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Forum: A Frame Campers 04-02-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By handbuilder
Make sure the upper door lock on the dutch door...

Make sure the upper door lock on the dutch door isnt interfering with the roof closure. A very simple and overlooked fix.
Forum: A Frame Campers 04-02-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,953
Posted By handbuilder
Glad to see so many A-Framers enjoy this small...

Glad to see so many A-Framers enjoy this small add on that makes such a big difference in accessing/closing the compaartment doors with ease. Thanks for sharing your experiences!!
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-24-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By handbuilder
I always position to face into the wind, if...

I always position to face into the wind, if possible. This reduces the wind from seperating the roof panels. Have read a story or two of a couple A-Frame owners who blew out their roof panels when...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-24-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,128
Posted By handbuilder
You may want to crack a window slightly when...

You may want to crack a window slightly when using your furnace due to the condensation that "may" occur during the cool evening. Ive always done that and never had a drip issue. I camp in eastern...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-24-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By handbuilder
Oooh la la!! Those Altos are NICE! Congrats on...

Oooh la la!! Those Altos are NICE! Congrats on your purchase! Would love to hear how you like it! Please pop back in and give us a review!! Would be interested in what your thoughts are on the change!
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-24-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,865
Posted By handbuilder
This is by far, my favorite little trailer for...

This is by far, my favorite little trailer for solo camping or weekend trips with spouse where our coach is just too large.

This year begins our 8th season with the little A-Frame. Lots more...
Forum: A Frame Campers 04-23-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By handbuilder
I enjoy being under the woodland camo Clam! It...

I enjoy being under the woodland camo Clam! It gives a "secret hideout" feeling when inside of it. Here's my view when I look up. Lol - I have two size Clams, the 6x 6 and the 12 x 12....they are...
Forum: A Frame Campers 04-20-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By handbuilder
Another new camp season!!

Hi All - entering our 8th season with the A-frame. I still have a love affair with this little trailer. Still tweaking things to personalize it to my user needs. Minimal issues over the years, all...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-28-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By handbuilder
You should call the dealer and have them measure...

You should call the dealer and have them measure to confirm it. You are right, they do vary. The frame on my T12SDTH is a beefy 6".
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-24-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By handbuilder
Are you sure it's not just the in line fuse on...

Are you sure it's not just the in line fuse on the streetside wall ?...... Ive never heard of a roof safety switch, where is it located?
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-22-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By handbuilder
Pa, when the small dog goes, I remove the cushion...

Pa, when the small dog goes, I remove the cushion altogether on one bench and put anti fatigue mat on the bench seat with then a dog blanket over the top of the mat.
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-21-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By handbuilder
Pa, the trailer was one of two A-Frame models...

Pa, the trailer was one of two A-Frame models (back then) that had a sofa bed. They phased it out. I specifically wanted the sofa because it gives me more floor space.

I did remove the cushion...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-21-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By handbuilder
RooDad, This might help your MIL visualize how to...

RooDad, This might help your MIL visualize how to make their A-Frame reflect their interests or personalities....a small space can be efficient if organized and just because its camping doesnt mean...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-21-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By handbuilder
It's possible the roof latches aren't as snug as...

It's possible the roof latches aren't as snug as they could be when closed down, there by not a tight seal. Water can definitely get inside if it were being pushed up and in such as with a power...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-21-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By handbuilder
An A-Frame is ideal for a solo camper or a...

An A-Frame is ideal for a solo camper or a couple. I have an 2012 model (before high walls and roof lifts models came out) I still love my trailer. I might consider a new twin bed/king model only if...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By handbuilder
Same thoughts as Monty - also be sure to use the...

Same thoughts as Monty - also be sure to use the door latch so that it lays flat and in a locked/secured position while fded down for travel.
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-17-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By handbuilder
Depending on trip type at vsrious times the deck...

Depending on trip type at vsrious times the deck is used to carry my big dogs' dog show equipment, rockhound stuff such as buckets of tools and rock, several canopies a small dual purpose bike,...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-14-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,210
Posted By handbuilder
Its a good list you have made! As you use your...

Its a good list you have made! As you use your trailer, youll discover what your style of camping and what your actual camper needs are.

I've had my A-Frame since 2012, and its never packed quite...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-14-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,210
Posted By handbuilder
Consider for your essentials: A first aid...

Consider for your essentials:

A first aid kit
Couple tarps
Container of bungee cords, various sizes
Grommet set
Can of Fix a Flat for trailer tires
Barbeque lighter
Press N Seal (multi...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-13-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By handbuilder
Just a quiet heads up, my TH uses a 2-5/16" ball,...

Just a quiet heads up, my TH uses a 2-5/16" ball, your Class IV hitch ideal. Better to be prepared when you pick it up than to discover (like we did) that you have to purchase one on site. LoL! I tow...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-13-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By handbuilder
Keep in mind the weight capacity on the deck is...

Keep in mind the weight capacity on the deck is 650 lbs. Not sure what you presently tow with but in consideration of the tongue weight, you'd need a truck to tow a loaded TH....tongue weight...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-05-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By handbuilder
You can purchase a wind kit from Wind Cheeta or...

You can purchase a wind kit from Wind Cheeta or Chris Mendota (thru the Aliner site) or use a do it yourself system. They prevent the roof panels from blowing apart when setting up or taking down or...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-05-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,264
Posted By handbuilder
My 2012 toyhauler model came with three of these...

My 2012 toyhauler model came with three of these side tables that use the same rail as the grill. Two hanging tables for inside and a third for the grill rail outside.

Forest River now makes a...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-05-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,264
Posted By handbuilder
You can purchase a table from Roberts Sales (a...

You can purchase a table from Roberts Sales (a Flagstaff dealer) in Colorado. I believe the weight limit on the rail is 40 lbs?

As Monty mentioned, I found that the Sears Craftsman wall shelf...
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-03-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By handbuilder
Every situation is a little different...depending...

Every situation is a little different...depending on your exposure to the wind, as well. I dont push my luck. Set up for my comfort zone is anything over 15 mph becomes sketchy for me. Once up, I'm...
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