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Old 10-22-2011, 05:03 AM
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Hi all , i have been looking at ways to get the my boat in to my garage so i can do some work on it this winter .the turn into my drive is very tight , so no room to have the truck hitched up to the boat , i came across a electric trailer mover called PARKITT 360 ,it hooks up to the trailer at the hitch and has 2 heavey duty wheels ,the model i am looking at is the (360L) and is rated at 9800 lbs , My boat is about 8000lbs and 28feet the 360L sells for about $1355 , Any one used one or know of them ,good or bad , need to know befor i shell out for something that dont work too good as i live in the uk and it will be hard for me to send it back . Thanks for any imformation . regards paul
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was looking into this a few months ago and came across this on ebay......I have no idea if it works or not but looks interesting......and if you are handy and build it yourself maby there is a way to beef it up even more........

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TRAILER-MOVE...item35b5f2fc1d
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My buddy has something similar to this that sits in the side yard scrap pile which tells me he wasn't impressed with it but you can PM me and I will find out for you!!!!!
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Small tractor too big?
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put a ball hitch in the front of your truck .that will act like a fork lift.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:29 AM
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Small tractor too big?
I have been thinking along then lines small tract? and it would have to be small , or maybe a old 4x4 Q bike converted somehow ,not sure how much they can push . there is Q alot of weight on the hitch , so i would have to get the ball in the center of the front and back wheels or it may just tipp up ?? KEEP EM COMEING BOYS
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Rent a forklift for 200.00 and move it exactly where you want to.
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I use my bobcat with a ball on a fork and it works very well. I have moved as big as a 47' fountain with it on a steel trailer no problems.
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I use my bobcat with a ball on a fork and it works very well. I have moved as big as a 47' fountain with it on a steel trailer no problems.
Baywatch ,you have given me a idea, i lay pattern impinted concrete i am allways hireing mini diggers the real small ones ,i am going to find a old broken digging bucket the smallest 6in wide , and weld my spare tow ball to it , that will do the job . THANKS all for the ideas
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Rental shops have the little diggers called Mules. The shop near m even has a ball attachment on theirs as they move trailers with it. It's like a tiny skid steer that you walk behind.
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