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Old 11-24-2019, 03:13 PM   #1
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When over the top aint enough.

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Old 11-25-2019, 07:42 AM   #2
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Yep, insane, eh? You should walk through one if you ever get the chance.

That thing would be the best ride down a gravel road you could ever experience, and that's about it, but it's America so we have to support the shiny things only millionaires can afford.

Still, I wouldn't turn one down.
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Old 11-25-2019, 09:45 AM   #3
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What amuses me about the Earthroamer is when I look at them I just see all of the things I'd change. So I guess if I'm ever in a position to get something like that, it would end up being completely custom.
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Old 11-25-2019, 12:22 PM   #4
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At least they hold their value OK.
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Old 11-25-2019, 01:22 PM   #5
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At least they hold their value OK.
I guess they hold it fairly well they have an LT43 for sale for $165K the cheapest I've ever seen one... Cost to build was $380K Truck is a 2006 so it basically depreciated by $215k over this time... I'd rather own another rental house and see it appreciate than have one of these and watch it lose that much value. Personally SMB and SMB home brews seem to hold there value better in the long run.
The carbon body box is pretty cool and if you can get a tour at CF Maier who make these carbon and fiberglass bodies for earthroamer it's pretty amazing to see... they are located in Golden, CO and Lamar, CO for larger production work. The CF Maier facility is so clear you could eat off the floors, it's amazing that it can stay so clean.
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Old 11-25-2019, 01:33 PM   #6
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"A well equipped LTi will generally come out to a final price in the $650,000 $700,000 range.", Earthroamer.


"And still has a cassette toilet! If I'm spending that kind of money that cassette toilet better also be made out of carbon fiber."


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Old 11-25-2019, 05:32 PM   #7
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I like it! I'd have to connect with the Lotto to consider spending $650-$750K on one, but IF I ever had that kind of disposable income pretty confident resale value wouldn't factors into my decisition... Anyone want to front me the cash so I can test that theory ???
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Old 11-25-2019, 09:31 PM   #8
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My wife and I are going to enjoy the van that we have now and buy something new in about 5 years when we retire. It will most likely be built on the Transit platform but possibly a Sprinter. For the price point, something like this rig is very appealing at fraction of the Earth Roamer price.... here

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Old 11-26-2019, 05:50 AM   #9
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As someone who doesn't know much about "adventure vehicles" how practical would these EarthRoamer's really be in the real world where they're touted to be built to inhabit?

From what I've seen here they appear to be much too large for a lot of activities members engage in with their converted and up-fitted vans.

Interesting vehicles though--base price of $590K does seem to be over the top and then some!
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Randall, I agree, Tiger is a much more rational choice, though I think the word rational is a stretch in this conversation.

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