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Old 04-10-2007, 11:24 AM   #1
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new fiberglass unit

Came across this and thought it might be of interest
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:36 AM   #2
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:41 AM   #3
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Wow is right! Check out the interior!
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:49 AM   #4
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got to have it got to have it, wait how much ?
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:07 PM   #5
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It looks great... on a flat surface. How d'ya s'pose you'd level it on most campground sites? Nice rig though. Not sure what's revolutionary about it other than the drop-suspension... and someone did that here with an old Scamp shell for an ice house, as I recall.

The interior is gorgeous though.

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Old 04-10-2007, 12:13 PM   #6
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What's with the stairs under the television? Wonder if the TV swings out of the way to get into a "hidden" room

My only complaint at the moment is the bedroom is in the back....here in the Pacific NorthWET we have some wonderful parks right on the Pacific Ocean. One of the benefits of backing into a spot on a bluff, is being able to look out the back window at the stormy sea while staying warm and dry inside. Wouldn't have that luxury with a back bedroom or back kitchen trailer/5th wheel or motorhome.
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:18 PM   #7
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So, presuming it has an enclosed underbody; how much water flowing under it d'you suppose it would take to float it when it's down?

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Old 04-10-2007, 12:25 PM   #8
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It looks great... on a flat surface. How d'ya s'pose you'd level it on most campground sites? Nice rig though. Not sure what's revolutionary about it other than the drop-suspension... and someone did that here with an old Scamp shell for an ice house, as I recall.

The interior is gorgeous though.

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Maybe you could use the automatic leveling system listed under the standard equipment section. Just a thought.
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:38 PM   #9
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Frozen lakes are very level. Only need a hole in it for ice fishing.

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Old 04-10-2007, 12:43 PM   #10
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... yea, but could you pull it with a Subaru, or crawl over your spouse in the middle of the night to "attend to business."

Eggers do it differently.
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Old 04-10-2007, 01:53 PM   #11
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Maybe you could use the automatic leveling system listed under the standard equipment section. Just a thought.
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Doggone it, Ron. Stop confusing the issue with facts!

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Old 04-10-2007, 02:19 PM   #12
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Air suspension makes leveling easy: you just let air out of the left and right bags separately, as required to reach level. Unless you're crazy enough to think that sitting on the bump stops is good enough (not on any real site), you still need some sort of stabilizing or leveling jacks (like the electric ones in the Stiletto) to hold it firmly once lowered and leveled. You can also just plumb all the bags together and control left-right and fore-aft leveling with the jacks, which I assume is the Stiletto approach. I think the air suspension would be great for various reasons, including reducing the step-in height, as they mention.

I like the use of the area over the truck for services, rather than trying to put stand-up living space in there (leading to a ridiculously tall rig like most current fifth-wheels) or even the crawl-up bed (which is great if you can use it, but unusable for many). The fifth-wheel configuration is used to enable safe and effective towing of a large trailer, relative to the truck size. I hope the front is tapered so it works with a tight hitch-to-cab spacing, although it doesn't look that way in the profile photo.

The unit is not particularly light, by the standards of this size of trailer. The appeal of the moulded fiberglass construction is due to the other attributes (lack of seams, etc), not weight.

One strange detail: the Standard Equipment includes "24 gal. Propane Tank"; it is unusual for a trailer to use a fixed tank (like a motorhome), rather than removable cylinders. I would hate to break camp to tow the trailer to a station rather than just swapping "20 lb" or "30 lb" tanks. I do realize that a 24 gallon tank, filled to 80% volume, holds about 90 lb of propane, but planning is not always perfect...

It's interesting that the only interior photos are of the front 1/3 of the trailer... I wonder if this is still a work in progress? The last time I saw it in a magazine (a few months ago), the web site didn't yet exist.
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And I thought the Concorde was retired. Where did they hide the bowling alley?

Those privacy shades are what interest me. Wonder if that design/style is readily available at non-boat stores. Could be an attractive solution for my windows.
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And I thought the Concorde was retired. Where did they hide the bowling alley?

Those [b]privacy shades are what interest me. Wonder if that design/style is readily available at non-boat stores. Could be an attractive solution for my windows.
They just look like regular ole pleated shades to me? If so, they're available at just about any Big Box store...like Lowes, etc.
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