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coombia21

building a skid house

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what would be a good size for a house that will be slept in only a couple times a year and do you have and plans or tips on building one

i plan on putting it on a trailer to transport

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For trailer transport I wouldn't go bigger than 8x12. If you want bigger I would go with a wheel house. IMO

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Does anybody tip theirs over onto skies? Im thinking of making the floor detachable and just tipping it on skies to lighten the load a little.

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I started reading that thread on basic houses because I am planing to build something with my friend this summer. I was wondering if it is easier to convert a old camper into a house. If so what is the best kind to build one out of? My friend was talking about a truck topper camper being available.

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I would first measure the trailer to haul it, and then go from there smile

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I was considering building a skid prior to purchasing my wheel house.

I was thinking 8x14 and my math had the house built nicely for $2300 or so..... but I have never claimed to be awesome at math!

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This 8x14 cost a little over 2k and I got some materials for free like the Tyvek and the door ect. ect.

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would roll on truck bed liner work good on the outside instead of siding because i have a lot of that from the project i have been doing

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that is a nice question.. I cant say I have seen that before

If you do go that route.. def take some pics and show us how it came out!

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