This is the Homegrown Trailers Teardrop-Inspired tiny camper!
Homegrown Trailers™ produces artisan, sustainable travel trailers for sale and rent. We combine the beauty and lifestyle of tiny houses with the mobility of campers.
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Teardrop-Inspired Tiny Camper by Homegrown Trailers
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- SIZE & WEIGHT
- Dimensions: 18” length, 7’4” width, 6’9” height (with pop-top down), 8’5” (with pop-top up)
- Weight: Approximately 2,500 lbs dry weight; 3,000 lbs capacity
- Solar panels: 400 watts of low-profile, flexible panels (standard); expandable to 1,000-watts
- Batteries: 3,000 watt-hour lithium-ion batteries (standard); expandable to 7,500 watt-hours
- Inverter: 2000-watt low frequency power inverter charger with automatic transfer switch and 40 amp battery charger
- Other equipment for system: Charge controller with advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control algorithm; battery charge indicator and inverter/shore power switch; standard electrical panel
- EXTERIOR BODY
- Chassis: Durable and lightweight steel frame; 11” axle clearance, 18” trailer clearance; two 205/75R14 trailer tires; 2 leveling scissor jacks
- Hitch package: Long, 4’4” ft tongue with 2” ball receiver and tongue jack with wheel; on your vehicle, you’ll need a Class II receiver with a 2″ ball hitch that’s about 16″ off the ground and a 4-pin wire connector
- Trailer shell: Sustainably-sourced cedar siding; XXX framing wood, XXX plywood, and wool insulation in walls; sustainable plywood and fiberglass nose and tail curvatures with wool insulation; marine-grade plywood for the underfloor with foam board insulation; non-toxic stain or paints
- Pop-top: Hard-sided component that raises to max 6’5” indoor headroom and drops down for aerodynamic travel; made from sustainably-sourced XXX wood and foam board insulation; lifting assisted by high-performance gas struts
- Back hatch: Locking hatch at the rear of the trailer reveals a 8.6 sq ft counter for outdoor cooking, light storage, or other purposes
- Driving lights: 4-pin connector ensures that brake, signal, emergency, and side running lights are functional and visible
- Door: Split “Dutch” door
- INTERIOR SHELL
- Windows: 2 double-paned, tempered glass, crank-opening fiberglass storm windows on the side of the trailer and 1 large Plexiglas window at the rear with sliding panels for easy ventilation or weather protection; curtains provided for each window
- Flooring: Sustainably-harvested cork available in multiple styles and colors
- Interior wood: Sustainably-sourced maple, poplar, coated plywood; walls and trim wood available in multiple colors
- Kitchen counter: Durable surface (74” length, 24” depth) made from post-consumer recycled paper saturated with natural resins; available in multiple colors
- Appliances: 2.6 cu ft ENERGY STAR® rated mini-fridge; two-burner induction cooktop with glass ceramic surface and 150°F – 450°F temperature range (1,800 watts)
- Water system: 12-gallon freshwater tank pumps to a large sink (with drying area) at the rear counter; sink water drains through back of trailer into a modular, external graywater tank; water heater available as an add-on option
- INTERIOR FEATURES
- Beds: Sleeps 4 people with 1 pull-out “shy” queen (78’ length, 60’ width) and 2 XL twin bunks (top: 78’ length, 36’ width; bottom: 78’ length, 24’ width); both beds convert into couches for lots of sitting area; standard mattress/cushions are ultra-comfortable foam; premium Soaring Heart latex mattresses available as an add-on option
- Composting toilet: Self-contained toilet that helps users gain more travel flexibility and avoid dump stations; liquids require dumping every 2-5 days and solids every 3-4 weeks; privacy screen provide to separate toilet area
- Table: 5.5 sq ft table opens for 2-4 people or stows away
- Lighting: 6 interior (4 kitchen, 1 bed, 1 bathroom) LED lights on dimmer controls and 1 outdoor porch light
- Power outlets: 5 standard 120 volt outlets; 2 USB outlets for phone charging
- Storage: Approximately 15.5 cu ft in cabinet, 2.7 cu ft in 3 drawers, and 34.5 cu ft under beds; multiple hooks for hanging clothes, hats, bags, or other items
- Other: Fire extinguisher, smoke detector, crank handle for scissor jacks, and wheel chocks
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