Originally Posted by larryo
Let us know how they work out. I'm interested
I have used the ratchet strap frame stabilizers for several years on 3 different 5vers and they worked very well. Probably took out 80-90% of the wiggle. I had 3, one in front and back, one lengthwise. I bought them from the original designer before they were bought out and the price more than doubled.
They can be a pain to setup and take down. You have to have access and room on the frame to setup them up on. Rear bumper where it is welded to the frame a good one. Anywhere you have access to about 2' of frame on the sides for lengthwise. The hard one is finding a sturdy point for the front. Two trailers had a good solid support under the garage and between the frame rails to use, one I had to weld some channel iron to use. I put the bottom feet of the stablizers on lynx pads to allow them to slide easily when you ratchet them tight. You also have to have the strength to really pull those straps tight as possible.
Over the last 5 RVs I think we've tried most of the stabilizers out there. The ratcheting strap frame stabilizers seemed to work the best for us as far as non-permanently mounted stabilizing systems go.
I finally grew tired of crawling around in the dirt setting them up and I am in the process of installing SteadyFast. I chose them over strongarms due to less mount points and bars, and no t-handle tightener to lose.
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