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Old 06-28-2008, 04:58 PM
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Default Amphibious RV!

Now THIS is COOL!!!!
http://www.terrawind.com/terrawind.html
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Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International retrofits RV's to make them amphibious. You just drive the massive mother into a lake, and presto, houseboat for the weekend. I want one badly but they cost anywhere between $850,000 - $1.2 million, putting them about $850,000 - $1.2 million out of my price range. Oh well, I guess I can always steal the neighbor's RV and drive it into the lake. It might float. Some sugar in the gas tank should do the trick. Check out a link to the company's website after the jump -- they even make an amphibious SUV and sports car. Neat shit. Certainly brings new meaning the the phrase, "I drove my RV into a lake", doesn't it?
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Default Re: Amphibious RV!

Amphibious RV is about as useful as an extra set of teets on a bull. Having said that, don't tell me.....that's next on your list.
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Default Re: Amphibious RV!

I dunno - sounds like a very handy item for living in Iowa or along the gulf coast...
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Erik thats pretty true! Good point!
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Some people just cant find the good in anything! I personally would never own one but its still pretty damn cool!
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Put a set of tracks on it then I'd be more inclined.........
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Guy at the local lake was trying to back his boat down the ramp with a motorhome and it was a little slippery for all that weight. LOL He needed a BIG wrecker to drag it up the ramp!
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it is a cool concept but I would guess one would have to be picky were you went into the water and where you wanted to come out ,as I would guess most beach heads won't support the weight. also it must have some kind of all wheel drive system to get back up on dry land.
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The drive train issues and the water tightness would be a maintanance nightmare. Plus the compromise of space and power plant capacities.

I would imagine it to be easier, cheaper and far more sea worthy to have a pontoon barge built upon which you could just drive the thing up.. Then just tow behind when traveling.

I love the fact that people seem to always want to invent stuff like this. But if I wanted to have a motor home and go on the water I would tow this baby behind my Winnebago.
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I dunno - sounds like a very handy item for living in Iowa or along the gulf coast...
Iowa? No problem! The Gulf Coast? Can you say "Swamped before even clearing the surf?"
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What, it doesn't fly?
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