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Old 11-02-2020, 02:11 AM   #1
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1981 Burro 13ft

With a dry weight just under 1000 lb and 150 lb tongue, you can take this little camper on the road with almost any car or small SUV. Plus, it s light enough to move round your driveway by hand on the included jack wheel, and fits in a single standard parking space.

Unlike some other fiberglass campers, Burros are have both an exterior and interior fiberglass shell, separated by a layer of aluminum backed insulation, making them stronger, better insulated, and less prone to condensation than many other fiberglass designs. The curved gelcoat interior reflects the light around and creates a very open, airy feeling, rather than the claustrophobic, stuffy feel that plagues many small campers. The fiberglass walls, just like the new laminate floor, are also easy to wipe down and clean after the weekend adventure. We've replaced the headliner with a great looking rigid felt material over a taped, moisture proof EVA foam insulation layer to increase efficiency and fight condensation.

Despite its small size and towability, the Burro has a full 6' of standing headroom inside, and 6' 5" of room to stretch out on the bed. There is a bench seat/sleeping bunk in front, and a dinette for 4 that converts to a comfy bed for 2 people in the back. Can comfortably sleep 3 adults, or 2 adults and how ever many kids and or pets you want to throw in the mix.

This trailer does not have a bathroom, although there is a space where you could install a cassette type toilet if you wish.

New wood: All the original particle board and fake wood interior components have been replaced with a nice solid core birch plywood, including new table, cabinet amp; closet doors, and under seat storage covers. Brand new custom curtains in a UV and mildew resistant fabric provide privacy. The skylight roof vent has been rebuilt with a custom upgraded crank mechanism, matching wood trim, and extra tough screen to keep out the bugs.

Included AC unit easily cools the camper in hot weather.

New fridge with freezer compartment.

Freshwater sink with new faucet and hand pump for water tank, plus freshwater spout for hose hookup.

Dimmable LED light strip for the right ambiance.

The Burro's cute retro styling turns heads and gets thumbs up wherever it goes. We've replaced the center seam trim strip with new material, eliminating the rust streaking and possible water leaks associated common with age. The door latch and lock mechanism have been rebuilt and re machined to be more secure than it was originally, and the door has been re aligned to the body. This trailer stays dry in the rain! We disassembled and rebuilt the rock guard shade that protects the front window, and upgraded the panel with tough, UV resistant tinted polycarbonate twin wall.

Baby moon hubcaps

New tires. Bearings and axle are in great shape.

New caster wheel jack.

Running lights all work, standard flat 4 connector.

Has trailer brakes installed, but we've never needed them or hooked them up.

This camper is a ton of fun, and we're sad to see it go, but it's for many more years of adventure, and we know whoever buys it will love it as much as we have!

Currently locate near Vancouver, WA. Please let us know if you'd like to make an offer or take a look. Thanks!

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Old 11-02-2020, 05:27 AM   #2
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Why do you have New York plates in Washington State?
16K is a lot of money, for only three outside pictures.
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Old 11-02-2020, 11:16 AM   #3
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Hi I've done lots of visible upgrades in the past couple weeks, so I'm taking and adding more pix now.
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Old 11-02-2020, 11:17 AM   #4
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We originally bought it from Indiana, towed it back to NY with a Volvo 240, and kept it there. We drove it across country to AZ, then to California with a Subaru. Last year we had it in Utah, and now we're back in Seattle where I grew up.

It will need registration in the buyer's state, but all paperwork is good. NY does not issue titles for trailers under 1000lb, but other states recognize the NY registration docs and will issue a new title if necessary.

Thanks for looking!
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Old 11-04-2020, 02:00 PM   #5
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When did you last weigh your trailer?
No way is it under 1000 lbs...
Wash your hands!
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Old 12-22-2020, 08:26 PM   #6
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Went to certified scales yesterday: 940lb, for future reference.
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