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    Moderators - thoughts on creating a "Commercial Expedition Trailers" forum?

    I started reading this forum when building my DIY trailer a few years ago, it was incredibly helpful. Now it seems the forum is mostly just discussions about commercially available trailers that people have bought and either have questions about or have issues with the manufacturer. Those are...
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    Interesting how this forum and overlanding has changed over the years...

    I built my trailer about 5 years ago now and I can't help but notice how this forum and overlanding in general has changed in as many years. When I was building my trailer this was a great resource for sharing ideas and solutions to problems that may come up during a build. At that time...
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    Sections 5 & 6 of the WABDR

    Over the beginning of last week some friends and I did the last 2 sections of the WABDR starting at the Canadian border and ending in Chelan, WA. The route was great, did about 260 miles with something near 15 miles on pavement. Some sections were very smooth and others rough enough that...
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    Clearance question for those that have built telescoping racks with squre tubing

    My trailer has a rack that is currently built out of 1.5" square tubing. The rack is too tall for much offroading, the CG is just too high. I knew this might be an issue when I built it but figured I'd tackle it when it became a problem. Well, it's a problem so here I am. I will be using...
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    saw a 2008 little guy for sale near my house, do people upgrade these for off road?

    There is a guy selling what the sign says is a 2008 Little Guy down the road from my new house. Do people replace axles and fenders on these to turn them into mildly capable off road capable units? I'll have to stop and see what he's asking, if it's reasonable and people do like these for off...
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    A trailer for the short bus

    Hi there, been lurking for a bit and figured it was time to post about my trailer project. We have done a few back country adventures with the just the FJ and the RTT on top but decided that a trailer with the RTT on top and other "comforts" would really be a better fit for us. After some...
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