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Old 12-27-2014, 07:14 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by dbj216 View Post
Here is a picture of that lovely 1959 Overlander 26 with a single axle. I think dual axles were an option later on, and finally standard equipment by the mid-sixties. This trailer was in pretty good shape and being used regularly during the Minnesota camping season. The only reason I passed on this trailer is the length versus the single axle. If it was a 20 footer Globetrotter, no problem.

I can feel it sway on a windy day just looking at it.

I can't say about the sway propensities of single axles, but I do have a tandem axle '59 Overlander 26, so they were available. This trailer went on the Europe Caravan and the OOs were serious travelers, so it may have been a custom feature.


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