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Old 05-26-2015, 10:27 AM   #1
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Sure will be interesting to see the specs...and the cost...
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:10 AM   #2
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Looks like Mork's egg.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:14 AM   #3
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:29 AM   #4
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:35 AM   #5
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It is always amazing how cute and photoshop trump any rational thinking when it comes to stuff like this. Where does the energy come from to cook and to refrigerate? Certainly not from a few solar panels and the ridiculous 10' high windmill blades. Spend a few minutes researching and you will find that the amount of power you can generate from the wind a few feet off the ground is tiny. But it looks so cute.

It is also going to look cute sitting in a puddle of waste from that toilet and shower and sink. Ah, but it started out as nice eco rainwater. Not much of course. The rainwater collection from that area is going to force one into very short showers and dish washing and toilet flushing. And washing your clothes, yea, right?

A 16' Bambi is far more practical and I would bet less expensive.

Grumpy, grumbling old man here. But cute (not the old man, the ecowhatever).
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Old 05-26-2015, 12:35 PM   #8
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Looks like monocoque construction. That and better insulation, integrated solar panels, rain-catching water supply, potentially good ideas that could be added to future AS TTs for better long-term living quarters. Skip the wind turbine close to the ground as says idroba,
but an integrated trailer undercarriage, and a more AS-like rounded rectangular brick shape provides more interior space while maintaining good aerodynamics on the road.

This design seems intended for semi-permanent emergency quarters suitable for high altitudes....
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It is always amazing how cute and photoshop trump any rational thinking when it comes to stuff like this. Where does the energy come from to cook and to refrigerate? Certainly not from a few solar panels and the ridiculous 10' high windmill blades. Spend a few minutes researching and you will find that the amount of power you can generate from the wind a few feet off the ground is tiny. But it looks so cute.

It is also going to look cute sitting in a puddle of waste from that toilet and shower and sink. Ah, but it started out as nice eco rainwater. Not much of course. The rainwater collection from that area is going to force one into very short showers and dish washing and toilet flushing. And washing your clothes, yea, right?

A 16' Bambi is far more practical and I would bet less expensive.

Grumpy, grumbling old man here. But cute (not the old man, the ecowhatever).
Nailed it! Looks cool sure but in the real world these are just vaporware
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Vaporware indeed. A lot of firms are doing stuff like this lately to get their name out there. If this actually goes into production that would be a feat.
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Sleeps 2 what? Miniature humans?
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