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Old 04-10-2013, 11:57 PM
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Anybody use the Trailer Valet?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMQEIoKIuWM

This could be a pretty useful tool, but does it work?
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:13 AM
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Interesting...
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:48 AM
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I saw this at the Seattle Boat Show and was very tempted to purchase one. It would be especially helpful for a tandem axle trailer. It was hooked up to a trailer there and worked like a charm.
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:57 AM
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Rear camera on my Toyota Tundra works like a charm.
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:57 AM
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Rear camera on my Toyota Tundra works like a charm.
Camera is the best! We have one on our Tahoe makes backing up to trailer easy!
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:09 AM
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Innovative idea. We have a gravel driveway so I'd be curious how it works on a surface other than smooth pavement. For now, I'll stick with my camera.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:13 AM
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That would be cool (for me) just pull it out of the garage, start it up, and put it back.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:25 AM
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interesting! I wonder how steep of an incline that would work on?
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:06 PM
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interesting! I wonder how steep of an incline that would work on?
Video says 30 degree incline
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:19 PM
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Decent looking. With 9" pneumatic tires it should handle most surfaces.
http://trailervalet.com/
One of my questions would be how smooth/reliable does the chain drive feel?

Demo video and narration is very slow and amateur. Spend $3,000; have someone script and shoot it.
EDIT - just viewed the video on their website http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88Y76SRa13s
Same script and video sequence but better narration was much smoother to view and shaved the presentation down from 3min to 2 min.

If you only had one trailer or had to move/maneuver it in a controlled manner I can see its value.
At $400, its not cheap and if you cant hit the ball in three looks you probably need more practice (or a backup camera).

Considering a good jack like Fulton F2 will set you back $150, an extra $250 may not be too bad vs dented bumpers, jumping in/out of truck and marriage counseling.

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