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With Trailer Racks I have noticed people install all sorts of racks on utility camping trailers. Both Thule and Yakima make a popular clamp-on pickup bed rack. Both work nicely for setting up two-tier storage for hauling roof top tents, bikes, kayaks, etc above the deck. The Thule Xsporter has a list price of $799 […]Read More
Here is an overview of a Utilitarian style multi purpose camping trailer I recently setup for a customer. For Compact setups, I would normally use a 3.5’x5′ or 4’x6′ trailer, both under $500. They went a little bigger with the 5’x8′ Lowe’s Utility Trailer as a starting point. The key feature for converting this one […]Read More
Our No Weld Trailer Rack System makes it easy for DIYers to build sturdy trailer racks tailored to their needs. At the core of the system are the Corner Connectors used for 90 degree joints and Base Plates for connecting the rack to the trailer. The other component is 1.5” square tubing with .120” wall. A […]Read More
We are very happy with how the Modular Bolt Together Trailer Racks prototype (no (customer) welding required) DIY trailer rack has gone together. Once the two hoops and connector bars are bolted together, you get a nice solid structure. I initially used button head bolts for assembling the trailer rack. Will most likely switch to hex […]Read More
Drive the rig you enjoy! When you need more space for away from home adventures, just hit the Extra Space Button! No need to size your vehicle based on the 20% of the time you need extra space. Add the extra space only when needed for those away from home adventures in the form of […]Read More
Beginning to work on my new trailer rack concept prototype for my demo Dinoot Trailer. Yesterday I cut all the tubing pieces to size and started test fitting. As is the nature of prototyping; found a hiccup with the first batch of Corner Connectors. Luckily it was quick and easy to resolve. Got the trailer rack […]Read More
When building a DIY Compact Camping Trailer many folks begin with a Harbor Freight bolt-together style frame kit. The Heavy Duty Harbor Freight frame kit we prefer using has a 2000 lb load capacity. For lightweight home-built camping trailers, this can make for a stiff ride which is why you may need Smooth Riding Camping […]Read More