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Old 02-17-2019, 05:00 AM   #1
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The camper you could actually afford 😂

Saw this on MSN and thought I'd pass it on for some giggles. It might be a good fit in a niche market, but the affordable part - "I don't think so, Tim"!
https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enth...ord/ar-BBTzMZo
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Old 02-17-2019, 07:50 AM   #2
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Almost $39,000, We will keep our Escape.

Enjoy the journey.

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Old 02-17-2019, 09:26 AM   #3
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Almost $39,000, We will keep our Escape.

Enjoy the journey.

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But only $5,000 to ship to the US.
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:15 AM   #4
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Niche market is right. Cool looking, can go places our Escapes can't go, but it costs way too much.
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Old 02-17-2019, 11:07 AM   #5
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With the summer heat around here and that black...who needs a stove. Fry some eggs on the roof for lunch and roast a chicken inside for dinner.
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Old 02-17-2019, 12:05 PM   #6
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Fortunately being able to afford something doesn't necessarily mean WANT it. Whew.
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Old 02-17-2019, 02:20 PM   #7
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I have to wonder about the idiot who wrote the article and thought that it made sense to compare the price to a motorhome, rather than to readily available travel trailers or even the directly comparable "teardrop" trailers. Then I saw that the article came from NewAtlas, and it all made sense.
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Old 02-17-2019, 02:58 PM   #8
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Brian, my take too. Seems like any moron can get published writing rubbish about RVs.
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Old 02-17-2019, 06:43 PM   #9
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Thirty-eight thousand US beans for that? I'd consider it only when outback smoking them funny Aussie cigars.
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Old 02-17-2019, 07:38 PM   #10
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The article is based on a completely false premise - that "entry level" RVs can start at over 100K. Preposterous.

There are truly entry level brand new trailers right now over at Camping World for around 10K. Does this guy even know what an RV is?

Having said that, it'd be a cold day in hell before I spent 30 grand on a teardrop, "ruggedized" or not. If I needed to go to rugged off road places, maybe a nice beefy 4WD truck with an Arctic Fox camper on it. And there are always tents, even though I'm supposed to be "Past" them.
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