Grant's Last Teardrop ...???

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Grant's Last Teardrop ...???

Postby grant whipp » Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:46 am

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The very nature of the Universe, itself, is change! I don’t know, exactly, who first said it, but truer words, IMHO, have never been spoken. Additionally, Dr. Suess once said that “those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.â€
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Postby pete42 » Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:57 am

Grant, change is what keeps us going..........
life style change is the biggest our wants and needs change
when I was young I had many motorcyles not now
I also have owned 3 airplanes not now
I have owned 4 boats not now
too many trailers campers to remember not now
when I find the cargo trailer I want I will change again
so if a 14 foot trailer is what you want I'm happy for you it's your life.

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Postby Lookfar » Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:37 am

Wooden Boat is one of my favorite magazines, though I've not seen one in quite a while. Somehow, teardrops took the place of boats, except for fishing.
Looking forward to seeing how you incorporate a pilot house in a teardrop.
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Postby droid_ca » Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:29 am

can't wait to see your design if it's anything like the original I'm sure I'll like
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Postby angib » Sat Jun 04, 2011 12:10 pm

I'll be watching with interest.

Is the 'Pilot House' a bit of cabin that sticks up and provides trouser(pants)-putting-on height? It always struck me as a bit wasteful that folks tow around 7 foot high trailers when for 99% of the time inside them they're sitting down.
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Pilothouse derivative

Postby The Teardrop Nanny » Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:39 am

Hi Grant
the PHd could stand for "Doctorate" as you have probably earned the noble designation, "Doctor of Teardrops" after having built so many.

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Postby LoneStar26047 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:30 pm

I'm a newbie. Been mostly lurking for most of a year but I'm beginning my TTT build. Mine too will be 14 ft. It just took that length to incorporate everything on my 'must have' list. I look forward to seeing your design,
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Postby droid_ca » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:57 pm

just wondering about this trailer
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Postby Min » Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:08 pm

Interesting concept, but, I have a poor imagination and I need :pictures:
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Postby Deryk the Pirate » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:21 pm

yeah, considering I live in a 27 foot pilothouse sailboat I want to see what he's designing!
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Postby aggie79 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:05 pm

Grant,

I swung by your website tonight and think you owe us an update. :lol:

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Postby bohemian » Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:40 pm

Grant

I think I know what PH house your speaking of. And if it is, she's a beauty. :thumbsup:
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Postby grant whipp » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:40 pm

O.K., so I’ve got a little time to write a little more ... let’s review a bit, shall we?

This is where it all started, the original Campster12 concept drawings:

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The original idea was to design a teardrop that would sleep a family of four reasonably comfortably. Over a period of several months, Andrew Gibbons & I refined the design a bit more and came up with the “plansâ€
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Postby parnold » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:49 pm

This is going to be awesome!
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Postby Deryk the Pirate » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:04 pm

Very interesting... looking forward to seeing more. After building my vardo a friend approached me asking about something that could sleep 4 and be towed by a 6cyl.... hmmmmm
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