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August 12, 2017 18:06

House on wheels with his hands

House on wheels - a type of transport, which is both a housing and means of transportation.His popularity this kind of housing acquired at the beginning of the last century.

House on wheels with his hands

house on wheels with his hands

House on wheels with his hands

house on wheels with his hands

device motorhomes

Article Contents

  • 1 device motorhomes
  • 2 history
  • 3 Varieties of mobile homes
  • 4 categories
    • 4.1 C-class
    • 4.2 in-class
    • 4.3 A-class
  • 5 About the name
  • 6 Production of motorhomes from the car
  • 7 Mobile home of an old trailer
    • 7.1
    manufacturing technology
  • 8 Letter of the law
  • 9 Doing business on mobile homes
    • 9.1 Video - The house on wheelswith their hands

By the standards of the mobile home must accommodate a eight people.For each tenant provided his bed, still have a small kitchen.Other facilities and equipment may vary depending on the specific model, but in most cases there are also:

  • cabinets and shelves;
  • gas stove;
  • sink;
  • oven.

    Mobile Home

The more expensive models have a bathroom, consisting of a dry closet (often replaced by a chair that gives you a few extra meters of free space), washbasin and shower.Sometimes the mobile homes are equipped with showers.

Note!The motorhome driver and passenger seats are movable, so that during the stay turned in addition to the living space.The tail is often equipped with a private bathroom with a U-shaped furniture.

The most luxurious in the world of mobile home

most luxurious in the world motorhome

The most luxurious in the world of mobile home is the most luxurious in the world of mobile home

most luxurious in the world motorhome

history

Mass production of mobile homes were started in the last century, although some historians believe,that were earlier homemade counterparts.They were small vans, equipped for people (mainly pastoralists).

first house on wheels, mounted on a conventional truck chassis, was introduced in 1938 by "Jennings".

Varieties of mobile homes

There are several classifications of motorhomes.Thus, according to the peculiarities of the structure emit:

  • trailer;

    Tow motor home

    tow motorhome

  • vans;

    Van motorhome

    Van motorhome

  • combinations homes that are connected to the transport.

    House on wheels of the bus

    house on wheels of the bus

Depending on the purpose they are divided into:

  • those that are used as long-term / permanent housing;
  • those used for travel.

In the first case we have a more comfortable environment, while often moved designs rarely divided into the actual living space and the cab.

categories

There are three categories of mobile homes in accordance with recognized classification:

  • C;

    class C

    Class C

  • In (Semi-Integrated);

    class B

    Class B

  • A (fully integrated).

    class A

    Class A

consider in detail each of the categories.

C-Class

Small house, targeting short journeys.Usually made on the basis of off-road vehicles, so at night the cabin can be transformed into a double bed (if desired).

in-class

only difference between it and the C-Class is a bed - it is stationary and located in the tail of the vehicle.It enjoys great popularity among young couples (at least in America).

A-class

Such houses that look like an ordinary bus, is the most comfortable and therefore most expensive.They are built on truck-based, so in terms of transport classification they belong to the category "C".

They are distinguished by a large windscreen, the driver's seat and a fixed sliding partitions, forming different zones and separate beds.Moreover, such constructions are autonomous, equipped with a generator, have a large supply of gas and water.

several additional categories can be distinguished.

Hybrid Trailers

Hybrid Trailers

  1. Hybrid Trailers .Outside them equipped with special sliding tents, where you can relax or sleep on removable platforms.
  2. distinctive feature n ritsepnyh trailers is drop-shaped form.The main advantage - the possibility of transporting the motorcycle equipment.
  3. There are fivsvil trailers - is essentially the same trailers, but somewhat larger.Therefore they can only be transported by car, equipped with a special coupling mechanism.

    terrain motorhome

    Vezdehodnay motorhome

About the name

The term "caravan" (another name - "camper") often meant a car caravan.

Note!Camper trailers are called B- and C-class, while the houses on wheels - only model A-Class.

is also worth noting that in some countries, without exception, called vinebago motorhomes.

Winnebago

Winnebago

Production of motorhomes car

to convert the car into a mobile home will need a lot of time and effort, as well as related equipment.

Production of car campers

Production of motorhomes car

Note!You should first look into this matter in terms of legislation.Different recording companies by different perceptions of self-made camper and will be unpleasant, if the transport in the end to be illegal.

Step 1. First, determine the number of occupants and, on this basis, the vehicle selected and the inner "filling".It constitutes a detailed construction plan - it can be done on paper, but it is better to use a computer.

Project Option Homes

RV House Project Option

Step 2. Next cleared the car body.If the dents have been identified, they are removed and cleaned off all loose paint.It is equipped with multiple windows (if they were not) in the case of light and fresh air to enter.

clears the body

clears the body

Step 3. Cut the vents and valves for the gas supply.All areas of the "bare" metal primer coating to protect against corrosion and aggressive environmental influences.

Step 4. House finished with thermally insulating material.

