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So I have been seeing some plans online to build your own teardrop camper... and they seem kind of cool... I just have a smaller car and can't haul much. I was wondering if anyone has ever built one?

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On another post within this forum someone was building a personal trailer by starting with just a metal frame, but this thing was going to be larger than what can be towed by a small car.

I don't think just any car can tow a trailer so find out if your vehicle has a tow rating and start with that. The tow rating will have to include the weight of the constructed trailer and the hitch hardware to tow it.

I have heard of others building their own, and there is certainly a love for teardrops, but you might have to search for a forum specific to this kind of craftsmanship. If you end up pursuing this, we would certainly like to see the results.
 

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Well the ones I saw can actually be towed by motorcycles, so they are super light, depending on the frame you get I suppose... I essentially just want a glorified tent on wheels... nothing fancy... I take a lot of camping road trips and it would be nice to have something like that... keep your eyes open.. I'll pass it along if I ever do it
 

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ha ha nice! but that might be a little outside of what I was thinking... ha ha talk about some design!
 
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