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Old 02-10-2007, 08:33 PM   #1
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Talking New to the AS community!

I'm a new member to AS forums. Also, hopefully soon to be an AS owner. I'm looking diligently AND patiently. We're looking for something to be a part time summer coastal camper and to travel with as well. My wife and I have 2 small kids and are looking forward to the camping experience. Right now I have my eyes on an 81 Excella Limited 31ft. AS forums has been an excellent source for research and information. We'll see how the process goes.


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Old 02-10-2007, 09:28 PM   #2
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Welcome and best of luck on your quest for the aluminum tube.

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Old 02-10-2007, 10:19 PM   #3
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I think you're near the "happy hunting grounds" for Airstreams. A lot of retirees park em in Florida... then either pass on or need to go into a care facility. Look on craigslist and newspapers in Florida.

With two small children you may not want a "spare time hobby", so consider that the older your unit, the more likely you'll have rehab, replacement and repair issues. You might pay a bit more for a 90's unit, but you'll get a newer furnace, refrigerator, air conditioner, etc.

It surprises me how low the prices can be on larger 90's units - and with 4 people unless you're planning just weekend and short hop camping trips, you'll probably be happier in a biggun!

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Old 02-10-2007, 10:42 PM   #4
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Welcome to the Forums, and best of luck in you search for the perfect Airstream.
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Old 02-24-2007, 01:56 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum. Good luck in your search I'm sure you will find a wealth of info here.
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:30 PM   #6
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Welcome to Airstreamland from Arkansas...check out the classifieds here...I just bought a 1975 31' Sovereign that was listed is awesome.

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