Plan FAQs

Can these plans be modified to fit a non-gooseneck (bumper-pull) trailer?

Yes, all of the details would be the same, I would just modify the plans to include a fold out or murphy style bed in the living area, perhaps incorporated into the storage unit currently shown under the bed.

What trailer size is needed?

The original design is based on a 24′ flatbed goose-neck or fifth-wheel type trailer with a 5′ dovetail.  The overhang on the goose-neck is approx. 4′ making the total length 33′ including patio.

Is this set stamped and signed by an architect?

They are drawn by a licensed architect and have been evaluated by a structural engineer, they could be stamped in the state of Idaho but any other state would require an architect licensed in that state to review them.  I don’t know of any states that require a stamped set for a single residence under 5,000 square feet (feel free to correct me if needed and I’ll update this).  They are a solid set that could be stamped if needed by an architect licensed in the required state.  Stamping and licensing is one of those things that varies so much by location so we couldn’t possibly stamp them for all 50 states but they would pass a review.

I bought the Basic Set but I’ve decided I want to upgrade to the Full Set, can I do that?

Absolutely, the upgrade pages can be purchased HERE.

 

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§ 2 Responses to Plan FAQs

  • joanne says:

    If I can’t get a goose neck trailer can it be modified for a trailer with the bed in between the wheels type? Also how tall is your house?

    • Macy M says:

      Yes, all of the details would be the same, you would just modify the plans to include a fold out or murphy style bed in the living area, perhaps incorporated into the storage unit currently shown under the bed. I have messed around with what this would look like, you can see that here, http://minimotives.com/2014/05/21/bumper-pull-style-minimotives/

      The house is 12′-7″ high, that includes my trailer which is 2′-8″ above grade.

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