Calling all modern day hippies, your trailer has arrived!
I ran across this article the from Roadtreking, about a new camper called the Dub Box and thought share it since it’s so cute. It’s a small trailer that is designed to look like the back end of an old VW bus. I have to admit that when I first saw it, I thought it was the back half of a VW bus! You know you those VW buses have their own “followers”, right?
Well, the Dub box is pretty much your run of the mill camper except way cooler, and there is even a smaller version called the Dinky Dub Box that is 25% smaller than the Dub Box. Awe…how cute! 😉
Here’s what Roadtreking had to say:
While I was walking around I came across the Dub Box, a trailer that looks like the old VW bus. Being the curious person that I am, I started talking with Heather, the driving force behind the trailer.
I found her story fascinating. Here’s our interview:
You started Dub Box 4 years ago. Can you tell me a bit more about how that came about?
I was working in the steel business as a manufactures rep and broker selling high alloy pipe and tubing to the power generation and refinery fabricators and end users. The economy and imports were creating a challenge in the Americas. The international travel schedule was brutal. I was burned out.
I saw a version of Dub Box in England and fell in love. I wanted to make Dub Box a business in the USA and Canada and transition out of steel manufacturing. I felt there was a huge demand as well as a lack of product that catered to lightweight, low emissions (meaning not requiring a gas guzzling truck to tow), quick get-away campers in the market place. Especially a lack of options for those of us that couldn’t afford an Airstream but wanted something more modern and slightly larger than the teardrops. In addition, the tiny house movement and all things retro in demand, Dub Box was a perfect fit for the USA and Canadian markets. I spent one year developing the mold set, the chassis design and sourcing vendors to make the Dub Box road sound and competitive in the USA. The result is a iron-clad fibreglass body on a solid galvanized chassis with a 3500 lb flex torsion axle.
For the full Interview go to Roadtreking
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Go to the next page to see a cool video from Dub Box USA.