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Old 10-20-2009, 11:57 AM   #121
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And you get to clean it up and save thousands.
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:44 PM   #122
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I think the seller needs to be reminded how dangerous this can be even after detailing. I can only imagine what lurks inside those walls. I have a bad feeling that not only is someone going to get ripped off but become very sick. I agree that these will need a shell of resto.
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Old 10-20-2009, 01:11 PM   #123
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they have got to be kidding!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-20-2009, 01:42 PM   #124
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I guess a complaint could be made to the BBB, but I am not sure if it would do any good. Selling it as is will let the seller get away with anything due to Caveat emptor.

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Old 10-20-2009, 01:45 PM   #125
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Rules of eBay?


I haven't sold anything on eBay in eons, but if I remember correctly, eBay didn't used to allow one to take down a listed item if there were bids on it. Obviously many of us saw the listing earlier, it's now down and this new one is listed. Incredibly there were bids on it this morning and now there are bids on it again. How many times can they do that????

I don't think a person/business listing an item has to post answers to questions if they don't want everyone to see the answer. I think that is just an option.

Hopefully when folks are looking to get a "deal" they will do "due dilligence" and google this "bargain" and find this thread. I am sure the seller thinks he is disclosing ALL by saying "slight water damage." Note in huge red letters the listing states AS IS - NO WARRANTY. That SHOULD be sending up red flags to ANY buyer, especially as it's listed as NEW.

In no way, shape, or form is this any kind of bargain.

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Old 10-20-2009, 01:56 PM   #126
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After looking at the link above that goes to the sellers website I am concerned about the accuracy of their information. In the same document describing the trailer they say it has not been cleaned or even looked at, and at the bottom they say all of their rigs are checked out and road-ready. It sounds like it was modified from a boiler-plate form, or an idiot wrote it. I can't decide.
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Old 10-20-2009, 01:59 PM   #127
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I woulda offered $3590 for it... maybe he got the decimal in the wrong place...

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Old 10-20-2009, 02:10 PM   #128
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FOR SALE: trailer Needs bleach.
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:39 PM   #129
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FOR SALE: trailer Needs bleach.

Lots of it.
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:45 PM   #130
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Is there some other way that these trailers are supposed to be dealt with? This kind of transaction happens everyday on ebay and the people who buy these things are not being ripped off. The listing has about as much information as I would expect from someone trying to sell something in this condition. No amount of cleaning will make these units useable. They will require disassembly to be safe and comfortable. I have never seen an ad for anything say that, and I don't expect to see it now.
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Airstream01, wassup man? You sound like you got ripped off.

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I can't say I've ever been ripped off, but I do my homework before a purchase. Some unsuspecting, well meaning person though, may buy this heap thinking they are getting a trailer that just needs a good cleaning. This couldn't be further from the truth. They will be getting a bona-fide health hazard. And I have a strong suspicion those guys will sell it to them letting them think that. That is douchebaggery at its lowest. Maybe I'm wrong, but their ad sure paints a different picture.
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Old 10-20-2009, 08:43 PM   #131
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I just looked on ebay to check this out myself. "Light water damage" well ok. I have to give them credit that they didnt even try to clean it up. Mud still in the sink. If someone buys this little bambi what you see is what you get. Hopefully they understand all the hidden damage. I really do think they should be parted out but i would imagine when you are a car lot away from the forums its just too tempting to sell it outright because from afar it looks like a little jewel..
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Old 10-21-2009, 07:27 AM   #132
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I would love to see the factory's forum user to get on here and give us their take of these trailers being sold as New with light water damage. Has anyone thought about calling this dealer to have them set their story straight?
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The trailer on ebay is listed as a 2009 and the ad their web page they say it's a 2010. They have the same Vin number and the words of the ad appear to be the same. Including the statement that it's been detailed and ready for the open road.

Surely Utah has some kind of comsumer protection agency that could be notified.

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Old 10-21-2009, 09:44 AM   #134
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it's baaaack...
I love that pic with the "salesmen" and the trashed sheetrock.
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Old 10-21-2009, 10:31 AM   #135
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this listing doesn't say "no warranty expressed or implied" like their ebay listing...

so what happens when the poor chump who buys this 2009 takes it for warranty repairs on the appliances/electrical/flooring/running gear/etc?
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Old 10-21-2009, 11:13 AM   #136
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good point, i think the 'clean' salvage title and VIN will be the filter for this at the dealer/factory level.

they KNOW which trailers are part of the georgia turds.

that doesn't help the poor unsuspecting buyer, but IF it's too good a deal to be real, THAT should be a clue...
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but MANY of the gizmos have warranty/service coverage FROM the gizmo maker...

so dometic, dexter, norcold, micropulse, sony, sharp, atwood, zipdee, shurflo, suburban, and the others...

might get suckered into dealing with faulty, damaged or suddenly broke-d stuff under the terms of THEIR warranties....

and MOST of those parts are NOT tied to the vin by the gadget makers.
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while the trailer hasn't been cleaned up,

it is clearly being LAUNDERED by the seller chain...

BUY ONE NOW!

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"Light water damage"

This was their answer to an inquiry about the "Light water damage"......


This is a trailer from Georgia. The water was 3 feet in the trailer and the damage was light. We put this on on ebay to see if anyone would like to buy it for a reduced price and do the cleanup their self.
Would you like to buy it?


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This was their answer to an inquiry about the "Light water damage"......


This is a trailer from Georgia. The water was 3 feet in the trailer and the damage was light. We put this on on ebay to see if anyone would like to buy it for a reduced price and do the cleanup their self.
Would you like to buy it?




NO WAY!!!

Do the math: If the water was 3 feet into the trailer, and the interior height of an Airstream is around 6.75 feet, then almost half of the trailer's interior was flooded!

In order for water to be 3 feet into the trailer, it had to be standing (or submersed) in about 5.5 to 6 feet of water - wonder what the condition is of the axles, brakes, bearings, etc.
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Old 10-21-2009, 03:24 PM   #139
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What a kind of professional business opinion is this: "This trailer we have not checked out" and "Light water damage" in the same advertisement. Maybe one should ask them the difference between light and heavy and their method of determination without a through investigation.

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