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Old 09-07-2016, 10:08 PM   #1
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Lippert electric stabilizer jacks

I damaged my support arm on our 2014 rockwood ss and needed to order replacement parts. The arm that is suppose to be my replacement is $25 each and I needed four.
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I looked more and found another part that looked similar but it was for the newer travel trailers for $5 each and looked identical.
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I ordered four as the looked identical.
They came today so I went out and checked and they will fit. They look thicker and more rigid that the black originals.
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So what am I missing here? Less money for a stronger part that's painted yellow? Are these arms for a unit that supports more weight?

Seems strange to me or else it's a mistake on pricing.

Just thought I'd share. Purchased from

2014 Rockwood 8311SS

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Old 09-08-2016, 08:35 AM   #2
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Only difference is yellow.

Btw these stabilizer jacks don't "hold" weight, they are merely "stabilizers"

Which is why you probably bent one.

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Old 09-11-2016, 07:41 PM   #3
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Hmm, amazing what black paint costs versus yellow paint
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Old 09-11-2016, 07:56 PM   #4
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I threw all 8 of mine(good) in the trash and replaced with 3/4" pipe with the ends smashed, but I also reinforced the legs so I can lift the trailer without bending them. I haven't lifted it over about 2"-2-1/2" from its normal height tho.
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