r-pod West Coast Travel Trailers by Forest River RV GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) – is the maximum permissible weight of the unit when fully loaded. It includes all weights, inclusive of all fluids, cargo, optional equipment and accessories. For safety and product performance do NOT exceed the GVWR. GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) – is the maximum permissible weight, including cargo, fluids, optional equipment and accessories that can be safely supported by a combination of all axles. UVW (Unloaded Vehicle Weight)* – is the typical weight of the unit as manufactured at the factory. CCC (Cargo Carrying Capacity) ** – is the amount of weight available for fresh potable water, cargo, additional optional equipment and accessories. Each Forest River RV is weighed at the manufacturing facility prior to shipping. The load capacity of your unit is designated by weight, not by volume, so you cannot necessarily use all available space when loading your unit.
Manufacturers | The Small Trailer Enthusiast I have a small car. I like my small car. I want to be able to tow a very basic trailer, which nobody seems to manufacture at anything close to what the average person can afford. My requirements: 1. I don’t need a shower, oven, toilet, bunk beds, hood fan, or masses of storage. The motorcycle-grade trailers and fold-out tent-trailers are great, but you can’t cook INSIDE of them. You used to be able to buy fully-featured traditional-styled popup-campers weighing less than 900 lbs; nobody makes them any more. I’ve seen some self-made teardrop trailers where the roof folds upward at the back – making the rear interior space livable/workable.
Dans Trailers.com Safari Condo Recreational vehicles (RV) Motorhomes and Travel trailers Truck Storage Box, Back Seat Organizer, Under Seat Storage - Husky Liners® useful storage box - - acphoto - 45 to 54 Female very happy with this. fits tools, gear and 'stuff'. only slight downside, dividers could be a bit more rigid. Easy to install - - BenC - 55 to 64 Male 2 mos since purchase and install. 2 EZ. Nice, professional looking fit - - 2016 Silverado - 45 to 54 Male Perfect. - billybob - 55 to 64 Male Perfect fit under backseat. Awesome products! Purchased the under seat storage compartment and complete floor boards for 16 GMC crew cab and they all fit perfectly. - splitter - 55 to 64 Male I bought this a month ago and I really like that my gear is well stowed away and doesn't shift around anymore, would highly recommend, looks finished too! Perfect Fit - - Dan the Man - 55 to 64 Male A friend of mine seen the husky underseat my storage box in my new Sierra Denali and thought it came with the truck from the factory, that's how good it fits and with the husky liner floor mats that I orders, it looks like a match made in heaven. Bought this 2 weeks ago.
Global Green USA Emergency Response Studio (ERS) exhibited at Global Green's Holy Cross Project Emergency Response Studio, by Paul Villinski, is a solar-powered, mobile artist's studio, repurposed from a salvaged FEMA-style trailer. This sustainably re-built, off-the-grid living and work space is designed to enable artists to "embed" in post-disaster settings, and respond and contribute creatively. Villinski conceived the project in response to the devastation of post-Katrina New Orleans as "a symbol of transformation and possibility for the communities of the Gulf Coast." ERS will be exhibited in Prospect .1 New Orleans, the largest exhibition of international contemporary art ever organized in the United States, which opens throughout the Cresent City November first, 2008. The project playfully and purposefully deconstructs the template of the now iconic FEMA trailer. [flickr] View More Photos
Install a Solar Car Kit on Top of Your Car A solar car kit can be used to convert a conventional car to run on solar energy. Not only are solar kits affordable, but they can also help you do your bit for the environment. A solar kit can be installed on virtually any type of car, but it is easiest to convert an electric vehicle to run on solar power. Benefits of Solar Power Solar power is brilliant because they make it possible to run your car for free. Electric vehicles are very popular, but it's only possible to remove all of the emissions associated with using electric vehicles if you use solar panels. Drawbacks of Solar Power Solar panels were once very expensive and impractical for use on cars. Installing a Solar Power Kit There are two different types of solar powered kit available depending on what you are trying to do. The easiest types of DIY solar powered car kit work with electric cars. Maintaining Solar Panels Solar panels are waterproof units that covered in glass or plastic.
Helios Eco-Trailer Powered by the Sun Helios is an Eco-Trailer from King Kong Production Vehicles, a company that provides trailers and motor homes to the entertainment industry. The company claims this is the world’s first solar hybrid production trailer and expected to be “the most advanced Eco trailer with the least impact on the environment,” according to a press release. The green trailer has solar panels, bamboo cabinetry, FSC-certified lumber, recycled-content glass desks and countertops, recycled rubber floors, and a bio-diesel generator. During a use of the Helios on location, the trailer ran for 14 hours without the use of a generator or other fuel. Credits: King Kong Production Trailers.
amazon Renovated Airstream Trailer Showcases Stylish Off-Grid Living Photos: Y Studio for On the Green Road An off-grid, mobile lifestyle may be a far-off dream for some of us settled schmucks. But not for Cece Reinhardt and Brenda Daugherty, who realized that dream by getting sponsors to help renovate a 2003 Airstream Safari into an impressive mobile eco-home. The enterprising pair are now taking it on the road to demonstrate how simple, off-grid living can still be stylish. To see how they transformed a ho-hum RV into a green dream, check out the 'before' and 'after': Before After The eco-credo of the two women (plus a dog and a cat) is to "Conserve. We are driving towards sustainability one mile at a time. Spotted over at Jetson Green, this project is titled "On the Green Road" and is essentially a converted 25-foot trailer, powered by solar panels and pulled by a veggie oil-powered diesel truck. Pretty sweet, and inspirational for people who are contemplating the same existential leap.
camperize.com: Awnings There are a number of options available for awnings for small campers in the US. I've broken them into a few classes of awning below. Retractable awnings These awnings roll back into a protective case, using either a hand crank or an electric motor. They can be rolled out to any percentage of open, meaning you can pull out just a small bit if space is limited. Fiamma F45i ($700 + brackets + freight): this is the premium campervan awning. Fiamma F65: larger than the F45, otherwise similar. Dometic Horizon (aka A&E Horizon) (~$800 + freight): Now known as Dometic, used to be A&E. Rhino Rack Foxwing Awning ($600): Very cool - comes out and wraps around 270 degrees, to shade the side and the back of your vehicle. 100% UV protection, and available for either the left or right side of the vehicle. Bag awnings Fiamma F35 Pro: another nice awning from Fiamma. Hannibal: Hannibal is based in South Africa, with no dealers elsewhere that I know of. (photo from shadyboy.com) Side tents
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