<nose HIGH, haughty attitude on> No offense taken, Gina. You have a what? Burro
you say? Most of us have trailers, not pack animals... <nose HIGH, haughty attitude off>
Yes... that sounds like Andy. He is (ahem...) well known in the Airstream world. Having owned several Airstreams almost continuously since 1987, I can tell you that just like here, all kinds of folks own them for lots of reasons. When I still belonged to the WBCCI, the Airstream club with the red numbers on the trailers, I attended the 2000 International Rally
in Sioux Falls S.D. with my 1985 Airstream 325 motorhome.
I was appalled at the snooty-ness of just a few of the folks there. The vast majority were just a lot of fun, and the Vintage trailer group was who we hung out with most of the time. During the '80s and '90s you almost couldn't give an Airstream away. In 1998 I bought my 1961 Bambi 16 that I had for three years for a whopping $1100! I sold
it in 2001 for $6300, and today that trailer in that condition would bring $12k and sell in a day.
Lots of us bought trailers when they weren't worth much. Actually, my current 1994 34' is still worth what I paid for it three years ago, and I only paid about 1/4 of the sticker price of a new one!