A classic Compact Jr. awaiting restoration

Months ago we spotted this little gem locked away in a bayside junkyard. We tucked a note in the window frame with our phone numbers in case someone might be interested in getting rid of what appears to be a Compact Jr. trailer manufactured between 1970 and 1973.

We returned the other day to find that the trailer (and our note) is still sitting there… awaiting restoration… including (probably) a new frame if the nearby rusted shopping cart is any indication.

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Cliff 11/11/2008 at 7:18 pm

Why don’t you attach a larger sign, so that the owner, passing by will stop and notice the sign, rather than the little note.

thistinyhouse 11/12/2008 at 6:20 am

Well that would make sense now wouldn’t it. Too bad we’re many miles away now, though… next time…

Kelly Kvols 05/15/2009 at 2:35 pm

I have a Compact Jr. in light green, Wondering what its worth . Took it camping once it pulled nice and was alot of fun, needs the center pop-up material re-worked and a little TLC. Fram and body good. Please let me know its value and if someone is looking for one .. Thanks Kelly

Don D. 08/05/2009 at 8:21 am

I am interested in buying a compact Jr. Did you ever sell yours Kelly?

thistinyhouse 12/12/2009 at 6:45 pm

Fiberglass RV dot com is a great place to buy and sell fiberglass trailers. That’s how we found ours!

Kelly Kvols 04/11/2010 at 7:38 pm

Don D. Sorry I didn’t get back to you about my Compact Jr. No I haven’t sold mine yet! I sould have left my E-mail in my write up. Anyway, If anyone is looking please contact me at E-mail mesapower@juno.com And thanks for now.

chad humble 07/05/2010 at 1:45 pm

i have a 1971 compact jr for sale it is in very good condition can be used now or restored im am asking $1800 if interested my phone number is 734 323 0157 milan michigan thank you

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