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sjtoggle 03-16-2017 05:16 PM

Buying Airstream Out of State
 
Hi All. I have been checking the classifieds for older trailers and all that are options for me are out of state. Unfortunately, I don't have the time to jump on a plane to check them out. Any advice on buying sight unseen? Many thanks!

NWGetaways 03-16-2017 05:37 PM

I've done this twice, with good results both times.

The first was my 2003 Bambi. Vinnie from North Bay Airstream Repair, was selling it for a customer. He's well known and highly trustworthy, so that one was easy.

My 22' was from a private party 1000 miles away, advertised here. It was only 3 years old at the time, gently used. We talked on the phone several times, and I made an offer with the condition that everything was as described. He agreed, and I drove out. Everything was great, and we exchanged money and title at a credit union.

Check the trailer out verbally and with photos as best you can. If you think it's the one go get it.


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