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Old 04-04-2009, 02:54 PM   #1
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I bought a new boat last fall with a tandem trailer. My old boat had a single axle trailer. I need to move the boat by hand to get it out of the way. Does anyone have a good method to move a heavy trailer around?
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:03 PM   #2
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In the past I have made it easier by setting the jockey wheel at the front up to give maximum lift when fully wound down which in turn raised the front axle tyres just off the ground to allow the trailer to be a 'single axle' for moving around the driveway. You may need to let some air out the front tyres too if you can't quite get enough height. Don't think you'd want to leave all that extra weight on just the one axle once you've finished moving the boat inn to position so put the air back in and bring the nose back down as soon as you can !
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That may work, I will have to try it when I get it hoome from storage. I was also thinking of some method to lift the front axle for moving it. I agree I would not leave it on one axle it is just to move it. It is too tight to back it into it's dry spot with the truck.

I thought about a ball on the lawn tractor also.
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