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Old 08-02-2010, 09:00 AM   #1
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Red face Easy short distance way of moving camper

I have checked into items like the powermover.com or electric dollies to move our camper from the pad to the driveway (all concrete). But since we need to get a lawn mower, does anyone know if there is one that can do the same thing as a dolly for the camper? We only have a slight slope if any on our driveway, no dirt/gravel. we'd only need to move it about 70 feet if that. So in other words are there any other alternatives rather than hooking up the truck each time?
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Old 08-02-2010, 11:14 AM   #2
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Old 08-02-2010, 01:05 PM   #3
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Ha! That might be the easiest and cheapest way!
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Dolly Wheel

Put the dolly wheel on the tongue jack and when you hook the trailer up to the mower, drop the hitch on the lawn mower ball only far enough to latch the coupler and let the dolly wheel carry all the hitch weight. A lower gear in the riding mower should have plenty of power to move your trailer on your paved driveway.
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The trailer dolly at Tractor Supply would work great except that it still requires manpower to push/pull the trailer. The swivel dolly wheel for the tongue jack may have come with your trailer or can be purchased at most any RV dealer for around $15.00. Let the mower supply the umpph to move it.
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as long as i can find a shop to rig up the mower as i'm not a handy man at all. but i'll ask around and hope that i find someone who can do this. thanks all!
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