The Ultimate Fiberglass Vehicle - Houseboat/Motorhome/Van - Fiberglass RV


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Old 01-05-2010, 07:58 PM   #1
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Check this rig out. I took these pictures down at the lake one day in the 90's and stumbled onto them recently. Since becoming a Fiberglass RV'er myself in 2009 I have a renewed interest in unique fiberglass vehicles.

I remember looking at this and the back of the van was open right up to the windshield. so I got the sense you could open the front windows and make this a "motorhome". I have never seen anything like it before or since. Add this to the list of unique vehicles.

If anyone knows anything about this vehicle I would love to hear about it. Seems like one-of-a-kind.

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Old 01-07-2010, 06:19 AM   #2
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What a concept! It is not exactly obvious, but I am always impressed when I see something I have never imagined! I am thinking the first set of "trailer " wheels is the drive axel, and the frame is not articulated. Is this correct?
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:58 PM   #3
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So you might enjoy this German one-off, complete with little amphibian wheels (there's a third one hiding in the rudder) so it can go ashore on its own:


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Old 01-07-2010, 06:20 PM   #4
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I like seeing new ideas in action, like that German boat/trailer. Never seen one like that. Thanks for sharing those photos Andrew. And Don, you're right, the trailer I photographed was not articulated.
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Old 01-08-2010, 04:47 PM   #5
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those are both very unique & cool... if I ever get my way, I want to design & build an amphibious ~15' FGRV trailer/boat...

until then, i'mna restore my 13' Burro, & modify an old pontoon boat to make a virtual houseboat...
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