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Old 03-25-2014, 08:40 PM   #1
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Best trailer for off-roading

Hi,

I am looking to buy a lightweight trailer than can handle off roads but not extreme ones. I have looked at Baja version of Jayco SLX and Starcraft with the extreme package. I don't really want a pop up tent as I do winters in the Mojave and Nevada deserts.

Do the above really help with off roads?
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:40 AM   #2
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Depending on what you mean by off road.. if you mean the extreme stuff you need a rock crawler for then NO nothing will help it will DESTROY your trailer.. Now if you mean a relatively smooth surface going a moderately slow speed almost any trailer will work for this..
I have been camping off road in the Cali desert for the last 6 years now.
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Seann45,

the roads where I go are not smooth but not extreme. rocks and large diverts cause by water runoff are common. I do drive slowly on these roads but the many bumps will affect the trailer. it would be a class two road and sometimes a class three road as roads worse for part of the drive.
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I dont think you will find any RV able to withstand that on a regular basis.. since all manufactures use staples you will find it pulling apart in no time.
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