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Rack'em Trailer Dolly

Rack'em Trailer Dolly

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Rackem Trailer Dolly - RA20

  • 500 lbs Capacity
  • Rackem
  • Manual Dolly
  • 1-7/8 Inch Ball
  • Black
  • 16 Inch Tall
  • 17 Inch Tall
  • 18 Inch Tall
  • 19 Inch Tall


Trailer Dolly by Rack'em Manufacturing

The trailer dolly will allow you to move your heavy trailer around with ease. Great for helping to manuever your trailer into tight spaces like in the garage.

  • Height of the 1 7/8" hitch ball is adjustable to accompany different sized trailers
    • Adjusts from 16" to 19"
  • 13" tires on the dolly make moving a trailer easy
    • Tires also measure 4" wide
    • Distance between tires: 24"
  • Height: 54" tall from bottom of tires to handle
  • Tire rating: maximum 300 lbs at 30 psi
  • Capacity: 500 lbs TW (downward force cannot exceed this amount)
    • Trailer weight does not matter; you can pull as much as you are able
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Trailer hitch ball height can be adjusted up and down.

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Large rubber grip handles makes it easier on you when pulling and pushing your trailer.

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Rack'em trailer dolly lifting trailer with ease.

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Customer Reviews

Rack'em Trailer Dolly - RA20

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (114 Customer Reviews)


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I use this trailer dolly to move a Boston Whaler Super Sport 130 and trailer (about 1300 lbs.) from my driveway into my garage. The driveway is relatively level with a dip for drainage and a small lip into the garage. The dolly works extremely well navigating the boat and trailer into fairly tight quarters. It requires a bit of push to get the boat and trailer up the slope of the drainage dip and over the lip into the garage, but is reasonably doable for one person. The driveway and garage are concrete surfaces. I think that this trailer dolly is good for weights up to about 1,500 lbs. over relatively level, paved surfaces. The dolly is well-made, and the large tires provide for leverage.


Comments
Yes. Excellent after a year of use.
Bob A - 06/19/2021


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I haven't tried using it yet, so I can't say how well it works yet, but it appears to be very solid. The wheels/tires are much larger than the ones on my Harbor Freight dolly which gives me impression I will be able to more easily move my boat & pop-up trailer. With regards to putting it together - I followed the instructions, but wasn't able to connect the smaller top stablizer bar. The holes did NOT line up. I had to go back & loosen all the other nuts before I could line up the holes on the stablizer bar. Once that was connected, I went back and tightended all the other nuts. I personally feel using a bolt/nut on the adjustable ball is a poor design that doesn't allow for rapid adjustment. So I used a pin instead as shown in the picture.


Comments
Working out very well. Much easier to move my 2000lb popup trailer over level terrain.
LFS - 08/02/2015



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I had a very tight storage area for my camper and had to unhitch, move and re-hitch my tow vehicle to get it inside the building. There is only 6 inches on each side. I ordered the Rack'em trailer dolly and it was easy to assemble and has worked great saving me the 30-45 minutes struggling with my camper before. With the trailer dolly, I can easily push it right into place. It is well built and sturdy. the big wheels make a big difference. I highly recommend this piece of equipment.


Comments
It has been fine. I do have to keep airing the tires up as they have a tendency to leak air. the unit itself works fine.
Frank W - 08/10/2015



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I ordered the Rack’em RA20 Trailer Dolly from etrailer to assist in loading our 16 ft. boat into our self-made boat hauler/camper. It was delivered as scheduled. It is definitely better quality than the dolly my son bought at a local tool store. It makes it easy to move the boat even on the ballast rock parking lot where the trailer and boat are in storage. It gives me full control of loading the boat into the camper with less than three inches of clearance on each side, using a remote control winch mounted in the trailer. Without the RA20 it would be next to impossible to control the loading. It's a great tool.



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When I saw how the trailer dolly was packaged, I knew I had made a good decision. It was heavily boxed and well protected (see attached photo). I use it to pull my 500 lb. outboard skiff out of a basement and up a rather steep graveled grade (see other attached photo). I'm 67 and before I got the trailer dolly it took a tremendous amount of effort to pull the boat out by grabbing the coupler with one hand and the winch support with the other. I usually had to stop and rest at least once and hope it didn't roll back down. Now the boat comes out without having to stop and with much less effort. I've had the RA20 trailer dolly for a year now and the boat is being used a lot more!



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This is an excellent and well-designed piece of gear. It's heavy duty and the axle is strong enough to prevent deformation under heavy loads. Also, the tires have stayed well inflated and after one year have only recently required a little more air pressure. I'm very happy with this Rackem product and would happily buy it again.



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Was easy to assemble and looks like good quality workmanship. I've used it twice over the weekend to move my boat from the side of the driveway. So far this dolly has made the job much easier then pushing or pulling the boat and trailer with the small jack wheel wanting to turn direction all the time. It's a tight fit between my house and fence but this dolly makes it easy to move and position the boat. I believe the large wheels on the dolly is the key.



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We live on a large lot that generates a considerable amount of green waste and I have a dump trailer specifically for taking it to the recycling station. To optimize space on the paved pad I park the trailer in a way that doesn't allow backing the pickup directly to the trailer. I was somewhat dubious that this dolly would permit one old guy to pull the loaded trailer around and take it to the pickup but in fact it works just fine - it's a workout but I can do it. I'm very happy with this purchase and use the dolly regularly.


Comments
Its been a year and Ive had no issues, the only maintenance has been putting air in the tires. I cut a stick to make it easy to adjust the trailer tongue to the perfect height for the dolly, that was a good investment of five minutes.
Michael K - 04/13/2020


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Had bought this after trying a cheaper inferior product. This item has worked well on my 17' bay boat. The other product was bad. It had not bearings in the wheels and the tires were just solid. This uses aired up tires, and has bearings in the wheels. It makes a difference on my back. The height is just perfect and the handle is long enough to use easily. I would buy again and would recommend.



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I got this to move my 6x12 enclosed Haulmark trailer around...with some custom cabinets built into the front, the tongue weight is around 300lbs empty, and can push 400lbs when loaded with gear, dirt bikes, etc. Occasionally I need to move the empty trailer, and having to hook the truck up to do that was a PITA, and no way do I want to blow out my back and bang up my knees trying to lift and move it myself...I'm a big strong guy and there is no way to gain proper leverage without this dolly - it works great and will save me a lot of hassle/strain from now on! My only complaint is the handle should be twice as wide - it's too narrow.


Comments
Well after more usage over the past few years, Ive decided this unit is going to be replaced ... the wheelbase is too narrow, which results in the jack foot hitting the tires, andor the dolly goes up on 1 wheel and tips over, making it impossible to do sharp turns ... VERY annoying. To improve on this unit, they should beef up the axle and widen the stance around 12, along with a wider handle for overall better leverage/mechanical advantage. Also, the hardware tends to come loose, but since Ive loc-tited all the fasteners, it seems to be holding up. If that doesnt work, nyloc nuts might be a better option.
-- comment by: Mike - 04/18/2015



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This seems like a pretty good product, especially compared to others I looked at online for around the same price. This is designed to be an occasional use, non professional dolly and it works fine with my small enclosed cargo trailer that weights about 1100 lbs and has a 120 lb hitch weight empty ( if that much). If you were planning on moving your tandem axle camping trailer you might be disappointed. Over all I am very pleased with the purchase.


Comments
Its been a year and the dolly has held up well. Still very happy with the purchase.
Al K - 08/02/2016



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I browsed through several web sites, but etrailer had the best organization and the most information. I had just purchased a small 4' x 6' 2000 lb. trailer that I use for picking up machinery for the shop. I needed a good dolly to maneuver the trailer to the chain hoist and chose the RA20. I ordered it on Thursday and it was delivered Friday, outstanding service. The dolly is well made with good wheels, assembled in 15 minutes and went to work. A nice piece of machinery if used within its specifications. Well pleased.


Comments
Excellent service, I am still very pleased.
John G - 06/26/2016



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I can't believe how much easier it is to move my 1600 pound sailboat and trailer around my driveway! This leverage and steering control makes all the difference, since I always move the boat myself. I did not rate the product excellent because assembly was problematic. The main problem is the axle fits way too tightly into the wheels, so that when assembling I had to hammer it home from both sides. It ultimately worked, but a real pain.


Comments
Still going strong. A good product for sure!
Daniel R - 09/20/2014


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I received the RA20 trailer dolly and was able to put it together rather easily. I have used it a few times, and find it much easier to move my 17' Tracker boat in and out of the garage. I have the post extended to its maximum height, and I do lower the trailer's jack stand to make it all work.


