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Old 05-20-2015, 04:52 PM   #21
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Covered 6 yellow Linx blocks with alum tread plate to prevent sliding and sinking an bolted them to the jack pads, works great.
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:03 PM   #22
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Little grease from the factory that's it
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:04 PM   #23
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use a 4x6 under each one
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:07 PM   #24
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You are right on I am on the 2nd set 1st trip out same problem. I ordered a set of Husky see how they do had good ratings.
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:14 PM   #25
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Factory thanks I'm nuts they said they have never seen that.
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:16 PM   #26
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I was out only once so far but had the same problem. I thought maybe I hadn't tightened them enough until I read this thread.
Yea I told the factory they need to look at the jacks they are putting on their is a problem with them.
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:19 AM   #27
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Good morning Mickey. Do all 4 jacks do the same thing?
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:27 AM   #28
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Using a block of some sort under the foot pad of the jack eliminating full extension helps tremendously. I use an 8" thick block of cedar wood. I have found minimizing extension of the screw jacks give more stability.


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I agree. Just like the front A frame jack, the longer the extension the more sway and bending of metal you will experience. If you can shorten the lenght of extension up, it will help.

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Another question. You mentioned being able to turn with your fingers. Can you do this after running them down and lifting the trailer 1/2" to 3/4"? I can turn mine with fingers, but only with nearly no pressure on the jack. And i have lubricated mine (unnecessarily) Again, are all 4 doing this?
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Wolf, mine were and for the most part do the same thing. You crank them down and try and lift the trailer just enough to stabilize it, not pick it up as I dont think you could with these, however when you just let off on the handle it will spin the handle until there is no pressure left on the jack, and will spin fast. The more weight the faster it spins and it might even go an extra turn and than be actually off the ground. I have 4x6 blocks under the jacks so they are not turned that far down.
If I am not mistaken these hold themselves up via friction against the nut on the inside, you dont think that they could already be worn?

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