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Old 07-31-2012, 11:33 PM   #1
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1972 27' Overlander
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New Owner/ New Project!

Today I fulfilled my dream to own an AS. I traded my two mid 90's jetskis and trailer for my Overlander-even trade!

She seems structurally sound and in need of some TLC.


1) Let the kid's name her
2) Find factory/User's Manuals
3) Full Inspection and component/system tests

Any constructive, supportive advice, recommendations etc. is appreciated. I will update as we progress
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Old 08-02-2012, 05:01 AM   #2
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Huge congratulations on your Overlander!! We have one as well. The first time you pull into a campground full of white boxes your chest will swell. I have an original owners manual for this airstream. Pm me lets talk!


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Old 08-02-2012, 08:12 PM   #3
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Real nice, sometimes I wish I had the extra 2 feet! MPJ
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Old 08-02-2012, 08:20 PM   #4
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1962 19' Globetrotter
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Congratulations on buying the best year of Airstream ever built! Tips? Go camping!
If you have time you can read some great threads here on 70s trailers. Enjoy your new bundle of joy!

Work is never done, so take time to play!
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Old 08-02-2012, 08:27 PM   #5
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Nice looking trailer. Welcome!
Click on the link to see a picture of the Sioux River falls near my home.
Eastern South Dakota is very pretty with hills, rivers, and trees.
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