The $49,000 15' Airstream "Design Within Reach" - Fiberglass RV


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Old 06-05-2007, 04:38 PM   #1
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Just a little comparison showing the aluminum competition.

Anyone want one? How about two?

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The Designers: http://www.dwr.com/airstream.cfm?category=166
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Old 06-05-2007, 05:07 PM   #2
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They got to be kidding.Only good for people with more money than brains.
I can't imagine paying $400 for a lawn chair.Thats rediculious. Some one lost their marbles on this one
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Old 06-05-2007, 05:23 PM   #3
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[b]The Exterior Details
The aluminum exterior of the Airstream DWR travel trailer is instantly distinguished by its front and rear panoramic windows, stainless steel streamline moon wheel discs, signature DWR red accents, and matching custom [b]full-length fabric awning.
To provide maximum enjoyment of the outdoor awning area, the DWR Airstream includes a matched pair of outdoor chairs in natural canvas with natural wood frames, provided by Objekto. Objekto mirrors DWR’s values by passionately pursuing the accessibility of innovative, high quality design. The focus of Objekto is to bring the work of Brazilian designers to Europe and the US.
During the recent SOHO San Diego Trailer Show, The owner of the 1968 Airstream Caravelle expressed dissapointment with the size of the awning, which is similar to the Bambi's above, due to the limited straight area to attach the awning rail.

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I told him that the case awning that Scamp was putting on their 13' trailers was larger.
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Old 06-05-2007, 06:48 PM   #4
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I'd rather spend half that on an Escape 5th wheel and use the difference in $$ to go places! Shhheeech, I agree with Ches.
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Old 06-05-2007, 06:51 PM   #5
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Oh come on!!! You have to admit it's pretty darn cute!!!
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Yeah, okay so it's cute...wonder what it would look like after the hail storm that just came through Gresham????? More like a silver golf ball?
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Old 06-05-2007, 09:35 PM   #7
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Yeah, okay so it's cute...wonder what it would look like after the hail storm that just came through Gresham????? More like a silver golf ball?
EXACTLY like a silver golf ball. With windows.

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Old 06-05-2007, 10:40 PM   #8
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That's got a nice look to it, but the price is crazy.
Besides, compared to my undamaged shell, if I had an Airstream I would have paid some hefty repair bills by now. Stuff just bounces off of it.
The whole thing is just a little too IKEA for my tastes.

Besides, Target has some nice dinnerware, and I like my clock better:


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The little plastic sculptures on the face are friendly bears with flowers, and there's a little cottage where the 6 should be.


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The text says "I am proud of my nice understand friends. They are friendly to me."
I think it is written in "Engrish" Some friends bought it for me in Paris.
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Here's a slightly closer image now that the hands have moved:


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I think it's beautiful!!! OMG, it is WAY too nice to go camping in. I can see the muddy dog & the sandy, smore sticky kids running in and me needing CPR just outside the door.......BUT, IT IS AMAZING!!
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Here's a slightly closer image now that the hands have moved:
All together now - Ahhhhhhh!
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I enjoyed seeing it, but won't be rushing out to sell my Casita.

(And— even at $50k, they STILL be looked down on by the bulgemobiles. )
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I'd have to do a few mods to make it livable. First, I'd change the bed into a king size with the heads in the back. Then, I would move the bathroom and closet to the front of the trailer for a larger bathroom. I would leave the kitchen where it is, and put the refrigerator and storage cabinet to the left of the door and narrow down the trailer a little so that I don't need extended mirrors on the tow vehicle. Oh, how funny, I created a Liberty Deluxe!
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