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Old 02-19-2015, 06:31 PM   #21
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For $5800.00 dollars the trailer should look like new.


I fully restored a Lil Big Foot.
To recover the existing foam insulation properly I had to gut the trailer,
The cost about $600.00.


Make sure the refrigerator is COLD, not cool but COLD.
It take at least 24 hours for an RV refrigerator to cool down so ask the seller to turn it on today.
I think the price is to high for a trailer with unfinished walls.



I should have been a little more specific in my post yesterday.
The $600.00 figure was the cost of the Rat Fur and the labor cost of having an upholstery shop install it.

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Old 02-19-2015, 07:33 PM   #22
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We went to look at the PP trailer today. It was cute but several things needed significant updating -- of course the reflective, unfinished walls. The lock on the front door did not work, the axel was pretty rusted & a few other things. I definitely did not feel it was worth $5800. I spent the past few days looking at comparable PP trailers in our area, in better or similar shape...none we're priced at over $3800. I asked the husband of the couple selling if they'd be willing to negotiate price because I didn't feel comfortable paying $5800 for it. He said yes he'd be willing to negotiate. I offered $3500 & his wife immediately changed her demeanor with me & basically shut down any further negotiating. Before I knew it she was shuffling her husband into the garage & shutting the door on us. So I guess this particular PP trailer is not meant to be We are fine with that though because I really do feel it was way overpriced. Thank you all so very much for your advice. It's really helped with the beginning of our hunt for the perfect travel trailer. Wish us luck as this hunt continues


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Old 02-19-2015, 08:10 PM   #23
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I think you dodged a bullet
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Old 02-19-2015, 08:15 PM   #24
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Claire, I have been into fibreglass trailers for about 3 years now.
http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...7-a-49103.html
In that time I have purchased 6 trailers at very good prices. Actually, it has been over a year since the last one, for $100.
http://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f...now-61473.html
So that is about thee per year, for two years. There will be other trailers, (I am fond of Trilliums). Don't be discouraged.

You will find what you are looking for, if you keep looking.
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Old 02-19-2015, 08:15 PM   #25
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Claire, you made a very reasonable offer. I feel walking away was a good move. Keep looking. The right trailer for you is out there somewhere.


A rusted axle may be perfectly serviceable and just needs a clean up. With torsion axles it's best to check the torsion part of the unit.
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Old 02-19-2015, 08:52 PM   #26
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Claire, that trailer wasn't meant for you. I think the right one will come along, things usually have a way of working out.
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