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Old 08-10-2014, 10:10 PM   #1
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Smile Sunline sightings

While returning to PA from Portsmouth, NH today - Sunday, August 11 - we saw three Sunlines on the road:

-- a 2000s-vintage model on I-95 North in New Hampshire around 8:30 am;
-- a 1990s-vintage Sunline on I-84 East in New York, around noon;
-- a 1980s-vintage model on I-80 East in PA, around 2:00 pm.

Any SOC members, perhaps? Hope it was happy camping!
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1990's vintage ßSunline at Ocean Lakes campground in Myrtle Beach SC it looked last me one that is stored and only brought out for visits to this campground.
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Yesterday a nice Sunline 5th wheel passed me on I-75 a bit north of Midland, MI, around 6 P.M. By the time I realized it was a Sunline, I could not tell what the TW was. Was that anybody here?
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Saw a Sunline pulling out of the campground in Banff, Alberta last week. I was headed in the wrong direction to get a model or license plate location but it was bigger than my 1950. There must have been a rv rally going on. Lots of American plates from Florida, Texas, Georgia, California and many others. A fleet of airstreams plus just about everything else. Chatted with a couple from New Hampshire who had just purchased a new Escape brand trailer. You can only get those direct from the factory in Vancouver. By order only, 9 month wait. They really wanted that trailer!
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Viking, I have not seen any Sunlines in tow recently but really good to hear from you again. Hope all is well.

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Hello John,
Thanks, yes, we are doing well, but the years are passing awfully fast, it seems like.
Hope you guys are doing well too in your new house!
My best to you and Cindy (hope I remember the name correctly).
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Hi Roar,

Yes, Cindy and I are doing well. The new place is doing good too. And your right about time going by way too fast... Each year is seems to get even faster...

Hope you can get out and do some camping this year.

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Hello John,
Thanks, yes, we are doing well, but the years are passing awfully fast, it seems like.
Hope you guys are doing well too in your new house!
My best to you and Cindy (hope I remember the name correctly).
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I saw two over this past weekend, one being yours! Looks like she's sporting the new tires now!

The other was a very clean looking '82 15.5' SB on 75 north, around the 180 mile marker yesterday afternoon. Glad to see it still sported at least one original hubcap.
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Yup, the T2499 is wearing the new Goodyear MADE IN THE USA tires.
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I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm seeing fewer Sunlines as the years go by. They've been out of business for 11 years now, so that cuts out a good part of the market-those who will only buy new or a few years old.
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I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm seeing fewer Sunlines as the years go by. They've been out of business for 11 years now, so that cuts out a good part of the market-those who will only buy new or a few years old.
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Yeah, it started up here in the mid 2000s, since they really didn't sell very many up this way after about 2000/2001. It does seem like the majority of people who travel with their trailers usually want them only up to a few years old. I think compared to other trailers of comparable age, there are still quite a few more Sunlines still on the road.
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Noob to Sunlines so never noticed before, but was actually surprised to see three on my last camping trip. Guess it helps that I was camping in PA! Two 1950's and another unknown model (to me)
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I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm seeing fewer Sunlines as the years go by. They've been out of business for 11 years now, so that cuts out a good part of the market-those who will only buy new or a few years old.
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Hi Rich,

I have not noticed a real change yet. This may be a regional thing. Here in Ohio it is not common ever to see many Sunlines. Having 2 or 3 in a 300 some site campground was a rarity. In fact the most ever is in the same CG is the OH or MI meet and greets I think.

That said last week I ended up making a trip across NY and the NW corner of PA. My Sunline radar is always on and I did see a few on the NY state thruway which is about all I would see over the last 10 years or so.

But in eastern to mid PA, this is a different story or at least was. When we pulled into Cowans Gap SP it was Sunline land, oh my gosh they where everywhere... And they saw me in this really long Sunline and I'm sure thought, how is he going to get that in here...

I must say though, I see more older tan Sunlines still in use then I see any other brand of that era. Seems the Sunlines hold together longer then most.

I do not recall the year Sunline stopped the tan Sunnies and when all white. I'm sure Sunline Fan has this info in his Sunline data banks... (his head LOL)

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I suppose more Sunlines were delivered to dealers in central PA than anywhere else, so it's pretty much a given that when we are out camping (which is, more often than not, in central PA) we see at least one. I usually strike up a conversation with them and sometimes they just think of their camper as a camper, other times, they are knowledgeable of the Sunline brand, maybe fixing up an older one.

What I find interesting is that on this site, whenever there's a post about a restoration job, it seems to be the older, tan models (which, according to the brochure files, changed in 1990 to white, or as Sunline called it "light gray"). So yes, the tan models are still popular and probably more so than other brands of the 80's (maybe they just aren't holding up after all these years)

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