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Old 01-19-2014, 09:23 AM   #1
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My name is tim and i have been stalking y'all for awhile. I live in Northeast Texas. I am waiting patiently for a hunter compact 2 to come up for sale fairly close to home. I am prepared to pounce when the opportunity arises. I even got my list on equipment need to pick up the trailer. Thanks to the input of your members. I am so impressed with the willingness to help and the respectfulness of your members. Y'all keep me in mind when something comes up. I know i will have to travel some distance when the opportunity arises. thanks again. Packdaddy

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Old 01-19-2014, 09:37 AM   #2
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Have you seen Ricks? It is a Junior - I'm not familiar with the difference.
Sad to see that he is letting it go.
It may be a bit far but I know another member that is in MI that travels down to TX that might be able to tow it down for you. Let me know if that helps.

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Old 01-19-2014, 09:52 AM   #3
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Welcome to the Group Tim
Maybe a few q's what will help in your search:

1. How far are you willing to travel. There's a lot of land between Hunters in general, and the further east you go, the wider that distance seems to become. I had to travel almost 1000 miles round trip for mine. and I am but 60 miles from where they were all built. Finding one "Close to Home" may limit your search a lot.

2. What condition/price range do you want - need. There is a wide range between Project and Turn-Key.

3. Have you been following here, under "Others": Molded Fiberglass Trailers | Fiberglass RV's For Sale

Also, be sure that there is a set of magnetic tow lights in that go box, unless it's in the latter condition, the chances of the tail/turn/stop lights working are nil to none.

Heres a link to pics of mine: Robert Miller's (advocateone)'s Library | Photobucket

Good Luck Hunting.....
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Old 01-19-2014, 10:43 AM   #4
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Thanks for the input. I would travel maybe 6 or 7 hundred miles round trip. I would have to kick the tires before I would purchase. I have a list (magnetic lights, mirrors, duct tape, etc) so I can respond quickly. Again, reading what you guys (and gals,Donna) have mentioned. I would like to find one that isn't a basket case. One that was cared for. It can need to be needed an update. I am somewhat a handy man so it would nice to play with it. Bob, I have followed your rig and and your expertise . I will be towing with a toyota tacoma regular cab, 4cyc. 5speed.
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