Comments
Thank you for the email. To be honest, I have found the dolly to be more difficult to use this year than last. I dont know if this has to do with the bigger heavier motor that I installed this year, the tires may be under-inflated, or...I got weaker over the Winter. : In any case, I think its a good buy for most situations, and I just need to figure out how I can make this work better. I still use it, so thats a plus.
Luke Y - 07/08/2016



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Great dolly, even though I've only used it a couple times. I have no more use for it and I'm actively trying to sell it. Please let me know if I can sell my (lightly) used dolly on your site.



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Very Fast Shipping ,Trailer Dolly works very good on a 6x10 trailer.



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Impressed with etrailer's ordering, shipping, and tracking system. Ordered product and it was delivered in only a few days - with free shipping! Very simple assembly and works as advertised. Able to move a 1600 lb. teardrop trailer on level driveway and into garage.



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The dolly is sturdy, easy to assemble and easily moves my 3000 lb trailer because of the pneumatic tires. I already have one of these dollies but needed another for a different location. A little pricey but worth the money. Couldn't find anything else this well constructed and with the features that I needed.



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There's no doubt the Rack'em is built to do exactly what the description says. The materials are top-quality and assembly is pretty easy. The challenge with this product, which is made in China, is that the particular unit I purchased was apparently manufactured just after the work-crew came back from a beer-break. The handle portion of the unit is approximately 5-degrees off from center and if I used the pre-drilled holes, nothing quite lined-up. I had to re-drill the holes to make things fit, although it's still not what it should be. I bought this unit as a birthday present for my 32-year old son, who wanted to keep the unit rather than send it back. The Rack'em does work but perhaps, more importantly, has provided an entirely new channel for comedic relief between father and son. "Hey, where are you going with that trailer? Looks like you're turning left and it's actually going straight!" There's no doubt the Rack'em has made moving our trailers much easier. An added benefit has been the laughter it's also brought to our home.



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Overall construction is great works really well on paved level ground bit more difficult pulling 1800lbs on grass and it like too tilt on sharp turns so you have to back up a few times!!


Comments
The Rackem trailer dolly is designed for 500 lbs total. It is not designed for 1800 lbs. We do not carry a trailer dolly with a 1-78 ball that can handle 1800 lbs at this time.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 10/13/2020


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Very easy to put together, took 5 mins. Moved my 14 ft john boat on trailer from back yard to patio and then to drive way with ease. MUCH easier than lifting the trailer by hand and straining my back pulling it and pushing it, esp on the grass (I'm 6 ft, 210 and fairly strong and it used to take all I had to lift trailer by hand and maneuver and usually had to sit trailer down couple times when moving it from back yard to driveway, no longer an issue). Did a lot of research on trailer dollies and main complaint I saw was wheels and tires getting bent and losing air, esp during turns; didn't experience any of that and was a breeze to make turns (even sharp turns when getting it to line up exactly as I wanted). Easy to operate, just hold upright and lean backward to catch the trailer ball and then move, even balances so you don't have to hold it the whole time (was surprised by this). All in all, very satisfied and glad I did the research and found the right product. Still fairly new but so far, so good. Will update if have any issues as time goes on but don't foresee that happening. Would def recommend this product. Lightning fast delivery from etrailer btw; had it within 2 1/2 days of ordering and customer service did a great job of following up. This was my first order from etrailer but will order all trailer products from them moving forward.



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The Trailer dolly works very well over paved or light rock driveway. I would recommend it to anyone needing a trailer dolly. Makes moving a trailer very easy task. The large wheels make a big difference verses a trailer dolly with smaller wheels. I have a 14' trailer to move in and out of my barn with 9' wide doors (trailer is 8' wide) very easy.



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Works perfect for my 17 foot boat!



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Great dolly! I got this to replace one I got or like $75. That was a piece of crap: cheap construction, bolts that came loose, metal that bent easily. This one is exactly what a trailer dolly should be: high quality, sturdy construction.


Comments
It’s great, I still love it!
David - 01/28/2019



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This product is perfect for getting your trailer out of the backyard. I have 2 trailers in a fenced in yard. I bought this product because of the tires. They really work well in the grass. Saves on the back for sure. No more bending down and lifting the tongue of the trailer with your legs and back. Now all i have to do is pull. Excellent product. Only reason i gave it 4 stars is because if you want to turn trailer real sharp it tends to tip on its side. But i can deal with that. Just have to adjust.


