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Old 10-13-2015, 10:29 AM   #1
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Hi there. I live in Florida, originally from chicago (Cubs fan) and will eventually move to a tennessee town.
.I grew up camping as a child. I have a 4 cylinder car with a max tow capacity of 1500 so I will be needing a lightweight camper.
I know she will come to me soon.
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Old 10-13-2015, 11:16 AM   #2
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Welcome, Robbin!

There are quite a few 13' trailers out there that can, with care, be kept under 1500 pounds. It will require going easy on amenities (e.g., using a porta-potty instead of a full bathroom) and packing lightly.

With a smaller tow vehicle and towing close to its limit, there is one often-overlooked amenity you cannot compromise on: electric brakes on the trailer. Unfortunately, not all small trailers have them.

Best wishes on your "egg hunt"!

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Old 10-13-2015, 05:19 PM   #3
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Welcome Robbin to the group. What is your tow vehicle?
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Old 10-14-2015, 04:47 AM   #4
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Scamp, boler, Hunter Compact, 13footers. Choose the very Basic models, no bathrooms, pack very lightly and don't load up your vehicle.
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