£14k Bowtop Caravan on Alco Chassis

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  1. Jim

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    No price mentioned..........:Sad:
     
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    Nice looking thing,and looks well made but what would you tow it with and at what speed. By there very nature they are heavy and canvas bowtops were not designed for much above 10 MPH.
     
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    He's designed them to be towed upto 60mph, I know they are around 14k as I've asked previously:Smile:
     
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    Nice, but it's never going to like right hooked up to a KIA or a Hyundai.:ROFLMAO:


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    If thats the case....I want one now :thumb:.
     
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    MK 1 Tranny with oak grained dropsides :thumb:.
     
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    No it wont........ but behind an old Tranny pick-up or van would be ok:thumb:

    I must learn to type quicker:Blush:
     
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    Nah! Jim'll tow it with his Rolls! :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    There is an article on them in tbis months (August!) Camping and Caravanning Magazine. If you are handy with the paint brush you can knock £1500-2000 off of the price :) Jane
     
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    ... with a design of Castles & Roses to signify the Summer 2012 Special Edition, presumably?

    :roflmto:
     
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    I reckon I could convert it, chop the towing frame off, add a couple of shafts with a horse between them, job done. Would look better than being towed by a car:ROFLMAO:

    Blimey I amaze myself sometimes, I wonder why nobody else has thought of doing it:ROFLMAO:
     
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    moats lakes and floodplains of the uk :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    pair of suffolk punches would be ideal as a tow car :thumb::thumb:
     
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    No on-board toilet facilities mentioned - so I suppose it carries a spade or you go back to the bucket and chuck-it brigade.

    I love it, although I think I would prefer it horse-drawn - but I'm not sure if the Caravan Club would approve of it :ROFLMAO:

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    i have had their info for awhile .they were 9500 if you bought a plain one . the info used to show them behind a mazda bongo . looked ok . have seen them and they do look smart . lack some space but the shape is the reason . but grand bits of kit .
    just looking the date was2010 when i picked up the info.
     
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    Spooky this. I am currently helping out refurbishing an old one. Not the round type like this though. It is interesting work..

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    Will make a nice showmans dray when finished Karl :thumb:.
     
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