Billy is born
Why I decided to build the ‘Little Billy Trailer’
In designing and manufacturing of the ‘Little Billy Trailer’
the following points were on my mind.
Which age group was the ‘Little Billy Trailer’ built to cater
for? My thoughts were for the needs of the customer which had a
major impact of the design of the trailer.
How the trailer was to be handled and specifically who was
going to move it around
This led me to the following 5 directions
Weight of the unit
I wanted to keep it light so any baby boomer could move it
around be they be male or female.
Strength and safety of the unit
I wanted to produce a very strong and safe unit for the end
Simplicity of design and use
From my experience as a machinery fabricator I have found that
the best products are those that are simple to make and simple
to design once I know what the end use is for the
When not in use where to store the unit
So when the ‘Little Billy Trailer’ was not in use I wanted
something that was easy to store, when not in use.
Billy Trailer’ when not in use can be ‘flat packed’ and
transported around Australia to the customer or stored on
the floor of most RV’s when not being towed. Also when
fully assembled it can tuck under the back of the owners
RV when in camp, not sticking out and not creating a
danger to pedestrians who might walk around the back of
To maintain economy of the vehicle towing the
To help maintain economy for the towing RV the ‘Little Billy
Trailer’ had to be light yet strong when needed. If the ‘Little
Billy Trailer’ is towed empty it will not affect the economy of
the towing vehicle. Depending on the weight of the vehicle on
‘Little Billy Trailer’ your economy of your RV will vary.
little billy trailer with ramps down
little billy trailer with ramps folded up