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Project by SSRJIM posted 03-04-2010 05:49 AM 8468 views 44 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have about 500 hours in this trailer. I wanted to build a cool trailer to match my truck. I also enjoy taking it camping but can’t avoid the crowds.

-- Jim





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sras

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#1 posted 03-04-2010 05:51 AM

Very nice! How much does it weigh?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 03-04-2010 05:55 AM

It is 1240 pounds.

-- Jim

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#3 posted 03-04-2010 06:02 AM

Look´s really nice, i would also to see this kind of trailer closer…

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#4 posted 03-04-2010 06:08 AM

There are lots of pictures on my Blog if you are interested. Teardrop Trailer Blog.

-- Jim

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Puupaja

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#5 posted 03-04-2010 06:22 AM

Thank´s for the link looks like lot of work but I bet very rewarding

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Rick

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#6 posted 03-04-2010 07:01 AM

Very Cool Trailer! I can see where you would have 500 Hours into it. It even has an “Eavestrough” over the “Screen” door! GREAT Workmanship!! You can be Proud of this LJ Project!

I happen to like Morris Minors 1,000’s. (Rent A Wreck Logo) Probably because it was my first car, all 95cc’s of it…LOL…

I have a picture on my Computer of a completely restored 1965 Morris with a Trailer somewhat like yours. His trailer is a Morris Traveller, the “Station Wagon” version. He took off everything from the Firewall forward and redid the rest as a Trailer. Needless to say the picture is from the UK.

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#7 posted 03-04-2010 07:07 AM

Great looking trailer..

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#8 posted 03-04-2010 07:15 AM

Very cute little nice looking trailer!

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#9 posted 03-04-2010 07:32 AM

When I first joined this site—not long after I started butchering wood—pictures like yours were really discouraging to me.

All I could think of was … I’ll never be that good.

But now … pictures of work like you’ve done, here, ... well … they inspire me. They let me know how much I still have to learn (most of it!), and how much room to grow there is.

So … as the former owner of a 1981 Airstream, and a guy who—if SWMBO still had “camping” in her heart—would probably own a teardrop trailer …. I applaud you for a job really well done.

Thanks for spending the 500 hours, and for taking us along for the ride :-)

-- -- Neil

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Craftsman on the lake

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#10 posted 03-04-2010 02:09 PM

Cool! I’ve got a commercial ‘little guy camper’ it’s a teardrop too. I just purchased it new/used. I’m looking forward to completely remodeling it this summer and doing a cross country road trip in the fall. Very nice work btw..

I was considering building one but did a craigslist search in Maine and found one 100 miles up the road for a super price, so I couldn’t justify making one. It probably would have cost about as much in the long run. Viva la teardrops!

here's a post to my blog that has my trailer

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#11 posted 03-04-2010 04:40 PM

Looking like that I can see why you can not keep the crowds away! Nice craftsmanship!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 03-04-2010 06:20 PM

Great tear drop lots of great details.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#13 posted 03-04-2010 06:28 PM

Incredible work.

I can see why it is a crowd magnet.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#14 posted 03-04-2010 06:47 PM

Fantastic job someday I hope to build one where do you get the plans and about what is the cost to build

-- GO DAWGS!

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#15 posted 03-04-2010 07:04 PM

That is fantastic. I also have a Yellow SSR. I can’t wait for it to get warm enough to put the top down. I had thought about making or buying a teardrop trailer but I don’t have anyplace to store one. I will go look at your blog now.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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