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Old 08-25-2012, 08:18 AM   #29
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You're welcome . . we all of us learn from each other. I see on the other thread you've "awoken" that experienced A/S and van owners have been able to give you the info to get rolling. Hope you'll link these threads together, first, and, second, update us as convenient with more information plus pictures of your rig, separately and together.

As with your opening post above, hippie van , makes for some quite interesting possibilities for full-timing.

Best to the soon-to-be mother, and hopes for no real problems as you outfit the rig.

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Old 01-11-2013, 11:35 PM   #30
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Thought I'd drop by here again with a little update. We finally picked up our AS, a '76 Sovereign in pretty decent shape. We've decided against the setting up the van with a sink or mini-fridge or anything like that. I've learned that the AS can actually charge the Van's battery (though yet to test this all out) as long as the trailer's plugged in, so for most situations that will do for us...a way to charge our phones and keep a light or two on at night as we're going to sleep.

Yesterday--as we hitched the AS up and started up a ridiculously winding western North Carolina road--was my first time ever towing a trailer of that size. I took it nice and slow, since the road was literally switch backs all the way to where we were parking to do some work on it, but at one point we got to swaying and I have to say...that was the freakiest thing I've been involved in since I was a teenager.

Today has been spent researching from the front sofa bed...fun times.
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:45 PM   #31
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Best of luck with the new one.
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:11 AM   #32
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Thought I'd drop a little update as it was requested I do so in the past.

We've come pretty far with our renovation of the interior. A few curtains to sew and we'll be done. We did an article about how to find an Airstream and at the end posted some pics of before / after / during if anyone's interested.

How to Purchase and Renovate the Interior of an Airstream

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That link above will take you straight to the photos so you can skip all of the fluffy intro stuff.
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