Rear rack/shelf

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  1. Madcaravanner

    Madcaravanner Funster

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    I'm looking for ideas on how to carry my mobility scooter on the rear of a motorhome instead of in a garage

    So I have two questions

    Which M/H chassis do I avoid

    who make such racks
     
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    there was a company in the uk that made them, but not heard of them for a few years. the huge problem is a mobility scooter can weigh well over 100kg. the structure to support that weight needs to be robust so is heavy 50kg ish. the combined weight will put a load in excess of 200kg on the rear axle of the motorhome due to the fulcrum effect. very easy to exceed the maximum axle load and takes a huge lump from the payload.

    the best solution is to use a trailer
     
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    Easylifter will make their system with an extra rail or a platform
     
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    Just taken a look at their website - - thanks for the name will be checking out in more detail and getting costings that does look a perfect way of not needing a rear garage of cavernous proportions
    Just have to get a motorhome with a big enough weight on the towball
     
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    and rear axle capacity as explained before
     
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