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1929 dodge 6 truck “the Kaesler van”

28.0k Hayhayjam664  1.4 years ago

The Kaesler van

Pioneer of the caravan

The “House on wheels” known as the the “cottage” was     designed & built in 1931 on a 1929 dodge 6 truck by “pop” G C     Kaesler of Nuriootpa (this it the town my family and I stayed in     the other night on the way back to Melbourne Australia).

It was built to accommodate himself, his wife and three children to travel from south Australia to Brisbane via Broken Hill, Bourke, cunnamulla, returning via the eastern coast of Australia through Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Mount Gambier &back to Adelaide &home to Nuriootpa. The trip took two months and they traveled 6500 km (around 4038 miles).

The home comforts included a specialy made wireless radio for news and weather reports, electric lights, small fan, gas stove, collapsable fold away table, fold down bedding for two small children and modified drivers seat for the third

You can watch a documentary about it here

controls

Pitch = throttle

Yaw = steering

Ag-2 for lights

Ag-3 for gyro (I would keep it active most of the time because it is so top heavy)

0-60 in around 15 seconds

Enjoy

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 10.1ft (3.1m)
  • Length 25.2ft (7.7m)
  • Height 13.6ft (4.2m)
  • Empty Weight 8,269lbs (3,751kg)
  • Loaded Weight 8,668lbs (3,931kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 439,839.3lbs/ft2 (2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 11951

Parts

  • Number of Parts 467
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Thank you for the upvote Winston! ; ) @Winstonlharambe

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    5,949 MegaFox

    Your mighty well welcome!
    @Hayhayjam664

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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Hmm I will try see what I can do! ; ) and thank you! : ) @MegaFox

    3 months ago
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    5,949 MegaFox

    @Hayhayjam664
    Could you make a 1931 international truck with this?
    We need amazingly good trucks from that era :D

    3 months ago
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    5,949 MegaFox

    Love this desighn!

    3 months ago
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Thank you! :D@Davisplanez

    1.3 years ago
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    Cool!

    1.3 years ago
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Thank you for the spotlight! :D @QingyuZhou

    1.3 years ago
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    XD @ AircroftDesign

    1.4 years ago
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    This is the mother of the caravan and must be exucuted

    1.4 years ago
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    27.3k Mostly

    @Hayhayjam664 np

    1.4 years ago
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Thank you for the upvotes! :) @Mostly @ACMECo1940

    1.4 years ago
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    18.7k ACMECo1940

    True although they have similar meanings @Mostly

    1.4 years ago
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    18.7k ACMECo1940

    Nice

    1.4 years ago
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    27.3k Mostly

    You can make any house a home amirite?

    +1 1.4 years ago
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    @Hayhayjam664 You're welcome.

    1.4 years ago
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    It’s done @Liquidfox

    1.4 years ago
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    28.0k Hayhayjam664

    Thank you! :)@FennVectorCWA

    1.4 years ago
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    3,453 MEERKAT978

    The original Mobile Home...

    +2 1.4 years ago