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Old 04-13-2016, 11:08 AM   #11
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Using same as OP.

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Old 04-13-2016, 11:10 AM   #12
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I use 4x6x10" Pieces of wood that are painted with an exterior gray paint so they was off nice. I stack 2 of them under each jack and then I only have to put the stabilizer down 8-10"

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Old 04-13-2016, 12:46 PM   #13
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ID:	104780. As you can see, we use the plastic stack pads with wood contacting the ground. I added an additional pair of stabilizers just in front of the tires which has stopped almost all movement.
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Old 04-13-2016, 01:03 PM   #14
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When the orange plastic pads came out I got a set. I thought they were really great because I could rinse them off and they wouldn't get water logged in the rain. However, I realized that if you spray them off when you are breaking camp, you now have wet plastic pads to stow somewhere. So I went back to pressure treated 4x4 blocks. I have about 12 of them though I usually only use half that. When I break camp I just toss them in the bed of the truck. If it rains while I'm on the road, then they get washed. Otherwise, I just stick them back under the jacks when setting up at my next destination.
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:13 AM   #15
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I bought a full 12' length of 12x2 pressure treated and cut it in to 12" sections. Sure, it's heavy, but it'll never rot. 2x tongue, 6x stabilizers with 4x pieces left over for whatever I might need them for. When storing the TT I'll throw a piece under each tire.
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:29 AM   #16
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Got some scrap pieces of 8 x 8 x 3/4" black HDPE at a plastics shop and bolted them to the bottom of the stab. jack feet. Used s/s nuts & bolts and countersunk the bolt heads with a forstner bit. Used a roundover bit on a router to make the rounded edges. Used to use plastic lego blocks - damaged 2 or 3 of them in a couple of years. Now these pads are always there and don't have to think about them - very strong and will outlast the trailer.

Lippert has 10" round bolt-on Elephant Foot pads.

With the BAL Lock Arms, there is substantially reduced movement and I don't find the need to build up layers of blocks or wood. Tried stacker jacks but the Lock Arms work pretty good and are faster and easier to set up.


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