I have been on here about 6 months mostly reading advice. I am 4 years from retirement and just in planning stages of getting a camper for everything from short fishing trips to longer 6 month or longer trips when I retire. I would like to have my trailer in the next 2 years with some time for any modifications before I venture out to see the country and have to live in the trailer for several months at a time. I am sold
on fiberglass trailer - #1 reason I want something light
so I don't have to get a big heavy duty pickup truck. I'm a big guy - 6'4" and 280lbs. So in my research I have just about ruled out any fiberglass trailers beside the Egg Camper
and the Lil Snoozy
. Both appear to have enough headroom and bedroom - Egg is 6'7" inside and Lil Snoozy
is 6"4". I like the Scamps and Casitas but just not enough headroom. Other brand names like Parkliner
and Jayco just seem to be too heavy. I will spend some time in the mountains and having a small pickup or SUV is a must for me - I definitely want to save money by travelling light
. I know nothing about RVs and not very mechanical. I have a few necessities I will have to have - good AC/heat, good bed, and Sat TV (travelling alone, sports fan, I will need TV access). Do fiberglass trailers stay warm in sub freezing temps? I won't go too extreme but could see myself in the Rockies in the fall
I have really narrowed down to Egg Camper
. Listed new $18,800 vs. Lil Snoozy
for $19,000 but the Egg Camper
has more options included in standard package vs. the Lil Snoozy. Lil Snoozy has features like microwave
, cable/Sat TV hookups, and more as extra features. The added cost of some of the features that the Egg Camper include as standard really make the Lil Snoozy price go up.
But I will also want some kind of generator
to boondock sometimes. I am thinking I will need propane
too if electric isn't available.
I would love to buy used, but MAN, I stay active on different sites and there just aren't Egg Campers or Lil Snoozys for sale
I am very excited every time I think about retiring and hitting the road in my camper. #1 ambition is to travel the Pacific Coast Highway, then spend the winter in warm weather for my first winter.
I would certainly like to hear from owners of Egg Campers and Lil Snoozys or any other fiberglass trailer owners who can give me advice.
Mark, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri