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Old 03-30-2015, 06:01 PM   #15
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But what a beautiful idea.
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:22 PM   #16
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I bet it is a fairly strong shell, with all the moulded features giving it strength. I would love to see one of these fixed up, and on the road. Heck, I would like to just buy a shell and play with the interior, maybe fixing it up real retro-like.
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:58 PM   #17
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I heard bids from TCT members were up to $20,000
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:49 PM   #18
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Now hearing $28,000 as the final price
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:11 PM   #19
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Hopefully a collector and not someone thinking this is an easy business start-up. BTW, what's TCT?
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:26 PM   #20
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TCT, Tin Can Tourists, vintage camper group
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:34 PM   #21
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like to see one done
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:44 PM   #22
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was this 13 ft or 16 can you tell ? they are cool
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:46 PM   #23
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$28,000 ??? WOW, no wonder he sold it quick before anyone could change their mind.
I'll almost bet that the seller was the most surprised of all.....


Let us know if you hear of what the buyers plans might be..... It's really a cool look for the Tin-Can types.
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:21 PM   #24
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Pretty cool. Kinda like a US Willerby. Hope to see one done up someday...or perhaps in production.

Would also be interested on a confirmation of the production timeline. The "60's" is pretty early for a molded FG trailer in North America.

Edit: A quick search on Avocado Green say's it was introduced to the Appliance world in the very late '60's and was a popular colour through the seventies. A hint?
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:52 PM   #25
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Wow! Those are way cool. Thanks for sharing the pictures. By the time I saw this thread and clicked on the link, they'd been sold and the ad had been removed. Would really love to see one of these going down the road someday!
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:28 PM   #26
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The two sets of fins, ala 1959 Pontiac, that and the big "V" in front are a dead give-away for very early 60's. Most fins were gone by 1965.
But they could have been intended as a retro look much later.
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:56 PM   #27
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The only single molded trailer I know about (and I've know to be wrong!) was the Fiberstream. And there's wasn't a whole lot of those made.

Who ever bought this business opporunity, I hope they're successful (according to their business model), truly.
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Old 03-30-2015, 11:00 PM   #28
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Think of how much it costs to create new trailer molds nowadays. I can appreciate someone being willing to spend $28K if they got the mold plus two shells.
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