Got Welded Frames?

When building one of our DIY Dinoot fiberglass Camping Trailers, there are a couple of frame options. Depending on your needs and planned usage, you can use a Harbor Freight bolt-together frame or a Welded frame. Many welded frame options are available for your home-built Dinoot off-road trailer project. We offer Welded frame kits that

Another Dinoot Jeep Trailer First Adventure

Customer Photos We really enjoy receiving First Adventure pictures of customers taking their Dinoot home-built trailers out. This is Robert’s, first trip with his Extended J-Series Jeep Trailer took them from Texas, high into the Sangre de Cristo mountains of Colorado. He shared this trip with three generations; his son, grandson and son-in-law. The Dinoot

Got Support?

At Compact Camping Concepts, we pride ourselves in providing DIY Camping Trailer builders the best Full Support possible. As part of this Full Support we sponsor a forum named Tventuring. The Trailer Forum is a great resource for folks constructing home-built camping trailers. When thinking about making your own camping trailer, it is a good

Got Removable Trailer Side Table?

When camping off the beaten path, extra counter space for food prep, cooking, etc comes in handy, especially with trailers. We’ve put together a Removable Trailer Side Table kit with all the hardware needed to make your own removable trailer side table. The Kit includes a two-piece attachment bracket, adjustable leg and a leg retainer.

Got Plywood?

Get a copy of our Explorer Box Camping Trailer Construction Manual, and with a few sheets of plywood, some glue and a hand full of screws, these pictures could be you out with your cool new DIY Compact Camping Trailer. We offer the DIY Home-Builder a detailed construction manual, building supplies, a selection of folding

Dinoot DIY Camping Trailer Build Story

Ever wonder what it takes to build your own Dinoot DIY camping trailer?  Have you been to our Trailer Supported Adventure forum? Of the many Dinoot Trailer customer build stories done to date; Jason’s is one of the most detailed and largest at 23 pages. It’s a good read to understand a DIY Dinoot build.

Got Replacement M416 Tubs?

Sure! In searching for a M416 trailer to use as a camping platform, the only find, at a reasonable price, are beat up M416 trailers.  If you find a M416 that has a beat up, rusted out tub, there is an easy fix. We designed our M-Series Dinoot tubs with the same 40.5″x72″ base footprint

Jeep Trailer Customer Build

Jeep Trailer Customer Build Jeep Trailer Customer Build by Myron who built his Compact J-Series Dinoot Jeep Trailer last year, has been using it ever since and just sent us some new photos of it behind his Jeep. He has used it on a number of fly fishing trips throughout last year. As he used

M416 Trailer Transformer!

M416 Trailer Tub Kit Excitement begins when the delivery truck drops a Full Dinoot Trailer Tub Kit pallet in front of your garage with a welded trailer frame kit, hand laid fiberglass trailer tub kit and other miscellaneous trailer parts. Then your DIY project is to turn the pile of parts into a Jeep or

Got Fiberglass?

What might you see being laid up beside one of our Jeep trailer or M416 style Dinoot trailer tub kits at our fiberglass partner? How about 20’s-50’s Street Rod bodies, various Race Car bodies, and many other related individual parts. You can buy a Dinoot modular fiberglass jeep trailer tub kit with confidence knowing we

Compact Camping Trailer Supported Yard Work?

How many people use their trailer for Compact Camping Trailer Supported Yard Work? Resourceful and a unique way to use your Compact Camping Trailer.  Actually, a way we have never seen before. Everyday we receive photos from customers in emails or posted on our Tventuring Forum about the different places and uses of their home-built

Got Ammo Cans?

Amazingly enough, we’ve found ammo cans make great storage containers for camping trailers.   They’re sturdy, weatherproof, inexpensive and come in many sizes. There is an interesting thread on Tventuring  with examples of ammo can use with camping trailers and the different sizes at the Ammo Can Idea Thread. Do you use them? Join in

Dinoot Jeep Trailer #2

Our Customer’s Family Trailer Build Four years ago, Steven and his daughter built Dinoot #2 as a family project for towing behind the family Jeeps, multiple family members are Jeep owners.  Later the Dinoot became Steven’s daughter’s Jeep trailer when Steven built a full-blown Jeep body “teardrop” style camper. The family is Trailer Supported Adventuring

DIY Roof Top Tent Ideas

Here are some vintage Car Tent / Roof Top Tent building ideas from Popular Science to spark your DIY creative juices, Click here for the article. Even this long ago innovators were attempting to help people get out and enjoy the outdoors.  Of course the roof top tents have come a long way – its

Overland Expo

Heading to the Overland Expo in AZ this weekend? If so, we have confirmed two of our customers will be bringing their Dinoot Trailers and are happy to show you around them. Sean, the writer for  who has published a couple of stories about his Compact J-Series Jeep style Dinoot trailer;  has done most

Got Parts?

Got Parts? Need Parts?  Here is a pile waiting for pickup by a customer. Whether your DIY camping trailer project is a Dinoot, Explorer Box or some other home-built style trailer, we are happy to help you sort out and kit up whatever build parts you need.

Did You Build That Trailer?

Go from this, to a cool Jeep or M416 style trailer in a few weekends! We make it easy with all the parts, assembly guides, tons of reference information and many customer build stories. Okay, there are a few more boxes than that. . . but its a lot of fun!

Busy Spring for Dinoots!

Bill’s build is the latest in a long string of new Dinoots this Spring.  It is a great looking Compact J-Series Jeep trailer with matching paint, matching tires and a Ruggedized Kukenam roof top tent. He has even figured a way to say it in the coolest way;  his vanity plate says it all GOXPLR!

Roof Top Tent Sheet Set

Tent Topped Camping in a roof top style tent unit gives you a very comfortable nights sleep anywhere you camp. Now we have a way to take that comfort up a notch, with bedding just like at home! Now available, custom fitted sheets sized to your tent unit mattress. For details visit Roof Top Tent

Trailer Parts

We carry all the parts you will need to build your own unique Compact Camping Trailer from our Explorer Box Construction Plans, and more!  Click on the photos to browse our products and be sure to check out our Roof Top Tents, Accessories for Roof Top Tents, and Outfitting. This section has three categories: Components