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Old 03-30-2014, 03:23 AM   #1
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needing a light travel trailer

I travel with my daughter for weekends for some motorcycle events. I have a honda ridgeline that only has a towing capacity of 5000lbs. I was trying to find light trailers and came across the wolf pup series. Is there anything good or bad that i should know about these campers. We currently camp in a tent and at times it is very hot, or pretty cold in the fall. If not the wolf pup series could someone recommend a decent entry level travel trailer. Looked at some pop ups but just didnt like them.
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Old 03-30-2014, 03:57 AM   #2
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just stumbled across this one as well 2014 Forest River Wildwood X-Lite 195BH Travel Trailer Troy, OH Arbogast RVs

still in my weight limit but a little bigger than the wolf pup...I know very little about travel trailers, any insite on either one?
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:04 AM   #3
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Ever consider the hardsided pop up? If not, it is worth seeing them in person.

I love my A-Frame! My model has a toy deck that can carry a motorcycle or other equipment/stuff. Some come with a bathroom or and/or shower...
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Ever consider the hardsided pop up? If not, it is worth seeing them in person.

I love my A-Frame! My model has a toy deck that can carry a motorcycle or other equipment/stuff. Some come with a bathroom or and/or shower...
I am not aware of those. That is why I am here. For more suggestions.
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You mentioned you looked at "pop ups" so I just wanted to clarify the hard sided ones differ from tent trailers because they don't have any canvas sides.

A-Frames are easy to put up and take down (pops up/down in a minute or two, or less!) They have a stove, fridge, furnace, A/C, microwave and more. Sleeps anywhere from 2-4, weighs 1800-2200, depending on model. The cool thing besides all that is that with the low profile, there is barely a dent (if any) in my gas usage when towing...depends what I loaded on the deck.

Also might help others to know what your trailer needs are (besides light weight)? What are the necessary amenities you want the trailer to have?
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Will be checking them out as well. I have seen that type but never really considered them. Hopefully when I go to shop, the dealer will have lots of different types to look at.
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:49 AM   #7
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You can read more about them here on the Forest River Forums:

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Old 03-30-2014, 03:35 PM   #8
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Look into the Rockwood mini lite. There a several floorplans. We tow the mini lite 2306 (GVWR just over 4700 lbs) with a nissan pathfinder (tow rating of 6,000 lbs).
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Have you checked out the ROOs? They are lite and also have a deck for ATVs/Bikes.
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