Robotow Heavy Duty Cordless Towbar (Mooney)

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$1,492.00

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Product ID: 22061A

The Robotow is a lightweight, portable, towbar—one person can easily move a Mooney. Extra Long model features a longer arm for easier moving of aircraft with long noses. The aircraft moves when the Robotow's friction drum is held against the nose wheel. Heavy duty motor has been proven in commercial and military applications. A switch reverses direction instantly and a trigger on the pistol-grip handle controls the speed, ensuring positive control. Take it with you too—weighs less than 30 po...

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The Robotow is a lightweight, portable, towbar—one person can easily move a Mooney. Extra Long model features a longer arm for easier moving of aircraft with long noses. The aircraft moves when the Robotow's friction drum is held against the nose wheel. Heavy duty motor has been proven in commercial and military applications. A switch reverses direction instantly and a trigger on the pistol-grip handle controls the speed, ensuring positive control. Take it with you too—weighs less than 30 pounds. Robotow comes with a unit, adapter, battery and battery charger (115 v). Measures 48"l x 12"w. Attaches like any other towbar. Made in the USA.
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Pros: Easy to assemble and easy to use. MADE IN AMERICA!!! Really cool design and engineering. Cons: None Great tool for moving my heavy Mooney M20J in and out of my hanger. Hanger has a slope and the Robotow moves the bird in and out with ease. I like the battery operated function (no gas or electric cords). Easy to use and easy to store out of the way (compact). Very well engineered and probably the first purchase I have made in a very long time that is MADE IN AMERICA!!!!
September 6, 2011
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: Works great on my Mooney Acclaim. Easy to use, light weight. Can take it with me so airport tugs don't damage my nosegear. Cons: Problematic in snow and ice, but I rarely have to deal with that.
February 16, 2011
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: This tow is everything the discrption states. Very light (in my opinion) and super easy to hook up and use. It really is as easy as pushing the button. I have a Mooney M20F and it moves it around very nicely, about as fast as one would walk. It is not designed to pull the plane over a great distance. It is meant to pull a plane safely out of and into a hangar. On flat ground the tow moves the plane with ease both forward and backwards. It does struggle a bit getting the plane back in the hangar as there is a slight incline and door rails for it to push over. But, it does do it and do it safely. Cons: Not as much torque as say a gas powered tow and the replacement batteries are ridiculously priced....in my opinion they should be on the order of $50-$75 bucks just like a Dewalt 28volt. Overall, I am very pleased that I purchased this tow. For the money I am extremely happy and would definately recommend the product to anyone with a Mooney size airplane.
January 15, 2011
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Pros: Works as claimed. Light and easy to handle. Easy to steer the airplane with it. Cons: Pricey. The airplane nose-wheel tire has to be inflated properly lest it gets worn by the friction (driving) action with the Robotow drum. Not for distance towing but for steering in and out of tight hangars.
May 19, 2010
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how much does it weigh?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Is for my Seneca lll ?
Does this have the right attachment to work with a 2016 Cessna TTx?
A shopper on Apr 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The item show is for a Mooney. Robotow does not list the TTx as a compatible aircraft for their product.
what is your guarantee - return time if it doesn't work?
ron H on Mar 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is our return policy.

If you would like a refund or exchange, please return the product, along with this form, in the same condition in which it was received, within 30 days. Personalized products such as embroidered shirts or engraved glasses are not returnable.
How many minutes of continuous towing on a battery charge or to overheat point?
Alto N on Mar 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: My typical use is to pull the plane in and out of the hangar. This is typically a distance of 60 feet. Usually I can go at least 5 to 10 of these Cycles before needing to charge. I have never reached a point we're overheating was a concern. The device is based on a cordless drill type battery. I would compare to those if I were wondering about overheating.
What is the warranty on the Mooney unit?
Rick D on Aug 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It has a one year warranty.
Will this work for a Cessna tail dragger? (C120)?
John K on Apr 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, this is for a Mooney.
Is there an adapter for a Partinavia P68C?
John B on Jan 24, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is not listed on the website. Please call 1.800.874.4702 to speak directly to Robotow.
will this work on a 1964 Cessna 210D ?
Dale R on Jan 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This specific item is for the Mooney. Robotow does make a unit for the 210. Please ensure you order the correct adapter for the 210 as there are two of them.
I have a Cessna 414A, can it be used as a portable tow?
Mark G on Oct 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it can be used. Robotow has and adapter that will fit the 414.
Can one use with "wheel pants"?
DennyK on Aug 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This will not work with wheel pants.
can i purchase an adapter to use with a V35 Bonanza?
Tommy T on Apr 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This robotow is specifically for a Mooney. For the Bonanza you would want item #10782 and then you will need to select the adapter for the Bonanza.
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