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Old 10-10-2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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1985 Avion ... its mine !

new to me, pulled the trigger on the 1985 Avion-i think it'll be a great camper, hopefully b/c i'll be spending the next 18+months in it! take a look and tell me what you think!

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Old 10-10-2011, 08:49 PM   #2
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Looks great. I have a soft spot for Avions because my parents used to have one (about the vintage of yours). It looks to be in fine condition. Thanks for posting the pictures. Enjoy!!!
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
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Looks good from the photos. Congratulations.

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Old 10-11-2011, 02:37 PM   #4
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Great Unit! I have a 1978 Avion 26' and love it! I also have a 1973 33' Airstream and find they are both very good units and very comparable. Would hate to have to choose between them. Good luck and enjoy, - Pride in Ownership!
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Old 10-11-2011, 03:56 PM   #5
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Very nice indeed!
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:51 PM   #6
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We have a 1981 10.6 metre (34 foot) and we just love it!! Tows like butter.
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:43 PM   #7
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Old 10-11-2011, 08:18 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone! yeah 100+ mile trip with 15-20 mph winds the whole time and barely felt it back there. so far so good, pulled all the valances and curtains and sheer(the see-through things close to the windows) and washed them. came out about 5 shades lighter otherwise thanks to all the rain the past two days here in Ga I've located a few minor leaks, around the A/C and ceiling vents, and where the window seal has pulled back leaving a gap. PO had it under an awning all the time, barely used in the past year and a half. Thanks for looking!
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:17 PM   #9
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Be sure to use Dr. Gradeless site. Lot's of good info.

Will look forward to more info and pictures. Our next trailer may well be an AVION.
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Old 10-29-2011, 02:23 PM   #10
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Congrats, we have an 1983 34 footer and love it, pulls real nice. we hope to full time for a year in 2012.

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Old 10-30-2011, 02:10 AM   #11
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Hey Kats and Kittens!

As said, I own currently an Airstream (33') and Avion (26' Sportsman) and would hate to choose between the two. - However, being said, both have distinctive qualities, - unmatched by others...(Boxes.) What I gravatate towards is the insulation (Living in Alaska) and the Avion has others (Airstearm) surpassed in insulating features. Avion has urathane in the sidewalls and 1 1/2" in the floor boards - unlike Airstream. Being said again, Airstream has comparable (although unlike) although more that supersedes in 'lay-out' comfort, than was engineered in (Eariler -post 1980's) Avion. BOTH were (and Still ARE) ..... Beyand The Box! Enjoy and Share the Pride...Unique.
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