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Old 08-08-2012, 09:17 AM   #1
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A trailer for the rest of us

Im posting this here as the new 21 has got some great thinking and talking started.
My goal is a trailer under or at 3000lb with a full size bed. Could this be made using the 17 ft without bath model, making the rear dinette a 2 person, moving the kitchen to the passenger side, then adding bath and frig on drivers side? Basically a mini 19 without the wardrobe. You would have under bed storage and a very close to full size perment bed in the front.
Just thinking inside the box, as 2 people with dog who thinks there is a place for a small light easy to pull trailer.


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Old 08-16-2012, 04:52 AM   #2
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Re: A trailer for the rest of us

Hi: dave1...Certain items can't be moved...they're part of the mold. The wheel wells and the door/window placement are set in fiberglass so to speak. The kitchen must go over one wheel and the fridge over the other. After that anything is possible...just ask Reace. Alf
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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Re: A trailer for the rest of us

Somethings can't be swapped from one side to the other... because of the door. There isn't sufficient "wall" space.
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:54 AM   #4
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Re: A trailer for the rest of us

Isn't an Escape17A model similar to what you want?
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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I was wondering if instead of the mini dinette at the front in the 15 plan A,
bunk beds could be put in. I saw something like that in another brand, and thought the bunks were ally cool : potential storage when not in use, then sleeping for 2 adults in case of unexpected adult kids dropping in for example.
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