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Old 09-21-2015, 11:32 AM   #1
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Wonder what Airstream will say about this.
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Old 09-21-2015, 11:40 AM   #2
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Have met the man who is making these and seen his completely rebuilt original and also saw one of the new ones at the Moraine View Rally last June. The builder is a very professional individual and I'm sure he got all necessary clearances from Airstream before starting. And they're so reasonably priced - just 130K!
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Old 10-31-2015, 02:30 PM   #3
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New Bowlus weight 2200lbs unladen ?

But if you subtract 60k saved in not buying the monster TV it is cheaper right ?

Besides I read it was "only" 110k.
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Old 10-31-2015, 04:07 PM   #4
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The standard version is $110k and the customized one is $130k. They've announced a price increase for 2016.

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Old 10-31-2015, 05:02 PM   #5
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. . . .The builder is a very professional individual and I'm sure he got all necessary clearances from Airstream before starting. And they're so reasonably priced - just 130K!
Clearances for what?
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Old 10-31-2015, 05:29 PM   #7
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Clueless! What's a Bowlus?
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Old 10-31-2015, 06:24 PM   #8
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http://www.doityourselfrv.com/bowlus...ravel-trailer/
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Old 10-31-2015, 06:31 PM   #9
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Clueless! What's a Bowlus?
bo-lus noun
1. a small rounded mass of a substance, especially of chewed food at the moment of swallowing.
2. poor choice for a brand name.
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Old 10-31-2015, 06:42 PM   #10
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A fancy and slightly enlarged version of a teardrop camping trailer. An expensive toy.
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Old 10-31-2015, 07:00 PM   #11
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Hello!

Bowlus Trailers were the fore runners of Wally Byams Airstream Trailers!
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Hawley Bowlus was Superintendent of Construction for 'The Spirit of Saint Louis'. Kinda handy with aluminum.
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Hawley Bowlus was Superintendent of Construction for 'The Spirit of Saint Louis'. Kinda handy with aluminum.
The Spirit of St. Louis was designed by William Hawley Bowlus in 1926 and built in San Diego in 1927.

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