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Airstream For Sale

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$75,000

In 2012 Kelly and I bought an Airstream.  About a month later, that trailer became our full-time home, facilitating countless travels to wonderful places, which in turn afforded us a lifetime of memories.  Kelly and I have recently moved to Denver, and will be transitioning into a new, smaller adventure rig set-up.  Rather than keep our trailer parked indefinitely in the backyard, we’ve decided to sell it, allowing another owner to enjoy the outdoors and begin creating memories of their own.  This Airstream is turnkey ready for full-time living or any off-grid adventure.  With included extras, a buyer will simply hitch-up, drive away and immediately begin enjoying adventures.  Heck, we’ll even fill the freshwater tank with water and include a roll of toilet paper!

We are original owners with a clear title.  More, we can provide all original manufacture purchase documents and owner manuals, as well as receipts for all upgrades and maintenance history.   The interior is in excellent condition and we are non-smokers.  The exterior is in good condition with typical wear and tear; there are some minor scratches and a few small dimples.

Numerous upgrades valued over $30K include:

  • Ultimate Airstream custom Grand Lounge revised layout*
  • Custom residential queen-sized, ventilated bed platform plus brand new (never used) mattress
  • 600 watts of solar w/ panel tilt bars**
  • 400 amp hour lithium battery system**
  • 3,000 watt Magnum hybrid inverter/charger powering every interior/exterior outlet**
  • 16” rims w/ Michelin LTX tires for increased ground clearance and weight carrying capacity
  • weBoost cellular signal booster w/ internal & external antennas
  • Custom blackout curtains
  • On-board drinking water filtration system with faucet built into kitchen counter
  • Three awning package
  • Sirius/XM radio w/ CD player and bluetooth
  • Custom fabricated in-bumper 2” hitch receiver, allowing the use of a hitch-mounted bike rack which can be transferred for use on your tow vehicle once you set-up camp.
  • Dual Fantastic Fan vent covers
  • 12 volt outlets added to both bedside nightstands, allowing the charging of cell phones, tablets at bedside
  • Bathroom and kitchen faucets
  • Oxygenics shower-head

Included Extras:

  • Equal-i-zer weight distributing and sway hitch
  • Shore power cables
  • Water hose
  • Wheel leveling blocks
  • Reflectix window inserts

*All custom work has been professionally completed by specialized fabricators/installers.  Ultimate Airstreams, who are affiliated with Airstream, use original, OEM materials which has ensured a seamless aesthetic with the rest of the trailer.  The Grand Lounge revised layout includes a new wrap around J-lounge seating area, desk, bamboo flooring and new countertops.  This layout offers multiple dinette/seating/sleeping/working options, plus the addition of under seating storage and additional countertop area. The tables use telescoping pedestals and are independent of one another. With both tables raised, there is comfortable seating for six.

**The Solar/lithium battery/hybrid inverter-charger is a significant upgrade improvement over Airstream stock offering.  Boondockers will appreciate that the entire trailer – INCLUDING THE AIR CONDITIONER – can be fully powered off grid.

Interested parties, please contact:  dave@wanderingwithpurpose.com

View lots of interior and exterior photos here.

 

Loving The Donkey

I’m quite happy with my new bike.  🙂

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New Bike Day

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It’s a special day … new bike day!

I’ve long wanted to add a gravel/all-road bike to my stable and today that is happening, as I took possession of a semi-custom bike from Denver, Colorado based Rodeo Adventure Labs.  Don’t let these sexy photos fool you, I spec’d this bike (Trail Donkey 3.0 is the model) to be a practical, blue-collar, gravel workhorse.

Complementing the carbon frame and fork, my build of choice includes a Rival 1 gearbox, 40 tooth crank affixed to a creak-suppressing T47 bottom bracket. The entire rig will be rolling atop carbon 700c tubeless rims, shredding dirt courtesy of 40mm tires. My ass will enjoy the luxury of a dropper post, and I’ll be navigating this steed via a carbon cockpit.

I expect to be pushing this go-anywhere bike over miles and miles of gravel, single-track, and even the occasional stretch of tarmac.

Big thanks to everyone at Rodeo Adventure Labs who helped me in this purchase process.

Happy new bike day to me! 🚵🏼‍♂️

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4th Nomadiversary

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As the sun began to set tonight, I couldn’t help but smile.

This area of southwest Utah has become really special for Kelly and me — proving to be the perfect place to celebrate the completion of our fourth year as roaming nomads.

As happy as we are sitting here, signs of Spring pull at us; tomorrow we will leave and begin migrating north towards the mountains.

The Socializing Tour

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People often assume Kelly and I must find it lonely living on the road, but the reality is that we regularly socialize with a diverse group of people.

The past six weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind. We re-entered the States in Montana over Labor Day weekend and now sit in south-central Kentucky.

During this stretch Kelly and I visited with 74 people, four dogs, and two puppies (yes, we made a list and counted).  It was great connecting with family and friends, all of whom graciously found time in their busy schedules for us – many on multiple occasions.

Of course my favorite visits were with my immediate family … the rag-tag group pictured above.  By not living in Minneapolis, Kelly and I are the ones keeping this group two down more often than not, but it was nice to have the band back together for a few weeks.

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With the whirlwind tour completed, Kelly and I are now decompressing deep in the woods of southern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee before resurfacing three weeks from now in Asheville for more socializing.

 

Photo credit @lauracarrollphoto

Thanks Mom

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Only a mother would tolerate her son and his wife completely blocking vehicle access to the garage for a few weeks.  My mom is cool like that.

It’s been a great extended visit to Minneapolis, but now it’s time to be moving on.

Over The River And Through The Woods

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