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Old 08-04-2020, 05:24 PM   #1
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Question Generator Mounting

Hi All--I have a featherlike 24', want to mount a generator on it. Has anyone mounted a generator on their trailer? Want to make sure I don't make a big mistake in doing this. Been told that a lot of the bumper mounting is not safe, but there are are other options in mounting it on the back? There is also a Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers, and there is a slider option for a compartment in the trailer. Any info you can give me would be appreciated and what has worked for you. Want to be safe. Thanks in advance!
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Try this I found them when I was looking to put a generator on the back of my 145rb, SUV for a New Ranger problem solved
https://mount-n-lock.com/
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Welcome Aboard. What year and model Featherlite do you have?

The bumpers on TT in general are not designed for much weight. Personally, I would have a welding shop fabricate a custom 2" receiver hitch assembly, and use a 2" aluminum cargo carrier.

Some featherlites have limited CCC, so make sure to watch your overall weights and loading so you do not mess up your tongue weight.
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The mistake many make is mounting a generator right up front on the tongue area.

The generator noise transfers right into the front bedroom, not much fun when sleeping.
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Also you need to be aware of tongue weight if you would on the tongue. My 195RB only has a maximum of 700lb rating for the 2" coupler. I had dual GC2 golf cart batteries, 30lb propane tank and with a 30 gallon tank of fresh water I was hitting 700lbs (like 18%) tongue weight. Before you make any mods weigh your trailer to see where you are.
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Hi All--I have a featherlike 24', want to mount a generator on it. Has anyone mounted a generator on their trailer? Want to make sure I don't make a big mistake in doing this. Been told that a lot of the bumper mounting is not safe, but there are are other options in mounting it on the back? There is also a Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers, and there is a slider option for a compartment in the trailer. Any info you can give me would be appreciated and what has worked for you. Want to be safe. Thanks in advance!

This is what we have on our feather lite RMB23.
http://www.strombergcarlson.com/prod...-model-cc-255/

It works great , really happy with it. We carry 2 honda EU 2000 watt generators
on it. There is a slight vibration when they are running. If we were running them at night I would probably take them off of it.
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