“I think she might be the one,” I told my mom over the phone. “Look at the Craigslist ad I sent you.”
I waited while she clicked and then for what felt like a long time and then couldn’t wait any longer. “What do you think?”
She hesitated. “It’s very small. And it doesn’t have a bathroom.”
Mom was right on both counts, but it was too late. After months of scouring the online classifieds and fending off pushy RV salesmen, I’d found the one—a 1984 Scotty Sportsman trailer, stretching just 13 feet from hitch to backend. Three days later, “Honeybear” was mine.
It’s hard to explain the connection Scotty owners have to their trailers, but here are four reasons why you too might find yourself head over heels for one of these tiny rigs.