Teardrop #2

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Project by SSRJIM posted 1595 days ago 3773 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The yellow teardrop with the black fenders is #3.

This teardrop was my second. I build this one to sell but I invested to much in time and materials. I think I made a buck an hour. Gave up on this as a source of income but still had fun building it. This one I followed plans from Kuffelcreek. There are free plans on TTT&T. This one had 518 hours invested in it.

-- Jim

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 1594 days ago

Wow! Very nice. It is nice to know that a camper can be built that can be towed with something other than a big pickup truck. Makes camping affordable.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#2 posted 1594 days ago

Very good job. I know what you mean, they take longer to build than one would think. But its a lot of fun too. I have helped build two of them so far and we are still trimming out the second one.
Thanks for sharing with us,

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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Les Casteel

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#3 posted 1594 days ago

Nice Job!! I like these little things and don’t really know why. Anyway, since you guys talked about the time it takes….How many hours does it take?

Thanks for the pics!

-- Les, Arkansas,

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#4 posted 1594 days ago

Great Job! One of these days..if you don’t mind me asking what do you guess you have in materials?


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#5 posted 1594 days ago

Very nicely done. You did a great job on this teardrop. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1594 days ago

I hope to build one of these someday…..

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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#7 posted 1594 days ago

I think I had about $4200 in this one with 518 hours.

-- Jim

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#8 posted 1594 days ago

That looks great. I wish I had the time, space and money to build one. Great work.

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#9 posted 1594 days ago

My, it’s just wonderful, I love it.
Beautiful job!

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#10 posted 1594 days ago

I think these are so cool. Great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 1594 days ago

I have not time, $, or space for one of these but seeing them makes me want to make one…maybe someday

-- Clay

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#12 posted 1594 days ago

Hey Jim,
Very nice job and finish…well done.

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#13 posted 1593 days ago

Great job, I like the car hitched to it also. Amazing what you can get in such a small space

-- Norman

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#14 posted 1592 days ago

Impressive. I am amazed by members who build complete projects like this. This again is impressive.

-- Dan - Marion, Iowa - Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone

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