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Old 08-05-2014, 06:29 AM   #15
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My deepest condolences. What rotten luck!

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Old 08-05-2014, 06:36 AM   #16
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Sorry to see your loss......

Well looking at the bright side of things you have a great start for a light weight tandem axle utility trailer to carry away the carcass to the scrapyard.

Steve, Christy, Anna and Phoebe (Border Collie)
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:58 AM   #17
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Wow, it's heart wrenching to see! I can only imagine how you must feel. I wish you the best.

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Old 08-05-2014, 07:32 AM   #18
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Wow... So sorry that happened. I know this dream for you is derailed... Hope you can continue somehow.... All the best! You are really blessed to have such a wonderful bride.
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:13 AM   #19
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Oh no! I'm so sorry!
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Old 08-05-2014, 02:27 PM   #20
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Terrible to see. Sorry.
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Old 08-05-2014, 02:51 PM   #21
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This is as bad a crushed Stream as I've ever seen. (and I rolled one!)

It may not have "hit" you yet, but oh my dear people you are SO lucky that no one was IN the Airstream when it happened. We just had 2 tent campers killed and several RV campers injured when straightline winds hit a campground near Cape Charles VA on the eastern shore. They only got 2-5 minutes warning and the winds hit before anyone could move to a shelter building.

This is BAD but it's a bad thing. If you want another Airstream you'll get one even if this one wasn't fully insured (replacement cost is always greater than insured value).

I am sending you some Good Karma I found yesterday - whether it comes as a lottery win, or a pristine vintage Airstream or whatever - I hope you find and enjoy it soon. Salvage what you can - the windows and the door look like they both survived intact. Any appliances spared? Awning FABRIC in good condition on the big awning? The tube didn't make it. How about the small awnings? It always surprises me that whole walls go pretzel shaped and the windows just sort of stay together.
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Old 08-05-2014, 03:16 PM   #22
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File your claim, and start looking for a replacement. I found mine on craigslist of all places. People that leave their phone number on the add are more serious about selling and not a scam. Something good wil come out of this, you just don't know it yet.
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Old 08-05-2014, 04:28 PM   #23
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Hi Pete ,sorry for your loss! What sizes are you window awnings? what I'm looking
for is rear window and passenger side. Thanks Jonathan
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Old 08-05-2014, 04:47 PM   #24
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I no the sick feeling that you have after I rolled my 67 30 ft AS on the way to Sarasota winter rally in 1969. You never get over that feeling, this was my 3rd. AS 2nd. that I pur. new, many memories with it but nuff said. I pur. several AS since & still own. Latest 76 pur. new in 77
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:06 PM   #25
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Wow, My jaw literally fell open with those pictures. I know that AS owners ALL feel your pain. I am so sorry this happened to your trailer!!
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:26 PM   #26
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That sucks. glad no one was hurt.
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Old 08-10-2014, 03:21 PM   #27
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That hurts my heart to look at those pictures. I'm sure glad no one was hurt, but oh my...
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Old 08-13-2014, 10:47 AM   #28
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Oh man!! That makes my whole insides lurch! Total sympathies to you and family. I think they'd have to haul me away with it if it were mine!

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