The little/light Camper Trailer Thread...

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

  1. alberta bob

    alberta bob Been here awhile

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  2. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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    Very cool set up AB :clap:clap
  3. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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    I think that's what I;m going to go with :nod
  4. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, slow

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    Do a little research on your own, don't do it on my say-so. I'm an idiot who just tosses out ideas.
  5. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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    I found that setup on an RV forum before you posted about it and liked it.
  6. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    There ya go. :clap A camper is like a hotel room in Paris. Only needs to be big enough to crash in.

    My Casita offers me that plus a head. I'm spoiled. :D

    Good looking dog.
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    RedRocker Native Texican

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    I had visions of going with two 2000i's, but wanted something to run my well pump, apparently I need 220V. :waysad
  8. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, slow

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    :thumb All is well then.
  9. Ken

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    With that set up and a Jeep CJ I'm thinking 10mpg :dunno
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    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Don't know what a CJ gets otherwise, but that's a really light aerodynamic trailer. Only about 1300#. I doubt it reduces mileage more than 3-4 mpg.
  11. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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    Then that would be about 10 :lol3

    I've had three CJ's over the years and they are not known for good MPG.
  12. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Not surprised. :lol3 That's a "don't ask" question then...
  13. coop74

    coop74 Deal's Gap Junkie

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    look at the comparable Yamaha... it has some features that make it a little better IMHO
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    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Like what?
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    coop74 Deal's Gap Junkie

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    it has a fuel gauge, and the petcock can be turned off and let the genny run dry so you dont leave fuel in the bowl. I believe it also has a slightly longer warranty. Look at the specs as well I think it has a slightly higher surge rating. Also depending where you are they can be slightly cheaper.

    Neither are bad machines however...
  16. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Those are all good features and if you're only considering the 2000, I might go with Yamaha too. I don't think they have a way to run two in series though, if that's an option you're interested in. I bought the Honda thinking I might possibly want to do the two in series thing down the road but I never have needed that.

    I've heard nothing but good things about them both.
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    ffchick FF = firefighter :)

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    We have dual Honda EU2000i with the parallel cable, they work great and they have a reputation of being more quiet than other brands.
  18. coop74

    coop74 Deal's Gap Junkie

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    I think the Yamaha has a kit that allows you to run two together as well... They are both incredible machines but after a lot of research I have decided to get the Yamaha when I get the money saved up. A plus for me however is my local MC shop sells and services the Yamaha which for me was another check in the Yamaha column.

    I dont think however you would be displeased with either...
  19. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Interesting to hear. I have a friend who bought the Yamaha and she wanted to trade me for my Honda because she didn't know there was a way to run them in series. I'll have to tell her to check into that.

    I agree, they are both rock solid machines.
  20. Dave

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    Impossible. Even a Jeep can't manage 0 mpg. :lol3

    (owned '78, '79, and '85 CJ-7s.)