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Postby LDK » Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:36 pm

Hey Sharon

Your trailer looks fantastic. I bet you had a fun time. :thumbsup:
I think your tow vehicle and trailer make a good pair. :lol:
Congratulations :applause:
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Postby myoung » Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:48 pm

Yeah!! The great reveal. Beautiful, beautiful job.
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Postby S. Heisley » Sun Sep 18, 2011 5:14 pm

Thanks, Mike, Larry, & Becky!
Yes, I had a good time but had sweaty palms coming home though...still learning things about towing, especially backing up!. :roll:

...The Jefferson State TearJerkers are a great group of people. :thumbsup:
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Postby droid_ca » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:19 pm

Wow she looks marvelous with her top up
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Postby parnold » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:23 pm

Awesome Sharon!!!

They are a lot more fun when you can camp in them, aren't they?

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Postby Shadow Catcher » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:50 pm

Yep ya did it, I trust it was all worth it as it looks terrific! I do not give praise with out real good reason, good reason.
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Postby Alfred » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:50 pm

Hey Sharon!

Congratulations on the first camp-out! The camper looks great! Awesome too, that you got it done for this season - Our campers are both Class of 2011! It made my day to see pictures of it in the campground environment! Well done and congrats!

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Postby sagebrush » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:09 pm

:D :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :applause: :thumbsup: :D
Looks GREAT!!!!
When backing up ,use your mirrors not the back window. ;) A little practice and it will become second nature!
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Postby vanwyk4257 » Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:10 pm

Fantastic! Love the popup design, definitely the best of both worlds, great build and great finish! :thumbsup:
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Postby Woodstramp » Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:33 pm


Amazing design and decor, fit and finish. My hat is off to you. You did a really good thing. :worship:
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Postby kinto » Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:35 pm

S. Heisley wrote:had sweaty palms coming home though...still learning things about towing, especially backing up!. :roll:

i'm with ya on that... i've never towed anything yet... luckily i have about 4 state parks around me within a 15-20 min drive at 45mph to get used to it...

anyway, looks phenomenal sharon! greater than great job!

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Postby mezmo » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:49 am

Hi Sharon,

ATTAGIRL!!! What A Great Accomplishment!!!

The "MyAway" looks fantastic! I like the choice of the sky blue paint
for your ceiling and lift top panels. It's expansive and subtly happy (!).
It also compliments the interior wood really well. Your great interior finish
details 'punctuate' your TTT 'composition' delightfully.

I had forgotten that you have two doors. They're a tremendous safety
feature in a small TD/TTT I think. I'm glad you broke the "usual" think
pattern in a TTT and included the extra door. It's just so evident when
seen, that, that is the smart thing to do.

Now, you'd better get a sling for your arm to rest in, because you NEED
to be patting yourself on the back for all your efforts!!!

Good to hear your first trip was so successful.

May the Blue Bird of Happiness nest in the "MyAway", and accompany you
both on your travels.

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Postby CliffinGA » Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:52 am

Sharon congrats on it :applause: :thumbsup: , you did an amazing job and it shows in your finish and the interior touches. I've been towing stuff for years and always have sweaty palms :lol:.

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Postby aggie79 » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:43 am


Your "MyAway" finally got away to it's first campground. Stunning is the word that first comes to mind! She looks great with your tow vehicle but even better at the campground. Give yourself a big pat on the back for me.

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Kudos to you, Sharon

Postby The Teardrop Nanny » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:24 am

8) It was a pleasure and delight to get to see your trailer up close. I really liked the floor pattern and "cathedral" ceiling. Keep in touch!
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