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Trailer No. 4
« on: October 18, 2020, 05:49:28 PM »
Just purchased another pre-owned Classic trailer, this time a 2011 MT Mini Tourer, similar to this one: https://www.classicind.com.au/MiniTourer/, only major difference this one is white.

Previous trailers have been an early model Classic LT without brakes, but it was surprisingly okay on the road, but one did need to carefully plan braking.  Next came the Elite Camper, with over-ride hydraulic disc brakes, which were necessary given the weight.  Then there was the the Classic Ultralite, without brakes.

Anyway, the 'new' trailer is gunna see many km of Victoria, two or three nights bush camping, and hopefully many interstate trips as well.  The trailer is in very good nick, not sure if it's had much use.  The guy I bought it off had it for18 months, but didn't use it - couldn't get a tow hitch for his Yamaha.  The guy he bought it off, bought it new, had drilled 28 holes (of various sizes) to mount some equipment inside(must've been a lot of equipment), so there's a few (28) holes to be plugged.   

A few 'repairs', a bit of maintenance (check wheel bearings, brakes), check tension on nuts and bolts, registration, wire-in a battery, some lights, and a coupla charging points and she'll be on the road. 

Who's coming motorcycle camping with me?

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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2020, 07:05:37 PM »
Congrats on the new purchase!  :beer

Should weigh a bit less with all those holes, Michael!  :thumbs
 

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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2020, 08:11:38 PM »
How many does it sleep? :eek
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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2020, 09:56:56 AM »
Sounds like a winner mate, congrats on the purchase it sounds like you'll be getting plenty of use out of it :runyay
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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2020, 11:18:45 AM »
I have a Classic Ultralite, have towed it about 30,000ks or more, great little trailer and plan many more trips!

JD I have a towbar for an ST1100!
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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2020, 01:10:34 PM »
Congrats on the new purchase!  :beer

Should weigh a bit less with all those holes, Michael!  :thumbs
And then some by the time they are plugged.   But with a payload of around 100kg, I'll have some room to spare. 

How many does it sleep? :eek
No room for you.

Sounds like a winner mate, congrats on the purchase it sounds like you'll be getting plenty of use out of it :runyay
Yep, that's the plan.

I have a Classic Ultralite, have towed it about 30,000ks or more, great little trailer and plan many more trips!

I'm hoping to revisit Micalong Creek (featured in the ride report - http://austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3313&highlight=cathcart&page=2) one day soon, spend a couple of nights, meet-up with a few from this group (https://advrider.com/f/threads/bards-of-the-bush-2019.1418316/ - not sure if it's on in 2020).  I'll let you know the dates.
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Re: Trailer No. 4
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2020, 01:36:30 PM »
Trailer No. 1 - the Classic LT (was that for Luxury Tourer?)

On the Ulmara - Lawrence ferry crossing the Clarence River.

No. 2 - the Elite Camper Trailer

Main Street Maffra, on the way to Angusvale.

No. 3 - the Classic Ultralite

With Jedi-the-Wonder-Dog arriving at the Yarck RTE.

Cheers,  Williamson (AKA Michael)

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