Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-19-2011, 03:09 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
2012 25' FB Flying Cloud
2015 Interstate Ext. Coach
Nevada City , California
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 58
Talking Newbie in CA

I am picking up my new 2012 Flying Cloud in Eugene, after Labor Day. I'm close to 70 and have never driven a truck, nor pulled a trailer. I don't have time to wait for the perfect used trailer or the time to restore one. I'm living my dream now even though I don't have enough money left for gas! Reading truck manuals, researching hitches, and
often hear "go girl go!" I am having a wonderful time and don't even have the Air. Think what a frolic it will be when I pick it up! Hopefully, the roads will be clear and the camp grounds empty. I looked at an Air today and it looked awfully large. I'm going to have this following me down the road? Yikes.
__________________

__________________
Orson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2011, 04:09 PM   #2
moderator
Commercial Member
 
Airslide's Avatar

 
2014 23' FB International
Currently Looking...
Wilton , California
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1,705
Images: 50
Send a message via Yahoo to Airslide
Welcome to the airforums Orson!

I am excited for you and your new Flying Cloud..
Just take it slow and get some practice in a parking lot before you set out. You will do great.

In a few years we will be neighbors as we have a piece of property in Nevada City. Beautiful country.

Cant wait to see pictures once it arrives.

Cheers Vinnie
__________________

__________________
"Old fashioned service on your late model Airstream"

https://www.facebook.com/VinniesNort...ir?ref=tn_tnmn
Airslide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2011, 06:58 PM   #3
3 Rivet Member
 
Mrs. Bale's Avatar
 
2014 25' FB Flying Cloud
Santa Rosa , California
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 114
Congratulations, Orson! Be sure and post some pictures when you can. We just picked up our Airstream in July and couldn't be happier with it. The forum has been such a help to us and the people are fantastic. Welcome!
__________________
Mrs. Bale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2011, 07:55 PM   #4
Rivet Master
 
Mexray's Avatar
 
1978 28' Ambassador
Morada , California
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1,583
Congrats on your new endeavor, or should I say adventure!

The 25 ft AS will tow like a dream - that's a good size to have following behind you!

Take it slow and easy to start - don't forget those narrow roads or bridges tend to crowd you on the RH side of the road, so take care to keep plenty of room there when you see one of those 'Narrow Bridge' signs!

Slow and easy when going into gas stations, parking lots, etc...you'll get the hang of it!

BTW...most all of us here refer to our Airstreams as 'AS' or 'Airstream', not 'Air' - to avoid confusion with other things that have the word 'air', etc...

Have a great time with your new 'Aluminum Tube'
__________________
Ray & Pat; Morada, CA
Mexray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2011, 09:48 PM   #5
Moderator
 
moosetags's Avatar

 
2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,762
Images: 5
Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Congrats on the new baby. We also have a 25FB. Great floor plan. We have pulled our Lucy 80,000 miles and have spent over 900 nights in her.
__________________
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2011, 01:02 PM   #6
2 Rivet Member
 
flyingcloud's Avatar
 
2012 27' Flying Cloud
somewhere , on the road
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 86
Images: 8
Blog Entries: 9
So jealous! We're waiting to hear when 2012 27ft Flying Cloud will be at Sutton RV in Eugene. It's supposed to come off of the assembly line TODAY. The wait is killing me.

Congratulations, so excited for you.
__________________

__________________
Our blog: Aluminarium

Find & Share Great Campsites: Campendium
flyingcloud is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Newbie - Any Help in North Carolina? django-bop Our Community 8 05-11-2011 03:56 PM
Newbie in Ohio sfalvo Member Introductions 2 04-24-2011 12:46 PM
Newbie Hueytownalss Member Introductions 4 04-23-2011 09:16 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.