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Old 04-22-2003, 10:02 AM   #1
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Does anyone know where I can find an owners manual for my 1984 Sovereign? Thanks!!
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:23 PM   #2
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hard to find

if you keep an eye on ebay and type in airstream you might get lucky and find 1 there.
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Old 04-23-2003, 09:52 AM   #3
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Old 04-23-2003, 09:27 PM   #4
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Owners Manuals

Another possibility would be to contact Secretarial Services - - it is possible to purchase a copy of a manual as described below (quoted from the Vintage Airstream Club web site):

Q: I need an owners and service manual for my Airstream. Where can I get one?
A: The first owners manuals were published in 1964. Prior to that, the owner received a brown envelope containing parts lists and other helpful information on the accessories in his trailer. The VAC has started making these available in the Members Archive section. A service manual with instructions for performing service operations did not exist until 1972.
You can get photocopies of owners manual (1964+) and service manuals (1972-1986) from:

Helen Davis Secretarial Services
PO Box 484 Sidney, OH 45365

Prices are about $33 and $70 respectively. After 1986 the Owners Manuals included available service information.
Another possibility would be contact Airstream dealers who were in business when the coach was new - - sometimes a dealer will have an NOS manual on a shelf that he/she might consider selling - - this may be somewhat of a longshot, and is a question that may be more likely to receive an affirmative answer if it comes from one their regular customers.

Good luck with your search!

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Old 04-24-2003, 06:37 AM   #5
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Thanks, I think I will order one.
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Old 03-14-2004, 04:59 AM   #6
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If you have an urgent need for specific info..I could make a copy of a page or two for you..
I have both manuals for the 84 Sovereign, which is just like yours.
We should compare serial numbers sometime..lol
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Old 03-14-2004, 10:25 AM   #7
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Hello Mr. (or is it Chief) Flying Cloud,

Did you notice the date on the post preceding yours?

Just a note of fair warning on manuals, Many posters have noted displeasure with the quality of the reproduced manuals from Secretarial Services
Prices are about $33 and $70.
I do not know whether she guaratees satisfaction or not.
Would be nice to know.

For that price you might find an owner of a manual who would copy one very carefully for you.

Let me qualify my remarks by saying that I have not seen one of the manuals from Secretarial Services.
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