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Old 08-22-2016, 08:39 AM   #29
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:08 PM   #30
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6 years ago, I saw on the internet my Cruiser in Wyoming in a parking lot . For 2 years he is now in front of my house and with the expansion I see an end . I have to hurry that I can realize my American dream . Otherwise my heirs have to turn it into a mobile Mausoleum . I was in April 72 ....

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Old 08-22-2016, 02:14 PM   #31
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Bought ours three years ago when we were 48 & 49. Best decision ever!
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:29 PM   #32
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When did we get our Airstream?

We were so much older then, we're younger than that now.

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Old 08-22-2016, 02:40 PM   #33
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I bought mine at 42 with the idea that once I am done working on it I will be old enough to retire with it at 62.
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Old 08-22-2016, 03:35 PM   #34
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Old 08-22-2016, 03:38 PM   #35
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63 - easing into retirement - saved plenty of green stuff so we can enjoy without a worry.
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Old 08-22-2016, 03:49 PM   #36
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Old 08-22-2016, 03:50 PM   #37
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I was 35 when I purchased my then 1 year old Argosy 20 Motorhome.

At 73 (now retired) I still have it and after reworking it for the last 2 years, we are planning some more carefree travel instead of the "rushed" 2 or 3 week vacations during the working years.
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Old 08-22-2016, 04:48 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by DanB View Post
44, 47, 49, 50

I'm sensing a problem.
I'm on the way:
1st at 42
2nd at 43

Have sold neither.

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Old 08-22-2016, 05:05 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by aftermath View Post
I'm not going to show you mine until you show me yours.
I was 37 and got it for my wife's birthday. She won't let me post how old she is. It was an impulse purchase. We are both still working with two minors ( 11 & 8 ). Now your turn aftermath
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Old 08-22-2016, 05:31 PM   #40
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Old 08-22-2016, 05:42 PM   #41
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Me 49, her 42. Not retired, but wishing we were.
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:17 PM   #42
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I was 50 & it was 10 years ago we purchased our '61 Overlander. It was just time to get out of a tent and we wanted to keep camping with our sons. It was my wife who wanted a vintage Airstream. Five years ago I opened an Airstream dealership. Now 10 years later I have a restored '75 Argosy 20' MH & a restored '55 Flying Cloud. Purchasing the Overlander that was for sale here on Airforums turned out to be a great decision!!

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