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Old 08-10-2012, 05:44 PM   #1
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Building the ultimate toyhauler!

Ok.... If money was no object I would be on my way to pick this up tomorrow



But that ain't happening.

I could as a reach get one of these but there are issues with it as well,



The funmover is pretty cool but my issues are that there is really no great sleeping area, it's another oil change and an up keep issue as well as gas is going up again so it's not so cheap to operate.

I love these, LivinLite VRV, all aluminum construction so super lite and seem well built. I like the racing inspired interior, no beige couches and plaid curtains. I am not sold on the tip out tent/bed yet but it is open for discussion....








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Old 08-10-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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The price is what is killing me on the VRV, about $20,000 otherwise I would be on it like white on rice...
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Old 08-10-2012, 05:53 PM   #3
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These are $10,000 but seem cheap and from having other toyhaulers I know these beds suck and there is no storage to speak of,



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Old 08-10-2012, 06:01 PM   #4
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I have had 2 other Work&Play trailers, one a fifth wheel and one 24' toy hauler. These are nice and I like there utilitarian design but the 18' weighs almost 5000 lbs empty and I am looking to tow with a 1/2 ton P/U, although it can do it the mpg drops down to the Funmover range.



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Old 08-10-2012, 06:10 PM   #5
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I like this trailer but it's friggen Beige everywhere and I hate Beige what do these designers think when they do these colors. These are trailers for men geeezzz...
I do love the bunkbeds up front because I think they will function great.





At about $12,000 it isn't outrageous, I haven't seen one in person and there aren't any close to me to look at
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:23 PM   #6
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Solares trailers in Cali which seem reasonably priced but don't think they will be to the right coast. Not sure about the 8'6 wide either.



There seems to be alot of 12-14' trailers in California?
And I hate the Aluminum siding look

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Old 08-10-2012, 06:33 PM   #7
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My needs,
Sleeps 2 (My 16 year old son and I) in comfortable beds that don't take a half hr to set up or are already set up.
A shower with hot water, can be an outdoor shower.
Holds at least 3 mx bikes but would prefer 5.
Lite weight, 6x12 0r 7x14?
Plenty of storage for mx gear and tools/spares.
rv style door.
at least one window.
room for a cooler.

I'll continue to work on the want list but really it needs to be pretty basic.
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:33 PM   #8
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Have you seen these? I just picked up a new 18'er this spring for 10k

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Old 08-10-2012, 06:40 PM   #9
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I have had,
Fifth wheel toy hauler,
24' toy hauler.
Class C and a trailer
Homemade 16' trailer with separate garage and bedroom with bunk beds
Ford E250 van all set up for Moto.

My friends say that you can judge the economy by the size of my trailer( which is currently a 5x8(pics are coming))

I have looked at these...







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Old 08-10-2012, 06:46 PM   #10
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I have seen them but have not found any dealers in the Northeast?
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Current rig which is great other than there is no place to hangout on rainy nights and takes awhile to set up.











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Old 08-10-2012, 06:58 PM   #12
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What we do in the rain....




So... thinking of buying a 6x12 and building it to what I want....
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Old 08-10-2012, 07:00 PM   #13
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:31 PM   #14
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Went trailer shopping today and had a few minutes to do a quick budget for the build, what I have so far.

Trailer, budget/build

2013 6x12 Haulmark Transport trailer, out the door $3600.00

Roof vent (installed) 100.00
2 rv windows(no install) 150.00
Insulation ” High R 11 sheets @ $15 165.00
Paneling, FRP 11 sheets @ $33.49 375.00
Molding and glue 25.00
Flooring, sheet Linoleum, 72 sq ft @ $1.00 72.00

Trailer sub total $4487.00


Plumbing,

16 Gal water tank and pump $ 100.00
Gravity fill kit 30.00
Sink & Faucet 50.00
Outdoor shower 25.00
Water Heater, Eco temp L5 (Have already) 120.00
Propane tank and holder 50.00
Misc Plumbing supplies 100.00

Plumbing sub total $ 475.00


Outdoor RV Grill (mounts on side of trailer) $ 175.00


Electrical,

RV Battery and vented box $125.00
Additional 12v lights (4@ $13.99) 56.00
Stereo and speakers 200.00
Misc wiring 40.00
Electrical subtotal $ 421.00

Cabinets, ebay diamond plate trailer cabinets.
1 48” base cabinet $ 375.00
1 48” upper cabinet 180.00
1 6’ locker cabinet 275.00
1 Vnose cabinet 200.00

Cabinet subtotal $1030.00


Bed/Couch

Blazintech fold out couch $ 500.00
Blazintech fold out bunk beds 500.00
Bed sub total $1,000.00


Trailer $4487
Plumbing 475
Grill 175
Electrical 421
Cabinets 1050
Beds 1000
Total $7608
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:34 PM   #15
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My labor will be at the same rate my wife pays me which is "0" so should be able to do it for under $8,000???
Cabinets could be built by me for half that and I have some ideas about the beds/couch to save $$
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