St. Patrick’s Day Snapshot: Flagstaff Shamrock 19

This morning I thought I’d post a pic on our Facebook page of a Shamrock trailer, wishing you all a Happy St. Patrick’s Day. That thought soon morphed into writing a post on something I’ve never done before: A hybrid trailer. I’ll be upfront here when I say that hybrids aren’t my cup of sunshine for various reasons. But despite that, I looked over the floorplans Shamrock has to offer and if I were to buy one, the Shamrock 19 offers a nice, simple layout.

Key Features: 6 Sided Aluminum Cage Construction; Vacuum Laminated 1 Piece Roof and Walls; LED TV W/ Multi-directional Antenna; Multi Zone Stereo W/ DVD/CD/AM/FM and Bluetooth Control; Two Maxxair® Ventilation Fans and Vent Covers; 13,500 BTU Roof AC; Recessed Cooktop W/ Flush Mount Cover; Microwave Oven; Water Heater w/ Interior Gas and Electric Switches; Power Awning; Black Tank Flush; Tinted Bonded Frameless Windows; Solid Wood and Raised Panel Doors and Drawers; Ducted Furnace;  Engineered Mold and Mildew Resistant Floor Covering; 13,500 Roof A/C; Battery Disconnect Switch; Bunk Fan/Light Combination with Each Bed; Heated Mattress; WiFi Ranger WiFi Booster; Insulation Factors R-7 Side Wall, R-12 Floor and R-14 Ceiling; Insulation Factors R-7 Side Wall, R-12 Floor and R-14 Ceiling

Key Specs: UVW 3885 lbs;  Total length (closed) 21’3″;  Total width 8′;  Hitch weight 434 lbs; Cargo capacity 1549 lbs; Exterior height 10’3″, 43 gallon fresh water tank; 30 gallon gray water tank; 30 gallon black water tank; 15′ awning.

Why I Like It: As someone who’d probably not consider a hybrid from my own camping leisure, if I were, this floorplan would be a strong contender. It’s simple, no slide outs and has a front and rear pop out. The basic four person dinette plus jackknife sofa opposite the dinette give the perfect amount of seating for a family of 4-5. And Flagstaff is a pretty good name in this industry, so there’s a trust factor for me there. But based on the key features listed above, these things pack a punch! There are plenty more features on them as well as a lot of optional things you can put on to make it a comfortable camping experience.

For more info on this and other Shamrock floorplans, visit the Flagstaff website at http://www.forestriverinc.com/travel-trailers/flagstaff-shamrock 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

 

 

 

 

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  1. Rhonda

    What an interesting little trailer! Would not suit our particular needs but it appears to be a sweet option to a family who would appreciate these amenities. I am pleased to see so many new options available to folks who which to travel with smaller trailers and I feel this is the wave of the future of rv’ing. Thanks so much for the review and the link. It was a fun read.

  2. Dean

    Hi Pat,

    Cool hybrid. Packs a bunch into 21’. Nice tank capacities, too. Great option for a family of 4.

    Take care,

    Dean

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