What are some of the main reasons horse lorries are so cheap to buy? (they just seem very cheap and it instantly makes me suspicious)

Such lorries can be converted into a housetruck and be lived in, which may be an attractively economical way of building a housetruck, and a low environmental impact form of housing.

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  • You consider to live in a horse lorry? Are you a horse? I'm confused. Can you add a picture of what you are referring to? – gerrit Feb 21 '17 at 14:20
  • These are horse lorries: transportation trucks/vans for horses. You obviously meant something else. – Jan Doggen Feb 21 '17 at 15:39
  • horse box / horse lorry – Sevenearths Feb 21 '17 at 15:47
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    I'm asking because horse lorries can be easily converted (housetruck.co.uk) – Sevenearths Feb 21 '17 at 16:33
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    Among folks who live in converted trucks, horse trucks are popular (at least I was told so a while back) because when you have horses in the back you tend to drive defensively - good for brakes etc. They may be cheap because you can't do much with them besides transporting horses. That said, this question appears to be about alternative living which overlaps but is not the same as sustainable living. – mart Feb 22 '17 at 9:46

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