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Whats the size and weight of your TearDrop

Postby madprinter » Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:26 pm

Hi, I'm looking at Designs for a build. I'd love to see what other members have come up with and the " Size And Weight" of their Teardrops. Thanks, William
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Postby jeepr » Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:30 pm

I'm building mine just under 5'x10'. I haven't weighed it yet.
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Postby SteveH » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:25 pm

Mine's 5' X 9', and I calculate the weight to be 1250 lbs.
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Postby Jst83 » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:38 pm

Mine is 6'6"x 11'6", the weight is :shock:
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Postby doug hodder » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:44 pm

I've built 3 on a modified Trailer for 2 plans..."Comet" from Kuffel Creek.

#1. 4x10 1200#
#2 4'6" x 10 1020#
#3 4'6" x 10'3" 960#

What I learned between them all...don't get carried away with the frame, and think light on the cabinetry. You don't need 3/4" material for cabinetry. I don't carry water on board either...

#4 4'6" x 10'7" my own design, weight TBD...but I'll bet it's the heaviest one yet... Doug
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Postby Miriam C. » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:46 pm

Ours is 76" x120" x60 high and I haven't weighed it. I bought almost 900 pounds of wood and other stuff though. I think I'll get that done this weekend. :thinking:
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Postby Dooner » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:51 pm

4'x4'x8' Generic benroy with all 3/4 inch construction. Weighed with AC, 125ah battery, and 8" memory foam matress. Came in at 960lbs.
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Postby Nitetimes » Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:53 pm

5'x10' comes in around #1050-75. A few things could have been lightened up. I imagine the next one will be around #900-75.

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Postby Gerdo » Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:03 pm

Mine is 5'w X 4'9"h X 11'L.

Weight is still unknown.

I haven't taken it to get weighed yet. I'm not sure if I want to know. I'l get to it this year.
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Postby caseydog » Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:15 pm

4X8 and about 800 pounds with bed and galley equipment.


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Postby asianflava » Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:58 am

5X10 1150lbs with mattress, battery, a/c, stove, & mircowave.
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Postby ARKPAT » Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:08 am

I'll take the smaller trailer ( 48" wide x 42" high x ~111" long - sloped front ) and get some pictures and get the weight of it this weekend. :worship:



I'm guessing ~400# dry 8)
And that's with two 4" x 4" x 96" Pine runner on the frame under the box. :twisted:
I'll see if I'm right! ;)
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Postby Joseph » Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:12 am

4 x 8 and 680 lbs. with the water tank full.

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Postby madjack » Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:15 am

...the 4x8 was around 800#s loaded and the 5x9 is a couple of hundred pound heavier............................. 8)
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Postby Randy G » Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:02 am

I have a benroy 4X9 it weighs in under 700 lbs loaded. I use stackable plastic bins in the galley and dont have cabinets in the cabin. I may just put a shelf in the cabin to put duffel bags on. It pulls great with small car and big hills. Photos in album. Enjoy, randy :D
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