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Old 11-20-2006, 05:08 PM   #1
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I am considering renovating an old one. A 1971 23 footer. I have done boats and have plenty of power tools. Am I nuts to do an RV?
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:13 PM   #2
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I am considering renovating an old one. A 1971 23 footer. I have done boats and have plenty of power tools. Am I nuts to do an RV?
There are several forum members who have the connection of boats/Airstreams.I'm sure some will encourage and help you along if needed.
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I am considering renovating an old one. A 1971 23 footer. I have done boats and have plenty of power tools. Am I nuts to do an RV?
Well, if you are, your in good company!
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I am considering renovating an old one. A 1971 23 footer. I have done boats and have plenty of power tools. Am I nuts to do an RV?
If you are nuts, you are in good company here. Probably half of the forums members own coaches that are 20+ years old. And your potential acquisition is much newer than ours.
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:59 PM   #5
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Welcome to the bowl!

Alot of us have been there, done that...and survived!

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Go for it Cracker!! I'm a boat guy too (currently restoring a 1968 Donzi). Now I have a Wee Wind to restore as well.
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I am considering renovating an old one. A 1971 23 footer. I have done boats and have plenty of power tools. Am I nuts to do an RV?
Nope...ya gotta have at least 3 or more vintage units to be considered nuts. Besides based on my experience you will need more tools anyway

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