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Old 01-29-2013, 12:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Blastolene Deocliner by Randy Grubbb

Master metalcrafter/artist and his famous Blastolene Decoliner. Not just a beautiful boat tail profile but a great lifestyle open-air cruiser, EVA!

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Old 01-29-2013, 05:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Love it. I remember seeing it on Leno when he first posted his video.
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The Decoliner itself wasn't news, but those are the best walk-through videos I've seen, so thanks.

I relaxed half-way through the Leno piece, when he admitted the nose was steel under the paint. I looked at a White 5-th wheel tractor for sale, with the thought of a low-boy tank/catepillar trailer as the foundation of a fold-out cedar cabin. But I ended up with the Clark Cortez instead.

Here's one. It doesn't have the Randy Grubb build (or video) quality [convex glass portholes] but it is a sport/diesel/live-in variant, finished in 2010:

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