The little/light Camper Trailer Thread...

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

  1. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Sweet. :thumb
  2. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    I like that idea too. We do have a Tiny House thread. :lol3
  3. Hodag

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    going to look at a rear door 22'

    [​IMG]

    2nd owner
    local
  4. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Glancing at the middle two pics I thought I was going to have to punt your post to the marijuana thread. :lol3
  5. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    or the packers
  6. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    I wonder what makes the rear door 22 400 lbs more than the front door 22?
  7. rallybug

    rallybug Local Yokel

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    It looks to have a tub where the front door one doesn't - can't see anything else major though
  8. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    i wonderred that also
  9. Hodag

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    so i went and looked at the camper.
    its a 22' rear door argosy
    argosy was a line of campers made by air stream,
    basically a painted airstream and they did some trial stuff.

    it was pretty neat, worth the price @ $3k
    needed some work, hadn't been used in a few years. structurally and mechanically really good. mainly a good cleaning, paint would polish up nice
    rreally liked the floor plan, rear bath front cabin

    like this but no air unit (bonus)
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  10. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    So did ya get it?! :lurk

    I really like Airstreams & Argosys of that size but for the fact you can't tote a bike/ATV in them.
  11. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    just looking for now
    ...our 13' canned ham is still the family favourite
  12. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    Want. :drif
  13. Cycle61

    Cycle61 making it up as I go

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    Okay, so now I want to build something that will be towable by a 4-cylinder Honda, carry a racebike, and have a place for my and my girl to sleep off the ground. I'm thinking adding some 2' high walls to the current trailer, and fitting a canvas top that snaps onto the walls with a couple arched tent poles to bow it up. Rig weighs about 900# currently, with bike, tools, and race gear onboard. I can reasonably go as high as 1400-1500# before it gets problematic.

    This should be interesting. :evil
  14. subvet

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  15. lm248

    lm248 Adventurer

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    You need to go here,,,,,

    http://www.tnttt.com/

    Lots of awesome ideas,,,,,
    Go the "foamie" section.
    I spend almost as much time there as I do here.[​IMG]
    Les
  16. Jimmy the Heater

    Jimmy the Heater Tilting the Horizon

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    Had no idea what a foamie was......Damn! Time to waste many more hours reading...gurrrrr
  17. Cycle61

    Cycle61 making it up as I go

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    Argh.

    Too much internet. Not enough hours in the day. :bluduh Thanks!
  18. Jimmy the Heater

    Jimmy the Heater Tilting the Horizon

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    Just spent most of my Sunday looking through that site. Very very innovative ideas to get the most out of a tiny space. Not sure I'm quite sold on cooking outside (gotta eat when it rains too!) but if a teardrop can haul a bike too I think that might be a good way to go.
  19. Cycle61

    Cycle61 making it up as I go

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    Just spent most of my Sunday doing insulation work at a friends' house.

    He's a mechanical engineering student.

    He's looking for a senior project.

    The concept of building a fully functional, aerodynamic, less-than 800 pound toyhauler appeals to his sick sense of accomplishment.

    I do believe I've found my accomplice.
  20. JamesG

    JamesG Rabid Poster

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    Yeah, that is a pretty good idea, but not ready for prime time yet. It needs an integrated floor/deck, you should be able to lift or slide the camper off the trailer without disassembling it. And better interior components. Plywood doesn't cut it.

    Nice concept though. I hope they can get the capital to fully develop it, and hire someone better at marketing, preferably a hot chick for the videos.