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Saw this yesterday at the Super Mall parking lot in Auburn, WA

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Silver Fox, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    http://www.envirodome.net/envirodomestore/

    Saw this in the parking lot yesterday. They have one of these domes setup and partially furnished inside with a loft and a solar panel.

    Don't know the price but I imagine after looking at it I would guess $10 to 15K.

    The web site says they manufacture these in CA and OR. Seems worth checking into.


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  2. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Too cool. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    Here is my truck parked about 25' from the deck. Pretty good size.

    95e5ff60.jpg

    SF-
     
  4. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    SilverFox...what side of the mall is that on? I want to go and check it out. That thing has a bunch of possibilties for alot of different things
     
  5. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    14': $7500
    20": $12,500
     
  6. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    Personally I wouldn't want a dome... I'd prefer something like www.greenboxpdx.com

    but that's preference based :)
     
  7. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    A couple of cargo containers aligned properly would suit very well.
     
  8. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I think there is a place off of I205 just north of the Clackamas Town Center that manufactures these. They have one on top of the building to advertise.
     
  9. xstayfrostyx

    xstayfrostyx PDX Member

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    I believe one of the main reasons for the revival of the 'dome' with the off-the-grid movement, is the fact that the curved structure will deflect/ survive hurricane strength wind gusts. Most convential 'boxes' will not.
     
  10. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    There's a company that converts shipping containers into apartments. Google "shipping container apartments"
     
  11. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    East of the Burlington Coat factory (ooohhh snap gotta get my shop on) and north of the red robin.

    Three hours to construct and completly mobile if needed.

    There was a sign saying veiwing between 1-5 Mon thru Sat.

    SF-
     
  12. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Those containers are very cool too!
    I like the dome tho for what its intended purpose is: durable, low cost & energy efficient. According to the website, the parts are modular & you could dissasemble your dome & move it in a pickup truck to a new spot if needed.
     
  13. hefftuck

    hefftuck the Specific Northwest Member

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    i would personally rather have a 30' yurt similar to what you can find here

    http://www.yurts.com/

    either way, you're building your loft/walls/rooms off the platform
     
  14. LogicBomb

    LogicBomb Grants Pass Active Member

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    there is a dome off the side of I-5 south of Ashland just before you climb the hill...always wanted to check it out
     
  15. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    HAA! Take that Euro-trash!!!

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  16. smurf hunter

    smurf hunter Auburn, WA Active Member

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    I'll have to swing by. Maybe Sports Authority has ammo on sale - nah, more likely I'll find a gold coin in the parking lot :)
     
  17. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    Wal-mart in Puyallup is well stocked except for the bulk .22 LR packs.

    So maybe you will get lucky!

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  18. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Yurts are cool, but I like the Grizzly Bear resistant design of the dome! :)

     
  19. slingshot1943

    slingshot1943 salem or Well-Known Member

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    That green box is what Al Gore proposes for a family of six.
     
  20. Wenis

    Wenis Tri-Cities, WA Member

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    reminds me of this...