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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby FredSB » Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:30 am

tony.latham wrote:
bbrider wrote:why you build so many Tony? I don't plan on building but the one I am currently building. One and done.


On #2 I felt sorry for my little sis. They were about to close the deal on a 4x8 that was well above 10G, so I said, "look, you guys weld up the chassis, I'll build the cabin if you pay for the materials."

#3? My wife's son was getting married last year. She came to me and said, "Why don't you build them a teardrop for their wedding?" I rolled my eyes and replied, "let's just get them a toaster." It's now called the Toaster.

I swear, no more. :oops:

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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby KingAirNeal » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:20 pm

We went with a squareback design. I liked the look of the off road Aussie trailers, and went with that. Finished the framing the other day. We are very happy with the shape, size and layout. 48" interior height. 5x9 with rear barn doors. 1 1/4" thick walls and roof.

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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby KingAirNeal » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:23 pm

We have a Hemi Grand Cherokee, aerodynamics and gas milage aren't really much of a concern! LOL


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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby bbrider » Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:29 am

My Wee-Go is campable now. I still have the graphics to put on along with the little things we do to make them better...LOL.
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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby GPW » Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:53 am

BB, That’s Really NICE !!! :thumbsup: JMHO
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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby bbrider » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:32 am

GPW wrote:BB, That’s Really NICE !!! :thumbsup: JMHO

Thanks! Just got to get my graphics on it.
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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby friz » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:35 pm

Chuckles wrote:124811
square standy?

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The square shape does maximize galley space!

After building one I agree that the curved roof is probably easier. Fewer corners... especially compared to the clipped corners on mine.



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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby doris s. » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:27 pm

I've made a stack of drawing of different designs. Life keeps getting in the way of building. I thought when my youngest was in college I would have more time. Now the parents need help. I've been camping in my woody that we built nine years ago. At least I have a teardrop to play with occasionally. I'll keep drawing and dreaming until things calm down.

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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby Roly Nelson » Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:03 am

I am convinced that my Stealth Fighter beats all airflow shapes. It's even invisible from radar.
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Re: squaredrop vs traditional teardrop

Postby slowcowboy » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:17 am

I like a round top streamlining for wyoming wind like a sheep herders wagen..square tops are easier to build faster though due to straight lines...

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