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Old 02-04-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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I'm a new member looking to buy an airstream. My grandma owns one from a long time ago but she gave it my uncle who lives in Idaho so I never get to see it. I used to play in it when I was a little girl. I have a new family, a husband a 3 1/2 year old and a 4 month old. When we bought our house the owner sold us a 5th wheel trailer and we now want to sell it and buy an airstream so we can take our family on vacations to see the US!!
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:08 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums! How neat that your interest in Airstreams started when you were little and now you're finally getting the chance to have your own! Good luck selling the fifth wheel and you'll find lots of good info here to help you in finding the perfect Airstream for your family.
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:25 PM   #3
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Welcome to the Shiney Side

Welcome to the group and best of luck pursuing your Airstream.

Keep us posted about your progress.

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Welcome to the forums! Once we joined (last March I think), it took us 2 weeks to find Little Girl. They are out there, and this is a great time to start searching. More will pop up as Spring approaches.

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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. You have found the right place for all things Airstream.

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Old 02-04-2010, 07:18 PM   #6
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hi we are in winfield ks thats 45mi south of witcha ks.if you find a A/S with in 100 mi of winfield. ill go look at it and take a lot of pixs and send them to you.and ill do a full inspection from the tires and brakes to the ac on top. if that will help you to find a good A/S. let me know if i can help! bill & marsha almond 620-221-1952 williamalmond@yahoo.com PS how big of A/S are you looking for and what YR and how big and how much are you wanting to spend. im on the hunt now.whoohoo!!
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:43 PM   #7
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1963 30' Airstream - $3750 (Moundridge)

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1963 30' Sovereign Airstream for sale. $3750. This camper is in good shape. New water lines 2 years ago, dealer did the work. Has 2 new propane tanks and newer propane heater. Air conditioner works, but shroud is old. Interior is in good shape with most of it being original. Has apartment refridgerator. Looking for a 5th wheel. Paid $5,500 last year. This would make a great unique camper to take to the lake. Please email with questions or for more pictures.
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:47 PM   #8
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1979 Airstream Trailer - $6500 (Bethany, OK)

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This classic 1979 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht trailer is perfect for taking the whole family camping. In great condition, just needs a little TLC. We bought it from the original owner two years ago, he took exellent care of the trailer.....we have not had the time to use it and need to sell. Beautiful blue striped awnings, in excellent condition top off this classic Airstream. Check out the pictures and if you are a serious buyer please email us your phone number and we will get back with you asap.
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:54 PM   #9
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see craigslist stillwater ok i found a 08 classic 30sld 6,000 and a 70 A/S for 3,000
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Welcome to the Forums - good luck in finding the Airstream for your family's future adventures. Glad to have you aboard.
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:00 PM   #11
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1981 Avion Airstream Travel Trailer - $10000 (Grain Valley, Missouri)

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37 foot all aluminum Avion travel trailer (looks like an all aluminum Airstream travel trailer) with earth tone interior with heat and air conditioning and television antenna which sleeps 6 comfortably with kitchen with full size refrigerator and freezer, microwave, range and oven, bathroom with bathtub and shower, 3 private sleeping areas, dining area, and living room, 816-229-6500 or 816-836-4500
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:54 PM   #12
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The Avion above is not an Airstream product. Avion was taken over by Fleetwood several years ago and then then ceased production of said unit.

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Old 02-05-2010, 04:32 PM   #13
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Thanks everybody for all your comments and welcomes and advice! I'm so excited about my airstream, I'm on the hunt!! I live in Southern California so we're looking for one for sale hopefully on the west side of the US. I'm very excited. I'm almost thinking about getting a gutted airstream and doing a complete renovation! Wish me luck everyone and I'll keep you posted with my progress.
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Old 02-05-2010, 04:35 PM   #14
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Thank you soo much Bill for your offer to help! I'm so excited to get an airstream but now even more excited to join the airstream community, so many nice people. Kansas is a little far for us to purchase an airstream. We live in California so we're hoping to find one closer to home. If you're ever out here on an airstream adventure give us a shout!
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