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Old 10-27-2015, 11:03 AM   #41
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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, 12:32 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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Old 10-28-2015, 08:23 AM   #43
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splyb, FYI there is another Trailer Valet thread here:
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f295...-135356-2.html

GSMblue, Thanks for clarifying -- yes that is a tight squeeze!

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Old 10-07-2019, 03:32 PM   #44
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Hi, I'm thinking of buying a trailer dolly. At this time I'm leaning on the Power Mover brand. It was suggested that the AC-8 should be a good match for my trailer. The AC-10 is a bit more capable and only costs a few dollars more than the AC-8. But then for only a few more dollars I can buy the AC-12 model. Anyone with experience with trailer dollies of any type or brand and is willing to discuss the pros and cons of them would be great.

I am looking for the company that makes this Power Mover. Are they out of business?
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:37 PM   #45
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I am looking for the company that makes this Power Mover. Are they out of business?
Hi, No, they are still in business. I think they changed their name.
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Hi, No, they are still in business. I think they changed their name.
Yes, they are hard to find. https://kaadengineering.com/
I recently acquired a used AC-8. I am doing a mod to deploy the electric cord from a wheel. I am getting the 7-pin extension for the brake system. The current one is too short for turning.
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