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Old 10-29-2002, 08:27 PM   #1
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Elegant Solutions

Hi all,
I was just reading the Ralph Lauren thing which I had voted on awhile back (army) and what came to mind is all the really great stuff I saw while tracking down my future airstream. I remember one man had a family of 6 or 7 in a bubble or something ( I exaggerate alot) anyway, he had beds made from overhead compartments for the baby, hammock slings for the middle kids. He made room for people not antlers and really maxed out his space. He should get the designer of the year award. So much of what I read about airstreams were from natural problem solvers who came up with truely elegant solutions. I have my airstream today beacause my husband and son work for an RV place and snagged it coming in (connections count) every year they have rallys where regular folks come and show other owners how they have managed to circumvent major manufacturer design faults. These solutions are fun and elegant and usually end up in models down the road. These are regular motor coaches, not airstreams which are designed well in the first place.
Anyway, purpose of rant: "Anyone can stuff alot of stuff into an airstream, but only truely elegant architects can fit worlds into 300 cubic feet. (didn't really do the math ;-)--andrea
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Old 12-01-2002, 02:44 AM   #2
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Nice classic , congrats, I enjoy examining your pics, AS's were indeed most elegantely made in the 70's. Not so anymore


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Old 12-01-2002, 06:00 AM   #3
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Why do you feel that A/S is longer elegant?

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Old 12-02-2002, 03:25 AM   #4
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Cheap equipment

I have a 1998 34' Excella Classic 1000. I think it has some of the same equipment as some SOB Motorhomes that have price tags around $200,000.00. So I think my A/S is just as good or better than the SOB's and cost lots lots less.

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Old 12-02-2002, 06:16 AM   #5
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Could some explain what "SOB" means?
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Old 12-02-2002, 06:52 AM   #6
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Some Other Brand

Better get used to it ... lots of SOB references in this forum.
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Old 12-02-2002, 07:07 AM   #7
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I just was interested in what SOB stood for. I don't have a problem with it, so there's nothing to get use to
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SOB: "Some Other Brand"....

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