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Old 04-17-2013, 02:34 AM   #1
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Best type of trailer to buy for my new '68 20' Globetrotter

Hello, I am the proud new owner of a '68 20' Globetrotter and I need to invest in a small dolly in order to get the trailer into my tight parking spot. I am unclear as to how serious of a dolly I need to purchase. I will have a few extra hands to help whenever I need to move the trailer.

Is something like this sufficient? Sportsmans 600 LB TRAILER DOLLY - Automotive - Emergency, Travel & General Items - Garage Accessories


Or do I need something more substanstial?

Sears.com

Or rock star?
Sears.com

If not, could you be so kind as to direct me to a link or a site?

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How 'bout a caster wheel for your tongue jack?
Atwood Caster Wheel 2 for Tongue jacks - $12.95
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:47 PM   #3
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Is your tight parking spot smoothly paved and relatively level? If so, with a small trailer and certainty of help to park it, the caster wheel kokopat suggested may be plenty, and the one you linked to from Sears should make it easy to do on your own. If it's gravel or dirt, unlevel or some combination of problems like that you may want a powered one.
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Old 04-18-2013, 01:07 PM   #4
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The surface is part brick and part dirt at a slight incline so I don't think the castors would work but thanks for the suggestion. I found this dolly on craigslist, I think it should do the trick, I'll let you know, thanks for the advice guys!

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The surface is part brick and part dirt at a slight incline so I don't think the castors would work but thanks for the suggestion. I found this dolly on craigslist, I think it should do the trick, I'll let you know, thanks for the advice guys!

Trailer Dolly
I'm no expert, but it looks a bit.. lightweight, let's say. Any idea what it's rated for?
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OP: I have one similar to the one you link from CL. In my case it is all but useless. With help it can be used on level pavement, but in the dirt/yard forget it. I would go for one of the power dollies ($1000+) if at all possible or a front hitch on your TV ($250-/+).
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The surface is part brick and part dirt at a slight incline so I don't think the castors would work but thanks for the suggestion. I found this dolly on craigslist, I think it should do the trick, I'll let you know, thanks for the advice guys!

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Close to the same price new at Harbor Freight. Might be cheaper with a coupon. I have one had a 68 GT, you won't be able to move the trailer.

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To light anyway,

Look here.

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