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Old 03-30-2015, 07:34 PM   #21
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like to see one done
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:44 PM   #22
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was this 13 ft or 16 can you tell ? they are cool
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:46 PM   #23
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$28,000 ??? WOW, no wonder he sold it quick before anyone could change their mind.
I'll almost bet that the seller was the most surprised of all.....


Let us know if you hear of what the buyers plans might be..... It's really a cool look for the Tin-Can types.



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Old 03-30-2015, 08:21 PM   #24
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Pretty cool. Kinda like a US Willerby. Hope to see one done up someday...or perhaps in production.

Would also be interested on a confirmation of the production timeline. The "60's" is pretty early for a molded FG trailer in North America.

Edit: A quick search on Avocado Green say's it was introduced to the Appliance world in the very late '60's and was a popular colour through the seventies. A hint?
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:52 PM   #25
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Wow! Those are way cool. Thanks for sharing the pictures. By the time I saw this thread and clicked on the link, they'd been sold and the ad had been removed. Would really love to see one of these going down the road someday!
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:28 PM   #26
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The two sets of fins, ala 1959 Pontiac, that and the big "V" in front are a dead give-away for very early 60's. Most fins were gone by 1965.
But they could have been intended as a retro look much later.



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Old 03-30-2015, 09:56 PM   #27
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The only single molded trailer I know about (and I've know to be wrong!) was the Fiberstream. And there's wasn't a whole lot of those made.

Who ever bought this business opporunity, I hope they're successful (according to their business model), truly.
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:00 PM   #28
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Think of how much it costs to create new trailer molds nowadays. I can appreciate someone being willing to spend $28K if they got the mold plus two shells.
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Old 03-31-2015, 10:57 AM   #29
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Think of how much it costs to create new trailer molds nowadays. I can appreciate someone being willing to spend $28K if they got the mold plus two shells.

I bet "Nest" knows how much molds cost these days.
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Old 03-31-2015, 05:10 PM   #30
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Having been in the formula race car action eons ago (driver owner) if a FB tralier were made of carbon fiber it woudl be much stronger and also huge reduction in weight.

Guess that would ramp up the costs a heap to do that and not have a market.
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Old 03-31-2015, 06:48 PM   #31
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I bet "Nest" knows how much molds cost these days.
I bet so does Escape since they've had 7 molds made.
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Old 04-03-2015, 10:34 PM   #32
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Mystery Molded Fiberglass Trailer

Saw this on Facebook a while back. It was a 'For Sale' listing on Craiglist for the molds and other goodies. Don't believe it ever went into production. Anyone know anything about this trailer?

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Old 04-03-2015, 10:42 PM   #33
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Here's the thread about it... http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...grv-68715.html
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Old 04-03-2015, 11:08 PM   #34
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Oops, how did I miss that? Must have been off my meds. If an Admin wants to delete this thread, feel free to do so.
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Old 04-04-2015, 08:06 AM   #35
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Nothing much in the all molded towable world gets by this group Gage. Certainly doesn't hurt to post it again... for that just in case no one saw this...
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Old 04-04-2015, 08:20 AM   #36
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Yea a day late and a dollar short.lol
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Old 04-05-2015, 08:41 AM   #37
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I'll take one

Shoot I'd even consider taking a dealership role. Very classic design. Hope they go into production.
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:19 AM   #38
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This has such a 1960s Ford Falcon vibe. Love it!
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Old 04-05-2015, 10:50 AM   #39
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This has such a 1960s Ford Falcon vibe. Love it!
I was thinking 1957 Chevy
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Old 04-05-2015, 03:34 PM   #40
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This has such a 1960s Ford Falcon vibe. Love it!
Or like the fins on '62 / '63 Fairlanes
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