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What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design be? 2 options, 1 for style, 1 for galley.

A classic teardrop 4' high similar to a cub/modernistic
93
19%
A larger than classic teardrop, about 4 1/2' high, about the size of the Lil Diner
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14%
A slouchy 5' high similar to a Midget
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10%
A standie 6' high similar to a T@B
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21%
Clamshell - a galley in the back
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27%
No Clamshell - stove and fridge inside
34
7%
Other - let us know below
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2%
 
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What kind of a design should the 10th be? Starting standie!

Postby mikeschn » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:20 pm

I allow 2 options, 1 for the style, and 1 for galley/no galley.

See below for examples of sizes...

4' high cub/modernistic
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4 1/2' high Lil Diner
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5' high midget
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6' high T@B
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby legojenn » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:11 pm

I am curious what comes of this thread. I have a 5x8 trailer, 5x10 sheets of plywood and some doors sitting in a friends barn. I'd love to see what comes out of this thread before the builder starts cutting panels.
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby Wanna Be » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:19 pm

Mike,
How about the Nano Weekender 2 ???
The one that kinda looks like the flights on A dart, Only in front.
That could be turned into some storage space, IF it didn't leak when going down the road.

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby wagondude » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:53 pm

I'll throw down for "other". The Cub/Modernistic is by far my absolute favorite teardrop profile. But with so much of our membership getting older and less flexible, I think a Standy of the bread loaf style would be cool. Maybe something based on the old Hayes trailers, just shorter in length. Something in the 13-14 foot range with night time facilities. I think the T@b-like design was already covered with the big pink foamie (if you already have drawings you could post on that one).
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby Prem » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:07 pm

Standie.

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby aggie79 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:55 pm

Since my initial teardrop build, I've thought about what build #2 will be.

Instead of a full indoor galley, I like the idea of a outside galley that pull-outs from underneath an interior seat bench.

My thoughts are standy but it has to be stored in the garage. This means a standy with a drop floor like:

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http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?t=25814&highlight=garageable

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http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=19404&hilit=lester+progress

Also, to get permission from the CFO for build #2 it has to have an indoor porta-potty at a minimum and preferably a shower. These three have both.
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby aggie79 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:05 pm

wagondude wrote:I'll throw down for "other". The Cub/Modernistic is by far my absolute favorite teardrop profile. But with so much of our membership getting older and less flexible, I think a Standy of the bread loaf style would be cool. Maybe something based on the old Hayes trailers, just shorter in length. Something in the 13-14 foot range with night time facilities. I think the T@b-like design was already covered with the big pink foamie (if you already have drawings you could post on that one).


This is not the Hayes design, but is a combination of the Westcraft (rear) and American Homestead (front) bread loaf trailer that Pebo sketched for me:

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby mikeschn » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:28 pm

aggie79 wrote:Since my initial teardrop build, I've thought about what build #2 will be.

Instead of a full indoor galley, I like the idea of a outside galley that pull-outs from underneath an interior seat bench.

My thoughts are standy but it has to be stored in the garage. This means a standy with a drop floor like:

http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=33938&hilit=puffin+for+four


http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?t=25814&highlight=garageable

http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=19404&hilit=lester+progress

Also, to get permission from the CFO for build #2 it has to have an indoor porta-potty at a minimum and preferably a shower. These three have both.


I notice that none of those 3 pics has a hatch or a galley out back... The survey is starting to show that a galley out back is preferred. Tom, would you want an indoor galley or an outdoor galley?

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby mikeschn » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:08 pm

The top two leaders in the poll are the 4' classic and the 6' standie.

What are your thoughts? Get to the poll and vote!

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby Catherine+twins » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:57 pm

My kids are only 12-yo, so I still have fond thoughts of a camper that sleeps 3. I voted clamshell, as I think that can be adapted for a bunk bed, maybe. :D My other choice would be a 6-footer, again for the option of a bunk. I may be in the older, stiffer demographic that wants a standy and a warm place to sit inside when it rains, but I also represent parents who would like an affordable camper that includes the kids. :lol: (OMG, I really represent the stiffer demographic on these cold winter mornings!!!) :snow

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby oakinteriors1 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:38 am

Standy with galley in the back using a typical pop-up trailer frame..Plenty of possibilities to re-arrange the cabin for sleeping 2 to 4 people.. ...The box of my pop-up is 12 foot long in the folded down position....The wife always liked cooking outside we hang the stove outside like about all tent trailers have that option...Hate tracking in and out of the camper to do any cooking...
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby aggie79 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:48 am

Mike,
I like an outdoor galley. We love cooking a big breakfast while camping. Bacon and sausage grease/smell is not something I want inside a camper.
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby jstrubberg » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:40 am

I voted for standy. Myself I would prefer a minimal inside galley, with the components easily picked up and transported out to the picnic table for more serious cooking.

We travel as much as camp, and lots of times breakfast is coffee and cereal before we hit the road. Nice to get that going while we clean up and dress.
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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby mikeschn » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:32 pm

It's tied 12 and 12. It looks like I am going to have to do 2 designs. One too big, and the other too small... as what's her name would say. But the poll is overwhelmingly in favor of an outside galley!

We still got lots of time to vote, but you gotta vote to break that tie!

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Re: What kind of a design should the 10th Anniversary design

Postby S. Heisley » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:53 pm

Doesn't the 6' high, similar to a T@B, have the galley inside?
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