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Old 08-18-2013, 10:33 PM   #1
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Trailer dolly question

Has anyone tried using a trailer dolly to move their tent trailer ? I have a 14SO Eagle. What I would like to attempt to do is to be able to turn my trailer sideways in a camping spot so the trailer door and awning is facing the beach. The campsites are adjacent to each other so it cannot be turned with the tow vehicle. The particular site I am refering to is paved. The Harbor Freight dolly says it is for trailers up to 600 lbs. I'm not looking to push my trailer around the park, just want to turn it sideways and the straighten it out to hook it up again when done. Has anybody tried this ? I guess some additional info would be helpful: Trailer weight is approx 2700 lbs, tongue weight is 280lbs + and 3 guys to do some pushing with no risk of hernia.

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Old 08-19-2013, 09:54 AM   #2
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How about 2 guy's standing on the rear bumper & one guy to spin the nose around. Larry ( a couple beers are a lot cheaper than a dolly) Larry

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Old 08-19-2013, 10:30 AM   #3
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our 1007 is a lot lighter but with just the wife standing on the rear bumper ours will move a lot better. the tongue jack wheel binds up and drags on ours but I am looking at fixing that this winter hopefully. we do like situating our pop up in our site like you stated. have never seen someone using a trailer dolly but suppose that would work.
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:07 PM   #4
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Just get a jack wheel, if you use a dolly you will have to pack it around... and yes, a dolly will work just fine.

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Old 08-20-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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Trailer dolly question

The dolly from Harbor Freight is great! Used it on my Bayside, was able to pull it on concrete myself. Add a person or two and you should be fine to spin the camper at a campsite.
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