Tom Trostel's Trailer :: 1980 Bigfoot 15B17G



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Trailer Name
Year 1980
Make Bigfoot
Model 15B17G
Length 17'
Packages Standard model, no shower, hot water, or oven.
Lake Bardwell, Texas
dinette kitchen Moose Lake State Park, Minnesota
History Purchased in 2009 in Dayton, Ohio from a Canadian citizen. Had problems with registration due to her not importing the trailer. Did lots of updates and are very pleased with the trailer now. We hope to keep it until we are too old to travel. Trailer weighs 2400 lbs.
Interior
gaucho bed and bunk northwest New Mexico
Cushions reupholstered forest green. Allure vinyl flooring in bamboo pattern. New metal mini blinds. Replaced small 12v. lamp. Replaced front panel on frig.

Exterior
Bigfoot decal
Original accent stripes were faded olive & orange. Painted stripes dark and light green. Also put stripes on door and refrigerator vent. Moved propane tanks back and battery forward on tongue. Put on chrome wheel covers. Also added chrome & plastic cover on spare tire.

Customization
Had Larry Gamble (Little House Customs) add a 14 gallon gray water tank. The original plumbing had gray water routed to the 9 gallon black water tank.

Tow Vehicle
2013 Toyota Sienna
Current tow vehicle is a 2013 Toyota Sienna SE. Photo was taken at Imes Covered Bridge, Madison County, Iowa. Older tow vehicle was 2006 Toyota Sienna LE. I use a Draw-Tite single bar WDH, Prodigy P2 Brake controller, and Milenco towing mirrors.
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