 19 two years ago. We just got around to joining the forum. As much as I love the 19 I admit I aspire to upgrade to a 23. Where have you taken yours?


Unfortunately you will be wanting 25 ft , skip the 23 and go for the 25
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Jumping from a 19 to a 25 seems wise as long as your tow vehicle is up to it. Otherwise, a 23 might be just the ticket. (ducking and running from a potential tow vehicle conversation)
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Unfortunately you will be wanting 25 ft , skip the 23 and go for the 25


They call that 2ft-itis...it never really stops because as you go up obviously you get more options/space. We started our hunt for a 25, decided we much preferred the 27/28 size, bought a 28 and now have a Classic 30
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Old 04-22-2017, 10:13 PM   #14
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They call that 2ft-itis...it never really stops because as you go up obviously you get more options/space. We started our hunt for a 25, decided we much preferred the 27/28 size, bought a 28 and now have a Classic 30
I love the 2ft-itis. Unfortunately it is a tight squeeze getting our 19 parked at our place so my visions of a bigger rig will be limited by that factor. I really do like that 23 though....
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