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ouzo 09-19-2013 01:03 PM

What do I need to look for re-Bigfoot trailers

We are currently activley shopping around for a 21' RB or FB Bigfoot trailer.

is there anything any one can tell me that I should be aware of, or look for?

anything anything at all will help.


Brian B-P 09-19-2013 01:33 PM

As I recall, one of those models had stability problems due to weight distribution issues, which were "fixed" in a recall with a huge chunk of ballast fastened under the tongue. I would research that, and check for the ballast or equivalent fix.

Robert Partee 09-20-2013 10:09 AM

The Oliver may be another product for consideration. Are you familiar with them?

Carol H 09-20-2013 11:43 AM

Ouzo you are looking at one of my dream trailers ;-)

If you havent already found it there is a Bigfoot Owners International Club which has its own forum where you should be able to find answers to most of your questions.

Donna D. 09-20-2013 06:43 PM

It was the front bed model that had problems. I believe there was a recall, where BigFoot added a whole bunch of weight to the front for ballast.

BTW: Shawn, we're glad you're here :dance There are lots of kind and helpful people here on the forums.

No matter what brand, I'd suggest downloading, printing and taking the Buyer's Check List from the Document Center with you whenever you go look at a trailer. :yep

FTTRV 09-20-2013 07:07 PM

Bigfoot 21FB was to lite on the hitch for medium SUV type tow rigs. Factory added 500# weight under the hitch. The 21RB is balanced better. FB=front bed and RB=rear bed.

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