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Old 07-13-2006, 09:50 PM   #1
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Hello Fellow A/Sers, I've been looking for an older a/s for about 4 years. Not to hard, just kicking tires. Keeping an eye on ebay, craigslist, the paper. Just waiting for the right trailer at the right price (like everyone). About 3 weeks ago the earth, moon and stars all lined up and and found it. It being a 1958 Traveler (Calif. Model). All original unmolested, striaght body, all appiances, and the windows work with screens! It isn't perfect, soft floors, cabinet bases are delaminating and I have to check all the appiances, new wheels and tires and check the brakes. All for $3500 right in my own backyard. Yes I was the first and last to look at it and I didn't hagle on the price. My wife made me promise not to touch in till I cleared up a few things. Today was the day but I had to work overtime! I cann't wait for tomorrow! Great forum just found it last week. I'll be doing alot of searching and question asking. It's going to be fun!!!! Greg
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Old 07-13-2006, 10:02 PM   #2
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Lucky you with your astrological signage! Great find, and welcome to our forum ~G
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Old 07-13-2006, 10:20 PM   #3
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Had to throw that in I live in Sebastopol California!!!
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Old 07-13-2006, 10:24 PM   #4
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Welcome to the Forums

My better half and I are on our 2nd 1967 Tradewind, the first one having suffered under our harsh hands to be rescued by a fine Texan gentleman just before we turned it in to the beer can recycling center; the second performing elegantly as a weekend hide-out.

You will find in these forums more information than you can digest at one seating. The contributors are generally erudite and willing to share their hard-earned smarts. Be careful in your search words &/or phrases for particular information and you will find a wealth of information, advice and hands-on how-to (often times with pictorial aids).

Welcome & good luck
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Old 07-13-2006, 10:30 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forums. We have a 1955 22' Flying Cloud waiting in line for restoration!

Post pictures! We want lots of pictures, before, after, during!

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Old 07-13-2006, 11:26 PM   #6
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The only thing newer than being an a/s owner is posting on forums. Pics to follow when I get my bearings!!!
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