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Old 02-24-2015, 03:42 PM   #31
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Yes thank you youroo..and because of the way the electric ones work you still get some side to side movement
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Old 02-24-2015, 03:48 PM   #32
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My brother in law and I have almost identical trailers. He has manual, I have electric stabs. Often he can put down his manual ones with his drill faster than I can run down my electric. Now that I have the JT Strongarms installed he's guaranteed to be faster (but I'm more stable )








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Old 02-24-2015, 04:05 PM   #33
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Go with local dealer and get a good rechargeable drill, had same jacks 2 5ers ago, worked fine!
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Old 02-24-2015, 04:08 PM   #34
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If you have a toy hauler and using the 'stabilizers'... There is a chance you will bend them when they are exstended.

imo..... leave out the stabilizers and add good scissor jacks. They give much more stability to the unit. 'I use 'quick release' removable brackets on my scissor jacks so that they are not hanging down as I travel down the road.
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Old 02-24-2015, 08:12 PM   #35
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DaisyCrockett, check out some of the threads on the 26RRs in these forums, and also the 25 & 19RRs. I used their wisdom to also order a 26RR with all the bells and whistles and am going to use a 2014 Tundra to tow it. Great choice IMHO. There are some pimp threads that give great ways to enhance the trailer for storage especially. Hope we both get good service out of the 26RR.


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Old 02-24-2015, 08:16 PM   #36
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Old 02-24-2015, 08:18 PM   #37
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Yes thank you youroo..and because of the way the electric ones work you still get some side to side movement
Sorry to disagree, have had both and much prefer the elec. stabilizer jacks with the reinforced legs. Eliminates all side to side motion.
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Old 02-24-2015, 09:33 PM   #38
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Not familiar with reinforced legs, do you mean with jt strongarms
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:23 PM   #39
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Have had both scissor jacks and electric. Our new unit has electric, stabilizing the trailer with either takes about the same amount of time, but less effort with the electric. I always had a reason to use the cordless drill and when I went to use it I had to remember what I done with the darn socket. There is a trick that will aid in the use of either and will make them stabilize the trailer better, use leveling or wood blocks to keep the stabilizer feet as far out as possible fully extending them draws the feet closer to the center of the trailer, I use the same blocks used for side to side leveling under the wheels. It helps with the scissor jacks, when thay are extended more than about 18" they also get flimsy. Just my 2cents.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:24 PM   #40
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I just ordered a new Rockwood. Dealer
talked me out of them saying they work in
pairs and you give up the individual control. I
don't know if that's true but another dealer mentioned
this as well and was against it too. I was also
mentioned they were very slow as opposed to your
Cordless drill. Wider what others say?
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