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Old 04-14-2017, 03:08 PM   #1
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Palomino Real Lite 182 Vs Wolf Pup 18TO?

We are newbies to camping, needing a trailer for weekends and BBQ comps. We are down to these 2 choice the Palamino Real Lite 182 with small slide or Wolf Pup 18TO. Which is the better made, better quality, best features? They Real Lite is about 1000 more price wise.
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Old 04-14-2017, 03:17 PM   #2
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One big reason the Wolf Pup is cheaper, is that it's "stick and tin" construction.
The Palomino is filon-sided with aluminum frame construction.
The Palomino should have better quality and features. Not sure if that means it's worth $1k more.

Have you even looked at either of them, in person? That'll answer your questions better than Internet responses.
There's NO substitute for looking at them in person.
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No but both are a good 3+ hours from me, our local dealers have nothing of interest to us. The slide on the Wolf Pup looks nice - it slides out and more slide than the Palamino. We are new so not sure what we are looking at, want BEST quality of our choices.
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If any closer dealers have a Cherokee and Palomino product, you can compare both manufacturers build quality.
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also found a skyline nomad 21 - i think dry weight on this is 4200 and loaded 5800. We have a 08 Dodge Ram, will this be a strain for it? How much bulkier is a trailer that long going to be and what about the quality of these?
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also found a skyline nomad 21 - i think dry weight on this is 4200 and loaded 5800. We have a 08 Dodge Ram, will this be a strain for it? How much bulkier is a trailer that long going to be and what about the quality of these?
Have no idea without knowing the specs of your truck or the Skyline.
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truck rated to tow 8000lbs, skyline loaded up weights 6000 and empty 4800
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What's the payload capacity of the truck and the dry hitch weight of the trailer?
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Well, by the numbers, it looks doable.
Don't know anything about Skyline trailers.
Never seen any at RV dealerships.
So can't comment on quality.
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