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Camping car or caravan?

Posted by John Rodney - Created: 4 years ago
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Posted by NellP-986196 - 3 years ago

use it and enjoy it whatever you use!  We love our trips!

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Posted by John Rodney - 3 years ago

Thank you all.  I did end up a wee bit more confused than when I started but, all the import, in the end helped me to find what I was asking.

Again thank you.

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Posted by Leonard-988343 - 4 years ago

ClipCar

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Posted by bretonlion - 4 years ago

Hello,

My apologies if I am wrong ..

But

As I read it

"fits over the rear of your vehicle and effectivly turns the two units into one."

That is a demountable .. or pick-up camper ..

A fith wheller or 5th wheel is mostly connect to a "horshoe" type coupling on the bed of the pick-up for more stability ..

Please check "wiky" for more info ..

Rgds

Chris

Ps ..I have used both ..

 

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Posted by Dueller-813343 - 4 years ago

It might help a bit more if you let us know what vehicle you want to fit it to. I remember a camper unit that used to fit onto the pickup tub of a landrover. When you got to camp you dropped the legs and it jacked up so you could drive away and then when you returned you parked back underneath and lowered it.

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Posted by chemin vert - 4 years ago

Not demountable, that is the term used for a unit that fits onto a pick up flatbed having no wheels of its own. I'm sure that technically it's a caravan as it is still attached to a towbar even though the bodywork extends forward.

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Posted by bretonlion - 4 years ago

 

Hi,

Demountable .. not fifth wheel .. that is one that is towed, via a artic type connection on the floor of a pick-up..

Rgds

Chris

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Posted by NellP-986196 - 4 years ago

I believe they are known as 5th Wheelers.