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Old 11-06-2008, 08:19 PM   #1
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New to the forums and to Airstreams!

Things have moved quickly since I started looking for an Airstream. I found a 1980 International 25 ft here in Ontario through this site and towed it home this week. This replaces a 15 ft fibreglass trailer we had for 7 years. I pulled the Airstream down 401 from southwestern Ontario to eastern Ontario and was delighted to find it handled every bit as good as my small trailer.

Just sold my old trailer tonight so I have moved from fibreglass to aluminum. Thanks to a number of you who answered some questions I had before I made the purchase.

Look forward to a rally someday. Have there been any in Ontario?

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Old 11-06-2008, 08:50 PM   #2
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Congratulations on your new baby.

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Old 11-06-2008, 09:45 PM   #3
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Welcome and congratulations and I don't know but if there hasn't you can make one.

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Old 11-07-2008, 04:37 AM   #4
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Congratulations on the move. There are lots of parts available for your unit.

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Old 11-07-2008, 07:07 AM   #5
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Congratulations and welcome to the forum which is very friendly and will give you will a lot of answers. Take Care.
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:15 AM   #6
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Congratulations on the new trailer.

There is an Ontario Unit in the WBCCI. You may want to contact them to find out about rallies in your area.
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Old 11-07-2008, 09:04 AM   #7
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Congrats on the move up. You not only picked a great AS, you now have an extended family that you never knew you had. ENJOY !!
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Old 11-07-2008, 02:27 PM   #8
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Lucky, lucky you!! I hope you find the move to be as enjoyable, interesting, entertaining, fun and worthwhile as much as most of us have. There is so much experience on these Forums - have ANY question, you'll find an answer here. Hasn't failed me yet. We've just completed our first year of trailering - fortunately, we started with an AS. Heck of a learning curve, the first year, but we managed. Can't wait for the second year to start - don't know how to make it through the winter. We're both having withdrawals just thinking of not seeing the TT for so long.

Congrats on your big step - hope it proves out to have been a step up. Enjoy the coming season and hope to hear of a rally you're planning for Canada.
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:33 PM   #9
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Welcome and Congratulations
But I am sorry to Have to tell you have a kinda rare Disease Called ALUMINITUS For Which there is NO KNOW CURE.
So you just have to live and have FUN with it.
Congratulations again
We hope to see U down this way come spring.
Please remember the ONLY STUPID Question is the one U DON'T ASK
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:23 PM   #10
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nice to hear about the new AS find. good luck and welcome to the forum
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:07 AM   #11
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Wecome fellow ontarion!!

Welcome to the Forums... Everyone has been very helpful to us..... We love this place.....See ya down the road...
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:09 AM   #12
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Congrats on b ecoming an Airstreamer, this forum has a great deal of helpful information

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