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May 18, 2012, 02:39 PM
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Mobile RC Man Cave - 6x12 Enclosed Build


I just ordered my 6x12 enclosed trailer today.
Opted for the torsion axle w/ electric brakes and 6' 6" interior height.
Also braced it for a rooftop a/c unit to be installed later.

I plan on insulating it well, and running 120 for the generator, and a deep cycle with an Inteli-Power AC/DC distribution panel.

Needless to say, Im pretty stoked right now.
Should be ready for pickup in 3 weeks so I'll start the build documentation then.
Last edited by Matt Gunn; Jun 25, 2012 at 09:54 PM.
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May 18, 2012, 02:43 PM
DFC~ We Do Flyin' Right
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You are one bad motha ... looks like you just stepped into a new mobile FPV groundstation!

That is SWEET! I am assuming this means the Goped Sold?
May 18, 2012, 05:40 PM
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VERY COOL! How much does it cost? How much does it weigh? I wonder if my truck could pull one of those...
May 18, 2012, 05:50 PM
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The trailer is $1895 out the door, in stock form.
I chose this one, which is made by a small manufacturer in south Georgia, because of the great reports Ive read on quality, additional features, and 5 year warranty.
Heres a link to the manufacturers ebay page for this trailer
http://www.ebay.com/itm/200752495991...=p5197.c0.m619

Im going to guess, based on other 6x12 trailers, that the empty weight is around 1000 lbs.
May 19, 2012, 06:49 AM
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One of the handiest things you'll ever purchase, after a truck. Whatever you install, make it collapsible/removable, as you'll find all sorts of uses (mine has helped several people move, for example..)
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May 19, 2012, 07:59 AM
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Originally Posted by webdr
I just ordered my 6x12 enclosed trailer today.
Opted for the torsion axle w/ electric brakes and 6' 6" interior height.
Also braced it for a rooftop a/c unit to be installed later.
This is exactly what I want if I ever get one....I look forward to seeing the details as you progress. I think even my Golf cart would slip in there!
May 19, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Very handy, nice addition
May 20, 2012, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by pecanpatch
I think even my Golf cart would slip in there!
I can fit ours (EZGo) into my 6x10, even with the roof on. Stock height, though..
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May 20, 2012, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by SuperFPVflyer
Very handy, nice addition
Ive got a few ideas brewing for an fpv station in the front, and antenna tracker on the roof
May 20, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Yikes! Can't wait to see that!
May 21, 2012, 08:28 AM
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Suggestion - make your FPV station mobile, so it can come out or sit at the rear near the ramp, but also be secured up front out of the way.

Like I said earlier, don't make anything that takes up floor space permanent - even if it's screwed/bolted into place. Ric taught me that with his. The utility of these things is great!
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Jun 13, 2012, 06:10 PM
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The wait is finally over; I'm heading down to south Georgia in the morning to pick up my new trailer!
Jun 13, 2012, 08:45 PM
DFC~ We Do Flyin' Right
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Awesome! This will be a fun build to follow!
Jun 14, 2012, 05:08 PM
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Just got home with the trailer. The beemer pulls it pretty well although mpg dropped from 21 highway to about 13, but that ok, I expected it.
Jun 14, 2012, 05:24 PM
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That thing is huge! I bet it will be extremely helpful for your Arial photography business. can't wait to see the build log.

-Chris


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