Folding Utility Trailer
The perfect solution for your hauling needs is a folding utility trailer. These foldable trailers, small or large, by companies like Craftsman & Sears make 4x8 and all other sizes of these folding utility trailers. They conveniently fold up to a stand up position when not in use and are made of lightweight materials like aluminum to keep the price and weight low.
Folding Utility Trailer
Utility Trailer 950 LbsCapacity Folding 48 x 96
These utility trailers are very useful in every way. They will tow up to certain capacities, they're easy to setup, and when you're not using it, fold it up and store it in the smallest of spaces. Folding utility trailer kits and plans are also available for the do it yourself types that want to save some money. This may be a fit if what you're towing or hauling isn't too heavy and you trust your own building skills!
You can either get plans for a folding utility trailer and build it from any material you want or get a whole kit of parts to make the trailer and you get to assemble it. This way you know you're getting everything you need to make a great foldable utility trailer.
The very point of having a foldable utility trailer is to have a small foot print, but able to carry everything you need whether for camping, work or recreation. There are many things that people haul around in their daily lives that may not fit in their normal vehicles, a folding trailer will solve this problem without creating too many new problems in the process by being lightweight. Strong and light metals like aluminum usually make up these fold up trailers, so that they can be hauled by normal sedans and coupes rather than having to buy a truck or suv.
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Stores like Cosco, Fred Meyers and Sears are some places to start your search for a foldable trailer. For local buys, check the Recycler, Auto Trader and Craigslist to see new and used models for sale by owner. Harbor Freight and Amazon auto parts section will always have a few models on sale as well that may fit your size and budget needs. If buying used, make sure to check out all the parts like hitch attachment pieces, wheels and axles.
You've seen these foldable trailers on the road hauling a variety of things from point A to B. They look rugged and hardy; so much so that you'd never believe that they could fold-up and be stored efficiently. But, yes, these these utility trailers are great for non-commercial users that have an ATV, Jet Ski or just love to go to Home Depot for things! If you've used a folding utility trailer, let us know what you thought about it!