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That's a Black Series trailer. They're an Aussie designed, US built trailer.

Hey, afidel: Where do you get your info that the Black Series is "Aussie designed, U.S. built?" Pretty sure they're all Aussie manufactured and shipped to the U.S. But, if you can prove me wrong I'm all ears!

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That's a Black Series trailer. They're an Aussie designed, US built trailer.


Hey, afidel: Where do you get your info that the Black Series is "Aussie designed, U.S. built?" Pretty sure they're all Aussie manufactured and shipped to the U.S. But, if you can prove me wrong I'm all ears!


Their own tagline on their Facebook page says "Australian Design; Made in LA", specially they're located in City of Industry, California.


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The best factory TTs for off-road applications would probably be Outdoors RV made in Oregon. They have a suspension system with shocks, welded aluminum frame and very large tanks. They are designed for off-road use.

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ppine wrote:

The best factory TTs for off-road applications would probably be Outdoors RV made in Oregon. They have a suspension system with shocks, welded aluminum frame and very large tanks. They are designed for off-road use.


As an ORV owner I beg to differ. Adding shocks and a CRE3000 to a 60's style trailer frame does not make it off road capable.
The independent style suspensions on the Aussie style TT's is the only true off road version.

ORV's are intended for off the grid use. All ORV trailers are too big and long for serious off roading. They're fine for gravel roads and dirt roads that any Honda Accord could drive down. My driveway is not even steep and my rear stab jacks almost rub the concrete when backing in or pulling out.

As for Black Series trailers origin. It seems hard to get the facts. From reading on various forums it seems that they're Aussie designed with China made frames and or box and assembled in CA.

I would call to see if I could do a tour of the factory if that interested. If they don't let you see the factory then that will tell you something.

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Look at Oliver trailers. Welded aluminum frame and double wall hand laid fiberglass construction like a boat. Narrow width will track your truck better if running in ruts. You won't find one to sleep 6 though.

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afidel wrote:


That's a Black Series trailer. They're an Aussie designed, US built trailer. .


Hardly, they are a chinese designed copy of what an aussie trailer looks like.

Plenty of other forums have posts about the poor quality, junk materials, and poor assembly.

There are people who get duped into paying big dollars because it looks "Aussie" LOL.

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