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Old 05-05-2018, 02:57 PM   #1
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Parkit360 tow dolly

I'm considering getting a powered tow dolly to manuver my 19 into our back yard. There's just not enough room to manuver the trailer with our van.

I've been looking at powered tow dollys and so far, the Parkit360 5000 appears to be the leading contender.

Does anyone have experience using a powered dolly, especially this one? Please share your thoughts.

Our yard is flat, but sand under the grass. That said, I'd buy the wider tires or put wider ones on.

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https://parkit360.ca/products/electr...y-base-version
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:03 PM   #2
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I have the Parkit360 10K. The tires are plenty beefy enough to maneuver on grass, or pretty much any surface for that matter.

It's very sturdy and well made. My only issue is the tires on mine are beefy to the point that in a tight turn, they rub the folded up Robofoot on my power jack. I think the 5K tires are a little smaller and probably won't pose the same problem.

The way the Parkit360 works is after you lower the trailer onto the ball, you use a long steel rod (supplied with the dolly) and turn the base until it's tight against the coupler. Make sure to snug it up, otherwise there will be wobble forward and backward with the dolly since it balances on two tires.

At some point I'm going to grind off the yoke coupler and weld on a Bulldog Collar-Lok coupler, which will give me a few more inches between the coupler and the jack pole, so problem solved with the tires rubbing the jack.
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:39 PM   #3
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Do you have the standard 4 inch wide tires or the optional 6 inch wide tires?

What trailer are you moving around?

Thanks for the info
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Old 05-05-2018, 04:05 PM   #4
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If you do a search in this forum for "Parkit360", you'll find several discussions of this powered dolly and others.
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We've had a Parkit360 since 2010 and now use it to move our Escape 21. We chose the wider tires to accommodate a gravel driveway. Does the job well.
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Old 05-07-2018, 12:02 PM   #6
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Just ordered the Parkit360 B3 model. I didn't need all the options, but by the time I added the wider tires and brake control to the base, the cost difference was negligible. Once I get it and try it out, I'll post a review.

Thanks to everyone for their input.
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Old 05-07-2018, 04:40 PM   #7
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I just put a ball attachment on the bucket of my tractor n move it I know that cheating
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Old 05-07-2018, 04:43 PM   #8
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I just put a ball attachment on the bucket of my tractor n move it I know that cheating
If I had a tractor, it would have a ball on the front for sure.
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