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Old 07-27-2015, 05:15 PM   #1
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Power Trailer Movers...Any experience?

PowerWheel / PowerMover/ PowerCaster... Any experience?

Hello everyone!

I plan to store my Surveyor SP240 (7300 lbs) in the side yard which is the other side of our house from the driveway. I have three oak trees in the front yard that keep me from backing up using my truck, just can't cut it hard enough to not take out a tree or a finder. I have solid ground so I am not worried about damaging the lawn and not more that a 3 degree rise.

I have been looking at two "electric power trailer dollies" on the market...
Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with any of these companies?

While I like the over all look of of the Parkit360HD, the Powermover AC-6 seems to have more power and a stable platform. Although it is a chunk of change to buy one of these 32 months of storage will cover the cost, so it seems like a good long term solution and don't we all want our trailer where we can work on it.

Interested in hearing your experience with these gizmos.

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Old 07-27-2015, 05:31 PM   #2
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We have the Park it 360 transformer that we use to move our 5th wheel in and out the backyard. Also, we live on a fairly busy street, and it's much less frustrating to disconnect in front our house and use the mover to put it right where we want it.
I did post a couple of videos on youtube, they're not very good.
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We have a powermover and have had it for our last 2 TT. They are wonderful. I can put TT next to the house within 3" with one hand. I modified the brake switch to use the TT battery. We have a fair grade into the pad next to the house and no problem. The weakest link is traction. You may have difficulty if the lawn is wet or soft otherwise much easier then jockeying a vehicle or trying to do by hand. The power mover folks were great to work with.
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Thanks for the replies. I thought I would get more responses, I guess there are not that many people who have these kinds of dollies.


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PowerWheel / PowerMover/ PowerCaster... Any experience?

Hello everyone!

I plan to store my Surveyor SP240 (7300 lbs) in the side yard which is the other side of our house from the driveway. I have three oak trees in the front yard that keep me from backing up using my truck, just can't cut it hard enough to not take out a tree or a finder. I have solid ground so I am not worried about damaging the lawn and not more that a 3 degree rise.

I have been looking at two "electric power trailer dollies" on the market...
Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with any of these companies?

While I like the over all look of of the Parkit360HD, the Powermover AC-6 seems to have more power and a stable platform. Although it is a chunk of change to buy one of these 32 months of storage will cover the cost, so it seems like a good long term solution and don't we all want our trailer where we can work on it.

Interested in hearing your experience with these gizmos.

Mark
I ordered a power mover (built in Ocean Side CA.) for our 31 ft. Rockwood 5th wheel and love it. This one is the biggest one (5 drive wheel) this guy has ever built. The problem is, you need a device (as it's basically designed for trailers) that bridges the gap from the power mover to the 5th wheel hitch. Attached picture displays the one I built, it works great.....
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