Evolution of Egg Campers in Australia - Fiberglass RV


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Old 05-15-2020, 03:53 PM   #1
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Evolution of Egg Campers in Australia

In the late 1950's to early 1960's Fibreglass Egg Campers were part of the Australian Caravan Landscape. US saw its first Egg Campers in the mid 1970's
A well known Australian one is SunLiner popular in the 1960's
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Seeing that was 60yrs ago, the nearest equivalent to all Fibreglass or composite , on road, mainly small Trailers are these two.
Karakampa is more Scamp like, but heavier
https://centaurproductsaus.wixsite.c...ducts/products
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SportsCruiser is again heavier but more Teardrop shaped
https://www.sportscruiser.com.au
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The first two appear molded, but the last does not.
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Old 05-15-2020, 04:29 PM   #5
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The first two appear molded, but the last does not.
It is a all composite Caravan with a metal Chassis, no wood. Moulded Caravans went out of fashion. karakamper and some smaller RV's are Moulded, but that is that, bulk of the non wood and tin are true composites, including an all Carbon Fibre model
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Interior of Karakampa
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Marrumba Star, Australian trailer
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Another Egg Camper from the early 1960's in Australia. I notice that a Stick and Tin Caravan manufacturer still has their originals running around they are Evernew Caravans and started in 1963
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Now the next Evolution is Carbon Fibre. These are totally Composite in this case Carbon Fibre, manufacturer also made high end Powerboats
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Nice trailers, if only they didn't drive on the wrong side of the road, lol.
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Nice trailers, if only they didn't drive on the wrong side of the road, lol.
Steve RV Industry has been booming here and with a greater ephamsis on local rather than overseas travel it should boom even more
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These look very nice sorta like the Oliver inside.
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Old 05-24-2020, 06:35 AM   #14
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Yes very much so. It is a caption in time, it existed 60yrs ago.. There are many that much better than the Oliver. We have some very cutting edge designs and materials. Electronics going to Thor Industries. An Electric Caravan that is being launced that helps the Tow vehicle move the vehicle along. Many RV's are now conposite structures. Wood is dying out.
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