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Old 08-14-2019, 02:28 PM   #905 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
Mostly unrelated, but I have recently seen two videos of guys buying garbage fifth-wheel trailers, and ripping off the camper portion.

Is there any way that makes sense financially?

I think each bought theirs for $100 and they were 15 - 20 feet long.
For sure. 5th wheel trailers are expensive, so $100 is a steal. Heck, the wheels and tires alone are probably worth it.

A stranger offered to trade his dual axle ~12ft x ~6ft trailer in good condition for the rusty 5th wheel trailer with completely rotten flooring my dad had. We both probably got a good deal as we didn't need a hay trailer, and apparently he didn't need a car-hauling sized trailer.
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