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30’s 2 1.74%
40’s 8 6.96%
50’s 24 20.87%
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70’s 32 27.83%
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:56 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by John&Vicki View Post
This is definitely a skewed demographic. Compared to SOB owners Airstream owners:

(1) Have better taste.
(2) Are better looking.
(3) Are younger for their age.
(4) Get more exercise.
(5) Are better drivers.
(6) Are better conversationalists.
(7) Maintain their rigs better.

So nice to be politically incorrect and (hopefully) get away with it!

(8) Are better Lovers

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Old 07-23-2019, 10:41 AM   #30
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I bought my unit well over a decade ago from a gentleman who was 91; his fourth and a continuous Airstream owner since 1948. He, too, was a forums member and only selling because his sons (in their late sixties) felt their parents were too exposed to danger on the road at that age. It was an emotional moment when we closed the deal! You are only as hampered by age as your health dictates.

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Old 07-23-2019, 11:07 AM   #31
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We are in our fourteenth year of Airstreaming, and are closing in on 2,000 nights of Airstream Camping. I am writing this from the Airstream sitting in a campground in Alaska. We started in our fifties, went all through our sixties, and we both have just turned 70. Our health has been good and we are hoping to get another ten years of Airstreaming under our belts before father time catches up with us.

Remember that the only things that you can take with you are your memories.

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Old 07-29-2019, 05:58 AM   #32
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I'm 39 and bought my 30' Classic new when I was 36.
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:03 AM   #33

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Originally Posted by SilverWind View Post
I wonder about the demographics of AirForum. This sort of information/problem solving portal is actually a dated format and is most likely populated by 60/70 somethings, especially during daylight hours.

It might be good to set up a similar poll on Airstream Facebook Airstream user pages to see if the age distribution results correlate.
Start a poll here, how many of us are on the 'book'?
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:54 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Steamy1 View Post
(8) Are better Lovers
9. Are more smarter

I am 69 and my wife 70. We are getting ready to downsize, get rid of our house (maybe) and go full time.

Sail on silver girl. Sail on by. Your time has come to shine.
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