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Old 10-28-2013, 10:32 AM   #43
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I found the shower, did not see the other 3 pages, really nice inside Robert, looks a lot bigger than a 16' Scamp. As far as the "curve" toilet, it is a nice one and very similar to a cassette, one just opens from the outside. This maybe perfect for those Airstream and other larger units who wish to downsize yet still have the features of the some of the bigger unit plus better quality.
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Old 10-28-2013, 11:43 AM   #44
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I actually really like the idea of a cassette toilet. Makes disposal when boondocking an easier prospect, as usually the grey can be just drained on site.
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Old 10-28-2013, 11:55 AM   #45
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I like all the attention to details so evident in this well thought out design. I particularly appreciate the inclusion of the combo water heater and space heating unit. And NovaKool makes a very efficient fridge capable of economically running off of 12 vdc alone, not to be confused with 3-way units that suck up so much juice while on 12 vdc.

You are definitely not "chasing cheap" here. Nothing wrong with pursuing a niche market. After all, FGRV is a bit of a niche in itself. Good luck to your endeavor.
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:26 PM   #46
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Best of luck to you, Robert. Are these going to be built in Oregon?
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:55 PM   #47
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My first glance- rear entry is fine, only in pull-throughs is the location of the door an issue. BUT... this doesn't offer the floor space I'd be looking for in a larger trailer. The main thing I don't like in the Campster is no open space besides the bed/table area. Other than the sit-at bar, in fact, and luxury, it doesn't seem to offer more space than my Campster. And it won't fit in the garage- if I were you I'd consider a poptop over the center aisle as fitting in the garage would really expand the market. When you can only walk in that one area, you might as well have a lower roof in the rest.

Why is it the Snoozy looks so much bigger in roughly the same kind of design?
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:19 PM   #48
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As one who loves to decorate the interior of my Scamp with curtains and pillows (I'm limited by the rod system Scamp offered) I'd like to see some QUALITY curtain rods and holders in your FGRV. My preference would be for a double-hung rod so I can have sheers or black out shades and outer curtains. Perhaps you can take a lead from yachts (of which I have little experience) which have quality curtains. See this website Drapery Cleaning For Yachts and Boats in South Florida - Mega Yacht. There are so many options for quality fittings for curtains, shades, blinds, etc. it's worth doing the research. I have seen privacy systems fitted within the windows of RVs which allow mosquito netting, translucent covering as well as opaque. These are sometimes called Day/Night shades. van rv pleated shades,day night shades, window shades, window coverings

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Can't seem to get the bathroom door open .... Or any other blue arrow to activate.
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:59 AM   #50
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Best of luck to you, Robert. Are these going to be built in Oregon?
Thanks very much. Yes, we will build and sell from a location in Bend, which is in central Oregon just east of the Cascades. Do you know it?
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Can't seem to get the bathroom door open .... Or any other blue arrow to activate.
Placing your cursor over or near an arrowhead should reveal a line of text describing the indicated feature.
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I like the nose cone. Could it be adapted to fit other trailers? If so would it be available to purchase separately?
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The delta-shaped frame rails on the Nest up front utilizes the same 50° angle as most other trailers. Our nosecone conforms to that common angle.

However, the tail end of the nosecone, where it meets the trailer body, actually fits into a recessed area of the shell body, hiding the full-size spare. This, of course, is specific to our design and would not be applicable to others.
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Hmm, mystery puzzle looks like the Nest but I can't tell any scale. Maybe upside down madcap? It would be fun to see build progress photos.
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Thumbs up Outstanding nest

As a SNOOZY owner I have really learned to like the rear entry it doze make for More room and the cassette toilet , Personally I think you should think about a cassette toilet , ours works very good. I also think you have a winning designed and will be a hit , wishing you all the best
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How exciting! What a beautiful trailer. I can't wait to see these on the road.
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