I just discovered this awesome resource today and already have learned something about the 13' fiberglass
trailer we've owned for 20+ years. It's titled as a 1974 Royal but thanks to this website I've learned it is an ECO
. Dead giveaway was probably the ECO
logo riveted below the rear window but we never gave much thought as to what brand the trailer is.
We stepped up to the ECO
from a tent trailer when we got tired of hand-cranking up the rig when we pulled into campgrounds invariably after midnight. We used to show dogs, and most dog show sites have on-site camping spaces, and the sound of the tent trailer cranking up was loud enough to wake the dead. Also, it sure was nice to be able to pull in late at night and go straight to bed without getting a good arm workout. One time our assigned space was among a forest of large RVs and trailers. Whenever we were at the trailer, a steady crowd of curious folks would stop by and want to take a peek inside our little home-away-from-home. It was a lot of fun, but not very restful!
The ECO has been "dry-docked" for WAY too many years due to changing work schedules which prevent us from camping these days, and is desperate need of an overhaul. We've been talking about getting a larger trailer with a bathroom (the ECO has front bunks), but in the backs of our minds the idea of installing a bathroom in our current trailer pops up occasionally. After finding this forum, we're thinking of either modifying our ECO to suit our needs, or finding a 16' fiberglass
trailer. Either way, I'm looking forward to perusing the forum!