Man Lives In Retired 727 Jet In The Oregon Woods

June 11, 2014


Whoa bro, watch your step!

This is electrical engineer Bruce Campbell's (HAIL TO THE KING, BABY) home. It's a retired Boeing 727-200 he parked on his wooded lot in Oregon. No word if he wears a oxygen mask during intercourse, but it would be a shame if he didn't try it at least once. Heck yeah, you just joined the 0.00378788 mile high club!

Campbell bought the plane back in 1999 for $100,000, and has spent the intervening years converting it to a modest living space. The plane-home features one working lavatory, a futon, a simple kitchen, and nine emergency exits. He estimates he has spent a total of $220,000 on the project.

It's kind of like a spaceship treehouse. I think that's a great idea and now i want one. Of course mine is going to need two lavatories because guests are NOT using my private shitter. I don't have many rules in life, but not having a friend rest his penis on my toilet seat because he's afraid it'll dip into the water is definitely one of them. I'm looking at you, Derek! We've changed together at the gym before, there's no way that thing is long enough to touch the water. "It is if it's hard." AND WHY ARE YOU GETTING HARD TO GO TO THE BATHROOM? "It feels different." It's like everyday your goal is to find new reasons for me to hate you. Seriously though, you keep that up and one day you won't be able to get boners anymore.

Keep going for a couple more shots and a worthwhile video.





Thanks to Sam S, who is holding out for a 747. Heck yeah, I call top floor!

  • Looks like a "Dave"

    Seeing a plane sitting in the woods.....kind-of....creeps me out.'s not supposed to be there. I think my subconscious still hasn't fully recovered from 9/11.

  • MustacheHam

    This is pretty cool..
    ...hmm...this inspires me on what to do with retired space ships. :D

  • Adam

    Do you have a surplus of retired spaceships?

  • dougfunnay

    retired lego spaceships for retired lego people

  • PLEASE NOTE THIS COMMENT HAS BEEN EDITED TO REMOVE A SNIDE REMARK THAT WAS COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY. The bottom half of this statement will remain intact due to the nature of the comments being a valid opinion.

    I hate to poohpooh this, but I guess its my overwhelming sense of practicality and function that makes this such a dumb idea to me. He spent 100's of 1000's of dollars on this project and to me it feels like a wasted opportunity of both resources, money and time.

  • ShartInYourJacuzzi

    "I hate to poohpooh this..."

    No you don't, or else you fucking wouldn't.

  • That sir is a logical fallacy.

    I say I hate to because I don't relish being a killjoy or impinging on someones creative endeavors, but in this case I think that because of my own personal nature and the way I see things, that this is impractical.

    Having flown in one of these types of planes before and knowing the size restrictions of the interior and the limiting form factors I think this is a poor idea.

    I am using my own reasoning and preferences in my statements and I prefaced it with my dislike of poohpoohing the idea in general because its not my decision to embark on such an endeavor but I still think for the money invested, time needed and resources spent, that it is impractical.

    I never want to discourage someone being creative and following their dream, but the statement I made was an opinion and one I stand by.

    I thought I was clear and succinct in stating my OPINION. You have ever right to disagree, but I'm telling you flatly you are wrong.

    Just because I don't like something doesn't mean its wrong, but that doesn't preclude me from sharing my opinion.

    "I wanna bungie jump"
    "I think that's a bad idea"
    "Fuck you, I'm doing it anyway"

    That is essentially what I'm getting at, but you see it differently and that is your prerogative, but you're wrong.

  • James Sterlington

    Kinda sucked the video doesn't show the inside of it. Only picture is of him chattin on his phone on his couch? I kinda want a tour

  • raditzzzz

    should have excellent market resale value. you don't know how many times i've seen people looking for a 727 home.

  • AthrunWilshire

    In no way is that safely balanced on those wooden palettes. That aside, I WANT ONE!

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  • MikeVeesnuts

    These are railroad ties, not palettes. That said, there are other stabilizers holding the wing gear.

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