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  • Custom trailer manufacturers?

    I'm trailer shopping, and not finding what would make me happy.

    Who is out there making fully custom trailers, preferably not at the high end price range?

    Small shops that make a solid trailer for a fair price welcome.

    Thanks so much!

  • #2
    Risa at Happy Trails Trailer helped me design my custom Hawk gooseneck. I got exactly what I wanted and a reasonable price for a quality trailer.
    Last edited by Puddin Pie; Jul. 14, 2019, 04:35 PM. Reason: Spelling
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    RIP Barichello


    • #3
      I live in the middle of three trailer manufacturers ---Merhow, Bison, Lakota --all are within 5-7 miles of where I live. I'd suggest you write out/draw out what you want, then wait until December or January and approach each (and maybe Sundowner, Hawk, and EquiSpirit) with what you want. January is the slowest month for trailer manufacturing --some plants close, but others keep the workers busy with spec trailers until the orders start coming in. Find someone who will work with you on price and customization. They may cut you a deal in January to keep the labor force working. None of these are huge factories . . .they are staffed by nice people who live and work in my community. Bison just changed owners, but that might be a good thing. I think Kiefer did too.


      • Original Poster

        Ooo, Foxglove, that's such good information! I had no idea.



        • #5
          We have a fully custom EBY. We got it used, but the configuration works very well for us as well. The quality is top notch., and the manufacturer was very helpful when we contacted them with questions.

          I've also seen a customized Hawk I was very impressed with, and wouldn't hesitate to purchase through them.
          A good man can make you feel sexy, strong, and able to take on the world.... oh, sorry.... that's does that...


          • #6
            I love my 4 star


            • #7
              Originally posted by Puddin Pie View Post
              Rosa at Happy Trails Trailer helped me design my custom Hawk gooseneck. I got exactly what I wanted and a reasonable price for a quality trailer.
              Thanks Puddin!
              I am happy to assist with any design, there is no added cost for custom design, we are currently booking for October delivery! Thanks, Risa


              • #8
                Blueskidoo, Check your PMs.


                • #9
                  EquiSpirit will do exactly what you want, how you want it. - My EquiBreeze gooseneck was semi-custom
                  <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                  • #10
                    Trailers USA in Ocala does a great job at customs.

                    Mine is 8'0 wide, 21' long BP with a center divider on a track so it slides over (or sets at a 65/35 position, with an extra set of butt bars), I had it fully insulated, wired with outlets/lights, carriage tie downs, stud gates that swing both ways and rumbar (like) paneling up the side walls. Oh yes, and I had a shelf with a lip built in the nose. In other words... VERY customn.

                    And I visited it when it was being built.

                    when you visit your trailer in the neonate ward

                    All done

                    Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                    • #11
                      Gore made the trailer I have as a custom job. I bought it from the original owner. It's 8ft tall and has an extra 2 ft of room in front of the chest bar. The only drawback to the Gore trailer is that it stupid heavy.


                      • #12
                        Turnbow. Beautiful trailer, very high quality, whatever you want.


                        • #13
                          I bought a trailer in trade from Turnbow. Wonderful folks.