Heater

Insulation

Heater

Insulation

Heater

Insulation

Note!To do this, use only high-quality materials, saving is highly undesirable.Furthermore, the material of which the hardware (metal fastening members) should be similar to the metal vehicle body - is for additional protection against corrosion.

Step 5. trim the inner surface of motorhomes.

decoration

Finish

It is recommended to use one of the two materials:

  • carpet;
  • moisture resistant plywood.

The side walls are inserted into thick panels stuffed with strips for furniture assembly.Characteristically, the first better align the ceiling, and only then move on to the walls.

Sofa - bed for motorhomes

Sofa bed for motorhomes

Sofa - bed for motorhomes

Sofa bed for motorhomes

Sofa - bed for motorhomes

Sofa bed for motorhomes

Step 6. After installing furniture should take care of the water supply.To do this, you can install under the sink a few cans with water and install a small pump.In addition, you can put large tanks - for example, to take a shower.

Kitchen for motorhomes

Kitchen for motorhomes

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

Note!Do not forget about the wastewater - it set another tank.The toilet can be used as a conventional garden design.

Step 7. for cooking and heating, as noted earlier, it is better to use propane gas.The balloon is placed in the lower part of the body, as well as the additional hole for ventilation.This is quite simple: the weight of propane greater than air, so in case of leakage such security measures will prevent the unfortunate consequences.

camper

Caravan

Step 8. We can only take care of the power supply.The best option - a powerful battery, equipped with an external outlet for charging.

Ventilation in caravans

batteries in caravans

Batteries in caravans

batteries in caravans

Batteries in caravans

batteries in caravans

Manufacturing shed

canopy Manufacturing

Manufacturing shed

Manufacturing shed

Manufacturing shed

canopy Manufacturing

camper

Caravan

Mobile home of an old trailer

House on wheels of trailer

house on wheels of trailer

trailer trailer we have is about 500 000 rubles.The amount of impressive, so if you have the opportunity to buy an old car trailer, it is possible to build a small caravan with his own hands.This will require:

  • trailer (always with a strong chassis);
  • wooden elements (rails, bars, car-board);
  • plywood;
  • metal profile (for roofing);
  • accessories, made in the same style;
  • set of tools.

technology manufacturing

This caravan will be a trailer with a bunk bed in the rear.By the way, the bed is better to make the entire width of the structure - so she will be joining the side walls and thereby enhance the rigidity.Bay window will be made later and is equipped with an individual unit.The door is installed Dutch type - it will consist of two halves.

House on wheels of trailer

house on wheels of trailer

Step 1. Trailer disassembled the chassis carefully trimmed and covered with anti-corrosion paint.From pine boards constructed frame, in the appropriate places are cut backup.

Step 2. PEEK-section of 2x2 cm frame is constructed in each corner of the additionally installed oak rack section 3x3 cm. Top is tied horizontal frame rail.

desirable to use battens of various thicknesses:

  • to side walls - 6 mm;
  • for front and rear - 19 mm.

Note!For thermal insulation can be laid battens two layers.

Step 3. Gender hiding plywood sheets.To use the roof bars made of poplar - they are bolted along the frame in increments of 30 cm on the parallel bars fixed plywood on top of which spreads moisture resistant material and small metal profile section..

House on wheels of trailer

house on wheels of trailer

House on wheels of trailer

house on wheels of trailer

Step 4. The housing will be only one window (if the door is not taken into account) - in the upper part of the rear wall.Window desirable to perform a bay.

Door lock in such structures located on the bottom, but it is possible to put one more - an extra - on top.Furthermore, a flap door is equipped with a small window.

House on wheels of trailer

house on wheels of trailer

Step 5. recommended to equip the table, pulls out from under the bed (as there was no time in Great Britain trains).To do this under the bed formed special boxes, lockers.By the way, the lower space can also be used as a bed.

In addition, wood built shelves and removable ladder.

Letter of the law

no additional authorization is required if the dimensions of motor homes will not exceed:

  • 400 cm in height;
  • 255 cm in width;
  • 100 cm in length (excluding the part which does not protrude beyond the trailer).

If size is greater the caravan transported by spetspravilam (emergency lights, maintenance and so on. D.).Of course, this only applies to trailers trailers.

Doing business in the mobile homes

Business idea

Business idea

On motorhome construction you can organize your own business.There are four options for the development of this business.

Option №1. Making homes for sale for a summer vacation or stay in the country.Serious material costs it does not require, that a house will be simplified design -.. For example, without insulation.

Option №2.Donating mobile homes for rent.This is a relatively new business, but for a whole new can take very expensive.Number of motorhomes in this case built up with the growth of the customer base.

Option №3.Do mobile snack bars or shops.

Option №4, he is the most interesting.It consists in the creation of the fleet and its further use as a hotel.Here the main thing - to divide the trailers on the budget, premium and middle class.

For more detailed information on construction technology read the thematic video.

Video - The house on wheels with his hands