Originally Posted by lexington01
Check Craigslist. I moved from MI to CO and needed something to haul my motorcycle and canoe. Bought a brand new trailer from Johns Trailer Sales in Toledo OH for around $1200. I found them on Craigslist. The trailer was made in Ohio. Not top quality like a Manly but fine for light duty like my needs. You can see it in my garage in this photo...
I purchased a heavy duty 4'x8' 1195 lb. Capacity folding trailer from Harbor Freight for around $260 aft4er 20% off coupon. I spent another $300 on plywood and other materials for rails, spare tire, etc. I've taken two trips to the beach w/the trailer packed with gear and my Jeep packed w/three adults and two kids.
Trailer pulls great. HF trailers w/ 12" wheels don't get stellar reviews, but if you have the time to assemble and repack bearings, and space is at a minimum in your garage, HF is worth a look.