The little/light Camper Trailer Thread...

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Jurgen, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. jules083

    jules083 Long timer

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    Bringing this little guy home tomorrow. A bit bigger than a lot of the ones on here, but still 'little and light' compared to most everything else in the lot. I think it'll suit my use just fine. 6 to 12 weeks per year living in it solo, then weekend and maybe longer with the wife and soon to be baby.

    My only real complains are the 14" wheels and water capacity. I'm sure more little stuff will pop up as I use it, and I'll just rectify it from there as it comes up.

    Planning on a spring-over-axle lift soon, probably switch to 15" wheels at the same time. Water I'll just play by ear, but I imagine I'll end up with a tank and pump in the truck bed of some sort. Not sure how much or how often I'll be dry-camping to where I actually need the water tanks.



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  2. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    No offence, but not sure I would be looking to bring a new rv home with a new mom and baby arriving soon.

    So many things happen after the child comes home, priorities, wants, goals.

    Good luck on all accounts.
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  3. jules083

    jules083 Long timer

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    I travel for work, and any hotels/campgrounds are out of my pocket instead of being paid by the company. Last year I spent about $4000 in hotels, and so far this year I've stayed in my bike trailer for 9 weeks.


    Spending that much on a hotel when I have a truck perfectly capable of towing a camper is dumb. Staying in a 14' bike trailer got old quick, not to mention I'm limited on campgrounds because of not having plumbing so I'm restricted to places that have showerhouses.


    I used to have a 30' fifth wheel that I used for work. It was older (early 90's) and needed a roof and some rotten wood fixed, rather than dumping a pile of money in it I unloaded it for cheap and hadn't replaced it yet.



    Otherwise I'd agree completely, and if anything I probably would have bought a pop-up for a few thousand bucks.
  4. N22WLZ

    N22WLZ Been here awhile

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    IMG_0357.JPG Could anybody here suggest a good way to sell my unicorn camper? Seems it is too rare for my local dealers to identify.

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  5. AlH

    AlH Long timer

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    Put it in the flea market section?

    Dealers must be brain dead if they can't identify it- no shortage of info on the internet....:dunno
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  6. Padilen

    Padilen Been here awhile

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    It's not that it's to rare. They can't make money on it like selling a new one. Dumb, they might get a loyal customer that refers others. Which would make them more .


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  7. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    There's a fibreglass forum for trailers such as this, Boler, bigfoot, etc. Here and CL as well.

    Forget the dealer.

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  8. Laromonster

    Laromonster Vesperado !

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    Trailered it 600kms home and it was surprisingly stable going up and down twisty mountain roads.
    It came with a sun shade awning type thing and another big fully enclosed vestibule tent which probably won't get much use as we intend to travel and camp one to three nights in each location.
    The awning got a test fitting in front of my house
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  9. Solaros1

    Solaros1 Long timer

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  10. N22WLZ

    N22WLZ Been here awhile

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  11. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Good sites but I never heard of the Egg. Very familair with Bigfoot, Boler, Escape and some of the older types like Trillium and Scamp.

    This Egg thing looks enticing. N22, what kind of sale price do you have in mind?


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  12. N22WLZ

    N22WLZ Been here awhile

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    I'm thinking $9, I tried posting it in flea market but messed something up somehow?
  13. Bueller

    Bueller Cashin?

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    I'll take it for $9. Let me know where to pick it up.

    Can you break a $10 or do I need exact change?
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  14. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Geeze, tough crowd. I'll give him 500 and he can deliver..

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  15. N22WLZ

    N22WLZ Been here awhile

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    :rofl
    ,I sold an old race bike on eBay awhile back......good times.
  16. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Just razzing you....
    Post the details and pics.
  17. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    I'd be concerned that it's wearing Quebec plates and it's still hitched to the car. LOL
  18. squish

    squish Out of the office.

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    Why? What magical thing happens when a kid comes along that keeps you from camping? Heck with a trailer it would be easier. It's a pain in the ass thing to get a wee one to take a nap in a tent, but not so bad in an RV. Our Imp started camping at maybe 4 months and she still loves it.

    Kids shouldn't end your life as you know it, they should add to your life.
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  19. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Totally agree with taking the kids camping. We did with ours and still do. We camped with them in diapers. 2up with each of them now when I can.
    But so much rides on the new mom and child. I'm just saying I would have waited.

  20. TacocaT

    TacocaT Been here awhile

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    Truck canopy platform working well with one baby. We have number 2 on the way probably going to have to upsize the truck camper. looking at Used Norrthstar pop ups right now.

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