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Old 12-12-2013, 03:32 PM   #1
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Unhappy How often do you unhook your tow dolly?

I will be using a tow dolly to go from California to Florida. Do you have to unhook the tow dolly and unload your car at RV parks while traveling and staying just over night?.
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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Not if you get a large enough site to fit both on .
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When calling campground or signing in, ask for a spot long enough to allow length for RV and dolly. If you have to unhook dolly, it doesn't mean you have to unload it. You can treat it just like any trailer and drop it then hook up again. --- a little tough, but doable.
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When calling campground or signing in, ask for a spot long enough to allow length for RV and dolly. If you have to unhook dolly, it doesn't mean you have to unload it. You can treat it just like any trailer and drop it then hook up again. --- a little tough, but doable.
Really not advisable.... depending on how the dolly is balanced, that could be very dangerous... potentially deadly.
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Ask for a pull-thru site at campgrounds or stay at Walmarts, truck stops, etc. Lots of options so you don't have to unhook. A bit of preplanning will make it work out.

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We flat tow but the principle is the same. When we call to reserve a site for the night we tell them our overall length (58 feet) and request a pull through site long enough to handle us. We have gone for a week without unhooking anything.
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We never had to unhook ours when we had it. Just plan ahead and when making a reservation be sure to ask for a drive thru site and be sure to tell them them of your approximate total length. Walmart and truck stops are another choice. Good luck and enjoy your trip.
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I've got used to putting the car where ever it needs to go by backing it up while still attached. I generally do the same with just the dolly. DW will spot for me when needed. I put down the jacks as normal, it might pick the dolly up alittle. Just one more thing to walk around when setting up.
or one more thing for the dogs to get their leashes tangled up in.
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Pull through or Wallymart.
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Really not advisable.... depending on how the dolly is balanced, that could be very dangerous... potentially deadly.
NEVER Unhook the dolly with a vehicle still on it.
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