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Old 06-07-2017, 06:41 PM   #15
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Put a hitch ball in the center hole of this for easy rolling around on hard surfaces...$7 at Harbor Freight/Home Depot/etc.
Or less: https://www.amazon.com/Vestil-LEG-D-.../dp/B0052PNBW2

If moving across the campground, we put a light receiver hitch on the toad.
When not moving the doĺly, that receiver can hold a bike rack or cargo tray

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Got one sucks, wheels too small on rough pavement
Good idea if you can keep it on place... needs an attachment mechanism
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Got one sucks, wheels too small on rough pavement
Good idea if you can keep it on place... needs an attachment mechanism


I thought the wheels looked pretty small for most surfaces, especially if any weight on the hitch. A triangle of plywood, with larger casters with a ball hitch in the center wouldn't be hard to make and easily tossed in a compartment or trunk of the Toad.
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Old 06-07-2017, 11:03 PM   #18
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My acme with HF 1k tongue jack will not go low enough to stow under my Moho unless the tongue jack is folded into the stow position.
I will try to get some pics tomorrow.
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The empty tongue weight on our EZE-TOW is only about 35lb. Not much is needed to move it around.

If it is a new EZE-TOW and has the metal ramps stowed on the tongue, it would be heavier...but not much.

Just sayin'
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Dan...Thanks for the pics
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Thxs Dan so I had tried to do a set up like yours but b/c Acme uses angle iron instead of boxed steel it kept rolling when I tighten it down. I was going to place something within the angle or have my son weld something there but I hesitated doing anything that drastic. I don't want to compromise it in any way plus I have even used it yet. Could you send me a closer Pic or two of the setup u used. I haven't brought the wheel set back yet but was going to do it this weekend
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Please correct me if I'm wrong...but is the dolly crossbar drilled to mount this tongue jack?
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Please correct me if I'm wrong...but is the dolly crossbar drilled to mount this tongue jack?
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I saw that too, i think drilling the angle iron might weaken the frame... I will look for a bolt on option or find a welder to tack it to the frame.
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I saw that too, i think drilling the angle iron might weaken the frame... I will look for a bolt on option or find a welder to tack it to the frame.
I agree, drilling might not be the best option.
I would have tried J-hook bolts on top and pinch bolts for the bottom of the frame channel.

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But, if that is the Harbor Freight tongue jack...only $26 and it's rated at 1000lb!
https://www.harborfreight.com/automo...ack-41005.html
That will "do the job" all day - every day
Hmmm....maybe I have a new item on my to-do list
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I think a section of square tubing could fill the angle proving a square area to clamp the supplied jack brackets. Now to find a section of square tubing
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I think a section of square tubing could fill the angle proving a square area to clamp the supplied jack brackets. Now to find a section of square tubing
I agree. I would get a square section that is slightly larger than the L beam. If L is 1.75 x 1.75" then I would get a 2" square. I wouldn't worry about welding it in. Tighten down the U brackets that come with the jack and it won't move. If it does, then I would get it welded.
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I had no idea that the tongue weight or balance on some of those was so bad. Our MasterTow has about a 5 lb tongue weight when it's empty, if even that much. Even my wife can easily move ours around as long as there isn't a steep hill.
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I had no idea that the tongue weight or balance on some of those was so bad. Our MasterTow has about a 5 lb tongue weight when it's empty, if even that much. Even my wife can easily move ours around as long as there isn't a steep hill.
It's not really all that heavy but I'm not getting any younger so if there is a way to make life easier I usually take that fork in the road.
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