SOLD - 1988 17' Burro Off the Grid Trailer - $9,900 - Aurora, CO

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SOLD - 1988 17' Burro Off the Grid Trailer - $9,900 - Aurora, CO

My wife and I are so sad to see The Burro go because we have so many great memories with it. We bought it as an empty shell about six years ago and have since customized every aspect of it for living completely off the grid. We did just that for several months at a time while travelling from the east coast to CA, and then from CA up through British Columbia and then down to CO, as well as on numerous vacations and weekend trips. It is constructed of double-walled insulated fiberglass and therefore the inside stays very cool in summer with the windows open, and warm in the winter with the heater on. It is a wide-body design (I measured 7 ft 3 inches inside width) so it feels much roomier inside than other fiberglass trailers like Scamp or Casita, and anyone six feet tall can easily stand up and move around inside (I would know). Despite the large size, the fiberglass makes it incredibly light and at 1500 lbs, most cars can pull it, including the 1998 Buick LeSabre you see in the pictures which is the only car we ever pulled it with.

We love the solar panels that keep the deep-cycle batteries well charged, and the user-friendly monitor that shows power usage and percent battery level. The batteries run a chest cooler-style fridge (very energy efficient) with tons of space, three circuits of LED puck lights (overhead, over-counter, and over-bed), and three 120V electrical outlets (one under the table, one in front of the counter, and one next to the bed). The kitchen has a double bowl stainless steel sink with custom cutting board that covers it for extra counter space, three-burner propane range, roof vent with fan, and plenty of overhead storage space as well as a large pantry cabinet to the left of the sink. The dining area has two spacious lounge seats and a removable wood table and shelf under the panoramic window that lets in tons of light. We also built in a beautiful hardwood cabinet with a clothes hanger rod and two large drawers on heavy-duty slides, and a lower cabinet for shoes. It comes with a very comfortable full-sized real pillow-top mattress (not foam) that fits perfectly in the bed platform space in the back. The trailer has many under-bench and overhead storage cabinets, and four large plastic tubs also fit nicely under the bed platform and can be slid in and out.

The Burro needs nothing, everything functions well, but it can also be easily customized to your liking. Our only reason for selling it is that we have a newborn and it is no longer practical for us. More details listed below:

Two Renogy flexible monocrystalline 100W solar panels (new in June 2018)
Two Universal Power Group 100Ah sealed lead-acid AGM 12V batteries, maintenance-free (new in June 2018)
Bogart Engineering SC-2030 Solar charge controller
Bogart Engineering Trimetric TM-2025 battery system monitor
Morningstar SureSine-300W DC/AC inverter
Ten warm white 240-lumen 12V LED puck lights
Whynter 45 quart portable 12V fridge/freezer
17 gallon fresh water tank and portable gray water tank
Olympian 3100 unvented catalytic space heater
Two propane tanks mounted on hitch with easy-access plastic cover
Fire extinguisher, fire alarm, carbon monoxide alarm
Steel cable retractable dog lead mounted just inside the door
Two stabilizer jacks, tongue jack with wheel, spare tire with cover
2.5 inch steel hitch receiver welded onto rear bumper (for bike rack, not included)
Four-pin flat wiring harness, with trailer brake wires separate (we never used them)
Clean title in hand and too many other things included to mention, just come check it out!