In search of trailer

Looking for a small enclosed trailer 4x6 for 5x8. Also any tow behind camper in that size range. Teardrop or pop up.

I can’t speak for pop-ups but the teardrop trailer market is kinda crazy right now. Saw a used Timberleaf sell for $18k the other day. The wife and I put a deposit in on a Fantom Teardrop about a month ago, for us it was the right balance of price vs. aesthetics/build quality.

Other reasonably priced options are the hiker trailer and the coolcamp, although neither has the classic shape. We rented a [email protected] on Outdoorsy and the functionality was nice, but the fit and finish are more RV-grade than the typical plywood-chic.

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any idea on what is needed to legally make and sell trailers? because if they are selling for that much, i have an idea that i’ve been looking for an excuse to make

I don’t really know if you come under extra scrutiny manufacturing commercially, but DIY trailers are pretty easy to title/register in Texas. For a lot of teardrops they’re just built on a commercial utility trailer frame.

https://www.txdmv.gov/reports-and-data/doc_download/940-vtr-141-trailer-verification-statement-of-fact

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Thanks for letting me know. I wouldn’t have had the first clue where to start looking.

And I don’t know if this would be commercial; i’m thinking at the most I would make two or three of them for comission. And this is still just a concept. I need to figure out if I can even build what I have in my head.

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