Im wondering if I should get electric brakes.
Im hoping to keep the ttl weight to 1100lbs.
Weclome to FiberglassRV, Art
I work in the weights and measures industry as a scale repair technician. As a "Busman's Holiday
" I weigh Travel Trailers at Rallys and Gatherings. The average weight of all of the loaded-and-ready-for-the-road
(NOT "Dry Weight") 13' trailers I have personally weighed is close to [b]1900 pounds. Including my own.
(I used to own a 13' Compact Jr.
IMHO, you cannot go wrong putting electric brakes
trailer. You might get by without them if your loaded-and-ready-for-the-road
trailer weighs [b]less than half of your tow vehicle's rated capacity, up to your state's legal limit for going brakeless... but I feel that if you are closer than that to your tow vehicle's rated capacity, then Electric Trailer Brakes are necessary.