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  • Tow Dolly for Travel Trailer With 2 Coupler
    The 1-7/8" hitch ball on the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 is compatible with your travel trailer that has a 2" coupler; the coupler and ball size don't have to be a perfect match when just using a dolly. Having said that, the best option is the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball # TVXL2 as it is the easiest to maneuver, but is also the premium option. The Valet XL has a chain drive system that allows you to switch between high and low gears and a drill bit...
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  • Will the RackEm Trailer Dolly Allow For Operation on Gravel
    Yes. The tires on the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 are large enough that you will be able to move the trailer around without issues, especially just a short distance. If you need something to move longer distances then I would recommend using something like the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 10,000 lbs GTW # TVXL2 because it's got solid wheels with deep treads that are going to allow for easier maneuvering on loose gravel.
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  • Using Rack'em # RA20 Trailer Dolly for Trailer With Coupler for 2 Inch Ball
    No worries. A larger ball is honestly not necessary. For a dolly that's being used to transport a trailer around at slow speeds it's not so important to have the same size ball as what the coupler on the trailer requires. That is why all the dollies that we carry have a 1-7/8 inch ball. It is the smallest size and will fit all couplers that take a 1-7/8 inch or larger ball. You can see a product demonstration video featuring the dolly by clicking the provided link.
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for Forest River Flagstaff T12BH Pop Up Camper
    From what I read online, your flagstaff pop up camper has a tongue weight of around 350 lbs, which would make a trailer dolly like the # RA20 from Rack'em would work very well for you. Another option would be the Trailer Valet, part # STC-V211. The Trailer Valet is actually a removable trailer jack that has a crank powered chain drive that can be used to move the trailer. Either option would work on a trailer with a tongue weight under 500 lbs, and either option would fit in the...
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  • Trailer Dolly Recommendation for Trailer that Weighs 2,000 lbs
    For a trailer dolly that would work well with your 2,000 lb trailer we have the Rackem Trailer Dolly part # RA20 which has a tongue weight capacity of 500 lb which would easily be more than enough for your trailer.
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  • Recommended Way to Move Camper Trailer By Hand
    We do have trailer dollies like you are looking for that can help move trailers by hand. Looks like you have a pretty decently sized camper so you'd need something a bit more heavy duty than the Rack Em dolly you referenced. The Trailer Valet XL like the part # TVXL2 would be what I'd recommend if your trailer has a 2 inch ball or the part # TVXL25 for if you have a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball. These attach to the bottom of the coupler through the ball hole and give you a crank handle which...
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly For Moving Car Dolly That Is Too Heavy To Move Around
    The Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 is designed to easily move and maneuver trailers. It will work the same way for your car dolly. This dolly uses an adjustable height hitch ball that is 1 7/8 inches diameter. It adjusts from 16 to 19 inches tall and the handle is set at 54 inches from the bottom of the tires to give you the leverage you need with the 13 inch tires to make moving your car dolly easy. I've attached a video to show you the ease of use.
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  • Trailer Dolly Recommendation for Moving 3,000 lb Trailer by Hand
    For a trailer that weighs 3,000 lbs the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 is what I recommend. It's only capacity is 500 lbs tongue weight which would be more than what your 3,000 lb trailer would have. It also has an adjustable ball height to make connecting to the trailer easier as well. I attached a review video link for this dolly for more info as well.
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  • Which Trailer Dolly to Use to Move Trailer Around that Weighs 1,500-1,700 lbs
    We have the Rack Em trailer dolly part # RA20 which would be your best solution. It has a tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs which your trailer would easily have less than and would allow you to move your trailer around by hand.
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  • Does Trailer Dolly Capacity Refer to Tongue Weight?
    The capacity you are referring to for a trailer dolly is the tongue weight capacity the dolly can handle, which is sometimes referred to as hitch weight. So if your pop-up camper has a dry (unloaded) hitch weight of 380 lbs, that is the same as having a 380 lb tongue weight. For that amount of weight we have a number of dollies that would work well and I recommend the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 which has a maximum tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. It has a 1-7/8" hitch ball, 13"...
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  • Recommended Manual Trailer Dolly for Camper with 375 Lb Tongue Weight
