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Old 08-30-2015, 02:11 PM   #1
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Newbie in Texas

Thought I'd stop in and say "hi" to everyone from Central Texas.

I've been lurking around for the past few weeks and reading up with what time I have available. Looking to get back into camping now that my daughter is old enough to enjoy it.

I recently missed an opportunity to buy an Airstream 25' locally and have been kicking myself HARD since.

Back to the search.
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Old 08-30-2015, 02:17 PM   #2
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Hi from AZ. . . welcome and good luck with your search. the classifieds here are my 1st choice, but RVTrader.com had quite a few AS trailers too. Regards, Craig
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Old 08-30-2015, 02:23 PM   #3
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Hi from central Tx (Hutto). Good luck with your search. Welcome to the AS community.
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Old 08-30-2015, 03:36 PM   #4
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Newbie in Texas

Do you have a specific age (era) in mind? How much are you willing to spend? How far are you willing to travel to look at a perspective purchase? Are you dead set on an Airstream? Would you consider an Argosy?


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Old 08-30-2015, 04:20 PM   #5
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Their are members of this forum that will inspect an Airstream that you find online, all you have to do is ask & pay any expenses involved as its a free service.
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Old 08-30-2015, 08:23 PM   #6
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We used to have a pop-up and now I want to "step-up" *badum-dum*


Originally I wanted a vintage Safari that I could clean up and take almost anywhere in style.

Then I remembered that I was married with a daughter--they want more room than the Safari could provide. I spent much time and deliberation with the spouse figuring exactly what we would like.

As much as I think vintage would be great, wife reminded me that last time I bought something with the intention of "fixing-it-up" I spent more time fixing it than actually enjoying it--so recent model would be better.
I want double axle for safety.
As much as I'd like a rear bath, a mid-bath with a room in the rear would probably work best.
I have a Land Cruiser with 8K towing ability, but don't want to get into anything bigger than 29 foot.
Don't want anything shorter than 22 foot.

The one I missed out on was a mid-80's 27 foot Soverign in great shape at a good price.


In the next year I envision at least 2 trips and the possibility of (just) me living out of it for a month or so if I have to take a new job while my wife and daughter stay local so the little one can finish out the school year.
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Old 10-06-2015, 12:30 PM   #7
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Funny how quickly things can change.

We were in the market for a trailer, but suddenly finances and lifestyle changed and we were out of the market. No sooner than we accepted that we weren't going to look for a trailer anytime soon, circumstances changed again and here I am.


A friend has her parent's RV at a great price that I've considered, but I want a trailer, not a diesel pusher.
SO..... I'm still keeping an eye out for 22-25 ft, late-90's or better in good shape at a great price.
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Old 10-06-2015, 04:33 PM   #8
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Plenty of Airstreamers around the area! Check classifieds as now is the time of year folks sell a bunch.
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Old 11-08-2015, 08:00 PM   #9
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Welcome for Central Texas (Fredericksburg). Good luck on your search.
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Old 11-10-2015, 01:10 PM   #10
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We were just up in Fredericksburg sampling at the wineries.


Just titled the trailer yesterday. Dropped off the couch for reupholster, too.

Cleaning up the trailer over the next few days. I plan on putting on the new TV antenna this week. The converter needs replaced, so I'll have to look into this tonight if I want to replace it over the weekend.


Maybe we'll be able to get the trailer out before it gets too cold.
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Old 11-11-2015, 04:43 PM   #11
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What??? I think ya skipped a step. So you found a trailer and bought it?
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