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Old 11-22-2010, 04:38 PM   #1
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First, let me tell you about the name Tater. Every vehicle we have ever owned has a name. Our Airstream was named Tater because the first time we took it camping, the owner suggested it looked like a baked potato so the name stayed. Now we just call and tell them Tater is coming and they know exactly who it is. Now to current times, our A/S is a 22' Sport and next month we are trading for a newly ordered 25' FC. We are so excited to get the new A/S but are in an apparent long queue for manufacturing and delivery but it should be in before Christmas.

We plan to spend the night at the dealership in Atlanta, GA and return to Florida the next day. This is all the week of Christmas so let's hope everything happens as planned. We had hoped it would be in before Thanksgiving but apparently A/S is backed up on sold orders and delivery. We can't wait to get out in this unit. We loved the 22' Sport and recognize the larger unit will be a little more challenging to tow.

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Old 11-22-2010, 04:45 PM   #2
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Welcome to the FORUMS. You'll enjoy the extra room of the new trailer. Post pictures when you get the new trailer. We all love to see pictures here.

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Old 11-22-2010, 05:12 PM   #3
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Welome and enjoy your new Tater! Post X mas pics. Maybe a big bow for her!
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:26 PM   #4
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Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Congratulations on your new baby.

We have a 25FB, named Lucy, that we have spent over 750 nights in, and towed almost 70,000 miles. We have not tired of her yet.
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:15 PM   #5
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We hope to spend some serious time in Tater as well. I'll get some photos next month when we pick it up. Hopefully, there won't be any manufacturing delays. Thanks to all of you who post on the forums. The information is very helpful and made me go back and double check the weight limitations of my hitch and truck. We're OK on both, but did a double take to make sure.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:16 PM   #6
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Welcome Tater,

I guess it could pass as a giant baked potato. Congratulations and best of luck to you.


"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do."

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Old 12-30-2010, 08:52 PM   #7
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First night in Tater

First night was cold at Top of Georgia AS Park.
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Old 12-31-2010, 05:57 AM   #8
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Looking at your pictures, I never would have guessed it was Georgia! That does look cold. Good luck with your new AS. We'll keep an eye out for you on the road.
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Old 12-31-2010, 07:28 AM   #9
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Welcome Tater! Love the name and story behind it!!

Congrats on your new AS! Enjoy her often.

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Old 12-31-2010, 10:18 AM   #10
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Welcome! Our 27 Classic has the same nickname!
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:04 AM   #11
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Welcome. If you like camping, hope you will consider joining the Florida Bend WBCCI Unit 153. Our next rally will be Suwannee River Hideway, Old Town, Fl February 11-13. Reservations can be made at 352-542-7800. Will at Lighthouse Restaurant on Friday as a group. Host will provided meals by host Saturday morning and evening. Let one of them know if you can come: Winston Montague 850-878-1281 or Don Wood 850-671-2179.

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