What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

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Re: What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

Postby dales133 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:15 pm

dovaka wrote:if i ever finish my 5x10ish the first thing im going to do is weigh it. weve got a pool going for who is right but im guessing 1500 without water in the tanks

My plans the same.
Except im going to use the trailer to pick up some aluminium so ill weigh that on its own before the cabin gos on.
I recon im looking at 1500
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0Re: What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

Postby mjewell5 » Tue May 03, 2016 1:44 am

Just finished mine to the point that I have taken it out and dragged it around some, and fitted it with most everything we will need when we finally take it out for a weekend.

Mine is a 5 X 10, built using 3/4" ply for the walls, floor and bulkheads. Also have A/C installed, a 9 gallon water tank (empty when I weighed it), and a galley with a camp stove and a small refrigerator. Trailer is built of 2 X 4 steel tube, and has 15" wheels and off road tires. Mattress is a 5" thick memory foam queen.

I pull it with a 2014 Jeep 2 door Wrangler. The whole thing, Jeep & tear, weighs 6200 with the wife and I in the Jeep. The Jeep by itself weighs 4500, which makes the teardrop 1700 pounds. It's a little heavier than I originally estimated, but well within the 2000 pound "tow limit" of my Jeep. I underestimated how much money it would take, too, so there's that!
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Re: What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

Postby Kaz » Wed May 04, 2016 7:46 pm

I tried to weigh everything as I was building last year. That effort went away fast and I had an educated guess around 1200-1500#s. Actually weighed it this year fully loaded with gear. Everything except food, clothing. and blankets it came in at 1460#.
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Re: What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

Postby Shadow Catcher » Thu May 05, 2016 7:40 pm

6x10 all aluminum frame and it started out as about 1600# add a 100# AGM battery and 25# propane tank and...
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