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Old 11-16-2016, 03:57 PM   #29
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I'm also new to all of this and have been looking at used Scamps and Casistas. My biggest issue is weight since my RAV4 can only tow 1500 lbs. I can go pretty bare bones except I have to have air cond. I know i can't go over 13 ft but would be interested in any other really light trailers. Facebook forums say its doable, I'm not sure. what do you guys think?
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If you have to have A/C then make sure to get a trailer set up for it. Some trailers don't have the support needed for such a heavy item. Trailer roofs have been known to sink in because of the weight.
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Old 11-16-2016, 04:21 PM   #30
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Cute ! 4 sale?
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Old 11-16-2016, 07:01 PM   #31
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Cute ! 4 sale?
Have you seen this site?

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You can select different brands from the "Fiberglass RVs for sale - US" pull-down menu at the top left near the "Home" tab. The above link is to the "Other" brand listings.
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Old 11-20-2016, 11:05 AM   #32
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Once you decide on a new trailer to purchase I suggest that you start a new thread on this forum and ask for recommendations for options. One option I had never heard of prior to purchasing our 2011 new 13' Scamp was to "opt out" of the decals. We must store our trailer outdoors 100% of the time and the rock guard decal is now aging/cracking. I really don't like the idea of boldly "advertising" and would, now, choose not to have the decals.

I'm sure you will get lots of other opinions, no matter which trailer you choose.
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Old 11-21-2016, 11:14 AM   #33
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Once you decide on a new trailer to purchase I suggest that you start a new thread on this forum and ask for recommendations for options. One option I had never heard of prior to purchasing our 2011 new 13' Scamp was to "opt out" of the decals. We must store our trailer outdoors 100% of the time and the rock guard decal is now aging/cracking. I really don't like the idea of boldly "advertising" and would, now, choose not to have the decals.

I'm sure you will get lots of other opinions, no matter which trailer you choose.
The one reason to not put on decals is so they don't go bad. This is called a naked trailer. But the manufacturer may charge you a substantial fee for that. They like the advertising as you travel. They may not tell you about the fee if you don't ask when ordering the trailer. I've heard them say this when in the showroom.
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Old 11-21-2016, 06:45 PM   #34
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You might get an idea off this forum also.

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Old 11-21-2016, 07:20 PM   #35
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Thanks to all who have weighed in on this. Still looking for the Scamp 16'
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