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Old 01-21-2004, 09:46 AM   #29
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Smile Airstream Unique

Airstreams, be they motorhomes or trailers, vintage or new, ALWAYS turn heads, rolling down the highway, or parked in a field.

Can't say that about your garden variety 20-year old Prowler or Holiday Rambler, that's for sure!

Setting my sights on our first Airstream to be purchased this year. Making a big jump from a tent trailer, and chomping at the bit!


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Old 01-21-2004, 03:48 PM   #30
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We did it! : '04 Safari 25

We have just placed a deposit on a 2004 Safari 25. It's on the dealers lot and we hope to take possession within a week, all details considered. This site was a source of 'priceless' info, opinions, etc. that helped to verify our decision. I want to thank y'all for being so understanding. We will probably bore you with details as the next few weeks progress!!!!!

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Old 01-21-2004, 04:02 PM   #31
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Congratulations. I am positive that you will be glad you decided to purchase the new unit.
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Old 01-21-2004, 04:51 PM   #32
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Originally posted by Ed & Debbie
It was just a quick observation I made & it hit a hot-button while I'm about to plunck down over $30K (borrow!) on a new A/S & I'm nervous!! I really appreciate the vintage units. When younger I would buy quality (brand name) sail boats, refurb them, use 'em , & then sell. Never could afford the nice ones otherwise. Age & health dictate today's actions, have to buy 'ready-to-go'!
The difference between new and vintage, as far as I am concerned, is the difference between buying a 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air, and a 2004 Malibu.
Some like to tinker, some like the classic lines, some like reliability and a warranty. With my Argosy, I am reasonably sure if something breaks, I can fix it. But, since it is older, there is a better chance it will break than if I had a new unit.

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