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Old 05-24-2013, 10:41 PM   #15
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I have a gravel drive way with very little (if any) slope. But the drive wheels are too small and hard -- they don't move the trailer, just dig into the gravel.
Any wheel on a dolly under the tongue has this problem to some extent, since it must be small to fit under the tongue and carries only a few percent of the trailer weight for traction. This is why "caravan movers" in Europe - where it seems more common to move trailers into tight spaces without the tow vehicle - work by driving the main wheels of the trailer.

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New fiberglass
Parking in a tight spot
Backing into narrow driveway.
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