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3 Best Solutions for Mounting a Generator to a Trailer Bumper

  When I first bought my 25′ Rockwood Travel Trailer, I picked up a Champion 3100 watt generator for $1,000 and it has been amazing! However, the generator doesn’t fit under any of the compartments on the travel trailer, and I tow with an SUV instead of a truck so there isn’t anywhere to store the generator.  If I put …

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Travel Trailer Vs Tent Trailer: Why I Picked A Hard-Side Trailer!

I just recently purchased a conventional travel trailer (hard side) and I faced the agonizing choice of whether to pick a tent trailer or a regular travel trailer.  I also considered some hard side travel trailers that had canvas pop-outs, which are sometimes referred to as hybrid trailers. In general, I recommend a travel trailer if you won’t have problems …

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How Much Does Travel Trailer Insurance Cost?

Getting insurance for your travel trailer is usually a good choice–especially if you purchased a new camper.  I recently got two quotes on what it would cost to insure my new trailer, so I thought I’d just share the results here so you know what to expect. Quote #1 from Good Sam’s Insurance: $376 per year (if I remember right) …

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Average Camper Weight (with 13 examples)

In short, an average camper trailer weighs around 5,200 pounds (2,350 kilos) dry weight, which means the weight of the trailer when its tanks are not filled and it has no gear in it.  You can expect to add 1,500 pounds (680 kilos) of gear and water to that number to get a “real world” example. Obviously, this depends dramatically on the …

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19 RV Accessory “Must-Haves” for a New Travel Trailer

If you’re in the market for a new travel trailer or camper, then this article is for you.  I just barely took out my brand new Rockwood 2504s trailer for 3 days of camping, and made a list of some necessities and “must haves” I had to buy for it, and also things I wish I’d bought. Just thought this would …