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Old 10-13-2006, 07:50 AM   #441
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Old 10-13-2006, 09:25 AM   #442
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Hey, 2air, I think I know just where you are going. Sounds like the description of a campground another forum member shared with us and that we've tucked back in our minds for a long weekend getaway. Have a wonderful Ozark escape ~G
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Old 10-19-2006, 12:18 PM   #443
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It's Thursday and I like my Airstream because....

..it is providing me with a full winter of rebuilding to help pass the long dark days. I'm also thankful I get to see it through the garage window everyday going to/from work. It keeps the dream alive.
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Old 10-19-2006, 12:48 PM   #444
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... the Argosy is home, and it towed as well on the ball as it did with the (non-trustworthy) W.D. equipment in use. (I'm going to get the Reese parts for the tongue so I can use the same ballmount as the Excella.)

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Old 10-19-2006, 01:06 PM   #445
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I like my airstream because.............

Even though she is put to bed for the winter we have plans for a trip to Florida in March with her and we are very excited to be using her early in the season.
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Old 10-19-2006, 02:55 PM   #446
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Even though she is put to bed for the winter we have plans for a trip to Florida in March with her and we are very excited to be using her early in the season.
"The Tube" isn't in her winter bed yet (well, she is in her barn but not winterized). We are going out at least two more times before we winterize her.
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Old 10-19-2006, 02:59 PM   #447
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...because the new insulation is nearly complete and the interior walls will be back in the next time we get out to our trailer (it's 200km from us...). It start looking like a trailer again!

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Old 10-19-2006, 03:10 PM   #448
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Because tomorrow morning she will accompany us to Disney World! The kids and wife have a four day Fall break from school so we have been planning this trip since the Spring and we will be going to Mickey's Not So Scarry Halloween Party and the boys will be Peter Pan (younger) and Captain Hook (older)! This trip we will take the golf cart too. It will be great fun, al be it too short. But it's still a trip to Disney World...our happy place.
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Old 10-19-2006, 03:30 PM   #449
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I love my (new) Airstream Bambi... well... because we pick her up tommorrow!!!!!!

We have been studying a PDI checklist to take with us.

No... ohh wait.. the wife just got off the phone... another delay!

Darn trailer is still in JC!

Ok I still love my 'virtual' Airstream, but I am tired of false promises from the RV dealer....
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Old 10-19-2006, 03:47 PM   #450
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Thursday again, and I like my A/S

I Just purchased my '72 GT in Sept. I love it because everything worked on the maiden voyage last weekend.
This is a polished unit, (MY '98 was not) and last W/E is the first time I've ever been honked at with a thumbs up, and the first time a tour was requested by complete strangers.
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Old 10-19-2006, 03:53 PM   #451
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We have been studying a PDI checklist to take with us.

No... ohh wait.. the wife just got off the phone... another delay!

Darn trailer is still in JC!.
u r joking right campadk?

still in jc? man that sux!

perhaps they know you've got the pdi and wil be using a fine tooth comb... .

also it should be on the dealer lot several days before delivery.

they need to wash in/out, vacumn and clean, clean, clean...
really go over it. test systems, fill lp bottles...
some dealers even wax 'em b4 delivery.

what is the eta now?

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Old 10-19-2006, 04:02 PM   #452
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good start today i.t.a.i.l.m.a.b. players...

it's thursday and i like my airstream because....

she 95% ready for the trip to oregon.....

just today i loaded 35lb of coffee that was roasted yesterday...

the aroma of espresso, costa rica and new guinea private harvet beans...well,

she smells better than a french lady....

i've never been to france...

but i've been to oklahoma...

