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Old 02-09-2012, 06:14 PM   #1
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a new Fiberglass Truck Camper owner

Hi

I'm up in Northern Ontario.

Buddy has a Fiberglass Molded Slide in Truck Camper for sale for 1 Gino.

I know that the Big Foots and Northern Lites are awesome but expensive.

Anybody tell me if this is an Ok deal? Haven't inspected it yet.

I remember seeing a couple just like it in Marathon Ontario a few years ago

and the brand appeared to be called Bison. Perhaps somebody took a mold

off an old BigFoot? Wonder how much it weighs?

More info to follow.

Cheers and thanks.

J

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Old 02-09-2012, 06:16 PM   #2
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Oops, sorry if I posted to the category (Trailers).

Cheers

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Old 02-09-2012, 07:28 PM   #3
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by one gino did you mean $1000?

that seems like a heck of a good deal - do you have any more photos? Are you going to buy it?
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:35 PM   #4
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Neato looking truck camper. You didn't post in the wrong forum... there isn't a forum for anything other than molded towables... although I've suggested one be created.

Good luck!
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Bolt it to a frame with axle and you are off to the races.
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Bolt it to a frame with axle and you are off to the races.
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Old 02-09-2012, 08:29 PM   #7
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Update

Hi

Yes Sir, 1 Gino = $1000.00

Has a couple of areas needing repair. I can do glass work.

No tanks or bath which is what I prefer.

Measured it and I think it would fit my truck.

Going back tomorrow in daylight to measure twice.

Didn't look like any internal leakage.

Really nice and open inside.

Kind of wide and airy.

It appears to be 6 ft long.

The 4 jacks are not hydraulic but are heavy duty.

The show stopper is my truck is a 4x4 F150 2006 5.5 box.

The Previous owner had extensions for the jacks to lift it high.

I have a very lovely galvanized utility trailer that may work if I went the
Kentucky motorhome route.

Anybody have a picture of a nice one?

Comments appreciated.

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Old 02-09-2012, 08:49 PM   #8
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Well, don't know if you'd consider this a nice one... but: http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...tml#post222845
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Old 02-09-2012, 08:59 PM   #9
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Can't see the pic Donna D.

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Well, don't know if you'd consider this a nice one... but: http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...tml#post222845
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Well, it's there and I can see it... So, since you're a new member is it possible your membership hasn't been validated fully? You should have received an e-mail and directions you need(ed) to follow.
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:07 PM   #11
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Roger that Donna but hey..now it works..awesome

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I would guess that it will stick out of the back of a 5.5 foot bed, but who cares. If you like it and the price is right do it.
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The only thing I'd worry about if it wasn't supported underneath, is would it eventually break down from walking in an out of the door area?
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:44 PM   #14
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Tailgate down

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The only thing I'd worry about if it wasn't supported underneath, is would it eventually break down from walking in an out of the door area?
Hi can I run it with tailgate down on truck?
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