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Old 01-30-2006, 10:12 PM   #1
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Hi all. I too am a new owner. Mine is a beat up 1978 6 meter minuet. I look forward to posting lots of questions and getting lots of answers and then someday being abe to answer some myself!

Like what?
-repairing / replacing argosy plexi side windows
- running new water lines as these have burst sometime in the past
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Old 01-30-2006, 10:16 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to the forums. Argosy's are cool - but I may be partial....

We have an Argosy specific sub-forum and lots of help here. Make friends with the search tool on the blue tool bar and keep us updated on your progress.
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Old 01-30-2006, 10:40 PM   #3
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Welcome to Airstream Forums

welcome and have fun plenty of good people to help you out, evrything from wine to salted or unsalted peanuts here..
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Old 01-31-2006, 06:21 AM   #4
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Another Argosy, good for you. Have a 78, 24ft and love him. Didn't have to do the major repairs, but have invested a lot of time and $ to restore what was just "old". It's a fun project. Take you time and enjoy. It's kind of a downer when it's all done.
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Old 01-31-2006, 06:41 AM   #5
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Take you time and enjoy. It's kind of a downer when it's all done.
then it's time to get another one!

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Old 01-31-2006, 07:52 AM   #6
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Old 01-31-2006, 07:55 AM   #7
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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on your purchase. I love those Minuets and have been searching for one around here for quite sometime. I look forward to your progress.
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Old 01-31-2006, 09:21 AM   #8
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I don't think Janet's biased. I've been in her Argosy, and it is pretty cool! Good luck with your new project. I was in the same spot three years ago. I didn't know much, but now I've replaced floor, axel, and appliances. You'll be replacing windows and running new water lines in no time!

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