My enclosed trailer!

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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#11 Post by trekkor » Sun Jun 06, 2010 6:11 pm

Dan, your muffler is at Bill's house.

Some things I want to have in the trailer:

Cooler/Fridge
Coffee maker
Microwave
Toaster over
TV/DVD/Computer/Video games
Portable A/C unit
Heater

Table, chairs, bed...

What else?


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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#12 Post by dant » Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:20 pm

trekkor wrote:Dan, your muffler is at Bill's house.

Some things I want to have in the trailer:

Cooler/Fridge
Coffee maker
Microwave
Toaster over
TV/DVD/Computer/Video games
Portable A/C unit
Heater

Table, chairs, bed...

What else?


KT
Thanks Trek, I really appreciate it :)

You will need to install a voltage converter to go from 110 to 12V. Almost all RV systems work on 12V other than A/C, microwave, TV etc.
You will want at least a 30amp service to your rig. And at least one very good quality 12V deep cycle RV battery or better yet two 6V deep cycle batteries hooked in series.
That is a lot of stuff to pack into a 20' trailer, let alone all the tools and the car...you may have to scale back your wants/needs.
You will need to upgrade the tires to at least load range D or maybe even Es to handle all the weight. Also check the build sticker on the trailer to find out the GCW of the unit....and the weight capacity of the axles.
not trying to be a wet blanket, just want you to go into the modification of the trailer with your eyes wide open.
I am not at all worried about your truck towing the weight, just the trailer's systems being able to handle that amount of weight without doing damage to you or the trailer ;)
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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#13 Post by trekkor » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:10 pm

I'm thinking more along the lines of wiring 110v outlets inside that I can plug into when I run an extension cord from a power pole or generator.

Also some hard wired light fixtures.


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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#14 Post by dant » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:23 pm

you are going to be needing one hell of a big genny to run all that stuff.... ;)

still concerned about your overall weight...
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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#15 Post by trekkor » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:31 pm

I won't be running all of it at the same time.
At TH we were plugged into their power pole. No problem.

I'm looking at flooring, too.
Maybe some sort of econo lino vinyl squares?


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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#16 Post by dant » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:35 pm

how about some nice tile? :D

no, seriously, a lot of that stuff takes a very large amount of power to get going, like microwaves and A/C need a larger surge of amps to get it going and then less power once it is running...
At least a 3500 watt genny, and probably more in the line of 4500....
I do have a bit of experience with this stuff. ;)
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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#17 Post by trekkor » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:43 pm

how about some nice tile?
There's a 1000#'s. Oooops!


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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#18 Post by dant » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:53 pm

exactly my point...
some very cheap, lite vinyl would be best..
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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#19 Post by trekkor » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:58 pm

Home Depot, I suspect.


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Re: My enclosed trailer!

#20 Post by mikey » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:00 pm

Black and white, checkerboard pattern??? ;_0
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