Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-12-2016, 04:09 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 16
TT Carport/pole barn

What type of roof do you have your TT under? Polebarn, carport, canvas roof, etc... I want mine under roof. Debating a pole barn. Looking at getting a 31' keystone. So I am thinking 14'x14'x40' suggestions/comments welcomed.

KZguy16 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 04-12-2016, 04:48 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 794
I have a pole barn, carports let in too much weather, sun and dirt. Build one that is at least three times larger than what you think you will need.

lynnmor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2016, 05:27 AM   #3
Senior Member
IC2's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 1,311
At the last home we lived in a 30Wx45L pole barn with a 12 foot sliding door worked well at the time. I would opt for a 14' door now as our current 5er is over 13' tall. A note about size - a pole barn can have more use then storing your trailer and a few more feet really adds little cost. It also becomes the repository for all your outside equipment and 'stuff' you don't know what else to do with
Dave W along with my DW, Susan and our poodlepups, Callie & Molly,2011 Ford F250 6.7 CCLB, 5er Hitch Option w/B&W Hitch,,Ride Rite air bags, 2014 Montana High Country 343RL (38')
IC2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2016, 05:52 AM   #4
Senior Member
gmadams's Avatar
Thor Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Jamestown, NC
Posts: 1,407
I have a pole barn for my MH and it is 14' wide. I wish that I could have made it wider but was not able to do so because of space issues. I can fully extend all my slides but I don't have room to walk around them when they are extended and still be under the barn's cover. I think that the pole barns have a standard width of either 16' or 18' which is the same price as one that is 14' wide. At least it was that way from the company that I purchased mine from. If you can make it as wide as you are able.
2014 Thor Tuscany XTE 36MQ
2004 Jeep Liberty
Gary and Kay & Chipper and Maggie
Formerly owned: 2012 Thor A.C.E. 29.1 & 2013 Thor Palazzo 33.1
gmadams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2016, 06:04 AM   #5
Senior Member
hondavalk's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 189
Originally Posted by lynnmor View Post
I have a pole barn, Build one that is at least three times larger than what you think you will need.
Wish you would have told me that when I built mine.
2008 Tundra
2015 ST29SS Crossroads TT
hondavalk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2016, 09:41 PM   #6
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 16
Going to get some quotes this weekend hoping around the 5-6k range.

KZguy16 is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Running refrigerator on propane in a pole barn michguy Class A Motorhome Discussions 3 09-16-2014 01:47 PM
Pole barn for RV Jflynn Class A Motorhome Discussions 26 08-14-2014 07:05 AM
Cover or Carport type awning Captain Skip Travel Trailer Discussion 7 08-25-2013 09:46 AM
RV Carport Question Chiefe9 5th Wheel Discussion 29 07-24-2013 08:25 PM
RV carport not wide enough for slides mrosas Class A Motorhome Discussions 8 08-20-2011 08:34 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.