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Old 03-08-2007, 04:56 PM   #1
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I have been looking on e bay and here in town, Does anybody have any info on these type of fiberglass campers, I was looking at the 19 ft, 2400lbs used Thanbks Mark T
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Old 03-08-2007, 06:40 PM   #2
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Is this it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Trail-Lite-...1QQcmdZViewItem

Trail Lite appears to be a stick built trailer with fiberglass siding. It's not a molded fiberglass trailer. Due to its construction it will eventually leak water at one of its many seams. Don't think it will hold value very well.

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Is this it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Trail-Lite-...1QQcmdZViewItem

Trail Lite appears to be a stick built trailer with fiberglass siding. It's not a molded fiberglass trailer. Due to its construction it will eventually leak water at one of its many seams. Don't think it will hold value very well.

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The trail lite was a19ft on e bay, can be had for about 5000$ Thanks Mark T
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:16 AM   #4
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See this link:

R-Vision towables

The Trail Lites are manufactured by R-Vision, and they are indeed stick-built trailers. FWIW, the local dealer here sells a lot of them.
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:53 AM   #5
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I "almost' and I say "almost' was gonna get the Batam.. I really liked the layout and lots of closet room, and a nice big bathroom.. BUT they arent fiberglass and I didnt like the bed extended out... Again like the tent trailers its nothing but elastic around the bottom of the platform... with the dogs its not safe and I wouldnt have felt very secure in it... For a Stickie this little trailer isnt bad.... and really doesnt weigh that much dry.
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Old 03-09-2007, 11:16 AM   #6
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I owned a Trail-Lite and they are probably better than most light weight stick built trailers. That said there is no comparision between them and a quality fiberglas egg trailer if you can live with the smaller size. In my opinion R-Vision is not a customer responsive company. They will not even supply a list of their dealers - only the name of the closest one to your address. The maintenance required to keep this box from leaking is high - not to mention the interior components that need constant attention. They are built lite and not for longevity IMHO. I was a member of two owner web sites and there were numerous posts about unresolved warranty claims and other problems. Purchase with your eyes wide open.. Martin
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