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    10 VINTAGE CAMPERS THAT WERE “AHEAD OF THEIR TIME”

    – [Glen] Innovation does not always equate to success. Even nowadays, new and unique designs aren’t always loved by the public. I’m Glen, and today we’re looking at 10 vintage campers that may have been a bit ahead of their time. (funky music) (serene music) – This episode of Minds Eye Design is brought to you by Ztylus Stinger, an emergency escape tool that can save your life. With a sharp razor to cut your seatbelt, a two stage spring-loaded window punch, and can even be used, a phone charger in your car. For more information on this product, the link is the description below. (gentle music) (serene music) Number…

  • 10 CLASSIC MOTORHOMES and VINTAGE CAMPERS (50’s to 70’s) Top Picks
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    10 CLASSIC MOTORHOMES and VINTAGE CAMPERS (50’s to 70’s) Top Picks

    – [Glen] From Volkswagen Westfalia, to Romani Gypsy trailers, there are plenty of old retro trailers that are both eye catching and fun to own. This is Glen, and today we are bringing you 10 retro caravans and campers for you to enjoy. (bright music) – [Announcer] Number 10. – [Glen] The second generation of the VW, the Type Two was introduced late in 1967 and built in Germany until 1979. Models before 1971, called the T Two A or Early Bay. While models after 1972 are called the T Two B or Late Bay. In the Late Bay models, the Type four engine was an option and was standard…

  • 10 Classic Campers that Paved the Way to the Modern Day | Vintage Caravan, a Blast from the Past
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    10 Classic Campers that Paved the Way to the Modern Day | Vintage Caravan, a Blast from the Past

    The word ‘vintage’ strikes a chord in most of us, especially when it comes to campers as we get to see the ideas that led to the designs we see today. The days of old were rampant with an ‘anything goes’ mindset so you can’t help but look at them with admiration while shaking your head at the same time. I’m Reacher…and today we’re bringing you ten vintage and classic campers that paved the way to the modern-day. Number ten German-based Austermann produced just over 1,300 units of this one from 1959 to the early ’60s with current estimates of existing models running around 50-60 depending on who you talk…

  • 15 Favorite Camper and Caravan Designs (concept)
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    15 Favorite Camper and Caravan Designs (concept)

    – [Narrator] Just as much as I like seeing a final product hit the market, I also like to see the imagination, inspiration, and ideas that came about but never saw the light of day. I’m Reacher, and here are 15 of my favorite camper and caravan concepts. (techno music) – [Woman] Number 15. – [Reacher] This first entry is named after its ability to open and fan out to a 252 degree radius. Each one contains a living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and office, with each of the components set up on rails allowing it to be opened by just one person. There’s also a protective screen that encloses…

  • 10 IMPRESSIVE CARAVANS & CAMPERVANS (Top Picks)
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    10 IMPRESSIVE CARAVANS & CAMPERVANS (Top Picks)

    – [Reacher] Autumn leaves are falling and cooler weather is coming on. You know what that means, it’s time for a camping trip. This is Reacher and here are 10 caravans and camper vans you need to try. – [Woman Announcer] Number 10. – [Reacher] This off road camper from MDC is another example of the innovations that go into building these things. The body is composed of an aluminum composite which sits on a steel chassis with full off road capabilities. It measures just over 23 feet or 7.1 meters from the hitch to taillights and weighs in at a modest 5850 pounds or 2650 kilograms. The roof raises…

  • 15 Old School Campers that will take you Back in Time
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    15 Old School Campers that will take you Back in Time

    – [Reacher] Vintage, classic, or just plain old school, whatever you call them, they’re the campers that paved the way for everything you see today. In my last camper video, I took a look at some up and coming models, but for this one, we’re going in the opposite direction. I’m Reacher, and here are 15 vintage and classic campers from the old school days. (gentle music) – Thank you for watching Mind’s Eye Design. – [Woman] Number 15. – [Reacher] It might seem a bit cliche to start this list with an Airstream, but the manufacturer has been a pioneer in the industry since the first factory opened in…

  • Top 10 Favorite Campers, Caravans & Motorhomes
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    Top 10 Favorite Campers, Caravans & Motorhomes

    – [Glen] Summer is here and that means nature beckons and what better way to reach out than to call back to one of our more popular series. I’m Glen and today we’ll go over ten of our favorite campers, caravans and motorhomes. (light electronic music) – [Narrator] Number 10. – [Glen] Starting off our list we have the Camp 365. This crazy-cool folded design allows for it to be stored easily with a folded height of just under seven feet and a width of four. After only a few minutes the camp 365 expands to a whopping seven feet, eight inches. Also worth mentioning is the fact that a…

  • 10 MINI ADVENTURE CAMPERS AND MINI TRAILERS
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    10 MINI ADVENTURE CAMPERS AND MINI TRAILERS

    – [Host] From a retro to off-road, these mini campers are sure to go where you go. Here’s our list of 10 mini campers and mini trailers changing how we travel. (light music) Number 10, High Camp Trailers. This Portland based company is bringing back the ’40s with their handmade teardrop-style campers. These unique campers are designed in a style to hit that sweet spot between really roughing it and not really camping at all. They include some very fancy features such as a slide-out camp stove and a slide-out cooler while still being able to fit a full size bed. The interior cabin is cozy and simplistic being completely…

  • 10 SMALL CAMPERS and CARAVANS That IMPRESS | Small Campers (Top Picks)
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    10 SMALL CAMPERS and CARAVANS That IMPRESS | Small Campers (Top Picks)

    – [Reacher] Some you drive, some you can haul in the back, or like these you can pull them behind you. This is Reacher and here are ten caravans and camper trailers that you can take just about anywhere you want to go. (upbeat music) – [Female] Number ten – [Reacher] The sleek design of this off road hybrid camper, is one of the many options available for campers who have a compact approach to travel, yet still want to go other than just the closest national park. The interior, although adequate in height, employs a pop up roof which increases the standing room to just under six and a…

  • 10 TEARDROP AND MINI-CAMPERS For Your OUTDOOR ADVENTURES (Top Picks)
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    10 TEARDROP AND MINI-CAMPERS For Your OUTDOOR ADVENTURES (Top Picks)

    – [Reacher] Getting in those last few outdoor excursions of the year should be on everyone’s to do list. If not, prioritize. This is Reacher, and here are 10 more of our favorite teardrop and mini-campers. (upbeat music) – [Narrator] Number 10. – [Reacher] Although it’s number 10 on the list, this first entry gets my vote as the coolest one due to it having a dedicated wheelchair lift at the entrance door. The fiberglass monohull sits on a steel chassis with a total length of 18 and a half feet and an extended width of 11 and a half feet when the slide-out is deployed. Inside you’ll find a…