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Old 02-02-2024, 01:38 PM   #1
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Rockwood A122S dolly

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I have a 2022 Rockwood A122S and need to park it in small deiveway space, so I need to manuever it once off my tow vehicle. I wanted to know if anyone has used the Trailer Valet 5X with this size trailer? Tongue weight of 284 lbs, trailer weight of 2120 lbs. I know the specs for this dolly say it can move this, but I wondered if any of you have tried this device out with this trailer size????
My driveway has only a slight incline and is a solid cement surface. But would like to be able to use in solid packed/asphalt camping spots as well.....
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Moved thread from the Tent Camper and Popup section to the A-frame sub-forum since the OP has an A-frame, not a tent camper/canvas popup.
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Old 02-10-2024, 12:15 AM   #3
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I purchased a right sized dolly to use with my 213 hard side A frame and was quite disappointed. Purchased from harbor freight. Just didnít handle the load and I could only move it in limited ways. Iíd be very interested in others experiences who have been successful with them.
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Old 02-11-2024, 09:27 PM   #4
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I use this to move mine. It works great. If I had a small hill I would a. get a second person to help push b. put a wheel chock in front of the tire to make sure the camper doesn't run away from me. https://www.harborfreight.com/600-lb...BoCYYUQAvD_BwE
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Old 02-12-2024, 01:25 PM   #5
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I use this to move mine. It works great. If I had a small hill I would a. get a second person to help push b. put a wheel chock in front of the tire to make sure the camper doesn't run away from me. https://www.harborfreight.com/600-lb...BoCYYUQAvD_BwE
That's exactly what I purchased and it works great for my driveway and garage. Been very happy with it.

FYI, I have an A122
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Old 02-13-2024, 11:48 AM   #6
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Hi Bjaspud;
Thanks for your reply. What did you move with it?
My trailer is around 2100#, and I had a strong friend try and help me manuever my trailer, on the trailer wheel, and we couldn't do it safely......so I am looking for something reasonable to move it.
Did you move a Rockwood A122S with this? It sure would be good if I could find something this reasonable!
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Hi PNW Sweetie;
Thanks for your reply.........but????
Did you purchase the one Bjaspud quoted? Were you able to move your trailer by yourself with the Harbor freight dolly?
What weight is your trailer?

Or did you mean the dolly I asked about? Have you used a Travel Valet 5X?
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Hi PNW Sweetie;
Thanks for your reply.........but????
Did you purchase the one Bjaspud quoted? Were you able to move your trailer by yourself with the Harbor freight dolly?
What weight is your trailer?

Or did you mean the dolly I asked about? Have you used a Travel Valet 5X?
Yep, the exact one he quoted. I was able to move it completely by myself. I live in a house built in 1927, so my 2-car detached garage is two separate 7-foot doors. Once the dolly is under the hitch, it's very easy to maneuver around.

My A122 is almost 2100 lbs. Tongue weight is 220 or so. I was skeptical also, but dang if it didn't work like a charm

But, it's important to note that my driveway does not have an upward slope. I have to rock it a few times to get over the lip of my garage floor, and fortunately I'm strong enough to do that.
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Old 02-14-2024, 10:57 AM   #9
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Thank you PNW Sweetie
I have a slightly sloped driveway, just enough that rain flows away from my garage. I only need to manuever the trailer forward and back to slip it to the side of my driveway, I am not moving it any great distance, however, I am in my 70's, but I also have a friend who could help with the pushing if needed.
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