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Old 11-14-2014, 06:57 PM   #31
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Why not purchase an enclosed cargo trailer and build what you want.

I think that would be difficult with slides an possibly not as tall as I'd need.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:14 PM   #32
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Yeah, slides would be difficult, but they do sell some with an 8' overhead. You could put some queen size bunk beds in and then a couch that would convert into bunk beds. Cabinets can be purchased from Lowes, Homedepot, etc.... The sky's the limit with designs options. Just no slides.. What ever you do go with, please keep us all updated on your progress should you go with the DIY route.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:18 PM   #33
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We'll see. I'd love to see this design come to fruition, but it's "ambitious" so to speak.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:20 PM   #34
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There are some very short toy haulers with the double bunks at the back of the garage. The biggest downside for us was the lack of storage, but it always worked out. Our Stealth (which is 23' with bumper and tongue) came with a full bed up front, and the optional bunks, which we didn't get. Ours didn't have slides, but some do. You might look around and find one that you could modify to meet your needs.
The plus is a really big door/ramp to quickly load/unload without squeezing through entry door.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:31 PM   #35
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As a fiver? Or as a TT?
I would build it on a 5er steel I beam frame...

With shocks on torsion axles and Reese Sidewinder hitch.
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Old 11-14-2014, 10:07 PM   #36
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I would build it on a 5er steel I beam frame...

With shocks on torsion axles and Reese Sidewinder hitch.

I agree on the shocks. I don't know the difference between leaf springs and torsion axles. Why are the torsion axles better? Or even they vs. something like the walking axles that I have (EquaFlex suspension).

The problem, as a fifth wheel, it messes with my whole design. :-)
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