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Old 07-25-2011, 07:22 PM   #1
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are jacks stablizer or level jacks

when you use the jacks on min lite lets say the 2104 are they just for stalbilaztion of trailer ? or are they are also used to level the trailer
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:30 PM   #2
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I don't know exactly what jacks are on your trailer, but if they're like most they are for stabilizing only.
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:30 PM   #3
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Stabilizers!! don't use them for leveling or you'll be replacing them or having your frame re-straightened.
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:04 AM   #4
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Most of the screw type scissor jacks will support 5000 pounds, and I have a pair I use in the garage to pick up cars, and use for jack stands. The one leg style are just stabilizers. As for leveling, depends on your frame, length of the trailer, etc. Some longer lightweight trailers you may warp the frame, or twist it, so the story goes, by using the corner jacks to level. I have used mine, scissor style, to level the last inch or so. Your mileage may vary.
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:16 AM   #5
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even the scissors type are not for leveling, but for stabilizing.
doesn't matter how much they can support if they tweak the Mini-Lite's frame.
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:54 AM   #6
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I included this warning in post #4

"Some longer lightweight trailers you may warp the frame, or twist it, so the story goes, by using the corner jacks to level"
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