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Old 11-23-2014, 11:06 PM   #1
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Question Scissor jacks or electric stabalizers??

I just recently bought a 2015 wildwood 29ud3 and we have noticed a considerable amount of movement when set up. We currently have scissor jacks and wondering if electric stabalizers would be better. Any thoughts on which is best????
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Old 11-23-2014, 11:34 PM   #2
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Nope, the electric ones are usually less stabile.

Stabilization needs to come from other methods.
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What other methods do you use? I use the 4 scissor jacks plus tripod stabalizers in the rear where the kids usually are.
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:10 AM   #4
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I disagree with ependydad, have had scissor jacks and IMO they are unstable 360° and require more work to stabilize. The stab jacks only need stabilizing in the front to back directions and the legs reinforced. Landing jacks which are telescoping posts need front to back and side to side stabilizing also which is easy to do.
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What other methods do you use? I use the 4 scissor jacks plus tripod stabalizers in the rear where the kids usually are.

Try these one at a time and stop when you're happy with the results:

Triangulation stabilizers at each corner. I'm about to try the SteadyFast system; previously I had JT StrongArm knockoffs called UltraFab Eliminators.

Between the wheel chocks.

And adding scissor jacks just ahead of the axles.

Stabilizing a camper
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:44 AM   #6
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I have the jacks that came mounted on my Shockwave toy hauler. Whenever we loaded our trike or had a group of adults, our TT would always shake.

I ordered a couple of these:

Amazon.com: Valterra 020106 RV Stabilizer: Automotive

I placed one on the back of our TT and one under the steps (both under the fame) Our TT no longer moves at all, but our steps into the camper are a lot more stable.

We even ordered an extra one to support one of the fold out beds when we have an adult sleeping on it.
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