    The most cost effective trailer dolly we have for you is the Rack'em Trailer Dolly part # RA20. I will say that 375 lbs of tongue weight will take a bit of strength to move but as you have a level concrete carport, I don't think it will be unreasonable. This dolly comes with a 1-7/8" hitch ball that will work with all of the standard trailer couplers (1-7/8", 2", 2-5/16") as the hitch ball just needs to sit inside the coupler, not lock into the latching mechanism. The tongue weight capacity...
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  • How to Manually Move an 8,000 Pound Trailer
    You are right on everything you have said. The manual dollies like # RA20 do not have the capacity for your 8,000 pound trailer. There is a manual crank type, # STC-V211, but its tongue weight capacity is 500 pounds. The motorized ones that you mentioned are not something that we carry but it is exactly what you need. If you will need to move the trailer around manually often then it would be a good investment. You might be able to find a used one by the usual means but remember that...
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  • Do Trailer Dolly Hitch Balls Have to Match the Ball Size of Coupler
    We don't sell a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball with a 3/4 inch shank, but since a tow dolly is only used for small trailer movements across a parking lot your current hitch ball should work just fine. When using a tow dolly the tongue weight alone of the trailer will keep the coupler attached to it. You do not have to use the exact same size hitch ball on a dolly. That is why frequently tow dollies will use a small sized hitch ball so that all coupler sizes can be used on them. As long as the...
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  • Trailer Dolly Recommendation to Maneuver 3,200 lb Boston Whaler Boat Trailer
    The trailer dolly you'll want for your trailer that weighs 3,200 lbs is the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20. As long as the tongue weight (typically 10 percent of the trailer weight) is less than 500 lbs you're good. Your tongue weight would be right around 320 lbs. For level ground in a garage this would easily allow you to maneuver your trailer.
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  • What is The Heaviest Duty Trailer Dolly Available
    The Rackem Trailer Dolly, item # RA20, is the most heavy duty trailer dolly that I have seen and it has the largest tires making it easier to maneuver heavier trailers (within reason). Rackem does not specify a weight rating for this item. At this time we do not stock other trailer dollies.
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    We offer several types of trailer dollies in addition to the Rack-Em unit you referenced, part # RA20. This Rack-Em dolly has a 1-7/8-inch hitch ball, 13-inch tires and a tongue weight capacity of 500-lbs. For the greatest ease and safety when moving your camper we offer the hand-crank-powered Trailer Valet Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover, part # STC-V211. The Trailer Valet bolts on to your camper frame and provides two speed operation through the hand crank. It will fit trailer frames...
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  • Can Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 be Used for a Trailer that Requires 2 Inch Hitch Ball
    Yes, you can use the Rack'em Trailer Dolly, # RA20, to move your trailer which requires a 2 inch hitch ball. Proper ball fit is necessary when towing but isn't really a concern when using a dolly to move your trailer around by hand. Please keep in mind that the Rack'em Trailer Dolly, # RA20, has a 500 lb tongue weight capacity so you will want to make sure that your trailer does not exceed this.
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  • Will a Dolly Work To Move Around a 2,800 Lb Boat Trailer
    The Rack'em Trailer Dolly part # RA20 which is what I recommend has a weight capacity of 500 lbs therefore it will work for a 2,800 lb boat trailer which likely has a tongue weight of 300ish lbs so you are within the range. That said, this option really comes down to strength and how much you are able to psychically pull which will take into account terrain. If you feel this will be a struggle then the Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover part # STC-V211 would indeed be a better...
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  • How to Manually Move Trailer Up Driveway with 12.5 Percent Grade
    We offer several types of trailer dollies in addition to the Rack-Em dolly you referenced, part # RA20. This Rack-Em dolly has a 1-7/8-inch hitch ball, 13-inch tires and a tongue weight capacity of 500-lbs. This is the trailer dolly I would recommend. It will allow you to move your 1400 lbs trailer around with ease. It is great for helping to manuever your trailer into tight spaces like in the garage. Other options include the MaxxTow dolly # MT70225. This dolly has a 1-7/8-inch ball,...
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    The best type of trailer dolly for your application of moving an 850-lb utility trailer is a 2-speed hand-crank dolly like the Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover # STC-V211. This is both a trailer-mounted tongue jack and a hand-crank-powered trailer mover that offers a choice of 2 operating speeds. Please click on the included video link to see this item in detail. Trailer Valet also offers a Trailer Dolly # TVXL2 that does not mount to the trailer frame like the jack style...
