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Old 11-08-2017, 02:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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sCarabane RV trailer; smooth, compact, high-style self-sufficient glamping! The camper has solar panels, a wind generator and even a parabolic mirror to heat thermal storage/water tank. The camper rotates 360 degrees to maximize solar exposure. Aero-compact in trailering form; 25.5 feet long, 9 ft tall and 8.2 wide it unfolds to have functional spaces; two bedrooms, toilet/shower, dining area/extra bedroom and a working kitchen. There is a 140 sq ft open deck for extra outdoor living space. There is an upper deck access to the roof and its power collection equipment. It takes one person thirty minutes to make it fully operational!


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Old 11-08-2017, 03:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like a middle-school project thrown together. It's impractical to throw every idea into 1 package. That wind turbine has to be mostly worthless unless you park on top of a mountain and take that parabolic mirror down.
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Old 11-21-2017, 01:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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It takes one person thirty minutes to make it fully operational!
One really, really good person... maybe. I think this video shows it off better:



The road-going configuration has nice beveled front corners. And the nested half-silvered hemispheres is right out of Archigram.

Ditch the rotating feature and make it mil-spec and you might have something.

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