AB 1982 17ft Bigfoot B17 Deluxe $5950 obo-sold - Fiberglass RV

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Old 10-18-2012, 12:51 PM   #1
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1982 17ft Bigfoot B17 Deluxe $5950 obo-sold

1982 17 foot Bigfoot trailer (B17 deluxe)
  • Hot water heater, shower, toilet
  • Fridge, 4 burner range w/stove, range hood,
  • Self-storing awning
  • Dual propane tanks
  • Dual 12V deep cycle batteries
  • Bigfoot Clock

All new running gear:
  • New straight axle & brakes (also have th original drop axle)
  • Alloy rims (Core Mariner ST)
  • 15" Maxxis M8008 ST Radial tires (also on spare)

can include Reese Dual Cam Strait-line WD/sway
$5950 obo
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Old 10-21-2012, 06:12 AM   #2
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Were are you located? and can you post any pictures of the inside?

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Old 10-21-2012, 07:42 AM   #3
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Trailer is located in Lethbridge Alberta.

I'll try and get some inside pictures up today. Fwiw, it's the standard woodgrain Bigfoot interior at this point, tempted to paint it out to lighten it up though if we end up keeping it. I find it too dark in the middle of winter.

Original cushions will likely need replacing, everthing else is in good shape for its age, no major surprises - it is 30 years old. One cabinet door need to be repaired as the hinge pulled out (first door on right under front bunk).

We've used it as a winter base for our snow research for the last 3 years, hence the straight axle and larger tires (snow clearance). Usually 2 or 3 short trips a winter, the trailer doesn't get used in the summer. Everything worked when we bought it, haven't used any of the plumbing as it would just freeze up in -20 to 40 temps.

No cracks or leaks that we are aware of, but it looks like it leaked around the awning attachment and main roof vent at one time, both look to have been repaired prior to 2009 and no problem since.

Again, will try to get pictures up soon, or can send requested pictures. I'm up to my eyeballs in a bathroom reno that has to get done ASAP, or I'm living in the trailer permanently.
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:09 AM   #4
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Southern AB covers a lot of area! What town are you in or near? Thanks
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:21 AM   #5
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Lethbridge, sorry not sure how to edit the original post. Still long way from Texas no?
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:00 AM   #6
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trailer weight

Could you post the GVWR.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:51 AM   #7
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GVWR for this vintage of BF trailers is 3500 lbs.
Empty/Dry weight is ~ 1875 lbs according to the literature.
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:50 PM   #8
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Sold pending payment

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