Unusual Designs Found on Internet

Design & Construction of anything that's not a teardrop e.g. Grasshoppers or Sunspots

Awesome PU camper build

Postby WizardOfOdds » Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:25 pm

This is among the most impressive builds I've seen anywhere.
All aluminum (frame & skin) pop-up with bed over cab and bifolding insulated sides.
62 photos show build start to finish https://imgur.com/gallery/RokIb
review at https://gearjunkie.com/custom-pop-up-camper-build


I saw no info on weight or pictures of erection procedure (but the video which I was unable to view might include it).
Entry/exit door does not elevate. Us older folks might find getting in/out of the cab over bed a challenge too.
Attractive interior, no toilet or shower.
Not sure how well sealed all those folds hold up against blowing rain, or what it cost, but if this becomes a popular build, buy stock in whoever manufacturers those long piano hinges!
WizardOfOdds: Chalet shaped rag roof clam shell TIER drop for 4 cylinder tow
Tip Top Tier Drop thread http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=56232
Unusual Designs thread http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=64495
Tale of 2 Trailers thread http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=61451
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Re: Unusual Designs Found on Internet

Postby Louisd75 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:48 pm

Here's one that popped up for sale near me. It looks like a 4x8 or smaller built offset on the trailer deck. The space leftover on the deck will fit a motorcycle:


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Re: Unusual Designs Found on Internet

Postby OP827 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:47 pm

This trailer is a another re-iteration of the folding walls trailer. Second home build from the same builder, Valentine.
New ideas here:
1. A new idea of gas struts being fixed with a flat extending bracket that allows simpler roof design and a better roof seal during transport mode. This appears as an improvement over UK factory made "Gobur caravan" similar trailer gas struts arrangement.
2. Trailer seems to be removable from the flat bed trailer.
My foldable foam trailer build: http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=61344
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