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Old June 9th, 2014, 07:45 PM   #41
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For an LJ? Likely the answer is yes.
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Old June 9th, 2014, 09:05 PM   #42
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I just checked out a 5x8 cargo conversion today. It's pretty nice. Anybody ever affix a dirtbike carrier on the tongue of a trailer?

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Would that be a problem for tongue weight maximums?
yes! that would be a problem! rated tongue weight limit is 350 lbs. i would not go over 500lbs, and i push the limits regularly.
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:05 PM   #43
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We picked up this little guy tonight:











2013 5x8 Continental Cargo Trailer with rear galley conversion, insulated walls, wired for shore power, with custom tent attachment, etc. The front area is tiled and carpeted for sleeping area.
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:08 PM   #44
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I would have bought a real camper
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:17 PM   #46
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I''m sure you could have much nicer, better equipped, dedicated camping unit for they same price

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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:21 PM   #47
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That thing is pretty cool. How much length does it leave to lay down with the galley built in?
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:29 PM   #48
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That thing is pretty cool. How much length does it leave to lay down with the galley built in?
Opposite of cool..
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:32 PM   #49
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Looks like you stole a boy scout trailer lol

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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:32 PM   #50
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x3. Not a fan of that yellow at all.
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Old June 11th, 2014, 09:34 PM   #51
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That thing is pretty cool. How much length does it leave to lay down with the galley built in?
It fits a queen size mattress.
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"We just wanna explore". Classy
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I''m sure you could have much nicer, better equipped, dedicated camping unit for they same price
you don't know what I paid for it, so I'm betting you're not sure.

It's small, light, and will work perfectly what my wife and I want to do. Sure I could have bought a 25 year old 27' travel trailer, but that is the opposite of what we want.

If I decide I need to get a reverse mortgage on it, I'll get ahold of you.

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"We just wanna explore". Classy
We bought it from a retired couple that purpose built it for an 8 week trip around the country. They were really cool people.
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you don't know what I paid for it, so I'm betting you're not sure.

It's small, light, and will work perfectly what my wife and I want to do. Sure I could have bought a 25 year old 27' travel trailer, but that is the opposite of what we want.

If I decide I need to get a reverse mortgage on it, I'll get ahold of you.

I think it's pretty well thought out and if it works for you, great! Simple and light. But, it looks like it might be hot for summer camping without A/C. You might want to look at ventilation options.

Also, an awing off the back so you can cook in the shade or out of the rain.

Also, all bullshit aside, figure out a way to lock out the cam lock door latches while you are sleeping. Some smartass locks you in and you are fucked.
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That just happened to be on the SOR, no need to explain it to me
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I think it's pretty well thought out and if it works for you, great! Simple and light. But, it looks like it might be hot for summer camping without A/C. You might want to look at ventilation options.

Also, an awing off the back so you can cook in the shade or out of the rain.
Got it covered! ;)

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You were holding back on us.

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That is more secure than a camper and tucked behind the jeep more for less drag.
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