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Old 11-02-2016, 06:28 AM   #29
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If that is not a scam, it is one of the best deals I've seen in a while. It won't last long. And even then, it sounds like it may need a few repairs and possibly a new fridge ($$).

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Old 11-02-2016, 08:40 AM   #30
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There is a relatively inexpensive option for a small travel trailer. It is not fiberglass but they do appear to be well made and customers seems to be happy with them. I have seen a couple of videos about them and thought they would suit many people who don't need any frills for camping but also don't have the place to achieve a renovation of an older fiberglass trailer.
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Old 11-02-2016, 05:33 PM   #31
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this is what a REAL teardrop trailer looks like!! Not like that box thing.
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Old 11-02-2016, 06:36 PM   #32
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Thank you all for all the replies and suggestions, I really do appreciate it. As for why i'm committed to my Sienna, it's a 2005 that I bought for $4000 and it's fuel economy for how much cargo room is a bargain. It's also very reliable and i'm really not up to changing vehicles. The hassle of finding used vehicle bargains and avoiding lemons can be rather challenging for me.

Considering the high cost of trailers i've made the decision to convert my Sienna mini van to have a fold up bed / couch and maybe i'll tow a tiny cargo trailer or use a large Thule for gear. It's not really my first choice for traveling but for me things have to be financially logical. Especially if I find out I don't like traveling. (I've never really left Oregon) A $200 bed conversion is sounding so much better than $13k...For now anyways since i've never really traveled.
You may to check out this website and forum. Very good info on how to go as cheap as possible.

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Old 11-02-2016, 06:56 PM   #33
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Or you could use one of these.
That's what I was going to suggest. You can get quite a nice tent, plus a screen house to put over your picnic table, for maybe a tenth of $5,000. When we had little kids, we had a 12x12 tent that was really quite spacious—and you could stand up in it.

Then, if you decide you really need a trailer, you can start saving for one.

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Old 11-02-2016, 07:10 PM   #34
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If you could find one of these that has the camper canvas option it would work. Mid 80's Coleman Versa trailer. Only made a few years, the box is 50" wide, about 5' long, optional plastic (not fiberglass) hinged cover and optional canvas. Front and rear drop down "tailgate" to enable it to carry a sheet of plywood I bought one with the cover but no canvas for $350
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