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Brian Austin

"A Budget Camper You Can Build" (Mechanix Illustrated May, 1979)

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Several years ago I decided I wanted to build a teardrop trailer. I bought the plans and the trailer to build it on. That's as far as I got. ūüėÄ

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Don't forget their two years-earlier build-a-bug camper, there's a link with more photos of the article: https://www.goodshomedesign.com/vw-beetle-chassis-with-sleeping-and-camping-for-four/

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Days later new discovery edit:  Or, if you have lots of money, skip the model building and buy the 43rd scale collectible instead - https://www.amazon.com/Schuco-Beetle-Caravan-Motorhome-450889900/dp/B07ZDFSTW7

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Edited by Russell C
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Hard to believe a  pickup camper was never done by big plastic in 1/25, only  pickup shells.

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