Hello. I've just been offered a 1969 Nomad travel trailer and was wondering if anyone knows the weight of this particular unit.

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Comment by Rick N on October 12, 2017 at 12:39pm

Thanks so much for the advice.  It's probably the 15' 6" model since it looks pretty small. (it's 2 hrs. away from me and I'm planning on going up next week to pick it up.  I do have a receiver hitch on the Honda as I use it for hauling my fishing boat.  The stabilizer and equalizer are a great idea since I am all about towing safely.  As for a diamond in the rough Lakota, you are right.  judging by the pictures it is more damond than rough!

Comment by Lakota Wolf on October 12, 2017 at 7:10am

Russ Is correct on his reply,, When in doubt, talk with your Honda dealership, They will have a little more detailed info on your particular model etc. Russ also made an excellent point,, even tho its a shorter trailer,, Stabalizers and equalizer hitch for safety,,, It dont take much for a trailer to cut loose and get you all sideways real quick. With the trailer being a 1969,, that is built way better then the new stuff they have with the Nomad series. Thats a dianond in the rough to restore,,meaning thats a great find and very worthy to restore to its glory.

Comment by Russ Johnson on October 11, 2017 at 8:02pm

According to the NADA guides there is no 16 footer. If it is 7 foot wide by 15 foot 6 inches long it weighs 1700 pounds. If it is 8 feet wide by 17 feet long then it weigh 2200 pounds without the toilet and 2500 pounds with the toilet.

Without a specific year it is hard to know what the towing capacity of the Odyssey actually is. The 2017 has a capacity of 3500 pounds. You will need to get a receiver hitch for it, if you do not have one yet, because there is a very good chance you will need an equalizer hitch for it but will definitely want to have stabilizers for it to keep it from fishtailing.

Comment by Rick N on October 11, 2017 at 6:17pm

It is 16' including the tongue.  I want to tow it with a 6cyl. Honda Odyesy.  It has trans. cooler and power steering cooler.

Comment by richard nance on October 10, 2017 at 5:29pm
no idea but nomad made a lot of trailers so saying how long it might help.

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