Build Your Own Stylish Teardrop Trailer Camper

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A “teardrop” trailer is a small camper. The name comes from the streamlined shape, and the type dates back at least to the 1930’s.

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Build your own Teardrop Camper! From the company that has shipped 30,000 boat kits comes an elegant, compact, and easy-to-build camper light enough to tow behind a Mini Cooper. The camper in the video already has 15,000 miles on it.

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As cars get smaller, storage space more expensive, and recreational time more precious, a new appreciation is growing for the efficiency of really good teardrop campers.

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A fan of small boats, small cars, and small houses, designer John C. Harris found the concept of a teardrop camper irresistible.

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In addition to providing sleeping space for people, this teardrop camper design is also capable of carrying bikes, boats, or other gear on its roof with the addition of a rack.

And because this feature was “designed in from the start,” the roof has been engineered to handle a load of up to 150 pounds.

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