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Old 12-17-2012, 01:17 PM   #1411
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If this is still there my next day off I'm going to pick it up. Does anyone know anything about it? Apparently it was made by Uniflite or Unicraft in Bellingham Washington for a while. It's just the bare shell with no frame under it. I was thinking about throwing it on a lightweight harbor freight frame, giving it a clean and polish and using it as-is for a while. Next would be lights, maybe some sort of outdoor galley and an awning.



It looks like it was originally a Trailerboat shell. There should be a boat on the roof!

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Old 12-17-2012, 01:27 PM   #1412
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It looks like it was originally a Trailerboat shell. There should be a boat on the roof!

Fuudddge that's awesome...
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:36 PM   #1413
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Even though it says it is a one bike trailer, I bet I could get both my bikes in there.
Agreed. It looks like it's for one "fully dressed" Harley or Goldwing.
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:24 PM   #1414
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It looks like it was originally a Trailerboat shell. There should be a boat on the roof!

I'll be damned. I saw one of them at a car show once. I didn't make the connection. That's gotta be saved by someone!!!
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:27 PM   #1415
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I own this thing... super light weight and with it's large tires and pointed nose makes it great for towing and tracks great. I have it for sale but if I still have it next spring I may modify it for camping. It's 4x8...



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Old 12-18-2012, 05:53 PM   #1416
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I own this thing... super light weight and with it's large tires and pointed nose makes it great for towing and tracks great. I have it for sale but if I still have it next spring I may modify it for camping. It's 4x8...



I would turn that into a tiny camper in a skinny minute. A couple of windows, a roof top vent, wire in some 110 and 12v and a 2 doors and you would have the perfect rigid tent...

What are you asking for it?
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:53 PM   #1417
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I own this thing... super light weight and with it's large tires and pointed nose makes it great for towing and tracks great. I have it for sale but if I still have it next spring I may modify it for camping. It's 4x8...



Kewl, and they are still sold. If I was closer I would look you up.

I was looking at the others - the ones that look like a porta-potty on its side, and they are not tall enough for a dirt bike. My dirt bikes are 48" at the handlebars and the trailer is 41" inside (at least at the opening anyway).

I also found this:



http://chariotmanufacturing.com/brow...-shuttle-11-0/

Between the need to either haul a trailer or put a bike in the vehicle, and the need for something a little better in the snow than a lightweight AWD version of a 2WD vehicle, I decided I would want either a Toyota compact pickup or a Jeep. I.E., something a bit more heavy duty.

I had six inches of snow when I got up this morning so I took the truck to work instead of the Bimmer. Would have never made it with the car. Driving a 1+ ton flatbed truck was exactly fun, but being a 4x4 it did well in the snow. Problem is that the snow only lasted for two miles until I got to the pavement and then the truck was just a slow old beast.

Need to get something smaller and more of a daily driver. I was hoping that I wouldn't have any snow and then I got it dumped on me. May get more tonight.
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:55 PM   #1418
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this guy made his own:

http://forum.ih8mud.com/trailer-tech...ler-build.html
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Old 12-18-2012, 06:48 PM   #1419
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I would turn that into a tiny camper in a skinny minute. A couple of windows, a roof top vent, wire in some 110 and 12v and a 2 doors and you would have the perfect rigid tent...

What are you asking for it?
Thanks, I'm asking 1800, cost just over 3000 for a new one in Edmonton Alberta where they're still made. Link here

http://www.trailersunlimited.com/

There common use is small rvs and mobile offices for the larger ones, I believe they go to 26ft.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:17 PM   #1420
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:24 AM   #1421
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Great looking trailer tent:



And packs up pretty small too:



More info here: http://www.designyearbook.com/2013/0...iler-ysin.html
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:42 AM   #1422
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Hmmmmm....wonder where they got this inspiritation for this concept ^^^

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Old 01-10-2013, 02:13 PM   #1423
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:39 PM   #1424
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If you're going to tow something like that behind ya, why not just tow a pop up or regular camper trailer? LOL
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:26 PM   #1425
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It's way fancier.


Plus you can detach the canvas you have one helluva kite.
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