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Old 07-17-2011, 11:24 PM   #11
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Can anyone come up with a compelling reason NOT to buy this?

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Old 07-17-2011, 11:29 PM   #12
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You want the Semi bunk.
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You want the Semi bunk.
I don't know what I want. This thing is only a little bit more and has a TON more room and amenities. I'm torn, and haven't been able to find any decent semi sleepers that are even within 150 miles.

Maybe I need to make a trip to Chicago or St Louis, I bet I could find one PDQ.
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Old 07-19-2011, 12:03 AM   #14
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I wouldn't mind having an ambulance.





That green and white ambulance sold on ebay for $292.00.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT

Now before you laugh, think about this....

These squads can be had with a turbo diesel, dually rear on a F350 or better chassis. Think of all the space you could convert to a camper and the towing ability.
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And they come with some pretty sweet storage in them for camping equipment.

I once saw one in a JY that had matching boxes down the side, three on each side. It had the old ambulance lights and everything but was modified with cages instead of steel doors in the cabinets. Guy probably used it as a dog catcher rig with capabilities for larger animals on the inside. Pretty sweet setup, would have made an awesome rig for a hunting truck (dogs in the cages, sleep on the inside) but somebody already scavenged 90% of the non-ambulatory stuff.
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Just gonna pull off the camper for truck haulin duties, and use it for camping/quadding?

Deer-hoof wheels = 5 on 4.5" BP...? How many lb axles and does it have brakes?

Camper might be a bit heavy loaded up with gear/water etc and a quad on it.
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Just gonna pull off the camper for truck haulin duties, and use it for camping/quadding?

Deer-hoof wheels = 5 on 4.5" BP...? How many lb axles and does it have brakes?

Camper might be a bit heavy loaded up with gear/water etc and a quad on it.
They're 3500# axles for now (with brakes), which I'm not super happy with, but it gets the job done and was the right price. I can easily swap axles later.

That's exactly what I'm thinking, use the trailer with camper for ATVing, as that's 90% of what our trips would be, then pull it when I wanted to take the truck somewhere. I don't think the truck would fit with a sleeper up front anyway, so I'd need to pull that or stretch the trailer to use both.
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Now before you laugh, think about this....

These squads can be had with a turbo diesel, dually rear on a F350 or better chassis. Think of all the space you could convert to a camper and the towing ability.
It had crossed my mind, but I already have the turbo diesel tow rig and trailer, so that's kind of a moot point. I was eying a 32' tandem dual GN trailer that would have let me do about anything I wanted, but it was 5X the cost, and almost 3X the empty weight.
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Ah, if they're 3500lb's I wouldn't worry. If the truck doesn't fit with the sleeper then I'd do the camper just for room and keeping the wife happy while camping. A lot more ammenities and nicer all around.
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Ah, if they're 3500lb's I wouldn't worry. If the truck doesn't fit with the sleeper then I'd do the camper just for room and keeping the wife happy while camping. A lot more ammenities and nicer all around.
I'm usually by myself on ATV trips, unless I pick up a SxS. I would like to do that in the next couple of years, but for now, I realy only have to worry about me on those kind of trips. My wife is more of a cabin camper, or at least we typically stay in a cabin when we go up to Door County, Wi, or similar.

I'm just thinking that this would be a nice upgrade for myself, of course, I'll need approval from my CFO...
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