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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #555 on: October 22, 2020, 02:29:03 am »
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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #556 on: October 22, 2020, 01:40:31 pm »
"OK face up to it - you're useless but generally pretty honest and straightforward . . . it's a rare combination of qualities that I have come to admire in you" - Geo 2011

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #557 on: October 22, 2020, 09:31:05 pm »
We looked at all the options over the past 3 years.  School busses, tiny house on wheels, vans.  The Airstream spoke to us because of my appreciation for the finer things  ;D and my experience I’ve liked the resale value  :-X.  I love the vans, in fact Airstream does one with a Mercedes that I quite like.  I imagine a van is perfect for Europe.  We haven’t ruled anything out for the future.  Doing a van version of this through Europe is on the table.  We have a lot of ground to cover here first.  Europe may have to wait until the kids move out. 

Go sport is for sure on the itinerary. 


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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #558 on: October 22, 2020, 10:06:08 pm »
Morning view at the new spot...

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #559 on: October 22, 2020, 10:09:19 pm »
Now that I see the photo it’s crap.  You can’t even see the lake from the glare.  How about this one of the kids playing at the lake...

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #560 on: October 22, 2020, 10:10:58 pm »
Here’s a better shot of the trailers lake view...

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #561 on: October 22, 2020, 11:58:50 pm »
@Chris and anyone else in TX.  We’re going to be Kopperl then Coleman then San Angelo then Big Bend then Fort Davis then El Paso before heading across NM into Arizona. 

Any recommendations or interest in meet ups? 

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #562 on: October 23, 2020, 03:22:29 am »
You're hitting a part of the state I don't have much experience in, so I can't provide too many suggestions.  And you're pretty far from San Antonio, so a meet up would be difficult.

That said, when you go down to Big Bend, you should check out Marfa- it's a funky little artisty sort of town that should have a couple of cool things to see.  In El Paso, you could swing by Rocketbuster Boots. They have a nice showroom/factory where you can see what goes into making custom cowboy boots. And it's Texas; you gotta do something boot related, right?  Beyond that, you're driving through a lot of, well, not much.

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #563 on: October 23, 2020, 06:49:25 am »
Slow is smooth, smooth is fast

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #564 on: October 23, 2020, 07:29:19 am »
Hahahaha
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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #565 on: October 23, 2020, 03:06:42 pm »
Thanks @Chris    The most direct route to BB is unfortunately not the most exciting one, we know.  Good tip for Marta, I’d like to check that out. 

I definitely couldn’t live with my children in a van.   I’m not sure what kind of people enjoy their families that much but I know I’m certainly not one of them. 

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #566 on: October 23, 2020, 03:46:42 pm »
He did!..


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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #567 on: October 23, 2020, 04:08:15 pm »
That might be me but buried in sand instead of snow. 

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #568 on: October 24, 2020, 06:20:22 pm »
52 F and cloudy today in Texarkana.  Beautiful Fall day by the lake.  Thinking about a fire but I’m not sure it’s worth the trouble or the wood reserves.  I may start drinking instead. 

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Re: Matt's Airstream Adventure
« Reply #569 on: October 24, 2020, 06:21:16 pm »