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Old 10-16-2015, 05:32 PM   #1
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A-Frame full time

Anyone stay in their A-Frame full time? If you have what are the drawbacks and pros you found.

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Old 10-16-2015, 05:49 PM   #2
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I haven't, but I imagine it would get pretty old in no time......but if the world blew up and that's all there was.....

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Old 10-16-2015, 07:02 PM   #3
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You can fulltime in anything. As deebarjay says, it could get old.

What is fulltiming to you? Traveling a lot? A little? Not at all? Do you stay at one location for a while? How many are in your family (people, pets)?

My issues/questions would be- does it have a bathroom? Is it big enough for a rainy week? Are all of the occupants ready for tiny house living?

I'm fulltiming in a 42' fifth wheel. We are only 4 months in, but I'm coming to hate my living room for lounging and socializing. Entertaining is fairly out of the question as we can't easily sit around and chat.
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Old 10-16-2015, 07:27 PM   #4
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Anyone stay in their A-Frame full time? If you have what are the drawbacks and pros you found.
Well i would think it kind of old and a bit cramped for full time. I can't even imagine doing in in my 35 ft tt. Later RJD
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Old 10-16-2015, 07:38 PM   #5
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We don't even full time in our home, we go camping for 3+ months a year.
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Old 10-16-2015, 07:44 PM   #6
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This guy is happy in his 6 month plan. Just he and his dog tho.

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Old 10-16-2015, 07:50 PM   #7
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Old 10-16-2015, 07:54 PM   #8
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Well we just did 6 weeks in ours. There is not a good place to sit for a long time. There is no shower. We were traveling so the sitting part was not a problem. We would hit a campground about every 4 days that had showers. If you are working, you would need someplace to store clothes. It all boils down to trades off as to what you gain and what you lose. It would have to be a life style that you wanted.
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Old 10-16-2015, 08:08 PM   #9
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I can't imagine full timing in an A-frame.
But I'm sure there's someone out there that could. But it'd have to be someone solo.
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Old 10-16-2015, 08:09 PM   #10
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All depends on what your needs are I guess. As mentioned earlier, you can full time in anything. Crap, people do it in vans. When we did it, the 40' fiver was ok, but even then we hauled a 15' cargo trailer with the second vehicle to use as a mobile shop / storage area. After all that, provided I had the trailer, I know I could do it in a lot smaller rig since we spend very little time inside, even at home, unless it's homeschooling time, and even that can be outside sometimes. I say take an extended trip and try it. Never know if it'll work until you try.

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