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 +====== PENGUIN======
 +       
 +===== Manufacturer Information =====
 +Penguin Industries, Inc
 +2508 Middlebury St.
 +Elkhart, Indiana 46514  Box 1284
  
 +===== Years built =====
 +At least 1969 1970 & 1971 ,other years unknown ​
 +( Info on this Page reprinted from 1970 Brochure )
 +
 +
 +===== Models =====
 +      Penguin 14'​-6"​ and 16' FD (front dinette) and SD (side dinette) Models
 +      Width-- All models 7'
 +      * 16'​Model-- ​
 +        Weight, Approx 1440 lbs.,  Hitch Weight Approx. 140 lbs.
 +      * 14'​-6"​ Model  ​
 +        Weight, Approx. 1200 lbs., Hitch Weight Approx. 110 lbs.
 +      Penguin 20' FD and SD Models
 +      Length: 20'​-5"  ​
 +      * Width: 7'​. ​ Weight: 2800 lbs.  ​
 +      * Hitch Weight: 300 lbs.
 +      * 7:00 x 14 inch wheels and tires
 +      * Steel Frame
 +      * Insulated Sidewalls
 +      * Double Floor Construction
 +      * Metal Bottom
 +      * Large Miami Type Windows
 +      * Front Window Awning
 +      * Brakes
 +      * Double 20 lb. Gas Bottles
 +===== Interiors =====
 +      Standard Interior Equipment (14'​-6"​ and 16' models)
 +      * Two Burner LP gas Stove
 +      * 35 lb. Ice Box in 14' Model--75 lb. Ice Box in 16' Model
 +      * Gaucho Bed with accomodations for two
 +      * 4" PolyFoam Cushions
 +      * Dinette which converts to bed
 +      * 110 volt and 12 volt lighting
 +      * One piece Linoleum flooring
 +      * 14" x 14" Lumadome Ceiling Vent
 +      * Wardrobe large enough for marine stool in 14' SD and 16' Models
 +      * City Water, Gas Light (in 16' model only)
 +      * Heater
 +      * Canvas Bunk
 +      Standard Interior Equipment ( 20' models) FD and SD
 +      * Pleated Drapes
 +      * Marine Stool and Lavatory
 +      * Pressure water with 20 gal. fresh water storage tank
 +      * Oven Range
 +      * Double Sinks
 +      * 110 volt and 12 volt lighting
 +      * 5" PolyFoam Cushions
 +      * 14' x 14' LumaDome Ceiling Vent
 +      * Range Hood and Power Vent
 +      * Awning Rail
 +      * Gas/​Electric Refrigerator (3 cu.ft.)
 +      * 16,000 BTU Automatic Heater
 +      * Hose Bumper
 +      * Full Screen Door
 +      OPTIONS: 20' Model
 +      * Shower with telephone wand sprayer
 +      * Gas Water Heater
 +      * Swing Bunk with 3" Mattress
 +      * 2 Bunk Windows
 +      * Blower/Fan for Heater
 +      * Power Roof Vent
 +      * Privacy Cutain
 +      * Gas Light
 +      * Gas/​Electric Refrigerator(4 cu. ft.)
 +      * 7 way Power Plug to car
 +     
 +
 +===== Standard Features =====
 +      * Height--All models: Exterior 7'​-4",​ Interior 6'​-1"​.
 +      * Steel Frame. ​
 +      * Heavy Duty Drop Axle.
 +      * Aluminum Door with Sliding window and screen.
 +      * Front window Awning.
 +      * 6:00 x 13 wheels and tires.
 +      * Lights include: Tail, Stop, Directional,​ Regulation ICC Running Lights.
 +      * 12 gal. Water Tank with Pump and Outside Fill.
 +      * Prefinished Aluminum Exterior.
 +      * Windows- Miami Crystal.
 +      * Metal Bottom.
 +      * One piece Molded Wheel Wells and insulated sidewalls.
 +
 +===== Unique features/​Options =====
 +      The Logo Design was a pair of Penguins with scarves around their necks
 +      riding a bicycle built for two (no kidding).
 +
 +      Pre-finished Aluminum Siding with Woodgrain Look Accent Panels ​
 +      ​
 +
 +===== Optional Equipment=====
 +      * Swing Bunk with 3" mattress
 +      * Rear Window
 +      * Gas Light and City Water (14' Option)(STD 16')
 +      * Brakes
 +      * Dual Gas Bottles and regulator
 +      * Gas/​Electric Refrigerator
 +      * Front Overhead cabinet
 +      * Bumper
 +      * Gas Heater (STD on 16' model)
 +      * Bunk Windows
 +      * Oven Range
 +      * Pressure Water with 20 gallon fresh water tank
 +      *  Marine Stool
 +      * Two-Tone Interior
 +
 +===== Selling Dealer=====
 +       ​Vacationland Trailer Sales and Rentals
 +       OHIO (possibly Youngstown) print is water damaged ​     ​
 +===== Prices =====
 +
 +===== Pictures =====
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 +===== Some owners =====
 +      Kevin in Vale, North Carolina 16' FD 
 +      (to be restored) Bought 08-05-07
 +
 +      Mike (mbrorson@paulbunyan.net) at Deer River Minnesota 14' w/interior restored. (top photo)
 +                                                                                                                Justin Crouse (jcrouse@justincrouse.com) and Angie Edgecomb in Bowdoinham ME. 16' SD Complete ​ rebuild in process (Pictured above) ​       ​
 +     
 +      ​
 +     ​Harley Hansen and Sara Hedman Hurley, WI (16' SD w/ interior restored) campin in may at Henry Lk. in Michigan U.P. two bottom pics
 +     Adam in Peterborough,​ ON 16' SD (original & very rough, to be completely restored; plan on becoming a member soon) (akubovic@hotmail.com)
 +     
 +     
 +Gary Ficorelli Chesterfield Mi.   1970 14' SD   ​Complete Restoration 90% Done gfick1@comcast.net
 +
 +Jesse and Jo Ann Tucson, AZ 1969 14' FD (in very poor condition, restoration in progress)
 +
 +Zachary Royster De Soto, IA 1971 16' restoration completed
 +zrlegacycarpentry@gmail.com
 +e  ===== Clubs/Links =====