Mini Max Camper: Little Guy Max Reviews

What is Little Guy Mini Max Camper?

This is an amazing teardrop camper that has the typical small footprint but it is at the same time well-designed to feel spacious and luxurious.

There is nothing not to like about this trailer. It is made of superior-quality material and its craftsmanship is clearly expert-level.

The best thing about this camper is the fact that it weighs approximately 2,300 pounds.

This means it can be pulled by just about any SUV, truck, crossover, or minivan. According to the manufacturer of this camper, despite its small size this teardrop is built to ensure you have maximum fun.

Who makes it?

The Little Guy camper is built by a company going by the name Xtreme Outdoors. The company is based in the town of Somerset in the state of Pennsylvania. Its manufacturing facility is a massive facility that is over 130,000 square feet.

This company was started by several brothers around 2002 in Ohio. The brothers started building teardrop trailers in a garage but when orders increased, they moved to a bigger production facility.

Initially, the brothers only made two to three units every week. Now, the company makes thousands of units every year.

Little Guy campers have over the last few years become the most modern, economical, and easily identifiable teardrop trailers on American roads. Moreover, the company also has a worldwide network of dealers that supplies the trailer to various parts of the world.

Exterior features

Mini Max Camper
Credit: Go Little Guy

This teardrop camper has both unique and standard exterior features.

The unique exterior features include a two-year warranty, LED porch light, LED illuminated entry steps, and a rear receiver (for a bike rack or a storage rack). The LED illuminated steps makes it easy to climb on board this trailer at night.

One special exterior feature is the large external storage area in this trailer. This storage area has massive storage doors that make it easy to store your luggage and all the supplies you need for your trip.

The compartment has LED light and magnetic latches.

Compared to most teardrop trailers, the Little Guy Mini Max is much warmer. This is because all its walls are insulated. Moreover, all its windows are dual-pane insulated windows. So there is no way the temperature inside it is going to go very low.

The insulated windows of this trailer are also tinted. This ensures privacy. Shades on top of them can be used to provide complete privacy.

One more thing that I must mention about the exterior features of this trailer is that you can purchase a package known as the Rough Rider package.

This package is perfect for making this camper tougher for better handling off the road. It includes the replacing of normal wheels with off-road wheels and the addition of an axle riser for more clearance.

Key exterior features include:

  • Fiberglass roof
  • Aluminium cage construction and composite panelling
  • Massive external storage
  • Insulated windows
  • Outdoor speakers plus TV mount
  • Illuminated aluminium entry step

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Interior features

When you step into this trailer, you would for a minute think you have stepped into a first class airline suite. This is because everything in it is so first-class and the finishes are just out of this world.

Probably the most important internal feature in this machine is its dinette. The dinette with its folding table is perfect for relaxing and for meals. When night-time comes around, this dinette can be converted into a big 75 by 70 queen bed or a twin bed.

Like most teardrops, this teardrop has a kitchenette. This kitchenette include a deep sink with a sprayer faucet, a countertop, a five cubic feet refrigerator, a two-burner stove that has electric ignition, and a High Pointe microwave. It is essentially a kitchenette that you can use to prepare most types of Western dishes.

The entertainment area of this trailer has three main components – a 19-inch TV on an arm swivel, a stereo that is HDMI, MP4, MP3, and DVD compatible, and speakers.

This TV also comes with exterior speakers and an exterior TV mount for outdoor entertainment.

The entertainment in this teardrop is great but I think many people would say the TV is a bit small. A 32-inch TV in this machine would have been nicer.

As I mentioned a few moments ago, when you step into this trailer you feel like you’ve stepped into a first class airline suite.

I think this is largely because of the expert-level craftsmanship and high-quality finishes throughout the interior. This craftsmanship is very evident in the cabinetry. The drawers are dovetail jointed and the cabinets are made of 100 percent maple hardwood.

If you want plenty of storage, you will not be disappointed by this American made trailer.

It has a smart storage design that includes a massive pantry, massive kitchen cabinets plus drawers, and overhead cabinets over the kitchenette and the dinette. The shelves inside this trailer’s pantry are adjustable making it easier to storage odd-shaped items.

Control Center

The Little Guy Mini Max has a LED panel control area for controlling its stereo, controlling its LED lights, monitoring its tank levels, controlling its external lights, and controlling its heater and water tanks. This center is extremely convenient.

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Major Pros and Cons

Below are the main pros and cons of Little Guy teardrop:

Pros

  • It is relatively cheap for a high-end teardrop
  • It is super lightweight as it measures just 2,320 pounds
  • It has a tough outside that allows you to relax and enjoy your trip or long vacation
  • It has insulated walls and insulated windows that make its interior warm
  • It has a massive exterior cargo area and a receiver for extra cargo
  • It has a spacious inside and top quality finishes
  • It includes a relatively powerful furnace and a relatively powerful AC
  • It comes with a complete kitchenette which includes a refrigerator, a stove, and a stainless steel sink
  • It has a small wetbath and toilet

Cons

  • It has a small TV (the TV should have been at least 32 inches
  • It is not designed for constant off-road use
  • It is relatively expensive for some people
  • It is only suitable for a maximum of two or three people

 

Upgrading the Mini Max trailer and accessories

There are several upgrade options you can choose to customize this Mini Max and make it better. They include:

  1. Zamp Solar

This upgrade option involves adding a solar panel to the already solar power prepped trailer.

The panel can generate 5.62 Amps and can work for more than two decades. You should go for this upgrade especially if you want to go off-grid for a bit.

  1. Keder rail covers, awnings, and visors

This upgrade option allows you to protect your camper when you not using it. It also allows you to deploy a sunshade for a comfortable outdoor relaxing experience.

  1. Rough Rider Package

This upgrade option allows you to make this trailer a bit more rugged than it already is. It involves replacing its tires with off-road tires and increasing its ground clearance to make it easy for the vehicle to move over uneven terrain.

  1. Jack-It Bike Carrier

This option involves adding a special bike carrier that allows you to carry all sorts of bikes. So if you want to go for an adventure with your bike, you should make sure you get this upgrade option.

  1. Rear Stargazer window

This window upgrade option brings more light in during the day and can be used for stargazing on clear nights.

Little Guy Mini Max for Sale

To purchase a Mini Max, you simply need to go to the Mini Max website and build yours. What this means is that you need to choose what you want in your Mini Max apart from the standard features.

Once you choose, you should forward the form to your nearest dealer and they will include everything you need after you make a part of the payment. The vehicle can then be towed to you or you go pick it up.

Little Guy Max Vs Mini Max

Little Guy Max is the bigger brother of Little Guy Mini Max. It is bigger in size and in several other things.  However, other than being big, it is not really different from the smaller version.

Conclusion

If you do not mind the relatively expensive Little Guy Mini Max price, you should purchase this trailer now for a wonderful camping experience.

This Little Guy Mini Max review has revealed that the pros of this teardrop trailer clearly outweigh its cons. It is s luxurious camper perfect for weekend trips and long vacations.

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