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Old 03-23-2016, 05:44 AM   #4761
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Good Morning, MK, Those semi's are way over the top (very nice) but I'm with Rail, I couldn't imagine actually delivering freight with one, here on the east coast some of the docks are hard to get into with a "normal" truck. I would love to build a semi motorhome thro .
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Old 03-23-2016, 06:49 AM   #4762
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Thought it was cool looking but definitely not practical you would have to have another semi follow you just to back into the dock with....I work in shipping and receiving and a 53 foot trailer almost cannot get into our dock because of an outbuilding right across from it.....this complex was built in the late 70's and there were not as many 53 footers coming here back then...plus our dock is inside you have to put your trailer 2/3 inside the building to hit the dock...

Just thought it was a cool pic and hoped you might get some ideas from it...

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Old 03-23-2016, 07:00 AM   #4763
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MK, Thanks, I do get alot of my ideas from pics of other rigs, sometimes it's just the way someone installs an item ect. I am also looking at paint ideas.
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Old 03-23-2016, 03:54 PM   #4764
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It's a little late for this but did you consider using the 3/4" led lights in the bumper? They are so small yet so bright also have you thought about using lights with clear lenses and colored led's? I think they really update the look. Also for your headlights if they're 5x7 sealed beams you can get led units that are way better than hids unless you plan on installing projectors.
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Good Afternoon, smcox1, Actually I am going to use the small 3/4 leds along the side, I don't have room in some spots for larger lights, so I'll go with the same size all along the sides. I've looked at a bunch of different ways to go for the headlights, Basically I just want the brightest because I'm not putting any extra lights like a driving lights. I do like the look of clear lens. Working on the rear body, both rear compartments are done and all the deck is spot welded down.........next seam welding then painting.
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:42 AM   #4766
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Nice semi tractor. Like the concept but the interior is too sterile for my taste.
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Lookes nice but where are you going to park it. Turning radius lookes to be terrable. People complain about tight campgrounds now, driving that you would complain about tight football fields.
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Old 03-25-2016, 05:46 AM   #4768
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Good Morning, If I had the funds, I like the concepts of a Semi for a MH over a Class A, (I'm not starting a war here just saying me) I'm sure there are negatives as anything would have, but a semi is built to handle the loads heavier than what would be on it as a MH, they handle much better and can tow darn near anything you can imagine. Down sides are depending on the type of "camping" someone does, state parks might be limited as probley some parks, my combo will be limited also, I should be somewhere around 55 to 60 ft. long so I will plan around that. Well raining here today, spent yesterday welding the seams of the rear body, still have more to do, weekend is supposed to be nice so might get it done, (at least the seam welding). I ran into a snag on the genny that I am repairing, found the armature to be no good so will need to replace that at some point. Sooo I purchased a 3000 watt propane genny that was on sale locally. It is set up with a recreational plug in (30 amp) which is okay for my units. Checked the DB level and at 10 ft. it is 64 and behind the exhaust its 68 DB so I think once its installed inside the compartment and build an exhaust for it it'll be acceptable. I think I'll look for a diesel genny in the future.
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Agree with Terry on the Super C's. Lot of rig. Tandem drive and pulling power galore.

Lose a bit of living length due to the nose but other benefits instead.

Best unit is Tot'r and TH IMO for long term living. MH for medium term living and moderate travel. Super C for frequent travel.
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Gordon, Yup, can't agree more . Well in between showers been prepping to get more done, started on the exhaust for the genny, welded an extension to get it outside of the compartment, making some stiffeners for the rear compartment doors (need to spot weld them in) Repaired a wheel chock for the Tot'r, (handle broke about 10 yrs. ago) just keeping busy. Plans are made to pull the TH out of storage on the 2nd or 3rd of April .
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Looks good Terry!

We looked at a couple of those Super C's at the show last week,,,,,, serious money! You would have to be on the road a lot to justify that kind of expense. Or have money to burn.....

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But man are those super c's goegeous
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Good Morning, Lloyd, Yup, Serious Money, (unless you build your own ) iamblum, I Agree .
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Do I hear future plans a building? Super C long frame . . . . . HMMMMM!
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