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Old 08-11-2009, 07:41 PM   #1
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Finally got one

Hello there all you airstream & argosy owners. I'm new to this site, just got a 75 argosy 24 in great shape and looking forward to learning & conversing & hopefully teaching a few things to & from all of you. I have been a "camper" pretty much all of my life. My dad has been in the rv sales business since '74, and since I got married 25 years ago, started a family of my own, I found that camping was without a doubt the most fun and definitely for us the cheapest way to vacation & spend time together as a family. Our last rip "together" (4 daughters, 2 married, 1 in college & 1 in high school) was to Disney World. We had not done that in 12 years. We actually left the youngest, at age 1, at home on our first trip. Towed a 29' Terry resort with my 85 k20 suburban (which I still have) It was an awesome trip & 12 years later we made it back, all of us this time. Many, many trips have been taken in between though, sometimes we pitch a tent ( the girls have always done a church organized "girls camp" 4 days in tents, in the woods during summer, since they were 12) We "dry camp" alot at Ocracoke island NC national park in a travel trailer, even a couple of times in a $200k Itasca motorcoach! Now we are downsizing and I couldn't be happier. The argosy is so sweet, I can't wait to go somewhere. Any way, thanks for having me, I'm a pretty handy guy, I actually own & operate a automotive repair service bussiness, We do rv repair also. (mostly motorhomes, chassis & engine work) So if I can help you, Don't hesitate to ask. I know (because I already have) I will get lots of help & great ideas from all of you!
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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Welcome PLdodd. Congrats on your airstream purchase. They are kinda a love/hate relationship at times but the love definitley out weighs the hate!
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Old 08-11-2009, 08:24 PM   #3
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Hi there, PLdodd, i also just got a 1974 22 ft Rear Door Argosy, it is in pretty great condition, of course there are some things to fix on it and sometimes i feel like i have bitten off more than i can chew.... i have never really camped, know nothing about campers and am trying to familiarize myself through online and it did come with the manual... here's to Argosy's!
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Old 08-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #4
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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us.

Congrats on your new baby and becoming an Aistreamer. I believe that you will find these Forums to a super asset. We're looking to hear a lot from you here. We'd also like to see some photos of your new baby.

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Old 08-11-2009, 08:37 PM   #5
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Welcome PD,

Congrats on the Argosy! Enjoy....

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Old 08-12-2009, 07:45 AM   #6
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Welcome from Oregon

Welcome, congrats on the Argosy. I only have one daughter, in high school and am wondering what I am going to do after she goes off to college etc.. It is great to hear of another K20 out there towing a trailer, even a 'new' one like yours By golly, post some pics when you can, I/we absolutely love photo's. Again, welcome aboard!

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Old 08-12-2009, 08:30 AM   #7
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