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Old 12-12-2012, 07:49 PM   #1
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Do you think others smile like this?

2 weeks into ownership of our this forum, love the people. other owners of SOBs smile as much as I do daily? Seriously, I slap my leg and chuckle every time I look at it.

First rally in 2 weeks if the weather cooperates. Ready for what lays ahead, excited for the journey.

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Old 12-12-2012, 10:24 PM   #2
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ahhhhh....brings back so many memories. My smiling was coupled with total bewilderment and some horror, i.e. what have I done? It was the second most expensive purchase after a house.

Glad you are so gung-ho. I hope it never fades.

I am just speculating about SOBs; I doubt if they are as proud of their unit as Airstreamers, but the anticipation and experience merits the same smiles/mile, regardless of what you drive or tow.

easily distracted by shiny objects
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:39 PM   #3
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My Airstream still makes me smile when I look at it, and we're heading for our ten year anniversary together. Enjoy!

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Old 12-13-2012, 05:40 AM   #4
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Take pleasure in what you have and be grateful. There is a big empty spot in the driveway where our Safari normally sits (it's in warehouse storage) and it makes me a bit sad...

I think you might actually have one of the most comprehensive perspectives of ownership - you know what the travails of this can be (given your trailer's floor), you'll work to overcome them, and you have a trailer you really like. Not a bad blend.

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Old 12-13-2012, 05:59 AM   #5
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We smile, inwardly and outwardly, all the time.

So fortunate are we all to be living our dreams.

🏡 🚐 Cherish and appreciate those you love. This moment could be your last.🌹🐚❤️
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:49 AM   #6
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We know how you feel. We feel the same way. 39 states and 2 provinces later, we still grin like kids every time we are with our Otter.
Linda Heuer. President Shen. Valley Unit
Greg Heuer, 2nd VP Shen. Valley Unit
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:05 AM   #7
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I'm flat out on the sofa right now....
I think I'll stay here and admire my cocoon and smile for a little longer before I leave the air-conditioning!
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:42 PM   #8
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We continue to smile after having cooked and eaten a nice meal in our AS - even if its parked in our driveway!
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:00 AM   #9
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Our "shiny" makes our whole family smile! We love breakfast at our dinette best!
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Old 12-24-2012, 06:13 AM   #10
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Our Flying Cloud is one year old this month, and we logged about 12,000 knee-slapping, giddy as all get out miles the first year! And, we went to 7 rallies, and met a lot of great people. We're sold, you might say.

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