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Old 07-19-2017, 05:55 AM   #1
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Host Camper 4x4 Fuso with slide outs

Kind of off topic, but some may be interested. I hadn't seen these before. Like the ATW or Earth Cruiser, but this one has slide outs. Since it's in Bend OR, I wonder if some employees left EC to help these guys start this product.

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Old 07-19-2017, 07:45 AM   #2
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That's interesting. I applaud them for a new, or somewhat new approach. I'm curious why they didn't swap the bed and the dinette, putting the bed in the back corner and the dinette up behind the cab where passengers could see up front and talk to people in the cab.

I'd also like to see pics of the inside with all slides in, which RV manufacturers never show but you really need to see.

How fast and efficient are these Fuso's? Can you run 70 at better than single digit MPG's?
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Old 07-19-2017, 09:03 AM   #3
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I more or less don't believe in slideouts.. which is my problem with these.
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Old 07-19-2017, 10:55 AM   #4
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There's many luxury features that I hope to be able to someday have in my SMB....but looking at those Host Campers, it's clear that I haven't been dreaming nearly big enough.

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Old 07-19-2017, 01:33 PM   #5
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I don't know -- there are some places where small slideouts might be nice.

For example what if the"flare" thingies (that provide more space if you sleep sideways) were more of a popout out even fold down tent thingy (like the Lance thermorest hemorrhoid bubbles)? I can see how they got there.
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I was thinking about using the laundry room as inside bicycle storage. Most of these type units don't have any room for bikes out of the weather.
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