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Old 11-23-2017, 05:31 PM   #1
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Tiny house vs RV

I assume the fit finish would be much better in a tiny house. Stronger and way better quality. With that said , I would rather have an RV.
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Try moving that tiny house across country and then compare the integrity. Just thinking the tiny house would not withstand the intense banging on the interstate. ESP I 10 east of Tx.
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Why would you assume that?

is the tiny house a expert builder or someone that thinks they can build?
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Old 11-23-2017, 06:17 PM   #4
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Based off what I read, Its just an assumption. But your correct that tiny homes are not subjected to the daily road beating like an RV
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Old 11-23-2017, 07:21 PM   #5
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It's a new industry.
Try this
http://tinyhouseblog.com/how-to-2/sa...-house-part-1/
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Old 12-25-2017, 12:20 PM   #6
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Tiny house vs RV

If the tiny house is built on a solid foundation and never moves I would agree that it could be built more solid. There are no weight restrictions.
But, if built on a trailer and driven around I agree with the other posters, you'll beat the h*ll out of it!
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I can't imagine one advantage of a 'tiny' house over an RV. No slide outs (why do tiny house builders miss that?). They used to call them 'mobile homes'. Why the 'tiny house' moniker? And when they start talking about 'composting toilets', well they lose me instantly. Building codes, potable water, health and safety; its all there because of a reason and for a purpose (think Flint Mi water) I understand the desire to combat the high cost of living, I know I tried for years. Finally I capitulated and got a job. Ugh!!
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If a "tiny house" is built on the ground what would be the purpose of a slide out?
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Old 12-25-2017, 12:33 PM   #9
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A Tiny House is mission-specific.
A RV is mission-specific.
All you have to do is decide what is YOUR mission.
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Old 12-25-2017, 12:43 PM   #10
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Ok, If your not gonna move your tiny house, why is it on wheels? So then you build to any dimension you wish. The only reason 'not' to have a slide out is that you wish to move the tiny house. But an RV breaks that rule, as one can do both. As for mission-specific, I submit that an RV does both jobs better than a tiny house, that is more space on a mobile platform. To each his own, but it not my style.

Years ago I had a very small TT to which I added a 9x12 lean-to. Lots of living space, the world's first 'tiny house'. It had all the requisite items; loft as a bed, antique, carved redwood entry door, recycled windows (from a nearby salvage yard called "Kwitcherkickin". Beautiful space. The lean-to was on pier blocks, but could be easily moved by a good-sized forklift (and was).
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I didn't think ALL Tiny homes were on wheels! I thought many were on solid ground. I guess I'm totally off base here.
So now I know. ALL tiny homes are built on wheels!
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Agree, there are no advantages to a 'tiny house' and why is it they have to rename something to make it seem 'new" ?
pound sign became hashtag,
little sheds became tiny houses

I mean no holding tanks, no air conditioning, no anything, really !
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Sailor, Maybe you should establish the definition of what constitutes a 'tiny house' so the rest of us don't exasperate you?

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Nope! I'm clear now. Thank you.
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