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Old 11-24-2014, 06:26 PM   #15
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low weight and low price on this little trailer......

RunawayCampers.com - 2014 Special Editions

these are made in florida and start at $2,500 and weigh less than 700 pounds.

certainly not designed to be lived in but looks like a nicely made unit for the money.

real tear drops typically cost 2 or 3 times more than this one.

I have no connection to the company, just like the simplicity of this little box.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:34 PM   #16
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john... the runaway doesn't look that bad!

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Old 11-24-2014, 07:25 PM   #17
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Those are fairly bare-bones. If you want something a bit more livable, check out Little Guy trailers - they have a variety of teardrop trailers of varying levels of options available.

I have a Little Guy T@G that I take to car rallies. It weighs around 1000 lbs and has a comfortable queen bed, air conditioner, a tv, battery, LP tank ,12v refrigerator, LP cooktop and a sink with a small fresh water tank.

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Old 11-26-2014, 08:40 AM   #18
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Thomas... I could see a Mazda 3 set up to tow a glass egg type of trailer but the 2 series is quite a small vehicle. You may be limited to something like a teardrop style of trailer. Not what you are probably looking for.
Also look at how far back the axle is my cousins small air stream has a 400 plus tongue weight due the axle placement so far back and yet our boler one adult can pick the tongue up with battery and propane tanks removed and walk with it difference is important when towing with a car. (both are the same size trailers) also the gross weight of the airstream is more.
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Old 11-26-2014, 08:44 AM   #19
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Those are fairly bare-bones. If you want something a bit more livable, check out Little Guy trailers - they have a variety of teardrop trailers of varying levels of options available.

I have a Little Guy T@G that I take to car rallies. It weighs around 1000 lbs and has a comfortable queen bed, air conditioner, a tv, battery, LP tank ,12v refrigerator, LP cooktop and a sink with a small fresh water tank.

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They are so nice the next model up is real sweet the only problem is I am too tall for it, works for Carole but she is only 5' 7"
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:51 AM   #20
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also remember that trailer weight and tongue weight is just part of the towing equation but the real killer is the frontal area drag. The teardrops are pretty good but some like my old Ventura are very bad and require quite a bit of HP to pull down the road. I get better mileage towing my Casita 17SD than the Ventura 13. The Mazda may be able to tow the weight put cannot handle the drag.
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Old 11-26-2014, 11:44 AM   #21
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Note the hair ribbon color matches the color on the "Runnaway" trailer!....very, well planed wardrobe!
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Old 11-26-2014, 01:40 PM   #22
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Here's the entire line of Prolites. But 550 lbs won't stay that low for long.
I have to agree. Reduced weight from fewer amenities does tend to lead to packing more stuff which brings the weight up.

Fridge is heavy, but the cooler in the 550 lb. model is going to get 10 lbs. of ice weight before it is of any use. Etc. etc. etc. to quote Yule Brynner
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Old 12-02-2014, 08:46 PM   #23
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Nobody tows an empty trailer when camping. Figure out the weight of your "stuff" and add that to the tow weight. It may not take much to exceed your tow vehicle's manufactured tow limits.

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Old 12-03-2014, 09:03 AM   #24
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I see the Little Guy MyPod is actually molded fiberglass!
Pretty much just a warm, dry bed on wheels, but molded fiberglass, nonetheless.
MyPod Max - Teardrop Camper/Trailer - Little Guy
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Old 12-05-2014, 06:06 AM   #25
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Honda Fit and TD

This was parked in the Home Depot parking lot not long ago......
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Old 12-05-2014, 09:13 AM   #26
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Another option is a small tent trailer. Livin' Lite makes a line of aluminum tent trailers. The smallest, lightest model is the QuickSilver 6.0 Automotive Tent Camper Floorplans | Livin' Lite RV.
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I looked into these before buying my Scamp. They give a lot of room for the weight, and the chassis and box seem well-constructed. Set-up is simple and does not involve any mechanical systems. However, the tent fabric seems flimsier than other tent trailers I have been in, and I don't think they would do well in wind. Not for cold weather, either.
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:02 PM   #27
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Maybe combine a MyPod Max with a CLAM 1660 Mag Screen Tent?



http://www.amazon.com/Clam-Corporati...ag+Screen+Tent

Amazon.com : Clam Corporation 9294 3-Pack Screen Hub Wind Panels/Canopies : Sun Shelters : Patio, Lawn & Garden

Spend the day(s) in the CLAM 1660 Mag Screen Tent and the night(s)
in the MyPod Max ??

Just and idea ......

Good luck with your decision!

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So far it looks like the MyPod is going to be MyPad.
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