Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-23-2010, 07:53 PM   #1
3 Rivet Member
 
2011 27' FB Flying Cloud
Bradenton and Saluda , Florida & North Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 176
We Did It!

Well, we go the bug and decided to trade in the 2008 23FB for a 2011 27FB FC. Can't wait to get the new trailer and begin new adventures! Really liking the fact that brakes don't need adjusting, nor bearings to be re-packed!

The color scheme is Mica, and the storage will be more efficient in the kitchen and pantry area.

Will have pics in a couple of weeks.
__________________

__________________
ncbambi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2010, 07:59 PM   #2
Moderator
 
Kevin245's Avatar

 
Vintage Kin Owner
1976 31' Sovereign
Upstate , ...
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 7,480
Images: 9
More Room!!!

Congrats.
__________________

__________________

"...the most confident critics are generally those who know the least about the matter criticised."

Ulysses S. Grant

Kevin245 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2010, 09:01 PM   #3
Tramp Streamer
Commercial Member
 
ArtStream's Avatar
 
1995 28' Excella
Artist , at Large
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2,002
Images: 65
Blog Entries: 1
Wow, brand spankin new!

Congrats. Looking forward to the baby pictures!
ArtStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2010, 10:26 PM   #4
Moderator
 
moosetags's Avatar

 
2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 8,133
Images: 5
Congrats on the new baby. Tell us about thew new brakes and hubs.

Brian
__________________
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2012 FC 23' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2011 Silverado 3500 (Fred) with Outfitter Truck Camper (Ethel)
moosetags is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2010, 09:40 AM   #5
(formerly doug&maggie)
 
Lily&Me's Avatar

 
2006 22' Interstate
Normal , Illinois
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 5,453
How fun! You will have a great time with her.

Maggie
__________________
Cherish and appreciate those you love. This moment could be your last.
Lily&Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2010, 09:43 AM   #6
Moderator
 
blmitch5's Avatar

 
2006 19' International CCD
Olathe , Kansas
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 3,845
Images: 1
Congradulations! Very nice and roomy! Post some pics when you get settled in.
__________________
blmitch5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2010, 11:26 AM   #7
3 Rivet Member
 
1962 16' Bambi
2001 31' Limited
1985 29' Sovereign
Jenison , Michigan
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 142
Images: 8
Congrats.......I'll tell ya what......How bout we trade?.......your new one for one of my used ones!
__________________
62bam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2010, 09:58 AM   #8
3 Rivet Member
 
2011 27' FB Flying Cloud
Bradenton and Saluda , Florida & North Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 176
Pick Her Up Monday!

Well, the new "bambi" is being prepped and had a few additions, wireless wifi with antenna, and additional electrical outlet for my airport extreme. Can't wait to get the apple tv up and running with Netflix - Movies and popcorn here we come!

Will have new pics next week. Pray for good weather!
__________________
ncbambi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2010, 10:48 AM   #9
1 Rivet Member
 
1976 31' Sovereign
Springfield , Ohio
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 10
Yeah! You did it. Looking forward for those pictures. Enjoy!
__________________
Hal4952 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2010, 05:22 PM   #10
3 Rivet Member

 
2012 30' Classic
Homosassa , Florida
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 228
We're making the leap as well. We are trading an 08 22' Sport for a 25' FB FC. It won't be in until mid December and we can't wait to head to the Florida Keys for New Years. Woo Hoo.
__________________
Tater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2010, 07:04 PM   #11
3 Rivet Member
 
2011 27' FB Flying Cloud
Bradenton and Saluda , Florida & North Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 176
Yeah!

Back home, have to take pics of the new baby, but SOOO happy!

Airstream has really stepped up to the plate. They have cleaned up the manufacturing "crumbs", nothing on the floor after a 1000 miles of travel!

The trailer's finish work is wonderful. Wood is straight, lines are correct, they even put plugs on the screws that are in the window frames. The floors under the furniture and closets are clean!

The trailer has 15" 6-lug tires and it towed like a dream. Only problem was that the 7-way plug fits a little loose. Other than that, wonderful experience. Already having new curtains made, and coverings for pillows, etc. The curtains in the trailer are really quite nice, they have changed the fabric to a very upscale satin-type fabric and lining. The bedspread and pillows the same type of upgrade.

This trailer was manufactured in August, and couldn't be happier! We leave for Florida on Friday, can't wait to get in the warm, and investigate more fun down there.
__________________
ncbambi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2010, 09:49 AM   #12
3 Rivet Member

 
2012 30' Classic
Homosassa , Florida
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 228
That is great news. Will check out the 7 way plug when we pick ours up. The current one is tight.
__________________
Tater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2010, 06:59 PM   #13
1 Rivet Member
 
2004 22' International CCD
2011 25' FB Flying Cloud
South of Fort Worth , Texas
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 18
I hope you guys enjoy your FC as much as we enjoy ours.
__________________

__________________
Airstreamer@ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.
Modal Click