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  • Recommendation for Moving a Heavy Boat Trailer Short Distances on a Driveway
    The Rackem trailer dolly, # RA20, would work well as long as the tongue weight of the trailer is something you would normally be able to handle by hand without the use of anything. If not then even though the dolly will make it easier, it may not be the best solution. What I recommend is the Trailer valet, # STC-V211. It kind of works like a winch. Cranking the handle moves the trailer much easier than doing it by hand or using a dolly. I have included a link to a video that shows how...
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  • Is a 2 Inch Hitch Ball Available for the Rackem Trailer Dolly # RA20
    The Rackem Trailer Dolly, # RA20, only comes with a 1-7/8 inch ball. A 2 inch ball is not available for this item. Proper ball fit is necessary when towing, but it is not necessary when moving a trailer with this dolly. This dolly can even be used with trailers that require a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball. As long as the tongue weight of your trailer does not exceed 500 lbs and you can physically pull the weight yourself, then this tow dolly will support your trailer with the 1-7/8 inch ball.
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  • Availability of Jack for Small Tear Travel Trailer That Works Better in Gravel
    Going with an A-frame jack with a larger diameter wheel should make maneuvering through gravel a bit easier. You could go with the Fulton F2 Trailer Jack part # F1413250334 and the 8 inch diameter caster wheel # F500266. This would be the best option among the products we offer. If you're simply wanting to move the trailer around in the area where it's being stored, a trailer dolly like the # RA20 would work absolutely great for you. The pneumatic tires would make maneuvering the trailer...
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  • Can RackEm Trailer Dolly be Used to Move a Pop-Up Camper that Uses a 2 Inch Ball
    You can use the trailer dolly, part #RA20, to move the pop-up camper that uses any size ball. Proper ball fit is necessary when towing, but for moving a trailer with this dolly it is not necessary.
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  • Trailer Valet to Move a Boat Trailer Around in a Garage
    Using a Trailer Valet product such as # STC-V211, # TVXL25, or # TVXL2 are all great options for what you want to do. The crank handles make light work of manually moving a trailer around and the dual tires provide traction. I have linked some videos for you to check out. A dolly such as # RA20 is not a good option because it is rated for 600 pounds total weight. Unless the trailer weighs under 600 pounds you would be overloading this type of dolly. Another option, depending on the construction...
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  • Availability of Trailer Dolly to Move a Motorcycle Trailer That Connects to 2-5/16 Inch Hitch Ball
    You can use the Rackem Trailer Dolly, part # RA20, to move your motorcycle trailer that uses a 2-5/16 inch size hitch ball. This trailer dolly has a 1-7/8 inch hitch ball size. Proper ball fit is necessary when towing, but for moving a trailer with this dolly it is not necessary. The trailer dolly # RA20, has a tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. Tongue weight is usually 10 to 15 percent of the trailer weight. As long as you can physically pull the weight yourself and the tongue weight...
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  • RackEm Trailer Dolly Recommendation for Maneuvering a Travel Trailer with 420 lbs Tongue Weight
    This Rack em Trailer Dolly # RA20 is rated to handle 500 lbs of tongue weight. Since your trailer has 420 lbs of tongue weight it should work fine for you. The total trailer weight does not matter. You can pull as much as you are physically able to.
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  • Weight Capacitites of RackEm Trailer Dolly RA20
    I spoke with my contact at the manufacturer and he told me, part # RA20, has a tongue weight of 500 pounds. Meaning the weight that the coupler pushes down on the dolly with cannot exceed 500 pounds. The total trailer weight does not matter. You can pull as much as you are physically able to.
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  • Can the Rackem Trailer Dolly # RA20 be Used with a Bota Trailer That Has a 2 Coupler
    The Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 uses a 1-7/8" hitch ball but since the trailer will be pulled by hand instead of being towed at a faster pace with a vehicle it is perfectly acceptable to use it for larger couplers like your 2" coupler. I confirmed this with my contact at Rack'em If you are wanting something that is a little more tailored to your specific coupler size we do have the Trailer Valet 5X # STC-V211 which mounts to your trailer via brackets, or the Trailer Valet XL # TVXL2...
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  • Is Rackem Trailer Dolly Compatible with Dual Axle Trailer
    Since the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 has a max tongue weight of 500 lbs you can definitely use it to maneuver your 3,700 lb dual axle trailer. I'm not sure where you are seeing the single axle spec but I can say that it shouldn't matter as long as you're within the weight limits.
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