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Old 03-07-2014, 11:45 PM   #29
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First test.

Hi, today was the first chance that I had the time, weather, and guts to try my new Powermover. I was going to try it about a week back but the frame bracket was too short and my Powermover touched the battery box bottom. Powermover made and sent to me a taller frame bracket. This one works. Of course I made a few more changes; I replaced the handle and frame bracket bolts with grade eight and locking nuts. I connected it to my trailer today and it fit nice. It moved my trailer fairly easy, but it needs power steering. It turns easier while moving and I will get used to that. Because of the frame bracket, this is a one trailer tool. I'm glad that I eliminated the battery wires and alligator clamps. Now I only have to watch two wire looms instead of three.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:54 PM   #30
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Hi, during today's test drive I made one mistake; I started the mover with my brakes on. OMG it tried to move and was going to lift itself up. Maybe even disconnect! My next modification will be a brake light on the control box. Today's objective was to pull my trailer forward, make a few back and fourth turns, and end up sideways in front of my garage.
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Old 03-08-2014, 12:02 AM   #31
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Hi, I was able to put my trailer back where it belongs without hitting the power box, without hitting my house, and without any damage to my trailer. It went back in place on one try. This unit is very heavy, at least for me, so it's not something that I would recommend for taking it with you everywhere. It is for use at home and that is why I bought it. I was able to load this unit into the back of my Lincoln by myself. I used a wooden ramp and let it power itself up into my Lincoln. Once in place, I removed the handle assembly.
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Old 03-08-2014, 12:18 AM   #32
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Hi, forgot to mention that I need to raise my Equal-I-zer "L" bracket during the moving process. Only one square head bolt to move.
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Old 06-07-2015, 02:30 PM   #33
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Still like the Powermover AC-10?

Hi - I know this is an older thread, but I was wondering if OP still likes & uses the Powermover AC-10 that you purchased?

We are considering purchasing a trailer dolly for our 20' FC so that we could park our unit closer to the house (in a tight) location, as opposed next to the side of the garage which abuts neighbors property. The Powermover AC-10 seems like it may help us do that.

We have an fairly, long narrow driveway on an incline that we back up - but once at the top of the driveway we have a flat area to drop the trailer and maneuver by use of a dolly to turn the unit & back close to our garage on the opposite side that we currently use. This location would provide us a better storage location (away from the neighbors).

I believe the unit is 4,500 GWP and single axel.

Any insights on ease of use and overall product satisfaction since purchased would be awesome. Thank you!
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Old 06-07-2015, 03:03 PM   #34
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Hi - I know this is an older thread, but I was wondering if OP still likes & uses the Powermover AC-10 that you purchased?

We are considering purchasing a trailer dolly for our 20' FC so that we could park our unit closer to the house (in a tight) location, as opposed next to the side of the garage which abuts neighbors property. The Powermover AC-10 seems like it may help us do that.

We have an fairly, long narrow driveway on an incline that we back up - but once at the top of the driveway we have a flat area to drop the trailer and maneuver by use of a dolly to turn the unit & back close to our garage on the opposite side that we currently use. This location would provide us a better storage location (away from the neighbors).

I believe the unit is 4,500 GWP and single axel.

Any insights on ease of use and overall product satisfaction since purchased would be awesome. Thank you!

Hi, I still have, and use, my Power Mover; I think maybe an AC-8 might be better for your trailer. I'm happy with my modifications. My driveway is textured so I think this is one reason that mine is so hard to turn. [knobby tires, too much traction] Thinking of replacing the tires with ones that are more car like in tread pattern. I think a four tire model would be better for your sized trailer, unless you are planning on getting a larger trailer in the future.
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Old 06-07-2015, 03:21 PM   #35
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Hi, forgot to mention that I need to raise my Equal-I-zer "L" bracket during the moving process. Only one square head bolt to move.

Hi, this proved to be not necessary; I do not need to move my Equal-I-zer's "L" bracket while using my Power Mover.
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:21 AM   #36
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Anyone ever tried the trailer valet? We have a 16' Bambi, so not much tongue weight.
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Old 07-24-2015, 11:34 AM   #37
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Yep. They work great. I use 2 on my 25ft. As long as you are within the weight limits you will be fine.
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Old 07-24-2015, 12:36 PM   #38
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The one integrated with the tongue jack I understand. But their new XL model, what's to keep it straight up and down? Wouldn't it roll over to a tilt angle only sitting on the ball?
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Gsmblue, do you have both on the same side and only use one to operate? My trailer is well within weight limit but I'm questionable on tongue weight.
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I'm not GsmBlue, but the reason to use two is if your tongue weight exceeds the 500lb limit. You steer with one, and the other will follow (and hold some of the tongue weight) as long as it's not in locked position.
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Old 10-27-2015, 01:32 PM   #42
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The tongue weight of my airstream is around 860+Lbs and it squished the tires on the TV first time I tried to use it as it is rated for 500lbs. I knew this was a potential issue at the time. So I replaced the tires and got a second TV too. One either side of the propane tanks.

I had a friend cranking one as I cranked the other one. So 2 of us, 2 trailer valets, 2 girls with wine spotting us on from the back and we got up the small slope of my drive way, through the 9ft wide driveway gate (FYI: Airstream says the wide bodies are 8ft 5.5inches. This is not true! They are wider by an inch on each side due to the awning arms/side lights....) So we just got it through the new driveway gate to the back of the house.

It is such a nightmare doing this each time we use the airstream it now just sits on the road side of the gate. Luckily I was smart enough to have the gate located so it could fit either side!

The gate is located where the front of the SUV is in this picture...

I would happily buy the XL version in the future if I needed a similar solution.
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