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Old 02-26-2021, 09:42 AM   #1
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How do I Decide Which TT to buy!!

Hey peeps! I'm shopping around (mostly online) for a fairly small tt. My truck has 7k towing capacity but I would like to find a tt in the sub 3k ish range. Where would you suggest I search for quality reviews and ratings for this sort of thing. Additionally, if you have personal experience (good or bad) with a particular make or model, any info on that would be greatly appreciated. Looking to spend less than $20k on this upcoming purchase. I also have a nice little 2200 Generac Inverter generator that could be useful with a small trailer but I'm just not sure exactly which applications would suit it best.


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Old 02-26-2021, 09:46 AM   #2
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Towing Capacity

I also wanted to let y'all know about my vehicle. it's a '21 GMC Canyon AT4, 308HP and 369 ft-lb torque.
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Old 02-26-2021, 10:26 AM   #3
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There are dozens of trailers that fit that size range. But even I who have owned an RV since 2008 still don't know everything that is available.

I would google 'Small Trailers' to start.

Then use youtube to look at them.

Google small Rockwood trailers, then small Jayco trailers, then small Winnebago trailers etc.

Youtube trailers to see what features you like.
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Old 02-27-2021, 02:09 PM   #4
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PDEMP, please post an issue only once. See my answer here:

"less than $20k on this upcoming purchase."
Late model used and well cared for older TT's are often good values. They may be better value than cheap new ones.

"I also have a nice little 2200 Generac Inverter generator that could be useful with a small trailer but I'm just not sure exactly which applications would suit it best."

The 2200 is a good size for a small TT. It can charge batteries, run a microwave, and even an RV air conditioner. Otherwise most stuff runs from batteries. It will run one heating appliance at a time or one cooling device. With a little energy management and/or small modification to the A/C you may be able to run two devices.

I found greater battery capacity to be more useful for dry camping. I have a small generator I bought 10 years ago. I have never used it except to test and service it.

I have a pair of 100 amp hour AGM batteries that allows me to dry camp for 5 days in summer and 3 days in winter. (The furnace uses quit a bit to run the blower.)

I wish you good luck and happy trails ahead!
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