Oh boy. -NOW a build thread

Hey Ryan. Yea I'm at 18,500. Hell, going to make it worse as dragging a CJ behind us this trip too. Heading to Baja next week as me needs some warm. Meadows in April?
 
After a couple years of searching, I finally picked up a hay wagon running gear. Going to put a wood deck on it. Will provide a great, moveable platform for storing the camper off the truck. Will be nice to be able to move it into the shop. McCormack Farmall 30. Similar to the attached pic.
 

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Also ordered up a pair of Happijac 4800 jacks (2800# cap) for the rear. You may recall I replaced the old front 4600 jacks (1900# cap) last Summer and moved those to the rear (I bent the rear ones). Well, last Baja trip the rear 4600s bent. Okay, I bent them. Not horribly. They work just fine, but now make a squeak when going up and down (evidencing the bent outer tube) . I've been considering getting a new camper (build or off-the-shelf) so you guys could have another thread to read, so dropping another $600+ on jacks was not at the top of my list. However, when removing the camper last night, it became obvious I could not continue with the 4600s on the back (whether I keep it or sell it). So, that's that. It will be nice to have the additional 3600# combined capacity and greater extension height regardless. Perhaps time for Ryan to give me a crazy stupid killer deal on a flatbed shell?
 
Thanks X2! However, we really, really need a cabover. Two adults and two teens (although three teens on this last trip to Baja and I suspect that third teen will demand we take her on all future trips to Baja as well (daughter's bestie)), so a cabover is mandatory. Not really sure what path we'll take. Maybe I could just Superglue a couple of old Bigfoots together ;-).
 
Just realized I never posted a camper pic from Baja. I think I have only one (wife always complains about getting into the camper, so we decided to try and get her to stop up for a couple of days).



Ooops, found another



and another