The little/light Camper Trailer Thread...

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

  1. jtb

    jtb Long timer

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    Any one have any idea what that door is from? I've checked/looked/googled everything I can think of but can only find full sized doors for caravans (I think you blokes call them RV's or trailers??)
  2. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    I don't know if it these doors--- but here is one source I found by googling "build a teardrop + doors + suppliers" (or close to that)


    Here is the url where I found that.
    http://www.outbackteardrop.com/reference.html

    guessing he may be an Aussie. :dunno


    another possible source:
    http://teardroptrailerparts.com/Windows___Doors.php
  3. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    There are always a few sellers on Ebay (USA) that have those doors. I searched Ebay (AU) for "teardrop door" and got no results. I then searched Ebay (UK) one USA seller popped up. Maybe he would ship to Australia.
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    Speedo66 Transient

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    Very nice. Any idea what it weighs, or it's tongue weight?
  5. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    How big of a door do you want?

    I will be near some of the RV surplus places tomorrow?
    And keep in mind some of the larger windows double as escape "hatches" so you could, with a slight modification, use a window..
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    BeeCeeGS WeaponOfMassDestruction

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    One of my colleagues started this company with her husband:

    http://escapetrailer.com/

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    The trailers aren't cheap, but they seem to be doing really well and usually have a wait list.
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    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    That's a cool rig!
  9. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    Thankyou for posting that BCGS.

    My wife and I have been considering that type of a rig, and through looking at this website, I learned that there's a National Rally for these small fiberglass camper rigs this coming July, in Bandon...a mere 30 miles South of us!!! :clap Most EXCELLENT!!!

    We'll get to check out different brands, layouts, constructions, and of course...$$$$. Plus we'll be able to talk to the different owners to hear the pros & cons of each one as well.

    Apparently, there were 112 different trailers at last year's gathering. :eek1 :deal :thumb
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    RedRocker Native Texican

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    Yep, that's my kind of camping, all those and a place to poop!
  11. jtb

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    Thanks to all for your assistance with the door! :clap

    My camper is still a paper dream, but hopefully one day it will all work out. I must say I am shocked at the cost of windows and the like... having said that if you were to build a bike or car from spares it would cost five times more than it does. But that doesn't make it right.

    I'm of to do research! THANKS!
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    Mr. J Banned

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  13. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    I'm actually suprised that I hadn't found this thread earlier, as I'm a huge fan of small campers and alternative living spaces.

    in addition to the teardrop we used to have, we also had this...

    A Trav-Lite motorcycle camper...

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    and after we sold that and the teardrop I showed earlier, we got ourselves the ultimate motorcycle camper...

    A Kwik-Kamp!!! This thing is so stinking cool!!! :clap We love it!!!
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    I can set it up in 3 minutes flat, (without help), even less time with the wife helping, it has a queen sized mattress, and has 6' 8" of headroom!!! :deal

    And the cargo space is outstanding!!
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  17. SgtDuster

    SgtDuster Long timer

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    Was wondering the same.

    This thing is damn cool. But like every cool things, it's expensive. :cry
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    Bullard's Beach!

    My mom, sister, and I camped there in '78 after she moved back to Colorado from Bandon. We bought tons of cheese, crab, and some friends of hers from Bandon brought a pair of Honda Odyssies so my sister & I could get busted by park personnel.

    Cool place.

    Back to Little Camping Fantasies.
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