We purchased this fantastic 2004 CCD 16 foot Bambi to tow behind our tesla this summer… unfortunately, the Bambi is too big and heavy to tow in the way we hoped. We got a great trailer, but we need to sell. This was in a pending sale status for a few weeks, but the buyer has experienced some health issues, and has not been able to come to Denver to pick it up. The Bambi now has solar installed and the extra heavy and bulky items (AC and antenna) have been removed by a professional airstream renovation company here in Denver. These changes were expensive and well done, so I increased the price a bit to account for these costs. If you buy the trailer, you can, of course, have the items that were removed if you want them.
My plan is to post this for another month, and if a buyer does not come forward I will just keep it and get a truck to tow it myself. In other words, if you want it, please ask any questions you have via email, text, or phone and then make a plan to come buy it in person.
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