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Old 06-11-2007, 10:54 AM
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I finally moved into my new house last weekend. The boat actually fits in the garage, the only problem is that it took three of us to push it in. I can't just back it in because it has to go on an angle to fit. It was a ***** to push sideways! Is it just my trailer or all tandem trailers like this. If so does anyone have any ideas how to make it easier. Thanks.
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:15 AM
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I Spray a mix of soap (Dawn) and water on the floor and tires to push it sideways. I also use my Tractor but I'm pushing a 38' boat so no way could 3 guys do this. May want to buy an old lawn tractor like a late 60's or early 70's that has the weight behind it to help out
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Old 06-11-2007, 03:25 PM
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Thanks! I never thought of lubrication. Lubrication makes everything better!
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have you seen these?
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I have a 22 Donzi that won't fit straight in my garage, but the back twelve feet are walled off for a workshop, with insulated walls, and ceiling. I sawzalled a hole in the wall, then built a dogbox in the workshop to enclose the outdrive. It should work even if the dogbox is outside on the ground. I built it out of some left over starboard I had, and one peice of plywood. Looks like a freezer from the starboard side.
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All you need is a powered trailer dolly:
http://www.powermoverinc.net/htmls/pmaccarts.html
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http://www.powercaster.com/products.html

here is another company, I dont know which is better. Jeff
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here is another company, I dont know which is better. Jeff
If you check eBay, one is for sale right now.
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those are cheaper route than a used forklift....
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