uHaul Trailer Sizes

4' x 8' Cargo 142 cu. ft

5' x 8' Cargo 208 cu. ft

5' x 10' Cargo 230 cu. ft

6' x 12' Cargo 396 cu. ft

4' x 7' utility trailer 26 sq. ft

5' x 8 utility trailer 37 sq. ft

5' x 9' utility trailer with ramp 43 sq. ft

6' x 12' utility trailer 74 sq. ft

6' x 12' utility trailer with ramp 74 sq ft

Beginner Topic: Solar

Submitted by admin on July 15, 2017 - 11:57am

Solar power is becoming the norm for even small set ups.

Using middle components can often provide you with enough power if you manage your energy use.

Cheap all-in-one kits

Thunderbolt Magnum™ Solar 100 watt system (sold by harbour freight)
Coleman 40W Crystalline Solar Panel (sold by canadiantire)
Competition Solar 20-Watt Solar Panel (sold by lowes)

Beginner Topic: Generators

Submitted by admin on July 14, 2017 - 10:46pm

Generators can be a huge help if you need electricity, but they can be an investment.

Not only do they require precious space, but they also require maintenance and often to be checked on while running.

Job Site / Contractor generators

Beginner topic: Electricity

Submitted by admin on July 14, 2017 - 2:07pm

RV systems typically have 3 power systems.

12-volt vehicle power

This power is used for turn signals, radio, and critical engine functions

12-volt house power

this power is used to power low wattage lights inside the livable space, water pumps, and small accessories.  This system can be charged by solar, a charger when plugged in, a generator, or the vehicle's alternator (battery isolator should be used).

120-volt power

Beginner topic: Water

Submitted by admin on July 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

Storage tanks

Fresh water

This holding tank takes "clean" water from a source such as a city or a well

Grey water

These holding tanks temporarily stores waste water from activities such as dish washing and showering. This water is not suitable for drinking but is not strictly unsanitary.

Black water

This refers to sewage and waste generated by the toilet. This tank is often emptied first and grey water is used to flush it out.


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