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Old 06-12-2009, 10:38 AM   #1
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I'm on Cloud '55

I just purchased my new baby - a 1955 Flying Cloud whale tail. I'm posting some pictures that are of it as found. It had been locked up with no key for over 10 years. You'll notice a box of Alpha Bits cereal on the counter and sheets on the bed. This was an amazing find. There is none of that floor rot, wet smell. All of the vents are intact and not leaking and it is in amazing original condition. Having said that, it will still need a lot of attention. I do not know if any of the systems work. Enjoy this tale as it unfolds

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Old 06-12-2009, 10:40 AM   #2
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Great find. Looks in great shape.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:41 AM   #3
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:43 AM   #4
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What a gift. Did you buy a lotto ticket too?
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:44 AM   #5
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Wow. Congratulations! Perfect size too.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:45 AM   #6
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Thanks Lee. Lightning seldom hits twice! Maybe a trip to the casino is in order.
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Old 06-12-2009, 11:30 AM   #7
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Wow! What a treasure...enjoy.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:19 PM   #8
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Looks like a beautiful find. I'll look forward to seeing this trailer brought back to camping life very soon.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:27 PM   #9
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Super find Barry. It look as though there has been some updating done in its life.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:57 PM   #10
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You are a lucky guy......grew up camping in a 59' just like this one! It's a great layout. Have fun!
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:27 PM   #11
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Hey Dave, I know that the toilet looks updated but what else to you see?
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:51 PM   #12
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just an amazing find!
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:51 PM   #13
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Barry, congratulations on the new 55.. she is a beauty. I am sure Brad will be able to give you some good pointers on this one.. I witnessed him getting very intimate with a FC in ABQ
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:56 PM   #14
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Thanks Louis - I know he'll be a big help! He's nearly as excited about this one as I am!
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