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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-03-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,421
Posted By texasvette
We used Texas State Parks most of the time we...

We used Texas State Parks most of the time we camped with our teardrop. Even with the teardrop you can have elevation issues. My suggestion is to make friends with the Park assistant at check in. We...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,969
Posted By texasvette
Could you tell me the name of the scooters in the...

Could you tell me the name of the scooters in the first photo on your post, please?
Forum: On The Road... 10-31-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,704
Posted By texasvette
JJTX, perfect place and time for a test run. We...

JJTX, perfect place and time for a test run. We go to Garner every year, kinda sorta a tradition, we met there as teenagers under the big oak tree. We went to Garner the week school started back up...
Forum: Vintage Kin 10-14-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,955
Posted By texasvette
You kiddin' right? Very interested. Thanks for...

You kiddin' right? Very interested. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-23-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By texasvette
Thanks ya'll. I don't know why I could not locate...

Thanks ya'll. I don't know why I could not locate the info. I got what I needed with a little help from my AS friends. Until next time, thanks again.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-23-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By texasvette
Texas girl needs help

Not that new here but feel like it right now. I can't find the Airstream site that shows models by the year and what one may have for that year. I have found it in the past but today it is well...
Forum: On The Road... 09-22-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,719
Posted By texasvette
We like to listen to podcasts. We listen to Wise...

We like to listen to podcasts. We listen to Wise about Texas, True Murder and anything my husband can find on Texas History.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 08-16-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By texasvette
You did really well. Looks great and other than...

You did really well. Looks great and other than the supplies you may have purchased you saved scads of money.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-20-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,084
Posted By texasvette
I have a question about discounts for a used...

I have a question about discounts for a used Airstream on a RV lot. They have all kinds of RV's and maybe 4 Airstreams. Can you still expect some kind of discount on the used units and if the answer...
Forum: Base Camp 06-29-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,271
Posted By texasvette
Could you tell me where the vendor is for the...

Could you tell me where the vendor is for the Oliver trailers? Last word I got from them it was too far to consider, at least for us. Thanks in advance.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-20-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,498
Posted By texasvette
Oh, thanks for saying that about backing it! I...

Oh, thanks for saying that about backing it! I know we are not the only one having problems backing but it feels like it. My husband will usually say ok folks, grab a chair and a drink, the show is...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-17-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,498
Posted By texasvette
Don't get me wrong, if we wanted to keep it for...

Don't get me wrong, if we wanted to keep it for the quick trips we would but all the reasons matter be it for an over night trip or several days trips. We enjoy being outside most of the time so the...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-16-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,498
Posted By texasvette
Same thoughts

fishbisquit, we are twins almost identically. The difference is we have three yorkies and we are in Texas, near Houston, NW Harris County. Our teardrop was spec built for us by Tex's Teardrops and we...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-05-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,374
Posted By texasvette
Love my Rolex, and still wear it. Got it for 18th...

Love my Rolex, and still wear it. Got it for 18th anniversary and it is now gonna be 28 years old next month. Have had it cleaned twice, yikes, but still.....I love it. Both times it went to Dallas...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-03-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,140
Posted By texasvette
A Corvette... is not for SBI individuals....

A Corvette... is not for SBI individuals. Sensitive Buttock Issue. VERY TRUE!
Ours is an '82 and it did not come with the automatic back shove option. We have the manual back (or lower) shove...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-31-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 115,526
Posted By texasvette
This is what I'm thinking, the iconic Airstream....

This is what I'm thinking, the iconic Airstream. Some RV resorts are so snooty that they won't accept older RVs. My cousin was turned down at 2 parks because they had a 13 year old unit, a very nice...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-30-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 115,526
Posted By texasvette
Nest trailer

OK, I'm not gonna lie, I'm on the fence about The Nest and never really liked the Basecamp. I'm just stubborn enough to not give up my small Airstream dream when I FINALLY get him onboard. Seriously,...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-23-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By texasvette
OMG! There is only 2 things to say about this...

OMG! There is only 2 things to say about this beautiful unit. It has my name written all over it, I WISH! And you must be a writer with that perfectly written description. It won't last long, I'm...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-06-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 53,121
Posted By texasvette
me too!

me too!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-19-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By texasvette
Enjoying the teardrop, but..........

We have camped in the beginning in tents, didn't everyone? We stepped up to our teardrop and for the quick trips it is great but the two things that are beginning to become more apparent, at least to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-18-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By texasvette
Good idea

We have a teardrop and have used it in the past as an overflow spot when the house fills up on holiday visits. A visit from one couple asked if they could use it whenever they visit, ha. We are...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-24-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,971
Posted By texasvette
OK, I will be the first to say it, I don't even...

OK, I will be the first to say it, I don't even have an Airstream, YET, so not sure how much my input counts, but here goes. You say the 12 foot will be more expensive, or at least that is how it...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 10-17-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,931
Posted By texasvette
Hating a job but still wanting money, yep, I get...

Hating a job but still wanting money, yep, I get it. I was a stay at home mom for several years until we needed more money to live a life we needed not necessarily wanted. I went to work for a family...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-27-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By texasvette
I'm gonna call you a name...............Lucky...

I'm gonna call you a name...............Lucky Duck!
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,299
Posted By texasvette
Someone suggested to start out with a tent first,...

Someone suggested to start out with a tent first, not to be Negative Nellie, but nah. It is like comparing apples to puppies, just not the same thing. Yes, I would probably suggest renting a trailer...
Forum: Our Community 09-01-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,934
Posted By texasvette
I was out to pick up some supplies and there is...

