Cattle trailer converted to motorhome!

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  1. Stretto Boy

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    I think you will find its a caravan, but looks tidy all the same. If its anything like the 3 axle trailer I pulled it might shake the inside to bits.

    Martin
     
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    I think you are right : I hadn’t seen the final photograph of it being towed. Silly me for believing the Daily Mail’s description of it as a campervan! I did wonder how the loose furniture would stand up to a journey but they may have found a solution. I still admire their efforts though.
     
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    It was featured on George Clarkes Amazing Spaces on channel 4 Thursday Evening if you want to see more of it.
     
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    Waste of a good trailer.
     
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  6. Stretto Boy

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    Ooh, that’s harsh but hopefully you are just joking. I wish the couple many happy times in it.
     
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    No doubt George was swooning over it yet again ... reminds me of some who spend silly amounts of money converting something which isn't then really usable for what it is intended to be ... George ought to do some 'research' on the subject himself first so he knows what usable vehicles/caravans etc are like!
     
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    No toilet facilities no shower you wouldn't want to go wild camping :D:D
    Must have more money than sense.
     
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    Seen on TV, no toilet or shower and as far as I could see no sink.
     
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    All I would say is don’t poke your head out the window.:D
     
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    I would bet there were a few tears shed befor it was converted and a lot of wee and poo.
    :party2::party2::party2::party2::party2::party2::party2::party2:
     
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    How to spend quite a lot of money and end up with less than you can go and buy ready to use :rolleyes:
     
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    £15,000 pointless expense for what they have finished up with just not practible.
    Did not appear to be any insulation.
     
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    Naff.... no likey at all... complete waste of 15k... (in my opinion of course!) (y)
     
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    That was my comment when we watched on tv!!!

    I still prefer George C to Kevin M .....

    Also hated the Japanese house, migraine inducing.
     
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    What I get annoyed about with George and the programmes he does is that a lot of the stuff shown is stupid/expensive ... I've been watching the one where he gets an architect in to help people solve their own home issues, they have a budget and it is NEVER EVER anywhere near it when the designs come back ... what's the point?
     
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    Expectation and dreaming rather than face reality?

    When we bought the land this house was built on I interviewed a couple of local architects and I wasn't impressed. Their designs were more about their own wish lists and fantasies rather than what we needed and asked for - and they didn't take the unique site into account and work with it. In the end we rough sketched our own plans and an architectural technician drew up proper technical plans. Next door was an architect designed house, is smaller than ours and cost nearly half as much again as ours did - isn't built to the same standard and it isn't practical.
     
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    Plus the 4k to buy it.
    Wonder whether he has a C1 to tow it?
    No way that's under 750kgs. 2 axle Ifor williams 146 weighs in at 695kgs empty & that is bigger.
     
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    Not sure, they don't appear to have much input into the actual design done by the architect, it tends to be them saying what they basically need without any real frivolities and leave it at that, it's then the 'posh' architects that go off at a tangent and do a design which take a lot more work to produce than is really needed to get what the home owners want, often a lot of the design is purely for show with no practical purpose at all.

    If I was on the show and was presented with some of the stuff that's come back from the architect I'd tell them to go away and design what I need first to keep it within budget and only then can they add titivation bits afterwards!
     
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    Its not Baaaarilliant or Mootastic:moon2:
     
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