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Old 06-01-2005, 02:14 AM   #1
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Exclamation A dream come true Thanks RichardT

Hi everyone,

Well I’m a newbie here but I just want to Thank RichardT to made it possible to have my own beauty of a Tradewind here in Holland, it arrive last week in Bremerhafen (Germany).

I’m dreaming for over 20years of an Airstream but it look that times just impossible to get one here and the ones you see over here are really all in bad shape this one is really in perfect condition just that our European laws & rules are that different from the American laws & rules so rebuilding of towing, wheels, electricity and axes have to be done something that I think is really a shame. But than again she had a wonderful trip overseas in company of 2500 big fat BMW’s and 12 luxury yachts.

The body is without a scratch, de floor is excellent, ….. but I could go on and on……. She’s perfect.

It’s always tricky to buy something so far without seeing but I know that the RV’s & the service that RichardT Provides is without any question the service you would like to get everywhere.

And I know …… I didn’t make it RichardT easy, Sorry Richard, but you’re a great guy who honest and really loves the American Airstream.

I will cherish and tread her well, she’s in good hands.

You made my dream come true!!

Thank you Richard

Carla from Holland


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Old 06-01-2005, 02:39 AM   #2
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Here some Pictures of the arrival in Bremerhafen
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Old 06-01-2005, 07:50 AM   #3
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How absolutely exciting this must have been for you. We've all been thrilled upon getting delivery of our trailers, but I cannot imagine what you must have felt: watching that large ship come in, seeing the unloading of your new Airstream "baby" to the dock, and then actually opening the door and looking in! Congratulations on making your dream come true. Happy camping!
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Old 06-01-2005, 08:28 AM   #4
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Congratulations to you! She is an absolutely beautiful trailer and it's wonderful to see her arriving safely at her new home.

Thank you for sharing pictures with us, and welcome to the forums!

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Old 06-01-2005, 09:35 AM   #5
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Ya gotta fix that date stamp on your camera, buddy - I almost thought you've been enjoying that trailer for 3 years, now!

Glad you're enjoying that, it's quite an ordeal to go through but so worth it for a trailer like that sitting on the dock. Beautiful!
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Old 06-01-2005, 11:30 AM   #6
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Hi you guys & girls, Thanks for sharing my exiting, proudness and my happiness, that really feels GREAT!!

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Old 06-01-2005, 11:40 AM   #7
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hahahahh.... Bredlo, i know abouth the date but i was tooooo exited, i just wouldn’t mis here by setting the date wright
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Old 06-01-2005, 12:01 PM   #8
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Old 06-01-2005, 12:13 PM   #9
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Carla it was a pleasure, enjoy your Airstream - She is a beauty!
I am proud to have played a small part in you aquiring your dream.
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Old 06-01-2005, 01:07 PM   #10
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Hi Richard!!!
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Old 06-01-2005, 01:09 PM   #11
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Carla, I'm curious: What are the changes that have to be made to the trailer to make it comply with the EU regulations?

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Old 06-01-2005, 03:49 PM   #12
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Cool rig, Carla, very clean looking. Is it cleared from customs and whomever authorizes trailers for road travel in the Netherlands? Is that pretty green tractor your tow vehicle? What do you plan to do with the trailer?

BTW--in all the excitement, don't forget to vote today! We're watching (from this side of the "pond") to see what ends up happening...

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Old 06-02-2005, 12:59 AM   #13
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What a beautiful trailer, what a great story! Congratulations and enjoy all your wonderful journeys and don't forget to post some pictures along the way

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Old 06-02-2005, 02:34 AM   #14
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Good morning All,

Thanks everyone of you guys,

Yes it's a great story, a dream coming to reality…….. And what is the greatest thing of all????????......................she’s really my own trailer
Dreams do come true!! What a nice lesson of life, and it is not to bring under words how it feels when such a “little” trailer comes out that huge shipdoor.

Dank je ik kijk er erg naar uit en het heeft gigantisch succes hier als ik haar laat zien en het verhaal vertel het. Leuk je hier te ontmoeten,

The changes that are to be made are the wheels, we don’t have electrical brakes here so the axles (2) have to be replaced, the lights got to have EU reflectors, but that’s no problem, the towingthing has to be replace, electrical inside, gasequipement, my car got to have adjustments it think that’s it, so a lot of work yet to come, she’s till in Germany to fix the towingthing (I don’t how you call it) to bring here over to Holland where we can start on the inside and polishing,


The Tractor is my Sunday car!!! *LOL* nice colour hé!!! Hahahhahahah

She will become the eye catcher of very big events in BeNeLux and Germany where we are going to serve authentic Cajun & Creole food and Burgers and beer,

I will keep you all posted with the progress and pictures,

Have a great Streaming Day


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