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Kenny’s Dodge Dualie Home on Wheels: Contest Submission!

Kenny Foust submitted the first design to Simple Solar Homesteading’s awesome “Off-Grid Houses on the Move” Contest, which runs now through October. If you have an off-grid portable housing design (or actual structure!) you’d like to submit, you can see the rules for the contest here. Winners get prizes so it’s worth a try!

He submitted pictures of a real 24-long house-on-wheels that he built on a 1976 Doge dualie. It’s 7.5 feet wide, and 9.5 feet tall. Inside the basic structure has a hot water heater and 20 gallon tank for showers, as well as a DIY composting toilet. The rest of the home runs on solar power with a dorm fridge, microwave, induction cooktop and coffee maker. It even has a fold up back deck! Cool.

Check out the photos below, and get more build details over a Simple Solar Homesteading.

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First Off-Grid Houses on the Move Submission!

Look at that awesome folding deck!

There’s a skylight over the shower area for extra headspace.

Recycled cabinets and more kept the place low-cost.

Simple composting toilet in the shower stall.

Here you can see the panels he used to create the frame.


  • 1976 Dodge Dualie
  • Built with 2″ extruded polystyrene panels
  • Composting toilet
  • Shower with 20 gallon hot water heater
  • Solar-powered: 1100 watts residential power
  • Basic appliances in kitchenette
  • 24 ft. long
  • Made from many recycled materials

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Daniel
    August 21, 2020, 9:37 am

    I would buy this. What a great concept.

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