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Old 12-25-2013, 12:16 PM   #11
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I purchased some extra jacks off amazon. Going camping tomorrow to test them out. I'll report back afterwards with results.
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Old 12-26-2013, 11:02 AM   #12
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I purchased some extra jacks off amazon. Going camping tomorrow to test them out. I'll report back afterwards with results.
I have thought about doing this. Generally I am averse to any additional set-up duties and anything extra to carry. However I may pursue this at some point.

I will be curious to see what your results are and where you put them. I have my thoughts on the best places to put them, but am certainly no expert.
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At campsite now...extra jacks make a world of difference. Much more solid feeling. No more feeling like a sumo wrestling match is taking place in the bunkhouse with my 40 pound kids

I placed the jacks behind the rear wheels and forward of the entry door. I think I'll try tweaking their locations a bit. I am now planning to attached these to the trailer instead of carrying them around in a box.
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Do you mean ahead of the rear wheels behind the entry door?
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Do you mean ahead of the rear wheels behind the entry door?
I bought two sets. One set is behind the rear wheels close to the leaf shackle. Second set is in front on the front wheels just forward of the door.
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I bought two sets. One set is behind the rear wheels close to the leaf shackle. Second set is in front on the front wheels just forward of the door.
do you have a link to the ones you purchased?

This may be moving to top of my Spring to do list.
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Husky 76862 24 Stabilizing Scissor Jack - Set of 2:Amazon:Automotive

See if this works. I got them from amazon. Husky rv stabilizing jacks
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Husky 76862 24 Stabilizing Scissor Jack - Set of 2:Amazon:Automotive

See if this works. I got them from amazon. Husky rv stabilizing jacks
Thanks. Need to look underneath when I get mine out of storage in a few months and see how difficult it would be to mount them.
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For those using scissor jacks, how much distance from frame to ground do you have?

I seem to feel like I measured 20" or so on. Seems like I would need a jack with 30" or so of travel. At 24" max (linked)- wouldn't I nearly be fully extended to get any support?
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For those using scissor jacks, how much distance from frame to ground do you have?

I seem to feel like I measured 20" or so on. Seems like I would need a jack with 30" or so of travel. At 24" max (linked)- wouldn't I nearly be fully extended to get any support?
You're right...mine has about 20" from ground to frame. I suppose you could find some bigger jacks. Only used them once so far, but since the site was not level, one side was only extended about half way...the other side was extended 3/4 with the addition of Lynx leveling blocks underneath. In my case, I felt these would suit my needs. I also carry some extra 2x8 boards cut to 12" long to help if I need to make up some added height.
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