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Old 08-17-2012, 01:09 PM   #31
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You know, I have been doing some thinking, I was a millwright for 33 years, I am also a very good welder, I have done a lot of fabricating. I also built our own house, with all that said, I know that I could build a better travel trailer than I can buy. I have a nice woodworking shop, may be a good winter project!
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:31 PM   #32
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That might be true, Hitch, but here's the rub...When you are done building it, how little (i.e., much) will it weigh, and how much (i.e., little) will you be able to afford to sell it for?
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:35 PM   #33
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PawPaw,

Im sure you will enjoy the Grey Wolf. Like I said, it's a cheaply made trailer without some of the bells and whistle's, it does have a lot of feature's much higher priced units have though.

Seeing all of these issue's people are having (some before DELIVERY) I am kinda glad I bought the unit I have. The only options that I really wanted were power tongue, stabilizers, and awning, and of course a slide was a must. So for the price I happened to look at a Grey Wolf and decided it suits everything I wanted. I have but about 3000mi on this TT this year and here are my only issue's to date:

1. LCI tongue jack failed... I paid for a better tongue jack (Husky Brute 4500) only because the dealer was going to put another LCI on it. Waste of my time if it fails again while camping. Plus my dealer is 80mi away. Amazon has them CHEAP!.... $171.00

2. A tripped breaker controlling outside power.... Troubleshot myself (with help of this site) and fixed myself.... $0


I have had no problems with my tanks, tires, slide, stabilizers, roof, fridge, AC, leaks, etc..

Come to think about it.....There really arent many complaints of things failing or leaking on Grey Wolf's.. (correct me if i'm wrong)
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you know, i have been doing some thinking, i was a millwright for 33 years, i am also a very good welder, i have done a lot of fabricating. I also built our own house, with all that said, i know that i could build a better travel trailer than i can buy. I have a nice woodworking shop, may be a good winter project!

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You know, I have been doing some thinking, I was a millwright for 33 years, I am also a very good welder, I have done a lot of fabricating. I also built our own house, with all that said, I know that I could build a better travel trailer than I can buy. I have a nice woodworking shop, may be a good winter project!
Have a go. This guy did:



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