Scamp motor home??? - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-10-2006, 08:40 AM   #15
Senior Member
 
jdtrotter's Avatar
 
Trailer: Outfitter Caribou 6.5 ft Truck Camper
Posts: 212
Maybe, just maybe, with the rising gas prices, one of the fiberglass places will start making a really small motor home like the old Scamp. It looked like the perfect size. The one Bigfoot makes is way too big, IMHO.

The trend for years has been, bigger, bigger, and biggest, but there are people who not only want to keep it small, there are ones now looking to downsize.

We can hope

Diane
__________________

jdtrotter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 11:41 AM   #16
Senior Member
 
Roger H's Avatar
 
Name: Roger
Trailer: Y2K6 Born Free 32RQ on the Kodiak chassis, 1995 Coachmen 19' B-van
Iowa
Posts: 5,003
They are already! Check out the Born Free:

Born Free 22'

If you own a bank, of course...

Rog
__________________

Roger H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 05:31 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
Benita's Avatar
 
Name: Benita
Trailer: Fiber Stream 16 ft 1982
Georgia
Posts: 608
Send a message via Yahoo to Benita
Quote:
They are already! Check out the Born Free:

Born Free 22'

If you own a bank, of course...

Rog

IMO, nice design poorly executed. I sat in one at an RV show. After 6 minutes my behind was so sore from the cheap foam cushions I had to wonder about the build quality in the rest of the unit. It was really pretty though.
Benita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 09:07 PM   #18
Senior Member
 
jdtrotter's Avatar
 
Trailer: Outfitter Caribou 6.5 ft Truck Camper
Posts: 212
Quote:
They are already! Check out the Born Free:

Born Free 22'

If you own a bank, of course...

Rog
Yes, expensive and still a little too big --- a little too long, and wider than I want for Baja. This Tiger Motorhome is more what I would like, except I want:

1. For it to be built on a Toyota 4x4 --- one of the bigger ones that are in the works
2. I want molded fiberglass, like the Bigfoot campers.
3. I don't want to spend all of my retirement to pay for it.

No, I don't want a Bigfoot camper---I want everything in one piece.

Well, I can continue to dream.

Diane
jdtrotter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 09:21 PM   #19
Moderator
 
Gina D.'s Avatar
 
Name: Gina D.
Trailer: '77 Leocraft 17 & Former Burro owner and fan!
West Coast USA
Posts: 9,016
Registry
Oh look, a squished down BF 17.. at ONLY 69k!!!
Gina D. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 10:44 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Benita's Avatar
 
Name: Benita
Trailer: Fiber Stream 16 ft 1982
Georgia
Posts: 608
Send a message via Yahoo to Benita
Quote:
Yes, expensive and still a little too big --- a little too long, and wider than I want for Baja. This Tiger Motorhome is more what I would like, except I want:

1. For it to be built on a Toyota 4x4 --- one of the bigger ones that are in the works
2. I want molded fiberglass, like the Bigfoot campers.
3. I don't want to spend all of my retirement to pay for it.

No, I don't want a Bigfoot camper---I want everything in one piece.

Well, I can continue to dream.

Diane
Looks quite a bit like the molded fiberglass Roamer truck campers. It would probably be cheaper to modify the back wall of a truck to allow entry into that type of camper than getting the one piece featured here. Roamer's website is http://www.roamerrv.com I get the impression they are a small shop that thrives on word of mouth.
Benita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 11:06 PM   #21
Senior Member
 
Trailer: 1970 Boler
Posts: 374
Don't laugh, there is a guy in BC that has a Boler mounted to the back of a 3/4 ton truck. It looks rather odd.
Kurt in BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 11:18 PM   #22
Senior Member
 
Byron Kinnaman's Avatar
 
Name: Byron
Trailer: 2006 Scamp 13' towed with a 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7l Magnum W/full tow package (over kill)
Oregon
Posts: 6,520
Registry
I wonder about the economics of any motorhome. Purchasing a new motorhome of any kind seems to me like a big loss. Depreciation has to be huge, let alone all the maintenance.

Just thinking out loud.
__________________
Byron & Anne enjoying the everyday Saturday thing.
Byron Kinnaman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2006, 11:39 PM   #23
Senior Member
 
Benita's Avatar
 
Name: Benita
Trailer: Fiber Stream 16 ft 1982
Georgia
Posts: 608
Send a message via Yahoo to Benita
Quote:
Looks quite a bit like the molded fiberglass Roamer truck campers. It would probably be cheaper to modify the back wall of a truck to allow entry into that type of camper than getting the one piece featured here. Roamer's website is http://www.roamerrv.com. I get the impression they are a small shop that thrives on word of mouth.
2006 Roamer for Sale

Roamer Sales: 941-484-8224
Attached Thumbnails
roamer.jpg  
Benita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2006, 09:00 PM   #24
Senior Member
 
Benita's Avatar
 
Name: Benita
Trailer: Fiber Stream 16 ft 1982
Georgia
Posts: 608
Send a message via Yahoo to Benita
Edited the earlier posts to add the Roamer website link.

Elaborating on what I said earlier, I'm thinking it would be more economical to go the Roamer route than trying to retrofit an old Scamp moho shell atop a newer truck. When the truck dies you just move your camper to a differnet truck; hopefully a more modern, more efficient truck.
Benita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2006, 09:46 PM   #25
Senior Member
 
Jim Hovind's Avatar
 
Name: Jim
Trailer: 1997 Casita 17' SD, 1981 13' Burro, 2014 Tacoma Crewcab 4x4
Minnesota
Posts: 240
Registry
after having many pickup campers and two moterhomes over the year I would never go back.

the 25' Sunlite and the 13' Burro are much nicer to travel with.
You find a park leave the trailer behind and sightsee and get around with eaze ( or as much eaze as you can in a Surburban )

Our trip to washington state and oregon would not been near as enjoyable with a moterhome.
__________________

Jim Hovind is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
scamp


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When Egg campers decide to get a motor home Scott B. General Chat 11 09-11-2009 03:11 PM
12v step down for fan motor Nate Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 9 04-29-2009 08:41 AM
Another motor home on Craig's List Morgan Jokes, Stories & Tall Tales 15 09-21-2008 08:55 AM
Motor Home on Craig's List Morgan Jokes, Stories & Tall Tales 6 09-08-2008 09:46 PM
Scamp motor home??? Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 0 12-31-1969 07:00 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.