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james salmons
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hey everyone im working on an idea ive been thinking on like either a 12 ft or 16 ft trailer but the concept ive been thinking of it what if you were always traveling and stay somewhere a couple monthes then go and also with legalization of your house on a trailer to rv or i would think you would so why not make a house that seperates in sections so when tear down comes you lay your peices on the trailer flat and strap them down and head out and when you get to where your goin take straps off and put your walls up with a combo of pulleys you could maybe mount to trailer or by brute strength the material for this build is a trailer im thinking since i got like 40 pallets made of 2x4's and 2x6's and recycled doors and windows. so i know questions may arise like "what about a bathroom or shower. well thats the stumper considering a compost toilet im not sure if the make a lightweight one or if a homemade alternative can be made and shower im considering a camping style shower like the bags that hold like 5 gallons and you hang it and relesase a valve to turn it on and off
whats everyone thoughts opinions any help would be appreciated
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Rose Pinder
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Didn't quite follow that. Why would you need to tear down the house each time you moved? Have you seen the Tiny Houses?
 
james salmons
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i have seen them but was curious as to if there safe to travel on highways if traveling a large distance and also if the tiny house on a trailer would need registered as an rv or if it could still have the trailer registration
 
Joe Braxton
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A major problem with "folding" the walls down would be getting everything wet if it rains while moving (and you know it will). It would be much safer to travel with the roof and walls watertight. That brings up another problem, a shingle roof doesn't like 55 mph travel. Will need to take that into account.
If the building were built on the trailer instead a part of the trailer, it should be fine with just the trailer registration. Only your DMV will know for sure.
 
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