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Old 06-10-2006, 04:16 PM   #1
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New Member - Go Airstream!

This is our first post, and we’d like to say ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’ to all the wonderful people on this forum. We lurked and read a lot here before we made up our mind to buy a 2007 Classic 31. We don’t have it yet, but will take delivery sometime this summer.

We are new to RV-ing and new to Airstreams, so right now the learning curve appears pretty steep.

On the other hand, it’s very exciting, and we’re looking forward to leaving the world of motel rooms behind us, giving our Springer room to stretch out and meeting wonderful people!

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Old 06-10-2006, 05:26 PM   #2
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Congratulations on your purchase. How are you going to wait until delivery? I'll bet you will be like kids waiting for Christmas.
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Old 06-10-2006, 05:29 PM   #3
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We have owned ours for two years now and love it. We also took the plunge and never owned anything else but will never give it up for another. The people we have met are great also. Overall it has been an outstanding experience.

Have fun!!!
We don't miss hotel rooms either!
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Old 06-10-2006, 07:17 PM   #4
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Welcome! Be sure to post pictures of your Springer in the pet section! Oh, and when you get your trailer, we'll expct pictures of that as well!
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Old 06-10-2006, 10:55 PM   #5
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Hub: We are like little kids! Waiting to get out there and join you!
bobandcarla: That's great to hear, makes us feel better. It seems so many people here have a lot of experience RV-ing or with Airstreams. Amen to not missing hotel rooms!
cameront120: You've got it! We sure will. Your fur-kid's are beautiful. Can you recommend a site to host the pictures?
Thank you all.
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Old 06-11-2006, 01:30 AM   #6
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Welcome to the forum.
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Old 06-11-2006, 03:49 AM   #7
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Thank you, Van. Beautiful Oregon with her fantastic friendly people is somewhere we go every fall. Maybe we'll see you out there!
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Old 06-11-2006, 03:13 PM   #8
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Can you recommend a site to host the pictures?
Thank you for complimenting my boys! I have been hosting my pictures at photobucket with great success.
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Old 06-12-2006, 12:48 AM   #9
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cameront120: You've got a good looking crew!
Thanks for the tip on Photo Bucket.
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Old 06-13-2006, 05:20 PM   #10
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Great to see people as excited as we were and still are today. Although we are fairly new, all of the great people we have met in our travels, especially Airstreamers, have kept us giddy like kids in a candy store.

if you have been following the forums your learning curve will accelerate you into pros in no time.

Congrats and go for it!
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Old 06-14-2006, 03:23 PM   #11
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TIMEMACHINE: Thanks. We're glad to hear that the excitement doesn't go away, and that you can figure them out.

This forum is wonderful. Can't wait to get out there and meet the real people who post to it. Hope to meet you 'out there' soon!
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Old 06-14-2006, 04:20 PM   #12
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It's all true ...

Congratulations on the new Airstream. We (me, wife, 2 kids) just bought a 28'er two months ago and also recently joined the Forum. We fooled around for several years before jumping in with both feet and making the purchase - SO MUCH WASTED TIME!! We have been even happier with the purchase than we ever dreamed. We've taken "Silver Sally" to horse shows, the beach, Disney - have probably done something 5 of the 8 or so weekends we've owned "her." In fact, we're pretty much depressed now every weekend that we don't go somewhere! And I don't care if I never see another hotel room ...

Hope you're as happy when you get your Airstream as we are with ours.

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Old 06-14-2006, 05:13 PM   #13
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Me toooooo!

I went into full-timing in a 22ft CCD with no RV'ing experience since I was a kid spending a few weekends with Aunt Jean in her "Silver Suppository".

Moved up to a 25ft Safari FB SE this spring and am so happy!

You'll know you're a real Airstreamer when you become uneasy sleeping under one of those wierd flat ceilings!

Congrats!

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Foiled,

It sounds like your as happy with your 25' Safari FB SE as we are with ours. I only wish we could full time or at least half time.
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