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Old 07-04-2009, 08:33 PM   #1
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I too welcome them back, they have always made a very fine product which set a high standard for quality.
How about "THE EGG" camper? It is well made, has fiberglass interior walls, and can still be towed with a minivan.

Floyd, I really like the Eggcamper's easily cleaned interior. I have looked at it long and hard. The only thing that I can't live without is a big window in the rear. With the vertically-sealed hull, I doubt adding a window back there is an option.

If I am wrong, I would sure like to know!


....edited to add.... I just wrote Eggcamper and asked if I could get a rear opening window as an option.
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Old 07-04-2009, 09:39 PM   #2
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Floyd, I really like the Eggcamper's easily cleaned interior. I have looked at it long and hard. The only thing that I can't live without is a big window in the rear. With the vertically-sealed hull, I doubt adding a window back there is an option.

If I am wrong, I would sure like to know!


....edited to add.... I just wrote Eggcamper and asked if I could get a rear opening window as an option.
It can't hurt to ask . How about two windows... One on either side of the seam?
It might even mitigate the "posterior" appearance of the Eggcamper's posterior! [lol]






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Old 07-05-2009, 02:55 AM   #3
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It can't hurt to ask . How about two windows... One on either side of the seam?
It might even mitigate the "posterior" appearance of the Eggcamper's posterior! [lol]
Two windows would work.... and it definitely would improve the appearance.

Bruce H, sorry you ended up regretting selling your Bigfoot, but glad you are thinking about getting another one. I do feel a twinge of envy. Just a little one!
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Old 07-05-2009, 06:48 AM   #4
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Floyd, I really like the Eggcamper's easily cleaned interior. I have looked at it long and hard. The only thing that I can't live without is a big window in the rear. With the vertically-sealed hull, I doubt adding a window back there is an option.

If I am wrong, I would sure like to know!
Burro and U-Haul both have vertical seams... and double-hull. They both have rear windows.
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Burro and U-Haul both have vertical seams... and double-hull. They both have rear windows.
Donna;
although you are correct about the Burro and the U-haul , they made arrangements in the mold process [flanges] to accomodate the front and rear windows.
I think that Eggcamper may have no such provisions available, thus the idea of simply cutting in two windows and avoiding the seam altogether ala play-mor.
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Donna, I hadn't thought about Burro and U-Haul having vertical seams and large rear windows.

So it CAN be done! I am so glad! I also love the wider body.

I am wondering how Eggcamper is doing financially. I don't read about any people buying new ones here. I do hope they don't shut down production.

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As far as the Egg goes, seeing the lack of a back window when I was entering, caused me to immediatelhy turned around and go out. My only other memory was that I thought it was awfully bland inside.
If I could get a back window, the "blank slate" really appeals to me because I could do anything I wanted to with it, rather than just accept the factory interiors of the other manufacturers.

Here's an example. This is a customer's image on the Eggcamper site.


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What I do worry about is fit and finish. The website is not professionally done, and the photos they show are not staged or appointed well. I worry that lack of detail might carry through to construction techniques. Another problem is the cabinet doors. They look like they are just cut out of plywood. Also one of the photos shows the closet door opening from the right. That would be very awkward to use, and is a warning to me of lack of attention to detail.

The plywood doors themselves wouldn't be a deal killer to me if I was sure the bodies were built with careful attention to detail. I could always change the doors out.

I would love to hear from Eggcamper owners how they feel about the quality of their units.


....edited to add.... Moderators, maybe this Eggcamper post should be split off from the Bigfoot heading so that more Eggcamper owners would see it?
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Donna, I hadn't thought about Burro and U-Haul having vertical seams and large rear windows.

So it CAN be done! I am so glad! I also love the wider body.

I am wondering how Eggcamper is doing financially. I don't read about any people buying new ones here. I do hope they don't shut down production.



If I could get a back window, the "blank slate" really appeals to me because I could do anything I wanted to with it, rather than just accept the factory interiors of the other manufacturers.

Here's an example. This is a customer's image on the Eggcamper site.


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What I do worry about is fit and finish. The website is not professionally done, and the photos they show are not staged or appointed well. I worry that lack of detail might carry through to construction techniques. Another problem is the cabinet doors. They look like they are just cut out of plywood. Also one of the photos shows the closet door opening from the right. That would be very awkward to use, and is a warning to me of lack of attention to detail.

The plywood doors themselves wouldn't be a deal killer to me if I was sure the bodies were built with careful attention to detail. I could always change the doors out.

I would love to hear from Eggcamper owners how they feel about the quality of their units.


....edited to add.... Moderators, maybe this Eggcamper post should be split off from the Bigfoot heading so that more Eggcamper owners would see it?
I have had the experience of close examination of an Eggcamper the fit and finish is enviable!
I understand that the company is a single proprietor and that they are selling all that they can produce.
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Old 07-05-2009, 04:12 PM   #8
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I have had the experience of close examination of an Eggcamper the fit and finish is enviable!
I understand that the company is a single proprietor and that they are selling all that they can produce.
Floyd, thank you!!! That is what I was hoping to hear!

I want to pay off my Aliner first so that I will have mostly cash when I buy the new trailer.
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Sharron, I have been in Orlen (member here) and Carolynn Wolf's eggcamper. It's very nice and amazing how much wider than the Casita. I love our big window in the Casita, but honestly I didn't notice it missing in the Eggcamper. It's so much bigger that not having a window wouldn't be an issue for me. You might find like me that the window is not a biggie. And there seem to be plenty other windows in the Eggcamper that you don't notice it not there. Hope fully Orlen can send you a pic of theirs and help you out as well. He also has a pic of their Eggcamper and our Casita parked next to eachother. It really shows the size difference. Hopefully he can post it. Robin
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Thank you, Robin.

I would love to see more pictures.
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Sharon,

We own an EggCamper, and we have never missed the rear window (normally we have the blinds closed on the other windows). About the only thing we do in the camper is sleep, shower. and change. We have 2 dogs and the gelcoat interior makes clean-up quick and easy.

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Back when they first came out I saw a new one in a small dealership down the street from us and went to check it out and wrote up a report on this forum of what I saw. I just did a short search for it but found nothing but I'm sure its still here somewhere. As I remember I too also liked the interior for its possibilities and the inside seemed humongous with the extra 6" width. As I remember the biggest thing that bothered me was the padding, first as it was vinyl covered, and very thin, definitely would need better sleeping arrangement. They may have changed some since then. I have seen a few out camping, the latest in a small campground in Holland Michigan 3rd weekend in June this year
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Back when they first came out I saw a new one in a small dealership down the street from us and went to check it out and wrote up a report on this forum of what I saw. I just did a short search for it but found nothing but I'm sure its still here somewhere.
This one Bill? Questions about an EggCamper
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Art, so far it seems that Eggcamper owners are 100% pleased with their choice. Thanks.

Bill, your article was very informative. Thanks for retrieving it, Donna.

I had already decided that if I get one, the original cushions will be tossed and I would replace them with 4" cushions and a real mattress. I would also want a propane system and a larger refrigerator.

Anyway, I have lots of time to make a decision... at least a year or so. I still love the Escape, but Chilliwack is a long way from Georgia! Michigan is doable.
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