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Old 04-27-2005, 07:32 AM   #1
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Well we have finally made it to the fun part of the build, the actual build!

Looks like we might take delivery on June 3rd, I say might because this has changed a few times, but we are pretty sure that is the worst case date.

Now I have read a few members that where very upset with a 6 week wait on there RV. We are at 6 months right now and will hit 7 months by the time we take delivery. Normally build times would be around 2 months but we had a heck of a time getting a M2 chassis and then we had motor problems with the brand new Mercedes diesel. The conversion industry is pretty busy as well and Show Hauler who is our builder is booked out to September right now. So if you are considering a conversion, plan far in advance.

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Cabinets Are In
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Well we have finally made it to the fun part of the build, the actual build!

Looks like we might take delivery on June 3rd, I say might because this has changed a few times, but we are pretty sure that is the worst case date.

Now I have read a few members that where very upset with a 6 week wait on there RV. We are at 6 months right now and will hit 7 months by the time we take delivery. Normally build times would be around 2 months but we had a heck of a time getting a M2 chassis and then we had motor problems with the brand new Mercedes diesel. The conversion industry is pretty busy as well and Show Hauler who is our builder is booked out to September right now. So if you are considering a conversion, plan far in advance.

Click the links below to see pictures and descriptions.

BigFoot Leveler Photos

Frame Structure Photos

Exterior Skin Photos

Rough Interior Begins

Before the Finish Shop

Cabinets Are In
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Old 04-27-2005, 11:20 AM   #3
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I kinda like the openess without the slides and the portable steps they give you. Very "airy" looking
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Some days are worse than others, but your right I am just champing at the bit to get this thing and even more to just get back to a camping.

One thing that helps is to see the progress in the pictures.
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How neat! I've never seen one without the innards in it. Look at all that space! It'll be June before you know it & you'll be on your way to the rally in your brand spankin' new showhauler. Keep the photos coming.
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Does show hauler weld all the levelers to the frame?
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Welcome to the site. Show Hauler does not install the levelers, Quadra Manufacturing does that prior to Show Hauler starting the build. Most of the levelers do have the brackets welded to the frame although I do believe they will bolt them on if requested.

I have added 2 new links above with tons of new photos.

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Nice looking rig, in a lot of the pics on this type of rig I note the exhaust pipe tail piece
seems very low to the ground. Will this present a problem??
Is the overall ground clearance determined by the clearance of this pipe or are other parts as low??

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Ahh the exhaust pipe. Pretty punie in my eyes. They did set it up pretty low, although on my last Show Hauler it was not much higher and I never did rub it on the ground. I even went off road in grassy areas and uneven terrain and still never rubbed the exhaust (came close) Never scrapped the rear over hang out back either, can't say that for my class A which sat higher than either of my Show Haulers.

Actually, I have a nice big 6" exhaust all ready and waiting to replace that scrawny 4".

There is room to move it up and still have better clearance that what is shown there.
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