Originally Posted by nat_ster
When I drove tow truck, we would need three deck trucks to haul most RV collisions off the road. One for the frame, and two for the debris.
Upon impact they explode. Crap everywhere. We got paid good to clean that stuff up.
That is when I decided I was going the skoolie rout.
I cant believe they even alow them stick and staples piles of $hit on the road.
They also burn like a match stick.
I hope this thread doesn't turn into a slugfest. It's got great information and I can't declare either Nat's or EastCoastCB's positions "wrong." That's because my knowledge of welding is very rudimentary. For me, Nat_ster's position here is worth considering as an alternative to learning how to weld properly. As for hat-section stock, that makes sense to me.
A city bus driver in Delaware inadvertently demonstrated the superiority of bus construction over RVs by hitting one that was parked: