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I've been looking at trailers for probably the last 10 years always wanted one but was too cheap to actually get one.
This past week I finally decided to get off the pot and see what was available. With Covid and the shortage of nearly everything finding a "small" trailer was nearly impossible.
My parameters were

1. KL and WK2 towable
2. 12v Only fridge
3. Less than 25ft so it would fit in my driveway
4. Factory solar (even though lots of solar from the factory is garbage

I managed to find a Jayco jay Feather Micro 166FBS in stock locally but when I went to look at it, it didn't have solar, or a 12v fridge and the salesman was just terrible, so that one was out.

My only other option was a Used 2018 Keystone Bullet 2070BH.
As I pulled up to the dealership it was being sold.
I don't need a trailer so I decided I'd just wander around the lot and see what else was available, and there really was only 26ft and above trailers, so I'm not interested and can wait until next year.

A guy from service was out on the lot and asked If I was looking for my trailer and I said "no just found out the trailer I was interested in was sold so just killing time".

As luck would have it this service guy made my day. He told me they just took in on trade a 2021 Geo Pro 19BH that was virtually new.
Old lady special ordered it. Picked it up towed it home, decided it was too small and brought it back to trade for a larger model.

The unit was still in the service department getting inspected ect but I got to take a look at it. I'd love to know who ordered this because they knew exactly what they wanted (which is what I want)

It has Dual 190w solar panels and a 30a controller + additional hook ups for solar on the side. Sadly the original owner took the lithium batteries they special ordered to move on to the next trailer. I have a few ideas on how to integrate the 3 Ecoflow Lithium battery packs I have in to this trailer before I end up purchasing a 200ah lithium battery and relocating it inside.

Either way it was chance find and with the way the marker is with small trailers I can't believe I managed to find it.

Saved 10k off the price of a new trailer while still being new!

It's about 3200lbs drive with a 420lb hitch weight. Towable with the Cherokee in a pinch but it will be getting towed with my Grand Cherokee Most of the time. Also got a WDH with sway control as well.







 

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I've been looking at trailers for probably the last 10 years always wanted one but was too cheap to actually get one.
This past week I finally decided to get off the pot and see what was available. With Covid and the shortage of nearly everything finding a "small" trailer was nearly impossible.
My parameters were

1. KL and WK2 towable
2. 12v Only fridge
3. Less than 25ft so it would fit in my driveway
4. Factory solar (even though lots of solar from the factory is garbage

I managed to find a Jayco jay Feather Micro 166FBS in stock locally but when I went to look at it, it didn't have solar, or a 12v fridge and the salesman was just terrible, so that one was out.

My only other option was a Used 2018 Keystone Bullet 2070BH.
As I pulled up to the dealership it was being sold.
I don't need a trailer so I decided I'd just wander around the lot and see what else was available, and there really was only 26ft and above trailers, so I'm not interested and can wait until next year.

A guy from service was out on the lot and asked If I was looking for my trailer and I said "no just found out the trailer I was interested in was sold so just killing time".

As luck would have it this service guy made my day. He told me they just took in on trade a 2021 Geo Pro 19BH that was virtually new.
Old lady special ordered it. Picked it up towed it home, decided it was too small and brought it back to trade for a larger model.

The unit was still in the service department getting inspected ect but I got to take a look at it. I'd love to know who ordered this because they knew exactly what they wanted (which is what I want)

It has Dual 190w solar panels and a 30a controller + additional hook ups for solar on the side. Sadly the original owner took the lithium batteries they special ordered to move on to the next trailer. I have a few ideas on how to integrate the 3 Ecoflow Lithium battery packs I have in to this trailer before I end up purchasing a 200ah lithium battery and relocating it inside.

Either way it was chance find and with the way the marker is with small trailers I can't believe I managed to find it.

Saved 10k off the price of a new trailer while still being new!

It's about 3200lbs drive with a 420lb hitch weight. Towable with the Cherokee in a pinch but it will be getting towed with my Grand Cherokee Most of the time. Also got a WDH with sway control as well.







That's a nice unit, you did good Tyler. The Trailhawk will absolutely tow the hell out of that thing BTW, especially yours...馃槑
 

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Well Rand I can only talk Canadian pricing, these units run from 38-43K this one was just over 30k

I think USD wise its around 28-38K depending on options.

I agree RV pricing is just terrible vs car pricing, when was the last time you saw the window sticker of an RV?
 

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That's a nice camper. i was looking at the 19BH, but ultimately went with a Wolf Pup 16BHS due to the dealer that sold GeoPro's telling me I'd be putting down 2k non-refundable deposit and waiting 6 months for one to come in. You got lucky here. The layout of the wolf pup is almost identical but the GeoPro is built better with aluminum framing and Azdel where the Wolf Pup is stick and tin.
 

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Sweet! I love it!
 

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I follow a couple of solar channels. One of the guys I watched just did a tear down of this battery and found it to be really good. (well of the 100 Ah version of it, but should be the same for the 200Ah).

 
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I follow a couple of solar channels. One of the guys I watched just did a tear down of this battery and found it to be really good. (well of the 100 Ah version of it, but should be the same for the 200Ah).

I've had my eye on these


I don't know much about them, but since i'm in Canada and they are available on amazon they are relatively "affordable".

With the money i've invested in my Lithium Battery packs I think i'll test out how I can integrate them for the rest of this year and then next spring make the purchase of a large Lithium battery. With 390w of solar for the amount of "dry" camping I might do i'll probably be safe without an elaborate setup but I'm new to the TT life so i'm sure i'll learn the good/bad/ugly.

I've also heard good things about Dakota lithium batteries. They are about twice as much as the one I linked on amazon however they do have a 10 year warranty vs the 5 year on the amazon one. Does that justify double the price? Maybe it does. I could also just cheap out an put a Northstar Deep cycle on the front and wire in my lithium packs, so many options to do.
 

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Since you are in Canada, just make sure the batteries have cold temp protection. If not, you could ruin a pack it you try to use or charge below freezing. Dakota are good, but really overpriced. You have to be careful with some of the stuff on amazon. A lot of the stuff use bad components or misrepresent the products. The guy I watch on YouTube is DIY Solar Power with Will Prowse. He definatly has some unique opinions, but I like the fact he tears down all the stuff he gets to look at the inside components, as well as performances tests all the batteries he gets.
 
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That looks like a nice trailer. Congrats on saving $10k off the price, they're expensive these days, just like cars.
I would add reflective tape on all four sides for safety, but that's just me. ;)
 

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Almost snagged one of those before the pandemic. Sort of wish we did. We've switched from tent/trailer camping to cabin camping. Takes planning and the per night cost is high, but the wife enjoys the comforts of home and I still get to do some adventuring.

Previous trailer was a 1984 Sunline. These GeoPros are absolutely luxurious in comparison. Enjoy it, man.
 

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I really like the Geo-Pro...pretty much what I had been looking at buying back when I was thinking about a trailer.
 
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I really like the Geo-Pro...pretty much what I had been looking at buying back when I was thinking about a trailer.
I drove by Sherwood today, it looked like they had a Geo Pro, 16BH model, but it's probably sold like all the other small trailers
 

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on Solar, having solar attached means you have to have your camper in sun. my wife and I are Planning on a meerkat camper w/ a base weight of 900lbs. super light(towable by her KIA). if anything just get the panels yourself that are movable goal zero is a great product. so you can potentially have your camper in the shade and the panels in the sun.
 

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on Solar, having solar attached means you have to have your camper in sun. my wife and I are Planning on a meerkat camper w/ a base weight of 900lbs. super light(towable by her KIA). if anything just get the panels yourself that are movable goal zero is a great product. so you can potentially have your camper in the shade and the panels in the sun.
There is a secondary solar port on the side of the trailer, so I can use the existing panels I already have, i'm well aware of needing to be in the sun. I also have 100w solar panel on the roof of my jeep so combined i've got 480w of solar.
 

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I've been looking at trailers for probably the last 10 years always wanted one but was too cheap to actually get one.
This past week I finally decided to get off the pot and see what was available. With Covid and the shortage of nearly everything finding a "small" trailer was nearly impossible.
My parameters were

1. KL and WK2 towable
2. 12v Only fridge
3. Less than 25ft so it would fit in my driveway
4. Factory solar (even though lots of solar from the factory is garbage

I managed to find a Jayco jay Feather Micro 166FBS in stock locally but when I went to look at it, it didn't have solar, or a 12v fridge and the salesman was just terrible, so that one was out.

My only other option was a Used 2018 Keystone Bullet 2070BH.
As I pulled up to the dealership it was being sold.
I don't need a trailer so I decided I'd just wander around the lot and see what else was available, and there really was only 26ft and above trailers, so I'm not interested and can wait until next year.

A guy from service was out on the lot and asked If I was looking for my trailer and I said "no just found out the trailer I was interested in was sold so just killing time".

As luck would have it this service guy made my day. He told me they just took in on trade a 2021 Geo Pro 19BH that was virtually new.
Old lady special ordered it. Picked it up towed it home, decided it was too small and brought it back to trade for a larger model.

The unit was still in the service department getting inspected ect but I got to take a look at it. I'd love to know who ordered this because they knew exactly what they wanted (which is what I want)

It has Dual 190w solar panels and a 30a controller + additional hook ups for solar on the side. Sadly the original owner took the lithium batteries they special ordered to move on to the next trailer. I have a few ideas on how to integrate the 3 Ecoflow Lithium battery packs I have in to this trailer before I end up purchasing a 200ah lithium battery and relocating it inside.

Either way it was chance find and with the way the marker is with small trailers I can't believe I managed to find it.

Saved 10k off the price of a new trailer while still being new!

It's about 3200lbs drive with a 420lb hitch weight. Towable with the Cherokee in a pinch but it will be getting towed with my Grand Cherokee Most of the time. Also got a WDH with sway control as well.







There is a secondary solar port on the side of the trailer, so I can use the existing panels I already have, i'm well aware of needing to be in the sun. I also have 100w solar panel on the roof of my jeep so combined i've got 480w of solar.
That's a nice unit, you did good Tyler. The Trailhawk will absolutely tow the hell out of that thing BTW, especially yours...馃槑
That's a nice unit, you did good Tyler. The Trailhawk will absolutely tow the hell out of that thing BTW, especially yours...馃槑
 
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