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Old 06-21-2011, 10:08 AM   #1
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Earthroamer Comparison

Had the opportunity to park next to an Earthroamer in Gunnison, CO. Snapped some shots for comparison- I'm amazed at how much smaller the SMB is in every way- my tires are 34". Also this Earthroamer is for sale, included the 411 at the end.



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Old 06-21-2011, 04:40 PM   #2
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is that ac unit mounted perpendicular to the center line?

i thought you couldnt do that?
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Old 06-21-2011, 04:57 PM   #3
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Dam it just wont fit in the yard. My van needs both mirrors pulled in to get in the back yard so you just showed me it most definitly will not fit. oh ya like i can real afford one for got about that .

it does look like a AC on the pasanger side
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The first time I saw one of those I was blown away on how big it was.
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Old 06-22-2011, 12:47 AM   #5
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Jage, did you have a chance to meet/talk with the owner, go inside?
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Old 06-22-2011, 08:29 AM   #6
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Tom, no- just happened to park next door for an hour at the Commerce Center. I would have liked to talk pros and cons of the build and show off the SMB.
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So is that the price and the phone number at the bottom?
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Old 01-11-2015, 12:32 PM   #8
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The size difference is huge, as well as the price.

I had the opportunity to see inside one a couple years ago at the Desert Rendezvous. The interior build quality is my guess where a great deal of the price comes from. The fit and finish were impeccable, much like a high end sailboat. Way better than my SMB, not even in comparable in my opinion. Granted though my SMB is a 1995, so construction techniques may have changed since then...

My wife didn't like the lack of windows. She didn't think that there were enough areas to view the natural surroundings you're parked in to enjoy.
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The quality and room is nice. If they made a pop top version of those I'd be more impressed. For my wants, the overall height would keep me out of places I visit. Maybe tow a Jeep?
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My wife didn't like the lack of windows. She didn't think that there were enough areas to view the natural surroundings you're parked in to enjoy.
Deal-killer for Christine for sure. We once looked at really great homebuild Sprinter(before we got our van) only rear door windows... I thought is was great, she said noooo way!
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