New Fiberglass camper - Fiberglass RV

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Old 03-12-2007, 10:25 PM   #1
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Its more of a construction/utility type encloser that slides into a bed of a pickup, but alas add a flat utility trailer frame, and wala, a fiberglass camper with some exterior side storage.

Made by Horizon Fibermold, this particular model is the 6000SI. Rather tall and wide, its similar to a Compact design with the rear door. Web site is Don't get me wrong, its a slide in design so there is limited interior space on the base. But slide-ins are usually outfitted pretty well. And yes, the sleep area of a slide-in is over the cab, but setup this camper like a Compact and it should work well. Could this be the next generation Compact? Add a little pop-up center section and have room with the smaller ligher 5'er version.

I have sent an email requesting more information for a bottom tub box (site states custom fab) to work with a flat bed layout rather than the slide-in or bolt on canopy styles. Look at the tech specs. This one weighs in at 650#s only. Add maybe 400#s for rolling trailer and you are still really light for the size.

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6000SI model

If the regular slide-in campers are particularly well suited with shower/stall, cooking area, dining, then I can't see why this wouldn't work just as well sitting on it's own frame work. The trailer's tires can be cut out of the mold and a splash well added in, just like any other fiberglass campers.

Any thoughts? I've also asked for a cost sheet and a brouchure.

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Any thoughts?
One of these in a Pick-up while towing a Scamp or Casita might make a nice family sized rig and add more sleeping capacity...
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1978 Fiber Stream 16 named "Eggstasy" & 1971 Compact Jr. named "Boomerang"
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