This is the story of one couple’s enclosed trailer camper project.
They took a used 6 x 10 cargo trailer and turned it into a mini-camper with lots of amenities. I’m pretty sure you will find it impressive. It not only has loads of amenities, but it can also still function as a very useful cargo trailer. Take a look below!
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Couple’s 6 x 10 Enclosed Trailer Camper
It looks like a cargo trailer but it’s a camper.
This is what it’s like camping with it.
It has slim rooftop solar panels on it.
Take a look inside the enclosed trailer camper. In this mode, you can easily use it as a cargo trailer.
Here it is in camping mode. Ready for bed time.
There are other ways to use it, too. Here it is as a workspace.
And back to sleeping mode!
Did you notice the overhead storage cabinets?
There’s also some space under the bed for storage too.
The camper even has a tiny ceiling fan.
What do you think of the floating desk system?
Another look at the ceiling fan. And yes, there is a shower!
The instant hot water heater is located here in the kitchenette area.
Overhead ceiling/vent fan.
The toilet is portable, but stored in the shower.
The wardrobe. Very simple!
Here is a look at some of the systems of the camper.
Want to see what’s outside? Just install one of these.
Construction / How They Built It
- On-demand water heater
- 2-burner stove
- 15-gallon swappable freshwater tanks
- An external gray water tank or hookup
- Shower and sink
- 12v water pump
- 12v lighting
- 120v connections and sockets
- Solar panels and charge controller
- City water connection
- Split fold-down beds (1/2 can be used for bench seating)
- Fold-down table
- External remote-controlled air conditioner and heater
- Powered roof vent
- Fully insulated
Learn more: http://www.sound-expressions.com/Camper2017/
Our big thanks to GR Horst for sharing!🙏
Can you use an enclosed trailer as a camper?
As you can see from this story, yes it is most definitely possible to use an enclosed trailer as a camper with appropriate modifications.
Is it safe to sleep in an enclosed trailer?
The answer is simply no. Unless the enclosed trailer has been properly modified it is not safe to sleep in. Many modifications must be made to turn an enclosed structure into a safe space to sleep.
Can you insulate an enclosed trailer?
Yes, it is possible to insulate an enclosed trailer and build it out much like you would any other structure.
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