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Old 02-22-2017, 05:34 PM   #1
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Another Powered Trailer Mover Question

We purchased a used Denali 289RK that we have yet to pick up. This travel trailer is about 10' longer than the last travel trailer we owned and I'm concerned I won't be able to back it up and maneuver it into a covered RV area attached to our house. I don't have a straight path into the parking area.

I've looked at various movers, ParkIt, Power Caster, Trax and Purple Line but they are big to store and/or cost more than I want to spend for something I don't intend to use very often.

Does anyone have experience with a "Trailer Valet XL" trailer mover?
https://www.trailervalet.com/shop/trailer-valet-xl/

With my intended minimal use, I don't mind bending over and using a cordless drill to power it and it's at least 1/2 the cost of the other movers.
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Old 02-24-2017, 01:28 AM   #2
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Just get out there and practice backing your rig. You will be surprised how tight an area you will be able to get it into with some practice. Use the money the mover will cost to fund a fun trip somewhere.
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Old 02-24-2017, 03:15 PM   #3
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Just get out there and practice backing your rig. You will be surprised how tight an area you will be able to get it into with some practice. Use the money the mover will cost to fund a fun trip somewhere.
I've had a lot of practice over the years with previous RV's and I feel pretty confident in my backing up abilities. The problem is it's a narrow space with the house on one side and three supporting posts on the other and because of an angled driveway, there's no way to to back straight in.

We pick it up this afternoon so we'll see. Either I will be able to park it at the house or I will be finding a temporary RV storage facility and purchasing a trailer mover of some kind. Not having to pay RV storage fees will quickly offset the cost of a mover.
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Sounds like you have a plan. Keep us updated.
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Old 02-28-2017, 01:49 AM   #5
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It fit but it took a lot of moves to get it in place. A mover would have made it a lot easier.
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