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Old 04-23-2012, 12:03 PM   #1
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Really Light TT's

Over the weekend I heard about this Canadian company in the provine of Quebec building lightweight tt's, many towable by a smart car. Take a look:
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Appears to be conventional construction. Our tear has an all aluminum frame and light weight materials. I know of one individual who built a tear with cardboard sprayed with chopper glass, pictures of him standing on it. One of the newer do it yourself techniques is Foamies, Styrofoam, glassed or epoxies or...
The lack of innovation in the RV industry and lack of forethought as to what will be needed with ever increasing fuel prices is appalling. There are exceptions i.e. Microlight http://www.microlitetrailer.com
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I think it all comes down to "cost". On our new Aerolite hybrid I could see that the whole dinette seating area structure could have been lightened up using aluminum rather than 5/8" OSD. There are storage areas under the seats (3) made out of 1/2" OSD that are very heavy. Some sort of composite material could have saved 5-10 lbs each.
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Over the weekend I heard about this Canadian company in the provine of Quebec building lightweight tt's, many towable by a smart car. Take a look:
Not sure where you are in Ontario, but if you're close to Whitby, drive to Campkins, they carry the full line of ProLite trailers.

They are not inexpensive, but they are well made and towable by just about any small family car with a large 4 banger or a small V6.

They also carry the R-Pod line from Forest River.
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