I was out to pick up some supplies and there is no issue with gasoline in NW Harris County just outside of Houston, no lines and plenty of gas. This storm will not keep us down for long, it's just...
Forum: Our Community 08-31-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,934
Posted By texasvette
Thanks uncle bob, we have thought of that....

Thanks uncle bob, we have thought of that. Thankfully the season for the rains is kinda coming to a close, maybe. We have heard there is some kind of disturbance out there again so who know what is...
Forum: Our Community 08-30-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,934
Posted By texasvette
Oh my word! I didn't even know I was holding my...

Oh my word! I didn't even know I was holding my breath literally until this morning. The storm has moved on but we really can't celebrate because we know what other people are gonna have to go...
Forum: Our Community 08-28-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,934
Posted By texasvette
Greetings from the other side, well, the other...

Greetings from the other side, well, the other side of Harvey. We did well even though it looked for a bit like we were on an island. We stayed and not for any of the reasons given from people that...
Forum: Our Community 08-26-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,934
Posted By texasvette
Harvey is quite the mysterious storm. We are NW...

Harvey is quite the mysterious storm. We are NW of Houston and it only got windy here but we are on the dirty side of the storm. We are supposed to get upwards to 30 inches of rain from the beginning...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-31-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By texasvette
Yeah, no phone number. Either it sold and now...

Yeah, no phone number. Either it sold and now they are oblivious or they just don't know to look. Gonna give up but it is almost in my backyard area. Not meant to be.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-30-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By texasvette
I have a question about the Classifieds and I'm...

I have a question about the Classifieds and I'm not really sure where to ask it. I sent a message to a seller here in Texas, two times actually. Where will a response come back to me, on email or in...
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-30-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,732
Posted By texasvette
So sorry for your loss, really they adopt us.

So sorry for your loss, really they adopt us.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-28-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By texasvette
Where were you staying?

Where were you staying?
Forum: Member Introductions 04-26-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By texasvette
Very nice

I don't have one....yet, but a short story. We were promised a prized piece of furniture by an elderly Grandmother and people were in line to get it. We decided it was not worth the risk and took off...
Forum: On The Road... 04-20-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,602
Posted By texasvette
Reserveamerica

We use Reserveamerica fairly often and feel comfortable that the campsite will be there for us. Unfortunately, we just had to cancel an outing due to the rains coming in Texas. We were afraid it...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 03-04-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,339
Posted By texasvette
Airstream in the far reaches of Texas

Hope this is ok to post and if not, please take it down. There is a site that covers eclectic things and lots of Texas, of which I am a proud citizen of since birth. Interesting article:...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-25-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 31,037
Posted By texasvette
Maggie, I may have missed it in a previous...

Maggie,
I may have missed it in a previous post, what size Dutch Oven do you use? My husband will only use Kingsford charcoal. He is at the big Houston Rodeo Cookoff right now and doing a recipe...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-04-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,851
Posted By texasvette
Exactly, in Texas ya gotta have a truck, or 2 or...

Exactly, in Texas ya gotta have a truck, or 2 or 3......

We have had 2 F250 diesels, some F150s ,non diesels, and some SUVs also. Truth be told, this girl would take a nice truck every time. Soon...
Forum: On The Road... 01-04-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,190
Posted By texasvette
I have to agree about Inks Lake State Park, we...

I have to agree about Inks Lake State Park, we really did like it. We have always enjoyed Garner State Park but it is not for everyone. We also went to Lake Livingston State Park during Thanksgiving...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-31-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 31,037
Posted By texasvette
I'm with you, I meander, husband calls it...

I'm with you, I meander, husband calls it rambling too, but I get the story told, my way. Kindred spirits, you and I.
Forum: Community Polls 11-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,809
Posted By texasvette
No shopping for us, camping at Lake Livingston...

No shopping for us, camping at Lake Livingston State Park. It will be in our teardrop (for now) and our kids and grand kids joining us. No check out lines or crowded parking lots, at least not that...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-11-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By texasvette
What??? I think ya skipped a step. So you found a...

What??? I think ya skipped a step. So you found a trailer and bought it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-22-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,374
Posted By texasvette
WOW Jim, you indeed got a deal. Send them to...

WOW Jim, you indeed got a deal. Send them to ROLEX for repairs, yikers! They are certified but dang they are expensive. Have had mine cleaned twice but still in primo condition since 1990.
Forum: Airstream History 09-15-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,391
Posted By texasvette
What is NULL

I have seen some ads that have NULL in the title of trailers in the classified ads and I am not clear on what it means in that context.
Forum: Our Community 09-07-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 1,286,895
Posted By texasvette
Just saw one

Just passed an Airstream on FM 2920 leaving Waller TX area headed towards Tomball, anyone one the forum? Not sure what kind, not very long but shiny.
Forum: On The Road... 08-30-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,821
Posted By texasvette
Buccees! Yes...

We are not lucky enough to own an Airstream....yet, but live close to two Buccees. You are right about the visits though. We get breakfast on the run from there, breakfast tacos, lunch with huge...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 07-29-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,379
Posted By texasvette
There is a saying in Austin, "Stay Weird". I...

There is a saying in Austin, "Stay Weird". I think they have.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,660
Posted By texasvette
We just came back from a campout and the weather...

We just came back from a campout and the weather was very bright and sunny with temps up to 103. Two yorkies and we were in a teardrop with air conditioning. Do things early in the morning or in the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-24-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,990
Views: 773,932
Posted By texasvette
Lily&Me, I started reading your posts about the...

Lily&Me, I started reading your posts about the rain because my friends and I start almost every conversation with, "When is this rain gonna stop?". We are all in Gulf Coast Texas and we have had...
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