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Old 08-08-2006, 03:55 PM   #1
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1971 Safari oddity?

Check out this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1971-...15859747QQrdZ1

It apparently has no bedroom or side goucho. Has anyone ever seen one of these in person? Looks almost like a small Caravanner. The fridge location is odd also.
Maybe it's a Caravanner after all?
On Edit: I believe it actually is a Caravanner...still has a strange floor plan, though.
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Old 08-08-2006, 04:11 PM   #2
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Uwe,
I agree with you, this seems a little odd. Maybe ask for the Vin#. It looks a little short to be a 26' (our 27' seems much larger we have twin beds between the galley and the rear bath) The fridge does seem odd...if it is turned sideways how would you access the rear?
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Old 08-08-2006, 04:23 PM   #3
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It might be a Caravanner, with a Custom Floor plan. That means it would be a 25ft trailer. There is a 1970 Caravanner on Vintageairtream.com photo archives, but it has a diffeent window layout.
I am not interested in buying this trailer, I just thought it was odd. It's probably a nice trailer for two people that don't need a separate bedroom.
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Nice Trailer - NOT

The first thing I notice is that the front "window" appears to have an aluminum "shield" screwed over it... or is the glass just missing/broken. Next there are lots of minor dings on the curved segments front and back, next ONE picture shows a tow vehicle in front, while the others don't. One rear view is suspiciously dark, but when you look closely see if you don't see some stuff around the bottom that just shouts "rotten floor".

Obviously that recliner and the carpet are NOT original - notice how the carpet buckles around the recliner.... I'm betting it's just laid loosely over whatever horror is under there. I'm wondering if the refrigerator might have been moved because the floor is sagging under it.

My bet would be See it first!

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Old 08-08-2006, 04:50 PM   #5
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I did not mean "nice trailer" as far as it's condition goes, I meant nice layout, definitely different from any 70's trailer I have ever seen.
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I saw one of these at a VAC display and it had a caravanner badge on it.
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