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Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby mallymal » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:58 am

For anyone who wanted a really collapsible solution, imagine this rooftop tent, but instead sitting it atop a basic trailer box..... lots of storage, not as scary as climbing a 6' ladder in the dark to get in and out.

It's expensive, but looks beaytifully made. (I thini it's also at the Crowdfunding stage).

Not sure I like the ladder supporting the hinge down floor extension, but if instead it was on a lower platform, little legs could be added.

Might give food for thought to someone!

The video is available for your viewing pleasure at

Ps, I'm not affiliated to this in any way, I just admire clever design :thumbsup:
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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby azgreg » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:04 pm

There have been a number of explorer box trailer builds on this forum.

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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby greygoos » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:15 pm

A builder did a tent on a trailer box on this forum some time ago . viewtopic.php?f=5&t=44671&start=15 . I am considering doing something very similar on my next build.
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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby S. Heisley » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:09 pm

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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby GPW » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:42 am

Here’s one you can sleep in … 30748
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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby Camp4Life » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:40 am

A co-worker of mine made one like this. It has a power system with lights, solar panels and a water tank with pump for a sink attached to the side and an outdoor shower. Pretty neat but requires a bit of setup.
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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby bdosborn » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:43 pm

Here's a collection of expedition trailer builds, heck there's a whole forum dedicated to them:

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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby sakrebleu1 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:32 am

This is an interesting design, I haven't seen something like this before!
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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby Socal Tom » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:15 am

Smitybilt is doing a trailer like that now. You have to add your own tenthttp://www.ultrarev.com/product.php ... 9GEALw_wcB



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Re: Clever thinking outside the box design

Postby Socal Tom » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:15 am

Smitybilt is doing a trailer like that now. You have to add your own tenthttp://www.ultrarev.com/product.php ... 9GEALw_wcB



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