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Old 06-09-2017, 01:40 PM   #29
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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.
If you make it too easy, on a level spot, O.K., but when you get to a slope, watch out, it can build up a lot of inertia --- and no way to stop it!
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If you make it too easy, on a level spot, O.K., but when you get to a slope, watch out, it can build up a lot of inertia --- and no way to stop it!
LOL...if I need to move it any further than my RV site I'll hitch it to the toad
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Info for all who have questions about my hf tongue jack mount on my acme tow dolly...

I drilled 2 holes in the A frame, 5/16'' if memory serves.
I used the hf supplied bracket as a doubler on the inside of the A frame with grade 6 bolts.
This setup is working well for us for over 2 years now.
I like the idea if using 2" square pipe as that would give the installation some adjustability without drilling.
My cell phone pic was taken horizontally.
My HF tongue jack installation supports the weight of the car well when disconnected from my Moho.
The small jack wheel doesn't steer well probably because of its size and location so far from the hitch.
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Info for all who have questions about my hf tongue jack mount on my acme tow dolly...
My HF tongue jack installation supports the weight of the car well when disconnected from my Moho...
Thanks for your interest.
OK - this is something I have never thought about...so, you can unhook the dolly, with the car loaded on the dolly(?). I can see how that might be useful.

BUT, re-hooking a loaded dolly? That seems like it would be very difficult.
Details please
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Never tried it or have a Acme, but you should be able to turn the car steering to move the tonuge right to left on an Acme dolly, to get it over the ball.

Do it on level ground, so the whole thing don't roll away.
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OK - this is something I have never thought about...so, you can unhook the dolly, with the car loaded on the dolly(?). I can see how that might be useful.

I chocked the wheels on the dolly.
I used my backup camera to aim my Moho at my DW.
I can use 2 way radios when necessary.




BUT, re-hooking a loaded dolly? That seems like it would be very difficult.
Details please
I used, see above. This forum is a pita to post. First not enough characters, then have to reload to post, then posts my answer in the wrong place. It took over 30 min to sorta answer these questions.
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I used, see above. This forum is a pita to post. First not enough characters, then have to reload to post, then posts my answer in the wrong place. It took over 30 min to sorta answer these questions.
So Sorry for the posting difficulty...but THANKS for the reply

I am gonna try this tongue jack idea...and try Twinboat's idea for left/right alignment.

About the Forum, I'm on this and several others. They all seem to run about the same
-except- if using the TapaTalk App That is not so great

Thanks again
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This idea of disconnecting the loaded dolly from the Moho intrigues me...would I be able to unload the toad with the dolly supported by the jack?
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This idea of disconnecting the loaded dolly from the Moho intrigues me...would I be able to unload the toad with the dolly supported by the jack?
With an open differencial, you may torque one wheel more then the other, in reverse, sending the dolly sideways.

With removable ramps, they could unhook, if the tongue lifted.

I wouldn't try it.
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As soon as the car's tires rolled back beyond the dolly's axle, the dolly tongue would flip up in the air.

I would not try that without finding a way to chock the rear of the dolly...or hold the dolly tongue down.

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This idea of disconnecting the loaded dolly from the Moho intrigues me...would I be able to unload the toad with the dolly supported by the jack?
NO! It would take more than my D W to hold the tongue down...a hellova ride for sure!
The tongue would tip up uncontrollable
My loading ramps will not fit under the 6 tiedown lugs on the back face of my dolly. If they would fit, it MIGHT be possible although risky.
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Actually I think the front of the towed would limit the tongue travel as it smacked into the grill. Try explaining that to your insurance company....

I would be very skeptical of unhooking a loaded dolly. If you have a setup where as a couple you can really hit a trailer ball well most of the time then maybe. I could with my father when I was 10. I cannot with my SO as she has a poor grasp of space and direction either giving or taking. We would make a good circus act hooking up a pull behind.
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My DW and I have unhooked my loaded acme dolly with the hf tongue jack and rehooked it to my Moho twice so far without issues.
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