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The Helios is a great motorhome. Not only is it energy efficient but it offers a large space for production to work in. The copy machine is great because you can wirelessly print and make color copies and send faxes. The satellite phones came in handy when we realized we didn’t have any cell service on location. We received several compliments throughout the shoot day. Crew walked into the motorhome in awe of such a beautiful space.

" Courtney Witherspoon-Production Coordinator Three One O
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King Kong… top notch service, incredible drivers, clean, well equipped vehicles, on time—every time! Thanks guys…. you ROCK!!!

" Elaine Lee—Producer 5th and Sunset Los Angeles
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I just wanted to send you a quick message and let you know how amazing Rich is. I have hired motos from all over and this was by far our best experience. Really nice to work with great people

" Crystal Raymond- Chinese Laundry
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King Kong has the best equipment & drivers in the biz.
" Tom Baker – gangboss
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King Kong has great motorhomes and the best drivers in the business. Working with you guys is always easy and a pleasure.

" Cat Burkley-Portfolio One
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Thanks again for helping out with our party. The restrooms worked out great and the service was awesome as usual!
" Steve Brazeel
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North Six has been working with King Kong for many years now.  Not only is their customer service unparalleled, but their fleet of motorhomes is always clean, reliable, and exactly what we need to support our photo productions.

" Kyd Kisvarday—Producer, North 6
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We truly enjoyed working from the Helios, the attention to detail to make it an Eco friendly asset to our industry should be commended. The quiet workspace you get when running on the solar power is delightful! Rob was pleasant to be around and always willing to help out. Thank you Rob and King Kong for bringing us the Helios!

" Rochelle Savory-Assistant Production Supervisor
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Thank you so much for lovely Eko lav — definitely the nicest port-a-potty I’ve ever used!

" Amanda – Producer
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…the moho was super nice, everything was great! I will definitely rent it again!!

" Susan Borbely – Prod Coordinator
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Rusty, Bruce and the guys at King Kong were a crucial asset to my photoshoot.  They took a lot of stress off of my plate and came through when I needed them, allowing me to focus 100% on the production.  Without a doubt, King Kong is now my go-to for production vehicles and I do not hesitate to recommend them to my colleagues.  And, not only is Rusty the best and most helpful driver I have ever had the pleasure of working with, he is also awesome with a fog machine!

" Brett Spencer-Producer, Nastygal.com
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You guys are the BEST!

" Marie D’Amore—Production Supervisor, HSI
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We’ve used the Helios twice now and have been quite impressed each time.  It has everything production could want AND it’s earth friendly! We will use the Helios on every job in which we need a moho.

" Mario D’Amici—Production Coordinator, Beef Films
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You guys did a phenomenal job with the Helios. And Rob, as always, went above and beyond for us.

" Dan Kae—Assistant Production Supervisor
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The drivers were awesome to be with.  Hard working drivers!!   It really stands out when the drivers jump in to help set up base camp, and tear it down.  Not to mention always having a fresh green tea for me just when I needed it every time.  They really were great and I’d ask for them anytime we get vehicles from you. Thanks!

" Mary Brooks – 3 Star Productions
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Just wanted to say thanks for the awesome customer service. Our driver was friendly and professional. He arrived early and had everything ready to go for us. The motorhome was clean and in perfect shape. Every detail matters on a shoot to help keep everything running smoothly. We love working with King Kong!

" Jamie Williams- That Girl Productions
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I wanted to give Rich another glowing report, He was AMAZING on our shoot. The most helpful driver I’ve ever had. I’ll definitely be requesting him on future shoots.

Thanks for everything guys!

" Adrienne Burton – Freelance Prod Coordinator

King Kong Production Vehicles Introduces World’s First Green Trailer

The Helios is green inside and out

Article by Marjorie Galas for Resource411.com

Within the last decade, as many production companies and major networks began implementing “green initiatives” into their daily productions, David Rovsek, President of King Kong Production Vehicles, Inc, saw an area of production that was overlooked in the greening trend – the need for green vehicles.

He began drafting a concept for an eco-conscious production trailer as the economy slipped and the focus shifted from greening productions to keeping productions afloat. Despite the difficulties, Rovsek remained on the path that led to the April, 2011 launch of the Helios, the world’s first green production trailer.

“The economy took a big hit on the green initiative, but I’ve always been very green minded, and I continued to build the trailer because it was a growing need in the industry,” said Rovsek. “The resurgence is here now, and the response to the Helios was so great we’ve begun building our second one.”

As Rovsek began conceptualizing the trailer, he wanted to ensure he had a balance between two key factors: being green and being aesthetically pleasing. His first step was to research material that would be eco-conscious,durable, and visually compelling. He spent hours on the internet and visiting stores that specialize in green materials. Working with EnviroGlas, he was able to craft desk and counter-top surfaces that were light-weight, durable, and that were made out of post-consumer and post-industrial glass. Working with Lonseal, the flooring of the trailer is made from 50% post recycled content that is antimicrobial and contains low VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). The cabinets are made from bamboo, as well as the base of the couches, which are covered with a PVC-free faux leather surface.

“There’s also so much one can’t see,” said Rovsek. “For instance, we have used a soy-based insulation to reduce the need for heating or air conditioning.”

Crucial to Rovsek’s design were solar powered generators. The solar panels are placed on top of the vehicle, and can produce 2550 watts of continuous power that’s run through large banks of batteries. These batteries have a total of 41kwh that is fed to the trailer through pure sine wave invertors. While this wattage is enough to power an entire trailer, there is also a bio-diesel generator that can both run the trailer and supply power to the solar batteries if necessary.

“The solar generator has provided more energy than anyone thought it would,” said Rovsek. “On a two day commercial shoot the solar generator produced eighteen hours, where as the regular generator was used for only eight hours.”

The completed trailer has a production office, three hair and make up stations, a client lounge, a wardrobe, and two bathrooms. The production office is completely wireless, with dedicated phone lines and the capability to upload and download large digital files. The expected lifecycle of the trailers is fifteen to twenty years. As with all the King Kong trailers, a refurbishing of the interior occurs every six to eight years, or sooner if something needs replacing. While Rovsek’s fleet contains only one Helios trailer at this time, he is gradually greening his fleet, incorporating green materials into every trailer when upgrades are necessary.

“We wanted to get the Helios LEED certified, but it doesn’t qualify because it’s a moving vehicle,” said Rovsek. “This trailer is completely green and drop dead gorgeous. My wife said that the trailer is even better than our house!”

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