Our 19′ Flying Cloud was bought in the Fall of 2013 in Joliet, Illinois, and used primarily for house-hunting trips in the South. When not in use the trailer was stored undercover. We moved to Carrabelle, Florida in 2017 where we lived in the trailer while building our house. Once the house was done, the trailer was stored under the stilt house. Subsequently we moved to North Georgia where the trailer is stored in a metal pole building.
We estimate that we have traveled about 25,000 miles with our Airstream based on the truck odometer. The wheel bearings were replaced and repacked 18 months ago (the old ones showed very little wear). The batteries were replaced 3 years ago with 7 year Interstates.
There are three areas of minor damage that have been repaired: 1. we hit a tree stump with the tongue jack which bent the gussets on the A frame and tore the bracket. This was straightened and spot welded and the jack replaced with a larger one. 2. we picked up a piece of metal on I95 which shredded the nearside tire and damaged the wheel well. We put on 2 new Goodyears and fixed the wheel well scarring. 3. there is some minor scratching on the offside rear quarter panel caused by a tree branch sent flying by Hurricane Michael. (Although we lived on the Gulf Coast we always evacuated before hurricanes, and the trailer has never been flooded.)
The interior is immaculate. Everything works except a warning light in the system status panel that sticks on “empty” when hooked up to city water. Go figure.
We are including in the sale price: 1. Sway bars and equalizer hitch (from equalizerhitch.com). 2. Portable propane grill that can plug into the on-board propane outlet. 3 Outside carpeting. 4 Cutlery and plates etc.
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