Originally Posted by h20ski
I wouldn't worry about the pins. If you have 1800lbs of weight at the landing gear, that weight is shared by both pins, 900 each.
I do have a tripod and I use it when we are going to be there for a few days. I helps with stabilizing the 5th wheel when we are up front.
The weight on each pin also depends on the configuration of the FW area over the landing gear.
Our FW has a three drawer dresser on one end of a storage area,but we added a washer/dryer combo at the other end. I don't remember the washer/combo weight,but it's considerably more than the dresser,so the weight is not spread even over the pins.
But I have never heard of the front landing gear pins shearing from overloading.