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Old 10-19-2006, 04:26 PM   #453
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hi folks

if done correctly this will be #500 in my key dancin'...

looked over some of the "milestone" posts...

and it sure seems flamingo kid 1 has the most lasting #500 with the thread....
"what do you do for work?"
....lots of replies, >10,000 views with many sharing about themselves....

as martha might say........it's a good thread.

in that spirit, i offer up this thread starter.........

on thursdays, i'll come to this thread whenever a connection is at hand and provide just one thing i like about my airstream or airstreamin'....

sure hope you will join me on thursdays....and post just one thing YOU like about your airstream or airstreamin'

long or short, old or new, big or small, argosy or air, moho, trailer, van or coffee bar, whole or in parts......

"one thing i like about my airstream or airstreamin' is..........."

here is my offering this week.....

i like the fact that it is so much like the other airstreams from any decade....
and regardless of age or condition i feel some connection to the other folks who have one or remember the one they used to enjoy.....
it is hard to imagine that a few sheets of aluminum and a bag of rivets makes for this connection....but it does....
or is it something else?

ok your turn.................


now no milestone post from me would be worth a hoot......

without a little humor.........

just how much sweat and effort goes into the posting here?.....

the attached gif........

represents what i go through, every time i post......

so put some effort into it folks!!!!

WARNING THE FOLLOWING IMAGE CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIOLENCE....
NO CARTOON CHARACTERS WERE ACTUALLY HURT DURING PRODUCTION...
AND THE RED STUFF ISN'T BLOOD....but it is funny.

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Congrats on your 500th post but I can see you are well beyond that number now. I can't say what I like about my airstream because I'm still looking for my dream classic motorhome. I will post back here when I get one.
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Old 10-19-2006, 07:02 PM   #454
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It's Thursday and I love my Airstream because today's late afternoon sunshine, breaking through the day-long gloom, just danced off Gypsy's aluminum skin! What a picture: purple clouded sky overhead, rusty reds and gold woods in background, and that late slanted sunshine spotlighting our girl~marvelous!
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Old 10-19-2006, 09:08 PM   #455
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I love my airstream everday, but

...This Thursday I love my airstream even more because we finally have our new cushions, curtains, and sound system installed. Can't wait to try 'em out at the NorCal Rally this weekend!
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Old 10-19-2006, 11:16 PM   #456
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...This Thursday I love my airstream even more because we finally have our new cushions, curtains, and sound system installed. Can't wait to try 'em out at the NorCal Rally this weekend!
Wow Merideth, what beautiful interior you have.

We, the station I work for, borrowed a 22 foot '60 something Safari that needed some real serious work. I could see lots of potential for that poor thing, but, that photo of yours,...just raised the bar.

I like my Airstream, well, because its not some other brand.

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Old 10-21-2006, 07:00 AM   #457
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It's a few days past Thursday and I love my Airstream because...

it provides a respite from my hectic daily life. I started to winterize her today but the season isn't over yet. We have three cold-weather trips planned so far this year.
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Old 10-24-2006, 10:18 PM   #458
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It isn't Thursday... But...

Well folks I missed last Thursday and will miss this coming Thursday, so I thought I had better get with it and sing the praises!

It is Tuesday and I my Airstream! She did a great job keeping us comfy on our jaunt down and back to the NorCal Rally at San Antonio! Great time... and our vintage aluminum was happy to meet so many others...

Now she is getting packed and ready for the Beverly Beach Rally! Lots of good times to continue! Doesn't get much better! More good folks, good food, good times, life is good!

See you soon!

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Old 10-24-2006, 10:20 PM   #459
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Cushions are great! :)

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...This Thursday I love my airstream even more because we finally have our new cushions, curtains, and sound system installed. Can't wait to try 'em out at the NorCal Rally this weekend!
It was great to meet you at the NorCal Rally, and I love your cushions too! Your Airstream looked great!
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Old 10-24-2006, 10:30 PM   #460
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i've never been to france...

but i've been to oklahoma...

Got to love the Three Dog Night reference

have you been to Spain
?

But I kinda like the music
Say the ladies are insane there
And they sure know how to use it
They don't abuse it
Never gonna lose it

I can't refuse it


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