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Old 11-13-2010, 08:05 PM   #1
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New to Forum, Avion Blasphemer

Hola, AS cousins, I've been using the forum for a couple weeks for information and advice on aluminium travel trailers. I have an '81 34V Avion (gasp!). I do appreciate all of the information and friendliness I've seen so far. Thank you, Chuck

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Old 11-13-2010, 08:27 PM   #2
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Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Saving a vintage Avion is a good thing, also.


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Old 11-13-2010, 09:04 PM   #3
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Welcome. I also have a '63 Avion Travelcader, it's a great trailer.
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:01 PM   #4
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We'll welcome you as Vintage Kin You're not alone, and a lot of resto tips carry over from one to the other. Glad you're here!

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Old 11-14-2010, 12:54 AM   #5
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Owned an Airstream trailer first, an Avion came along later, and then while on an Airstream hunting mission, stumbled onto a Spartan. Aluminum, riveted construction is the trailer(s) for me.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:22 AM   #6
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Greetings. If it is aluminum with rivets then it must be good.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:24 AM   #7
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Pics. Always pics. Not near enough information on this brand (or others). Welcome (from a once Silver Streak owner . . . next one may be an Avion).
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:45 AM   #8
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Welcome to the forums. Yes, Avions are cool. We had one, a 23', and I actually think they were built better than an Airstream, although a little heavier and a little harder to pull because they are also not as aerodynamic. But still, aluminum and cool.

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Old 11-16-2010, 07:01 AM   #9
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Welcome to AIR Chuck,

Love the Silver Avion rigs. We have a 1973 TravelCader 25' that we really enjoy. Stark differences between it and our Airstream, but both great rigs.



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