What Does Your Teardrop Trailer Weigh?

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Postby traveler » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:57 pm

Fully loaded mine weights 1020 lbs. :)
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Postby AmyH » Thu Jun 12, 2008 3:05 pm

Mine is about 5X9 1/2 and a bit taller than normal. I have fiberglassed/epoxied 3/4" plywood sides, 3/4" framing skinned with 1/8" ply on the inside (insulation throughout), and two 1/8" layers of ply on the roof, also epoxied. I just had it weighed yesterday, and it came out to 1280 lbs. The cabinet face frames and the water tank, etc... are not in yet, so I am guessing that when all that is in it will be closer to 1350 lbs. It's a bit on the heavy side, but my Outback pulls it with no problems.
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Postby Roly Nelson » Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:54 am

I have 2 tears. The 4x8 woody weighs 450 lb. My 40" x 72" Stacker weighs in at a mear 245lbs..........
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Postby Jst83 » Sun Jun 14, 2009 9:08 pm

Finally after 3 years got mine weighed on my way to camping this weekend,
1720 lbs fully packed. Better than I thought it would be 8)
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Postby Shadow Catcher » Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:38 am

Our Mega-Mini 6' by 11' dry weight 1150 weighed on a truck scale.
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Postby JenniferandPups » Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:06 am

TTT, 7x10 foot body, 1480 including full propane tanks and all dishes/pans, but NOT including water (or food or bedding or the little portapotty).
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Postby nevadatear » Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:32 am

1100 lb loaded. 5 x 10 with 3/4 wood sides. No propane tank. Including water.
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Postby Creamcracker » Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:51 am

At a local scale 820lbs with a 60lb tongue weight.
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Postby dwgriff1 » Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:43 am

My 5 by 8 insulated and lined, but frameless, 580.

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Postby mechmagcn » Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:26 am

My 5X11 steel framed, aluminum skinned w/ full galley weighs in right at 1600lb. This is ready to camp, food, ice, the works. A little heavier than I really wanted, but that's what it is :oops:
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Postby Shadow Catcher » Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:24 pm

Our 6 by 12 Mega-Mini dry weight 1150 lbs actual with full propane tank. Next MM will be 1250 with added items.
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Postby caseydog » Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:36 pm

I still need to get mine weighed, but based on the materials that went into it, I estimate that it weighs around 600-700 pounds. It is a 4X8 Benroy style.


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Postby bohemian » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:19 pm

Mine weighs in at 1450lb dry. Wood is heavy.
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Postby S. Heisley » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:50 pm

There are two teardrop weight threads that I can find. This particular one that we are writing in now was started in 2004. The other one is here:

http://tnttt.com/viewto ... c&start=45

Maybe we can combine them into one somehow? Dunno.....maybe this post is all that is needed to point people to the other....?

Also, another one on material weights is here:

http://tnttt.com/viewto ... ht=#569700

I know there are a couple more but trying to wade through the search engine and all the posts to find them al is a major task.

Maybe what we need is a poll where people enter the size and weight of their trailer? …Or is there one that I missed?
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Postby Sparksalot » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:24 pm

Rose is 1300# give or take.

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