Lurker turned owner
I've been a lurker at these forums for a number of years now, but have finally (and somewhat unexpectedly) jumped into ownership. After years of daydreaming over ads online, I recently came across a trailer in my area on Craigslist. My wife offered to accompany me on the trip to see it, which I thought would surely bolster my rational side and I'd talk myself out of it. Instead, she gave me the encouragement to buy it!
My camper is a 1977 Arogsy 26' twin-center beds, rear bath (the drop down menu during registration didn't give me an option for a 1977 26', only a 1976 26'. I think my camper was built in '76 for the '77 model year, but not completely certain). It's in fair shape: Useable as is, but needs some TLC. The body is relatively solid, with only a couple of the usual dents/dings. It had been repainted at some point in its past, but could use a new paint job.
This winter, my priority is to work on the inside. It needs a good thorough cleaning, removal of old bubbled window tint, new toilet, new mattresses, new screens, new curtains, and new upholstery (the couch is with the upholsterer now). The previous owners installed a laminate floor, which is fine for now, but will be replaced at some point. Next spring, I plan to have the bearings and brakes inspected before any road trips.