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Leonard Allen
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Hello

I live in a mountain area so lots of winding roads and some steep slopes, just wondering how realistic it is to move a tiny house in such terrain, would the house structure need more reinforcement? do you know any cases?

I would like to build a small one at first, maybe 8x12' or 10x10┬┤not sure but it wouldn't be a 10x30` for instance.
 
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Leonard Allen : You have just got started on your journey and are starting to ask the What do i need to know questions. Good on You!

Take it from a guy who pushes tri-axle dump trucks and 18 wheelers down the road, Look-up !

You will have to train your mindset to always look up, The thing that is going to snag you, stop you or turn you onto a different route is whats overhead,
not the sharp corner, or even a badly banked turn, Must of us drive for days at a time and never do more than glade at the signs at the side of the road,
If there is an accident and we are forced to find an alternate route we have little idea of what to do 1st !

As soon as you put a trailer on behind you every sign and roadside marker is of 1st importance to you !

An exit sign that tells you 1/2 mile - you are not going to get off there, but someone else just in front of you (remember your stopping distance will be
longer !) May suddenly try to swerve and slow sharply in front of you!

For piece of mind take little travelled back roads, and test drive the route for the time of day you will be making your move !

And plan on a flat tire, you don't want to have to temporarily abandon a trailer while you go get a spare and a BIG Jack ! This will always get you reported
to the police !

And don't get caught trying to drive on a flat that pisses them off !

Plan on adding diagonal braces when you move it and you should be fine ! Remember L@@K - 'Don't Feed the Bears'! Big AL
 
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