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Old 10-07-2012, 08:37 AM   #1
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2 Casita trailers for auction in MD

Found a couple of Casita's for you folks out east. 2 are up for government auction at Ford Meade MD , starting bid of $150 NOTE: NO DATA PLATE OR VIN(they may just not know where to look)

http://www.govliquidation.com/auctio...&convertTo=USD

http://www.govliquidation.com/auctio...&convertTo=USD

I wish I was out that way, I would try and grab them both!
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:50 AM   #2
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Only one trailer. Both links lead to the same ad.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:57 AM   #3
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:03 AM   #4
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Hey, they have a real nice 6 ton diesel tow vehicle- $150 and neat Kawasaki cycle-$150
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Found a couple of Casita's for you folks out east. 2 are up for government auction at Ford Meade MD
Typical military Welfare & Recreation department rental units.
Both trailers look to be the same, only the lot numbers are different.

16' Casita Spirit Standard
No bathroom
No closet
Sleeps 5
  • Rear Dinette converts to a "Double" Bed
  • Side Dinette converts to a Single Bed
  • Front Gaucho converts to Bunk Beds
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:20 AM   #6
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:42 AM   #7
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I would love one but its a long drive from Alberta!
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:26 AM   #8
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2 Casitas up for Government auction.

These two Casitas are up for government auction starting Oct. 16. If you are on the East Coast are interested in a fixer upper. Here you go. Mine came from an air base sale. I had to put about $400 into it. It turned out to be a decent unit. These units look to be about 10 years old. I have curtains and these have blinds. Looks like a couple of 16' units w/o bath. I am told Casita started using blinds about 10 years ago. I sent an email asking if the buyer will get a government title. I did when I got mine. I will post their answer.
Anyone near Ft. Meade, Md. that can check them out for everyone?
I find it interesting that they say there is no Sn. I can see tags on both of them right where the Sn should be.

Casita Enterprises Inc camper VIN unknown, no data plate, 2" ball, GL will only load a Flat Bed Trailer - Government Liquidation

Casita Enterprises Inc camper VIN unknown, no data plate, 2" ball, GL will only load a Flat Bed Trailer - Government Liquidation
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:37 AM   #9
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I called Government liquidations. They told me that proper paperwork will be issued to enable a person to get a title. I also got a number of someone at Ft. Meade and left them a message asking about the vin numbers since I could see the tags. Hopefully he will call back and I will try to get them to go look.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:13 AM   #10
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Dudley,I would help if I know to check this section. I now see you already you posted info on them. I agree they just either got lazy or didn't know enough to look the trailer over since it was pretty obvious that vin tags are there.
I got mine from the Outdoor rec people at my AF base. They had their own sale. If your base or post has one of those it may pay to contact them about excess equipment sales. Those don't get national exposure like this.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:40 PM   #11
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Hi Gene, when I found them, I had just been checking out the auction site for the hell of it. Maryland is just too far far for me! I could do North Dakota though! If you see that they are selling them off again near you, fire me a message! Don't know the logistics of selling to a Canadian, I tried to get on a base in Arizona this spring to visit a museum but was turned back"no Canadians allowed"
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:08 PM   #12
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Maryland is doable for us, wonder if they are towable
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:44 PM   #13
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Tires and frame look ok as far as what can be seen in a photo. You would be best to have the brakes and bearings checked before going too far. Looks like one of the units has bearing savers installed. Also you would need to know what hookup they use and check the lights.

now for the disclaimer You have to remember that these are used and sold "as is where is" and my comments do not imply any "expert opinion"
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:37 PM   #14
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The two I got in the past both had the 4 wire flat hookups. No brakes. They usually are pretty good about maintenance so I would think that the bearings are ok. To be sure what I did when I got one of mine was to find a garage nearby and make arrangements for an inspection and possible bearing repack. I also had them work on taillights on one of them. They worked fine on the other one. The first one was in Duluth, Mn. The second one was in Grand Forks, ND only about 110 miles. Everything seemed ok so I just drove it home. They usually don't have propane tanks. I scrounged mine at rummage sales. Paid $10 for one with a tabletop grill included. It was full of gas too!
If more are up for sale in ND I intend to bid. If the price is right I can make a few bucks.
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