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T@Bs and T@Gs teardrop snow chains

One of our guests was renting our Outback (a T@G MaX XL)  recently and expected to be in snow over the Sierra's.  "Do I need chains" he asked?  Good question!...

T@B and T@G teardrop brake requirements

  • 2017-10-20 12:32:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

T@B Teardrops Our T@B trailers are more than 1500 lbs so require brakes to travel on the roads of several states including California where we are based.  They have electronic brakes...

Instructions for hitch and wiring installers

  • 2017-09-11 14:00:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

Are preparing to tow a T@B or T@G trailer and are having a hitch installed on your tow vehicle, or are having a wiring done?  Perhaps you are having a 7-pin connector installed so you...

Twisting chains to shorten them

  • 2017-05-09 19:00:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

I had one customer gasp when I twisted the safety chains to shorten them.  "You shouldn't do that!"  Well, I was a little surprised and asked why not.  Apparently someone years ago had...

Best Smartphone Apps for teardropping

When you really need information at your fingertips, smartphones are ‘the bomb’.   We tend to be Android / Samsung smartphoners so if you are an iPhone user look for something...

Water Management While Dry Camping

  • 2017-02-18 15:00:00
  • written by FunDirectorTrish
  • Systems

We have seen it too many times - First-time RV’ers with expectations of long hot showers and flush toilets take our little teardrop campers to a remote destination, only to have their dreams dashed when they can’t fill the water tanks or enjoy running water.

Outfitting your T@B teardrop trailer - the "Operations Bin" Part 1!

  • 2015-10-31 10:10:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

Over time we've standardized on an "Operations Bin" that we always send our T@B teardrops out with, after plenty of research, scouring the internet, and our experiences over time...

The Alde hot water system

The Alde provides two things: hot water for the shower and sink, and also cabin heat. Let me explain how to use the Alde's control panel...

Power Management While Dry Camping - What will work in your teardrop?

Dry camping (commonly called "boondocking") is staying at a location without (or with very limited) amenities or services. Simply put: you've got no 30 AMP electrical service or a city water hookup. Typically we're focused on the battery while dry camping...

CPAP in a T@B teardrop?

  • 2015-08-23 17:28:00
  • written by FunDirectorMitch
  • Systems

We've been asked a few times now about using a CPAP in one of our T@B teardrop trailers they are looking at renting. Can it be done while boondocking or just using a generator if there is no shore...

Towing Requirements

Often the tow vehicle you have determines which trailer we can share with you. In order to tow one of our little teardrop travel trailers, your tow vehicle needs the following: 7-pin Connector...